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Discussion: Mountain of work

in: dreamweaver; dreamweaver > 2017-10-21

Oct 22, 2017 3:29 AM # 
tRicky:
The one I ran in Sydney they had a maze on the course just for the event! It was made from that same orange stuff they use to surround earthworks (there were a couple of these on course yesterday, one of them being on your way out of Start 2). I couldn't imagine first drawing the maze on the map in detail and then recreating it on the ground.

If anyone can think of another suitable venue I'd be happy to draw it. Given the small size it wasn't too onerous (ha, says he now that it's done). The hard bit is guessing what's under the trees from the aerial photo but since Progress Way went through the map, StreetView helped me out considerably before I had to do a field check.
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Oct 23, 2017 11:49 AM # 
dreamweaver:
Hm - I'll keep an eye out - might see something on the FROGs' rides - Claisebrook or Burswood perhaps :-)
Oct 23, 2017 12:05 PM # 
tRicky:
Actually Bardon Park near Claisebrook was used previously by Simmo for one of his OrientShow events.
Oct 23, 2017 12:10 PM # 
LOST_Richard:
New playgrounds around the $1bn Stadium would be good
Oct 23, 2017 12:22 PM # 
tRicky:
They'd probably charge us a billion dollars to use it.
Oct 23, 2017 12:40 PM # 
Juffy:
I've been eyeing that area off for sprint, Richard. Just waiting for them to finish building the damn thing.
Oct 23, 2017 12:43 PM # 
fizzyred:
Is there an orienteer who doesn't ride around Perth looking at parks saying "that might make a nice sprint map..."?
Oct 23, 2017 1:11 PM # 
Juffy:
I don't understand the question.
Oct 23, 2017 2:10 PM # 
tRicky:
What else are parks made for?
Oct 24, 2017 3:25 AM # 
dreamweaver:
MetrO
Oct 24, 2017 3:32 AM # 
tRicky:
Well I meant outside of orienteering.
Oct 24, 2017 3:39 AM # 
Juffy:
Dog poop.
Oct 24, 2017 10:34 AM # 
jennycas:
I'm sure you always clean up after your hound :)
Oct 24, 2017 2:14 PM # 
Juffy:
The imminent plastic shopping bag ban is actually going to be massively inconvenient for Dane owners. The usual yellow poop bags just aren't big enough.
Oct 25, 2017 12:53 PM # 
dreamweaver:
Might have to switch to black bin bags :-)

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