Open Forum – Sunday

25 November 2018

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7 Comments

  1. Gezza

     /  November 25, 2018

    Getting a bit concerned about me mate Blazer. He’s been MIA for a while. Hope he’s ok and hasn’t done something silly like paid to a quick visit to Israel and said something impolitic while passing through security. :/

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    • PartisanZ

       /  November 25, 2018

      He’ll be back soon and with a vengeance probably …

      I’m looking forward to his return.

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    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  November 25, 2018

      He’ll be fine so long as he doesn’t have any of your posts on his phone, Sir Gerald.

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      • Gezza

         /  November 25, 2018

        Speaking of which, I happened to have my smartphone on me as well as my usual 3G mobile when I was watching 1ewes at 6 down at ma’s this evening. They had an item saying that Civil Defence were going to be sending out a test alert to people’s cellphones in half an hour. Mine was switched off and had data switched off too. Ma doesn’t want a computer or internet access & there’s no or other wifi connection I can use down there.

        I still got the Civil Defence alert on my smartphone? (Not on my 3G mobile though.)

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  2. Gezza

     /  November 25, 2018

    STATISTICS

    No. of return car trips to and from ma’s place today: 2
    No. of solo teenagers encountered crossing the road in front of me on my street: 6
    No. of these who were male: 1
    No. of these who were female: 5
    % of total road-crossing teenagers encountered who were looking at their smartphones the whole time they were crossing the road: 100

    It’s possible there may not be as many of these young folk around to look after their folks in their old age as some economists think.

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  3. Griff.

     /  November 25, 2018

    Golden glow apparent from the Australian dust as the sun goes down.
    The effect is already noticeable here with a couple of hours until sunset.

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  4. Gezza

     /  November 25, 2018

    There is so much negative crap thrown at iwi for supposedly mismanaging their finances and treaty settlements it was good to see an item on 1ewes at 6 last night that was framed around “The Maori Economy” and gave this example of how it is being very successfully exploited by one Iwi. Did anyone else see this? I realise a lot of posters watch that other rubbish dirtbag newshub channel that Tova and Paddy work for & don’t know if it also featured anything on this.

    https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/m-ori-half-billion-dollar-mega-trust-buys-popular-rotorua-tourist-attraction-whopping-15-million

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