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#48853 Rip Mr Robert James Lee Hawke

Posted by JSmith on 17 May 2019 - 10:49 AM




JSmith  :ph34r:

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#48893 Green Power.

Posted by Aloysius on 22 May 2019 - 01:19 PM

Fyi guys This written from the mater hospital in Bris.

All good so far.
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#48503 Dtv Thread

Posted by mello yello on 23 January 2019 - 08:12 AM



Aloy - you just made my day by paying us a visit.


Happy new year mate :)





I must say I concur good sir... :D




JSmith  :ph34r:







Live long and prosper Aloy



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#47968 Dtv Thread

Posted by mello yello on 17 August 2018 - 08:25 PM

i said, "buy something nice to wear, and bring a friend"




she bought a Lambo

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#46935 Dtv Thread

Posted by JSmith on 09 August 2017 - 10:13 PM

JSmith :ph34r:

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#46155 Wild Cherry Cafe

Posted by Jayesse on 23 February 2017 - 09:11 AM

Green Guy & others,
My father bought the Wild Cherry in 1967, until its closure. I worked with him from 1978, cooking copious amounts of Roast Lamb, apple pies, steamed puddings, lambs fry & bacon etc. The effeminate gentleman you referred to was Donnie McLoud. He was an old school chum of my mother. The had gone to school in Essendon. The reason the cafe closed was due to the T & G. They owned the building & for the last 3 years we were there, they refused to renew our lease passed 1 year, so we had to close.
The Cherry had an interesting history. It was, allegedly, started by two sisters from the Dandenong Ranges. The second owners were my late God Mother & her husband, Ernie & Audrey Ruddick.
Third owner was Sydney Talbot. My father James Webster & his business partner Bill Ruddick (son of Ernie & stepson of Audrey) purchased it & subsequently, dad bought Bill"s share.
My mother was co-owner of Churinga Restaurant in the Dandenong Ranges, opposite the William Ricketts Sanctuary. She was also the President of the Save the Regent Theatre group, who were ultimately victorious.
I can't tell you how chuffed I am to find that people still remember the Cherry. I oftened thought I should write a book on the place. We had some very interesting & 'original' regular customers. Many were single people who had lost loved ones in WWII, worked in the city & generally lived alone.
My Father died about 6 years ago, & I still miss him every day.
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#45386 Funny Stuff

Posted by PZ. on 06 December 2016 - 05:56 AM

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#44504 Electricity Bill Has A Future!

Posted by mello yello on 07 July 2016 - 09:41 AM



How about: maybe not?


how about more than Malcolm


Bill won 20 or so seats Mal lost the same number, not looking good for Mal

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#41540 Political Backflips And The Like...

Posted by JSmith on 11 March 2015 - 07:00 PM



JSmith ninja.gif

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#40332 Electricity Bill Has A Future!

Posted by mello yello on 16 August 2014 - 10:22 AM

i mean, Tony Abbott couldnt even read an electricity bill could he ?



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#39853 The Meme Thread... Not Official

Posted by Mining Man on 12 July 2014 - 01:53 AM

Now post it half a dozen times in every thread, and call everyone else a troll...
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#28799 What Are Some Of Your Favorite Australian Films?

Posted by johnbateman on 11 August 2010 - 10:20 AM

Beautiful Kate and Beautiful were both fantastic recent aussie films.

I saw "Boy" the the film festival on the weekend, it's not aussie but worth a look, highest grossing NZ film ever, worth it just to see the after credits scene, it's wonderfully entertaining.

Maybe we should start a "best kiwi film" thread!

Oh I'd put LOTR on top!
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#49000 Eye Catching Headlines What Grab Your Fancy

Posted by mello yello on 18 July 2019 - 10:49 PM

hey Radio, i got a dad joke for you ... well we used to have a dad joke thread at DTV but it went the night they tore ole DTV down ... ANYWAY ...


bloke says to his missus, "what would you do if i ever won Lotto"

missus doesnt hesitate for a moment and fires back "i would take half and leave you straight away"

ole mate says "good, coz i just won $12 bucks, ... heres 6 , and ill help you pack"

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