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Forum: The Barbie
Jul 16th 2018, 10:42 pm
Replies: 1,390
Views: 55,959
Posted By Amazulu

Re: The world of automation

Luditte theory still in play

Nothing has changed

We're going to be okay
Forum: Australia
Jul 15th 2018, 1:40 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Citizen looking to go back, home to WA

'a bit'?

I'm at the coal face of this

it's happening but believe what you want to believe
Forum: Australia
Jul 15th 2018, 10:44 am
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Super anyway to cash it out when moving back to the UK?

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+1 for Hostplus. I like that I can pick the companies that I want to invest in

Dogs of the Dow is a good investment theory for part of your fund
Forum: Australia
Jul 15th 2018, 4:50 am
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Citizen looking to go back, home to WA

Mining project engineering is going gangbusters in WA right now. All the big mining companies are building new mines and Lithium is going ballistic. Most of the Perth based EPCMs are busy. This will...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 13th 2018, 11:08 pm
Replies: 212
Views: 10,864
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Amazon incoming ...

Yep. Only a moron pays this
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 13th 2018, 12:57 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Spud'u'like

You need the awesomeness that is Spud Shed on the east coast

Dude knows his potatoes
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 12th 2018, 1:13 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 1,088
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Where have you been today?

In Tokyo and it is humid AF, so today, while visiting various temples, gardens, museums, I was sweating like a hooded rapist. Went for dinner and they had whale on the menu. Tried it. It was kind of...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 7th 2018, 7:24 am
Replies: 212
Views: 10,864
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Amazon incoming ...

Although there are a lot of international retailers cooperating with the feds on GST, there are some that aren't

Shop around
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 7th 2018, 7:23 am
Replies: 212
Views: 10,864
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Amazon incoming ...

Amazon AU are starting to show some genuinely excellent pricing. Prime is going to be a big pull
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2018, 7:20 am
Replies: 70
Views: 2,441
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Bye Bye Decent Shopping - Amazon to block Australian customers

There can never be a level playing field - economic reality sees to that. B&M can only compete on offering things that online can't - convenience, specialisation, speed etc

What the feds have done...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 6th 2018, 3:39 am
Replies: 47
Views: 1,088
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Where have you been today?

What a wanker

Well done!
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2018, 8:17 am
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Leaving Sydney for Brisbane?

I'm not

Or Reading, Singapore, Houston, Denver, London, Rotterdam, Louisiana - E3 visa readily available - but Perth suits me just fine. Aberdeen would be okay too - great pubs
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2018, 5:25 am
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Amazulu

Thumbs up Re: Leaving Sydney for Brisbane?

I had a job

It's all about $ - and the $ just aren't there in Sydney for me. Even in the trough, I was earning more than I could earn in Sydney

Work wise, building services are the mud race of...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 2nd 2018, 11:45 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 1,088
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Where have you been today?

It would be interesting to know what the average spend per person per year is at Bunnings. I go there at least once a week and probably spend a couple of grand a year
Forum: Australia
Jul 2nd 2018, 6:02 am
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Leaving Sydney for Brisbane?

Definitely not in engineering

Even in the depths of the recent trough in the super cycle here, I was earning more than I could get in Sydney. In my gig it's:
Perth
Brisbane (maybe Darwin - but...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 2nd 2018, 4:13 am
Replies: 47
Views: 1,088
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Where have you been today?

When you start coughing the shit up you know you've got a problem!
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 1st 2018, 5:11 am
Replies: 47
Views: 1,088
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Where have you been today?

Bunnings

Leaking fitting under sink for new dishwasher needed fixing. Was a f**ker of a job but done now
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 30th 2018, 9:02 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,785
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Space Space Baby

I thought you would have posted something about Hayabusa 2

https://spaceflightnow.com/2018/06/28/japanese-spacecraft-reaches-asteroid-after-three-and-a-half-year-journey/
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 28th 2018, 6:31 am
Replies: 45
Views: 1,493
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Optus Sport?

But the one they have is pretty tasty too
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 28th 2018, 4:28 am
Replies: 45
Views: 1,493
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Optus Sport?

Looks like Optus have thrown in the towel and have given all the remaining games in the WC to SBS!

What a great business Optus is - pay a ton of money for something that you look to make a profit...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 26th 2018, 5:03 am
Replies: 1,373
Views: 58,041
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Bye bye Liberal Government..... will you ever learn.

Part-time work is difficult to find IME. My wife works full-time and would love to go part-time but cannot find anything - unless it is totally unskilled

In my industry is is very rare
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 26th 2018, 5:00 am
Replies: 1,373
Views: 58,041
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Bye bye Liberal Government..... will you ever learn.

No mention of Labor's paymasters - the CFMEU - I see
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 25th 2018, 4:26 am
Replies: 1,752
Views: 85,222
Posted By Amazulu

Re: The Cricket Thread

Oh dear, sandpaper-gate continues to cast a shadow over Australian cricket

They are now on 60 grit - rough as!
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2018, 11:30 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 1,493
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Optus Sport?

That makes sense. Maybe if I changed to a DNS sever located in the UK (an option with SmartDNS) it might have been better. Will have to give it a try
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2018, 1:53 pm
Replies: 1,373
Views: 58,041
Posted By Amazulu

Re: Bye bye Liberal Government..... will you ever learn.

Again, the Australian government has a spending problem not a revenue one. They are rolling in tax money. They can cut plenty without affecting services and infrastructure spending - they have too...
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