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  1. The Frozen One
    10-13-2014 03:54 PM
    The Frozen One
    Thanks. One thing I know about conservatives and/or republicans is one thing they understand is money. Putting it in those terms may make it easier for him to grasp the greater complexities of the issue.
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  3. The Frozen One
    10-13-2014 02:50 PM
    The Frozen One
    I read the original post. About to post my reply to it momentarily.
  4. Teybo
    10-13-2014 02:20 PM
    Teybo commented on 24 year old ENFP cisgendered feminist breaks gay?
    Thank you. Wow. What an OP...
  5. The Frozen One
    Bingo. And the fucked up thinkking in that argument does't even end there... not by a long shot.
  6. ButterflyPsyche
    Good points, Plot!
  7. Polymath20
    10-13-2014 11:54 AM
    Polymath20 commented on Turn abandoned homes into homeless shelters?
    Your biggest problem aside from no sense of tact is that you make assumptions instead of asking for clarification.
  8. JonD
    10-10-2014 12:21 PM
    The point is that there is a balance. If the minimum wage is too high, unemployment goes up. Too low, poverty/use of social assistance programs goes up.

    It's like arguing that income taxes should go up, since we'd have tax revenue, and more money for infrastructure and social programs. But that means people would spend less money.. they'd hire fewer people, and employment may go down. So the net change may be that you'd see LESS tax revenue. Again, it's a balancing act.
  9. JonD
    10-10-2014 11:49 AM
    No citations are required. If you raised the minimum wage to $1000/hour, businesses everywhere would close.
  10. True Rune
    10-10-2014 11:32 AM
    True Rune commented on Raising the minimum wage works
    Very true. How can they enjoy their day if they have nobody to look down on?
  11. Viviane
    10-08-2014 11:04 AM
    cool, oh & no worries, another response to thanks.
  12. Viviane
    10-08-2014 10:40 AM
    Lol yeah it is. I tried to say ah-ite (light on the t) ...I just ended up sounding like a demented Aussie trying to sound cockney it comes out more like aye eye lol
  13. Viviane
    10-08-2014 09:39 AM
    ya nailed it maaayte lol < if you say mate phonetically there you will be getting close to the accent.
  14. Viviane
    10-08-2014 09:25 AM
    I found, I wonder if the opinions would be similar on reversal.

    Cheers for the link.
  15. Viviane
    10-08-2014 09:04 AM
    Viviane commented on Taken in Hand
    Lol I couldn't find marketplace whatsit & gor sounds scary lol
  16. Viviane
    10-07-2014 11:11 AM
    True, by the way I'm not a bogan ... much hahahah jks.

    I'm mixed race. Australia is pretty multi cultural, it's funny we have racism the same as anywhere but in a pinch a community will rally if needed regardless of were the residents are from.

    Okker is like informal patriotism in America.

    We have little parallels to what you described with your husband being Texan. Like NSW vrs Queensland, but its like a competition not just a difference, especially around state of origin (rugby) we make fun of WA & Vic's aerial pingpong (AFL). Sports lol we had one prime minister let the whole country off to watch a race once. & I'll stop, you would pretty much have okker down pat now.
  17. Viviane
    10-07-2014 10:58 AM
    Lol yep or how they mean the phrase or word as well depends on how they say it. If you have seen the word bogan from any of the Aussies in the forums this is what they mean. Blokes lol it's a spoof but they do exist lol

    It's the bastardisation of English, take bastard for instance though. Traditional meaning as you know it, out of wedlock. Modern take, a horrible person. Okker take, ahhh ya mad bastard lol term of endearment between mates
  18. Viviane
    10-07-2014 10:39 AM
    Full on Aussies lol oi oi oi, sort of a title for Aussie traditional culture & traits
  19. Viviane
    10-07-2014 10:13 AM
    Lol all good, ya welcome or don't mention it, depending on how okker you are.
  20. Viviane
    10-07-2014 09:25 AM
    Sorry, cheers is informal thank you. It's strine (Aussie vernacular) & habit. I wasn't sure if I had offended you & you were taking a jab at me saying cheers or asking.

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