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  Reply # 2095409 24-Sep-2018 11:58
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mdooher: If you weren't there, your weren't robbed!

 

 

*you

 

Sorry, couldn't resist! tongue-out


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  Reply # 2095410 24-Sep-2018 12:02
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Behodar:

 

mdooher: If you weren't there, your weren't robbed!

 

 

*you

 

Sorry, couldn't resist! tongue-out

 

 

fixed..I blame auto-correct; like the Stuff writers do.....





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  Reply # 2095440 24-Sep-2018 12:39
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Stuff have now fixed the line on stuff.co.nz, but not the one on their "The Press" Newspaper page!


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  Reply # 2096498 26-Sep-2018 07:19
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This gets right up my nose:

 

 

I mean, seriously? Looking at that page, there is no doubt you'd be left with the impression that "Rain, icy winds and snow" are expected today, but did they really need to publish it three times? They must have at least a dozen different headlines they could publish instead of repeating the same one over and over,

 

Does their editor or anyone from NZME even look at the front page of the Herald? Or do they just publish it like that and say, "that's a job well done!" and move on without even checking it? Seems awfully lazy and sloppy.


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  Reply # 2097235 27-Sep-2018 09:48
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It's good to see that with all the serious news in the world (Trump at the UN, Brexit, Iran, Syria, the housing market etc .....), the Herald's choice of top story shows that it still has its eye on the ball, and its finger on the pulse of the Nation:

 

 

 

 

Nice to see they haven't lost their focus on serious news.


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  Reply # 2097678 27-Sep-2018 18:30
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“NZ’s favourite weather presenter selling her house” (NZH).

I didn’t bother reading to find out who or why.

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  Reply # 2099674 1-Oct-2018 22:07
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More BS from the Herald:

 

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=12134942

 

The headline says “Millionaire Hot Seat final question: Can you answer it?”

 

 

 

“A 61-year-old sales director from Melbourne makes it all the way to the million-dollar question on Millionaire Hot Seat in Australia tonight.

 

Craig Anderson will be the eighth person in Hot Seat history to have a shot at the final question.

 

Aussie viewers will find out if Anderson wins when Millionaire Hot Seat airs tonight, but Kiwi fans can test their knowledge against the million-dollar question right now.

 

So what's the obstacle standing between him and a million dollars?”

 

 

 

They then show a series of questions with answers at the bottom but the $1m question (which was about vitamin B) is not there.

 

I know this because I’ve just watched WWTBAM on Oz tv tonight.


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  Reply # 2100314 2-Oct-2018 19:46
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Stuff's at it again, they open an articles for comments, then a few hours later all the comments have gone but the story is still open for comments. A similar issue is when they have one story but up to three headlines for the story spread across the website.  I think this is more accidental than on purpose - maybe they are so busy they lose track of things.  I've noticed when they have multiple headlines for the same article only one of those links leads to the article with the comments! This leads to people making very brief one line comments - that's if they bother at all.




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  Reply # 2102381 6-Oct-2018 09:04
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I was just reading an article about some who died recently. At the end it says "* Comments on this article are now closed."

 

There aren't any comments there at all!


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  Reply # 2102384 6-Oct-2018 09:27
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DarthKermit:

 

I was just reading an article about some who died recently. At the end it says "* Comments on this article are now closed."

 

There aren't any comments there at all!

 

 

 

 

That's a good thing - no?  I shudder to think what it could look like if there were comment on obituaries.

 

Oh wait - when the neck-beards, pearl-clutchers and velcro shoe wearing basement-dwellers post their nasty comments about a living person on Stuff, the victim doesn't get a chance to respond either.


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  Reply # 2102738 7-Oct-2018 00:03
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Another fail from the NZ Herald, according the All Blacks v Springboks - All you need to know article, the sub header reads "All Blacks v Springboks, Sunday 6 October, 4.05am kickoff". Problem is Sunday will be the 7th of October, not the 6th.


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  Reply # 2102787 7-Oct-2018 01:51
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From the New Zealand Herald:

 

 

Hastings resident Elizabeth Beall is still slightly in awe after receiving a written response to a spontaneous letter she penned to the Queen of England.

 

The former Hastings District Libraries children's libraries wrote to Her Royal Highness after participating in the recent "Turn up the Heat" winter reading challenge run by Hastings District Libraries.

 

 

Hmmm, she's Queen of New Zealand and her title is Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God Queen of New Zealand and Her Other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith (Royal Titles Act 1974).

 

Also it's Her Majesty, not Her Royal Highness.





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  Reply # 2102822 7-Oct-2018 09:38
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https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12137376

How does such a stupid idea get to be headline news?

No one is going to stop driving their car for a day. The fuel they don't buy on the boycott day they'll buy the day before or the day after.

Nett result? The fuel companies still sell the same amount of fuel, so no impact on them.

I had to check the calendar to make sure it wasn't the 1st of April.

This sort of news is as silly as the one about daylight saving causing the paint on your house to fade more quickly.





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  Reply # 2103986 9-Oct-2018 16:02
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This is currently the top item on nzherald.co.nz

 

"Air New Zealand's Koru Club full: Passengers diverted to airport's Strata Lounge "

 

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12139523

 

its also in a red banner across the top of the site, you know where they put "breaking news" like "man bites dog" or "rain is wet"

 

plus they know its a bollox story as they have preceded the rolling banner with "First world problems?- Koru lounge full" 

 

 


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  Reply # 2104029 9-Oct-2018 17:04
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freitasm:

 

From the New Zealand Herald:

 

 

Hastings resident Elizabeth Beall is still slightly in awe after receiving a written response to a spontaneous letter she penned to the Queen of England.

 

The former Hastings District Libraries children's libraries wrote to Her Royal Highness after participating in the recent "Turn up the Heat" winter reading challenge run by Hastings District Libraries.

 

 

Hmmm, she's Queen of New Zealand and her title is Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God Queen of New Zealand and Her Other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith (Royal Titles Act 1974).

 

Also it's Her Majesty, not Her Royal Highness.

 

 

"The former Hastings District Libraries children's libraries" - She was formerly multiple libraries?


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