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Lord_Thunda

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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #150 on: February 21, 2017, 10:58:43 PM »
 ::)  Pffft  ::)  I do have 3G & 4G here with Telstra BUT go up Gulf Rd & what service do you get up there ?  ??? ??? 
Why do I want a bloody mobile phone that cuts out every few miles when I can easily call on my trusty Land Line  :D 8) :P

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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #151 on: February 22, 2017, 12:05:22 AM »
::)  Pffft  ::)  I do have 3G & 4G here with Telstra BUT go up Gulf Rd & what service do you get up there ?  ??? ??? 
Why do I want a bloody mobile phone that cuts out every few miles when I can easily call on my trusty Land Line  :D 8) :P
Not from your car tho...  but may-be with a really, really  long cord.. ;D ::)

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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #152 on: February 22, 2017, 03:43:26 PM »
I suspect that your land line might involve winding a handle on the side of the phone and asking for the operator!
Common sense isn't exactly common

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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #153 on: February 22, 2017, 04:20:11 PM »
Feels like that sometimes Bucket.  :-X  The Govt refused to pay for an operator full time so they had to give us new land lines. If they could get away with it cheaply they would have.
There again, how much are houses these days in the city ? $1m? $2m ?  Happy to pay $60,000 for a 3 bedroom home here  :P
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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #154 on: February 22, 2017, 08:57:05 PM »
You can't buy a car park in down town Sydney for $60,000!

Where I am you won't get change from $2 million for a 3 bedroom home.  Yes - it is absurd!


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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #155 on: February 22, 2017, 09:24:55 PM »
Exactly my point Phill. I knew 40 years ago I'd never be able to afford a house in Sydney. To put up with lousy mobile service is worth it in the long run. How much would my place be worth in Sydney being 7 acres? $30 million? More? And thats just my land price.

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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #156 on: February 23, 2017, 10:02:01 AM »
I dread to think what the rate bill would be on a 7 acre property in Sydney Lord_Thunda  :o

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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #157 on: February 27, 2017, 03:20:48 PM »
Yarrow Creek site still has 20+ trips available. I saw last week a photo of what was achieved in 3/4h by Peter Chaffey who has organise our sites this year. I reckon it is worth booking.

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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #158 on: February 27, 2017, 11:12:07 PM »
Hi Peter,

Are you talking Trip 2 or Trip 6.

And are you talking Sapphire or Quartz?

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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #159 on: February 28, 2017, 07:34:31 AM »
Hi Peter,

Are you talking Trip 2 or Trip 6.

And are you talking Sapphire or Quartz?

:D

Likely to be sapphire at Yarrow Creek.

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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #160 on: February 28, 2017, 08:27:12 AM »
More likely trip 2 Yarrow Ck past Kingsgate  :)
Seen a picture on Facebook that Peter Chaffey took of a large chunk of smokey quartz probably from there.
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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #161 on: February 28, 2017, 10:07:37 AM »
I agree is it is probably quartz which is why it would be good if he responds.

Minerama for me is not about quartz - that is just a bonus.

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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #162 on: March 01, 2017, 01:38:10 AM »
My wife has cancelled out so I have a few spare tickets one for trip 6 and one for trip 7 if any one wants them
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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #163 on: March 01, 2017, 09:17:08 PM »
Sorry for the delay in responding end of month ad darn reports. I will recheck photo tomorrow but there is quartz and topaz to start with. It is Trip 2 just past Kingsgate.

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Re: Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
« Reply #164 on: March 04, 2017, 10:27:27 AM »
ONLY 5 DAYS TO GO!!  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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