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Katinca


Katinca

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Posted:Welcome the the 2008 Common Ground Thread!


***SOLD OUT***

DO NOT TRANSFER ANY MONEY INTO OUR ACCOUNT USING DETAILS SOURCED FROM PEOPLE OTHER THAN US and think that that somehow qualifies you for a ticket after the sellout announcement!

We are going to begin returning payments made in this way. We appreciate your enthusiasm, but please please respect our limits -we have provided the max number we can have for the event.

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*ROLL UP* *ROLL UP*

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE !

Please email [email]common-ground2006athotmail.com[/email] to request ticket numbers.

Early bird tickets avaliable till end of Aug or until sold out - $30
Not so early bird - $40 till end of September or until sold out
Didn't sort it out at all on the door tickets - $50 (only if available)

The dates for this years Common Ground are

Friday 3th of October to Monday 6th of October

For those living in states who celebrate Labour Day it falls on the 6th this year - which means an extra day to spend in the beautiful Adelaide hills. W00t

More soon...... <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ubbrollsmile.gif" alt="" />

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Fire Bunny
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Posted:aw i wanna come to CG this year frown

What if we think the jokes on them,
But really - the jokes on us....

and also... i wuv Rougie *snuz*

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Dentrassi
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Posted:hey be nice. i was practising my mating calls.

"Here kitty kitty...." - Schroedinger.

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Pyrolific
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Posted:hey everyone- our home phone line has been down and then we went on holiday to cairns, so replies are being done now to people who have sent emails in the last 7-8 days. If you are unsure - please re-email to make sure.

DONT PANIC! smile

Ed!! thats great news!!! and yar - we need a show director!! woohoo! smile

Josh


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myco
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Posted:smile we'll be coming, wouldn't miss it for anything.

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hexagonic


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Posted: Written by :mcp


as well as drop bears? eek



ubblol I almost choked on my lunch with that one! If I were you I'd watch out Meg, drop bears are mean as wink I would pack lots of sun screen, and take a good hat.


ah wah wah wah a wah wah

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roarfire
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Posted:So I've pretty much decided to have my 21st party the weekend before so looks like I'll be making it after all...that's if there are still tickets??

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Posted:wooooooooooot wooooooooooooot common ground 08 weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.....!!!!

mmmmmmm fire.... he he he!!!

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Brenn
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Posted:Katinca, did you get my reservation email for CG tickets perchance? I'm still abroad and payment will be a bit fiddly till i return in august. Please let me know smile

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Pyrolific
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Posted:thats awesome news Roar! smile) hug

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Pyrolific
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Posted:Hey everyone,

I've been asked a lot lately to 'reserve' tickets for people for this reason or that reason who havent got $30 yet.

We did a bit of this last year to be accommodating for people but several people with reserved tickets didn't end up coming, and several other people who wanted to come missed out because we took the 'reserved' tickets into account.

To avoid this happening again, we aren't reserving tickets for anyone unless they are coming from OS.

So, Reserve your tickets by buying them - we set the price very low to make it really affordable so there isn't any financial hardship involved for anyone who really wants to be there. I mean lets put it in perspective. Save $10 a week for 3 weeks and you have saved enough for CG. Buy the ticket in the next month and you can be fairly certain of getting one. Leave it much longer than that and you might miss out.

$10 a week doesn't even buy a couple of pints??!...I don't really think there are many people who can't afford to save that for a few weeks.


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gita
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Posted:good call josh!! clap


YAY!!! roarfire is coming to cg!!! biggrin bounce bounce2 bounce bounce2 that's wicked news hun!!! hug


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if at first you do succeed, try not to look too astonished!

smile! grin it confuses people!

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ezz
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ezz

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Posted:yeh I'll drink to that.. I realy need to buy tickets but I only remember when bill and bon are asleep...ok so Bender or Myco..are us three going to CG for sures..coz I'm thinking nows the time to buy them..I'll attempt the bank thing.

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pineapple pete
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Posted:yeah, i agree with gita there, nice call joshy smile

also, i sent the money through a little while ago, and the accompianing email.. but havent yet gotten a reply.. is this right?

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"you know there are no trophys for doing silly things in real life yeah pete?" said ant "you wont get a 'listened to ride of the valkyries all the way to vietnam' trophy"

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Pyrolific
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Posted:hi Guys - if you follow the procedure for bank transfer that we have outlined, there shouldn't be any trouble. The banks sometmes take a few days to move the funds, and sometimes it takes us a few days between periods in which we can check our mail (like our phone internet access died for a couple of days during a rainstorm recently).

If you havent recieved an email you were expecting, send it again - we always respond with a confirmation of payment within a week or less.

Cheers all!

Josh


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Pyrolific
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Posted:hey guys - I just thought I'd update you on how ticket sales are going. We've just passed 50 - which leaves less than 100 left.

please bear in mind earlybird discount tickets are only available until the end of August.

ubbrollsmile

Josh


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Dentrassi
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Posted:Its more than just the koalas, snakes, and spiders you need to watch out for....

 Written by


'Rogue' roo out of bounds to hunters
www.smh.com.au Daniel Emerson July 21, 2008

Police say it would be almost impossible to track down the kangaroo that badly injured a 65-year-old woman on Friday afternoon in Mudgee, north-west of Sydney, and a cull is also out of the question.

Despite a Department of Environment and Climate Change spokesman this morning admitting "there may be a dangerous animal in the area", he said the agency responsible for deciding whether to hunt it down would be the police.

"It's a population of hundreds of kangaroos, so how do you propose we do that? By doing some kind of kangaroo line-up?" Mudgee Police inspector Greg Spinks said.

"It's not just difficult; it's nonsensical.

"We don't drag kangaroos in here and charge them with assault. The moment a snake or a shark gets charged with biting someone, I'll go out and charge that kangaroo with assault."

Rosemary Neal suffered extensive facial and other injuries when she was attacked by a large kangaroo on her property as she walked through a paddock.

She credited her dog, Cindy, with scaring off the kangaroo after she dropped to the ground in agony.





classic comments from the cops... ubblol


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Pyrolific
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Posted:ditto on the cop comments. Could almost make a sig outa that.

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Rouge Dragon
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Posted:I'm glad someone was quoted using the word "nonsensical"

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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Adya Miriyana
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Posted:hey geets you mentioned you booked with jetstar - though i assume that's via brissie?



just thought i'd remind any sunny coasters to recheck flight details since the Jetstar flight cuts from Adelaide to Sunshine coast.



 Written by : Sunshine Coast Daily Online

Jetstar flights between the Sunshine Coast and Adelaide will end from July 1, as will the airline's Sydney-Whitsunday and Brisbane-Hobart routes, with services on some Adelaide, Avalon and Cairns routes to be cut by August.





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Katinca


Katinca

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Posted:Just about to pass 60 tickets.....

yikes...


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bender
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Posted: Written by :Katinca


Just about to pass 60 tickets.....

yikes...


wow u must have so much fibre in your diet, kate.
great win!


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Pyrolific
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Posted:^^^lol

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Parafinfairy
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Posted:AAAGGGHHHH - can't wait to see you guys!!!!!! hug hug

Slicing the Loaf as we speak.

I need it..... Trust me!

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Mother_Natures_Son
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Posted: Written by :bender


 Written by :Katinca


Just about to pass 60 tickets.....

yikes...


wow u must have so much fibre in your diet, kate.
great win!




Hmm... in that case do I still want one? :P


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hannahfaerie


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Posted:Hey Kate and Josh!
Do you have anyone doing chai yet?


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bender
GOLD Member since Nov 2001

still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 6979
Posted:i hate, haaaate jetstar with a passion.
if you don't and live in melb or syd, then read on

jet star have a cheep flights sale on right now:
Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Adelaide $39
Sydney - Adelaide $79

if you've read this far and shouldn't have, you've been very naughty and will probably get a lump of coal for christmas.


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Brenn
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Posted:I think that's from the 15th of October onwards mate

15 Oct - 10 Dec 08


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natasqi


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Posted:Perth is always left out of the cheap flights! frown *sigh*

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Katinca


Katinca

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Posted:Hi peoples.



If you are still thinking of going, don't think for too long. We are likely to sell out by the end of August - what's more if you decide to get your tickets after August you won't get the early bird price.



smile


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Pyrolific
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Posted:^^^should post that to the other fire lists too.

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