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Old Nov 24th 2014, 6:19 am
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Is it just me or are the methods of opening cans in NZ different to the UK? I have just wrestled a can to get the contents out. Advice please.
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Old Nov 24th 2014, 6:32 am
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Originally Posted by snaps View Post
Is it just me or are the methods of opening cans in NZ different to the UK? I have just wrestled a can to get the contents out. Advice please.
In the Southern Hemisphere the can will be up side down so try opening the bottom.....

Sensible answer......It's you!
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Originally Posted by snaps View Post
Advice please.
Never test the depth of a river with both feet.

I see your can options thus:
- Get your husband to do it.
- But things in jars or pull ring cans.
- Purchase a spinny or fire rod thing from mitre 10.
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hacksaws work well on the most stubborn of watties cans
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Here is the proof for all those unbelievers.
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It must be you, never had a problem myself.
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Originally Posted by snaps View Post
Here is the proof for all those unbelievers.
LOL your butchery skills aren't up to much.

I'd invest in a new tin opener if I were you; before you end up in ED.

I love my Oxo Goodgrips opener.
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Maybe invest in a new can opener and stop using your pet shark to chew them open?

How many fingers do you have left?
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Swiss army pen knife ?
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Are you using a can opener from K-Mart or The Warehouse by any chance?
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Default Re: Fight with a can opener.

I've not noticed that the cans are upside down, but have you noticed that toilet door locks are backwards??

When you've had a few drinks it can really throw you for a second or two
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Old Nov 25th 2014, 5:02 am
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The opener looked identical to those expensive ones too. I have taken it back to a certain Emporium in Tauranga today and exchanged for something else. Good 'ole Mr AJ there was no fuss at all once the the; now rinsed; can had been spied.
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Now 'fess up. You used your teeth.
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Default Re: Fight with a can opener.

Originally Posted by snaps View Post
Here is the proof for all those unbelievers.
I've got a can opener that cuts below the rim like that. I actually brought it over with me from the UK, so it's not particularly a NZ thing. I don't like it though because it leaves a really sharp edge that I have cut myself on.

Maybe the tin is a bit thin? I can't say I've ever done that much damage.

How's the new one working out?
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Old Dec 2nd 2014, 5:54 am
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Default Re: Fight with a can opener.

I have ordered a quality product from the UK to be delivered in person very soon. This cans here maybe slightly different, never had an issue in the UK. We have purchased one from Stevens but it is still on the backing cardboard and waiting for promotion to first choice 'opener' when I next try a can.

I'll keep you on 'tenterhooks' but once done I'll register it on here.
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