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Old September 10 2013, 08:25 AM   #1
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ENTER: misc av contest: typical/characteristically Australian

The new topic is: Something you consider typical Australian or very characteristic of that continent (including New Zealand and the islands).

For newbies to this competition: the avatars may be a maximum size of 150 x 150 pixels.

Entries can be made till Monday the 16th, 18:00 CET / 12:00 EST / 9:00 PST / Tuesday the 17th 02:00 in Canberra. Then I'll start the voting thread.
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Old September 10 2013, 01:24 PM   #2
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The great thing about this topic is that I don't have to change my avatar to enter the contest.
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Old September 10 2013, 04:11 PM   #3
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Old September 10 2013, 10:43 PM   #4
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Ah, good topic and an easy choice for me:



The Great Barrier Reef.
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Old September 11 2013, 02:40 AM   #5
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Re: ENTER: misc av contest: typical/characteristically Australian

Rhubarbodendron wrote: View Post
The new topic is: Something you consider typical Australian or very characteristic of that continent (including New Zealand and the islands).
As I'm sure both Aussies and Kiwis will adamantly insist, Australia and New Zealand are two completely different and separate countries, with over 900 miles of open ocean between them. Hell, they even speak English with different accents.

Anyway, here's my entry: Boomerangs!

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Old September 11 2013, 03:21 AM   #6
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The great thing about this topic is that I don't have to change my avatar to enter the contest.
I am not going to vote for anything Collingwood. I am a one-eyed Richmond supporter.
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Old September 11 2013, 05:03 AM   #7
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The Sydney Opera House, probably one of the most recognizable buildings in the world. When I hear "Sydney," I think of it, the water and the bridge. Just lovely.
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Old September 11 2013, 07:03 AM   #8
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Old September 11 2013, 11:18 AM   #9
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The great thing about this topic is that I don't have to change my avatar to enter the contest.
I am not going to vote for anything Collingwood. I am a one-eyed Richmond supporter.
Are you sure?





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Old September 11 2013, 06:24 PM   #10
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Old September 11 2013, 07:08 PM   #11
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Bon Scott. Original frontman of AC/DC.
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Old September 11 2013, 07:11 PM   #12
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Home and Away's Alf Stewart: a true icon.
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Old September 11 2013, 10:24 PM   #13
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also the Great Barrier Reef

or



Ayers Rock
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Old September 12 2013, 06:08 PM   #14
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which of the two is your official contest entry? (Only one per person is allowed)


I had no idea ACDC had Australian roots! 0_0
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Old September 12 2013, 09:22 PM   #15
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which of the two is your official contest entry? (Only one per person is allowed)


I had no idea ACDC had Australian roots! 0_0
I believe that two older Australians are the only people on this board can say that they saw AC/DC perform live with Bon Scott as lead singer. I am one of them and I saw them when I was 17 in 1975. I also saw their first, and every other performance , on the Australian show, Countdown.
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