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  #2836834 22-Dec-2021 12:04
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Today's whiskey tango foxtrot event is myself for waiting way too long before getting help.

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  #2836847 22-Dec-2021 13:00
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I would like to sincerely apologise for my earlier posts in this thread. I have read the post by @neb again and I feel I misinterpreted the intention and meaning of the post. My state of mind clouded my judgement and I am sorry for that. 


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  #2837048 22-Dec-2021 19:20
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Today's one: The Sally Saw. Such a cute Christmas present for the kiddies, every kid needs a Sally Saw to play with.

 

 

Afterwards, dad can get out the serious stuff, a Mobilco/Hargan/Malvin/etc Saw. Also known as a Widowmaker Saw for some reason I can't imagine.

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  #2837079 22-Dec-2021 20:56
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Mines following a diesel bus.... the ink printed on plastic (bus back advert), was telling me that "company X" is now carbon neutral. 

 

okie dokie.


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  #2837277 23-Dec-2021 11:23
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My son started a new job back in July and in October joined up to the company's medical insurance scheme which is Southern Cross. Looks like group policy renewal is in February, so he got his renewal advice. Premium going up by about 50%. He hadn't even made any claims.





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  #2837287 23-Dec-2021 11:43
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Real life as reported to me by Himself.

 

We went to Katikati last week to visit my parents and his elderly aunt (almost 90 and not steady on her feet).

 

Himself's brother also went to visit the aunt on the same day.

 

We are all double-vaccinated.

 

Had a very pleasant drive down from Pukekohe. 

 

Aunty was having trouble with ASB not doing as she asked over the phone, and ASB wouldn't cooperate with her nephews either.

 

ASB insisted it had to be done in branch, closest being Tauriko.

 

Appointment was made for 9am the following morning.

 

Nephews drove Aunty to the bank and all were duly ushered into a wee room to get things sorted.

 

About 15 minutes in, the ASB staffer cottoned on that the nephews were from Auckland, whereupon she chucked a complete mental, declaring herself to be unvaccinated. How dare they bring their Aucklandy germs anywhere near her. She made all 3 of them leave the bank and wait outside, making them feel like lepers.

 

Never mind that ASB were quite OK with exposing their elderly customer to an unvaccinated staff member. Whisky Tango Foxtrot!

 

Happy ending: Aunty no longer has any ASB accounts.

 

 

 

 





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  #2837292 23-Dec-2021 11:56
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@kiwifidget That really needs to be report to the CEOs office at ASB. 


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  #2837310 23-Dec-2021 12:43
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I would have asked how her failure to be vaccinated should be your problem and if she’s unable to help that she should infact be the one to leave and find someone that can.




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  #2837364 23-Dec-2021 13:04
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kiwifidget:

 

Real life as reported to me by Himself.

 

We went to Katikati last week to visit my parents and his elderly aunt (almost 90 and not steady on her feet).

 

Himself's brother also went to visit the aunt on the same day.

 

We are all double-vaccinated.

 

Had a very pleasant drive down from Pukekohe. 

 

Aunty was having trouble with ASB not doing as she asked over the phone, and ASB wouldn't cooperate with her nephews either.

 

ASB insisted it had to be done in branch, closest being Tauriko.

 

Appointment was made for 9am the following morning.

 

Nephews drove Aunty to the bank and all were duly ushered into a wee room to get things sorted.

 

About 15 minutes in, the ASB staffer cottoned on that the nephews were from Auckland, whereupon she chucked a complete mental, declaring herself to be unvaccinated. How dare they bring their Aucklandy germs anywhere near her. She made all 3 of them leave the bank and wait outside, making them feel like lepers.

 

Never mind that ASB were quite OK with exposing their elderly customer to an unvaccinated staff member. Whisky Tango Foxtrot!

 

Happy ending: Aunty no longer has any ASB accounts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ex-Banker here. 

 

I'd report that directly to ASB. She's likely to be flying in the face of policy, if she's customer facing, unvaccinated and throwing vaccinated customers out of the branch for her own failings. 

 

It's not the sort of thing that a bank would want turning up in the mainstream media...so Reddit could be a good outlet too. 

 

 





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  #2837369 23-Dec-2021 13:16
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No way I would have gone outside. I would have told the ASB staff member to leave and get the branch manager. 

 

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  #2838364 25-Dec-2021 17:36
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Merry -ing Christmas from NZ Rail!

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  #2845805 9-Jan-2022 18:01
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Not exactly today, but happened just before Christmas Break.

 

I created a Google Form that was intended to be used by myself, my staff and contractors to submit job reports. Created it back in August during the lockdown and was working fine, but week before Christmas when I went to fill it out, I got a "We're sorry. You can't access this item because it is in violation of our Terms of Service."

 

I viewed the TOS but couldn't really find anything in there that would have caused my form to be in violation. Reading help pages says I would/should have got a warning message before this occurred, but I don't ever recall seeing one.

 

Looks like no way to get access back to the form. Tried submitting feedback along the lines of "Can't Access a Form" but never got a response.

 

GRRRRRR





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  #2845819 9-Jan-2022 18:35
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Do you need an apps account for that or whatever they call it now, workspace?

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  #2845828 9-Jan-2022 19:02
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Disgusting @asbbank should know about this!

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  #2845906 9-Jan-2022 21:22
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neb:

Merry -ing Christmas from NZ Rail!


Kiwi Rail have cancelled all non peak Wairarapa trains. For two years. Two. Years.





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