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  1. spicyayam

    Laptop suggestions

    I am looking for a Windows 10 laptop. I want to do some video editing so need something reasonably powerful with 8GB memory. I have a Levono currently and pretty happy with it. I will probably buy it online so it needs to be available from a site like Bhinneka.Com: Toko Online Komputer, Gadget...
  2. S

    Cookie policy - note to admin

    Every time we log in now, we must accept the 'Cookie policy'. What is the point in asking the question? If you click the X, you don't get to log in. So why would I go to Balipod then refuse to accept the 'policy'? Get rid of it, it is just annoying. I am sure nobody is going to sue Balipod...
  3. T

    CBN Internet- experiences/ recommendations?

    Hi All Does anyone currently (or previously) use CBN for their internet? Currently we have IndiHome on a 20MB connection, but will be moving to new villa next month and thinking of changing. IndiHome is okay, but we don't make use of the home phone or TV much so looking for alternative...
  4. T

    Bali Police: Bomb like material found in Ubud, step up Christmas security.

    Bali police announced they had found a low level explosive device in Ubud on Tuesday morning (20 Dec 2016). The bomb squad (Gegana) successfully disposed of the device. The device which contained gunpowder, nails and what appears to be a solar powered detonator was discovered by a local...
  5. G

    How to become protestant before getting married ? Church needed in Legian ?

    Hi everyone, I have no religion that I practice but I am Muslim born I would say and want to marry my Protestant Indonesian girlfriend. I will be the one to convert to protestant, and need to find a church that would help me on the process of convertion get the paper to attest that I am...
  6. balinews

    Protests rage in Jakarta

    One person was killed as Indonesian police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse tens of thousands of protesters who rallied to demand the resignation of the Christian governor of Jakarta for allegedly insulting the Quran. At least seven people were injured in clashes between...
  7. T

    australian travel warning

    The latest travel advisory from the Australian Government: A major protest is planned for central Jakarta on Friday 4 November (related protests may take place in other cities). Reports indicate that extremists may seek to use protests on 4 November to conduct acts of violence. We strongly...
  8. spicyayam

    Trump taking the lead in at least one poll

    Donald Trump overtakes Hillary Clinton for first time since May in ABC poll | The Independent I also read if Hillary wins Air Force 1 is going to be renamed to Con Air.
  9. klaatu

    AF/SAE tools

    Does anyone know where to buy spanners(wrenches),allen keys, sockets etc. that are non_metric ,Tnx.
  10. balinews

    Bali expats arrested for drug possession

    Police in Bali arrested an Australian and a Briton over the weekend and have accused them of possessing more than 17 grams of cannabis resin. Guiseppe Serafino, 48, from Perth and David Matthew Fox, 54 from Shrewsbury in Shropshire, remain in custody and are being interrogated for drug...
  11. N

    Looking for co-investors here in Bali

    Hello I am looking for co-investors for my unique and very promising project related to IT field here in Bali. if you are interested you can send me a private message which is a better option to public one or send to my e-mail: nerbares at gmail
  12. S

    The Family Love Alliance is coming to get you....

    Indonesia's Constitutional Court considers criminalising adultery and gay sex - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) This was on Australian TV news channels last night. I thought it was already illegal in Indonesia?
  13. Markit

    Tick, Tock, Tick ...

    Last couple of years we've seemed to be having a growing tick crisis. Since they only seem to attack the dogs (in between the toes and in the ears) and the missus (occasionally) it's not a major crisis but would like to know if anyone else has a similar problem and how they resolve it (can get...
  14. Billt4SF

    2-prong electrical receptacles

    We have been here a month now and we have realized that the 2-prong electrical plugs and outlets (receptacles) are just not doing the job. They seem to make an electrical connection fine, but a very poor mechanical one. The least bit of jostling (such as moving the lamp on the table to...
  15. spicyayam

    What's it going to take

    ...for Americans to give up their guns. Or at least a ban from people with obvious mental issues from buying them.
  16. T

    Security Camera/ CCTV purchase and installation

    Hi All Big thanks to everyone that has replied to our posts, it has really helped us settle in well over the last few months. Wanted to ask if anyone has recommendations for where to purchase a decent CCTV camera system and have it installed? We are in the upper Umulas area (near Bali...
  17. L

    change certificate name

    Hi all, I need to ask a question: the house I live in with my partner, in her name, now need to by transferred in my name. What is the procedure and how much will be the cost/s of all this. I know we need to go to the notary to do this and I know they also tax charges based on the sale's price...
  18. spicyayam

    Phantom credit card charges

    I have seen some facebook posts about people saying their credit cards have been charged without their knowledge and at least in one case they never even used it in Bali. People are now suggesting to put their cards in protective sleeves. Does this really do anything? This is what I found from...
  19. spicyayam

    Protest near airport today

    I believe there is a protest planned near the airport today at 2pm. If you have a flight or need to pick someone up, I suggest leaving much earlier than planned. Copied from FB:
  20. Markit

    Danger - forum?

    Taking part, as one does, in various forum (fori?) mainly concerned with Indonesia and it's culture it is being slowly and carefully suggested in some that it might be dangerous openly discussing aggravating issues such as sex, drugs or religion. As this "right" is hardly considered by most of...