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Forum: The Barbie
Jan 30th 2014, 9:32 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 4,877
Posted By DadAgain

Re: Drop the 'haitch'

and there's an 'h' at the end of 'aitch' - so whats the problem?


aaaay
beeee
ceeee
deeee
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efffff
geeee
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 29th 2013, 9:57 pm
Replies: 5,848
Views: 262,373
Posted By DadAgain

Re: The Cricket Thread (...and other sport)

I'm going to put on my 'blind optimism' hat:

1 test to go - and if England can pull themselves together (ok - its a rather big if!) - they can salvage a moral win!

- If *this* series goes 4-1...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 22nd 2013, 10:30 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,561
Posted By DadAgain

Re: Weird things observed while travelling.

Its too easy to pick on food as a radical difference when travelling - but its the other little cultural things that intrigue me.

- In Manila I recall sitting in a very busy McDonalds (yeah yeah -...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 8th 2013, 10:59 pm
Replies: 5,848
Views: 262,373
Posted By DadAgain

Re: The Cricket Thread (...and other sport)

So - everyone doing their rain dances today? :)

[yeah yeah - it'd be an appalling turn of events if England were gifted an undeserved draw due to rain, and it'd take a miracle to get enough rain...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 24th 2013, 5:09 am
Replies: 5,848
Views: 262,373
Posted By DadAgain

Re: The Cricket Thread (...and other sport)

Any chance of a full day of rain tomorrow with zero play?

Can you imagine how LIVID the one-eyed press would be if England were let off with a (undeserving) draw?

It'd almost* be worth turning...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 21st 2013, 12:22 am
Replies: 5,848
Views: 262,373
Posted By DadAgain

Re: The Cricket Thread (...and other sport)

Just scored 2 free tickets for tomorrow!

wooo hooooo :rofl:
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 6th 2013, 4:56 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,292
Posted By DadAgain

Re: Sounds......

The soft snuffly snoring noises my dog makes when asleep...:D

very comforting

(Anyone with a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel will know the noise I'm describing)
Forum: Australia
Oct 31st 2013, 11:07 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,389
Posted By DadAgain

Re: To stream or not to stream? (Classes)

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

Sorry - but you're waaaay off there. There is a HUGE variance in learning abilities between people - just as some people are naturally athletic, some people are naturally...
Forum: Australia
Oct 23rd 2013, 10:05 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 9,266
Posted By DadAgain

Re: Brown Snake?

Doesnt matter really what kind of snake it was.

It used to be a magnificent and intriguing creature. Now its just a mess on the road :(:thumbdown:
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 21st 2013, 10:32 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,186
Posted By DadAgain

Re: isohunt closed

Futility of closing down a torrent listing site is incredible.

Like a mythical hydra - you cut off one head and 2 will grow back!
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 14th 2013, 5:51 am
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By DadAgain

Re: Proud dad moment

yeah sorry - missed that off the original post (has now been edited for clarity)

Piano. (Her violin playing is at a mere Grade 5 level)
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 14th 2013, 5:41 am
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By DadAgain

Re: Proud dad moment

aahh yes:

AMEB: "Australian Music Examinations Board"
ABRSM: "Associated Board of the Royal School of Music"

levels in both systems range from Preliminary to Grade 1-8 with Grade 8 being...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 14th 2013, 5:32 am
Replies: 30
DST
Views: 1,862
Posted By DadAgain

Re: DST

Its too hot.

Summer in QLD is unpleasant. Particularly when that glowing ball of nuclear fusion is visible in the sky.

The best way to counter this - is to stay indoors at work in the AC for as...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 14th 2013, 5:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By DadAgain

Proud dad moment

Daughter sat her AMEB Grade 6 Piano exam a couple of weeks ago...

result today:

A+ !!!!!!


Not too shabby for a 9 year old! :D (puts my ABRSM Grade 6 "Merit" at 15yrs old to shame).
...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 27th 2013, 4:14 am
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By DadAgain

Trivial thought for the day: "Dibs", "bagsie" or "shotgun"?

To avoid a potential conflict people can traditionally 'get in first' on some desired position by a number of methods:

Calling "Dibs"
Calling "Bagsies"
Calling "Shotgun"

If several are...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 21st 2013, 1:22 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,310
Posted By DadAgain

Re: Anyone into Breaking Bad?

Breaking Bad is awesome.... intense all the way through. Only 6 more episodes left though.

What else would be in "top 3" shows of all time?

- The Wire
- Sopranos?
- ????
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 20th 2013, 11:32 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 3,666
Posted By DadAgain

Re: Do I need to vote or is the fine easier?

I had no idea until recently you could send postal votes to anyone other than AEC? I only ever register for a postal vote online and it always gets sent straight in to the AEC.

I bet the AEC dont...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 20th 2013, 5:29 am
Replies: 67
Views: 3,666
Posted By DadAgain

Re: Do I need to vote or is the fine easier?

That's why postal votes are ALWAYS the way to go. I havent rocked up to the polling booth in 10 years... Queuing up with others, running a gauntlet harassing waste paper people, to then stand and...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 12th 2013, 5:15 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By DadAgain

Re: Air fares SYD to LHR

You can often get a better price by flying on 25th December, or 31st January.

Seems people dont like being in the air for the 'special' days - so theres usually a significant drop in price if you...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 29th 2013, 10:18 pm
Replies: 5,848
Views: 262,373
Posted By DadAgain

Re: The Cricket Thread (...and other sport)

Is everyone ready for the inevitable Australian onslaught on thursday night?

http://samhopwood.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/english-lambs-before-aussie-slaughter.html
Forum: Australia
Jul 26th 2013, 3:17 am
Replies: 57
Views: 3,694
Posted By DadAgain

Re: Australian Republic before King George VII

Nah - I reckon when Lizzie 'retires' (using the traditional method of dieing) it will kick off the Australian Republican movement - but the transition wont be instant, so Charlie or Wills will get a...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 24th 2013, 6:00 am
Replies: 94
Views: 7,151
Posted By DadAgain

Re: First World Problems Thread, living in Australia

Network shares on the media server (free machine I inherited from work and put to good use) keep failing and the smart TV in the bedroom cant see my vast library of illegally acquired HD video...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 18th 2013, 5:58 am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,604
Posted By DadAgain

Re: Working 9 to 5..?

I tend to get in between 7:30-8:00 and leave at 4-4:30pm pretty much every day. I'm often the first in (but not always) and sometimes the first to leave (but not always). Anyone in our building after...
Forum: Australia
Jul 9th 2013, 3:04 am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,950
Posted By DadAgain

Re: New Super - pay cut?

I just checked - and my net pay has not changed. :D

I think I remember my contract being worded "$X per year + superannuation".
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 8th 2013, 1:52 am
Replies: 113
Views: 6,490
Posted By DadAgain

Re: The Lions

Slightly OT - but on the subject of dodgy commentary bias:

I watched last nights tennis. To start off with I had the laptop I had the laptop in bed watching the BBC (thanks to "hola unblock") -...
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