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Unread postby DinkyBird » Thu Jan 21, 2010 7:58 pm

A stop over for off topic posts heading out to the Great Cyber Yonder.
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Unread postby Jazil » Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:00 am

Just to remind you "spinners" - my broom comes along here, approximately once every day, if possible, and schweeeeps everything that has been posted before that day.

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Re: Gate Quota

Unread postby isinkwe » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:28 pm

Mcook wrote:

I also have been told that these numbers were increased during the soccer world cup in 2010,


Here is a Image for anyone who can guess why that may have or did happen Image :wall:
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Re: Gate Quota

Unread postby isinkwe » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:37 pm

Mcook wrote:I can’t help but wonder if I’m part of the problem for the overcrowding as a day visitor and this may be affecting the quality of the experience for the overnight visitor who has paid the money to stay in the park :?


I am inclined to agree with you on that point , Image
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Re: Gate Quota

Unread postby isinkwe » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:46 pm

Mcook wrote:
I have seen many facilities at picnic sites and in camps battling with the number of people and I don’t believe that this comes from overnight visitors; therefore the crowding issues are caused by the number of day visitors.


So , we are back to the day visitor problem that seems to upset you,Image
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Re: Gate Quota

Unread postby isinkwe » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:56 pm

Mcook wrote:
I often stay in the park and lately have found cheaper accommodation outside the park


Image sounds like a real winner to me Mcook,
You would probably have a much better holiday outside the park, but on the plus side , you could come into Kruger and irritate the rest of us , but get there early , there is a quota system Image
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Re: Gate Quota

Unread postby isinkwe » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:53 pm

squirrel_asc wrote:Not just the South. We were in Shingwedzi for just over a week over Christmas 2012, and NOT ONCE during the time we stayed there, could we get into ANY picnic site or day-visitors area within reach of Shingwedzi. They were all overflowing from early morning to late afternoon. A few times we waited a while to see if someone would pack up and leave, but no one ever left, except those who, like us, arrived and saw that there was no space.


Been there , done that, and even got a t shirt ,The trick is to stand about and look pathetic :D or in my case, like a complete idiot who does not what is going on , somebody will always offer to share a table , and then they mostly eat of my skottle :thumbs_up: friends for life :thumbs_up:
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Re: Gate Quota

Unread postby isinkwe » Sat Jun 28, 2014 1:00 am

Mcook wrote:Why weren’t this numbers dropped again after the world cup :hmz:


Because only Joel Stransky can drop

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in a world cup :thumbs_up: :D :D :D
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Re: Gate Quota

Unread postby isinkwe » Sat Jun 28, 2014 1:21 am

Mcook wrote: what is Mjejane Gate.


it is a steel structure positioned and connected to a wire fence, that keeps the animals in , and the day visitors that are not within the quota out Image

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Re: Gate Quota

Unread postby isinkwe » Sat Jun 28, 2014 1:42 am

Image oops, I had best Image off
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Matthys's TR

Unread postby MATTHYS » Mon Jul 14, 2014 1:34 pm

How I wish I had the writing talent and photographic skills that our TR writers have.
A :gflower: to each and every one of our TR writers. You bring so much joy, precious moments and knowledge to our forums :clap:

And no, I am not about to write a TR, but would like to invite you all to enter this competition.
I have seen so many stunning photos in your Travel Tales, please enter them.
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Re: Matthys's TR

Unread postby JeanniR » Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:05 pm

MATTHYS wrote:And no, I am not about to write a TR, but would like to invite you all to enter this competition.


Matty :naughty: I got so exited when I saw "Matthys's TR" only to see it was an invitation for the photo competition :tongue: :naughty:
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Re: Matthys's TR

Unread postby Carol g » Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:07 pm

Me too had the :popcorn: all ready
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Re: Matthys's TR

Unread postby MATTHYS » Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:14 pm

:redface: Sorry, Jeanni and Carol !
Am sure you are excited about the competition now :wink:
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Re: Matthys's TR

Unread postby Carol g » Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:15 pm

MATTHYS wrote::redface: Sorry, Jeanni and Carol !
Am sure you are excited about the competition now :wink:

Sounds very exciting Matty :dance: :dance: :dance:
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