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Topic # 191631 11-Feb-2016 07:21
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Shadow is a pole.

 

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  Reply # 1490084 11-Feb-2016 07:30
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We don't talk about this OK :P


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  Reply # 1490087 11-Feb-2016 07:34
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White is usually water. Possibly a new hydrant going in. "H" for hydrant.

........or the worlds smallest helicopter landing ;)





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  Reply # 1490090 11-Feb-2016 07:44
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PoHq: ........or the worlds smallest helicopter landing ;)

 

And in one fell swoop, a drone exclusion zone was born.


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  Reply # 1490091 11-Feb-2016 07:50
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its done in chalk looks like something a kid has drawn




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  Reply # 1490098 11-Feb-2016 07:57
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There's already a cover in the road nearby for water for fires, it's not an area that would feasibly get a hydrant. I wondered if it was part of a game or something?





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  Reply # 1490101 11-Feb-2016 08:04
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Looks like a fleet of TIE fighters circling the Death Star to me.  

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1490105 11-Feb-2016 08:12
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Hey there Timmmay - we get them around Miramar, Wellington occasionally too. I believe it's a course start point for a harriers group. There will probably be single 'H's' every half block or so from that point as course markers. Someone would have marked out the course using a device filled with chalk dust that gets tapped on the footpath to leave a series of 'H's'. 

 

That's my deduction... can anyone confirm?





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  Reply # 1490106 11-Feb-2016 08:19
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Sounds feasible :) It's mostly gone now anyway, my sprinkler dissolved it.





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  Reply # 1490108 11-Feb-2016 08:25
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timmmay:

 

Shadow is a pole.

 

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Snap !!

 

 

 

Spotted a bunch of those this morning as well... Johnsonville area.


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  Reply # 1490110 11-Feb-2016 08:29
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I did not know Kent Allard was from Poland...

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shadow

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1490112 11-Feb-2016 08:32
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They are conc circles, a variation on crop circles




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  Reply # 1490114 11-Feb-2016 08:36
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clicknz:

 

Hey there Timmmay - we get them around Miramar, Wellington occasionally too. I believe it's a course start point for a harriers group. There will probably be single 'H's' every half block or so from that point as course markers. Someone would have marked out the course using a device filled with chalk dust that gets tapped on the footpath to leave a series of 'H's'. 

 

That's my deduction... can anyone confirm?

 

 

Yeah, it's a running group in Wellington. They've been around for years with the chalk/flour/whatever it is, marking out the courses like that.


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  Reply # 1490129 11-Feb-2016 09:02
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They go by the name of hash House Harriers, hence the Hs

 

Someone goes out and lays a different trail for each run...

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hash_House_Harriers


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  Reply # 1490131 11-Feb-2016 09:05
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clicknz: Hey there Timmmay - we get them around Miramar, Wellington occasionally too. I believe it's a course start point for a harriers group. There will probably be single 'H's' every half block or so from that point as course markers. Someone would have marked out the course using a device filled with chalk dust that gets tapped on the footpath to leave a series of 'H's'. 

 

That's my deduction... can anyone confirm? 

 

Yes, it's definitely this. It's a temporary running course marker - they're usually made out of flour these days. You'll see the Hs have little arrow heads in them pointing to the right. If you head in that direction you'll find more Hs with arrows pointing in whatever direction the harriers are supposed to go next.

 

Edit: there's a good story about it here.


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  Reply # 1490181 11-Feb-2016 09:52
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Crop circle.






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