Collecting rocks is an addiction too.

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Re: Collecting rocks is an addiction too.

Postby Keep Calm and Ramify » November 18th, 2017, 3:10 pm

:wave: SueBee
The problem with rocks is they take a very long time to develop.... Far longer than many bonsai.
I have this one here that's been growing for a few years.
I end up telling it all my day to day problems (& sometimes my jokes too) - however like most people, it usually just rolls its eyes & basically ignores me.
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It looks like a lot of your rocks are missing their eyes? They must really be old!
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Re: Collecting rocks is an addiction too.

Postby peterb » November 19th, 2017, 2:39 pm

Hi Suebee
You're right it is very addictive, whenever we go on holiday or camping I'm always looking at the rocks around. Drives my wife quite batty :palm:
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Re: Collecting rocks is an addiction too.

Postby SueBee » November 20th, 2017, 12:18 pm

LOL :worship: keep Calm and.... Bats in the belfry ? nah - rocks in my head will do it....yes I amd my rocks are "old" :tu:

Yep PeterB, I couldn't possibly move = my rocks would need a truck of their own.I find myself slowing down near quarries and over bridges just to check out the "possibilities"....danger ! Danger!
I drove over to Perth last year and Up to Qld this year and boy my rock collection just multiplies itself. :palm:
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Re: Collecting rocks is an addiction too.

Postby SueBee » November 24th, 2017, 9:35 am

A few more that I have just oiled to get an idea of colour.
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I don't seem to be winning with posting images- this is my third try with this one. :palm:
Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong please.
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Re: Collecting rocks is an addiction too.

Postby melbrackstone » November 24th, 2017, 10:05 am

SueBee look below the box you're typing in, there are two tabs, one says Options, one says Upload attachment.

Click upload attachment,

upload.jpg


then Choose file,

upload1.jpg


then add file.
upload2.jpg


once you've got your files uploaded, then click on Place inline

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Then click on Submit...or preview, if you wish to check what you've done.
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Re: Collecting rocks is an addiction too.

Postby SueBee » November 24th, 2017, 12:44 pm

Got it thank you Melbrackstone. Much appreciated- I have been uploading to gallery then not getting them in here.This is so much easier :tu:
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