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The top 9 rating items on Scoop at the weekend - Hobbits excluded - were...

1: Scoop Images: The Blood Red Moon...Again

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00105.htm

3: Scoop Images: Wellington's Blood Red Moon

The following image of Sunday night's total lunar eclipse was supplied by Christopher Picking.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00096.htm

9: HARD NEWS 11/8/00 - Beyond a Joke

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... sometimes politics moves far beyond the stage where any rational citizen can give a rat's arse about it. Sometimes it happens twice in a week.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00062.htm


16: Candidate Al Gore Profits From Pollution?

Democratic presidential candidate, Al Gore, bills himself as a champion for the environment making impassioned pleas for action in his 1992 book, Earth in the Balance. But investigators are now accusing him of profiting from pollution. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00009.htm


17: Scoop Link: Weird Fish Story Of The Week

Fish As the Ultimate Brain Food -­ Lucent Uses Salmon DNA to Replace Computer

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00060.htm

21: Upton-on-line: Even More on the Treaty

Recent editions of upton-on-line have covered GM cows, trade agreements and the survival of the nation – all through the prism of the Treaty of Waitangi. We thought we could turn elsewhere this week but the Treaty production line is in over-drive and no-one ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00215.htm


22: Tiatia Shines In Lions Victory

IN a pulsating opener to NPC 2000 at WestpacTrust Stadium on Friday night Wellington beat Canterbury 27-20 with powerhouse No8 Filo Tiatia charging toward regaining an All Black jersey with an awesome all-round performance.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00065.htm

25: Stop Hallucinogenic Chocolate Biscuits!!!

"The Corrective Party is appalled, disgusted and degraded at the continued hallucinogenic properties of the "Toffee Pops" chocolate biscuit. When a woman eats this chocolate biscuit, she entertains fantasies of nubile scantily clad men in their ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00069.htm

30: Scoop Images: Lions Vs Canterbury (1)

Images from the first Wellington Lions NPC clash of the season vs Canterbury. Wellington won 27-20. Images from Mark Graham -IMAGE TIME .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00066.htm


HOBBIT STORIES...
2: Scoop Images: A Mountaintop Hobbit Retreat?
4: Scoop Archive: When The Wizard Gets It
5: Scoop Images: WORLD EXCLUSIVE: BAG END!
6: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: The Guardian of Helms Deep...
7: Scoop Archive: Scoop Image: Where The Hobbits Are
8: Scoop Archive: Are These For Real?
10: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: More LOTR Pics From Ruapehu
11: Scoop Archive: Hook Line And Sinker - Dominion Ring Winked
12: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: Liv Meets Some Smokin' Ringwraiths
13: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring
14: Scoop Archive: Lords Of The Rings Six Minutes @ ShoWEST
15: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: Gandalf's Two Exploding Trees
18: Scoop Images: Wellywood's Favourite Starlet
19: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: A Misty Ruapehu Film Set
20: Scoop Archive: Ringswatch: Our Liv Freaks Out In Battle
23: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: Peter Jackson And The Olympic Flame
24: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: Mirror Snaps Bilbo's House
26: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: Castles & Tents In A Quarry
27: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: Two More Pics From Dry Creek Quarry
28: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: Lord Of The Rings Preview Highlights
29: Scoop Images: Hobbit Town Photos Mystery Solved

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