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Forum: Australia
Dec 5th 2012, 8:01 pm
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 31st 2012, 11:14 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: renewed British passport but no visa in it

I had a problem coming back from the US a while ago where Qantas' computer at the boarding gate kept saying that I didn't have a valid visa.

It was only after jumping up and down and throwing my...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 13th 2012, 1:44 am
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: US consolidation/shipping websites

+1 for myus.com. We've used them a few times. As renth says - no signup/monthly fees if you have an american express card and you get a discount of ~30% on shipping charges.

Cheers

LG
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 2nd 2012, 5:25 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,275
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: I think it's well over due in the Olympics...

Looks like she's been taking the wrong kind of dope this year...

Cheers

LG
Forum: Australia
Jul 27th 2012, 1:56 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Requesting opinions about video resume's

Hey Girl,

Well said dudette!

Cheers

LG
Forum: Australia
Jul 25th 2012, 10:14 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Requesting opinions about video resume's

You've answered your own question if the job market is competitive, why would I as an employer want to take the chance of sponsoring somebody for ENS if they're not in the country (and may decide...
Forum: Australia
Jul 25th 2012, 2:22 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Requesting opinions about video resume's

I hate looking through CVs as it is, the only saving grace being that if I'm time poor I can skim through looking for salient points. If I had to sit through a video I'd skip that candidate (or...
Forum: Australia
Jul 12th 2012, 1:03 am
Replies: 47
Views: 6,063
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Declaring items at the airport.

Ooops. Shouldn't reply to posts without drinking coffee first.

TBH, I've never had problems getting through AQIS whether I've had stuff to declare or not. Getting through passport control has...
Forum: Australia
Jul 11th 2012, 3:56 am
Replies: 47
Views: 6,063
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Declaring items at the airport.

If you don't declare something and don't get caught it's worth it. If you do get caught, your definition of "worth it" may be different to others...

Cheers

LG
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 15th 2012, 9:30 am
Replies: 86
Views: 7,301
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Are You Boycotting Gloria Jeans?

No, I'm boycotting them because their coffee is sh|te.

Cheers

LG
Forum: Australia
Jun 14th 2012, 9:29 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Dental charges and tax deductible

You're getting confused. The medical expenses tax rebate is nothing to do with Medicare or the Medicare saftey net.

Any expense for medical treatment counts towards the 20% tax rebate. However, if...
Forum: Australia
Jun 13th 2012, 9:25 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: I'm an Aussie!

Congrats! Did you have Jamie Briggs doing his "Welcome to an exclusive club" speech?

Cheers

LG
Forum: Australia
Jun 4th 2012, 1:25 am
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Baby car seat advice

If you get a convertible seat (i.e. starts rear facing, then goes to front facing) they will last a while. Baby capsules (only rear facing) will last until the baby grows out of it. In our case, we...
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2012, 9:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: KETTLEBELL - stockists?

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Kettlebell+stockist+Brisbane

HTH

LG
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2012, 6:48 am
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Buying Medication in Oz

Put a claim in on his travel insurance?

Cheers

LG
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2012, 2:58 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,865
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: What paperwork for applying for rental property?

We're currently looking for a rental in Melbourne and although we haven't found somewhere yet (will be signing up in a couple of weeks) the following has worked for us so far:

Put together a list...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 6th 2012, 1:31 am
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Nintendo DSi XL - charger question

Yes, but you have to turn the DS upside down or all the electricity falls out.
Forum: Australia
Mar 6th 2012, 1:27 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,710
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Would this happen elsewhere in oz of having no emergency dental services?

Definitely have a chat with the dentist before you go next time. As my dentist put it "I'll give you whatever drugs you want if they stop you from punching me or biting my hand". After I made one or...
Forum: Australia
Mar 5th 2012, 6:31 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,710
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Would this happen elsewhere in oz of having no emergency dental services?

Glad you got him sorted in the end.

I hate going to the dentist. The only thing that made me go was losing the root filling. I figured out that if I couldn't eat or drink anything it was time to...
Forum: Australia
Mar 4th 2012, 11:52 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,710
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Would this happen elsewhere in oz of having no emergency dental services?

All the private health cover in the world won't help if there aren't eny dentists covering out of hours as is the case in Darwin.

I had a 'temporary' root filling come out 18 months ago while I...
Forum: Australia
Feb 26th 2012, 8:41 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,653
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Keeping up with the UK curriculum in Australia

Sorry, but that isn't a jackpot. The jackpot prize is only awarded when somebody asks what visa they should apply for, if they can continue to claim child benefit after leaving the UK, what benefits...
Forum: Australia
Feb 23rd 2012, 2:17 am
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: ATMs in Sydney

If you're going to base a decision on which bank to go with just based on the number of ATMs, stick with CBA, Westpac, ANZ or NAB.

Cheers

LG
Forum: Australia
Feb 21st 2012, 4:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Car Insurance in the UK

Can't you just buy an annual policy, pay monthly and then cancel the policy when you no longer need it?

Cheers

LG
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 16th 2012, 8:12 am
Replies: 53
Views: 5,454
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Cost of living - Australia

What a load of bollocks!

Doing a straight conversion with the current exchange rate I'm on a lower salary than when we left the UK 4.5 years ago yet we have a 3 bedroom house (Adelaide hills) 2...
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2012, 8:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By lonndongeek

Re: Trip to the UK - flying with Qantas - Luggage allowance?

No, but I had problems when I came home from London. Thanks to stocking up on Le Creuset, 23kg wasn't enough!

Cheers

LG
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