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Sit Stand Electric Desk

HI, Been trying to find a sit-stand electric desk for a while now to help with my back/posture issues. I can find a few cheaper ones on Matt Blatt/Kogan for around ~$320 but they don't rise as …

Wi-Fi Extender to Help Doorbell

Hi, Just installed a video doorbell and seems like it is just on the edge of where our wifi signal reaches. Could anyone suggest a relatively cheap wifi range extender? The doorbell uses the 2.4GHz …

Laptop for Home Office Use < $1000

Hi All, My desktop just died after a good 10 years. Tried to fix it but I am giving up. Hoping I have most of my old files saved on an external. I'm going to go for a laptop this time for the …

Personal Finance - Educating Yourself

Hi all, I'm at a point where I have a lump some of savings I have accumulated over the last few years where I can put down a deposit on a home and/or invest. I'm hoping you can provide …

Transitioning Outdoors Cat to Being an Indoors Cat

Hi, We took in a stray cat a few months and have since adopted her and taken her to vets for desex, vaccines etc. She also had kittens and we decided to keep one and have taken them to the vet as …

Best Iron under $100? Need Suggestions

We've always used cheap $20-$30 Irons from target etc but have found the quality of these basic irons to have really dropped. Now that I am wearing business shirts every day in my new role, I …

Outdoor Security System for Home

Hi all, Considering getting something like this for home as it is quite discreet and stores the video unlike others that require a subscription. Seems like a reasonable price …

Men's sandals - What brands?

Hi, I haven't bought a pair of sandals in years so not sure what brands I should be looking at. I want something I can walk around in while on holidays not just for round the house usage. …

What to Do with Lumpsum of Money

Hi All, After a long time at current employer I was made redundant and thankfully have secured employment elsewhere so wanting to put away my severance pay. I have an ING savings maximiser but …

Flowers in Sydney Suggestions

Hi, Lately I have been using 'The Daily Bunch' when ordering flowers to be delivered for family and friends around Sydney and quality is quite good at reasonable prices. Wondering if …

Mens Dress Shoes

Looking for suggestions for some mens dress shoes that have some support in them as my feet are quite flat. Saw some of the Julius Marlow shoes with O2 Motion and they pretty decent most around …

Bedding - Sheets and Quilt Covers

Interested to know where people buy their bedding as I need some new sheets and covers for my new double bed.

Best phone $200-$300

Hi All, Need to buy a new phone for a parent. Just needs to basics good enough to watch some videos, instant message and take the odd picture but ideally as simple to use as possible. I have …

Forty Winks

Buying New Mattress Suggestions

Hi Recently went to forty winks and they suggested below mattresses for me based on their bed matching system as I sleep on my side. Forty winks are pretty pricey so wondering if anyone has …

Optus

Connect Desktop to Wireless NBN - Optus

Hi, Just got NBN installed with Optus. Was previously on Cable and connected to desktop through Ethernet. The new modem is close to the phone conenction in the lounge room so about 10m away. What …

Flying to Europe - Need some tips on flights

Hi, First time travelling to Europe. Hoping to get some suggestions on some places that generally get good deals for flights return from Sydney.Best I can see now is around $1400-$1500 to …

Need Suggestions on NBN and TV

Hi Currently have Optus Big Bundle (old plan) for $95 a month with unlimited Cable Broadband and Home Phone Optus Entertainment – Foxtel paying $72 a month including sports package Optus has …

Telstra

Telstra Network Options - 4G Suggestions Please

I'm looking to swap out from Kogan as finding data speed on the Voda network is very slow. Max I have seen is about 18MBs across different locations in NSW I believe i get about 17Gb per month …

Beard Trimmer <$100

I currently have the Phillips BT7085 Trimmer but have never been really impressed so thinking of getting something else. Not fussed if it has a vaccuum or not as they dont do a lot anyway. Mainly to …

Help Me Pick a Soundbar < $300

Bought a soundbar form aldi the other day to try it out. Lucky there is a good satisfaction guarantee as it really isnt that great. Looking to spend around $250 for a decent soundbar. I get a …

4k TV under $800 suggestions to replace Aldi TV

Hi All, Recently purchased the Aldi 58" Bauhn UHD TV. It seems to be having reception issues that my old 40" Sony never had before i switched them over a few days ago. Thinking I may …

Travelling to Hawaii Big Island - Should I Cancel?

Hi, Have already booked flights to Hawaii for next weekend. Flying into Honolulu and then straight across to Kona (on the big island) for 3 days then back to Honolulu for about 6 days. Getting …

Comfortable Mens Business Shoes

Hi, Previously used these shoes https://store.ascentfootwear.com.au/mens/147161-zest-black-m... Great shoe but found to be quite "squeaky" on some surfaces. I do need some arch support …

Upright Exercise Bike for < $200

Any suggestions for an upright bike to use at home? Hoping to use it on nights I cant get to the gym, short on time etc and use any time at the gym more on the machines and weights rather than …

Christmas Holiday Ideas - 7-10 Days for 2 People

Cant think of where to go for a short 7-10 day break. Europe is a bit too far for such a short trip so wouldn't be cost effective. Just for my GF and myself from Sydney I traveled to Japan, …

Backpack for Work Suggestions

HI I need a new backpack for work as current one is not very supportive and I occasionally need to do a bit of walking when I have it with me. Often carry my 12' laptop with me so something …

What's Your Male Cologne Pick for This Summer?

I currently use - Versace Pour Homme Cologne Not bad but doesn't last too long during the day. I'm 26 just for context. Whats your pick for this year or your go to every year.

Matching Accessories for Groomsmen

My mates wedding is coming up soon and I'm thinking matching watches might be a nice touch - mainly for photos! Any suggestions? Nothing too expensive as it's likely just for the …

Replacement for Sapphire ATI HD 5770 1GB GDDR5

Had the above card for 5 years and I think its now struggling.Need a replacement - ideally under $100. Intel i52500 CPU @ 3.3Ghz Installed Ram 8gb Current Graphics card: Sapphire ATI HD 5770 1GB …

Jersey Framing in Western Sydney

Recently got a jersey signed by one of my favourite players. Looking to get it framed. It's long sleeved and size L. Any suggestions on where to go in Western Sydney?

Ordering Flowers in Sydney Inner West

Hi, Wanting to order some flowers for GFs graduation. Any suggestions on some good websites or florists in the area that deliver (strathfield area)? thanks

Credit Card for Qantas Points

Just cancelled my AMEX platinum edge to avoid the Annual fee. looking for a card that will get some qantas points when I spend. I do travel with work often and we fly qantas. Wanting to build up …

Best Men's Running Shoe for < $150?

I currently have Mizuno Wave INspire 9s and they are great - solid around the heel, good cushioning and stability but they're about 2 years old so I'm due for a new What would you suggest …

Best deal at Gym - bargaining

Hi, Joined local Anytime Fitness last year for 12 months and paid upfront. I believe I paid 745 which included the fee for the key/pass which was $60-70 and I got them to drop the joining fee which …

Coffee Machine <$100

Just looking for a coffee capsule machine to make something decent for the morning coffee. Looking to spend <$100

Basketball Jerseys- NBA

Where is the best/cheapest place to get an NBA jersey? i use Kitbag for EPL jerseys but never bought a NBA jersey

Waterproof Camera < $150

Hi, Heading to Hawaii soon for a week and going to do some snorkelling over there. Hoping to pick up something cheap to use while in the water over there. Considering I wouldn't be using it a …

Best BYO Plan for $40 and under

Currently with Telechoice on the $38 plan - 8gb data and unltd calls and text. Issue is …their service is a joke - screw up bills, shut off internet and dont reply to internet. I currently have …

Handheld steam cleaner

Hi, Wanting to get a handheld steam cleaner to help out with some cleaning around the house. Any recommendations? Looking to spend < $100

Car Dash Cam

Hi, I can get a discount at JBHIFI so hoping to pick up a decent unit from them but not sure what to buy. Most exp model from JB is $249 which is all in budget. Any suggestions? Or should I just …

Earphones for LESS than $60

In ear Earphones that came with my LG G3 have finally died after 12 months. Looking for some decent replacements. Will use for approx 2 hours a day - mainly on the train but do use while walking …

Best vacuum for <$400? Home - 2 bedrooms no pets

Hi, Currently have a Kambrook Jaguar twister - 2000watt - bagless Current system still works and isn't that bad but the filter system is a real pain to clean out and loses suction quite …

Are tax agents worth their fee?

Hi all, for the last few years I've done my tax via e-tax online, as I was only working casually for most of the year. I've been in a full time job for the the last 18 months and I'm …

Backlit Keyboard for < $70

HI all, Just wanting a backlit keyboard to use for a little bit of gaming at night. Doesn't need to be anything to fancy as I only play games like dota and left for dead. Just looking for some …

Carpet for Bedroom in Western Sydney

Hi guys, Friend of mine trying to get some carpet for a granny flat. Just wondering if anyone has suggestions on where to get some cheap carpet? thanks

Stubble Facial Trimmer Under $100

Hi, I'm looking to get a new beard trimmer. I've had the VS sassoon vs7855A for the past 2 years. Turned out to be a complete dud with the worst battery. Wont buy this brand again even if …

Headphones / earphones for around $70

Current earphones died out. JVC HAFX1X Headphone Xtreme-Xplosivs - had these, build quality was complete crap. Will not buy again/10 Happy to spend up to around $70. I've had sennheisers and …

Cheap photo printing - online or instore

hi guys, I graduated the other day. The photos taken by the professionals are just to expensive and I can't justify spending that much.

Vitacost referral links

Hi guys, Can you get a bit tougher on all these Vitacost posts.