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My god, a giant sheep!!!!!

Old May 11th 2008, 10:34 pm
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Went for a little drive on saturday after watching my boys team win hansomly at soccer. (just about getting used to the soccer bit now) We ended up going up the McQuarry pass, (I'd recommend it to anyone who enjoys driving, Clarkson would luv it). We ended up 150k away from home in Goulborn, and had to go see the big Merino. The first inland city in Oz has always been big on the wool trade so it's entirely understandable why they'd do this. HOWEVER!!! on the way there we went through Moss Vale, and they've got...........a giant potato!!! I laughed my arse off. Just thought I'd share that
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I've seen the big Merino: very impressive.

On Saturday we passed the Big Poo on Boneo Rd, Rosebud, VIC.
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Hi all

Went for a little drive on saturday after watching my boys team win hansomly at soccer. (just about getting used to the soccer bit now) We ended up going up the McQuarry pass, (I'd recommend it to anyone who enjoys driving, Clarkson would luv it). We ended up 150k away from home in Goulborn, and had to go see the big Merino. The first inland city in Oz has always been big on the wool trade so it's entirely understandable why they'd do this. HOWEVER!!! on the way there we went through Moss Vale, and they've got...........a giant potato!!! I laughed my arse off. Just thought I'd share that
Wait till you see the Giant Koala.

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Wait till you see the Giant Koala.

Robertson also has

THE BIG POTATO!
(Expertly modelled by my kids here)
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Originally Posted by TiddlyPom View Post
Robertson also has

THE BIG POTATO!
(Expertly modelled by my kids here)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2271/...ccd6e75c11.jpg
That's the one, Robertson, I said Moss Vale didn't I. Moss Vale has the police station that's smaller than my shed Gotta say the pie shop in Robertson is second to none, loadsa bikers there, didn't half look worried about me reversing my Hilux around their bikes. I had visions of a new dominoes record
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Originally Posted by stevenglish View Post
That's the one, Robertson, I said Moss Vale didn't I. Moss Vale has the police station that's smaller than my shed Gotta say the pie shop in Robertson is second to none, loadsa bikers there, didn't half look worried about me reversing my Hilux around their bikes. I had visions of a new dominoes record
Ah ha... I couldn't believe that there was another big potato!!!

THe pie shop is excellent... except I can't eat gluten so I must just look. The pub there is superb... esp on a Sunday - fab food. The bikers were there when I was too, and they were all very nice and let me take pics of their vintage Nortons and Harleys..

I must say, I think the big Potato needs a little cosmetic help.
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2 weeks ago we saw the giant Ned Kelly (again). This one, like the giant Marino, is near the Freeway and is so easy to drive past to amuse the kids on those long trips.

The Maccas near the big Marino has a nice view over the rolling hills of NSW.
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I did hear that the giant merino was to be moved to NZ to stand in front of the giant Farmer. All they need to make are some giant wellies
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I did hear that the giant merino was to be moved to NZ to stand in front of the giant Farmer. All they need to make are some giant wellies
Oh, I heard they were going to put it on the edge of a cliff.
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Originally Posted by TiddlyPom View Post
THe pie shop is excellent... except I can't eat gluten so I must just look. The pub there is superb... esp on a Sunday - fab food. The bikers were there when I was too, and they were all very nice and let me take pics of their vintage Nortons and Harleys..
My sis - who lives there - reckons the pie shop in town is way better than the famous one (every frigging pie shop in the country seems to be famous ) . I have sampled both and didn't think there was much in it to be honest, though the chilli pie I had was excellent. Agree re: the pub. Last time we were there, the missus (after one too many champers) tried riding Josh's scooter down the hill outside the pub barefoot - realised the road was rapidly approaching, bailed and lacerated her feet badly.
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My sis - who lives there - reckons the pie shop in town is way better than the famous one (every frigging pie shop in the country seems to be famous ) . I have sampled both and didn't think there was much in it to be honest, though the chilli pie I had was excellent. Agree re: the pub. Last time we were there, the missus (after one too many champers) tried riding Josh's scooter down the hill outside the pub barefoot - realised the road was rapidly approaching, bailed and lacerated her feet badly.
Ouch!
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Oh, I heard they were going to put it on the edge of a cliff.
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Originally Posted by TiddlyPom View Post
Robertson also has

THE BIG POTATO!
(Expertly modelled by my kids here)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2271/...ccd6e75c11.jpg

Are you sure that's a potato and not the front half of the Kursk?


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Are you sure that's a potato and not the front half of the Kursk?


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Definitely a Russian vessel of some sort, maybe a spudnik
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Definitely a Russian vessel of some sort, maybe a spudnik
I was there the other day too. Also saw the big potato if only fleetingly.
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