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    Switching home loans

    Around fifteen years ago ... that said, it was standard practice in those days as well, but that doesn't make it right. SA commercial law states - at least, it did then - that the payee must follow the payer's instructions regarding the payment. This allows (for example) a company to hold...
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    Switching home loans

    It's many years since I paid off my bond so YMMV on the following: when paying in extra the bank won't automatically deduct the excess from the principle unless specifically instructed to do so. And, if my experience is anything to go by, they will totally throw their toys out of the cot...
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    Why are Pistachio nuts so expensive and where to find them cheaper?

    The Nut Lady - see website for branches - is more expensive, but then they supply kernels, so no need to crack open and peel.
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    Selling a house - is sold mandate/agency a good thing?

    Limit the sole mandate to one month - that way you light a fire under the agent's posterior :)
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    Mass shooting in Dayton Ohio - Sunday, 4 August 2019

    Conspiracy theory du jour
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    Series [Please do NOT post any spoilers] - Episode IV

    I have watched the first two episodes. I am beginning to feel that the series may well be a combination of every sci-fi plot cliche known to all, but will give it another episode or two before making a final decision.
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    British series, mini-series and dramas .....

    For the Jane Austen fans: Sanditon
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    MickeyD has passed away

    My sincere condolences to the family and friends ...
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    Your Raspberry Pi Projects

    Personally I'm in no rush - I'm a tad concerned about the overheating problems raised in early reviews. The new FLIRC case might be an idea.
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    Your Raspberry Pi Projects

    It is there - marked "coming soon" - at R910.14
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    Your Raspberry Pi Projects

    My thoughts exactly :)
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