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Fight at Straddie

Postby zafra52 on Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:09 pm

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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby Matt. K on Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:48 pm

Amazing image! Great timing!
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby gstark on Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:07 am

Looks like a TKO in the third round.

As Matt says, great timing. Great post-processing too.
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby ozimax on Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:34 pm

Skippy vs Roo. And the winner by unanimous decision is .....
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby gstark on Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:44 am

ozimax wrote:Skippy vs Roo. And the winner by unanimous decision is .....


The $20 lobster at ColesWorths.
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby zafra52 on Fri Jan 22, 2021 8:30 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Thank you guys. I like a good sense of humour.
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby ozimax on Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:32 pm

gstark wrote:
ozimax wrote:Skippy vs Roo. And the winner by unanimous decision is .....


The $20 lobster at ColesWorths.


It's a dreadful thing living so close to the Coffs Fisherman's Co-op... :biglaugh:
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby gstark on Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:25 am

ozimax wrote:
gstark wrote:
ozimax wrote:Skippy vs Roo. And the winner by unanimous decision is .....


The $20 lobster at ColesWorths.


It's a dreadful thing living so close to the Coffs Fisherman's Co-op... :biglaugh:


I can imagine. What's a good, fresh fisherman going for these days?
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby ozimax on Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:05 am

gstark wrote:
ozimax wrote:
gstark wrote:
ozimax wrote:Skippy vs Roo. And the winner by unanimous decision is .....


The $20 lobster at ColesWorths.


It's a dreadful thing living so close to the Coffs Fisherman's Co-op... :biglaugh:


I can imagine. What's a good, fresh fisherman going for these days?


Although I have caught my fair share of fish over the years, I really don’t like fishing. Or golf for that matter, but at least with fishing you can eat the proceeds, unlike golf. Hard boiled golf balls taste terrible...
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby gstark on Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:32 am

ozimax wrote:Although I have caught my fair share of fish over the years, I really don’t like fishing. Or golf for that matter, but at least with fishing you can eat the proceeds, unlike golf. Hard boiled golf balls taste terrible...


Dare one ask your point of reverence? :mrgreen:

Sorry, point of reference. :cheers:
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby ozimax on Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:54 pm

Golden rule #1 - don't ever ask me to cook. Anything. Ever. That's why I married my darlin' wife (and incidentally we are coming up on 38 years of marriage this Friday, and no, she hasn't poisoned me yet. There are better ways to get the life insurance money than poisoning the Irish stew.)
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby zafra52 on Wed Jan 27, 2021 3:32 pm

Congratulations! 38 years together is a respectable number of years and hard work on both sides of the partnership. It also means you married in 83, which is 38 backwards. :up:
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby ozimax on Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:21 pm

zafra52 wrote:Congratulations! 38 years together is a respectable number of years and hard work on both sides of the partnership. It also means you married in 83, which is 38 backwards. :up:


Interesting number is 38. One of my goals in life was to reach 38 years of age. My dad died suddenly at age 38. I don’t remember him as I was only a toddler at the time. I’ve passed that number by over 20 years for which I thank the good Lord above!
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby gstark on Thu Jan 28, 2021 7:12 am

ozimax wrote: I’ve passed that number by over 20 years for which I thank the good Lord above!


And medical science.

My story is similar. My dad passed when I was but a wee lad of 7; he was 43. I thought that I might die, if not in my forties, then in my fifties. still kickin' many years along, and yes, I most certainly am a testament to medical science, Although I have had them puzzled on more than one occasion.

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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby ozimax on Thu Jan 28, 2021 8:42 am

My elderly mother has told me the story of my father’s passing. Back in 1965 there was relatively little known about heart attacks, at least compared to today. Maybe he could have had several more decades of life with medical intervention etc. Maybe not. It’s all history now.

As an aside, my brother-in-law just had a quad bypass in Sydney. 68yo and fit and thankfully the pros caught his condition in time. My best mate (57yo) similar situation in December with life saving stents etc. I suppose we have to be thankful for each and every day gifted to us.

Seeing life is so short, do you reckon Robyn would buy me a brand new Fuji GFX 100s for my 60th birthday? :biglaugh: :biglaugh: :biglaugh:
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby gstark on Fri Jan 29, 2021 7:48 am

ozimax wrote:Seeing life is so short, do you reckon Robyn would buy me a brand new Fuji GFX 100s for my 60th birthday? :biglaugh: :biglaugh: :biglaugh:


How short did you say that you wanted your life to be? :roll:
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby zafra52 on Sun Jan 31, 2021 12:25 pm

Seeing life is so short, do you reckon Robyn would buy me a brand new Fuji GFX 100s for my 60th birthday?


Have the smelling salts and a bottle of clouded ammonia ready at hand before telling Robyn the price tag of the gear. But, before that I suggest you watch on SBS on demand the tv series Why women kill. Just a thought. :D :lol: :D
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Re: Fight at Straddie

Postby ozimax on Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:45 pm

zafra52 wrote:
Seeing life is so short, do you reckon Robyn would buy me a brand new Fuji GFX 100s for my 60th birthday?


Have the smelling salts and a bottle of clouded ammonia ready at hand before telling Robyn the price tag of the gear. But, before that I suggest you watch on SBS on demand the tv series Why women kill. Just a thought. :D :lol: :D


:biglaugh: :biglaugh: :biglaugh:
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