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Odd stuff about NZ.

Old Nov 11th 2011, 4:10 pm
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It is illegal to vote whilst drunk in NZ.
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Old Nov 11th 2011, 5:13 pm
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You can buy your 2 year old daughter a large vodka and tonic in a bar
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Fast forward to 2:52

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3MGFopWUJo

Very odd and oh so amateur hour; hard to imagine that this is an over the counter medicine that we're talking about.
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Lino flooring often continues up the wall in place of skirting board.
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Old Nov 12th 2011, 10:17 am
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Originally Posted by luvwelly View Post
Lino flooring often continues up the wall in place of skirting board.
Same with hotel carpets nowdays...
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Gold, the guy selling it looks old and sick as well.


So what is Dan Carter doing lying on top of a heat pump peeping on that nice couple?

Creepy much?
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getting exited about making muffins

a good night out is a social club

The Kiwi Guys
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Originally Posted by nelsonpom View Post
You can buy your 2 year old daughter a large vodka and tonic in a bar
If you are drunk you can drive your car to a safe place in order to allow you to get home some other way.........so I've been told (by an ex-NZ Cop)
Q - was he pulling my leg???
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Originally Posted by Genesis View Post
It is illegal to vote whilst drunk in NZ.
Should also have a test for dementia......

but then Winston wouldn't get in.........
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Originally Posted by luvwelly View Post
Lino flooring often continues up the wall in place of skirting board.
People like to lay carpet in the garage - in fact some companies specialise in it
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It is ok to go into a bar naked and assault a 60 year old bloke and an Australian - as long as you are an AB.
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Originally Posted by nelsonpom View Post
You can buy your 2 year old daughter a large vodka and tonic in a bar
And if you are a comedian, you can do other things.
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Originally Posted by lardyl View Post
People like to lay carpet in the garage - in fact some companies specialise in it
Excuse me but our motorbikes live in a carpeted garage........
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Old Nov 13th 2011, 7:51 am
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Excuse me but our motorbikes live in a carpeted garage........
exactly - do you stroke them?

bet they purr though
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exactly - do you stroke them?

bet they purr though
Makes working on them more comfortable than a concrete, usually wet floor. Nothing odd about that........
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