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  1. vocalneal

    Bali hippies ignore social distancing rules

    Bali hippies ignore social distancing rules Bali tourists caught ignoring social distancing at crowded yoga studio
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    So what happened to member gyatmaja

    He posted on here that he can do personal shopping in Indonesia.
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    Anyone experienced problems mailing stuff out of Indonesia. Even pre current situation

    A mate of mine has been trying to mail me a pair of glasses but no joy. Even JNE Express won't take them. There is some restriction. We've been trying since last year.
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    Dissatisfaction with the election

    I'm reading about demonstrations regarding the outcome of the recent election. Will someone prece the situation for me.
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    Who is in Surabaya?

    Just been told I might be moving to Mojokerto just west of Surabaya. What is Surabaya like generally? I'm sure I will be fine .
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    Best local option for on-line shopping payment

    I have a local bank account which is not Visa or MasterCard so i need something recognized for on-line shopping. I heard Mandiri has a special card for on-Line payment is this the best option. I don't feel like giving Tokopedia/Bukalapak access to my US$ debit card when i open a real...
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    What is it with Asians and email? Thais are the same.

    I have been to two scooter shops to spend money. I went both times on a Sunday. OK the owner wasn't there but I left a message and got email addresses. I was told at both shops that the owner speaks English. So sent two emails one to each. NOTHING! No acknowledgement or anything. I did get a...
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    Electronic money and online shopping which card best?

    OK so i have a bank account but it is company Sinar Mas which seems to be useless for anything except receiving salary and cash from ATM. So i need a card for local on-line shopping etc. Which is the best or a good way to proceed. I heard Mandiri has a card specifically for on-line...
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    Do you guys use a Kodi box?

    Just for TV. Where do i get one? Going to get a Smartfren Wifi widget as that is one that covers the place i work.
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    Who knows about birds?

    It flies around at dusk and dawn screeching loudly as if to anounce its teretory. Very loud , very shrill cry.
  11. vocalneal

    I made it here

    I'm sat at/in Alum Sutera in Wendy's. Tried to buy a hotspot thingy yesterday but the lady didn't show up to our office as scheduled I assume because today is a holiday. Yeah welcome to Indonesia :-) Oh well at least i'm getting paid!
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    Bank notes and changing money

    My new company recommends changing $1000 or $2000 at the airport. Given that the largest note is 100,000 that is going to be 140 + notes so I'm thinking just change $1000 or I won't be able to sit up straight? How thick is 140 notes?
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    So when I buy a scooter who does the rego change

    Me or the previous owner. What is the cost? What information / documents will I need?
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    What kind of visa will I need for work that can be tuned into a KITAS

    I need to ask the embassy here how long it will take to process so I can start planning my arrival. I assume Business but maybe a visit visa is OK.
  15. vocalneal

    How about consolidating all vehicle related topics into one sub-group

    Mobil Rayak (spelling) currently in News For sale currently in Classifieds etc. Sepeda motor Etc. Motoring In Indonesia ? Or Indonesia Motoring Forum
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    VIZ TIPS -- Post your favourites?

    Post your favourites. Confession? Idea borrowed from another forum. A few to start Whilst on a cruise this summer, on the back of my cabin door was a notice reading 'Please think of the environment. Recycle where possible and switch off all appliances when not in use'. All this on a ship...
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    What sort of money do you guys pay for your glasses?

    I need some new ones and remember that they were significantly cheaper in Indo than Thailand. So it may be better to wait until I get there? It's not really the money it is the "Made In Germany" Thai-style rip off. Here would be about $700. For progressive, self tinting. No I am not buying then...
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    Is soda water commonly available in Indo convenience stores?

    My entrant for stupid post of the year.
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    For star gazers

    I watched a documentary. The Farthest. Every second Voyager1 gets 10 miles further from earth. That's +/- 1 million miles a day. FOREVER. Currently about 13 billion miles. It's like the Energizer bunny....Keeps going and going and going and likely to still be going after humans have gone...

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