Thread: World Youth Day

  1. #16
    train spotter
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    Aug 2001
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    Do not eat the vegimite nor drink Fosters, these are Aussie jokes we export to the rest of the world.

    Fosters because we value beer to much to export the good stuff.

    Vegimite because it is the gunk left over after you make lots of beer. What could be better for breakfast?

    Remember your swimming togs for the showers (no curtains apparantly).

    As they passed a law against 'annoying' the pilgrims (including slogans on Tshirts), I decided to spend the time in the Pilbra playing with trains.

    Quote Originally Posted by laserlight View Post
    ... except maybe for a brief snatch or two to read email.
    Careful with the lingo, 'snatch' (or thong etc) may not mean what you think it does down under.
    "Man alone suffers so excruciatingly in the world that he was compelled to invent laughter."
    Friedrich Nietzsche

    "I spent a lot of my money on booze, birds and fast cars......the rest I squandered."
    George Best

    "If you are going through hell....keep going."
    Winston Churchill

  2. #17
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    Was watching the coverage of the Pope's arrival on TV yesterday, and one of the hosts was talking about the enthusiasm of the young people as they arrived. Said he talked to a girl from Singapore, around 20 years old, who told him about her and her friends trip over to Sydney.

    What are the chances?

  3. #18
    (?<!re)tired Mario F.'s Avatar
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    None Laserlight is in fact a bloke. However they may know each other...

    Btw, was the pope wearing thongs? You can never tell with that dress he wears. But maybe he lift it... *ah! i do miss the bloody aussies!*
    Originally Posted by brewbuck:
    Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.

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