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Three months of wins ahead of us

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Mark from Brisbane, Apr 24, 2014.

  1. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Yep and it starts this weekend as my wife and I head off tomorrow on three months holiday clogging up the roads in our 4WD and caravan.

    This is the fourth year in a row we have been on an extended holiday (the last 3 years about 6-7 weeks each time) and during that time, on each and every occasion, we have had a gigantic string of wins, only losing a couple when I returned.

    So I am figuring that it will happen again (or at least hope so).

    I am not travelling as remotely as I have done in 2011/12 and 13 so at least on this trip should be able to view most games, at worst on delay given I'll be largely in South Australia , Northern Territory for the first 6 weeks or so and then in the Gulf Country and far North Queensland for a few months.

    Unfortunately I'll be in Queensland for each of the three SOO games BUT I do have my Blues jersey with me and will stick it to those Queenslanders as much as I can, jeez I hope we can finally break the drought.

    Another Manly fan I know well through the MWTS and her partner also have a caravan and as it stands we will meet at Kings Canyon and then travel on to Alice Springs, so we will get to see the Knights V Manly game together at a pub in the Alice...should be fun.

    I'll post occasionally but not as much as I usually do as I'll be off WiFi and onto a 3G plan, so need to keep as much of that for watching games on Foxtel Go or the NRL Live app.

    So cheers everyone, and despite the last few days I reckon we are in for a cracker of a year, if ever there's a reason for another Grand Final appearance we now have it, and just imagine if you will, its the 76th minute, and DCE deftly passes the ball to Gifty to get a try in the final minutes of another glorious Grand Final win........I can almost smell it!!

    GO MANLY
     
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  2. Growler FNQ

    Growler FNQ Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Sounds good Mark, may see ya round in FNQ I'll keep an eye out for the maroon and white van holdin me up.[/size][/font]
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  3. Stevo

    Stevo Well-Known Member

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    Please stay away until the pre-season then mate. lol
     
  4. Clint

    Clint . Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Enjoy the trip mate. Am soooooo jealous.
     
  5. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    3 months seems way too short Mark. Surely you should deserve to have a holiday until at least mid-October? Better still, maybe you could spend the next decade or so on holidays? We need to challenge the St George record of 11 in a row.
     
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  6. Brookie

    Brookie Well-Known Member

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    i just hope you have a car/4WD with enough power capable of towing a caravan...
    nothing worse than these losers doing 10-20kph below the speed limit cause their poxy 4 cyl 4WD can't tow up a slow incline!

    enjoy, GO MANLY!
     
  7. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Get back to work ya lazy bludger!
     
  8. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    Us Queenslanders hope you guys can break the drought too. 8o% of the State is now drought declared. ;) :(

    Don't forget to let me know when you're around CQ Mark. If it's around SOO time, there'll be free food and drinks at my place for Blues supporters. Manly games on the big screen every weekend too :D

    Enjoy your trip mate!!
     
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  9. bones

    bones Bones Knows Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Safe travels Mark.
     
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  10. anthonyb1965

    anthonyb1965 GO Manly Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Absolutely!!! We need some inspiring wins to forget this current emotional mess.

    Have a safe trip mate.
     
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  11. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The govt is raising the retirement age.....so back to work for you!
     
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  12. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    i just hope you have a car/4WD with enough power capable of towing a caravan...
    nothing worse than these losers doing 10-20kph below the speed limit cause their poxy 4 cyl 4WD can't tow up a slow incline!

    enjoy, GO MANLY!
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  13. mickqld

    mickqld Sack Greenslime 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Safe travels Mark. With your travels and my bagging the mighty Sea eagles are in good hands.
     
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  14. eelcatcher

    eelcatcher Active Member

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    Sounds like a nice trip, however hope u havn't jinxed us....currently spending a week in Hong Kong for a family matter. Really wished NRL allowed us yo play the Raiders over in Shenzhen.
     
  15. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    See I go away and they win, 1 down 15 to go!!

    Listened in on Tunein Radio from a river camp near Balranald.

    GO MANLY
     
  16. mickqld

    mickqld Sack Greenslime 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Keep on truckin' Mark and I'll keep on bagging.
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    6.00pm Foxsports pub in Balranald mate start driving.
     
  17. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Geez Mark, you don't muck around getting us those wins!

    Another biggun against the scum would be awesome too, thanks!
     
  18. EagleFromMay1967

    EagleFromMay1967 In bed before the room got dark.

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    Mark, just STAY AWAY. Never come home; well until Mid October, anyways.
     
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  19. dowdz

    dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Have a great rip Mark. Stay safe and stay away for Manlys sake lol.
     
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  20. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Well if that's the effect I have on the team maybe I shouldn't come back to October!!

    It's just a funny stat, the last three years all winning streaks when away!!
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    Well if that's the effect I have on the team maybe I shouldn't come back to October!!

    It's just a funny stat, the last three years all winning streaks when away!!
     

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