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    @ Goughy -
    def. a compliment I think Manly just says they think your very male and british, well some women love the british accent hahaha your like James Bond for them hahahaha
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    It's called The Enemies of Reason, I think. Attacks all sorts of half-baked vaguely spiritual guff.

    I'm receptive to his message, but even I found him a bit of a cock at times. One ends up feeling sorry for the charlatans he seeks to decry, which can't be the intention.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Compliment for mine.

    Think we're viewed still as effete, snippy, slightly chippy arseholes* (or assholes stateside, I suppose) and a lot of the academics who've crossed over into popular culture (Dawkins, Starkey, Schama, etc) do little to rebutt this.

    You being obviously heterosexual and speaking with a Yorkshire accent is probably a novelty for them.

    * see below...
    Yeah, I think these stereotype work against all of us in different scenarios. When I've travelled and people hear you're Australian, they sort of expect some rough and ready attributes to come to the fore (and tbf, at about 2 am they sometimes do).

    Similarly, a number of people, unfairly imo, think English guys are a cross between Mr Bean and Frank Spencer, for example:



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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    It's called The Enemies of Reason, I think. Attacks all sorts of half-baked vaguely spiritual guff.

    I'm receptive to his message, but even I found him a bit of a cock at times. One ends up feeling sorry for the charlatans he seeks to decry, which can't be the intention.
    Yeah, he's hardly a popular figure. You'll never find anything he says that it's possible to disagree with reasonably, but he can still come across as a bit too snobbish and sure of himself.

    The decent person asks questions of beliefs, Dawkins says "your beliefs are horse****" (which is the truth, but noone wants to hear it). The Simon Cowell of the academic world.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Burgey View Post
    Yeah, I think these stereotype work against all of us in different scenarios. When I've travelled and people hear you're Australian, they sort of expect some rough and ready attributes to come to the fore (and tbf, at about 2 am they sometimes do).

    Similarly, a number of people, unfairly imo, think English guys are a cross between Mr Bean and Frank Spencer, for example:





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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post


    Burgster strikes another seam of gold.

    Get a caption and you've got yourself a charity appeal with that pic.

    "Can you find it in your heart to help someone like Dicko? Just a pound buys a dictionary. 5 buys a Matthew Hayden cookbook. Or 10 buys a Best of Adam Gilchrist DVD."
    I already captioned that picture!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uppercut View Post
    I already captioned that picture!

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    Good work.

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    Can someone dig the pic of Burkey's face just for a laugh?

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    Believe it's against forum rules

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    Even if he posted it on here?

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    Oh I was more joking that nobody would want to see that, fail on my part

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    Still no sign, sad times.

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    Are we friends again, Sledger? I bring you peeeeeace

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    Hahaha, after that kind of offering it would take someone more heartless than myself to not accept your offer of friendship. Believe it or not sledgers have hearts too (excluding Merv Hughes).



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