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  1. Mark
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    Premium Member

    Thanks Mark, that makes a lot of sense .. I’ve often gone with caution in (not)posting something in the past, cos I wanted to do further research first. And so often never gotten back to it.....
    Thanks Mark, that makes a lot of sense .. I’ve often gone with caution in (not)posting something in the past, cos I wanted to do further research first. And so often never gotten back to it.. Great idea!
    Thanks Mark, that makes a lot of sense .. I’ve often gone with caution in (not)posting something in the past, cos I wanted to do further research first. And so often never gotten back to it.. Great idea!
    Thanks Mark, that makes a lot of sense .. I’ve often gone with caution in (not)posting something in the past, cos I wanted to do further research first. And so often never gotten back to it.....

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  2. Mark
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    Signatures for members

    Signature once Members signatures (below their post) will now only be seen once per page for Premium Members. This will make the forums a little tidier and speed up load times slightly.
    Signature once Members signatures (below their post) will now only be seen once per page for Premium Members. This will make the forums a little tidier and speed up load times slightly.
    Signature once Members signatures (below their post) will now only be seen once per page for Premium Members. This will make the forums a little tidier and speed up load times slightly.
    Signature once Members signatures (below their post) will now only be seen once per page for Premium Members. This will make the forums a little tidier and speed up load times slightly.
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  3. Mark
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    Competitions Info/Guidelines

    Competition Page click here ;) Here's some important information about competitions held on SSC: Eligibility - Competitions held on SSC are open to Premium Members "GOLD" only. Registered members...
    Competition Page click here ;) Here's some important information about competitions held on SSC: Eligibility - Competitions held on SSC are open to Premium Members "GOLD" only. Registered members and visitors will be able to view the competition details but not enter. To become a Premium Member...
    Competition Page click here ;) Here's some important information about competitions held on SSC: Eligibility - Competitions held on SSC are open to Premium Members "GOLD" only. Registered members and visitors will be able to view the competition...
    Competition Page click here ;) Here's some important information about competitions held on SSC: Eligibility - Competitions held on SSC are open to Premium Members "GOLD" only. Registered members...
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  4. Mark
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    New member moderation rules

    Due to the constant threat of spam targeted at forums all over the internet, we now have new moderation rules in place to combat human spammers. Please note the following - Members will not be...
    Due to the constant threat of spam targeted at forums all over the internet, we now have new moderation rules in place to combat human spammers. Please note the following - Members will not be permitted to add a link (eg www.selfsufficientme.com) anywhere on the forum or create a signature...
    Due to the constant threat of spam targeted at forums all over the internet, we now have new moderation rules in place to combat human spammers. Please note the following - Members will not be permitted to add a link (eg...
    Due to the constant threat of spam targeted at forums all over the internet, we now have new moderation rules in place to combat human spammers. Please note the following - Members will not be...
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  5. Mark
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    Forum Etiquette

    The following points are a simple etiquette guide to using the Self Sufficient Culture Community Forums and are designed to give a friendly reminder to all users about best forum practises and...
    The following points are a simple etiquette guide to using the Self Sufficient Culture Community Forums and are designed to give a friendly reminder to all users about best forum practises and ways we can utilise our forums for our own benefit but also whilst being thoughtful of others. Most of...
    The following points are a simple etiquette guide to using the Self Sufficient Culture Community Forums and are designed to give a friendly reminder to all users about best forum practises and ways we can utilise our forums for our own benefit...
    The following points are a simple etiquette guide to using the Self Sufficient Culture Community Forums and are designed to give a friendly reminder to all users about best forum practises and...
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  6. Mark

    Happy New Year 2020 Competition - General Knowledge

    The image doesn't do it justice but that tomato dish was amazing and yes they were from our own garden :)
    The image doesn't do it justice but that tomato dish was amazing and yes they were from our own garden :)
    The image doesn't do it justice but that tomato dish was amazing and yes they were from our own garden :)
    The image doesn't do it justice but that tomato dish was amazing and yes they were from our own garden :)
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  7. Mark

    November 2019 Competition - General Knowledge

    Thanks guys!
    Thanks guys!
    Thanks guys!
    Thanks guys!
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  8. Walt

    filtering by location?

    Thanks Patty! :)
    Thanks Patty! :)
    Thanks Patty! :)
    Thanks Patty! :)
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  9. Raymondo

    Garden visits

    There are several of us handy enough to the Bruce highway in Qld that a traveller could embark on a garden crawl and stop by for a quick tour or stay overnight. I would be happy to have people...
    There are several of us handy enough to the Bruce highway in Qld that a traveller could embark on a garden crawl and stop by for a quick tour or stay overnight. I would be happy to have people drop by or travellers stay o'night at my place. But right now with the drought and all, I can't go away...
    There are several of us handy enough to the Bruce highway in Qld that a traveller could embark on a garden crawl and stop by for a quick tour or stay overnight. I would be happy to have people drop by or travellers stay o'night at my place. But...
    There are several of us handy enough to the Bruce highway in Qld that a traveller could embark on a garden crawl and stop by for a quick tour or stay overnight. I would be happy to have people...
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  10. Mark

    Self Sufficient Me . com Writer/Contributor Trial Proposal

    Mark, would love to participate in this. I have some experience in poultry, bees, and gardening, writing....I am also a draftsman so I would love to collaborate and draw up some of your plans for...
    Mark, would love to participate in this. I have some experience in poultry, bees, and gardening, writing....I am also a draftsman so I would love to collaborate and draw up some of your plans for raised beds, chicken pens, etc, if you wish to share them on your blog. Anyway I can help... I...
    Mark, would love to participate in this. I have some experience in poultry, bees, and gardening, writing....I am also a draftsman so I would love to collaborate and draw up some of your plans for raised beds, chicken pens, etc, if you wish to...
    Mark, would love to participate in this. I have some experience in poultry, bees, and gardening, writing....I am also a draftsman so I would love to collaborate and draw up some of your plans for...
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  11. Mark
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    My forum absence

    Well, I might as well double post here in this thread since it's on the subject of my absence again :blush: If you follow me on other platforms or social media such as Instagram you'd know I've been...
    Well, I might as well double post here in this thread since it's on the subject of my absence again :blush: If you follow me on other platforms or social media such as Instagram you'd know I've been overseas for the past 5 weeks and whilst I have posted occasionally on Insta, FB, Patreon, and YouTube...
    Well, I might as well double post here in this thread since it's on the subject of my absence again :blush: If you follow me on other platforms or social media such as Instagram you'd know I've been overseas for the past 5 weeks and whilst I have...
    Well, I might as well double post here in this thread since it's on the subject of my absence again :blush: If you follow me on other platforms or social media such as Instagram you'd know I've been...
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  12. Wink

    Question Why is this site showing for me as '! Not Secure !' ?

    Hi wink, if you just joined, the browser window wouldn't have all the security details until you close the original browser window, open a new one and log in. The logging in process should provide...
    Hi wink, if you just joined, the browser window wouldn't have all the security details until you close the original browser window, open a new one and log in. The logging in process should provide your browser software with all the pertinent info to give you secure browsing. I'm sure the next...
    Hi wink, if you just joined, the browser window wouldn't have all the security details until you close the original browser window, open a new one and log in. The logging in process should provide your browser software with all the pertinent info...
    Hi wink, if you just joined, the browser window wouldn't have all the security details until you close the original browser window, open a new one and log in. The logging in process should provide...
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  13. Mark

    April Competition - General Knowledge

    Hi Mark I am feeling like a bit of a dill now ( excuse the pun but it is time to plant that beautifull herb ) I just checked my PayPal account and found the transfer for $100 is there not sure...
    Hi Mark I am feeling like a bit of a dill now ( excuse the pun but it is time to plant that beautifull herb ) I just checked my PayPal account and found the transfer for $100 is there not sure what happened to the original email but all good now I've taken up enough of your time , cheers and...
    Hi Mark I am feeling like a bit of a dill now ( excuse the pun but it is time to plant that beautifull herb ) I just checked my PayPal account and found the transfer for $100 is there not sure what happened to the original email but all good now...
    Hi Mark I am feeling like a bit of a dill now ( excuse the pun but it is time to plant that beautifull herb ) I just checked my PayPal account and found the transfer for $100 is there not sure...
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  14. Mark

    New Year Competition - General Knowledge

    No worries Kate thanks for your continued support on our forum! :)
    No worries Kate thanks for your continued support on our forum! :)
    No worries Kate thanks for your continued support on our forum! :)
    No worries Kate thanks for your continued support on our forum! :)
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  15. Mark

    Possible website disruptions

    Thanks Clissa, and I want to put more effort into this forum this year also - I just have to work through some mounting behind the scenes admin to free me up...
    Thanks Clissa, and I want to put more effort into this forum this year also - I just have to work through some mounting behind the scenes admin to free me up...
    Thanks Clissa, and I want to put more effort into this forum this year also - I just have to work through some mounting behind the scenes admin to free me up...
    Thanks Clissa, and I want to put more effort into this forum this year also - I just have to work through some mounting behind the scenes admin to free me up...
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  16. Mark

    November Competition - General Knowledge

    Congrats, well deserved :)
    Congrats, well deserved :)
    Congrats, well deserved :)
    Congrats, well deserved :)
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  17. Mark

    October Competition - General Knowledge

    We got ours a few years back and use the HELL out of it every day! Does save plastic :)
    We got ours a few years back and use the HELL out of it every day! Does save plastic :)
    We got ours a few years back and use the HELL out of it every day! Does save plastic :)
    We got ours a few years back and use the HELL out of it every day! Does save plastic :)
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  18. Mark

    Back from holidays in the USA

    Hello everyone, I'm back from our trip to the USA and will endeavour to work on our forum updating things and fixing issues such as that dreaded photo competition that is still broken! I had the...
    Hello everyone, I'm back from our trip to the USA and will endeavour to work on our forum updating things and fixing issues such as that dreaded photo competition that is still broken! I had the developer supposedly fix it himself but obviously, the bugs still remain. If you follow my YouTube...
    Hello everyone, I'm back from our trip to the USA and will endeavour to work on our forum updating things and fixing issues such as that dreaded photo competition that is still broken! I had the developer supposedly fix it himself but obviously,...
    Hello everyone, I'm back from our trip to the USA and will endeavour to work on our forum updating things and fixing issues such as that dreaded photo competition that is still broken! I had the...

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  19. Mark

    August Competition - General Knowledge

    Same from me Andrew. Yes lots of wasted dollars sitting on curbsides all across Oz. The thing is you have to drive past most of them which for me anyway, just about tears my heart out, because...
    Same from me Andrew. Yes lots of wasted dollars sitting on curbsides all across Oz. The thing is you have to drive past most of them which for me anyway, just about tears my heart out, because otherwise your yard would look like a rubbish tip! Such a dilemma.
    Same from me Andrew. Yes lots of wasted dollars sitting on curbsides all across Oz. The thing is you have to drive past most of them which for me anyway, just about tears my heart out, because otherwise your yard would look like a rubbish...
    Same from me Andrew. Yes lots of wasted dollars sitting on curbsides all across Oz. The thing is you have to drive past most of them which for me anyway, just about tears my heart out, because...
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  20. Mark

    July Competition - General Knowledge

    Congrats Kate! I'm sure if we added up what we spend on our gardens, it would be much cheaper to buy from local organic store!
    Congrats Kate! I'm sure if we added up what we spend on our gardens, it would be much cheaper to buy from local organic store!
    Congrats Kate! I'm sure if we added up what we spend on our gardens, it would be much cheaper to buy from local organic store!
    Congrats Kate! I'm sure if we added up what we spend on our gardens, it would be much cheaper to buy from local organic store!
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  21. ClissAT

    Photo of the month thread

    Woo hoo! Fantastic Mark :twothumbsup::pic::pic::pic: .If only I had a PC to process my photos properly!!
    Woo hoo! Fantastic Mark :twothumbsup::pic::pic::pic: .If only I had a PC to process my photos properly!!
    Woo hoo! Fantastic Mark :twothumbsup::pic::pic::pic: .If only I had a PC to process my photos properly!!
    Woo hoo! Fantastic Mark :twothumbsup::pic::pic::pic: .If only I had a PC to process my photos properly!!
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  22. Mark

    Forum upgrade

    It seems that waiting for 12 months might be the consensus... There's no rush - I'll revisit the upgrade next year then :thumbsup:
    It seems that waiting for 12 months might be the consensus... There's no rush - I'll revisit the upgrade next year then :thumbsup:
    It seems that waiting for 12 months might be the consensus... There's no rush - I'll revisit the upgrade next year then :thumbsup:
    It seems that waiting for 12 months might be the consensus... There's no rush - I'll revisit the upgrade next year then :thumbsup:
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  23. Mark

    June Competition - General Knowledge

    Congrats Auron! :thumbsup:
    Congrats Auron! :thumbsup:
    Congrats Auron! :thumbsup:
    Congrats Auron! :thumbsup:
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  24. Mark

    April/May Competition - General Knowledge

    Thanks for your ongoing and active support of our forum Kate!
    Thanks for your ongoing and active support of our forum Kate!
    Thanks for your ongoing and active support of our forum Kate!
    Thanks for your ongoing and active support of our forum Kate!
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  25. Mark

    May Competition 2018

    We're on Clissa! :twothumbsup:
    We're on Clissa! :twothumbsup:
    We're on Clissa! :twothumbsup:
    We're on Clissa! :twothumbsup:
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  26. Mark

    March Competition - General Knowledge

    No worries. Both my wife and I enjoy watching Vasili's Garden. Apart from the product promotion, there are plenty of simple tips for growing fruit and vegetables. Highly recommend it to anyone who...
    No worries. Both my wife and I enjoy watching Vasili's Garden. Apart from the product promotion, there are plenty of simple tips for growing fruit and vegetables. Highly recommend it to anyone who hasn't watched it.
    No worries. Both my wife and I enjoy watching Vasili's Garden. Apart from the product promotion, there are plenty of simple tips for growing fruit and vegetables. Highly recommend it to anyone who hasn't watched it.
    No worries. Both my wife and I enjoy watching Vasili's Garden. Apart from the product promotion, there are plenty of simple tips for growing fruit and vegetables. Highly recommend it to anyone who...
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  27. Mark

    Forum access problem

    I'm in! :dance: Finally, my host has unblocked my IP and I can now access the forum from my PC... That was a weird problem o_O Glad no one else is having issues then. Thanks :)
    I'm in! :dance: Finally, my host has unblocked my IP and I can now access the forum from my PC... That was a weird problem o_O Glad no one else is having issues then. Thanks :)
    I'm in! :dance: Finally, my host has unblocked my IP and I can now access the forum from my PC... That was a weird problem o_O Glad no one else is having issues then. Thanks :)
    I'm in! :dance: Finally, my host has unblocked my IP and I can now access the forum from my PC... That was a weird problem o_O Glad no one else is having issues then. Thanks :)
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  28. Mark

    February Competition - General Knowledge

    Thanks DarrenP, it will come in very handy.
    Thanks DarrenP, it will come in very handy.
    Thanks DarrenP, it will come in very handy.
    Thanks DarrenP, it will come in very handy.
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  29. Mark

    Happy New Year 2018 Competition - General Knowledge

    Hi @Helen Auriga congratulations you are our comp winner! Sorry about the late confirmation... :)
    Hi @Helen Auriga congratulations you are our comp winner! Sorry about the late confirmation... :)
    Hi @Helen Auriga congratulations you are our comp winner! Sorry about the late confirmation... :)
    Hi @Helen Auriga congratulations you are our comp winner! Sorry about the late confirmation... :)
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  30. Mark

    Xmas 2017 Special SSC Competition (General Knowledge)

    Awesome. Hope that bin (and the worms) provide you with years of service.
    Awesome. Hope that bin (and the worms) provide you with years of service.
    Awesome. Hope that bin (and the worms) provide you with years of service.
    Awesome. Hope that bin (and the worms) provide you with years of service.
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