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+ survived today's meeting with no action items against me
- another meeting tomorrow, hoping for a similar result

???  :undecided:

Probably means he has no work to do :snigger:
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+ survived today's meeting with no action items against me
- another meeting tomorrow, hoping for a similar result

???  :undecided:

Probably means he has no work to do :snigger:

O.I.C. No wonder he's in no hurry to retire...  :crazy1:
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+ survived today's meeting with no action items against me
- another meeting tomorrow, hoping for a similar result

???  :undecided:
Think it means he dodged getting nominated for any jobs. The best result from any meeting. :goodjob:
Edit. Steve beat me to it. Didn't realize there was another page.
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@Dazzler You're quite obviously a "private sector" kind of guy.   :D
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@Dazzler You're quite obviously a "private sector" kind of guy.   :D

Exactly! I should have been a public servant! I had the choice with my first job but chose ANZ bank instead!  :disapp:
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@Dazzler You're quite obviously a "private sector" kind of guy.   :D

Exactly! I should have been a public servant! I had the choice with my first job but chose ANZ bank instead!  :disapp:

 :D   :goodjob2:
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I had my car in on its first MOT this wensday. Bloke was a ceed driver himself and very, very interested in my i30. Passed without remarks as expected.

He was kind enough to point out some small things, rust protection around lifting points need touching up and my tires are getting a little uneven inside wear, upon looking at my winter tires its the same there. One headlight had a poorly fitted bulb(oups).

So gotta get some rust protection paint and a four wheel alignment soon, nearly 60k km, so I guess its about time.

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I's nice when someone takes an interest in your car.  (some handy observations too)  :goodjob:
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- I am totally exhausted: lot of work, few hours for sleep (damn Nordavia sends more and more work orders every day)
+ on vacation from saturday
- one more day to work till that day - a day shift on friday

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- I am totally exhausted: lot of work, few hours for sleep (damn Nordavia sends more and more work orders every day)
+ on vacation from saturday
- one more day to work till that day - a day shift on friday

- Days of "freedom" rapidly running out...  :whistler: :snigger:
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- Days of "freedom" rapidly running out...  :whistler: :snigger:

 :rofl: :goodjob2:

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-  plus 6 degrees in the beginning of the summer, so had to switch the heater on

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+ the day of wedding)


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That was good timing, caught that mugger in the act of assaulting that young lady :D

Nice photo meehalych :goodjob:

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Nice Photo Misha.  :goodjob:
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lol at Craig.

Terrific photo, Misha.
All the best to you both, from Down Under.
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10 days and counting. After the countdown, I don't have an i30 any more.  :scared:  :faint:

I made a deal of almost new Toyota Auris Hybrid Touring Sports and will trade in the i30. It's a 2017 model, driven only 5000 km by a dealer's office manager so it wasn't a demo car. They assured me it hasn't had any technical problems (and I recorded that phone call just in case  :evil: ). I would say it was a bargain, because a brand new one with all necessary accessories and other expenses would have been +4000 EUR more.

Last Friday I drove over 400 km to Tervajoki, almost at the other side of Finland to look and test drive it, got an offer but didn't want to accept it before thinking over the weekend, and then drove back home. >800 km in a crappy and awfully windy weather got me pretty exhausted, but I still didn't sleep like a log because my mind was restless, thinking what on earth I'm doing, getting rid of my dear precious i30 for an Auris???  :wacko: But on the other hand, it's a hybrid with e-CVT, it's also a Wagon, and Toyo's hybrids are known to be very reliable cars. So today I called them and accepted the offer.

They offered to deliver it to my home and collect the i30 at 16th June, with no extra cost, so I don't need to drive there again. More pics later at the Member's other motors section...



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You'll have to start a Auris site   :)
You must have liked it to buy it.
Would that be called a Corolla or a Camry over here?
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You'll have to start a Auris site   :)
You must have liked it to buy it.
Would that be called a Corolla or a Camry over here?
It's a Corolla..  :P
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Don't feel bad tohis! If I didn't have mobility issues and they did a wagon Hybrid over here I would have bought one. The Toyota Hybrid system is virtually a sealed unit requiring no maintenance. Having had two very reliable and efficient Toyota Hybrids I can highly recommend them. Well done.  :victory:
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Thats the deals we want to find Tohis, good one!

Mine rolled over 60k km today, so its soon time for service(again...) so ordered oil for that and some noise damper mats that I hope will reduce the road noise a little, so I have something to do on my vaccation, which starts in two weeks. :)
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Nothing lasts forever, not even ownership of an i30. 3 years, 7 months, 22 days. 81836 kilometers. Every single time it started by one twist of key and took me into my destination. Hundreds of times between home and job. To Nordkapp (Norway), and to Göteborg (Sweden), both over 1000 km from home.

24.9.2013. The journey started from here. I have a tradition of taking a picture of new and old one together...



16.6.2017. The journey ended at here. Auris was delivered to my home, and after signing all the papers the delivery guy got the i30 and drove it away.



There it goes. Most likely my very last sight of it ever. Byebye, I'll miss you!  :blubber:
Anyway, the life must go on. More about the Auris in Members other motors section soon...


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Nothing lasts forever, not even ownership of an i30. 3 years, 7 months, 22 days. 81836 kilometers. Every single time it started by one twist of key and took me into my destination. Hundreds of times between home and job. To Nordkapp (Norway), and to Göteborg (Sweden), both over 1000 km from home.

24.9.2013. The journey started from here. I have a tradition of taking a picture of new and old one together...



16.6.2017. The journey ended at here. Auris was delivered to my home, and after signing all the papers the delivery guy got the i30 and drove it away.



There it goes. Most likely my very last sight of it ever. Byebye, I'll miss you!  :blubber:
Anyway, the life must go on. More about the Auris in Members other motors section soon...


I love that post (strangely enough) That's a great idea, taking together photos each time you change. I wish I'd done that. :disappoint:
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I saw three whales heading north yesterday, they put on a great show blowing big spouts of water & big jumps near boats, wish had a camera with me.

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I saw three whales heading north yesterday, they put on a great show blowing big spouts of water & big jumps near boats, wish had a camera with me.

Nice! I've only seen them so far away that I've never been 100% sure if they were whales or something else...  :Pout:
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I saw three whales heading north yesterday, they put on a great show blowing big spouts of water & big jumps near boats, wish had a camera with me.

Nice! I've only seen them so far away that I've never been 100% sure if they were whales or something else...  :Pout:

Dazz some spots easier to see them from, i was at my friends at Mystery Bay NSW they come in close to coast there as seem to go between Montague Island & coastline
could see them easy no binoculars blowing big spouts too

not sure what type whale

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Went on a 3 hr  Whale watch cruise at Mooloolaba Qld last year. Had a terrific time, saw plenty of whales and they came right up to the boat. Only problem I had was the camera at the time I was using took so long to react and when they breached I kept getting just the tail.  :disapp: Well worth taking the Whale watch boats if ever near the Gold Coast or places along the South east coast. :goodjob2:





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