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#1 Colin

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Posted 10 June 2016 - 0930 AM

Kangaroo and a pig photographed having sex

 

http://www.dailymail...-Territory.html


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Posted 10 June 2016 - 2228 PM

Strange place is Australia.....

 

rather places, as it is a fairly large island.

 

and there is at least one kangaroo that thinks it is a dog:

 

http://www.abc.net.a...s-a-dog/6416496


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Posted 11 June 2016 - 1753 PM

http://bigstory.ap.o...ssie-town-batty

 

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Batemans Bay is a picturesque coastal town that always leaves the welcome mat out for tourists. But tens of thousands of visitors of another kind have more than outstayed their welcome — large bats.

Residents feel trapped in their guano-coated houses, and those who venture outside soon feel a disgusting "sprinkle of something." Then there's the early-morning screeching, so excruciating that Danielle Smith said it compelled her to go on anti-depressants.


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Posted 11 June 2016 - 1914 PM

Sounds like the bats are driving them batshit. 


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Posted 11 June 2016 - 2229 PM

We call them flying foxes


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Posted 19 June 2016 - 0535 AM

well that thread had an early demise


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Posted 19 June 2016 - 0700 AM

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Posted 05 July 2016 - 1008 AM

:lol: :lol:

Federal Election 2016: Laurie Oakes ties up bookies with multicoloured offering
by Adrian Beattie - 04/07/16, 10:58 AM


The result of the general election might be stuck in limbo but Nine News political editor Laurie Oakes made sure there were some winners last night; 57 in all, a collective $3000 better off.
The Canberra veteran raised eyebrows during the course of Nine's election coverage because he! kept changing his ties.

It even started to trend on social media.

Election drinking game: Take a shot every time Laurie Oakes changes his tie
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The political journalist didn't make any reference to his ties until late into the program when he revealed what had been going on.
It had all started when Sportsbet announced it was running a book on what colour tie the political commentator would be wearing during Nine's election program.
"All I can tell you is that I am the punters' friend. Sportsbet ran a book on what colour tie I'd wear tonight and the six choices were gold, red, blue, black, green and any other colour," the politics reporter said.
Sportsbet later issued a statement saying that when the political editor appeared at the start of the program wearing a red tie - which was the $2.00 favourite - the team at Sportsbet were patting themselves on the back thinking they had got it right.

Five tie changes later and they realised they'd been had been out-manouvred by the wily journalist.

"Malcolm Turnbull might not be a winner tonight and Bill Shorten might not be a winner but there
are a lot of winners here and I am very pleased about that," said Mr Oakes.

http://www.dailylife...703-gpxhr0.html
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Posted 06 July 2016 - 0607 AM

This thread needs more from the Northern Territory News.

 

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Posted 06 July 2016 - 1400 PM

Looks like an awesome place to be.


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Posted 06 July 2016 - 1654 PM

Looks like an awesome place to be.


The Australian Armour Regiment is stationed in Northern Territory. Reason enough for me. :)
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Posted 07 July 2016 - 0555 AM

IIRC there's an MEU there now as well. They had plenty of F/A-18s operating out of the airport/airbase when I was there too.


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Posted 07 July 2016 - 0601 AM



Looks like an awesome place to be.

 

It's a pretty laid back place to be really. Check out the dress rules at the local golf course, for example.

 

http://www.news.com....9-1226544895688

 

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Posted 03 August 2016 - 0525 AM

All hail the return of the prodigal son!

 

http://www.news.com....778a4db142ad70c

 


JARRYD Hayne is coming back to the NRL.

 

The former NFL running back has signed a shock two-year deal with the Gold Coast Titans.

 

The Titans’ incredible recruitment coup makes Hayne the biggest star to ever play for the Titans.

 

The club confirmed the news at a major announcement at the Gold Coast Airport on Wednesday morning.

 

Hayne will reportedly earn $1.2 million per season with the Titans in the richest deal ever seen in the game.


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Posted 03 August 2016 - 1705 PM

 

All hail the return of the prodigal son!

 

http://www.news.com....778a4db142ad70c

 

 


JARRYD Hayne is coming back to the NRL.

 

The former NFL running back has signed a shock two-year deal with the Gold Coast Titans.

 

The Titans’ incredible recruitment coup makes Hayne the biggest star to ever play for the Titans.

 

The club confirmed the news at a major announcement at the Gold Coast Airport on Wednesday morning.

 

Hayne will reportedly earn $1.2 million per season with the Titans in the richest deal ever seen in the game.

 

 

Given time he would have been a decent NFL player; he just happened to go to a team that was/is quickly becoming a basketcase in the form of San Francisco.

 

Titans make the Top 8 and win a game in the playoffs?

 

Related, I'm a YUUUGE NRL fan despite being here in the States. Watch almost every game online (Delayed of course, because I'm not staying up until 4 AM to watch them live) and I plan on taking in an NRL game and State of Origin game when I go down there next summer.


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Posted 06 August 2016 - 0553 AM

Go see Origin in Brisbane. The Cockroaches have got sick of seeing their team get thumped by the Mighty Maroons every year and have stopped turning up to games in Sydney. The atmosphere will be much better at Suncorp.

 

If you're after a decent NRL game you could do a lot worse than Cowboys v Broncos.


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Posted 06 August 2016 - 0733 AM

If there's anything that is "Because Australia", it's State of Origin. A sport that's only popular in 2 states (Mind you, Australia's most-populated provinces) has a 3-match series in the middle of the season to see whose players from those states are better, and it's serious business about which state you support--and you'd better not be a state traitor either. Americans get that goofy and tribal over college football, but at least it's technically amateur. Just interesting, and quite funny to me to watch from a distance.

 

I've got no true NRL rooting interest apart from not liking Cronulla, Canterbury, and Melbourne, but I had already planned on getting to Suncorp if I had the chance, but I'd like to try to get to one at a suburban Sydney ground just to see what the smaller grounds are like for an NRL match--especially in a place that's always full like when the Tigers play at Leichhardt Oval, even if the Tigers are generally crap ;) 


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Posted 06 August 2016 - 1714 PM

Come up here to Townsville and see the Cowboys. We get decent crowds and there's always a good atmosphere at the ground. Plus we've got the best player in the world.

 

Queensland is definitely not one of the more populous states in Australia. The state is about the size of Western Europe and there's less than 4 million people here. NSW and Victoria are the two big states population wise. That's all part of the Origin myth too. Originally when the series was played it was done on what state the players were currently playing in. As NSW had all the money and most of the teams, Queensland regularly got thrashed because all their best players went down South for more money. The Aussies love an underdog so Origin has always been a load of rednecks and bogans from Queensland taking on a bunch of stuck up wankers from Sydney. Sadly they've finally banned the biff in Origin games so you don't get any good fights any more but here's some classic moments from Origin history.

 


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