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Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Jul 03, 2008 11:20 am

I want to nominate the following people for kudu's and I want to do it in a different way this time as the normal procedure and give them compliments at the same time. I also want them to know that I have voted for them as I feel that it is important that they see what positive influence they have on this forum.

I am sure I will miss out on someone, so please forgive me. But I have to make special mention on a few forumites I feel deserve some praise and compliments.

Candy's Style: You really have come of age with your birding and photography and I am very proud of you. Keep it going!

Batmad: Your enthusiasm and eagerness to learn is awesome. And what you bring to the table with regards to the Bat world is excellent. Can you please start some course in the bat topic to teach us more?

Johann: You really take awesome bird pictures. Keep 'em coming. How about some tips on bird photography?

Laine: You have a hidden photography gift. Please post more of your pictures and participate more in the birding section and in Kruger in general, please.

Pjw: You really contribute a great deal to this forum in various ways. Thanks for that.

The to Jenb, dotdan, Wild@Heart, Gamespotter, CuriousCanadian, Scipio, Richprins, Bennievis and others participating in light hearted banter and contributing to the fun side of this forum. You I salute!
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Unread postby Pjw » Thu Jul 03, 2008 8:50 pm

WTM Thank you for my vote and what a great idea. I appreciate it,especially as it comes from you, one of the 'mites I truly respect.
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Unread postby JenB » Fri Jul 04, 2008 8:19 am

Eish, Wtm...... :redface:
I would like to pay a complement right back at ya, Oom. Some days the forum just sits around, vegetating, than you show up. Thank you for all the threads you start, serious or nonsense, we all love them!
W@H.... where on earth have you been hiding?

May I please add: To ALL the Trip Report writers.
I never realized what enormous effort goes into writing a TR until I tried my hand at writing my own little one. Thanx for all the time and dedication that goes into sharing your experiences with us. Since reading the TR section, I've developed a real "lus" to get to all the other SANParks. I'm currently suffering from what I call "MN fever", it should actually be "Michele Nel, Arks, Dreamer, Wanderw, Liritma, Salva, AFRICAT, ingrid60, and, and..........fever" because just reading your TRs gave me a huge "lus" for KTP. I'm dreaming about the darn place, for goodness sakes! Thanx ya all! Because of you, I will be right at home on my first trip.
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Unread postby Batmad » Fri Jul 04, 2008 10:43 am

:shock: :shock: :shock:

as the faces say i am in shock!

thank you so much!!
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Unread postby Wild@Heart » Fri Jul 04, 2008 11:49 am

JenB wrote:W@H.... where on earth have you been hiding?


In the cooler box :twisted:

Oom .. Thanks for the bread .. And for giving me a nice momento for yesterday .. I thought this morning I was fine .. but it was the calmness before the storm ..

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Unread postby Batmad » Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:02 pm

wildtuinman, you also contrabute a lot to the forum and your great sense of humour is greatly appreciated!!! all forum members lets give oom ( if i can call you that :wink: ) a big round of aplouse!!! :dance:

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Unread postby DinkyBird » Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:05 pm

Batmad wrote:...lets give oom ( if i can call you that :wink: )

If you under 25, 'Oupa' would be better manners to call him :twisted:
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Unread postby Wild@Heart » Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:06 pm

You can call him Oom .. Thou, that might be a compliment to him .. I think he has long ago passed his "Oom" expiry date ...

I think it might be better to call him "Oudstes" :twisted:
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Unread postby DuQues » Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:16 pm

Batmad, this is an old photo of Oom:

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Arriving currently: The photos from our trip! Overhere! :yaya:

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Unread postby wildtuinman » Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:59 pm

No no no... I don't want any compliments back. This one is for you guys!

Well done again!
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Unread postby JenB » Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:08 pm

Sorry, Wtm, you are one of "us" so you have to take it, you have no choice! 8)
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Unread postby Wild@Heart » Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:12 pm

JenB wrote:Sorry, Wtm, you are one of "us" so you have to take it, you have no choice! 8)


Ja .. Take it like a man :twisted:
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Re: Compliments to Forumites

Unread postby Batmad » Fri Jul 04, 2008 3:02 pm

wildtuinman wrote:Can you please start some course in the bat topic to teach us more?


i am going to make a thread in chit chat to see how many people want me to make a course.

so please vote in th chit chat forum!
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Unread postby Batmad » Fri Jul 04, 2008 3:49 pm

we could call him tanie :twisted:

i am just pulling your leg oom!
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Unread postby CuriousCanadian » Fri Jul 04, 2008 11:01 pm

Thank you WTM...I'm honoured to have been mentioned in such esteemed company :redface:

Very nice indeed!!! :D
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