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19th Feb '17 1:21:01 PM Schol-R-LEA
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** The story of [[AnAssKickingChristmas Outcast Corner's Christmas trip]] to Darwin has finally come out. While it features multiple [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Crowning Moments Of Awesome]] for them and others, [[FromBadToWorse no one would blame them]] if they decide not to repeat the trip.
18th Feb '17 6:23:22 AM DeepRed
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** This is reasonably grounded in reality as most Australians see New Zealanders as their younger siblings and taunt them mercilessly (despite the fact that they're actually rather fond of them.)

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** This is reasonably grounded in reality as most Australians see New Zealanders as their younger siblings and [[SiblingRivalry taunt them mercilessly mercilessly]] (despite the fact that they're actually rather fond of them.)
18th Feb '17 6:03:29 AM DeepRed
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* In the ''Franchise/GIJoe'' universe, Cobra operative Major Bludd is from Sydney, and once served with the Australian SAS.

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* In the ''Franchise/GIJoe'' universe, Cobra operative Major Bludd is from Sydney, and once served with the Australian SAS. On the Joe team, the survival expert Outback is depicted in the UK comics iteration as an Australian.
18th Jan '17 5:54:19 PM Exxolon
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In RealLife, UsefulNotes/AustralianWildlife ''is'' unique (the island is one of the handful of megadiverse lands in the world), being dominated by marsupials rather than placental mammals. The dangers of the native animals has been noted by many - US President UsefulNotes/BarackObama [[http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-11-17/obama-visits-canberra-school/3677326 brought it up when he visited Australia]] - but most of these creatures only live in remote areas. However, in Hollywood, EverythingTryingToKillYou, although [[WhatMeasureIsANonCute any sufficiently ''cute'' animal, no matter how wild, is inexplicably safe]].[[note]]While [[EverythingsBetterWithPlatypi the 'duck-billed' platypus]] and the [[KangaroosRepresentAustralia kangaroo]] are animals that are often treated as cute in Hollywood, in truth they can be very dangerous: the male platypus has poisonous spurs that cause non-lethal but ''excruciating'' pain, while the kangaroo can disembowel you with a single well-placed kick.[[/note]] This habit of making Australia a DeathWorld often results in Australians being considered [[AwesomeAussie ludicrously tough]].

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In RealLife, UsefulNotes/AustralianWildlife ''is'' unique (the island is one of the handful of megadiverse lands in the world), being dominated by marsupials rather than placental mammals. The dangers of the native animals has been noted by many - US President UsefulNotes/BarackObama [[http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-11-17/obama-visits-canberra-school/3677326 brought it up when he visited Australia]] - but most of these creatures only live in remote areas. However, in Hollywood, EverythingTryingToKillYou, although [[WhatMeasureIsANonCute any sufficiently ''cute'' animal, no matter how wild, is inexplicably safe]].[[note]]While [[EverythingsBetterWithPlatypi the 'duck-billed' platypus]] and the [[KangaroosRepresentAustralia kangaroo]] are animals that are often treated as cute in Hollywood, in truth they can be very dangerous: the male platypus has poisonous spurs that cause non-lethal but ''excruciating'' pain, while the kangaroo can disembowel you with a single well-placed kick.kick and even koalas have sharp teeth and claws that can cause nasty injuries if cornered.[[/note]] This habit of making Australia a DeathWorld often results in Australians being considered [[AwesomeAussie ludicrously tough]].
9th Jan '17 2:19:32 PM Spookongo
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* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'''s fifth season features an Australian character, who displays an stereotypical "crocodile hunter" behavior.



* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'''s fifth season features an Australian character, who displays an stereotypical "crocodile hunter" behavior.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'''s fifth season features an Australian character, who displays an stereotypical "crocodile hunter" behavior.
9th Jan '17 1:20:58 PM Spookongo
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* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'''s fifth season features an Australian character, who displays an stereotypical "crocodile hunter" behavior.
9th Jan '17 12:22:37 PM NWolfman
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* The Creator/NicoleKidman[=/=]Creator/HughJackman snorefest ''Film/{{Australia}}''. Sorry about that.

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* The Creator/NicoleKidman[=/=]Creator/HughJackman snorefest ''Film/{{Australia}}''. Sorry about that.BazLuhrmann's ''Film/{{Australia}}'' is the most Australian thing to ever Australia: It was directed by an Australian, written by Australians, stars [[Creator/NicoleKidman two]] [[Creator/HughJackman Australians]], was co-funded by Australians, filmed in Australia and had it's premiere in Australia.
9th Jan '17 12:16:24 PM NWolfman
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* Ben Folds is a known Australia-phile, having lived in Adelaide for several years and dated mostly Australian women. He even wrote a song about it, 'Adelaide', making sure his listeners all know that 'the beer is better in Adelaide'.

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* Ben Folds is a known Australia-phile, having lived in Adelaide for several years and dated mostly Australian women.women, including his second wife Frally, with whom he fathered his twins. He even wrote a song about it, 'Adelaide', making sure his listeners all know that 'the beer is better in Adelaide'.
10th Dec '16 10:26:50 AM ElSquibbonator
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* While most of the animal characters in ''VideoGame/{{CrashBandicoot}}'' are Australian, the one who fits the trope best is Dingodile.
7th Dec '16 8:35:07 PM DustSnitch
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** Here's an older story about [[http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7327984.stm a man wrestling with a crocodile to save his wife's life]], if this doesn't make him an automatic {{badass}} I don't know what else could qualify.

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** Here's an older story about [[http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7327984.stm a man wrestling with a crocodile to save his wife's life]], if this doesn't make him an automatic {{badass}} badass I don't know what else could qualify.
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