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One R5000.00 moerse surprise prize.. Another true tale by your's truly

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05 Aug 2016 @ 06:35:18 am
It'l dodat
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Ok so my "theme camping post got me all remembering and stuff....

Jonks back, While going through trying out one of many different types of vans caravans and other things outdoorsing related, I had one of those Slipstream tent trailers...

You know the one... With the fiberglass roof and the candy striped canvas round the middle and the aliminium bottom and the cupboard folded down on the floor....

Well, long story short, I was invited to come along as a guest to a CCSA  (Caravan Club of South Africa) gathering at Warmbaths, to which I duly went....

Did my thing.... and fond an invitation to please attend the prize giving, and bring my stand number paper / thingie with....

So there's me standing in the group (in the opening speeches they have asked everyone to take note of their stand numbers) and They announce....

AND THE R5000.00 PRIZE FOR THE OLDEST CARAVAN PRESENT GOES TO..

And wraggies-waar they call out my stand number....

I was simply astounded!

I mean, R5000.00 was a heck of a lot back then... Well, miskien so bietjie van n oordrywing... not a heck of a lot but a tidy sum anyway....

So I get up on stage..... (Almost in tears)

The MC looks at my stand number paper / thingie... ..............................And hands me my prize.....

A ZIP-LOCK PLASTIC BAG WITH FIVE THOUSAND RANDS INSIDE.....

One small, tiny, insignificant detail...

It's five thousand rands of shredded notes from the reserve bank.......

I honestly did not know whether to laugh or cry...............crylaughing...laughingcry

SIGH...... DIE LEWE......

Slightly quicker downhill....
These days a teeny-tiny bit more slightly quicker....
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05 Aug 2016 @ 08:11:38 am
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The anticipation .....
And then .....
FAINT .....😰😰😭
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05 Aug 2016 @ 08:32:14 am
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Noooo, that was cruel...

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05 Aug 2016 @ 09:47:04 am
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Noooo, that was cruel...

Apart from the fact that it is totally illegal .... My Aunt worked at the South African Mint and no-one is allowed to destroy or damage coins or notes deliberately or have access to these.

My Dad and his cronies at South African Railways had problems with workers who for some or other reason always had the inclination of putting a coin on the railroad track and getting a locomotive to run over it, squashing the poor coin to 5 times its size.

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05 Aug 2016 @ 09:48:48 am
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Noooo, that was cruel...

Agree, first they insinuated that it was time for a new caravan and then.....you`re the jokesealed

 

I don`t know if it was worth a laugh or cry.

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05 Aug 2016 @ 11:21:15 am
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Hehehe nogals verifying your stand number first before handing over your prize
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05 Aug 2016 @ 12:29:11 pm
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Baie geluk, hoop jy kan iets doen met die geld.
As jy wil he jou drome moet waar word, moet jy eers wakker word.

Die jonge Fransmannetjie. (Parys - Frankryk)
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05 Aug 2016 @ 13:26:58 pm
It'l dodat
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Baie geluk, hoop jy kan iets doen met die geld.

Hell Jin.... Ek't probeer...

Regtig....

Moerse lank tyd gespend om daai klein stukkies saam the gom.. Op die ou end maar op-gegee....

 

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05 Aug 2016 @ 13:33:29 pm
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Who else has got one of those "TENT TRAILERS"?

DR DRAKE GP

not a Doctor nor a GP
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05 Aug 2016 @ 13:43:38 pm
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Warren, please remind me to never join the CCSA - It's terrible what they did to you !!!
Cowen.
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05 Aug 2016 @ 13:58:30 pm
It'l dodat
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Warren, please remind me to never join the CCSA - It's terrible what they did to you !!!

I see the funny side... Wait till you see the "koek" ek't vir Willie gebak......

 

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05 Aug 2016 @ 14:20:45 pm
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A bit like the story from the old Springbok Radio game-show, Money-or-the-Box.
The contestant was given the option of taking a whole box-ful of car keys ( if a key started the car on stage he would win it ), or a cash prize.
Well he took the cash, thinking that he would look like a fool trying each of the 100's of keys in the car.
After being given his cash prize was told that ALL the keys in the box fitted the car. Eina

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05 Aug 2016 @ 20:02:31 pm
Anonymous

I think that it was a cruel joke to pull on someone, glad you see some humor in it, I unfortunately fail.

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05 Aug 2016 @ 20:22:30 pm
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Well at least one of those camping experiences that you will never forget. I like the way that you recall that day....;the humor side of it!!!!!! Well done.
Ons drink uit die piering want ons koppie loop oor.
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06 Aug 2016 @ 14:01:23 pm
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Lekke geskenk geniet hom ou Warren
Haak daai wa kamp bly koning
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08 Aug 2016 @ 09:49:29 am
It'l dodat
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What did I loose? nothing...

What did I gain? an acknowledgement that I had the oldest van in that group...

What should I have done? Hung onto the bleeding thing and built a "retro theme" pitch around it Like I'm doing with that 40 YO tent that I just salvaged....

Sigh...

Took umpteen years, 3 floods, 2 droughts, 1 second-hand coffin in the attic, and 20 years of the the ANC government, before I got woken up......

S'pose, better late than never....

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