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  1. stevo

    Ebay Deals

    Speaking of cameras, I'm hoping for a GoPro for Xmas from the misses... she has dropped a few hints (she's horrible at keeping secrets) :p I've been wanting one for a long time and I often browse...
    Speaking of cameras, I'm hoping for a GoPro for Xmas from the misses... she has dropped a few hints (she's horrible at keeping secrets) :p I've been wanting one for a long time and I often browse eBay AU for a bargain on a GoPro but hopefully come end December I won't require one anymore ;)
    Speaking of cameras, I'm hoping for a GoPro for Xmas from the misses... she has dropped a few hints (she's horrible at keeping secrets) :p I've been wanting one for a long time and I often browse eBay AU for a bargain on a GoPro but hopefully come...
    Speaking of cameras, I'm hoping for a GoPro for Xmas from the misses... she has dropped a few hints (she's horrible at keeping secrets) :p I've been wanting one for a long time and I often browse...

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  2. Mark
    Like x 3

    Post your wild animal encounters

    It's a tailed emperor caterpillar...quite a pretty butterfly with (surprise surprise) blue tails. The caterpillar is cooler I reckon!
    It's a tailed emperor caterpillar...quite a pretty butterfly with (surprise surprise) blue tails. The caterpillar is cooler I reckon!
    It's a tailed emperor caterpillar...quite a pretty butterfly with (surprise surprise) blue tails. The caterpillar is cooler I reckon!
    It's a tailed emperor caterpillar...quite a pretty butterfly with (surprise surprise) blue tails. The caterpillar is cooler I reckon!

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  3. Mark

    1000 Messages Posted!

    I'm flat out... :( :)
    I'm flat out... :( :)
    I'm flat out... :( :)
    I'm flat out... :( :)

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  4. Mark

    What creature would you rather get bitten by? (Game)

    Oh sorry Mark, brain was in neutral being last email of the night before hitting the sack! :sleep: White Tail Spider or Red Back?
    Oh sorry Mark, brain was in neutral being last email of the night before hitting the sack! :sleep: White Tail Spider or Red Back?
    Oh sorry Mark, brain was in neutral being last email of the night before hitting the sack! :sleep: White Tail Spider or Red Back?
    Oh sorry Mark, brain was in neutral being last email of the night before hitting the sack! :sleep: White Tail Spider or Red Back?

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  5. stevo

    Rain... Fallen trees, storms, etc

    Yeah, Ash - a chainsaw, mulcher, and two biceps... which probably = hernia :D
    Yeah, Ash - a chainsaw, mulcher, and two biceps... which probably = hernia :D
    Yeah, Ash - a chainsaw, mulcher, and two biceps... which probably = hernia :D
    Yeah, Ash - a chainsaw, mulcher, and two biceps... which probably = hernia :D

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  6. Berkeloid

    Thanks Mark for all the videos

    I could probably set the poultry pen to cater for several weeks away but I think two weeks is the limit without someone checking up and collecting the eggs at least. Ducks are clumsy yes lol...
    I could probably set the poultry pen to cater for several weeks away but I think two weeks is the limit without someone checking up and collecting the eggs at least. Ducks are clumsy yes lol...
    I could probably set the poultry pen to cater for several weeks away but I think two weeks is the limit without someone checking up and collecting the eggs at least. Ducks are clumsy yes lol...
    I could probably set the poultry pen to cater for several weeks away but I think two weeks is the limit without someone checking up and collecting the eggs at least. Ducks are clumsy yes lol...
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  7. Director

    The state of the world.

    Julie Bishop could be a Ferengi, I reckon..just had facelift.:ROFL:
    Julie Bishop could be a Ferengi, I reckon..just had facelift.:ROFL:
    Julie Bishop could be a Ferengi, I reckon..just had facelift.:ROFL:
    Julie Bishop could be a Ferengi, I reckon..just had facelift.:ROFL:
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  8. ClissAT

    River Cottage Australia

    A friend of mine sent me the Foxtel link to apply online so I did - you had to demonstrate an ability to A - be ok at backyard farming and B - do ok in front of the camera. Obviously, I failed......
    A friend of mine sent me the Foxtel link to apply online so I did - you had to demonstrate an ability to A - be ok at backyard farming and B - do ok in front of the camera. Obviously, I failed... lol... Probably a blessing in disguise really as I'm pretty happy being a YouTube creator, to be...
    A friend of mine sent me the Foxtel link to apply online so I did - you had to demonstrate an ability to A - be ok at backyard farming and B - do ok in front of the camera. Obviously, I failed... lol... Probably a blessing in disguise really as...
    A friend of mine sent me the Foxtel link to apply online so I did - you had to demonstrate an ability to A - be ok at backyard farming and B - do ok in front of the camera. Obviously, I failed......
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  9. ClissAT

    So I got the NBN installed

    Hi Mark we got the same deal with the free install of satellite dish and also found it totally unreliable. Never thought to turn it into something useful like a birth bath, it just stayed on our...
    Hi Mark we got the same deal with the free install of satellite dish and also found it totally unreliable. Never thought to turn it into something useful like a birth bath, it just stayed on our roof and even the birds didn't think much of it and rarely used it as a perch. Hi Ash that is our...
    Hi Mark we got the same deal with the free install of satellite dish and also found it totally unreliable. Never thought to turn it into something useful like a birth bath, it just stayed on our roof and even the birds didn't think much of it and...
    Hi Mark we got the same deal with the free install of satellite dish and also found it totally unreliable. Never thought to turn it into something useful like a birth bath, it just stayed on our...
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  10. ClissAT

    Storms! how is everyone fairing?

    Love the SMEAC brief, Mark. Brings back memories for me from military days. Thanks for sharing. Quite enjoyable.
    Love the SMEAC brief, Mark. Brings back memories for me from military days. Thanks for sharing. Quite enjoyable.
    Love the SMEAC brief, Mark. Brings back memories for me from military days. Thanks for sharing. Quite enjoyable.
    Love the SMEAC brief, Mark. Brings back memories for me from military days. Thanks for sharing. Quite enjoyable.
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  11. ClissAT

    this weather, power outages, etc

    Correct, the power was connected to a surge protected board but I think it was the surge flowing through the phone line that killed it. My new PC and everything else survived no worries.
    Correct, the power was connected to a surge protected board but I think it was the surge flowing through the phone line that killed it. My new PC and everything else survived no worries.
    Correct, the power was connected to a surge protected board but I think it was the surge flowing through the phone line that killed it. My new PC and everything else survived no worries.
    Correct, the power was connected to a surge protected board but I think it was the surge flowing through the phone line that killed it. My new PC and everything else survived no worries.

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  12. Ash

    Moving from acreage back to the suburb

    I've just been out pulling MORE caterpillars off the corn and canteloupes, and lamenting how on earth commercial growers get any crop at all without chemicals!! Mon-Fri I just can't spend much...
    I've just been out pulling MORE caterpillars off the corn and canteloupes, and lamenting how on earth commercial growers get any crop at all without chemicals!! Mon-Fri I just can't spend much time in the garden, so it's not uncommon that by the weekend, (and I work alternate Saturday mornings)...
    I've just been out pulling MORE caterpillars off the corn and canteloupes, and lamenting how on earth commercial growers get any crop at all without chemicals!! Mon-Fri I just can't spend much time in the garden, so it's not uncommon that by the...
    I've just been out pulling MORE caterpillars off the corn and canteloupes, and lamenting how on earth commercial growers get any crop at all without chemicals!! Mon-Fri I just can't spend much...

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  13. Tim C

    Summer, already?

    I agree with all the above. There's nothing wrong with growing any fruit tree in pots particularly if you intend to eventually plant them out just make sure the pot is appropriate to the tree...
    I agree with all the above. There's nothing wrong with growing any fruit tree in pots particularly if you intend to eventually plant them out just make sure the pot is appropriate to the tree size as it grows ie pot up when required. In the end, you'll simply have a larger and more mature tree...
    I agree with all the above. There's nothing wrong with growing any fruit tree in pots particularly if you intend to eventually plant them out just make sure the pot is appropriate to the tree size as it grows ie pot up when required. In the end,...
    I agree with all the above. There's nothing wrong with growing any fruit tree in pots particularly if you intend to eventually plant them out just make sure the pot is appropriate to the tree...
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  14. Mark

    Been crazy busy in garden and online...

    That reminds me... I need to do a big backup to my external just in case!
    That reminds me... I need to do a big backup to my external just in case!
    That reminds me... I need to do a big backup to my external just in case!
    That reminds me... I need to do a big backup to my external just in case!
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  15. stevo

    ongrid water bills?

    That's bureaucracy we're all fed up with when they even try charging for a service you don't have :rolleyes: There was talk some time back about putting meters on bores but there's no way property owners...
    That's bureaucracy we're all fed up with when they even try charging for a service you don't have :rolleyes: There was talk some time back about putting meters on bores but there's no way property owners would ever allow it and the government knew they were opening up a can of worms. Our bore saves us...
    That's bureaucracy we're all fed up with when they even try charging for a service you don't have :rolleyes: There was talk some time back about putting meters on bores but there's no way property owners would ever allow it and the government knew they...
    That's bureaucracy we're all fed up with when they even try charging for a service you don't have :rolleyes: There was talk some time back about putting meters on bores but there's no way property owners...
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  16. stevo

    Wyrmwood - Aus Zombie movie

    I was telling some friends about it, zombies, engines that run on zombie breath etc, i just got some blank stares in return, obviously they're not in to that kind of movie.
    I was telling some friends about it, zombies, engines that run on zombie breath etc, i just got some blank stares in return, obviously they're not in to that kind of movie.
    I was telling some friends about it, zombies, engines that run on zombie breath etc, i just got some blank stares in return, obviously they're not in to that kind of movie.
    I was telling some friends about it, zombies, engines that run on zombie breath etc, i just got some blank stares in return, obviously they're not in to that kind of movie.
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  17. stevo

    Solar Panel Feud - News story

    Hey Mark. Have a look at my new homebrew thread in recipes mate:cheers:
    Hey Mark. Have a look at my new homebrew thread in recipes mate:cheers:
    Hey Mark. Have a look at my new homebrew thread in recipes mate:cheers:
    Hey Mark. Have a look at my new homebrew thread in recipes mate:cheers:
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  18. Flatland

    Are we in for . drought?

    Indigo Jones is a name I'm familiar with although sad to say Lennox Walker doesn't ring a bell - as I said before young and naive and didn't understand why I should care about the weather :)
    Indigo Jones is a name I'm familiar with although sad to say Lennox Walker doesn't ring a bell - as I said before young and naive and didn't understand why I should care about the weather :)
    Indigo Jones is a name I'm familiar with although sad to say Lennox Walker doesn't ring a bell - as I said before young and naive and didn't understand why I should care about the weather :)
    Indigo Jones is a name I'm familiar with although sad to say Lennox Walker doesn't ring a bell - as I said before young and naive and didn't understand why I should care about the weather :)
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  19. Tim C

    It pays to keep your eyes open

    They would have to lock up half the Grannies in Morgan mate....If government stupidity ever reaches that extreme, the God help us all ! Mind you, it's getting pretty close. Apparently we need them...
    They would have to lock up half the Grannies in Morgan mate....If government stupidity ever reaches that extreme, the God help us all ! Mind you, it's getting pretty close. Apparently we need them guvment types to think for us, as we' re unable to make informed decisions on our own, due to their...
    They would have to lock up half the Grannies in Morgan mate....If government stupidity ever reaches that extreme, the God help us all ! Mind you, it's getting pretty close. Apparently we need them guvment types to think for us, as we' re unable...
    They would have to lock up half the Grannies in Morgan mate....If government stupidity ever reaches that extreme, the God help us all ! Mind you, it's getting pretty close. Apparently we need them...

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  20. Berkeloid

    [SOLVED - Yes] Found this fruit. Is it edible?

    Yes exactly. I've been experimenting with different and obscure fruit and veg for years now trying to find food plants that can be grown in my climate providing produce all year round. Bush...
    Yes exactly. I've been experimenting with different and obscure fruit and veg for years now trying to find food plants that can be grown in my climate providing produce all year round. Bush tucker is a great place to investigate.
    Yes exactly. I've been experimenting with different and obscure fruit and veg for years now trying to find food plants that can be grown in my climate providing produce all year round. Bush tucker is a great place to investigate.
    Yes exactly. I've been experimenting with different and obscure fruit and veg for years now trying to find food plants that can be grown in my climate providing produce all year round. Bush...

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  21. Kasalia

    Melanoma

    Well Kasalia, for your treadmill workout you did 100% better than I ever would! :thumbsup: :D I would not last even the first 30secs. :eek: Venting is good. And I'm sure everyone here would agree with me...
    Well Kasalia, for your treadmill workout you did 100% better than I ever would! :thumbsup: :D I would not last even the first 30secs. :eek: Venting is good. And I'm sure everyone here would agree with me that we would love to see &/or hear about any of your attempts at any form of self sufficiency be...
    Well Kasalia, for your treadmill workout you did 100% better than I ever would! :thumbsup: :D I would not last even the first 30secs. :eek: Venting is good. And I'm sure everyone here would agree with me that we would love to see &/or hear about any of...
    Well Kasalia, for your treadmill workout you did 100% better than I ever would! :thumbsup: :D I would not last even the first 30secs. :eek: Venting is good. And I'm sure everyone here would agree with me...
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  22. Flatland

    How do you know summer is here

    Yes I have those same values also, Flatland! However at racing stables, the poorly paid stable hands/come apprentice jockeys get the choice job of cleaning the stables every morning in...
    Yes I have those same values also, Flatland! However at racing stables, the poorly paid stable hands/come apprentice jockeys get the choice job of cleaning the stables every morning in anycase. The poo & bedding must be stored in fly proof bays & disposed of in the appropriate manner. So if...
    Yes I have those same values also, Flatland! However at racing stables, the poorly paid stable hands/come apprentice jockeys get the choice job of cleaning the stables every morning in anycase. The poo & bedding must be stored in fly proof bays...
    Yes I have those same values also, Flatland! However at racing stables, the poorly paid stable hands/come apprentice jockeys get the choice job of cleaning the stables every morning in...
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  23. ClissAT

    4Corners ABC TV 7Aug2017 must watch

    Yeah they sent rubbish back to the dorms after one of the other exchange students got lazy with her final rubbish - I found out because the dorm hostess kept being really strict about my rubbish...
    Yeah they sent rubbish back to the dorms after one of the other exchange students got lazy with her final rubbish - I found out because the dorm hostess kept being really strict about my rubbish thinking she'd have to deal with mine too. They also lack the space to store things the way we do -...
    Yeah they sent rubbish back to the dorms after one of the other exchange students got lazy with her final rubbish - I found out because the dorm hostess kept being really strict about my rubbish thinking she'd have to deal with mine too. They...
    Yeah they sent rubbish back to the dorms after one of the other exchange students got lazy with her final rubbish - I found out because the dorm hostess kept being really strict about my rubbish...
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  24. ClissAT

    Qld Garden Expo Nambour

    This looks like a great day! Love the pics, and thanks for sharing the video. I...might have to try and get myself to one of these sometime soon! :D
    This looks like a great day! Love the pics, and thanks for sharing the video. I...might have to try and get myself to one of these sometime soon! :D
    This looks like a great day! Love the pics, and thanks for sharing the video. I...might have to try and get myself to one of these sometime soon! :D
    This looks like a great day! Love the pics, and thanks for sharing the video. I...might have to try and get myself to one of these sometime soon! :D

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  25. Mark

    Cricket Talk - Ashes/One Day/20-20 whatever

    Such a controlled dominating performance by the Aussies. :thumbsup:
    Such a controlled dominating performance by the Aussies. :thumbsup:
    Such a controlled dominating performance by the Aussies. :thumbsup:
    Such a controlled dominating performance by the Aussies. :thumbsup:

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