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Michael Pascoe & The Doomers

November 7, 2014 - 09:44 -- Admin

The unrelenting smugness of horse-face Pascoe had burst out of the stables. Once again he was triumphantly crowing about market recoveries and disaster forecasters he'd cruelled into submission.
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If I had $1 Million Dollars...

October 21, 2014 - 09:00 -- Admin

Over the weekend, the journalists from Domain, the parasite that ate the Fairfax host, dared to dream. And it was a big dream. A million bucks. If they had it, what would they spend it on? The...

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Goodnight, Sweet Prince

October 16, 2014 - 10:03 -- Admin

It passed without much fanfare and even I only stumbled across it this week. The former favoured nemesis of this blog, Adrian Kelly is no longer. No longer president of the Real Estate Institute of...

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Astroturfing on Internet Forums

September 13, 2014 - 16:09 -- Admin

You never know who is behind a user name on an internet forum. But if you pay attention you can pick up clues. It was July last year, as the Essendon/ASADA scandal was raging, that an eagle-eyed...

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NAB Velocity Points Hack

September 4, 2014 - 10:20 -- Admin

If anyone's a Velocity member this seems like an easy way to bag an extra 40,000 points.

A couple of years back I booked a flight with Virgin. I'm sure we've all done it. I don't fly much, but this...

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Gittins Didn't Start The Fire...

September 1, 2014 - 08:59 -- Admin

As an enthusiastic cheap shot artist, I just couldn't let this one go. Sidetracked all week, I managed to get back to it.

Last week Sydney Morning Domain economics editor, Ross Gittins, was a little...

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