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Thread: Australian Tourism Board.

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    zacspeed's Avatar Pheasant plucker
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    The questions below about Australia, are from potential visitors. They
    were posted on an Australian Tourism Website and the answers are the
    actual responses by the website officials, who obviously have a sense of

    Q: Does it ever get windy in Australia? I have never seen it rain on TV, how
    do the plants grow? (UK).

    A: We import all plants fully grown and then just sit around watching them

    Q: Will I be able to see kangaroos in the street? (USA)

    A: Depends how much you've been drinking.

    Q: I want to walk from Perth to Sydney - can I follow the railroad tracks?

    A: Sure, it's only three thousand miles, take lots of water.

    Q: Is it safe to run around in the bushes in Australia? (Sweden)

    A: So it's true what they say about Swedes.

    Q: Are there any ATMs (cash machines) in Australia? Can you send me a list
    of them
    in Brisbane, Cairns, Townsville and Hervey Bay? (UK)

    A: What did your last slave die of?

    Q: Can you give me some information about hippo racing in Australia? (USA)

    A: A-fri-ca is the big triangle shaped continent south of Europe.
    Aus-tra-lia is
    that big island in the middle of the Pacific which does not... oh forget it.
    the hippo racing is every Tuesday night in Kings Cross. Come naked.

    Q: Which direction is North in Australia? (USA)

    A: Face south and then turn 180 degrees. Contact us when you get here and
    we'll send the rest of the directions.

    Q: Can I bring cutlery into Australia? (UK)

    A: Why? Just use your fingers like we do.

    Q: Can you send me the Vienna Boys' Choir schedule? (USA)

    A: Aus-tri-a is that quaint little country bordering Ger-man-y,
    which is...oh forget it. Sure, the Vienna Boys Choir play every
    Tuesday night in Kings Cross, straight after the hippo races.
    Come naked.

    Q: Can I wear high heels in Australia? ( UK)

    A: You're a British politician, right?

    Q: Are there supermarkets in Sydney and is milk available all
    year round? (Germany)

    A: No, we are a peaceful civilization of vegan hunter/gatherers. Milk
    is illegal.

    Q: Please send a list of all doctors in Australia who can dispense
    serum. (USA)

    A: Rattlesnakes live in A-meri-ca which is where YOU come from. All
    snakes are perfectly harmless, can be safely handled and make good pets.

    Q: I have a question about a famous animal in Australia, but I forget its
    It's a kind of bear and lives in trees. (USA)

    A: It's called a Drop Bear. They are so called because they drop out of Gum
    and eat the brains of anyone walking underneath them. You can scare them off
    spraying yourself with human urine before you go out walking.

    Q: Do you have perfume in Australia? (France)

    A: No, WE don't stink.

    Q: I have developed a new product that is the fountain of youth. Can you
    tell me
    where I can sell it in Australia? (USA)

    A: Anywhere significant numbers of Americans gather.

    Q: Can you tell me the regions in Tasmania where the female population is
    than the male population? (Italy)

    A: Yes, gay nightclubs.

    Q: Do you celebrate Christmas in Australia? (France)

    A: Only at Christmas.

    Q: I was in Australia in 1969 on R+R, and I want to contact the girl I dated
    I was staying in Kings Cross. Can you help? (USA)

    A: Yes, and you will still have to pay her by the hour.

    Q: Will I be able to speak English most places I go? (USA)

    A: Yes, but you'll have to learn it first!

  2. Funny S**t   -   #2
    uNz[i]'s Avatar Out of order
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    Mar 2003

    It's funny because it's all true. Especially the bit about being naked at the hippo races.

  3. Funny S**t   -   #3
    Samurai's Avatar Usenet Fanboy
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    Funny !

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    hippychick's Avatar Memo, what memo? BT Rep: +5
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    In a State Of Confusion


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