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24th Jun '16 12:38:11 PM Nick98
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* ''VideoGame/WipEout'' gives us the racing team Triakis, born as a weapon-manufacturing conglomerate and boasting the best-shielded craft in the competition. If they're described in their bio in ThisVeryWiki as "the result of Saxton Hale getting warped into the far future and running a racing team", it has to count for something.

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* ''VideoGame/WipEout'' gives us the racing team Triakis, Triakis Industries, born as a weapon-manufacturing conglomerate and boasting the best-shielded craft in the competition. If they're described in their bio in ThisVeryWiki as "the result of Saxton Hale getting warped into the far future and running a racing team", it has to count for something. Bonus points for their name being inspired by the leopard shark.[[note]]Which, amusingly, can't be found in Australian waters.[[/note]]
24th Jun '16 12:35:54 PM Nick98
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* ''VideoGame/WipEout'' gives us the racing team Triakis, born as a weapon-manufacturing conglomerate and boasting the best-shielded craft in the competition. If they're described in their bio in ThisVeryWiki as "the result of Saxton Hale getting warped into the far future and running a racing team", it has to count for something.
19th Jun '16 3:44:08 PM tyrekecorrea
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* Lauren Jackson and Penny Taylor, two of the best Australian basketball players to ever play in America on the side.
31st May '16 8:46:38 AM Doug86
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* Sir John Monash, UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne general and last man ever knighted on the field of battle. Held responsible by King George for winning the entire damned war. One notable quote: King George commented that they just 'might' win the war using Monash's tactics. Monash's reply, a single incredulous 'might?'

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* Sir John Monash, UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne UsefulNotes/WorldWarI general and last man ever knighted on the field of battle. Held responsible by King George for winning the entire damned war. One notable quote: King George commented that they just 'might' win the war using Monash's tactics. Monash's reply, a single incredulous 'might?'
27th May '16 4:15:59 AM Laevatein
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* [[http://howmanydayssincemontaguestreetbridgehasbeenhit.com/ Montague Street Bridge]] in Melbourne. Yes, an ''inanimate structure'' has wrecked enough vehicles to qualify as a MemeticBadass.
24th Apr '16 2:27:03 PM ajbit26
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* How can we forget about AC/DC? Their response to losing their lead singer Bon Scott was to release the second highest album of all time.
24th Apr '16 2:20:10 PM ajbit26
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Averted by the fact that perhaps the best known Australian in the world is Dame Edna Everidge (a crossdresser) and that perhaps the two best known Aussie movies in the world are "The Birdcage" (about homosexuality) and "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" (about drag queens!)

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Averted by the fact that perhaps the best known Australian in the world is Dame Edna Everidge (a crossdresser) and that perhaps the two best known Aussie movies in the world are "The Birdcage" (about homosexuality) and "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" (about drag queens!)
19th Apr '16 1:31:55 PM erforce
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* The protagonist of ''Film/DakotaHarris'' is an IndianaJones {{expy}} who singlehandedly foils a Nazi plot to change the outcome of the war using an AlienArtifact capable of time travel.

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* The protagonist of ''Film/DakotaHarris'' is an IndianaJones Franchise/IndianaJones {{expy}} who singlehandedly foils a Nazi plot to change the outcome of the war using an AlienArtifact capable of time travel.



** ''Revenge of the Island'', features [[SplitPersonality Multiple Personality]] Mike, and one of his alter egos is an Australian [[ActionSurvivor wilderness adventurer]] named [[IndianaJones Manitoba Smith]].

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** ''Revenge of the Island'', features [[SplitPersonality Multiple Personality]] Mike, and one of his alter egos is an Australian [[ActionSurvivor wilderness adventurer]] named [[IndianaJones [[Franchise/IndianaJones Manitoba Smith]].
30th Mar '16 8:56:45 AM ObsidianFire
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* [[ActionGirl Erin]] in ''Film/YoureNext'' was raised by a CrazySurvivalist on a compound in the Outback before moving to the US. This background makes her ''very'' [[GenreSavvy well-suited]] to fighting off a home invasion.

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* [[ActionGirl Erin]] in ''Film/YoureNext'' was raised by a CrazySurvivalist on a compound in the Outback before moving to the US. This background makes her ''very'' [[GenreSavvy well-suited]] well-suited to fighting off a home invasion.
18th Mar '16 3:14:01 PM CaptainSupermarket
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* The [[Literature/AhrimanTrilogy Ahriman Trilogy]] gives us Caitlin Reid, a veteran of a survivalist camp who uses her knowledge of chemistry to create weapons specifically tailored to EldritchAbomination physiology. And she does it while giggling.
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