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AthelasAthelas Cape Town South AfricaMember Posts: 325 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
For the longest time, I thought I was the only one. It seems I was mistaken :)

So, raise your hand if you are South African or even just living in South Africa

P.S. I've been trying to get Biltong on a menu somewhere in Achaea, three contests later and I'm still trying...
Teghaine

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  • TalysinTalysin Member Posts: 575 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    Heh. I was in South Africa for two months on a grant this past summer. I may be going back this summer. Was in Durban. Whereabouts are you?
    Gamden
  • AthelasAthelas Cape Town South AfricaMember Posts: 325 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    Cape Town, The Mother city :)
    TalysinGamdenTeghaine
  • MishgulMishgul ROTHERHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMMember Posts: 5,372 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    condolences on your semi final. 

    -

    One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important

    As drawn by Shayde
    hic locus est ubi mors gaudet succurrere vitae
  • TreyTrey Member Posts: 4,795 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    edited April 2015
    Biltong is amazing. There's a pair of brothers who make it in the states, Mile High Dry Goods. They make droewors as well.

  • TibithaTibitha Member Posts: 742 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Durban here! Come say hi Taly!
    TalysinGamdenTeghaine
  • AitoxAitox South AfricaMember Posts: 247 @ - Epic Achaean
    Checking in.

    Living in Pretoria currently, Centurion to be specific. Hater of Johannesburg.

    Have family that lives in Durban, and go to Cape Town at least 4x per year.

    Currently nibbling on peri-peri kudu-biltong (not joking).
    TalysinGamden
  • AntidasAntidas Member Posts: 1,497 @@ - Legendary Achaean
  • GamdenGamden Member Posts: 225 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    Loud an proud!
    Western cape...platteland

    Having a braai..

    Teghaine
  • TibithaTibitha Member Posts: 742 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Antidas said:
    Shhh Antidas, go be grouchy somewhere else <3
    AntidasGamden
  • AntidasAntidas Member Posts: 1,497 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Tibitha said:
    Antidas said:
    Shhh Antidas, go be grouchy somewhere else <3
    I was just trying to be helpful :(

    Tibitha
  • GamdenGamden Member Posts: 225 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    Mishgul said:
    condolences on your semi final. 
    Wow you snuck that one in...

    MishgulMulton
  • TalysinTalysin Member Posts: 575 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    Tibitha said:
    Durban here! Come say hi Taly!
    Hah I will definitely hit you up when i return!
    Tibitha
  • TibithaTibitha Member Posts: 742 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Mishgul said:
    condolences on your semi final. 
    Condolences on your quarters. :neutral: 
    AitoxMishgulGamden
  • MishgulMishgul ROTHERHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMMember Posts: 5,372 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    You mean my effing group stages. Goddamnit england.

    -

    One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important

    As drawn by Shayde
    hic locus est ubi mors gaudet succurrere vitae
    Gamden
  • AradorArador Member Posts: 1,696 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Johannesburg here. Kempton Park to be more specific.

  • AthelasAthelas Cape Town South AfricaMember Posts: 325 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    Ok, so I have

    @Aitox
    @Arador
    @Gamden
    @Teghaine
    @Tibitha

    on my list, am I missing anyone?

    Gamden
  • AitoxAitox South AfricaMember Posts: 247 @ - Epic Achaean
    I think @Acrolo might be South African, too.
  • AradorArador Member Posts: 1,696 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Yeah he is.

  • GamdenGamden Member Posts: 225 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    I know Sephem was originally from SA but moved to UK couple of years ago

  • AthelasAthelas Cape Town South AfricaMember Posts: 325 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    "We are growing, growing higher and higher!"

    10 points if you know which song that's from :D
    Arador
  • HarmoniaHarmonia Member Posts: 327 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    when @aitox comes to his senses and marries me, I will be from SA too. <3
    “There is no greater sorrow than thinking back upon a happy time in misery--”





    AitoxAlcinaeArador
  • TeghaineTeghaine Cape Town - South Africa - Africa (thatcontinentthatlookslikesouthamerica)Member Posts: 116 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    I keep wanting to post here, and I always think "I'll do it just now."
    --For those of you that don't know, that's SA for somewhere between the next five minutes and five years.

    From the Mother City myself, born and raised here. I've got family in Zim and Richards Bay. Currently staying in Somerset West... far from my normal friends who stay in Fishhoek and Constansia.

    I kind of hate public transport. What should take 1hr by car becomes 5-6 hrs on a good day by train.

    Metrorail? Metrofail.
  • AradorArador Member Posts: 1,696 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Oh man that brings back so many memories

    Aitox
  • AthelasAthelas Cape Town South AfricaMember Posts: 325 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    @Arador I own the DVD set. :) It's one of those great South African stories.
    Arador
  • AthelasAthelas Cape Town South AfricaMember Posts: 325 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    @Teghaine Normally, I'd say it's metrofail, but this last week was honestly not their fault. They've been hit by load-shedding as much as everyone else.

    Mind you, this is the first and last time I'll defend that cesspool of incompetence and corruption.
  • AradorArador Member Posts: 1,696 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Indeed. A cesspool of incompetence and corruption not being at fault because the fault actually lies with another cesspool of incompetence and corruption. Welcome to South Africa.

    Teghaine
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