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All event related discussion should go here.. e.g. Clipsal 500, Womadelaide, SALA, etc.
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Re: Lost Events

#31 Post by Ben » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:27 pm

Wonder if we could start up a petition to get it up and running for Christmas 2012.

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Re: Lost Events

#32 Post by crawf » Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:30 pm

Wouldn't hurt, and even spread it through social media?

I spoke to some friends about this back in December, and they were also disappointed it doesn't happen anymore.

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Re: Lost Events

#33 Post by Wayno » Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:57 am

crawf wrote:Wouldn't hurt, and even spread it through social media?
The decision makers at Westpac are most likely old fashioned folk. Nothing beats a signed petition, or a terse letter stating many people are upset...
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Re: Lost Events

#34 Post by Ben » Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:11 am

I'm a shareholder. Wonder if i can request them to do it ;)

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Re: Lost Events

#35 Post by Maximus » Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:31 pm

Ben wrote:Wonder if we could start up a petition to get it up and running for Christmas 2012.
Give me a dotted line to sign on, and I'll be there with bells on!
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Re: Lost Events

#36 Post by crawf » Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:47 pm

Very hard to find a photo of this, but heres one taken by AtD in 2006.
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It's better when the normal office lights are turned off, with just the christmas tree showing.

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And it looks like it was still used in 2007 even after Westpac took over, but that must of been the last year.

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Re: Lost Events

#37 Post by ml69 » Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:34 am

crawf wrote:
Maximus wrote:Another lost 'event'... The Christmas (Xmas tree) and Easter (the cross) light displays using the windows of the State Bank / Bank SA / Santos building. I don't think this has happened since Westpac took over the naming rights. Which is a great shame, IMHO. The Christmas tree in particular looked very cool and was visible from lots of locations outside the CBD.

Anyone else feel that this is a bit of a sad loss?
Big loss, it was great seeing this as a kid. It was a unique Adelaide tradition, hopefully one day it will return or even in a new future high rise office building ;)
In my opinion, it was pretty average. Google images for "Hong Kong Xmas lights" and have a look at what they do to some of their high rise buildings at Xmas time.

A big lighted Xmas tree like the one in the above post would look fantastic in the new Victoria Square however!!

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Re: Lost Events

#38 Post by monotonehell » Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:48 am

ml69 wrote:A big lighted Xmas tree like the one in the above post would look fantastic in the new Victoria Square however!!
The tree has been set up in the square for over a week now, the construction is going on around it, but they haven't decorated the tree at all yet.
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Re: Lost Events

#39 Post by Jaxon Pescott » Fri Dec 27, 2013 10:30 pm

Who is there to guide me in detail about "Clipsal 500" ? The current information is nice but I need some sources from where I can learn in detail about Clipsal 500.
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