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Things you would never have done before you got to NZ - downbeat stuff

Old Jun 26th 2012, 12:45 pm
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Originally Posted by Stormer999 View Post
Flown 12.000 miles to read a bucketful of posts from whingeing poms...
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There's plenty of people that couldn't get work years ago, regardless of desire. I've certainly been poorer and colder than I am here.
For heavens sake. Enough !

I had hoped the purpose of splitting the thread would be understood & respected. Clearly not , which has given me the grumbles.
So. To be clear. People will not rain on the parade of the 'upbeat' thread for reasons which I have stated on that thread .That same fairness applies to this thread too. Do not seek to denigrate what others have chosen to write here.
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Old Jun 26th 2012, 8:27 pm
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For heavens sake. Enough !

I had hoped the purpose of splitting the thread would be understood & respected. Clearly not , which has given me the grumbles.
So. To be clear. People will not rain on the parade of the 'upbeat' thread for reasons which I have stated on that thread .That same fairness applies to this thread too. Do not seek to denigrate what others have chosen to write here.
You said downbeat you got downbeat! stop trying to spoil our downbeat by moaning !!
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Old Jun 26th 2012, 9:51 pm
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For heavens sake. Enough !

I had hoped the purpose of splitting the thread would be understood & respected. Clearly not , which has given me the grumbles.
So. To be clear. People will not rain on the parade of the 'upbeat' thread for reasons which I have stated on that thread .That same fairness applies to this thread too. Do not seek to denigrate what others have chosen to write here.
agree with you. ive wrote on here and the other thread and people who moan about us winging poms do not know what problems we have been through in NZ so they can shut it.
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Old Jun 26th 2012, 10:31 pm
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this is very entertaining
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this is very entertaining
better than Eastenders
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Though I have been made redundant twice in the UK, it's never happened here, however the financial quality of life in NZ is far lower than that of the UK, and with 4 children it is definitely a problematic issue.... you can rant on about the quality of life over here for kids - which is fantastic - however we have reached our peak and are moving on....

good luck to those that live it out! we shall be back no doubt at some point in the future, but "greener" (??!) pastures call for the immediate future.
well your lucky you can afford to move on? where you going to btw?
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Old Jun 26th 2012, 11:14 pm
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You said downbeat you got downbeat! stop trying to spoil our downbeat by moaning
Further posts to jump on the 'downbeat' posts in this specific 'downbeat' thread which was started to help the 'upbeat' posters, will perhaps be moved to clog up the original thread , which I spent some time farting about with yesterday & then renamed the 'upbeat' thread to ensure it would not get clogged by the 'downbeat' posts thereby hacking off the 'upbeat' posters who wish to enjoy their 'upbeaty' posts without having to view 'downbeaty' posts , which have been given this place to huddle in peace also

Yeh.
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Driving a clapped out car and fearing for my life on a daily basis when 'taking on' Auckland drivers :-o
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Being subjected to seeing Males in shorts and gumboots
Crap Drivers who dont know what indicators are for
Rugby Rugby Rugby!!!!
Crap Tv
expensive everthing!
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Having to import car parts to get them for less than double the UK prices.
Then getting screwed for GST and duty at customs.
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Old Jun 27th 2012, 1:35 am
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the desert ....
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Old Jun 27th 2012, 3:34 am
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Originally Posted by BEVS View Post
Further posts to jump on the 'downbeat' posts in this specific 'downbeat' thread which was started to help the 'upbeat' posters, will perhaps be moved to clog up the original thread , which I spent some time farting about with yesterday & then renamed the 'upbeat' thread to ensure it would not get clogged by the 'downbeat' posts thereby hacking off the 'upbeat' posters who wish to enjoy their 'upbeaty' posts without having to view 'downbeaty' posts , which have been given this place to huddle in peace also

Yeh.
Cool.. Is that Kiwi speak...
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Whats to moan about its all lovely
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Old Jun 27th 2012, 7:29 am
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Whats to moan about its all lovely
Bet she dosn't miss that slurr.....
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Old Jun 27th 2012, 8:01 am
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Sigh.
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