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Old 11-14-2012, 12:06 PM   #106
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Originally Posted by WDE46 View Post
It's really just the fact that your minimum wage is over $15/hr. This drives the cost of everything up. Even though your AU dollar is worth slightly more than a US dollar, Australians have more money, so their cost of living goes up. It's that "invisible hand" of the supply and demand interaction at work here. It's also another reason why raising the minimum wage doesn't really help anybody in the long run, but that's political and not for here.
You're right. It definitely has nothing to do with the enormous import taxes or the fact that everything has to be shipped to a remote island. It's definitely the burger flippers.
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I don't see what is ridiculous by robbing with a sword.A sword in one od the most lethal wepon !!!

It's more easy to kill with a sword than with a gun.

A sword is more frightening than toy-looking gun like glock.

robbing with a sword is a good thing
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