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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Nah - as usual, you got it wrong.

    Had read it before. Didn't bother reading it again. Wouldn't bother reading it, given the formatting anyhow.

    Hmmm.... do I have to sign any register?
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    Re: Let's do up another bar thread

    https://media.giphy.com/media/QhlPIHpwk8AvK/giphy.gif
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    Re: Continuing Death in Puerto Rico

    Maybe they should move to a first world country? Like, maybe, the USA?

    Then again... the US doesn't bother doing anything about the massive gun toll there, so why would they worry about this?
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Oh dear. If you are going to C&P, would you please treat your audience with a modicum of respect... and reformat the bloody stuff please.
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    Make sure you have a firearms licence.

    ... good news re the head. Keep it working.
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    Re: Let's do up another bar thread

    We've got quite a few dangerous bars along the NSW coast. I put together a couple of business cases that has seen the most critical ones get dredged to improve safety. There's another case being...
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    I think I posted about one in the Border Ranges between NSW & Queensland a year or so back. We watched a train do it, but it's partly a tunnel

    edit - here it is... but that section of track...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Classic Bob Hawke, from the new book: Nobody on Bill Shorten’s frontbench would be worthy of a seat in a Hawke cabinet.
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    Re: The Magical Mystery Tour, 2017

    Well, there's one for the books. Out for dinner with our business partners tonight and I managed to get run over on the way there. Nothing bad, just a damn SUV that ran over my foot in the traffic....
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    Re: Car&Driver: best cars of 2018

    No way it is that heavy, but as a town bike, sure, it's got some Thumper soul. Much more than the 150 Yamaha I'm riding tonight.
  11. Re: Hiking and Fly Fishing Snowy Mountains Australia

    Enjoy the trip up to Thredders. I absolutely love the road from Khancoban to Thredbo, not that I expect you'll be going in from that side.... unless you want to do some extra miles and enjoy the...
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    Re: Car&Driver: best cars of 2018

    I'll take a car with soul any (and every) day of the week. Same with bikes.

    Hell, I even drive a couple of American cars with soul, these days. Well, one of the two of them has more soul than...
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    Re: Pless Sighting

    Nope... I think I saw him here, five minutes ago, working on the bathroom resto job.

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Indo2017/i-rZWQZfS/0/349fd1a0/X2/uptheladder-X2.jpg

    I know he's OK... I can hear...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Now there's a thought. Thanks.

    So - should welfare bludgers be entitled to vote? Prisoners aren't. Those on Councils or in Parliament recuse themselves from voting on issues in which they have...
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    Re: Best Dive Bar

    How's this one then? No pickled eggs... but the fish was good

    http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff112/igatenby/Last%20Java%20and%20Sumatra/030-7.jpg

    and the locals were friendly
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    No, no, no.

    You forget the very basis this thread was founded on. I quote from the original post of this thread.....



    .... as I've said many times before.... I don't start the slanging,...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Let's try this tear down Greens policy:



    Self determination, eh?

    What's that mean?

    They don't have to comply with the laws of Australia? Make their own laws?
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    What? Greens policies? Yep... that's them. No substance. Ever. Just motherhood statements. If we look hard enough, I'm sure we'll find apple pie somewhere in there.
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    Re: Doctors- not the way they used to be

    Yeah, my doc is Iraqi too.... but I'm stuck with a Kiwi dentist.
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    You expect me to answer a question?

    Take a flying leap.... those wings of yours will save you. You've never answered a question directed your way in your life.

    Come up with a definition of...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Of course you doubt. Par for the course with you - it's always the negative. You seem to forget, I've enjoyed mocking the stupidity of many of the Greens policies over the years. Do you think I do...
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    The D-Type, commissioned by Herr Hitler

    http://i.cnn.net/money/2006/12/04/autos/hitler_auto_union/auto_union_front.03.jpg
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    I expect he'll be some time. Back around the time he was born, well, in 1936 anyhow, there were 88 pages of Australian tax legislation.

    The LibNats got rid of 4,100 pages of inoperative tax...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    By the standards of the party that would tear down everything modern society is - and then issue hair shirts to all. The Greens remind me of Pol Pot - tear it all down and start again.

    Back to...
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    Re: Doctors- not the way they used to be

    I hope all was well with the test results, Dale
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    Re: Best Dive Bar

    Not all the dive bars are in the USA. You guys need to set your horizons a bit wider.

    Here's two, from this part of the world.... and a bit of street drinkin' as a bonus

    First up, a high dive...
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    Would love to... but after two years of just doing pro-bono stuff and bumming around... a guy needs to work occasionally
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    Re: Car&Driver: best cars of 2018

    Wha?

    No pushrods?
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Define tax.

    Are you saying that those companies pay zero payroll tax, zero property tax, zero GST?

    I note that many on your list are heavily into capital intensive projects at present. Do you...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    News Australia? Who are they?

    Presumably you mean News Corp Australia?

    Your link provides zero detail on the ultimate ownership structure. IIRC, the Murdoch family have something like 39% of...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    And it's nice to see that some of the lefties, well, OK, at least one of the lefties on this thread has some integrity.

    Well said, sir.
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    Not a lot of traffic out there, eh?

    Thanks Ted
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Incorrect.... but it's not like you to notice things like that.

    You do it all the TIME. :d
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    It took all of 30 seconds to find out that your post is nothing but hot air and bile. Maybe you should enroll in some sort of education program? Primary school, perhaps?

    Here's some of the taxes...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Excuse me, but you sound like a very sore loser.

    Your side of politics had six years to do it... and they did NOTHING.

    Turnbull's government knew the power of the naysayers and, as I...
  36. Re: Photo challenge to myself... One my photos posted by me each day of the year 2017

    Do you think they'd notice if you took a slab off that tree for a dining table top?
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Here's a nice piece that the local rabid left might like to consider, should they ever discover that faculty:

    http://media.theaustralian.com.au/authors/images/bio/henry_ergas.png


    @HenryErgas...
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    Re: When being a hoarder pays off

    You've hoarded some gold that you'd like to pass on?
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Oh no - someone criticised your team, eh?

    Gotta rush blindly to their defence? Your capacity for critical analysis was displayed for all to see with your recent "Time" thread. Like I said -...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Is that because you like seeing those who invest more in the future (thereby gaining deductions)?
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    Re: What Sound Barrier?

    Those vortices look a little bit like this

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Indo2017/i-sWmCV9H/0/508b429e/X2/Capturewaterspout-X2.jpg

    That's a waterspout in a video that I clipped an image from - got...
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Of course it could have - but the opposition parties wouldn't allow it to be. That'd be the parties of hate... Labor and the Greens. The result was delivered by the LibNats, but, I doubt the haters...
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    Re: Bitcoin frenzy

    Coming out of NK, or out of Washington?
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    Re: Bitcoin frenzy

    All booms bust.

    Remember, you heard it here first.

    Don't thank me... just take the advice.
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    After six years of Green / Labor inaction, it was good to see the LibNats get it done.... despite all the whinging (including from you).

    So, let's be more specific. Three cheers for the Liberal...
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    Re: VW rollerskate EV crossover coming

    Well, there you go.
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Three cheers for those who achieved the change.
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Your ignorance of the Australian political system is astounding, unfortunately, your commentary is in inverse proportion.
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    Re: LA Auto Show

    I think I mentioned the Stinger in another thread recently. Some talented folks on the design team. Some similarities with one of the current hot Alfa Romeos too, I think. Worth considering.
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Every kid in the race is a winner, eh?
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