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Default So.... a powder charge from the 1800's was found under my old house...

http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post...are-in-Newtown

I used to live at the house they found it under. Rather amusing.

On a less amusing note I got alerted to this via FB with the following message from my ex flatmate:

So they have found an 1800's bomb at the first flat I have lived in.... that flat had so many problems, but I never though a bomb would be one....

Funny how she fails to mention that if I hadn't found that place, completed all the paperwork and fronted the entire bond and advance on the rent then she wouldn't have a had a place to live when she moved to town....

(There were three of us that lived there and the other two lived either a 2 hour flight or 16 hour drive/ferry away whereas I lived 2 hours up the road so it was my job to find a place).

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Funny and scary all at once.
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You obviously didn't party hard enough while you were there.


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That happened to me once. Turns out there was an artillery shell or someshit in our backyard. I'm pretty sure it was a dud, and it got removed before we moved in, but it still scared us. We've since moved out of the house in question.

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Humpf, last time I use "Hitmen R Us" to fill a contract !
I agree, those guys suck. I'm not just saying that because they're a rival business either.


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I agree, those guys suck. I'm not just saying that because they're a rival business either.
Yes all right, no need to say I told you so.

I pay the bit extra next time.
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Humpf, last time I use "Hitmen R Us" to fill a contract !
Sorry to hear about that. However, I haven't worked for them for a while now....


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Sorry to hear about that. However, I haven't worked for them for a while now....
Information that would have been useful LAST MONTH !!!!!!
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Information that would have been useful LAST MONTH !!!!!!
Let me talk to my manager, and I'll try to get you a discount on your next hit.

Serp, can we give Mags a discount?


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