Australia heads to the polls today.

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  1. Gazman

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    Australia is in the grip of election fever (okay, it's more like a nasty, weeping rash), and today we all go off to our local schools to cast our votes.

    I really, really wish Carrots was an option.
  2. Gopherbassist

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    Enjoy your censored internet.
  3. Gazman

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    Thanks....we will:spit:
    You enjoy your favourable exchange rates, and reasonably priced musical equipment.
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  7. i_got_a_mohawk

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    Is this when you get a new head Warden?

    :bag:
  8. Pilgrim

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    We have many fine Congresspeople we would be glad to provide to you on extended loan!
  9. pauliepaulie

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    Something tells me I'm going to be rather depressed when the results come in...


    paulie
  10. Bassic Playing

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    :D

    First time voting today. Wasn't particularly interesting.
  11. Gazman

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    Dissatisfaction is guaranteed.
  12. Riverhead

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    This was the first time I've ever felt compelled to fill out the bottom section of the white ballot paper.

    If carrots had been on there, I would have put a big number one next to them. In fact, having seen some of the candidates on there, I might start a Carrots Party for the next election, just to see how many votes we get.

    And yes, I also see disappointment and dissatisfaction in my near future. :*(
  13. Riverhead

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    You haven't heard? The Warden got ousted quite some years ago. The inmates are now running the prison.
  14. phatbass

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    For years I've wanted them to put "None of the above" as a choice on the ballot papers...
  15. kraminator

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    Now time for some pain. This country is going down the damn toilet!!!:-(
  16. Floyd Eye

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    Ha ha ha. Awesome post. :D
  17. pauliepaulie

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    I was right. I am now depressed.

    paulie
  18. knumbskull

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    disparaging the boot is a bootable offence.
  19. pauliepaulie

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    Woke up this morning to see the sky hadn't fallen. Can't bear to watch the news though.

    paulie
  20. knumbskull

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    not to reinforce stereotypes, but here they are at the polls:

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    in all seriousness, good luck with the new lot in power. jeez.
  21. Riverhead

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    They must be recently imported Poms -it was only 20c here yesterday. :p

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