Poll

Where are you from

UK
34 (5.7%)
USA
11 (1.8%)
Canada
13 (2.2%)
Italy
2 (0.3%)
Spain
9 (1.5%)
Portugal
6 (1%)
France
6 (1%)
Germany
8 (1.3%)
Mexico
0 (0%)
South America
0 (0%)
Singapore
2 (0.3%)
Hong Kong
0 (0%)
China
0 (0%)
Australia - ACT
14 (2.3%)
Australia - NSW
60 (10%)
Australia - NT
2 (0.3%)
Australia - Qld
85 (14.1%)
Australia - SA
36 (6%)
Australia - Tas
23 (3.8%)
Australia - Vic
104 (17.3%)
Australia - WA
165 (27.5%)
New Zealand
4 (0.7%)
Other European country
9 (1.5%)
Other Asian country
3 (0.5%)
Sth Africa
3 (0.5%)
Other African country
0 (0%)
Other
2 (0.3%)

Total Members Voted: 588

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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #30 on: May 15, 2009, 01:52:38 am »
Welcome MrSpock - great to see a North American here - Canadians seem to be ahead of their southern cousins with Thermomix.



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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #31 on: May 15, 2009, 08:12:17 am »
C'est vrai - a BIG secret in the world.
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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #32 on: May 15, 2009, 08:30:29 am »
Maybe they can't keep up with the demand in Europe so don't want too many orders from elsewhere.  Just a thought but probably wrong. :P :P :P :P 
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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #33 on: May 15, 2009, 09:11:59 am »
Think they want to sell lots - there are lots of little incentives to sell out their at present. 
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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #34 on: May 15, 2009, 07:03:08 pm »
Unfortunately at the current price, I don't see it coming out of the niche market of restaurants and "dinks" (double income no kids). When I tell people how much I paid for my new "toy", everyone is looking at me funny. What's more frustrating is that it's perfectly OK to buy a big screen TV for the same price, but for a kitchen appliance that will save you some effort, it's unacceptable. I hate those double standards!

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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #35 on: May 15, 2009, 08:45:53 pm »
No rules broken. Here is 100% freedom of speech (apart from rude words)!!! :)  Great posts your are giving us. Please feel at home and post to your heart's content

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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #36 on: May 15, 2009, 10:53:01 pm »
mr spock, i posted soemthing similar on my blog when the price went up here a few months ago! bad time for it to go up.  i guess consultants have really got to push the cost savings to offset the price.
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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #37 on: May 15, 2009, 11:45:10 pm »
mr spock, i posted soemthing similar on my blog when the price went up here a few months ago! bad time for it to go up.  i guess consultants have really got to push the cost savings to offset the price.

But I'm not seeing that either! With all my fancy French recipes my grocery bill actually went UP! Don't get me wrong, I love my TMX, but cost saving is not the point I would use to sell it to my friends. Then again, I only had it a couple of weeks, so I have much to learn I guess :)

It might be that fresh produces are much more expensive than nasty prepared food here in Canada, since we have local produces just a few months a year...
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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #38 on: May 15, 2009, 11:56:06 pm »
LOL!!

no fancy french cuisine in my house ;)
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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #39 on: May 16, 2009, 01:45:25 am »

It might be that fresh produces are much more expensive than nasty prepared food here in Canada, since we have local produces just a few months a year...

ROFL no fancy cuisine in my house either....think you might be onto something with the local produces and the price perhaps. You will just have to think of all the time it saves you instead!  ;)
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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #40 on: May 16, 2009, 03:03:52 am »
Even at the demo, my consultant asked me whether I thought I would save money by buying the TMX and I immediately said no, because I would be trying all sorts of different things which I was not eating or drinking before.  eg making my own orange juice.  Oranges are reasonably expensive just to juice and, pre-TMX, I never bought orange juice, just the odd orange to eat as a piece of fruit.  Now I have to buy whole bags full :D  I never bought dips but now I am buying ingredients to make them occasionally and so the list goes on.  BUT it is a whole new way of life in my kitchen (I have always loved being in there) and you just want to use it more and more and try different things.  We hardly ever go out for a meal nowadays. I haven't even bothered to get the 2009/2010 Entertainment Book (Aussies will know what this is, others - it is a book of vouchers for 2 for the price of 1 meals).  I find the cooler weather is ideal for cooking meals in the TMX - during our hot summers here it probably gets used more for desserts and drinks rather than main courses when we just want to have BBQ's and salads.
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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #41 on: May 29, 2009, 01:13:27 am »
OK, so 401 members, but only 61 responses to Karen's Poll. that's a lot of very shy people y'all! Come out of the woodworks, especially if you're from North America!  8)
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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #42 on: May 30, 2009, 09:17:26 am »
OK, so 401 members, but only 61 responses to Karen's Poll. that's a lot of very shy people y'all! Come out of the woodworks, especially if you're from North America!  8)

Come out, come out from WHERE EVER you are!! lol
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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #43 on: May 31, 2009, 08:30:55 pm »
Well I have to add, that I DO save a huge amount on my weekly shopping, since I have had THX my weekly shopping bill has reduced to half. 6 months ago my average weekly shop was 200 and now its 100, that is a huge saving for me! As you can imagine, with 3 very hungry kids, I am elated and now with the Washing Goo, its fantastic! I think the difference is that now I use up all leftovers of fruit or veg or anything really and knock something up, hence soup or ice-cream ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) And my freezer is absolutely chocca!!!
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Re: Karen's Poll - where are you from???
« Reply #44 on: June 13, 2009, 04:03:18 am »
C'mon you guys from the States.....  vote !!!!   Need to improve our representation :)