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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Micetta » Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:33 pm

Lionspoon, I really do not want to be the cause of you economical defeat so I will try to look the other way or leave my camera in the camp every other day and spend as much time as possible in the swimming pool :tongue:

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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Duke Ellieton » Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:29 pm

Micetta wrote:Lionspoon, I really do not want to be the cause of you economical defeat so I will try to look the other way or leave my camera in the camp every other day and spend as much time as possible in the swimming pool :tongue:



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Firstly Thank You to normana53 for keeping this thread active :thumbs_up: and for your genorosity :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thank you Lionspoon and Micetta :clap: :clap: :clap: for picking up the baton.

We will match your pledges :thumbs_up:

and I pledge R100 if we see any of:

Pels Fishing owl
Racket tailed Roller
Roan Antelope
Honey Badger
Aardvark
Side Striped Jackal
Suni

Any more Challengers?

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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Lionspoon » Wed Dec 08, 2010 5:13 pm

Micetta wrote:Lionspoon, I really do not want to be the cause of you economical defeat so I will try to look the other way or leave my camera in the camp every other day and spend as much time as possible in the swimming pool
Haha, right - at the swimming pool... But I spoke to my bank manager and he says it's alright to do another challenge... So here it goes for you, Micetta:

Pygmy Falcon
Caracal
Brown Hyena
Leopard
Lion facial close-up :twisted:

with 50 Rand for each (and not per sighting :wink: )
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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Micetta » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:23 pm

Lionspoon wrote:Lion facial close-up :twisted:


This is downright cruel :evil: and I will not show you any pics of aaalllll the cheetahs that I am going to see :dance: :whistle:

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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Duke Ellieton » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:17 am

Micetta wrote:
Lionspoon wrote:Lion facial close-up :twisted:


This is downright cruel :evil: and I will not show you any pics of aaalllll the cheetahs that I am going to see :dance: :whistle:



Ok Micetta I'll donate R50 for a close up of a cheetah :wink:

and also for a:

brown hyena
pygmy falcon
caracal

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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Micetta » Thu Dec 09, 2010 10:23 am

Grrrrr!! :twisted: 8)

Duke, are you afraid that I am going to see to many leaopards :whistle:

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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Duke Ellieton » Thu Dec 09, 2010 10:32 am

:lol:

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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Lionspoon » Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:04 pm

Micetta wrote: This is downright cruel :evil:
It is called a challenge... :tongue:
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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Micetta » Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:48 pm

Easy for you up there in your cosy home to tell me to go and ask a lion for a close up in the middle of the desertImage

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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Lowveldboy » Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:28 pm

Sharifa and Duke wrote:
Pels Fishing owl
Aardvark
Suni

Any more Challengers?


Lionspoon wrote:for your upcoming KNP trip, I'll challenge you to the following sightings:

Aardwolf
Caracal
Pangolin

with 50 Rand each to be paid to the VHR account.



I will go with R50 on each of the above, for your trip Duke.
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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Duke Ellieton » Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:23 pm

:thumbs_up: Lowveldboy

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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby JustJo » Sat Dec 11, 2010 4:38 pm

Not a good forum surfer ( get dizzy scrolling pages down) but I think I get this. Will be there March 10-15...and using this list, make donations for the first sighting of any of these animals....correct? And therefore I am in. Fun and rewarding at same time. Will keep a second jar ( :wink: )in the car to drop my coins in as I go!!!!

Unsure how/where to make the donations, though. :?

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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Micetta » Sat Dec 11, 2010 7:29 pm

Hi Jo!

The Sanparks Honorary Rangers have a GivenGain account here!

In the "Project" choose one of the two Vitual Region. :clap: :clap:

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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Duke Ellieton » Sun Dec 12, 2010 8:09 am

JustJo wrote:Not a good forum surfer ( get dizzy scrolling pages down) but I think I get this. Will be there March 10-15...and using this list, make donations for the first sighting of any of these animals....correct? And therefore I am in. Fun and rewarding at same time. Will keep a second jar ( :wink: )in the car to drop my coins in as I go!!!!

Unsure how/where to make the donations, though. :?


Hi JustJo,

Thank you and welcome :thumbs_up:

You can draw up your own list of rare sightings and pledge an amount that you are comfortable with for a sighting.

e.g. R50 for first sighting of
black rhino
caracal
serval

You than put the challenge out and other mites can pledge for one/more animals on your list.

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Re: The Rare Sighting Challenge

Unread postby Micetta » Mon Jan 17, 2011 7:44 pm

Lionspoon wrote:
Micetta wrote:Lionspoon, I really do not want to be the cause of you economical defeat so I will try to look the other way or leave my camera in the camp every other day and spend as much time as possible in the swimming pool
Haha, right - at the swimming pool... But I spoke to my bank manager and he says it's alright to do another challenge... So here it goes for you, Micetta:

Pygmy Falcon
Caracal
Brown Hyena
Leopard
Lion facial close-up :twisted:

with 50 Rand for each (and not per sighting :wink: )

Should be a pygmy falcon :hmz: :wink:
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Close enough?
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Sorry about the rest :( Bad luck :wall:

@Duke - Sorry, only a pygmy falcon for you :wink:


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