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  Reply # 142927 4-Jul-2008 12:41
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just make sure you one of the first 389 or your'll be disappointed.

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  Reply # 142928 4-Jul-2008 12:42

Well, since you ask I'm taking the family down to the Naki to visit a friend who lives on a dairy farm who's about to have her second child...

so: cold, wet, possibly snowing, no sleep, possibly tearing up sheets and boiling water, helping to milk cows.

hmmm. Not sure where the "holiday" bit comes into it acutally.

(not sure what clues you'll find in there - happy hunting! Innocent)




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  Reply # 142930 4-Jul-2008 12:47
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Cool, better take the mozzie repellant anyway!!! :)
Hmm.....I'm trying to find the hidden meaning.

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  Reply # 142931 4-Jul-2008 12:48
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PaulBrislen: 
so: cold, wet, possibly snowing, no sleep, possibly tearing up sheets and boiling water, helping to milk cows.
(not sure what clues you'll find in there - happy hunting! Innocent)

I love a challenge, well the "cold, wet, possibly snowing and no sleep" refers to the people queuing in line all night..
the "Possibly tearing up sheets" refers to finding out there is bugger all stock.
the "boiling water" refers to what vodafone will be in, with loads of unhappy campers...
and finally milking the cow" is obviously Apple, cos they are going to make loads from this product (when stock finally arrives)

Hows that....

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Reply # 142932 4-Jul-2008 12:50

kinetic:
PaulBrislen: 
so: cold, wet, possibly snowing, no sleep, possibly tearing up sheets and boiling water, helping to milk cows.
(not sure what clues you'll find in there - happy hunting! Innocent)

I love a challenge, well the "cold, wet, possibly snowing and no sleep" refers to the people queuing in line all night..
the "Possibly tearing up sheets" refers to finding out there is bugger all stock.
the "boiling water" refers to what vodafone will be in, with loads of unhappy campers...
and finally milking the cow" is obviously Apple, cos they are going to make loads from this product (when stock finally arrives)

Hows that....


LMAO!

You should be in PR.




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  Reply # 142933 4-Jul-2008 12:50
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nice work Kinetic, you have waaay too much time on your hands...

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Reply # 142934 4-Jul-2008 12:51
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kinetic:
PaulBrislen: 
so: cold, wet, possibly snowing, no sleep, possibly tearing up sheets and boiling water, helping to milk cows.
(not sure what clues you'll find in there - happy hunting! Innocent)

I love a challenge, well the "cold, wet, possibly snowing and no sleep" refers to the people queuing in line all night..
the "Possibly tearing up sheets" refers to finding out there is bugger all stock.
the "boiling water" refers to what vodafone will be in, with loads of unhappy campers...
and finally milking the cow" is obviously Apple, cos they are going to make loads from this product (when stock finally arrives)

Hows that....


Brilliant! couldnt have done it better myself!

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  Reply # 142970 4-Jul-2008 14:31
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Stop talking to Paul, he's a zombie plant, this is all a con to get people to Queen street so the zombies can get us!

The ref to cows is us! we're the food and I'm not talking salad!

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  Reply # 142972 4-Jul-2008 14:33

motorwayne: Stop talking to Paul, he's a zombie plant, this is all a con to get people to Queen street so the zombies can get us!

The ref to cows is us! we're the food and I'm not talking salad!


What's this book called... (dusts off cover) "To Serve Man"... interesting.




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Reply # 142976 4-Jul-2008 14:45
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OMG, the build-up's getting to some people... they've snapped under the pressure! Tongue out




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  Reply # 142977 4-Jul-2008 14:46
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Hehe - my point exactly, here is an exert from Pauls favorite book on Wikipdia - The title is a play on the word serve having the dual meanings "assist" and "provide as a meal".

Have a good holiday, you're going to need it!


cheers - motorwayne

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  Reply # 142993 4-Jul-2008 16:55
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Surely this quote out of todays herald is not correct:

'The improvements will benefit users of internet-capable mobile devices - like Apple's iPhone 3G, which Vodafone will launch in New Zealand on July 10 - and those in remote areas, who can connect laptops or other computers using 3G network cards or USB 'Vodem' modems.

Surely this is a typo by an uninformed reporter?  I hope so!

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  Reply # 142995 4-Jul-2008 17:00
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aimsy007: Surely this quote out of todays herald is not correct:

'The improvements will benefit users of internet-capable mobile devices - like Apple's iPhone 3G, which Vodafone will launch in New Zealand on July 10 - and those in remote areas, who can connect laptops or other computers using 3G network cards or USB 'Vodem' modems.

Surely this is a typo by an uninformed reporter?  I hope so!

Everyone knows that it's July 11 here in New Zealand.

Either it's a typo, or that the author thought it was going to be a US July 11 launch worldwide.




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  Reply # 143004 4-Jul-2008 17:27
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No, we're ahead of them. Our 11 July starts while they are still 10 July. So if our launch is early on the 11th it will be the 10th in US time. Wink

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  Reply # 143008 4-Jul-2008 17:32
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RmACK: No, we're ahead of them. Our 11 July starts while they are still 10 July. So if our launch is early on the 11th it will be the 10th in US time. Wink

You're right... sometimes strange things happen on the international date line Laughing




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