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Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 10:27 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,284
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: What alternative viewpoints are allowed?

Thanks Sue.
Just a clarification. I am not actually a Brit Expat but kiwi born and bred, although my ancestry is British. That's how I ended up here. I was doing some genealogy research and landed...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 7:22 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,284
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: What alternative viewpoints are allowed?

Ok. Thanks for that. I'll do that, as I feel if I stay around I will be too tempted to post, causing further mayhem.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 7:20 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,284
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: What alternative viewpoints are allowed?

Thanks for the wellwishes everyone. Love30, I wanted to send out a special hi to you because I feel as though I have grown to understand you since I've been here. But don't leave. Plenty of good...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 6:10 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,284
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: What alternative viewpoints are allowed?

And finally. I think it is easier for someone intent on causing mischief to do so on the NZ forum. While their posts get buried by the volume of other posts on the other forums, on the NZ forum they...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 5:44 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,284
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: What alternative viewpoints are allowed?

The other problem with BE (NZ section), I think, from my limited observation, is that it doesn't have the same amount of traffic as the other sections. So while BE Australia, BE Canada etc sections...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 5:32 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,284
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: What alternative viewpoints are allowed?

That's because New Zealand is a very small nation and if we/they don't stand up on the rooftops occasionally and shout 'look at me' to the rest of the world, NZ gets swamped and forgotten.
It's also...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 5:07 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,284
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: What alternative viewpoints are allowed?

Thanks. But stick around! My leaving may help make the forum a more pleasant place, in some small way. Hopefully someone will delete my profile soon and then everything will be sweet as!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 10:51 am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,284
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: What alternative viewpoints are allowed?

By the way, I'm asking the moderator to close my account via this message.
After my little tirade, Brit Expats forumites will be too scared to say anything, if I'm still around. I have said I am...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 10:40 am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,284
Posted By waikatoguy

What alternative viewpoints are allowed?

I think I'm going to be finding it very difficult to post my viewpoint on here shortly. Possibly to the relief of the forum viewers and all concerned.

Putting a contrary viewpoint across normally...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 8:55 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,533
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: good post site, bad post site

Perhaps its a good example of the different wavelengths?
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 8:45 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,533
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: good post site, bad post site

Sorry. Did that post sound like I was taking it personally??? If you read it. I was actually wishing there was something I could do to help. Well, thats what I thought I was saying.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 8:39 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,533
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: good post site, bad post site

Right you are then. I wish there was something I could do to make your experiences with us more enjoyable. But alas, it's an impossible task for one man to reform 4 million people into meaningful...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 7:41 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,533
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: good post site, bad post site

I'm actually wondering if you have considered how the lone kiwi feels. Perhaps the awkwardness says something about you, as well as the kiwi. Dunno ... just thinking aloud.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 7:02 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,533
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: good post site, bad post site

What happens to make it awkward? Do all your friends feel that way, even the one married to the kiwi?
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 6:46 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,533
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: good post site, bad post site

It's the facebook era.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 6:31 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,533
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: good post site, bad post site

I'm going to type into this here forum what I was thinking when I read this. I'm not sure how it's going to come out. I was wondering. How many Brit Expats would be living in Auckland? 80,000...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2012, 4:57 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,533
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: good post site, bad post site

Actually, that's one of the things that concern me. I have some English rellies out in Raglan. They say they have a better quality of life where they are living. So, for them, its a win-win. They...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2012, 4:58 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,225
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: Scarey news.

I can't really offer anything in the way of support because a) I'm a man and b) I'm not an expat. Except all I can say is that I know 2 people who got breat cancer at the same time 20 years ago, one...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 18th 2012, 7:15 pm
Replies: 130
Views: 15,060
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: NZ vs UK - not all it's cracked up to be. Is it just me?

I don't believe you're the least bit sorry to burst my bubble. lol.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 18th 2012, 5:37 am
Replies: 50
Views: 1,989
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: Have a poxy argument thread. :-<

Oh sorry about that Bevs. Was just trying to inject some humour into the situation with some classic kiwiana. :o
I am sufficiently red faced and apologetic. Some of us kiwis have a weird sense of...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 18th 2012, 5:29 am
Replies: 50
Views: 1,989
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: Have a poxy argument thread. :-<

This is compulsory watching for anyone yet to arrive in NZ. Learn this line by heart, and you'll have it made! :)

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Forum: New Zealand
Nov 18th 2012, 4:54 am
Replies: 50
Views: 1,989
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: Have a poxy argument thread. :-<

What a cool thread I started! :thumbup:

In celebration I'm posting a video from the 60's that explains everything about our great country!!!!

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Forum: New Zealand
Nov 17th 2012, 7:24 pm
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 17th 2012, 7:08 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 1,989
Posted By waikatoguy

Re: Something positive maybe?

Um ... was there not protests through the streets of Europe complaining about austerity last week?

In regards friends. I wonder if a change of attitude may have helped. I mean, if all you do is...
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