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  1. Several years ago, our now daughter-in-law...

    Several years ago, our now daughter-in-law applied for a casual job in sandwich place and was told that she needed 2 years experience in making sandwiches. :D
  2. Common sense is not very common nowadays. My...

    Common sense is not very common nowadays.

    My wife, a retired nurse, used to volunteer one afternoon a week at a local old peoples' home until they were being examined for accreditation. She was...
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    With work of that standard being produced, the...

    With work of that standard being produced, the future of wood-working is pretty safe.

    Congratulations to all involved. I would not like to have been one of the judges. :2tsup:
  4. Thread: Plastic bags

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    I put foam around mine some time ago as described...

    I put foam around mine some time ago as described above. I hold the bag in place with 5 or 6 rare earth magnets until I get the metal strip on and pull it up tight after folding the last inch or so...
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    Ditto here

    Ditto here
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    Obviously just driven to church and back. :D

    Obviously just driven to church and back. :D
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    Having driven in the UK a few times, I agree.

    Having driven in the UK a few times, I agree.
  8. Thread: Jarrah

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    VICTORIA Where in Melbourne are you?

    Where in Melbourne are you?
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    I use cruise control as you do and the actions...

    I use cruise control as you do and the actions you describe annoy the hell out of me as well.
  10. Thread: Huon boards

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    TASMANIA Australia Post calculator did not recognise...

    Australia Post calculator did not recognise post-code 2054. :?
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    You do not say where you are in Melbourne. If...

    You do not say where you are in Melbourne. If anywhere near Coburg, try Northern Sharpening in Trade Place, Nth Coburg, off Newlands Rd.
    Phone 9350-4262

    No affiliation except as a satisfied...
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    I believe that it should be compulsory that an...

    I believe that it should be compulsory that an Advanced Driving Course be done either before or immediately after getting their licence.

    I sent my three off just after getting their licence and...
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    My father used to deliver supplies to...

    My father used to deliver supplies to upholsterers and I would spend school holidays on the truck with him. I have seen that in action many times - not sure what happened if they coughed or...
  14. Thread: A few funnies

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    I'm not short, I just have an economy of height.

    I'm not short, I just have an economy of height.
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    I had it in the back of my mind that they were...

    I had it in the back of my mind that they were wiped out by fire but Google tells me that a severe storm destroyed their premises and business in 2014.
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    I figure it must have as I have not seen my name...

    I figure it must have as I have not seen my name in the newspaper notices yet. :D They reckoned that they would give me 30 years so I said I would take that as I would not be coming back for a...
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    Yes, pretty much. I only broke the rule once...

    Yes, pretty much. I only broke the rule once after a family member started a blue, via email, over Kris Kringle and I got stuck into her in no uncertain manner as she had her "facts" all wrong.
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    3 and 4 are the ones that I live by as I don't...

    3 and 4 are the ones that I live by as I don't need that rubbish any more. :U

    I declared myself a "hassle free zone" after heart surgery more than 20 years ago
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    Same here. I have been out all afternoon so...

    Same here. I have been out all afternoon so hence late reply
  20. THANK YOU Our local RSL has a service today which we will...

    Our local RSL has a service today which we will be attending as my wife is laying a wreath on behalf of her Probus Club.

    If you have not read them, there are two books well worth a read - Horrie...
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    They seemed to have stopped for me also. Still...

    They seemed to have stopped for me also.

    Still getting ads at the top which are completely irrelevant to any searches that I might have done but am prepared to tolerate and ignore them to enable...
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    Just happened to me also on PC. Large advert at...

    Just happened to me also on PC. Large advert at the top and a different one in the middle of the thread about upgrading the motor on a Sherwood thicknesser.
  23. Or buying a new compressor.

    Or buying a new compressor.
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    Are the flowers for Matt or Sally??? :D

    Are the flowers for Matt or Sally??? :D
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    It's great to see these saws going to new homes...

    It's great to see these saws going to new homes and a bit of TLC. Far better than being thrown out or being subjected to the indignity of having scenery painted on them and being sold in gift shops....
  26. Thread: Colonoscopy

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    A friend of mine, when asked to sign the...

    A friend of mine, when asked to sign the paperwork for a colonoscopy, told them that he knew that they would be shoving a tube up him and taking pictures and that unless they intended showing it on...
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    GORE WARNING Saw it on TV news. He seems to have a very...

    Saw it on TV news. He seems to have a very positive attitude so the end result should not be for the want of rehab effort on his part.
    Great job by the surgeons.
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    Depth gauges are available in metal but do not...

    Depth gauges are available in metal but do not look as classy as that one.
  29. VICTORIA Hi Brandon Great to meet you today. I am very...

    Hi Brandon
    Great to meet you today. I am very pleased with my purchase.
    Regards
  30. VICTORIA I'll take them. PM to follow

    I'll take them.

    PM to follow
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    Giants were given a football lesson. :D:2tsup:

    Giants were given a football lesson. :D:2tsup:
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    If it is 5mm that is the thickness of most glass...

    If it is 5mm that is the thickness of most glass shelves in shops. You could make a tray from MDF or wood for it to sit in if you are worried about breakage
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    The metal clips are "Z" clips.

    The metal clips are "Z" clips.
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    I did the dust bucket to cyclone conversion and...

    I did the dust bucket to cyclone conversion and attached it to a discarded Nilfisk vacuum cleaner. I still have it but having moved on from my WC2000 I now use it attached to my ROS. It is not the...
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    A few years ago, we used a panel shop in Matthews...

    A few years ago, we used a panel shop in Matthews Ave, Airport West. The guy (Mal ??) there was good and it was not an insurance job. We have since moved from that area and I cannot remember the...
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    Hossack Smash Repairs in Sussex St, Nth Coburg...

    Hossack Smash Repairs in Sussex St, Nth Coburg have been around for a long time and I believe it is now second generation.
    My daughter has used them twice (both times because of others damaging her...
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    I know that it is easy to say but you must not...

    I know that it is easy to say but you must not let the situation get to you and take you down.
    My father died 27 years ago but was virtually bedridden for more than 5 years before that. It was...
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    IMPORTANT David. I wonder about that as I have had ads...

    David.
    I wonder about that as I have had ads that are irrelevant to what I view or search for. As I write this, there is an ad for a golf product at the top of this page. I do not play or have...
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    :whs::exactly:

    :whs::exactly:
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    SOLD: I'll take them PM on the way

    I'll take them

    PM on the way
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    SOLD: I'll take them. PM on the way

    I'll take them.

    PM on the way
  42. Thread: Sliding bevel

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    It shows as out of stock - perhaps bought by the...

    It shows as out of stock - perhaps bought by the OP or another forumite
  43. Thread: What is it?

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    You don't need the web for these things when you...

    You don't need the web for these things when you have us around. :D:D
  44. Thread: What is it?

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    What David said. Used before the days of...

    What David said. Used before the days of electric drills. I have a couple that I inherited from my FIL.
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    Back to former size this morning. :2tsup:

    Back to former size this morning. :2tsup:
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    The blank area shown above in Hoey's post is...

    The blank area shown above in Hoey's post is almost twice the depth that it used to be but has an advert in it.

    Sorry, I am not proficient enough to get a screen shot.
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    Same here. I have not changed any of my...

    Same here. I have not changed any of my settings.

    It is a bit annoying but if that is the price we have to pay for our great free Forum, so be it
  48. I went today also and agree with Doug and Don. ...

    I went today also and agree with Doug and Don. There was certainly a bit of a buzz about the place.
    I had quite a long chat with Brendan (Candice's husband) who was kind enough to help me carry my...
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    A bit sick after recently watching a TV program...

    A bit sick after recently watching a TV program about Tourettes Syndrome and the devastating effect it has on the sufferer and family.
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    VICTORIA I don't need them but it might help if you added...

    I don't need them but it might help if you added your suburb in Melbourne.
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