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Unread post by bert » Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:24 pm

Txs Sprocky
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Unread post by Sprocky » Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:34 pm

bert wrote:Txs Sprocky
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You are more than welcome. :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Micetta » Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:36 pm

Thank you Sprocky :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Crested Val » Thu Apr 28, 2011 3:04 pm

Only just found this thread (I'm a bit slow aren't I? :redface: :redface:

Just wondering where does all this rubbish come from? :big_eyes: :big_eyes:

Well done guys, you seemed to do an awesome clean up job.

Petra and family, so sorry you weren't able to be there, and hope you're all on the mend.

Michel, glad you were able to put in a late appearance!!

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Unread post by bert » Thu Apr 28, 2011 3:08 pm

collected from the banks of the Olifants river

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Unread post by Crested Val » Thu Apr 28, 2011 3:33 pm

Yes I realise that, but I meant , how does it get there in the first place!! :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by MATTHYS » Thu Apr 28, 2011 3:40 pm

PetraJ wrote:Hi everyone. I am back at work today. Thank you very much for all the well wishes. We are fine, still a bit stiff, sore and blue/green, but that will soon pass as well. I am so glad you all enjoyed the weekend. I heard that there will be another clean-up next year? I will be there definitely :thumbs_up:

So very grateful that you are well, Petra and really sorry about the accident :( .

:clap: To ALL participating in this event ! 8)
Thanks also to the mod who worked 'behind the scene' to help make this possible... :clap: Bert !
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Unread post by Scipio » Fri Apr 29, 2011 10:18 am

I see a nurse lurking in the background. :whistle: An d she left us to suffer with a babelaas. :tongue:

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Unread post by Water_bokkie » Fri Apr 29, 2011 10:33 am

Hay everyone, I hope you guys enjoyed the camp weekend in the kruger national park. It was nice meeting you all. Thanx for so much fun cant wait for the next camp!!!

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Unread post by GeoCor » Fri Apr 29, 2011 4:19 pm

Hi everyone,

At last, I have a little time to catch up again.

Thanx to everyone involved, This weekend was fantastic! :dance: A Big :clap: to BunnyHugger who initiated it, and to Bert behind the scene's and to Lowveldboy for keeping us all together.

Big thanx to SANPARKS allowing us in the end to go for the walk and clean-up.

To my fellow Formites, nice meeting you all, and I definitely hope we can do this in the near future again. I will post my trip report over the weekend.

There are still a lot of places where we can clean up. EcoJunckie suggested Malelane in the beginning of this thread, or maybe we can do it at Balule again. It stays an excellent camp.

Please try to move the weekend to one of the other long weekends. Traffic wise, not an good idea over the Easter weekend. :pray:
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Unread post by Crested Val » Fri Apr 29, 2011 4:20 pm

Still waiting for a reply to my earlier question.
How did all that rubbish get to the banks of the Olifants River :big_eyes: :big_eyes:

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Unread post by GeoCor » Fri Apr 29, 2011 4:31 pm

I think most of the rubbish came down with the river. Especially when flooding. Most of the stuff were between the pieces of cane and branches on the edge of the river bank. There were a lot of shoes, and a polystyrene cool box that were broken into millions of pieces, even a toothbrush.
But be assure, after we left there, the piece of Kruger where we walked, is clean. :D
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Unread post by GeoCor » Fri Apr 29, 2011 4:35 pm

Welcome Water bokkie,

It was nice meeting you. I hope you will join us for the next meeting. Maybe the Cricket 2012?
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Unread post by Crested Val » Fri Apr 29, 2011 4:38 pm

GeoCor - :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Elzet » Fri Apr 29, 2011 6:23 pm

PetraJ and family, we were shocked and saddened to hear about your misfortune. Wishing you all a speedy recovery from this trauma. Same goes for Geocor and her family that were on the scene of the accident seconds after it happened. Our hearts and prayers go out to you all. At the same time we praise God for protecting you from more serious harm.

For us it certainly put a damper on things. We were looking forward to seeing you again. I just caught up with this thread and have noticed that I made mention of deo volente in a response to your post. Just shows us that life can change in the blink of an eye.
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