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    it's the whole head aka tree trunk
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    Amazon Prime scam

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    Aardvark? who knew there were giant aardvarks in Aussie? This dead one near my current campsite
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    Amazon Prime scam

    Amazon Prime scam Phone call message to say my Amazon Prime subscription is due for renewal, if want to cancel #1, guy on the other end with subcontinental accent so after some questions I said I would cancel direct through my Prime a/c. we can do that and have sent you a OTP. When he asked...
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    Extreme weather forces Coles and Woolworths to confront grim supply chain gaps
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    10 major concerns emerging as Australia shifts towards digital transactions

    I live on the road and I do need to carry a small stash of cash for such things as campground donations or payments to volunteer organisations. plus roadside stalls My bank is only on-line but I can get cash out of an ATM or if all else fails the Post Office. however most purchases are on...
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    This traffic law could cost you big—are you guilty of breaking it?

    A bit of a nonsense rule - in NZ once the pedestrian has crossed the centre line the driver can proceed and it has NEVER been an issue. the only reason I can think of it allows another pedestrian to start to cross while the other is still on the crossing rather than wait for the car to go
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    The temptress

    The temptress
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    Those danged passwords

    Those danged passwords So danged annoying when websites don't have the option to view your password especially when entering a new one with a repeat for confirmation, and then get told they don't match. Of course one has no clue as to what parts(s) don't match. Easy peasy: type it out in a...
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    Are you showering the right way? A dermatologist reveals some shocking hygiene mistakes you're probably making!

    The navel fairy - Ina I have a jar full I've collected over some 60 years. No money like the tooth fairy though :) Oh, and Innies and Outies describe somewhere else too
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    Discover the little-known secret to speeding up your home Wi-Fi

    another thing - a few years back i was told by a telstra tech that the signals come in in 'packets' .In networking, a packet is a small segment of a larger message. Data sent over computer networks*, such as the Internet, is divided into packets. These packets are then recombined by the...
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    Spinach And Cheese Pie Spanikopita

    Being a solo traveller I buy the Aldi frozen one - and cut out a 1/3rd and do in my airfryer. Truly delish.
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    You won't believe what this Western Australian dumpster diver uncovers from supermarket waste!

    yes they do - at one Aldi neaer where I was farm sitting allowed me access to their waste bin for chook scraps after OZ Harvest had been. except I fed myself as well. The best was probably a whole lamb roast, but there were lots of other goodies too. Aldis in rural towns are the best bet for...
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    Is your Wi-Fi slow? These unsuspecting household items could be the culprits!

    Another thing I was told some years ago by a Tesltra techie was that the internet signal arrives in "packets", not a continuous stream. Over time theses packets can clutter up the router. Turn the router fpr 10+secs to clear the clutter then turn back on. I have noticed that the same thing with...
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    Joke My New Car

    even my caravan is a chick magnet - with breakfast delivered . Although sometimes they do tempt fate
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    Why Aussies are furious over this newspaper column about wealthy retirees

    A couple of things - a correction to your headline - they are not after financial help which infers they need money, but rather financial advice. - is the whole thing actually a windup. That much money and asking advice in a newspaper column? Surely a prudent person would go to tax accountant...
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    ‘Scary’ trend alert: Aussies are risking their health to save money

    I guess I am one of the very lucky ones. I live on the road on a pension and need regular checks for diabetes II and cholesterol although usually not more than 6 monthly, plus top ups of prescriptions. In 5 years I have only had 1 practice that did not immediately bulk bill but required payment...
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    Extravagant Mansion, Star-Studded Guest List, and Lavish Banquet: Inside the Wedding of Radio Host Kyle Sandilands

    What a waste giving gifts and especially cash to someone so wealthy - wouldn'y it have been better that they all gave the $ equivalent to worthy causes, and maybe he should have stipulated as such, especially those he has made some vile comments about. With all those comments and his history...
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    Man arrested for throwing a hamburger through a police car window

    Sounds like he got fines with that
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    Behind the Scenes of Budget Retailing: Startling Discovery in Smith's Chips Multi-Pack Raises Questions

    Food etc processors have contracts for various brands for the same items and the only difference may be in the labels. Have a look at the ingredients, and nutrition especially, info on a label and compare brands - if the are the same bingo, same maker. Although some may get clever and put...
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