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  1. Vicky

    What has changed in your life in the last few weeks?

    Hi Andrew, ah yes timing, not always how we want it to go but at least you are in the right mind frame. at least, as you are challenged with a lower stockpile, you are able to clearly assess what...
    Hi Andrew, ah yes timing, not always how we want it to go but at least you are in the right mind frame. at least, as you are challenged with a lower stockpile, you are able to clearly assess what (if anything) was a want rather than a need. I do hope that you get to keep your job for as long as...
    Hi Andrew, ah yes timing, not always how we want it to go but at least you are in the right mind frame. at least, as you are challenged with a lower stockpile, you are able to clearly assess what (if anything) was a want rather than a need. I do...
    Hi Andrew, ah yes timing, not always how we want it to go but at least you are in the right mind frame. at least, as you are challenged with a lower stockpile, you are able to clearly assess what...
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  2. Tash Hender

    More ants in my backyard than people on earth!

    Hi Dan, I have heard about Guinea Fowl eating or getting rid of ticks however we don't yet have a problem in South Australia - we have been getting more humid weather consistently in the last 5 -...
    Hi Dan, I have heard about Guinea Fowl eating or getting rid of ticks however we don't yet have a problem in South Australia - we have been getting more humid weather consistently in the last 5 - 6 years so that may change. As for snakes, we had one come in under the verandah - they are always...
    Hi Dan, I have heard about Guinea Fowl eating or getting rid of ticks however we don't yet have a problem in South Australia - we have been getting more humid weather consistently in the last 5 - 6 years so that may change. As for snakes, we had...
    Hi Dan, I have heard about Guinea Fowl eating or getting rid of ticks however we don't yet have a problem in South Australia - we have been getting more humid weather consistently in the last 5 -...
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  3. DTK

    A wee bit busy

    Hi SSC friends, just a quick post to explain my relative "quietness " of late. Although I live in Brisbane I have been going to Sydney for at least a week each month to support family down here. I...
    Hi SSC friends, just a quick post to explain my relative "quietness " of late. Although I live in Brisbane I have been going to Sydney for at least a week each month to support family down here. I try to stick my nose into SSC as often as possible (because I love it) and keep the yard "sort of...
    Hi SSC friends, just a quick post to explain my relative "quietness " of late. Although I live in Brisbane I have been going to Sydney for at least a week each month to support family down here. I try to stick my nose into SSC as often as...
    Hi SSC friends, just a quick post to explain my relative "quietness " of late. Although I live in Brisbane I have been going to Sydney for at least a week each month to support family down here. I...
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  4. AndrewB

    Stolen fruit!

    We are also in a city setting. One neighbor has kids who seem to have no idea what property lines are. They come pick our stuff when they want in the front yard. It’s so rude. We try not to plant...
    We are also in a city setting. One neighbor has kids who seem to have no idea what property lines are. They come pick our stuff when they want in the front yard. It’s so rude. We try not to plant anything we don’t want to lose in the front, or use varieties that don’t look ripe, ie white...
    We are also in a city setting. One neighbor has kids who seem to have no idea what property lines are. They come pick our stuff when they want in the front yard. It’s so rude. We try not to plant anything we don’t want to lose in the front, or...
    We are also in a city setting. One neighbor has kids who seem to have no idea what property lines are. They come pick our stuff when they want in the front yard. It’s so rude. We try not to plant...
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  5. Universalpuzzle

    Moving to 1st Farm

    Well after 8 years of planning we are moving to our farm in north tasmania on Thursday! we had a dream .. it took us two years to find the 25 acre paddocks, 45 acre wooded property with a 2.5...
    Well after 8 years of planning we are moving to our farm in north tasmania on Thursday! we had a dream .. it took us two years to find the 25 acre paddocks, 45 acre wooded property with a 2.5 acre lake and house and 8 years to pay it off.. using tenants and savings. hubby has just left work...
    Well after 8 years of planning we are moving to our farm in north tasmania on Thursday! we had a dream .. it took us two years to find the 25 acre paddocks, 45 acre wooded property with a 2.5 acre lake and house and 8 years to pay it off.....
    Well after 8 years of planning we are moving to our farm in north tasmania on Thursday! we had a dream .. it took us two years to find the 25 acre paddocks, 45 acre wooded property with a 2.5...
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  6. Tamitha Ratliff

    UGH! The Land Search!

    Oh that sounds very frustrating. Sorry I don't have any advice or knowledge to share. We only just bought our first home but the agent was great, very helpful for us. But before her we had a...
    Oh that sounds very frustrating. Sorry I don't have any advice or knowledge to share. We only just bought our first home but the agent was great, very helpful for us. But before her we had a gentleman who was a bit dismissive and too busy. If you could find that one agent who cares about...
    Oh that sounds very frustrating. Sorry I don't have any advice or knowledge to share. We only just bought our first home but the agent was great, very helpful for us. But before her we had a gentleman who was a bit dismissive and too busy. If...
    Oh that sounds very frustrating. Sorry I don't have any advice or knowledge to share. We only just bought our first home but the agent was great, very helpful for us. But before her we had a...
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  7. ClissAT

    Recycling different stuff from the home

    ClissAT that is brilliant!
    ClissAT that is brilliant!
    ClissAT that is brilliant!
    ClissAT that is brilliant!
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  8. DTK

    Happy Birthday ClissAT

    Wh A great birthday cake, it is an organic cake? Happy late birthday!
    Wh A great birthday cake, it is an organic cake? Happy late birthday!
    Wh A great birthday cake, it is an organic cake? Happy late birthday!
    Wh A great birthday cake, it is an organic cake? Happy late birthday!
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  9. ClissAT

    That time of year for Tony!

    That's very sad I know how it is when you loose a mate like that. Dave
    That's very sad I know how it is when you loose a mate like that. Dave
    That's very sad I know how it is when you loose a mate like that. Dave
    That's very sad I know how it is when you loose a mate like that. Dave
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  10. Berkeloid

    [SOLVED - Yes] Found this fruit. Is it edible?

    Nope, as we said above, it's the fruit from a Leichhardt Tree :)
    Nope, as we said above, it's the fruit from a Leichhardt Tree :)
    Nope, as we said above, it's the fruit from a Leichhardt Tree :)
    Nope, as we said above, it's the fruit from a Leichhardt Tree :)

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  11. Tony Baker

    21 years ago.....

    Thanks mate. He's a little champ....hasn't really woken up yet and mum and dad will get a shock when he does.;)
    Thanks mate. He's a little champ....hasn't really woken up yet and mum and dad will get a shock when he does.;)
    Thanks mate. He's a little champ....hasn't really woken up yet and mum and dad will get a shock when he does.;)
    Thanks mate. He's a little champ....hasn't really woken up yet and mum and dad will get a shock when he does.;)
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  12. ClissAT

    The 10 Strangest Looking Flowers

    I used to have a couple of these growing but like all strange things, they turned out to be too hard to keep alive. Or maybe in nature they have a synergistic relationship with other parts of...
    I used to have a couple of these growing but like all strange things, they turned out to be too hard to keep alive. Or maybe in nature they have a synergistic relationship with other parts of nature that I was unable to replicate. Anyway its always good to remember there are strange things out...
    I used to have a couple of these growing but like all strange things, they turned out to be too hard to keep alive. Or maybe in nature they have a synergistic relationship with other parts of nature that I was unable to replicate. Anyway its...
    I used to have a couple of these growing but like all strange things, they turned out to be too hard to keep alive. Or maybe in nature they have a synergistic relationship with other parts of...
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  13. ClissAT

    My turn to be in hospital!

    Oh that's interesting, mark. Yes maybe i should ring on the off chance. The support company sent a guy to do 1.5hr housework, but he sat on his phone for an hour, then did 15mins sweeping of...
    Oh that's interesting, mark. Yes maybe i should ring on the off chance. The support company sent a guy to do 1.5hr housework, but he sat on his phone for an hour, then did 15mins sweeping of verandahs, then said he was finished! Left me to scrub the shower floor tiles and mop the kitchen floor...
    Oh that's interesting, mark. Yes maybe i should ring on the off chance. The support company sent a guy to do 1.5hr housework, but he sat on his phone for an hour, then did 15mins sweeping of verandahs, then said he was finished! Left me to scrub...
    Oh that's interesting, mark. Yes maybe i should ring on the off chance. The support company sent a guy to do 1.5hr housework, but he sat on his phone for an hour, then did 15mins sweeping of...
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  14. Ray Speed

    my new baby

    Kato 525exc motard, klr650,
    Kato 525exc motard, klr650,
    Kato 525exc motard, klr650,
    Kato 525exc motard, klr650,
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  15. ClissAT
    Like x 4

    Nice gentle drought breaking rain

    My weather station digital readout is flashing storms but they already went through this area and I missed out completely! Its also telling me the temp is going up and down between 38c & 42c...
    My weather station digital readout is flashing storms but they already went through this area and I missed out completely! Its also telling me the temp is going up and down between 38c & 42c depending on whether clouds are passing over. Wind gusts are up to 40 kph although the weather station is...
    My weather station digital readout is flashing storms but they already went through this area and I missed out completely! Its also telling me the temp is going up and down between 38c & 42c depending on whether clouds are passing over. Wind...
    My weather station digital readout is flashing storms but they already went through this area and I missed out completely! Its also telling me the temp is going up and down between 38c & 42c...

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  16. bhara

    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life, Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts,

    Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what- what you have thought...
    Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what- what you have thought and done on every single second ) can you tell me every single detail of your `1 cheapest Minute Or...
    Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what- what you have thought and done on every single second ) can you tell me...
    Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what- what you have thought...
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  17. Letsgokate

    Dick Smith on overseas booking sites

    Saw this some time ago also. Not something that is self-evident, so well worth informing the general population about. The middle-man in any transaction is not the guy we should support.
    Saw this some time ago also. Not something that is self-evident, so well worth informing the general population about. The middle-man in any transaction is not the guy we should support.
    Saw this some time ago also. Not something that is self-evident, so well worth informing the general population about. The middle-man in any transaction is not the guy we should support.
    Saw this some time ago also. Not something that is self-evident, so well worth informing the general population about. The middle-man in any transaction is not the guy we should support.
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  18. Letsgokate

    Spam posts

    I promise your email is safe here and won't be sold on :D Yes, I do understand the Facebook "thing" it's so convenient and there are more people etc - but, we can better control who joins here and...
    I promise your email is safe here and won't be sold on :D Yes, I do understand the Facebook "thing" it's so convenient and there are more people etc - but, we can better control who joins here and I think it's nice to get away from the Facebook feed and back to an organised thread that's not over...
    I promise your email is safe here and won't be sold on :D Yes, I do understand the Facebook "thing" it's so convenient and there are more people etc - but, we can better control who joins here and I think it's nice to get away from the Facebook...
    I promise your email is safe here and won't be sold on :D Yes, I do understand the Facebook "thing" it's so convenient and there are more people etc - but, we can better control who joins here and...
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  19. ClissAT

    Happy birthday Kasalia

    Ah yes! The Bunnings voucher always tops everything! :D
    Ah yes! The Bunnings voucher always tops everything! :D
    Ah yes! The Bunnings voucher always tops everything! :D
    Ah yes! The Bunnings voucher always tops everything! :D
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  20. ClissAT
    Like x 4

    Sometimes wishes do come true!

    Thanks for the very informative link to the 'pure water' site, Andrew. I'm still chasing the actual percentages, ratios & pH levels required. My dam is not spring fed. This is the reason for the...
    Thanks for the very informative link to the 'pure water' site, Andrew. I'm still chasing the actual percentages, ratios & pH levels required. My dam is not spring fed. This is the reason for the problems. This was the original property in this very old rural road & the owners subdivided it &...
    Thanks for the very informative link to the 'pure water' site, Andrew. I'm still chasing the actual percentages, ratios & pH levels required. My dam is not spring fed. This is the reason for the problems. This was the original property in this...
    Thanks for the very informative link to the 'pure water' site, Andrew. I'm still chasing the actual percentages, ratios & pH levels required. My dam is not spring fed. This is the reason for the...
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  21. ClissAT

    Recycling is OVER!

    ahhh, so there's already people working on these things, excellent. Hope is not lost then. I wonder if in 1000 years our current landfill rubbish dumps become a resource.
    ahhh, so there's already people working on these things, excellent. Hope is not lost then. I wonder if in 1000 years our current landfill rubbish dumps become a resource.
    ahhh, so there's already people working on these things, excellent. Hope is not lost then. I wonder if in 1000 years our current landfill rubbish dumps become a resource.
    ahhh, so there's already people working on these things, excellent. Hope is not lost then. I wonder if in 1000 years our current landfill rubbish dumps become a resource.
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  22. Mataeka
    Like x 3

    Been quiet because so much going on!

    hah sounds like a normal day in the life of a farmer :cheers: It's been a funny year so far, i think we've had rain so often, maybe not a lot of mm, but it seems it rains a few times a week. Things are...
    hah sounds like a normal day in the life of a farmer :cheers: It's been a funny year so far, i think we've had rain so often, maybe not a lot of mm, but it seems it rains a few times a week. Things are starting to dry out now though. I know what back pain is like, injured mine again last month. It...
    hah sounds like a normal day in the life of a farmer :cheers: It's been a funny year so far, i think we've had rain so often, maybe not a lot of mm, but it seems it rains a few times a week. Things are starting to dry out now though. I know what back...
    hah sounds like a normal day in the life of a farmer :cheers: It's been a funny year so far, i think we've had rain so often, maybe not a lot of mm, but it seems it rains a few times a week. Things are...
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  23. ClissAT

    Chicken Evolution

    I think that might be more down to selective breeding than steroids, Ash. My white hen laid 90gram eggs & I can assure you I didn't feed her steroids! She/he (named Julian because she acted very...
    I think that might be more down to selective breeding than steroids, Ash. My white hen laid 90gram eggs & I can assure you I didn't feed her steroids! She/he (named Julian because she acted very secretive & skittish like him) was a Bond meat bird egg producer that should not have been let out of...
    I think that might be more down to selective breeding than steroids, Ash. My white hen laid 90gram eggs & I can assure you I didn't feed her steroids! She/he (named Julian because she acted very secretive & skittish like him) was a Bond meat bird...
    I think that might be more down to selective breeding than steroids, Ash. My white hen laid 90gram eggs & I can assure you I didn't feed her steroids! She/he (named Julian because she acted very...

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  24. Perry

    Question Turmeric

    I might add that wheat can also play a part in inflammation, especially as we age and a wheat intolerace seeps in. Eliminating it for a week or more and other gluten products, is worth testing....
    I might add that wheat can also play a part in inflammation, especially as we age and a wheat intolerace seeps in. Eliminating it for a week or more and other gluten products, is worth testing. There is a book Wheatbelly, that is worth a read. Being overweight also doesn't help our poor knees.
    I might add that wheat can also play a part in inflammation, especially as we age and a wheat intolerace seeps in. Eliminating it for a week or more and other gluten products, is worth testing. There is a book Wheatbelly, that is worth a read....
    I might add that wheat can also play a part in inflammation, especially as we age and a wheat intolerace seeps in. Eliminating it for a week or more and other gluten products, is worth testing....
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  25. stevo

    ongrid water bills?

    Cynic or not, I completely agree with you... I live mostly with a frugal pocket in mind. Mostly watch what I use. Mostly just use what I need. So why a $900 bill this quarter? Can only...
    Cynic or not, I completely agree with you... I live mostly with a frugal pocket in mind. Mostly watch what I use. Mostly just use what I need. So why a $900 bill this quarter? Can only imagine what it would have been like if I used it as often as I wanted. I am furious. It's just me and...
    Cynic or not, I completely agree with you... I live mostly with a frugal pocket in mind. Mostly watch what I use. Mostly just use what I need. So why a $900 bill this quarter? Can only imagine what it would have been like if I used it as...
    Cynic or not, I completely agree with you... I live mostly with a frugal pocket in mind. Mostly watch what I use. Mostly just use what I need. So why a $900 bill this quarter? Can only...
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