You're Not Australian Until:


Way too much time here...
1: You've mimicked Alf Stewart from the tv show, Home And Away, in a
broad australian accent. Eg: "push off, ya flamin drongo!"

2: You've had an arguement with your mate whether Ford or Holden make a
better car.

3: You've done the "hot sand" dance while running from the ocean back
to your towel.

4: You know who Ray Martin is.

5: You start using words like "bloody" and "grouse" and start calling
people "champ".

6: You stop greeting people with "hello" and go straight to "how ya

7: You've seriously considered running down to the shops in a pair of
ugh boots.

8: You own a pair of ugh boots.

9: You've been to a day/nighter cricket match and screamed out
incomprehensibly until your throat went raw.

10: You know the first verse to the national anthem but be buggered if
you know what "girt" means.

11: You have a story that somehow revolves around the excessive
consumption of alcohol and a mate named "Dave".

12: You've risked attending an outdoor music festival on the hottest day
of the year.

13: You've tried to hang off a clothes line while pretending you can

14: You've had to visit the emergency room after hanging off the clothes
line pretending you can fly.

15: You own a pair of thongs for every day use and a pair of "dress
thongs" for special occassions.

16: You don't know what's in a meat pie and you don't care.

17: You pronounce Australia as "Straya".

18: You call soccer "soccer" not "football".

19: You've squeezed vegemite through vitawheats to make vegemite worms.

20: You suck your coffee through a timtam.

21: You realise that lifeguards are the only people that can get away
with wearing speedos.

22: You pledge allegiance to Vegemite over Promite.

23: You understand the value of a public holiday.

24: Your weekends are spent barracking for your favourite sports team.

25: You have a toilet dolly (a (usually crocheted) doll with a victorian hoop skirt that is hollow and goes over the toilet brush. Hangs down to the floor so you can't tell you have a toilet brush).

26: You've played beach cricket with a ball and bat fashioned out of a
fence post.

27: You firmly believe in the end, everything will be ok and have told a
friend in tough times that "She'll be right, mate".

28: You use the phrase "no worries" at least once a day.

29: You've been on a beach holiday and have probably stayed in a

30: You constantly shorten words to "brekkie", "arvo" and "barbie".

31: You've adopted a local bar as your own.

32: You know the oath of mateship can never be limited by geographical



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Hehe. Some good stuff there, but gutted the Galah wasn't included.
I thought having one of those hit your UHT was customary? :p

:eek: 25: You have a toilet dolly. *shudders* I don't really wanna ask,
but, well I can't help myself.
WTF is one of those?


Way too much time here...
It is a (usually crocheted) doll with a victorian hoop skirt that is hollow and goes over the toilet brush. Hangs down to the floor so you can't tell you have a toilet brush.



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lol. Hey you might want to send this in to The End section in the PC Authority magazine. Could win some software. If you don't then I certainly will with your permission.:)

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