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      Michael Thompson

      Fence Sitter

      Thread Starter: Michael Thompson

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      Last Post By: Michael Thompson Today, 09:15 AM Go to last post
      Terry Johnson

      Canadian Splendor

      Thread Starter: Terry Johnson

      Hello, this image is a waterfall in Canada taken a couple of years ago.

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      Thread Starter: David Salem

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      Bill Nuttall

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      Thread Starter: Bill Nuttall

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      Dumay de Boulle

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      Thread Starter: Dumay de Boulle

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      Thread Starter: Satish Ranadive

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      Juan Tolentino

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      Thread Starter: Juan Tolentino

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      Chris Elliott

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      Thread Starter: Chris Elliott

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      Thread Starter: Geoff Newhouse

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      Mitch Carucci

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      Thread Starter: Mitch Carucci

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      Thread Starter: Isaac Grant

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      Thread Starter: Stuart Philpott

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      Stu Bowie

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      Thread Starter: Stu Bowie

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      William Dickson

      Blue Tit

      Thread Starter: William Dickson

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      Thread Starter: Graham Wilkes

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