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Offline Warlord

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #50 on: February 14, 2017, 01:25:13 PM »
I should probably move to Australia! I've had to wear shoes and long trousers since November, because it's too cold here.

Have you ever been?
On weekends i have been in shorts since october. But that is also southern hemisphere for you.
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #51 on: February 14, 2017, 01:27:13 PM »
No, I've never been. I want to though!
Hey, I could still beat up a woman!
If I wanted to.

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #52 on: February 14, 2017, 01:28:54 PM »
No, I've never been. I want to though!

Me too! It's on my bucket list.

Stop being so far away!

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #53 on: February 14, 2017, 01:32:19 PM »
I should probably move to Australia! I've had to wear shoes and long trousers since November, because it's too cold here.

Wimp - I am in shorts right now, and was yesterday too ...........................  :engel:

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #54 on: February 14, 2017, 01:36:55 PM »
I should probably move to Australia! I've had to wear shoes and long trousers since November, because it's too cold here.

Wimp - I am in shorts right now, and was yesterday too ...........................  :engel:

I knew Midaski surfs the forum like this:

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #55 on: February 14, 2017, 01:39:06 PM »
No, I've never been. I want to though!

Did i ever tell you guys the time about 12 years ago i was driving in the hunter valley, late a night with my then girlfriend (now wife) and almost hit a wombat the size of a large dog?
Actually, now that i think about it, i wonder if it was a sheep.
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #56 on: February 14, 2017, 01:55:07 PM »
Ozzy Man Reviews are pretty entertaining.
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #57 on: February 17, 2017, 12:08:07 PM »
What is Ozzy Man Reviews?
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #58 on: February 17, 2017, 12:09:51 PM »
Me and Wissenlander had babies!

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #59 on: February 17, 2017, 12:20:49 PM »
Ah. Bogan. But done well. Fair enough!
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #60 on: February 17, 2017, 12:27:49 PM »
Rifus, our weather is also quite pleasant most of the time that wearing shorts and no shoes during winter isn't unusual.
That is surely an exaggeration. I mean, winter is not like European winter, but it's still basically single-digit temperatures...
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #61 on: February 17, 2017, 12:33:56 PM »
Ah. Bogan. But done well. Fair enough!

Had to look up that word as I was unfamiliar.  But by it's definition it seems like it's the Aussie version of a redneck?
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #62 on: February 17, 2017, 12:49:07 PM »
Rifus, our weather is also quite pleasant most of the time that wearing shorts and no shoes during winter isn't unusual.
That is surely an exaggeration. I mean, winter is not like European winter, but it's still basically single-digit temperatures...

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #63 on: February 17, 2017, 03:59:06 PM »
Rifus, our weather is also quite pleasant most of the time that wearing shorts and no shoes during winter isn't unusual.
That is surely an exaggeration. I mean, winter is not like European winter, but it's still basically single-digit temperatures...

Melbournite detected.

Ha! Detection confirmed!

Although I grew up in Albury, and also spent a couple of years in Bathurst. Both of which were much colder...

Had to look up that word as I was unfamiliar.  But by it's definition it seems like it's the Aussie version of a redneck?
Sort of. The nearest translations would be the american "redneck" and the english "chav", although neither quite works.

I have a "complicated" relationship with Australia, and I can't really say what my "favourite" thing would be. But the thing I'm starting to miss the most is actually summer Christmas. Which is AWESOME!
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #64 on: February 17, 2017, 08:57:55 PM »
I think anyone honest about Australia has a complicated relationship with it. It's really easy to see from looking at other countries how awesome it could be if it didn't miss so many opportunities.

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #65 on: March 11, 2017, 12:08:58 PM »
Our beer. Because other nations beers are like fornicating in a life boat

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #66 on: March 11, 2017, 01:20:29 PM »
I like the odd beer from elsewhere, such as peroni or asahi... and good belgium beer from the bier cafe...
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #68 on: March 23, 2017, 07:51:00 AM »
Ned Kelly?
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #69 on: April 01, 2017, 09:42:19 AM »
I don't live too far from Glenrowin.
I remember going to see the Ned Kelly show when i was ten and my brother was terrified of some old mannequins in periodical attire

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #70 on: April 14, 2017, 08:28:47 AM »
With me living in Brissie it has to be the weather (apart from Debbie!).

As a whingeing Pom, I'm loving the happy, optimistic outlook on life. Also, no joke my work has a drinks cabinet for Friday afternoons!

It's pretty much a utopia.
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« Reply #71 on: April 14, 2017, 12:59:57 PM »
 :icon_lol:  Inart ... good to see you posting! :::cheers:::
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #72 on: April 19, 2017, 04:24:03 PM »
Ah. Bogan. But done well. Fair enough!

Had to look up that word as I was unfamiliar.  But by it's definition it seems like it's the Aussie version of a redneck?
I've learned the Macedonian equivalent word for Bogan and have used it quite often. Its rather fun and more fitting than redneck as that usually indicates someone from a rural area.
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"Find him, bind him, tie him to a pole and break his fingers to splinters. Drag him to a hole until he wakes up, naked, clawing at the ceiling of his grave."- Mother in "The Mariner's Revenge Song" to her son.

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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #73 on: April 19, 2017, 10:30:40 PM »
Rifus, our weather is also quite pleasant most of the time that wearing shorts and no shoes during winter isn't unusual.
That is surely an exaggeration. I mean, winter is not like European winter, but it's still basically single-digit temperatures...

Melbournite detected.

Ha! Detection confirmed!

Although I grew up in Albury, and also spent a couple of years in Bathurst. Both of which were much colder...

I feel like we're heading into winter territory in Melbourne already...
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Re: What is your favorite thing about Australia ...
« Reply #74 on: April 20, 2017, 06:59:12 AM »
It was heading into winter the first few weeks of April in Sydney. But this week it feels like Spring. Except for the short days. I really hate it when daylight savings end. Weirdest weather at the moment.
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