The Rumours Thread

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by John moz, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. Forbes Creek Dragons

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    It’s nice too but gets pretty busy. I like the north coast the most but it’s too expensive up there now and also has become too busy.
     
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    Lived in London recently, loved it but glad to be back living in Newcastle. Perfect pace here
     
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  3. Forbes Creek Dragons

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    Yeah I could easily do Newcastle or the Gong.
     
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  4. Old Timer

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    Lived 11 kms from Sydney city centre for > 30 years and loved it.

    Niw retired living in the Hawkesbury 60 kms out and love that too.

    I suspect I couldn’t have done it in reverse.
     
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  5. jak

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    your right mate it's not as slow as when we moved up here from sydney some 40 odd years ago
     
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  6. Gareth67

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    I always remember my old man saying that he had the opportunity to buy a large block of land up at Ocean Beach for 15 pound - yes pounds way back .

    They , mum and dad , were on their honeymoon and the old boy was flushed with a bit of dough at that time and could had bought it there and then . However being just married he decided to put the money away for a house .

    Over the years he said how he regretted that decision as he often would say “ Oh gaz if only I had bought the bluudy thing our Iives would had been so much easier “ .

    The place was a bit of a playground for me when I was a young hoon as I and my mates use to quite often go there on weekends . So I certainly envy your choice jak.
     
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  7. Phantom V

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    Are you one of those sheep that say pluuuunt instead
    How did you guess? Ok so I was over the top with my comment but I just get peeved with stereotypes especially when it comes to where you choose to live. I’ve only been here a couple of years and it’s definitely not what people portray it to be. My job sees me travelling to most parts of Sydney and I could think of plenty of suburbs that would rate a lot lowers than the foot of the mountains. Still a Saints supporter though, although I do have a soft spot for the Panthers just quietly.
     
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    50 + years at punchbowl then lifestyle change to Hervey Bay .... no way i could go back to the rat race - only thing is now is no more Kogarah at least I have fox !!!!!!!!!
     
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  9. Crush

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    Just banter mate.
    I live in the Shire, deep in Sharks territory.
    But no soft spot for me, I fricken hate them with a passion!
     
  10. Forbes Creek Dragons

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    The shire is a nice place though. I’d happily live there if I could find a job that allowed me to avoid the CBD.
     
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    Grew up in Hurstville Kingsgrove and have been living at Como for over 40 years, great location.
    CC
     
  12. Old Timer

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    I was born in Herne Bay and have holidayed at Hervey Bay so if that had been arse about I’d have 2 heads and follow the Bronco’s so thank f**k for small mercies and the Domino Hotel.
    Not long before you can chase the summer whiting and hopefully 1 day I’ll head back up there and catch a few.
     
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  13. Crush

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    Nice pub in Como, one of the best hotels in Sydney.
     
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  14. Stan Gorton 2511

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    I live at Cronulla- the Shire is a great place except for the people that live there:joy::wink:
     
  15. Warabrook saint

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    Hunter Valley......fino vino
     
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  16. Phantom V

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    All good mate, the shires a nice part of the world. Anyone who hates the sharks is all right in my book
     
  17. Gareth67

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    :grinning: :grinning: :grinning:

    Now have you noticed how the forum has changed for the better since the departure of the maestro ? We will all be exchanging happy-snaps of the family next !
     
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  18. Dragonslayer

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    I was wondering when someone would start a travel thread
     
  19. Dragon Revival

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    Guess who has just been appointed the Head Club Waterboy snd Painter?
     
  20. Crush

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    I'd be into that.
    Im sure amongst us there are some very colourful travel stories.
    I've never been anywhere super out of the ordinary but did spend a week alone on business in Taipei. Funnily enough the locals didn't speak English but the older generation all spoke Japanese. I was living in Japan at the time so I was able to converse in Japanese with anyone over 50.
    Great dumplings.
     

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