Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby D41 » 03 Mar 2018, 19:54

Watched a segment on some TV hippie-naturalist show about the Tasmanian Devil.

It's doing nowt to increase tourism.
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby kiwikrasher » 03 Mar 2018, 23:43

Jack wrote:I'd have burned the house just to make sure .....


Nah mate, these guys are relatively harmless, and an important part of the native ecosystem. The buggers can be hard to catch as they can jump over a metre in a go. Just put a bowl over him and walk him onto a piece of paper, then released him in the garden.
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby duke63 » 04 Mar 2018, 00:20

Then he jumps a metre back into the house?
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby duke63 » 04 Mar 2018, 00:24

Whereabouts in Oz are you Kiwi?

A mates sister lives somewhere near Perth and I recollect the story of the annual pest control bloke coming round to spray the eaves of the house and there being plenty of dead red backs lying around the next morning.

Also the 'check your shoes or boots before you put them on' each morning as you never know what might have decided that was a nice place to spend the night. :D
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby kiwikrasher » 04 Mar 2018, 01:15

I’m in NSW, in the hills behind Sydney on th northern edge of the Blue Mountains National Park. Google “Kurrajong Heights”

Yes checking shoes and boots is an Australian standard practice.

Red backs are pretty common too but not a big bother. It’s the brown snakes and funnel web spiders that are the biggest worry in this area. They’ll kill you if luck is against you and both are known to be agressive. We flushed out a few brown snakes last month when we dug out the track for the slip and slide into the dam.
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby kiwikrasher » 04 Mar 2018, 01:16

duke63 wrote:Then he jumps a metre back into the house?


I put him a good couple of metres away (lol)
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby kiwikrasher » 26 Mar 2018, 06:34

Because the cricketers cheat... numpetys.
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby Kwacky » 26 Mar 2018, 09:06

The worst part about the scandal is that the Aussie team doesn't seem to care they're cheating or that they've been caught.
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby kiwikrasher » 26 Mar 2018, 09:17

Kwacky wrote:The worst part about the scandal is that the Aussie team doesn't seem to care they're cheating or that they've been caught.


It’s totally disgusting, they have no support from the public at all.
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby Kwacky » 26 Mar 2018, 09:22

I'm not surprised, especially when the Aussie team have been so quick in the past of accusing other teams of cheating.
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby Monty » 27 Mar 2018, 14:56

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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby Kwacky » 29 Mar 2018, 08:46

(lol)
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby duke63 » 30 Mar 2018, 09:06

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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby kiwikrasher » 13 Apr 2018, 13:22

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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby Jack » 13 Apr 2018, 13:30

I don't believe you , I bet they carry rabies or bubonic plague , what happens if you feed them after midnight ?
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby StMarks » 13 Apr 2018, 13:38

kiwikrasher wrote:Not every Australian animal wants to kill you
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So, is that ^ the one that doesn't mate.?
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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby Monty » 07 May 2018, 20:07

Righteo!

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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

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Re: Reasons not to go to Australia, part 24753

Postby kiwikrasher » 02 Jul 2018, 15:08

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Although it’s a dingo, not a dog and I’m pretty sure those snakes are doing the opposite to fighting!! (lol)
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