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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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    Along with Australia being really hot,

    I don't think people realise that Australia can be bloody cold at times, I live north of Sydney and we have had it down to around 6-7 degrees around mornings and nights.
    BanditLamaro BanditLamaro 16-17 11 Responses Jul 11

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    Anybody have a Telstra phone

    and want a texting buddy? I really want a text friend my age who I can tell everything to, share jokes with and they can tell me everything and there will be no shame because we won't know each other in person. And phone calls when we have nothing else to do and just. That would...
    bubblebubba bubblebubba 13-15, F 15 Responses Jul 5

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    This arvo I went for a walk I the park

    and I ran into this ole bogan who asked me to come to his house for a barbie. Before I did that I had to stop off at the bottle - o to get a sway so I put them in my eskie and was on my way. On my way there I stopped at the beach and went for a surf but then I thought I would...
    Iamafrog1997 Iamafrog1997 16-17, M 6 Responses Aug 24

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    .......... Bronwyn Bishop

    and Nick Leeson ........ Bronwyn Bishop matter and Tony Abbot claims that the system is not perfect and needs to be looked at. This note is about this matter from a pure ethical point of angle. 1) Do we know any system, processes, procedures etc that are 100% perfect? Indeed...
    JiaLee JiaLee 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 2

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    By 2016 no Australian shall be without:

    * singlets * tattoos * atleast one gender-fluid family member * atheism * facebook
    charlieAgain charlieAgain 70+, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    God kids are exhausting.

    These two munchkins aren't even mine and I love them to death but they are exhausting!!
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 4

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    Does anyone have any idea on

    why my iPad takes 8 hours to fully charge, but my phone (iPhone 5C) takes at most an hour? I've been charging my iPad since 2pm, at that point it was at 5% and it's only at 23% now. It's not the cord or anything because I use the same one to charge my phone.
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 19

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    10 years since the Cronulla riots ,

    it's easy to be disgusted with the racist Australians but let's not forget it all started with the bashing of a junior volunteer lifeguard , both sides represent the minority of dickheads in society , hopefully the proposed ' celebration' doesn't go ahead.
    Nodoubteh Nodoubteh 36-40, M 6 Responses Aug 14

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    You know your Australian

    when your friend points at something with a horrific expression on their face and your like 'oh don't worry it's just a huntsman'
    Katiana111 Katiana111 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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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 22-25, M 26 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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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 10 Responses Feb 8

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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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    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 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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    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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    I'm new here. Pretty shocked at some of the

    posts on here... Wow. I'm an Aussie in Sydney.
    jesabellica jesabellica 31-35, F 13 Responses Jun 15

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    Enjoy ANZAC day tomorrow

    and be respectful to our Diggers!
    Littlebikiechick Littlebikiechick 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 24, 2014

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    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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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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    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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    abdul112 abdul112 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    Keanu1991 Keanu1991 22-25, M Jul 2

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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 51-55, M 27 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    EMM1994 EMM1994 18-21, F 26 Responses May 21

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    Is anyone from Australia

    and around my age who would like a texting buddy (: just someone who I can talk to and we can share jokes, talk about anything and everything and just, yeah I'd be cool! I saw some other people do this and I liked the idea (:
    ImBatmanShhh ImBatmanShhh 16-17, T 4 Responses Jul 26

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    Anyone find it weird

    when you hear people complaining how it is in the northern hemisphere at the moment! One guy was saying it was hot and it was 23c!!! It's was 23c here yesterday and it's winter!! I don't know how they go when it's like 35c for like six months of the year! :)
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 16 Responses Jun 11

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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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    Anyone from the Sunshine Coast

    or Gympie, looking for friendship
    Zarbuza Zarbuza 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    So proud of Hayne , following his dream

    and seemingly well on his way to an NFL contract what a phenomenal athlete.
    Nodoubteh Nodoubteh 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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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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    Im from Sydney everyone.

    Would love to chat or meet people near my area.
    Accg23 Accg23 26-30, M Jul 16

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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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    tayylah tayylah 18-21, F 41 Responses Sep 11, 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 5 Responses Jan 29

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    I'm a kin,ky t girl living in Brisbane looking

    for a master/mistress or a slave message me if your interested
    RubyTheSlut RubyTheSlut 22-25, T 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I live in Adelaide, but I was born

    and raised in QLD. I find the people in Adelaide to be friendlier, but I don't really have any friends down here. Ah well..
    tellgio tellgio 51-55 Jul 16

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    I was born in Dublin (Ireland) left

    when I was 16 now living in Perth Western Australia.Been here 33 years now gr8 place to live.
    JohnThomas1st JohnThomas1st 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Dear Adam Goodes I am sick of this saga.

    I was at the West Coast/Sydney game on the weekend. No I didn't boo you. But I can sympathize with those that have. Not on a racial level. I take no issue with you being Indigenous. I do take issue with your self righteousness and your arrogance and your ignorance. I'm sorry...
    brokenpetal brokenpetal 26-30, F 14 Responses Jul 29

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    Why can't I find many other Australians on here.

    Who are into all the things I'm into too …of course
    cinwme cinwme 31-35, F 26 Responses Jul 13

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    Born and raised in Europe,

    I made Australia my home in 1987.
    melbonly melbonly 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 9

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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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    origin 3 in three days time !

    !! can't wait to see Queensland scum get smashed
    Nodoubteh Nodoubteh 36-40, M 5 Responses Jul 5

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    What a beautifully diverse country we live in ,

    I had the best weekend in beautiful Sydney ; a show at the theater, dinner in China town , breakfast with fresh pastries and spectacular coffee, ferried around the bright blue water harbour lunch at cafe Sydney , shopping in the city then off to Japanese in Nth Sydney for dinner...
    Nodoubteh Nodoubteh 36-40, M 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    In no way shape or capacity does my Prime

    Minister or the current government speak for me or my beliefs and I really don't think that the country has ever had a worse government in its history since England claimed it as hers. Okay, that may sound like a big call - but in all seriousness this onan of a 'leader' Tony...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 12

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

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