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Old 04-29-2012, 11:47 AM
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peanut butter

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I come over in October on a work/holiday visa i"m curious as to some of the things they may not have. i met a girl that said she had been and couldn't find peanut butter any where. maybe shes crazy but i figure id check it out. see if shes right. this pertains to food clothing anything random as can be. or maybe prices of things that would compare here to the usa.

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I hope you are not travelling to far to confirm the availability of peanut butter in Australia. I can tell it is very much available throughout Australia.


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Old 05-14-2012, 09:14 AM
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Old 05-30-2012, 08:44 PM
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i thought she was crazy thanks. lol
Youre right, maybe she is blind


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She’s not crazy neither blind. She may have searched in the wrong place or just didn’t search enough. LOL. I never been in US yet but Australia is the place for me, it has everything I need.


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Cigarettes are expensive. The cheapest being Brandon, Pall Mall and Super kings which work out around $10 for 20, they're also pretty rough too on the throat. Anything half decent is $13 plus for 25 and Benson & Hedges will set you back $16 plus for 25.
It's an expensive game and hand rolling tabacco is dear too at over $30 for 50 grams.

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Old 06-07-2012, 09:52 PM
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Probably guns, crime and unemployment ?
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cigarettes are too expensice in Australia!


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cigarettes

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cigarettes are too expensive in Australia!
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What I cannot find...

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Hi , being from the US here is my take on things. Cigs are 2x's the price of the US. $128.
Most food is not too pricey. (Fruit and veges are pricey.) A little more then in the US but my big problem was trying to find items. They are not where you would think they would be..and you dont have as many options as you do in the US.
There are US regional items that can't be easily found in Australia, or at least not on the Gold Coast:
Grits
Shortening (like for baking)
Jello-type pudding
Crab/Shrimp boil
Tex-Mex restaurants
Canning jars and replacement lids
I found frozen okra at both an Indian and a Taiwanese grocery store, but they don't carry it in Woolies or Coles.

There are other great things you have here in Australia though, like Pavlova mixes!

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What doesn't australia have?

Australia still crave for a aspiring Noodle market catering company. such a company is craze of the hour which will simply create awe among the Australians.


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