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Old 11-12-2012, 04:44 AM
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Everything is growing back perfectly just as nature intended. The only reason the "forests are destroyed forever" is because it sounds good on the evening TV news.
Even if you look at the background hills in the photo in real life you will see that the undergrowth has come back stronger than it ever was and in another 10-15 years when the saplings have grown you will no longer be able to see the tall dead trees. When they eventually rot and fall they will create even more biodiversity.
The only real destruction is the massive areas that were clear felled by the state government in an attempt to get a financial windfall from the timber within the two years from the date of the fires and before the timber became useless for resale.
I guess the "Forever" part of "forests are destroyed forever" can be loosely interpreted as "in our lifetimes" or at the very least a generation or so. Most people don't really look too much further ahead than that sort of time frame.

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Old 11-13-2012, 04:25 AM
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:49 AM
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/90004311@N03/8181419447/

Heres mine shes a 08 with less than 40k on the clock came with the centre stand and the busters i fitted the givi box so my grandson can come for a spin with me, gee i hope the photo works
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Old 11-16-2012, 05:24 AM
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Thanks Ocker ive deleted them i will try again latter
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Old 11-16-2012, 05:36 AM
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Farthers Day lunch 2012

Geographical centre of NSW
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Old 11-19-2012, 04:02 AM
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You may recognise this location from a 1974 Australian film.
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Hey Mountain Lagoon you aren't trying to start an Oz version of the picture game are you??
It cetainly looks like a set from Stone....a true classic.
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Old 11-19-2012, 04:10 AM
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A few places my Strom has taken me lately
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I notice that there is NO shot of you smokin' any thing weird, ML
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Old 11-19-2012, 04:21 AM
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Vman, Yep Stone, what a trip man
If you mean the "where am I" game, I will stop labelling the pictures

V Chops, There may be some pics of me smoking tyres hiding somewhere, but that's all I occasionally smoke

Here are a few more random locations, If you ever see a big sign saying the road is "unsuitable for caravans" That usually means VERY suitable for VStroms
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