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Member Since 10/08/2017
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Location Canberra

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I have always been reluctant to wear a hat. I look stupid in them (small head), find them hot and uncomfortable, and I hate getting hat...
01/12/2020 - 20:02
I had this happen while driving home from work late one night in Canberra! I think he’d just had a few too many, but I now lock all my...
24/10/2020 - 04:11
Same. The first thing I do now is lock all doors when I get in.
24/10/2020 - 04:03
Does the term ‘blackbirding’ mean anything to you? I only found out about it recently myself.
11/09/2020 - 17:34
Thanks. That’s only for those financially affected by Covid. The government were forced to raise the rates of and ease of access to...
11/09/2020 - 17:30
I see the assumption a lot that those on the dole are lazy bludgers, probably also drug and alcohol abusers, living off the hard earned...
10/09/2020 - 21:12
I thought I was going to die of boredom in Tree of Life - and I’m a big fan of Brad Pitt.
09/09/2020 - 15:25
You have my sympathy. No-one should have to put up with that, and you’ve asked nicely. I used to work nights on the top floor of a...
07/09/2020 - 16:18
It’s currently mating season for a lot of our beautiful native (and protected) birds, so they are slightly more noisy than usual at the...
07/09/2020 - 14:44
As a vulnerable person I’d love to stay quarantined, but I keep having to go out for those all my pesky cancer treatments and scans.
11/06/2020 - 11:43
Wow - that’s scary! Were you in a position to report them to the appropriate medical authority?
19/05/2020 - 03:12
mjcoll123 replied to DisabledUser102420 on How to Fight Karens?
I don’t think a lot of these people read and/or comprehend what they’re sharing properly. Their educational level doesn’t seem to be...
19/05/2020 - 03:03
mjcoll123 replied to DisabledUser102420 on How to Fight Karens?
I used to work at one of the universities in your quote, and have never forgotten processing a student’s handwritten application to enrol...
19/05/2020 - 02:54
Oh no! I’ve been getting similar invitations from an otherwise relatively intelligent friend, to the point where I sent her a message...
19/05/2020 - 02:48
Thanks, all, for your helpful advice. I think I’ve pretty much had my questions answered. It being a government department that’s...
11/12/2019 - 22:57
Thanks so much for responding, entropysbane. I love the serial killer screening part! I think I can get past that! 😂 I was on a contract...
11/12/2019 - 22:41
Thanks so much for your response, tsunamisurfer. What a load off that would be!
11/12/2019 - 22:26
Thanks so much for your response, The Mindset Traveller. I was really hoping I could just go straight to interview based on my experience....
11/12/2019 - 22:23
Hi There! I’ve been out of work for about two and a half years since my contract with a private company was not renewed (I’m old, at...
11/12/2019 - 18:35
Thanks so much, OP. I’m broke and trying to figure out what on earth I can do for my partner’s 50th in January. This would be perfect,...
27/11/2019 - 20:40
Agree on Gruen. Show me a chocolate ad and, no matter how bad it is, I want it! 😂
04/11/2019 - 10:09
I agree with the OP to a certain extent. There was an interesting doco on the ABC recently (by Gruen’s Russell Howcroft) about the great...
04/11/2019 - 10:05
Oh, that one still makes me feel sick!
04/11/2019 - 09:32
Not an ATM error, but I once requested (over the counter) St George close a mortgage account after I sold my house and give me the balance...
04/11/2019 - 02:56
Thanks for your advice. I was pretty sure that was the case but figured there was no harm in asking! The income protection might be worth...
20/10/2019 - 18:03
Thanks for AMA. I am in severe financial hardship due to job loss (contract not renewed a bit over two years ago) and don’t qualify for...
19/10/2019 - 17:06
Parents with Prams parking spots are not legally enforceable. They are a courtesy provided by shopping malls to attract people with kids,...
04/07/2019 - 16:37
I worked on the Saturday for the first time and I felt a bit sorry for all the people who did 7 am to 11 pm, although I could have used the...
24/06/2019 - 15:40