44 days ago

Poll: Are swear words no longer?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

In 2023, Apple amended its autocorrect function to allow Iphone users to freely use their intended word without mentioning 'ducks'. Is this a sign of the times? Are swear words no longer taboo in our communities or workplaces?

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Are swear words no longer?
  • 20.8% Yes - swear words don't phase me
    20.8% Complete
  • 48.5% No - it's still inappropriate to swear
    48.5% Complete
  • 30% It's depends on the word
    30% Complete
  • 0.8% Other - I'll share below!
    0.8% Complete
2899 votes
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7 days ago

Poll: Have you had a pen pal?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

With the invention of the internet and mobile phone communication, pen pals seem to be a thing of the past but it was a common practice at one point.

Did you have a pen pal? Where did you meet them? Share below!

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Have you had a pen pal?
  • 66.9% Yes
    66.9% Complete
  • 32.8% No
    32.8% Complete
  • 0.3% Other - I'll share below!
    0.3% Complete
891 votes
1 hour ago

Help with furniture restoration

Jo from Sandringham

Hi
We have a C.1960s wood veneer dining table.
We are searching for someone who is possibly retired or has some free time on their hands, and ideally with some experience restoring wood furniture. There are no time frames, or pressure.
We are happy to have the work completed here (Sandringham) or wherever it best suits.
If you or someone you know is interested in the job. Please drop us a message.
We are happy to supply materials.
measurements:
134 cm L
91 cm W
73 cm H

Thanks
Jo

1 day ago

Show us your winter craft or DIY projects

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

When we are stuck inside, it can be a time to get creative. And we think Neighbourly members are quite a creative bunch. So, let's fill the Neighbourly newsfeed with crafty creations from across the country.

Share a photo below of your craft projects, recent DIY, or your hobby. You may just inspire someone else!