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  1. Tesla

    Forum problems

    The issue stemmed from spam emails being sent somehow, so the host suspended the account. I still dont know if it was related but I had issues with the forum software too which I had to get help from the vendor with. Unfortunately the host would only unsuspend for a short period of time and lining the two up was proving tricky. None the less I have fixed the forum issues now, and set the forum up to use SSL now (related to the forum issue) which I should have done a long time ago (and it will stop your browser saying its unsecure). I have no idea yet if the spam issue has been resolved so if it hasnt the host may suspend again.
  2. Aologies for the downtime, there was an issue with the automatic update so had to file a support ticket with the forum software vendor and then do a manual update. Right now registrations are on admin approval mode, I'll look at some anti spam settings tomorrow before opening it up again.
  3. Looking at it now. Also on the not secure thing, thats just because https isn't enabled, like a year ago google decided it will show every site without https as 'not secure' even though thats not necessarily the case. Anyway, something I can look at as well.
  4. If so, the Illuminati is severely overrated.
  5. TTIM : Princess theater's cramped seats, seriously you get more seating room on a $100 Jetstar flight than in $400 theater seats.
  6. Yeah that's it, mining port worker not mining worker. I never caught this follow up news, that's actually fucked.
  7. It's that, and it's the fact that elections in Australia are won on the economy, I believe you have said that yourself previously as well. I know I'm liberal with the word socialisim, but seriously some of the policies they came out with were really starting to get there, and the old labor base aren't socialists. I remember there was one instance where some unionised mining worker asked shorten why Labor weren't looking after him on his 200k income lol, it was a very minor thing with a minor mention in some news article somewhere along the election path, but in hindsight perhaps a telling sign. Morrison made things about the economy as soon as he came in, his policies aren't even to the right of center, only tax cuts we may see are for low income earners and the lower end of middle income earners, but retirees and higher income earners were already shitting themselves about labor taking all their money so they didn't need any convincing I suppose.
  8. Now bring forward the 2024 tax cuts just to rub it in
  9. Yeah the fucking boys! Socialisim, Australia says no.
  10. Well I suppose it depends on your definition of low income, but the point where the most significant subsidy cuts and marginal tax rates occur is at what I would classify as middle incomes. But that's exactly the point, unless we're going to go through all the possible permutations, the lack of transparency makes it hard to say.
  11. Just to elaborate on this, the problem is that it's not just the income tax rate, it's that there are so many things targeting people on middle class incomes. Firstly you have tax offsets for low income, so their tax rate isn't as high as the tax brackets suggest, where as middle and high income earners don't get this. Then you have the MLS, where someone earning just 90k+ a year has to either pay an extra 2% tax or buy health insurance they don't need. Speaking of health insurance, the subsidies fall off pretty quickly as well around that mark. Then you have all the benefits that get cut as well, eg things like childcare subsidy etc. The net effect is that middle income earners face marginal tax rates of 100%+ in some cases. All taxes and/or lack of subsidy based on income should be bundled into the income tax rates, for transparency reasons, and to ensure there aren't cases where ludicrous marginal tax rates are in effect, causing massive economic inefficiency.
  12. Nothing interesting in the federal election unless Shorten manages to throw it away somehow, which he is having a good crack at. Whole thing is pretty shit, tired of the government putting it's hand out left, right, and center once you make more money than the average person, and Labor is going to take it even further. But what can you do, just make even more or go to a low tax country for a few years.
  13. Tesla

    I wonder...

    Yeah that's definitely the default after midnight (not sure exact time but think it's midnight). Main road has green until sensor on side road is triggered, or sensor for turning from main road.
  14. Tesla

    I wonder...

    If it's just consultants, that's 350+ years of man hours at a generous $2000 a day. 100 people for 3.5 years? Not sure what other costs are involved aside from people time on something like this.
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