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JohnO
2021-07-19 06:24:49 UTC
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It's like a slapstick comedy became real life. They just need Phil Twyford in a conductor's uniform to make it perfect.
Tony
2021-07-19 06:52:43 UTC
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It's like a slapstick comedy became real life. They just need Phil Twyford in
a conductor's uniform to make it perfect.
Hillarious.
John Bowes
2021-07-19 08:22:32 UTC
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It's like a slapstick comedy became real life. They just need Phil Twyford in a conductor's uniform to make it perfect.
Hate to admit I'm starting to feel sorry for the current government. Must be hell for them waiting for the covid outbreak...
James Christophers
2021-07-20 02:13:59 UTC
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It's like a slapstick comedy became real life. They just need Phil Twyford in a conductor's uniform to make it perfect.
When you consider the numbers of trains with 30+ wagons that do NOT lose
a linkage.
Almost unbreakable
The train itself is probably so embarrassed it just wants to shut down...
Whether it's a silly tractor stunt clogging up Queen Street, or maori-named carriages involuntarily uncoupling themselves out there in the doomlands of Papakura and Hamiliton, there can never be such a thing as a slow news for the Herald or the poised-to-pounce pettyfoggers of nz general.
Rich80105
2021-07-20 02:44:18 UTC
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It's like a slapstick comedy became real life. They just need Phil Twyford in a conductor's uniform to make it perfect.
When you consider the numbers of trains with 30+ wagons that do NOT lose
a linkage.
Almost unbreakable
The train itself is probably so embarrassed it just wants to shut down...
Whether it's a silly tractor stunt clogging up Queen Street, or maori-named carriages involuntarily uncoupling themselves out there in the doomlands of Papakura and Hamiliton, there can never be such a thing as a slow news for the Herald or the poised-to-pounce pettyfoggers of nz general.
It reminded me of

or the original:

Tony
2021-07-20 03:13:25 UTC
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On Mon, 19 Jul 2021 19:13:59 -0700 (PDT), James Christophers
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It's like a slapstick comedy became real life. They just need Phil
Twyford in a conductor's uniform to make it perfect.
When you consider the numbers of trains with 30+ wagons that do NOT lose
a linkage.
Almost unbreakable
The train itself is probably so embarrassed it just wants to shut down...
Whether it's a silly tractor stunt clogging up Queen Street, or maori-named
carriages involuntarily uncoupling themselves out there in the doomlands of
Papakura and Hamiliton, there can never be such a thing as a slow news for the
Herald or the poised-to-pounce pettyfoggers of nz general.
It reminded me of
http://youtu.be/8E8LW7qaDG4
http://youtu.be/3m5qxZm_JqM
Well done, you pounced as predicted.
JohnO
2021-07-21 04:36:58 UTC
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It's like a slapstick comedy became real life. They just need Phil Twyford in a conductor's uniform to make it perfect.
When you consider the numbers of trains with 30+ wagons that do NOT lose
a linkage.
Almost unbreakable
The train itself is probably so embarrassed it just wants to shut down...
Whether it's a silly tractor stunt clogging up Queen Street, or maori-named carriages involuntarily uncoupling themselves out there in the doomlands of Papakura and Hamiliton, there can never be such a thing as a slow news for the Herald or the poised-to-pounce pettyfoggers of nz general.
You tell us, Keith, seems you have time to read both stories.
George Black
2021-07-21 20:02:44 UTC
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It's like a slapstick comedy became real life. They just need Phil Twyford in a conductor's uniform to make it perfect.
When you consider the numbers of trains with 30+ wagons that do NOT lose
a linkage.
Almost unbreakable
The train itself is probably so embarrassed it just wants to shut down...
Whether it's a silly tractor stunt clogging up Queen Street, or maori-named carriages involuntarily uncoupling themselves out there in the doomlands of Papakura and Hamiliton, there can never be such a thing as a slow news for the Herald or the poised-to-pounce pettyfoggers of nz general.
You tell us, Keith, seems you have time to read both stories.
No comprehension of that thats read just blindly post what comes first
to a failing mind
John Bowes
2021-07-21 22:47:11 UTC
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It's like a slapstick comedy became real life. They just need Phil Twyford in a conductor's uniform to make it perfect.
When you consider the numbers of trains with 30+ wagons that do NOT lose
a linkage.
Almost unbreakable
The train itself is probably so embarrassed it just wants to shut down...
Whether it's a silly tractor stunt clogging up Queen Street, or maori-named carriages involuntarily uncoupling themselves out there in the doomlands of Papakura and Hamiliton, there can never be such a thing as a slow news for the Herald or the poised-to-pounce pettyfoggers of nz general.
You tell us, Keith, seems you have time to read both stories.
No comprehension of that thats read just blindly post what comes first
to a failing mind
What do you mean failing? Failed and closed would be closer to the truth!
Pettifogger describes Keith to a T :)
George Black
2021-07-21 23:30:59 UTC
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It's like a slapstick comedy became real life. They just need Phil Twyford in a conductor's uniform to make it perfect.
When you consider the numbers of trains with 30+ wagons that do NOT lose
a linkage.
Almost unbreakable
The train itself is probably so embarrassed it just wants to shut down...
Whether it's a silly tractor stunt clogging up Queen Street, or maori-named carriages involuntarily uncoupling themselves out there in the doomlands of Papakura and Hamiliton, there can never be such a thing as a slow news for the Herald or the poised-to-pounce pettyfoggers of nz general.
You tell us, Keith, seems you have time to read both stories.
No comprehension of that thats read just blindly post what comes first
to a failing mind
What do you mean failing? Failed and closed would be closer to the truth!
Pettifogger describes Keith to a T :)
He/she/it is obviously not yet totally gagga looking out a geriatric
ward window wondering when something will happen.
Not long off but not current... :)

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