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5/23/20
9:46 PM
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The entities that they borrowed money from. Who do you think Australia pays interest to on our national debt each year?

5/23/20
7:24 PM
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You’ve just described capitalism - every country (with a few exceptions) continues to exist because we all agree that national debts will not be foreclosed on by those entities to whom we owe money.  Politicians often talk about national debt as something that will one day be paid off.  It seems unlikely, though.

5/21/20
10:44 AM
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That original Falcon didn’t go so well in Australian conditions - it wasn’t strong enough to handle the many unpaved roads that still existed here. It wasn’t until this version in 1965 that enough local changes had been made to it that the Falcon started to make a real impact in the sales department.

5/8/20
8:46 PM
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Home? This isn’t the Man In The High Castle.  I still think you should get a shot at it, though.

5/7/20
2:18 PM
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I just replaced a refurbished iPhone 6plus with an iPhone 11.  For 6 years, it worked without a problem - the battery just wouldn’t hold a charge long enough anymore.  I would have bought a refurb this time too, but I couldn’t find one here in Australia from the place I bought the last one.  Refurbs are a possible Read more

I just replaced a refurbished iPhone 6plus with an iPhone 11.  For 6 years, it worked without a problem - the

5/6/20
5:12 PM
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Hey, Rory - welcome and hope you like it here as much as you did when you were just one of the great unwashed.

5/5/20
7:19 PM
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I have not thought about Blip since probably 1977.  My parents had a toy store (remember those?) and I played this game as a ‘tester’ at 7 or 8 years old.  I also played the original Pong on a trip to Hawaii as a four year old in 1973 - standing on a box so I could see the screen.

5/1/20
10:13 PM
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You know, I read that and did not even associate the word velocipede with a motorcycle - I had only ever seen it in reference to a human-powered thing, like a bicycle.

4/27/20
5:22 PM
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When you talked about people watching to see who would get out, I was reminded of walking with my father (who doesn’t care for cars in the same way I do) and seeing a Ferrari pull up and a gorgeous woman get out of the passenger seat. I looked at him and said “THAT’S why two-door cars are not so impractical”.

4/24/20
11:19 AM
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We had a Holden Kingswood station wagon when I was a kid in Aquarius Blue - I couldn’t find a picture of a wagon, but this is the colour on a sedan. I loved that colour on that car.

4/24/20
10:54 AM
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My mum had a white Torana just like that when I was a child - it’s even got the RACV badge on the grille.