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Forum: Travel and Holidays Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Bruce
I rarely have an itinerary just a general idea....

I rarely have an itinerary just a general idea. At the moment it has gone out the window. I was heading for Phillip Island but the cold snap has seen us head east and north to get some warmth. it was...
Forum: Photos and Art 13-10-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 12,179
Posted By Bruce
Climbed 1300m up Mount Buffalo for the view: ...

Climbed 1300m up Mount Buffalo for the view:

https://www.over50sforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10862&d=1570959061

https://bcl.id.au/category/2019-spring-trip/

...and watched the Ovens...
Forum: Travel and Holidays 12-10-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Bruce
On The Road Again

I am on the move again for a couple of weeks south of the border down Mexico way.

https://www.over50sforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10858&d=1570918610

Actually it has been bloody cold...
Forum: Photos and Art 08-10-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 143
Posted By Bruce
For such a simple device why not make one? Any...

For such a simple device why not make one? Any hardware store will sell a suitable 1/4" bolt or threaded rod and nuts. It could be made plenty sturdy enough for any weight of camera and designed...
Forum: General Health 08-10-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,777
Posted By Bruce
Best idea if they are making you wait - squeaky...

Best idea if they are making you wait - squeaky wheel and all that.
Forum: General Health 08-10-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,777
Posted By Bruce
After my op I was told the opposite - straining...

After my op I was told the opposite - straining was good because it presses the mesh, which was on the inside of the tear, harder against the muscle wall.

I had retired when this happened so...
Forum: Car Forum 08-10-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By Bruce
It has electric windows and remote door locks....

It has electric windows and remote door locks. These dual cab utes have basically replaced the family car since Holden and Ford stopped making Australian designed and built family cars a few years...
Forum: Car Forum 06-10-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By Bruce
My cars since 1990 have all been new and I have...

My cars since 1990 have all been new and I have been very satisfied with them even though it is madness to buy a new car - far better to buy a near new, low mileage second hand car.

My current car...
Forum: Technology 06-10-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 302
Posted By Bruce
That isn't strictly true. M$ have a legion of...

That isn't strictly true. M$ have a legion of beta testers for their updates before they release them generally. You used to be able to apply to be a beta tester (and get the latest software early)...
Forum: Technology 06-10-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 302
Posted By Bruce
To be honest I have had few problems with updates...

To be honest I have had few problems with updates and those I have had have been sorted pretty quickly.

One irritating problem which seems limited to this particular desktop is that it doesn't...
Forum: Home & DIY 06-10-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 398
Posted By Bruce
You could say that but it would be stupid to do...

You could say that but it would be stupid to do so, they are not even vaguely comparable purchases.
Forum: Home & DIY 04-10-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 398
Posted By Bruce
Why? what does the value of your house matter as...

Why? what does the value of your house matter as long as you have no mortgage? Whether it is worth $100 or $1000000 it will cost the same to buy another, it's actual value is meaningless. Investment...
Forum: Car Forum 03-10-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 273
Posted By Bruce
Never heard of them. it must be a pommie thing.

Never heard of them. it must be a pommie thing.
Forum: Car Forum 02-10-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 273
Posted By Bruce
I would expect the price to include fitting and...

I would expect the price to include fitting and balancing. I can't think of a dealer where fitting and balancing was an extra charge.
Forum: General Chat 30-09-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 5,809
Posted By Bruce
Have you tried contacting the UK tax department...

Have you tried contacting the UK tax department and explaining that the amount of tax you pay is so tiny compared to the UK budget that you don't think you should have to pay tax any more?

That...
Forum: Car Forum 29-09-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,102
Posted By Bruce
This... ...

This...

https://www.over50sforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10770&d=1569754503

Became this...

https://www.over50sforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10771&d=1569754511
Forum: Car Forum 29-09-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,102
Posted By Bruce
My number plate is a personalised plate...

My number plate is a personalised plate consisting of my initials followed by a random number. In 1990 I paid a one off fee of $95 for the plate and it is mine for life.

I got it because the...
Forum: General Chat 28-09-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 5,809
Posted By Bruce
Well, for a start your view contradicts the Law...

Well, for a start your view contradicts the Law of Conservation of Mass in fact nothing is taken from the planet the problem is that we are changing too much into carbon dioxide.

Neither do we...
Forum: General Chat 28-09-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 5,809
Posted By Bruce
It amazes me that normally rational people who...

It amazes me that normally rational people who believe in science suddenly don't accept peer reviewed climate science and blame it on the BBC.

I am still waiting for the first person to call for...
Forum: General Chat 27-09-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 5,809
Posted By Bruce
Don't worry help is on its way. There is now a...

Don't worry help is on its way. There is now a help line for all those poor adults that get irrationally angry at a child who wishes to save the planet.

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Forum: General Chat 26-09-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 5,809
Posted By Bruce
It disappeared in civilised societies along with...

It disappeared in civilised societies along with sending children up chimneys, into looms and down coal mines



Oh come on! how on earth do you come up with this sort of nonsense? UK birthrate =...
Forum: TV & Film 26-09-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By Bruce
Far to the south of Darwin (116km) is the...

Far to the south of Darwin (116km) is the Adelaide River War Cemetery which is one of the war cemeteries created for servicemen killed on active service in northern Australia. It includes 63...
Forum: Brexit Forum 26-09-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,610
Posted By Bruce
Hear hear. Has no-one here heard of the...

Hear hear.

Has no-one here heard of the Separation of Powers, it is fundamental to the 'Westminster' system of government.

The three arms of government, the Executive, the Legislature and the...
Forum: Brexit Forum 25-09-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,644
Posted By Bruce
The general opinion on our news programs tonight...

The general opinion on our news programs tonight after Clown Prince Boris was slapped down by the supreme court was that Brexit won't occur on the 1st November.

As I understood it, the general...
Forum: Science and Environment 25-09-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 322
Posted By Bruce
Oh Assman, that little glimmer of comprehension...

Oh Assman, that little glimmer of comprehension has finally flared up. I don't want to confuse or burden you with subtleties but perhaps you actually read what I wrote or even watched the video of...
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