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Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!





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Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Great shots Mark, did you use live composite ;-)

Happy New Year!
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Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Happy New Year Mark. That's been all over our news too.
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Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Amanda, Andrew - Just shot them from the TV with my phone camera, Amanda.

I saw it only on TV last night. Sydney is a 400 mile drive up the highway from Wang'.

I should have made this an open thread, anyone please feel free to add any of your city's NYE images.
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Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Happy New Year to all.

BTW Mark. Don't forget to watch The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on ABC TV tonight (7:30 pm).

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Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Happy New Year to everyone in both hemispheres.
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Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

I began watching it at 7:30 Ross but it was so boring that I switched channels when those kids on motor cycles began their act that I had seen before. Same with the dancers. But it's recording now as i watch Queen Victoria's Children so later I'll just fast fwd it to see if there's anything new..
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BTW Mark. Don't forget to watch The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on ABC TV tonight (7:30 pm).

One for you Ross!

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Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Yes a Happy New Year to all. Think all worldwide displays had their thing - but you can't beat the Wheel
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Yes a Happy New Year to all. Think all worldwide displays had their thing - but you can't beat the Wheel
Yes, sure we can! With the large 'coat hanger' downunder!

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Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Scroogey !!
I just think that all that all those millions going up in smoke could be utilised in a much more humane fashion to celebrate the start of a New Year.
Couldn't be bothered even to watch
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Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Happy New Year to you too Mark and everyone on the forum. I saw the fireworks on TV too. When you see the Sydney ones on the News here it sort of marks the start of the year end if you know what I mean.
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Happy New Year to you too Mark and everyone on the forum. I saw the fireworks on TV too. When you see the Sydney ones on the News here it sort of marks the start of the year end if you know what I mean.
I get a NY message 2 hours earlier from my daughter, in NZ.
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Happy New Year to you too Mark and everyone on the forum. I saw the fireworks on TV too. When you see the Sydney ones on the News here it sort of marks the start of the year end if you know what I mean.
Thanks Phill and all - your fireworks displays were also spectacular, fortunately no serious incidents anywhere world wide aside from a couple of accidental deaths here in Oz by idiots lighting their own.
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Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

A belated Happy New Year to you also Mark.

I hope you have a great 2017.

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