Please nominate: MOST HELPFUL NEWBIE OF THE YEAR!!!

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  1. mnd123

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    Hi all,

    Long time no annoy :)

    So, was clearing up, getting rid of all my stuff, and decided that rather than sell EVERYTHING, I would rather start my own competition to give it to someone that REALLY could use it to get started. First whats up for grabs:
    • 12kg Of Fake Rock/ Baserock, I havent kept this live, but it seeds really well
    • 2 x T8 Ballasts
    • 1 x TS1 Skimmer (perfect working order)
    • 1 x Floating hydrometer
    • 1 x 3ft Quarantine Tank (includes 50W heater and internal powerhead/filter combo)
    • 2 x 1100l/hr Boyu pumps
    Now the RULES!!!
    • SORRY OKES!!! ONLY AVAILABLE IN JOBURG!! Winner MUST be able to fetch goods, otherwise will be passed to the next winner.
    • Please NOMINATE the most helpful newbie of the year
    • Preferably a newbie that is a student, and under 25 years old
    • Preferably not a newb with loads of bucks :) Penniless is good in this case
    • I will collate the answers over the next 7 DAYS, and then take the top 3 newbs and start a poll for 3 days to choose a winner
    • I will choose those names after consulting with mods (just to make sure no newb is voting for himself, having his buddies vote for him/her or other such undemocratic behaviour)
    • My decision is final :p
    • Oh, my decision REALLY IS final heheheh
    • While this is aimed at the Yoof, Julias Malema and his mob are banned from entering
    • I cannot be bribed, not even with beer:peroni:
    Seriously folks, I would like to give this stuff to a seriously deserving, helpful and knowledgable newbie that is having a hard time getting started, we have ALL been there. Please nominate someone that truly deserves it, lets make someones year here.

    Cheers

    Marc

    PS: ask for photies and I will disqualify your asses :)
     
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  3. chikaboo

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    Good on you buddy .... Where have you been? The little ones keeping you busy ...... I see there's no nets up for grabs in this giveaway .... I know why though .... Seriously though .... awesome on you helping a noob out
     
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    Been a busy little bee Chiks, nice to be back for a bit. Thanks for the welcome back dude :)

    Yeah, really want this kit to make a difference to someone, so ja, decided this was the best way to do it :)
     
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    Hey welcome back man! I only have a marine tank for like 6months.. Am I still a noob? I think I am:whistling:
     
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    Your win my nomination. Good luck.
     
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    Well, if Tremayn qualifies as a noob, I nominate Tremayn..
     
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    OK, so far I have....

    Tremayne x 7
    Morne Lubbe (ML) x 5

    We have until saturday, then I give it away. Note I am also running this on SARK, most noms on either forum wins
     
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    haha cool :) .. If I may also add, Im a 3rd year student (yes unemployed :( .. sniff sniff lol) and Im 24.. Im so poor I havnt had a hair cut in like 2 years.. Just ask anyone who has met me :whistling:
     
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    I was shocked to see Tremayne's name as a nominee coz I've seen alot his posts giving sound advice and he didn't strike me to be a noob! He seemed to give advice like many of the wise old toppies here ..... None the less he has my vote ......
     
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    I nominate Morne Lubbe (username ML).
     
    mandarin and crispin like this.
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    Thanks Dean, ML on the list
     
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    Thanks Yuri - Willie is a bit of a madala for this at 34 :) - mainly aiming this at a student or the like that is hard up and could use this kit for getting started.
     
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    i second ML
     
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    haha thanks Chika! Still never get any thanks though :whistling:
     
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    Well, he said "the most helpful", so I vote Tremayn :)
     
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    thanks - lets get more nominees in there, its currently between Tremayne a chap on SARK
     
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    There MUST be more of these noobs out there, come on guys nominate more people!
     
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