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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 4:00 am
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Originally Posted by Turban Explorer View Post
That I should have made our cyclone preparations alot sooner .....panic buying booze and getting ready to move the boat up trinity creek
Should be getting a bit breezy up there now......
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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 4:11 am
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Just learnt that finding a good GP is difficult enough but a bulk-billing one nigh on impossible
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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 4:31 am
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Originally Posted by Bernie Barfly View Post
That's cause yer from limerick
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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 7:16 am
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That some people are daft enough to spend $3.48 on ONE LETTUCE
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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 8:41 am
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I learned that if you tip a ride on mower on it's side & you chose the wrong side it will dump it's oil into the cylinder & hydraulic so bad you think the battery is a dud. Then you go to buy a battery & the smart arse salesman asks if you tipped it onto it's side recently.................
Well matey you talked yourself out of a new battery & I covered everything in sight with oil & petrol when I removed the plug & cranked it over.
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Originally Posted by paulry View Post
Just learnt that finding a good GP is difficult enough but a bulk-billing one nigh on impossible
Given that almost 80% of GP visits are bulk billed Australia wide I think that may be a location specific bit of knowledge.

I just moved (in Brisbane) and have already found multiple good GP's with no problem. Canberra is one of the hardest places in Australia to find a bulk billing GP. Only roughly 50% of GP visits there bulk billed.

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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 9:20 am
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Originally Posted by cresta57 View Post
I learned that if you tip a ride on mower on it's side & you chose the wrong side it will dump it's oil into the cylinder & hydraulic so bad you think the battery is a dud. Then you go to buy a battery & the smart arse salesman asks if you tipped it onto it's side recently.................
Well matey you talked yourself out of a new battery & I covered everything in sight with oil & petrol when I removed the plug & cranked it over.
Tipping a ride-on, impressive!

Our Rover Asthmatic barely goes forward ...
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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 9:25 am
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Originally Posted by DeadVim View Post
Tipping a ride-on, impressive!

Our Rover Asthmatic barely goes forward ...
Be easy to do if you were heavier than the ride on i suppose,or sideways on a hill
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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 9:31 am
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Originally Posted by Bernie Barfly View Post
Be easy to do if you were heavier than the ride on i suppose,or sideways on a hill
I hadn't considered an incline ... our Rover doesn't DO inclines of any nature
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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 10:29 am
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Originally Posted by fish.01 View Post
Given that almost 80% of GP visits are bulk billed Australia wide I think that may be a location specific bit of knowledge.

I just moved (in Brisbane) and have already found multiple good GP's with no problem. Canberra is one of the hardest places in Australia to find a bulk billing GP. Only roughly 50% of GP visits there bulk billed.
It seems that everything is more difficult to obtain in Canberra.
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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 11:01 am
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Originally Posted by DeadVim View Post
Tipping a ride-on, impressive!

Our Rover Asthmatic barely goes forward ...
Tipped it on it's side to change the drive belt, though I did once roll it down the block. It's a severe slope in places.
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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 11:05 am
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Originally Posted by cresta57 View Post
Tipped it on it's side to change the drive belt, though I did once roll it down the block. It's a severe slope in places.
Ah, I see, had ours at various angles to replace/repair/curse various things.

We bought it second hand for $600 so can't expect much!

I prefer horses for yard maintenance
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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 11:06 am
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I prefer horses for yard maintenance
I saw several horses today which would be better employed on yard maintenance:curse:
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Old Jan 22nd 2011, 11:09 am
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Originally Posted by Grayling View Post
I saw several horses today which would be better employed on yard maintenance:curse:
That good eh?

Our paddocks could have Japs in there fighting the war for all we know, too wet to let the horses in ...
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I saw several horses today which would be better employed on yard maintenance:curse:
Bad day at the track Mr Buckowski
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