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    My fight with liver failure has ended...

    My fellow dearest grumpy, I don't have the words, but I thank you for many hours of conversations, laughs and learnings. You are a special gem in my life.
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    Cancer Sucks

    Although I haven't been around much, I've been reading the blog posts, and since the news, been wondering what to say. Like the others, it's the shit end of the stick and #fuckcancer and you've defeated so much and got so far, and it smacks you in the teeth again. But, I am going to say, I'm...
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    Ownership Verified: My 2006 Mazda 6

    From where? I'm usually around somewhere, just work seems to be out of control (and no end in sight) atm
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    Ownership Verified: My 2006 Mazda 6

    CX-5 Akera (2017 that just came out) I've never had heated seats before. :D
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    Ownership Verified: My 2006 Mazda 6

    So, after almost 11 years and 153k kms of driving, many laughs, tears, frustrations and only one breakdown (that was my fault, I knew I needed a new battery), it was time to say goodbye. Also the fact that physically I cannot manage a manual on a daily basis anymore, and need something with a...
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    Obituaries Notable people that have passed

    Clare Hollingworth, reporter who broke news about start of World War II, dies at 105 excerpt: After three days on the job that August, the cub reporter landed one of the biggest journalistic scoops of the 20th century: Hitler's imminent invasion of Poland, marking the outbreak of World War...
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    The "What the Bloody Fuckintosh?" Thread

    That's the point. I think this whole mentality of 'I'm not responsible for *accident/damage/disaster* because manufacturer/distributor didn't put every last single possible warning on something because they believe that there is still even a minuscule amount of common sense out there' needs an...
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    The "What the Bloody Fuckintosh?" Thread

    Considering a lot of countries have laws against using mobile phones whilst driving, if the mobile manufacturers want to protect themselves from legal actions such as this, that they would build the function of auto shutdown once the phone is traveling at more than (for example) 10kph. Not even...
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    INTRODUCE YOURSELF HERE

    Go here and post the question. I'm sure they'll find you (or you could try Private Message or Post on their member pages)
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    The "Things that annoy me" thread

    I have a goddamn DBA that does that with installation instructions. His own installation instructions that HE WROTE!!!
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    Post a pic of yourself

    Suave & Dangerous :thumbsup:
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    Random Thoughts....

    We're going to need a bigger couch
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    Random Thoughts....

    or we're in need of specialist mental health assistance
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    The "Things that annoy me" thread

    It disappeared into the brush, I wasn't going looking for it in the dark. So I went and hit a sheep instead. :P
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    The "Things that annoy me" thread

    Roos :glare: Still, 26 years of driving, lots of dirt / outback / bush. I was about due to hit one.
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