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Monday, July 12, 2010

how aussie are you?

I came across this at seven little heads on seven little beds

How many of these things have you done?
The ones I have done are in Green

  1. Heard a kookaburra in person.
  2. Slept under the stars.
  3. Seen a koala.
  4. Visited Melbourne.
  5. Watched a summer thunderstorm.
  6. Worn a pair of thongs.
  7. Been to Uluru (Ayer’s Rock)
  8. Visited Cape York.
  9. Held a snake.
  10. Sang along with Khe San.
  11. Drank VB.
  12. Visited Sydney.
  13. Have seen a shark.
  14. Have used Aussie (and NZ) slang naturally in a conversation.
  15. Had an actual conversation with an indigenous Australian (Aboriginal).
  16. Eaten hot chips from the bag at the beach.
  17. Walked/climbed over the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
  18. Used an outside dunny, and checked under the seat before sitting down.
  19. Seen Chloe in Young & Jackson’s.
  20. Slept on an overnight train or bus.
  21. Been to Sydney’s Mardi Gras
  22. Have gone bush-bashing.
  23. Taken a sickie.
  24. Been to see a game of Aussie Rules football.
  25. Have seen wild camels.
  26. Gone skinny dipping.
  27. Done a Tim Tam Slam.
  28. Ridden in a tram in Melbourne.
  29. Been at an ANZAC day Dawn Service.
  30. Watched a sunrise or sunset.
  31. Held a wombat.
  32. Been on a roadtrip of 800km or more.
  33. Seen the Great Australian Bight in person.
  34. Had a really bad sunburn.
  35. Visited an Aboriginal community.
  36. Seen a redback spider.
  37. Have watched Paul Hogan.
  38. Seen Blue Poles in person.
  39. Wandered barefoot in the bush/outback.
  40. Eaten Vegemite.
  41. Thrown a boomerang.
  42. Seen the Kimberleys.
  43. Given a hitch-hiker a lift.
  44. Been to Perth.
  45. Have tried Lemon, Lime and Bitters.
  46. Tried playing a didgeridoo.
  47. Seen dinosaur footprints.
  48. Eaten Tim Tams.
  49. Been to Darwin.
  50. Touched a kangaroo.
  51. Visted the Great Barrier Reef.
  52. Listened to Kevin Bloody Wilson.
  53. Killed a Cane Toad.
  54. Gone to a drive-in theatre.
  55. Have read and own books by Australian authors.
  56. Visited Adelaide.
  57. Know the story behind "Eternity".
  58. Been camping.
  59. Visited Brisbane.
  60. Been in an outback pub.
  61. Know what the term "Waltzing Matilda" actually means.
  62. Gone whale watching.
  63. Listened to Slim Dusty ( I have even been kissed by Slim!)
  64. Own five or more Australian movies or TV series.
  65. Sang along to Down Under.
  66. Have stopped specifically to look at an historic marker by the side of the road.
  67. Eaten a 4′n’20 pie.
  68. Surfed at Bondi.
  69. Watched the cricket on Boxing Day.
  70. Visited Hobart.
  71. Eaten kangaroo.
  72. Seen a quokka.
  73. Visited Canberra.
  74. Visited rainforests.
  75. Used a Victa lawnmower 
  76. Travelled on a tram in Adelaide.
  77. Used a Hills hoist.
  78. Visited Kata Tjuta
  79. Used native Australian plants in cooking.
  80. Visited the snow.
  81. Chosen a side in Holden VS Ford ( My maiden name was Ford - enough said)
  82. Visited the desert.
  83. Been water skiing
  84. Read The Phantom.
  85. Visited Parliament House.
  86. Gone spotlighting or pig-shooting.
  87. Crossed the Nullarbor.
  88. Avoided swimming in areas because of crocodiles.
  89. Listened to AC/DC.
  90. Called someone a dag.
  91. Voted in a Federal Election.
  92. Have been swimming and stayed between the flags.
  93. Had a possum in your roof.
  94. Visited the outback.
  95. Travelled over corrugated roads.
  96. Hit a kangaroo while driving.
  97. Been well outside any mobile phone coverage.
  98. Seen an emu.
  99. Have woken to the smell of bushfires.
  100. Subscribed to RRR.(what's that??)
  101. Patted a pure-bred dingo.
  102. Seen the Oils live-(no but have seen lots of other iconic Aussie bands live).
So how AUSSIE are you?
Feel free to use this on your blog


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