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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby ollster » Fri 26 Feb, 2010 8:14 pm

geoskid wrote:Yeah - I think Ollie will take any path he can get at the moment :lol:


Hmmn, we must've met... :wink:
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby ILUVSWTAS » Sat 27 Feb, 2010 7:26 am

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ILUVSWTAS wrote:Haha nice one Dave.....
So it wasnt you helicoptered out 10k's from Federation peak yesterday? Thats good, just checking........


That was low... but I LOLed... like, I really did.




Haha hey thats me attempting to be nice! I dont do nice very well though.. :twisted:

So off subject Dave, Are you coming with us on our Easter walk??
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby ollster » Sat 27 Feb, 2010 8:49 am

ILUVSWTAS wrote:So off subject Dave, Are you coming with us on our Easter walk??


Where are we going? Gell+Cheyne+Goulds SL? I like that one, should be interesting.
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby Dave Bremers » Sat 27 Feb, 2010 7:44 pm

ILUVSWTAS wrote:
ollster wrote:
ILUVSWTAS wrote:Haha nice one Dave.....
So it wasnt you helicoptered out 10k's from Federation peak yesterday? Thats good, just checking........


That was low... but I LOLed... like, I really did.




Haha hey thats me attempting to be nice! I dont do nice very well though.. :twisted:

So off subject Dave, Are you coming with us on our Easter walk??


I took it nicely.

I do have 9 days off around easter, question is can I afford the flights to Tassie. Have to wait and see on that one. What are the trip details?
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby ILUVSWTAS » Sun 28 Feb, 2010 12:22 pm

Yeh I think Gell/Cheynne is the preferred walk, other ideas have been Hopetoun or Greystone.
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby Dave Bremers » Sun 28 Feb, 2010 12:50 pm

Ok cool, never heard of any of those except for Hopetoun, but the others are in cradle mountain/lake st clair NP? except greystone which is SW. Sounds good, I'll let you know a bit closer to the time.
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby woka » Sun 28 Feb, 2010 5:47 pm

ollster wrote:Another thing I've learnt - don't start throwing dry wombat poo at people when they've just dished up their evening meal. If they try and fend it off, it will likely explode in a cloud of poo dust and get in their "four cheeses" pasta meal, thereby becoming the fabled "fifth cheese". This results in having to cede one's own meal...


This made me LOL so much, I almost fell out of my chair! I'll be sure not to try it anytime soon!
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby under10kg » Mon 01 Mar, 2010 7:12 am

Haha nice one Dave.....
So it wasnt you helicoptered out 10k's from Federation peak yesterday? Thats good, just checking........


You guys make me laugh :D

Actually last year on the western arthurs my walking companion busted his knee in a freak accident. I carried 2 packs off the range (thank god for my light pack 8) ) and I got offered a helicoper ride out of there. I declined and spend the next day walking out with sleet, rain and high winds.

I actually really enjoyed the walk out. I must be getting as mad as some of you in Tasi as I actually liked plowing through the mud!
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby ollster » Mon 01 Mar, 2010 7:45 am

under10kg wrote:I must be getting as mad as some of you in Tasi as I actually liked plowing through the mud!


Mud? What mud? :D
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby Jellybean » Mon 01 Mar, 2010 7:49 am

ollster wrote:Another thing I've learnt - don't start throwing dry wombat poo at people when they've just dished up their evening meal. If they try and fend it off, it will likely explode in a cloud of poo dust and get in their "four cheeses" pasta meal, thereby becoming the fabled "fifth cheese". This results in having to cede one's own meal...


Hmmm... and you're wondering why you can't get a girl!!? :roll: :lol:
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby ollster » Mon 01 Mar, 2010 8:52 am

Jellybean wrote:Hmmm... and you're wondering why you can't get a girl!!? :roll: :lol:


You don't know the half of it... :twisted:
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby ollster » Mon 01 Mar, 2010 6:39 pm

Here's another one I learnt vicariously... don't pick your nose with your pocket knife.

And another one... when packhauling, and you have a 28kg pack, and the person below says "I've got it" they probably haven't.
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby Taurë-rana » Mon 01 Mar, 2010 9:22 pm

At least it wasn't the person at the top!
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby ollster » Mon 01 Mar, 2010 9:35 pm

Taurë-rana wrote:At least it wasn't the person at the top!


I don't think the people below us felt that way...
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby north-north-west » Tue 02 Mar, 2010 12:31 pm

Taurë-rana wrote:Along more of the same lines, attractive, non-mad, non-baggage laden, single bushwalking blokes in the next age group up in Tassie are also a myth!

That's why I always end up with younger men. Try it.
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby ollster » Tue 02 Mar, 2010 1:30 pm

Cougar time!!! :D
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby Dave Bremers » Tue 02 Mar, 2010 2:46 pm

Men love cougars. More power to them. Give it a go I think you'll be pleasantly surprised
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby corvus » Tue 02 Mar, 2010 4:42 pm

breminator98 wrote:Men love cougars. More power to them. Give it a go I think you'll be pleasantly surprised


Should that read "young men" :lol:
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby Dave Bremers » Tue 02 Mar, 2010 4:49 pm

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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby north-north-west » Tue 02 Mar, 2010 6:43 pm

I am insufficiently wealthy to be a cougar. My men have to pay their own way.
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby geoskid » Tue 02 Mar, 2010 6:55 pm

Whoa back, easy boys - from what I understand, Cougars still like their younger males to know which way is up and where to find things(Edit - like their wallet :D ) - and typical selfishness from younger males wont cut it. But know your stuff and .... go for it. :D
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby corvus » Tue 02 Mar, 2010 7:10 pm

scavenger wrote:I am insufficiently wealthy to be a cougar. My men have to pay their own way.


As they should Scavvy or have I got it wrong and the reverse is really the case :? :lol:
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby north-north-west » Tue 02 Mar, 2010 7:25 pm

geoskid wrote:Whoa back, easy boys - from what I understand, Cougars still like their younger males to know which way is up and where to find things(Edit - like their wallet :D ) - and typical selfishness from younger males wont cut it. But know your stuff and .... go for it. :D

They have to be old enough to know what they're doing, and young enough to be able to keep up with me. Beyond that, age isn't really a factor. Maturity is more important - which does rather limit the field . . .
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby ollster » Tue 02 Mar, 2010 8:52 pm

scavenger wrote:Maturity is more important - which does rather limit the field . . .


Ahahahah, "Mature young male" is about as likely as, well, I won't draw an analogy as it might be seen as not being very nice... and to keep it semi-on topic, another thing I've learnt, more than 2 cats is a sure sign of madness.
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby Taurë-rana » Tue 02 Mar, 2010 11:00 pm

scavenger wrote:They have to be old enough to know what they're doing, and young enough to be able to keep up with me. Beyond that, age isn't really a factor. Maturity is more important - which does rather limit the field . . .


Nicely put, I agree with all of that.

I didn't know that being wealthy was a requirement of being a cougar? You mean younger men only want older women for their money? Where did that term come from anyhow?
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby Dave Bremers » Wed 03 Mar, 2010 6:33 am

I don't think money is essential here to be a cougar, but is often the case.
Preying on younger men perhaps?
Hmmm mature and young are difficult words to put together in a human.
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby Taurë-rana » Wed 03 Mar, 2010 7:50 am

breminator98 wrote:Hmmm mature and young are difficult words to put together in a human.

Ah yes, but scavenger didn't say young, she said "young enough" which for some of us doesn't mean quite as young as it does for others. I have actually met some young men who are fairly mature in their late teens, and I know a good number who are still immature in a bad way in their late 40's.
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby melinda » Wed 03 Mar, 2010 8:00 am

Cougar Bait???
Last weekend I was accused of being a 'cougar'! :D :D :D
(Had never even heard of the term until then because I don't watch television)
I guess the term is sort of liberating in a slightly offensive sort of way, but I like it!
BUT, the real question is what are the prerequisites for 'cougar bait'? :D :D :D
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby Ent » Wed 03 Mar, 2010 8:29 am

When all is said and done, more is said than done :wink:
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Re: Things I have learnt.

Postby ollster » Wed 03 Mar, 2010 9:51 am

Brett wrote:When all is said and done, more is said than done :wink:


My talk:action ratio is abysmal...
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