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  1. From my Son in Law who lives in China in Nanjing – “So, still debating getting out of town. Bunker down for 2-4 weeks. But what if we get caught somewhere with a high temp. We have temperature checked 10 times today, stores, living compounds, train stations. If we end up having to be sent to quarantine, then we are not in a good spot. Flights are costly, but right now groceries may get expensive, masks etc are expensive.”
    I think the reality of being in a complete locked down city is starting to be seen, all non essential business, weddings, funerals etc have been stopped until, at this stage, 9th February.

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    • Travel is discretionary.
      When these people travel they move away from the comforts and security of their own home.
      This may involve pick pockets in Italy or Spain, it may mean flight disruptions from volcanoes, and it may be a health restriction.
      You have to grin and bear it.
      Always have travel insurance.
      It seems some people don’t get travel insurance and when things go wrong they have a big sook to the media filth and start a Give a little page.
      It is also a real bastard if you are too fat to sit in Business Class seats!

      I was due to fly out of Los Angeles on the afternoon of Sept 11, 2001.
      That did not happen.
      One adjusts.
      Travel involves stepping away from the norm.
      Disruption in travel is normal.

      The further from home base the greater the uncertainty.
      It makes life interesting.
      The only certainty is that Ardern will lie today; Winston will be an arsehole; and Soimon will still endorse what they do.
      We live in interesting times.

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  2. Brexit Day!!!!! 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧
    Congratulations Britain
    Go Boris!

    17 Million Fuck-Offs (2020 update) – Dominic Frisby’s Brexit Song with a new verse for 2020
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2zJ8vaB5jo

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  3. When our citizens come back for Wuhan, on that charter plane…
    Will Ardern be there to hug them all?

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    • Headed to Taupo & Hawkes Bay last weekend from Wellington. I kid you not, it was the first time I saw that it’s summer in NZ. Apparently Sunday was the day set aside for summer here, since then it’s been wind, rain and now howling gales.

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      • Sigh ABS – don’t you know its climate change.
        Three months ago I had an extra duvet on the bed, but then someone drove their car about (YOU?), and now the lawn is toast. I’m off to the supermarket with my string bag to buy organic hummus, that’ll fix it.

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        • I hope you are walking or on your JAG designated bamboo bicycle Harvey.

          Yesterday I drove a new car with the designated road speed showing on my dashboard. The speed changes so often you need a clever car or you wouldn’t know what speed you are to travel at. Roads I have been driving for 40 years are suddenly designated at a much slower speed, as well JAG has been busy directing the installation of “safety” features which to me just clutter the road so it is more like an obstacle course than a road. 😡😡😡

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          • In HB the numbknuckles at Hastings District Council have reduced the speed limit on all their roads to 80kmh, but on the national highwys it is still 100 as you’d expect. So you have people doing 80 in the 100 zones, and others doing 100 in the 80 zones.
            Then some fool has decided the expressway between Napier and Hastings has to be a silo with armco barriers on the left and cheesecutters down the centre.
            The installation is creating mayhem, and whenever anyone hits the barrier there’s chaos while the roadies have to fix it (at peak time.) If someone has a nose to tail in the mayhem there’s nowhere for them to pull off to sort it out, and everyone else including emergency service vehicles – remember Napier Hospital is in Hastings – is locked in and can’t turn around to find another route.
            Meanwhile we sit in our cars watching taxpayer dollars being incinerated on the altar of virtue signalling, and knowing that whoever thought this bullshit was a good idea is probably being paid megabucks for their expertise in fuckwittery.

            (And I’m cross about it)

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              • It is four lanes in part, but there are three bridges that cause bottlenecks.
                One has the excuse of being built when traffic flows were much much lighter, but the other were designed by idiots.
                Sometimes I’m not sure if I’m going to kill or be killed as I proceed around the Pakowhai Rd/ HB expressway roundabout only to have to cast anchors away because the queue of traffic trying to merge from two lanes to one has backed back that far. I watch my rear vision mirror as other motorists are similarly blindsided and hope to every God I’ve heard of that they won’t pile into the back of me.

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      • You wonder why we don’t live there. Figured that out 45 years ago. Decided my life needed more than cold wind and sour people.

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  4. Canterbury group sick of dumped tyres take matters into their own hands
    https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/canterbury-group-sick-dumped-tyres-take-matters-into-their-own-hands-v1?auto=6128085346001

    Ms McLean says the lack of Government action is leaving the community to “clean up the cost”.
    “We’re not prepared to sit back any longer, and wait for this permanent fire risk or environment hazard to take on a life of its own,” she says.
    “We’ve waited, we’ve worked with the authorities, but now it’s time for community to step up, step in, and clean it up.”

    Don’t expect help from the COL. They have proved they are all hui, no dooey 🙄

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  5. Does anyone know or can confirm if Tova O’Brien, Winston Peters or the not so squeaky clean PM have set up a give a little page for there political nark yet.

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    • Do t know , but today Sean Plunket has stated today that JLR is one of the charged , I thought Tova her self may have been one of the others , but I have seen her with an article today , the donations are still legal , and the crimes are not the donations , its something else , I suggest it maybe to do with trying to over throw a political party in a democracy , Slater , Lusk and Peters were helping JLR to destabilise the party , so this could we get messy , Plunket also said that something is due to come out about Winston Peters very soon as well , not sure if they are connected

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    • I note the BFD are threatening posters with copying and forwarding TO THE POLICE , the names of people breaking the so called blanket ban of the suppression order , clearly this is way to close to home , and lets just hope the other 3 scum , and the 3 scum that we all know who were behind JLR failed attempt to over throw the NaTS

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  6. The husband leans over and asks his wife, “Do you remember the first time we had sex together over fifty years ago? We went behind the village tavern where you leaned against the back fence and I made love to you.”
    Yes, she says, “I remember it well.”
    OK, he says, “How about taking a stroll around there again and we can do it for old time’s sake?”
    “Oh Jim, you old devil, that sounds like a crazy, but good idea!”
    A police officer sitting in the next booth heard their conversation and, having a chuckle to himself, he thinks to himself, I’ve got to see these two old-timers having sex against a fence. I’ll just keep an eye on them so there’s no trouble. So he follows them.
    The elderly couple walks haltingly along, leaning on each other for support aided by walking sticks. Finally, they get to the back of the tavern and make their way to the fence The old lady lifts her skirt and the old man drops his trousers. As she leans against the fence, the old man moves in.. Then suddenly they erupt into the most furious sex that the policeman has ever seen. This goes on for about ten minutes while both are making loud noises and moaning and screaming. Finally, they both collapse, panting on the ground.
    The policeman is amazed. He thinks he has learned something about life and old age that he didn’t know.
    After about half an hour of lying on the ground recovering, the old couple struggles to their feet and put their clothes back on. The policeman is still watching and thinks to himself, this is truly amazing, I’ve got to ask them what their secret is.
    So, as the couple passes, he says to them, “Excuse me, but that was something else. You must’ve had a fantastic sex life together. Is there some sort of secret to this?”
    Shaking, the old man is barely able to reply, “Fifty years ago that wasn’t an electric fence.”

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  7. WILDWOOD, N.J. — The crowds in this oceanfront town swelled well beyond their usual winter size on Tuesday, filled with thousands of President Trump’s supporters who had braved bitter cold, lack of sleep and long lines for a chance to hear him speak.

    It was the president’s first rally in New Jersey since he took office, and he was greeted enthusiastically by a sea of people adorned in Trump paraphernalia.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/28/nyregion/Trump-rally-wildwood-nj.html?fbclid=IwAR338KayHgx7mWSkcGSFwaejnghCqYaaPduMN92t3nk4GC8cCVxe9k1y7bY

    Gotta hand ot to this man. Leader extraordinaire.

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  8. Could someone list a few left wing blogs and websites.
    I want to join them to see what is happening and stir a bit of shit!

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      • KB still seems to generally be centre-right or what might be said to be conservative socially and fiscally, in terms of the bulk of comments IMO.
        It just seems to be a bit too sensitive in the moderation for some people’s tastes.
        The thing I don’t get is how often the mods tell someone off for low value posts, or being abusive to other posters but then they let the poster StephieBoy troll and flame with contrarian posts many times a day. Stephie is often pushy with short posts ending with “?” (when he deserves no answer) or some exclamation of “No!” “Rubbish!” to a previous link or statement by another. He clearly irriatates people who make much better contributions to KB. Such low value shitposting by this person, that I wonder if the Mods tolerate or cultivate at least one retarded and inflammatory poster just to keep KB spicy (?). I also have to wonder at the psychology of Stephieboy too – but he does seem to enjoy himself by purely being a dick without any intention of influencing others. He is treated with rather more tolerance than his conduct with others deserves. I do understand that this Blog is in part an answer to the issues of moderation at KB and the indulgence by mods of Stephie”BOY”. A stupid boy he is.

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  9. I see over on Grownups, they have banned all comments on policicts as it gets a bit nasty.
    Some members are asking for it to be brought back as its election year.

    So how can we reach out to them to join ysb.
    Is it koscher to mention other forums on a forum?

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    • Is it koscher to mention other forums on a forum?

      Plenty here mention the goings on on KB, wobh, the Stranded, even Trade Me gets a mention.
      All you can do is try it on and see if anyone kicks you in the nuts.

      It would be bloody hilarious if you need permission to speak on a site called Grownups.

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    • No mention of JLR being charged either , they have not posted about it at all , and have today started taking down posts , they know shit is coming for their side

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  10. I was thinking about this Cheque the Deputy Prime Minister wrote for the Goverment out of the PGF on Wednesday and wonder has anyone had the notion that it is a very similar amount to what Fletchers need to return the land at Ihumatoa
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12304576
    Is this a way of Winston getting Jacinda out of a problem of her own making and satisfying the protesting occupation of Ihumatoa and repaying the PGF after the noise has quieten down , I don’t trust Winston with any thing he has his finger in so don’t be surprised if this happens.

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    • Word is Tainui is going to pay the money , we need to cheek deeply to see the money has not been given to Tainui by this rotten govt , they wont tell us , but it would not surprise me with their deep corruption

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    • Excellent.
      An easy on the eye Nordic woman as well.

      Her mention of supranationals …yes, Finland felt that.
      The criminals of Microsoft took their proud Nokia and smashed it on the front steps.

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      • “The criminals of Microsoft took their proud Nokia and smashed it on the front steps.”
        Can you elaborate on that howitis, please. ( I’m not disbelieving you. I am genuinely interested in the back story).

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  11. National Party’s ‘mischievous’ bar graph cleared by advertising watchdog
    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2020/01/national-party-s-mischievous-bar-graph-cleared-by-advertising-watchdog.html

    A National Party advert which exaggerated the cost of petrol under Labour was “mischievous” and had potential to “cause confusion”, but wasn’t misleading, the advertising watchdog has ruled.

    The ad was posted on National’s social media channels in early December. It claimed under National, petrol was $1.91 a litre, with tax making up 87c of that; but under Labour it’s $2.23, with tax of $1.12.

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  12. Grandkids go back to school on monday,
    Marori day on thursday,
    Teachers only day on friday,
    How many teachers do you think will be at school on friday,
    Four day weekend, more likely at the beach etc!

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    • The teacher we’re saddled with this year has shoved a form at us asking for permission to guinea pig our child for her masters research paper.
      I thought a masters programme would have been pretty demanding, but evidently this woman can hold down a full time job as well.
      These people know how to take the michael, don’t they?

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  13. Who would have thought?
    Homelessness in Wellington has doubled in 3 years and thats only counting the ones that are sleeping on the street. Taking into account the couch surfers and temporary boarders the number is well over 3 thousand. Labour have failed again to make any dent in the very thing they were elected to cure.
    As an aside, I applied to look at a house in Upper Hutt (currently living in Lower Hutt, 600pw for a 3bed house), Despite being among the first to apply and having great references, my partner and I both being managers of companies, the reply was:
    Due to overwhelming interest, we can’t guarantee that everyone will get an appointment to view this house (etc)
    My reply was “please remove my expression of interest”. I went back to look at the ad on trade me less than 24 hours after the ad was placed it had over 3 thousand views.
    New Zealand is fucked and will be for at least a decade after this government gets dragged out into the street and put against the wall. I feel bad for those less fortunate than myself, they have no recourse in this market.

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    • A few years ago we rented while we built. We secured the necessary rental by offering the landlord a few weeks rent in advance. If you are in a position to do this it is an effective incentive and way of cutting through the crowd of those also interested in the rental.

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      • For sure, finances arent the problem for us but like everyone else we’re fighting against a thousand other people to secure appropriate accommodation. The main reason I was interested was it was a 20 month lease which takes us to the end of our daughters college schooling, when we would be looking at purchasing a house. Hopefully between now and then the bottom drops out of the housing market (LMFAO). And NO, we are not looking to buy a KiwiBuild house I know people who work on them and they avow they are the shittiest houses they have ever worked on, will be wrecks in 10 years.

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    • Homelessness is visible worse in Wellington under the Ardern regime. Maori homelessness is through the roof. Poor brown people always suffer under Labour.

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  14. No wonder the left are great at filling positions like this instead of doing something productive for the country. How does the taxpayer paying for this banality to be discussed improve our lives? Is it really racist? Or worth discussing?

    Hamilton bar’s coronavirus ad worse than Samoa measles cartoon – Race Relations Commissioner
    https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/hamilton-bars-coronavirus-ad-worse-than-samoa-measles-cartoon-race-relations-commissioner?auto=6128373451001

    Joke: two men in hazmat suits holding bottles of Corona.
    House on Hood bar in Hamilton posted on Facebook this week: “Virus or no virus, we still think Coronas are pretty great, so while the pandemic lasts, we’re selling Coronas for just $6.50, all day, every day!!”

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  15. I heard Peter Williams on Radio Magic say that he heard a rumour that JRL was one of the four charged by the SFO. He did not mention Soper. We do not know for sure if there was name suppression. Maybe Peters rung his mate Soper and asked him to sweet talk Farrar and also get NewstalkZB to remove the playback so I guess we can speculate.

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      • The link states, “Newstalk ZB political editor Barry Soper says he has tried to contact Ross, but understands he has not been charged either.”

        The next day Soper says “On NewstalkZB just before 5 pm, Barry Soper said that while the Serious Fraud Office has not named the four people charged he has done some checking and he believes that Independent MP Jami-Lee Ross is one of the four charged, and will be appearing in court over the complaint he ironically laid himself with the Police.”

        Hopefully, we find out the truth on 25 Feb

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        • That is not true , that’s what he said on Wednesday night , Soper is lying , because on Thursday night he said he had been doing some digging and he has found out that JLR had been charged , him saying yesterday he didn’t say is lies , I heard him , I tried to listen to the on demand 15 min section , its the only 15 minute section that is missing , so the media are trying to bury this , after they tried to frame the Nats , I wonder if its turning out to be Ross and his 3 scum that were helping him at the time , we all know who those bastards were

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        • Then Soper tried to lie that he said what we all heard , HE SAID IT , BUT GO AND TRY AND FIND THE 15 MINE SECTION THAT CAN BE REPLAYED , ITS THE ONLY 15 Minute sector that has been dropped for the whole day

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    • The SFO said they would not name the 4 incase there is a suppression order on the first court hearing , so no there is not a suppression order .

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    • Brilliant.
      The BBC is upset.
      That last parapgraph is very telling.
      The MSM are dying all over the world.
      And a lot of it is their own fault, If I want a womans magazine, I wil buy the womens weekly.

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    • So the BBC don’t want voters to hear from their elected representatives. Preferring to tell people what to think.

      Similarly we don’t hear directly from people like Assad who gives many interviews in English and comes across very well. Instead you are told what he says and thinks.

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  16. Shaun Plunket has just confirmed that JLR will be charged by the SFO over donations to the Nats. No charges have been named but it will be fraud of some kind. Shaun has invited JLR onto his programme on Magic Talk.
    Should JLR be sitting in Parliament while this is investigated by the SFO.
    Is anyone surprised?

    Shaun also saying he ran a poll on whether taxpayers should pay for Trevor Mallard’s defence and 69% said no. Parliamentary Services will be paying (taxpayer funded) to defend Trevor’s defamation charge with the rider that he will have to repay PS if he loses.

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  17. I see on KB a piece about the Skypath pedestrian/cycleway on the Harbour Bridge going from $67 mill . in August 2018 to $360 million in January 2020 for 3 kms of pathway !!!!

    Why would any one trust an engineer’s costing of any major project ? All these infrastructure projects announced by Robbo in his lolly scramble have to be seriously questioned in terms of their projected cost. I am not saying they should not be done, but maybe he should be asked to prioritise them NOW because he will run out of money and some will not start –that is a certainty.

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    • $120,000 per metre
      Fark me sideways in sling
      Does that include the capitalised cost of bathroom attendants every 50 metres with warm towels.

      A typical situation of a person who knows cost but does not understand value.

      With Robertson the son of a convicted fraudster accountant who engaged in ten years fraud of stealing from his employer to fund gambling we can but hold our breath that Robertson, Jr is not there for 10 years to gamble with our money and steel from his employer.

      I was admonished on the left leaning Farrar blog a few years ago for saying this.
      Some people despise education!!

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      • You mean the guy, who on live tv, replied to a question as to the whereabouts of his partner replied “he’s not here” whilst said partner is seen walking across screen in the background? Yeah he’s an honest prick all right.

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  18. Headline in the NBR ( article behind a paywall )

    ” We’ve done our bit –business now needs to step up, Ardern ” .
    What an arrogant b…ch !!! What have they done ? Setup 200 + working groups , pushed up the costs to business in every way they can, have no real economic plans etc etc.
    Typical socialist –deflect the blame and needed effort to any one else but themselves.

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      • Hey Sooty, Radio Live changed its name to Magic Talk and is on the same frequency I believe. Here are their frequencies for you to pick for your region:

        Mid-Northland 100.7FM

        Whangarei 90.8FM

        Auckland 702AM

        Paeroa 98FM

        Waikato 100.2FM

        Bay of Plenty 1107AM / 93.3FM

        Whakatane 92.1FM

        Rotorua 95.1FM

        Gisborne 94.9FM

        Tauranga 100.6FM

        Hawke’s Bay 1368AM / 106.3FM

        Whanganui 96FM

        Manawatu 93.8FM

        Kapiti Coast 99.1FM

        Wellington 1233AM/98.9FM

        Wairarapa 98.3FM

        Nelson 96FM

        Blenheim 95.3FM

        Picton 92.3FM

        Kaikoura 89.1FM

        Westport 90.1FM

        Christchurch 738AM

        Timaru 105.9FM

        Mackenzie Country (Tekapo and Twizel) 91.0FM

        Oamaru 100.8FM

        Queenstown 91.2FM

        Alexandra 95.9FM

        Dunedin 96.6FM

        Southland 94FM

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    • Have people always been that stupid Maggy? Surely not or did I just live a very sheltered life?!! 😇 🙄

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    • Bugger. They were selling better than the Peter Heaters. Guess now the lamb tail idea’s down gurgler too.

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    • From Maggy’s link:

      …..”TSS (Toxic Shock Syndrome) is caused by toxins produced by the bacteria staphylococcus aureus or occasionally types of streptococcus bacteria and can be fatal”……

      It’s getting even more dangerous to be male. Imagine putting your pride & joy into a festering mess like that!

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      • . “Imagine putting your pride & joy into a festering mess like that!”

        I think poor Dad was very concerned about getting himself unadjusted to the riff raff that was available in his nec of the woods !~

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  19. Not as bad as the Democrats. They’re suffering a horrendous bout of Schiffillis.
    That’s what happens, when you are so arrogantly cocksure of yourself.

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  20. 52 yr old man conicted of drug related offenses, in CC, because it might upset his old man who is an ex sports coach, his name has been suppressed!
    Must have been a labour party supporter with a membership card up to date!
    Another dud judge, who is friendly to the labour party!
    What are we ment to do, throw some names in the ring and see if they stick.
    It just throw the shit in all the other children of ex sports coaches!

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    • The judge is not dud he is corrupt. That is the most absurd excuse for name suppression I’ve heard.

      This is how the rich and connected maintain their illusion of respectability. Lies corruption and backroom deals.

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  21. And on tonight’s edition of “Ask Your Auntie” the panel face real life questions from viewers.

    First up……what setting is used after you’ve stuffed the tamariki in the clothes drier?

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    • No no..you swing the tamariki aroung on the clothesline first to get rid of the excess booze, then boot it into the drier.
      RIP wee Nia G.

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  22. The second question on tonight’s “Ask Your Auntie” is:

    When dosing the rugrat with alcohol do you put a teat on the RTD or is it time for the little bastard to learn to drink straight from the bottle?

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      • Is this the same Dindu-Nuffin family using Auntie as their oracle?
        Auntie got sumsplainin to do.
        Wheres ma restitution bro?
        Not gunna call it Waitangi no more cos it sounds like white angry.
        What you fullahs fink?
        “Hey Auntie, you finished with my pipe yet?”

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    • And after their post partum shot of Vitamin K don’t forget to ensure they’ve had their Vitamin P by age 5.

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  23. So a jeweller who produced a pendant out of a bullet , with the initials ‘BT’ on it (beautiful trouble) ,has withdrawn the range after outrage from people who are offended and think the BT is about a certain person.
    Who would know.
    I don’t like the jewellers name ,kia kaha.

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  24. So, there is now a suspected case of the coronavirus in NZ. I was **thrilled** to hear this!
    Why?
    Because it is some **bad news** for the CoL. Even better, they STILL aren’t screening passengers at the airports!

    *Any* sane government with an election coming up would start screening passengers at airports in this situation, due to the massive loss of political capital if they **didn’t.**
    This is, however, the CoL we’re talking about and sanity is about as familiar to them as bonfires are to blue whales.

    Hopefully, there will be at least some spread of the virus. That will **guarantee** a drop of 3-4 percent or so in Govt support. It could *well* make the difference between us having to put up with HorseFace for another three years or seeing her get the “arse card” in September.

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  25. An altar boy walks into the Cardinal’s office in church,

    He sees the Cardinal masturbating in the corner. The altar boy says “Father! What are you doing?” the Cardinal says “Don’t worry, you’ll be doing it before you know it. My hand is getting tired.”

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  26. Bloody Ardern is going to charge the NZ’ers who get evacuated. Mean cow, She’d be doing it for free if they were boarding on Manus Island.

    “Passengers who get on the Air New Zealand evacuation flight from the Chinese city of Wuhan will be charged $500”

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  27. “Will Socialist Cindy charge Pacific Islanders?”

    You bet she fucking won’t, that is their voting base !~

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    • A bad move by her….a real bad move.
      Might just wake some big money wokesters.
      They pay the bill and, hey presto, the witch is maimed.
      Next cock up please.

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      • The amount of $$$$$ Socialist Cindy and Winston threw at the Islands on their jaunt in their first year should have been enough to last them a few more years. Obviously the NZ taxpayer needs to dig a little deeper!!

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  28. Coronavirus outbreak declared a global emergency

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the coronavirus outbreak is now a global public health emergency.

    WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday (NZ time) the concern wasn’t what was happening in China, but in countries less prepared to deal with the deadly virus.

    “We don’t know what kind of damage this virus could do if it were to spread to a country with a weaker health system.”

    He said it was not a vote of no confidence in China’s ability to control the outbreak.

    “We would have seen many more cases outside China by now and probably deaths if it were not for the Government’s efforts and the progress they have made to protect their own people and the people of the world…

    “The speed with which China detected the outbreak, isolated the virus, sequenced the genome and shared it with WHO and the world are very impressive. So is China’s commitment to transparency and to supporting other countries… In many ways China is actually setting a new standard for outbreak response.”
    Related News
    The Costa Smeralda cruise ship is docked at the Italian port of Civitavecchia.
    Thousands stuck on Italian cruise ship as it goes into lockdown amid coronavirus scare
    The airline operates flights between Auckland and Chengdu.
    Coronavirus: Chinese airline first to make changes to NZ flights

    There have now been more than 7800 cases in China – 99 percent of all infections – and 98 in other countries, the vast majority of which have been linked to travel to Wuhan, where the virus originated. All 170 deaths linked to the disease have been in China.

    There have been eight cases of human-to-human transmission outside of China – in Germany, Japan, Vietnam and the US.

    “So far we have not seen any deaths outside China, for which we must all be grateful,” said Dr Tedros. “Although these numbers are still relatively small compared to the number of cases in China, we must all act together now to limit further spread.”

    But Dr Tedros said there was “no reason for measures that unnecessarily interfere with international travel and trade”.

    “We call on all countries to implement decisions that are evidence-based and consistent. WHO stands ready to provide advice to any country that is considering which measures to take.”

    Dr Tedros recently travelled to China to speak with President Xi Jinping and “see for himself” what was happening.

    “I have never in my life seen this kind of mobilisation,” he said, saying it would “reverse the tide” of the outbreak.

    “It’s the President himself who is leading this effort. The day we arrived the Prime Minister was in Wuhan, and all the relevant ministers. This is impressive… I believe they will control this outbreak.”

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    Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 170

    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2020/01/coronavirus-outbreak-declared-a-global-emergency.html?fbclid=IwAR2ix2QJkm4DAuMtUPaaTNsaPy4YJkBtOFo7pYaVZDzj8a3VAm3PrERpGhg

    So far we have not seen any deaths outside China, for which we must all be grateful,” said Dr Tedros. “Although these numbers are still relatively small compared to the number of cases in China, we must all act together now to limit further spread.”

    But Dr Tedros said there was “no reason for measures that unnecessarily interfere with international travel and trade”.

    “We call on all countries to implement decisions that are evidence-based and consistent. WHO stands ready to provide advice to any country that is considering which measures to take.”

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  29. Donald J. Trump
    @realDonaldTrump
    Working closely with China and others on Coronavirus outbreak. Only 5 people in U.S., all in good recovery.
    11:04 AM · Jan 31, 2020

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  30. So some books will come out before the elections.
    Whoa up,,, Is that legal? Is that not a form of election advertising?

    Would they have to be signed through the face book election accreditation system?
    How would they be valued as in part of the election campaign?
    Will the police look into this?
    Will their need to be a complainant?
    Would that complainant be named?
    Promotion of a book or is it Political Advertising?

    HIDDEN CAMERA: Police interrogated me about my Justin Trudeau book. They didn’t know I videotaped it. : Ezra Levant 🍁
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V__GmSk24qw
    Jan 29, 2020 : 26 minutes, 52 seconds.

    The tricks of the interrogators, the misdirection, and the errors, but the real aim was that the book should have been registered with the government, in that the author should have registered as a 3rd party.
    Then bust him.

    How far off are the complainants being like:- New Zealand Electoral Commissioners, Race Relation Conciliators, Human Rights Commissioners, Chief Censors, etc., that can trigger the police to do the physical side, and the Judiciary to sentence relentlessly with fines, penalties, compensation, and pressure of gaol.
    Let alone the media, to follow up doxxing, affecting jobs, house rental, bank mortgages, credit, etc…

    Edit:- The book “The Libranos: What the media won’t tell you about Justin Trudeau’s corruption”
    “the few remaining independent newspapers in Canada signed up for Trudeau’s $600 million media bail-out. You just can’t trust the media anymore, and Canadians know it.Trudeau wasn’t properly vetted by the media in 2015.”
    One can also quickly check the reviews.
    https://www.amazon.com/Libranos-media-Justin-Trudeaus-corruption-ebook/dp/B07XDCX1RG

    Bad enough that NZ media is, Is this all sliding into State control?

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  31. Tom had been in Police work for 25 years. Finally sick of the stress, he quits his job and buys 50 acres of land in Western Australia as far from civilisation as possible.

    He sees the postman once a week and gets groceries once a month. Otherwise it’s total peace and quiet.

    After six months or so of almost total isolation there’s a knock at the door. He opens it and a huge, bearded man is standing there.

    “Name’s Cliff, I’m your neighbour from forty miles up the road. Having a party Friday night. Thought you might like to come…” “Great!” says Tom “After six months out here I’m ready to meet some local folks. Thank you”.

    As Cliff is leaving, he stops. “Gotta warn you. There’ll be some drinking”. “Not a problem” says Tom. “After 25 years in the business, I can drink with the best of ’em.”

    Again, the big man starts to leave and stops. “More ‘n” likely gonna be some fighting too.” “Well, I get along with people, I’ll be all right! I’ll be there. Thanks again.”

    “More’n likely be some wild sex too.” “Now that’s really not a problem” says Tom, warming to the idea. “I’ve been all alone for six months! I’ll definitely be there. By the way, what should I wear?” “Don’t much matter. Just gonna be the two of us.”

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