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Posted: Jun 3, 2015 - 10:22pm

You know the cameraman was setting up our prime minister. The others are pretty good, too.


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Posted: May 23, 2015 - 6:02am

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Don't know how many Ozzies are in the NBA, but we have one here in Cleveland and he is kicking ass and taking names ...

Matthew Dellavedova
 
 Matthew Dellavedova on possibly starting for Kyrie Irving: 'I will be ready for whatever the team needs'

 
There are 6 or 7 presently in the NBA, only one other is in the play-offs, Andrew Bogut from Golden State.
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Posted: May 22, 2015 - 7:23pm

 kurtster wrote:
Don't know how many Ozzies are in the NBA, but we have one here in Cleveland and he is kicking ass and taking names ...

Matthew Dellavedova
 
 Matthew Dellavedova on possibly starting for Kyrie Irving: 'I will be ready for whatever the team needs'

 
That's cool. I think it is great that sports are becoming more international. There is a down-side though - big news here when an Australian baseball player was killed in Oklahoma.

Basketball is a minor sport here but growing; Aussies will take part in practically any sport. My little suburb even has a baseball team.

We are also trying to recruit US basketball players for Australian Rules Football. Big strong blokes with good hands make good ruckmen. And the new generation who can run fast as well are changing the sport.
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Posted: May 22, 2015 - 6:46pm

Don't know how many Ozzies are in the NBA, but we have one here in Cleveland and he is kicking ass and taking names ...

Matthew Dellavedova
 
 Matthew Dellavedova on possibly starting for Kyrie Irving: 'I will be ready for whatever the team needs'
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Posted: May 18, 2015 - 2:49pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

It's cute. Are we sure that's a top-level predator?
 
  
Okay, I guess...

 
{#Lol} yep. kind of like some of my ex girlfriends, cute but deadly.
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Posted: May 18, 2015 - 11:03am

 haresfur wrote: 
It's cute. Are we sure that's a top-level predator?
 
  
Okay, I guess...
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Posted: May 17, 2015 - 11:23pm

Eastern Quolls To Be Finally Reintroduced To Mainland Australia After 50 Years


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Posted: May 16, 2015 - 4:43am

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Yeah no thanks but almost as disturbing is that that's not an abnormal number of spiders to be about; you normally just don't see them...

 
I heard that no human is ever more than 6 feet away from a spider.....ever!  Don't know if that is true or not, heard it on an episode of Law and Order SVU.{#Lol}
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Posted: May 16, 2015 - 3:23am

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It was beautiful, he said. "But at the same time I was annoyed because ... you couldn't go out without getting spider webs on you. And I've got a beard as well, so they kept getting in my beard."


 
Yeah no thanks but almost as disturbing is that that's not an abnormal number of spiders to be about; you normally just don't see them...
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Posted: May 16, 2015 - 2:24am

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It was beautiful, he said. "But at the same time I was annoyed because ... you couldn't go out without getting spider webs on you. And I've got a beard as well, so they kept getting in my beard."

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Posted: May 16, 2015 - 1:20am

Raining spiders in Goulburn


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Posted: Apr 12, 2015 - 10:51pm

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My ex gf flew a goshawk there. I'm sure she did it legally because she a professional animal trainer and wouldn't jeopardize her career. She must have had a special license. I'm sure the wildlife organizations are allowed to fly them during rehab, etc. I think the guy she was with then worked for a zoo or something. 

 
I saw a demo at a wildlife centre in Alice Springs (the Palm Springs of Australia?) so I'm sure there are options for that. I didn't think you could hunt though.
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Posted: Apr 12, 2015 - 9:11pm

 haresfur wrote:

You wouldn't like it here, falconry is against the law.  And they wonder why they have such a rabbit problem.

 
My ex gf flew a goshawk there. I'm sure she did it legally because she a professional animal trainer and wouldn't jeopardize her career. She must have had a special license. I'm sure the wildlife organizations are allowed to fly them during rehab, etc. I think the guy she was with then worked for a zoo or something. 
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Posted: Apr 12, 2015 - 8:29pm

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I'm not really interested in fashion.

 
You wouldn't like it here, falconry is against the law.  And they wonder why they have such a rabbit problem.
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Posted: Apr 12, 2015 - 8:06pm

 haresfur wrote:

If you hung the plane upside down the sling would stay taught. {#Wink}

 
I'm not really interested in fashion.
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Posted: Apr 12, 2015 - 7:54pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I had to look up Lake Eyre, it's a salt flat like Bonneville... I know Bonneville area has the same sort of unforgiving muck under the hard crust.

But yeah the wings. Seems like they would have thought of that, or hung it backwards or something... 

 
Lake Eyre last filled in 2011 so I can imagine it was still wet underneath. Apparently birds flock in from hundreds of miles away to breed when it has water.

There is a Lake Eyre Yacht Club: At this stage there is about a 30% chance of a regatta in 2015.  Even if there is a wind and with the shallow bottom, they apparently don't get much in the way of waves because the salinity makes the water pretty viscous.

If you hung the plane upside down the sling would stay taught. {#Wink}
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Posted: Apr 12, 2015 - 7:10pm

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Bogged plane at Lake Eyre a monument to bad day in the outback



Pro tip: remove wings before trying to sling a plane beneath a helicopter. Not the first time this scenario has played out.


 
I had to look up Lake Eyre, it's a salt flat like Bonneville... I know Bonneville area has the same sort of unforgiving muck under the hard crust.

But yeah the wings. Seems like they would have thought of that, or hung it backwards or something... 
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Posted: Apr 12, 2015 - 5:35pm

Bogged plane at Lake Eyre a monument to bad day in the outback



Pro tip: remove wings before trying to sling a plane beneath a helicopter. Not the first time this scenario has played out.

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Posted: Feb 27, 2015 - 3:49am


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Posted: Nov 12, 2014 - 6:47pm

 haresfur wrote:
Since I can't find the quit-smoking thread:

Australia put cigarettes in standardized packs with graphic labels — and they’re working

As a nonsmoker (my mother claimed none of her kids smoked as a response to all the cigarette ash dropped in our eyes while we were nursing), my only problem is that it is pretty gross to have to look at the packs left around by the smokers.


 
This is the thread you're looking for.

Worth a repost over there.  Gave me the willies.  Could be what it takes to get me to finally get there and hang em up.

The wife finally quit after her back surgery in July.  
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