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    I really love my country .

    . I was born and raised in the country and am now a full city girl with a country spirit .. I love travel and fling to other countries especially the UK as I like to go to where my ancestors came from and love the history of the UK .. I would one day like to travel to Peru but...
    ozgirl77 ozgirl77 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Probably going to try pot

    for the first time tonight...
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 24

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    Happy Australia day!!

    The one time when you can starting drinking in the middle of the day without getting judged, ;) Also happy triple j hottest 100 day! ;)
    ZoBow ZoBow 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jan 25

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    Purple Liza The Funnel Web Spider And Sparkle

    We have a huge but harmless spider in Australia called a Huntsman. One summer when my daughter was a toddler, a large Huntsman took up residence in the cornice in our living room. We named her, "Sparkle."  She coexisted with us happily in the house until one day she was gone...
    iguanachips iguanachips 41-45, F 26 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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    RIP to the greatest Prime Minister Australia

    has ever had. Thank you for the equality you developed, I hope only to have another man like yourself leading the country once again very soon...
    urlaame urlaame 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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    I Live In Australia

    Australia is beautiful, Broome with the most beautiful sunset i have ever seen.Cairns is even more beautiful. love it there, but not a fan of the crocodiles. Sydney withthe harbor bridge and the Opera house. There is so many things to see here.I love living here, and being a part...
    avaria avaria 36-40, F 9 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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    I'm just out of a long term relationship.

    Now I want to try new things sexually. I live in Cairns
    Cjjk555 Cjjk555 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 10

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    I Just Had to Share This........

    These are not my words, I received this today from someone else, but thought my aussie friends here would get a kick out of it...... These were posted on an Australian Tourism Website and the answers are the actual responses by the website officials, who obviously have a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 45 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    LETS GO NEW SOUTH WALES.

    IM SO NERVOUS.
    Xeniabolton Xeniabolton 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 18, 2014

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    I often get asked if I'm Aboriginal,

    usually by complete strangers. When I tell them I'm not they look at me in disbelief and dispute my ethnicity. I have had arguments and racial slurs yelled at me. I don't feel the need anymore to prove myself as I once did. What for? I don't care anymore. I do love living in...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 10, 2014

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    Twice in this song he refers to marijuana.

    In verse two he sings about 'Mulling Up' which is Australian slang for chopping up a bud of marijuana with usually scissors in a small ball before smoking it either with a b0ng, a pipe or rolling it in to a joint. In verse three he says actually about having a b0ng. This song is...
    BritishBullDog1 BritishBullDog1 70+ 1 Response Mar 16

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    twixxer twixxer 26-30, F 17 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    True blue that's for sure.

    I love my country though I do wish some of the laws would change haha
    tangledweb94 tangledweb94 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    "when A Girl"

    When A Girl is quiet millions of things are running in her mind. When a Girl is not arguing, She is thinking Deeply. When a Girl looks at you with eyes full of questions, She is wondering how long you will be around. When a Girl answers "I AM FINE" after a few seconds, She is...
    saad31 saad31 26-30, M 26 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    Well I grew up in England

    and came here when I was aged 27. I will always consider myself English even though I am an Australian Citizen. I have always got on well with the Australians as I have never been one to compare England to Australia. English people who keep on about how great England is...
    0zzy1 0zzy1 70+ 2 Responses Feb 28

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    peza peza 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    tayylah tayylah 18-21, F 42 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    Are we really the lucky country?

    REALLY?? I feel pretty lucky...most of the time anyways...
    brokenpetal brokenpetal 26-30, F 16 Responses Jun 11, 2014

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    You May Be An Aussie If.......

    With thanks to my sister for sending this to me, apologies to the author - please let me know who you are if you wrote it: FOR THE AUSSIES - You know you're Australian when: You believe that stubbies can either be drunk or worn. You've made a bong out of your garden hose...
    ProfDavros ProfDavros 46-50, M 27 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    I came from the dreamtimeFrom the dusty red

    soil plainsI am the ancient heartThe keeper of the flamesI Stood upon the rocky shoreI watched the tall ships comeFor forty thousand years I've been the first AustralianI came upon the prison shipsBound down by iron chainsI cured the landEndured the lashAnd waited for the rainsI...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 11 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    I love my country, I love my City

    and my state, I love coming he from traveling and settle back into our way of life
    avachat avachat 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's almost that time of year.

    Where the bogans get loud and Australian flags are flown from everywhere!! (I mean everywhere) So...as we gear up to embrace what by now has probably been branded a racial holiday because we are a multicultural society... I want to know what you will be doing on Australia Day...
    brokenpetal brokenpetal 26-30, F 11 Responses Jan 5

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    ZoBow ZoBow 16-17, F 22 Responses Jul 12, 2014

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    Im a Melbourne Gurl now any ladies looking

    for a shopping/Girls activities friend yes Ill accept Trans Gurls as well
    MelbTransgurl MelbTransgurl 46-50, T 1 Response Apr 1

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    Aussie Aussie Aussie

    There is just something so satisfying about a slice of hot buttered toast with a light spread of Vegemite
    justmeand11 justmeand11 22-25 9 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    I live in Australia. But I have a ton of

    American friends who make fun of my accent and my inability to say "Alabama". I don't understand the Fourth of July...
    KodyKnowsDaLife17 KodyKnowsDaLife17 16-17, T 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Mummy2015 Mummy2015 31-35, F Jan 24

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    i think its hilarious

    when people from the UK come over and completely underestimate the size of Australia compared to their own country My grandparents came over her from the UK, specifically Denmark, and thought they could drive from Brisbane to Uluru for the day and then came back
    WilliamBeer WilliamBeer 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    NEW GP $20 Fee Cut Forced by Abbott on all GP

    visits less than 10 minutes.... This note is about the Abbott government use regulations to reduce payments to the GP for any patient visits that last than 10 minutes. http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/new-20-gp-fee-under-fire-senators-could-wind-back...
    JiaLee JiaLee 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Do any of you know the specifics on laws around

    the prescription drug 'Propofol' and how to acquire some in this country?
    rorenchan rorenchan 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    When you think of it,

    we have so many differences from the USA, mainly words, pronouncing them, calling stuff this or that. Lol Anyways who's also an Aussie? :P MAAAATTTTEEE
    ThatOneUsername15 ThatOneUsername15 13-15, F 20 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    Yesterday I read about the woman Sydney forgot.

    ..Natalie Wood, who lay dead in her home for 8 years, not missed by a soul. The account of her very lonely, austere life had me in tears and hit home a little, I guess. Every life is of value. You can read the article here http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/natalie-wood-the-woman...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 12 Responses Feb 8

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    Happy Australia Day fellow Aussies!

    I realise we have our faults and a ****** government policies, but seriously...we are truly the lucky country.
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 9 Responses Jan 25

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    The Funeral

    Who likes a Funeral? No one. This one proved to be very special. We had all gathered outside and were laughing, chatting and greeting each other when we got the call to move inside. That is when I choked up. The gentlemen of the RSL had formed on both sides of the isle...
    Zoranna Zoranna 70+, F 3 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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    I miss Australia very very much.

    I lived there for almost 11 years. It was the happiest time in my life, besides certain aspects of my childhood. I miss the people and nature. I miss the smell. It breaks my heart to watch a docu or anything about Australia. I will forever be grateful for all the happy memories...
    Astriabirdy Astriabirdy 31-35, F 12 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Damn, this ISIS siege in Sydney is

    so ****** up. Already been going on for 16 hours and it's 12am!
    tayylah tayylah 18-21, F 14 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    Australian but I looooove British shows like

    skins, fawlty towers and top gear.
    justkitty justkitty 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Enjoy ANZAC day tomorrow

    and be respectful to our Diggers!
    Littlebikiechick Littlebikiechick 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 24, 2014

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    Hi male 54 married looking

    for Aussie girl for tex tex buddy just for fun
    patto500 patto500 51-55, M Mar 3

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    I am now! I was born in Ireland

    and emigrated to Aussie. It certainly was the best move I every made. When I came to Australia I lived in Sydney first and then moved to Melbourne. Its hard to explain what it is about Aussie that I like , the weather is part of that reason for sure but there is a certain...
    aussiesusan aussiesusan 41-45, F 9 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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    THIS IS OUR COUNTRY !

    This statement DOES NOT mean I'm against immigration ! YOU ARE WELCOME HERE, IN MY COUNTRY, welcome to come legally: 1. Get a sponsor ! 2. Learn the LANGUAGE, as immigrants have in the past! 3. Live by OUR rules ! Dress as we Aussies Do 4. Get a job ! 5. Pay YOUR Taxes ! 6...
    sharossody sharossody 66-70, F 6 Responses Jan 29

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    16-12-14 I am sad today.

    I woke this morning to news that 2 innocent people caught up in yesterdays siege in a Sydney cafe had been fatally shot by the man who held them and many more hostage for 17 hours. The floral tributes keep on coming to Martin Place, the building there, opposite the cafe, hosts...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F 17 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    I love to meet some Aussie people

    for some fun I am 54 tex me
    patto500 patto500 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    Death Sentence for the Bali Nine Ring Leaders.

    I have NO problem with their fate at all. 1) It is now all over the media and I am sure among many in the community that the 2 ring leaders many would discuss the pro-con of such punishment. Indeed, many would talk about the merit of death sentence itself. 2) Allow me to...
    JiaLee JiaLee 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 10

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    Born and raised in Europe,

    I migrated to Australia in 1987. I love Melbourne, but sometimes I miss the Swiss alps back home.
    justalittlekinky justalittlekinky 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 26

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