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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby Micetta » Sun Aug 22, 2010 5:00 pm

Bartman wrote:does anybody ever fly YR in Addo and the other parks? just been to Addo and never saw any YR's. had mine on though :thumbs_up:
Mine is going to be there in January :thumbs_up:

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby MATTHYS » Sun Aug 22, 2010 9:46 pm

:thumbs_up: PF.
Have you PM'd your dates to JAZIL so you will be listed in the meets and greets"when will i see yellow ribbons in knp?


Please PM your dates to Jazil and she will post them here :D .
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby saraf » Tue Aug 24, 2010 9:22 am

pucelou wrote:I'll have to think about making one , too. Even if nobody answered my concern about animals disturbance or hyena's chewing envy ;-)


Sorry, I thought someone else would answer.

Last years SANParks Forums photographic had a winning entry from RoanEric in the Compact Human Activity section. She now has it as her avatar. A hyena took a liking to her yellow ribbon. Luckily like DB she had tied it on really tight.
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby silvia » Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:49 am

DinkyBird wrote:I cannot imagine they will upset the animals. I keep ours tied tightly in a bow with very little 'flapping' or hanging down the car door.


We met three hyena pups (very little and sweets) and one of them was litterally enchanted by the ribbon and he stopped to plays with his brothers and spent about 15 minutes sitting near the door looking at flying ribbon. It was so funny and sweet!!!!!!

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby louis dreyer » Tue Aug 24, 2010 1:11 pm

Yes please don’t stop to FLY TH YR’S, you never know who might be coming around the next corner. We have been flying ours for a long time now, yes it does happen that you don’t see any, but sometimes you stop counting them.
Keep them YR's flying

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby LionWhisperer » Tue Aug 24, 2010 2:06 pm

Hi there Guys
What is the procedure with the YR? I am new to the forum and not sure about it, but would love to participate if I can.
What to use, how to use it, and where to use it?
My 4th time to KNP. I can't wait.
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby Sparrow » Tue Aug 24, 2010 2:29 pm

Welcome Lion Whisperer
I usually tie a piece of yellow Tshirt material to my side rearview mirror. However anything yellow will suffice and make sure it is visible.
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby Dupacc » Tue Aug 24, 2010 2:37 pm

Hi LionWhisperer

The Yellow Ribbon is a way of identifying other Forumites when visiting a Sanpark. It is tied onto the arm of the driver side rearview mirror and can be made of virtually anything - we use a bright yellow plastic bag which we cut ribbons from. We enjoy stopping other YRs or being stopped and sharing our experiences.

Here is a pic showing our YR


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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby TheunsH » Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:16 pm

Dupacc, that is an award winning photo! :clap: :clap:

Here is one I've taken December 2009 with the original Wacktazz Buff Pie!!

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby Lionspoon » Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:43 pm

Why is this topic restricted to KNP? :hmz:

We flew our YR in KTP in March and had the pleasure to meet

p@m and SO
Asterix and Obelix
Tony T and MT Nest as well as
Lourens

because of that. :dance:
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby louis dreyer » Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:48 pm

Lionspoon it's not just in KNP. You must fly in any SANPARK.
Keep them YR's flying

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby TonyP » Wed Aug 25, 2010 12:29 pm

Got mine all ready for our visit in Maroela Camp for September 20th, 21st & 22nd.
One for the outside mirror, one for the front of the Landy's roof rack and my wife has made a great yellow hat band. She says it's to hide the sweat stains. The old hat is just one of those items I refuse to throw away, it's been to too many amazing places over the years.

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby Pjw » Wed Aug 25, 2010 8:16 pm

Kevman wrote:Hi all. I am new and just want to find out how do one get the privilege to get hold of a YR. Must one be a ranger or what. I would love to fly the YR everyday in my car.

Regards Kevman

You are officially now qualified! The day you signed up for this crazy forum, you were entitled to fly your yellow ribbon with pride in any and all SANParks. You will find all sorts of friendly people, also with yellow ribbons on their wing mirrors, stopping to chat to chat to you :lol:
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby Bushcraft » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:03 am

Hi Guys,

This may have already been answered, but I think that a refresher for us newbies is required.

I returned yesterday from KNP and in 7 days found 5 yellow ribbons, but only got to speak to H. Kristal and his wife as we were at the same sighting.

The ribbons spotted:
2 x passenger side mirror
1 x driver side mirror
1 x aerial
1 x front bumper

Where is the correct place to fly ones yellow ribbon? :huh:

They are hard enough to spot as it is :whistle:

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread postby Bushmom » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:09 am

The driver's side mirror is the correct place, but an extra one on the aerial and one on the passenger side won't come amiss!
Chappie and Hugh and myself are working on a new more seeable concept! Watch this space!
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