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  # 2210663 4-Apr-2019 12:00
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msukiwi:

 

Occupants of a MAUI Camper hoiking into my empty recycling bin, then putting their rubbish in my green bin.

 

(Trucks had been, hadn't bought them in. Saw it, challenged them, made them take their rubbish out!)

 

Hosed out bins!

 

Laid a complaint with MAUI, who didn't seem to care!

 

 

Similarly:

 

What is it that seems to compel people to "utilise" any nearby skip bin that someone has hired for their own purposes?  Have seen people pull up to a privately hired skip bin, empty a collection of things (up to and including mattresses) out of their car into it, then drive off (unfortunately didn't catch the plate).
I'm likely to be hiring a clean fill skip in the near future so I'm "looking forward" to finding all manner of domestic rubbish added to it when I'm not looking.  :-/





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  # 2210736 4-Apr-2019 13:52
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^ Even a tarpaulin doesn’t deter some people. I have had a well secured one untied to have rubbish deposited.
The mistake they made was one of the bags had a home address visible on one of letters, so I was able to return it to them.




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  # 2210759 4-Apr-2019 14:41
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Idiots on the bus who don't seem to understand the phrase, "Excuse me, I need to get that [insert thing] from behind you so I can get off the bus". 

 

 

 

They jst stand there, like it's some massive inconvenience having to move a few inches to one side to allow you the room to actually get off the bus and see them on their way again. 

 

 

 

 





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  # 2210834 4-Apr-2019 16:27
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And then there's the backpack wearing standing passengers on the bus who never seem to understand that the extra 30cm protruding from their back is perfectly placed to smash repeatedly into the face of seated passengers adjacent to them and who seem genuinely offended when you politely ask if they could remove their backpack.


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  # 2210839 4-Apr-2019 16:33
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Folks who ride the Wairarapa train and get on in Wellington and place their bag on the seat beside them who then pack a sh!t when asked to move it so others can sit.

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  # 2211062 5-Apr-2019 07:20
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Ge0rge: Folks who ride the Wairarapa train and get on in Wellington and place their bag on the seat beside them who then pack a sh!t when asked to move it so others can sit.

 

The best way to prevent anyone coming to sit next to you on public transport is to smile broadly and gently pat the empty seat next to you a few times every time someone else gets on. 😜





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  # 2211116 5-Apr-2019 09:16
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Geektastic:

Ge0rge: When an item (small filter, size of a coke can) can go from Perth on Wed afternoon, to Auckland by Friday morning and then not move a mm towards Wellington since :(


 


Happens all the time. I had a camera take 8 days to travel from Auckland to Martinborough. The lazy so and so's don't seem to work at weekends, so stuff just sits there in a depot doing nothing when it could be getting closer to the destination.



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  # 2211131 5-Apr-2019 09:50
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Ge0rge: When an item (small filter, size of a coke can) can go from Perth on Wed afternoon, to Auckland by Friday morning and then not move a mm towards Wellington since :(


There



That's your problem right there. Your package is waiting for them to check that there's no coke in it.

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  # 2211937 6-Apr-2019 21:41
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My cat has learned how to turn on the vacuum cleaner.

 

 





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  # 2211938 6-Apr-2019 21:43
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Wow! Mine can't even get into the cupboard, let alone unwind the cord.

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  # 2211946 6-Apr-2019 22:02
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Slight annoyance
When people refer to SUVs as Jeeps “I’ve been looking at buying a Jeep” what like a Grand Cherokee? “No, a Mitzi Pajero”... that’s not a Jeep

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  # 2211950 6-Apr-2019 22:13
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Apparently it's an abbreviation of GP, "general purpose [vehicle]" so it's semi-generic.

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  # 2212037 6-Apr-2019 23:28
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Ge0rge: Folks who ride the Wairarapa train and get on in Wellington and place their bag on the seat beside them who then pack a sh!t when asked to move it so others can sit.

 

 

 

It's worse than that. My wife, who catches that train almost every day of the working week, tells me that some of the more self-centred regulars actually consider that particular seats on particular carriages are 'theirs' and will get visibly irritated if they find some third party sat in that seat when they arrive on the train!






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  # 2212038 6-Apr-2019 23:29
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Rikkitic:

 

My cat has learned how to turn on the vacuum cleaner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sounds like progress to me. Next stop, get the furry menace to do the laundry.






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  # 2212045 7-Apr-2019 01:22
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*g* Endless Brexit. Scary to see what 'serious' politicians are able to.





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