What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by iano » Fri 16 Oct, 2015 7:29 pm

Made: it's Friday.

Ruined: The traffic at bne domestic arrivals is FUCKING BALLS.

Seriously. Fix it.
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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by blv » Fri 16 Oct, 2015 9:40 pm

Fuck mate, it's been like that for years!!
I just don't know if people like me. I know when they don't like me 'cause they'll say things like, 'Yeah, that's him, officer.'

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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by iano » Sat 17 Oct, 2015 5:51 am

Not as bad as this. Gridlocked at 7pm on a Friday evening ffs. Couldn't even get into the short term carpark without a half hour wait.
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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by blv » Sat 17 Oct, 2015 3:17 pm

Are you serious? I used to fly into Brisbane on Friday afternoons and it was that bad years ago I work longer hours away so I can come back on Thursdays.
I just don't know if people like me. I know when they don't like me 'cause they'll say things like, 'Yeah, that's him, officer.'

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Post by iano » Sat 17 Oct, 2015 4:22 pm

Yep. They spent millions upon millions of $$ on that new carpark and it has only made the problem worse. I also have a feeling that Brisbane being a major FIFO hub might also have something to do with it but could be wrong.
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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by blv » Sun 18 Oct, 2015 8:33 am

I was being sarcastic when I asked if you were serious, my point being its been so bad for so long I come back Thursday's now because I don't get paid if my plane is delayed
I just don't know if people like me. I know when they don't like me 'cause they'll say things like, 'Yeah, that's him, officer.'

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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by iano » Sun 18 Oct, 2015 10:37 am

You're not in a FIFO role these days are you?
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Post by blv » Sun 18 Oct, 2015 11:10 am

No thank god, but my role is company specific, not branch specific so I travel to other branches regularly
I just don't know if people like me. I know when they don't like me 'cause they'll say things like, 'Yeah, that's him, officer.'

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What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by iano » Thu 29 Oct, 2015 8:23 am

Made: coffee

Ruined: coffee :(

Machines now fully fucked. Not going to drop any more $$ bringing it back from the dead. That'd be like my father in law who just spent $2500 on his VT Commodore (executive) to keep it on the road when it has a net value of $750.

Future made: time for an upgrade. Next machine and grinder will be Italian.
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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by SecaBoy » Fri 01 Apr, 2016 10:34 am

Made: Picked up my new car yesterday morning. VW Polo 81TSI with driving comfort package.
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Ruined: Broke down on the western freeway on the way home at night.
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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by tipper » Fri 01 Apr, 2016 12:34 pm

Is that your car Ash, or the Mrs? Did you sell the XR6?

What was the matter with it?

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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by SecaBoy » Fri 01 Apr, 2016 1:34 pm

the polo is mine. needed a cheap, reliable, fuel economical car to get to work in. 2/3 isnt bad HAHA :lol:

i sold the xr6 months ago. it was too expensive to drive every day to work (600km a week on average) so it just sat at home for most of its life.
it was a waste of money to keep it rego'd and insured for the odd drive here and there. so i've been driving my wife's old car (2003 Pulsar) in the meantime.
we replaced it with the polo cause she was getting old and starting to cost a bit of money to keep it on the road. :lol: epic fail.
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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by cGr » Fri 01 Apr, 2016 8:31 pm

Nice little car Ash.

I'm very interested to know a) what happened, and b) how VW will fix it.

Jokes aside, this is why I wont buy a VW. For every person I hear who loves theirs (tipper) there's at least someone who has broken down, needs a new gearbox or two (seriously) or has some flaw which in this day and age should not exist.

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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by SecaBoy » Sat 02 Apr, 2016 12:46 pm

Apparently it's just an air leak in the system. They'll diagnose it properly on Monday and go from there.

One negative is that the vw assist and service department have been really unhelpful. Falling back on their "policies" as an excuse. But at the same time being apologetic about it.
I don't wanna hear you're sorry. I want it fixed asap!

On a positive the sales department have been amazing and have gone above an beyond.
They've provided me with a car until mine is fixed whereas the other departments all said "sorry, we don't have a car available" or "call back Monday when the loans department is open".

All in all its a shame it's happened to a new car. But shit happens and they're fixing it, so that's life. :)
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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by cGr » Sat 02 Apr, 2016 7:22 pm

SecaBoy wrote:All in all its a shame it's happened to a new car. But shit happens and they're fixing it, so that's life. :)
:thumb

Though part of me misses the old ash who would have spat his dummy and had a big sook about it :lol:

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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by SecaBoy » Mon 04 Apr, 2016 8:45 am

:fuckyou :fuckyou :fuckyou


i'm driving a polo now ffs! how much more "mature" can i be? :lol:

well, technically, right now i'm driving a golf diesel wagon, so i suppose thats as mature as it'll ever get. :lol: :cry
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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by cGr » Mon 04 Apr, 2016 7:22 pm

SecaBoy wrote:i'm driving a polo now ffs! how much more "metro" can i be? :lol:
Fixed.

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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by dan » Tue 05 Apr, 2016 8:05 am

does anyone have the email for ahmed fahour at australia post?

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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by SecaBoy » Tue 05 Apr, 2016 12:09 pm

cGr wrote:
SecaBoy wrote:i'm driving a polo now ffs! how much more "metro" can i be? :lol:
Fixed.
:lol:



turned out the problem was a small vacuum hose had popped off the throttle body (which painfully, is in a REALLY inconvenient place!).
1991 Toyota Corolla Seca ==> SOLD
2001 Subaru Impreza WRX ==> SOLD
2006 Honda Accord Euro Luxury ==> SOLD
1990 Nissan Silvia RB20DET ==> SOLD
2008 Toyota TRD Aurion 3500SL ==> SOLD
2010 Ford Falcon XR6T ==> SOLD
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Re: What has made/ruined you're day (whinge/happy thread)

Post by Splash » Wed 06 Apr, 2016 12:39 pm

popped off? don't lie, you were trying to install a boost-tee weren't you
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