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7 minutes ago, TINGY996 said:

WTF!!!

Exactly. That was my only experience with a demolition company was going to ring the company and report him but considering how loose he was it was better just to move on .

Obvoiusly not happy to fix my fence 

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I know a couple of guys in demolition, they're cleaning up. 🤔

But seriously, making big bucks but have a strange concept of construction. I wouldn't let em build anything for me. 

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13 hours ago, wilson59 said:

 Their guy comes to replace the panels on a Saturday morning and then proceeds to take a dump in the middle of the block just pulls his pants down and does a shit .

 😳 Should have thrown rocks at him the feral pig.

 

14 hours ago, Jason A said:

Hi Lee did they remove the tree roots, if not - as they rot over the next few years the slab will sink. Speaking from experience. If it’s up 85mm take the 5k and wait - I am sure it will settle. If it doesn’t come back down - which it will, then fix it later.

Just a thought

 There's still some roots sticking out, so I'd say no 😁 I want it fixed as does the missus, and I've thought of just offering to accept $4000 and deal with it later as you say as that's a grand cheaper than their excess. Will chat with the missus again and see what she is ok with. The footpath has to be fixed, and knowing our council they will be hot on getting done asap, so I may try and get their contractors to do my side at the same time as a cashie 

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4 hours ago, LeeM said:

 😳 Should have thrown rocks at him the feral pig.

 

 There's still some roots sticking out, so I'd say no 😁 I want it fixed as does the missus, and I've thought of just offering to accept $4000 and deal with it later as you say as that's a grand cheaper than their excess. Will chat with the missus again and see what she is ok with. The footpath has to be fixed, and knowing our council they will be hot on getting done asap, so I may try and get their contractors to do my side at the same time as a cashie 

Eff them and their excess, these things have a habit of growing another leg that then becomes gangrenous, put it through the insurance which will come with a guarantee of works carried out.

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Yep, punch it through their insurance. Good on you for trying to be a top bloke but if it turns to crap then you will be left holding the baby for sure. Just send them the quote. 

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 Cheers lads. 

Theres no point repairing anything at the moment, as the council will have to fix 10 meters of footpath from the 20tonne truck crushing that, so I'll just get quotes to fix my side and forward them on to the demo company for them to sort out. Being as my insurance doesnt cover the shed for not being under the main roof, reckon I'd be heading for a minefield if their insurance wasn't involved.

 The digger driver did push down on the corner of the shed (with my permission) and its dropped 60mm or so, so it doesnt look as bad now

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First-world problem, but geez it shits me when someone lists a car on Carsales and doesn’t upload any photos!!

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I went through to a kick the tyres on one that had no photos. On carsales but with a broker for dealers.

As soon as i walked up on it i could see why they had no photos. 

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Nearly got cleaned up by a bus this arvo.  Dickhead driver just changed lanes squeezing me into the car next to me.  Rule is In a built-up area you must give way to a bus that is signalling to pull out from the kerb and is displaying a 'Give Way To Buses' sign.  This does not allow a bus to change lanes without giving way whilst on the move!

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9 hours ago, Harvs11 said:

 Rule is In a built-up area you must give way to a bus that is signalling to pull out from the kerb and is displaying a 'Give Way To Buses' sign.  This does not allow a bus to change lanes without giving way whilst on the move!

  They seem to think so. Same as taxi's. 'One of these days Norton...One of these days, POW right in the kisser!' 👊

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Not a vent so much as an appeal incase someone has insight by which i mean strategies. 

2 hrs before leaving the Philippines to fly home my step son went outside to smoke and walk to a shop. Phone battery almost flat, and has disappeared. Their local police and consulate and AFP are now involved. We have filed a missing person in oz so that his bank records etc can be used.

He's 19 but has neglected his meds for his autism for 3 days without telling his father until just before he went outside.

This sh1t happens to other ppl hey.

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  My missus works with lots of autistic people being a support worker (so she knows what they're like, unlike a lot of 'experts' who think they do), and asks if he is high functioning and his temperament ok without his meds? What attracted him most to look at whilst over there? Did he like a particular venue or food and wanted to go back there? 

 So many questions can be asked, yet as the missus says, retrace his steps over the past few days to where he has been, as a lot of the high dependance cases off their meds get confused and return to particular areas to feel comfortable

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I assume he was travelling with someone else. Is that person(s)  a reliable connection to follow up all the necessary means to find him, liase you to updates etc etc etc? I have limited knowledge of autism or where on the spectrum he is of course but considering he has autism, has been off his meds,  missed his flight, is missing, serious enough you have AFP involved and he's missing in a non English speaking country ie. not the UK for example......if it was me I'd be on a plane now. And take plenty of cash for bribes. Good luck mate.

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He's been found unconscious but breathing 1.5 hrs away from where he was. Farrrk

Yes his father was with him.

His type is super aggressive if he feels threatened and his perception of a threat may be imagined. 

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Apparently he's fine. As in he has no injuries other than concussion.

I haven't got much more detail yet.

He wasn't found unconscious at all. He was found by lovely locals asleep and they took him into their home where he was still asleep this morning.  They couldn't wake him ( which is a side effect of the withdrawal from his meds ) so they opened his iPhone with his fingerprint to find messages on his facebook messanger. They rang his mother through that but their English made it sound like unconscious. 

And yes his father is shit at reminding him to take his meds. 

More to the story but i don't know what.

He's ok and there are lovely people in the world and facebook has a little respect from me now.

Bloody kids, who'd have em.

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