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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by Heksie » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:10 am

tent dweller wrote:The only yellow ribbon we saw in the Kruger between 18 and 23 December 2013 was ours, we covered a large part of the south


Hi tentdweller :yaya: I was 'in' the park 22Dec till 5Jan and drove around with 2YR and a YR mirror sock. I only met 2 mites, 1 drove past me and I had take make a U-turn and chase them down-yes that is what I do :redface: but I believe because of this Kruger fundraiser topic more people actually stopped and said 'Hi, Heksie!' I still don't know who they are :hmz: bit I believe it is the time. On my 25Nov-5Dec trip I saw about 12mites :dance:

Guys put on the YRs!!!!! It will give you a big surprise one day :w: GlenD pm'd me the day I was returning from the park-he passed me on the N4 when both of us where on our way home :D and I am still waving my YR proud in Pretoors!
Just have to add that my YR sock wa stolen during my Kruger trip! :( By bloody baboons!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by lion queen » Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:59 am

Hi boertjie,

A normal yellow ribbon will be just fine........... :thumbs_up:

In fact any yellow item tied to the wing mirror will work.........we've used those yellow dust cloths in the past.... :whistle:
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by Goggo EJ » Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:02 am

I am also surprised by how many folk tell me they 'know' me from my thread - but are not forum members.
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by Heksie » Tue Feb 19, 2013 9:09 pm

lion queen wrote:
Heksie wrote:Philip1 it is so sad to read that people so that! I actually waved down every YR I saw and at Skuks even left a note on a window saying that I was there! I just love a lekker kuier over an Amarula with a forumite! And everyone I met are very special! I have adopted new parents on the forum as well.... They know who they are :w:
........and got a sister you never wanted......... :whistle: :whistle:


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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by JeanniR » Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:11 am

Where does one put the YR when visiting the park? :hmz:
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by lion queen » Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:28 am

Usually on the left wing mirror, but we find that putting it on both wing mirrors it works better..... :thumbs_up:
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by kallis1786 » Mon May 06, 2013 8:40 pm

Hi everyone.

I will be visiting Kruger soon on the 21st of June, and I thought of doing something different. In stead of the traditional Yellow Ribbon which People use, I feel like sticking my forum name on my right hand mirror which will be typed in Yellow ofcorz or I could print the background of the name in Yellow and right the name in White. Do you all think that is a good idea or should I just stick with the traditional yellow ribbon.

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by Sparrow » Wed May 08, 2013 4:47 am

Hi kallis I have a ribbon on my mirrow and my name in yellow and black stuck in the back window of the car and caravan. Enjoy your upcoming trip.
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by Heksie » Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:42 am

Carol g wrote:
pops wrote:Yellow ribbons? Where do I find them? I believe that they are rarely seen in the park. :whistle:

We were in Kruger for 13 days in May, went from CB to olifants in that time, and did not see any YR in that time :hmz:


When we were in the PArk Nov/Dec 2012 I saw about 20 mites in the Park, we om'd eachother to organise meets at certain camps :thumbs_up:
-Aat and Ellie
-Porridge and JAxidean
-DellaC, SO and Annie Owl
-Big5spotter
-Flying Cheetah
-Imberbe and SO
-Leachy
-JaniceE and Eastr
-PNF
-WildImage and CarolV
-Crested Val and Dungie
-Baber

October 2012
-Sparrow
-GerhardDB
-Leachy
-Cheetah2111

In March 2012 we saw Mads. Bushbaby, Bushbaby30 and SHi also we got to see EJ :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

In March 2013 we saw ForrestGump and Bushcraft

Now in July we saw LQ, Picnic and LO also Bushcraft and family and not to forget Vinkie and Apex Predator

All depends if you stay in camps they are staying in... Or if you organise trips so you guys can have a drink at a picninc spot etc. But seldomnly I drive just past a YR as the PArk is BIG and we are spread everywhere :thumbs_up:
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by Crested Val » Sat Aug 17, 2013 1:53 pm

That's why it is so important to add your name to the "Where will I see YRs" thread.
Kruger has it's own, and there is one for non KNP visits!!

We have not seen many YRs on the open road, but have met loads in the camps, or arranged to meet at picnic sites etc...............get your name down!!!! :whistle: :whistle:
I long each day for my beloved Kruger!!!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by Crested Val » Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:50 pm

Okie, you are definitely right...........we see few actual yellow ribbons on the open roads up north, but I check the YR page, and if I can make a plan to meet up with other forumites, we do. :thumbs_up:

Last year we met, EJ, Chirinda, Normana and Torticat, WendyA & Heksie, CarolV and SO, Bushmom and her 2 babies, Mads, Vlakvarkvrou, Petra and SO, Flying Cheetah, Davenjan, Cheetah2111, Micetta and SO, Elsa and Klystron, Porridge and JaxiDean, and Darren and Garren. We were due to meet Meandering Mouse, but I was poorly and had to cancel!!! :redface:

Sadly we will probably always miss you, as we are there each year from the end of November to the beginning of May. :wall: :wall:

Will be interested to hear who you meet up with this year!! :thumbs_up:
I long each day for my beloved Kruger!!!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by dellac » Mon Sep 23, 2013 2:26 pm

Riaanf31 wrote:Last time in KNP we spotted a fair few YR's. BarryEls & Hilda , who had been following a Cheetah down a road for a long time. We both stopped next to each other and only after a while did we notice each others YR's

Sometimes, even though we try and make it spotable, I found that our YR wasn't easy to see. We had one atop the car aerial and the driver side side mirror.

I recon I'm going to unwind an entire 5m cord of yellow Ribbon on the Driver wing mirror for December.

Or like me Riaanf31 ... You could always wear one in your hair :thumbs_up:

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by Heksie » Sun Sep 29, 2013 4:16 pm

THis was yet another succesful mite trip for me, we stayed 3 nights at Lower Sabie and found out earlier that two mites would be in the surrounding areas... So contacted them and had a braai every night with Leachy and then Sunday afternoon had a lekker braai at Skuks with Bushcraft...
but a surprise was our second morning whilst drinking MMC in camp and I saw this one girl in the communal kitchen and she looked very familiar... so I took an empty coffee mug to the kitchen to do some investigation... and guess what? It is Bushbaby30. We had a morning chat until mum came to fetch me as it was already past gate opening times and we are never late for the Gate :lol:

I say guys do look in this link http://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?style=2&f=69&t=33456 and then maybe send a pm to some of the mites you want to meet...
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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by umtali1 » Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:55 am

We flew yellow ribbons throughout Mokala and KNP. Only saw 4. Met Dellac & SO, annieowl, skip, & Barry & Hilda with his huge scarf. Heritagearts introduced herself & acquired a yellow ribbon from us. It was such great fun meeting all those wonderful people and others who asked what they are for.

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Re: Please fly Yellow Ribbon in Parks

Unread post by Heksie » Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:31 am

GlynB it is like a sock for the side mirror which is yellow...

Here is a pic of one I made...

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