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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby am Bays » Fri May 22, 2020 9:15 pm

Booney wrote:Through these old Port stories @Corona Man and I have just worked out that his Aunty is my best mate from high schools Grandmother and I grew up listening to his Uncle and cousins, learning how to treat visitors to Alberton Oval from the bowling club. Magnificent.

Question is, what the f*ck happened to you mate? :lol:

Or, how was he fortunate to emigrate from a life of drudgery and misfortune??? ;)
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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby Corona Man » Sat May 23, 2020 8:59 am

am Bays wrote:
Booney wrote:Through these old Port stories @Corona Man and I have just worked out that his Aunty is my best mate from high schools Grandmother and I grew up listening to his Uncle and cousins, learning how to treat visitors to Alberton Oval from the bowling club. Magnificent.

Question is, what the f*ck happened to you mate? :lol:

Or, how was he fortunate to emigrate from a life of drudgery and misfortune??? ;)

And just on the St. Paul’s schooling I mentioned in my reply post to the above.

Played school footy with some decent players in my year level, Andrew Obst amongst them. Every year we’d play against Gilles Plains as they were the neighbouring school....got the line up on Jars on a few occasions IIRC.
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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby mighty_tiger_79 » Sat May 23, 2020 10:30 am

Now we know where Jars got his skills from. Having to get away from the Sam Mitchell styled tagger....

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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby Corona Man » Sat May 23, 2020 10:31 am

mighty_tiger_79 wrote:Now we know where Jars got his skills from. Having to get away from the Sam Mitchell styled tagger....

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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby mighty_tiger_79 » Sat May 23, 2020 10:34 am

Corona Man wrote:
mighty_tiger_79 wrote:Now we know where Jars got his skills from. Having to get away from the Sam Mitchell styled tagger....

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Raising knees is a skill I’ll have you know!

Yep, but you weren't raising them, you were digging them into the ribs jumping into the scrum on the ground :lol:

And raising knees now for me is impossible with a fat gut in the way :lol: :lol:
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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby Corona Man » Sat May 23, 2020 10:56 am

mighty_tiger_79 wrote:
Corona Man wrote:
mighty_tiger_79 wrote:Now we know where Jars got his skills from. Having to get away from the Sam Mitchell styled tagger....

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Raising knees is a skill I’ll have you know!

Yep, but you weren't raising them, you were digging them into the ribs jumping into the scrum on the ground :lol:

And raising knees now for me is impossible with a fat gut in the way :lol: :lol:

You’ve got me confused with Scott Salisbury!
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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby Pseudo » Sat May 23, 2020 7:00 pm

mighty_tiger_79 wrote:
Corona Man wrote:
mighty_tiger_79 wrote:Now we know where Jars got his skills from. Having to get away from the Sam Mitchell styled tagger....

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Raising knees is a skill I’ll have you know!

Yep, but you weren't raising them, you were digging them into the ribs jumping into the scrum on the ground :lol:

And raising knees now for me is impossible with a fat gut in the way :lol: :lol:

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Postby mickey » Sun May 24, 2020 12:54 pm

Booney wrote:How's Regency Park, set aside for Sewerage Use? [emoji38]
It was used as the sewerage works before the golf course was built on there in the late 70s

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Postby Jim05 » Sun May 24, 2020 1:00 pm

Definitely a very interesting look at all the old suburb names and the amount that have changed over the years and still continue to do so.
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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby RB » Sun May 24, 2020 1:59 pm

Magellan wrote:Whilst we're on the topic of history, this 1936 Gregory's street directory is a worth a look.

https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2108

I picked up a copy of this in book form about 10 or 12 years ago from the RAA in Hindmarsh Square, $20 I think.

Whatever they copied it from is in mint condition - e.g. no stains or fraying or anything like the one in the link. Maybe they'd be open to reproducing it again if there's enough interest.

It's interesting to look at from time to time. I've always thought the scale of the tram system was incredible for a city of perhaps a few hundred thousand. E.g. there were trams down Goodwood Road, King William Road, Unley Road, Duthy Street, Fullerton Road, Glen Osmond Road, Portrush Road, and that's only south of the CBD. I mean there were trams snaking their way through side streets, similar to Melbourne. Also the absence of Frome Street, which was actually only constructed in the 1960s with the intention of taking traffic away from KWS.
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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby Magellan » Sun May 24, 2020 2:11 pm

Interesting re: the CBD is the 'exhibition building' on North Terrace facing the northern end of Pulteney Street (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jubilee_Exhibition_Building), and the oval behind it, which is Jubilee Oval (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jubilee_Oval_(Adelaide)).

They also seem to have realigned the beginning of Montefiore Road.
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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby Booney » Mon May 25, 2020 9:21 am

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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby The Bedge » Mon May 25, 2020 10:20 am

Back in the office today for the first time in forever! Little rusty being organised this morning but geez it's good to see and talk to real people again! :lol:
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Postby mighty_tiger_79 » Mon May 25, 2020 1:52 pm

"Winning" a travel auction at a place in barossa....



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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby Lightning McQueen » Mon May 25, 2020 4:14 pm

One of my sons mates being on the Voice last night and getting through, seeing the lad tickled shitless and being proud of a mate was priceless.
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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby The Bedge » Mon May 25, 2020 4:15 pm

Lightning McQueen wrote:One of my sons mates being on the Voice last night and getting through, seeing the lad tickled shitless and being proud of a mate was priceless.

Was that the dude with the beautiful mullet?
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Postby Lightning McQueen » Mon May 25, 2020 4:18 pm

The Bedge wrote:
Lightning McQueen wrote:One of my sons mates being on the Voice last night and getting through, seeing the lad tickled shitless and being proud of a mate was priceless.

Was that the dude with the beautiful mullet?

Yep, my lad claims that he was Adam's inspiration to grow a sick mullet for the show, the young lad is supporting a fair hair don't at the moment.
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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby Booney » Mon May 25, 2020 4:21 pm

Mate was his lecturer at Peer training, posted some stuff on FB last night happy for the lad.
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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby heater31 » Mon May 25, 2020 4:53 pm

Lightning McQueen wrote:
The Bedge wrote:
Lightning McQueen wrote:One of my sons mates being on the Voice last night and getting through, seeing the lad tickled shitless and being proud of a mate was priceless.

Was that the dude with the beautiful mullet?

Yep, my lad claims that he was Adam's inspiration to grow a sick mullet for the show, the young lad is supporting a fair hair don't at the moment.
Small world, apparently this lad is dating the daughter of one of my cousins. Never met the kid only found out through Facebook last night.
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Re: Things that you rate!

Postby LMA » Mon May 25, 2020 9:57 pm

mighty_tiger_79 wrote:"Winning" a travel auction at a place in barossa....


Who wants to go on a holiday, holiday, holiday :D
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