Friday nightCap

Full moon rising.  Real time.  No computer generated trickery.

OK. He got me

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Today’s Trivia

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Welcome to Daily Trivia.  There is a game to play here.  The photo above relates to one of the items below.  The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights.  Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy.  Can you figure it out tonight?

 

Maple syrup has more calcium than milk. Get onto it Fonterra, I’m sure the maple syrup price hasn’t tanked in the past 12 months… (source)

 

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Oh come on. It’s a Friday, and it’s been a while

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Oh, just snugglin’ up to my pet donkey

On the one hand I like the idea that we live in world where you can have a pet donkey on your couch, but on the other hand, I’m concerned that that 1) he would want to, and 2) his wife seems to be ok with it.  Definitely a reasonable cause for man card review in my opinion.

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So, Russel, Dotcom, Harre… let’s get rid of the GCSB, yeah?

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Oh, and now TVNZ are running Andrew Little’s union campaign – verbatim!

Another media driven National hit piece.  This time on behalf of Andrew Little the unions.

Following on from the story earlier today how Mediaworks are making the government look bad on purpose, here is an example of a press release, followed by promoting ONE labour leader constestant’s web site, and absolutely not declaration of the source, balancing comment or any attempt at making it look anything except a paid-for piece… or at least a personal favour?

In the interest of critiquing, let’s have a look at it in total:

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Want a gun in your school photo? No problem!

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Grab your guns – we’re taking school pictures!

Students in a rural Nebraska school district can “tastefully” pose with their firearms in senior portraits used for the yearbook, the Broken Bow school board voted unanimously Monday night.

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