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    Wife wasting money

    Does she earn an income? What % relative to yours?
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    Why are black South Africans trying to reclaim land that doesn't belong to them?

    The Act recognises the rights of legal tenants on land where they were dispossessed.. I agree that in some cases (like in District 6) the list of claimants was an issue The example I stated is not. The same set of names was around from the start and it didnt change. I don't see it as a reward...
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    Why are black South Africans trying to reclaim land that doesn't belong to them?

    It is 'resolved' However there are plenty of obstacles - Getting land rezoned is tough and a long, expensive process - Transferring land isnt simple for tax reasons - Financing the development is hard. - Getting development plans through is expensive and tough - Getting the City to supply...
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    Why are black South Africans trying to reclaim land that doesn't belong to them?

    There is more to land rights than title. When you legally occupy land for over a 100 years and laws prevent you from getting a real job to afford the land... you are being denied. Expecting people to buy the land between when they were released as slaves to when the Land Act came into operation...
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    Why are black South Africans trying to reclaim land that doesn't belong to them?

    Generalising is dangerous. Let me use an example of a land claim just down the road from me (near Kirstenbosch). - When slavery ended in the 1830s, the former slaves became apprentices and eventually settled on land on or near the farms - They lived a working life - combination of jobs and...
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    Generator or Inverter for residential use?

    Batteries are efficient and about 90% of the charge gets used Therefore running off batteries costs slightly more than running off mains. Diesel is inefficient. Running off a genny costs just under 3x running off mains Gennies have two advantages - (Much) Lower capital cost - You can spec...
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    Do you tip petrol attendants?

    Yes, so do waiters
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    Do you tip petrol attendants?

    Yes usually. When I can add it to the card because I dont carry cash R10 normal. R20 for a little extra
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    Terry Jones: Monty Python star dies aged 77

    Well if the humour is not for you, it isnt for you... As for the religion choice...it wasnt a major stand. They were having fun They were almost all educated at posh English Universities (mainly Oxford) Back in the 60s, Christianity was pretty much the origins of most of the colleges They took...
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    Desktop / Laptop Advise?

    Thanks Because we are all in browser the people have at least 6-8 legit tabs open plus more I don't want to save a few rand on scrimping on RAM The biggest challenge seems to be running 2 external screens plus of course the laptop screen WITHOUT acting any external USB Display cards SOme of...
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    Desktop / Laptop Advise?

    We run a company where people spend virtually all their time in browsers or in MS Word JOb is admin but speed matters. Our ancient Dell desktops are starting to fail and its time to prep our replacement project Our specs - We use 3 screens so must be able to support 3 screens - For a Desktop -...
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    Call Identity Issue

    Progress - I managed to ask someone who saw the wrong name and it was Samsung Smart Call. Via the Hiya website it was easy to request the change. Lets see if it works I searched thru a few of them and found Sync.Me also pointed to an ex-staff member
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    Call Identity Issue

    My company's number used to show up as the wrong name on some phones I diagnosed that it was Truecaller. I dealt with Truecaller and it was fixed - they were professional btw Now we are being identified as someone else by another bit of software but I am not sure which one WHat are the most...
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    Prepaid electricity - Advantages/Disadvantages

    Live in Cape Town Little idea about the cost advantages/disadvantages as consumption rises But by my rough calcs, if your house is worth more than R1M it makes no difference except it makes you more aware My consumption is about Consumption 3600 kWh per month (Scary) I have an ancient meter. I...
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