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  1. 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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  2. ClissAT
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    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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  3. 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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  4. Mataeka
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    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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. littlervheads

    how is everyone with this rain

    We go 9mm. It is green. Am watering veges and shade house. It is nice.
    We go 9mm. It is green. Am watering veges and shade house. It is nice.
    We go 9mm. It is green. Am watering veges and shade house. It is nice.
    We go 9mm. It is green. Am watering veges and shade house. It is nice.
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  9. 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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  10. ClissAT

    Budgerigars near Pomona!

    We have budgies at our place - unfortunately mainly in the chicken coop, eating all the chicken food. It's so nice to see wild budgies and all there colours.
    We have budgies at our place - unfortunately mainly in the chicken coop, eating all the chicken food. It's so nice to see wild budgies and all there colours.
    We have budgies at our place - unfortunately mainly in the chicken coop, eating all the chicken food. It's so nice to see wild budgies and all there colours.
    We have budgies at our place - unfortunately mainly in the chicken coop, eating all the chicken food. It's so nice to see wild budgies and all there colours.
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  11. 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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  12. ClissAT

    4Corners ABC TV 7Aug2017 must watch

    Yeah they sent rubbish back to the dorms after one of the other exchange students got lazy with her final rubbish - I found out because the dorm hostess kept being really strict about my rubbish...
    Yeah they sent rubbish back to the dorms after one of the other exchange students got lazy with her final rubbish - I found out because the dorm hostess kept being really strict about my rubbish thinking she'd have to deal with mine too. They also lack the space to store things the way we do -...
    Yeah they sent rubbish back to the dorms after one of the other exchange students got lazy with her final rubbish - I found out because the dorm hostess kept being really strict about my rubbish thinking she'd have to deal with mine too. They...
    Yeah they sent rubbish back to the dorms after one of the other exchange students got lazy with her final rubbish - I found out because the dorm hostess kept being really strict about my rubbish...
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  13. Mark
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    Cruising the Mediterranean

    Thanks Berkeloid, i just realised i built a prison :ROFL:
    Thanks Berkeloid, i just realised i built a prison :ROFL:
    Thanks Berkeloid, i just realised i built a prison :ROFL:
    Thanks Berkeloid, i just realised i built a prison :ROFL:

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  14. 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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  15. Flatland

    Are we in for . drought?

    Indigo Jones is a name I'm familiar with although sad to say Lennox Walker doesn't ring a bell - as I said before young and naive and didn't understand why I should care about the weather :)
    Indigo Jones is a name I'm familiar with although sad to say Lennox Walker doesn't ring a bell - as I said before young and naive and didn't understand why I should care about the weather :)
    Indigo Jones is a name I'm familiar with although sad to say Lennox Walker doesn't ring a bell - as I said before young and naive and didn't understand why I should care about the weather :)
    Indigo Jones is a name I'm familiar with although sad to say Lennox Walker doesn't ring a bell - as I said before young and naive and didn't understand why I should care about the weather :)
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  16. Kasalia

    Guess What!

    Congrats Kasalia, so glad your health is on the improve. We have been away so didn't experience any of the rain, we have come back to everything so green and the veggie garden gone nuts.
    Congrats Kasalia, so glad your health is on the improve. We have been away so didn't experience any of the rain, we have come back to everything so green and the veggie garden gone nuts.
    Congrats Kasalia, so glad your health is on the improve. We have been away so didn't experience any of the rain, we have come back to everything so green and the veggie garden gone nuts.
    Congrats Kasalia, so glad your health is on the improve. We have been away so didn't experience any of the rain, we have come back to everything so green and the veggie garden gone nuts.
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  17. Mark

    Been crazy busy in garden and online...

    That reminds me... I need to do a big backup to my external just in case!
    That reminds me... I need to do a big backup to my external just in case!
    That reminds me... I need to do a big backup to my external just in case!
    That reminds me... I need to do a big backup to my external just in case!
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  18. Flatland

    Break in the seatson. I hope

    Lot of the farmers around here burn paddocks as a way of killing snails. It works but it is not something that I could do. Burning does have the advantage that there is no poison left for grazing...
    Lot of the farmers around here burn paddocks as a way of killing snails. It works but it is not something that I could do. Burning does have the advantage that there is no poison left for grazing animals (or any other animals) to pick up
    Lot of the farmers around here burn paddocks as a way of killing snails. It works but it is not something that I could do. Burning does have the advantage that there is no poison left for grazing animals (or any other animals) to pick up
    Lot of the farmers around here burn paddocks as a way of killing snails. It works but it is not something that I could do. Burning does have the advantage that there is no poison left for grazing...
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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. Kasalia

    Melanoma

    Well Kasalia, for your treadmill workout you did 100% better than I ever would! :thumbsup: :D I would not last even the first 30secs. :eek: Venting is good. And I'm sure everyone here would agree with me...
    Well Kasalia, for your treadmill workout you did 100% better than I ever would! :thumbsup: :D I would not last even the first 30secs. :eek: Venting is good. And I'm sure everyone here would agree with me that we would love to see &/or hear about any of your attempts at any form of self sufficiency be...
    Well Kasalia, for your treadmill workout you did 100% better than I ever would! :thumbsup: :D I would not last even the first 30secs. :eek: Venting is good. And I'm sure everyone here would agree with me that we would love to see &/or hear about any of...
    Well Kasalia, for your treadmill workout you did 100% better than I ever would! :thumbsup: :D I would not last even the first 30secs. :eek: Venting is good. And I'm sure everyone here would agree with me...
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  23. Ash

    Moving from acreage back to the suburb

    I've just been out pulling MORE caterpillars off the corn and canteloupes, and lamenting how on earth commercial growers get any crop at all without chemicals!! Mon-Fri I just can't spend much...
    I've just been out pulling MORE caterpillars off the corn and canteloupes, and lamenting how on earth commercial growers get any crop at all without chemicals!! Mon-Fri I just can't spend much time in the garden, so it's not uncommon that by the weekend, (and I work alternate Saturday mornings)...
    I've just been out pulling MORE caterpillars off the corn and canteloupes, and lamenting how on earth commercial growers get any crop at all without chemicals!! Mon-Fri I just can't spend much time in the garden, so it's not uncommon that by the...
    I've just been out pulling MORE caterpillars off the corn and canteloupes, and lamenting how on earth commercial growers get any crop at all without chemicals!! Mon-Fri I just can't spend much...

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  24. Mikielives

    Chilly

    We have been married for some time Cliss. A figure of speech I guess.
    We have been married for some time Cliss. A figure of speech I guess.
    We have been married for some time Cliss. A figure of speech I guess.
    We have been married for some time Cliss. A figure of speech I guess.
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  25. Kasalia

    Just Got Back from America

    Oh wow - that variety of bulk foods looks nice! Welcome home! Hope you get your jungle contained in this heat and find some nice chooks soon.
    Oh wow - that variety of bulk foods looks nice! Welcome home! Hope you get your jungle contained in this heat and find some nice chooks soon.
    Oh wow - that variety of bulk foods looks nice! Welcome home! Hope you get your jungle contained in this heat and find some nice chooks soon.
    Oh wow - that variety of bulk foods looks nice! Welcome home! Hope you get your jungle contained in this heat and find some nice chooks soon.

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