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I Am Proud to Be Australian

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    I notice that people in many other countries take their politics, their politicians and their flags very seriously.  And I can understand why.  History is full of reasons why politicians and political decisions have needed to have been viewed as very, very...
    SchrodingersKitten SchrodingersKitten 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 14, 2008

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    Freedom From Dogma

    I'm not the kind of person who endorses or practices pride and for this reason I am glad if not proud to live in Australia where on the whole our diversity allows us to work hard for others without getting hung up on the correct manner of help.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26, 2010

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    I didn't used to be when I was younger.

    That was when I only saw the good sides of other countries, like the whether, the pop culture and the scenery, but now that I'm older, I know more about politics and society in general, and I can see how Australia gives me rights and freedoms and safety that I wouldn't get in...
    AliasTaylor AliasTaylor 18-21, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    And very proud, although I am also proud of my heritage. My father left England many years ago, but I have always been proud and interested in my heritage. Are there any other...
    aussieguy01 aussieguy01 51-55, M a week ago

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    WEIGHTED AVERAGE COST of DEBTS (WACD) for WHOLE ECONOMY........... For those that live in Australia and indeed everywhere in the world, we would have been bombard by the cry from...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    MRRT- Minerals Resource Rent Tax- a note........... The MRRT has been controversial since Rudd-Swan first brought it out from the tax consideration list of the the Federal...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Apr 7

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    #2 on my list of "Things I am proud of about me": 2. I’m not lazy/selfish/spoiled. I guess I’m not exactly sure what I would call this, but basically when I see people doing...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I am very proud of my family <3
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    ---- MEDIBANK PRIVATISATION PROPOSAL BY ABBOTT GOVERNMENT ---- Below is what I wrote about the idea of Privatisation in regard to real life experiences and the explanations for...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I am AN Australian. I would Like a change in the people I talk with an Aussie guy would be nice. Some one that has respect for women would be even better. I get tired of talking to...
    littlebikiechick littlebikiechick 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Parents came from New Zealand but I'm Australian m8 too rite m8 m8 m8 maaaayyytteeee. But I plan on leaving eventually. The weather grinds my gears. Thinking of Canada. Somewhere...
    ForeverInTheMoment ForeverInTheMoment 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    BADGERYS CREEK AS SECOND SYDNEY AIRPORT ............. SUMMARY: Badgerys Creek Airport may or may not be the best site as SECOND AIRPORT for Sydney. Alternative of an airport...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have an addictive personality and I think I even got addicted to a person, please don't judge. I have quit smoking around the same time I quit a destructive relationship- around...
    eliahlior eliahlior 22-25 Apr 2

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    Well I have veterans in my family. Always proud to be a Navy Niece, an grand-daughter of a Solider , a cousin to a female Solider! Also proud to be a friend of a Marine, and a...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F Apr 5

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    i have done things that i should be not proud of and those things are,i never listen to my parents i always argue with them,apart from this i always use to fail when i was in...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Mar 24

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    Where art thou? How many of you Leo's are here, I want to know what makes you so proud, why are you proud & oh oh is your mane your most important asset?
    cycloneange cycloneange 70+, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I am proud to weigh nearly 350 pounds! I am proud of the fact I am fat and enjoy everything about it and I don't care what others think!
    fatlvr fatlvr 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    My 19 year old son is turning out to be a really good man. He was never in bug trouble, but today he is excelling in college, volunteering to help others and still managing to have...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I am a woman and proud of that fact. I want to make a difference in a person's life outside my family and friends lives too. I have already have begun to do so with positive...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm making a list of "Things I’m proud of about myself." Thus far, there is only one item on the list (the inspiration for the list in itself). It may not seem like much to you...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was so cruel to myself. Before...i let them paint those heavy weights on my confidence. Worse, i painted the world on my worth, slowly crushing any hope i had left. They kept...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 Mar 21

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    My best girl buddy is telling me about a meeting she just had with some important people regarding a novel she has been writing and I am so damn proud of her. love love love. <3...
    SmashedUpSanity SmashedUpSanity 26-30, F Mar 22

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    I'm a Virgin and proud to be one. Yes I am afraid of losing it to the wrong person, what I could catch or any other thing out there. I cherish this gift and I am not ashamed. 👌
    NaturalHermosa NaturalHermosa 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    It is no secret that my girlfriend is a beautiful personal fitness trainer, and that I'm a lucky man to be with her. So the fact that SHE replaced all my boxers with briefs makes...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm proud of myself..my soul has woke up, no longer numb from weed or gluttony. I'm happy to be on the right track. I'm happy that I can now express my feelings in a healthy manner...
    Readytobedecisive Readytobedecisive 26-30, F Mar 23

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    You would think I would get use to going to bed alone. But .I'm honestly not, cuddling with you is what makes me fall asleep and makes me feel safe I hate being alone. But I...
    rissausaf0823 rissausaf0823 22-25 Mar 23

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    "What's going on in that beautiful mind, I'm on your magical mystery ride and I'm so dizzy; don't know what hit me but I'll be alright. My heads under water but I'm breathing fine...
    KGraciee KGraciee 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I am lucy, I am 16 years old, and I am I 10th grade. I am half italian and half American. I grew up as a little kid Italy, so I have a small accent. I have been made fun of...
    lucy1616 lucy1616 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I am a very confident and strong woman and very proud of it. We women need to stand up for what we believe in and stop having others (males) bully us by telling us what to do...
    femaleoncruiseship femaleoncruiseship 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I am proud to be pagan/Wiccan. So many think its evil, devil worship. Sacrifices etc. The truth is it's not. Many pagans and or Wiccan live almost everywhere. your neighbors...
    Lonewolvesinc Lonewolvesinc 26-30, M Apr 9

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    Yeah I have. But to be honest they are all learning opportunities for the human experience. They have helped to shape me into the individual that I have become today. So proud...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I Am a single mom trying t send my amazing daughter on a EF tour to Australia as a graduation gift. Please help me find sponship? To give this opportunity mean so much to me! She...
    Jedwards80 Jedwards80 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm livin in Australia...I really just want good friends I can talk to everyday and they don't judge me. Someone that I can maybe meet In real life and hang out some time....that...
    MyHotBoy MyHotBoy 16-17, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Any Aussie bi or gay blokes want to talk?
    Keanu1991 Keanu1991 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Actually, not me. My girlfriend is Filipino. so damned adorable...
    StrawberryMilkTime StrawberryMilkTime 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I'm 19 and my fiancé is 33 we met online just before my 17th birthday. I love him more then I could ever imagine. He's changed my life and brought me back from the edge on several...
    Cupcakemafia94 Cupcakemafia94 18-21, F 43 mins ago

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    On vacation with my son and his wife. Yep!! Thats my boy!;-)
    over1002 over1002 46-50, M 29 mins ago

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    Where are all the decent Aussie men hiding?
    littlebikiechick littlebikiechick 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    Sure am! but I don't ride kanagroos, or throw shrimps on the bbq
    SpudKat SpudKat 18-21 4 Responses Mar 26

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    My boyfriend is going on a resolute in Darwin for 6 months. He is in the army but will be out on the boats helping the navy like sea patrol. I am so scared and emotional, he leaves...
    deeshbish113 deeshbish113 18-21, F Mar 30

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    Hello again. I'm visiting my partner who is in kapooka for the first time on his local leave this Saturday (since I won't be able to attend his march out) and now I'm starting to...
    emilyclaire3 emilyclaire3 18-21, F Mar 30

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    SUPERANNUATION TAX CONCESSION & PENSION BENEFITS......... SUMMARY: This note talks about the cost of tax benefits due to superannuation contribution and profits from...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    But I´m disgusted with the society I was brought upon. I live in the snobbiest society in Bolivia (South america) and it just makes me sick. All the phonies make me sick, all...
    spentmydays spentmydays 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Even though im not full indian I still love me backgrounds :D
    fredlez2306 fredlez2306 13-15, M Mar 19

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    My last girlfriend used the words "geek" and "nerd" as insults. She said it was all in good fun, but after so many times of hearing that crap, I grew tired of it.Since when does...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    He left 3 days ago. Why is time going so slow
    Dobermeier Dobermeier 18-21, F Mar 20

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    I was at a friends house (female) I said I need the bathroom so way I went. In sted of going 2 the bathroom I sneaked into her room I pinched about 6 pears of her underwear. I...
    24chris24 24chris24 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Get Over Your Fear Because We Will Never Stop Being Black!!The American economic and judicial systems were established on the principal that the Caucasian race were better than any...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I am what I call a "Jewthiest" A "Jewthiest" follows all the traditions of being Jewish but they just don't believe in god!
    tealstreak2222 tealstreak2222 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I use people. I take what I can sometimes I'm only nice to boys who I know like me I am cruel and I judge. I lie and act nice to get my way. I feel bad but Idk I always see people...
    Danielle1995195 Danielle1995195 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    I have had two abortions. First when I was 19 and thought I was I love. He dumped me as soon as he found out. Second when I was 25 and he begged me to keep it. I was scared. Please...
    xMissTix xMissTix 26-30, F 11 Responses Mar 25

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