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  # 2354235 15-Nov-2019 13:36
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I just had the "joy" of using the Airbnb site for the first time. Good grief, do they ever test things before inflicting them on the world?!

 

  • Email verification link just goes to the home page without actually verifying the address
  • A different email verification link just goes to the previous page and doesn't even send the email
  • It asks me to upload a photo, says it's not required, but doesn't let you continue without it.

How is this thing so popular?


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  # 2354459 15-Nov-2019 21:26
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The one small thing that I have noticed recently is the people that don't realise in the big smoke many traffic lights are triggered from sensors cut into the road surface. This often happens when their vehicle is too far from the line and then they wonder why the lights wont change...


 
 
 
 


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  # 2354479 15-Nov-2019 22:33
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kingdragonfly: While commuting, Kiwis lack basic merging abilities

"Line cutter" I signal, find a spot to merge, and merge. Meanwhile the person behind me, tails me, once I merge goes flying up the remaining merge lane, doesn't signal, and cuts in front of as many people as possible

"Me first": see merge coming, tails person in front, ignores the speed of merging traffic.

"Lines, what lines?" the moment they can cross traffic, without mounting a curb, they cross over white solid lines.

"It's an emergency! I want to get to work!" Using emergency lane as new lane for passing.

"Oh my gosh, Why's the traffic so fast?" Doesn't use the merging lane to accelerate. As they are being pushed unto the highway, floors it.

"Choices, choices..." Runs up parallel to merging car

"You only live once" Motorcycle passing between cars where cars are merging.

Am I missing any?

What merging Traffic? - I'm staying in the left lane regardless of all the cars trying to join the motorway
I need to get off! - My exit is only 2.5km away, i need to get into the left lane right now!
Really, this is an exit lane? - I hope you don't mind if I use it as a high speed overtaking lane then barge back into the traffic later

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  # 2354559 16-Nov-2019 09:28
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jonherries:

 

The one small thing that I have noticed recently is the people that don't realise in the big smoke many traffic lights are triggered from sensors cut into the road surface. This often happens when their vehicle is too far from the line and then they wonder why the lights wont change...

 

 

 

 

And this isn't helped by the green cyclist waiting areas which the council started painting in 10 or so years ago (at least in Wellington, I expect it's the same elsewhere) but they didn't bother to move the sensor loops back at the same time.





"I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road." -  Stephen Hawking


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  # 2354638 16-Nov-2019 14:46
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Behodar:

 

I just had the "joy" of using the Airbnb site for the first time. Good grief, do they ever test things before inflicting them on the world?!

 

  • Email verification link just goes to the home page without actually verifying the address
  • A different email verification link just goes to the previous page and doesn't even send the email
  • It asks me to upload a photo, says it's not required, but doesn't let you continue without it.

How is this thing so popular?

 

 

....

 

and now airBnB will start sending you a stream of reminders and notifications...

 

 


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  # 2355465 18-Nov-2019 07:42
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The 'big' tyre sellers websites.  I know the specs, I'm just looking for prices but all of them want you to call them or email you a quote. 

 

It's 2019 and I want to buy some rubber from you, I'm not asking you to renovate my house.  Your websites might just as well be a static page with store locations and phone numbers.





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  # 2355739 18-Nov-2019 14:25
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Kids who have hang ups about spotty bananas

 

 

 

Even more so when said kid peels whole banana to check the flesh underneath...

 

Causing said banana to overbalance and break/fall onto the floor.

 

Now kid won't eat the banana because it's broken and dirty.

 

 

 

3 Deep breaths...


 
 
 
 


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  # 2355743 18-Nov-2019 14:33
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ShiroHagen:

 

Kids who have hang ups about spotty bananas

 

 

 

Even more so when said kid peels whole banana to check the flesh underneath...

 

Causing said banana to overbalance and break/fall onto the floor.

 

Now kid won't eat the banana because it's broken and dirty.

 

 

 

3 Deep breaths...

 

 

Speaking as a parent, you could have stopped after the first word...


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  # 2356906 18-Nov-2019 18:36
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My cat. Today he discovered the attic and I've had to twice extricate him from up there so far.


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  # 2356921 18-Nov-2019 19:18
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My cat. Today he discovered the attic and I've had to twice extricate him from up there so far.

 

 

bet it wasn't grateful.





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  # 2356935 18-Nov-2019 19:50
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Cats are never grateful. But they love you anyway.

 

 





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  # 2356942 18-Nov-2019 19:58
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People who dont indicate right at a roundabout and then honk at you when you dare to pull out despite the fact that there was no way you could possibly have made them brake because they were trundling along at a snails pace.





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  # 2356945 18-Nov-2019 20:00
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Rikkitic:

 

Cats are never grateful. But they love you anyway.

 

 

 

 

No they don't. Dogs, loyal. Cats, no so.😀


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  # 2356946 18-Nov-2019 20:01
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Virgin Australia airport kiosks can't handle the apostrophe in my Irish name. I have to go to the bag drop off and get a staff member to check in.


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  # 2356948 18-Nov-2019 20:05
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k1w1k1d:

 

Virgin Australia airport kiosks can't handle the apostrophe in my Irish name. I have to go to the bag drop off and get a staff member to check in.

 

 

Same with air NZ and hyphens. Still, its got me an exit row seat for the hassle a couple of times ;)





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