Aussie Off Topic Chat Thread

Discussion in 'Australia' started by nevgriff64, Mar 19, 2010.

  1. Warin

    Warin Retired

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  2. Wodger63

    Wodger63 Long timer

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    ^^^^^^
    In which case it should be against the law to smoke while driving, surely you're not "paying due care and attention" during the act of lighting up and disposing of the butt.
    If drinking a beverage or eating while driving you're not "paying due care and attention" and against the law.
    Why are the likes of McDonalds allowed to sell takeaways to solo driver in a car by themselves?
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  3. Warin

    Warin Retired

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    ^^^^
    CB radios, GPSs, radios, aircon, .. the list is endless.
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  4. Kiwi Mo

    Kiwi Mo Long timer

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    re the :
    Dog on the tucker box vandal.

    Benjamin Gow 28 year old, of Estella, appeared in Wagga Local Court and charged with vandalising the Dog on the Tuckerbox has pleaded not guilty.

    He is set to reappear in Wagga Local Court on November 6.

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    It was 40c+ when we visited Wagga Wagga and stopped to have a sticky beak at the dog.
    Stayed 2 nights and took in some local sights. Came back through Tumut.
    There is a lot of history up in that area.
    Found myself reading some Banjo writings and listening to Slim Dusty.

    That bloke is probably lucky I wasnt there when he ( allegedly ) did the deed as I may have had a word with him.
  5. ktmgeoff

    ktmgeoff Remember it's not a race!

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    You forgot to mention hot girlfriends...:sweeti
  6. JBtourer

    JBtourer Long timer

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    She’d love going across the Nullarbor.
    Heading across a week or so back and my phone changed its time 3 or 4 times within a half hour or so.
    I thought WTF?
    I forgot about the quirky little Central Western Time Zone.
  7. JBtourer

    JBtourer Long timer

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    May as well add talking to your passengers as well.
  8. MirthfulThylacinator

    MirthfulThylacinator Tinker

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    ... so I'm guessing those Cop Colleges must be like Xaviers' school for Peculiar People, opening hitherto unknown channels of multi-tasking abilities? What with reporting live to the control station, reading details from their facial/vehicle recognition screen, observing traffic in the immediate vicinity, controlling their own car - at the same time working that inherent compassion thing and trying to not be sucked into viewing everyone around them as walking wallets? All that, simultaneously?

    Yeah - thought so :lol3
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  9. PBee

    PBee ...---...

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  10. Sfcootz

    Sfcootz McRibbed for her pleasure Super Moderator Super Supporter

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  11. AUSSIEADV

    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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  12. Suncoaster

    Suncoaster Been here awhile Supporter

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    Geez.

    It was good to see the old girls do battle in the touring car masters at Bathurst on the weekend. (on TV).

    Twenty years into the 21st century there's nothing yet to compare with the highlights of the 20th; high performance internal combustion, electric guitars, world cups, TDF, Dakar; to name a few...
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  13. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler Supporter

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    First day out since the big hit!!!:D
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  14. nevgriff64

    nevgriff64 .

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    Ouch - what happened there?
  15. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler Supporter

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    Plus
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    Equals
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    :D
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  16. richo360

    richo360 Long timer

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    Extensive menu offerings.... was it hard to make a choice ST1?
  17. nevgriff64

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    No - no, I was talking about someone burnt the toast on your sandwich. :lol3

    In all seriousness though - sorry to hear that happened, Dave.

    Hope you have a speedy recovery mate.
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  18. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler Supporter

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    Nah, I ran with the toastie!:rofl
  19. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler Supporter

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    45 years of riding on the road,half a million k's easy,first incident, all good,coulda been a whole lot worse!
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  20. lurkin

    lurkin Been here awhile

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