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  #2220792 18-Apr-2019 18:51
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Blood tests. After taking travel time and wait in a queue etc into account, it turns a little prick into a >30 minute timesink.


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  #2220833 18-Apr-2019 19:55
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paulchinnz:

 

It, it turns a little prick into a >30 minute timesink.

 

 

Plenty of people I know have this effect, but the only friend I have who's a phlebotomist is just fine.


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  #2220922 19-Apr-2019 08:37
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Men's underwear. Any guesses what I was given this Easter?

 

 

Not so long ago you could go down to the shops and buy a dirt cheap pair of briefs. Now everything has gone all metrosexual and fancy with huge elastic straps and exotic fabrics that feel soft to the touch. Nothing beats the good old cotton for smelly sweaty areas!

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  #2220930 19-Apr-2019 09:01
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I didn't know Easter was gift exchange time anyway. You are lucky.




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  #2220931 19-Apr-2019 09:06
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freitasm: I didn't know Easter was gift exchange time anyway. You are lucky.

 

 

They're not thoughtful gifts like birthdays, just a way to get things done. E.g. "Here's some new socks/underwear to replace the ones I've been telling you to throw out for the past six months".

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  #2221421 20-Apr-2019 11:31
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That Numeric Code: "1" = "Detailed Technical Info" in Google-lalaland, 2019 version:

 

 

 


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  #2221556 20-Apr-2019 18:32
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That even during holidays when commercials cannot be shown, FTA broadcasters persist in pointless interruptions of films and whatever else is being shown. Are they afraid that people may actually discover that TV is better without all the screaming ads?

 

 





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  #2221560 20-Apr-2019 18:48
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For the "benefit" of those of us that didn't even bother reconnecting the aerial after moving the TV, what sort of interruptions are we talking about?


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  #2221561 20-Apr-2019 19:00
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A yellow mini with flags flying which was only doing 80km/h until the passing lane where it was driven at a speed of 100km/h. Once it got to the Kapiti expressway it was able to do 105km/h when I was passing it in the other lane. 






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  #2221563 20-Apr-2019 19:35
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Behodar:

 

For the "benefit" of those of us that didn't even bother reconnecting the aerial after moving the TV, what sort of interruptions are we talking about?

 

 

I don't watch much NZ TV, but I do dip in from time to time. There is something hypnotically fascinating about watching the death throes of a dying dinosaur.

 

 





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  #2221598 21-Apr-2019 08:37
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In the "dumb" department, I was playing an old Xbox game last night (The Last Remnant) and my controller batteries ran low. I discovered that the game will unpause itself the moment you take the batteries out. Of course, it happened during a very difficult boss fight...


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  #2223306 24-Apr-2019 17:17
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The Warehouse Online System!

 

Once again I get an email titled "Your items are on their way"

 

Problem is it SHOULD say "SOME of your items are on their way"

 

There are only 4 of 11 items.

 

...and they haven't even sent them yet, as the tracking shows "Label Printed"!!

 

Not: Ready to Send OR Picked Up! 


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  #2223381 24-Apr-2019 20:49
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ASB Internet banking.

 

 

 

Filled out the reference fields as part of making a one off payment, then realised that I hadn't yet entered the account number. As soon as I move the cursor to the 1st account number field, everything that I had typed into the reference fields got deleted.

 

More time wasted having to retype and recheck the 6 reference fields.






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  #2223382 24-Apr-2019 20:49
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That Sky have sneakily changed the start time of movies from 8:30pm to 8:00pm.

 

 





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  #2223384 24-Apr-2019 20:53
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After reading that thread about password strength, thought I'd be a smartypants and got my password manager to generate a 29 character password for a work website.

 

Defeated by the fine print stipulating max 15 characters.


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