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    VAT revolt

    Tax or Vat revolt has been mentioned numerous time but as frustrating as it is Governments will always take their pound of flesh. Heard a financial advisor once joke it is easier to get away with murder than tax evasion which just shows how ridiculous the system is. An yes if Gift of the Givers...
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    Most obscure movie or TV series you have come across

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10801534/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0 Started streaming this during load sheading, John Wilson is so socially awkward yet I can't stop watching.
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    Hardware Bargains - Open Thine Wallet

    Will pay cash as I am looking for something between 5-6k can push to 10k or get a contract if there is a good deal. Basically just media consumption, basic office (excel + emails) and a few apps like monday, to do list etc. I have a surface go 2 which works well but battery life is just not...
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    Hardware Bargains - Open Thine Wallet

    Thanks yeah I saw that, actually want to get the Samsung tab a8 but it doesn't have a keyboard which is extremely frustrating. Ipad seems to be the go to but just adds another OS and cable system which I am not to keen on.
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    Which credit card is not useless for overseas transactions ?

    Cheapest option I found was Shyft. You will always pay a currency conversion fee but on Shyft you can load the currency required and the rate difference is smaller than the fee which is usually between 1.5-3% on credit cards. Also helps that you can stock up on a currency while the rand is...
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    Hardware Bargains - Open Thine Wallet

    https://www.takealot.com/mecer-xpress-executive-10-1-64gb-lte-ruggedised-2-in-1-tablet/PLID73840503 Anyone ever tried this tablet ? Specs seem good for the price but have struggled with underpowered tablets in the past so a bit skeptical
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    Hardware Bargains - Open Thine Wallet

    Bought a Palit 3060 over a year ago and never had any issues. Still an Asus fanboy and would prefer a Asus 3060 but not willing to pay R2k more for basically the same performance
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    Offer to purchase question

    Hey guys is it worth it to get a bond originator from the real estate agent or contact your banker directly first ?
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    Router Battery Backup

    Decided to buy one, have R 500 rand credit with onedayonly so effectively R 3000 and If I don't like it should be able to sell in a few months for a small loss to some camping enthusiast
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    Cheapest Mobile Power Station

    Yeah will double check but I assume power consumption will be 70w - 100w although some website have it at 166 (although this is max) Based on 230.4Wh(Max.) capacity I should get 2-3 hours If I only use the TV and stream / use a usb...
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    Router Battery Backup

    Yeah not sure from the photos it looks like a two prong. Capacity: 12.8V/230.4Wh(Max.) - So TV should be good to go for 2-3 hours (Have a ups for my wifi so can at least stream TV in the dark)
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    Router Battery Backup

    An alternative option https://www.onedayonly.co.za/products/72000mah-extra-large-capacity-mobile-power-station-4-20220628 although not sure how you would use a 3 point plug
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    Cheapest Mobile Power Station

    Would if I could but currently renting a flat, moving out end of the year and I want to get a proper solar system then so don't want to overpay but also not looking to buy a 10k inverter and trolley system.
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    Cheapest Mobile Power Station

    Anyone tried one of these ? Was wondering if it would be able to run my TV and DSTV for around 2 hours during load shedding ? https://www.onedayonly.co.za/products/72000mah-extra-large-capacity-mobile-power-station-4-20220628 Looking for the cheapest option and this seems decent if it works
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    Hardware Bargains - Open Thine Wallet

    Yeah price has come down nicely can get a RTX 3060 for R 7500 and a RTX 3060ti for R 9400 https://www.wootware.co.za/palit-geforce-rtx-3060-dual-ne63060019k9-190ad-12gb-gddr6-192-bit-pci-e-4-0-desktop-graphics-card.html
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