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Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2010, 12:42 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 30,845
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Melbourne Winter Weather?

Oh how I miss the extra 20 mins to release the ice to simply get into my car;)

I really don't find Melbourne weather a problem I want it to be colder so more snow falls and if it doesnt I just fly...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2010, 12:32 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: If Julia was a Pommy...........

Let them get over:

"But shes a girl"

I did find it amusing that the girls in the office put on morning tea too celebrate?:confused:

"What no milky bars?"
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2010, 12:23 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: what to do....

Heidelberg is nice, its green, bushy and close to town. good housing and schools from people I have known in that area.

Being close to town if that is his area of work will give you a big choice...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2010, 12:17 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: What do you love about living in Australia?

Well done, I'm truly green with envy:)
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2010, 12:11 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 2,969
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Bucket List anyone?

When they say the shark can smell fear its a lie. Its the bloody urine when you piss your self.

Difference between seeing the lions at the zoo behind cages and these big fish in the sea. You know...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2010, 12:05 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,929
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Are things really better?

You seem inflated with items for comparison? It may surprise you but off line there are people on BE interested in such things. Not everyone dwells on the joneses or life back in England.
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2010, 11:57 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,065
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Wages thread

I prefer to think of it as free choice

I choose to be smart


You on the other hand tend to be well just an Alec:lol:
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2010, 11:29 am
Replies: 70
Views: 3,929
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Are things really better?

If you want to be technical he was fired because he was under performing much like your posts:rofl:

But when you sit as GOD you have to make tough decisions:p and since your no help on my dilemma ...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2010, 10:55 am
Replies: 70
Views: 3,929
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Are things really better?

Agree, I try and keep my phone on silent and check messages and calls in my time. If the worlds going to end quite frankly I dont really want to know in advance.

I had earlier in my career a...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2010, 7:57 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,655
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: $15,000 - How long would it last???

Forget the car, live near public transport for at least first 6 months till your earning income and work up progressively on that income.

Think of every dollar as taking 2 dollars to earn
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2010, 7:53 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,782
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Lads, Julia Gillard, would you?

What sex over 10 nights?:sneaky:
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2010, 7:39 am
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Typical Australian overreaction

And even worse its a girl:p
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2010, 7:23 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,065
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Wages thread

Make sure you are fully aware if the package quoted is inclusive or exclusive of Super. And if you are finding it difficult to peg whether your getting a good deal or not ask them how this is...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 23rd 2010, 10:39 am
Replies: 87
Views: 4,194
Posted By Geelong Gent

7 series V A8

More toys in the BMW but quite like the quattro:unsure:

Any BE experiences on Post 2005 models?
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 23rd 2010, 10:35 am
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Breaking News Labor members are trying to push Rudd out

I think gillard would fill out more of the budgie smugglers.
Forum: Australia
Jun 23rd 2010, 9:48 am
Replies: 112
Views: 30,845
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Melbourne Winter Weather?

http://www.thevine.com.au/fashion/news/it%27s-cold,-let-kate-moss-warm-you-up20100623.aspx?s_rid=stayz:rainbowstrip:content2:23-06:kate-moss-x:itscold,letkatemosswarmyouup

A more energy efficient...
Forum: Australia
Jun 23rd 2010, 3:37 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,939
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Anything you've regretted NOT bringing with you?

That old chip for ones shoulder:p

That seems to be the first thing most BE posters pack
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 22nd 2010, 4:56 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,660
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Ah! So England can play rugby...

http://www.theage.com.au/travel/travel-news/players-bare-all-for-true-rugby-test-20100621-yql6.html

Real men dont need protective gear



or clothes:D
Jun 21st 2010, 10:34 am
Replies: 769
Views: 33,522
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: World Cup

they said that in 82:D
Forum: Australia
Jun 16th 2010, 1:25 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,056
Posted By Geelong Gent

Forum: Australia
Jun 16th 2010, 1:21 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,201
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: The Official Business Owner Thread!

You can pay $60 for a dedicated server here with no sharing, you will need to think more about bandwith and power when your out here:sneaky:
Forum: Australia
Jun 16th 2010, 1:17 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,201
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: The Official Business Owner Thread!

One of my companies is a chain of data centres offering high density and co location services. We just don't go down with triple redundancy on power and comms. If we ever did no one would be around...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 14th 2010, 3:08 am
Replies: 120
Views: 7,215
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Are you happy with your 'lot'?

I know reality better than many. Reality is life is tough, well suck it up, there is still a choice and my point is stop whinging about being stuck in poverty when you have a choice to get out of it...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 13th 2010, 8:41 am
Replies: 120
Views: 7,215
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Are you happy with your 'lot'?

Oh boo hoo:p

Grow up and face reality:p


or have you already :lol:
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 13th 2010, 6:09 am
Replies: 120
Views: 7,215
Posted By Geelong Gent

Re: Are you happy with your 'lot'?

No, people are poor because they choose that option, For every person I have encountered who claims poverty each of them had an opportunity to rise from it. However they chose to remain a battler.
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