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    Kogan are adding white goods and built-in home appliances to the long list of product categories they sell through their online site, direct to customers. Setting their sights firmly on the delivering better value for large household appliances including fridges, dishwashers, washing machines, dryers, ovens, cooktops and rangehoods. There are...
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    My current car is a 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.4L Manual sedan that’s served me well for the last 13 years, but now it’s nearing the time where I enter the market for a new car to replace it. When I first got the car, I knew I wanted...
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