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 Post subject: This forum is AWESOME !!
Unread postPosted: Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:09 pm 
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When you come to think of it -- where else will you find total strangers going out of their way to meet each other and then becoming friends ?

Who will drop what they're doing to help each other out ?

So ... we're on our way to KTP. Try to look up Lion Queen's cell no -- not on my phone :( Then remember I've downgraded to my original phone which doesn't even do mms's so forget about the internet :whistle:

Sms to Matthys to ask her to please send a pm to Lion Queen to explain my rudeness.

Sitting outside Pick 'n Pay in Upington when my phone rings. It's Lion Queen making sure I now have her number. SO tries to start the car -- battery dead :( We're still chatting so tell her we're not leaving just yet -- so Lion Queen says -- hang on, we'll be there in 10 minutes :shock:

So a big THANK YOU to Matthys for sending a pm so quickly :k and another BIG THANK YOU to Lion Queen & SO for getting us on the road again :gflower: :thumbs_up: We really enjoyed the mini-meet and were sorry we couldn't visit a bit longer ..... next time :lol:

Fast forward 2 weeks to a flat tyre which was changed at Kamqua picnic spot -- by a very helpful !Xaus Lodge guide :thumbs_up: Checked in at MataMata and spoke to George, the manager. We called Jannie (Kgalagadi Guru) and, once again, they couldn't be more helpful :thumbs_up: They bought a new tyre for us and had it delivered from Upington to Twee Rivieren where the technical services guys fitted it on a Sat afternoon. To say we were blown away by the service would be an understatement :clap: :clap: :clap:

The Kgalagadi staff are all fanatstic :gflower:

And the forumites we've met personally, and on-line, are as well.

So give yourselves all a huge pat on the back -- you all deserve it :thumbs_up:

Dotty -- please can you put a link to this topic on the Arid Park forum ? Thx


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 Post subject: Re: This forum is AWESOME !!
Unread postPosted: Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:15 pm 
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Will do p@m :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: This forum is AWESOME !!
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Wow P@m...you're right.....this place & the peeps in it are indeed awesome!!! :dance:

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Unread postPosted: Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:34 pm 
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Hah p@m seems your'e still around yet
not in the rite site so to speak!! Enjoy
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 Post subject: Re: This forum is AWESOME !!
Unread postPosted: Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:32 pm 
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:D P@m, nice to hear this story, nice stories... :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: This forum is AWESOME !!
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p@m, :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: This forum is AWESOME !!
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P@m, how awesome :thumbs_up:

I agree, this forum is AWESOME 8)

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Really wonderful that you had forum- and SANParks friends helping out, Pammy :D
Also wonderful that you are always ready to help out too ! :gflower:

Do agree with you..... This forum is AWESOME !! :clap:

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P@m, great to hear the story, and this forum is definitely AWESOME! always a mite out there willing to help :D

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All I can say is that on this forum I've made some stunning friends!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

And P@m is one of those.................. :gflower:

When my camera was letting me down after the Kgalagadi trip and I gave P@m a call, she was more than willing to give a helping hand...........lift down to CT for the broken camera and taking it in for repairs................so back to a wonderful friend :k :k

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This is for you p@m :gflower:.

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oddesy wrote:
P@m, great to hear the story, and this forum is definitely AWESOME! always a mite out there willing to help :D

And you are one of them. When I had an emergency with my specs while in KNP last Jan the advice you gave was invaluable! :gflower:

And while I'm on the subject, a big thank you to Hugh for getting me the name of an optician in Komatipoort. :gflower:

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