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Forum: Australia
Feb 18th 2008, 12:29 am
Replies: 119
Views: 5,086
Posted By auspal

Re: New Gold Coast Meet 15th of March 2008

Thanks for the pm Soapy, I dont get on here much these days and nearly missed it, if I am not working we would love to come, let you know nearer the time:)
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 24th 2007, 12:05 am
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By auspal

Donald where's your troosers

For the Scottish contingent

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iqzd4IpS7Tw

Let the wind blow high:lol:
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2007, 12:34 pm
Replies: 488
Views: 26,690
Posted By auspal

Re: Gold Coast Meet October 2007

He is a gem and so is Pauline, his lovely wife:)
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2007, 12:29 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,747
Posted By auspal

Re: Anti-Irish

The Aussies love the Irish, much more than the poms do to be sure;)

I can say that being a pom married to an Irishman and living in Australia:D
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 16th 2007, 12:13 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,165
Posted By auspal

Re: Friends from expat meets

I met him at Carrara on the Gold Coast where he lived, he was a lovely genuine man, when he heard my accent he asked me where I was from and we had a bit of a yarn about things.

He didnt big note...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 11th 2007, 6:15 am
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By auspal

Re: my new pc

Now isnt that a grand idea:thumbsup:
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 11th 2007, 6:12 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,172
Posted By auspal

Re: were in the sh1t

We've had problems with tree roots a couple of times, the plumber with his electric eel is very expensive:ohmy:

Sorry to hear about your bad luck.

Some people plant trees in the sillliest of...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 11th 2007, 6:06 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,687
Posted By auspal

Re: Blower vac advice please

Hope you dont get into a neighbourhood dispute with it, the average Aussie hates them, they are so noisy and intrusive;)
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 11th 2007, 6:00 am
Replies: 70
Views: 3,166
Posted By auspal

Re: pacific pines

Good idea Soapy, havent been in the Benowa tavern for yonks:)
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 10th 2007, 10:33 am
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By auspal

Re: Almost giving up idea of buying here

I have noticed a bit of a slow down in the market in the lower priced homes on the Gold Coast ( around $400,00:blink:)

Hang in there and I think something will turn up soon.


Doesnt seem like...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 10th 2007, 10:27 am
Replies: 70
Views: 3,166
Posted By auspal

Re: pacific pines

What is their problem:huh:

Whenever I drive past, very few people are there, ( mind you it is around 1am in the morning:D)

If they have that attitude they dont deserve the custom.

The...
Forum: Australia
Oct 10th 2007, 10:09 am
Replies: 488
Views: 26,690
Posted By auspal

Re: Gold Coast Meet October 2007

Same time as the adults I would imagine;)

I'm sure they will be making a lot less noise:o
Forum: Australia
Oct 9th 2007, 9:56 am
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By auspal

Re: E-tax help

You can also phone a help line for Etax if you have any queries, I did a return for my son who had been made redundant and he had all sorts of amounts to go on there in different places, under...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 8th 2007, 11:56 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,165
Posted By auspal

Re: Friends from expat meets

The social life over here is completely different to the UK. You just cant pop down the local and bump into a few mates. You have to make definite plans and meeting places otherwise it wont happen.
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 8th 2007, 11:48 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By auspal

An Australian moves to England

Jan 10th 5.00.pm. It’s started to snow. The first of the season and the first one we’ve seen in years. The wife and I took our mulled wine and sat by the picture window watching the soft flakes drift...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 8th 2007, 10:59 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,677
Posted By auspal

Re: QLD Speed cameras have they sneaked a new one in?

And sometimes there is more than a ticket for them at the end of their stupidity.

I was talking to a mum yesterday whose 25 year old son was in a souped up Nissan skyline, racing along like an...
Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2007, 1:28 pm
Replies: 488
Views: 26,690
Posted By auspal

Re: Gold Coast Meet October 2007

Thats why some of the letters were missing from the end:mad:
Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2007, 4:06 am
Replies: 488
Views: 26,690
Posted By auspal

Re: Gold Coast Meet October 2007

There will definitely be a queue at the bar:thumbsup:

Hope you warn them to stock up big time.

Thanks for the rock, it was gorgeous and just how I remember it:D:D:D
Forum: Australia
Oct 7th 2007, 9:46 pm
Replies: 2,180
Views: 284,655
Posted By auspal

Re: Queensland Ambulance Service

Just read that a new roster is being implemented for QAS, 12 hours shifts, 4 days on and 4 days off, pretty good eh?:)
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 7th 2007, 9:32 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,201
Posted By auspal

Re: No more African refugees

This issue was brought up late August but has recently resurfaced. I think that the government is being honest ( for once) enough to say that at the moment the program is not working, and until we...
Forum: Australia
Oct 7th 2007, 9:01 pm
Replies: 158
Views: 12,574
Posted By auspal

Re: Crap wages - all of Australia or just the Sunshine Coast?

I have to agree with the OP as far as the Gold Coast is concerned, and I base my observations on the grounds of having lived here for 11 years, 5 of those working in the Employment industry, and...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 7th 2007, 9:23 am
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By auspal

Re: warning!!!!crazy birds.

We had a topic on this before and I posted that one way to deter them is to wear your sunglasses on the top of your hat , some people even paint eyes on , because if the maggies think you are looking...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 6th 2007, 3:12 am
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By auspal

Re: Salary Packaging/Sacrifice???

Some of my colleagues have packaged vehicles and ended up having to take ridiculously long trips to get their mileage up to the agreed level eg driving to Sydney just for the sake of it.
Forum: Australia
Oct 6th 2007, 2:47 am
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By auspal

Re: Paddys Day on the Gold Coast

Been there once or twice ourselves, nice place:)
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2007, 10:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By auspal

Re: Paddys Day on the Gold Coast

I think they have a parade in Brissie, but havent seen anything on the Gold Coast for the Irish, seen the Scottish society, the Italian club, the German club, Greek Festival, Japanese festival etc:)
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