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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Mark

    What happened to Baz the cane toad

    That's a very obscure car ad! :p
    That's a very obscure car ad! :p
    That's a very obscure car ad! :p
    That's a very obscure car ad! :p
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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. Perry

    Question Turmeric

    I might add that wheat can also play a part in inflammation, especially as we age and a wheat intolerace seeps in. Eliminating it for a week or more and other gluten products, is worth testing....
    I might add that wheat can also play a part in inflammation, especially as we age and a wheat intolerace seeps in. Eliminating it for a week or more and other gluten products, is worth testing. There is a book Wheatbelly, that is worth a read. Being overweight also doesn't help our poor knees.
    I might add that wheat can also play a part in inflammation, especially as we age and a wheat intolerace seeps in. Eliminating it for a week or more and other gluten products, is worth testing. There is a book Wheatbelly, that is worth a read....
    I might add that wheat can also play a part in inflammation, especially as we age and a wheat intolerace seeps in. Eliminating it for a week or more and other gluten products, is worth testing....
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  6. 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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  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. 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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  9. 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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  10. ClissAT

    Storms! how is everyone fairing?

    Glad ya liked it Ash! :)
    Glad ya liked it Ash! :)
    Glad ya liked it Ash! :)
    Glad ya liked it Ash! :)
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  11. AndrewB

    Stolen fruit!

    :D:D very funny Mark. But be careful what you wish for!
    :D:D very funny Mark. But be careful what you wish for!
    :D:D very funny Mark. But be careful what you wish for!
    :D:D very funny Mark. But be careful what you wish for!
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  12. Letsgokate

    Spam posts

    I promise your email is safe here and won't be sold on :D Yes, I do understand the Facebook "thing" it's so convenient and there are more people etc - but, we can better control who joins here and...
    I promise your email is safe here and won't be sold on :D Yes, I do understand the Facebook "thing" it's so convenient and there are more people etc - but, we can better control who joins here and I think it's nice to get away from the Facebook feed and back to an organised thread that's not over...
    I promise your email is safe here and won't be sold on :D Yes, I do understand the Facebook "thing" it's so convenient and there are more people etc - but, we can better control who joins here and I think it's nice to get away from the Facebook...
    I promise your email is safe here and won't be sold on :D Yes, I do understand the Facebook "thing" it's so convenient and there are more people etc - but, we can better control who joins here and...
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  13. ClissAT
    Like x 4

    Sometimes wishes do come true!

    Thanks for the very informative link to the 'pure water' site, Andrew. I'm still chasing the actual percentages, ratios & pH levels required. My dam is not spring fed. This is the reason for the...
    Thanks for the very informative link to the 'pure water' site, Andrew. I'm still chasing the actual percentages, ratios & pH levels required. My dam is not spring fed. This is the reason for the problems. This was the original property in this very old rural road & the owners subdivided it &...
    Thanks for the very informative link to the 'pure water' site, Andrew. I'm still chasing the actual percentages, ratios & pH levels required. My dam is not spring fed. This is the reason for the problems. This was the original property in this...
    Thanks for the very informative link to the 'pure water' site, Andrew. I'm still chasing the actual percentages, ratios & pH levels required. My dam is not spring fed. This is the reason for the...
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. ClissAT

    Recycling is OVER!

    ahhh, so there's already people working on these things, excellent. Hope is not lost then. I wonder if in 1000 years our current landfill rubbish dumps become a resource.
    ahhh, so there's already people working on these things, excellent. Hope is not lost then. I wonder if in 1000 years our current landfill rubbish dumps become a resource.
    ahhh, so there's already people working on these things, excellent. Hope is not lost then. I wonder if in 1000 years our current landfill rubbish dumps become a resource.
    ahhh, so there's already people working on these things, excellent. Hope is not lost then. I wonder if in 1000 years our current landfill rubbish dumps become a resource.
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. stevo

    ongrid water bills?

    Cynic or not, I completely agree with you... I live mostly with a frugal pocket in mind. Mostly watch what I use. Mostly just use what I need. So why a $900 bill this quarter? Can only...
    Cynic or not, I completely agree with you... I live mostly with a frugal pocket in mind. Mostly watch what I use. Mostly just use what I need. So why a $900 bill this quarter? Can only imagine what it would have been like if I used it as often as I wanted. I am furious. It's just me and...
    Cynic or not, I completely agree with you... I live mostly with a frugal pocket in mind. Mostly watch what I use. Mostly just use what I need. So why a $900 bill this quarter? Can only imagine what it would have been like if I used it as...
    Cynic or not, I completely agree with you... I live mostly with a frugal pocket in mind. Mostly watch what I use. Mostly just use what I need. So why a $900 bill this quarter? Can only...
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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. Director

    Mad Max Fury Road

    Yes. And no. :) Like I said, don't expect much in the way of storylines but if you like real stunts and comprehensible action scenes then it's probably worth a look. Here's a review from the...
    Yes. And no. :) Like I said, don't expect much in the way of storylines but if you like real stunts and comprehensible action scenes then it's probably worth a look. Here's a review from the guys who did the legendary Plinkett's P{hantom menace review (part 1 here): And the Mad Max...
    Yes. And no. :) Like I said, don't expect much in the way of storylines but if you like real stunts and comprehensible action scenes then it's probably worth a look. Here's a review from the guys who did the legendary Plinkett's P{hantom menace...
    Yes. And no. :) Like I said, don't expect much in the way of storylines but if you like real stunts and comprehensible action scenes then it's probably worth a look. Here's a review from the...
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  25. Kasalia

    Just Got Back from America

    Oh wow - that variety of bulk foods looks nice! Welcome home! Hope you get your jungle contained in this heat and find some nice chooks soon.
    Oh wow - that variety of bulk foods looks nice! Welcome home! Hope you get your jungle contained in this heat and find some nice chooks soon.
    Oh wow - that variety of bulk foods looks nice! Welcome home! Hope you get your jungle contained in this heat and find some nice chooks soon.
    Oh wow - that variety of bulk foods looks nice! Welcome home! Hope you get your jungle contained in this heat and find some nice chooks soon.

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