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Romance / Re: How Do We Eradicate Simp Men Like Prince Harry? by flyingdutchman(m): 1:44pm
Kennedyiheme:
How can a prince leave his castle and his duty for a divorced woman who didnt even take his name?.. how can he disrespect the British sacred throne like this... sadly if there are lots of emasculated men like this, these desperate women will ruin this world.... so again we should discuss about a solution to eradicate this bacteria
You are a big fool! If you like, betray your wife, na you sabi. Weak man!
Travel / Re: Arriving Australia For The First Time by flyingdutchman(m): 1:40pm
Mailthaddeus:


It would be wrong to say this as citizens pay tax. And private sector handles insurance businesses which at the end is not compulsory.
You are partly correct and at the same time, you missed a little detail. Indeed, Tax also contributes to their funding. Once again, this is a country that works. However, HEALTH INSURANCE for oversea students or international students is COMPULSORY. And the charges for Services rendered is crazy.
Example: If you get taken to the hospital by the ambulance, your insurance credit is reduced by ~$800.
Emergency treatment bill is $1,225 flat rate.
Other specialist treatment and equipment would be charged item by item. Example, Xray would be $300. etc.

Check out!
Travel / Re: Arriving Australia For The First Time by flyingdutchman(m): 12:53am
The "free health care" fund is gotten from the health insurance paid by International students. The fee ranges from $1000 to $5000 (if living with family). The money is pumped into their "free health care" for their citizens. I do not blame them, they are smart. Country works.
Mailthaddeus:
What does it feel like to arrive in Australia for the first time?

June 1st, 2019 was my very first time of leaving the shores of Nigeria, I arrived Brisbane, a city in Queensland, Australia for the first time in June 2019. This was the first time EVER, I had been outside my country Nigeria.

The experience was like a dream to me, because it's something I never ever imagined could ever happen following my background. I grew up thinking and believing that traveling/moving overseas was only attainable to a select few elite people. But here I am, debunking my own belief!

I arrived MMA and faced all the anticipated ritual I had read about -the bribery that goes on there. I was determined to scale through without dropping any form of bribe to anybody. I no kuku get shishi. Almost everyone at the Airport feels u are rich and wants a piece of cake from you for doing their job. To stamp your passport, to check ur visa, to scan your bag, etc officers would want you to tip them. But then, they don't know warris going on. I insisted I don't have a dime with me, I remember telling one of the immigration officer that my mother borrowed money to buy my flight ticket.lol. That was how I was able to manoeuvre my way without giving a dime to anyone at the airport.

My flight had 3stops, Lagos-Cairo(5hrs:30mins), Cairo to Abu Dhabi(3hrs 45mins) then Abu Dhabi to Brisbane (13.5hrs). After I boarded the plan headed to Cairo, I couldn't just believe that I am leaving the shores of Nigeria, right there I thanked God in my heart like never before, tears uncontrollably dropping from my eyes, it was like a dream in reality and I can't just explain how God made this awkward dream of mine come to pass.

The journey was smooth and sweet and 34hrs latter I was already on Arrival at the International wing of Brisbane Airport, Immigration officers were totally different from what I saw in Nigeria, they are friendly and thorough. They helped me out with the formalities when I told them it was my first time abroad, and I was a bit scared.

A friend of mine came to pick me up at the airport, once I exited the airport and got into his car, I began to douse in Australia in all its glory. Wider and better roads (compared to what I am used to, in Nigeria), motorists following traffic rules (again, not common in Nigeria), everything so orderly, zero potholes on roads, taller buildings etc. And of course, it was the first time I had been in contact with large number of non-Nigerian in my life.

I got the next big surprise when I got to my friend's house. I never knew that tap water in Australia was fit for drinking, without purifying it first! As in, just open the tap from the wash basin and drink. Even the Airport and public places like library, parks, church, etc had water taps constructed in such a way that you don't need cup to drink from it, you just press a knob and drink directly from it and it's free to everyone..

Australia is unique in the sense that people of different political views can stand in the same queue without fear of violence. Politicians, leaders of businesses, religious leaders and the like do not need to be protected with escorts to the extent that is required in Nigeria.

Since I came here I have never seen any soldier patroling the street only the police. Siren is exclusively reserved for ambulance, fire fighters and the police only when there is an emergency. For the first time in my life I saw a pet ambulance, I saw dog school (yes, a school u take ur pets too for training/learning).


So much more happened in the following days, which I can't really describe here without writing a novel! Getting to understand the terrain, using the public transportation, getting a job, flowing with the ascent,etc. Needless to say, I am still in Australia, and absolutely loving it here!. This is a country that works. Health care is absolutely free for citizens and permanent residents,even if they remove your head and heart and replace with another, u pay $0 for such health service. People with disablity are loved and well cared for, they get support funds from government, nursing mothers and people who are unable to work due to one illness or any other good reason gets stipend from the government . Looking at all these makes me pity for my country. Can we ever get it right in Nigeria?
Politics / Re: PDP Renaissance Forum Petitions PDP BoT Over Wike's Anti-Party Activities by flyingdutchman(m): 11:57pm On Jan 15
GOV DICKSON'S handwriting all over this. Dead on arrival!
Celebrities / Re: Speed Darlington Fighting A Bike Man For Branching To Pick Up Something by flyingdutchman(m): 11:25am On Jan 15
I don't blame us for seeing things in a different perspective. If you have lived in the States for many years and return to this "lovely" Naija, a different lifestyle will greet you. Culture shock and all. There would be things that you just react to Upandan. Best thing is to have your own ride and avoid issues like these.

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Travel / Re: All You Should Know About Driving In Australia As A New Immigrant From Nigeria by flyingdutchman(m): 2:24pm On Jan 14
Oga or Aunty, OP never said 000 should be called for a breakdown grin cheesy cheesy
OP said you should NOT call 000 fr breakdown.
Smellingrillmea:


Almost everything he is saying is wrong
How can he say dial 000 for a car break down
Do u know what that number is meant for


You can drive in NSW on a current overseas licence for a maximum of three months. Then you will need to apply for a NSW licence to continue driving or riding. If you do not hold permanent Australian residency, but will be in NSW for more than 3 months, you can apply for a Temporary Overseas Visitor licence.Apr 4, 2019
https://www.rms.nsw.gov.au › roads
Moving to NSW - Licence - Roads - Roads and Maritime
Travel / Re: All You Should Know About Driving In Australia As A New Immigrant From Nigeria by flyingdutchman(m): 8:54am On Jan 14
Smellingrillmea:
[url][/url]I Bullock I have lived in Australia nsw for 1o years now .....driving is very easy you will adapt faster than you know
Slow and fast lane only above 70 speed
International drivers license only to be used 3 months and u have to change to nsw license were u do a computer test and u drive cost is like 100 box
I speed on a reg and I have never gotten a fine
Drink lots of coffee and water after drinking and go under the speed limit very slim chance of you getting caught especially if you go the back roads

And finally if u have ur CAR breakdown on the m1 or on any RTA road it is free towing.....and most cars have road side assist

Pls dont dial 000 for car breakdown
It is for life threatening emergencies
U will be fined
Pls stop feeding people lies

Omg u can make a left turn on a red if u are already ahead of the intersection..
Pls were did you get all this trash from
I don't know if you live in Austria but, OP is talking about AUSTRALIA. That you are undisciplined does not mean that everyone will follow your life style. I have been in Australia for years now, OP is right.
Travel / Re: All You Should Know About Driving In Australia As A New Immigrant From Nigeria by flyingdutchman(m): 8:51am On Jan 14
Smellingrillmea:
Bullock I have lived in Australia nsw for 1o years now .....driving is very easy you will adapt faster than you know
Slow and fast lane only above 70 speed
International drivers license only to be used 3 months and u have to change to nsw license were u do a computer test and u drive cost is like 100 box
I speed on a reg and I have never gotten a fine
Drink lots of coffee and water after drinking and go under the speed limit very slim chance of you getting caught especially if you go the back roads

And finally if u have ur CAR breakdown on the m1 or on any RTA road it is free towing.....and most cars have road side assist

Ignorant talk. You are not the only person who lives in Australia. Many of us do too. And what OP has put here is very useful. BTW 3month rule for drivers license apply only when you are on a PR. Try to calm down, you will learn more that way.

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Health / Re: Please Help Diagnose This Scalp Disease (Disturbing Photos) by flyingdutchman(m): 8:16pm On Jan 13
xavuv:
Maybe i will evetually. If it is something i can take care at home, that is what i wqnt to know.



Nope! H-O-S-P-I-T-A-L
Autos / Re: Clean 2001 Toyota Camry @730,000 Only by flyingdutchman(m): 2:19pm On Jan 13
1999 you mean?

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Celebrities / Re: Thanks To African Parents For Ruining Our Lives—toke Makinwa. by flyingdutchman(m): 12:01pm On Jan 13
Will you keep Kwayet
Jobs/Vacancies / Re: Why Is It So Hard To Find A Job In Nigeria? by flyingdutchman(m): 2:07pm On Jan 10
Connection is EVERYWHERE. In Australia, it is worse than Nigeria.
The differences are:
1) The system was designed to ensure that even the common cleaner gets paid enough money to pay rent, feed family and send kids to school. YES!
2) They have more skill oriented schools where secondary school kids rush into to become Plumbers, Electricians, Builders, Carpenters. These four professions are MONSTERS. You earn like a king when you are one of these people.
3) Minimum wage is well balanced to enable an adult cope with their economic situation.
4) Finally, in entrepreneurship, they regulate it to ensure that if there are two businesses on the same street, one doesn't take all the patronage. So, they have maximum number of slots of appointment given to each business per day. If you don't want to wait for months to be attended to, try the neighboring business.

Daas how they roll!

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Autos / Re: 2018 Corolla Just Landed: Make an offer by flyingdutchman(m): 1:28pm On Jan 09
2.5m
Celebrities / Re: Little Baby Freezes To Death After His Mum Left Him Outside A Balcony For Hours by flyingdutchman(m): 4:45am On Jan 09
It is deliberate.

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Foreign Affairs / Re: Iran Seeks Refuge After Firing Missile by flyingdutchman(m): 4:44am On Jan 09
Smoke screen to stall for time.
Politics / Re: Anthony Okolie: Hanan Buhari’s Sim Card Made DSS Detain Me For 10 Weeks by flyingdutchman(m): 3:19am On Jan 09
allthingsgood:
Nice movie script grin
You are a fool! What if it happened to you

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Romance / Re: Finally Met NwaAmaikpe THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL NAIRALANDER OF THE DECADE!!! by flyingdutchman(m): 12:53pm On Jan 08
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itsme01:
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NwaAmaikpe you better give yourself brain, DSS one use woman treat your Fvck up .. better gather sense

you come out they fry your balls and send it back to dubai where you are hiding


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Health / Re: Her Palms Are Peeling. She Needs Help (Photos) by flyingdutchman(m): 6:42pm On Jan 07
Or11:
Guy up your game man. Look at the hand of the girl. Is this this type of girls you hang around with. No power in the house sef to turn on light. You will now be coming online to yarn off point like you are a G.
A very childish response to a serious question!
Romance / Re: My 14-Year-Old Sister Plans To Send Nude Pictures To 27-Year-Old Facebook Friend by flyingdutchman(m): 4:56am On Jan 04
DavidEsq:

shey that's where she would now meet more virile men ready to test her at the back of some stadium building na. Na den trainer go turn nacker. I know wetin I dey talk o
Look man, try to outgrow this kind of thinking. If and when you travel overseas (you may have already), it could land you in hot water. Everything doesn't have to revolve around "knacking". I am a parent here and an uncle who has practiced what I am advising the guy. It works.

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Romance / Re: My 14-Year-Old Sister Plans To Send Nude Pictures To 27-Year-Old Facebook Friend by flyingdutchman(m): 3:11am On Jan 04
DavidEsq:

Why involve her in sports. I wanna know
Distraction and would help her expend excess energy.
Romance / Re: My 14-Year-Old Sister Plans To Send Nude Pictures To 27-Year-Old Facebook Friend by flyingdutchman(m): 2:29am On Jan 04
Hey man, if you like, you can dm me. My wife and I can have a facetime video chat with her and calm her nerves down. Look, at her age, her hormones are on fire. She needs constant reassurance and INVOLVE HER IN SPORTS!

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Politics / Re: ‘How Kwara Gov Directs Overnight Demolition On Late Saraki’s Land’ by flyingdutchman(m): 3:52am On Jan 03
I do not know who is right in this matter but, be that as it may, Nigeria is full of animals! Demolition? What about converting building to better use? Or following due process? Wtf is wrong with Nigeria All PDP and APC people should have a rethink. This is barbaric! The
Phones / Re: SAMSUNG GALAXY A20s Anybody? by flyingdutchman(m): 12:11am On Jan 02
It is very good BUT BUY A SCREEN GUARD AND CASING AS WELL!!!
Politics / Re: President Buhari Receives Hon. Jibrin In Aso Rock (Photos) by flyingdutchman(m): 9:18pm On Dec 31, 2019
In his mind, he has made it.
Celebrities / Re: Stop Acting Like A Kid - Akon Replied M.I Abaga by flyingdutchman(m): 9:09pm On Dec 31, 2019
I checked. NO SUCH REACTION FROM AKON
Politics / Re: Shehu Sani In Efcc Net Over Alleged Extortion, Fraud by flyingdutchman(m): 6:51pm On Dec 31, 2019
Setup and entrapment. A man if his ilk will not stop that low.
Nairaland / General / Re: Driver Knocks Down Mysterious Bird, It Turns To A Beautiful Unclad Woman (video) by flyingdutchman(m): 2:17am On Dec 31, 2019
I am beginning to suspect that in sapele, when drivers knock down a hapless victim, they immediately strip their clothings and make a jamboree of a victim who is in shock, claiming they are witches. Mankind is wicked!

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Celebrities / Re: M.I Caution Akon Not To Call Wizkid Is Boy, Nigerians React. PHOTOS by flyingdutchman(m): 1:34am On Dec 31, 2019
MI na real opener
Crime / Re: Robbers Trapped Inside Abuja Bank As Police And Soldiers Block Off The Entrance by flyingdutchman(m): 1:27pm On Dec 28, 2019
Odeshi fail the goat. You berrer surrender ogbeni!

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Crime / Re: Head Of Nigerian Federal Agency’s Son Caught With Lamborghini, $5m In Dubai by flyingdutchman(m): 10:47am On Dec 28, 2019
Audio Director, audio case!
Romance / Re: People Follow Lady About With Their Camera Phones Because Of Her Backside (video by flyingdutchman(m): 10:04pm On Dec 26, 2019
Ghanaians and sex tueh!

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Celebrities / Re: ‘what’s A Teenager Going To Do With All This Money’ – Rema by flyingdutchman(m): 3:13pm On Dec 25, 2019
Wakanda English are you "utilizing" OP? Na King's English ni?

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