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What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« on: February 10, 2017, 03:13:37 PM »
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I know.  I used the word Australia!

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Not sure I have a favorite thing, never even been there, but I'd like to visit some day.

I like the idea that after being cut off from the rest of the world that it has a completely different range of flora and fauna to view.
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2017, 03:32:34 PM »
I've legitimately met Sig in real life, so I guess him.   :icon_lol:
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2017, 03:36:00 PM »
The women...
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2017, 03:38:55 PM »
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I actually considered that, too!
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2017, 04:21:03 PM »
The women sheilas ...

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2017, 04:28:09 PM »
Their big f-----g spiders!!!   Not.

Actually the best thing I think is their attitude towards life in general.  No Worries sums it up. Wether it's a giant meteorite heading for Sydney or spilling a mates beer. One line sums it up. Hell of a good bunch of soldiers too.
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2017, 10:59:29 PM »
family, that I got there
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2017, 02:22:43 AM »
I've legitimately met Sig in real life, so I guess him.   :icon_lol:

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I just like how relaxed it is.

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2017, 03:12:32 AM »
I've legitimately met Sig in real life, so I guess him.   :icon_lol:

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I just like how relaxed it is.

Every Aussie I've met has been super chill. I had an Aussie exchange student live with me for one summer when we sublet a room in our apartment. Consequently I say "No Worries" more than the average American.

The Aussies I've known think that their own accents are "annoying" or "whiny" despite my friends thinking it's cool. Sig/Warlord, do you think so?
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2017, 03:16:23 AM »
This

I would have preferred the Jogger Hunting sketch but that doesn't seem to be on youtube along with a number of other good ones I recall that have now been lost to time trapped on the beta cassettes of my youth as PBS used to run this show here in the US.

But this one was always a favorite of mine and only improved after I started drinking
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2017, 08:10:54 AM »
Midnight Oil.

Never visited Australia, and photos and stories never can do full justice. But music can. Seriously.  :-)

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2017, 10:07:33 AM »
The plane ticket out of there.
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2017, 10:17:20 AM »
I love Paul Hogan stuff ................ even Crocodile Dundee  :engel:
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« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2017, 12:44:21 PM »
Midnight Oil.

Never visited Australia, and photos and stories never can do full justice. But music can. Seriously.  :-)

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« Reply #14 on: February 11, 2017, 09:32:06 PM »
All Australians I know are rather tough people. A bit like the South Africans, though not quite as much.

I guess it comes from living in an environment which is trying to kill you.

Also, your parliament seems to be a fun place: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TsNL3uBw1g

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #16 on: February 11, 2017, 09:47:38 PM »
I have no idea whose side I would be on, but that was great. :icon_biggrin:

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #17 on: February 11, 2017, 09:57:05 PM »
Keating was a mixed bag, he did some great economic reforms though. He's from the centre-left Labor party. The centre-right Liberal party opposite is probably more your thing economically but far too conservative socially.

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« Reply #18 on: February 11, 2017, 10:03:53 PM »
Thank you. :-)

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #19 on: February 13, 2017, 02:59:56 PM »
Koala bears and Kangaroos! Cute animals. :smile2:
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« Reply #20 on: February 13, 2017, 04:21:58 PM »
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« Reply #21 on: February 13, 2017, 10:50:26 PM »
Drop bears.
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #22 on: February 13, 2017, 10:51:58 PM »
Koala bears and Kangaroos! Cute animals. :smile2:

Koalas have climidia. Kangaroos - especially the big ones can break your neck.
Cute!


But yeah, they generally are cute and a good unique export of cuteness.
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« Reply #23 on: February 13, 2017, 10:53:23 PM »
Koalas have climidia.

Undoubtedly a fault of a tourist most likely?
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« Reply #24 on: February 13, 2017, 10:57:41 PM »
One could argue its because they 'clim'b trees.

I love that we are generally so laid back. There is nowhere near as much tension in the people as the US or Europe. Life overall is pretty good. No worries is exactly it. We are so far away from everyone we dont have any real enemies, we are developed so can buy whatever we like, we are young enough that there isnt a huge amount of negative history. Our industrial relations and laws are for the most part fair and just, applied evenly and it doesnt matter your nationality or wealth. Overall, life is good.
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