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Unread postby Jose » Sun Jun 10, 2007 6:24 pm

gwendolen wrote:<...>Only meets after the forum went up can count.

Ja, agree. Wholeheartedly. Now go check those dates! :twisted:

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Unread postby acekam » Tue Jun 12, 2007 10:02 pm

Correction - although I was around then, I wasn't one of the original 3 musketeers. I think it was W@H, together with WTM and Bwana.

More controversially, I remember the first forumite to be asked to leave the forum, but I'm not naming names! :twisted: Yes, things did get that heated once!
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Re: Forum folklore and customs : how did they evolve

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sat Feb 20, 2010 5:04 pm

Nearly three years have passed since this topic was started ... lets update our history here guys!

Please add your special/fun memories :dance:
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Sat Feb 20, 2010 5:21 pm

Micetta wrote:Are you sure this is Sanparks related DB :hmz:

:doh:

Read the topic .... and you can decide :wink: And please add what you think should be recorded here that fits in with the topic heading :thumbs_up:
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Unread postby Micetta » Sat Feb 20, 2010 5:54 pm

Very cute DB 8) :clap: My memories cannot be neither folklore or customs, I am too "young" :wink: But maybe somebody else will start a new series of.... "Guiding Lights".. :whistle:

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Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:31 pm

Good idea, Micetta :thumbs_up:

I actually thought of starting forum "travel tale"
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Unread postby DavenJan » Mon Feb 22, 2010 10:46 am

I fondly remember the first meet we attended, a certain DB was up on a conference and we all got together at Dros in Midrand. Still remember walking in looking to find people we only knew by forum names. The start of many happy future meetings.
Date 24 May 2006
Venue. Dros Midrand,

Present (the names I can still identify from the pics)
Admin and SO
Diannet
DinkyBird
WTM and SO
Wild at Heart and SO
Jacov and Reinette
Freda
Macho Mouse (this was the start of the change to Meandering Mouse)
Peter Piper
Davenjan

There were a couple of others whose names I cannot remember.

The next meet also at the Dros to meet Coc and Tok was significant to us as we met Kathy SA and SO Les. Les was my first boss in SA after comming from UK, and we had lost touch for about 15 years.
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Unread postby DotDan » Tue Feb 23, 2010 7:30 am

Joekin pointing a hair dryer at one of the staff in Satara.. :lol:

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Owning Zax!! :twisted:

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Musketeers Rule!!

Or the everyday greeting between me and WTM

WTM: " Ja jou vaakboef"
DD: " Don't you vaakboef me, I will hell you"

Ah... good times.. good times...

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Unread postby DotDan » Tue Feb 23, 2010 7:34 am

Oh, and who knows what Jazil's nickname is? :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

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Unread postby DavenJan » Tue Feb 23, 2010 9:55 am

Meandering Mouse wrote:I wonder how many people know that we have an Olympic representative in our midst and one who proudly carried the flag of her country.. anyone for that one.



That would be Jazil, of the Swazi Olympic Bowls Team.

Can't remember the nickname though
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Unread postby Jazil » Tue Feb 23, 2010 9:39 pm

DotDan wrote:Probably get banned for this... but her Nickname is .... OJ!!

Ouma Jazil :twisted:

Ok I am outa here :lol:

Oh I love you too DD....... :wink:

Actually it is OumieJ :D
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Re: Forum folklore and customs : how did they evolve

Unread postby DinkyBird » Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:44 pm

Cool topic Image

Come on, add your memories and stories to our 'history'!
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Unread postby saraf » Sat Oct 15, 2011 9:43 pm

Oh boy, thanks for all the memories. I'd completely forgotten about GP's favourite saying but it all came flooding back.

Anyone want to comment on why Macho Mouse became Meandering Mouse (sorry MM but I think the story(s) could do with another airing.
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Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:14 am

Saraf, Macho Mouse became Meandering Mouse because of her tendancy to get lost... anywhere :big_eyes:

Duco once remarked that there should be a cybercollar attached.

The two most public forum moments were on a Angels trip to the Park, the angels being.. Jumbo, Freda, Jakelbessi and then, Macho Mouse.

It was a fun first evening in Biyamiti. After an evening of delicious peri peri prawns, supplied by Jumbo, everyone went to bed., everyone, except MM that is.

Macho Mouse went to watch the Biyamiti river late at night. A cloud came overhead, covering the moon. It was pitch dark. MM made her way to her bungalow, not wanting to wake her fellow travellers, she felt her way along the wall.

She then gingerly placed her rear end onto the bed and started to lift the covers..

only

she was met by a soft force and a gutteral sound.... :big_eyes: :big_eyes: :big_eyes:

she was climbing into bed with a strange man :big_eyes:

it was the right bed, but the wrong bungalow.. :wall:

it was the start of a forum joke about MM's search fro Mr Fox :whistle:

I am looking for a pic, one that also relates to a historical forum experience.. then I will trell another tale of getting lost.
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Unread postby Delene D » Sun Oct 16, 2011 9:02 pm

Oh MM. I have had a good belly laugh. Did he wake up and think he got lucky? :lol: :redface:


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