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    Profile photo of MonaMona
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    Mona

    Joybel,funny you should mention Poncho’s.I am about to finish off a crochet Poncho.Tis the first attempt at such thing,as I do the squares for Bedspreads.Just got to do the tassels.You can see it a mile away,its that bright.Yes Warfarin is the name of that pill.The whole thing about medicines today has all to do with Science.The mending of the body as a whole is now scientifically assessed.Lab Rats is all we are today.Or guinea Pigs.

    #284911
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    Marianne

    Regarding the eggs made in China, didnt they say one of the ingrediants can cause Alziemers? If the Chinese want to make fake handbags etc well I guess we can let that go – but fake food. NO NO NO.

    #284913
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    joybel

    How strange to make fake eggs. Are they clever or just crooks or what? I mean you don’t just go to jail there for a few years you get a bullet in the head. How do you police a billion people. NZ can’t cope with 4 million.

    This big show for the earthquake victims is suspect also. These people have to look after themselves as there are no pensions and those with work can have a whole family working one sewing machine in shifts 24 hours a day.

    The families of the thousands who have died this week will disappear among the masses to fend for themselves and the region which was devastated will be crowded again in no time. Survival is a real issue for these sad people.

    An earthquake of this magnitude is possible in our little country and may not be if but when. Perhaps we should be grateful for that which we have and the quality of life we are so lucky to enjoy.

    #284915
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    chris214

    Earth quakes can strike anywhere and at any strength. I lived in Taihape 1972-1974, and we had a lot of them. The first one we felt, Jan 73, registered at 7.3. It did not appear to cause too much damage though, and the only damage we had ourselves was a glass candle stick, which fell off the mantle piece and broke the candle.
    I believe the type of ground has a lot to do with the effects, also how deep it is, but I’m open to correction on that point

    #284917
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    pearly

    well squirter,i remember helen stabbing mike moore in the back..what goes round comes round..

    #284919
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    pearly

    Fern 05 Jun 2008 9:06pm #169
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    Hey pearly! Where’s that new thread that you started….can’t find it anywhere?
    pearly 05 Jun 2008 9:28pm #170
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    just scroll down its here..(have your say on whats happening today)
    abut 6 or so under the kahui thread..cheers pearly

    edit comment | delete comment Mona 05 Jun 2008 9:31pm #171
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    Pearly,you have just done what we all have done.By “right of reply”can lead you all over the threads.Without even looking at the heading,you just reply to the point that takes your attention,as my post did to you.
    Old Jack 05 Jun 2008 10:18pm #172
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    Gidday

    Hey GeeBee so you really reckon I am a hater of women, like crap mate. I just love em.

    To me the most important people in the land are mothers. And as for the tatooed monkeys, I think that is not too far from a good description for many of those, but it’s bloody harsh on the monkeys though. What ever did the monkeys do to be talked about like that? I have workewd in the Police Force as well as for the Corrections Department with the Community Work scheme, and I assure you that many of the low life do fit that description and that has nothing to do with whatever race but with the sort of specimums of humanity they are.

    And yes, I have not seen an offender for child abuse with a Maori tattooed face, but I have seen very few without any tattooes, and many on the faces too, and very few without a boob dot by the eye.

    gee-bee 06 Jun 2008 8:24am #173
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    I agree with all of you.We were talking about Kahui,and have ended up fighting each other.Of course our minds are diverse,and that’s how it should be.I apologise to Old Jack.I do really think we shouldn’t discuss-religion,politics,or race on this site,or at least put it on -A All Comers section. But it doesn’t matter too much what we discuss,the sane members usually put us back on the right track.
    freemind 06 Jun 2008 8:35am #174
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    Did not mean just Maori,There are white Tatooed monkeys as well, As for belladonna, Wonder how many went missing and were drowned on their way here, Maori did not build houses until the European came, Their is a replica Maori pa at Ferrymead, That was their great achievement in home building. The Europeans were sailing around the horn and had developed navigational aids while Maori were still gazing at their naval or eating their fellow tribesmen, The European became the most prolific killer in human history, This century alone about two hundred people were slaughtered in European wars, How many more millions died in the colonial experiment. What i mean by monkey is my general term for low life.
    pearly 06 Jun 2008 8:53am #175
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    yes Mona and all but the thread now has nothing to do with the kahui not guilty thats why i keep saying change it ..

    edit comment | delete comment gee-bee 06 Jun 2008 8:56am #176
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    Frremind,it really makes me wonder why you bother to live in New Zealand.I mean we are such a Christianized, Maori/Pakeha country,with under classes who obviously displease your lofty ideals.By the way Maori’s look at their navel,not naval.Tut! Tut! And your a teacher-OhYeH!

    #284921
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    Squirter

    Righto Pearly, found it.

    Clark aye….could not happen to a nicer person.

    Some joker from another thread reckons she’s the best PM this country has ever had, and then says he can only remember back to Rowling !!!! Was gunna put him right in the picture but the thought of getting a bloody good growling from Pearly on that thread frightened the tripe out of me. Anyway did not want to take the plunder off ole Jack.

    Was watching a “yank” prison program on CI last night and the confounded thing was 140 years old and the “solitary” cell was only 7 feet wide, a bed just fits in across-wise, but it did have a flash flushing toilet though….a bunk and a toilet thats it….hey, we should build a few of these “motel type” prisons here, that’ll upset BD.

    C’mon you shielas what are we gunna fight about t’day, gotta stir-up our ole mate Jack way down there in that frozen waste land called Hampden.

    Before I go….what has happened to Bobbity of late ????

    Boxing gloves O’clock.

    #284923
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    Anonymous

    Feel a bit like Alice in Wonderland when she fell down the rabbit hole….How the hell did I get here.

    As I said somewhere else…what makes you happy Freemind?

    Not only Bobbity missing, havent seen The Snipe for a long time.

    OK now Im off to do battle with IRD.

    #284925
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    joybel

    Not up to fighting just now Squirter. You can pull the chain of the prison cell toilet and flush the woes of NZ out to sea.

    A warning from a guy not to buy a business, after losing his business, home , marriage and health, really takes the cake. How are you “buying” a business when you increase your mortgage of $195,000 by $200,000 to “buy” it. To date he doesn’t know how much he owes and it keeps increasing. When will they ever learn, goes the old song?

    #284927
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    joybel

    My brain cells tell me that June 6th 1944 was ‘D’ Day. With the Normandy landing turning the tide for the allies against Germany.

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