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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #75 on: March 30, 2023, 10:59:11 AM »
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #76 on: March 30, 2023, 11:37:32 AM »
;D Yes please, me next ..  https://www.facebook.com/Grumblo/videos/1307547206777823
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #77 on: March 30, 2023, 01:54:05 PM »
I don't think the strip of hazard tape is going to help much if things go bad! ::)
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #78 on: April 06, 2023, 12:56:30 PM »
Had an e-mail come through from one of the camping mobs.

One of things it mentioned was about where to camp "near Brisbane" (although I don't know why you'd want to ??? >:D)

https://www.letsgocaravanandcamping.com.au/news/where-to-camp-near-brisbane/

OK, a caravan park only ~10 minutes out of the city, sure

Big 4 Caloundra & Gold Coast ??? Both an hour away so not really "near" ???

Lake Somerset ??? - 2 hours & 120k ::)

Borumba Deer Park, back of the Sunshine Coast :-\ - 2.5 hours / 200k :o

& best of all ...

Hervey Bay!!!  :o ::)

4 hours & 300k away is not what I would call "near" to Brisbane! ???

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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #79 on: April 06, 2023, 04:37:01 PM »
Had an e-mail come through from one of the camping mobs.

One of things it mentioned was about where to camp "near Brisbane" (although I don't know why you'd want to ??? >:D)

https://www.letsgocaravanandcamping.com.au/news/where-to-camp-near-brisbane/

OK, a caravan park only ~10 minutes out of the city, sure

Big 4 Caloundra & Gold Coast ??? Both an hour away so not really "near" ???

Lake Somerset ??? - 2 hours & 120k ::)

Borumba Deer Park, back of the Sunshine Coast :-\ - 2.5 hours / 200k :o

& best of all ...

Hervey Bay!!!  :o ::)

4 hours & 300k away is not what I would call "near" to Brisbane! ???
we have different opinions on whats 'close'..

120klms is nothing
1 hours I'd call back yard
3 hours is usual to get to most camps round here.
... peak hour or getting out of city can be 1-2 hours on its own LOL
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #80 on: April 08, 2023, 01:43:34 PM »
Reading this article about the weather at Easter:

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-04-07/australia-easter-weather-forecast-history-archives/102187556

& now for a truly Earth-shattering bit of info ...

Easter is a moveable feast, occurring on different dates each year. It's observed on a Sunday between March 22 and April 25, so there really isn't such a thing as typical Easter weather.

But wait for it ...

But there is evidence of it being hotter the earlier it comes in autumn

Remember folks, you heard it here first - the closer it gets to winter, the higher the chance of the weather getting cooler! ::)

Who woulda thunk it ??? ;D
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #81 on: April 08, 2023, 05:59:15 PM »
Reading this article about the weather at Easter:

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-04-07/australia-easter-weather-forecast-history-archives/102187556

& now for a truly Earth-shattering bit of info ...

Easter is a moveable feast, occurring on different dates each year. It's observed on a Sunday between March 22 and April 25, so there really isn't such a thing as typical Easter weather.

But wait for it ...

But there is evidence of it being hotter the earlier it comes in autumn

Remember folks, you heard it here first - the closer it gets to winter, the higher the chance of the weather getting cooler! ::)

Who woulda thunk it ??? ;D

You gotta wonder how much money was spent researching that little pearl of wisdom.
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #82 on: April 15, 2023, 01:54:20 AM »
Hello World  I'm Poppy and Nanny Edz's New grandaughter Ellouise [ 14 : 04 : 23 ]...
Yes I gave my mum and Dad a stressfull day, But we're all good ....
Poppy say's theres an old  song about me  ;D  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cia_v4vxfE
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #83 on: April 15, 2023, 07:15:01 AM »
 :cup: :cup:

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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #84 on: April 15, 2023, 07:17:29 AM »
Congratulations, edz & family ;D :cup:

Have you started spoiling her yet ??? ;D
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #85 on: April 15, 2023, 08:04:41 AM »
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& now for a truly Earth-shattering bit of info ...

Easter is a moveable feast, occurring on different dates each year. It's observed on a Sunday between March 22 and April 25,


This made me smile. When we were planning our wedding way back (28 years ago) i had the clever idea that let's have it on Easter Saturday so people could travel etc. The wife to be thought this was a great idea but what I didn't tell her at the time it was my sneaky way so that I would never forget the anniversary (how could I if on Easter Saturday). Wasn't until the following year that I came to the realisation that Easter doesn't fall on the same date and don't think it has ever since  ;D

I did eventually admit to the boss that I had an ulterior motive and she just rolled her eyes (could see the word d**khead in her face) and we still laugh about it every Easter Saturday. 

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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #86 on: April 15, 2023, 09:35:18 AM »
Congratulation to the extended Edz family on the arrival of Poppy, the arrival of grandkids is something very special.
We have another due later this month, can’t wait to meet him or her.
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #87 on: April 15, 2023, 08:29:13 PM »
Proud Dad smiles last week.
My eldest daughter Laura traveled down to the Sydney Royal to compete in Junior cattle Parading.

From just over 100 finalists she finished 4th in the State Final  :cup:

Yep, very proud. ;D
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #88 on: April 15, 2023, 09:05:20 PM »
 :cup: :cup:

Laura's doing very well Mark.

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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #89 on: April 16, 2023, 08:48:03 AM »
Well done Laura. :cup:
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #90 on: April 16, 2023, 06:34:07 PM »
Friday evening, The Lawrence Rodeo held our presention night, donating back to the Clarence Valley communitty $25000.00.
See attached picture for those that help make this the great even that it is.
Without these volunteers this event would not happen.
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #92 on: April 19, 2023, 02:36:28 PM »
While not understanding some of this  ??? there are some very clever comments that hits the nail right on the (Trumps) head

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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #94 on: April 21, 2023, 10:04:29 AM »
Well ok, you may not be able to go far offroad with it ..
But NO ONE will block your favourite views at the beach or virtualy any other attraction for that matter .....   ;D ;D 8)
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #95 on: April 21, 2023, 10:53:19 AM »
Might be a challenge going into Westfields too :)

Westfield can be a challenge in a standard 4x4 at times  ??? ???  :cheers:
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #96 on: April 21, 2023, 04:30:12 PM »
Westfield can be a challenge in a standard 4x4 at times  ??? ???  :cheers:
yea I've hit the bar once... that was enough... thought I'd ripped the roofrack and roof off..
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #97 on: April 21, 2023, 05:04:53 PM »
yea I've hit the bar once... that was enough... thought I'd ripped the roofrack and roof off..
After putting the 3" lift in, I forgot that I had the chainsaw in it's case in the roof basket, drove under the shopping centre.
The noise it made as it hit the hight bar, scared the crap out of alot  of people. :)

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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #98 on: April 21, 2023, 05:42:08 PM »
Hi,
   I tested the height bar one quiet wet night with permission of the Hobart City Council Carpark staff.
I was about 75 mm over height at the chained height bar, (so set off loud alarm bells) and could manoeuvre through most of the parking spaces (very very slowly).
The tradie bar touched at a couple of places but I only wanted to see if it was doable. I would leave the bar off for an actual park with traffic.
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Re: What made you Smile - 2023
« Reply #99 on: April 22, 2023, 09:34:40 AM »
Ha.
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