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mikerezny

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Looking at the track of Seth big low will come down the coast ,upset a few camping on Fraiser Island .Here in Yamba covid well and truly arrived Friday around 150 lined up for the test.Best guess around 100 positives in town.Many places closed because of no staff .I just can not believe how badly this pandemic has been handled by many of our state and federal politicians.And tell me how the AddBlue debacle wasnt forseen.? Plus the few weeks of diesel etc Australia has in reserves.Are we that stupid.?
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Yes, many of us are really that stupid. The politicians and leaders we have are there because the majority of people have voted them in. And the rest have sat in comfort and done nothing (me included).
We really have no one to blame but ourselves for the situation we are in.

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Mike
 

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Well usually not the majority, most pollies don't have a majority as this preferential voting system means they get votes that folk gave to someone else... much prefer first past the post .............. still in comparison to many other countries our mob look good which is scary as we have some truly stupid people there.............

Anyway lets not get into political rubbish on this thread we have the Whingeing Thread for that..........

Saw on SkyWeather yesterday the track for Seth was plotted to run to about Maryborough @Boots in Action should be good as an on the spot reporter from Poona as its a fav camp of his..............
 
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Looking at the track of Seth big low will come down the coast ,upset a few camping on Fraiser Island .Here in Yamba covid well and truly arrived Friday around 150 lined up for the test.Best guess around 100 positives in town.Many places closed because of no staff .I just can not believe how badly this pandemic has been handled by many of our state and federal politicians.And tell me how the AddBlue debacle wasnt forseen.? Plus the few weeks of diesel etc Australia has in reserves.Are we that stupid.?
yes we are that stupid and self centered, we have got ourselves into the current situations, no aussie cars , no aussie canneries, no aussie frozen food , no aussie oil refineries , no aussie metals ,aussie fertilizer plant closing because they cant get reliable gas supplies why? we are selling it overseas cheaper than we can get it here , the big green shed does not support local industary as they source junk from overseas , comes down to the sad fact we all shop with our wallet in mind and not the fact we can keep our own country going if we pay a little extra for good quality products ,and to the multitude out there that say add blue is not their issue think again ,EVERYTHING we buy ,eat,use, grow, drink,medicate refuel, is produced and moved around using trucks and tractors that require add blue, yes we are that stupid. AMEN
 

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Looking at the track of Seth big low will come down the coast ,upset a few camping on Fraiser Island .Here in Yamba covid well and truly arrived Friday around 150 lined up for the test.Best guess around 100 positives in town.Many places closed because of no staff .I just can not believe how badly this pandemic has been handled by many of our state and federal politicians.And tell me how the AddBlue debacle wasnt forseen.? Plus the few weeks of diesel etc Australia has in reserves.Are we that stupid.?
Yea we are closed most refinery's 1 left I think I thought 2 years ago gee there doing OK with this covid thing my how they changed as soon as it become a bit harder total collapse of any clear strong leadership dosnt matter who or where
Let's just put Australia's out of its comming misery sell the lot to China they already have quite a lot farms ...water rights ..ports... airports... heaps of companies .... land ...houses ..are we stupid bloody oth we are dancing with the devil
 

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Whilst saving a fancy lure from a tree I thought its a opportune time for a swim, Mrs D says I fell out not so says I.

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Until the media discovered a "Weather Event" the King Tides at this time of year was just a normal thing which coastal folk knew about just like the big westerly blows around Aug-Oct, been around as long as the moon and the usual storms push them higher.
Yep, been doing it at this time every year since I was a kid, and that's 80+ years ago!
 
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Yep, been doing it at this time every year since I was a kid, and that's 80+ years ago!


The waves at Port Kembla Beach at this time of year when I was a kid were huge certainly left over tidal waves I always thought............. rips that would drag you out to the jaws of the Noah's that waiting beyond the breakers in a matter of seconds.............. and I doubt it has changed..... well more folk with no idea of the beach and danger.
 
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The waves at Port Kembla Beach at this time of year when I was a kid were huge certainly left over tidal waves I always thought............. rips that would drag you out to the jaws of the Noah's that waiting beyond the breakers in a matter of seconds.............. and I doubt it has changed..... well more folk with no idea of the beach and danger.
The other thing that happens at around New Year on the mid-north coast of NSW is the movement inshore of the north flowing cold current. Really noticable temp drop.
Used to love surfing in the surf boat on those New year waves!
 
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Well usually not the majority, most pollies don't have a majority as this preferential voting system means they get votes that folk gave to someone else... much prefer first past the post .............. still in comparison to many other countries our mob look good which is scary as we have some truly stupid people there.............

Anyway lets not get into political rubbish on this thread we have the Whingeing Thread for that..........

Saw on SkyWeather yesterday the track for Seth was plotted to run to about Maryborough @Boots in Action should be good as an on the spot reporter from Poona as its a fav camp of his..............
Not this time @Drover !!! Easter is our next visit to Poona. Still not too late for a cyclone though. Hope not anyway!!! And not necessarily a fav spot either...unless the fish are biting. The ones you can't catch in your boat!!!
 
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Lovely day by the Gwydir, dam has been releasing since Sunday so lots of water moving just bluddy cold @18c , Catfish on the hook and lots of Shrimp for bait but nothing in the yabbie net probably too cold, nice day sitting with feet in the water watching the cricket, few beers.....
Certainly if your looking for a nice place to camp, water, shade excellant town nearby this is the spot especially as not a lot here.....Bingara NSW and only a 2hr drive from Texas, entry back into QLD is not a drama....
 
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Lovely day by the Gwydir, dam has been releasing since Sunday so lots of water moving just bluddy cold @18c , Catfish on the hook and lots of Shrimp for bait but nothing in the yabbie net probably too cold, nice day sitting with feet in the water watching the cricket, few beers.....
Certainly if your looking for a nice place to camp, water, shade excellant town nearby this is the spot especially as not a lot here.....Bingara NSW and only a 2hr drive from Texas, entry back into QLD is not a drama....
My pop is a resident of the cemetery there in Bingara. We stopped off in 2014 on our way home from Fraser Island heading back to Sydney to check up on him and his mum who is there as well. Apparently he was born there but we struggled to find the house from his childhood. Need to get back there before the local historian passes as he is very knowledgeable.
 

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The politicians and leaders we have are there because the majority of people have voted them in
Ha. Ill remind you of (or introduce to) Jacqui Lambie and wonder boy Ricky Muir. Lambie originally wrestled 6.58% of the primary vote to be elected and the exceptionally talented Muir successfully snatched a representative Federal Senate seat for Victoria with a whopping 0.51% of the primary vote (we got the guy 99.49% didn't want). So yes they were both voted in, mostly on the basis of an Uber full of hillbillys ..... oh, and of course with a leg up from a bizarre smoke and mirror preferential voting system.

Even the PM in waiting required the votes of people who voted against him to get over the line. The ex Attorney General was actually 2% behind the other bloke yet jagged the gig by using votes from folk that didn't want either of them .... these horse $hit shenanigans we let these flogs get away with defies explanation ... and the kicker is on top of that we are forced by law and threat of fines to smile and participate in this side show dimokrasy
 
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