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#1 Foss

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 01:31 PM

A friend's son was hoping for a pair of binoculars and I gave him a set. Got this card in the mail the other day.

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#2 Rich V.

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 01:36 PM

Well done, Foss.  Kids love binoculars; I know I did when I was one!   waytogo.gif

 

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 02:04 PM

Excellent Foss ! What a joy. Hopefully a budding astronomer on the way.

I'm still a kid and love my bins.


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Posted 16 May 2019 - 02:25 PM

An intro to birding, general nature watching, AND astronomy all at the same time!


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Posted 16 May 2019 - 03:30 PM

Wow Foss waytogo.gif


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#6 GabrielKnight

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 04:28 PM

Well done. Always a heartwarming moment to receive a thank you card from a child.

I gifted my 5 yo nephew a set of binoculars 2 years back and he was utterly enamoured with them. The little guy is resident in a high rise, an only child and a little starved of attention as a result.

He loves glassing the surrounding CBD and the nearby ferry wharf. Somewhat unfortunately, he's taken to spying on neighbours in surrounding buildings and often mispronounces binocular as bonkular.

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 06:55 PM

Getting the next generation started.  waytogo.gif


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Posted 16 May 2019 - 08:23 PM

Love it! I just gave my oldest grandson his 2nd pair of binoculars. He says he now officially loves big binos. Yep, warm and fuzzy.


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Posted 16 May 2019 - 08:29 PM

Well done. ...

He loves glassing the surrounding CBD and the nearby ferry wharf. Somewhat unfortunately, he's taken to spying on neighbours in surrounding buildings and often mispronounces binocular as bonkular.

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G.K.

Hello,

 

That is hardly worse than calling them bins, nocs, or noculars, all of which have appeared in this and other forums.

 

Clearly skies,

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Posted 17 May 2019 - 02:10 AM

Donโ€™t you think this is pretty irresponsible... itโ€™s like giving a kid crack cocaine...

Ok, forget that... You did good!!! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Ž
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Posted 17 May 2019 - 04:00 AM

Very cool.  waytogo.gif


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Posted 17 May 2019 - 05:10 AM

Well done Foss!

 

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Posted 17 May 2019 - 06:51 PM

Thatโ€™s great! Kids are awesome
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Posted 18 May 2019 - 08:09 PM

That is great. You made the little guys day! Or week, or year, or lifetime! Lol

Mike


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Posted 19 May 2019 - 03:37 PM

I loved binoculars as a kid, guess I was about 5 when I got my first set.
Remember those folding ones :)

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 05:51 PM

Great gesture, we need more of this these days.

 

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 09:37 PM

Good job. Just hope he is smart enough to not point them at the sun, I am sure you warned him about that, but some kids at that age could not resist the temptation.

 

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Posted 23 May 2019 - 08:42 AM

Yes. That's the first thing I told Adrian and his dad.



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Posted 27 May 2019 - 06:19 PM

You done good, Foss!


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