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Now is your chance to nominate your mate for The RID Amazon DT challenge! One Aussie adventurer, one bottle of RID, pair of DTs and more than a trillion mosquitoes.

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Here’s the welcoming party for The RID Amazon DT Challenge.

There is estimated to be more then 3500 species of mozzies inhabiting our planet. You can bet a significant portion of these will be waiting, with open wings, for our DT clad RID adventurer!

Nominate yourself, Dad or a mate and let’s tackle The RID Amazon DT Challenge!

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Now is your chance to nominate your mate for The RID Amazon DT challenge!

One adventurer, one bottle of RID, pair of DTs and more than a trillion mosquitoes.

Click here to vote or nominate someone!
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Mat HowesI think you should add a woman's challenge :)18 minutes ago

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Michael PorterI'm not your mate and that bloke in the ad has a very small penis.2 days ago

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Know someone who loves his DTs? Someone not afraid of a few bugs? A thirst for adventure? Well, nominate them for The RID Amazon DT Challenge!

Let’s see them survive the mighty Amazon… in just their DTs and Australia’s own RID!

RID is going to send one lucky and adventurous Aussie on the experiment of a lifetime…

Click here to vote or nominate someone!

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Joe GuivarraLou Carter I nominate Troy Starkey not just because he is a big bald unit with plenty of skin needing protection and would look funny as in budgie smugglers in the amazon. But for science and your research as well......hehe who am I kidding the first reasons are all I need lol and Nic Lawler wouldn't you agree that would be a great selection.1   ·  2 days ago

Nathan BrownLachie Smart loves his DT's 😏 Mikisha Francis1   ·  17 hours ago

Troy StarkeyDa fuq are u sucking me into Joe Guivarra? If weren't my brother in law I would be forced to kick your arse!1   ·  2 days ago

Luke RoseJack Goodman-jones omg !!!!!!1 day ago

Tiana TreichelRuby Bulters you should do it2 days ago

Victoria ParkerHuw Williams , Mark Power ....interested?2 days ago

Jodi WestcottGreat idea 👍2 days ago

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Mozzie – The Story of RID (Part 6)

In 1956 RID Insect Repellent launched and was an instant hit. The great Australian climate saw to that.

With Queensland being the country's premier state for all things biting and stinging, Doug Thorley’s local market was primed for a product to stop the ‘Ozzie Mozzie’.

Over the years, the original glass bottle with the distinctive magenta label transformed into the magenta pack we see today.

The RID story is amazingly unique and really embodies Doug’s, and many Australians’, commitment to ‘get it right’.

Great job, Doug.
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Craig ArdernRid is also a great paint stripper.1   ·  6 days ago

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Mozzie – The Story of RID (Part 5)

Doug’s major challenge in his RID revolution was keeping the DEET from separating from the other ingredients.

After destroying many of his wife's stainless steel mixing bowls (and tubes of cosmetic creams), his eureka moment, he claims, came after he prayed for divine intervention!

Whatever it was, he knew the moment he could stabilise his formula he was on to a winner!

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Mozzie – The Story of RID (Part 4)
Doug would actively search out the swampiest, smelliest and most mosquito-infested paddocks to test his creations.

In his standard long pants and white singlet, he would allocate sections of his body to lather with different mixtures. His obsessive and pedantic nature propelled him to just ‘get it right’ and the only way was to stand in the open paddocks from dusk till dawn and simply let the mozzies feast.

Doug would methodically observe his findings and spend as many as 3,000 hours ‘in the lab’ testing his product.

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Mozzie – The Story of RID (Part 3)

Mr HD Thorley (aka Doug), with a mischievous twinkle in his eye used to love telling his story of scientific research…

In the beginning police became familiar with reports of a suspicious looking character, accompanied by a small dog, lurking at night in the swampy paddocks.

This shady character was, in fact, Doug – using his body as the test specimen for his initial RID mixtures. On several occasions, Doug was picked up by the police and would intently reveal his activities were all in the name of scientific research.

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Yvonne Louise KerrI have used rid for years and will keep on suint it. It is bey year kept in the fridge.1   ·  2 weeks ago

Janel RyanWhat is this Part 1, 2, and 3 of RID? Can't you post the whole story at once? I am on the edge of my seat!1   ·  2 weeks ago

Madonna SimmonsThis is tradition...like a bbq, and thongs...rid is all Australian2   ·  2 days ago

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