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Forum: The Barbie
Mar 1st 2009, 5:02 am
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: Leg waxers in Melbourne?

This is a family show!
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 1st 2009, 4:31 am
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By Johnsyweb

Red face Leg waxers in Melbourne?

Err... Hi!

I've recently signed myself up for Leukaemia Foundation World's Greatest Shave (http://www.worldsgreatestshave.com/) on 14 March 2009, expecting to raise a few dollars for the Leukaemia...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 1st 2009, 4:18 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,317
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: Ryanair considers charging passengers to use toilet!

Whatever next? Charging for life-jackets?

http://s2.b3ta.com/host/creative/38688/1235740297/card.jpg

Courtesy of B3ta (http://www.b3ta.com/board/9222744), of course!
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 1st 2009, 11:42 am
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By Johnsyweb

Smile A decent curry in Melbourne!

I've just rated Singh's 4.0 out of 5.0 on Google Maps...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 6th 2008, 9:57 am
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: Resident of Coburg

Absolutely they do.
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 5th 2008, 7:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Johnsyweb

Resident of Coburg

Forgive me, Ex-Pats, for I have sinned; it has been six months since my last post. And in that time, Thribble and I have bought ourselves a little house in the People's Republic of Moreland...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 4th 2008, 10:29 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,349
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: I Q TEST

I've clearly failed. I don't understand what is meant by "the pages in the book equate to 555 digits". I thought it might mean that the sum of each of the page numbers is 555.

Being a nerd, I know...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 1st 2008, 12:59 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,201
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: bloody cold!

It isn't the warmest. It's certainly a foggy night!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2061/2540605175_32bc471543.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnsyweb/2540605175/)
Forum: The Lab
May 29th 2008, 6:30 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: Laptop with small footprint and decent sound

I'm very impressed with the sound on my MacBook Pro (http://www.apple.com/macbookpro/). The standard MacBook (http://www.apple.com/macbook/) is a bit lower spec'd and has a smaller footprint, so may...
May 25th 2008, 10:05 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: F1 monaco GP ..... man of the race !

I felt very sorry for Sutil, too.

Rubert Kubica and Australia's Markwebber also had great drives in the wet. It was great to see Kubica leading the pack at one point.
Forum: Canada
May 21st 2008, 10:01 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,241
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: Multi region DVD

If it's just the region that is wrong, then you should be able to find the region unlock code on this page: http://www.dvddemystifiziert.de/codefree_en/codefree.html

Hope this helps;


--paj
Forum: The Barbie
May 21st 2008, 12:14 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 4,064
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: Do folk eat out less in Aus?

Ah, I suppose that's the difference, then. Out in suburbia. I am actually still surprised by Port Melbourne. The closer you get to the CBD, the busier places tend to be. Other hotspots tend to...
Forum: The Barbie
May 20th 2008, 11:36 am
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: Getting a Mac Book Pro and a 24 inch monitor for work!

You lucky, lucky b'stard!

Any jobs going at your place?

--paj who managed to get his own MacBook Pro before the salary sacrifice laws changed, but has a PC at work.
Forum: The Barbie
May 20th 2008, 11:35 am
Replies: 97
Views: 4,064
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: Do folk eat out less in Aus?

I can't believe my eyes!

You're clearly living in a very different Melbourne to the one I've been living in for the past two and a bit years. I've forgotten where the cutlery is kept in our place...
Forum: Canada
May 19th 2008, 9:32 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 16,052
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: Renting out UK property on existing mortgage?

No worries. That's what these forums are for, isn't it?




Thinking back, we probably owned no more than 20% of the property at the time.

The other thing I forgot to mention is to be...
Forum: Canada
May 18th 2008, 10:41 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 16,052
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: Renting out UK property on existing mortgage?

We did the same thing with HSBC, but had to change mortgage types to "Buy-to-let". This was, if I recall correctly, largely a formality.



These are not at all daft!




In Crawley, agents...
Forum: The Barbie
May 18th 2008, 4:51 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: How or do the Australians celebrate,Halloween etc

Nicely spotted!




Thanks for the reminder. It must be about time for a beer!
Forum: The Barbie
May 17th 2008, 10:13 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: How or do the Australians celebrate,Halloween etc

Hi michell,

Hallowe'en isn't a big thing here. It gets a mention, but the supermarkets aren't full of pumpkins and plastic witch paraphernalia. Neither have I seen any trick-or-treaters in the two...
Forum: Australia
May 16th 2008, 10:16 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: What luxurieswould you take to OZ?

It's handy having a couple of four-gang extension leads around the kitchen or study for things where changing the plugs is non-trivial. Examples I can think of are things like battery chargers,...
Forum: Australia
May 16th 2008, 10:09 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By Johnsyweb

Wink Re: What luxuries would you take to OZ?

Family
Friends
The Local Pub, with a cellar full of real ale
Proximity to Europe
A taxi driver who knows where s/he's going
Apostrophes
Forum: The Barbie
May 15th 2008, 8:49 am
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: blogging/reporting home

He he.

My rule of thumb for self-censorship is that before posting anything I ask myself would I want my mother to read it (because she does) and would I want my children to read it (because,...
Forum: The Barbie
May 14th 2008, 10:19 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: blogging/reporting home

I'm an occasional blogger. Like most people I know, I don't update it anywhere near as much as I did when I first started it (nearly eight years ago!) but that stopped worrying me a long, long time...
Forum: New Zealand
May 13th 2008, 9:45 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: Skype

I have a phone running Windows Mobile with WiFi connectivity and a camera for video calls. I can use Skype via Wifi, saving expensive data costs, however, Mobile Skype doesn't make use of the camera....
Forum: The Barbie
May 10th 2008, 11:36 am
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Johnsyweb

Smile Nom nom nom... [Not suitable for vegetarians nor arachnophobes]

Holiday in Cambodia? Why not have a tasty eight-legged snack?

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Forum: Australia
May 5th 2008, 9:47 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By Johnsyweb

Re: Travelling Oz: the best way round

Hi Footwearguy,

You're in for an exciting trip. Thribble and I did something similar (but in reverse) two-and-a-helf years ago and a had a great time. When we did the maths, it was cheaper to buy...
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