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Forum: Australia
May 31st 2005, 11:57 am
Replies: 225
Views: 11,118
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Schapelle Corby found guilty. 20 years jail!

Smily, unfortunately (or not) the particular countries mentioned consider that drug smugglers are murderers. I personally found watching the verdict very disturbing and upsetting, it felt wrong to be...
Forum: Australia
May 20th 2005, 9:00 am
Replies: 55
Views: 3,627
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Have you made a t*t of yourself?

Hi
I once found a very interesting trolley in a supermarket, all alone and full of reduced stuff. I rummaged around and gathered an armfull of bargains, looked up to find the owner of the trolley....
Forum: Australia
May 20th 2005, 8:58 am
Replies: 55
Views: 3,627
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Have you made a t*t of yourself?

Or (my usual party piece) wheeling off someone elses trolley in the supermarket (usually manage this one every couple of months or so)

Hi
I once found a very interesting trolley in a supermarket,...
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2005, 10:17 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,331
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Forget road rage, try trolley rage!

Here in Oz I personally think the "car door opening wide and smashing into your car" problem is worse, I have been in the car when this has happenned. Its a funny attitude which seems to be "your car...
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2005, 10:03 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,312
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Salary sacrificing????help please!

I am trying to do this at the moment as most people at work do. I think you can sacrifice upto $17,000, and can include mortgage, rates and domestic bills. We have a viridian line of credit so I...
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2005, 1:49 am
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Test Your Morals

Not having much of an imagination I once copied a short ghost story from a library book. After having made some minor changes I entered it in the school ghost story competition. Imagine my horror...
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Degree or Diploma

Whilst you don't need a Degree most Aussie nurses seem to have one. I get paid one point on the scale higher for having a Degree. So instead of being level 7 I am level 8. In reality it is only about...
Forum: Australia
Apr 26th 2005, 3:48 am
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Schools in Bayside

Hi, our kids go to Wellington Point State and really enjoy it. It has a good reputation. I have heard Cleveland State is also good. Karen
Forum: Australia
Apr 25th 2005, 10:57 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,773
Posted By Muzzman

Re: I Have Never Been! - But Going Out For Good Soon!

We came out last August having never been before and have had no probs and do like it here. We felt that coming out and getting straight into real life would be the best way for us.

I think...
Forum: Australia
Apr 24th 2005, 11:20 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,050
Posted By Muzzman

Re: people just dont understand

Before we came last year, it was the other way around - most people said they wished they were going.........

Since then 3 or 4 acquaintances from UK have e-mailed to ask for advice and stuff...
Forum: Australia
Apr 22nd 2005, 10:38 am
Replies: 60
Views: 3,996
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Shark attacks, Blown out of proportion?

Hi, when we bought our canoe I voiced my concern to the bloke about watching my hubby and two kids being attacked by a shark as they sailed off into the sunset. He made me feel really stupid and...
Forum: Australia
Apr 22nd 2005, 4:42 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,174
Posted By Muzzman

Re: What are / did you take

My advice would be to take everything you use. You will get sick of shopping which takes longer in stores your not familiar with.
Karen
Forum: Australia
Apr 15th 2005, 9:20 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,287
Posted By Muzzman

Re: 1st Electricity Bill.

God I think thats a lot. Ours (family of 4, pool, 2 aircons) was $276 from 23 Nov to mid Feb.
Karen
Forum: Australia
Apr 12th 2005, 1:36 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By Muzzman

Re: overhead lines

Hi, you will find that the newer "estates" don't have them.
Karen
Forum: Australia
Apr 12th 2005, 1:33 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Free Chocolate

Doesn't taste as good though! :) Karen
Forum: Australia
Apr 12th 2005, 1:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Free Chocolate

Thanks guys I won't have to dream much longer!!!
Karen
Forum: Australia
Apr 12th 2005, 1:25 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By Muzzman

Free Chocolate

You really fell for that!!!
Does anyone know if people travelling to Oz are allowed to bring in chocolate, if so where should they store it? I am getting desperate for Green and Blacks organic...
Forum: Australia
Apr 12th 2005, 3:48 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,541
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Sounds like its OK to thwack those cane toads!

Although I have not tried it yet apparently sraying them with dettol works pretty quickly. Will let you know if I ever remember to buy any. Also watch your trainers if you leave them outside.The huge...
Forum: Australia
Mar 2nd 2005, 9:27 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,507
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Average Ozzie Wage.. An Answer

Yes a newly qualified nurse would get that ammount, but the salary rises quickly. So using myself as an example, l have 7 years fulltime equivalent experience as a nurse with a specialist...
Forum: Australia
Feb 21st 2005, 3:25 am
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Anyone know anything about Alexandra Hills, Brisbane

Hi, we live in WP but very close to the border of Alex Hills. It depends what you want. We would rather live in a shed in a nicer area than live in a mansion in a not so nice area. It depends on your...
Forum: Australia
Feb 15th 2005, 8:31 am
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Muzzman

Re: do we ship or flog?

We did ship some of our things - but we do regret not shipping more, and a popular phrase around our house has been "Why didn't we bring that?". We have found that is more the little things that we...
Forum: Australia
Feb 15th 2005, 8:26 am
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Electrical Equipment - What can we take??

A UK tv won't pick up the Oz signals. All you do is buy an Oz video and tune it through that - channel change on vid, volume on tv.

Muzzman
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2005, 10:03 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 1,724
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Brisbane Broncos

I will be looking to see a few Lions games this coming season. Few of us plan a to take in a game or two at the Gabba, but may look to get to Suncorp as well.

Muzzman
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2005, 9:55 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,059
Posted By Muzzman

Re: Take note..

What's the fine for dogs then, as they seem to be fairly consistent offenders?? :)
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2005, 3:06 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,596
Posted By Muzzman

Advice for renters

HI, I only post on here to hopefully give good advice.
When looking for a rental property take care to find a house that is easy to maintain. That would be my primary concern if I was doing it...
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