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Old 01-30-2013, 01:15 PM   #46
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I still haven't fixed my roads at my block at Gin Gin from the last floods, lost 100's of m3 of dirt then, hate to think what it looks like now.
Same here with the coverage, 20 seconds of what has happened localy here and 56 hours of what has been going on in Bris
It's what sells advertising that gets shown. No more, no less.
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Old 01-30-2013, 02:50 PM   #47
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It's what sells advertising that gets shown. No more, no less.
So, showing thousands of flooded homes sells what, exactly...?
Insurance? Mops & buckets?
Notice that as soon as the Ginger Ninja announces that we're going to have an election on Yom Kippur, coverage of both fire & flood virtually stopped dead?
By your logic, this will be to sell political advertising; personally, I think I'd rather have mops & buckets.
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Old 01-31-2013, 05:21 AM   #48
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Toogoom Tornado 2013

Wet arse and no Fish, Burrum heads Rd at Toogoom Qld

Tried to many times to write something about this, words fail me



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Old 01-31-2013, 02:41 PM   #49
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With all this flooding, it's possible that "Asylum seekers" could reach Lightening Ridge by boat.....
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:26 AM   #50
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Bundy Rum

Just read a press release via another site Bundy Rum donated 200K to the flood relief and the distillery is all ok no need to panic buy.
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Old 02-01-2013, 02:27 AM   #51
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Just read a press release via another site Bundy Rum donated 200K to the flood relief and the distillery is all ok no need to panic buy.
Jeez - so I pillaged the wife's credit card for nothing? Dayum, she's gonna be grumpy - with a capital F.
At least I got a discount fuel voucher.....
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Old 02-01-2013, 04:33 AM   #52
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Very quick update, went in with work today. the places I saw over north are in a bad way. Houses just totally gone and foundations removed. It is as bad over East I believe and it will take some time to rebuild. I also know of a mate who has lost some bikes. Anyway we'll see what happens but even though it's finnished in the media to some extent, it's a long way from finnished for some people. Not too bad for me, lost bugger all and got power back today after nearly a week..
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Old 02-01-2013, 05:32 AM   #53
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Roads and infrastructure completely gone, plus many homes and everything else around them just gone.
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Old 02-02-2013, 02:49 AM   #54
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We were in Bundaberg last Thursday night/Friday morning as "guests" of Queensland rail. We're on vacation from thethe US and were supposed to take the Sunlander to Mackay but when we got to the station in Brisbane we were told that the Sunlander train was stuck in Rockhampton and QR was supplying buses to get us to Mackay. When we hit Bundaberg we found that the highway was flooded and we ended up in a motel in B'berg overnight. Friday morning we were offered the choice of staying in B'berg or being bussed back to Brisbane. We left just a few hours before the heavy flooding started. We ended up cancelling part of our trip and flying directly to Cairns. Watching the damage on tv, I count myself lucky.
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Old 06-09-2013, 05:18 AM   #55
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we're here

me and nik have just moved to moore park beach so i reckon i'll be needing a few of you fella's to be showing us the good stuff

i'm bringing the 660 tenere and the drz400 with me and nik has just tonight bought herself a wr250r so count us in for some rides in the area
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Old 06-09-2013, 05:49 AM   #56
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Welcome to heaven. Most of the riding we are doing is better suited to the Drz400. I head to Canada for three weeks, but will be looking forward to getting out when I get back. Keep in touch.
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Old 06-09-2013, 05:54 AM   #57
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Welcome to heaven. Most of the riding we are doing is better suited to the Drz400. I head to Canada for three weeks, but will be looking forward to getting out when I get back. Keep in touch.
will do maaaaaaaate

nik wants you to bring her back some maple syrup

and you're right about this being heaven.. we're sitting here on our patio listening to the ocean ... it's nearly as nice as the sound of the junkies and the freeway back home
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:53 AM   #58
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Kroombit is now open,how about organizing a weekend up my way and I'll take you up there for a overnight-er in july for a nice cool -5 camp out beside a big bon fire at the wall.
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:03 PM   #59
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Nice move Derek! From what I've seen in the last three years or so, you've got tons of great riding ahead.
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Old 07-11-2013, 06:28 AM   #60
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so who's up for a ride this weekend
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