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  1. Thread: Build costs

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    An empty 20” container weighs 2 tons - 2000kg....

    An empty 20” container weighs 2 tons - 2000kg. The distance to be lifted would have to be way less than 30m.
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    You’re on the money. Splitsville is always more...

    You’re on the money. Splitsville is always more expensive than any errors we make in business/investing.
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    Gold up 2.3% today. More in one day than bank...

    Gold up 2.3% today. More in one day than bank depositors would get if they kept their money in for a year.

    Glad I started buying in March.
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    Ok I’ll go with Thailand then

    Ok I’ll go with Thailand then
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    Are they soapstone? I’ll take a guess - Africa...

    Are they soapstone?
    I’ll take a guess - Africa possibly Kenya
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    One study found that from 1972 to 2013, stocks...

    One study found that from 1972 to 2013, stocks outperformed gold whether rates were rising or falling or flat.

    And that’s your evidence!
    Come on Bowie - you’re better than that:rolleyes:
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    ^ Nice deflection, but no denying it, he was a...

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    Nice deflection, but no denying it, he was a serious buyer of precious metals. No one is questioning his success as an investor I was merely highlighting that his actions do not accurately reflect...
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    Up until 1st January 1975 the American public was...

    Up until 1st January 1975 the American public was not allowed to buy gold bullion, therefore 1972 as a start date would be redundant.

    The figures can all be seen on Gold Price
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    ^^ This is the same sage of Omaha who bought...

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    This is the same sage of Omaha who bought 3,500 tons of silver in 1997 returning a $97 million dollar profit the same year from the purchase for his company Berkshire Hathaway. - must really hate...
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    Top 10 Countries with Largest Gold Reserves -...

    Top 10 Countries with Largest Gold Reserves - U.S. Global Investors





    A click on the link will help you. China and India not even close.
  11. Thread: Street Art

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    Great thread, thanks for posting

    Great thread, thanks for posting
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    I reckon you should re-evaluate. Gold has risen...

    I reckon you should re-evaluate. Gold has risen 10.5% in the last 30 days and 620% in USD over the last 20 years.
    Backspin has probably well outperformed your investments.

    As for gold, he may be...
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    Tarot?

    Tarot?
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    Sticky: Obviously you don’t see I recommended nothing.

    Obviously you don’t see I recommended nothing.
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    ^ It’s listing richest families as opposed to...

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    It’s listing richest families as opposed to individuals, therefore pretty meaningless if looking at the whole picture. Just a filler piece.
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    Sticky: Of course I have, but I probably wouldn’t...

    Of course I have, but I probably wouldn’t recommend it for the treatment of COVID-19.
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    I think that prediction is a tad over optimistic....

    I think that prediction is a tad over optimistic. The real question that you have to ask yourself is: Are you still prepared to add to your holdings at these levels?

    My opinion is that if a...
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    ^^ There is no debate. We all invest for a gain...

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    There is no debate. We all invest for a gain in the future whether it is by CG or dividends. I hold gold only as a hedge against property market and share prices retreating.

    Bank interest is...
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    Sticky: ^ thats a good result, the quicker we get to the...

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    thats a good result, the quicker we get to the end of this the better.
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    You’d do better with the real stuff :)

    You’d do better with the real stuff
    :)
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    Are you serious? That is the reason we invest in...

    Are you serious? That is the reason we invest in any asset class - for future gain!




    Yes like Greenspan and Bernanke, give me a break.
    It’s just a belief in fiat that keeps it rolling along...
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    ^ So, basically you fucked up then. :rolleyes:

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    So, basically you fucked up then.
    :rolleyes:
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    Silver is definitely on a roll. Silver is harder...

    Silver is definitely on a roll. Silver is harder to mine than gold plus it mixes with many other metals making it a pain to refine. The reason I don’t buy it is because the buy spread is normally...
  24. Triumph not guilty on this one, looks like a Thai...

    Triumph not guilty on this one, looks like a Thai company - BFT owned by a Malaysian did the dirty deed.

    Poor show when workers are treated in such a shabby way.
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    TC, Gold is held in people’s portfolio as a...

    TC, Gold is held in people’s portfolio as a hedge, I am not suggesting all of ones assets should be put into gold. However it is certainly less speculative than any other class of investment at this...
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    Gold Price (https://goldprice.org/) Gold...

    Gold Price




    Gold has returned 11.2% pa since 2005. You have no gold when owning mining stocks you are merely at the mercy of the company’s performance.

    I own physical gold, gold mining...
  27. The police would have been wiser not to name the...

    The police would have been wiser not to name the young lady. They may be inadvertently putting an innocent prospective witness in danger.
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    Cheers, once the home is complete, I will post...

    Cheers, once the home is complete, I will post pics of each room. I have had help from a couple of interior designers so I am quite confident about the decor, layout etc - No doubt the Grand Ol’ TD...
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    On canvas Acrylic paint.

    On canvas Acrylic paint.
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    Just had these two paintings delivered. ...

    Just had these two paintings delivered.

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    For my new house - They are big, 155cm diameter - Same height as wife.

    I have high ceilings in my new house and needed 2 pieces to finish...
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    Welcome

    Welcome
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    Sticky: I knew the vaccine was not going to be a quick...

    I knew the vaccine was not going to be a quick fix discovery, but I kinda thought we would have had a few effective treatments by now.

    If they have the drugs and some are FDA approved let’s get...
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    ^ in fairness if you look at the sizes of their...

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    in fairness if you look at the sizes of their arses, it was an essential purchase
  34. Very bleak, you’ve got to feel sorry for the...

    Very bleak, you’ve got to feel sorry for the people who depend upon tourists for their livelihood.

    We are going to have learn to live with COVID 19 until a vaccine is available. In many countries...
  35. ^^ you are a very sick individual

    ^^
    you are a very sick individual
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    Great logic there - loser

    Great logic there - loser
  37. Thread: Hemorrhoids

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    Yep, no argument from me. I was referring more to...

    Yep, no argument from me. I was referring more to the quality of the surroundings and care factor.
  38. Thread: Hemorrhoids

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    Yes, my private Health Cover in Australia. In...

    Yes, my private Health Cover in Australia. In fairness it would have also have been covered by my Credit card insurance if I had the op in Thailand.

    My personal opinion is that private hospitals...
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    ^ You are correct, and as long as the print run...

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    You are correct, and as long as the print run from the wealthier nations keep printing in step with each other it should mask the underlying problems for the time being.

    Australia is fairly...
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    ^ in todays market, it is more about capital...

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    in todays market, it is more about capital preservation than trying to earn the big bucks.

    Gold is a safe haven and has done very well this year, I buy physical gold on the dips.

    The AUD is...
  41. Thread: Hemorrhoids

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    I take a product called “Benefiber” A tasteless...

    I take a product called “Benefiber” A tasteless white powder that can be added to tea, coffee, cereal almost anything. Pretty cheap and available at most chemists and the odd supermarket. Not sure...
  42. Having the soap in the first place was a figment...

    Having the soap in the first place was a figment of your imagination.

    You are a Pommie soap- dodger Simon, no mystery, no case to solve:)
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    Reckon a bit further weakening of baht is in...

    Reckon a bit further weakening of baht is in order especially v AUD
  44. Big Jack a legend - 85 years - not a bad innings....

    Big Jack a legend - 85 years - not a bad innings.

    (85 is 41 when converted to Noodle years):)
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    ^ Do you think he is Smeg?

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    Do you think he is Smeg?
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    Oh, ffs if you had just said you were Socal, we...

    Oh, ffs if you had just said you were Socal, we would not have wasted our time with you.

    Nice to see some things stay the same and you are still a deluded idiot.
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    You haven’t been here a year!

    You haven’t been here a year!
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    You could be right, but kinda hard to make a fair...

    You could be right, but kinda hard to make a fair comparison unless you have been in Jap factories as well
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    True story, an acquaintance was working in the...

    True story, an acquaintance was working in the Mitsubishi factory in Adelaide. They had to crate up a finished vehicle and ship it to Japan for testing.

    They were happy with all quality aspects...
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    ^ same same.

    ^
    same same.
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