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  Reply # 2058401 18-Jul-2018 16:59
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Fred99:

 

Fred99:

 

Fred99:

 

I missed a call last night on our landline, from a "private caller" who left a brief message, transcribed:

 

"Hey Dawn, I'm back in the loony bin - South ward"
"How come none of you F**ckers ever come to visit me?"
"Anyway, bye"

 

I don't know a "Dawn", never heard of a "South ward", but I'm almost 100% sure I have the answer to the question.

 

 

Sorted!

 

Phone rang a few minutes ago and I answered it.

 

Same voice asks "Hello, is Dawn there?". 

 

At least she now knows she had the wrong number, if she has the correct number then hopefully she might get a visitor - but it surely won't be me.

 

 

 

 

Oh no! (several months later).

 

Phone rang a few minutes ago and I answered it.

 

Same voice asks "Hello, is Dawn there?". 

 

 

 

 

"Oh no. Sorry. Didn't you hear? She's no longer with us I am afraid."






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  Reply # 2058419 18-Jul-2018 17:46
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Geektastic:

 

Fred99:

 

Fred99:

 

Fred99:

 

I missed a call last night on our landline, from a "private caller" who left a brief message, transcribed:

 

"Hey Dawn, I'm back in the loony bin - South ward"
"How come none of you F**ckers ever come to visit me?"
"Anyway, bye"

 

I don't know a "Dawn", never heard of a "South ward", but I'm almost 100% sure I have the answer to the question.

 

 

Sorted!

 

Phone rang a few minutes ago and I answered it.

 

Same voice asks "Hello, is Dawn there?". 

 

At least she now knows she had the wrong number, if she has the correct number then hopefully she might get a visitor - but it surely won't be me.

 

 

 

 

Oh no! (several months later).

 

Phone rang a few minutes ago and I answered it.

 

Same voice asks "Hello, is Dawn there?". 

 

 

 

 

"Oh no. Sorry. Didn't you hear? She's no longer with us I am afraid."

 

 

So you suggest going full scumbag mode on someone with obvious mental health issues - for a "funny prank"?

 

Seek help.  That's not funny.


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  Reply # 2058596 19-Jul-2018 08:53
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So the other 51 weeks are purely for the benefit of the staff?


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  Reply # 2058609 19-Jul-2018 09:08
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So the other 51 weeks are purely for the benefit of the staff?

 

 

thats the same thing that i wonder when companies come out and say new improved recipe, does that mean they are admitting the last one was terrible. 





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  Reply # 2058615 19-Jul-2018 09:13
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thats the same thing that i wonder when companies come out and say new improved recipe, does that mean they are admitting the last one was terrible. 

 

 

Nope! - They have found a way to make it cheaper for them, same or dearer for you!

 

 


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  Reply # 2058691 19-Jul-2018 10:25
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The day I see Old! Unimproved! on any package, I will immediately buy it.

 

 





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  Reply # 2058741 19-Jul-2018 12:07
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vexxxboy

thats the same thing that i wonder when companies come out and say new improved recipe, does that mean they are admitting the last one was terrible. 



The whole "new and improved" statement annoys the heck out of me.

Surely it's either A) new - there's never been anything like this before, or B) improved - a company has taken an existing product and changed it. You can't have it both ways!

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  Reply # 2058908 19-Jul-2018 15:59
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Websites that assume your language based on your location, as derived from your IP address, apparently without any way to change it. Guess what, PayPal. Some of us use VPNs and don't speak Dutch.


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  Reply # 2058924 19-Jul-2018 16:51
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Restaurants/cafes etc that sell dishes, which are supposed to be (or claimed to be spicy), but aren't - not even close. 

 

Another related issue is businesses who when you ask for hot, give you mild or medium because you are European descent, therefore they think you can't handle it. 

 

Ditto giving Europeans knife and fork instead of chopsticks - without asking.

 

 





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  Reply # 2059231 20-Jul-2018 10:28
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Trying a new musician work when you hear they have just died and really enjoying it but conscious that there is no new stuff coming.

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  Reply # 2059283 20-Jul-2018 12:35
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Just watched the midday news on One. Had to check that I hadn't accidentally clicked on ABC since the news was mainly Australian, right down to the accent of the presenter. I guess One has decided that nothing happens in NZ, or maybe they just couldn't be bothered to look out the window.

 

 





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  Reply # 2059292 20-Jul-2018 13:03
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^^^ Breaking New Zealand news: they still haven't filled in that damned pothole. tongue-out


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  Reply # 2059295 20-Jul-2018 13:15
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Potholes are a real issue! Was discussing the local pothole state just this very morning with SWMBO. Even the weather wasn't worth talking about ;-/





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  Reply # 2059310 20-Jul-2018 13:50
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Stu:

 

Potholes are a real issue!

 

 

Can be rather expensive if you hit one hard in your Golf-R and wreck the expensive alloy wheel - ask my mate!





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