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  1. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    We had an old tin bath that we paddled in the creek below grandpa's house. My first boat!
  2. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I remember my bush laundry day job stoking the fire under the copper, and standing on a box to attempt to wind the mangle. In town dad bought home a Simson tub washer with a power mangle on top. But...
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    Re missing Whitehouse documents,
    https://www.axios.com/2022/08/08/trump-toilet-photos-maggie-haberman?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiosam&stream=top
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    Olivia Newton-John dead at 73

    Way too young.

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-08-09/olivia-newton-john-star-of-grease-dies-aged-73/101313234
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    2c here this morning…….. and dead still.

    BTW, Olivia Newton-John died. Only 73
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    Re: Cruising the Sands

    No sailing here at present, I'm too busy and anyway it's 2C this morning…….
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    Re: The promise of the internet

    I tried La Ronge, Canada. Discussions.
    I don't have th time now but thank you very much for posting that!
  8. Thread: As a kid…..

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    Re: As a kid…..

    No TV, half my childhood in the bush, very little film attendance and as a result I think I was fortunate.
    Ferreting, Rabbiting, exploring old mine workings, responsibilities around the farm and...
  9. Thread: Oz Politics.

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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Media watch on ABC TV
    Re Albo's 'honeymoon period' and the commercial press. The LibNat press. Paid for opinion.and gap filler gossip. And then there's Markson and Covid, more bought opinion. SFA...
  10. Thread: Oz Politics.

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    Re: Oz Politics.

    4 corners
    These women need a hit man/woman, not a dodgy investigation.

    But then why should we be at all surprised? Men, power and unaccountability………..
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    Re: Albuquerque killings

    "………….south of I40 was not safe. It belongs to the cartels…"

    So that's another civi war going on………...
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    A bloke in a Melbourne suburb had the fire brigade and the hazardous chemicals squad called out by not near neighbours. He was making very hot, very vegan chilli sauce on his BBQ.
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    Re: The ultimate authority on everything

    Surely you have left out Douglas Adams's Deep Thought that gave the answer to the meaning of life and everything?

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    Re: Cat converter theft protection

    As far as I know it's not a problem here.
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    Re: c'est la guerre

    We have Wombats………………...

    https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/b/wombat-28562578.jpg
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    Lol………...
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    Re: Judith Durham,

    Sister Beverly was as good but different. She didn't need a mike either…..
    Here is Judith with Sny Chamber band circa 1961...
  18. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    g'day bobby, cold here but heating off………… firing up SWMBO's sinuses………...
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    Re: Pix of my '84 Buick I bought in '99

    Looks like an old Mazda 626 of similar vintage.

    Old girlfriend drove an inherited late 30's Buick, like this (if this works)
    http://www.sedgeclasscars.co.za/carimages/1937_Buick_Str_8_Grey.JPG
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    Re: Fallacies: A Useful Reference

    No 1. reminds me of biblical archaeology. The search for confirmation of what they claim to believe………….
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    Re: Residential Building costs in you area?

    Here building costs are being forced up by shortages of labour and materials, inflation, Covid, and contracts are a problem because of it. Several large residential and commercial builders have gone...
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    Re: Massage chairs

    I go drive on some of the local farm roads…………….
  23. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Spotted in a local street, not-so-bright young thing tottering home from a party sans top, and preserving her modesty with two cell phones and one arm.
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    I like your optimism Keith. Our previous RW lot were reduced to impotence in the last election without giving all power to what passes as the left here. Effectively we've gone from 2 parties to 4...
  25. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Bob might be an unreconstructed RW warrior, but I miss his presence here.

    And if there was ever a time we needed Palladin's perspective it's now.
  26. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Same with our illegal wasp immigrants, a few good frosts means they really don't appear till late summer.
    And of course the stone friuits produce like heck, the early plums are in full flower....
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    Re: The Plague Is Upon Us

    I'll know I've got something when I cannot taste coffee………………….
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Re the Ballot, I had a ride in a Bugatti Type 35 around Phillip Island a few years ago. It was unbelievably small. Two not large men hung out both sides. You weren't so much in it as on it.
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    #206.
    Justice may matter, but good luck in getting it. The corruption is so deep that is there is anyone left to trust to to investigate or enforce?
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    Re: Judith Durham,

    Addendum : Now maybe I'm feeling I'm old………………….
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    Judith Durham,

    Dead at 79.
    RIP

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RvsRX2JkiQ
    but this is how I remember her at the Jazz Club at 20…. Jelly Beann Blues
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3ejw7rxFpU

    You gave us...
  32. Thread: Bad Omen?

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    Re: Bad Omen?

    No, but it's probably inevitable. Right now I'm sneezing….. allergy….to dark Belgian chocolate…… but I love it!:ycool:
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    Re: UK Government Is Disintegrating

    It seems the voters may have a way to go yet in deciding what they want.
    Here the previous religiously influenced conservatives lost big time and left them with a RW rump. There is a Labour...
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    Re: UK Government Is Disintegrating

    Inflation forecast is 13%. Now about that revolution………...
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    Re: Some Common Sense from England...

    It's all that padding and helmets……...
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    Re: Rhine River level

    Britain too…….
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/08/05/britain-running-water-power-national-scandal/
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    Re: Rhine River level

    That'll create a few stresses in the float barge……..
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    Re: A dose of Cute- Jersey Calves

    Near us, at a place called Caldermead, there's a Jersey dairy. Big herd, big automated dairy, milk, cream, butter, ice cream etc. etc.
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    Re: What Are You Reading?

    A pile of 15 year old WB magazines………….
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    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    If it's that blatant could it open his lawyers to sanctions by the law authorities, or his professional association? Not to mention contempt proceedings against them for wasting the court's time.
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    Poll: Re: Have you contracted Covid-19 yet?

    Body aches and fatigue, I got that. Half a day on the chainsaw. Old age is a b………...
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    I seems to me that the trump party is, and has been in it's previous guises, conducting a campaign to reduce the rights of women and restrict their choices in a number of life-effecting matters....
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    Poll: Re: Have you contracted Covid-19 yet?

    Still no….
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    Re: The Plague Is Upon Us

    Still dodging it, taking precautions if we go shopping but somewhat miraculous considering the vast majority are unmasked against all medical advice.
  45. Re: Jews and non-christians are not part of the conservative movement

    The basis of the claim that Jesus was the son of god, and hence divine. No commoner woman for them, and it allowed the replacement of many female gods in other societies. No wonder the Roman emperor...
  46. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I don't think it's sunk in yet that there is no 'normal' now.
    Except maybe with the young. Do you remember growing up in the shadow of the bomb? It must be something like that now, climate change...
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    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    Hmm, that's possible, guns-for-hire can be devious.
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    Re: What is reality?

    Sounds like that was the manual for NK's system.
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    Re: A monkeypox on thee

    So can clothes, sheets, using someones towels, etc.
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    Re: UK Government Is Disintegrating

    The world is being tossed up in the air, and no one quite knows how it will come down yet.
    Interesting times eh?
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