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    Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

    Does anyone know if you can buy this over here in Turkey, cooking thai food and need it. Anyone know if Migros/Gempa/Tansas sell it ? Ta bb
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    I have bought a electronic book reader from Amazon for approx $270 , shipped over from the USA by UPS. It is now stuck in Istanbul because "POWER OF ATTORNEY DOCUMENTATION IS MISSING AND IS REQUIRED FOR CLEARANCE" I have never heard anything like this, it is not on the contraband list, not...
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    brought tears of laughter to my eyes...

    june 1 news,a bit late and probably andy chapman has posted this.... :) German impaled on plunger A German almost died after using a sink plunger as a bath plug and impaling himself after slipping on a bar of soap. Dieter Bayer, 79, who moved to Switzerland with his wife Frieda after he...
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    GOLD PC shop - Fethiye, my problems

    Well I bought a graphics card monday. Had it in the PC for 45 minutes when it died. Problem is it doesn't use a fan to dissipitate the heat but some weird aluminium thingy. I want my money back as that particular model is cr@p. Gold are refusing to do this but willing to give me the same...
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    ATM Charges / ATM Global Alliance

    Came accross this. In 2001 several major world banks united to offer their customers free atm transactions with other banks in the alliance, no matter what country. They are: Barclays (United Kingdom) Bank of America (United States) BNP Paribas (France) China Construction Bank (China) Deutsche...
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    more spider horror! arrgggg!!

    Well, don't read this news article if you have arachnophobia as it will just get worse and worse and worse!!! I won't be spoilin' it for you and tell you what it's about but you will be scared !!!! THE HORROR OF IT ALL!!!!! brown bear chillin' wiv da spider man!
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    ttnet dialup help please

    trying to get a friend "on-line" with a dial up on ttnet. they gave em a cd and a paper with the password??? on it, loaded the software and the program dials in but keeps saying invalid password and username for the domain.... used the password??? on the paper - anyone used dial up with ttnet...
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    help - need a acupunturist/Chiropractor

    Need a qualified acupunturist or a very good chiropractor in fethiye or surrounding areas. If chiropractor preferably one who does acupunture and employs infra red heat treatment ! I know there probably isn't one out there but you can never tell :) thanks in advance brown bear KKOB no...
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    creepy crawlies

    I was reading on the bbc web site about foreign spiders living there. But Turkey has a lovely variety of it's own. Here are some websites for further reading (and screaming, lol) Spiders on Wikipedia
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    can't make this up p4

    Cop charged with Driving Under Influence AURORA, Ind.. - A Cincinnati police officer who recently received an award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) was arrested Wednesday in Aurora, Ind., on drunk driving charges. Police Specialist Charles Beebe, 54, was arrested after Aurora police...
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    can't make this up p3

    Naked man glued to exercise bike during theft JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - A gang stripped a South African man before gluing him to an exercise bicycle while they ransacked his house, according to a report Thursday. SAPA news agency said the attackers, dressed in suits, hijacked a man in his...
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    can't make this up p2

    Student expelled for high school Counter-Strike map A Texas high school that suspended and then expelled a student for creating a map of his school for the PC shooting game Counter-Strike has released new details of the incident. The 17-year-old boy's trouble started when the school received a...
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    can't make this up p1

    Sudanese goat wife pops her hooves Tragic death ends marriage made at the point of a shotgun The caprine wife of a Sudanese goat molester has died suddenly after more than a year of marriage, the BBC reports. Mrs Tombe, née Rose, got hitched in a shotgun wedding ceremony after her future...
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    Why I am all for the military going in!

    We had friends of the family who lived in Iran for 2 years. they where Iranian themselves but brought up in the uk. The laws where on the point of sheer lunacy and scary. If an "informer" said that you had alcohol in the house you could be put in prison with no trial. If you had a satellite...
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    downloading 101, a masterclass

    About If anyone is interested in music, film or basically anything :) there is something out there that beats p2p and pretty much anything else out there. Apparently its about 10 times faster than a good p2p download speed, so I have been told that is. Its commonly referred to as NEWSGROUPS...
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