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    08-24-2017, 03:33 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread What is your next boat? in The Bilge
    What I have in mind would fit in a 40 foot container. But you got me thinking, which is always an achievement. If I was clever id make it fit in a 20...
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    08-24-2017, 03:24 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I did put up some ideas on that. Stop giving our natural resources away basically for free. Tax international companies. Tax big companies. Increase...
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    08-24-2017, 02:09 AM
    Quite a tan youve got there peter.
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    08-24-2017, 01:11 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Yum
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    08-24-2017, 01:07 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Imagine if you will, a society where there just isnt enough work, paid or unpaid, to keep everyone busy. Say 50% genuine unemployment. Production is...
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    08-24-2017, 12:57 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Not necessarily. Like I said, paradigm shift. Not just an expanded work for the dole scheme. It would actually be OK just to say, Ill take the living...
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    08-24-2017, 12:54 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    You've got it Greg. Like I said, its a paradigm shift, and does not sit at all comfortably with the way we view welfare, tax and work at the moment....
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    08-23-2017, 09:58 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I think we've touched on it before, but I actually think the paradigm needs to change. To one where a living wage, not just subsistence, is a basic...
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    08-23-2017, 07:28 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread What is your next boat? in The Bilge
    I might hold you to that Ted, although my idea is for something a bit more spacious. A bit of a galley, a main cabin area. Double bed. Cockpit aft.
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    08-23-2017, 05:42 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Turnbull calls Trump. Hey bud, I've been keeping an eye on the wooden boat forum. Not liking what I'm seeing. I'm calling our ambassador home until...
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    08-23-2017, 05:38 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Light winds and old swell. Yuck! But at least you'll be able to move without getting bashed about too much. Slatting can be tiresome for you and hard...
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    08-23-2017, 04:50 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread What is your next boat? in The Bilge
    I want to take a long holiday in Europe. But I can't afford it. Flights are cheap enough, but accomodation is a killer. So my idea is to build a...
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    08-23-2017, 04:44 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread NZ Elections in The Bilge
    They can have him, hey bro?
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    08-23-2017, 04:21 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Starting to feel like spring instead of an Antarctic winter here at last. The days are getting noticeably longer at both ends, and the sun is showing...
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    08-23-2017, 04:14 PM
    Awning looks great. We lived on a 55 foot steel boat in Papua New Guinea for a while. I made a simple but very effective shade awning using a straw...
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    08-23-2017, 06:52 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Not joking really. The lengths the government goes to to keep the numbers down are ridiculous. The process brings the genuinely unemployed to...
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    08-23-2017, 06:25 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I see that all major Doctors groups, AMA etc, reckon the idea is punitive and stupid. I'd think they know more than most about how to deal with drug...
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    08-23-2017, 06:23 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    There's always rug sales. Half price liquidaton, last chance, all stock must go.
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    08-23-2017, 06:20 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I think peeing in your wetsuit is OK when you are in the water. Not so much when in the cockpit. Does it have a zipper in the right spot? Even if it...
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    08-23-2017, 05:53 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I just got a message from a Cormorant. On Twitter if you are wondering. He says he's found a pet human. The human is inside a boat, listening to the...
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    08-23-2017, 05:50 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Veey good, I hope the show was a success.
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    08-23-2017, 04:50 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Yeah but Peter, it's actually easy to get a job. Most of those applicants are druggies who just apply for their compulsory 10 jobs a week so they can...
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    08-23-2017, 03:37 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    That's if you believe they are trying to find answers to the problems of drug addicts. I very much doubt that.
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    08-23-2017, 01:17 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I reckon you are right
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    08-22-2017, 09:03 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Wow. Just wow. I mean, nah, just wow.
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    08-22-2017, 09:00 PM
    Good decision by the sounds of it. But do go see a doctor if you get wobbly. What was the drug?
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    08-22-2017, 08:31 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Maybe I'm overly cynical. Although I doubt it. I don't readily see the guys driving this as having the best interests of the druggies on welfare at...
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    08-22-2017, 07:50 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    What do you think happens when the druggies fail to comply with the compulsory rehab?
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    08-22-2017, 07:48 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Or we could look at other places where its been tried. I think its a Conservative, lets attack the dregs of society and push them off welfare thing...
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    08-22-2017, 07:44 PM
    Henry and I cut some Rosewood into thin strips this morning, getting ready to laminate the stem and main frame for the Nutshell. I think we cut the...
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