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Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2009, 7:31 am
Replies: 46
Views: 1,469
Posted By PeteY

Re: At last, an Aussie politician talks sense...

I can't quite believe what I am reading...

Ok - so even IF global warming was not deemed anthropogenic, does that mean we should keep raping the environment?
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2009, 7:12 am
Replies: 37
Views: 3,217
Posted By PeteY

Re: 2007 to 2009 Arrivers in Australia **Please Read**

Oh c'mon potato. At least give me credit for being objective. Did you even read my points? I can see the good as well as the bad.

Don't you think a few of your dislikes are a little subjective?...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2009, 6:53 am
Replies: 37
Views: 3,217
Posted By PeteY

Re: 2007 to 2009 Arrivers in Australia **Please Read**

OK Potato - I'll bite :)

The TV Ya - its crap
The Radio Its not that bad - ABC talk and JJJ are great
The internet I assume you mean ISPs? Well - ya its crap
The biased media (especially News...
Jun 24th 2009, 2:46 am
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By PeteY

Re: Checkin' in

I remember that avatar!!! :D
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2009, 2:28 am
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By PeteY

Re: medical interns in adelaide?

We were chatting with the Doc who delivered our baby, about why he was in Mount Gambier (he had let it slip that he was new to town). To sum up, he said that its difficult to get work as an intern in...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2009, 2:26 am
Replies: 117
Views: 3,498
Posted By PeteY

Re: So ... the Holden Commodore ... what is the deal?

The Mazdas do hold their value well though.
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2009, 2:02 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,951
Posted By PeteY

Re: Why do Ozzies never say sorry?

I agree.. on the whole I find people here friendly and helpful.
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2009, 2:01 am
Replies: 53
Views: 2,410
Posted By PeteY

Re: A rant

If they were properly insulated to begin with, there wouldn't be heat to dissipate. Houses down south are built cheap and shoddy.

I've found houses up north (older Queenslanders) far better...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2009, 1:58 am
Replies: 53
Views: 2,410
Posted By PeteY

Re: A rant

I mate used to say "Dry your eyes princess".

Still cracks me up :D
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2009, 1:51 am
Replies: 117
Views: 3,498
Posted By PeteY

Re: So ... the Holden Commodore ... what is the deal?

To be honest, I hadn't heard of the commodore specifically being a bogan car until I logged on here yesteday, and I've been in Aus a while. SS Commodores however are in the same class as Escorts and...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2009, 1:31 am
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2009, 1:05 am
Replies: 477
Views: 32,255
Posted By PeteY

Re: Is Australia an oversold country?

Embracing aussie culture includes a heart attack on a stick, I'm game to give it a try :D

I might even go a bag of 6 hot sticky doughnuts after!
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2009, 1:02 am
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By PeteY

Re: Jobs for Journos/Writers

I did some graphic design work for a newspaper to pay the bills while studying. Rural town. The journos dept was constantly changing, with 7 journos coming and going in the 2 years I was there. Very...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2009, 12:54 am
Replies: 477
Views: 32,255
Posted By PeteY

Re: Is Australia an oversold country?

Heyhey don't get arsey with me. I was being serious, trying to point out that culture isn't just a church (or choir....). Culture includes anything which is indicative of a countries history or...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2009, 12:37 am
Replies: 477
Views: 32,255
Posted By PeteY

Re: Is Australia an oversold country?

The V8s are coming to Townsville. Complete with dancing semi naked chicks and dagwood dogs.

BAM. AUSSIE CULTURE!!

(I take it culture comes in all shapes and sizes?)
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2009, 12:07 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,951
Posted By PeteY

Re: Why do Ozzies never say sorry?

Sorry to Aboriginal people means diddly squat when it is not backed up with policy designed to help them. The sorry was to make white city folk feel better, and to appease the leaders of the...
Jun 23rd 2009, 11:53 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By PeteY

Re: Checkin' in

You been over for hols or anything TWT? Where you planning on heading when you get here?
Jun 23rd 2009, 11:52 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By PeteY

Re: Checkin' in

Great to hear Polly! :thumbsup:

We decided that Mount G was a little cold in Winter, and now we have a little fella we need to think about schools. The Mount only has a one good school, and its a...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 23rd 2009, 3:29 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 3,498
Posted By PeteY

Re: So ... the Holden Commodore ... what is the deal?

If you REALLY want to think about your carbon footprint, grab a car without a 3.6 litre engine!
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 23rd 2009, 3:26 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 3,498
Posted By PeteY

Re: So ... the Holden Commodore ... what is the deal?

Yea, but you're a bogan Badge. :rofl:

Teehee. Hows things mate?
Forum: Australia
Jun 23rd 2009, 2:50 pm
Replies: 477
Views: 32,255
Posted By PeteY

Re: Is Australia an oversold country?

Wow... I see these forums haven't changed. Talk about wrapping it up in one big juicy stereotype.

The fact that I love it here must mean I'm a real dropout!

(and by the way - i love culture,...
Forum: Australia
Jun 23rd 2009, 10:35 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,951
Posted By PeteY

Re: Why do Ozzies never say sorry?

Rudd got in because of work choices and an aging Howard. Nothing to do with the apology.

I don't mid the apology although I do find it a little shallow, especially in the light of how little the...
Jun 23rd 2009, 9:12 am
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By PeteY

Checkin' in

Here for my Bi-Yearly check in :rofl:. Anyone I know still active here?

Found the forum in the bookmarks of my old computer (before it gets E-Wasted!)

I'm still here... moved to Townsville for...
Forum: Australia
Aug 3rd 2006, 3:38 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,069
Posted By PeteY

Re: TapWater , Down Under : how drinkable ?

Come to Mount Gambier :)

All our water is pumped up out of the lake, filtered though nothing more than a mesh, a little cl is added then its gravity fed down to the town.

Thats what they tell...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 3rd 2006, 3:21 pm
Replies: 3,029
Views: 112,230
Posted By PeteY

Re: 3 Years on , back in UK

HOLY CRAP!!

PB!! Welcome back!

:D
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