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  1. At least with Telstra you can set up direct debit...

    At least with Telstra you can set up direct debit for a set day of each month (eg 1st of every month) and it will ignore the 28 days and give you a full 30/31 days, depending on how long the month is.
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    They already are answerable to someone - the...

    They already are answerable to someone - the people of their electorate.

    We have a representative democracy, where we elect individuals to be our representatives and make decisions on our behalf....
  3. ‘Leftie dribble’? The argument that someone...

    ‘Leftie dribble’? The argument that someone should be free to express their religious freedom was a position that was heavily pushed (and continues to be propositioned as an actual law here) by the...
  4. People made a song and dance and rallied behind...

    People made a song and dance and rallied behind the US and UK bakers who refused to serve customers based on their religious beliefs, yet an Uber driver does the same and is criticised by the same...
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    Typical QLD’ers whinging about being brought into...

    Typical QLD’ers whinging about being brought into line with the rest of the country. These checks happen everywhere, despite the incorrect info in the article.

    When the checks were brought into...
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    In NSW there is the 10/50 clearing rule. In...

    In NSW there is the 10/50 clearing rule. In bushfire prone areas you can remove trees up to 10 metres from your structures, and remove all ground matter up to 50 metres.

    ‘Greenies’ have a lot to...
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    “Twenty-one states in the United States still...

    “Twenty-one states in the United States still have laws making adultery a criminal offense.”

    The question is, who are the hypocrites?
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    To transfer from QLD to NSW you will need a...

    To transfer from QLD to NSW you will need a confirmed residential address in NSW. You will also need to declare that you reside there permanently and have done so for more than 3 months. The same...
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    Right info, just the other way around. -...

    Right info, just the other way around.
    - Telstra and Boost: retail network.
    - All others (Aldi, Belong, Woolworths, etc): wholesale network, which is essentially equivalent coverage to Optus.
  10. Thread: Ebay memo

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    Good work. A clear case of ‘item not as...

    Good work. A clear case of ‘item not as described’ by one of the many dodgy eBay sellers. You’ll get your funds back and likely get to keep the knockoff beacons.
  11. Thread: Ebay memo

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    The important part is that If an item is not as...

    The important part is that If an item is not as described it is the responsibility of the seller (not the buyer) to pay for the return postage costs.

    Of the cheap stuff I buy through eBay (under...
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    The original power pack indicates it is 12V...

    The original power pack indicates it is 12V output not 19V. Either way, I would not be using the 19.5V power pack on an item that requires 12V. Some devices may tolerate the difference, others will...
  13. Thread: PayPal WTF

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    It’s been in place with PayPal for more than 2...

    It’s been in place with PayPal for more than 2 years. It was likely in place when you added the card. The mechanisms behind it are used by many companies, not just PayPal.

    Surely checking the...
  14. Thread: PayPal WTF

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    Before people go making pointless complaints to...

    Before people go making pointless complaints to the Ombudsman, or waste their time complaining to their bank, they may wish to read PayPal’s User Agreement and see what they have signed up to.
    ...
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    The problem is people confusing ‘weather’ with...

    The problem is people confusing ‘weather’ with ‘climate’.

    Weather is the day to day, short term change in the atmosphere that generally affects our daily life, eg. hot in your city today, raining...
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    The worrying story here is not about a gender...

    The worrying story here is not about a gender neutral doll - it’s about the 8 year old who ‘identifies’ as gender neutral. I can almost guarantee it’s not the child who identifies that way - but that...
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    During the past week alone I have been sitting in...

    During the past week alone I have been sitting in traffic and have witnessed two, albeit relatively minor, collisions due to one involved party using a mobile phone. Another near miss at a shopping...
  18. Thread: Ebay memo

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    Many are based in China, but drop-ship into...

    Many are based in China, but drop-ship into warehouses around Sydney then post from there. Generally no issue if the item is available and in the warehouse, but if you need a replacement or if the...
  19. I personally think there are way too many yellow...

    I personally think there are way too many yellow flashing lights around now, to the point where their warning ability is dramatically reduced. I frequently follow traffic control utes/vans/trucks...
  20. Mobile Camera Car - Are they being "Worksafe"?

    I think you will find there is no such requirement for a stationary vehicle to display a flashing light while working on the road. There may be a requirement to ensure a worker is visible and safe,...
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    No need to imagine, it happened in WA. Farmer...

    No need to imagine, it happened in WA. Farmer shot at vegan activists with a shotgun. No charges laid. In fact, he was heavily praised by many sections of the community and media!

    Seems the...
  22. With 217,000 Toyota’s sold in 2018 compared with...

    With 217,000 Toyota’s sold in 2018 compared with only 56,000 VW’s, the stats there show VW’s are reported more per capita than Toyota’s, which may indeed suggest that your should not by a VW :)
  23. Laws in NSW will be implemented shortly to extend...

    Laws in NSW will be implemented shortly to extend the trial of the 40km ‘blue/red light’ emergency service passing limit to roadside assistance workers (NRMA, etc) and tow trucks, when they are...
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    The children do not have Australian citizenship,...

    The children do not have Australian citizenship, so they can do nothing to ‘keep’ it. The children are citizens of their parents country.

    These people have been found to be unlawful by every...
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    Boost has access to the full Telstra network, not...

    Boost has access to the full Telstra network, not the wholesale network used by all others. Coverage wise, going with Boost is essentially no different than going with Telstra itself.
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