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Re: Varsity Student Formites

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:50 pm

When is that Spargs? :D
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Unread postby kallis1786 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:01 pm

Hi V's :hello:

How is everyone. Looks like everyone has been enjoying. I am finally back after a week of the Forums. WOW, All this assignments really took their toll on me, SOO MANY. But now its all done and dusted :dance: , but still a week of College left :slap:

My TR will be updated soon, very soon indeed but first I want to catch up on all other TR's and excitement.

Have you guys seen the cricket squad announced today :shock:

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Unread postby kallis1786 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:29 pm

Hi V's.

Looks like I wont be able to update my TR today but because It took me a while to catch up. So I Promise, that tomorrow I will finally update it.

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Unread postby spargish » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:41 am

cheetah2111 wrote:When is that Spargs? :D


Its.......................Tommorow :dance: :dance:

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Unread postby cheetah2111 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:46 am

EIsh Kallis. The end of year is tiring hey!! Most people are in need of a holiday :D
My TR is waiting. None of the V's have commented on my last episode :whistle:

Aggenee Spargs :mrgreen:
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Unread postby spargish » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:11 am

cheetah2111 wrote:EIsh Kallis. The end of year is tiring hey!! Most people are in need of a holiday :D
My TR is waiting. None of the V's have commented on my last episode :whistle:

Aggenee Spargs :mrgreen:


Cheets is telling fibs :naughty: I do believe I commented :twisted:
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Unread postby kallis1786 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:49 pm

cheetah2111 wrote:EIsh Kallis. The end of year is tiring hey!! Most people are in need of a holiday :D
My TR is waiting. None of the V's have commented on my last episode :whistle:

Aggenee Spargs :mrgreen:


Cheetah, I will agree, the end of year is really tiring, but unfortunately, this is only half year for us in the UK, since our year ends in June

As far as commenting is concerned, My memory says I have commented unless there is an invisible update :whistle:

I also had a chat with my Best Friend from South Africa today, with who I grew up with, and I had a Laugh. I still cant stop laughing, am surprised, that my brain still remembers the Primary school days, and Nursery days. But it really made my day, I cant remember the last time I had such a good laugh.

I am busy updating my TR ryt now.

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Unread postby cheetah2111 » Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:20 am

So great that you got to catch up with an old mate again Kallis :D
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Unread postby cheetah2111 » Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:05 pm

TR updated :D

Kallis and Spargs, you are up to here

Beeps you are here

And Heksie and Kitts are back here
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Unread postby kallis1786 » Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:35 pm

Cheetah, I am soo Jelous of your sighting :big_eyes: :mrgreen:

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Unread postby cheetah2111 » Sun Dec 16, 2012 9:17 am

Just in relation to your comment about the cars at the gate ...
the number of cars seen there in my TR are the norm every morning. But usually they will be behind us :thumbs_up: There are four companies that were a constant at Paul Kruger Gate every morning. 'Eco Africa' 'Thompson's Safaris' and 'African Spear' are three I can remember. Then you have taxi's that have Skukuza staff in them and they skip the queue to go through the gate before it is gate opening time, and speed to Skuks. So besides the queue, about 3 taxis have already gone through!

This is not even that bad Kallis, we were there when it was not school holidays :wink: During school holidays, there is a queue so long you can't see the gate from where you stop at the back! That is why people have to make a booking to be day visitors so that the gate doesn't reach full quota while you are in the queue!

In the festive season, Croc Bridge, Malalane, Phabeni and Paul Kruger all reach their maximum quota of people allowed in (and that is many people as the quota is lenient) and all the camps are fully booked. Just giving you an idea of how hectic traffic gets in the South :wink:
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Unread postby kallis1786 » Sun Dec 16, 2012 5:20 pm

cheetah2111 wrote:Just in relation to your comment about the cars at the gate ...
the number of cars seen there in my TR are the norm every morning. But usually they will be behind us :thumbs_up: There are four companies that were a constant at Paul Kruger Gate every morning. 'Eco Africa' 'Thompson's Safaris' and 'African Spear' are three I can remember. Then you have taxi's that have Skukuza staff in them and they skip the queue to go through the gate before it is gate opening time, and speed to Skuks. So besides the queue, about 3 taxis have already gone through!

This is not even that bad Kallis, we were there when it was not school holidays :wink: During school holidays, there is a queue so long you can't see the gate from where you stop at the back! That is why people have to make a booking to be day visitors so that the gate doesn't reach full quota while you are in the queue!

In the festive season, Croc Bridge, Malalane, Phabeni and Paul Kruger all reach their maximum quota of people allowed in (and that is many people as the quota is lenient) and all the camps are fully booked. Just giving you an idea of how hectic traffic gets in the South :wink:


OMG :big_eyes: :big_eyes: :big_eyes: , Thanks for the reply, but WOW, that is settled, I will NEVER visit the South during School Holidays. You dont see that many cars at the Gate even during school holidays in the North.

WOW, Kruger has many mysteries. WOW.

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Unread postby cheetah2111 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:14 am

This is Malalane gate in December 2010.
You are about 35 cars from the gate. So many cars that you cannot even see the gate from where you are parked. We arrived there 30mins before gate opening to find 35 or so people have beaten us!! There were about 10 cars behind us as well.

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As you probably know, the gates open at 05:30 in Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb but the camps open at 04:30. So fully booked Malalane, Berg en Dal and Biyamiti have been driving around for an hour while we sitting out here! Then all these cars in front of you ... you can just imagine how your chances are almost 0 of finding a preditor on, or close to the road. Traffic eventually drives them into the bush.

So be sure not to oragise to day trip into Kruger during school holidays :thumbs_up: Especially in the Christmas season :wink:
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Unread postby kallis1786 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 11:47 am

cheetah2111 wrote:This is Malalane gate in December 2010.
You are about 35 cars from the gate. So many cars that you cannot even see the gate from where you are parked. We arrived there 30mins before gate opening to find 35 or so people have beaten us!! There were about 10 cars behind us as well.

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As you probably know, the gates open at 05:30 in Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb but the camps open at 04:30. So fully booked Malalane, Berg en Dal and Biyamiti have been driving around for an hour while we sitting out here! Then all these cars in front of you ... you can just imagine how your chances are almost 0 of finding a preditor on, or close to the road. Traffic eventually drives them into the bush.

So be sure not to oragise to day trip into Kruger during school holidays :thumbs_up: Especially in the Christmas season :wink:


WOW. :big_eyes: :big_eyes: :big_eyes: , That looks like Jozi traffic. I have never had such a long que at Punda gate over 18 years which includes Christmas time, I normally arrive between 10 to 15 mins before gate opening time at Punda, and I am first in line :hmz: so the South is a place to stay away from during the holiday time. The good thing to know is that there are soo many people who enjoy the bush, and get to the gate first thing.

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Unread postby kallis1786 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:31 pm

Good Afternoon V's

Hope everyone is well. My Kruger bud is going to Kruger tomorow and will be staying at Pretoriouskop for 1 night. Cant belive I had to organise the whole trip, do the bookings, plan the routes, and am not even going :( , I am feeling soo jelouse of everyone going to the Park and am in the UK :wall:


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