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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby michel367 » Thu May 27, 2010 11:26 am

wacktazz wrote:
fee wrote:Curious to know what work WT is doing now as I didn't ever imagine there was a better job outside the park.

i am working for a company that paints roadmarkings. I am a quality controler checking all the white lines on the new road outside nelspruit on the way to the airport.
Basically i measure the distance between the lines, their width and the height or thickness of the paint. One by one. Walking the whole day


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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby Sparrow » Thu May 27, 2010 1:32 pm

Whacky please dont step on the cats eyes whilst inspecting the quality of the drying paint.
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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby TheunsH » Thu May 27, 2010 3:41 pm

Wacktazz, that is a highly responsible job and it sounds that you are part of management!! :clap: :clap: :twisted: :lol:

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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby Shi » Fri May 28, 2010 11:54 am

:funny: :funny: :funny:
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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby Wild Dreamer » Sat May 29, 2010 8:45 am

Sparrow wrote:Whacky please dont step on the cats eyes whilst inspecting the quality of the drying paint.

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Yes, it might just turn out to be a African wild cat peeping out of a pothole!

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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby Micetta » Sat May 29, 2010 9:15 am

Get one of those Wack - the white line passing in the middle and you will have a perfect view of the quality of the line Image

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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby Wild Dreamer » Sat May 29, 2010 12:18 pm

Micetta on her way to go do some shopping!
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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby wacktazz » Sat May 29, 2010 2:14 pm

ok. After getting lots of job offers from peeps. I am working 4 a national retail chain now. Long hard hours but fun
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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby ndloti » Tue Jun 15, 2010 11:39 am

Wacktazz , whats your latest Kruger hate ?
KNP is sacred. I am opposed to the modernisation of Kruger and from the depths of my soul long for the Kruger of yesteryear! 1000+km on foot in KNP incl 56 wild trails.200+ nights in the wildernessndloti-indigenous name for serval.

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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby wacktazz » Sat Jun 19, 2010 4:48 pm

ndloti wrote:Wacktazz , whats your latest Kruger hate ?

Hi Andrew. Sorry- I have a very demanding work now and do not spent much time on the forum. I leave early in the morning for work while most of you are still sleeping and arrive back late at night.
I can tell you though, that because I drive out so early in the morning, people will think that I see much more game. Sadly, this is just a myth. I have only seen leopard three times in three weeks in the morning, and lion I've seen plenty- but on the way back.

Now lets discuss something that is in discussion as we speak on the forum, and will be discussed untill most of us are in retirment houses.
Speeding.
I leave skz before 5 in the morning, so being winter and all, the people that are on the roads that time is staff, right. I arrive after 8 pm, so the people that are supposed to be on the road that time is staff, right?
Right. But I can in all honesty say, (as a person who hates the thought that my family will be leaving this place we call home in the next few weeks) that most of the people who are on the roads that times mentioned above are in fact not staff. They are called IDIOTS.
I say it again, for all to read: IDIOTS.
I have always experienced speeding in the park, but let me tell you- in the non- tourist times- it by far worse. I was flashed the other night, because I was driving in the middle of the road at 60. IDIOT behind me wanted to pass. I have been passed by many, many at 60 or more k/m per hour. And then the best one day before yesterday- I got a lioness sitting in the middle of the road, waited for a IDIOT behind me, so he/ she could also appreciate nature, but guess what- the thing had no intention of appreciating nature. The minute it was next to me, it put on its brights and chased away the lioness. Now, all you intelligent peeps out there- guess in which department it is working- The SA Police. Brilliant. you just showed me again that you have no respect for anything in life. IDIOT.

So, without futher adue, I am presenting the IDIOT of the month Award to............ Mr brainless SAPS member driving to Skz Thursday, 17 June at 8 pm. Well done. You make SAPS proud, you bloody b@stard. You agent!

Enough of that. Its been a bit chilly in skuks this past three days, but nothing deters us to still enjoy a braai at night.
Sad thing is that a leopard hat to be put down last week. she was roaming around in the village, and was sick. Very dangerous. Lions has been sighted in the village on numerous occasions as well in the past week or two. What a wonderful place to be.
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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby Mauxie » Sat Jun 19, 2010 5:28 pm

WACKTAZZ, it is SO good to have you back, even if it is only for awhile.
I really miss your entertaining account of life in Kruger.

MALEALEA, :lol: :lol: :lol: . Do yourself a favour and look for Wacktazz's thread, under the Kruger National Park section. It's called "WHAT'S IT LIKE TO LIVE IN KRUGER". You will need quite a bit of time to go thro' it but maybe then, you will get to know, the WACKTAZZ we all got to know. It's his account of his day to day life living and working in Kruger and well worth reading.
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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby wacktazz » Sat Jun 19, 2010 5:54 pm

Hi Mauxie. Thanx for the response. Just came back from a LIT- at the staff village entrance before the Skz gate. Nice.
Sorry- no pics
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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby daniel.koch » Sat Jun 19, 2010 6:14 pm

Wacktaz, you have to go back to basics!

In our community we preach "Handelinge 5" on a regular basis to anyone that needs to be shown the light....

It works, period, no debate.

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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby wacktazz » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:45 pm

Now, I am sorry if I went all crazy yesterday, complaining and ranting.
So now I am in a better mood, and I can tell you a bit more about this dredfull place.

I have a huge tooth ache, and not strong enough mediceine. So, here, without futher adue, is my bush remedy for all of you insisting on staying outside civilization:

Step one. Try to speak to a doctor to ask him what is wrong with you.
2. Realise that you are screwed, because you either do not have the means to get the mediceine, or the doctor does not have the medicine in stock.
3. Go to the shop and buy a bottle of strong medicine- no need for a prescription. In my case tonight a bottle of Vodka, which comes with 43% alcohol- free in the purchase price.
4. Dilute the medicine slightly- not too weak and serve with or without ice.

Drink 4 glasses within 45 minutes. And wait.

It works. the pain is gone- but beware- do not walk around too much. You might end up bumping your knee to a coffee table.

Your speach starts doing funny things, and you vision decreases. You become wiser by the minute. In my case, I am so clever as I am sitting here now, that you can ask me anything. About any subject
BTW- thats how most of us spend our Friday evenings. The IQ on Fridays in Skukuza is unbelievable high, but so is the stress levels of many woman in skukuza.

Let me just get another glass of medicine, before I get stupid again... :D
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Re: Why i hate kruger

Unread postby TheunsH » Sun Jun 20, 2010 9:47 pm

Wacktazz, I hope your tooth ache will pass soon, if not do a DIY job...all you need is some more medicine and a medium size pliers to do the delicate job. Be sure to pull the right one though!! :lol: :lol:

Did you see the story about Mr Bean going to the dentist? :doh: :doh:


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