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FryaDuck #41 Posted 03 June 2013 - 06:23 AM

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View PostThe_Chieftain, on 02 June 2013 - 11:33 PM, said:

Wait, Dubbo Military Museum is a real place?

I thought it was along the lines of the Alice Springs Mineral Spa and Relaxation Camp.

[Edit. Huh. So it is.]

Back in my day Dubbo used to be the mass "war storage" for the RAAF. I did a 'staff visit' there in 1985, we looked at one of facilities which had old aircraft parts, 50 crates of Mustang wings, 50 crates of Beaufighter wings (all new) went for scrap......I cried a little inside.

FeeTFooD #42 Posted 06 June 2013 - 11:21 AM

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Dubbo is most famous for its zoo, which was used as a training camp for WW2. It's not uncommon for bullet cartridges to be found when digging around where the firing range was.

DanLBob #43 Posted 06 June 2013 - 11:50 AM

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http://www.dailylibe...-its-last-post/

Seems it is no more. Still the aviation museum at Narromine but thats small time.

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View PostDanLBob, on 06 June 2013 - 11:50 AM, said:

http://www.dailylibe...-its-last-post/

Seems it is no more. Still the aviation museum at Narromine but thats small time.

Dan
That's a bit weird because there are a bunch of review sites with recent reviews of the museum.

There's appears to be something still there. Google maps shows signs pointing to it plus there is a bomber parked nearby https://maps.google....tralia&t=h&z=18

Can't see the bomber from street view, would have thought it hard to hide from that distance.

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FeeTFooD #45 Posted 06 June 2013 - 05:18 PM

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Aww bugger, sold not long after I left there. That's bollocks.

The_Chieftain #46 Posted 11 June 2013 - 04:21 AM

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Well, here I am in Los Angeles...

https://www.youtube....h?v=16T2J6Qw1n8

FeeTFooD #47 Posted 14 June 2013 - 08:36 PM

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View PostThe_Chieftain, on 11 June 2013 - 04:21 AM, said:

Well, here I am in Los Angeles...https://www.youtube....h?v=16T2J6Qw1n8

I saw a montage of E3 on The Project, which included a 1-2 second shot of someone playing tanks. Hope you're having a good time Nick.

The_Chieftain #48 Posted 15 June 2013 - 06:51 AM

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The SavePoint lads (Fox 8?) swung by, you might even get to see me!

FeeTFooD #49 Posted 15 June 2013 - 07:59 AM

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I know you probably can't come, but PAX is coming up an WG will be there.

The_Chieftain #50 Posted 15 June 2013 - 10:15 AM

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I know, and I won't be. :(

Maybe if everyone who visits asks where I am...?

FeeTFooD #51 Posted 15 June 2013 - 02:56 PM

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I'd like to convince Mrs FeeT to let me go, but unfortunately mortgage and all that. Ill pass on the message to the PBKAC guys in Melbourne.

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View PostThe_Chieftain, on 15 June 2013 - 10:15 AM, said:

I know, and I won't be. :(

Maybe if everyone who visits asks where I am...?
Consider it done: "Where's that guy in the cool hat? I thought he would be here :sad: "

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The_Chieftain #53 Posted 20 June 2013 - 05:41 AM

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It works!



The_Chieftain #54 Posted 28 June 2013 - 12:30 PM

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I have concluded that the single most critical thing to the functioning of the office here is the coffee machine.

Its status is routinely emailed to the entire company. If it's offline for more than two days we get hardship pay

The_Chieftain #55 Posted 29 June 2013 - 10:27 AM

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A while back I had dropped by an Aussie clan' s TS server to say "hi " I've lost the login information. PM?

mttspiii #56 Posted 29 June 2013 - 06:43 PM

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View PostThe_Chieftain, on 29 June 2013 - 10:27 AM, said:

A while back I had dropped by an Aussie clan' s TS server to say "hi " I've lost the login information. PM?

which clan?

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The_Chieftain #57 Posted 30 June 2013 - 02:38 AM

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I can't recall. Was hoping one of them could!

mttspiii #58 Posted 30 June 2013 - 12:24 PM

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Lol.

How much time do you spend in the ASIA server? Do you also have accounts in the KR, Chinese, Rus, and Vietnam servers as well?

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The_Chieftain #59 Posted 30 June 2013 - 01:41 PM

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My RU account was only to get to 50 battles so that I could post there. I am not on the other servers.

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View PostThe_Chieftain, on 30 June 2013 - 02:38 AM, said:

I can't recall. Was hoping one of them could!
I know you dropped into the Panzacs server at least once. I don't recall you losing your login info though :smile:

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