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Re: THE SHOPPING THREAD :-)
« Reply #15855 on: September 18, 2019, 08:20:36 am »
A microwave and washing machine for me.  Not nearly as inspiring as a recipe book!!
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« Reply #15856 on: September 18, 2019, 08:22:25 am »
What sort of microwave did you buy Marina?
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« Reply #15857 on: September 18, 2019, 08:26:02 am »
It was a Panasonic, 1100 kw (if I recall correctly).  I didn't do as much research as I maybe should have done, but my old microwave and the one at Guildford are both Panasonic and neither of them have given me any trouble so that's why I went with that brand again.  LG got got reviews in Choice magazine, but there were a lot of negative comments on Canstar Blue about the noise / tune they made when they had finished their cycle that that put me off them.  Also, because the mw is above the oven and the oven was mainly black with a stainless steel 'fascia stripe' I felt I should get a similar look for the mw.
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« Reply #15858 on: September 18, 2019, 08:28:24 am »
It sounds good to me. We are on our second Panasonic and have never had trouble with either of them. I think the first was a National, before they changed their name.
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« Reply #15859 on: September 18, 2019, 08:28:53 am »
I went to a clothing warehouse with my Probus group today and it was hard not to buy a few things before they fed us copious amounts of sandwiches, cake, biscuits and coffee/tea.  Trousers and 3 tops, not cheap but very good quality.
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« Reply #15860 on: September 18, 2019, 08:32:23 am »
Good on you Judy.
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« Reply #15861 on: September 18, 2019, 08:37:03 am »
Well done Judy, sounds like a totally satisfying visit all round.
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« Reply #15862 on: September 18, 2019, 08:46:22 am »
Marina, we also have had Panasonic microwaves.  No problems. 
Nice shopping Judy.

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« Reply #15863 on: September 18, 2019, 03:44:32 pm »
We always now get the Panasonic inverter microwave. I am the killing machine with microwaves killed about 8 not kidding DH just shakes his head each time .
Might have brought bathers , shoes , pants and a top .

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« Reply #15864 on: September 19, 2019, 09:14:52 am »
Almost a total outfit KAtie.
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« Reply #15865 on: September 20, 2019, 07:26:06 am »
How do you kill a Microwave. ?
I have only bought 2 in 55 years of married life.
I use the Microwave every day.

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« Reply #15866 on: September 20, 2019, 12:41:42 pm »
We are on our second in 47 years Chookie. We bought our first one in 1980 when DD was born. She was prem and drank about 40ml of milk every couple of hours. The microwave was so quick when the baby was screaming at 2am. 😀😀😀😀😀
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« Reply #15867 on: September 20, 2019, 11:04:03 pm »
We are on our second in 47 years Chookie. We bought our first one in 1980 when DD was born. She was prem and drank about 40ml of milk every couple of hours. The microwave was so quick when the baby was screaming at 2am. 😀😀😀😀😀
I feel for you Cookie. Our DD was a shocker.  She cried from the time she was born.  We realised much later that she was hungry as she reacted badly to cows milk. I put her on solids early.  Wish I had had a TMX then. I would boil a lamb shank with veg and barley, no salt.  She loved it. 

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« Reply #15868 on: September 21, 2019, 12:33:15 am »
We are still on our second microwave too.  The first one just died and this one came from my Dad's house after he passed away.  It is very basic but still does the job.
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« Reply #15869 on: September 21, 2019, 04:08:35 am »
Im on my 4th since 1987.  At one stage when I had 2 going at once I gave the nursing home one for the kitchen visitors can use but that only lasted 6 months then the one Id kept carked it.  Thankfully they are not expensive.
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