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(New Zealand Herald)   New Zealand reaches four million population milestone today, 40 million counting the sheep   ( divider line
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2003-04-24 11:21:12 AM  
I'm going to move back there to fark up their figures.
2003-04-24 05:46:40 PM  
But how many of them are just peter jackson counted over and over?!
2003-04-24 05:47:45 PM  
New Zealand is filled with hobbits.
2003-04-24 05:48:13 PM  
Yeah, is that counting all the CGI people/dwarves/orcs?
2003-04-24 05:48:41 PM  
What do they call milestones in countries that use the metric system? Meterstones?
2003-04-24 05:48:43 PM  
um, it's 11 million sheep, 4 million people, 45 million total. get figures right please.
2003-04-24 05:49:31 PM  
40 million out of 4 million are counting the sheep?

Oh. Nevermind.

/grammar nazi
2003-04-24 05:49:56 PM  
I've always wanted to move there but it's very difficult by all reports. And the brunettes? Wow. *sigh*
2003-04-24 05:50:02 PM  
heh, i meant 44 million sheep. 4 million people. 48 million total. 11:1 ratio. people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones
2003-04-24 05:50:53 PM  
Do they have a problem with the sheep counters falling asleep on the job?

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2003-04-24 05:51:12 PM  
Just out of curiosity, where exactly is the Old Zeland?
2003-04-24 05:51:15 PM  
what a shame the article about lowering the legal age to 14 wasn't posted.
2003-04-24 05:51:26 PM  
How many including the half-human half-sheep hybrids?
2003-04-24 05:52:04 PM  
uh....... holland? or was it denmark. somewhere up that region.
2003-04-24 05:53:32 PM  
the article doesn't mention the number of sheep raped per year...

sick I know, but with all those ugly hobbits running around you know it happens a lot

sick attemp at humor..I'll just shut up
2003-04-24 05:53:59 PM  
2003-04-24 05:54:34 PM  
2003-04-24 05:54:41 PM  
Holland - Zeeland I believe
2003-04-24 05:54:43 PM  
so what is the population including all the moths?
oh...did i happen to mention that there is the coolest
damn moth ever on my bedroom floor here! i have never seen anything like it, its like, half the size of my hand! and it has featherlike looks farkin awesome! anyone here know anything about moths? do they mean
anything- you will recieve moneys/death threats/boobies [cliche, sorry] etc? someone stop me, i fear i may
develop a moth fetish at this rate...and lets face it, anything that hairy cannot be good for the system!
did i mention i havent slept in a good day or two?
i believe this is what u guys call a thread-jack?
2003-04-24 05:55:01 PM  
Why are everyone's names black all of the sudden?
2003-04-24 05:55:19 PM  
Pathighgate, It's in the Netherlands. Able Tasman, the guy who discovered most of the southern hemisphere was from the Netherlands and decided to name us after one of the provinces back home

Kiwi S.O.B
2003-04-24 05:56:39 PM  
lucky eddie, in the southern hemisphere of wierdness [see previous thread] ull find it is known widely as 'Zealand'
sheesh.....and WE are the ones living upside down!!
2003-04-24 05:57:12 PM  
Memoriesarefading - you have Mothra in your bedroom. Basically what that means is that it will shortly be attacked by Godzilla, and wreck some buildings in Tokyo.
2003-04-24 05:57:51 PM  
thread=post. im thinkin i should just give up
2003-04-24 05:58:12 PM  
You've heard of someone spilling beer on the server CosmoDNA? Well this time someone spilled mascara on the server.
2003-04-24 06:01:36 PM  
eat ham: sucks to live in tokyo then
2003-04-24 06:03:03 PM  
What if none of them count?
2003-04-24 06:03:21 PM  
Ew. Moths. Ugly. Yeah our moths are disgusting.
2003-04-24 06:03:22 PM  
Puchu: the sheep have to be 14 before they are of age now? that's too bad.
2003-04-24 06:03:45 PM  
What do they count the freak sheep babies with lonely farmer fathers?
2003-04-24 06:05:20 PM  
Memories -- Some moths, such as the Polyphemus moths, are quite impressive I'd agree.
2003-04-24 06:07:05 PM  
this one is different girlwithablueguitar, its special,
a true chosen one. it has u really have a
blue guitar?
2003-04-24 06:07:32 PM  
3 Million were made in a Weta workshop.
2003-04-24 06:07:53 PM  
Somebody give me $50,000 and I'll move my fat white liberal butt to that land of the free and the home of the baaa!
2003-04-24 06:09:03 PM  
Korovyov: thanks...thats all i wanted to hear! going to go get sleep, should i let the
moth out now? later? or keep it as the guardian of my nuclear weapons program?
2003-04-24 06:11:19 PM  
Memories -- Well, it might depend on the type... if you're an avid gardener, and it's a Tomato Hornworm, for instance, it might be an enemy of yours. ;)
2003-04-24 06:12:34 PM  
I hear they make the finest Velcro gloves in the world.
2003-04-24 06:16:24 PM  
Why is this spiffy? It's sad if you ask me. Way too many people on this earth.
2003-04-24 06:24:42 PM  
no tomatoes here korovyov, pretty much bordered by national park. i figure its a native moth, i better be nationalistic with it...after all, it is ANZAC day and all.
go new zealand neighbours! we know ud kick ass if u wanted to ;)
2003-04-24 06:30:34 PM  
i hope to move there someday. i hear its a lovely place to live. clean and low crime rate. congrats new zealanders!
2003-04-24 06:42:53 PM  
Way to go, New Zealanders!
2003-04-24 06:44:35 PM  
Memoriesarefading: Yes I do. An acoustic one.
2003-04-24 06:46:12 PM  
And the ugly moths (NZ moths!) invade our bathroom in the evenings. They're scary.
2003-04-24 07:19:56 PM  
More people on this planet is spiffy?
2003-04-24 07:25:01 PM new zealand has the population of atlanta. jeez that's sad.
2003-04-24 08:06:30 PM  
Anyone look at the US & World population clock?

The world one goes up by about 2.5 a second and is now at 6,288,742,500.

The US one goes up by about one every eight or nine seconds and is now at 290,806,406.

That's a lot of farking people.
2003-04-24 08:15:33 PM  
Remind me to email the WHO and get them to send a few planeloads of condoms down to NZ. We need to get a...ummm...handle...on those NZlanders.
2003-04-24 08:16:07 PM  
*sigh* I wish I could live there. Maybe in about 10 years, if I get some familiarity with their education system. I hear they always need more secondary ed teachers....
2003-04-24 08:24:04 PM  
Save me a slice of Pavlova!
2003-04-24 08:31:40 PM  

4 million on a land area the size of Colorado - AWESOME! Sounds like fertile ground in which to plant the seeds of evil...

Wait a sec - doesn't N'Zealand have a rather large population of practicing satanists?


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