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Jan 11th 2015, 7:54 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,535
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Shipping Sydney to Bristol UK - advice and recommendations?

How much did the air freighting cost, if you don't mind me asking? Or was that included in the $14,000ish?
Forum: Australia
Jul 28th 2013, 4:30 am
Replies: 57
Views: 3,640
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Australian Republic before King George VII

"It's odd - in the UK, I'm very much a supporter of the UK becoming a republic. In Australia, I sit on the fence about Australia becoming a republic (mainly because I've seen enough Australian...
Forum: Australia
Jul 25th 2013, 6:44 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 5,642
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Hanging frames etc on walls in a rental?

They're very good. I'm used a ton of them and in most cases they didn't leave a mark. In a couple of cases they removed a flake of paint when I removed them.

For myself, I'd happily take the small...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 24th 2013, 8:01 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,887
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: What if someone suspected you were gay?

I, for one, think your suggestion that there is anything homoerotic about a middle aged man prancing around topless on horseback while wearing military gear is ridiculous.
...
Forum: Australia
Jul 24th 2013, 7:49 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Immigration Department audit - reported by ABC News

Neither the article nor the underlying documents linked to identify the criteria for the selection of cases which were audited. If they were selected on the basis of being high-risk cases, then a 50%...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 24th 2013, 10:18 am
Replies: 67
Views: 3,183
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Suggest the name for the baby......

I don't understand - is there any ambiguity about what is the heritage or country of birth of the relevant child or its parents?
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 23rd 2013, 7:12 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 3,183
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Suggest the name for the baby......

Bludger Ulrich Dolemole Sponger Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. Buddy for short.
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2013, 1:41 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,155
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Anyone know a bit about legal defacto break-up

Family Law is complicated, and differs between the UK and Australia. De facto in the modern Australian sense is not the same as common law was in the old English sense (sod all).
Forum: Australia
Apr 24th 2013, 5:11 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,155
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Anyone know a bit about legal defacto break-up

Many solicitors will do an initial free consultation. Get a referral to a family law specialist from the Qld Law Society or via their website.

You can also get free legal advice (at least to put...
Forum: Australia
Apr 24th 2013, 5:08 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,702
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Acceptance of Scottish 'Highers' qualifications at Australian Universities

Highers are fine. Australian unis are used to dealing with students from all over the shop.
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 23rd 2012, 9:52 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,805
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Praise the Muslims

No, he didn't, he

which means something entirely different from what you wrote.

You know, if you immigrate here, you should make an effort to speak the language of this country. That way you...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 23rd 2012, 9:46 am
Replies: 160
Views: 9,980
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Time to arm UK patrol cops

I do apologise - this sentence of my post didn't make any sense and was incorrect. Originally the sentence was one way and then I buggered about with it to bring in the NSW example linked to above,...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 22nd 2012, 5:45 am
Replies: 160
Views: 9,980
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Time to arm UK patrol cops

The guilt or innocence of the persons who are killed by police is irrelevant, for the bleeding obvious reason that armed police officers don't know who is innocent and who is guilty, and because it's...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 21st 2012, 2:06 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Electronic Waste

Our council has periodic (3 months? 6?) e-waste days. Check your local council's website.

Thing is, students often don't bother with TVs at all - everyone's got a laptop you can watch most shows...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 20th 2012, 1:32 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 9,980
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Time to arm UK patrol cops

In that case, it's a good thing the police only shoot naughty people who deserve to be shot and never ever lie about what happened, isn't it?

http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2012/s3576288.htm
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 19th 2012, 10:15 am
Replies: 160
Views: 9,980
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Time to arm UK patrol cops

Police killings of civilians increase massively once police are armed. The history of the presently armed police units in the UK is chequered enough. Just look at what happens in NSW when police...
Forum: Australia
Sep 19th 2012, 9:47 am
Sep 15th 2012, 1:34 pm
Replies: 298
Views: 20,432
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Muslim protests

...who come on a website full of people asking where the other brits in Australia live, where to buy British food, how to watch British tv...

GYAC, mate, this is the same line that's been spouted...
Forum: Australia
Sep 15th 2012, 3:19 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,923
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Mobile phone tariffs

If Optus works for you and you're a big data user, consider getting Amaysim unlimited deal for $40. Int calls are 5c a min to big destinations too.
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 14th 2012, 11:26 am
Replies: 12
Views: 5,301
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: What if you bring more than AUD 10,000 ??

There is no more tax payable just because you bring in large amounts of cash - in fact, we quite like it if you do so you can spend it here!

Carrying that much cash is not so unusual in plenty of...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 8th 2012, 10:09 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,677
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: UK judge declares burglars 'courageous'

With the prison population up 66% between 1995 and 2009, and 70% of prisoners having 2 or more mental illnesses, and 50% of prisoners are illiterate, and 55% of prisoners with a serious drug...
Forum: Australia
Sep 8th 2012, 9:51 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,553
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Big Brother in my company..

this is management question, not a legal one. If your boss won't fix it...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 7th 2012, 2:01 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,627
Posted By lapin_windstar

Forum: The Barbie
Sep 7th 2012, 1:48 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,677
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: UK judge declares burglars 'courageous'

What's the point in spending forty thousand quid of taxpayer money on keeping a recovering substance abuser in prison? Prisoners with that duration sentence don't get any training or education, and...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 6th 2012, 10:23 am
Replies: 119
Views: 8,823
Posted By lapin_windstar

Re: Qantas dumps BA and Singapore hub!

Please stop spreading nonsense. The question on ESTA is "Have you ever been arrested or convicted for an offense or crime involving moral turpitude or a violation related to a controlled substance;...
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