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 #23297  by badges2nz
 Wed Nov 16, 2016 1:42 am
Archon Revuge wrote:
badges2nz wrote:
Blaxmyth wrote:Glad you're back, and all the best for your drive home. Looking at the news tonight, it sounds like it'll be the most challenging party of the journey!
Looking at the flooded round about at parematta & plimmerton, yup bit of a challenge ahead in the morning.
Safe travels Badges - hope the journey isn't too rough.

No it wasn't too bad actually, I've had worse landings in Wellington in the past, this one was pretty good.
Although I have never really drifted properly in a decent sized plane till yesterday.
After a rough night at the James cook thanks to our travel insurance we are now back in our house looking forward to a normal routine (NOT).
Thanks for the thoughts Archon.
 #23298  by badges2nz
 Wed Nov 16, 2016 1:52 am
Archon Revuge wrote:Hope you have a great trip Badges! Fingers crossed for some good Star Wars finds while you're over there :)
There were lots of stuff over there, some of it good, some if it was a bit junky.
Most of what they had was the same as here except for a few items, ill get some photos posted once I sort out my work van for tomorrow.
There was one thing I missed by 1 day which I'm really kicking myself about and that was the supernova expo, really gutted I missed that one.
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 #23303  by badges2nz
 Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:51 am
Here were a couple of items I found at target and bigw, a growly Chewbacca and a couple of anamatronic figures of Darth Vader and storm trooper.
There was an anamatronic Chewbacca that was reduced to $48.00 but he was a bit worse for wear and I didn't have room to bring him back.
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 #23304  by badges2nz
 Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:53 am
I found some essential reading while over there, this book was half the price that I've seen it in NZ so I had to have it.
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 #23305  by badges2nz
 Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:08 am
I dont collect much in the way of toys but found this one, the only one on the shelf.
I was pleasantly surprised when this scanned at $29.00 so I had to have it.
Apart from a storm trooper t shirt and star wars hat that was pretty much it, oh maybe a couple of past box DVD series of doctor who for $20. Each.
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 #23313  by badges2nz
 Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:48 am
Blaxmyth wrote:Wow! Scores galore - well done, you!
Thanks blaxmyth, when it comes to shopping I really have a good look at what is out there before diving into a purchase.