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Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2007, 2:02 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By nzer57

Re: House buying checks?

First rule of how not to be an idiot property buyer -

Never ever buy or enter into an unconditional contract

Why would you go to the expense, hassle and with definite lack of due diligence...
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2007, 5:05 am
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By nzer57

Re: Do companies just use Brit tradesmen???

Most companies struggle to get trady's. The usual rip off is with apprentices. They do the shit work and are charged out at full tradies rates. Most states subsidise app's wages as well so the...
Forum: The Barbie
May 13th 2007, 4:55 am
Replies: 101
Views: 3,637
Posted By nzer57

Forum: New Zealand
May 13th 2007, 2:50 am
Replies: 40
Views: 7,716
Posted By nzer57

Re: Spilt Wine on My Laptop - What to do?!

:rofl:Bloody hell you must have drowned it!!
Forum: New Zealand
May 12th 2007, 11:07 am
Forum: New Zealand
May 12th 2007, 11:06 am
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By nzer57

Re: Stars

:rofl: Hello Pot ;) and yes my post rate does suggest I have way too much time on my hands at present. Soon to change hopefully.
Forum: New Zealand
May 12th 2007, 6:25 am
Replies: 45
Views: 1,896
Posted By nzer57

Re: Shipping or buying new

No they don't. As a now ex removalist very few in Sydney for example offer a dishwasher and of those that do then don't count on it being very good. Not too many spend big bucks on appliances for...
Forum: New Zealand
May 12th 2007, 3:34 am
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By nzer57

Re: Stars

It signifies what a deteriorating life you have and you're spending way too much time here;)
Forum: The Barbie
May 12th 2007, 3:28 am
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By nzer57

Re: Ebay blackmail question

You have to be wary of Asian sellers. Culturally they have a whole different perspective on a deal. If it goes sideways for whatever reason they tend to blame anything, everything and anybody before...
Forum: Australia
May 11th 2007, 12:14 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By nzer57

Re: Car export?

See this thread

http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=448280&page=2
Forum: Australia
May 11th 2007, 12:09 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 4,051
Posted By nzer57

Re: No Stamp duty for 1st time buyers!

Be careful here. Once a contract is in place my understanding is the agent is entitled to their fee even if the contract is canceled by mutual consent or one party reneges. They have effectively done...
Forum: Australia
May 11th 2007, 9:15 am
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By nzer57

Re: Hotels Near Perth Airport

Try TripAdvisor (http://www.tripadvisor.com/) - plenty of reviews to guide your decision. Just type in "perth airport" in the search box and it'll give you heaps of options;)
Forum: Australia
May 11th 2007, 9:10 am
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By nzer57

Re: Telephone number

That's unusual. The extra digit generally throws the whole sequence out.

Mobile numbers are the same - they all start with a '0' which you drop if calling from outside AU/NZ IE +61 xxx xxxxxx
Forum: The Barbie
May 11th 2007, 3:48 am
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By nzer57

Re: Loving this website......

Wasn't this guy in Lord of the Rings :rofl:

http://www.bogan.com.au/photos/cache/025b27c15a4c0331d2fca5510b77e913.jpg
Forum: Australia
May 11th 2007, 3:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By nzer57

Re: Telephone number

actually it's +61 8 xxxx xxxx

no zero;)
Forum: New Zealand
May 11th 2007, 3:02 am
Replies: 307
Views: 23,321
Posted By nzer57

Re: NZ$ vs £

May 11 - Open: NZD slide against greenback gathers pace

NZPA | Friday, 11 May 2007


The New Zealand dollar is looking increasingly shaky, falling overnight to an eight-week low against...
Forum: The Barbie
May 10th 2007, 3:14 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By nzer57

Re: Interest Rates for cars?

You can expect to pay 9% plus and there's plenty of companies that specialise in vehicle finance. I went with VW Finance and paid 9% some 3.5 yrs ago. Shop around. Generally the newer the car and the...
Forum: Australia
May 10th 2007, 9:04 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By nzer57

Re: Surfers Paradise? Queensland? Maybe?

Go for it. If your young and on the verge of kicking off the family you'll need every economic advantage you can latch onto.

Been through thataways a few times. Not my scene but as a young couple...
Forum: The Barbie
May 10th 2007, 9:01 am
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By nzer57

Re: Looking forward to going back..... to the UK

Now there's a guy I can relate too:rofl:
Forum: The Barbie
May 10th 2007, 8:58 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,007
Posted By nzer57

Re: caught burglar in house today

Karma for you and he did a grand job:thumbup:. The lad deserves something special (wink wink)
Forum: Australia
May 10th 2007, 8:41 am
Replies: 16
Views: 902
Posted By nzer57

Re: health and safety card..

Be aware that a card issued in one state isn't necessarily accepted in another. To complicate things further cards issued by the various so called 'accredited' issuers isn't always accepted by all...
Forum: New Zealand
May 10th 2007, 8:03 am
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By nzer57

Re: Test Systems Design Engineer - Job Wanted

There's a technical aviation repair outfit at Christchurch airport which I think is owned by Air New Zealand.

The NZ Post Office has sat comms infrastructure just north of Christchurch. My BIL...
Forum: Australia
May 10th 2007, 2:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By nzer57

Re: Holiday accommodation

http://www.holiday-wa.net/holiday_rentals/search/results.asp/sb/rockingham

http://www.stayz.com.au/accommodation/wa/perth/rockingham
...
Forum: New Zealand
May 10th 2007, 1:23 am
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By nzer57

Re: An interesting move...

Bugger that.. then you get a bill from your solicitor:eek:

Wouldn't even consider talking to them. A leaky tap, a door used for a platform in a loft.... FFS give me a break:frown: I know what I'd...
Forum: New Zealand
May 10th 2007, 1:12 am
Replies: 40
Views: 7,716
Posted By nzer57

Re: Spilt Wine on My Laptop - What to do?!

Keyboards are usually sealed away from the internals. Sticky keys is the residue from the wine and the long beep is probably due to that as well as it boots up. I think you'll find that the keys just...
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