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

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    EMM1994 EMM1994 18-21, F 31 Responses 4 days ago

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    Road Rage

    There is a road between my home and the clinic, where I work. It is a long, straight and has only a single lane each way. It's a fast road, with no traffic lights and has a 90 km speed limit. As you can imagine, one slow car ruins the show for everyone behind and on this day...
    iguanachips iguanachips 41-45, F 14 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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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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    I just want to say to all my fellow Australians

    & New Zealanders to please not forget the importance of what happened 100 years ago today, we wouldnt have our freedom if those brave soldiers had not landed there, so before you say great another long weekend & time to get drunk & do anti social things, just remember those men...
    SeptGurl2015 SeptGurl2015 46-50, T 11 Responses Apr 24

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    Are you aware of the group" I hate living in

    Australia" check it out for the most racist , prejudiced, vitriolic posts against Australians and our country.
    oneeyedeel oneeyedeel 36-40, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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

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    GO BOMBERS! Hope to see another flag

    before I die but doubt it!
    johninoz johninoz 70+, M 6 Responses May 5

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    I'm not an Aussie but does anyone know a Dani

    Edward's age 18-20 if so please contact me asapp I need to talk to her message me.
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jan 10, 2014

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

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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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    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 11 Responses Feb 8

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    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jan 25

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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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    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 8 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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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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    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 16

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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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    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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    Best Aussie Pick Up Line Ever:

    An Aussie walks into a pub and takes a seat next to a very attractive woman.. He gives her a quick glance then casually looks at his watch for a moment. The woman notices this and asks, 'Is your date running late?' 'No', he replies,'I just got this state-of the-art watch...
    sharossody sharossody 66-70, F 33 Responses Aug 30, 2010

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    Why is that INDIAN Telemarketing SCAMS are

    so prevalent? 1) I am aware that I will be seen as a racist commenting on this matter, but so be it. I have just, at 7.13pm on a Friday evening, got a phone call from an Indian accent person telling me that I was involved in a car accident and he was a claim person for an...
    JiaLee JiaLee 51-55, M 5 Responses Feb 20

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    Disgusted by the terror groups taking advantage

    of yet another vulnerable Australian teen!!
    urlaame urlaame 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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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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    Wanted to meet some Australians

    and talk about the different cultures
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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 8 Responses Jan 25

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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 13 Responses Dec 15, 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 3 Responses Apr 13

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    well, I'm not Australian.

    but I want to go there SO BAD. like I can't even explain it oh my gosh. the people there seem awesome. it's so beautiful there. what more could you want.
    michellemay michellemay 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 26, 2014

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    And I'm damn proud of it.

    Only downside is that kids at my school always make fun of my accent. Now I'm used to it :3
    MasterMinecraft768 MasterMinecraft768 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Ughhhh...first day of school term tomorrow.

    I think I am dreading it more than the kids! Where did the holidays go?
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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    I couldn't remember how to throw a boomerang

    but eventually it came back to me.
    avachat avachat 51-55, M 3 Responses May 10

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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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    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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    LETS GO NEW SOUTH WALES.

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

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

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    I am REALLY sad to see Hawthorn

    and Carlton get beaten, but nothing saddens me more than seeing Collingwood getting beaten. HO HO HO!
    johninoz johninoz 70+, M 3 Responses a week ago

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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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    "The problems we face today are there

    because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living" This was written by a 21 yr old female who gets it. It's her future shes worried about and this is how she feels about the social welfare system that shes...
    sharossody sharossody 66-70, F 2 Responses Feb 9