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The Australia Thread
« on: 04 Nov 2010, 05:08 »

Because, you know, Australia.

In this thread we post all things Australian, relating to how awesome Australia is/n't.


Yes, Vegemite is fucking awesome.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #1 on: 04 Nov 2010, 05:09 »

Imitation Marmite  :evil:
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #2 on: 04 Nov 2010, 05:11 »

Pretty much everything in nature is capable of killing you, or at least creeping you the fuck out.

Hardcore...
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #3 on: 04 Nov 2010, 05:12 »

Vegemite, the substance nightmares are made of.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #4 on: 04 Nov 2010, 05:20 »

Oh god.

Um ok...institutionalised racism...Southern Cross tattoos. Dumb accents.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #5 on: 04 Nov 2010, 05:20 »

I think that there are enough Australian forumites around here to make this thread a bit useless?

Here is a small sample of us from like, two years ago or something.

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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #6 on: 04 Nov 2010, 05:23 »

Oh god.

Um ok...institutionalised racism...Southern Cross tattoos. Dumb accents.

Hey man, don't let the dickheads ruin Australia in it's entirety.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #7 on: 04 Nov 2010, 05:24 »

We're so pretty it hurts.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #8 on: 04 Nov 2010, 05:24 »

Vegemite is vomitous bile. It is Satan's condiment.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #9 on: 04 Nov 2010, 05:25 »

Oh and lots of universities where my Norwegian friends go and then never come back... If its due to serial-killers or hot weather is yet to be determined.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #10 on: 04 Nov 2010, 05:27 »

Harry, you must leave Australia now. It's the law.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #11 on: 04 Nov 2010, 06:06 »

Hey, I live in that place. Vegemite is fantastic, as is beer with sediment remaining in the bottle.

If there're better uses for yeast, I'm yet to hear of them.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #12 on: 04 Nov 2010, 06:10 »

Would you say they're the best thing since sliced bread?
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #13 on: 04 Nov 2010, 06:10 »

They're definitely... something to write home about.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #14 on: 04 Nov 2010, 06:29 »

Would you say they're the best thing since sliced bread?

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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #15 on: 04 Nov 2010, 07:51 »

Crikey.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #16 on: 04 Nov 2010, 07:54 »

Seriously why the fuck are there so many Norwegians and Australian on this fuckign forum?
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #17 on: 04 Nov 2010, 08:15 »

I thought there were at most like 5-6 Norwegians on here.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #18 on: 04 Nov 2010, 08:24 »

I thought there were at most like 5-6 Norwegians on here.

Yeah, I think we got that whole fornication-idea all wrong.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #19 on: 04 Nov 2010, 09:06 »

Vegemite is vomitous bile. It is Satan's condiment.

This makes me so very happy.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #20 on: 04 Nov 2010, 10:20 »

Fucking hell I miss Vegemite so much. I'm making Sam's family bring some over when they come for Xmas.

Um Australia is OK I guess. If you like beaches and stuff. I don't.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #21 on: 04 Nov 2010, 10:37 »

Really?

I figured I was the only anti-beach person on the planet. o/
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #22 on: 04 Nov 2010, 10:40 »

I don't really care for them either. They're all sandy and most people just sit on their asses in the sun like a bunch of lizards.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #23 on: 04 Nov 2010, 11:43 »

I like beaches, but I live on an island that's much smaller than Australia, so it's not like I can try to avoid them or anything.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #24 on: 04 Nov 2010, 11:44 »

I live on an island smaller than Australia and I see the beach maybe once every two years. I'm not keen on them either though.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #25 on: 04 Nov 2010, 12:08 »

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See, Australia has literally the best beaches in the world (I will put Perth's beaches up against any comers, honest), but I'm not a hot weather person at all, nor do I like salt water, or sand (even if it is pristine, fine, white sand), or large groups of fuckwitted people. But I can understand why some folks go gaga over them. English beaches, or what I've seen of North American beaches (Vancouver, basically), I don't know how anybody gets excited over that.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #26 on: 04 Nov 2010, 12:17 »

For the record, guys: Bondi Beach sucks and marmite is better than vegemite because it has a lower salt content.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #27 on: 04 Nov 2010, 12:23 »

California beaches are meh, which is really funny because they're a lot better than the east coast lol
but actually they can get super picturesque. <3 central coast
what's not to like about the ocean though? it's so big!!! it's the edge of the world
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #28 on: 04 Nov 2010, 12:41 »

English beaches,





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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #29 on: 04 Nov 2010, 12:56 »

There is like, rocks edging them, and that just aint natural! Beaches edged with dunes is where its at!

Also, Oz is kinda cool.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #30 on: 04 Nov 2010, 12:57 »

Paul, nice photoshop skills. It actually looks sunny!
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Re: The Australia Thread
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #32 on: 04 Nov 2010, 14:35 »

There is like, rocks edging them, and that just aint natural! Beaches edged with dunes is where its at!

And now, with Dunes:



The weather's dull in this one 'cos it was February.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #33 on: 04 Nov 2010, 15:15 »

I like beaches until I actually get to one and then there are lots of bogans with their southern cross tattoos and the sand gets everywhere and it's really hot. Plus I don't like swimming out of my depth, so I stick fairly close to the shore while everyone else who isn't either really young or incredibly old swims out deeper. Then I remember that I don't like beaches and get to wash sand off myself for days. Fun!


I dunno, Australia's alright, I guess. I don't mind it, there are lots of things I can do here that I couldn't in other countries, but we also do have a very deep seated racist mindset, which, coupled with the large drinking-centic social mindset generally ends fairly badly. I guess I like it enough to not want to move far far away from here?
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #34 on: 04 Nov 2010, 15:20 »

Guys, I really love Australia. Pretty much everything about it. I'm not fiercely patriotic or political, I just think this is a really nice place to live and I like all of it that I've seen. The food is good, the weather is lovely and the people are generally not shitheads.
Sure our TV shows and movies are pretty awful, but we get enough beamed in from BBC and HBO that I can deal.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #35 on: 04 Nov 2010, 15:29 »

Also, as it turns out, the rest of the world is also full of people, and they're generally all small-minded, selfish, ignorant and insular as well.

Also Lunchy at least you don't have 1000 channels of awful TV, only like, a hundred or so. Seriously.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #36 on: 04 Nov 2010, 15:30 »

I only watch TV on the Internet anyways.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #37 on: 04 Nov 2010, 15:31 »

Well yeah, I get pretty defensive if anyone says anything bad about this place (even stuff like how our government is pretty conservative and awful (which is true), and I am so sick of people going on about all our poisonous animals and how we are mostly desert.) and I doubt I will want to live anywhere else. We are pretty far away from a lot of things, but that means we probably won't ever get invaded by another country! It would cost too much to get their troops over here, and because we are so huge it would be too hard to invade effectively.

I just wish things weren't so expensive yo buy here, and that shipping from overseas was more easily available and cheaper. But our dollar is at parity (or at least it was yesterday, so it should be very close) to the US dollar, so buying stuff online is a more viable option. I am just being realistic here; Australia is great, but there are a fair few downsides here, just like with any other country.
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #38 on: 04 Nov 2010, 15:37 »

canada's dollar is par with the american dollar now, too. vancouver is only about a half hour from the US border so i'm trying to arrange some sort of shopping trip in bellingham or seattle with someone who's got a car because even though i could just as easily buy clothes and stuff here, man, fuck this stupidly expensive city
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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #39 on: 04 Nov 2010, 15:48 »

First World Problems ITT

Anyway: Australia!



























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Re: The Australia Thread
« Reply #40 on: 04 Nov 2010, 16:17 »

Everything that makes our country great.
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« Reply #42 on: 04 Nov 2010, 16:25 »



Australia's Finest.
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« Reply #43 on: 04 Nov 2010, 16:30 »

It's odd because if you had asked me, I'd have said half those things were British (good old colonial arrogance coming to the fore?)
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« Reply #44 on: 04 Nov 2010, 16:40 »

all I know about australia is that it has an unnatural number of both pretty girls, and poisonous things.

is there a correlation between the two or are they unrelated? we may never know
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« Reply #45 on: 04 Nov 2010, 16:41 »

Prettiness is a natural antidote to toxins.
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« Reply #46 on: 04 Nov 2010, 16:42 »

I like New Zealand better.
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« Reply #47 on: 04 Nov 2010, 16:44 »

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« Reply #48 on: 04 Nov 2010, 16:47 »

There aren't that many attractive people in Australia, at least not significantly more than in other places. I think they are just over-represented on the internet and in the media. It doesn't help that most of the Australian forumites are shit-hot.
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