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10/28/10 5:53 PM
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currymuncha - " i think that australia might have the stronger economic opportunity because of it's population"

Weak arguement is weak.

We beat them PER CAPITA.


LOL@'economy per capita'...

To be fair, this is probably true. What has the modern state of Italy even done, except fail...over and over and over?


Exactly.

The best part is when they try to claim Americans with Italian ancestry as examples of how successful Italy is. By the same rationale, I guess Clinton and JFK were 'Irish' presidents? LOL!
10/28/10 6:16 PM
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leetskeet - Oh yeah and don't forget Peter Jacksons directorial achievements single handedly out do everything that the entire nation of Italy has ever achieved...ever!...according to squatdog <img src="/images/phone/post_tag.png" alt="Phone Post" border="0" style="vertical-align:middle;"/>



To be fair, this is probably true. What has the modern state of Italy even done, except fail...over and over and over?


Uh, no, I'll see your peter jackson and raise you a Michelangelo Antonioni, a Bernardo Bertolucci, a Federico Fellini, a Roberto Rossellini, a Dario Argento, a Lucio Fulci and 3 generations of the Bava family.

10/28/10 6:24 PM
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Who?
10/28/10 6:27 PM
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Moke - "Talk about killing the goose that laid the golden egg..."

This has always been my fundamental problem with unions.
BUT THERE'S MORE GOLD IN THERE!!! WE CAN SCRAPE IT OUT!!!!
10/28/10 6:46 PM
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I think the difference between Australian and New Zealand unions is a good case study.

The New Zealand unions used to be just as bad up until the late 70s/early 80s, until the Muldoon government broke them. When I say 'bad', it was virtually impossible to engage in any large-scale construction without incurring massive cost overruns and delays from industrial action.

Today it's gone too far, as the unions are weak as shit and semi-skilled workers in particular get paid fuck-all, while there are lots of loopholes for employers to exploit.
10/28/10 7:28 PM
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They got a deal done. Gonna film in NZ.
10/28/10 7:30 PM
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Meohfumado - They got a deal done. Gonna film in NZ.
Cool, now there is time enough for countin'
10/28/10 7:43 PM
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Yup.

It looks like the Avatar sequels are going to be 'filmed' by Weta again, too.

...and Speilberg's TinTin movie.









Meanwhile in Australia...

10/28/10 7:51 PM
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your right ...now if you could just convince the rest of your country of this maybe they would fuck off and it wouldn't take me 2 hours+ to visit centrelink

seriously free velcro gloves for every kiwi that fucks off!
10/28/10 9:18 PM
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 Who wins?



vs.

10/28/10 9:24 PM
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UM GDP Per Capita??? What


So Luxembourg has a 'stronger economic opportunity' than Australia?
10/28/10 9:48 PM
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currymuncha - " Who wins?"

Hogan actually, I had a friend who worked in a bank that Morrison was a customer of and she said he was a total fayg.



How would she know? Did he just drop to his knees and start blowing random dudes in the lobby?
10/28/10 9:53 PM
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 I think there is one thing that Americans, Australians, and Canadians can all agree on.

Fuck the Queen of england.
10/28/10 10:01 PM
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No they like you lack resources. They unlike NZ do have some depth in their intellectual talent pool.


You mean apart from the extensive iron deposits?

I guess New Zealand could replicate Luxembourg's financial industry seeing as it's also an autonomous state in the middle of Europe...oh wait.

Hogan actually, I had a friend who worked in a bank that Morrison was a customer of and she said he was a total fayg.


Sure you did.



Fuck the Queen of england.


If you don't like living in a Constitutional Monarchy, America is across the border.
10/28/10 10:01 PM
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Squat, please email all your kiwi bro-towns in Bondi and remind them how good NZ is.
10/28/10 10:09 PM
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BenBJJ - Squat, please email all your kiwi bro-towns in Bondi and remind them how good NZ is.


Australia is a dumping ground for New Zealand dole bludgers.

They're your problem, not ours.
10/28/10 10:14 PM
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Send the fuckin mail, you dolt!
10/28/10 10:23 PM
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BenBJJ - Send the fuckin mail, you dolt!


I did, this is the reply I got:

Dear David,

I recieved your E-mail and whilst I appreciate what New Zealand has to offer, I enjoy bludging off the socialist Australian welfare system so much that I simply can't see myself coming back and having to work for a living. I spend all day on Bondi and all night knocking the bottom out of Aussie sluts who want to find out what it's like to be fucked by a real man. This year I might apply to become a disability beneficiary (I strained my wrist body-surfing)!

Your friend,

Rangi
10/28/10 10:28 PM
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I like the kiwis, they think that mankind reached its pinnicle in 1993. A simpler time.
10/28/10 10:37 PM
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10/29/10 12:45 AM
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''Dougie - I think there is one thing that Americans, Australians, and Canadians can all agree on.

Fuck the Queen of england.''

dougie you are clearly out of line for insulting androids. i for one welcome our ageless robot master designed in the uk and manufactured in china.

also, sixteen tons is correct about most unions in canada.

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