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>These people just crack me up….

> On a fairly fruitless search in SoCal for an iPad 2 for Ms jb. Ask one of the Apple experts standing next to a sign saying “We’re sold out today, but ask one of our experts about how you … Continue reading

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>Have I understood this correctly?

> Saw this at the Mtakana market on Saturday and I thought “How are they going to send fresh whitebait fritters to the South Island. And the rest of the North Island for that matter? And how much do they … Continue reading

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Contrasts

Real estate agents aren’t meant to be like this. They’re inevitably snake oil salesmen, promise you the world and give you nothing. Lydia Heyward of Richmond is different. She’s straight-forward, reliable and nice. (I lived in fear for a while … Continue reading

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These people are idiots

> You order a satnav device, pay for shipping and expect  – at the least – a modicum of intelligence in packing it for shipping. This is how it arrived. It’s probably experienced the equivalent of  being picked up and … Continue reading

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>He’s either extremely stupid….

> … or extemely crafty and sly. Karl Theodor Maria Nikolaus Johann Jacob Philipp Franz Joseph Sylvester Freiherr von und zu Guttenberg is Germany’s Defence Minister. Bright as a button, young (turns 40 this year), high flying politician. Such a … Continue reading

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>Hunter S. Thompson meets O’Reilly

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>Bravo……

> …you cretins. Offer me a product that supports English and German and then tell me that it’s not available in the German App Store? You also offer to redirect me to the US Store where I can’t even download … Continue reading

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>They all look the same to me, says the NYT

> The New York Times featured Bangkok in its (actually quite good) “36 hours in…” series a while back Friday 5:30 p.m. 1) DRINKS AT SUNSET The Chao Phraya River, with its constantly running ferries, water taxis, long-tail boats and … Continue reading

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>Free market capitalism

> Take this example: heartless people raising the price of water during disasters. We call this price gouging and we stop it. But why? Why do we stop free-market capitalism from doing its job? Demand for water spikes and supply … Continue reading

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>A woman in senior management…?

> Get rid of her immediately and sack the bastard who employed her. The new organisational chart at Lufthansa’s passenger airline

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