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    Posted: 07 Oct 2018 at 5:35pm
Hey folks

Seems like most people's second favourite past time (behind lure collecting) is telling Marty he needs a haircut...


So everyone has probably seen the recent thread thanking Martin (horrorhead) for a donation to the running costs of the website.

Long story short, I bought some stuff off him and he said send the money to Tony rather than to him.
The only way I could see to thank such a champion thought was to immediately volunteer him for a fund raising haircut

I was just looking after his health, it's too hot up in Cooktown to be rocking that mop through summer...
That's just the sort of good mate you get with me...

Anyway it turns out the official shave for a cure (now called worlds greatest shave) is ages away and that gives him too long to rethink his decision.

So what we're thinking is a solid 6 week marketing campaign and a haircut late next month.
It will be a crew cut down to bare blade - razors are at Martins discretion...

Money will be split between the running costs of lure lovers (because of course this is what brings us together), the leukemia foundation (in honor of stealing the idea for the greatest shave) and the prostate cancer foundation of Australia (because Marty suggested it).

So for right now, we're in 'pledge mode'...

Make a pledge. No money needs to change hands for now.

(I'm happy to accept and redirect money if required - but given the charities involved I thought people might want to donate it directly and get the tax deduction receipt.)

Then when the time comes Martin can recruit a videographer and a hairdresser. I'm sure there are 3 at least 2 other people in Cookstown...

The pledge list so far is;
$50 from Nicho
$50 from Ducks

And, go!
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put me in for $20.....mick
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Thanks Martin for sacrificing your golden locks and thanks to Ducks for organising,
put me down for $60, $20 for each great cause!
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Id nearly drive to cooktown to to carry out the task, well organised young ducks.
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Oh yea, I know splitting 3 ways is a bit harder but I thought stuff it, we're all big boys we'll work it out. What's a bit of a rounding error between friends...
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good bye hair SOB
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote hooknose Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Oct 2018 at 4:17am
I'm good for $50 😀
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I would like to go fore 50 AUD
How can we manege that duks

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Put me down for $100 to be split between the three. BrianWink
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PJ we can work it out. Maybe you can PayPal me and I can forward on. But we'll see what's easiest later.
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In will put in $20 also.
Good stuff Martin.
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Brilliant stuff!

The pledge list so far is;
$50 Nicho
$50 Ducks
$20 rodsncods
$60 HARTE
$50 hooknose
$50 p.j.
$100 fishalot
$20 Krisco82

So in less than a day, we have $400 pledged...
6 more weeks, at $400 a day, we should go alright :-D
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ill put in $ 50 - a cheap headjob for H/H/ !!!! LOL
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sorry Martin but seeing as they are going to cut your hair anyway i'll put in $30
that's no how ye make porridge!
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Just to add extra funds...if you send me some of your hair(preferably well washed with D'ecore) I will make a lure incorporating some of your locks and auction it..with proceeds going to tony for running of the site, I'm sure a few others will offer as well to make it a decent contribution?
Can be run as a separate auction after the shave?
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Wookie pony tail jigs?
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Yer Ill do $20
Has Martin agreed yet or dosen`t that matter
Some one said he was last seen down around Melbourne
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Originally posted by Nicho Nicho wrote:

Just to add extra funds...if you send me some of your hair(preferably well washed with D'ecore) I will make a lure incorporating some of your locks and auction it..with proceeds going to tony for running of the site, I'm sure a few others will offer as well to make it a decent contribution?
Can be run as a separate auction after the shave?
make sure all safety procedures are in place before handling any of that dangerous material jas......Exclamation..........mick
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He's still in the market for a trim 😁
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Originally posted by puglee62 puglee62 wrote:

sorry Martin but seeing as they are going to cut your hair anyway i'll put in $30

Et tu Brutus???Cry Hey it's not the Ides of March is it?

Ok I'll save my locks for those who perceive it as good lure making materialLOL
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Sorry my updates have been lacklustre. Having a newborn is really taking it out of the mrs, and she's really taking it out of me

The pledge list so far is;
$50 Nicho
$50 Ducks
$20 rodsncods
$60 HARTE
$50 hooknose
$50 p.j.
$100 fishalot
$20 Krisco82
$50 hypnos
$30 puglee
$20 Kimo

Lets give this a bit of a kick up the arse and get it all over and done end of the month, hey?

You still out there Marty?
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Err... End of next month that is... Did I mention needing a kip?
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C'mon you blokes...... I'm giving up my blonde curlies for thisCry
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Yeah whack me down for $30. Anybody who looks like that is in need of a good hair cut!

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Originally posted by Cod Classic Cod Classic wrote:

Yeah whack me down for $30. Anybody who looks like that is in need of a good hair cut!

Cheers TB

Thanks Tony, I never was an oil paintingLOL
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what say we all chuck in an extra ten bucks if he gets a full body wax tooLOL
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Originally posted by puglee62 puglee62 wrote:

what say we all chuck in an extra ten bucks if he gets a full body wax tooLOL


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Originally posted by horrorhead horrorhead wrote:

Originally posted by puglee62 puglee62 wrote:

what say we all chuck in an extra ten bucks if he gets a full body wax tooLOL
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LOLLOLLOLLOL

I'll be in Brissie in a few weeks. It may have to be Mr Fugly that gets the honoursShocked
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Put me down for $30 please.. Thumbs Up
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Got a bit of momentum since i last looked. Definitely a 50 from me if we can get Chris to do some of his creative work on the hair before its shaved off.
Sorry Martin..
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Originally posted by whipit whipit wrote:

Got a bit of momentum since i last looked. Definitely a 50 from me if we can get Chris to do some of his creative work on the hair before its shaved off.
Sorry Martin..


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Originally posted by horrorhead horrorhead wrote:

LOLLOLLOLLOL

I'll be in Brissie in a few weeks. It may have to be Mr Fugly that gets the honoursShocked
that would be like getting your hair cut at a butcher shop!Shocked
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