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85% black/white/grey - not just black. The colours that are either on the monochrome scale, or weird hybrids that are closer to grey than - for instance - blue. Largest chunk of that would've been white, I'd never buy a black car in a place where summer gets well into the 30s and above.

If you looked up official stats for Australia I'm sure it wouldn't be quite as high as 85%, but at that time there were startlingly few cars around Belconnen CBD that had any sort of pigment to them.
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I have a black falcon, it's windows are generally open

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Got a black golf, it's always parked in the shed

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White cars generally hold their resale value better. Or so I've been told.

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Doesn't surprise me, it's harder to see damage like door scratches and trolley dents

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I've got a blue car which is covered in bloody scratches, a black car and a yellow car.



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I have a brand new car that I've had for about 6ish months.

After 2 weeks someone had already wacked their door into it. White paint scratch and a dent

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I got bitten on the bridge of my nose by a mosquito while in the pool. Rude.
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Ouch..
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Made: now have my very own electric scooter
Gina Riley: Oh, come on, John. That’s a bit old hat, the corrupt IOC delegate.
John Clarke: Old hat? Gina, in the scientific world when they see that something is happening again and again and again, repeatedly, they don’t call it old hat. They call it a pattern.

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reptar wrote:
December 27, 2018, 7:48 am
Made: now have my very own electric scooter
Aren't they for old farts ?
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-PJ- wrote:
reptar wrote:
December 27, 2018, 7:48 am
Made: now have my very own electric scooter
Aren't they for old farts ?
Only if they have somewhere to sit down.
Gina Riley: Oh, come on, John. That’s a bit old hat, the corrupt IOC delegate.
John Clarke: Old hat? Gina, in the scientific world when they see that something is happening again and again and again, repeatedly, they don’t call it old hat. They call it a pattern.

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reptar wrote:
December 27, 2018, 8:45 pm
-PJ- wrote:
reptar wrote:
December 27, 2018, 7:48 am
Made: now have my very own electric scooter
Aren't they for old farts ?
Only if they have somewhere to sit down.
Oh..I was thinking mobility scooter :)
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-PJ- wrote:
reptar wrote:
December 27, 2018, 8:45 pm
-PJ- wrote:
reptar wrote:
December 27, 2018, 7:48 am
Made: now have my very own electric scooter
Aren't they for old farts ?
Only if they have somewhere to sit down.
Oh..I was thinking mobility scooter :)
Reppy is very progressive but not that progressive

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Reppy is a hipster?

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Made:
Picking up piano again after ~1 year, and progressing through the 'lesson songs' really quickly, it isn't all gone like I thought it was! At my best I was intermediate-ish and could play songs like Scarborough Fair, The Entertainer, Over the Rainbow, etc.

Ruined:
Watching this guy and realising the light-years between us.


The only thing I could think afterwards is "Duuuuude". Absolutely mental. With the light effects he's got going, after the video finished there were a whole bunch of stationary objects that wouldn't stop moving...
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Ruined: Trying to build a chicken run. I am pathologically incapable of making two pieces of wood form a right angle.
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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T_R wrote:Ruined: Trying to build a chicken run. I am pathologically incapable of making two pieces of wood form a right angle.
There's a definite future for you in building high rises in Sydney.
Gina Riley: Oh, come on, John. That’s a bit old hat, the corrupt IOC delegate.
John Clarke: Old hat? Gina, in the scientific world when they see that something is happening again and again and again, repeatedly, they don’t call it old hat. They call it a pattern.

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dubby wrote:Reppy is a hipster?

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Gina Riley: Oh, come on, John. That’s a bit old hat, the corrupt IOC delegate.
John Clarke: Old hat? Gina, in the scientific world when they see that something is happening again and again and again, repeatedly, they don’t call it old hat. They call it a pattern.

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My wife and I welcomed our second little bundle of joy to the world on the 16th, Mum and Daughter are nice healthy and big brother(nearly 2 year old) doesn’t know what the hell os going on! ImageImage Image


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Jason wrote:
January 18, 2019, 2:32 am
My wife and I welcomed our second little bundle of joy to the world on the 16th, Mum and Daughter are nice healthy and big brother(nearly 2 year old) doesn’t know what the hell os going on! ImageImage Image


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Congratulations!
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Congrats to you n the fam mate


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Good times, Jason. Enjoy 'em.
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Congrats on the new arrival.

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What a miracle. Well done jason

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congrats enjoy

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Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Gina Riley: Oh, come on, John. That’s a bit old hat, the corrupt IOC delegate.
John Clarke: Old hat? Gina, in the scientific world when they see that something is happening again and again and again, repeatedly, they don’t call it old hat. They call it a pattern.

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Thanks guys, second night home and poor Mumma’s getting hammered! My little boy kissing his sister completely melts me!!!! I love my kids!!


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Made: I have chickens now
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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T_R wrote:Made: I have chickens now
what have you got? I've got Ancona, Plymouth rock, Rhode Island white, Rhode Island red, Australorp and a couple of recued Isa's.
I love the chooks but mrs bone hates them.

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bonehead wrote:
T_R wrote:Made: I have chickens now
what have you got? I've got Ancona, Plymouth rock, Rhode Island white, Rhode Island red, Australorp and a couple of recued Isa's.
I love the chooks but mrs bone hates them.

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Sussex, Rhode Island Reds and some Australorps.

I love chickens.
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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my Sussex pullet started crowing so "she" was shown the door.
Try to get some Araucana's they lay coloured eggs

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bonehead wrote:
January 23, 2019, 5:46 am
my Sussex pullet started crowing so "she" was shown the door.
Try to get some Araucana's they lay coloured eggs

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We'll definitely grab a couple of Araucana's but they're bloody hard to find as day olds. I'll hang out till the others are a bit older, then grab them as point of lays.

Next, I have to buy some ducks, and then some cows.

I'm a farmer, now.
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Your transition to Farmer Johnny McIntyre is progressing well.
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