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Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2010, 4:06 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,722
Posted By Billabong

Re: New Life Begins...

I'm sure you don't need to be told that you are embarking on what is likely to be a huge roller coaster of emotions!!! There will stuff you will love and stuff you will hate - take a balanced view...
Forum: Australia
Aug 11th 2010, 2:57 am
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2010, 3:17 am
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By Billabong

Re: Can anyone recommed a top loader?

The only recommendation I can give you is don't buy one. We had 1 when we moved over 6 years ago and they are bloody awful. they wreck your clothes and use a lot more water that a front loader. We...
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2010, 3:05 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,608
Posted By Billabong

Re: What has 'Australia' got so many 'A's in it?

Jeez, I've read some stupid posts in my time on BE but I reckon this is the stupidest!!!!!!!
Forum: Australia
Dec 18th 2009, 2:07 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By Billabong

Re: Wrong approach to the crime issue?

I think it's a great idea :eek:

Criminals and scumbags who bring misery and suffering on the innocent should be named and shamed :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Dec 17th 2009, 2:00 am
Replies: 420
Views: 25,743
Posted By Billabong

Re: Escape from Oz

What a load of BS :-(

Oz is what you make of it - if you let a small minority cloud the big picture then the fault is not with Australians
Forum: Australia
Nov 25th 2009, 2:06 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,045
Posted By Billabong

Re: What to tell UK government

As the others have said but I also felt like saying - "I'm outta here - get stuffed" :-)
Forum: Australia
Nov 13th 2009, 2:14 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,475
Posted By Billabong

Re: reasons for living IN austraila

FFS - these posts give me the s***s!!

Life is what you make it :-) get on with it!!!
Forum: Australia
Jul 2nd 2009, 3:05 am
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By Billabong

Re: selling house Cleveland

The general consensus from Real Estate agents at the moment is anything around the $350k to high $400k mark are flying out. Anything in high $500k bracket and above is taking a lot longer to sell.
Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2009, 4:02 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,444
Posted By Billabong

Re: British curry in Brisbane

I have tried almost 40 different curry houses on the North and South side of Brisbane in the 5 years I have been here. Most are absolutley awful - believe me go to:

The Spice Avenue Balti...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 25th 2009, 3:14 am
Replies: 38
Views: 1,760
Posted By Billabong

Re: Why do Aussies make such wild generalisations?

Are you seriously saying that the English don't do this? And I'm English by the way:p
Forum: Australia
Jun 19th 2009, 3:20 am
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By Billabong

Re: Melbourne Ranked In Top 10 of Worlds Best Cities

No surprise to me that there is not one English city in the top 25 :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Jun 5th 2009, 3:31 am
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Billabong

Re: interview questions

This sounds like one of those psychometric tests/interviews to me that the yanks invented. Basically, they ask you the same question a few times throughout the interview but phrased quite...
Forum: Australia
Apr 17th 2009, 3:42 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,865
Posted By Billabong

Re: Help desperate for a decent curry -Good Indian Restaurants on Gold Coast

There is one in Tugun which is OK but it certainly ain't the Spice Avenue up in Birkdale - that place is absolutley fantastic :-)
Forum: Australia
Apr 2nd 2009, 3:12 am
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By Billabong

Re: Reccy in Brissy this Easter

You'll be in good company - loads of poms bayside :-) and a cracking Balti house in Birkdale
Forum: Australia
Feb 24th 2009, 2:35 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By Billabong

Re: Adjusting to the heat - is it difficult?

As other have said, you will get used to it if you follow the advice given. Once you've been here a year or 2 you will think anything below 15 degrees is bloody freezing. I get called all sorts of...
Forum: Australia
Feb 19th 2009, 2:29 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,971
Posted By Billabong

Re: Aus Education Standards

I agree with you Bix. At parents evening a couple of years ago I spoke to my 14 year olds (who isn't exactly motivated) English teacher. Her feedback was that he doesn't apply himself as he should...
Feb 17th 2009, 4:10 am
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By Billabong

Re: Police cautions for children, question

You will fine with this as you only have to document actual convictions!
Forum: Australia
Feb 17th 2009, 4:07 am
Replies: 69
Views: 3,577
Posted By Billabong

Re: News just in - man with vested interest says Perth property market recovering

It is funny :-) but how do you think economies go bad - because of lack of confidence!!
If people think things are getting better then they will spend and hey presto things start improving!!
...
Forum: Australia
Feb 9th 2009, 2:24 am
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Billabong

Re: Australian Education System

How old are your kids? North Lakes State College is a good Primary school but the Senior School has gone to pot!! However, they are building another school and there are other decent schools within...
Forum: Australia
Feb 5th 2009, 2:32 am
Forum: Australia
Jan 15th 2009, 2:23 am
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By Billabong

Re: "what a t****r" - only in Australia....

The slang used over here would never be used in the UK because of the political correctness gone mad idiots over there but I think it's fantastic. I hope the Aussies never bow to the goody goody...
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2009, 2:30 am
Replies: 226
Views: 37,679
Posted By Billabong

Re: Wanted Down Under...incase you missed it...

Sorry to hijack the subject but both of these sites are not allowing any further people to join without an invite. Seems a bit crap that they don't have the IT infrastructure to cope with demand.
Forum: Australia
Dec 22nd 2008, 3:09 am
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By Billabong

Re: North lakes State College

My son will start his last year when they go back!! It used to be a fantastic school when he started almost 4 years ago because the intake was limited to just North Lakes resdents. 18 months ago they...
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