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Old Jul 12th 2009, 7:34 am
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The train thingy has hit me yesterday...
I could not believe that there is one train person per train compartment... I guess it's a good way to keep people in employment, I guess... And Saturday on my way to Sylvia Park, there was this guy who had a one stage ticket (Need 3 stage to Sylvia Park) well he was asked to purchase a new ticket or leave the train once we entered the second stage bit...
Today, as I came back from Newmarket, I had no cash but Eftpos only to pay for my $1.40 ticket... He just told me that he'll take me to the ticket office when we reach britomart so I can pay... I apologised and sat there waiting for the humiliation once in Britomart. As we reached, I went to him and said "You meeting me at ticket office?" He just said "No, go up there and pay!" I was so shocked that I went n paid!! The woman that took my payment was even more surprised...

McDonalds, been here 4 weekd and had today my first NZ McDonalds... Well people, over here you have to pay 50cents for your mayo... Unbelievable!!
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Old Jul 12th 2009, 8:31 am
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"No cash?" That old chestnut. Who are you the Queen?!
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Yes no cash!!
Am a plastic person
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Am a plastic person
I thought he died last week and went out with the recycling?
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Oh no!! I cant believe you've said that!! LOL

I kinda liked the guy...
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Pay for mayo? credit crunch I guess (excuse the pun)
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I paid 10 cents for it ither day in town, Back in scotland in macd's and kfc they all charged 10p each so cant complain
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The train thingy has hit me yesterday...
I could not believe that there is one train person per train compartment... I guess it's a good way to keep people in employment, I guess... And Saturday on my way to Sylvia Park, there was this guy who had a one stage ticket (Need 3 stage to Sylvia Park) well he was asked to purchase a new ticket or leave the train once we entered the second stage bit...
Today, as I came back from Newmarket, I had no cash but Eftpos only to pay for my $1.40 ticket... He just told me that he'll take me to the ticket office when we reach britomart so I can pay... I apologised and sat there waiting for the humiliation once in Britomart. As we reached, I went to him and said "You meeting me at ticket office?" He just said "No, go up there and pay!" I was so shocked that I went n paid!! The woman that took my payment was even more surprised...

McDonalds, been here 4 weekd and had today my first NZ McDonalds... Well people, over here you have to pay 50cents for your mayo... Unbelievable!!
If you hadn't handed over $1.40 for no good reason to the train people you'd have been able to afford two sachets of mayo. And maybe a few napkins.
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If you hadn't handed over $1.40 for no good reason to the train people you'd have been able to afford two sachets of mayo. And maybe a few napkins.
AHAH Cheeky welsh!!

In France, condiments are free... Pretty sure that I never paid for them in the UK either...
Not a big deal, just little differences...
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I wonder if that's a franchise thing? I haven't had to pay for condiments at mcdonalds or burger king.
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you didnt use to have to pay for them, but in all the macd's near me where i lived they would give you one free per burger but then pay 10p for extra , i alsways did as i liked bbq and mayo lol greedy
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Mayo and Sauce is free in Macs in Welly.....all in sachets though...in Reading they were in big pump bottles with cardboard cup thingies to hold small portions.
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yuk.........mcdonalds!
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Old Jul 13th 2009, 8:59 am
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yuk.........mcdonalds!
I know... It was not even good...

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in NP its in sachets if you ask at counter, otherwise its in big pump bottles where you get napkins etc which is a good idea... I think you only get charged if takeaway..

im not a big macD fan either but i do treat lucy once in a while as she loves to get the happy meal toy, its a big adventure for her lol
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