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  Reply # 2140400 6-Dec-2018 10:10
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MikeB4:

 

The keyboard on any of my devices cannot type teh I mean the 

 

 

PEBKAC


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  Reply # 2140403 6-Dec-2018 10:12
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SirHumphreyAppleby:

 

MikeB4:

 

The keyboard on any of my devices cannot type teh I mean the 

 

 

PEBKAC

 

 

*sigh* a point I may have to concede 





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  Reply # 2140426 6-Dec-2018 10:36
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Referring to people being in a particular "mode".

 

 

 

People are not devices, they do not have 'modes'.






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  Reply # 2140431 6-Dec-2018 10:46
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Useless, lazy litter bugs:

 

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  Reply # 2140450 6-Dec-2018 11:30
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DarthKermit:

 

Useless, lazy litter bugs:

 

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This really bugs me too.  

 

How do you stop this though? 


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  Reply # 2140456 6-Dec-2018 11:35
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Geektastic:

 

Referring to people being in a particular "mode".

 

People are not devices, they do not have 'modes'.

 

 

Reminds me of Sky NZ rugby commentators who are the most inane in the world in the way they use colloquialisms instead of sticking to plain english. 

 

'The pill' is not a ball. Claret is not blood. Among a million other things. 

 

I enjoy rugbypass when they are not using kiwi commentators, the standard is so much higher. 


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  Reply # 2140460 6-Dec-2018 11:47
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surfisup1000:

 

Geektastic:

 

Referring to people being in a particular "mode".

 

People are not devices, they do not have 'modes'.

 

 

Reminds me of Sky NZ rugby commentators who are the most inane in the world in the way they use colloquialisms instead of sticking to plain english. 

 

'The pill' is not a ball. Claret is not blood. Among a million other things. 

 

I enjoy rugbypass when they are not using kiwi commentators, the standard is so much higher. 

 

 

Remember the Murray Mextedism they were classic. Although the best was on one of EAs Rugby PC games where the commentator says "he charged like a niggly Bison"





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  Reply # 2140485 6-Dec-2018 12:19
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DarthKermit:

 

Useless, lazy litter bugs:

 

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Not a small annoyance. More like a major act of selfish, stupid, criminal vandalism. My favourite fantasy is finding the F-wits who do this and dumping their crap on them.

 

 





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  Reply # 2140513 6-Dec-2018 13:18
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Rikkitic:

 

DarthKermit:

 

Useless, lazy litter bugs:

 

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Not a small annoyance. More like a major act of selfish, stupid, criminal vandalism. My favourite fantasy is finding the F-wits who do this and dumping their crap on them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I reported a van to the Police recently. I was following it and pie wrappers, drinks cans etc were coming out of the windows as they drove.

 

 

 

Edit - also picked up a Macca's bag from outside our gate in the ditch yesterday - the nearest Maccas is 35km away!






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  Reply # 2140519 6-Dec-2018 13:28
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Geektastic:

 

I reported a van to the Police recently. I was following it and pie wrappers, drinks cans etc were coming out of the windows as they drove.

 

Edit - also picked up a Macca's bag from outside our gate in the ditch yesterday - the nearest Maccas is 35km away!

 



There’s obviously a good case for ALL single-use bags to be banned.


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  Reply # 2140523 6-Dec-2018 13:35
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The fact that I am only really realising that there is often quite a difference between performance IRL and performance as described in reviews...! Usually IT/Tech things which get poorer ratings in the reviews turn out to be just fine in real life.






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  Reply # 2140635 6-Dec-2018 15:26
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People who think a Mobile Phone is an excuse to:

 

To stop on Yellow lines!

 

To stop on a Cycleway!

 

To ignore No Stopping signs!

 

etc....

 

 


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  Reply # 2140636 6-Dec-2018 15:31
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Geektastic:

The fact that I am only really realising that there is often quite a difference between performance IRL and performance as described in reviews...! Usually IT/Tech things which get poorer ratings in the reviews turn out to be just fine in real life.



Just out of interest - which things/examples?

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  Reply # 2140719 6-Dec-2018 17:40
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The overwhelming number of free sample stands at Albany New World at the moment. Absolutely chokes the place, especially when it's already busy.


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  Reply # 2140755 6-Dec-2018 17:54
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msukiwi:

 

People who think a Mobile Phone is an excuse to:

 

To stop on Yellow lines!

 

To stop on a Cycleway!

 

To ignore No Stopping signs!

 

etc....

 

 

 

 

or the worst , slowing right down so they can text properly





Common sense is not as common as you think.


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