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Here's a good metric :

http://www.pintprice.com/

Average price of a pint of lager in Aus is $8 AUD
Ireland : $7.77
England : $5.92
USA : $3.73
Canada : $6.06
Middle Earth : $4.65
Japan : $7.36
China : $2.04
Singapore : $10.02

now, looking at Average disposable incomes :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...y_average_wage

US : 40.5k
Ireland : 38.1k
Australia : 33.3k
UK : 32.7k

something something we are definitely paying too much for beer
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Wow, this is worth a read...
Hasbro contacts Nerf blogger under the guise of sending swag for giveaways - shit gets real.

http://www.crikey.com.au/2012/04/24/...onto-fan-site/
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Derp, I think it's humorous you say how well you have it

should've just ended this here
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Wow, this is worth a read...
Hasbro contacts Nerf blogger under the guise of sending swag for giveaways - shit gets real.

http://www.crikey.com.au/2012/04/24/...onto-fan-site/

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Lol @ boycott hasbro campaign

Everyone stop buying your dumb sperg pony toys for little girls because hasbro lawyers acted like dumb spergs over some social media rockstar obtaining dumb sperg rubber gun toys
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NSW Police & dept corrective services & some others in a bit of shit

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An extraordinary legal battle is shaping up in the Federal Court, with a multinational software company suing NSW Police for wide-scale copyright piracy.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-04-2...-giant/3970388

"oops"
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Hang on, let me get to work and I'll draw the point. Maybe a visual reference may be better?

No trollo.

What's your point? I was unemployed because I was searching for a job after I completed my qualification. No different to a person who has just graduated from university seeking a job.

I now have a job with great conditions and pretty good pay (a bit lower than parts of the industry but good perks).

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Lol @ boycott hasbro campaign

Everyone stop buying your dumb sperg pony toys for little girls because hasbro lawyers acted like dumb spergs over some social media rockstar obtaining dumb sperg rubber gun toys

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That's just asking for people to start shooting at him with Nerf guns.. "Try and avoid 'em now!"
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I've left for the day, can I do a diagram tomorrow?

Do whatever the fuck you want, I couldn't care less about you or your opinion.
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It seems like you care enough to reply derpy

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guessing im really slow on this.

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It's called being a tradie, dickhead.

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NSW Police & dept corrective services & some others in a bit of shit


http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-04-2...-giant/3970388

"oops"

hahah this story if fucking gold! here are my personal highlights:

"highly confidential details of just about every citizen in the state"

"stolen booty"

"handing out our software like confetti"

"'Can't find the licence is the pirates' equivalent of the dog ate my homework"


also the photo for the video with "copy of program files", and the part where police were trying to hide it all by deleting the software, but then replacing it with another micro focus software for which they didn't have a license either. LOL!
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Yeah, and I couldn't care less than that
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Natalie Zea more than makes up for that troll.

I meant the fearful character.

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something something we are definitely paying too much for beer

Combination of taxes, a captive market and "shipping costs" innit. Was looking at duty free vodka when I came back last month, retail here £31 ($49), duty free there $60. Mental.

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you could: by not posting

There is no way Derp could avoid commenting, IT'S WHAT HE DOES!

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If I need it, I'll get the "free" version then. Fuck them.
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hey on that note i read somewhere a while ago that adobe don't really chase the amateurs around too much anyway, but you must buy it if you're a professional, an actual company that needs the licensing, etc. can't remember where this was written but it could have been someone here on ITM.
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Spicy is correct. Our earnings are much higher in Australia thus the inflated prices on everything.

Why else would so many sub continental people come here on one year working visas?

I don't want to be mean here, But are you a fucking retard ?

And how much do you earn ?
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hey on that note i read somewhere a while ago that adobe don't really chase the amateurs around too much anyway, but you must buy it if you're a professional, an actual company that needs the licensing, etc. can't remember where this was written but it could have been someone here on ITM.

Adobe's corporate licensing's a pain in the arse. They're currently chasing us for alleged discrepancies in our licensing agreement going back to like 2006.
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I don't want to be mean here, But are you a fucking retard ?

It's alright yergg, he's a tradie.
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The Walking Dead game is not going to be released in Australian and New Zealand - not because it's been banned, but because the developers believe it may be banned

http://www.gamesradar.com/australia-...ing-dead-game/

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Australia's strict classification laws for video games have once again stopped a game coming Down Under, only this time the publishers didn't even bother going through the classification process.

The video game adaptation of the Walking Dead has been on everyone's lips, however the game won't be sold in Australia or New Zealand.

On Telltale Games' official forum, a member asked about the release of The Walking Dead in Australia. An employee of Telltale replied with the following: "Sorry, but due to the OFLC ratings laws in Australia and New Zealand, and the fact that this is a mature game, we do not currently have plans to release the game there on consoles."

So there you have it: presumably because they expected to be refused classification, Telltale Games has opted to not submit the game at all.

Does this set a precedent for all games that contain mature content? Could Australia see more developers and publishers not releasing games here because of the hassle that comes with classification? Let us know what you think in the comment section below.

Seems like an odd move. I thought New Zealand had r18 classification for games.

edit: I think this may only affect consoles - I know someone who has bought the game on Steam.
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Combination of taxes, a captive market and "shipping costs" innit. Was looking at duty free vodka when I came back last month, retail here £31 ($49), duty free there $60. Mental.

i bought a bottle of bombay sapphire in cambodia from a quick e mart type shop in the middle of fucking nowhere for $11 US. $50 AUD here

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well, according to dictionary.com
chilli is hot pepper food etc.
chilly is cold temperature.

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The Walking Dead game is not going to be released in Australian and New Zealand - not because it's been banned, but because the developers believe it may be banned

http://www.gamesradar.com/australia-...ing-dead-game/

Seems like an odd move. I thought New Zealand had r18 classification for games.

edit: I think this may only affect consoles - I know someone who has bought the game on Steam.

smart move. That way anyone who wants can import it without fear of it being caught at customs. Not that that would really happen anyway
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when is it released? I'll be in Singapore in a couple of weeks and might pick it up if it looks like being any good.

edit : oh, xbox live
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Samsung sends bus round of protesters to Apple store

http://androidandme.com/2012/04/smar...ep-to-wake-up/

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You can get those Adobe Suites for almost half price on ebay from sellers who sell you an update version including a serial number for an older version.

eg. You get CS 6 Update Edition, full retail boxed copy with its own serial number, and a slip of paper with serial number for CS 5.

I purchased CS5 Production Premium from http://myworld.ebay.com.au/miss.icetea/ in 2010. Both serials I received registered and activated with Adobe and have had no problems since. The packaging did have a minor tear though, but who cares.

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edit : oh, xbox live

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Samsung sends bus round of protesters to Apple store

http://androidandme.com/2012/04/smar...ep-to-wake-up/

Yeah, it was so incredibly lame.
Popped out for lunch and saw them, they were just screaming wake up.
Seriously, I shudder to think of the minds at the PR agency who thought that up.
The whole campaign is actually a little insulting, anyway, it's not confirmed it's Samsung yet - see how it pans out.
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Yeah, it was so incredibly lame.
Popped out for lunch and saw them, they were just screaming wake up.
Seriously, I shudder to think of the minds at the PR agency who thought that up.
The whole campaign is actually a little insulting, anyway, it's not confirmed it's Samsung yet - see how it pans out.

It worked though. Samsung weren't trying to push any products or convert any Apple iFans and if they were, they're sure as hell not stupid enough to try pulling a stunt like that.

All they wanted was attention, be it positive or negative, and they got it. For every Apple fan or blog posting "how embarrassing" or "how pathetic" there was a bunch of Samsung marketing staff standing around a water cooler or coffee machine saying "mission success".

Just my take though. I'm not a marketing, media or PR guy though so I could be way off.
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Dude, they're pushing the SGS3.
I don't think a slogan 'wake up' is going to endear them to Australians.
It's lame and incredibly tacky to go to the flagship store and just yell that at prospective customers.
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I don't want to be mean here, But are you a fucking retard ?

And how much do you earn ?

I'm earning $34/h in this new job plus a company van and fuel card, and phone, and all my gear and clothing is supplied as well. 9 day fortnight as well. The new EBA is being penned up atm and my wages will go up even more.

My cousin is in the same industry in a different position and he's on about $43/h I think, with the same conditions that I have.

He earns well and truly above the average rates of pay, but he has been in the industry a fair while longer than I have. These figures are all before our double time overtime pay, and additional site allowance on many jobs.


Please explain what part of my initial statement makes me "a fucking retard"?

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guessing im really slow on this.

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It's called being a tradie, dickhead.

Eh... my gay friend that works in IT recommended them to me

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I don't care if he was trolling or fishing, I just find it silly that he makes such comments all the time.

At least back them up before abusing somebody.

I also forgot to mention in that post that my job is completely stress free and very easy. I'd love to see the general office people earn that much and have a stress free easy job.

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I recon Dbb has a sweet job, all he talks about is jetsetting around the world swilling wanky micro brew..

Seems stress free and well paid to me.
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It worked though. Samsung weren't trying to push any products or convert any Apple iFans and if they were, they're sure as hell not stupid enough to try pulling a stunt like that.

All they wanted was attention, be it positive or negative, and they got it. For every Apple fan or blog posting "how embarrassing" or "how pathetic" there was a bunch of Samsung marketing staff standing around a water cooler or coffee machine saying "mission success".

Yep, questioning prospective customers intelligence is marketing 101.
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I'm earning $34/h in this new job plus a company van and fuel card, and phone, and all my gear and clothing is supplied as well. 9 day fortnight as well. The new EBA is being penned up atm and my wages will go up even more.

My cousin is in the same industry in a different position and he's on about $43/h I think, with the same conditions that I have.

He earns well and truly above the average rates of pay, but he has been in the industry a fair while longer than I have. These figures are all before our double time overtime pay, and additional site allowance on many jobs.


Please explain what part of my initial statement makes me "a fucking retard"?

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Why else would so many sub continental people come here on one year working visas?

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