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  #2118613 2-Nov-2018 15:24
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The personally addressed Neighbourly messages that turn out to be pushing commercial products. I've now both deleted the app and unsubscribed.


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  #2118620 2-Nov-2018 15:32
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Me too. A shame because the idea is good but Stuff (I think it's them) has ruined it with commercialisation.





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  #2118631 2-Nov-2018 15:57
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Fred99:

 

SepticSceptic:

 

Automatic opening doors that don't open fast enough, or the trigger distance is too close to the door.

 

I tend not to slow down for automatic doors, most of them open quick enough, but have been caught out by the occasional auto door that doesnt open quick enough - and walk head first into them. I have a thick skull, so not too worried about myself, just the clang / bang the door makes ...

 

 

If you'll forgive me for saying... If your geekzone avatar is a true representation then I think the effect of repeated faceplants into closed glass doors may be visible.

 

 

 

 

heh, heh. Touche :-)





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  #2118827 3-Nov-2018 07:48
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allan:

 

The personally addressed Neighbourly messages that turn out to be pushing commercial products. I've now both deleted the app and unsubscribed.

 

 

Good luck with that. I long ago unsubscribed from Neighbourly, but still get spammed with their garbage. I now have an email rule that automatically and silently trashes everything from them.

 

 


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Going to a store with a potentially faulty product and when the Consumer guarantees act is mentioned, the store assistant looks blankly and asks what that is.

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  #2119368 4-Nov-2018 11:48
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I've configured Neighbourly to not receive any emails. I've found the site useful for selling and getting rid of a few bits and bobs.


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  #2119561 4-Nov-2018 17:45
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Companies that saturation-bomb you with their commercials. I swear I will never, ever, ever use Trivago for anything!

 

 





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  #2119621 4-Nov-2018 20:01
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Rikkitic:

 

Companies that saturation-bomb you with their commercials. I swear I will never, ever, ever use Trivago for anything!

 

 

 

 

I choose not to expose myself to commercials so dont suffer that problem.





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  #2120041 5-Nov-2018 10:57
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richms:

 

Rikkitic:

 

Companies that saturation-bomb you with their commercials. I swear I will never, ever, ever use Trivago for anything!

 

 

 

 

I choose not to expose myself to commercials so dont suffer that problem.

 

 

Zip up during advert breaks ?

 

:-)





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  #2120071 5-Nov-2018 11:22
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Rikkitic:

 

Companies that saturation-bomb you with their commercials. I swear I will never, ever, ever use Trivago for anything!

 

 

I recently used Trivago.  I got the reservation email, but aside from that I haven't received a single email from them.





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  #2120079 5-Nov-2018 11:37
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I'm not talking about emails. I'm talking about the ceaseless ad bombardment on television. I'm sure any viewers who have not been hammered through their couch have got the message by now.

 

Partly because of this kind of thing, I watch almost no NZ TV, just the news and some of our very sparse current events. Even so, I am constantly being blasted by these damned Trivago commercials with what has now become a very irritating young lady. I can't wait for our news to finish so I can switch to the blessedly advertising-free ABC.

 

 





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  #2120091 5-Nov-2018 11:51
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Rikkitic:

 

I'm not talking about emails. I'm talking about the ceaseless ad bombardment on television. I'm sure any viewers who have not been hammered through their couch have got the message by now.

 

Partly because of this kind of thing, I watch almost no NZ TV, just the news and some of our very sparse current events. Even so, I am constantly being blasted by these damned Trivago commercials with what has now become a very irritating young lady. I can't wait for our news to finish so I can switch to the blessedly advertising-free ABC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Something has to pay for the free content.





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  #2120101 5-Nov-2018 12:03
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It won't pay much if all the viewers go somewhere else.

 

 





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  #2120105 5-Nov-2018 12:07
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Rikkitic:

 

It won't pay much if all the viewers go somewhere else.

 

 

 

 

 

 

So how would you propose it is funded?  all by pay services?





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  #2120118 5-Nov-2018 12:18
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I wasn't actually suggesting to get rid of commercials. I don't like them but that is another argument. I just don't see the need to have the same ones repeated every few minutes throughout the evening night after night. It gets a little irritating.

 

 





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