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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by motorsyko » February 23rd, 2013, 7:35 pm

smwhiskey wrote:Why do people keep speaking about "Raising the bar" and "going to the next level" when you know they're struggling to get out of the basement?

Raising the bar because it fell over and the next lexel could be the next step...
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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by spaceranger » February 24th, 2013, 9:16 am

If your tyres are wearing the tread , where does all that rubber go ? If you think about how many cars on the road there should be a big pile of it somewhere or the roads should be getting thicker

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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by evaredy » February 24th, 2013, 10:51 am

If we are drilling holes (oil) digging holes (mining) all over the planet, how can it spin on the same axis?

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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by kerry460 » February 24th, 2013, 10:58 am

oh, evaredy didnt you know that the north and south pole makers are really a big long axle.
and that keeps the earth spinning correctly.

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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by y b normal » February 24th, 2013, 12:22 pm

spaceranger wrote:If your tyres are wearing the tread , where does all that rubber go ? If you think about how many cars on the road there should be a big pile of it somewhere or the roads should be getting thicker
should we be able to hit up the government to reimburse us for our worn out muddies???
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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by jfoldbar » February 24th, 2013, 8:15 pm

evaredy wrote:If we are drilling holes (oil) digging holes (mining) all over the planet, how can it spin on the same axis?
since they are digging up half of WA and shipping it off, why doesnt australia tip up from being out of balance and now too heavy on the east.

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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by rolly82 » February 24th, 2013, 8:25 pm

Why is it that when a dog rides in a car he'll put his head out the window
so the wind can blow in his face and enjoy it.....BUT if you blow in his face
he'll get really annoyed?

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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by The Missus » February 24th, 2013, 8:29 pm

spaceranger wrote:If your tyres are wearing the tread , where does all that rubber go ? If you think about how many cars on the road there should be a big pile of it somewhere or the roads should be getting thicker
Which then begs the question why are so many of our most used roads full of pot holes instead of getting a deeper layer of rubber over them?

Which leads to another question - if we are building the road surface up every time we travel over it why do we need to pay for repairs - we're doing a DIY job each time we drive?
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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by rolly82 » February 24th, 2013, 8:39 pm

evaredy wrote:If we are drilling holes (oil) digging holes (mining) all over the planet, how can it spin on the same axis?
jfoldbar wrote:since they are digging up half of WA and shipping it off, why doesnt australia tip up from being out of balance and now too heavy on the east.
That's an easy one to answer Jfoldbar,
Australia will not become "east" heavy due to the fact that there are so many big fat wallets over here in WA
due to the extremely well paid mining jobs in the west :thumb:

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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by foogill » February 25th, 2013, 9:50 am

^^^^^

Plus, the influx of Kiwis compensates for the loss of dirt.

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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by evaredy » February 25th, 2013, 10:10 am

How did the phrase " A Wigwam for a Goose's Bridle" come about? It is Aussie slang for none of your business and my father used to use it regularly.

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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by foogill » February 25th, 2013, 10:18 am

I'd never heard it in WA then was living in Sydney when my daughter was going through the "what's that?" stage of life.

Everyone answered "wigwam for a gooses bridle", I said it once in WA and got the "weirdo" look.
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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by Peter Aawen » February 25th, 2013, 10:27 am

Apparently, it was originally "a whim-wham for a goose's bridle!" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_wigwam_f ... 27s_bridle

Or an alternative, "a whim-wham for ducks to sit on!"

Me, I like the wigwam version. That's what my grandparents/parents always said, and that's what my kids have often heard from me & the missus! ;)
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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by evaredy » February 25th, 2013, 2:10 pm

a whim wham, how on earth did they go from that to wigwam :lol: Must have been a lot of mutterers and stutterers in the old days.

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Re: Questions that need answers!

Unread post by jfoldbar » February 25th, 2013, 3:44 pm

foogill wrote:^^^^^

Plus, the influx of Kiwis compensates for the loss of dirt.
lol

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