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  1. 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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  2. stevo

    Wyrmwood - Aus Zombie movie

    I was telling some friends about it, zombies, engines that run on zombie breath etc, i just got some blank stares in return, obviously they're not in to that kind of movie.
    I was telling some friends about it, zombies, engines that run on zombie breath etc, i just got some blank stares in return, obviously they're not in to that kind of movie.
    I was telling some friends about it, zombies, engines that run on zombie breath etc, i just got some blank stares in return, obviously they're not in to that kind of movie.
    I was telling some friends about it, zombies, engines that run on zombie breath etc, i just got some blank stares in return, obviously they're not in to that kind of movie.
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  3. Mark

    What happened to Baz the cane toad

    That's a very obscure car ad! :p
    That's a very obscure car ad! :p
    That's a very obscure car ad! :p
    That's a very obscure car ad! :p
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  4. Mark

    What creature would you rather get bitten by? (Game)

    Oh sorry Mark, brain was in neutral being last email of the night before hitting the sack! :sleep: White Tail Spider or Red Back?
    Oh sorry Mark, brain was in neutral being last email of the night before hitting the sack! :sleep: White Tail Spider or Red Back?
    Oh sorry Mark, brain was in neutral being last email of the night before hitting the sack! :sleep: White Tail Spider or Red Back?
    Oh sorry Mark, brain was in neutral being last email of the night before hitting the sack! :sleep: White Tail Spider or Red Back?

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  5. 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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  6. ClissAT

    this weather, power outages, etc

    Correct, the power was connected to a surge protected board but I think it was the surge flowing through the phone line that killed it. My new PC and everything else survived no worries.
    Correct, the power was connected to a surge protected board but I think it was the surge flowing through the phone line that killed it. My new PC and everything else survived no worries.
    Correct, the power was connected to a surge protected board but I think it was the surge flowing through the phone line that killed it. My new PC and everything else survived no worries.
    Correct, the power was connected to a surge protected board but I think it was the surge flowing through the phone line that killed it. My new PC and everything else survived no worries.

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  7. Director

    The state of the world.

    Julie Bishop could be a Ferengi, I reckon..just had facelift.:ROFL:
    Julie Bishop could be a Ferengi, I reckon..just had facelift.:ROFL:
    Julie Bishop could be a Ferengi, I reckon..just had facelift.:ROFL:
    Julie Bishop could be a Ferengi, I reckon..just had facelift.:ROFL:
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  8. 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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  9. Berkeloid

    Thanks Mark for all the videos

    I could probably set the poultry pen to cater for several weeks away but I think two weeks is the limit without someone checking up and collecting the eggs at least. Ducks are clumsy yes lol...
    I could probably set the poultry pen to cater for several weeks away but I think two weeks is the limit without someone checking up and collecting the eggs at least. Ducks are clumsy yes lol...
    I could probably set the poultry pen to cater for several weeks away but I think two weeks is the limit without someone checking up and collecting the eggs at least. Ducks are clumsy yes lol...
    I could probably set the poultry pen to cater for several weeks away but I think two weeks is the limit without someone checking up and collecting the eggs at least. Ducks are clumsy yes lol...
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  10. Tim C

    Summer, already?

    I agree with all the above. There's nothing wrong with growing any fruit tree in pots particularly if you intend to eventually plant them out just make sure the pot is appropriate to the tree...
    I agree with all the above. There's nothing wrong with growing any fruit tree in pots particularly if you intend to eventually plant them out just make sure the pot is appropriate to the tree size as it grows ie pot up when required. In the end, you'll simply have a larger and more mature tree...
    I agree with all the above. There's nothing wrong with growing any fruit tree in pots particularly if you intend to eventually plant them out just make sure the pot is appropriate to the tree size as it grows ie pot up when required. In the end,...
    I agree with all the above. There's nothing wrong with growing any fruit tree in pots particularly if you intend to eventually plant them out just make sure the pot is appropriate to the tree...
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  11. ClissAT

    Storms! how is everyone fairing?

    Glad ya liked it Ash! :)
    Glad ya liked it Ash! :)
    Glad ya liked it Ash! :)
    Glad ya liked it Ash! :)
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  12. AndrewB

    Stolen fruit!

    :D:D very funny Mark. But be careful what you wish for!
    :D:D very funny Mark. But be careful what you wish for!
    :D:D very funny Mark. But be careful what you wish for!
    :D:D very funny Mark. But be careful what you wish for!
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. stevo

    Solar Panel Feud - News story

    Hey Mark. Have a look at my new homebrew thread in recipes mate:cheers:
    Hey Mark. Have a look at my new homebrew thread in recipes mate:cheers:
    Hey Mark. Have a look at my new homebrew thread in recipes mate:cheers:
    Hey Mark. Have a look at my new homebrew thread in recipes mate:cheers:
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  16. ClissAT

    So I got the NBN installed

    Hi Mark we got the same deal with the free install of satellite dish and also found it totally unreliable. Never thought to turn it into something useful like a birth bath, it just stayed on our...
    Hi Mark we got the same deal with the free install of satellite dish and also found it totally unreliable. Never thought to turn it into something useful like a birth bath, it just stayed on our roof and even the birds didn't think much of it and rarely used it as a perch. Hi Ash that is our...
    Hi Mark we got the same deal with the free install of satellite dish and also found it totally unreliable. Never thought to turn it into something useful like a birth bath, it just stayed on our roof and even the birds didn't think much of it and...
    Hi Mark we got the same deal with the free install of satellite dish and also found it totally unreliable. Never thought to turn it into something useful like a birth bath, it just stayed on our...
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  17. ClissAT

    River Cottage Australia

    A friend of mine sent me the Foxtel link to apply online so I did - you had to demonstrate an ability to A - be ok at backyard farming and B - do ok in front of the camera. Obviously, I failed......
    A friend of mine sent me the Foxtel link to apply online so I did - you had to demonstrate an ability to A - be ok at backyard farming and B - do ok in front of the camera. Obviously, I failed... lol... Probably a blessing in disguise really as I'm pretty happy being a YouTube creator, to be...
    A friend of mine sent me the Foxtel link to apply online so I did - you had to demonstrate an ability to A - be ok at backyard farming and B - do ok in front of the camera. Obviously, I failed... lol... Probably a blessing in disguise really as...
    A friend of mine sent me the Foxtel link to apply online so I did - you had to demonstrate an ability to A - be ok at backyard farming and B - do ok in front of the camera. Obviously, I failed......
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  18. 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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  19. ClissAT

    Recycling different stuff from the home

    30years ago I bought a wonderful and expensive sewing machine and over the years I've maintained it perfectly. But when I got it back from the latest service, there was a note attached telling me...
    30years ago I bought a wonderful and expensive sewing machine and over the years I've maintained it perfectly. But when I got it back from the latest service, there was a note attached telling me certain parts were on their last legs and couldn't be replaced. Well, sadly its time has come:( I...
    30years ago I bought a wonderful and expensive sewing machine and over the years I've maintained it perfectly. But when I got it back from the latest service, there was a note attached telling me certain parts were on their last legs and couldn't...
    30years ago I bought a wonderful and expensive sewing machine and over the years I've maintained it perfectly. But when I got it back from the latest service, there was a note attached telling me...
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  20. stevo

    Rain... Fallen trees, storms, etc

    Yeah, Ash - a chainsaw, mulcher, and two biceps... which probably = hernia :D
    Yeah, Ash - a chainsaw, mulcher, and two biceps... which probably = hernia :D
    Yeah, Ash - a chainsaw, mulcher, and two biceps... which probably = hernia :D
    Yeah, Ash - a chainsaw, mulcher, and two biceps... which probably = hernia :D

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  21. ClissAT

    Qld Garden Expo Nambour

    This looks like a great day! Love the pics, and thanks for sharing the video. I...might have to try and get myself to one of these sometime soon! :D
    This looks like a great day! Love the pics, and thanks for sharing the video. I...might have to try and get myself to one of these sometime soon! :D
    This looks like a great day! Love the pics, and thanks for sharing the video. I...might have to try and get myself to one of these sometime soon! :D
    This looks like a great day! Love the pics, and thanks for sharing the video. I...might have to try and get myself to one of these sometime soon! :D

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  22. Mark
    Like x 3

    Post your wild animal encounters

    It's a tailed emperor caterpillar...quite a pretty butterfly with (surprise surprise) blue tails. The caterpillar is cooler I reckon!
    It's a tailed emperor caterpillar...quite a pretty butterfly with (surprise surprise) blue tails. The caterpillar is cooler I reckon!
    It's a tailed emperor caterpillar...quite a pretty butterfly with (surprise surprise) blue tails. The caterpillar is cooler I reckon!
    It's a tailed emperor caterpillar...quite a pretty butterfly with (surprise surprise) blue tails. The caterpillar is cooler I reckon!

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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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