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I have a cheapie (Asian grocery I think?) Cast iron skillet that's well over 10 years old now (probably 15 or 20) with no problems. If...
askvictor replied to Flop on Converse Star Replay MID $24.99 (Obsidian or Wheat) + Shipping or Pickup @ Platypus Shoes
Wait till you see the url for experts exchange. At least until they decided to add a hyphen to clear things up.
askvictor replied to anastasiastarz on [Unobtainable Deal] 9 Hot & Spicy or Original Recipe Pieces for $9.95 on Tuesdays @ KFC via App
Yep, but not as good as I was hoping.
askvictor replied to virhlpool on [VIC] Free Curry Meals for Jobless/Battlers/Elderly @ Tandoori Flames Indian Restaurant, South Kingsville
Which restaurants make huge profits? First I've ever heard of that; the hospitality industry runs on wafer thin margins, and restaurants...
askvictor replied to Tyler Kwok on Breville Duo-Temp Pro - BES810BSS $299 Pick up or + Delivery @ Big W
Consider bench space of inbuilt grinder vs separate grinder, but also that (in a combo unit) eventually the espresso machine will break and...
The internals are the same. The more expensive ones might have some bells and whistles (electronic controls, LCD, pressure gauge), a dual...
askvictor replied to davelarz on Lenovo ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 14", AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, 8GB DDR4 3200, 256GB SSD $869.00 @ Lenovo Education Store (EDU Email Required)
Not likely one that's still active, but she probably has friends who still teach so you could ask her to ask them.
askvictor replied to starbearer on Electric Salt or Pepper Mill (6x AAA Batteries Included) $9.99 @ ALDI Special Buys
Yeah, I'm waiting for the x-finity plus version; or maybe I should check Bunnings to see if Ryobi have made a pepper grinder
askvictor replied to Skramit on [PC, Android] Farming Simulator 16 - Free @ Microsoft Store | Google Play
Hey, as a kid I played "ports of call" on the Amiga heaps. This was a shipping simulator. Where you had to run a shipping company. Kids...
askvictor replied to SolidworksError on Lodge L5SK3 8 Inch Cast Iron Skillet $18.44 + Delivery ($0 with Prime & $49 Spend) @ Amazon US via AU
I rarely even do that unless it looks really dull; after a while of use, the coating is pretty solid, and can easily stand up to song dish...
askvictor replied to et tu brute on [eBay Plus] Glen Grant 18 YO Rare Edition Scotch 700mL $131.96, Glen Grant 10 YO $47.96 Delivered @ Dan Murphy's eBay
Mine says: "Please enter a quantity of 0 or less". Nice way to say "sold out"
askvictor replied to motion2082 on ALDI Catalogue 24&27 June - 23L Air Fryer Oven/DeLonghi Distinta Espresso Machine $149, Bonds Pants/Hoodie $19.99
The Breville duo temp pro can be had for around $250, and has the same internals as the higher end Breville machines. The Bambino is only...
askvictor replied to Big Deal on [Price Error] Robot Coupe Robot Cook Commercial Food Processor 3.7L $54.89 (Was $4399.89) + Shipping @ Nisbets
It's a commercial product, designed to be in heavy use each day every day.
Altitude accuracy depends on how many satellites your phone is tracking, and where they are. With 3 satellites, you get no altitude, with 4...
askvictor replied to ENSLAVER on Xiaomi Curved Gaming Monitor 34-Inch US $449.99 (~AU $692.27) GST Free & Free Shipping @ Banggood
You should check out Samsung - container ships, earthmoving equipment, fridges, phones, CPUs
askvictor replied to mikedenoob on Dishwasher $299, Washing Machine $399, Dryer $249, Chest Freezer $249, Bar Fridge $100, Microwave $159, Kettle $35 @ ALDI
I think the previous one had 5yr warranty?
askvictor replied to jayz on Bowmore 18YO Islay Scotch Whisky 700ml $107 (Was $189) @ Vintage Cellars (In Store only)
Smokey cokey is a thing. Never tried it myself, but even Scottish distilleries are getting on the band wagon
askvictor replied to nfr on Ozito Power X Change Brushless Cordless Drill Driver (Skin Only) $49.90, Brushless Hammer Drill (Skin Only) $79.90 @ Bunnings
True, though given you can get a (corded) cheapie rotary hammer for $80, I don't think it's worth getting a (fake) hammer drill (instead of...
askvictor replied to razorite on Ozito Power X Change Brushless Cordless Drill Driver (Skin Only) $49.90, Brushless Hammer Drill (Skin Only) $79.90 @ Bunnings
Using a hammer drill to drill into masonry of next to useless; it's really slow and inaccurate. Don't bother. If you actually want to drill...
If, by scandal, you mean complete dumpster fire of a privacy leak, followed by cover-ups, and no-one being held accountable, and business...
askvictor replied to lomie on Audio Technica AT9920 Microphone $39.99 + $9.95 Shipping @ Ted's Cameras
A lot of laptops do this
askvictor replied to jv on [Android, iOS] (Android Expired) Free: "RIDBC Auslan Tutor" $0 @ Google Play & Apple App Store
Does every country have a different language?
Hammer drills like this (with a chuck) are next to useless; what you want is a rotary hammer that uses sds drill bits.
askvictor replied to twig on Free - Google Meet for Individuals (Previously for Businesses) @ Google
I regularly use both, and think Meet is even easier, but lacks many of the features of Zoom (which is part of why it's easier -there's...
askvictor replied to pizzaguy on Sunbeam EM5300 Barista Max Espresso Coffee Machine $369 Delivered + Bonus Gift Redemption via Sunbeam @ Appliances Online
The gauge isn't worth it (and apparently often inaccurate/broken). You can tell by the taste, crema and/or extraction time if your coffee...
Perhaps, since everyone's staying home, they're using their home internet connection, and mobile data usage has dropped markedly so mobile...
You will have a very interesting teaching round :) There's no inherent reason you couldn't do it remotely.
askvictor replied to randomchecker on [VIC] Free Telstra Sims or Dongles to Students without Internet
Regional will be mostly fine; it's rural and remote that's going to be challenging. Here's hoping they've considered it and are working on...