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Forum: Australia
Jan 25th 2021, 11:53 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By themerlin

Re: Adelaide V Sunshine Coast

maybe that because it’s summer at the moment 😝
I have liven in the area 20 years and I think I dislike summer more each year.
Forum: Australia
Jan 22nd 2021, 1:03 am
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By themerlin

Re: Where to live in Australia

Northern Australia summer all year round would be hell :)
Also depends on if you need to find a job.
Forum: Australia
Jan 22nd 2021, 12:59 am
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By themerlin

Re: Adelaide V Sunshine Coast

It's only too hot/humid in summer, the rest of the year is nice.
Jobs would be the issue in the Sunshine Coast depending on what you do.
Forum: Australia
Jan 19th 2021, 6:01 am
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By themerlin

Re: Want to move back to Aus

Reverse culture shock.
I went back in 2019 for a visit and had a great time, all old friends and family made an effort and it's was summer and sunny, it's easy to get tricked in thinking it will be...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 6th 2021, 4:46 am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,390
Posted By themerlin

Re: Brexit today.

Not easy to pay the course fees :)
And how is it worse than someone getting in on a "Hairdresser" visa ?
Forum: Australia
Jan 5th 2021, 1:53 am
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By themerlin

Re: Hervey Bay good or bad

I have only been to Harvey bay when visiting Fraser Island. I personally think it's far too small to live in. Normally cheaper house prices are due to lower incomes/ lack of jobs in the Area.
...
Forum: Australia
Jan 4th 2021, 4:05 am
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By themerlin

Re: Hervey Bay good or bad

Where are you moving from?
Forum: Australia
Jan 4th 2021, 3:58 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By themerlin

Re: Brisbane - just for young families and students?

Don't you live in Perth :confused:
Forum: Australia
Sep 14th 2020, 4:43 am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,762
Posted By themerlin

Re: Some Queensland coast climate advice please

FNQ is designed for winter :)
Wet weather and lots of nasty things in the Ocean.
Forum: Australia
Sep 9th 2020, 7:04 am
Replies: 43
Views: 5,459
Posted By themerlin

Re: Compassionate Leave COVID

Getting a flight back is going to be am issue, I think some airlines have stopped taking bookings because of the backlog.
Forum: Australia
Sep 1st 2020, 5:58 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,976
Posted By themerlin

Re: Mandatory Covid Vaccine

I would also see issues with travel insurance if you don't get vaccinated. So get vaccinated.
Jul 3rd 2020, 5:19 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,175
Posted By themerlin

Re: 15 Years in

In the words of Yoda "You Must Unlearn What You Have Learned"
Forum: Australia
Jun 30th 2020, 4:11 am
Replies: 70
Views: 7,625
Posted By themerlin

Re: Move to Brisbane

Our kids are outdoorsy, they play xbox with the door open
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 21st 2018, 4:10 am
Replies: 113
Views: 7,869
Posted By themerlin

Re: nbn - who did you go with and why?

Still $180 is not too bad early termination compared to some and they don't charge a connection fee $99 for telstra) Saying that the 4G backup is not great, might end up going to Telstra as a good...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 13th 2018, 1:10 am
Replies: 113
Views: 7,869
Posted By themerlin

Re: nbn - who did you go with and why?

I signed up on the old plan a couple of months before they changed the plans, they let all the old member off contract so I can leave when I want.
I find them OK, not as good as ABB, but they 4G...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 12th 2018, 4:30 am
Replies: 113
Views: 7,869
Posted By themerlin

Re: nbn - who did you go with and why?

Vodafone, main reason was the 4G backup when the NBN goes down.
Forum: Australia
Oct 12th 2018, 4:28 am
Replies: 34
Views: 9,505
Posted By themerlin

Re: Is it still worth moving to Perth in 2019?

Perth is a bit too dependent on mining, it's always boom or bust
Forum: Australia
Jun 10th 2017, 6:04 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,377
Posted By themerlin

Re: Moving to acerage?

Well yes, nobody likes Legoland, but you can find a sweet spot in between.

And it depends on the land etc, if you have a nice level grassy block you can buy a ride on mower and will be fine. We...
Forum: Australia
Jun 7th 2017, 6:28 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,377
Posted By themerlin

Re: Moving to acerage?

Done it , never again it's like a chain around your neck
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 21st 2014, 2:17 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,198
Posted By themerlin

Re: 3D Printers

I will get one when they can print one of these!
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-YT5uPvPOk70/UXaOceg_gfI/AAAAAAAACWU/eNykyuUV0Xs/s1600/tumblr_mjwfuoThqM1s56t6so1_1280.jpg
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 18th 2014, 1:52 am
Replies: 1,052
Views: 120,922
Posted By themerlin

Re: Streaming video - my experience

It was a little like the episode from S1 when he met up with this old academy buddy. But no I was not expecting that!

Maybe they are building up for something in S3.
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 17th 2014, 11:48 pm
Replies: 1,052
Views: 120,922
Posted By themerlin

Re: Streaming video - my experience

The one with the secret service action ;)
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 17th 2014, 11:38 pm
Replies: 1,052
Views: 120,922
Posted By themerlin

Re: Streaming video - my experience

Beware Roku + Netflix will turn you into a couch vegetable.

Also Roku works really well with synology http://www.synology.com/en-global/
for streaming local content.
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 17th 2014, 11:31 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 26,455
Posted By themerlin

Re: What British Food can I Bring into Australia?

And thorntons :)

This must be effecting the English sweat shops.
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 17th 2014, 1:55 am
Replies: 85
Views: 5,991
Posted By themerlin

Re: The most uninteresting or unmemorable place you have ever been......

It grew on me :)

Loved the hills and wine region, and that safari type zoo was fun.
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