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I Hate Living In Australia

For those who wish they had been born somewhere else, or at least had the means to escape... 419 People

    Try to imagine having a conversation with these

    two Aussies above.Imagine you find yourself with them, sitting at the same table.Let's call them "Johnno" and "Makka". Is it realistic to portray the conversation in this way?You:  Hi. My name's Alex. Nice to meet you both.          (you...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 5 Responses Jun 22

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    I thought I will share with you a brief

    pictorial about Australia: Signed,Tonino
    tonino6O tonino6O 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    If there is one country

    which can be recognised as anti-intellectual it's Australia the stupid country. People here are perhaps the most ignorant. They believe their government's propaganda and they're always following the media whilst disguising their low self esteem. If you are in any way different...
    MRR007 MRR007 13-15, M 7 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    There is a man I know well

    who is from Cyprus. I asked him how this country was when he came to Melbourne in 1951. He told me this country was ''100 years behind.'' Further I asked him how the people were here when he arrived in 1951. He said ''they were like animals.'' That they hated new Australians...
    nonaustralian nonaustralian 41-45, M 11 Responses Jun 21

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    I wished I had found this group earlier,

    before I decided to visit there for a month. In world events, especially those showing faults of a country, I've often seen Aussies the most on there bagging the other countries (doubly so for the U.S.) and claiming they don't have those problems and that their country is the...
    Darius211 Darius211 41-45, M 8 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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    Word Of Advice For Newcomers

    It IS decent of newcomers to Australia, like opiated and deadjellyfish before her, to defend a culture in which they are a visitor, and which they don't understand. I can't fault that. It is the right thing to do... if one is unsure about a people, it is best to default to...
    seatbelthoon seatbelthoon 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    I have had problems with this country

    since coming here in 1978 which I have kept inside of me for far too long. Now I am letting off steam. It is bloody expensive to live here and if you are on a low income or receiving welfare payments you will struggle. This is no ''Lucky Country'' and would recommend anyone...
    nonaustralian nonaustralian 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 9, 2014

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    Know who you donate to!

    I love animals and am an advocate for animal welfare, in the last Queensland election the RSPCA endorsed the liberals! It might be why they are an exception even after you have registered with 'Do not call'!
    lagertha34 lagertha34 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The 'Australian' Hate

    (And Why I hate it) I was born in a really **** part of England. There were robberies, gangs rife, the streets were dangerous and a majority of the muslim people in our town despised us (even though we were BORN there) and so it goes on, and on, and on. Now, I live in sunny WA...
    Chamberlane Chamberlane 70+, M 24 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    Living in Australia, is like living in a horror

    movie. In the beginning of your tale, you move into a "beautiful" house, with the belief that you are "privileged" and "lucky". Nice, isolated house, by the ocean, fresh air and sunny beaches! For a few days you REALLY enjoy it, you overlook a few "small" flaws, some shady and...
    silvioh silvioh 22-25, M 11 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    where is malaysianinoz these days ,

    he usually talks about how wonderful Chinese food is compared to Australian food ...wait a sec is this him ? http://mobile.news.com.au/world/asia/hundreds-of-animals-rescued-but-many-more-to-be-slaughtered-as-yulin-dog-meat-festival-gets-underway-in-china/story-fnh81fz8-12274097...
    oneeyedeel oneeyedeel 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Freedom is a Joke In Australia

    Indoctrination of Australia starts at an early age. They are getting thought from early age to shut their mouth and comply with the rules or else. The “Else=Prosecution” methods will go as far as banning them from school, banning them out of the system and denying them the...
    upyours01 upyours01 46-50 10 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    Deja vu? Read the online West Australian

    newspaper about a gun siege: https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/28532667/gunman-shot-hostages-freed-in-mosman-park-siege/ Whoever said Australia's a "safe country"? Man, I used to live in Mosman Park, the very street this siege took place. You might think? So what? Well, I...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 23

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    look out !!! ACA has reported on aussies doing

    burnouts again tonight , the disenchanted immigrants love this stuff.
    oneeyedeel oneeyedeel 36-40, M Jun 22

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    Saturday, 12 April 2014Dear Friends,

    I am a new member and I would like to vent my frustration.It is healthy to do so.I know that nothing will change, but my purpose is not to bring about change.My need is to release my pent up anger on this forum.I have lived in Australia for 47 years (since 1967).I was born in...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 15 Responses Apr 11, 2014

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    Tips For Americans And Other Misfits Trying To Assimilate

    After reviewing the comments of new arrivals here, it seems that there is a need for some helpful advice. If it makes everyone else feel better, I'm also an outsider... and I was born here. Go figure. How is it that someone can be an outsider in Australia, even if they pass for...
    seatbelthoon seatbelthoon 41-45, M 12 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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    I've been questioned

    for posting and commenting in this group a lot. You will find a good debate in this group, you will find racism and you will find sexism! Ep is kind of a free community, it's possibly some what censored by christian/Americans...I don't know! I've had enough viruses from arguing...
    lagertha34 lagertha34 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Oh.my.god! The privileged,

    repressed homosexual below me is still going on about Wimbledon! while the rest of the country is dealing with the fact we are on the human rights watch list! #TonyAbbottDoesNotSpeakForMe And I really hope the stuck up shite beneath me doesn't speak for anyone!
    lagertha34 lagertha34 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I am so glad I can express my thoughts

    somewhere without feeling like I am going to be stabbed, or told to eff off. I have been living here all my life and every single year has been depressing rollercoaster. It has taken me a while to realise I don't belong in this dump land, but somewhere where I am welcomed for...
    chemistry6 chemistry6 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 21

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    Firstly, I love living in Australia,

    but I have no respect for people who complain about hating Australia and Australians, yet continue to live here. It's not like anyone's holding up a gun to their heads, forcing them to stay here in misery.
    katyep katyep 26-30, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    >Before coming to Australia,

    there's something you need to know about oozies:they value "toughness".You've got to be seen as "tough" or else you won't fit in.Several posters on this forum complained how "weak" migrants and "ethnics" are.The worst fear an oozie has is to be accused of being "weak" and...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 28 Responses Jun 21

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    Australia/Australians,

    10 Things I Hate About You: 1. Your fickle, bipolar weather Ok, I'm referring specifically to Melbourne here but if I hear the description '4 seasons in one day' one more time, I'm going to shoot you in the head. Hot or cold, make up your bloody mind! People moving to Australia...
    Speaker2 Speaker2 22-25, F 13 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    Pure Denial

    Whilst I do love Australia in a lot of respects I increasingly find myself despising the banality of the place- the constant dumbing down of humour and news, the inability of Australians to understand that my kids didn’t support the Wallabies, that I don’t delight in boat...
    northlondonirish northlondonirish 46-50 6 Responses Jul 21, 2013

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    I'm With You

    Yes.  This is a terrible country to live in or even travel to for that matter.  Let me say that I never write posts but I feel so strongly about this and was comforted by hearing the stories of other like-minded people.  Australia truly sucks.I'm a Canadian who's been living...
    nosheep2004 nosheep2004 36-40 117 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    Australians (bogans and non bogans)!

    Munch on this truth. It does not matter much whether you are a bogan or not. If your culture is basically Anglo and you live by it, then you are the most boring and unsentimental culture in the entire World (bar none). It is a fact and you know it. I am not making this up...
    tonino60 tonino60 51-55, M 5 Responses Jun 21

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    I was born and raised in Sydney in an

    Anglo-Irish family. I lived there till I was in my 20s when I decided to experience living overseas. I wound up spending 12 years overseas and pretty much travelling the world. After a long absence I decided to return to my native country, which turned out to be possibly the...
    tomc612 tomc612 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    Feck Australia

    I came to australia on a working holiday visa from the uk about three months ago. I am literally sickened by their racism, their rudeness and open discrimination towards all other cultures including my own. I paid for a whv and was hoping to find some sort of semi skilled work...
    Tanskii Tanskii 26-30 23 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    Lonely.

    I moved here over 6 years ago and am having one hell of a time making friends, finding work, fitting in, not being bored out of my damn mind............. It wasn't my choice to move here so it's no surprise I'm not happy. I just wish I had friends, that I could confide in, that...
    DonutsJunction DonutsJunction 26-30, F 15 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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    You're doing a pretty good job screaming.

    Watch it to the end. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00ZV5NXwvg0
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 1 Response Jun 24

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    I find this group interesting,

    because I'm glad I'm not the only one who's made these observations. I've read many of the experiences, and I must say, as someone born in Australia just before the 80's, that most of it is true. I am of continental European ancestry, which may explain why I've never quite...
    Prisoner1979 Prisoner1979 36-40, M 7 Responses Jun 22

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    This is the real "tonino60".

    I am now in "Italy". I will no longer post on this forum. There is no need for me to post. If you see my name signed on this forum, then it is a fraud. Someone is assuming my identity. I am the happiest human being in the "World" for leaving "Australia" forever. tonino60...
    tonino60 tonino60 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 24

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    Australia Is Depressing Plain And Simple

    All people have got something in common in this Blog! Except the Aussie xenophobe, talking ! I am biased when I say this because I am from a non-Anglo background, but I honestly believe that the all-consuming misguided Australian believe that you are only an real Ozzy if you are...
    enoughisenough1 enoughisenough1 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 29, 2012

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    Although I am only young,

    I've seen enough to make a fair and solid judgement. This country is absolutely not for me. This country has its upsides and its downsides, but you seldom see any of the downsides from any mainstream media outlet. From what I have seen, Australians tend to completely and...
    GenericUser24 GenericUser24 18-21, M 7 Responses Feb 19, 2014

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    One thing that also bothers me about this

    country is that people here are not prepared to fight for their rights and independence. We have never experienced Italian wars for independence in the 19th century , a Mau Mau rebellion in 1950s Kenya or a El Cordobazo in Argentina in 1969. You Australians should be treated...
    nonaustralian nonaustralian 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 25

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    Here is my update this week on my experiences

    with anglo aussies: 1) In my earlier post, I was describing how I helped an Aussie coworker who expressed her gratitude by turning against me then got angry when I gave her a taste of her own medicine. EP Link This is what happened next: - Her best friend at work whom I have...
    malaysianinoz malaysianinoz 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Is Australia A Dream Or Bs

    Selling BS to the world disguised as a DREAM. Ruthless depredation of people’s lives from all over the world by getting them sucked in with “blue water and pristine beaches” propaganda. Most of us on this forum know that the blue water and the beaches are for real BUT the...
    upyours01 upyours01 46-50 12 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    Sydney, Australia, I won't beat around the bush

    - I am divorcing you. 15 Years of good times and bad times, and I have made the decision to leave you for good. Took me a long time to get to this point, again and again you lured me into staying, giving it another go, trying to see the good things about you... but I can;t...
    dansch85 dansch85 41-45, M 11 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    I am so glad to find this forum

    and know that I am not alone. I hate Australia as I am bored out of my mind here. I came to Australia excited and with high expectations from my now fiancée who is born and raised in Sydney. He has a skewed view of Australia as this perfect almost Utopian place - as I have come...
    Boredinaustralia Boredinaustralia 26-30 13 Responses Feb 14

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    The fool beneath me .

    .What are you on about you fool ? The fool beneath me is your typical Australian that will deny everything and is upset about my 100% ACCURATE TRUE story about The Australians at wimbledon.. To prove my point there have been reports online already and other people writing the...
    vladdyy vladdyy 31-35, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    As a Tennis fan Its funny to see the

    Australians in the crowd at wimbledon.. They are not hard to spot as they are shabby, untidy , and violent looking ..And are the most loud and obnoxious .. While the  other people in the crowd are wearing a nice shirt and Hat the Australians in the crowd are wearing a...
    vladdyy vladdyy 31-35, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    To appease the regular posters

    and try to keep up with the comings and goings of the disenchanted immigrants there has been a reshuffle of the rankings straight to the top with a bullet is. 1) Boganbait with one i , left from the inaugural rankings Boganbait has shot to the top of the charts with outlandish...
    oneeyedeel oneeyedeel 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    The Pathetic out of this world views of,

    unfortunately to many Australians is making this country a pack of clowns.A list maybe be to long for a lot of foreign outsiders to believe.The impression is that they have chosen a "Full speed back to the dark ages" approach; a backward mentality with Tony Abbot and his couple...
    upyours01 upyours01 46-50 5 Responses Jun 23

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    Aussie Psychology.

    In an attempt not to generalise all Australians, I'm going to use the term 'aussie' only for those who identify with being 'true blue', are proudly ignorant and full of social weirdness. There are even foreigners who suck up the redneck culture so easily I'd call them aussie as...
    Locke78 Locke78 36-40, M 20 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    Glad To Have Left Australia!!!!

    After living in the '*** end of the earth' for three years, I am very happy to have left that country. I grew up there and even I can see how downhill both Sydney and Australia have gone since the 1980's. I can sum it by these observations: The cities are too damn expensive to...
    bsimm42 bsimm42 41-45 6 Responses Jul 9, 2013

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    John Howard, Kevin Rudd

    and Tony Abbott say they are Christians but they serve Satan. They are phoney Christians who work for the illuminati. People here believe anything their leader's say. What hope for this country with such mentality?
    nonaustralian nonaustralian 41-45, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    A Warning To Any One Thinking Of Migrating To Australia !

    Be aware of the following; 1. False and Misleading Advertising – this is condoned at all levels. One example is in tourism. The country is promoted as having great beaches. However when you arrive here you will discover that ALL of the beaches in tropical Queensland are...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 35 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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