History UsefulNotes / Melbourne

20th Dec '17 8:21:27 AM Nick98
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Melbourne is also the traditional home of Australian sport, having hosted the Olympics in 1956, being the birthplace and undisputed home of of UsefulNotes/AustralianRulesFootball, the birthplace of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trugo Trugo]] (Australia's only other homegrown sport), and home to the largest capacity cricket stadium in the world, the MCG[[note]]100,000 people[[/note]], although it plays host Australian Rules matches most of the time. As a result, sport dominates the Melbourne way of life. Go on, try to find a train with no Aussie Rules supporters in the winter.

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Melbourne is also the traditional home of Australian sport, having hosted the Olympics in 1956, being the birthplace and undisputed home of of UsefulNotes/AustralianRulesFootball, the birthplace of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trugo Trugo]] (Australia's only other homegrown sport), and home to the largest capacity cricket stadium in the world, the MCG[[note]]100,000 people[[/note]], although it plays host Australian Rules matches most of the time. The city also hosts the Australian UsefulNotes/FormulaOne Grand Prix - usually the season opener in the last couple years - in a temporary street circuit around Albert Park. As a result, sport dominates the Melbourne way of life. Go on, try to find a train with no Aussie Rules supporters in the winter.
6th Sep '17 5:52:06 AM Doc_Loki
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The Yarra River is city's main watercourse. Traditionally, the richer suburbs are on the south/east side of the Yarra, while the poorer ones are on the north/west side, creating a SnobsVersusSlobs divide.

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The Yarra River is city's main watercourse. Traditionally, the richer suburbs are on the south/east side of the Yarra, while the poorer ones are on the north/west side, creating a SnobsVersusSlobs divide. This is slowly changing as a result of gentrification, and the SnobsVersusSlobs is now often seen as lining up as Inner City Hipsters versus Outer Suburban Bogans ("Inner" is roughly defined as the area covered by the tram network not counting the two long lines).
4th Apr '17 3:27:10 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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Melbourne also has the largest tram network in the world. Because of this, any shot of Melbourne in Australian media must have a tram in it. No exceptions. Similarly, Melbourne is often presented as cold and wet most of the time, due to it's higher-than-average rainfall (compared with the rest of Australia). The weather is also highly variable in general and is known for completely changing in a very short period of time (from sun to rain and back again in the time it takes [[HostileWeather to walk to the shops, for example]]), leading to the phrase "If you don't like the weather in Melbourne, just wait 5 minutes." Due to this - and the perverse fondness of most Melbournians for their weather (often expressed as 'why would you want to live somewhere the weather's boring?') - most conversations had in Melbourne will include some form of [[TalkAboutTheWeather talking about the weather]].

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Melbourne also has the largest tram network in the world. Because of this, any shot of Melbourne in Australian media must have a tram in it. No exceptions. Similarly, Melbourne is often presented as cold and wet most of the time, due to it's its higher-than-average rainfall (compared with the rest of Australia). The weather is also highly variable in general and is known for completely changing in a very short period of time (from sun to rain and back again in the time it takes [[HostileWeather to walk to the shops, for example]]), leading to the phrase "If you don't like the weather in Melbourne, just wait 5 minutes." Due to this - and the perverse fondness of most Melbournians for their weather (often expressed as 'why would you want to live somewhere the weather's boring?') - most conversations had in Melbourne will include some form of [[TalkAboutTheWeather talking about the weather]].
22nd Feb '17 1:26:19 AM Laevatein
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The yarra River is city's main watercourse. Traditionally, the richer suburbs are on the south/east side of the Yarra, while the poorer ones are on the north/west side, creating a SnobsVersusSlobs divide.

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The yarra Yarra River is city's main watercourse. Traditionally, the richer suburbs are on the south/east side of the Yarra, while the poorer ones are on the north/west side, creating a SnobsVersusSlobs divide.
22nd Feb '17 1:25:58 AM Laevatein
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The yarra River is city's main watercourse. Traditionally, the richer suburbs are on the south/east side of the Yarra, while the poorer ones are on the north/west side, creating a SnobsVersusSlobs divide.
21st Feb '17 5:02:58 PM DustSnitch
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!!New Media in Melbourne
* ''Podcast/PlumbingTheDeathStar''
* [[https://www.youtube.com/user/timtimfed Timtimfed]]
13th Feb '17 3:14:59 PM Scifimaster92
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* ''Film/AlvinPurple''
28th Jan '17 5:28:56 AM PF_Fan
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* Creator/OliviaNewton-John

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* Creator/OliviaNewton-JohnOlivia Newton-John
28th Jan '17 5:28:14 AM PF_Fan
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* Creator/OliviaNewtonJohn

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* Creator/OliviaNewtonJohnCreator/OliviaNewton-John
28th Jan '17 5:27:42 AM PF_Fan
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!!Actors from Melbourne include:
* Creator/EricBana
* Creator/CateBlanchett
* Creator/EmilyBrowning
* Creator/EmilieDeRavin
* Creator/RachelGriffiths
* Creator/ChrisHemsworth
* Creator/LiamHemsworth
* Creator/LukeHemsworth
* Creator/RadhaMitchell
* Creator/OliviaNewtonJohn
* Creator/GeoffreyRush
* Creator/AnnaTorv
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