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Forum: General Chat Today, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 236
Posted By Bruce
In NSW road tax for a pensioner is $0.00 on one...

In NSW road tax for a pensioner is $0.00 on one vehicle (I don't know about the other states but I suspect it will be the same).

Obviously if you are a couple you get two vehicles tax free.
Forum: General Health Today, 12:07 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 9,241
Posted By Bruce
More changes to the stats: Australia Cases...

More changes to the stats:

Australia
Cases 21
Recovered 11

Life expectancy (both sexes) 83.94

U.K.
Cases 9
Forum: General Health Today, 12:04 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 9,241
Posted By Bruce
Researchers at the University of Queensland (UQ)...

Researchers at the University of Queensland (UQ) have said they are just days away from testing a new vaccine for coronavirus, or COVID-19, on animals.
Paul Young, head of the university's School of...
Forum: General Health Today, 12:02 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 9,241
Posted By Bruce
It was reported today that the incubation period...

It was reported today that the incubation period for Covid19 might be 27 days rather than the 14 days previously thought. That will make a difference!

Another person evacuated from the Diamond...
Forum: General Health Today, 05:13 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 9,241
Posted By Bruce
Senior high school students from China will be...

Senior high school students from China will be allowed to travel to Australia under a strict exemption announced by the Federal Government.

Health Minister Greg Hunt has today revealed Year 11 and...
Forum: General Chat Today, 12:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 236
Posted By Bruce
That is interesting to know. 65p is approx $1.30...

That is interesting to know. 65p is approx $1.30 in real money ;-)

Postage here recently went up to $1.10 (there is only one rate - though there are options) for up to 250gm to anywhere in the...
Forum: Car Forum Yesterday, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 289
Posted By Bruce
People taste in cars changed, Holden didn't, they...

People taste in cars changed, Holden didn't, they were ruled from the USA who had little interest in right hand drive cars and really didn't compete against Asian cars who now dominate the market.
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Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 11:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 355
Posted By Bruce
Ha ha... You do remind me of the Laurie and Fry...

Ha ha... You do remind me of the Laurie and Fry Sketch

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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 126
Posted By Bruce
Because the disc is read similar to a record...

Because the disc is read similar to a record (though from the centre out). If you accidentally scratch the disc following the track direction a large area of data could be affected which is...
Forum: General Health Yesterday, 11:07 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 9,241
Posted By Bruce
Authorities have confirmed four people evacuated...

Authorities have confirmed four people evacuated to Darwin from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for coronavirus.

On Friday night, two Queensland women aged 54 and 55 tested...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 126
Posted By Bruce
Transfer them all to a hard disk then you won't...

Transfer them all to a hard disk then you won't need to worry about cleaning them again.

For CDs I use FairStars CD Ripper (http://www.fairstars.com/cd_ripper/) and for DVDs Handbrake...
Forum: General Health Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 9,241
Posted By Bruce
Latest Stats with some fairly big changes: ...

Latest Stats with some fairly big changes:

Australia
Cases 17
Recovered 11

U.K.
Cases 9
Recovered 8
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Bruce
The H sets (OSCARs) on the South Coast line are...

The H sets (OSCARs) on the South Coast line are double deckers with vandal proof, thinly upholstered, uncomfortable seats (they are OK for short journeys but hard as hell after an hour). They have...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Bruce
There is nothing high speed about Australian...

There is nothing high speed about Australian rail, to get from Wollongong to Sydney by train (less than 80km) takes about 90 minutes - five minutes longer than it took by steam train. On the plus...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 12:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 355
Posted By Bruce
Your point being? Didn't I say a British...

Your point being? Didn't I say a British scientist was involved? but it was not invented by the UK as you claimed it was invented in Switzerland in a European agency.
Forum: Brexit Forum 20-02-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 355
Posted By Bruce
That's drawing a very long bow. Wasn't the...

That's drawing a very long bow.

Wasn't the WWW invented in Switzerland during the CERN project? I can't remember the details but there was a British scientist involved but to say it was invented...
Forum: General Chat 20-02-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Bruce
Train Crash

The Sydney to Melbourne "Express" was derailed last night 45km north of Melbourne killing two people. It was travelling on the standard gauge track (Victoria uses broad gauge track - Years ago...
Forum: General Health 20-02-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 9,241
Posted By Bruce
Latest Stats: Diamond Princess Cases 634...

Latest Stats:

Diamond Princess
Cases 634
Recovered 17
Deaths 2
Critical 27

Australia
Cases 15
Forum: Technology 20-02-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 487
Posted By Bruce
That's my feeling too. I certainly have had no...

That's my feeling too. I certainly have had no problems with letting updates take place as they arise.

M$ has a legion of beta testers who rigorously test updates before they are unleashed so I...
Forum: General Health 20-02-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 9,241
Posted By Bruce
The Australian Federal Government has extended...

The Australian Federal Government has extended its coronavirus travel ban for another week until Saturday February 29.

The Government first implemented strict new border-control measures in an...
Forum: TV & Film 20-02-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By Bruce
I just finished watching The Stranger. Really...

I just finished watching The Stranger. Really enjoyed it, the ending was pretty good.

Now on the look out for the series "Safe" by the same author. I hope that will be as good too.

I also...
Forum: General Health 20-02-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 9,241
Posted By Bruce
Latest Stats: Diamond Princess Cases 621...

Latest Stats:

Diamond Princess
Cases 621
Recovered 17
Critical 26
Deaths 2
Forum: General Health 20-02-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 9,241
Posted By Bruce
About 180 Australians have landed in Darwin for a...

About 180 Australians have landed in Darwin for a second 14-day quarantine period after being evacuated from the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise ship.

The plane landed just hours...
Forum: Car Forum 20-02-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 289
Posted By Bruce
I am only really familiar with the Kingswood...

I am only really familiar with the Kingswood models. Holdens weren't the most modern of cars and certainly not the best designed but they were built like tanks and could take just about any sort of...
Forum: Technology 20-02-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 487
Posted By Bruce
Ah, now I understand why you find the Windows...

Ah, now I understand why you find the Windows library system is too complicated. Never mind.
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