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Author Topic: AusCon-2009 is much more serious business / Rizzo thinks you're ok.  (Read 52963 times)

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Oh please if you intend to get drunk for the first time, or the second or third or the fourth. Please do it in the safe hands of your best friend in a house party or whoever will hold your hair back when you vomit. I certainly won't.
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GETTING DRUNK OFF MY ASS FOR THE FIRST TIME EVAR.

Really, it's not as much fun as people say it is.
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Especially when I convince everyone to leave your drunk arse in the gutter to be eaten by the wombats. Also I'll take your wallet.
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Fucking wombats.
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I know most people don't know what they're doing next week, let alone in February.

This is me.
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Don't worry Ali, I know what you're doing next week.
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I've been hovering on the forums for a couple of months and found this thread! I had no idea there were so many people from Sydney that enjoyed QC...
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QC? I'm just here for the free food!
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The buffet is up the back somewhere I believe...the barbie has shrimps on it.
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Oh please if you intend to get drunk for the first time, or the second or third or the fourth. Please do it in the safe hands of your best friend in a house party or whoever will hold your hair back when you vomit. I certainly won't.

Haha! I have short hair. So take that, I guess.

Also, I don't actually drink. I was more curious because I can't really go out to bars or clubs with friends here in the US because a lot of them don't let you in unless you're drinking age. I didn't want that to be a problem if I were to travel o'erseas to see you people who actually enjoy drinking. I just don't want to be left alone in Australia, I hear everything there is poisonous and there are spiders that are as big as I am.
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This is an untruth.  The spiders are actually only about half that size.
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They are twice as strong as a man, however.
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There is that, yes.
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You're being a bit unfair, though: they only use their strength as a last resort. Really they're very sensitive creatures; it's my understanding that Australian spider epic poetry is very highly regarded in the international arachnid poetry community.
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I'm just gonna go ahead and put it out there now that I'm very arachnophobic. I was greatly fearful of sleeping in my apartment because we thought there might have been a brown recluse in it.
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Guys, don't be mean to the poor spider-fearing foreigner. The spiders will never get fed if you keep scaring them away!

Seriously though, big spiders aren't that big a deal, they're the harmless ones. It's the little ones that will fuck you up.
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It's true.

And don't even get me started on platypuses.

They'll fuck you up.
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The males secrete an excrutiatingly painful venom, which is pretty awesome. Isn't it platypi though?
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My gut response is that it's false latinisation, but that'll probably depend on who you talk to?

Maybe I'll look it up.

Edit: Yeah, the etymology is greek-derived latin, so platypi would be incorrect. Platypuses is generally accepted.
« Last Edit: 30 Sep 2008, 17:25 by ViolentDove »
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Oh, it is. Good call.
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It's true.

And don't even get me started on platypuses.

They'll fuck you up.

I have a yellow toy platypus I got for some reason from work. It has a very sad expression, sort of like "yes, I know I'm a fucking platypus, will you kill me now?" Even just holding it makes me feel sick.
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You are going to be so much fun.
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you think the platypi are bad, what about the drop bears and the hoop snakes
those damn drop bears, always trying to get into my bundy :P
they seem to like german tourists more though don't they, must be the bratwurst,
the mozzies, hahahahhhaahahahaaaaa. no vegemite in his veins, pant is gonna get chewed :P
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Hoop snakes are the only one of the whole "go to australia and die" thing that isn't completely dull and boring and run into the ground. Maybe it's because I wasn't born here but get the hell over this drop bears shit, australia. Get a new joke.
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Turns out that Pants can't financially afford to go to Austrailialand. Not this time.
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Chicago is going to be folks from everywhere, it should be excellent.


This is what I figured. I'll just add Austrailia to the list of places I want to go someday.
Also on that list is:
-England
-Canada
-China so I can climb a mountain
-Mexico since I've never been there even though it's only like 6 hours away.
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They have mountains in England too! And Chinese people! And Canadians! You could just skip two of those places!
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Ever heard of the Rockies, man?
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Yeah, I mean, "I won't kill and eat you if you won't kill and eat me" is typically a ground rule for social groups.

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Those aren't sacred mountains with six thousand six hundred and sixty six steps though. Also, I bet those mountains don't have monasteries and Shaolin monks that have trained there for their entire lives.
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guys...... *nudge*  AUSTRALIA


uhhh that was me gently trying to steer thigns back on topic


WHOOOO sydney
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Event suggestion: Incredibly Fancy All-Terrain Bocce

Everyone dresses in the fanciest clothes they have and we all play Bocce in Camperdown Park (see violentdove's latest post in the Photothread). I'm talking suits and ties and cufflinks and fancy dresses etc... Seriously, it will be the best thing ever.
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I am all for this. It will be incredibly awesome.
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Some alterations could also be:

- Extremely Fancy Sit-Down Picnic (After a rousing game of Bocce)
- Best of Tacky Op Shop Fancy Clothings (Newtown, the town next to our place, is choc-a-block with op shops if anyone needs things. Plus Op Shopping is always a fantastic way to hang out)
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I'll bring my corset! And pretty skirts!  This is an excellent idea actually!
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I know I've said it to all the people in gabbly, but i would add another vote in the "Totally up for this" box, and I just remembered that my brother's wedding is between now and then so hopefully I will have some awesomely fancy cloths already, though I would still be happy to spend much time oppshopping cos you just never know when you'll find that green velvet smoking jacket that I would gladly sell my soul for.
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I do not own any fancy clothes and cannot afford to buy any so I will be at the pub while you are doing this
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Fuck that shit I will lend you a dashing hat and a parasol. And you can drink and play bocce at the same time, you know.
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My ability to drink and do other things at the same time was never in question.

If someone has spare fancy clothes well that is a problem solved I guess

Tommy, we will have plenty of opportunities to have grizzly old man at the pub nursing a pint and complaining about how things were better when we were younger time.
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Luckily, the park in question is about 50 metres from one of the best pubs* in Newtown.


(*Well, it has the nicest beer garden in the summertime. Big verandah and shady frangipani trees that rain flowers upon your head)
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The Courthouse is probably one of the last remaining awesome pubs in Newtown.  Everything else is being rebuilt into bullshit trendy pub/clubs, or is the Town Hall or the Sando (ie: awful and kind of depressing).  People could probably sit in the front courtyard having a drink and still see the fancily-dressed bocce players/picnickers in certain parts of the park.
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No way man, if I'm gonna come all the way to Sydney just to sit in a pub, I at least want to be able to stare dead-eyed at a poker machine for several hours while I shout at people to "turn that fucking music down".

I want the authentic experience.
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Tommy, Brett, if you are not in on Fancy Bocce you will not be staying at my house.
That is final.
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OH yeah that'd be too bad wouldn't it?  Then I would have to share Lunchy's bed so she didn't get lonely...yeeaaah, what a sad sad shame that would be.


You boys go to your pub, I'll keep lunchy.
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Guys just for the record I am SO SO SO down for impeccably-dressed heavy metal ball sports and picnics and also for bedding down with two unbelievably good looking women from the Inter Net
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And me.

Also
impeccably-dressed heavy metal ball sports

Ackecocke Bocce?
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Currently investigating tickets from the 23rd til the 27th. I can has a couch?
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I think our couches are all booked out unless you want to sleep with Dovey?
We do have a very comfy floor.
Maybe Est or Nick or somebody could help out?
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