Saturday, June 19, 2010

How Aussie are You?

I was on Holly's blog @ Good Golly Miss Holly like three mintues ago when I came across her participation in the blog meme 'How Aussie are You' and since I'm true Aussie all the way, I decided to take part in it. I not quite sure who hold this meme because everyone is referring to someone different but I'm just going to refer to Holly ( then you can refer to whoever she refers to-hehe). Anyway, you don't have to be really aussie to do this since well I'm pretty sure most of you have done these things anyway. The ones in bold and red are the ones that I have done Here it goes-

  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. (pratically live in them btw guys thong s are flip flops not g-strings)
  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. (used to live there)
  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. Hitched Hiked a ride ( I haven't but I have it down for a 'before I die')
  44. Given a hitch-hiker a lift.
  45. Been to Perth.
  46. Have tried Lemon, Lime and Bitters.
  47. Tried playing a didgeridoo.
  48. Seen dinosaur footprints.
  49. Eaten Tim Tams.
  50. Been to Darwin.
  51. Touched a kangaroo.
  52. Visted the Great Barrier Reef.
  53. Listened to Kevin Bloody Wilson.
  54. Killed a Cane Toad.
  55. Gone to a drive-in theatre.
  56. Have read and own books by Australian authors. (meet several every year)
  57. Visited Adelaide.
  58. Know the story behind “Eternity”.
  59. Been camping.
  60. Visited Brisbane. (every few weekends)
  61. Been in an outback pub.
  62. Know what the term “Waltzing Matilda” actually means.
  63. Gone whale watching.
  64. Listened to Slim Dusty 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. (last year)
  71. Eaten kangaroo.
  72. Seen a quokka.
  73. Visited Canberra.
  74. Visited rainforests. (hiked through one on tuesday)
  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. (sorta last year in Tassie)
  81. Chosen a side in Holden VS Ford.
  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.
  101. Patted a pure-bred dingo.
  102. Seen the Oils live.
33/102 ehhhh maybe not as Aussie as I want to be but I'm still young and well I have plenty of time to catch up!

Badass Bookie xx


  1. Hahaha sorry Lisa im 56/102 :) and i tottaly plan to surf at Bondi

  2. Just killed myself esteem Keely....*cries*