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by melpax
Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police chase in Melbourne CBD - 4 dead
Replies: 7
Views: 550

Re: Police chase in Melbourne CBD - 4 dead

Now sadly 5 dead. A 3 month old baby died last night from it's injuries. The other identifed victims include a 10 year old girl, and 2 office workers out on their lunch breaks. Turns out one of them worked for Marsh, who are located in the building next door to where I work. Starting to get close to...

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by melpax
Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police chase in Melbourne CBD - 4 dead
Replies: 7
Views: 550

Re: Police chase in Melbourne CBD - 4 dead

Turns out that the perp made an 'appearance' on breakfast TV this morning, he turned up in the car outside where he stabbed his brother this morning. The reporter & cameraman initially thought he was a random crazy, until later in the afternoon when footage started to come in... http://www.brisb...

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by melpax
Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police chase in Melbourne CBD - 4 dead
Replies: 7
Views: 550

Re: Police chase in Melbourne CBD - 4 dead

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/kille ... tvr5a.html
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Airstud wrote:
"Known to police," eh... then why wasn't he already in the clink?

:banghead:


A lot of us here are asking the same question....

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/kille ... tvr5a.html

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by melpax
Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police chase in Melbourne CBD - 4 dead
Replies: 7
Views: 550

Police chase in Melbourne CBD - 4 dead

Carnage this afternoon in Melbourne, a crazed idiot has ploughed his way through the main shopping street here, Bourke Street, including through the pedestrian only Bourke Street Mall. 4 People including a young child are dead, and another 23, including a baby are in various hospitals. Some of these...

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by melpax
Sun Aug 07, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toyota Camry - Still A Good Car?
Replies: 67
Views: 4102

Re: Toyota Camry - Still A Good Car?

The taxi of choice here in Melbourne is rapidly becoming a Camry Hybrid. Not so long ago, the taxi fleet was 90% Ford Falcon, the cab operators have had to look into other options with Ford closing their Melbourne plant next month. Also started seeing a few 'exotic' cabs such as C-class diesels, Chr...

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by melpax
Mon Jul 04, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emirati Man Mistaken For Daesh Member In US And Arrested
Replies: 17
Views: 998

Re: Emirati Man Mistaken For Daesh Member In US And Arrested

The United States is always issuing travel advisories for different countries for various reasons. I think it would be interesting to hear travel advisories from other countries about their citizens going to the United States. Travel advice for the US issued by the Australian Department of Foreign ...

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by melpax
Sun Jun 12, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble - Part 4.....
Replies: 4
Views: 572

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble - Part 4.....

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Redd" class="quote" target="_blank">Redd</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That's insane! Also see...

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by melpax
Sun Jun 12, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble - Part 4.....
Replies: 4
Views: 572

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble - Part 4.....

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zkojq" class="quote" target="_blank">zkojq</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Funnily enough, three of the biggest banks on th...

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by melpax
Sat Jun 11, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble - Part 4.....
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Melbourne Real Estate Bubble - Part 4.....

Following on from last year.... <i><a href="/aviation-forums/non_aviation/read.main/2650354" target="_blank">Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....</a></i> <font size="1">(by <a href="/profile/melpax" class="quote" target="_blank">melpax</a> Sep 17 2015 in Non Aviation)</font> Real Estate prices s...

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by melpax
Wed Apr 20, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rose To Front AC/DC
Replies: 21
Views: 1909

RE: Rose To Front AC/DC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Not at all surp...

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by melpax
Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rose To Front AC/DC
Replies: 21
Views: 1909

RE: Rose To Front AC/DC

Bloody glad I got to see them play here in <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> back in December. The crowd knew that this would most likely be the last time they played in their spiritual home town. Brian & Angus must be 2 fit old buggers, su...

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by melpax
Fri Apr 15, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: To My Brother; Farewell Britannia 25
Replies: 73
Views: 5917

RE: To My Brother; Farewell Britannia 25

So very sorry to hear this.

Just goes to show how very quickly things can change. Take nothing for granted, you never know what's around the corner....

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by melpax
Sat Mar 26, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: War On Drugs: Criminalizing Blacks And Hippies
Replies: 48
Views: 2223

RE: War On Drugs: Criminalizing Blacks And Hippies

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/luckyone" class="quote" target="_blank">luckyone</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The drug comp...

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by melpax
Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Easter -- Secular Or Religious?
Replies: 111
Views: 3149

RE: Easter -- Secular Or Religious?

Interesting given that the US portrays itself as a Christian nation, that Good Friday is not a public holiday. A partner of a good friend is American, when she posted on Facebook that Good Friday is not a holiday in the US, people couldn't believe it. Needless to say she loves that it is a 4 day wee...

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by melpax
Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BRU - Should Security Be Changed At Airport?
Replies: 54
Views: 9742

RE: BRU - Should Security Be Changed At Airport?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/trent1000" class="quote" target="_blank">trent1000</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table borde...

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by melpax
Sun Mar 13, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Hated Songs Vol. 6522
Replies: 43
Views: 2988

RE: Your Most Hated Songs Vol. 6522

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UltimateDelta" class="quote" target="_blank">UltimateDelta</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>While we're on the subject... ...

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by melpax
Sun Mar 13, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Hated Songs Vol. 6522
Replies: 43
Views: 2988

RE: Your Most Hated Songs Vol. 6522

Daft Punk, Around the world......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5dqPiLy4uY

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by melpax
Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terminal Cancer
Replies: 95
Views: 7977

RE: Terminal Cancer

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FriscoHeavy" class="quote" target="_blank">FriscoHeavy</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>Quoting TWA772LR (Reply 54):Go <ac...

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by melpax
Fri Jan 01, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Major Fire Breaks Out On 57th Floor Of Dubai Hotel
Replies: 14
Views: 2141

RE: Major Fire Breaks Out On 57th Floor Of Dubai Hotel

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mham001" class="quote" target="_blank">mham001</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Many of the skyscrapers in Dubai are clad ...

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by melpax
Fri Jan 01, 2016 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brussels Cancels New Year Celebrations Terror Risk
Replies: 21
Views: 1533

RE: Brussels Cancels New Year Celebrations Terror Risk

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAX772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">LAX772LR</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>And as soon as there's a few major attac...

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by melpax
Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could Cadillac CT6, Be The Next Livery Car.
Replies: 54
Views: 3072

RE: Could Cadillac CT6, Be The Next Livery Car.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cpd" class="quote" target="_blank">cpd</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Caprice tends to be the odd one out because it doesn...

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by melpax
Tue Oct 13, 2015 7:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nudes Are Old News At Playboy
Replies: 46
Views: 2945

RE: Nudes Are Old News At Playboy

Most of the 'lads mags' here such as Ralph, FHM & Zoo have stopped publication due to falling sales, with the internet & anti-discrimination laws to blame. The last straw for Zoo magazine was various groups successfully calling on one of the big supermarket chains to withdraw it from sale. T...

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by melpax
Tue Oct 13, 2015 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

<i>An elderly couple in a little cul-de-sac in Melbourne’s south-east are refusing to sell their home to developers laying claim on their strip, but fear everyday life will become unbearable when the planned developments are completed.</i> The couple in the story below have knocked back offers of $1...

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by melpax
Sat Oct 10, 2015 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Was Your First Car?
Replies: 151
Views: 6785

RE: What Was Your First Car?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cougar15" class="quote" target="_blank">cougar15</a> (<a href="#128" class="quote">Reply 128</a>):<br/><i>A lot of adds for used cars will speci...

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by melpax
Sat Oct 10, 2015 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

Apartments in the development that I mentioned in the opening post went on sale this morning. 100 apartments sold in 90 minutes... <a href="http://www.domain.com.au/news/glen-waverley-tower-galleria-sells-100-apartments-in-90-minutes-20151010-gk5w47/" target="_blank">http://www.domain.com.au/news/gl...

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by melpax
Wed Oct 07, 2015 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police Shooting In Sydney- Radicalised Youth
Replies: 33
Views: 2346

RE: Police Shooting In Sydney- Radicalised Youth

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/solarflyer22" class="quote" target="_blank">solarflyer22</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>1 guy was a crazy spree killer, ...

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by melpax
Wed Oct 07, 2015 5:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Marcus" class="quote" target="_blank">Marcus</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Had a laugh when ...

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by melpax
Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 129
Replies: 197
Views: 22061

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 129

The DC10 fire tanker has been used in action for the first time today on a bushfire in the outer north of Melbourne. Both the DC10 & a Hercules tanker based at Richmond were used, they only took an hours or so to fly down to do their drop. Fires still going tonight, a way too early start to the ...

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by melpax
Mon Sep 28, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big Dance At The G 2015 : Hawthorn V West Coast
Replies: 3
Views: 1525

RE: Big Dance At The G 2015 : Hawthorn V West Coast

A public holiday in Melbourne on Friday for the first time, there was a worry that the <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym> parade on Friday would be poorly attended if there were 2 non-Victorian teams playing, will be interesting to see how many are in town on Friday to c...

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by melpax
Mon Sep 28, 2015 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Your guess is corre...

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by melpax
Sun Sep 27, 2015 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BestWestern" class="quote" target="_blank">BestWestern</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>House buying for mainland Chinese ...

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by melpax
Sun Sep 27, 2015 11:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

Interesting article on selling homes for the rich & famous - love the story about the businessman using his garage remote to try to squash anyone at his open house who didn't look 'rich enough!' <a href="http://www.domain.com.au/news/how-melbourne-real-estate-agents-to-the-stars-sell-celebrity-h...

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by melpax
Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Eid Mubarak
Replies: 32
Views: 2125

RE: Eid Mubarak

Now over 700 reported dead, how very sad....

http://www.smh.com.au/world/hundreds...aj-pilgrimage-20150924-gjufgd.html

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by melpax
Wed Sep 23, 2015 9:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Mmh, I just looked at the exchange rate, I tho...

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by melpax
Wed Sep 23, 2015 9:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Was Your First Car?
Replies: 151
Views: 6785

RE: What Was Your First Car?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L0VE2FLY" class="quote" target="_blank">L0VE2FLY</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>Didn't you own a camera to take a pictur...

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by melpax
Tue Sep 22, 2015 9:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

Real Estate advertising in Chinglish <a href="http://www.realestate.com.au/property-house-vic-wantirna+south-120728429" target="_blank">http://www.realestate.com.au/propert...house-vic-wantirna+south-120728429</a> The million plus pricetag is a bit optimistic, even with the planning permit in place....

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by melpax
Tue Sep 22, 2015 9:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Was Your First Car?
Replies: 151
Views: 6785

RE: What Was Your First Car?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777Jet" class="quote" target="_blank">777Jet</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>My first car was a Holden <acronym title="Ai...

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by melpax
Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Was Your First Car?
Replies: 151
Views: 6785

RE: What Was Your First Car?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/idealstandard" class="quote" target="_blank">idealstandard</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>Is that essentially a Vauxhall...

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by melpax
Sun Sep 20, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NAV30" class="quote" target="_blank">NAV30</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I remember when the...

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by melpax
Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Was Your First Car?
Replies: 151
Views: 6785

RE: What Was Your First Car?

1983 Holden Camira wagon. Parents bought it for me way back in 1991. <img src="http://i743.photobucket.com/albums/xx75/jonomc/20101207-IMG_2930.jpg" width="640" height="427" border="0"/> Mine was much nicer than the one above! With the 5 speed manual, it actually wasn't a bad thing to drive, but 198...

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by melpax
Fri Sep 18, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NAV30" class="quote" target="_blank">NAV30</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>In my opinion, if (when?) there's a reaction t...

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by melpax
Fri Sep 18, 2015 7:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aeroflot777" class="quote" target="_blank">Aeroflot777</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Ouch. I t...

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by melpax
Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

On a $700K mortgage you'd be looking at repayments of $3600 a month, or $2600 a month on $500K. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NAV30" class="quote" target="_blank">NAV30</a> (...

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by melpax
Fri Sep 18, 2015 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

RE: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mad99" class="quote" target="_blank">mad99</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> What are rents like compared to mortgages? </i>...

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by melpax
Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....
Replies: 38
Views: 3137

Melbourne Real Estate Bubble Part 3.....

Following on from <i><a href="/aviation-forums/non_aviation/read.main/2626394" target="_blank">Melbourne Real Estate Bubble</a></i> <font size="1">(by <a href="/profile/melpax" class="quote" target="_blank">melpax</a> Apr 18 2015 in Non Aviation)</font> And <i><a href="/aviation-forums/non_aviation/...

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by melpax
Mon Sep 14, 2015 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Malcolm Turnbull To Challenge Pm Tony Abbott
Replies: 59
Views: 2671

RE: Malcolm Turnbull To Challenge Pm Tony Abbott

Apparently Turnbull has secured at least 60 votes, he needs at least 52 to become <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym>.... Here we go again..... <a href="http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/liberal-leadership-malcolm-turnbull-to-challenge-tony-abbott-20150914-gjm74c...

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by melpax
Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Is Looking For A Few Good Women
Replies: 113
Views: 5068

RE: Josh Duggar Is Looking For A Few Good Women

Sydney & Melbourne both in the top 10 cities with Ashley Madison accounts..... <a href="http://www.theage.com.au/digital-life/consumer-security/ashley-madison-hack-sydney-melbourne-top-list-of-active-accounts-as-australian-users-revealed-20150820-gj3e56.html" target="_blank">http://www.theage.co...

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by melpax
Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suburban Rivalries Within Same Metro Area
Replies: 40
Views: 2352

RE: Suburban Rivalries Within Same Metro Area

The traditional Melbourne rivalry is between the 'snobby' Eastern Suburbs & the 'working class' Western Suburbs. Though this has been diluted somewhat with a lot of the old heavy industry relocating, huge population growth over the past 15 years & a lot of the previously undesirable inner su...

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by melpax
Sat Aug 01, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Expensive Cocktail You've Ever Had
Replies: 28
Views: 2622

RE: Most Expensive Cocktail You've Ever Had

And I thought drinking in Melbourne was expensive!

My non-beer drink of choice when out (vodka lime & soda) usually varies between $8-$12 bucks here, depending on the venue, or if it's the house vodka (usually Smirnoff) or top shelf such as Grey Goose.

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