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  #1775500 4-May-2017 12:21
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NZ Herald posts "Fresh sighting of elusive Canterbury "panther" emerge"... The photo is actually taken from an Australian video posted here.

 

Another reason why I pay a supporter's fee to The Guardian but not to the local rags.





 

 

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  #1775504 4-May-2017 12:35
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The Commerce Commission  got the reason wrong for declining the merger with Fairfax (Stuff) it had nothing to do with democracy it would have seriously damaged the nations dignity. 


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  #1775507 4-May-2017 12:45
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MikeB4:

 

The Commerce Commission  got the reason wrong for declining the merger with Fairfax (Stuff) it had nothing to do with democracy it would have seriously damaged the nations dignity. 

 

 

I disagree... I think they should have merged, so that we would only have one appallingly bad news source.

 

 


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  #1776803 6-May-2017 10:44
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"Why you won't have a phone in 2027 and other shockers."

 

 

 

Obviously many people are far more easily shocked than I am.






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  #1776804 6-May-2017 10:45
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frankv:

 

MikeB4:

 

The Commerce Commission  got the reason wrong for declining the merger with Fairfax (Stuff) it had nothing to do with democracy it would have seriously damaged the nations dignity. 

 

 

I disagree... I think they should have merged, so that we would only have one appallingly bad news source.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I think we should invite the BBC to tender for News Services in New Zealand as an outsourcing deal.






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  #1776818 6-May-2017 11:28
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Geektastic:

 

"Why you won't have a phone in 2027 and other shockers."

 

 

 

Obviously many people are far more easily shocked than I am.

 

 

Let me guess - we will achieve telepathy by 2024?





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  #1776834 6-May-2017 12:15
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joker97:

Geektastic:


"Why you won't have a phone in 2027 and other shockers."


 


Obviously many people are far more easily shocked than I am.



Let me guess - we will achieve telepathy by 2024?



Other shockers in the article include reference to a car's breaks (sic). At least the Herald could do us the courtesy of putting a bio about the writer at the end of the article instead of having to resort to Mr Google to find out he is some hack living half a world away with no more qualifications to predict the future than the makers of The Jetsons .




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  #1776856 6-May-2017 13:45
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Dingbatt:
joker97:

 

Geektastic:

 

 

 

"Why you won't have a phone in 2027 and other shockers."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obviously many people are far more easily shocked than I am.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let me guess - we will achieve telepathy by 2024?

 



Other shockers in the article include reference to a car's breaks (sic). At least the Herald could do us the courtesy of putting a bio about the writer at the end of the article instead of having to resort to Mr Google to find out he is some hack living half a world away with no more qualifications to predict the future than the makers of The Jetsons .

 

 

 

Waddya mean? I thought The Jetsons was a documentary!






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#1778092 8-May-2017 20:44
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One of those stupid sneaky little Stuff ads:

 

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My friends can barley even recognize me after I started using this wonder drink mix. Go to ...


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  #1778099 8-May-2017 20:58
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Are they trying to sell adult night time diapers?





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  #1779073 10-May-2017 13:32
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Boy have i got a good one for us today guys, Grab your wives, grab ya children. Board the windows. Its coming.

 


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How do cruise ships stay afloat?

 

Harmony of the Seas is the world's largest cruise ship. Photo / Supplied

 

 

It's the question every cruise passenger wonders about.

 

 

 

 

 

And the next deep and fundamental question will likely be: "What makes airplanes stay up in the air?"

 


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  #1779304 10-May-2017 20:21
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I wouldn't consider that a dumb headline. Some people actually want to know.

 

What I consider dumb would be All Blacks win. I expect them to win. Tell me something I didn't know. Like ABs lose for example.





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  #1779340 10-May-2017 20:53
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TimA:

Boy have i got a good one for us today guys, Grab your wives, grab ya children. Board the windows. Its coming.





They are making their own news now. Hardly falls under the breaking news headline, and reminds me of the buy crying wolf.

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  #1779348 10-May-2017 21:03
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mattwnz:
TimA:

Boy have i got a good one for us today guys, Grab your wives, grab ya children. Board the windows. Its coming.





They are making their own news now. Hardly falls under the breaking news headline, and reminds me of the buy crying wolf.


Yes, the amount of "Breaking News" notifications are get on my phone that barely count as news, let alone breaking news is astonishing. "The Bachelor" updates are a prime example. Not that I care and I've never watched that show but perhaps a better example in relation to that show would be when something actually happened in real life, rather than when it was broadcast on TV? It mightn't be news, but at least it would be breaking.


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