Open Forum – Wednesday

19 August 2015

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  1. Mike C

     /  19th August 2015

    Oh My God … I just saw a visual sound-bite of tonights “Story” on TV3.

    It had a selfie of Heather Du Plessis-Allen and Dan Carter on it.

    The look on her face was saying:- “Look at Me …Look at Me … Look at Me … I am with Dan Carter !!!”

    It’s the most frightening selfie I have seen in ages. LOL.

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    • kittycatkin

       /  19th August 2015

      I saw some of the item about the Home Detention anklets, which mainly consisted of a policeman and someone from Corrections being really polite and patient as Duncan Garner rudely hectored, interrupted and talked over them.

      It began with someone putting a belt very loosely round their ankle and then slipping it off (they flexed their foot to enable this) which proved something, I don’t see what. The two presenters cut an anklet in two. Duncan G then hectored the policeman and the Corrections man and ignored their repeated statements about how nowhere in the world has anklets that are locked on & can’t be removed, that the, that 5 out of 1600 of the wearers are without them (at the moment), which is fewer than before (new company). that the repeat offending rate for those who had them was less than for people who were sent to prison etc etc….what a waste of breath. Mr G wasn’t interested.

      It wouldn’t matter what they were made of, anyone who was determined to remove it would. It’s surely in the wearer’s own interest to keep it on.

      Never again will I waste time on this silly ego-trip, laughingly called current affairs. This was the third time, and it’s worse each time.

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