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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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When You Have No Economic Value

August 26, 2014 - 10:45 -- Admin

The Weekend Australian Magazine featured an extremely bleak story on North-West Tasmania last weekend. It has prompted some local discussion. In response, some parts of the media asked local experts...

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Cutting Your Own Hair

July 26, 2014 - 21:09 -- Admin

Not that some of my hecklers would believe it, but I cut my own hair. "Sure", they're thinking, "this guy's so lazy I bet his hair is down around his arse and he occasionally grabs a lighter to singe...

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