Those Living Cheaply Under a Grand

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Re: Those Living Cheaply Under a Grand

Postby Mrs Stroppy » Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:50 am

EdinWigan wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:Not passionate either way as it's been 20+ years since I lived there and only use Perth as a gateway or to visit friends/family. What does interest me though is the sycophantic news media that always chooses 'pro' speakers who are professionally dressed and perhaps suspiciously a little too well groomed, whereas the 'nays' are always selected from a shallow gene pool of welfare bogans that wouldn't seem out of place being interviewed by Sam Newman.
I know we have a good and effective system of personal recognition in the CEO Karma thingy but Strop, you, sir, get a beer credit, to be redeemed at any reasonably priced establishment, on our first meet.

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Re: Those Living Cheaply Under a Grand

Postby StroppyChops » Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:12 am

EdinWigan wrote:Terms and Conditions may apply, offer is limited to one Stroppy Chops per visit ( the management reserve the right to include, on production, Mrs Stoppy Chops, at no additional charge)
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Re: Those Living Cheaply Under a Grand

Postby Mrs Stroppy » Tue Jun 03, 2014 12:30 pm

StroppyChops wrote:
EdinWigan wrote:Terms and Conditions may apply, offer is limited to one Stroppy Chops per visit ( the management reserve the right to include, on production, Mrs Stoppy Chops, at no additional charge)
Printed, laminated, and kept in my wallet for a rainy day!
Do you need to go to walletnook.com for a new wallet now Sheldon?
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Re: Those Living Cheaply Under a Grand

Postby VLayHo-ho-ho » Tue Jun 03, 2014 3:17 pm

Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote: I hadn't considered shared living and at only $60 or $70 per month it would definately help lower the budget, but I'm not sure living in a house with others suits me as I like a quiet home environment, or as quiet as it can be in SEA.
You want to save money, you must be prepared to make sacrifices.

I had happily lived in shared accommodation for 2 years here, and paid between $60-$130 per month in rented housing alone.

You don't necessarily need to live in a house with others. Just share the house. The last house I shared with 3 other people, and we hung out once a month even though we lived together every day for over 2 years.

You don't live in each other's rooms or floors unless it has been stated otherwise.
There was no sarcasm or malice intended during the making of this post.
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Re: Those Living Cheaply Under a Grand

Postby General Mackevili » Tue Jun 03, 2014 5:19 pm

VLayHo-ho-ho wrote:
You don't necessarily need to live in a house with others. Just share the house.

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Re: Those Living Cheaply Under a Grand

Postby Soi Dog » Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:07 pm

Yeah, sharing accommodation is OUT OF THE QUESTION. I would have to be truly desperate to even consider that option. Maybe you younger fellows are accustomed to it, just out of Uni and all, but it's not for me...never was and never will be. If I am ever sharing a house with another dude, something has gone terribly, terribly wrong in my life.
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Re: Those Living Cheaply Under a Grand

Postby OrangeDragon » Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:28 pm

I have houseguests a fair amount, and sometimes let one stay a little longer term, but in the end I like my space.
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Re: Those Living Cheaply Under a Grand

Postby VLayHo-ho-ho » Wed Jun 04, 2014 10:29 am

I thought Kung-fu Hillbilly started this thread?
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Re: Those Living Cheaply Under a Grand

Postby Hotdigr » Wed Jun 04, 2014 11:07 am

Nothing wrong with sharing IF you have the right people. We were all good mates first, so that helps. Oh, an update on that too. Nick has just gone back to the U.K so its now only me and my G.F there full time, in a 3 storey, 6 bedroom house @ $75 a month rent. The other 2 brothers come over for 4 - 5 days once a month on their week off from the mines in W.A. So we have been lucky in this case, the perfect share accommodation!
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Re: Those Living Cheaply Under a Grand

Postby Duncan » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:57 pm

Hotdigr wrote:Nothing wrong with sharing IF you have the right people. We were all good mates first, so that helps. Oh, an update on that too. Nick has just gone back to the U.K so its now only me and my G.F there full time, in a 3 storey, 6 bedroom house @ $75 a month rent. The other 2 brothers come over for 4 - 5 days once a month on their week off from the mines in W.A. So we have been lucky in this case,

the perfect share accommodation!


I also have the perfect share accommodation in OZ. a 50 + yo lady looks after my house, pays the elec etc , and I walk in the door every 6 months, stay a couple of weeks and am gone again .No agreements, no rent and much less problems than renting it. It's a win-win situation that works between us because we both benefit from the deal.
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.


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