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    I agree but think that the delusion will continue...

    I agree but think that the delusion will continue for a few years yet
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    The same way people predicted how and why the GFC...

    The same way people predicted how and why the GFC would happen.
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    I agree with the above advice. I only bought my...

    I agree with the above advice. I only bought my first home at 28. Take it easy, get financially secure because if kids are still just in your plan, they will change things more than you can ever...
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    Hi there... long term investor in Whangarei here....

    Hi there... long term investor in Whangarei here. It really depends on what your criteria are. It's the same as everywhere really. The places with the best yields tend to be in the cheaper areas but...
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    I think with any discipline, it is all a matter...

    I think with any discipline, it is all a matter of degree and frequency. After all, time-out could mean being locked in a cupboard! Verbal assaults can be worse than a smack.
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    Thanks for the clarification. Several years ago,...

    Thanks for the clarification. Several years ago, I did a trade where I was thinking about renting it out short term before selling and the accountant at the time told me I would need to pay GST on...
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    I wonder what has happened to all the empty...

    I wonder what has happened to all the empty apartments that they built? I remember seeing a video a couple of years ago saying they had literally millions of them.
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    How does it work if you buy a property to trade...

    How does it work if you buy a property to trade and rent it for 6 months in the process of renovation before selling it?
  9. Uhhhh... that quote's kind of obvious isn't it?...

    So is this why we have such high prices for property in New Zealand?[/QUOTE]Uhhhh... that quote's kind of obvious isn't it? Higher interest rates, greater appreciation... it ignores real returns...
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    Possibly the same reason things go wrong in...

    Possibly the same reason things go wrong in politics and business. Getting to the top requires a degree of ruthlessness that can turn things bad no matter how good the original motivation was.
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    Yes, you are right but I think that the real...

    Yes, you are right but I think that the real cause of those things is the love of power or fear of weakness... religion was just the instrument. After all, there are plenty of positive beliefs...
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    Perry, you do hear people say a lot "look at all...

    Perry, you do hear people say a lot "look at all the problems that religion causes" but I don't agree with that. Religion is just a very effective tool for manipulating people into doing what you...
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    Yeah but it depends on your intentions. If you're...

    Yeah but it depends on your intentions. If you're planning on selling it after a short period of time, then you will need to pay GST and tax on any capital gains. Not sure if you'd need to pay gst on...
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    I'm not an accountant, so you should check with...

    I'm not an accountant, so you should check with yours. But you can register for GST whatever you do. However, you'd need to pay GST on rent.
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    But I didn't say that. I'm not even talking finer...

    But I didn't say that. I'm not even talking finer points. For instance, I knew a guy who was a very devout born-again type Christian and he believed that you had to be baptised to get into heaven....
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    I think people used wood fires more back in the...

    I think people used wood fires more back in the olden days Meehole :)
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    You could probably say that everyone has their...

    You could probably say that everyone has their own sense of right and wrong. Just start asking a group of devout Christians tricky questions about their beliefs and you'll soon see them disagreeing...
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    Yep, completely legit. I checked the number and...

    Yep, completely legit. I checked the number and found that page about him. Maybe he was trying to save me? :)
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    LOL... He might have wanted to thank me for...

    LOL... He might have wanted to thank me for saving him from the irrationality of magical thinking! Maybe. :)
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    How interesting... I've got a missed call on my...

    How interesting... I've got a missed call on my phone from David Lane - self appointed guardian of morality from the Society for the Promotion of Community Standards. So, which one of you is him? :D
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    There is no such thing as sin. I wouldn't call...

    There is no such thing as sin.

    I wouldn't call it a plan... there are many branches of evolution that died out. What survives is just what worked better. A plan requires an architect.

    Can't say...
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    1. An accident implies there is a plan. I don't...

    1. An accident implies there is a plan. I don't think there is one.
    2. There is no such thing as good or bad in nature. That is a human construct.
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    How is it out of context? It's an example of how...

    How is it out of context? It's an example of how beliefs change. Just because it's what they believed at the time (with no scientific justification), it doesn't validate it. Lincoln also thought that...
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    Lots of things were illegal that shouldn't have...

    Lots of things were illegal that shouldn't have been. When you say "what next?", as I'm sure you know, many people have also said the same thing about equality for black people, emancipation for...
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    When I said "our decisions", I meant politicians...

    When I said "our decisions", I meant politicians who generally reflect what society will accept. Not mine individually.

    I really have no idea what you are getting at here.. if it goes to court,...
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