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Post by greeneyed » October 23, 2019, 10:33 pm

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Yeah I got offered 25% for signing up to monthly direct debit last year, then got a letter about 2 months ago when it ran out saying they'd extend it for another year.

Absolute horse **** they can give you a 25% discount at the drop of a hat.. lower prices you thieving pricks

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It was a letter designed for me not to ask the question... is a better deal with my own supplier available to me?

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Post by gergreg » October 24, 2019, 6:34 am

Reminds me of when my wife and I were at the dentist 5 years ago and she enquiries about some work on her teeth. The dentist said she could do the work for 6000 so my wife replied 'nah, we'll get it done in Asia instead' - without pause the dentist responded with 'oh I could do it for 3000'. Oh how we laughed.

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Post by -PJ- » October 24, 2019, 6:50 am

I'm taking 5 weeks off at Christmas.

Can't wait for that..

Finish Friday 20th Dec, return Tuesday 28th Jan.

Very nice !!
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Post by -PJ- » October 26, 2019, 1:02 pm

When down and checked out Chromefest at The Entfance this morning.

Hot rods, classic cars, rock and roll, 50s and 60s Americana..

The place was packed, and great weather. We had a great time !!!
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Post by reptar » October 27, 2019, 6:14 am

greeneyed wrote:
-TW- wrote:
October 23, 2019, 10:29 pm
Yeah I got offered 25% for signing up to monthly direct debit last year, then got a letter about 2 months ago when it ran out saying they'd extend it for another year.

Absolute horse **** they can give you a 25% discount at the drop of a hat.. lower prices you thieving pricks

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It was a letter designed for me not to ask the question... is a better deal with my own supplier available to me?

They are simply profiteering on people who don’t ask the question and work through all of their multiple packages.
It's how mobile phone contracts used to be.

You'd get 240 minutes talk free, which they valued at $240, on a $40 plan, and then say you save $200. The next offer used a completely different basis for calculating what essentially would be the same thing. It was Bull.
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Post by -PJ- » October 27, 2019, 7:10 am

Ivan Milat has died.
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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » October 27, 2019, 10:08 am

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Post by gergreg » October 27, 2019, 11:02 am

If you want to give a kick mate, more sugar.

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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » October 27, 2019, 1:14 pm

Oh the sugar level was good. I don’t mean that kind of a kick. Meant more of a flavour kick
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Post by -TW- » October 27, 2019, 1:42 pm

Put some chilli in it

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Post by -PJ- » November 2, 2019, 9:43 am

Hey, how is everyone ?

Garage door up at 11-30am.

I got a new dartboard, a wireless and very cold beer.
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Post by bonehead » November 2, 2019, 9:46 am

couple of ceiling fans up, 4 bags of mulch to spread, few metres of topsoil try to save my grass from the heat then off to cricket

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Post by -PJ- » November 2, 2019, 11:57 am

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couple of ceiling fans up, 4 bags of mulch to spread, few metres of topsoil try to save my grass from the heat then off to cricket

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Very sticky, humid conditions boney

Smoke haze as well...

Remember to slip slop slap.

AND SCORE SOME DAMN RUNS WOULD YA !!!!
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Post by bonehead » November 2, 2019, 9:10 pm

fired LBW for 9, nice red mark on my glove where the impact was
Skipper said I'd open then slid me down the order eventually batted 10 needing 90 off 12 overs.
Hydrating now, polar bears and leg cramps

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Post by -TW- » November 2, 2019, 9:37 pm

By glove you mean half way up your pad

You were plumb

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Post by -PJ- » November 3, 2019, 5:07 am

The DRS would have saved ya..
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Post by bonehead » November 3, 2019, 6:47 pm

Drs 1 look haha nice red smear on my glove.
Onwards to next week, worst team in the comp we'll play them into form

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Post by The Nickman » November 4, 2019, 11:44 am

Just saw boney's new profile pic... did I ever tell you lads about the time I dealt blackjack to Big Kev??
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Post by bonehead » November 4, 2019, 1:00 pm

The Rickman wrote:Just saw boney's new profile pic... did I ever tell you lads about the time I dealt blackjack to Big Kev??
it's been there since we beat the bunnies

Go on...... A young lass that worked with Mrs Bone used to spend her weekends as the party guest of the great man

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Post by -PJ- » November 8, 2019, 5:02 pm

Is the cricket on tommorrow boney ?

Give us an update..
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Post by bonehead » November 8, 2019, 5:09 pm

-PJ- wrote:Is the cricket on tommorrow boney ?

Give us an update..
yeah, mass pull outs I'm skipper

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Post by -PJ- » November 8, 2019, 5:23 pm

bonehead wrote:
November 8, 2019, 5:09 pm
-PJ- wrote:Is the cricket on tommorrow boney ?

Give us an update..
yeah, mass pull outs I'm skipper

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Wow..

So what's the plan ?

Win the toss..you open the batting..slap a hundred ?
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Post by bonehead » November 8, 2019, 7:53 pm

-PJ- wrote:
bonehead wrote:
November 8, 2019, 5:09 pm
-PJ- wrote:Is the cricket on tommorrow boney ?

Give us an update..
yeah, mass pull outs I'm skipper

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Wow..

So what's the plan ?

Win the toss..you open the batting..slap a hundred ?
actually dropped a grade to try to lead the kids to a much needed win

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Post by bonehead » November 9, 2019, 10:05 pm

made an easy 20, put on 60 run partnership with a 15yo scored his maiden ton - waited till he tonned up then just threw my wicket away let kids have a bat in the tail. we declared 5/247 got run down

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Post by -PJ- » November 10, 2019, 5:08 am

An easy 20 :lol:
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Post by -PJ- » November 10, 2019, 5:35 am

The family went for a drive down to the Central Coast yesterday. Mrs PJ loves a market. So, we'd gotten off the M1 Gosford turnoff onto the Central Coast Hwy and we needed fuel. The Caltex on the left just a few hundred metres pass the racecourse had ULP for $1.71

That's just disgusting.

About 1km further we pulled in to another servo and got fuel for $1.29

Anyway, we had a good morning. Drove home up the coast, pass the Wattanobi turnoff(hello Coastal) and finished up at Wangi Workers where I rehydrated..Mrs PJ took the wheel after that.

$1.71 for ULP..wow.
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Post by -TW- » November 10, 2019, 11:19 am

1.71 for E10? Pass

It's 1.70 here for 98

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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 10, 2019, 3:38 pm

I’ve signed up to Costco just to use the servo near me. In 3 years of using them, they’ve never been higher than $1.30
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Post by Coastalraider » November 11, 2019, 4:05 am

Fuel on the south end of the coast is astronomical. There is a very real thing where people who live on the peninsular don’t leave the peninsular, and the servos have caught on. I can’t remember the last time I saw premium outside of $1.70-1.80 down there.

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Post by -PJ- » November 11, 2019, 4:56 am

-TW- wrote:
November 10, 2019, 11:19 am
1.71 for E10? Pass

It's 1.70 here for 98

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The E10 or lawnmower fuel was ONLY $1.69

The ULP or "91" was $1.71

Still that's off the charts eh ? I was going to pull in just to take a photo.

Anyway, back in LakeMac it's $1.28
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Post by -PJ- » November 11, 2019, 5:11 am

Remembrance Day.
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Post by Coastalraider » November 11, 2019, 1:58 pm

Hope everyone is braced for some fun tomorrow. PJ and Fui, I know you're up our way, plan ahead, stay safe.

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Post by -PJ- » November 11, 2019, 2:29 pm

Coastalraider wrote:
November 11, 2019, 1:58 pm
Hope everyone is braced for some fun tomorrow. PJ and Fui, I know you're up our way, plan ahead, stay safe.
I'm on arvo shift, should I ring in sick and hose my roof ?
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Post by Coastalraider » November 11, 2019, 3:21 pm

-PJ- wrote:
November 11, 2019, 2:29 pm
Coastalraider wrote:
November 11, 2019, 1:58 pm
Hope everyone is braced for some fun tomorrow. PJ and Fui, I know you're up our way, plan ahead, stay safe.
I'm on arvo shift, should I ring in sick and hose my roof ?
Absolutely. Tell the boss Coastal said it was ok.

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Post by -PJ- » November 11, 2019, 4:45 pm

Coastalraider wrote:
November 11, 2019, 3:21 pm
-PJ- wrote:
November 11, 2019, 2:29 pm
Coastalraider wrote:
November 11, 2019, 1:58 pm
Hope everyone is braced for some fun tomorrow. PJ and Fui, I know you're up our way, plan ahead, stay safe.
I'm on arvo shift, should I ring in sick and hose my roof ?
Absolutely. Tell the boss Coastal said it was ok.
Gladys has called a 7 day catastrophic event, I might sit home all week.
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