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  1. Giant Kiwi

    Basic Home Bar

    The vodka with grass in it is call żubrówka. It's polish and they drink it with apple juice. You'll need an Irish whiskey in there too Jameson for basic Green spot or Writers Tears for a bit more
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    Summer footwear

    Jandals,with shorts or jeans or whatever I'm wearing. Even when it raining here in Dublin. In new zealand they are also known as Samoan safety boots. Round the house I'm barefoot all year round
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    PIF: Hand made pens from kits

    Would you believe I was looking for a ball point this morning. I have another exam looming and the rules state specifically NO liquid ink pens. Everything must be done in black ballpoint. Something to do with computer marking. Lo what did I find but my PIF'd pen from PGrevie! I chose the...
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    I got Stung

    Update: I contacted the ebay CEO twice, ebay press office and 'customer service' several times as well as the wall street journal (just to see what would happen). I received a call from the press office last week saying I would get a refund to my account. No apology. Now this morning I have...
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    I got Stung

    So today I have been told by the mods at SRP that I can tell the story without names. Kinda like swimming with an umbrella IMHO. I contacted the CEO of ebay today and forwarded copies of the proof of shipping and tracking timeline. I also forwarded them to ebay non-customer service again. I...
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    I got Stung

    I've tried a couple of times, they come back and say our decision is final. Essentially I think they can't be bothered. I've posted in another razor forum i had joined years ago before I saw the B&B light and blatantly said this person is a fraud.
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    I got Stung

    I am in Dublin yes but I sold to the great white north. I tried PayPal and the bay but both said they have made their decision and that is final. It seems I'm out of a razor and out of pocket. I just wanted everybody here to be aware.
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    I got Stung

    Un-laced is the user name to be wary of.
  9. Giant Kiwi

    I got Stung

    I had provided the tracking number with An Post the Irish service and appealed but to no avail. The system is set up to protect the buyers. What is the opposite to caveat emptor?
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    I got Stung

    Afternoon Gents, No, not by a bee. I know we should all be careful on the interweb. Especially on that bay thingy. But I got STUNG. I sold a razor in April on That unmentionable bay thing and it went for what would have been enough for me to buy a new soap. However after two weeks the buyer...
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    Choose the name of my new car

    Eddie Stobart hauliers in the UK name ALL their trucks. Prune shadow is a cracker of a name.
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    Choose the name of my new car

    Lord Nigel Shadow?
  13. Giant Kiwi

    Choose the name of my new car

    What's the official colour of the car? Ford normally have weird names for that like brisbane brown. Baron penhaligon??
  14. Giant Kiwi

    The Graveyard!

    Oh and a tube of old spice last week
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    The Graveyard!

    Tobs tub of Mr taylor cream. It'll be replaced when I need to start buying more software.
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