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Discussion in 'Australia' started by Aircon, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. simon klein

    simon klein F1 World Champ
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    Feb 25, 2009
    14,521
    North Qld
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    simon klein
    Looks like a Morrie 1000 ironblock to me................or a Datto 1200.
     
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  2. IanB

    IanB F1 World Champ
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    Jun 15, 2006
    11,785
    Sydney
    It's a Formula Junior. 900cc BMC A series. 2.5L Climax = F1 and yes, 120K all day long.
     
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  3. Maranello550

    Maranello550 F1 Rookie
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    Aug 25, 2011
    4,639
    HongKong
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    Gary
    Couldn’t see any other pics other than the main picture. That makes sense being a Type 52 junior as the F1 cars were type 51 in 1959/ 60 and Type 53 in 1960/61.....I’m guessing the junior will sell somewhere between 40K to 60K....
     
  4. IanB

    IanB F1 World Champ
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    Jun 15, 2006
    11,785
    Sydney
    plus it's a guaranteed entry invite to Goodwood Revival...
     
  5. Maranello550

    Maranello550 F1 Rookie
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    Aug 25, 2011
    4,639
    HongKong
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    Gary
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  6. Horse

    Horse Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Dec 1, 2005
    23,190
    Brisvegas
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    Jon
  7. simon klein

    simon klein F1 World Champ
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    Feb 25, 2009
    14,521
    North Qld
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    simon klein
    Are you in Aussie? All you have to do is tap on the pic or the numbers.
     
  8. simon klein

    simon klein F1 World Champ
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    Feb 25, 2009
    14,521
    North Qld
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    simon klein
    X 365!
     
  9. moretti

    moretti Four Time F1 World Champ
    Owner Lifetime Rossa

    Nov 1, 2003
    43,190
    Australia
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    John
    https://www.news.com.au/finance/work/at-work/bartenders-pay-cheque-video-reveals-scary-salary-after-two-weeks-work/news-story/edb0b90f086212d7ba6ffe00c0ddf431

    This is what gives me the ****s with the tipping system when you go out in the US

    Why the **** should I be paying for someones wage when the owner of the business is too ****ing tight to pay a decent wage

    **** off you rich ****s and pay a decent wage so people don't have to expect the generosity of patrons to fill in the wage gap the maggots don't pay due to the cheapskate attitude of the American system !!!

    I tip service people if they have gone out of their way to provide an exceptional service but I shouldn't be expected to pay the wages of staff working for the owner of the business I go to .... NO excuses, just pay people a decent wage !!!!

    I recently did an Inside Passage cruise to Alaska where they put a mandatory tip on EVERY bill and then put a mandatory tip for each day on the boat per person even if you never interact with the crew !!!

    FFS, shove this practice up your arse USA, it sucks and is demeaning to the staff to basically BEG for a decent wage from the clientele !!

    And it propogates itself in Canada as well.

    My partner and I were drinking at a bar in Vancouver and speaking to the staff there, the front bar head of staff said she made $17/hr but made sure no-one else could hear her as she didn't want to upset the other staff she managed :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

    She and her staff were exceptional, hard-working people being typical Canadians (very polite) and we left a generous tip for a couple of drinks because we felt they deserved it but also felt bad that they were working so hard for so little pay

    The ogovts of these countries need to wake up to themselves and pay people a decent wage so they can live a decent life.

    Not everyone can be a high flyer (like Steve and Gary :) ) but that doesn't mean you treat people like chattel
     
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  10. Maranello550

    Maranello550 F1 Rookie
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    Aug 25, 2011
    4,639
    HongKong
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    Gary
    Just landed in Honkers Simon.....Back from SFO on Tuesday night...
     
  11. Maranello550

    Maranello550 F1 Rookie
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    Aug 25, 2011
    4,639
    HongKong
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    Gary
    It’s the ex Bob Gerrard Rear Engine F1 Type 45 Cooper Bristol...They made quite a few front engine cars in the 50s but this was the only rear engine one produced for the 1959 Grand Prix season...It’s been in the family since 1962...My grandfather raced F1 with it in the early 60s and Dad raced it at Monaco around 15 years ago. It bounced around at all the usual race meetings in the golden 80s...:=)
     
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  12. Maranello550

    Maranello550 F1 Rookie
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    Aug 25, 2011
    4,639
    HongKong
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    Gary
    Breath JM...Breath....Whooosahhh.....It does give me the fuksin brown pillows as well when I go out to eat and the service is crap.....I can’t wait to retire so I never have to fly back there...I now have to file an IRS tax return for being in their airspace and staying in their hotels...I’m an Aussie with zero connection to the states...Bunch of wankers......
     
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  13. Aircon

    Aircon Seven Time F1 World Champ

    Jun 23, 2003
    79,086
    Melbourne, Australia
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    Peter
    $17ph plus tips in a country where housing/food/cars/fuel etc is cheaper than ours sound like a really good deal to me.
     
  14. Aircon

    Aircon Seven Time F1 World Champ

    Jun 23, 2003
    79,086
    Melbourne, Australia
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    Peter
    wooooo....i've been underpaying myself

    "Meanwhile, in Australia, the National Minimum Wage which is provided by the Fair Work Act 2009 and is reviewed each year is $19.49 per hour or $740.80 per week."
     
  15. Maranello550

    Maranello550 F1 Rookie
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    Aug 25, 2011
    4,639
    HongKong
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    Gary
    Poor George.....:)
     
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  16. moretti

    moretti Four Time F1 World Champ
    Owner Lifetime Rossa

    Nov 1, 2003
    43,190
    Australia
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    John
    Vancouver is just as expensive as Sydney , housing , food, cars, etc

    So they're on the poverty line with that wage
     
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  17. Aircon

    Aircon Seven Time F1 World Champ

    Jun 23, 2003
    79,086
    Melbourne, Australia
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    Peter
    Really? show me the stats
     
  18. moretti

    moretti Four Time F1 World Champ
    Owner Lifetime Rossa

    Nov 1, 2003
    43,190
    Australia
    Full Name:
    John
    I pay myself $1000 a week but then I'm a generous employer :)
     
  19. moretti

    moretti Four Time F1 World Champ
    Owner Lifetime Rossa

    Nov 1, 2003
    43,190
    Australia
    Full Name:
    John
  20. Aircon

    Aircon Seven Time F1 World Champ

    Jun 23, 2003
    79,086
    Melbourne, Australia
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    Peter
  21. kerrari

    kerrari F1 World Champ
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    Oct 22, 2004
    12,796
    Coolum Beach, AUSTRALIA
    Full Name:
    Karen H.
    Vancouver housing cheaper than Melb - you’re kidding right?
     
  22. Its328

    Its328 Formula Junior

    May 31, 2017
    836
    Brisbane
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    Kim
    I can't think of anything the US does well. We don't want to follow their path. Bunch of wankers, well sorry 51% of them are
     
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  23. Aircon

    Aircon Seven Time F1 World Champ

    Jun 23, 2003
    79,086
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    Peter
    Are the 51% the ones who voted for crooked Hillary?
     
  24. Its328

    Its328 Formula Junior

    May 31, 2017
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    Brisbane
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    Kim
    Lol, it was a **** contest Agreed, but the lesser of 2 evils. Its a global problem IMO **** on offer everywhere!!
     
  25. Aircon

    Aircon Seven Time F1 World Champ

    Jun 23, 2003
    79,086
    Melbourne, Australia
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    Peter
    I agree
     

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