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Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 27th November 2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,198
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Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,754
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Re: "It's too Expensive" - WHAT'S YOUR BEST RESPONSE?

Just got back from China, which I know is a different culture, where "It's too expensive" is actually expected.

For instance, I was looking at some silk clothing, priced at 498 yuan. When the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th February 2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,253
Posted By peter_act
Re: What G-Rated Joke Always Cracks You Up?

A doctor picks up the phone, to hear a panic stricken mother on the line.

"Doctor, doctor", she cries frantically "my baby's just swallowed a condom!".

"Don't worry", says the doctor. "I'll be...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th December 2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 386
Posted By peter_act
The greatest group ever!

Yes, The Seekers are still performing after 50 years, still with the same original foursome, and also with no deterioration in their performances, even though all are over 70.

The Beatles couldn't...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th November 2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By peter_act
Who's afraid of spiders? (Don't open if you are)

According to an amusing post on the Harbourside Local Area Command Facebook page, police received multiple calls about a "violent domestic" last Saturday.

A man was heard yelling "I'm going to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th October 2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By peter_act
Re: Taylor Swift Tribute Thread. Not. Oldies instead.

"Men at work" video made me crave a Vegemite sandwich - so I went to the pantry and made one!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th October 2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,399
Posted By peter_act
Re: Roseburg - home town of Don Alm

And to think I really just wanted to find out about what happened to Don!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th October 2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,399
Posted By peter_act
Re: Roseburg - home town of Don Alm

@ Bizgrower:

In Australia, there is a a ban on all semi-automatic rifles and all semi-automatic and pump-action shotguns, and a highly restrictive system of licensing and ownership controls.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th October 2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,399
Posted By peter_act
Re: Roseburg - home town of Don Alm

Thanks Suzanne,

I was just expressing the opinion of people overseas, who just shake their heads in bewilderment and ask "Why?".

Surely if Australia can ban automatic weapons and have an...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th September 2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,137
Posted By peter_act
Re: This Is Why Australians Hate Starbucks

Mind you, it is safer than McDonalds

Woman dead in McDonald’s Helensvale double shooting | Gold Coast Bulletin...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th July 2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,800
Posted By peter_act
Re: It's been fun...

When old Warriors leave the forum, should we play "The Last Post"?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th May 2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By peter_act
Why is official English so different from spoken English?

I was listening to a policeman giving out a report on a murder, and he referred to "two deceased male persons" being discovered. I assume he meant two dead men.

And later on, a victim of a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th March 2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,293
Posted By peter_act
Re: Alberta town embarrassing Canada

Yes, it's 2015, and graffiti is becoming one of the scourges of our society. I think a $2500-$7500 is perfectly reasonable.

And please don't come back with "It's street art". It's vandalism, pure...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd December 2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,245
Posted By peter_act
Re: I hate "Happy Holidays"!

Interesting article in my local newspaper today -

"Like many other Australian families this week, the Vemulas are preparing for a big feast come Thursday.
But the Vemula's will be a largely...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd December 2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,245
Posted By peter_act
Re: I hate "Happy Holidays"!

Wow! - what a response to my silly little original post!

It was written a little tongue in cheek.

Now it's morphed into all sorts of things, like where to spend winter, and discussion of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd December 2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,245
Posted By peter_act
Re: I hate "Happy Holidays"!

Yes, lovely over here at the moment - as I write it's 30 degrees (86 degrees to the U.S.) and yes, I'm in my shorts and T-shirt.
Might go down to the beach, or flop in the pool.

For Christmas...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd December 2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,245
Posted By peter_act
Re: I hate "Happy Holidays"!

"I'm dreaming of a white holiday"

"We wish you a happy holiday,
We wish you a happy holiday,
We wish you a happy holiday,
And a Happy Holiday"

Nah, it's just not the same, is it?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st December 2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,245
Posted By peter_act
Re: I hate "Happy Holidays"!

Absolutely right Frank. These days most people would not associate Christmas with Christianity.

It's just ''Hello" in a seasonal form.

As usual, Claude is right - it's being nice to people.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st December 2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,245
Posted By peter_act
I hate "Happy Holidays"!

The season is Christmas, the greeting is "Merry Christmas".

I have no objection to being wished "Happy Ramadan", "Happy Yom Kippur", or "Happy Diwali", or whatever at the appropriate season, even...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th December 2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,976
Posted By peter_act
Re: ISIS GUNMAN HOLDING UP CAFE IN SYDNEY! OPERA HOUSE EVACUATED!

One of the main questions being asked here is "why was this guy out on bail, when he was facing over 40 charges, including rape and helping with the murder of his ex-wife?

He was granted bail...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th November 2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,600
Posted By peter_act
Re: When was "the day the music died?"

Yep, I did know that, Andrew.

I can't say "Mullumbimby"" without smiling!

Re-reading my post I realise I left out Queen and Simon and Garfunkel.

Rolling Stones touring Australia at the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd November 2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,600
Posted By peter_act
When was "the day the music died?"

Perhaps I'm showing my age, but I reckon it was about 1980.

Before then, the music scene was full of great music, songs, songwriters.
I'm not just talking pop music, I'm talking:

Pre 1900 -...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th October 2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,204
Posted By peter_act
Re: Ten stylish men who define effortless cool

Well, I think the reason we have so many nominations is to do with the definition of "cool". Obviously there are a number of definitions, but I made my list with more regard to the word "stylish",...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th October 2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,204
Posted By peter_act
Ten stylish men who define effortless cool

Just saw this headline in my local rag, so had to have a look.

Their choices were:
1. Alain Delon
2. Johnny Depp
3. Paul Newman
4. Bob Dylan
5. Giorgio Armani
6. Ryan Gosling
7. Sting
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th September 2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,494
Posted By peter_act
Re: Famous Quote Followed By The OT Version

Original: Dirty Harry 1971 - Do You Feel Lucky Punk? - YouTube

Here's one I posted back in 2010:

"Now I know what you're thinking. "Was it six months since I backed up, or only five?" Well, to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th September 2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,494
Posted By peter_act
Re: Famous Quote Followed By The OT Version

"To post, or not to post, that is the question—
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous Warriors,
Or to take arms against a sea of knockers,
And post anyway?"
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th September 2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,034
Posted By peter_act
Re: Imagine...

All hail, King Dennis (couldn't resist it!)

I've just helped out with the roof repairs by buying your AAN Archives deal.

Steven,

Don't know if anyone has suggested it yet, but there is...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th September 2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 753
Posted By peter_act
Re: If you had to choose.......

I just got back from a cruise around the Pacific islands.
After a couple of days on board, I noticed something was different, but I couldn't quite figure out what it was.

Then I realised - people...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th August 2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,086
Posted By peter_act
I want my XP Pro back!!

Well, after numerous messages from Microsoft about my XP Pro operating system, and the fact that my old computer was seven years old, I went down to get a new computer.

It's got Windows 8.1 and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th February 2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By peter_act
Re: PIX: St Josephs Lighthouse, Lake Michigan January 2014

Meanwhile, here in Australia, we have to put up with this every day


http://www.broadbeach.mobi/images/Gold-Coast-Beach-2014.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th January 2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,364
Posted By peter_act
Re: Civil liberties or law and order?

New update - headlines from local paper:

Retailers welcome drop in Gold Coast crime statistics

Surfers paradise restaurants have best ever Christmas holiday sales

All accommodation is booked...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th December 2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,364
Posted By peter_act
Re: Civil liberties or law and order?

Looks like the Gold Coast is back to normal!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd October 2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,364
Posted By peter_act
Re: Civil liberties or law and order?

Exactly Kay,

Tourism is the ONLY commerce of the area. People were cancelling bookings, so something had to be done, quickly and decisively.

This was the national news bulletin, which was...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd October 2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,364
Posted By peter_act
Re: Civil liberties or law and order?

Dennis - I think they "made him an offer he couldn't refuse"
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th October 2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,149
Posted By peter_act
Re: Intellectual jokes

A beautiful woman goes into a bar and asks for a double-entendre.

So the barman gave her one.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th October 2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By peter_act
Re: Oh oh, this is not good for our UK members, Terra please don't open this thread.

I'm from Crocodile Dundee country.

That's not a spider - THIS is a spider!

http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/assets/images/article/journal/12007/sydney-funnel-web.jpg

Sydney funnel-web...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th October 2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,303
Posted By peter_act
Re: For Ms. Terra And Dennis - Average Joe Lyrics- How An Average Joe Got Published

OK, here they are - woke up this morning and the words were there!

You got me to cryin’ again!

Finally got my life on track,
Turned around, no going back,
On the straight and true
Well and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th October 2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,303
Posted By peter_act
Re: For Ms. Terra And Dennis - Average Joe Lyrics- How An Average Joe Got Published

Come on guys, Steven, John and Dennis.

That's got to become a country song doesn't it?
(Sung by Crystal Gayle, of course!)

I'll start on the lyrics tomorrow!


P.S. I did post this earlier,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th October 2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,429
Posted By peter_act
Re: Hungry!!!!

I should point out that "Dr. Rudi" is the resident "doctor" on a satirical Australian lifestyle program, and not meant to be taken seriously. He is in fact a comedic actor named Simon Van Der Stap,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,886
Posted By peter_act
Re: MAKE $1,200 PER MONTH WITH RESTROOM AD MINI-BILLBOARDS

Sounds good,

Sell 5 of these and urine business
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th September 2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,883
Posted By peter_act
Re: Stuff with print on it (balloons, pens etc)

You know, I saw the subject of this post and thought "I'll bet Claude and Don will jump on this", and I was right.

People, if you want to succeed in marketing, do a search for every post by these...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st August 2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,602
Posted By peter_act
Re: Ya Wanna Make $450....tomorrow?

Wow! Usual post by Don with the usual replies - This can't be done. this'll never work"
Stuff like this:



Look, Don gives out ideas. Think less about why it won't work and more about how it...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th June 2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,577
Posted By peter_act
Re: Phrases or sayings that you're tired of?

From my dentist ' "This may sting a little"

Even more worrying, from my (male) doctor, giving an injection:

"You might feel a small prick"
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th September 2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 704
Posted By peter_act
Re: Tribute bands?

Just found these guys on YouTube.

It's amazing that they do in one take what the Beatles and George Martin probably took a week to do. (Mind you, to be fair, they had to work out all the chords...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th September 2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,466
Posted By peter_act
Re: one of the nicest mobile sites i've seen yet

Had a look at the feedback form - far too many hoops to jump through for no reward.
Being a hard nosed Aussie, I never give my email for free, I always ask "What's in it for me?

By the way, this...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 5th August 2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 36,908
Posted By peter_act
Re: How to Sell Mobile Websites

Understand where you're coming from Sennis.
(By the way, I hope you meant to write "mock up" instead of "muck up")

Yes I use Will's script for when I'm in a hurry, but I normally make these sites...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 3rd August 2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 36,908
Posted By peter_act
Re: How to Sell Mobile Websites

Actually, I do, Will.

By using bits of your script, Quentin's, and now Neil Bosley's I've got it down to a fine art.

For instance, The Canberra Flower Shop...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 3rd July 2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,847
Posted By peter_act
Re: I discovered the "Secret" to $750/mo from any Motel!

I'm working on a book as we speak (with Don's permission). I've edited all his posts for good grammar, spelling, translating Don's unique style - it'll be called "The Midas Touch" It's in my "to do"...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 3rd July 2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,847
Posted By peter_act
Re: I discovered the "Secret" to $750/mo from any Motel!

Sure, I don't mind showing mine Quality Hotel Dickson (http://www.iphonesites.mobi/quality/)

I haven't finished the whole directory site yet, as it's too hard making sites for restaurants that I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th June 2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,189
Posted By peter_act
Re: My 5 "You're Getting Old" signs

When your wife refers to your waterbed as "The Dead Sea"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,002
Posted By peter_act
Re: What Word Count Do You Use For Your Articles?

I always use as close as I can get to 500 words.
Using Dragon Naturally Speaking, that's about a minute's talk time!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 27th May 2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 67,075
Posted By peter_act
Re: How I am making $ with Mobile Marketing

Hi Mo,

Great thread.

When you say "The homepage of that site is a jpeg of the actual flyer I use.", which site do you mean?

By the way on your site Downtown Joes...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th May 2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,605
Posted By peter_act
Re: Offering FREE Mobile Sites

Well said, Daniel, this is what I'm banking on. An extra take on this (I think this came from Don as well) is to have the waitress have a badge saying :Ask me how to get a free dessert" - when asked...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th April 2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By peter_act
St Paul's Second Letter to the Internet Marketers

Some years ago I posted an article in Ezine Articles with the above title. Yesterday I got my performances statistics from EZA, and of the 91 articles I have published, that's by far the one that has...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd April 2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By peter_act
Re: Best Method For Mobile Clients!

Darrett, it's not the answer you want to hear, but Will is right - nothing beats face to face.
I usually have their present site on my smartphone (especially if it's got Flash), and also have a QR...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd April 2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,183
Posted By peter_act
Re: Mobile business directory app?

Search for threads from midasman09

I know Don does a mobile directory with great success.
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