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Rozi
SILVER Member since Jan 2002

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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Posted:We had the most amazing hail storm in Sydney today. It was almost like it snowed.

I walked home across the park by the University, and people had dragged out a body-board to sled down the hill. They were even having ice fights.

What was stranger still was the fact that we had a beautiful day of sunshine today. So much so, that I was out with a friend having lunch and we went to do poi in the park.

I got a photo on the way home of an "ice-man". The number of people smiling was wonderful.

Some photos of the hail


It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...

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Rozi
SILVER Member since Jan 2002

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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Posted:Did I mention the rainbow?

It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...

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Pogo69
SILVER Member since Apr 2006

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there's no charge for awesomeness... or attractiveness
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Posted:wow... that's fabulous, rozi!! biggrin

I bet the insurance companies aren't smiling... rolleyes


--pogo (pat) [forever and always]

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Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

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Posted:aww thats soo cool! its only snowed in Hobart down to the water front twice, ever! and i wasnt alive for either time frown

"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

jointly owned by Fire_Spinning_Angel and Blu_Valley

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Gnor
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

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Location: Perth

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Posted:Very nice pics Rozi

Is it the Truth?
Is it Fair to all concerned?
Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?

Im in a lonely battle with the world with a fish to match the chip on my shoulder. Gnu in Binnu in a cnu

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Rozi
SILVER Member since Jan 2002

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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Posted:Thought you may like this picture of the courtyard at work after the hail hit. You can see that we are supposed to be heading towards spring by the tree in the foreground.

Photo in gallery


It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

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Posted:woah!!!!! thats amazing! totally does look like snow too!

i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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Posted:HAIL BALL FIGHT!!! *fwap!*

"I don't know what you are talking about"

"Cardinal!!! Poke her... with the SOFT CUSIONS!!!!"

"Its not working my lord!"

"Have you got all of the stuffing on one end?!"

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

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Posted:*rubs head*
owww! hail hurts!


i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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Pogo69
SILVER Member since Apr 2006

Pogo69

there's no charge for awesomeness... or attractiveness
Location: limbo

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Posted:mmmm... I got hailed on while out on a ride on my bike once... despite the leather jacket, it still hurts pretty bad... eek

--pogo (pat) [forever and always]

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Ry
GOLD Member since Feb 2005

Ry

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Location: Brisbane, Australia

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Posted:Hey reminds me of the huge hailstorm in Brisbane a year or two ago.. it was just like it snowed! I saw cars driving up a small hill (main road!) losing traction and sliding all the way to the bottom!

Not sure if I have all the pictures anymore though.. harddisk crash.. frown

Will have a look!


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Basstones
GOLD Member since Mar 2006

Basstones

Do you do the poiz?
Location: Brisbane

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Posted: Written by: Ry


Hey reminds me of the huge hailstorm in Brisbane a year or two ago.. it was just like it snowed! I saw cars driving up a small hill (main road!) losing traction and sliding all the way to the bottom!

Not sure if I have all the pictures anymore though.. harddisk crash.. frown

Will have a look!


Haha i remember that one ry. I was on a bus going home when it hit. Afterwards he had to drop someone off at an uphill bustop on milton rd and couldnt pull out because everytime he let go of the brakes we slid backwards biggrin lmao i just walked home from there and had a blast ubblol


"In the end there is only fire and a waterfall"

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Ade
SILVER Member since Mar 2001

Are we there yet?
Location: australia

Total posts: 1897
Posted:the hailstones have trashed quite a few of plants in the garden... frown so many shredded leaves....

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