I've had pizza all over the world and nothing gets close to real Neapolitan pizza in Italy. They invented it, you reckon they'd get it right. I've had what was supposed to be very good pizza in the US, sorry, not even close. Same goes for Australia.
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To put it even more simply, as someone who has been to Burning Man:
What happens on the playa, stays on the playa.
This media policy works well to enforce that.
Those circuits are often dimmed as well. You don't want to plug your TV into a dimmed circuit.
Australia officially changed to 230V in 2000. See AS60038-2000, which specifies 230/400V -6% +10%.
These are ubiquitous in the entertainment and film industries in Europe, where they are called CEEform. I have an unhealthy affection for them. They are durable, IP rated and not particularly fiddly to wire up; what more do you want?
Wikipedia has more info.
Because different rules apply to monopolies, that's the law, sorry.
Completely agree. I spent 18 months in Ireland and by the end of that time I had almost convinced my boss to give me addresses for jobs rather than pages and pages of directions, most of which made no sense to me, as a foreigner.
Oddly, while most of the Irish I met don't, and never have had, maps in their cars (and couldn't really explain why not) they were completely happy to get and blindly follow GPS devices. (Often up dead-end streets, if my experience is anything to go by.)
...like rain on your wedding day...
There is an immediate intoxication test. It is used widely by police on the roadside in Victoria, Australia.