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by Slider & Smurf
03 March 07 6:05 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: GeoTalk 9 is out - now with added excitement
Replies: 8
Views: 1362

Another great episode, Darren - although Glowbug wants to know how MaccaGranny and MaccaGranddad got into my laptop?! :?
by Slider & Smurf
03 March 07 6:03 am
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Anyone travelled OS with a laptop recently?
Replies: 21
Views: 1916

Laptops O/S are a non-issue - Slider travels between Australia and the US pretty frequently, and he's never had a problem at either end. Personally, I'd invest in a TSA-compatible strap or padlocks rather than the bag-wrapping ... you can at least re-use the strap, and the bags are likely going to b...
by Slider & Smurf
08 February 07 4:54 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Here comes Google's maps with the lot
Replies: 29
Views: 1804

Fantastic - I noticed this 'upgrade' also now allows the PDA Google Maps program to calculate directions for Australian addresses. http://google.com/gmm/index.html - available for both Windows mobile and PalmOS flavours. The PalmOS version should work on any machine that can see a wifi connection - ...
by Slider & Smurf
05 February 07 5:12 am
Forum: International visitors
Topic: UK Maps for Ozi
Replies: 6
Views: 1854

Maccamob did a bit of caching from various bus tours when they visited us here last year. Be prepared for some frustration - there were a couple of times when they were withing a couple hundred metres of a cache, but the length of the bus stops for lunch, etc. just wouldn't allow a search without de...
by Slider & Smurf
09 December 06 4:19 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: The Dangers of electronic navigation devices
Replies: 21
Views: 1831

Media here is reporting that the gorge road had been padlocked six weeks ago for the start of the winter/snow season - someone(s) had vandalised the padlock, so the road appeared open and the Kims drove on through.

Lots of what-ifs ... bloody lucky any of them were found at all.
by Slider & Smurf
01 November 06 9:13 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Micro Event
Replies: 11
Views: 711

Hope they realise they're suppose to observe a minute silence at that time. Do the Americans do 11/11? Thought it was a British thing. It's known as Veterans' Day here - it's a public holiday, but has a slightly difference focus than Remembrance Day in Australia. Wikipedia seems to think Memorial D...
by Slider & Smurf
07 August 06 5:12 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Where in the world am I?
Replies: 497
Views: 32933

Its 'big', it's 'orange' ... it's Berri, SA!! :lol:
by Slider & Smurf
06 August 06 4:14 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Three Gorillas
Replies: 37
Views: 2312

Congratulations from us too ... although Smurf was lucky enough to attend the milestone achievement!
by Slider & Smurf
14 July 06 4:48 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Where in the world am I?
Replies: 497
Views: 32933

Righto ... let's see the response time on this one :D .
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by Slider & Smurf
07 July 06 1:44 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Top Aussie cachers
Replies: 16
Views: 1032

You folks will be pleased to hear yet another Macca has taken up caching - one of David's nieces in Sydney! That makes five macca teams ... <Count Von Count> Ahh, ahh, ahh!! </Count Von Count> :twisted:
by Slider & Smurf
24 May 06 4:29 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Is this good news or what?
Replies: 29
Views: 1809

Congratulations to you both! :D
by Slider & Smurf
19 May 06 12:31 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Our House
Replies: 91
Views: 4668

embi wrote:Just the kit lens at 18mm.....and using Autostitch....its really good
hee hee hee ... we'll see you a fisheye and raise you a 6x17!! No stitching software required :twisted:
by Slider & Smurf
20 February 06 4:53 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: OT: Nerd, geek or dork?
Replies: 25
Views: 1546

hee hee ... pure nerd :)
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69 % Nerd, 34% Geek, 26% Dork
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Mind you, I haven't done any TV game show tapings - eh Jo? :shock:
by Slider & Smurf
10 February 06 1:57 pm
Forum: Outside Oz
Topic: Geocaching on Kiwi TV!
Replies: 7
Views: 3058

Would've said Maccamob had Gadget Acquisition Syndrome rather than Geocaching Addiction Syndrome, but they both work :wink: <P>
Very strange hearing a Kiwi accent again after living over here for so long!
by Slider & Smurf
11 January 06 2:37 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: [OT] Had enough christmas lights?
Replies: 2
Views: 560

They actually turned that clip into an ad for Miller Lite beer over here ... have a look at snopes.com for the rest of the details, including a similar lightshow with a different soundtrack from another year.