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David Berry

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Trivia #1 of 2 : Crossing State Lines …
Today's ride was south of the border and, because it is high summer, this involved changing time zones both going and returning.

Wonderful! It's New Year so party like crazy in Tweed Heads (NSW) and see the New Year in then, after some cool refreshment under the stars, cross the road (perhaps with assistance) into Coolangatta (QLD). It's 2019 again. Wait impatiently and see the New Year in again. Oh, what fun. (I arrived too late.)

Now, to be serious (no, not really). Did you know… there are only three countries in the world (NZ, Samoa and Paraguay – you might need to look them up) that are currently using Daylight Saving/Summer Time. To these you can add parts of Chile and Australia. (Blame Wikipedia if I'm mistaken.) Daylight Saving just isn't popular south of the Equator! In Queensland any savvy politician knows that uttering those two words could spell 'oblivion'. But it's popular in New South Wales, causing quite a bit of confusion… and fun.
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David Berry

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Trivia #2 of 2 : Crossing State Lines …
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Whenever I cross a state boundary there are typically two messages from those who have deemed themselves to be in charge…
  1. Welcome to our State.
  2. We'd like to take this opportunity to reminder you… threat, threat, threat!
I was so bored on my return trip to Queensland that I actually read the threat message (only one!). Good grief! A $63,000 fine! That's double what my car cost.

What is this inexcusable wickedness that won't be tolerated in the Sunshine State? I've left a clue on the sign – not in the tiny writing at the bottom, so don't strain your eyes.

Locals and those who have looked up the answer on Street View, please consider yourselves sworn to silence for the moment.
 
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PaD

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Trivia #2 of 2 : Crossing State Lines …
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Whenever I cross a state boundary there are typically two messages from those who have deemed themselves to be in charge…
  1. Welcome to our State.
  2. We'd like to take this opportunity to reminder you… threat, threat, threat!
I was so bored on my return trip to Queensland that I actually read the threat message (only one!). Good grief! A $63,000 fine! That's double what my car cost.

So what is this inexcusable wickedness that won't be tolerated in the Sunshine State? I've left a clue on the sign – not in the tiny writing at the bottom, so don't strain your eyes.

Locals and those who have looked up the answer on Street View, please consider yourselves sworn to silence for the moment.
Do you know if anybody has recently been caught and fined?
 

steve mercier

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Trivia #2 of 2 : Crossing State Lines …
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Whenever I cross a state boundary there are typically two messages from those who have deemed themselves to be in charge…
  1. Welcome to our State.
  2. We'd like to take this opportunity to reminder you… threat, threat, threat!
I was so bored on my return trip to Queensland that I actually read the threat message (only one!). Good grief! A $63,000 fine! That's double what my car cost.

So what is this inexcusable wickedness that won't be tolerated in the Sunshine State? I've left a clue on the sign – not in the tiny writing at the bottom, so don't strain your eyes.

Locals and those who have looked up the answer on Street View, please consider yourselves sworn to silence for the moment.
Cmon PaD just take a dumb guess like me. My guess is no importing rabbits across state lines?