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2013 Reunion Report

November 16, 2013

Well, I’m sure the verdict was unanimous that it was a really great weekend. Although there were people turned up from a wide range of years (I believe there was one guy there from 1945) I’ll have to restrict this summary to the actual Class Of ’63 guys, otherwise I’m going to risk causing offence […]

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Who’s that ???

October 24, 2013

I have prepared a page designed to be printed out and taken with you to the reunion. Purpose will be self evident when you take a look at it. It’s pretty straightforward, but a couple of points worth mentioning: Click here for the Recogniser page. That page is not available to the unwashed masses. You […]

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Informal pre-reunion gathering

October 6, 2013

An informal, pre-reunion gathering is planned on the Thursday night (October 24), in Charters Towers. What follows is an edited version of Dick Carthew’s recent email regarding that event. Again, please note that these are Dick’s words, not mine. And don’t be judgmental! Clearly time has not been kind to poor old Dick’s mental processes.

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Four-legged friends are family too

May 6, 2013

[ A message received via email from Guy “Big Yank” Lewis ] I have been under the radar the past month. My close friend my dog Spencer took ill this past month. Our Vet had removed a growth from his mouth in Feb. It came back with a positive for cancer cells. The vet said that […]

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Forgot your Password or Username?

November 4, 2011

In an earlier article I explained why it is necessary that the website be password protected. As I also explained in the aforementioned article, passwords need to be long, complex and meaningless in order to be reasonably secure. So to ensure that only “good” passwords are used, the system is configured to automatically generate passwords for you. […]

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Why Is the Website Password Protected?

September 10, 2011

A question asked by one member, and something that others might also be wondering about, is this: “Why is it necessary for this website to be password-protected?” Well, the short answer is that it’s to protect your privacy. Two of the main reasons you get spam is because your e-mail address has been harvested from […]

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How to Register Your Own Avatar

September 5, 2011

Y’know that little image that appears next to posts in forums, against comments on blogs, and in lots of other places where people post messages? That little image is called an “avatar”, and it seems there are still a lot of people who don’t know how to get themselves one. provides four meanings of […]

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New Website Features

August 25, 2011

Two new features to bring to your attention… I have recently added two new features to this website, which I hope you will support by doing what you need to do. Here are the details…

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Lesson from a funeral

July 25, 2011

This morning I went to a funeral. Not someone you would know, not an ASS Old Boy. But someone I had known almost as long as I’ve known some of you. Well over 40 years anyway. Someone I had worked and played (hard!) with in many different places in and out of Australia. Someone I’d […]

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Absent friends

July 5, 2011

As I write this (July 5, 2011) it is very early days for this website. Currently there seems to be only one death that we are sure of between us, but there have been rumours of others. No doubt more information will come in as time passes and more Old Boys join us. Obviously it’s […]

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