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#21 Posted : Sunday, 15 February 2009 2:30:27 AM(UTC)
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quote:
Originally posted by basketcase brain
you need to see a psychatrist bcb you need help
and stop tampering with replies

Edited by user Wednesday, 18 February 2009 8:27:07 AM(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

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#22 Posted : Sunday, 15 February 2009 3:04:45 AM(UTC)
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For what its worth, some powerline/fire modes;
Pole top fire, generally dirty (coastal or polluted) insulators and mist or fog for hours after a long period without rain. Leakage current over the insulators can cause hot spots on wooden crossarms or pole
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#23 Posted : Sunday, 15 February 2009 3:40:50 AM(UTC)
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hey thanks byron,
i would ask though, in your opinion,
if a twig, [ what constitutes a twig,compared to a branch]
matter of debate, anything up to about a meter i would call a twig,
anyways, have seen many times, whole nodes of twigs, full of leaves
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#24 Posted : Sunday, 15 February 2009 9:35:40 AM(UTC)
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hey byron,
found this article about lightning, and the fires, interesting, never heard of lightning without clouds??

Experts like Monash University's David Packham have said that lightning hasn't played a big part as a source of ignition in the recent
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#25 Posted : Sunday, 15 February 2009 10:36:54 PM(UTC)
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Hello BCB, its not Byron, (we have similar ID's). In my opinion your branch would not cause a fire unless it forced two conductors together. The conductors should not be much warmer than ambient with any sort of wind around.
Regarding the BOM detecting l
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#26 Posted : Sunday, 15 February 2009 11:33:19 PM(UTC)
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Off 9 msm.
"Angry Kinglake residents are launching a class action in the Victorian Supreme Court against SP Ausnet and the state government, arguing a two-kilometre stretch of downed power lines sparked and set fire to a nearby pine forest."

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#27 Posted : Monday, 16 February 2009 12:15:07 AM(UTC)
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you can start a bushfire just by parking your car on dry grass

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hey daniel that fire symbol just means that this thread is a active topic have a look on some of the other threads they have the same symbol means there been alot of replys...
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#29 Posted : Monday, 16 February 2009 2:30:01 AM(UTC)
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Hello BCB, its not Byron, (we have similar ID's). In my opinion your branch would not cause
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#30 Posted : Monday, 16 February 2009 3:53:51 AM(UTC)
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so many sad storys,a guy at work lost his mate that lived in flowerdale,
and another work mate has family and friends that live in traralgon,his parents saved there house but heaps of his mates lost everything.........:(
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#31 Posted : Tuesday, 17 February 2009 2:40:53 AM(UTC)
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The really sad thing about the Victorian Bushfires is that when life returns to 'normal' in all the areas, nothing will be learned from this devastation. Just as with deaths and injuries on our roads, authorities know how to prevent these losses but do li
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#32 Posted : Thursday, 26 February 2009 9:19:59 AM(UTC)
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shifty350 you are entirely correct.
When i lived in the bush. you always would see a house with a enough of a clearing around it. so there was no way the house would catch on fire.
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#33 Posted : Thursday, 26 February 2009 4:59:31 PM(UTC)
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This federal and state Labor government do something about anything? Joke!
When are people going to wake up and see Rudd and that fool Gillard as anything but a #ickheads
Haneef? Guilty as charged not proven 100% anyone that tries to stop terrorists lik
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#34 Posted : Thursday, 26 February 2009 7:09:35 PM(UTC)
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This federal and state Labor government do something about anything? Joke!
When are people

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#35 Posted : Friday, 27 February 2009 8:37:36 PM(UTC)
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Unfortunatley bear you might be a bit effected by our media, politicians and ACA political correctness.I am not
1/ Just maybe there may be a few more Australians? that need to be left on the street O/S and because the authorities dont now what they are d
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#36 Posted : Friday, 27 February 2009 9:41:19 PM(UTC)
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quote:
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so yes! huge cracks are there, and the only real crime someone can commit in our c

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If at first you don't succeed, just call it Version 1.0
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#37 Posted : Friday, 27 February 2009 11:16:18 PM(UTC)
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Thanks gents, I was starting to think that Kev was right and Im a rednecked racist, once those terms are bandied about its generally the end of a debate . Far from that being the case In real fact I am extremely worried at the direction our once great nat
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#38 Posted : Friday, 27 February 2009 11:41:45 PM(UTC)
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Gotta Love Kev the bubbleheads 7000 word essay and speeches on capitalist greed, not knocking him for having a go, hats off for his wealth creation efforts, but what are you and the lovely missus worth Kev? 250 Million? Still no Media attention? We need b
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#39 Posted : Saturday, 28 February 2009 12:12:55 AM(UTC)
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careful you blokes, once Bear takes off his tin foil hat, he'll hear what you've been saying and blame the subliminal mesages in stop signs for your responses lol.

(just kiddin' Bear, the hat looks lovely!)

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#40 Posted : Saturday, 28 February 2009 12:31:06 AM(UTC)
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now cannon,,
everything you have said is perfectly correct!!!
however,,, in the indians case, with the laws they have,re terrorism,,if they had a smidge of evidence,,a flies poop of evidence,,he would be in jail as we speak!!
and i say,,,no australian
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