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Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th December 2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 634
Posted By rondo
Re: Man 1 Kangaroo 0

Roos can be really dangerous. One kick can knock you down or rip your guts open.

I don't think the guy meant to hurt it, just stun it. He is a zookeeper so I'm sure he knew what he was doing.
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Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th April 2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,360
Posted By rondo
Re: The high price of health care in U.S.

Ron regardless of who actually paid for Whatever's eye surgery on the day, his treatment cost far less under our universal healthcare system than it would under yours.

So I don't understand why...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th March 2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By rondo
Re: Axl rose to replace Brian Johnson in AC/DC?

Lemmy would have been awesome.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th March 2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,450
Posted By rondo
Re: Which flag would you choose?

Decision made: No change to flag.

Flag referendum results: Kiwis vote to retain the current New Zealand flag | Stuff.co.nz...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By rondo
Re: Another Day in Melbourne.

You mean James Packer. Kerry is no longer with us!

Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st February 2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By rondo
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th January 2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By rondo
Re: RIP Lemmy

Motorhead fans petition for new heavy metal element to be named Lemmium
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th December 2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By rondo
Today's hoverboard mishaps:

Filipino priest suspended for riding hoverboard during Christmas Eve mass - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th December 2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 6,676
Posted By rondo
Re: States with higher minimum wage laws show faster job growth rates

So let's put these economists on minimum wages.

Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th November 2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,450
Posted By rondo
Re: Which flag would you choose?

Yes. Number 3 The Koru, is probably my second choice.

I do like the silver ferns too, but don't like the fern designs in these flags. I prefer the NZ Rugby silver fern.

Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th November 2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By rondo
Re: Australian slang I learned today

Here's a big list of Aussie slang words
Australian slang dictionary (http://www.koalanet.com.au/australian-slang.html)


Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th October 2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By rondo
Re: TransTasman Final

Aussies in good form now. Should be a cracker.


Good Haka v SA

All Blacks lay down the Haka v Springboks - YouTube

Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th October 2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,175
Posted By rondo
Re: Official 2015-16 NFL Thread

The 49ers have a few million new fans here in Oz now that Jarryd Hayne (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jarryd_Hayne) is playing for them.
He was a big NRL star here. One of the best. Before he...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th October 2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,320
Posted By rondo
Re: These 10 Countries Are The Most Prosperous In The World, And They Don’t Include The U.S.

Universal health care is freedom.

Even though I rarely use it, I wouldn't want to live without it.

I thought it was pretty sad the Oregon shooting survivors need to crowdfund their 6-figure...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th September 2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,144
Posted By rondo
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th August 2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By rondo
Re: Australia's Nanny State: A Case Of Arrested Development?

The article is true.
And I'm suprised this guy wasn't arrested for hitch hiking last week.

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/08/14/12/2B5B2F2400000578-3197428-image-m-20_1439551555648.jpg
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Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th July 2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By rondo
Re: Reality TV show sends public to IS front line..

Yes but it's more like a documentary series than a reality TV show. You can read more about it here: About the series | Programs...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th July 2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,538
Posted By rondo
Re: For the REAL Men out there and the women who love them: Which Luxury Pickup Truck Would You Choo

Interestingly the Dodge Ram will be available in Australia and New Zealand for the first time later this year.

However I think most Aussies will still prefer one of the these. A Holden (GM) ute.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th July 2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,310
Posted By rondo
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th July 2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By rondo
Re: Trillion dollar waste?

We're spending $12B on these fighters too. And another $12B on maintenance!

Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th June 2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,083
Posted By rondo
Re: A Woman Will Be Featured On The New $10 Bill.

In fact there are now 6 women on Aussie notes including the Queen. She's only on the $5 bill..
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banknotes_of_the_Australian_dollar

Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th June 2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,083
Posted By rondo
Re: A Woman Will Be Featured On The New $10 Bill.

Australia has had women featured on banknotes since the 60s (that's in addition to the Queen).


Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th June 2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,015
Posted By rondo
Re: It's coming to America!

The latest from Pizza Hut in Oz is pizza with meat pies in the crust!

http://www.goodfood.com.au/good-food/food-news/pizza-hut-launches-pizza-with-pies-in-the-crust-20150528-ghbdh8.html

TASTE...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th May 2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By rondo
Re: Free Resources Directory for Creatives

David the Envato sites (http://market.envato.com) allow single purchases of photos, audio etc..


Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th May 2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By rondo
Re: Jon Anderson/Yes Appreciation Fest

I don't know his 70's music, but I remember when this came out. I was 10 yrs old. It still sounds great.
Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart - YouTube

Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th April 2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By rondo
Re: ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand. ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps.

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli in...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th April 2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By rondo
Re: Meanwhile in Australia....

The gang has arrived. A few of the them have joeys in their pouches.
aussie style kangaroos - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th April 2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By rondo
Re: The beginning of the end for fossil fuels?

Kurt, unfortunately the Australian government seems to be governed by the coal and gas industry.
So it's more drilling and fracking our prime agricultural land, and more deforesting for new open...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th March 2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By rondo
Re: I'm looking for a trustworthy electrical engineer type for...

Macca's signs were put up in some locations in 2013. It was a temporary campaign to celebrate Australia Day.
http://www.campaignbrief.com/2013/01/mcdonalds-embraces-nickname-ah-1.html

Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th March 2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,215
Posted By rondo
Re: Is this Fair?, Non payment of Loan = No Driving Lic

In Australia we have compulsory voting. If you don't turn up to vote you get fined, and if you don't pay you lose your driver's licence!


Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th March 2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By rondo
Re: What are "e-liquids"?

Yes. All ecigs need e-liquid which is vaporized to produce the smoke-like vapour.

Here's one popular brand to check out. Halo:
Halo E Liquid | Premium Smoke Juice...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th January 2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By rondo
Re: A Day in Melbourne!

Nice pics of Melbourne. Great city.
I've never been to Hobart, but I spent a month house-sitting in Darwin last year. I really liked it, but I think you'd need more than a few days to get the feel...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th January 2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,753
Posted By rondo
Re: Prince Andrew: Did He or Didn't He?

I don't know, but her book is gonna be a hit.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th January 2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,023
Posted By rondo
Re: Airline companies are really, really shifty

Here's another example I discovered recently. Say I want to fly Sydney to Honolulu. 9 hrs direct.
For some reason it's usually cheaper to fly Syd-LA or Syd-SFO and then fly all the way back to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th January 2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,023
Posted By rondo
Re: Airline companies are really, really shifty

It's certainly an odd pricing system and it has been for many years. I try to use it to my advantage and have enjoyed a number of 'bonus' flights and stopovers this way, especially in the USA.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th December 2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By rondo
Re: Willy Wonka

That's cool.

I went to a Primus gig in Sydney in 1994. Can't believe it was 20 years ago!


Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd November 2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,362
Posted By rondo
Re: Has Anyone Met Their Spouse on WF?

I'm SURE we could have made it work, Lexy.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th November 2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,630
Posted By rondo
Re: Vape is Oxford Dictionaries' Word Of The Year

By the way Thom, I did buy a Halo G6 e-cig so thanks for the recommendation.
I haven't had a real cigarette in 7 weeks now!

Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th November 2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,630
Posted By rondo
Vape is Oxford Dictionaries' Word Of The Year

"The Oxford English Dictionary named "vape" - the word used for the act of drawing on an electronic cigarette instead of a burning stick of tobacco - as its 2014 word of the year.

The 2013 word...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th November 2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,161
Posted By rondo
Re: Thinking about taking Amtrak for the holidays

I've slept on those seats on overnight trips and it's not too bad (I travel cheap!)
The observation cars are great aren't they. Good chance to chat with people too.
Plus, the Amtrak hot dogs are...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th November 2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,161
Posted By rondo
Re: Thinking about taking Amtrak for the holidays

I've done a few trips on Amtrak over the years and I really enjoyed it. New England, Mid West, West Coast. A great way to see the US countryside. It's good value too.
Where are you planning to go?
...
Forum: Website Design 9th November 2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By rondo
Re: I'm looking for a specific WP plugin!

Here's a plugin which uses Paypal WordPress - WordPress Guest Posting Plugin | CodeCanyon (http://codecanyon.net/item/wordpress-guest-posting-plugin/3805919)

Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th November 2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By rondo
Re: Now, some Really Important News: Scotland loses out as Japanese whisky named best in the world

And a Tasmanian whisky was named best single malt at the prestigious World Whisky Awards in London earlier this year.

Tasmania Distillery's Sullivans Cove takes world whisky title for single malt...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th November 2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,278
Posted By rondo
Re: HEY - guess what?

Thanks HeySal. That's a cool website.

Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd November 2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By rondo
Re: ALL BLACKS 74 EAGLES 6

The Chicago Sun Times called the All Blacks a "legendary Aussie team".
Whoops.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th September 2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,997
Posted By rondo
Re: I Guess American Snacks Are An Acquired Taste...

I meant British (and Australian) scones Steve.

"an authentic English or Scottish scone—pronounced as though there were no e at the end—is much like an American baking-powder biscuit." Slate...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th September 2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,997
Posted By rondo
Re: I Guess American Snacks Are An Acquired Taste...

American biscuits are similar to scones.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th September 2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By rondo
Re: This map shows all the countries that have declared their independence from the United Kingdom..

A little-known piece of trivia: Australia didn't really gain full independence from the UK until 1986!

"The Australia Act eliminated the remaining possibilities for the UK to legislate with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,029
Posted By rondo
Re: Will You Retire When You Make Your First $1,000,000?

I know, you're talking play money really. But I'm saying $1M is going to run out over time and I'm looking decades ahead so it's not enough (it depends how old we are doesn't it).

Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th August 2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,254
Posted By rondo
Re: How Do You Know When You are Being Professionally Scammed?

Shane did you see this article in The Age yesterday? Sounds like a similar situation to yours:
http://www.theage.com.au/lifestyle/fool-for-love-20140819-3dyge.html


Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th March 2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 17,205
Posted By rondo
Re: "Single Payer System"-- Educate me?

Most people who have it in their countries seem to like it.
I do, and I pay into it more than I've used it.

It's not a perfect system and costs will continue to rise, but I like that the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th March 2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 17,205
Posted By rondo
Re: "Single Payer System"-- Educate me?

I'm glad someone has made the connection!

Andrew
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By rondo
Re: Looking for help with a problem....

Have you considered selling at TeachersPayTeachers.com - An Open Marketplace for Original Lesson Plans and Other Teaching Resources (http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/) ?

Andrew
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th November 2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,133
Posted By rondo
Re: How I built a directory and make over $10000/month

If you're doing it manually then you can use any free form. You can disable registration on your theme by unchecking "Anyone can register" in wp settings.

Andrew
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th November 2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By rondo
Re: Setting up Paypal Buttons for Client

Have you tried a Buy Now button generator?
eg Paypal Button Generator (http://www.flipmytext.com/generators/pp/)


Andrew
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th November 2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By rondo
Re: Plan your retirement

I've been reading a lot about retirement saving recently and it's scary stuff. Almost everyone is underestimating what they will need to retire, while almost everyone is getting ripped-off on fees -...
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