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Aussie pride

There’s something about the culture in Australia, that when one of our own makes it big outside our little confines we show immense pride. Some examples that spring to mind are , , and especially .

A moment that defines this for me was watching that incredibly American-centric film, , at the cinemas. When the credits are about to roll and they show their token around the world shots (just to show us that ), everybody in the cinema cheered when they saw the alien ship wrecked in Sydney. They haven’t forgotten us we all thought.

This is why I find it amusing that when Techcrunch a prank on Jimmy Wales by the very funny guys at , all the Aussies in. It seems that we’re very good at making sure that any kind of publicity doesn’t go astray.