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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...
24/02/2018 - 19:31
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...
22/02/2018 - 23:49
> Overall I prefer vegan foods such as beef and chicken that graze on non-animal products Um, beef and...
22/02/2018 - 22:42
Korean food is hearty and umami-rich by virtue of the ingredients, but the OP is correct that there's little finesse in its preparation....
22/02/2018 - 20:59
I generally like Korean food, but there's definitely some weird stuff like ['army stew.'](
22/02/2018 - 20:46
Not the same product. One is the Powercore and the other is 'Powercore+,' though I cbf looking up the model difference
17/02/2018 - 02:46
Hence, why I say it's a risk. I've received some orders on Premium Collectibles that were very prompt and quite a bit cheaper than...
16/02/2018 - 17:16
Nope. eBay with discounts for older loose figures. Masterpiece, go with a Japanese importer (Amiami, HLJ) or if you really want to save a...
15/02/2018 - 22:59
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,...
12/02/2018 - 17:29
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...
12/02/2018 - 11:13
Maybe not retail, but we have Daiso and Muji here now. For stationery, there's Jetpens. Toys? AmiAmi. Games? PlayAsia. The retro stores...
12/02/2018 - 11:07
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...
11/02/2018 - 23:51
Came back <1 week ago, and > 108 yen for < 20000 yen. 216 yen for => 20000 yen I believe. Was indeed the case.
06/02/2018 - 23:00
The brand obviously has no horological heritage, but the movement is respectable, and it apparently has sapphire glass, which is something...
05/02/2018 - 23:56
Don't bother with JR Pass within cities as Metro tickets and ICOCA/SUICA fares are dirt cheap. Only buy JR Pass if you're bouncing around...
03/02/2018 - 18:29
If it's dripping, you're probably squirting more quickly than it can be absorbed. Just change technique, or do a couple of spots along the...
03/02/2018 - 15:42
Alpha Industries sells bomber jackets with these key things, riffing on their aviation background. I don't know why people keep them on...
31/01/2018 - 02:34
[Kenny G?](
26/01/2018 - 21:30
The 90s was a dark time. Took the world a whole decade to move past the one-two punch of Nickelback and Creed.
26/01/2018 - 21:28
Give Gordon Ramsay a call > Look at it! It's mouldy! Smell that! You disgusting pig! Ninoooo!
19/01/2018 - 13:38
Driving is a privilege, not a right. The implication of owning a driver's licence is that you've passed the online quiz and have thus,...
03/01/2018 - 00:26
No, you moron. A loading zone is for delivery drivers, removalists, couriers, etc. An SUV is just a big car for private use. Worse, you...
03/01/2018 - 00:23
Of all the dumb piece of advice I've seen on OZB, this is perhaps the stupidest.
03/01/2018 - 00:21
Another gem for the ozbargain 'I got fined! Help!' collection
03/01/2018 - 00:19
Buy Tarocash if you want to rock the 'future one punch defendant' look.
01/01/2018 - 23:34
Loads of salarymen wear poly because they don't like to iron. And if you get vomit on it after a night of hard drinking with the boss, you...
01/01/2018 - 23:33
Another of these winning 'Help! I got fined!' Ozbargain threads.
29/12/2017 - 12:28