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Discussion in 'General Discussion Forum' started by globaleagle, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. globaleagle

    globaleagle Deux bourbons s'il vous plait Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    COMING HOME BABY!!!!!!!


    That's right champions, after 3 long years helping out the poor and impoverished in Canada (mainly me) it's time to get back to the land of cheap Vegemite and expensive everything else! Heading home to see the folks on the gold coast area and then to claim all the drinks my friends say they will buy me if I visit them.

    2014 Hat is impatiently excited as this year he's had a trip to Switzerland and a trip to Chile cancelled and was getting a bit annoyed with his owner.

    Hopefully I can get to a game or two I am not sure how the timetable will play out. Maybe I should stay for the Grand final...fingers crossed.

    As always @Jethro I realise this isn't the proper thread but hopefully you'll leave it in here for a day or two so all my Manly friends (and enemies) can clean their houses and stock their fridges.

    I shall be on a plane in a few hours at time of posting and am very happy to be heading 'down under to drink fosters with shrimps on the barbie!' - lol see what I have to put up with here.

    Party on!

    GE (and hat)



    edit: I had written this a few days ago to post on the morning I was leaving. This is still true.

    A few hours ago my mother passed away. I guess I was about 24 hours too late in seeing her for the last time. Other people have posted about their losses and as much as one can sympathise, I certainly now know how you all feel.

    Eveyone's mum is special, but my special mum was mine. I shall miss her very much.
     
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    • Dan

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      How long are you headed down there for mate?
       
    • globaleagle

      globaleagle Deux bourbons s'il vous plait Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Probably two months. Haven't booked a return flight as yet but that seems about a good length of time.
       
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      • ManlyBacker

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        Have a good trip GE. Sad news about your mum and you have my best wishes and condolences.
         
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        • RiverEagle

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          Yeah safe trip GE.

          Get around your family and friends, celebrate your Mum's life and be glad you had a good one (Mum, I mean).

          I'm sure many of us either know how you're feeling (having lost their Mum) or are dreading that day (like me).

          Take care; enjoy the other aspects of coming home; and don't forget Hat, of course.
           
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          • HappilyManly

            HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            So sad that the tyrany of distance prevented you from saying goodbye to your Mum :angel:

            Travel safe and come to cheer on your beloved Manly :)

            P.S. Are you the mystery replacement for Gifty ? Shhhhhh ;)
             
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            • Budgewoi Eagle

              Budgewoi Eagle In for the long haul. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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              So sorry for your loss GE.
               
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              • Dan

                Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                Mate sorry for to your loss. Safe travels and best wishes mate.
                 
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                • manlyfan76

                  manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                  My heart felt condolences GE. I hope you and the rest of the family are ok.

                  See you at the titans game.
                   
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                  • Mals

                    Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                    GE, sorry for the loss of your Mum. Safe travels back to Aus & enjoy watching Manly carve up in the home stretch to the finals.
                     
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                    • HoldenV8

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                      Sorry for your loss GE, I know how it feels as I lost my mum last year. Hope you have a safe trip home.
                       
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                      • Moondog

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                        So sorry to hear of your loss GE. Hope you are coping ok.
                         
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                        • Boofhead

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                          Sorry for your loss GE, hang onto all the happy memories.
                           
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                          • Darren

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                            Nice that you are coming back, I thought you were going to say you were gay.
                             
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                            • bob dylan

                              bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                              So you are actually allowed back in Australia? That Abbott is a crazy guy.

                              Sorry for your loss.
                               
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                              • Shoe1

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                                Hope you get to see a few wins up close ge
                                 
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                                • voicefromthehill

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                                  Sorry to hear your news GE, your last paragraph so eloquently expresses the feeling of losing your mother.
                                   
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                                  • niccipops

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                                    After starting off so positive post your sad news bought tears to my eyes. No words can heal the loss of a mum. May she Rest in Peace.
                                     
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                                    • Mark from Brisbane

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                                      Condolences GE, safe travels ( not flying Malaysian Airlines are you???)
                                       
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                                      • SeaEagleRock8

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                                        I'm sorry to hear that news GE.
                                        But pleased to hear you're heading this way, safe travels.
                                         
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