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  # 1963203 23-Feb-2018 21:49
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TeaLeaf:

 

People who dont let you in when you are indicating. Especially when you have made a genuine mistake or dont know the area.

 

My calmness reminds me its not worth somebody elses lack of manners.

 

Also people dont realise if you dont let me in and I hit you, you are the one who better have insurance.

 

 

As someone who has many people push infront on onewa road every morning who have taken the psss by flying down the inside lane and then pushing in at the end, no, I totally disagree.

 

Funniliy enough when in the crap looking falcon it happens a lot less than when in the MR-S





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  # 1963571 24-Feb-2018 17:32
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SepticSceptic:

 

For FB, I found a plugin for Firefox that removes all inserted news feeds. My wife was getting really annoyed at the news insertions through out the feeds, especially during the last US election.

 

 

Link please!

 

 

 

 

FB Purity

 

https://www.fbpurity.com/

 

 





My thoughts are no longer my own and is probably representative of our media-controlled government


 
 
 
 


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  # 1963621 24-Feb-2018 20:37
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The Skinny widget and the Skinny app showing different numbers for rollover data balance - one is 1.024x larger than the other! I'm presuming that one counts 1MB as 1 000 000 Bytes and the other 1 024 000 Bytes.


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  # 1963873 25-Feb-2018 14:14
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  1. roundabouts too big
  2. roundabouts too small - why can't District Councils get this right?
  3. zebra crossings 2m from the exit point of a roundabout
  4. supermarket checkouts - 60seconds to shop +10mins to queue and pay
  5. screw bit always slipping off the damn screw - why can't I get this right !

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  # 1963885 25-Feb-2018 14:26
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  1. roundabouts too big
  2. roundabouts too small - why can't District Councils get this right?
  3. zebra crossings 2m from the exit point of a roundabout

 

 

Sounds like you drive thru beach haven often.

 

 

     

  1. supermarket checkouts - 60seconds to shop +10mins to queue and pay
  2. screw bit always slipping off the damn screw - why can't I get this right !

 

 

Using cheap junk driver bits on cheap junk screws will do that. Replace the bits. Stop buying phillips trash since thats designed to slip out so that henry ford didnt have to invest in drills with clutches when making the model T.





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  # 1963933 25-Feb-2018 16:56
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House flies. Where do they come from and why won't they go through an open window / door.

 

And why can't I swat the thing with a towel 10m square!

 

A billion dollars to anyone who has a bomb proof way of catching the little buggers wink 'cos fly spray is useless and my flame thrower took out the curtains.


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  # 1963996 25-Feb-2018 18:15
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Yorkshirekid:

 

House flies. Where do they come from and why won't they go through an open window / door.

 

And why can't I swat the thing with a towel 10m square!

 

A billion dollars to anyone who has a bomb proof way of catching the little buggers wink 'cos fly spray is useless and my flame thrower took out the curtains.

 

 

 

 

Can you buy Venus Flytrap plants here?






 
 
 
 


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  # 1964014 25-Feb-2018 19:16
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Geektastic:

 

Can you buy Venus Flytrap plants here?

 

 

Yes! Not sure where these days.

 

I used to have several.

 

Even saw a nursery here growing them once. They had huge ones too, and Pitcher plants etc.

 

That was pre quake...don't know their name as they were sub-letting space from Valley Nurseries at the time.


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  # 1964016 25-Feb-2018 19:24
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msukiwi:

 

Well, that proved me wrong!

 

Carl's Jr Manager from the Bush Inn store actually phoned me.

 

A FREE repeat order is waiting "anytime".

 

He admitted to me that they have other complaints from the weekend as well!

 

Wrong orders / short measures / no sauce in burgers / wrong temperatures etc!

 

Will see what the "free" meal is like, when I finally get it. Maybe a while.

 

We rarely have takeaways.

 

 

Well we finally tried out the "Free Meal" tonight.

 

Congratulations for a hassle free experience after 3 months.

 

We were offered to make any changes - we opted for extra normal fries and no criscut etc

 

Well final verdict was:

 

Not going back. Good try, Great HOT well cooked fries, but:

 

The burgers were stone cold again. Microwaved so we could eat them, with usual microwaved soggy result, but at least it was HOT!

 

Shame really, the first several visits were great. No more!

 

 


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  # 1964073 25-Feb-2018 21:25
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msukiwi:

 

The burgers were stone cold again. Microwaved so we could eat them, with usual microwaved soggy result, but at least it was HOT!

 

Shame really, the first several visits were great. No more!

 

 

I've made it a habit on the rare occasions where I go through a drive-thru (out of desperation) to check my order thoroughly before I move away. Like as in actually unwrap things. They simply can't be trusted to get it right anymore. The times I've had half-filled fries and lukewarm cold burgers have instilled this in me.


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  # 1964076 25-Feb-2018 21:27
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Yorkshirekid:

 

House flies. Where do they come from and why won't they go through an open window / door.

 

And why can't I swat the thing with a towel 10m square!

 

A billion dollars to anyone who has a bomb proof way of catching the little buggers wink 'cos fly spray is useless and my flame thrower took out the curtains.

 

 

Please provide evidence of said account balance and I'll send you through a way we have found that works well.

 

 


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  # 1964406 26-Feb-2018 13:03
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That with all the problems with plastics in our waterways / oceans etc, that:

 

In Christchurch, old cycle way coatings (Plastic beads effectively - or more appropriately NOT glued to the road)

 

are water blasted into the gutters to enter the waterways!

 

Then the "new" version (Also plastic beads) doesn't even last 3 months before peeling off and disintegrating back into the beads and entering the waterways!

 

(The old version still on one section on Hansons Lane is in better condition than the new one!)


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  # 1964440 26-Feb-2018 14:08
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Timers built in to ovens.  I never use them, but I have to switch the thing to manual every-time I want to use the oven.  Some ovens they won't let you sue to oven at all until the clock is set.





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  # 1964445 26-Feb-2018 14:16
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Trying to change the headlight bulb on an Impreza. Just rotate and pull the fitting apparently. The fitting on the side with the working headlight rotates and pulls just fine, but the side with the failed bulb, will that move or pull, will it #^##$%$





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  # 1964602 26-Feb-2018 15:28
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MikeAqua:

 

Timers built in to ovens.  I never use them, but I have to switch the thing to manual every-time I want to use the oven.  Some ovens they won't let you sue to oven at all until the clock is set.

 

 

 

 

I use ours as a countdown only.

 

My parents had a (no longer made) Dyson washing machine which had a very sensible timer. You told the machine what time you wanted the laundry to be finished and it worked out when to turn on and begin in order to comply with that. Very handy for loading in the morning and asking it to complete at say 6pm when you expect to return home.






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