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  Reply # 1617002 24-Aug-2016 19:36
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Rikkitic: Only fuzzy-brained Anglo types use the archaic am/pm designations anyway. The advanced nations of the world do not have to re-use the same numbers because they can't count past 12. They know how to tell time the grown-up way, with the 24 hours god intended. There can be no mistaking 0600 hours with 1800, even at the South Pole. 

 

Fred99: The actual position of the axis of rotation wobbles by about 9 metres.

 

God made the Earth this way to confound people involved in discussions like this. 

 

People who insist on bringing invisible friends into conversations.


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  Reply # 1617003 24-Aug-2016 19:37
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DarthKermit: I for one won't get fooled again by the flu jab. wink 

 

My generation are a bit more sensible.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1617005 24-Aug-2016 19:43
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Sorry, who are you?


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  Reply # 1617006 24-Aug-2016 19:50
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DarthKermit:

Sorry, who are you?


I don't even know myself...

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  Reply # 1617007 24-Aug-2016 19:52
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The Flu vaccination has kept me Flu free for years now which is useful as the Flu can kill me





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  Reply # 1617021 24-Aug-2016 20:40
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Rikkitic:

 

Only fuzzy-brained Anglo types use the archaic am/pm designations anyway. The advanced nations of the world do not have to re-use the same numbers because they can't count past 12. They know how to tell time the grown-up way, with the 24 hours god intended. There can be no mistaking 0600 hours with 1800, even at the South Pole.

 

 

 

 

Seeing a business list their hours as 10-22 seems nice and succinct. 





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  Reply # 1617063 24-Aug-2016 22:04
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Rikkitic:

 

Only fuzzy-brained Anglo types use the archaic am/pm designations anyway. The advanced nations of the world do not have to re-use the same numbers because they can't count past 12. They know how to tell time the grown-up way, with the 24 hours god intended. There can be no mistaking 0600 hours with 1800, even at the South Pole.

 

 

 

 

Seeing a business list their hours as 10-22 seems nice and succinct. 

 

 

 

 

I thought the 10-22 was made by Ruger?






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  Reply # 1617065 24-Aug-2016 22:07
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I'm going to nominate the Wellington Wairarapa train.

 

One station (Maymorn, I think) has a short platform. They always announce that if you intend alighting there, you need to be at either the "North end" or the "South end" of the train depending on travel direction.

 

Do they think people carry a compass and habitually determine which way a train is pointing?

 

What is wrong with "front of the train" or "back of the train" for heavens sake?!






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  Reply # 1617086 24-Aug-2016 22:53
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Dratsab:

 

Rikkitic: Only fuzzy-brained Anglo types use the archaic am/pm designations anyway. The advanced nations of the world do not have to re-use the same numbers because they can't count past 12. They know how to tell time the grown-up way, with the 24 hours god intended. There can be no mistaking 0600 hours with 1800, even at the South Pole. 

 

Fred99: The actual position of the axis of rotation wobbles by about 9 metres.

 

God made the Earth this way to confound people involved in discussions like this. 

 

People who insist on bringing invisible friends into conversations.

 

 

 

 

Damn - that reminds me.

 

Being caught talking to myself.  Not long conversations - and not delusional - I know exactly what's going on here.  Usually abrupt and sometimes extremely vulgar - but I've never offended myself.


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  Reply # 1617100 24-Aug-2016 23:27
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Fred99:

 

Dratsab:

 

Rikkitic: Only fuzzy-brained Anglo types use the archaic am/pm designations anyway. The advanced nations of the world do not have to re-use the same numbers because they can't count past 12. They know how to tell time the grown-up way, with the 24 hours god intended. There can be no mistaking 0600 hours with 1800, even at the South Pole. 

 

Fred99: The actual position of the axis of rotation wobbles by about 9 metres.

 

God made the Earth this way to confound people involved in discussions like this. 

 

People who insist on bringing invisible friends into conversations.

 

 

 

 

Damn - that reminds me.

 

Being caught talking to myself.  Not long conversations - and not delusional - I know exactly what's going on here.  Usually abrupt and sometimes extremely vulgar - but I've never offended myself.

 

 

 

 

I often talk aloud to my dogs and even sometimes my dead father. I shall only be concerned if ever I hear either answer me...!






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  Reply # 1617113 25-Aug-2016 01:25
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Shadowfoot:

 

Rikkitic:

 

Only fuzzy-brained Anglo types use the archaic am/pm designations anyway. The advanced nations of the world do not have to re-use the same numbers because they can't count past 12. They know how to tell time the grown-up way, with the 24 hours god intended. There can be no mistaking 0600 hours with 1800, even at the South Pole.

 

 

 

 

Seeing a business list their hours as 10-22 seems nice and succinct. 

 

 

So are they open at 10-22 a.m. or 10-22 p.m?


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  Reply # 1617127 25-Aug-2016 08:15
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OfficeMax brand staples.  They're either not sharp enough or the metal is too frail, and they jam up the stapler whenever you have more than 3 or 4 sheets.





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  Reply # 1617140 25-Aug-2016 08:25
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OfficeMax brand pens; as soon as you stop writing the pen requires a "wiggle" on the paper to get the ink to flow again





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mdooher:

OfficeMax brand pens; as soon as you stop writing the pen requires a "wiggle" on the paper to get the ink to flow again



Pens, paper, writing.... How quaint




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Thumbnail images with 'click to enlarge' functionality, but, the enlarged image is the same size as the thumbnail. 

 

 

 

Doh!


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