From: Mr.T on 23 Jun 2010 05:01
"Swampfox" <noidea(a)whocares.com> wrote in message
> > AND the existing Optus fibre cable in Melbourne and Sydney.
> Except that the Optus fibre optic cable doesn't run to houses, the one you
> see in the street is coax.
Fibre to the node, just like Telstra.
From: HD on 23 Jun 2010 05:06
"Mr.T" <MrT(a)home> wrote in message
> "HD" <herpem(a)bigpond.com> wrote in message
>> >> If you think it is bullshit, maybe the farmers should move to the city
>> > If they can afford the land prices, sure.
>> I'm sure they can when they sell their multi million dollar stations to
> Yep, if they sell their cattle station leasholds they can afford a house
> Sydney I guess :-)
The helicopter they use for mustering and the plane they use to fly shopping
will pay for a house in Sydney.
Selling a station for $10 Million will pay for a lot of units.
>> >>and you can buy your food from China
>> > A lot of it comes from there already.
>> Yea, your grain for your bread, your daily milk, butter and cheese, your
>> beef, your fresh fruit and vegetables etc. etc.
>> You haven't got a clue.
> Ha, maybe you should try reading the labels on almost any other item in
Is that all you eat? Some tin food?
Who eats Australias 26 million cattle?
Who eats the $5 billion beef that we export?
Who eats the $2.5 billion wheat that we export?
Even the so called Australian companies mostly list "made from
> imported and local ingredients". That means the majority of the contents
> imported. But hey, IF you think "milk, butter and cheese etc." is all
> eats (and if you don't realise a lot of cheese is imported anyway) then
> you're the one without a clue!
From: Rod Speed on 23 Jun 2010 05:42
> Rod Speed <rod.speed.aaa(a)gmail.com> wrote
>> terryc wrote
>>> HD wrote
>>>> If you live in Sydney or Melbournr close to an exchange and you
>>>> get a good service, the bloke in Longreach or Winton has the
>>>> right to have the same srvice as he pays the same tax as you.
>>> I can not remember where I read it,
>> Funny that.
>>> but somewhere there is an implementation plan that indicated NBN
>>> rollout was running up the "middle" inland of the Eastern states first.
>> Like hell there ever was.
>>> That was before Ruddles's ballon deflated from the polls and it> became clear
>>> that he really needed broadband in all the marginal electorates, just like in Tassie.
>>> <sigh, I have an election choice between two parties lead by ultra conservatives>.
>> Then do the decent thing and hang yourself.
> Or join the communist party.
Not even possible, they're long gone.
From: Rod Speed on 23 Jun 2010 05:48
> terryc <newsninespam-spam(a)woa.com.au> wrote
>> HD wrote
>>> Rod Speed <rod.speed.aaa(a)gmail.com> wrote
>>>> terryc wrote
>>>>> <sigh, I have an election choice between two parties lead by ultra conservatives>.
>>>> Then do the decent thing and hang yourself.
>>> Or join the communist party.
>> Which faction?
>> You have to get it right or you'll get expelled.
>> In any case, all they do is fight amongst themselves.
> The more we go to the far right, the higher the chance of the far left becoming popular.
Pure fantasy. No one bothers with either of them.
From: B J Foster on 23 Jun 2010 06:47
Rod Speed wrote:
> HD wrote
>> Yea, your grain for your bread, your daily milk, butter and cheese,
>> your beef, your fresh fruit and vegetables etc. etc.
>> You haven't got a clue.
> You either.
Did you mean 'you neither' Speedy boy?