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28/09/2020 - 14:17
I blame buyer: * Buyer did not inform OP of an important appointment back to back even when the OP gave an estimated time. * Buyer knew...
26/09/2020 - 15:39
Alternatively, that many people are buying new cars that are no better than old cars?
25/09/2020 - 11:34
Thanks, but won't a housing crash reduce the single parent's rent? As long as they have a job (yes, that's a serious concern) they should...
24/09/2020 - 01:45
> to anyone out there that is renting there is NOTHING wrong with it Other people disagree with you. Quite a few limitations about renting...
23/09/2020 - 23:58
Can you explain how?
23/09/2020 - 23:55
Like IVI said, they upgraded their modem. More band width now. 🙃
22/09/2020 - 14:29
> Can it make a good acceptable coffee easy ? Well, if we assume you're a fully trained barista -- then yes. Alternatively, if we assume...
22/09/2020 - 13:03
What's your priority? Cost of setup, ease of setup, or performance of setup? Pick two. FYI ... you should do the maths. A second NBN...
19/09/2020 - 23:47
String a cable from roof to roof?
19/09/2020 - 15:05
My understanding is that if you [ask TPG nicely they will upgrade you to 25mbps for free](https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/561822). I...
19/09/2020 - 14:45
Well, it sounds like it has plenty of steam power! :) Some cafes sell beans as a side product -- so they're missing an income stream if...
15/09/2020 - 03:33
Well, my favorite beans for a smooth latte would be Elevate (previously known as Estate) from Veneziano - they are actually the roaster...
15/09/2020 - 02:18
Hi Nick, sorry -- I don't own this machine personally. However, I've seen a number of videos that show the steamer is plenty powerful...
13/09/2020 - 23:04
They may not be aware that you can hear them. Bass travels through walls a lot better than high sounds. Especially a problem in connected...
13/09/2020 - 18:00
I would say, its easier if you search on youtube "how to froth milk with espresso machine" -- it certainly takes practice. Cafe barista's...
13/09/2020 - 02:19
1) Start with cold full cream milk. Fill the picture up to the very bottom of where the pitcher spout starts. It takes some practice, place...
12/09/2020 - 09:31
booko tends to be cheapest. I recommend comGateway myself for usa forwarding. Not sure where you're based in melbourne, if you want to...
10/09/2020 - 19:34
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09/09/2020 - 19:03
Ceramic knives are great for some things. With the ones I have, I find while they stay sharp forever, they just are not so sharp out of the...
08/09/2020 - 14:54
Smart locks -- tap your phone or key fob on the door rather than fussing around with a key in a lock. Hue lighting -- turn off room lights...
08/09/2020 - 12:39
any update on the electricity situation?
08/09/2020 - 00:44
[Giving up smoking if you do](https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/493077), maintaining a [reasonable gym...
08/09/2020 - 00:23
Look, calling up companies is not as easy as it sounds... it really takes time to do it properly. Maybe I should start an ozbargain thread...
07/09/2020 - 16:09
I don't think there is much point going to strata... it's a basket case for sure. > I have Comprehensive insurance with Bingle with...
07/09/2020 - 12:33
Smart doorbell. Smart door lock. +1 for Philips Hue. Air fryer is a great one. Magnetic knife rack for kitchen. A good relationship with...
06/09/2020 - 05:25
1. I suggest Aldi Lazzio coffee beans (1kg) -- I like their dark roast personally. 2. Rule #1 with making coffee -- keep everything as...
01/09/2020 - 03:06
FYI the Lockwise team is tiny, has had repeated layoffs and they have not been able to fix major bugs after over 1 year. Based on what I...
31/08/2020 - 13:29
For me, minimum would be 98.5% for aussie sellers, 97% from china. Any lower than that and I think you're really just rolling the dice.
31/08/2020 - 13:22
I agree, but at least with PID controller in more recent machines, the performance is more consistent the old thermocoil/thermoblock...
29/08/2020 - 12:15