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    As we keep getting in trouble for our off-topic rants, maybe we should keep it here.
    I've been known to start these kinds of threads on other forums.
    (one is over 130 pages and counting)

    Drop a line, what are you doing/cooking/drinking/welding/thinking about/etc


    I'm having a beer or three after a big day on the tools (and knees) fixing up that paving job.


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    Waiting for others (happens a bit)... so I'm watching a mixture of car videos and TED talks.

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    I seem to spend a lot of time WAITING.


    Hate waiting

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    Always reminds me of this. I'm a big Dr Seuss fan... way a head of his time and clever, subtle messages.


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    Dr Seuss, Salvador Dali, Hunter S Thompson and H.R Giger.


    my heroes


    *swoon*
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    I watched a Ted talk about generating more neurons (apparently it's possible after all) ... I'll take whatever I can get!

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    .....who......who is this Ted fella......?


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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatypusGardens View Post
    As we keep getting in trouble for our off-topic rants, maybe we should keep it here.
    I've been known to start these kinds of threads on other forums.
    (one is over 130 pages and counting)

    Drop a line, what are you doing/cooking/drinking/welding/thinking about/etc


    I'm having a beer or three after a big day on the tools (and knees) fixing up that paving job.

    Al long as you don't stray off the etc topic you will be OK

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    TED is a series of (generally) short talks by experts in their fields about all manner of interesting topics. I've watch fantastic talks about technology, health, the shipping industry, the gorilla vegetable garden movement in the USA... the list goes on. Worth a look.


    http://www.ted.com/

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    Speaking of watching stuff.....I'm excited yet sad as I'm about to watch the last episode of the TV series of Fargo tonight.
    Yeh....I was a bit like ummm whatever, a TV series based on a great movie, but then I started watching it and OMG hooked straight away.

    Recorded a couple of eps, then went and bought the dvd.


    Very good.

    Martin Freeman (The office, hobbit etc) and Billy Bob Thornton at their best.
    Freeman plays his usual socially awkward, unsure character, but with a dark side.
    And yank accent done very well IMO.

    Billy Bob is always a pleasure to watch.
    Dark, evil, charming, smirking all at once.

    *more swooning*

    hehe

    WATCH IT!



    Season 2 starting soon.
    With Ted Danson.
    in a beard


    and lots of other great actors judging by the previews.

    SBS 2







    I'll check out Ted as well.
    Thanks for the tip.

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    Other forums have a 'like' button... can we have a like button?

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    Strutting around in my new boots






    Puss in boots?




    No
    Platypus in boots!




    I need something a bit softer and with better support when standing around in the shed.
    One of the local workwear shops are having a 30% off sale on boots so ducked in for a look.

    Got these for $99

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    Hahahaha that's the one.

    but with a grinder instead of a sword
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    not much.
    back went (again) Friday before last.
    but jesus visited yesterday and I threw the walking stick away.

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    Finishing off what I was doing yesterday.

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    Just some plastering.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phild01 View Post
    Just some plastering.
    You always seem to be plastering. Is the end in sight?

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    Quote Originally Posted by OBBob View Post
    You always seem to be plastering. Is the end in sight?
    Not always and like it as much as I like painting, not! ...only 2 sheets to go, just a gas outlet holdup.
    But got very pleased with my first attempt at folding some sheet, will have to put the pics up soon.
    As well, waiting on a glass section of splashback then back to the kitchen, but do need to finish the carport. Steel already in place, just the roof but a tree got in the way a bit.
    Do need to get some balcony tiling and ballustrading done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bros View Post
    Finishing off what I was doing yesterday.

    .."..which is.......what eggsacktly?
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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatypusGardens View Post
    .."..which is.......what eggsacktly?
    Keeping an eye on us... clearly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OBBob View Post
    Keeping an eye on us... clearly.

    Well he can't touch us here.


    This is OUR HOUSE!


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    transferring files from pooter to 'arddrive


    5 hours and 15 minutes remaining.....
    I'll be asleep on the couch by then.....



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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatypusGardens View Post
    .."..which is.......what eggsacktly?
    Trying to catch up with what I was doing the day before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatypusGardens View Post
    transferring files from pooter to 'arddrive


    5 hours and 15 minutes remaining.....
    I'll be asleep on the couch by then.....



    Since when has the predicted time been correct? In 30 minutes it'll probably be seven hours remaining. :eek:

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    Quote Originally Posted by OBBob View Post
    Since when has the predicted time been correct?
    haha
    Rarely


    It usually seems to start off going OH MY GOOOOOD LOOK AT ALL THE FILES YOU WANT ME TO TRANSFER OOOOO IT WILL TAKE FOOOOOREEEEEEVERRRRRR...


    Then a bit later it's down to half the time and in the end it only took an hour 15 minutes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bros View Post
    Trying to catch up with what I was doing the day before.

    Well.....I.....dunno....try using a bigger hammer?
    Might be quicker....



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    Still 30 degrees in Melbourne, just went to the park for a picnic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatypusGardens View Post
    .....who......who is this Ted fella......?


    Who is this Ted fella? Well, it's not himself over there, not Moondog, that's for sure. Even if he IS the real Ted.
    I am not responsible for anything that Moondog says!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatypusGardens View Post
    Well.....I.....dunno....try using a bigger hammer?
    Might be quicker....



    Maybe he doesn't have a hammer... sometimes you just have to work with what you have though.


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    Quote Originally Posted by OBBob View Post
    Maybe he doesn't have a hammer... sometimes you just have to work with what you have though.



    hahahahahaha

    Wouldn't surprise me if one of the mods of The Renovate Forum was doing that


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    Quote Originally Posted by OBBob View Post
    Does Marc live next to Metrix ?
    We ALL live in the matrix, don't you know?

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    Still deciding on the layout for upstairs so I can start ripping this house apart (more than I already have that is)

    Made a decision on the new stairs, now to build them,
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    Just back from morning walk to the beach with the mutts.
    Lots of fun as usual.

    Chased birds, dug holes, sniffed other dog's butts, rolled in something dead and had a swim.


















    The dogs had a good time too

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    Quote Originally Posted by METRIX View Post
    Still deciding on the layout for upstairs so I can start ripping this house apart (more than I already have that is)

    Made a decision on the new stairs, now to build them,


    I thought you were an expert?? I've watched heaps of building shows and they always use dodgy, dangerous ladders all the way through the build and then put the stairs in last!! ha ha ...

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    Milk crates and cable ties

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatypusGardens View Post
    Milk crates and cable ties

    Wanna know where I can get a milk-crate or two?

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    Quote Originally Posted by phild01 View Post
    Wanna know where I can get a milk-crate or two?

    Oh they're around.
    Just gotta be quick
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    Quote Originally Posted by OBBob View Post
    I thought you were an expert?? I've watched heaps of building shows and they always use dodgy, dangerous ladders all the way through the build and then put the stairs in last!! ha ha ...
    Nah, gotta get rid of these, as new floor and kitchen is going in here, need a proper set of stairs.

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    Is that authentic linoleum you have downstairs!

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    No authentic ceramic tiles
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    Wondering which genius designed this charger....









    EDIT

    Probably these guys http://www.renovateforum.com/f216/silly-square-114537/
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    Well you would insist in using double GPO's.

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    You're meant to use it with an extension lead...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bros View Post
    Well you would insist in using double GPO's.
    Always.
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    Or with a powerpoint with the switch below the socket.
    Science is never settled,
    it advances one funeral at the time.
    Max Planck

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    Or a powerpoint without any switch at all?
    Science is never settled,
    it advances one funeral at the time.
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    Ok ok, some alternatives
    Notice the last one has USB charger incorporated so no need for charger.

    Also It occurred to em that if you turn the powerpoint raraound teh switche wille be below the sockete and so out of the way ...




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    I have a single one with a switch

    Might swap..... .... Ahem, I mean get a licensed electrician to swap it over.


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