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  # 2167209 24-Jan-2019 23:16
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msukiwi:

 

Lazy people who take Supermarket trolleys home and then leave them. (Even leave them in front of my place regularly!)

 

The trolley shouldn't leave the suppliers carpark!

 

 

 

 

Do they not use the systems that prevent the trolley from being removed? I will admit I have never seen one here, but they were getting quite common in the UK before I left. Once you cross the carpark boundary, the wheels lock on the trolley so it won't move. Maybe too many visits from Bubbles....






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  # 2167210 24-Jan-2019 23:18
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Schoolboy grammar howlers.

 

"Eluded to", "Won't effect me" etc etc.






 
 
 
 


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  # 2167272 25-Jan-2019 07:43
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So how are you supposed to know what kind of ticket someone holds? Those people with extra or oversize bags may well be within the rules. Maybe they paid extra for the privilege. ...

 

 

Fair point, but when they are way down the back of the plane with me and the other hoi polloi it's a reasonable assumption that they don't hold any status and have bought the cheapest fare available, just like myself. smile





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  # 2167281 25-Jan-2019 08:25
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When doctors' (and other medical services) receptionists staple the eftpos docket to the front of the proper receipt.  The reason I (and I expect most other people) want a receipt is to claim on health insurance, so I need to scan it and it's a pain in the .... to try and get the stupid docket off and not rip the receipt.

 

 

 

 

Ask your Doctors receptionist/pharmacy/optometrist if they are affiliated with your health insurance company. All of my local ones are, I just gave them my Southern Cross insurance number once and it's done automatically every time- so much easier than scanning everything and submitting claims.


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  # 2167328 25-Jan-2019 09:38
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Geektastic: Do they not use the systems that prevent the trolley from being removed? I will admit I have never seen one here, but they were getting quite common in the UK before I left. Once you cross the carpark boundary, the wheels lock on the trolley so it won't move. Maybe too many visits from Bubbles....

 

 

My local Countdown claims to have that system, but I've never tried to test it!


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  # 2167346 25-Jan-2019 10:24
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Countdown use it here in Christchurch, but people determined to "steal" the trolley just lift it over the boundary (Where the trigger wire is buried) so the lock wheel is not triggered.


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  # 2167355 25-Jan-2019 11:04
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Can be pretty heavy if its full of shopping.

 

 





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  # 2167364 25-Jan-2019 11:18
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A couple of years ago I found a cul de sac that contained no fewer than 5 trollys all within 10 meatres of each other. The location was about 500 metres from the local Countdown. Countdown have a form on their website were you can notify them, so I did. 


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  # 2167366 25-Jan-2019 11:23
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Australians on a New Zealand based forum that complain about having a heatwave ..

 

I do jest .. laughing

 

 

 

 

Kiwis that have a problem with Australia.....

 

It's not our fault you have feelings of inadequacy.

 

 

 

I do jest. 

 

 

 

 

Did this post lead to the "inactive" status?
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  # 2167370 25-Jan-2019 11:38
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nzkiwiman:

 

blakamin:

 

nzkiwiman:

 

Australians on a New Zealand based forum that complain about having a heatwave ..

 

I do jest .. laughing

 

 

 

 

Kiwis that have a problem with Australia.....

 

It's not our fault you have feelings of inadequacy.

 

 

 

I do jest. 

 

 

 

 

Did this post lead to the "inactive" status?
I'll probably never know

 

 

 

 

Hope that isn't permanent.






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  # 2167371 25-Jan-2019 11:41
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msukiwi:

 

Countdown use it here in Christchurch, but people determined to "steal" the trolley just lift it over the boundary (Where the trigger wire is buried) so the lock wheel is not triggered.

 

 

 

 

Not sure what system they have, but the ones I know of use a wireless boundary. Once the trolley passes that line, whether in the air or on the ground, the wheels lock.






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  # 2167374 25-Jan-2019 11:53
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Did this post lead to the "inactive" status?
I'll probably never know

 

 

I also wonder. I liked having him around and hope it isn't permanent but I doubt it is due to the above post. @Freitasm has lost patience with right-wingers who try to justify subtle racism and authoritarianism, but he isn't unreasonable. I suspect it must have been something else, possibly a private discussion.

 

 

 

 





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  # 2167380 25-Jan-2019 12:12
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I hope blakamin didn't die in the Aussie heatwave, like some wild horses apparently did. surprised


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  # 2167382 25-Jan-2019 12:16
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Maybe he's busy shooting cats.

 

 





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