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Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

Unread postby Jazil » Fri Mar 13, 2009 10:26 am

This is where the action will take place.

All cam pics, other pics and chat re the golf and cricket should take place in this thread.

Please, if possible, :wink: try not to post before the reports start coming in.
Don't forget to PM any Mod your Kudu nominations for the month.

If you want to list your Park Dates in the YR Thread then please PM me.

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Re: Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

Unread postby Boorgatspook » Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:01 pm

First sms report from DinkyBird:
Please tell everyone on forum that Skukuza is filling up with 'mites and we are missing the rest of you guys!

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Re: Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

Unread postby MATTHYS » Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:20 pm

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Thank you, DQ ! :D
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Re: Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

Unread postby DinkyBird » Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:34 pm

HELLLLOOOOO! From Skukuza!

Forumites we have seen today ... Jannie, Scipio and Scorpion, Pieter Steyn and Bankies, Freda and Malcolm (met up in Lake Panic birdhide), Gerhardbd and Pardus 1029, JenB and family!

The weather is hot, partly cloudy and the park is stunningly green!

Wild@Heart is slowing wending his way up to Skukuza too.

Met with Ecojunkie yesterday and Bert and Di 8)
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Re: Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

Unread postby Imberbe » Fri Mar 13, 2009 5:51 pm

:dance: Let the party begin! ... will the Cricket cam give us some social action as well?
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Re: Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

Unread postby Pjw » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:39 pm

Look what I've just packed into the car ready to deliver to the auction tomorrow :lol:
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Re: Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

Unread postby DinkyBird » Fri Mar 13, 2009 10:49 pm

Sorry - no pics Haupie - for sure of tomorrow tho.

However, an update for you all!

The braai was wonderful.

Weather perfect.

Lots of laughter. And a wonderful warm spirit of friendship. And everyone so pro forum :thumbs_up:

It was wonderful to see old friends again and meet new ones, and also to meet many SANParks folk that we rely on for info for the forums etc.

Nedret welcomed everyone and introduced us to the SANParks team that the forum falls under. We just missed Themba, who had to stay home because he is ill. Rey, Zax, Mel and Eric as well as Pieter were there from HQ :clap:

All those attending this evening have been given a really special treat. Everyone who wishes so, has put their name in a hat from which 6 names will be drawn at 07:50 at the sports field. Those 6 people will each be treated to a flip in the SANParks Bantam piloted by Section Ranger, Steven Whitfield, first one taking off at 8am on the Golf Course!

How is that for a special treat for forumites :clap: :dance: Thank you to Steven and SANParks!

Bedtime now - the camp is very quiet. An early start tomorrow - so watch this space!
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Re: Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sat Mar 14, 2009 8:44 am

GOOD MORNING from Skukuza!!!

We have been blessed with perfect weather!

The angels were in the nets really early to practice!

Those who were drawn for the flips are being flown around :dance:

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The table for the silent auction being prepared.

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A lucky forumite (Bigman's son) enjoying his flip.

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The angels warming up.
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Re: Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sat Mar 14, 2009 8:55 am

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William, Wanda and Lerato :dance:

Time to go and play cricket - watch for the cam, it will be up soon!
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Re: Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

Unread postby rusky » Sat Mar 14, 2009 8:56 am

Hey SD and all you US mite - rules of cricket are pretty simple

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You have two sides, one out in the field and one in.

Each man that's in the side that's in goes out, and when he's out he comes in and the next man goes in until he's out.

When they are all out, the side that's out comes in and the side thats been in goes out and tries to get those coming in, out.

Sometimes you get men still in and not out.

When a man goes out to go in, the men who are out try to get him out, and when he is out he goes in and the next man in goes out and goes in.

There are two men called umpires who stay out all the time and they decide when the men who are in are out.

When both sides have been in and all the men have out, and both sides have been out twice after all the men have been in, including those who are not out, that is the end of the game!


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Re: Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

Unread postby MATTHYS » Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:00 am

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Re: Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

Unread postby Mgoddard » Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:01 am

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And the cam is up :dance:

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Unread postby Emily86 » Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:05 am

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Re: Live from SKUKUZA 2009 - Action here

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