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  1. Mark

    WIN in July Competition (General Knowledge)

    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH or a Booktopia voucher of the same value! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online...
    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH or a Booktopia voucher of the same value! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online community like ours will always do better if members are prepared to share their knowledge and interact...
    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH or a Booktopia voucher of the same value! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online community like ours will always do better if members...
    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH or a Booktopia voucher of the same value! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online...
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  2. Mark

    WIN in June Competition (General Knowledge)

    Hubby agree's with you totally Steve. I'm still snoozing when he leaves for work before 6 and it's just about dark at 5:15 when he gets home. Oh well on the positive, the winter solstice is...
    Hubby agree's with you totally Steve. I'm still snoozing when he leaves for work before 6 and it's just about dark at 5:15 when he gets home. Oh well on the positive, the winter solstice is behind us so it's all down hill into summer which means more growth in veggie gardens, spring lambs...
    Hubby agree's with you totally Steve. I'm still snoozing when he leaves for work before 6 and it's just about dark at 5:15 when he gets home. Oh well on the positive, the winter solstice is behind us so it's all down hill into summer which...
    Hubby agree's with you totally Steve. I'm still snoozing when he leaves for work before 6 and it's just about dark at 5:15 when he gets home. Oh well on the positive, the winter solstice is...
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  3. Mark

    WIN in May Competition (General Knowledge)

    Got it! Thanks heaps Mark.
    Got it! Thanks heaps Mark.
    Got it! Thanks heaps Mark.
    Got it! Thanks heaps Mark.
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  4. Mark

    Thinking about ditching the Home Page

    Most of us were jumping through to the forums anyway so you're exactly right. The logic for having a static display homepage whilst it may have looked nice and benefited a new user to get an idea...
    Most of us were jumping through to the forums anyway so you're exactly right. The logic for having a static display homepage whilst it may have looked nice and benefited a new user to get an idea what the site was about (which was the original idea) it wasn't being used by members or actually...
    Most of us were jumping through to the forums anyway so you're exactly right. The logic for having a static display homepage whilst it may have looked nice and benefited a new user to get an idea what the site was about (which was the original...
    Most of us were jumping through to the forums anyway so you're exactly right. The logic for having a static display homepage whilst it may have looked nice and benefited a new user to get an idea...
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  5. Mark

    Start of the New Year Competition!

    Yes... now you mentioned it, I once purchased a red one with white flesh and it was awfully bland - I couldn't even get through it. The red dragon fruit in the picture tasted as good as it...
    Yes... now you mentioned it, I once purchased a red one with white flesh and it was awfully bland - I couldn't even get through it. The red dragon fruit in the picture tasted as good as it looked - very sweet and tasty :)
    Yes... now you mentioned it, I once purchased a red one with white flesh and it was awfully bland - I couldn't even get through it. The red dragon fruit in the picture tasted as good as it looked - very sweet and tasty :)
    Yes... now you mentioned it, I once purchased a red one with white flesh and it was awfully bland - I couldn't even get through it. The red dragon fruit in the picture tasted as good as it...

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  6. Mark

    WIN in March Competition (General Knowledge)

    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH or a Booktopia voucher of the same value! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online...
    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH or a Booktopia voucher of the same value! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online community like ours can only survive if members are prepared to share their knowledge and interact with...
    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH or a Booktopia voucher of the same value! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online community like ours can only survive if members are...
    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH or a Booktopia voucher of the same value! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online...
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  7. Mark

    Newsletter (Weekly Digest)

    Thanks Ash, yes that's precisely what the subscription is for - to enable members to see what has been happening without visiting the site constantly. Cheers mate :)
    Thanks Ash, yes that's precisely what the subscription is for - to enable members to see what has been happening without visiting the site constantly. Cheers mate :)
    Thanks Ash, yes that's precisely what the subscription is for - to enable members to see what has been happening without visiting the site constantly. Cheers mate :)
    Thanks Ash, yes that's precisely what the subscription is for - to enable members to see what has been happening without visiting the site constantly. Cheers mate :)
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  8. letsgo

    Not getting notification email on all watched threads

    FYI, this has been done as at yesterday all members are subscribed to a simple newsletter :)
    FYI, this has been done as at yesterday all members are subscribed to a simple newsletter :)
    FYI, this has been done as at yesterday all members are subscribed to a simple newsletter :)
    FYI, this has been done as at yesterday all members are subscribed to a simple newsletter :)

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  9. Mark

    Fruit and vegetable showcase

    Thinking about changing this section again into something more relevant like a members general tips & showcase section where members can sort of add any tips on plants or growing etc in the...
    Thinking about changing this section again into something more relevant like a members general tips & showcase section where members can sort of add any tips on plants or growing etc in the various different categories and maybe add a few more? Just want to make it easier for people to access...
    Thinking about changing this section again into something more relevant like a members general tips & showcase section where members can sort of add any tips on plants or growing etc in the various different categories and maybe add a few more?...
    Thinking about changing this section again into something more relevant like a members general tips & showcase section where members can sort of add any tips on plants or growing etc in the...
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  10. Mark

    Reviews Section

    I have enabled a widget on SSC that shows the reviews from www.selfsufficientme.com it's still early days but if you would like to contribute to the reviews system in any way such as making a...
    I have enabled a widget on SSC that shows the reviews from www.selfsufficientme.com it's still early days but if you would like to contribute to the reviews system in any way such as making a review on a current listing or creating your own listing and review for an item not yet listed then...
    I have enabled a widget on SSC that shows the reviews from www.selfsufficientme.com it's still early days but if you would like to contribute to the reviews system in any way such as making a review on a current listing or creating your own...
    I have enabled a widget on SSC that shows the reviews from www.selfsufficientme.com it's still early days but if you would like to contribute to the reviews system in any way such as making a...
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  11. Mark

    What type of poultry competition

    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH or a Booktopia voucher of the same value! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online...
    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH or a Booktopia voucher of the same value! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online community like ours can only survive if members are prepared to share their knowledge and interact with...
    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH or a Booktopia voucher of the same value! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online community like ours can only survive if members are...
    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH or a Booktopia voucher of the same value! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online...
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  12. Mark

    New climate profile field

    I've been head down in the backend of websites this past week trying to improve things on the forum and creating a reviews section on my blog it's slow going due to the steep learning curve but...
    I've been head down in the backend of websites this past week trying to improve things on the forum and creating a reviews section on my blog it's slow going due to the steep learning curve but it's getting there... :)
    I've been head down in the backend of websites this past week trying to improve things on the forum and creating a reviews section on my blog it's slow going due to the steep learning curve but it's getting there... :)
    I've been head down in the backend of websites this past week trying to improve things on the forum and creating a reviews section on my blog it's slow going due to the steep learning curve but...

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  13. Mark

    Board was upgraded tonight

    No not at all but wireless Internet was the cause of the issues though... Because of my disgustingly poor wireless service sometimes when I upload files to the server to upgrade the website it...
    No not at all but wireless Internet was the cause of the issues though... Because of my disgustingly poor wireless service sometimes when I upload files to the server to upgrade the website it times out causing the site to go down :mad: It took me 3 attempts to get all the files correctly uploaded...
    No not at all but wireless Internet was the cause of the issues though... Because of my disgustingly poor wireless service sometimes when I upload files to the server to upgrade the website it times out causing the site to go down :mad: It took me 3...
    No not at all but wireless Internet was the cause of the issues though... Because of my disgustingly poor wireless service sometimes when I upload files to the server to upgrade the website it...
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  14. Mark

    Trophy awards testing

    :D Forum software glitch! Love it.
    :D Forum software glitch! Love it.
    :D Forum software glitch! Love it.
    :D Forum software glitch! Love it.
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  15. Mark

    Articles System Feedback

    Atm the discussion for articles seems to be disabled but comments under the article can be used - I'll see if I can find the reason and enable article discussions.
    Atm the discussion for articles seems to be disabled but comments under the article can be used - I'll see if I can find the reason and enable article discussions.
    Atm the discussion for articles seems to be disabled but comments under the article can be used - I'll see if I can find the reason and enable article discussions.
    Atm the discussion for articles seems to be disabled but comments under the article can be used - I'll see if I can find the reason and enable article discussions.

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  16. Mark

    Gallery Feature Arrives!

    I thought the same way so either media or multimedia would do.
    I thought the same way so either media or multimedia would do.
    I thought the same way so either media or multimedia would do.
    I thought the same way so either media or multimedia would do.
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  17. Mark

    Competition! What Breed is this Chicken?

    Competition Time! WIN a $50 gift Voucher from eBay, Booktopia, or Amazon! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online community like...
    Competition Time! WIN a $50 gift Voucher from eBay, Booktopia, or Amazon! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online community like ours can only survive if members are prepared to share their knowledge and interact with each...
    Competition Time! WIN a $50 gift Voucher from eBay, Booktopia, or Amazon! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online community like ours can only survive if members are prepared to...
    Competition Time! WIN a $50 gift Voucher from eBay, Booktopia, or Amazon! The prize will be emailed direct to your inbox:twothumbsup: SSC values its members support and a knowledge based online community like...
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  18. Mark

    Competition! What Makes Purple vegetables... Purple

    Congratulations @Steve :popcork:
    Congratulations @Steve :popcork:
    Congratulations @Steve :popcork:
    Congratulations @Steve :popcork:
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  19. Mark

    appropriate content on ssm

    Gets my support also.
    Gets my support also.
    Gets my support also.
    Gets my support also.
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  20. Mark

    DOB no longer required on registration form

    Dear members and visitors, the requirement for potential new members to provide a date of birth during the registration process has been removed. In other words, you do not need to provide a date...
    Dear members and visitors, the requirement for potential new members to provide a date of birth during the registration process has been removed. In other words, you do not need to provide a date of birth or proof of age to join SSC. However, you can still fill in your DOB under your profile...
    Dear members and visitors, the requirement for potential new members to provide a date of birth during the registration process has been removed. In other words, you do not need to provide a date of birth or proof of age to join SSC. However,...
    Dear members and visitors, the requirement for potential new members to provide a date of birth during the registration process has been removed. In other words, you do not need to provide a date...
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  21. Mark

    What type of seed is this native bee collecting?

    The new competition will start at midnight tonight :)
    The new competition will start at midnight tonight :)
    The new competition will start at midnight tonight :)
    The new competition will start at midnight tonight :)
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  22. Mark

    Finish this saying...

    Awesome thanks Mark, I think the chickens will be the winners here as I'll go with the eBay(paypal) and I'll buy them some dried mealworms. :) Thanks Kate
    Awesome thanks Mark, I think the chickens will be the winners here as I'll go with the eBay(paypal) and I'll buy them some dried mealworms. :) Thanks Kate
    Awesome thanks Mark, I think the chickens will be the winners here as I'll go with the eBay(paypal) and I'll buy them some dried mealworms. :) Thanks Kate
    Awesome thanks Mark, I think the chickens will be the winners here as I'll go with the eBay(paypal) and I'll buy them some dried mealworms. :) Thanks Kate
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  23. Mark

    $50 gift voucher to win each FORTNIGHT (ends May)

    SSC is offering our members the chance to WIN a $50 gift voucher each FORTNIGHT for March, April, and May. That's two competitions per month and 6 competitions altogether! Your chances of winning...
    SSC is offering our members the chance to WIN a $50 gift voucher each FORTNIGHT for March, April, and May. That's two competitions per month and 6 competitions altogether! Your chances of winning are HUGE :faint: The first competition will start on 1st March and the last competition will finish on...
    SSC is offering our members the chance to WIN a $50 gift voucher each FORTNIGHT for March, April, and May. That's two competitions per month and 6 competitions altogether! Your chances of winning are HUGE :faint: The first competition will start on 1st...
    SSC is offering our members the chance to WIN a $50 gift voucher each FORTNIGHT for March, April, and May. That's two competitions per month and 6 competitions altogether! Your chances of winning...
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  24. Mark

    Use our Showcase section

    Once our Reviews section comes into action it will mean the Showcase will no longer be used for reviewing things and I will move all current reviews to the new area. Rather than remove the...
    Once our Reviews section comes into action it will mean the Showcase will no longer be used for reviewing things and I will move all current reviews to the new area. Rather than remove the Showcase feature altogether, I'm considering making it more specific and using it to actually showcase...
    Once our Reviews section comes into action it will mean the Showcase will no longer be used for reviewing things and I will move all current reviews to the new area. Rather than remove the Showcase feature altogether, I'm considering making it...
    Once our Reviews section comes into action it will mean the Showcase will no longer be used for reviewing things and I will move all current reviews to the new area. Rather than remove the...
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  25. stevo

    Recent Activity

    Ha when I click on that link all the recent activity is me :) I think showing all the likes, one has done recently is a bit much. Most recent threads is usually the most common thing done I think....
    Ha when I click on that link all the recent activity is me :) I think showing all the likes, one has done recently is a bit much. Most recent threads is usually the most common thing done I think. If it was posts, it could show 5 posts on the same thread and we won't get to see what other recent...
    Ha when I click on that link all the recent activity is me :) I think showing all the likes, one has done recently is a bit much. Most recent threads is usually the most common thing done I think. If it was posts, it could show 5 posts on the same...
    Ha when I click on that link all the recent activity is me :) I think showing all the likes, one has done recently is a bit much. Most recent threads is usually the most common thing done I think....
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