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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by NetEk » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:24 am

I nearly forgot my ribbon in June but luckily the crazy store in Polokwane stocks "florist ribbon" and bought about 2 meters now I'm stocked forever as it stays in the car at all times.....

But I still didn't see any ribbons flying in Map on that trip and also don't see any mites on the list for december when we are back again. :(

Maybe I need to start campaning for Mapungubwe that we get more mites out that way (it's the only park I really visit....... :( )
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by RemiE » Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:52 am

tent dweller wrote:I tie a yellow ribbon on both our side mirrors and I also have a ribbon tied to our trailer, so when somebody passes our accommodation and the car is not there, they can still see that a "forum" member is staying at that specific accommodation and maybe we will bump into each other at the pool/kitchen/bathroom, if I see a yellow ribbon in any of the camps that I am staying at in December, I will go in search of the people/person or I am going to leave a note on their car, just saying hello :roll: :roll:


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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by Cape of Storms » Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:10 am

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Even the rental car gets a yellow ribbon!
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by umtali1 » Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:24 am

That would have been Barryels! You could see that HUGE yellow scarf a mile off!!! Sadly he beat us out the gate both times :lol:

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by Sparrow » Thu Oct 24, 2013 10:29 am

Maybe I`m a bit overboard but both mirrors get ribbons the caravan one a flag pole one and my cameras one each.
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by carolv » Thu Oct 24, 2013 1:18 pm

That sounds like us too, Sparrow. We take enough ribbon for YRs on both wing mirrors, the radio aerial and both our camera backpacks and some cameras are similarly festooned. Obviously we have to take the car ribbons off when we return the rental car but the camera ribbons stay on all the time and we use the opportunity when queried to tell people about the Kruger Park and the forum. We arrive 3 weeks today so our ribbons will soon be washed and ironed ready for packing.

As regards seeing other YRs in the Park, we have been really lucky and seem to see more and more each trip we make...so for all those out at the same time as us, please stop for a chat or meet for a drink if you are in camp with us. All our dates are logged on the Meets and Greets. Look forward to see everyone!
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by chirinda » Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:34 pm

Sorry I missed you, Barry and Hilda. :( I was there just at the time the herd of ellies came down to the water.

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by barryels » Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:34 am

Quite funny what some visitors to Kruger think of 'mites driving with yellow ribbons in the Park. Somebody on our last trip stopped and asked me if we protest against something :hmz: , however he was quite impressed when I explained what the ribbon actually stands for :thumbs_up: .
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by umtali1 » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:13 am

While we were staying at Mokala, someone thought our yellow ribbons indicated we were the honeymoon couple.........until they realised our age :lol: I wish!

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by Sparrow » Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:38 pm

TD I am like you 3 on car 2 on caravan 1 on cameras 1 on binocs 1 on camera bag and even a flag pole alongside the caravan with a yellow flag alongside a Sharks flag.

I even wear a yellow bandana sometimes.

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by RemiE » Thu Nov 21, 2013 3:24 pm

Sparrow, it would be near impossible not to spot you or TD :mrgreen:
I will have to up my game, as my two ribbons obviously pale in comparison :hmz:
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by dellac » Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:30 pm

Well I thought I was cool in October with my " yellow ribbon bow". flying till I seen
Barryels & Hilda with their BIG BRIGHT yellow scarf :clap: :clap: ..
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by RemiE » Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:38 am

tent dweller wrote:Just bought myself 2 yellow t-shirts :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by isinkwe » Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:50 pm

Just arrived back from a weekend in Kruger, never saw one yellow ribbon , This was my effort :D

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by MATTHYS » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:15 pm

umtali1 wrote::clap: :clap: :clap: Isinkwe. Good to see others fly their yellow ribbons etc. :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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