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Re: Canberra News

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Re: Canberra News

Post by Botman » July 23, 2014, 4:50 pm

I welcome any kind of project like this, the more bars, restaurants, cafes and alike they can get going the better
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Post by greeneyed » August 8, 2014, 9:30 pm

Rugby league rules Canberra TV airwaves

The three State of Origin rugby league matches were Canberra's most-watched TV programs in the first half of the year, with game two the No.1 show overall and pulling in 90,500 viewers for WIN.

Read more: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-new ... z39nbnaecf
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Re: Canberra News

Post by Schifty » August 23, 2014, 9:49 pm

Anyone else been following the Winchester inquiry and subsequent quashing of Eastman?

Surely it has to go to retrial..

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Re: Canberra News

Post by Botman » August 24, 2014, 1:40 pm

Based on what ive read, which isnt much btw, but it seems a given that the conviction should be quashed but i dont like their chances of getting a result on this case
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Re: Canberra News

Post by The Rickman » August 28, 2014, 1:23 pm

Pigman wrote:Based on what ive read, which isnt much
I lol'ed
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Re: Canberra News

Post by greeneyed » April 11, 2015, 12:26 am

Tosolini's restaurant and cafe closes in Civic after 29 years.

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-new ... migko.html
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Post by greeneyed » June 30, 2015, 6:56 pm

Canberrans the happiest, most cultured and active people in Australia

Canberra has already been ranked the best place to live in the world and now it has emerged ACT residents are among Australia's happiest, most cultured and most active.

When asked to rate their overall life satisfaction on a scale of 0 to 10, Canberrans aged 15 and older picked an average of 7.7, new research from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows.

That was above the Australian average of 7.6 and just below the highest average of 7.8 in South Australia.

Residents of NSW, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia and the Northern Territory all recorded an average of 7.6, while Tasmania was on par with the the capital at 7.7.

Read more: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-new ... 630-gi12dl
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Post by The Rickman » June 30, 2015, 8:29 pm

Gee whiz, there's not really much difference between 7.6 and 7.8 is there??
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Post by Schifty » June 30, 2015, 8:33 pm

The Nickman wrote:Gee whiz, there's not really much difference between 7.6 and 7.8 is there??
Don't tell Rugby League Week that!

Thurston is apparently a 7.6/10 player.

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Re: Canberra News

Post by Dr Zaius » July 1, 2015, 6:12 am

The Nickman wrote:Gee whiz, there's not really much difference between 7.6 and 7.8 is there??
0.2 Nickman. I thought that you were a mathematician.
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Re: Canberra News

Post by The Rickman » July 1, 2015, 12:12 pm

Well, I had a lousy day yesterday and I'd rate it only 7.6/10, but today it's been heaps better!! 7.8/10
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Re: Canberra News

Post by reptar » July 1, 2015, 12:25 pm

The Nickman wrote:Well, I had a lousy day yesterday and I'd rate it only 7.6/10, but today it's been heaps better!! 7.8/10
I'm glad to hear of such a marked improvement!
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Re: Canberra News

Post by Shadow Boxer » July 1, 2015, 2:58 pm

It depends, it doesn't give a sample size but given its the abs it's probably a big survey.

You could also probably assume almost no-one put down less than 6 so they can be disregarded.

.2 is kind of significant over a big sample on a number out of 4.
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Re: Canberra News

Post by greeneyed » October 21, 2015, 6:47 pm

Asbestos in Parkes Way tunnel slows re-opening

The truck stuck in the Acton Tunnel on Parkes Way has been freed from the ceiling and repositioned within the tunnel.

However, motorists are being warned the westbound lanes of the tunnel are unlikely to reopened before Wednesday's peak evening commute times.

Roads minister Mick Gentleman said he understood the truck did not have the required permit for its height.

Read more: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-new ... z3pBrbxd00

Parkes Way has now been closed for two days!
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Re: Canberra News

Post by -TW- » October 21, 2015, 7:02 pm

This guy should be flogged, it created hell this morning

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Re: Canberra News

Post by greeneyed » October 21, 2015, 7:02 pm

Who knows when it'll be fixed as well?
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Re: Canberra News

Post by BJ » October 21, 2015, 7:26 pm

I was surprised Joy Birch wasn't driving the truck. She's usually involved in any Canberra stuff ups, especially when roads are involved.

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Re: Canberra News

Post by Botman » November 8, 2015, 8:01 pm

:lol: I drove around canberra in the middle of the Parkes Way Closure... traffic was heavier than usual, which placed it firmly in the "moving relatively freely" category.

I will NEVER tire of Canberra residents bitching about traffic. No idea how **** blessed they are.
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Re: Canberra News

Post by Toviii » November 8, 2015, 8:32 pm

Pigman wrote::lol: I drove around canberra in the middle of the Parkes Way Closure... traffic was heavier than usual, which placed it firmly in the "moving relatively freely" category.

I will NEVER tire of Canberra residents bitching about traffic. No idea how **** blessed they are.
It really is the best for a laugh isn't it?

Controversial, but I think it's why everybody is such an aggressive and annoying driver in Canberra. Not used to the courtesy that has to be shown when levels of traffic are a lot higher.
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Re: Canberra News

Post by Manchild » January 8, 2016, 11:56 am

GE was right, Civic is a bloody dangerous place.


Brutal coward punch attack in Canberra leaves victim in surgery

AN attacker who left a man unconscious on a Canberra street after a vicious coward punch is still on the loose. CCTV footage shows the victim in conversation with a man outside a city convenience store when a third man approaches from the side and punches him in the head. The victim was knocked to the ground and left unconscious, and required emergency surgery.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/national/nsw-act ... 55f73dc689

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Re: Canberra News

Post by Green eyed Mick » January 8, 2016, 12:43 pm

What are the odds alcohol was involved?

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Re: Canberra News

Post by -TW- » January 8, 2016, 1:03 pm

99.9999999999999%

I can say I've never had an issue in civic at night, never been hassled

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Re: Canberra News

Post by Cranky Old Man » January 8, 2016, 2:19 pm

3 AM. Says it all. Young (and not so young) men go out at night looking for a ****. You can take it from an experienced player, if you haven't lined one up before midnight the odds of your doing so are absolutely minimal.
After that hour the only young men about are disappointed and frustrated blokes full of grog and bitterness at yet another night of failure.
Nothing good ever happens after midnight. Cut your losses and save your money. Go home.

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Re: Canberra News

Post by -TW- » January 8, 2016, 2:25 pm

:lol:

What time were you starting? Most people don't get into town until around 11, unless you worked rapidly

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Post by Cranky Old Man » January 8, 2016, 2:35 pm

I would usually start about 10:30 or thereabouts, although I think generally people tended to start earlier then. I would usually go home about 1:00 if I didn't have something in prospect.
When I was a teenager closing time for almost all licensed premises was 10:00 PM. That put the pressure on!

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Re: Canberra News

Post by The Rickman » January 8, 2016, 2:43 pm

Cranky is spot on. Nothing good happens after midnight.

Once the clock strikes twelve, make like a pumpkin and **** off.
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Re: Canberra News

Post by BrisbaneRaider » January 8, 2016, 3:34 pm

I won't believe it until I hear it in a bigcheese story.
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Re: Canberra News

Post by Shadow Boxer » January 8, 2016, 8:03 pm

He's been charged with recklessly inflicting gbh, if he gets Hillary penfold he's looking at a good flogging with a pink ribbon.
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Re: Canberra News

Post by reptar » January 8, 2016, 8:46 pm

The Nickman wrote:Cranky is spot on. Nothing good happens after midnight.

Once the clock strikes twelve, make like a pumpkin and **** off.
All the best stuff happens after 5am
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Post by Dr Zaius » January 8, 2016, 10:14 pm

Shadow Boxer wrote:He's been charged with recklessly inflicting gbh, if he gets Hillary penfold he's looking at a good flogging with a pink ribbon.
Bigcheese?
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Re: Canberra News

Post by Schifty » February 22, 2016, 8:31 pm

So someone in Canberra decided to break into an Aldi a 1am to steal alcohol and decided taking the pet dog was a good idea...

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Post by The Rickman » February 22, 2016, 8:53 pm

Bigcheese?
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Re: Canberra News

Post by Sid » February 22, 2016, 9:44 pm

Pearce?
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Re: Canberra News

Post by Shadow Boxer » February 23, 2016, 6:52 am

Its an awesome plan though, i have a hoody for a disguise and to cover my hands but ill take it off and fill it with bottles while pulling my tshirt half over my head.
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