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Today’s Trivia

via tvtropes.org

via tvtropes.org

 

 

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?

 

North American lotteries are a bigger business than the movies, porn, and music put together. (source)

 

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Vegetarian puppies?

 

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Erm. I think he should give up his day job

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Union boss says Labour Party has ‘been built to serve us’

Unite Union boss, "Red" Len

Unite Union boss, “Red” Len

Unite baron Len McCluskey has boasted that trade unions ‘own’ the Labour party and its policies.

‘The Labour Party is our party. We built it, to serve us’, he declared and went on to say: ‘These are our policies…they are now within our grasp.’

And don’t think this is any different to New Zealand and its unions.   We can clearly see who runs the Labour Party – the unions have installed two unpopular leaders in a row, against the wishes of the membership and caucus.

It’s always good to keep an eye on politics overseas, as occasionally issues surface there before they do here.   Read more »

Nike’s Middle East market under threat as ISIS places ban on Nike gear

ISIS certainly like to micro-manage there Fatwas.

reports suggests that the Islamic State has banned Nike apparel because the brand’s name sounds like the term for sexual intercourse in Arabic. Militants have reportedly been ordered to get rid of smutty-sounding sportswear.

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Did you come live in NZ recently? You could be “absolute crap”

Northland MP Winston Peters says the Government is allowing “absolute crap” to settle in New Zealand, a day after Statistic New Zealand announced immigration figures are at a record high.

New Zealand had a net gain of 56,275 migrants in the year to March, 75 percent up on the previous 12 months and a whopping 2250 percent on the year before that.

The gain is being driven not just by an increased number of people moving to New Zealand, but 13 percent fewer leaving. It’s expected annual net migration will surpass 60,000 by the end of the year if nothing is changed.

It’s somewhat odd that now we have solved the problem of people running away for greener pastures, we don’t have enough green pastures to go around at home.   Read more »