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Hey guys, I call myself lilmiss ( it's a small part from my handle) though you can me Moni, MJ or my full handle if you wish. I'm an Australian living in Ontario, Canada (have been for 6 years now) but plan on returning to Australia permanently by late next year.

I've loved everything pc & technology related since I got intro'd to computers when I started high school in the mid 90's but only just recently got back into following the hardware for about a couple of years now.

I'm currently working on saving up for a custom system based around the LGA1155 Sandy Bridge platform so we shall see how that works out in due time.

Anyway, just wanted to say hi and hope to enjoy good times with the community here, hope you all enjoy a wonderful day
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post #2 of 14
Welcome to OCN! Good luck with your build.
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post #3 of 14
welcome to OCN! another aussie here looin to move to canada (well u alrdy have )
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post #4 of 14
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Thanks for the warm welcome guys Crispy, if you have any questions then send me a pm & i'll be happy to help you out Just a quick question for you, are you looking to relocate temporary or permanently over here?
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post #5 of 14
not too sure yet ill go over for a working holiday first see how the climate is there compared to here
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post #6 of 14
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You'll enjoy spring summer & autumn as they are just like back home, winter on the hand is just brutal! My 1st winter here back in Dec 2005 (remember seasons are swapped since Canada is in the northern hemisphere) was a real shock to the system as it was snow storm after snow storm all season and the temps were well below freezing, the norm was around -20 degrees celcius without windchill factored in! Pretty much every winter is literally freezing cold and it involves you wearing layer upon layer so when u transition from inside to outside (or vice versa) u either add or subtract layers to stay comfy lol
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post #7 of 14
Welcome to OCN!!

Hope that you didn't lose your accent staying in Canada for 6 years
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Welcome to OCN! If you're planning on going back to AUS I hope you enjoyed your stay here in Canada...I know I am enjoying my stay here in Toronto after moving from the Philippines 6 years ago!
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Welcome to OCN!!

Hope that you didn't lose your accent staying in Canada for 6 years
its impossible to lose an australian accent cause how we pronounce words is very lazy like
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G'Day
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