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Old Sep 14th 2011, 4:27 pm
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Originally Posted by DeadVim
Would you prefer '**** off home then Pom'?
At least thats short and to the point!!!
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Old Sep 14th 2011, 5:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Pollyana
At least thats short and to the point!!!
Safe travels, hope you're not flying Qantas, it's only a matter of time you know ...
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Originally Posted by DeadVim
Safe travels, hope you're not flying Qantas, it's only a matter of time you know ...
That's cruel, you know she is.
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Originally Posted by moneypenny20
That's cruel, you know she is.
I didn't actually, honest
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Old Sep 14th 2011, 10:05 pm
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...Cyclists decorate their helmets with cable ties
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Old Sep 14th 2011, 10:10 pm
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Originally Posted by paulry
...Cyclists decorate their helmets with cable ties
And plimsols hang from telephone lines
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Old Sep 14th 2011, 10:18 pm
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Default Re: You know you are in Australia when...

Originally Posted by paulry
...Cyclists decorate their helmets with cable ties


I saw the Clampett family out today with rolled up bits of cardboard in their helmets, instead of the cable ties.
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Originally Posted by Turban Explorer
And plimsols hang from telephone lines
The kids at school here (state primary school) wear plimsoles that make chewed up ones by the family pet look new.
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you go to to sit out in your yard but a blue tongue is sitting on your lounger sunbathing!
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Old Sep 15th 2011, 2:34 pm
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Default Re: You know you are in Australia when...

Originally Posted by Turban Explorer
And plimsols hang from telephone lines
Plimsol? That's a marking that's painted on the side of a ship to show it's draft.

You Poms make me laugh with all your pre-'40s terms - Blighty, Plimsoll etc.

Time to join the 21st century.
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Originally Posted by Amazulu
Plimsol? That's a marking that's painted on the side of a ship to show it's draft.

You Poms make me laugh with all your pre-'40s terms - Blighty, Plimsoll etc.

Time to join the 21st century.
Oh how very droll!

...G&T anyone?
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Originally Posted by Amazulu
Plimsol? That's a marking that's painted on the side of a ship to show it's draft.

You Poms make me laugh with all your pre-'40s terms - Blighty, Plimsoll etc.

Time to join the 21st century.
...Says Amazulu while having a good sniff of his tekkies
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Originally Posted by paulry
...Says Amazulu while having a good sniff of his tekkies
Shhh, don't tell 'em that!
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Originally Posted by Amazulu
Shhh, don't tell 'em that!
Your secret's safe with me
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Default Re: You know you are in Australia when...

Originally Posted by Amazulu
Plimsol? That's a marking that's painted on the side of a ship to show it's draft.

You Poms make me laugh with all your pre-'40s terms - Blighty, Plimsoll etc.

Time to join the 21st century.
Sorry 'dudette' - I'll try not to use bizarre incomprehensible terminology again.
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