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    Anybody done it? I'm thinking about possibly studying in Australia or New Zealand for a semester.
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    ive studied alot of broads.
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    I love studying broads!
    I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.

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    You had to know you'd get those comments

    I say go for it. Now is the time cuz you're likely not to get another chance when you're older. I vote for Australia.
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    Yeah seriously do it. You may never have the chance again. 10 years ago I had the oppertunity to take 2 months off off work and travel around the country. Man am I glad I did that, now I have 2 children a wife and a house. There is no f'n way I could do that now or for atleast the next 15 years.
    I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.

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    Very relevant topic, Jan, like that much!



    Nah, kidding . Studying abroad must be fun, especially since you can use all advantage of students exchange program.

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    Buddy of mine studied in Ireland for a semester. All he did was drink, screw, and play hoops. He had a blast.

    I would have done it except basketball is pretty much year round at that level, so I had no free semester to do it.

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    What do the Aussie folks say? What's a good place there to study/party/have fun?
    "Suck a fat one, faggot."
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    Israel, Aug - Dec. 1992. Best five months of my life. It was my first semester of my junior year. Totally changed my perspective of the good 'ole U.S. of A. Spent two months on a kibbutz and three at Haifa Univ.

    Go for it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sisca
    ive studied alot of broads.

    and you were up all night cramming...?

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    Quote Originally Posted by janthraxx
    What do the Aussie folks say? What's a good place there to study/party/have fun?
    Do it mate if you have the opportunity. I never went onto University or college after High School and some friends who did studied overseas in Pittsburgh and Canada and met heaps of people and made new friends.

    If you're planning to come to Sydney to study, there's heaps of backpacker hostels in the city and also out at Bondi Beach which is pretty much a party/hangout haven for many travelling overseas young people. Jan, I know also since you're into the world of pot, Newtown could be right up your alley too. That place has alot of culture compared to the rest of the city and it's close to Sydney University.
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    I'm not into it nearly enough to let it effect where I decide to go

    So Sydney is a cool, happening city though? Is there cool nature stuff in the surrounding areas as well?

    Thanks for the advice
    "Suck a fat one, faggot."
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    "You may recognize some of these chemicals. Let's start with cyanide...The one the Aum Shinrikyo cult attempted to use to commit mass murder in a Tokyo subway in May 1995...The same cyanide produced routinely--1.4 million tons per year--for use in the production of plastics, adhesives, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and so on. It seems that those who put small amounts of cyanide in subways are terrorists. But those who produce it in mass quantities and contaminate broad reaches of soil, water, and air, killing countless living beings, are not terrorists, but rather capitalists, and are counted among the finest and most powerful people on the planet."

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    Quote Originally Posted by janthraxx
    So Sydney is a cool, happening city though? Is there cool nature stuff in the surrounding areas as well?

    Thanks for the advice
    Well I think there's a few nudist beaches around here somewhere.

    No worries, mate. Good luck with your plans!
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    Quote Originally Posted by janthraxx
    So Sydney is a cool, happening city though? Is there cool nature stuff in the surrounding areas as well?
    There's the Blue Mountains which is a good few hours drive south of Sydney. There'll be plenty of stuff to do here like camping, hiking, mountain climbing, kiyaking, checking sacred Aboriginal sites, etc.

    Hope that helps. Sorry, you got me up too early in the morning for me to think straight.
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    Wayne Campbell: Um, uh...Aerosmith & Pearl Jam!
    Garth Algar: Ha ha ha ha ho!
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    Wayne: ...and uh...VAN HALEN!!!
    Garth: Wow. Van Halen. Who else?
    Bobby: Yeah, who else?
    Wayne: Uh, an old man fashioning a kayak out of a log?

    - Wayne's World 2

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    Do it while your young and have no ties ,you would love both countries
    Australia - great weather,beautiful women and great beaches,lots to do ent
    ertainment wise and lots of great scenery
    NZ average weather,women not bad,pretty good nightlife and it would be a nice change of pace compared to USA

 

 

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