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Strand0410 replied to sunnysydney on 4x Kogan Sports Gel Insoles (Men's (SOLD OUT) | Women's) $9 (Was $20) Delivered @ Kogan
IMO, gel insoles are gimmicks, they're mushy with zero arch support. I tried at least 6 brands when I worked retail (standing 6+ hours per...
Strand0410 replied to bennybaubles on 20% off LEGO @ Myer Online (Stacks with Anniversary Coupon): Death Star $619.96, VW Camper $115.20, BB8 $107.96
Not anymore. The days of 5-10x return on big sets like Creator Green Grocer are over. Lego is making more Creator Modulars now, and the...
Strand0410 replied to flashi007 on 20% off LEGO @ Myer Online (Stacks with Anniversary Coupon): Death Star $619.96, VW Camper $115.20, BB8 $107.96
It's sporadically appearing [in...
Strand0410 replied to breadylonglegs on Anker PowerCore+ 20100mAh USB-C Power Bank @ $88.88 Shipped on CableGeek (Amazon Store)
Not the same product. One is the Powercore and the other is 'Powercore+,' though I cbf looking up the model difference
Strand0410 commented on DXRacer Gaming Chairs: F-series ($300) and King Series ($380) @ eBay Futu Online
These gaming seats aren't ergonomic at all. They're based on bucket seats which are designed to hold your body under high lateral g-forces,...
Strand0410 replied to silverrat23 on Tokyo: What Quirky, Tech, Good Stuff That I Should Consider Buying Back?
Yes, they're around 30,000 JPY ~$360) ex. tax, which is cheaper than here, but not impressively so. IMO, just wait for a sale, then you...
Strand0410 replied to zenith2k3 on Tokyo: What Quirky, Tech, Good Stuff That I Should Consider Buying Back?
Maybe not retail, but we have Daiso and Muji here now. For stationery, there's Jetpens. Toys? AmiAmi. Games? PlayAsia. The retro stores...
Globalisation and e-commerce have eroded the novelty. Back in the 90s, we'd come back with all sorts of cool homewares and stationery, but...
Strand0410 commented on Japan - Apparently 7-11 ATM's are now charging fees for withdrawals (Alternatives?)
Came back <1 week ago, and > 108 yen for < 20000 yen. 216 yen for => 20000 yen I believe. Was indeed the case.
Strand0410 replied to BrodenIt on Cadisen Watch Miyota Auto, Sapphire Crystal, SS Case, Ceramic Bezel, Display Caseback US $38.05 (~AU $47.98) Shipped @ GearBest
The brand obviously has no horological heritage, but the movement is respectable, and it apparently has sapphire glass, which is something...
Strand0410 replied to charlesli679 on Remove Before Flight Key Chain - Random Color US $0.50 | AU $0.62 Delivered @ Zapals
Alpha Industries sells bomber jackets with these key things, riffing on their aviation background. I don't know why people keep them on...
Strand0410 replied to Redang3lz on Advice Needed - Manager with Poor Personal Hygiene and Leaves Food to Rot in Communal Fridge
Give Gordon Ramsay a call > Look at it! It's mouldy! Smell that! You disgusting pig! Ninoooo!
Strand0410 replied to TarquinOliverNimrod on ARRESTED- 2 iPhone X Sold, Fake Westpac Bank Receipt, No Payment Received, Reported to Police and What's Next?
[@lgacb08](/comment/5516456/redir): ooohh, deep cut
Strand0410 commented on Men's Silwood $29 (Was $149.95), Gorun 4 $39 (Was $169.95), Burst Gambit $49 (Was $149.95) Shipped Via Shipster @ Skechers
I like my Skechers, but I *love* my Prada backpack
Strand0410 commented on Help Needed - Apparently The Police Issued Fine for Driving in Right Lane on M4 Sydney
Another of these winning 'Help! I got fined!' Ozbargain threads.