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  2. Teeth cleaning at Lee's place - 600 a year Teeth cleaning at Green Apple- 2400 a year For me a place had better have an incredible location for me to feel that paying 4x as much was OK !
  3. My defacto is a permanent resident of Australia and we are trying to get her best friend filipina to visit us for a month. All very straightforward and above board. But she has never travelled before and has no substantive assets. She does have a stable job of 13 years and a lease commitment, both of which we provided evidence of in the application. She doesn't have enough funds to pay for the visit but Mrs has provided a statement that she will be paying all expenses and has provided evidence of her substantial ability to afford it. On the con side, her friend is 37, childless and single. Doesn't own any assets. Does have a mother she looks after but other than a statement, no medical evidence. Has anyone heard of an ordinary single filipina ever getting an Australian tourist visa? Easy for the wealthy of course but do ordinary people on ordinary incomes stand any real chance of success (assuming they are financially sponsored)? I reckon the chances of success are less than 1 in 10, but worth a shot. I suspect it will be rejected on the grounds of insufficient evidence that she will return to Philippines. But if that's the case then it seems only the very wealthy or seriously financially encumbered can get tourist visas. I know its not an official criteria but her friend is exceedingly plain looking (not ugly but.... not pretty at all). It wouldn't be easy for her to snag a man during her stay (and that certainly isn't her intention). I wonder if on some level her plain looks might help in a line ball case.
  4. I don't blame people for not wanting to pay for legal separation. It means absolutely nothing. People might be more willing to pay for divorce since it actually gives them freedom from a bad relationship.
  5. Yeah, Yippee, Yahoo Found it - well actually 14 Footers w/connector plug already installed 47.75P each at Handyman Robinson's Fuentes Section of telephone connectors and cords but no wire Also sale on nice SS 750 Ml thermos 197 P with 2 L water (in a bottle & not yellow) donation
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  7. Tata's father raises pigs also chicken, geese, cows, and roosters (lots and lots of roosters) - doesn't butcher or cook pig himself - pays 300 P but but he tips 220 extra - pick up, B/C, deliver - Last time was 80 Kg live weight Got him and wife matching baseball caps
  8. As far as I am aware all the ATMS (4 I think ?) at the sole Cebu branch near Ayala are "insert" models. I think I have used all 4 ...
  9. Novice Real Estate Question

    To repeat- no buyer ever will buy a house without the Title and without taking possession. People can make up all the fantasy stories that they want but it is NEVER going to happen. The buyer will allow you to hold the Title, but they always expect to take possession of what they have bought from you . ( I'm talking about a normal sale- not to your daughter or your Granny or your lover !)
  10. CBD oil?

    It doesn't always have to be a battle to justify an initial post/comment that is made by oneself ...sometimes you just accept the better points of view that are presented and then move forward from there and that my friend is how we judge "character" , please don't be perturbed by this comment ...but instead try to take it on board . Cheers..
  11. The frame is constructed of a medium size lightweight bamboo lengths, which is lashed together with nylon monofilament 1.90mm line which is 150lbs.test rated, the local hardware stores simply referrer to it as #150 nylon. The can be as large or small as you like, but the preference for this project is a base measurement of (2 meter x 2 meter). This will allow the base to have a sufficient width to withstand wave action of the sea, while still being small enough to be easily deployed or removed from the water by a fisherman working solo using a small wooden boat. These floating platforms will most likely be deployed well within 200 yards of the shoreline in a water depth of less than 9 meters. The base of the platform consist of three layers of bamboo . This allows the base of the framework to have the necessary tensile strength needed to withstand constant wave action, and the stresses imposed by the weight and constant tugging and pulling of the mooring lines and the five lines of mesh bundles which will be tied to the bottom of the frame. The bottom of the base frame will also be used to hash the flotation (plastic Jerry cans) in place once the frame is completed. The roof of the platform is a pyramidal bamboo frame which is used to house a emitting light source and a foul weather shield. For my own purposes I will use a galvanized metal wash tub (inverted) with an additional sheet tin shroud added, with all the interior and exterior surfaces painted a reflective white using marine rated paint. For my light source I will use simple kerosene (hand-pump pressured) fuel lamps. These are extremely dependable and lightweight requiring only the occasional replacements of spent mantles. Kerosene pressure lamps can generate the bright light needed to attract swimming Pueruli towards the platform. The white painted inside of the metal frame helps to reflect the lamp light towards the water surface, but also serves two other functions. a) The (inverted) metal tub with the added metal shroud acts a a rain guard to prevent the rain from contacting the hot glass globe. b) Acts as a heat guard protecting the flammable bamboo framework as fuel lamps can get extremely hot during long usage. Most kerosene lamp have a minimum of 1 pint fuel reserve which is sufficient for 8-10 hours continuous operation. The illumination rate of an average single-wick lamp is approximately 784 lumens which is on par with a 60 Watt light bulb, and double-wick lamps can produce the light equivalent to that of a 100 Watt bulb. They also generate lots of heat, so properly venting that rising heat is important. Some may of course will want to use unleaded gasoline instead of kerosene, but there is an increased chance of a fireball if there is leaking of gasoline around seals especially during times of heavy waves action. I could always use rechargeable LED lamps, fuel generators or use fuel lamps which are converted to use vegetable oils, but for the legitimacy of test I must use the simple materials and methods which will most likely be used by the average poorer small scale fishermen. They would not be able to purchase more expensive lighting systems. Simplicity is the methodology upon I will be establishing my primary baseline of the study, so I will be be employing the K.I.S.S. philosophy and good ole jungle-engineering during this project. The framework has been fabricated in a miniature straw model which shows that is is durable enough to withstand the multiple directional stresses the framework will experience when deployed. So I am confident that the design is sound. My drawings which I have posted in this post only show the primary placement of the main bamboo used in the framework of the base. These drawings do not include the and do not show the braces do not show all the inner bracing and placement of cross-braces. This shows the placement of the plastic 'Jerry' cans which will be used for buoyancy. These will be lashed to the bottom of the bamboo frame. There are some additional bracing which must be added first to the framework which are not shown in these drawings. These will be discussed later in this thread. This shows a 2D view showing the light placement, bamboo frame and placement of the plastic 'Jerry' cans. These plastic cans are quite common here in the Philippines for shipping cooking oils, coconut wines, coconut vinegar an soy sauces. You can also easily find them being sold in local stores so they can be used to carry and store water and fuel. they are perfect for lashing the plastic 'Jerry' cans onto the bamboo framework. Of course one can substitute these plastic cans for blocks of Styrofoam or other types of jugs, containers or small barrels. As long as it floats it will work, but always be mindful to keep the bottom of the frame as clutter-free as possible. This is so it will be easy to employ and harvest the 'net bundles' and to insure that as much light as possible can be delivered to the water surface below the platform.
  12. Cremation in the Philippinnes

    This Dildo Can Be Filled With The Ashes Of Your Loved One Well that gives pause for imagination.
  13. Speaking Of Ormoc

    Are these the guys in the big 4x4's with pony tails ?
  14. Android/Kodi TV Box

    Sorry to hear that... Mine still had a blue light with power but nothing else - no recovery with the toothpick... finally found a new rom (that worked) to flash and whizzing along now . http://freaktab.com/forum/tv-player-support/amlogic-based-tv-players/s912/alfawise/firmware-roms-ac/647777-rom-alfawise-h96-pro-3-16gb-3-32gb-3-64gb-scv7a-7-1-2-ddr3-ddr4-and-9377-wifi-chipset Maybe you can get some advice at Freaktab
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  16. Yes, in the province you sometimes pay through the nose for a dump as there is just not an abundance to choose from. Before we moved here we stayed at several...never the same one twice as all were sub-standard for what they were charging. However, Moussaka may make a go of it as the do tend to keep their eye on customer service. The owner has a construction business and seems to do quality work. Hopefully he'll make sure they do the maintenance to keep the hotel looking new.
  17. I have been to Camiguin. The sand is black. If you want white sand, you get it at 2 islands close by.
  18. Someone light a match. In a study making people everywhere giggle, researchers found that much of the upper atmosphere of Uranus is hydrogen sulfide. That’s the same compound responsible for some odors familiar here on Earth, including farts and rotten eggs. “If an unfortunate human were ever to descend through Uranus’s clouds, they would be met with very unpleasant and odiferous conditions,” Patrick Irwin from the University of Oxford, one of the study’s authors, said in a news release. On the other hand, the smell could quite literally be the last thing you notice. “Suffocation and exposure in the -200 degrees Celsius atmosphere made of mostly hydrogen, helium and methane would take its toll long before the smell,” Irwin said. Scientists used data from the Gemini North telescope in Hawaii to take a long-distance sniff of the atmosphere above the clouds of Uranus and solve one of the stinkiest mysteries of the Solar System. While some scientists have long thought Uranus had high concentrations of hydrogen sulfide, others believed the planet would contain ammonia, as had been observed in Jupiter and Saturn. The Gemini data, published this week in journal Nature Astronomy, confirmed that Uranus stinks. “Now, thanks to improved hydrogen sulfide absorption-line data and the wonderful Gemini spectra, we have the fingerprint which caught the culprit,” said Irwin. Or maybe he who smelt it, dealt it. https://www.yahoo.com/news/uranus-actually-giant-ball-farts-090108191.html
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  21. price for each unit is 2.288 M 10% or more down, 30K or more per month for 36 months, interest at 1% a month , then the balance owing payable at the end of the 3 years
  22. price for each unit is 2.288 M 10% or more down, 30K or more per month for 36 months, interest at 1% a month , then the balance owing payable at the end of the 3 years
  23. 2000 pounds for a 700 year old relic?------ ya,that was a fare offer----- I would have "lost" it also
  24. You need 4 eyes in Philipines

    1 women 2 pretty women 3 make sure theyre women 4 make sure your woman is not looking at you
  25. Just for fun try to find a phone contact number and also test the online chat. https://www.facebook.com/LBC-Shipping-CART-Complaints-1746069875609918/
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    • Davaoeno
      Teeth cleaning at Lee's place - 600 a year Teeth cleaning at Green Apple- 2400 a year  For me a place had better have an incredible location for me to feel that paying 4x as much was OK ! 
    • lamoe
      Checked out the dentist Lee recommended some time ago in another thread - above McDo - entrance between McDo and Watson's - same place for organic milk 3 rd floor  - Ramon and Eulalia Sucalit (her braces / him other stuff) Has autoclave - not as fancy as Green Apple but you get a comfortable feeling talking with him. She likes him also,  even though put off at first about "old" building Tata mentioned sensitive teeth - he gave her a sample tube of Syensodyne - asked how much for initial exam - no charge 45 K for self litigating (?) braces - the non-rubber band ones and permanent retainer 800 P for x-rays by refereed to facility after alignment complete 6 K denture to fill-in for missing molars or 40 K for porcelain implants  18 to 24 months time 52 K pretty much all in low end  -  86 K high end (implants) So 45 K x 60% - 27 K up front either way - decide about dentures / implants  when done aligning Teeth cleaning 600 P - recommended once a year - Green Apple 1,200 P twice a year. As for Green Apple - I don't feel they are a rip off - high end location, facility, overhead 50 P men's haircut  6th floor Ayala (before fire) or 250 to 500 P at high end beauty parlor. Colonnade vs Rustan's for same products  
    • poby
      My defacto is a permanent resident of Australia and we are trying to get her best friend filipina to visit us for a month.  All very straightforward and above board.  But she has never travelled before and has no substantive assets.  She does have a stable job of 13 years and a lease commitment, both of which we provided evidence of in the application.  She doesn't have enough funds to pay for the visit but Mrs has provided a statement that she will be paying all expenses and has provided evidence of her substantial ability to afford it. On the con side, her friend is 37, childless and single.  Doesn't own any assets.  Does have a mother she looks after but other than a statement, no medical evidence. Has anyone heard of an ordinary single filipina ever getting an Australian tourist visa?  Easy for the wealthy of course but do ordinary people on ordinary incomes stand any real chance of success (assuming they are financially sponsored)?  I reckon the chances of success are less than 1 in 10, but worth a shot.  I suspect it will be rejected on the grounds of insufficient evidence that she will return to Philippines.  But if that's the case then it seems only the very wealthy or seriously financially encumbered can get tourist visas. I know its not an official criteria but her friend is exceedingly plain looking (not ugly but.... not pretty at all).  It wouldn't be easy for her to snag a man during her stay (and that certainly isn't her intention).  I wonder if on some level her plain looks might help in a line ball case.
    • Wrye83
      I don't blame people for not wanting to pay for legal separation. It means absolutely nothing. People might be more willing to pay for divorce since it actually gives them freedom from a bad relationship.
    • lamoe
      Yeah, Yippee, Yahoo Found it - well actually 14 Footers w/connector plug already installed  47.75P each at Handyman Robinson's Fuentes Section of telephone connectors and cords but no wire Also sale on nice SS 750 Ml thermos 197 P with 2 L water (in a bottle & not yellow) donation
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