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Forum: Australia
Feb 18th 2010, 6:58 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,730
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: What would you show visitors to Melbourne?

You live in Melbourne?

Mornington & Sorrento
St Kilda
Dandenongs
Vineyards
Healsville
Footy Game

Tour of the CBD would include
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 15th 2010, 5:01 am
Replies: 70
Views: 3,321
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: The cost of things

Football is $160 for one kid or $280 for 2

I pay $14 for swimming lessons. I think parents are more willing to pay more for these if the teacher is good and class sizes are small. There is...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2010, 4:51 am
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: wear and tear in rentals

Personally if the dishwasher is broken and it is not your fault I would refuse to pay a penny. I don't see that he can expect you to pay half for a new one anyway, the fault may only cost $50 to...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2010, 2:53 am
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: wear and tear in rentals

Most contracts require you to pay for cleaning carpets at the end of tenancy, so stains should be dealt with. However if the stain doesn't come out, costs will be deducted from your deposit.

Any...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 26th 2010, 8:26 am
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: There is a god, finally PS3 is hacked

Yep, good luck with that. If you think Microsoft were harsh by bricking 1+ Million hacked XBox360's wait until Sony start retaliating. They will patch every month and start bricking within weeks. I'm...
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2010, 11:46 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,346
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Child with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Only you can tell how serious you feel his ASD is. Many kids with ASD go through public schooling with no additional support (which can be a stigma in some cases). I wouldn't rule out Australia...
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2010, 11:38 am
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Going ahead of Main Applicant on validated visa

I think so, validation is the key. Only the primary applicant can enter the country first so that your visa is validated. So you should be ok as both of you have validated, I think!
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2010, 5:33 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,363
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Myers

A friend of ours bought a Mac Book Pro and decided to return it for the basic Mac Book, this was at Dick Smiths.

As others have said ask to speak to the manager, however, it doesn't really sound...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2009, 4:23 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,755
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Best area in Melbourne for beach+shopping

I've come from living on a surf beach in Cornwall to living near a beach in Bayside. The beaches in Bayside are not surfing beaches, but some of them are nice (not all of them) if you want to just...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 2nd 2009, 6:38 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,138
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Parents I need your advice (contains material of a serious nature)

I think you have done the right thing contacting the school welfare officer, it is very definitely best that you stay well out of it. Any involvement you or your son have could have the opposite...
Forum: Australia
Oct 21st 2009, 8:25 am
Replies: 11
Views: 4,919
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: HELP. VTCT Qualifications in Holistic Therapy.

There is no legal requirement at the current time, but you would definitely want to make sure you have insurance in place.

I take it that you didn't do the ITEC quals or HNC which would have added...
Forum: The Lab
Oct 12th 2009, 9:18 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: .AVI and Windows Media Player

AVI is just a container format. It can contain essence in a number of different encoding formats. There is also nothing inherently wrong with WMP other than it's lack of inbuilt codecs, which can be...
Forum: Australia
Oct 11th 2009, 5:44 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,839
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: How bad is the state school in Melbourne?

Some schools are zoned some aren't but that doesn't mean you have to put your child into the zoned school just because you live in the catchment. It is more dependent on whether or not other schools...
Forum: Australia
Oct 10th 2009, 10:56 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,839
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: How bad is the state school in Melbourne?

As others have said there are good state schools and bad private schools. There are good kids and bad kids in both and there are good teachers and bad teachers in both. We have both kids in state...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 9th 2009, 10:08 pm
Replies: 237
Views: 10,698
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: 'Whatever' = most annoying word in English Language

I hate the way kids are taught to use stupid jargon phrases of speech here. I particularly dislike the way my then 6 year old had would say I have to learn to be more "self responsible" and that in...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 5th 2009, 3:25 am
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Fraser

LOL A thread all about the man himself! Had dinner with him and friends on Saturday, he is good. I wish I had seen this thread before, would have been a good chance for some ribbing!

Perhaps we...
Forum: Australia
Sep 30th 2009, 4:54 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,511
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: How Difficult is it?

Mature swimming teachers are always needed and certification and training is minimal and not very expensive. Course is 2 weekends + 20hrs work experience. Potentially good teachers are often...
Forum: Australia
Sep 3rd 2009, 4:23 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,350
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Steer clear of Britannia Movers (Glasgow)

Sounds like you didn't read your paperwork or do your homework and are now looking for someone else to blame.

We used Britannia and I agree the after service once everything left the UK was...
Forum: The Lab
Aug 31st 2009, 10:59 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,299
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Snow Leopard

I have Windows 7 installed a couple of my machines at home, including this one. Very happy so far. It has none of the little niggles that I have with Windows Explorer in Vista (dropped XP ages ago as...
Forum: Australia
Aug 28th 2009, 6:29 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,493
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Holding Back Kids From School

Completely agree. Especially as there are many composite classes here. The potential for age differences is huge if children are deferred. In my son's year he has class mates 14 months older than...
Forum: Australia
Aug 27th 2009, 5:07 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,493
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Holding Back Kids From School

If I had held my son back like many of the other boys in his class he would probably have been one of the smartest kids and get access to all of the extension programmes etc. The holding back of...
Forum: Australia
Aug 27th 2009, 2:55 am
Replies: 159
Views: 11,726
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Melbourne?

Here’s a short quiz.

Please take into account I have a day off work. I am bored and this is all tongue in cheek! I don’t care where anyone lives or whether or not they should do a reccie. ...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 26th 2009, 3:40 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,264
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Anyone got high Cholestral?

Many years ago I had high cholesterol, higher than 7.2. I got mine down, back to normal range without meds and the doctors were amazed. I took it really seriously and changed my diet and exercised...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 14th 2009, 7:47 am
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Emergency - Roast Chook please...

Probably too late, but apple, celery, onion, choice of dried herbs if you have any, with breadcrumbs and egg.
Forum: Australia
May 12th 2009, 11:23 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 2,193
Posted By Weird Fish

Re: Cats to Australia

Don't be such a dickhead. I can't believe the hostility and nastiness some members of this forum show when a sensible questions are asked, you all need to grow up and get lives. I assume that the...
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