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Got Scammed after Purchasing a $400 Gift Card off Gumtree

Just thought to share my pain Bought an IKEA gift card. $500 face value for $400 from Gumtree. Met the guy in CBD 2 months ago and confirmed the value on the card at the time. I paid him cash. I …

Where to Get Disposable 3xply Face Masks at Ozb Prices

Hello Running low on face mask supply Happy to buy in bulk. Looking to purchase approx 100 masks for about $10 or could probably even stretch to 200 for $20 and give some to friends and …

Recommend Me an Android Tablet

Hello I'm looking for an iPad to consume YouTube for entertainment, Netflix, watch follow along work out videos, and most importantly reading ebooks and very occasional annotating so a pen is …

With Our Exchange Rate with The US So High at The Moment, Any Deals to Take Advantage of?

AUD/USD exchange rate is pretty high for us. Obviously we can't travel there for leisure, but is there anything we can buy or any good deals of late that we can take advantage of? Thanks!

Recommend Me a Monitor and Laptop Mount to Save Desk Space

Hello I have a 110cmx65cm study desk, which is on the small side. I have to keep 2 laptops, a monitor, mouse, keyboard etc so it's quite tight. Looking to get a swivel arm/mount for both the …

How Long Does Xiaomi Viomi V3 Take to Map a House?

Hello just purchased a Xiaomio Viomi V3. Ended up getting 2…for myself and for my aunty. Any idea on how long it takes to map the house? I've set both up correctly and am seeing two …

Which Powerbank to Charge My Dell XPS 15 9560 Laptop? (130W)

Hi Ozb, Per the post below, I'm looking to get a new portable power bank to charge my Dell XPS 15 9560, because the current battery is really bad. https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/592331 I …

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About to Buy Luxury Heels from Jimmy Choo - Please Help Me Save $$$!

Hello all Purchasing a pair of heels for the Mrs from this website Does anyone have any idea how I can save money? Cashback? Coupons? Price Match? I'll be paying with Credit …

Please Help Me Design a Custom Pair of Shoes!

Hello so my wedding is coming up. I'm a big fan of BIFL (Buy it for life). Given that I'm "starting a new life" and moving out of home for the first time, I'm happy to pay a …

Carbon Steel Vs Stainless Steel Fry Pan

Hello all, Moving out of home for first time, furnishing the house and purchasing kitchen appliances ATM. In my research I found that stainless steel all clad 3 ply fry pan is the perfect …

I Don't Like The Battery Life of My Dell XPS15 9560 - Can I Buy a New Battery That's Better and Bigger than The Original?

Hello Ozb, I bought the Dell XPS 15 9560 about a year or two ago, and although I admit that I used to leave it on charge more than I needed to/should have, the battery quality turned out to be …

Can you please help me navigate Dell Monitors please?

Hi Ozb, I have a Dell P2419H monitor that I was given from work (presumably to keep). My partner has just been advised that they have a $200 allowance to purchase a monitor of choice. I was hoping …

"What happens if..." Car Crash Insurance Summary

Hello Ozb, I was thinking…with all the MS Paint Diagrams going around, and all the different scenarios, can I kindly ask you to share what would happen in each of the following common …

Tips before Starting Point Hacking

Hello all I've never had a credit card. My fiance and I are looking to get married in Mid 2022 with a honeymoon to Bali after the wedding. I thought now might be a good time to start …

Recommend Me a Way to Scan Old Photos

Hello Ozb Seeking some advice/recommendations to help scan a LOT of old printed photos to backup on Google Photos My extended family and I have a massive collection of old photos in albums in our …

Recommend Me an Affordable, Executive Looking A4 Day to a Page Diary

Hi all Starting a new job. Looking for a new diary. I plan to use it to take notes in daily meetings etc. Hoping for a nice day to a page, A4 size that won't break the bank, still looks nice …

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Suggestions for Farewell Party in Sydney

Hi all, I'll be leaving my current place of work next week, to move on to a different opportunity. Some of my colleagues have suggested that I get some mates around for a farewell/goodbye catch …

Ventilation Shaft - Have you experienced it?

Hi Ozb Looking to purchase land, and can manage to purchase something that fits our budget and criteria, however at the cost of a large Ventilation Shaft on the front yard. A ventilation shaft is …

What Happens if I Have to Go Hospital?

Hi all I'm an Aussie citizen, under the age of 25, living at home. I don't have private health. Over the years, I've heard horror stories of people being involved in accidents and …

Difference between These Two Scales?

Hi ozb, What's the difference? https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/xiaomi-xiaomi-mi-body-compositi... https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/xiaomi-body-composition-smart-s... One is called Xiaomi mi and one …

Mi Band 2 and Smart Scales

Hi guys I own an old Mi Band 2. I just dug it out of my drawer and realised this could be a good tool to track my sleep. When I opened the app it seemed simple enough to operate. I wonder, is …

Hot Chocolate Waffle Balls (MaxB Oliver Brown)

Ola, Guys I need your help. I'm a suckrr for the Max B/OB hot choc waffle ball hot choccies. I love them but they're exxy! I know you can purchase them from max B store for $10 for 125g. …

Guidance on Dell XPS 15

Hi Ozb, I have a convenience issue with Dell XPS 15 laptop, and i'm hoping Ozb can suggest a solution/alternative. I have the 9560, I believe it's similar to …

Best Cruise Sale Aggregator

Hi all, Seeking recommendations on a cruise sale aggregator website Family and I are planning a short 3 day cruise (first time) - we're thinking a fri-Sun some time in June or July How much …

Can You Do Any Better? [Smart Apartment]

Hi Ozb, I've got a small 50 sqm, 1 bedroom, apartment. Usually I'm quite averse to smart tech because I find that it's expensive, and only marginally practical. But I picked up a …

Affordable AYCE Continental Brekky

Hi all Anyone have a recommendation for an AYCE brekky? I'm thinking something like the ones at hotels where it's AYCE fruit, cereals, bacon ,eggs, toast, spreads, croissants etc Hoping …

The Ultimate Clothing RESET

Hi all, As with most people, I own an insane amount of clothes, a large proportion of which I don't ever wear, for various reasons. Some I just no longer like, some don't fit, some have …

Food That You Make at Home (or Buy from Supermarket), Cheaper Better Quicker Same than Buying out

Hi all Sometimes you just have that craving to buy something out…but you know you should eat in because it's never worth the $$$, just to satisfy the craving. I have some food items …

Builder Changed Look of Balcony on off-The-Plan Apartment. Now I Don't Want It. Settlement Next Week

Hi all, Trying to research an issue on behalf of a friend. He purchased an off the plan apartment a year and a half ago. Was supposed to be built 6 months ago but it's about the 3rd time …

Recommend Me a Sim Plan

Hello everyone, May I please get your suggestions for the cheapest sim only phone plan? I'm a heavy user: - unlim calls and texts - have my own number - at least 30gb data per month …

Can I Charge My SGN 10+ with My 65w ThinkPad X1 Laptop Charger?

Hello, Per title above, can I safely charge my phone with the same cable without frying my phone? I tried Google but I seem to trust the response from ozbargainers more than other random internet …

Products with Lifetime Warranty

Hi all, I'm looking to purcahse new kitchen appliances, utensils etc as I'm moving into a new place. It's got me thinking…if there was ever a time for me to pay a premium to …

What Do You Actually Do for Work?

Hello all, Currently finding myself in a position for where I feel "stuck" in the corporate world. Purpose of this post is to find out what other roles are out there, and just spark …

Need a New Screen for My Old Phone

Hi guys, I have a Samsung galaxy s7 edge. Hoping to try my hand at DIY replacing the screen It'll be my first time but I don't think it'll be too difficult. The phone isn't …

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Udemy Course Codes

Hi all, I've hoarded pretty much every single udemy course that Ozbargain has on offer, never opened a single one lol. Now I'm comitting to doing a course. I presumed that something …

If You Could Start/Stock Your Kitchen Again, What Would You Do Differently?

Hello, I'm sure my family's household isn't the only household in the world where over the course of so many years, we have multiple utensils/items around the kitchen which all do the …

Applying for Multiple Pre-Approvals?

Hi Guys, Looking to apply for a mortgage. In an attempt to get the best rate, and the highest loan amount, I'm hoping to apply for a pre-approved loan from 2 friends, both who are mortgage …

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Is There a Way to Get Cheap Ticktick with VPN?

Hi all, There was a recent post about YouTube Premium for cheap, using VPN Is there a way to do the same with the app "Ticktick"? If so, what country would be the cheapest? Thanks guys …

How Can I Test Earbuds to See if They Fit in My Ear, before Purchasing?

Hello, I'm in the market for truly wireless earphones. They can be pretty expensive, and I guess that they can't be refunded for hygiene purposes. So, I don't want to get the …

Cheap Xiaomi Pistons

Hello, It's been a while since I've seen any decent deals on cheapie daily use earphones such as the Xiaomi Pistons I heard some talk about 2-3 months ago about Xiaomi demand increasing …

What Happened to Cheap Yeelights?

Hello, I recall about a year or two ago, Yeelights were very commonly posted on Ozb for about ~$14. They were smart lights, RGB. How come they're no longer available for that price? Did I …

Does Ticktick Ever Go on Sale (Android) ?

Hello all, I've recently invested a fair bit of time (Went down a bit of a rabbit hole), researching the best task manager/to-do list app with cross platform integration. I'm quite happy …

Recommend cheap phone for mum Please

Hi guys I don't know much about cheaper phones. Everything I know about phones is just via YouTube tech reviews such as Mkbhd etc. They have a tendency not to cover cheaper/less tech-y …

Please Help Me with Selecting a Blender?

Hi guys, I've never actually purchased a blender. Recently I started drinking smoothies on my way to Uni/Work…and this is working really well for me. Currently I'm using a Kmart …