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The top 30 rating items on Scoop at the weekend (Hobbits excluded) were...

1: Sludge Report #37 – At Last, A Good Idea From Iraq

In this edition: Operation Brain Storm

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00158.htm


2: Sludge Report #36 – Hypocrisy In The Middle East

IN THIS EDITION: Hikers Under Fire At Nablus - Hypocrisy In The Middle East

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00114.htm


3: Sludge Report #35 – Let Every Voice Sing Out

IN THIS EDITION: The Middle East Peace Settlement Needs Our Support – Keeping Hope Alive

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00105.htm


4: US Election: Cannibalising Candidates

Here we are still in a dead heat for the election of the United States President. As we come closer and closer to the day when America will decide whether Gore or Bush will run the country the difference between the candidates continues to become ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00152.htm


5: Sludge Report #32 – Resolving A Family Feud

IN THIS EDITION: Middle East Situation Report – A Question – A Couple Of Answers – Sludge’s Answers – Application Of The Theory

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00038.htm


6: CITY LITTER: Radio Radio

Mark Cubey, the voice of Smartass Wellington, participates – and hacks into – the half-yearly radio survey.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00151.htm


7: Not Hard News: City Litter From Mark Cubey

It's one of those extraordinary sun-drenched Fridays that we love in the capital. We did meeting in the sun on the waterfront. We completed projects. We received lots of nice feedback about our latest issue.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00121.htm


8: Sludge Report #33 – Darkness Before The Dawn?

IN THIS EDITION: Plunket’s Question - Israelis burn Palestinian to death - Black Friday - The Darkness Before The Dawn –Over To You Ehud!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00072.htm


9: Upton-on-line October 20th

Strange speculations (and some out-right fantasising) have caused upton-on-line to disclose the forthcoming transmorgrification of this publication. By a process of neural re-engineering that is still awaiting FDA approval (and could yet be stopped ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00415.htm


10: HARD NEWS 27/10/00 - Family Feuds

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... was it ever a war? More like a feud based on something someone said when they were pissed, perhaps. But everyone ought to be glad that it's over. It is not that, in the wake of this week's business-to-government forum, everything ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00154.htm


11: KIWIS BAT BRILLIANTLY

New Zealand versus South Africa in the third one day international Sunday, 29 October, 2000 Article: Mathew Loh

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00159.htm


12: CARTOON BUSINESS AS USUAL

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00150.htm


13: Upton-on-line October 27th

The mental space normally reserved for putting upton-on-line to bed was gobbled up this week by a speaking engagement – addressing the curiously named National Press Club. With the exception of Frank Haden, upton-on-line couldn’t see any members of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00508.htm


15: Correctives: NOW Demolish That Shameless Obelisk!

"The Corrective Party is shocked, appalled, disgusted and repulsed that no-one opposed the removal of the tree on One Tree Hill on the grounds of morality and decency!!!" gasped Sister Psychotica SM, spokesnun for the Corrective Party today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00094.htm


16: Scoop: Just Politics

Prasad Latest Victim Of ‘Clark Attack’ - Peters Applauds Law Commission Report - Greens Call For Testing Of US Corn - Wool Industry Must Get Sums Right On R&D - Funding Pressure On Health System - Steve Maharey: Getting Family Law Right - Lamb Decision ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00157.htm


17: Howard's End: Power We Don't Understand

Despite criticism by Cabinet Minister, Ruth Dyson, why did Wellington rugby icon Norm Hewitt continue playing against Canterbury in the NPC final while sporting a broken arm? Does Norm Hewitt possess an inner force to control pain and do we understand ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00155.htm


19: TV3 News

Goodbye Liam Holloway – Liam’s Legacy – Russian Sub – Kiwi Pilot In Suicide Incident – Child Abuse – Ferret Banned From FINZ

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0010/S00144.htm


22: Scoop Archive: CITY LITTER: Radio Radio

Mark Cubey, the voice of Smartass Wellington, participates - and hacks into - the half-yearly radio survey.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/75/e9/200010271030.5efbf288.html


23: Howard’s End: Europe’s Russian “Energy Bridge”

The effects of turmoil in the Middle East on oil supplies are likely to be a thing of the past for European Union countries when Russian president, Vladimir Putin, signs a series of contracts in Paris at the end of this month. John Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00123.htm


24: Scoop Archive: Massive Unemployment Looming

"Massive growth in unemployment," is the prediction of Libertarianz Welfare Deregulation Spokesman Sally O'Brien, "whatever the outcome of today's govt-business talkfest. While current economic indicators decline rapidly," she observes, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/23/f3/200010240046.58eecb21.html


25: SERIES TO S.A.

New Zealand v South Africa, 4th one day international, Kimberly, SA Sunday, 29 October, 2000 Article: Mathew Loh

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00161.htm


26: EVENING POST, OCT 28

PM talks tough on Fiji - Celluloid castle - Auckland offered palm of friendship - Trust wants to buy army land - Kiwis spend to see Tua - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0010/S00146.htm


27: Correctives: Stop Transvestite Lunar Antelopes NOW

"The Corrective Party was shocked, horrified, appalled, and disgusted that Preb-Bull's Rabbles believe that there are transvestite purple antelopes on the Moon!!!" exclaimed Sister Psychotica SM, Spokesnun of the Corrective Party.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00095.htm


28: Helen Clark deplores attack on One Tree Hill

Labour Leader Helen Clark said today that she deplored the latest act of vandalism against the lone pine on top of One Tree Hill.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA9909/S00316.htm


29: US Election: Using Field Glasses to Read the Polls

"Here he is, the world's greatest pollster!" So went the introduction for Merv Field whose famous California poll dates from the Dewey/Truman era and who was speaking in the Harris Seminar series at the Institute of Governmental Studies at ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00149.htm


30: Pine Removal Successful

Auckland City arborists have today successfully felled the terminally-ill One Tree Hill monterey pine.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0010/S00064.htm


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