Commenter of the week


Here at Whaleoil, we have a lot of talented people making comments on our posts all of the time.

So, we have decided to shine a light on the person we think has most deserved an accolade in the last 7 days.

Please note this is not about just one comment. We are looking for more than that. We are looking for someone who contributes constructively to our forum and to the messages we are trying to send.

It has been another great week. We are going to hell in a handcart yet again, according to the climate change soothsayers.? James Shaw wants to spend the surplus, probably on a subsidy for electric vehicles. Jacinda has decided we are all being ‘fleeced’ by the oil companies and Wellington has a rainbow crossing. The world gets stranger by the day and as always,?we have a lot of brilliant commenters talking about it.

This week, our Commenter of the week is…




In Curly’s profile, he describes himself as a – ‘Rugby nut. Don’t like government in my life – just give me the parameters and then back off.’ Rumour has it that he is more than just a rugby spectator, having been, in his time, a very successful player as well.

From General Debate:?

She is the most bullied person in the world. I’ve never seen abuse of the sort that the Trumps have to put up with. Melania is the most beautiful and most photogenic first lady since Jackie Kennedy, and no one will give her an ounce of credit.

From Do you watch the Paralympics:

Social engineering – you could be right, Curly. This government is certainly capable of it.

From Can we please have a deadline on deadlines?

You’re not losing it, Curly. Your suggestion sounds as smart as most of theirs.

From General Debate:

Completely agree, Curly. This is my biggest fear too. Those dark clouds that Winston promised us are gathering on the horizon, but sadly for Winston, a lot of it is due to the government’s own actions and incompetence. He cannot abscond from responsibility for it all, even though he has tried hard.

Also from General Debate:

Yes. 12 months of incompetence that is railroading our economy already. Car sales are always one of the first things to feel the pinch, as they are mostly discretionary products, where sales start to fall as soon as uncertainty is felt. It takes time for the rot to set in, but there really are troubling signs in the economy now, if you look forward rather than backwards.

From Bathurst Day Debate:

Not a petrol head then, Curly? You prefer real sport, obviously.

And finally from Backchat:

Thanks to you, Curly. We are all doing what we can to hold this government to account. We are fairly sure that the politicians and their staff do read Whaleoil regularly, but whether or not they use the advice they are given is another matter. Never mind. We’ll just keep on trying. We are consistent like that.

Thank you for your contributions Curly1952 – this week and every other week. We couldn’t do what we do without you.

Here is a little token of appreciation from the awesome Technomage

Oh, and I have something else for you as well. Take a look at this:

NEW ZEALAND – NOVEMBER 08: Motorsport’s Craig Lowndes on the grass during qualifying for the V8 supercars at Pukekohe raceway.?

There you are, Curly. Craig Lowndes on the grass at Pukekohe. Now you can watch the grass grow and the V8 Supercars at the same time.

Shame it is not a Holden, though…