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Old Feb 11th 2021, 5:16 pm
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Australia's unofficial anthem, courtesy of the America's Cup win. I remember the then Prime Minister Bob Hawke giving the whole country the day off, and saying that any boss who fired an employee for not turning up was a bum
I did not know that !
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Old Feb 11th 2021, 5:21 pm
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I did not know that !
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Old Feb 11th 2021, 5:25 pm
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It is rather. I also didn't get the joke about nation lock.
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It is rather. I also didn't get the joke about nation lock.
Nor did I, I Googled Combi nation lock and then the penny dropped
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Old Feb 11th 2021, 5:38 pm
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Nor did I, I Googled Combi nation lock and then the penny dropped
A ha ! } best Alan Partridge voice ...
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A ha ! } best Alan Partridge voice ...
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Old Feb 11th 2021, 6:28 pm
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I did not know that !
It apparently took over when Australians were told they weren't allowed to tie kangaroos down anymore....

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It is rather. I also didn't get the joke about nation lock.
Too subtle?

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Nor did I, I Googled Combi nation lock and then the penny dropped
That'll do it....
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Old Feb 11th 2021, 6:32 pm
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Australia's unofficial anthem, courtesy of the America's Cup win.
Hey, I remember that. The rest of the world celebrated as if we were all Aussies.
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Old Feb 11th 2021, 7:03 pm
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It apparently took over when Australians were told they weren't allowed to tie kangaroos down anymore....

I don't live too far from where Harris was born, the community hall named after him was changed too

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Hey, I remember that. The rest of the world celebrated as if we were all Aussies.
I think we were as much surprised as delighted! I was a crew member on one of the Aussie team's practice yachts for a regatta here, best day ever.
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Old Feb 12th 2021, 4:26 pm
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Nor did I, I Googled Combi nation lock and then the penny dropped

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