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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 9:18:50 AM on 7 July 2020.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Albury, NSW
 Member since 1 May 2016
 Member #: 1919
 Postcount: 1993

If you have bought anything off eBay etc and it has not been delivered and is very late.
It's because there is a huge delay in the postal service due to the virus the parcels take a different route.
It took over 2 weeks for a screwdriver to come from Melbourne to Albury and items were send to Sydney first to be sorted so if your waiting on items that have not shown up ,,it's not lost its just a very slow service.
I have 5 items I've waited over 2 weeks for and there all coming from Victoria.
So that's the story if you have bought something.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 9:32:21 AM on 7 July 2020.
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 Location: Toongabbie, NSW
 Member since 19 November 2015
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Yes, I have been waiting for some coins to turn up from interstate from 20th last month.
"your order has been dispatched"
Something has gone belly up in the post system I bought 6 items in the first half of June from ebay and all 6 turned up within days including the Kriesler 11-60.
Anything past 20th is undelivered so far.
I note that usually white vans delivering parcels are seen throughout the day, have not seen one for a week or so.
Something is going on. Maybe all the temp visa Indians van drivers have gone back home?

Another weird thing with ebay is the feedback system.
Three items I have lodged feedback on and closed off, then reappeared as waiting on feedback according to ebay!
Maybe they have a "virus" in their system!

Fred.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 10:00:03 AM on 7 July 2020.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Albury, NSW
 Member since 1 May 2016
 Member #: 1919
 Postcount: 1993

Yes I made a mistake when I was driving with my daughter in the car and a Taxi pulled out in front of me ,I yelled stupid Towel Head!
Now when I walk through the shops and pass an Indian my daughter who is 5 says Dad there's a Towel Head!
I will get in trouble one day!

Pete


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 11:37:15 AM on 7 July 2020.
GTC's avatar
 GTC
 Location: Sydney, NSW
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I saw an eBay notice advising that, owing to the restricted number of plane flights out of the USA, some purchases are being sent by sea.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 2:40:49 PM on 7 July 2020.
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Pete, just tell her that they are only towel heads when Daddy gets angry. Wink


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 6 · Written at 3:22:34 PM on 7 July 2020.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Albury, NSW
 Member since 1 May 2016
 Member #: 1919
 Postcount: 1993

Why are people so unkind

https://youtu.be/sSGeP55tmK4


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 7 · Written at 3:52:41 PM on 7 July 2020.
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It looks like Kamahl is still with us, at the age of 85. I wonder if he can still hammer out the Sounds of Goodbye.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 8 · Written at 4:04:41 PM on 7 July 2020.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Albury, NSW
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 Member #: 1919
 Postcount: 1993

Kamahl has great sense of humour and is very liked.
Hey Hey was great show and it made us all laugh for years, we could do will a bit more laughter in life now.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 9 · Written at 5:07:46 PM on 7 July 2020.
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I have just about got over the cold I've had since the middle of last week. Due to congestion, I still have a voice as deep as Kamahl though.

I still have some memories of the original 'Daryl & Ozzie' on Wednesday afternoons, the precursor to Hey Hey. Ozzie used to live inside the counter and pop his head out when talking.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 10 · Written at 5:17:33 PM on 7 July 2020.
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 Location: Kanahooka, NSW
 Member since 18 November 2016
 Member #: 2012
 Postcount: 645

Just a suggestion Brad.
I find a ventilin inhaler breaks up the congestion. You can get them over the counter in the chemists without a subscription.
Regards Jimb


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 11 · Written at 5:21:29 PM on 7 July 2020.
Brad's avatar
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There's a few around the house due to asthmatics but I am not keen on them. I've got the trusty Vicks at the ready.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
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