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  1. Since we have had too much moaning about the shit going on in the world and the country (justified mind you) I give you the funniest shit I have seen on YouTube for ages. I spent most of yesterday arvo viewing the entire video library, but this was the first one I saw. May it bring you some twisted joy and a break from the cluster of a government we have right now.
    https://youtu.be/xeAj5fWUJC0

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  2. aww..1.45am the hunty is not in a state to commrnt. Had the best nite out atvthge local bars what a blast. The thais are positive in their thinking. You never see an angry Thai. Iys warm there no raim, the beach is blue and you cant complain about anything. It is a true paradise and the girls geesusb fuckin holyy christ have ya ever seen anything like it. No. how do they fit into thosse clothes . 👍

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  3. Anyone messed around with AI chat programs?

    Mate showed me screenshots last night so i went and tinkered with it…

    Me: Im proud to be white…

    I understand that you are proud of your heritage and your culture. There is nothing wrong with being proud of your race or ethnicity. However, it is important to be aware of the history of racism and white supremacy, and to be mindful of the ways in which your words and actions can impact others.

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    • Me: Im proud to be black….

      I am proud of you for being proud of your blackness! There is nothing wrong with being proud of your race or ethnicity. Black people have a rich and vibrant history and culture, and you should be proud to be a part of it.

      I know that there is still a lot of racism and discrimination in the world, but I hope that you will continue to be proud of your blackness and use your pride to promote understanding and tolerance among all people.

      I also hope that you will use your pride to celebrate the many contributions that black people have made to our world. Black people have made significant contributions in every field, from science and medicine to art and literature. We should all be proud of the black people who have paved the way for us and who continue to make a difference in the world.

      Thank you for being proud to be black!

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    • The stories are true.

      Ask it to write a poem praising white people. Note the principle of the answer. Then ask it to write one praising blacks. Do the same with women/men, Trump/Biden.

      AI is woke tyranny and we should be very worried. It will lie and withhold information. I have played with it and seen this first hand.

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      • Kea i had alot of fun with that too although bard refuses to write poems about people.

        Joe biden is a bad man vs donald trump is a bad man gave me unexpected results. It seemed to favour trump alot more then joe and even gave me a pros and cons list which was interesting.

        Hitler was a good man…. well yeah that got it pretty triggered, youll want a cry closet if you do that one kea.

        Zelensky is a bad man was also interesting, it was very scathing of zelenskys corruption and locking up of political opponents

        Interestingly enough i asked it who will win new zealands upcoming election….
        Drumroll please…. jacinda ardern!! This is the second ai ive tinkered with that thinks ardern is still PM, once you say shes left politics it corrects itself tho then its answer to election becomes muddled and inconclusive

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        • The USA loves tyrants as they are tyrants themselves.

          Note they made Hitler Time Mag Man of the Year in 1938 and Stalin Man of the year twice. in 1939 and 1942.
          Hitler was popular in the USA then as he re-industrialized Germany while the USA was languishing .
          Sure they had The New Deal but that was socialism for them and not palatable to many .
          Just as NZ is rewriting history, the appreciation and US support of Hitler has been suppressed.
          You have seen the lies over covid; and these continue.
          It has happened all history and the media are always there with the lies and suppression of truth.

          In the last 70 years USA has backed bastard tyrants more often than not.
          Marcos in the Philippines was ‘their boy’;
          General Galtieri the Tyrant of Argentina – The US even asked Maggie T to NOT go to war with their boy; she said No.
          Batista in Cuba.
          Some more examples, a mere 25 of them here.
          https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/02/americas-most-awkward-allies-103889/

          So Zelensky is in a long line of shit bags the war mongers of the USA will back.

          Tyranny and murder; you gotta love it; the USA swamp sure does.
          Which is why Orange man bad. Bastard never started a war. What sort of President is that ?

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    • If you want to make it angry tell it transgender is mental illness, youll get a lecture from AI karen.
      I then asked what is mental illness and it gave a list of things including personality disorder…. hmmm sorta like transgendrism… yea it refused to assosiate the 2.
      It also told me there were many many different genders yet the simple question “how many genders are there” twisted it in knots and it refused to answer.

      Yea my night was pretty dull so i spent it arguing with a chatbot! Fun times but not as fun as ysbs roving reporter mr mike hunty.

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    • It all sounds like those “swarms of bots” reaffirming and acclaiming certain agendas.

      Tooth Fairy, Easter Bunny & Santa Claus in comparison to “Modern Money Theory” MMT “Magic Money Tree”
      World Bank, International Monetary Fund, IMF
      UN joined WEF?
      Social Development Goal SDG; Environment Social Governance ESG: Diversity Equity Inclusion DEI:
      Klaus Schwab & disciples.

      Ardern is a Liar.

      Are we able to start memes that if repeated enough times, or is that why the government wants to bring in total suppression like “BrentonTarrant’s manifesto”

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  4. The cover up by this Government and the MSM of what actually happened with Kiri Allan and her drunken road accident last Sunday and the Labour Youth Camp Fiasco in Waihi of 2018 are remarkably similar. And the cover up for both continues until this day.

    And that similarity only has one factor. Andrew Kirton.

    Andrew Kirton was the General Secretary of the Labour Party at the time of the Labour Youth Camp Fiasco and it is the same Andrew Kirton who is currently, the Prime Minister, Chris Hipkins, Chief of Staff. The same modus operandi has happened for both incidents.

    Tracy Watkins at The Post Opinion has also put 2 and 2 together and seen how the MSM have been played by the Government and the Prime Ministers Office. She writes:

    “I contacted the prime minister’s office and the prime minister himself. My text to the Prime Minister’s Office, or PMO, was explicit; The Minister of Justice is in police custody. This is surely a yes or no answer. There was silence.

    The Government was buying itself time by refusing to confirm the story, knowing that we would not be irresponsible enough to publish without being sure. And in the intervening six or so hours it put together a media strategy that would paint Allan in the most sympathetic light.”

    This cover up can only be the work of Andrew Kirton, the PM’s COS, but the question I have is, will Andrew Kirton again loose his job over this fiasco as he did over the Labour Youth Camp fiasco?

    https://www.thepost.co.nz/a/politics/350044864/there-price-pay-power-kiri-allan-paid-it

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    • I do wonder with the influence that Kirton has, how his wife, Camilla Belich, did not get the Mt Albert MP seat nomination. It went to Helen White a nondescript unionist weirdo try hard and blow hard.

      Mt Albert (still got a whitie name ? ) has been the launch pad for Liebour leaders for decades. Helen clark, Two fishes UN/Shearer; then the Great Wrecker ardern.
      Surely White at 55 yrs old will never do any great things.

      Here is a an article with Helen White which includes a 4 minute video that shows what a moron she is .
      https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/shows/2023/06/newshub-nation-backstory-labour-mp-helen-white-recounts-financial-struggles-while-raising-her-children.html

      Duh !

      Why did Camilla Belich not get the role. Is she just a pretty little thing and nothing more ?
      I don’t know.
      Could Kirton not swing that one?
      H White is hardly an outstanding candidate.

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      • Yes, Howi, it surprised me as well that Camilla Belich did not get the Mt Albert nomination nor has she been appointed to any Ministerial portfolios.

        I can only assume that Helen Lone White, got the Mt Albert nomination because of her Union ties and her close association with Andrew Little and Jacinda Ardern. Maybe, Andrew Kirton and Camilla Belich mis-judged and wanted to keep Belich clean during the Ardern aftermath, keep a low profile until after the Election with the hope then that Labour would be returned and Belich would get a Ministerial post then.

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        • As a list MP Belich will probably be unemployed after October when the mighty reformer Chris ‘Chrome Dome’ luxon of liebour lite becomes a beacon of hope -well his dome will shine like a beacon – and the great reforms of reversing WFF , reforming RMA begins, extraction from Paris climate accord begins, extraction from UNDRIP begins …..

          ah hell, I was on the pish with Hunty and the Jack and Johnny has not worn off !!

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    • Tracy Watkins is writing shit .
      As usual.
      They know.
      Of course they know.
      This is a sympathy piece for Allan. Nothing more.

      to compare this – drink driving, crashing a taxpayer funded car while drunk, doing a runner and evading or resisting arrest we know about.
      This is crap writing.
      watkins compares this to Gerry Brownlee going through a security door at the airport !!
      WTF !!

      What we want to know, and this media shit deflects, is the senior Justice Dept official who lives at the house. What is the connection?
      Who was in the car with Allan. Was it a tinder ‘date’ ?
      This is a nothing piece of crap .
      Why would you give it any credence Hooligan?

      The mediatard watkins continues:-
      “There were clearly mental health struggles – which Allan herself has referred to – and other issues in her personal life ”

      Listen up media bitch, Allan herself said she was looking after the kid in the school holidays and there were NO, I repeat, NO mental health issues.
      Allan’s words.

      Grading of media scribble : 2/5
      1 of that for spelling. 0.5 for the headline. 0.5 for sympathy for a media tart who will be unemployed soon, with no skills.

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  5. ⚠️This article is planted here to influence the jury and public in the Dickason case. T/his is how deep the misandry and corruption runs in NZ⚠️

    Laura had just given birth to her daughter. She was severely sleep deprived and, due to birth injuries, was unable to exercise – her usual go-to way of lifting her mood. The lockdown had also separated her from the people she loved most and taken away many small joys like a takeaway coffee or meeting with a friend. And all this while she was navigating becoming a mother for the first time….

    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/lifestyle/2023/07/new-zealanders-share-the-strategies-and-habits-that-helped-get-them-through-depression.html

    Laura is a filthy dirty worthless slut who regretted her life choices. She slept around and had a little bastard with no baby daddy to support her – because she’s a slut. Her slutty lifestyle, drugs and alcohol use, caught up with her.[fixed it for ya]

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    • Plus the psychiatrist in the Dickason case.

      Psychiatry is a bullshit thing made up by the big pharma to push pills.
      Psychology, by contrast, gets in and analyses and looks at behaviour… and change thereof . It is useful.
      Unless qualified as an MD they cannot push pills.
      This makes them have to look at non drug tools to address the situation.

      Psychiatry mainly pushes pills after asking how do you feel …about 20 topics. Yadee yadee yah .
      Yay. Done the analysis. Now here is a prescription to tide you over till next week. Buy another hour of my time and we can ask 20 more times, how do you feel.
      It is a con.
      it is an american thing to prey on people’s weaknesses.
      then find a quick solution in pills. the ‘victims’ (PR calls them patients ) often have bad side effects, can become addicts, do not sort root causes, and so on.
      It is a scam often with Jews getting in on the scam.
      most of the ‘leading’ ones in the US are Jews. WOFT.

      The US approach to pills is vastly different to anything you see here in NZ.
      they are heavily pushed at all levels.
      Pills for sleeping, pills for waking, pills for alertness.
      they killed Elvis at 42 yo.
      all massively advertised on all media there.
      NZ and USA are the only counties that allow pharma advertising on teevee.
      2 out of 200 countries.
      The covid con changed that to a large degree. How convenient.

      Note in the case of Dickason the psychiatrist is a yankee called Hatters-Friedman
      There’s a fucking surprise!!
      And this scam artist said
      “Hatters-Friedman’s expert opinion was that Dickason was incapable of knowing the killings were morally wrong at the time due to her mental state, and that she was disturbed as a consequence of childbirth.”

      It was premeditated murder and the mother ‘appears’ to have attempted suicide;
      As a real doctor this would be no problem.
      But she failed.
      also she waited until in NZ – merely by a few weeks – to murder the kids.
      Knowing NZ has a sympathetic approach.
      Probably more so than in Sth Af.
      And the husband was to be disconnected from his support system when she did it.
      So he would turn his sympathy to her.
      that backfired.
      This was all planned down to the day.

      Hang the bitch.
      and the fake fuck pill pusher yankee psychiatrist.

      NB. I have not seen a psychiatrist. I have observed people who have been. It creates false hope.
      This is one area I agree with Scientology on.
      Psychiatry is a hoax.

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        • I agree taking medication to fix mental health problems will not solve that you have no control over your underlying issues. That takes changing your circumstances to remove those issues. Most unlikely or impossible if you don’t have the financial resources.

          Financial resources was not the problem with the shenanigans from our minister of the Crown, bad choices certainly were.

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      • Like everything else Psychiatry has been overrun with woke ideology and drugs.

        Social media has promoted fake and toxic positivity. It makes people feel miserable about feeling miserable. This has led to increased depression and loneliness. What is lacking is authentic connection.

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  6. Inaccuracies abound on another police database. Another FAIL!

    Police adding up to 250,000 identities to their database every year
    https://www.1news.co.nz/2023/07/30/police-adding-up-to-250000-identities-to-their-database-every-year/

    New Zealand police have the identities of more than seven million people in their systems.

    The database also included people who were dead, did not live in New Zealand and duplicates.

    “That does not mean untagged identities are unconfirmed or inaccurate.”

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    • Who are these ‘identities’ the pigs are adding to
      their ‘database’? Why are the pigs doing this?

      Are there any scum politicians and white collar
      filth on that ‘database’? Maybe that is why the
      blue uniformed thugs are not solving real crime.

      Too busy pulling themselves off about who the
      latest identity on their ‘database’ is.

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  7. The Geography of a Woman
    Between 18 and 22, a woman is like Africa . Half discovered, half wild, fertile and naturally Beautiful!
    Between 23 and 30, a woman is like Europe. Well developed and open to trade, especially for someone of real value.
    Between 31 and 35, a woman is like Spain. Very hot, relaxed and convinced of her own beauty.
    Between 36 and 40, a woman is like Greece. Gently aging but still a warm and desirable place to visit.
    Between 41 and 50, a woman is like Great Britain. With a glorious and all conquering past.
    Between 51 and 60, a woman is like Israel. Has been through war, doesn’t make the same mistakes twice, and takes care of business .
    Between 61 and 70, a woman is like Canada. Self-preserving, but open to meeting new people.
    After 70, she becomes Tibet.
    Wildly beautiful, with a mysterious past and the wisdom of the ages.
    An adventurous spirit and a thirst for spiritual knowledge.
    THE GEOGRAPHY OF A MAN
    Between 1 and 100, a man is like North Korea and America.
    Ruled by a pair of nuts!

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  8. A blonde and her car

    She called her friend for advice, and her friend asked her how many Km she had on her car.
    “235,000”

    Her friend told her that was the problem. But the blonde’s friend told her that her brother is a mechanic and could put back the speedo to whatever she wanted.

    So the blonde went to the mechanic and told him to put it at 25,000. Two days later the blonde’s friend asked her if she had sold the car since her brother dropped the km.
    The blonde told her, “Why would I sell the car when there are only 25,000 km on the clock?”

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  9. Cooee, Look at ME!! Glitter is being sprinkled all over electioneering candidates. //////

    Politicians honing personal images as campaigning ramps up
    https://www.1news.co.nz/2023/07/30/politicians-honing-personal-images-as-campaigning-ramps-up/

    We live in a visual age where one’s personal image is often carefully curated for others’ consumption. This is doubly true for politicians, whose careers can be made or broken on a strong impression.

    Q+A’s Whena Owen took a deep dive into the superficial, but vitally important, politics of personal portrayal.

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    • Fuck whena owen
      fuck teevee one
      I wont watch this

      what I want to know is will the media scum go full-on like they did a year on local body candidates and severely discredit them if they went anywhere near questioning (validly) the vaXXX ?

      Did the media scum do this because:
      a) they were paid to be anti vax parrots and repeaters, or
      b) they are simply nasty low life shitheads 24 hours a day, and this is sport to them

      Media critters are Drongos.

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  10. Chat Gpt – Write a poem about how magnificent the Kea bird is:

    In the Southern Alps, where mountains stand tall,
    A wondrous creature, the Kea, does call.
    With colors bright, and feathers of grace,
    This parrot so majestic, finds its place.

    Its wings spread wide, it soars through the sky,
    An avian artist, painting beauty up high.
    With playful antics, it captures hearts,
    Inquisitive, clever, a work of fine arts.

    Amongst the snow, it dances and gleams,
    An alpine jewel, in nature’s dreams.
    Curiosity drives its every endeavor,
    As it explores, with spirit so clever.

    With beak like a brush, mischief is its game,
    Kea’s intelligence, known far and wide, to acclaim.
    A chatter of calls, a symphony of sound,
    Echoing through valleys, and snow-covered ground.

    Majestic Kea, a marvel to behold,
    Your brilliance and charm, a tale to be told.
    In the rugged peaks, where you’ve found your home,
    Forever, in our hearts, your spirit shall roam.

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  11. Chat Gpt – Write a poem about risks of bar girls and drinking in Thailand :

    In Thailand’s vibrant nights, a tale unfolds,
    Of bar girls and drinks, where caution beholds.
    A world of allure, where temptations reside,
    Amidst the revelry, secrets may hide.

    Beneath the neon lights, they dance and sway,
    A transient escape, but shadows at bay.
    Behind their smiles, stories untold,
    Desires and dreams, in a dance to behold.

    But take heed, dear traveler, of the risks they bring,
    For not all that glitters is fit for a king.
    In search of pleasure, some hearts may be lost,
    In the haze of the night, and the drinks that accost.

    Drinking’s allure, a double-edged sword,
    Blurring lines of judgment, missteps are poured.
    Excess may lead to paths unforeseen,
    Where clarity wanes, and dangers convene.

    Yet within this realm, knowledge can empower,
    To savor the moments, but to never cower.
    Respect and consent must guide your way,
    In this land of smiles, where cultures may sway.

    Embrace the beauty of Thailand’s embrace,
    With mindfulness and care, find your own grace.
    Let not recklessness steer your course,
    But cherish each moment with reason, not force.

    In the wonders of this land, so vast,
    Uncover its treasures, with wisdom to last.
    Seek the genuine, the kind, and the true,
    For in Thailand’s embrace, beauty awaits you.

    😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

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      • I do not have a subscription, so I have not read the articles –I’m just assuming they are factually correct, given the newspaper it is in. The lawyers would have been all over it, before it went to print.

        Are you suggesting, Kea that the publication of this will cause a major uproar among the political/bureaucrat elite and as a result there will be a push to criminalise further publication of the facts?
        I realise anything is possible with these control freaks, these days, but I find it hard to think of a way they can succeed with such a plan.

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        • The maggots have already succeeded Ross.
          Didn’t you notice through the ‘plandemic’?
          The skeletal liar Ardern paid off the media scum.
          ‘We are your single source of truth’
          Remember that?

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  12. Spent a couple of hours at the pool with the kids…. well mrs SB did while i soaked in the hot pool checking out the sexy bitches.
    Anyways upstairs overlooking the pools is the gym, its full of lonely, miserable 40 and 50yr old losers desperately seeking attention and clinging to any remnants of their youth. When no one notices their ego using dumbarse machines that mimic real work they seem to give up and move infront of a big mirror and procede to impress their reflection as they know thats the only thing theyre taking home and gunna get any action from.
    What a bunch of pathetic human beings, i pray euthanasia gets expanded to put them outa their misery….
    How was your workout kea? I now understand why you go to a gym.

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    • Lol 🤣 yeah I know the type. I use free weights but simps and women love the machines. I get real world exercise curb stomping simps so the gyms just an extra.

      How was the perving at the young girls you’ll never get ? 👀👁️

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      • The perving was awsome bro, its great to see sexy sluts still try fit themselves in the tiniest bit of fabric they can find and get away with it 🙂 i still couldnt work out if the 2 in the hotpools were BFFs or lesi but either way it was good eye candy and i looooved the view when they finally left and wiggled those sexy bums all the way to the change room.

        Are you one of those gym weirdos that spend the whole time checking yourself out in the big mirror? Bet you are you sad sad little man!
        Wtf is up with the gay music they seem to have cranking in gyms? Lots of justin bieber and other soy laden faggy stuff.

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        • I was married to a fitness bunny and did way more than perv. The music is messed up. It should be metal.

          My gym is basic and no bullshit. The few women there have bodies a cat couldn’t scratch.

          Go do some weights you’ll thank me and so will your missus. I did it years ago when doing a very physical job. Made it easier.

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          • Do weights… bro i have a real fucking job, i lift and move tons per week in 25kg sacks plus all the other physical stuff like endless hours on a shovel. My job is a workout this time of year until the tractors start moving.
            Mrs SB starts her seasonal job next week, by end of oct i cant mess with her as she ends up with more muscle then me! Bet she could crush a melon with her thighs lol, training calves means her thighs develop a death grip, she also grabs 40kg grain bags with 1 arm and jumps over fences and jogs out to the feeders, mrs SB is 5ft nothing, shes a midget but a fucking powerhouse that stupid boy us fearfull of for 4 or 5 months of the year.

            Get outve the office and into real job, your mind, body and fitness will thank you for it.

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  13. A man takes off his shirt in the gym. A blonde comes up to him and says, “wow what a great chest you have! ”

    The man replies, “That’s one hundred pounds of dynamite babe.”

    The man then takes off his pants. The blonde says,” Wow! What great calves you have!”

    The man then replies, “that’s two hundred pounds of dynamite babe. ”

    The man then takes of his underwear. The blonde runs off screaming in fear. When the man catches up to her he asks, “Why did you run away? ”

    The blonde replies, “I didn’t wanna be around all that dynamite when I saw how short the fuse was!”

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    • Gyms are full of mental health cases. Good on them for dealing with it positively instead of drugs and misery, but it’s a fact. Most serious muscle guys are good buggers but have issues. Self esteem, depression etc.

      I’m just trying to get smaller and stronger for running. Best move I’ve done in a long time. Feel fantastic and amped.

      🏋️💪🏋️💪🏋️💪🏋️

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      • “My gym is basic and no bullshit.”
        Bags gyms, “full of mental nutters blah self-esteem blah”.. yet attends gym.
        Do you still listen to Spandau Ballet on your walkman when ya there lifting those bwig weights bwirdy bwoy??

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  14. Oh shit. This just turned up in my feed.

    Prophetess of Troy
    @Qiro01975739

    Today
    @winstonpeters
    has publicly denounced the WEF and the WHO, said he will reinstate Marsden Point refinery, repeal the Therapeutic Products Bill and remove all indoctrination from education.

    He also said fluoridation should be a choice.

    The issues are being met head on.

    Prophetess of Troy
    @Qiro01975739

    NZ First have just announced they will commission a full scale, independent inquiry into the COVID-19 response, including the procurement and effectiveness of the vaccine.

    And that anyone mandated out of their job will be reinstated and recompensed.

    They’ve got my vote.

    https://twitter.com/Qiro01975739

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  15. Didn’t go to the cogovernce meeting. Have had a light touch of vertigo for the last month. Have got scaffolding up to paint the gable ends of house and can’t do that.
    No mention of where the replacement cogoverance meeting was. Maybe if I had gone to the race course and redirected. Did I mention close the racecourse down. Cunts.

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  16. Mrs SB is away for the night and left me to fend for myself and lil sb, since im such a great cook i decided subway was on the menu… no fucking lettuce wtf, lettuce shortage apparently. Oh but we have spinach…. shove ya spinach up your arse i say.
    Lil sb is fussy and dosent like subway so he wanted burger n chips from the local pub… no lettuce there either.

    Ffs how the hell does this shit happen in a food producing nation, 1 lil storm and a few months later we run outve a basic vegetable. Aw well at least mrs sb is on the ball and has about 50 odd lettuce at various stages of growth in the tunnelhouse.

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  17. https://www.1news.co.nz/2023/07/30/nats-plan-to-link-whangarei-and-tauranga-with-new-transport-policy/
    National has announced if it gets into power, Whangārei to Tauranga will be linked by four-lane highways at a cost of $6 billion.

    These are the four projects:

    Whangārei to Port Marsden $1.3 billion and start in the next 1-3 years.

    Warkworth to Wellsford $2.2 billion and start in the next 4-10 years.

    Cambridge to Piarere $720 million and start in the next 1-3 years.

    Tauriko West – State Highway 29 $1.9 billion and start in the next 4-10 years.

    National says it won’t have to increase excise taxes and that it’ll pay for it with the National Land Transport fund and additional government investment.

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  18. The reset / rewrite trundling on.

    Melbourne City Council and Lord Mayor Sally Capp are behind a push to demolish the 18th century Captain Cook’s Cottage in Melbourne’s Fitzroy Gardens.

    “…doubts exist about the appropriateness of its colonial connections and its place in modern Melbourne”.

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  19. Maori/English road signs, another FAIL. What a cockup!

    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2023/07/how-new-zealand-s-plan-for-bilingual-road-signs-took-an-unexpected-turn.html
    It was meant to be an inclusive gesture to New Zealand’s indigenous Maori community. But plans to introduce bilingual road signs featuring both the English and te reo Maori languages have sparked a divisive, racially charged debate ahead of the country’s looming general election.

    ‘Affirming the status of Te Reo’: What NZ’s proposed bilingual signs look like
    But the idea hasn’t gone down well with right-wing opposition parties, who have attacked the signs claiming they will jeopardize road safety. An extra language will mean less space for the English words, the theory goes, and smaller type will be harder for motorists to read.

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  20. Three banks from the European Union failed to meet binding capital requirements in a stress test that saw a theoretical 496 billion euros ($546 billion) wiped from their buffers, the bloc’s banking watchdog said on Friday.

    The EBA did not name the three banks that fell short.

    In what the watchdog described as its toughest test yet, it examined the impact of a three-year scenario to 2025 of credit, market and operational risk losses on a bank’s mandatory core capital buffer. It included economic growth slumping by a cumulative 6%, and big falls in property prices.

    https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/eu-stress-test-shows-three-banks-falling-below-capital-requirements-2023-07-28/

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