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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you too Amber. I'm sure it wil be an extra special and memorable festive season at your place. Enjoy every moment of it and stay…

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PhoenixStar
Dec 21, 2007 9:53 am
PhoenixStar
Michelle
Michelle
21 December 2007

Congratulations Matt - 10,000 visitors to your blog!!!

Congratulations Matt - 10,000 visitors to your blog!!!

No……we were all just trying to keep up with his grief of building….and hoping things would get better for him! :?

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Michelle
Dec 21, 2007 3:26 pm
Michelle
RockStar
RockStar
21 December 2007

So...what are you up to this Christmas?

So...what are you up to this Christmas?

Painting the house :roll: We decided to save some money and do it ourselves with the help of a painter friend. Ohh the joy!

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RockStar
Dec 21, 2007 6:06 pm
memphis
memphis
21 December 2007

sofa

sofa
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I've heard of a company in the USA called SofaKing. There ads say "everyone can…

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memphis
Dec 21, 2007 10:49 pm
memphis
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
25 December 2007

Well it's Christmas eve!!!

Well it's Christmas eve!!!

Since we've just sold our unit - we're at my parents for Xmas - which is nice as they are in Paris! We spent last night watching the Edinburugh (sp?) military tattoo…

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stonecutter1309
Dec 25, 2007 7:07 am
stonecutter1309
Michelle
Michelle
26 December 2007

Spammers

Spammers
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:lol: :lol: :lol: :roll:

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Michelle
Dec 26, 2007 11:27 am
Michelle
royalblue
royalblue
26 December 2007

HAVE A GOOD ONE!!!

HAVE A GOOD ONE!!!

43.7C in Perth today! Staying home 8)

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royalblue
Dec 26, 2007 4:25 pm
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royalblue
Dec 27, 2007 11:09 am
addy999
addy999
30 December 2007

Some really cute Christmas fun!

Some really cute Christmas fun!

Oh i loved that thats really fun ..i recommend all my friends this x-mas we will try this... 8)

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addy999
Dec 30, 2007 7:24 pm
Michelle
Michelle
30 December 2007

ANYONE HEARD/GETTING THIS - BRIVIS ICE SERIES COOLING?

ANYONE HEARD/GETTING THIS - BRIVIS ICE SERIES COOLING?

Maybe you’d like to PM me addy999……I have a few questions for you! :?

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Michelle
Dec 30, 2007 8:29 pm
Michelle
Newbies
Newbies
31 December 2007

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MATT!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MATT!!!

Happy Birthday!! :D Must be cool to have ur bday new years eve! Double the celebration! hehehe :D <---- oh no emo for celebration!

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Newbies
Dec 31, 2007 6:36 pm
Newbies
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
1 January 2008

New Years Eve Celebration in Melb

New Years Eve Celebration in Melb

The pics look awesome Phoenix - a great view of the City at night. You certainly have a flair for photography - they look like professional…

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PhoenixStar
Jan 01, 2008 1:59 pm
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
2 January 2008

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!

V!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy New Year Mate!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :z: :z: :z: :z: :z: :z: :z: :z: :z: :z: :z: :z: :z: Hope you had a great NYE celebration???

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PhoenixStar
Jan 02, 2008 9:41 am
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
5 January 2008

Hey All!!

Hey All!!
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LOL.... what Steve, a little pillow…

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PhoenixStar
Jan 05, 2008 6:14 pm
PhoenixStar
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
5 January 2008

Please help!!!!

Please help!!!!

I think the timber ramp willbe youre best choice. The originla boards will be around 10 to 12 mm lower so a 100mm wide ramp that matches in would best option in my books.…

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Yak_Chat
Jan 05, 2008 6:15 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
6 January 2008

Estimate for basic renovation

Estimate for basic renovation

As per Kryton. Plus this will help re costs if you're not doing it…

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Yak_Chat
Jan 06, 2008 12:33 pm
Yak_Chat
HomeReview
HomeReview
7 January 2008

Best Display Village(s) in Melbourne?

Best Display Village(s) in Melbourne?

If you love fake turf then Point Cook is a must see! Especially the Porter Davis Prestige and M3tric0n displays!

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HomeReview
Jan 07, 2008 8:33 pm
BestBuilder
BestBuilder
8 January 2008

BestBuilder is back online - at last

BestBuilder is back online - at last

Yeah - Ran out of dilithium crystals.... :-| Thanks for the support! Best regards

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BestBuilder
Jan 08, 2008 11:04 pm
BestBuilder
GavinRight
GavinRight
10 January 2008

builders home warranty insurance

builders home warranty insurance

I think you should make sure that the builder gets…

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GavinRight
Jan 10, 2008 2:54 pm
ahuang
ahuang
10 January 2008

Builder doing a renovation - can I source the supplies?

Builder doing a renovation - can I source the supplies?

It's part of the negotiation game... Make sure you make up you mind (read: try no to change your mind half way through...) and communicate that with the builder clearly in…

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ahuang
Jan 10, 2008 9:59 pm
ahuang
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
11 January 2008

New Water Saving Ideas Book

New Water Saving Ideas Book

Thanks Jason, I've changed my great sailing Avatar to the Flotilla for Kids one for a while. We had 180 boats last year and are aiming for…

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Yak_Chat
Jan 11, 2008 1:12 pm
Yak_Chat
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
11 January 2008

Replacing a tile roof with Colourbond

Replacing a tile roof with Colourbond

If you have a copy of your plans - work off about $13 L/M for Colorbond supplied. You will also need anti-con under the sheets as well - about $70 to cover 15 sq. metres…

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Dukekamaya
Jan 11, 2008 10:12 pm
Dukekamaya
jerzey21
jerzey21
12 January 2008

NOT HAPPY JAN :((

NOT HAPPY JAN :((
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Not much has happened at all since we reported it to the police and the builder. Im just hoping that it wont take them too much time to replace because with the…

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jerzey21
Jan 12, 2008 9:33 pm
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
12 January 2008

Marriott Waters - any info?

Marriott Waters - any info?

Hey Tony, if this thread is finished and you have your answer or made up your mind, i will lock it or else it will keep going forever and you'll find you will be repeating…

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PhoenixStar
Jan 12, 2008 10:36 pm
PhoenixStar
Tony & Emma
Tony & Emma
12 January 2008

Has anyone gone 'House & Land' package?

Has anyone gone 'House & Land' package?

BBQ sounds like a great idea. So long as I can drag myself away from the Chase display village for a weekend. It's getting embarasing now as most of the people at the…

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Tony & Emma
Jan 12, 2008 11:12 pm
Minx
Minx
13 January 2008

Cheap as a chippy..?

Cheap as a chippy..?

Hi. As far as I know no there is no place for the general public to get discounted materials. Chances are you will not be providing repeat business unlike tradies hence…

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Minx
Jan 13, 2008 3:26 pm
Amber27
Amber27
13 January 2008

More cupboard storage needed

More cupboard storage needed

Thankyou so much for your posts, very much appreciated :) Hmm you are probably right, I mean afterall I am probably looking at it as though I am the one living in the home :oops:

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Amber27
Jan 13, 2008 8:04 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
14 January 2008

Builder Not Responding

Builder Not Responding

I'd knock on his door and wait him out. $1500 is more than likely $3,000 grand to you (pre tax) so think of it as much more than 1.5k. Chase the bugger and make sure…

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Yak_Chat
Jan 14, 2008 9:57 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
15 January 2008

what year was my home built?

what year was my home built?

Kelly, given the 1954 date on the area docs, and 'the look of your house and that asbestos was used from the 40's to the 80's, I'd say it is somwhere in the 50'd to 60's…

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Yak_Chat
Jan 15, 2008 11:02 pm
Yak_Chat
Spot
Spot
16 January 2008

Should I be worried?!

Should I be worried?!

I would be more worried if it was opened, that would suggest they didn't know what they were doing. Like Yak_Chat said, obviously they didn't need it.

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Spot
Jan 16, 2008 12:19 pm
HomeReview
HomeReview
16 January 2008

Can you live in a caravan on your block during the build?

Can you live in a caravan on your block during the build?

I discovered one the other day! :lol: Apparently he wants to build a shed, so it isn't obvious he's living in a caravan! :lol:

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HomeReview
Jan 16, 2008 7:48 pm
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
21 January 2008

Australian homes the worlds least affordable!

Australian homes the worlds least affordable!

They're ridiculously overpriced imo. Just look at the cost-to-earnings muliples and that tells the story. And not only Aust v the rest of the world, but Aust now versus…

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Cabinfever
Jan 21, 2008 1:57 pm
Cabinfever
Michelle
Michelle
21 January 2008

inspiration needed for facade makeover. photo included

inspiration needed for facade makeover. photo included
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we plan to replace roof with colourbond and re-do the front fence, im leaning towards a rendered lowline wall with horizontal slat inserts, so…

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Michelle
Jan 21, 2008 6:35 pm
Michelle
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
22 January 2008

Slope in block

Slope in block

You also need to be aware of the tax implications of becoming a developer and make sure you step on the right side of the line for that one once you get started. Re…

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Yak_Chat
Jan 22, 2008 12:41 pm
Yak_Chat
kristofw
kristofw
22 January 2008

How much for the wall ??

How much for the wall ??

Anybody out there can give me an idea how much a square meter of a solid brick, internal wall, plastered on both sides, can cost, all included (bricks/masonry blocks,…

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kristofw
Jan 22, 2008 6:32 pm
kristofw
First_Timer_Ray
First_Timer_Ray
24 January 2008

Building with a steel frame builder woes

Building with a steel frame builder woes

I take it you are being paid for them being over time (that's a rediculously long time for construction). What building stage are you at? Does their name have a "King"…

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First_Timer_Ray
Jan 24, 2008 11:18 pm
First_Timer_Ray
Cookiemonster
Cookiemonster
26 January 2008

Ballpark figures for clearing a block

Ballpark figures for clearing a block

Thanks again, you've given me something to think about (and hopefully like most things, it will be cheaper up here than it is in Sydney!) :lol:

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Cookiemonster
Jan 26, 2008 11:22 am
Michelle
Michelle
26 January 2008

MY APOLOGIES!!!!

MY APOLOGIES!!!!

While deleting explicit porn from this D*&^Head DUWDSKS , I accidentally deleted someone's thread which he put it into……I’m so sorry! :oops:

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Michelle
Jan 26, 2008 2:05 pm
Michelle
DeeElle
DeeElle
26 January 2008

Like a house with water frontage?

Like a house with water frontage?
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DeeElle, that's amazing. You'd think they would have returned better off financially, but then again, living in Dubai might well be deceptively…

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DeeElle
Jan 26, 2008 2:28 pm
DeeElle
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
28 January 2008

Finding a tradesman to rip up carpet

Finding a tradesman to rip up carpet

Ring up a builder, ask him if he has a labourer and a spare day sometime to rip it up - anyday :shock: I had a pile of plaster that I was just to stuffed to move - so I did…

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Yak_Chat
Jan 28, 2008 7:38 pm
Yak_Chat
royalblue
royalblue
28 January 2008

Nothing to do with building

Nothing to do with building

Peter Bainbridge is a friend of mine. He and I have a lot of similar background. He posts his poetry at http://allpoetry.com/home I think you have to register for…

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royalblue
Jan 28, 2008 10:41 pm
OHMS
OHMS
29 January 2008

Has anyone built with...

Has anyone built with...

Has anyone built with either of the following builders in WA: Dale Alcock Ross North APG W & B Neaves Would appreciate hearing about your experiences.

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OHMS
Jan 29, 2008 12:27 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
29 January 2008

Query regarding builder doing land cut

Query regarding builder doing land cut

Check your council's web site to see what their policy is re retaining walls - who is responsible etc. Steve

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Yak_Chat
Jan 29, 2008 9:57 pm
Yak_Chat
DeeElle
DeeElle
31 January 2008

Who cleans their own building site?

Who cleans their own building site?

Michelle that is a hilarious pic ... reminds me of that goon officer who used to hitch up his pants ... I think it was the movie Scream (with the reporter and police…

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DeeElle
Jan 31, 2008 12:32 am
DeeElle
Amber27
Amber27
31 January 2008

RE-TILING

RE-TILING

Yes it includes all wet areas. I was tossing up between new tiles or polished boards but I figured tiles would be the easier option???? :? I am planning on having the…

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Amber27
Jan 31, 2008 9:30 am
_Al_
_Al_
31 January 2008

Getting rid of shed/garage

Getting rid of shed/garage

Tin - sell it for scrap. You might make a hundred bucks. But you gotta cart it there. Timber - Have a bonfire. As for the concrete. Good luck, it will need a back hoe…

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_Al_
Jan 31, 2008 9:43 am
_Al_
_Al_
31 January 2008

Tile Grout

Tile Grout

You can get it steam cleaned. Apparently it comes up fairly well. Then you can paint mould resistant stuff on it to slow anything growing back.

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_Al_
Jan 31, 2008 9:46 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
31 January 2008

HIA Home Ideas show

HIA Home Ideas show

Nice avatar Maxie :) What a happy little bear you are :D Steve

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Yak_Chat
Jan 31, 2008 7:09 pm
Yak_Chat
FionaL
FionaL
1 February 2008

PAINT SHOP PRO 9 ….KILLING ME!

PAINT SHOP PRO 9 ….KILLING ME!

Try adding a new layer then using your selection tool mark out the area you want coloured. Once the area is selected to your liking, floodfill the new layer with the…

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FionaL
Feb 01, 2008 11:49 am


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