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Offline Bob Drury

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Bad News From Australia
« on: March 23, 2020, 02:33:36 PM »
   I heard Yesterday (second hand) that the current meet in Australia has been canceled due to the virus.  Marlo and everyone else were not able to leave the Port of Entry.  I would bet that He will leave His shipping containers in Australia and hope for the best......
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Re: Bad News From Australia
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2020, 04:01:42 PM »
Well that really sucks to get all the way over there and get shut down. I agree it would be best to leave everything there and wait for another chance.

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Re: Bad News From Australia
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2020, 11:43:23 PM »
   I just heard from me mate Ian and the meet is scheduled for about March 13 2021. Yes Marlo has left the car there....Cross your fingers race fans ......

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Re: Bad News From Australia
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2020, 01:35:40 AM »
DLRA web site says 8-12 March 2021 and 4-8 March 2022. Don't they schedule it around the full moon?

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Re: Bad News From Australia
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2020, 04:49:22 AM »
I think they schedule it around no moon, low tide. Stainless and I just got back from Australia. After the race was canceled it rained on the salt. We had a motor home so we drove The Great Ocean Road from March 18-31. We traveled over 1800 miles.
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Re: Bad News From Australia
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2020, 03:11:04 PM »
   I just heard from me mate Ian and the meet is scheduled for about March 13 2021. Yes Marlo has left the car there....Cross your fingers race fans ......

13 March 2021 is date of new moon, so that makes sense.

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Re: Bad News From Australia
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2020, 04:24:07 PM »
It took a long time to get the club to do this but it has meant less cancellations. The critical part is if it rains when the tide is "in"  it won't go away..thats the end of the meet. We've had rain during recent meets, notably an inch in 2018 and we were racing the next day.
Scheduling meets away from  the full moon itself wasn't difficult, dealing with all the people who said it was bulldust was what made it a slow process.
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Re: Bad News From Australia
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2020, 05:40:14 PM »
Wow!

You're way ahead of us.  Does someone make a chart or something that somehow accurately predicts when the moon comes around?

We can't seem to predict a fricking thing in this country to take advantage of conditions before they they get here.  Is it in the Horrorscopes?

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Re: Bad News From Australia
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2020, 06:56:22 PM »
Stan, you're in luck. I that they figured out the moon a long time ago :naughty aktion086 https://www.timeanddate.com/moon/phases/
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Re: Bad News From Australia
« Reply #9 on: April 06, 2020, 08:21:13 PM »
Stan, you're in luck. I that they figured out the moon a long time ago :naughty aktion086 https://www.timeanddate.com/moon/phases/

August 18th is the new moon (black moon) and Speedweek is the 8th - 14th.

Close but no cigar. 
« Last Edit: April 06, 2020, 08:24:18 PM by salt27 »

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Re: Bad News From Australia
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2020, 04:03:17 AM »
Stan, you're in luck. I that they figured out the moon a long time ago :naughty aktion086 https://www.timeanddate.com/moon/phases/

August 18th is the new moon (black moon) and Speedweek is the 8th - 14th.

Close but no cigar.
By They I was referring to mankind not the SCTA.
The phases of the moon have been used to track time since the dawn of mankind
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Re: Bad News From Australia
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2020, 02:02:06 PM »
Stan, you're in luck. I that they figured out the moon a long time ago :naughty aktion086 https://www.timeanddate.com/moon/phases/

August 18th is the new moon (black moon) and Speedweek is the 8th - 14th.

Close but no cigar.

 Will we see... the bad moon arisen?

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