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Forum: General Chat Today, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 299
Posted By Bruce
I totally disagree with this, Australians don't...

I totally disagree with this, Australians don't tip and have no idea how to tip. I have lived in Australia for over 50 years, in that time I have never tipped anyone and know no one who does.

The...
Forum: Photos and Art Today, 06:34 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 14,468
Posted By Bruce
I wish my computer desk would look like yours. ...

I wish my computer desk would look like yours.

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Forum: Gardening Today, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 396
Posted By Bruce
Mangos definitely, my friend has several trees...

Mangos definitely, my friend has several trees which crop well, I am not sure about Avocados purely because I know no one that does. NSW is pretty much at the southern limit of Mango growth - I don't...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 154
Posted By Bruce
I have hobbies and skills but as I age I become...

I have hobbies and skills but as I age I become worse at them.

My son came over on the weekend to fit a UHF radio to his car. I was able to help him fit the electrical/electronic components -...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By Bruce
mVy7faNKEtM Uploaded in 2016 and still no...

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Uploaded in 2016 and still no further forward, how many more elections will it take?
Forum: Travel and Holidays Yesterday, 03:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 231
Posted By Bruce
Looks like a heap of fun to me too. If offered...

Looks like a heap of fun to me too. If offered the choice between this and a cruise this is definitely what I would choose.

What is now the Jambaroo Action Park many years ago had a similar ride...
Forum: Science and Environment Yesterday, 03:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 415
Posted By Bruce
I know bugger all about volcanoes but this man...

I know bugger all about volcanoes but this man does and he explains why there were no warnings of the eruption and why it was a surprise even to expert volcanologists.

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Forum: General Chat 09-12-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 136
Posted By Bruce
Don't worry we have our own weather anomalies....

Don't worry we have our own weather anomalies. ;-) This was a report about the 2nd December 2019:

While large parts of the country have been baking or battling bushfire, Thredbo in New South Wales...
Forum: Gardening 09-12-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 396
Posted By Bruce
Years ago I moved a mandarin tree and an orange...

Years ago I moved a mandarin tree and an orange tree because of a pending house extension.

Before I moved them the fruit was lovely but after I moved them the fruit was only fit for marmalade....
Forum: General Chat 09-12-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 136
Posted By Bruce
They will attempt to contain these fires to...

They will attempt to contain these fires to protect people and property because that is the best they can do.

The fires will not be put out until there is substantial rain which BOM forecast will...
Forum: General Health 09-12-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By Bruce
Again I understand that reading is probably not...

Again I understand that reading is probably not something you are familiar with but if you had bothered to read the articles previously quoted then you would know that, as usual, your opinion is not...
Forum: General Health 09-12-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By Bruce
What a dangerous mob these anti vaxxers are with...

What a dangerous mob these anti vaxxers are with their mix of prejudice, anti science, populist half truths and cherry picked 'facts'.

70 people have been killed by measles in Samoa since...
Forum: Car Forum 08-12-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 626
Posted By Bruce
I can't understand why anybody would want/choose...

I can't understand why anybody would want/choose to drive a manual car in this day and age of crowded roads and stop start traffic no matter what age they are.
Forum: Food & Drink 08-12-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 311
Posted By Bruce
Australia's Gilbeys Gin is made in the...

Australia's Gilbeys Gin is made in the Philippines 90% proof which is over 40% ABV and our Tonic still has quinine in it.

You just live in the the wrong country.
Forum: Food & Drink 08-12-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By Bruce
When I have a cold or cough - 1 teaspoon honey, 1...

When I have a cold or cough - 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar in a glass of warm water. Don't know if it actually does anything but I like it.

My first wife swore by it as a cure...
Forum: Science and Environment 08-12-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 300
Posted By Bruce
Sorry didn't see your post Keezoy until I had...

Sorry didn't see your post Keezoy until I had posted.
Forum: Science and Environment 08-12-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 300
Posted By Bruce
Only if Sydney has suddenly been moved to the...

Only if Sydney has suddenly been moved to the south and west of the Blue Mountains.

The Three Sisters are clearly to the left of the picture so it was taken from Echo Point with Mount Solitary...
Forum: General Health 07-12-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By Bruce
Who left the gate open? Realist and facts are...

Who left the gate open? Realist and facts are strangers.

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https://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/concerns/febrile-seizures.html
Forum: General Health 07-12-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By Bruce
Australia has eradicated measles since 2011 (I...

Australia has eradicated measles since 2011 (I think it was) the only cases of measles in this country are people who catch it overseas and import it.

No, it was 2014.
...
Forum: Science and Environment 06-12-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 300
Posted By Bruce
This afternoon's news: A 60-kilometre fire...

This afternoon's news:

A 60-kilometre fire front is ravaging areas north of Sydney, as more than 100 blazes take hold amid deteriorating weather conditions.

NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) deputy...
Forum: Science and Environment 06-12-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 300
Posted By Bruce
21 Canadian fire fighters arrived in Sydney...

21 Canadian fire fighters arrived in Sydney yesterday to help with the fire fighting efforts and give local crews time to recuperate.
...
Forum: Brexit Forum 06-12-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 870
Posted By Bruce
The problem with that is that history shows when...

The problem with that is that history shows when fighting France Britain, more often than not, comes second.

...but then again history teaches us that the only thing people learn from history is...
Forum: General Chat 06-12-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 389
Posted By Bruce
So what? They didn't like each other? Churchill...

So what? They didn't like each other? Churchill has form for treating friends and allies like sh!t. Britain got their comeuppance when de Gaulle said, "Non" so they weren't allowed in, now they can't...
Forum: Science and Environment 06-12-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 300
Posted By Bruce
NSW on Fire

Worth watching this news report there is a terrific bit of film of how quickly a fire can grow and move. The noise of a bush fire is horrendous.


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The air was full of smoke when I...
Forum: General Chat 06-12-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 389
Posted By Bruce
Isn't it amazing you take unsupported 'evidence'...

Isn't it amazing you take unsupported 'evidence' as a fact yet question what I said. There is plenty of evidence to show how that drunk Churchill treated de Gaulle here's a bit for starters:
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