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  1. Mark
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    Premium Member

    Premium Member GOLD Hi everyone, you may notice some Premium Members now have been awarded a GOLD banner (shown on their avatar). The GOLD banner is awarded to Premium Members who have been...
    Premium Member GOLD Hi everyone, you may notice some Premium Members now have been awarded a GOLD banner (shown on their avatar). The GOLD banner is awarded to Premium Members who have been active on our forums. Premium Members will automatically be awarded or lose their GOLD banner...
    Premium Member GOLD Hi everyone, you may notice some Premium Members now have been awarded a GOLD banner (shown on their avatar). The GOLD banner is awarded to Premium Members who have been active on our forums. Premium Members will...
    Premium Member GOLD Hi everyone, you may notice some Premium Members now have been awarded a GOLD banner (shown on their avatar). The GOLD banner is awarded to Premium Members who have been...

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  2. Mark
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    Signatures for members

    Signature once Members signatures (below their post) will now only be seen once per page for Premium Members. This will make the forums a little tidier and speed up load times slightly.
    Signature once Members signatures (below their post) will now only be seen once per page for Premium Members. This will make the forums a little tidier and speed up load times slightly.
    Signature once Members signatures (below their post) will now only be seen once per page for Premium Members. This will make the forums a little tidier and speed up load times slightly.
    Signature once Members signatures (below their post) will now only be seen once per page for Premium Members. This will make the forums a little tidier and speed up load times slightly.
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  3. Mark
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    Competitions Info/Guidelines

    Competition Page click here ;) Here's some important information about competitions held on SSC: Eligibility - Competitions held on SSC are open to Premium Members "GOLD" only. Registered members...
    Competition Page click here ;) Here's some important information about competitions held on SSC: Eligibility - Competitions held on SSC are open to Premium Members "GOLD" only. Registered members and visitors will be able to view the competition details but not enter. To become a Premium Member...
    Competition Page click here ;) Here's some important information about competitions held on SSC: Eligibility - Competitions held on SSC are open to Premium Members "GOLD" only. Registered members and visitors will be able to view the competition...
    Competition Page click here ;) Here's some important information about competitions held on SSC: Eligibility - Competitions held on SSC are open to Premium Members "GOLD" only. Registered members...
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  4. Mark
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    New member moderation rules

    Due to the constant threat of spam targeted at forums all over the internet, we now have new moderation rules in place to combat human spammers. Please note the following - Members will not be...
    Due to the constant threat of spam targeted at forums all over the internet, we now have new moderation rules in place to combat human spammers. Please note the following - Members will not be permitted to add a link (eg www.selfsufficientme.com) anywhere on the forum or create a signature...
    Due to the constant threat of spam targeted at forums all over the internet, we now have new moderation rules in place to combat human spammers. Please note the following - Members will not be permitted to add a link (eg...
    Due to the constant threat of spam targeted at forums all over the internet, we now have new moderation rules in place to combat human spammers. Please note the following - Members will not be...
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  5. Mark
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    Forum Etiquette

    The following points are a simple etiquette guide to using the Self Sufficient Culture Community Forums and are designed to give a friendly reminder to all users about best forum practises and...
    The following points are a simple etiquette guide to using the Self Sufficient Culture Community Forums and are designed to give a friendly reminder to all users about best forum practises and ways we can utilise our forums for our own benefit but also whilst being thoughtful of others. Most of...
    The following points are a simple etiquette guide to using the Self Sufficient Culture Community Forums and are designed to give a friendly reminder to all users about best forum practises and ways we can utilise our forums for our own benefit...
    The following points are a simple etiquette guide to using the Self Sufficient Culture Community Forums and are designed to give a friendly reminder to all users about best forum practises and...
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  6. Mark

    November Competition - General Knowledge

    Congrats, well deserved :)
    Congrats, well deserved :)
    Congrats, well deserved :)
    Congrats, well deserved :)
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  7. Mark

    October Competition - General Knowledge

    We got ours a few years back and use the HELL out of it every day! Does save plastic :)
    We got ours a few years back and use the HELL out of it every day! Does save plastic :)
    We got ours a few years back and use the HELL out of it every day! Does save plastic :)
    We got ours a few years back and use the HELL out of it every day! Does save plastic :)
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  8. Mark

    Back from holidays in the USA

    Hello everyone, I'm back from our trip to the USA and will endeavour to work on our forum updating things and fixing issues such as that dreaded photo competition that is still broken! I had the...
    Hello everyone, I'm back from our trip to the USA and will endeavour to work on our forum updating things and fixing issues such as that dreaded photo competition that is still broken! I had the developer supposedly fix it himself but obviously, the bugs still remain. If you follow my YouTube...
    Hello everyone, I'm back from our trip to the USA and will endeavour to work on our forum updating things and fixing issues such as that dreaded photo competition that is still broken! I had the developer supposedly fix it himself but obviously,...
    Hello everyone, I'm back from our trip to the USA and will endeavour to work on our forum updating things and fixing issues such as that dreaded photo competition that is still broken! I had the...

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  9. Mark

    August Competition - General Knowledge

    Same from me Andrew. Yes lots of wasted dollars sitting on curbsides all across Oz. The thing is you have to drive past most of them which for me anyway, just about tears my heart out, because...
    Same from me Andrew. Yes lots of wasted dollars sitting on curbsides all across Oz. The thing is you have to drive past most of them which for me anyway, just about tears my heart out, because otherwise your yard would look like a rubbish tip! Such a dilemma.
    Same from me Andrew. Yes lots of wasted dollars sitting on curbsides all across Oz. The thing is you have to drive past most of them which for me anyway, just about tears my heart out, because otherwise your yard would look like a rubbish...
    Same from me Andrew. Yes lots of wasted dollars sitting on curbsides all across Oz. The thing is you have to drive past most of them which for me anyway, just about tears my heart out, because...
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  10. Mark

    July Competition - General Knowledge

    Congrats Kate! I'm sure if we added up what we spend on our gardens, it would be much cheaper to buy from local organic store!
    Congrats Kate! I'm sure if we added up what we spend on our gardens, it would be much cheaper to buy from local organic store!
    Congrats Kate! I'm sure if we added up what we spend on our gardens, it would be much cheaper to buy from local organic store!
    Congrats Kate! I'm sure if we added up what we spend on our gardens, it would be much cheaper to buy from local organic store!
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  11. ClissAT

    Photo of the month thread

    Woo hoo! Fantastic Mark :twothumbsup::pic::pic::pic: .If only I had a PC to process my photos properly!!
    Woo hoo! Fantastic Mark :twothumbsup::pic::pic::pic: .If only I had a PC to process my photos properly!!
    Woo hoo! Fantastic Mark :twothumbsup::pic::pic::pic: .If only I had a PC to process my photos properly!!
    Woo hoo! Fantastic Mark :twothumbsup::pic::pic::pic: .If only I had a PC to process my photos properly!!
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  12. Mark

    Forum upgrade

    It seems that waiting for 12 months might be the consensus... There's no rush - I'll revisit the upgrade next year then :thumbsup:
    It seems that waiting for 12 months might be the consensus... There's no rush - I'll revisit the upgrade next year then :thumbsup:
    It seems that waiting for 12 months might be the consensus... There's no rush - I'll revisit the upgrade next year then :thumbsup:
    It seems that waiting for 12 months might be the consensus... There's no rush - I'll revisit the upgrade next year then :thumbsup:
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  13. Mark

    June Competition - General Knowledge

    Congrats Auron! :thumbsup:
    Congrats Auron! :thumbsup:
    Congrats Auron! :thumbsup:
    Congrats Auron! :thumbsup:
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  14. Mark

    April/May Competition - General Knowledge

    Thanks for your ongoing and active support of our forum Kate!
    Thanks for your ongoing and active support of our forum Kate!
    Thanks for your ongoing and active support of our forum Kate!
    Thanks for your ongoing and active support of our forum Kate!
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  15. Mark

    May Competition 2018

    We're on Clissa! :twothumbsup:
    We're on Clissa! :twothumbsup:
    We're on Clissa! :twothumbsup:
    We're on Clissa! :twothumbsup:
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  16. Mark

    March Competition - General Knowledge

    No worries. Both my wife and I enjoy watching Vasili's Garden. Apart from the product promotion, there are plenty of simple tips for growing fruit and vegetables. Highly recommend it to anyone who...
    No worries. Both my wife and I enjoy watching Vasili's Garden. Apart from the product promotion, there are plenty of simple tips for growing fruit and vegetables. Highly recommend it to anyone who hasn't watched it.
    No worries. Both my wife and I enjoy watching Vasili's Garden. Apart from the product promotion, there are plenty of simple tips for growing fruit and vegetables. Highly recommend it to anyone who hasn't watched it.
    No worries. Both my wife and I enjoy watching Vasili's Garden. Apart from the product promotion, there are plenty of simple tips for growing fruit and vegetables. Highly recommend it to anyone who...
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  17. Mark

    Forum access problem

    I'm in! :dance: Finally, my host has unblocked my IP and I can now access the forum from my PC... That was a weird problem o_O Glad no one else is having issues then. Thanks :)
    I'm in! :dance: Finally, my host has unblocked my IP and I can now access the forum from my PC... That was a weird problem o_O Glad no one else is having issues then. Thanks :)
    I'm in! :dance: Finally, my host has unblocked my IP and I can now access the forum from my PC... That was a weird problem o_O Glad no one else is having issues then. Thanks :)
    I'm in! :dance: Finally, my host has unblocked my IP and I can now access the forum from my PC... That was a weird problem o_O Glad no one else is having issues then. Thanks :)
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  18. Mark

    February Competition - General Knowledge

    Thanks DarrenP, it will come in very handy.
    Thanks DarrenP, it will come in very handy.
    Thanks DarrenP, it will come in very handy.
    Thanks DarrenP, it will come in very handy.
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  19. Mark

    Happy New Year 2018 Competition - General Knowledge

    Hi @Helen Auriga congratulations you are our comp winner! Sorry about the late confirmation... :)
    Hi @Helen Auriga congratulations you are our comp winner! Sorry about the late confirmation... :)
    Hi @Helen Auriga congratulations you are our comp winner! Sorry about the late confirmation... :)
    Hi @Helen Auriga congratulations you are our comp winner! Sorry about the late confirmation... :)
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  20. Mark

    Xmas 2017 Special SSC Competition (General Knowledge)

    Awesome. Hope that bin (and the worms) provide you with years of service.
    Awesome. Hope that bin (and the worms) provide you with years of service.
    Awesome. Hope that bin (and the worms) provide you with years of service.
    Awesome. Hope that bin (and the worms) provide you with years of service.
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  21. Mark

    November Competition (General Knowledge)

    Good one! Sounds like a great variety of each!
    Good one! Sounds like a great variety of each!
    Good one! Sounds like a great variety of each!
    Good one! Sounds like a great variety of each!
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  22. Mark

    October Competition (General Knowledge)

    Fantastic image!
    Fantastic image!
    Fantastic image!
    Fantastic image!

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  23. Mark

    September Competition (General Knowledge)

    Yeah, it's pretty handy - we use it all the time (especially for online purchases). Lucky you hey, India - fantastic! :)
    Yeah, it's pretty handy - we use it all the time (especially for online purchases). Lucky you hey, India - fantastic! :)
    Yeah, it's pretty handy - we use it all the time (especially for online purchases). Lucky you hey, India - fantastic! :)
    Yeah, it's pretty handy - we use it all the time (especially for online purchases). Lucky you hey, India - fantastic! :)
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  24. Mark

    August Competition (General Knowledge)

    ;) thanks all. Been tough with work, and the spuds are doing their own thing through my neglect but I've managed to kill all but one of my strawberry planters. I need more time to achieve better...
    ;) thanks all. Been tough with work, and the spuds are doing their own thing through my neglect but I've managed to kill all but one of my strawberry planters. I need more time to achieve better results...
    ;) thanks all. Been tough with work, and the spuds are doing their own thing through my neglect but I've managed to kill all but one of my strawberry planters. I need more time to achieve better results...
    ;) thanks all. Been tough with work, and the spuds are doing their own thing through my neglect but I've managed to kill all but one of my strawberry planters. I need more time to achieve better...
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  25. ClissAT

    Self-Sufficient Photo of the month?

    @Mark It's ok to take care of business on other things when the need arises. Sometimes you need to prioritise things. All good mate.
    @Mark It's ok to take care of business on other things when the need arises. Sometimes you need to prioritise things. All good mate.
    @Mark It's ok to take care of business on other things when the need arises. Sometimes you need to prioritise things. All good mate.
    @Mark It's ok to take care of business on other things when the need arises. Sometimes you need to prioritise things. All good mate.
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  26. Mark

    July Competition (General Knowledge)

    They're the little cup type with the float to keep them topped up. But they aren't the ones you mount in a drum or PVC pipe, these have a hose that you can connect up to the water source. Hard to...
    They're the little cup type with the float to keep them topped up. But they aren't the ones you mount in a drum or PVC pipe, these have a hose that you can connect up to the water source. Hard to explain but yes I will get some pics and start a thread. We love it when we are able to get eggs...
    They're the little cup type with the float to keep them topped up. But they aren't the ones you mount in a drum or PVC pipe, these have a hose that you can connect up to the water source. Hard to explain but yes I will get some pics and start a...
    They're the little cup type with the float to keep them topped up. But they aren't the ones you mount in a drum or PVC pipe, these have a hose that you can connect up to the water source. Hard to...
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  27. Mark

    June Competition (General Knowledge)

    Congrats I had forgotten it also.
    Congrats I had forgotten it also.
    Congrats I had forgotten it also.
    Congrats I had forgotten it also.
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  28. Mark

    May Competition (General Knowledge)

    Of course Ash, yes that's true :)
    Of course Ash, yes that's true :)
    Of course Ash, yes that's true :)
    Of course Ash, yes that's true :)
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  29. Mark

    Site down PHP issue

    Yeah and I'm so bloody busy atm too... good busy though - just too many projects and writing, videos, website admin, family, pets... the list goes on :)
    Yeah and I'm so bloody busy atm too... good busy though - just too many projects and writing, videos, website admin, family, pets... the list goes on :)
    Yeah and I'm so bloody busy atm too... good busy though - just too many projects and writing, videos, website admin, family, pets... the list goes on :)
    Yeah and I'm so bloody busy atm too... good busy though - just too many projects and writing, videos, website admin, family, pets... the list goes on :)
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  30. Mark

    April Competition (General Knowledge)

    Woohoo! All that seemingly useless knowledge gleaned years ago is finally paying off! :p Thankyou so much Mark. I love using paypal. And it's arrived just in the nick of time too. Right now I need...
    Woohoo! All that seemingly useless knowledge gleaned years ago is finally paying off! :p Thankyou so much Mark. I love using paypal. And it's arrived just in the nick of time too. Right now I need a new battery for my 'puter. :)
    Woohoo! All that seemingly useless knowledge gleaned years ago is finally paying off! :p Thankyou so much Mark. I love using paypal. And it's arrived just in the nick of time too. Right now I need a new battery for my 'puter. :)
    Woohoo! All that seemingly useless knowledge gleaned years ago is finally paying off! :p Thankyou so much Mark. I love using paypal. And it's arrived just in the nick of time too. Right now I need...
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