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1Back to top Go down    "How to Talk to Australians" on Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:48 pm

floyd

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2Back to top Go down    Re: "How to Talk to Australians" on Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:59 pm

robmack

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Priceless, Floyd!!! Thanks for sharing.


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3Back to top Go down    Re: "How to Talk to Australians" on Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:05 pm

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Floyd! Haven't had such a chuckle for a long time!! Thanx!!


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4Back to top Go down    Re: "How to Talk to Australians" on Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:13 am

Two Wheels Better

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Mmmm, lamb dipped in choco then rolled in coconut.

"It's called a Lamington. Could use some Vegemite. Those Australians sure do eat funny."


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1987 K100RS, '93 Framed K11/K12 engine 'Big Block', '09 K1300GT, '07 K1200R, '95 R100 Mystic & '77 R75/7.

Everyone has a belief system, B.S., the trick is to learn not to take anyone's B.S. too seriously, especially your own.
-Robert Anton Wilson, novelist (18 Jan 1932-2007)
    

5Back to top Go down    Re: "How to Talk to Australians" on Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:44 am

92KK 84WW Olaf

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What is Vegemite? We have stuff called Marmite here, its a fake version of Bovril.


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1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 58,645 now 87,050 miles
1983 K100RS 0011175 Fricka 29,000 miles Damn K Pox
    

6Back to top Go down    Re: "How to Talk to Australians" on Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:16 pm

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Vegimite is the Nectar of the gods. Nearly every Aussie was raised with vegimite.


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It increases my paranoia
Like lookin' at my mirror and seein' a police car
    

7Back to top Go down    Re: "How to Talk to Australians" on Wed Aug 20, 2014 7:08 pm

floyd

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8Back to top Go down    Re: "How to Talk to Australians" on Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:48 am

larrikin

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The only reason they learn Australian is so they can get a job as a telephone marketer or service centre


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88 BMW K100RS

It increases my paranoia
Like lookin' at my mirror and seein' a police car
    

9Back to top Go down    Re: "How to Talk to Australians" on Thu Aug 21, 2014 5:35 am

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I had the (dis)honour of tasting vegimite this year on my Australian trip.

I think it must be like that rotten fish they eat up in norway/finland/sweden. You must have tasted it before your tastebuds have developed fully, otherwise its waaaaytoo late (yuck!).

By the way, those videos are no end of funny, I sent them to my brother and all my Australian friends.


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Corkboy '87 K100RS SE (The black one - one of the two bikes I'm sorry I sold)
'87 K100RS 0140995 (Gone)
'97 K1100LT 0188024 (Gone)
'08 K1200GT Wedge - but still a K
'08 Transalp 700
    

10Back to top Go down    Re: "How to Talk to Australians" on Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:39 am

AL-58

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@larrikin wrote:Vegimite is the Nectar of the gods. Nearly every Aussie was raised with vegimite.

I'm glad you said nearly. I hate the stuff, it's an acquired taste that I've never acquired.

Al


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'92 K100RS-16v (Paint it Black)

'87 K100RT with Paralever backend

"When I'm too old and too foolish to handle a sidecar I'll buy a Sportsbike"

    

11Back to top Go down    Re: "How to Talk to Australians" on Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:40 am

floyd

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My wife is Spanish/Italian born and bred and she looove vegemite. She has it on toast (thicker than I do) with avocado spread on top. Loves it.

And no thats not her in the picture.


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