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While on the light side, like our regular Coors, I like the xxxx Gold too. And while I am not sure they make it any more, I really liked Toohey's Red Bitters.
 
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Is Fosters really Australian beer?
Not only is Fosters not a big seller in Australia, but an even more ironic fact from the Fosters farce is that it is not even brewed in Australia, making it not really Australian at all. ...
Have posted previously that I hired a kid from AU years ago that just wanted to see southeastern US in return for enough to cover travel expenses. Had a party for him on arrival and thought we were being cool by having Foster's - he'd never heard of it. Great guy and paid him well.
 

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Is Fosters really Australian beer?
Not only is Fosters not a big seller in Australia, but an even more ironic fact from the Fosters farce is that it is not even brewed in Australia, making it not really Australian at all. ...
VB and Four X are the real deal, right mate?
 
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Have posted previously that I hired a kid from AU years ago that just wanted to see southeastern US in return for enough to cover travel expenses. Had a party for him on arrival and thought we were being cool by having Foster's - he'd never heard of it. Great guy and paid him well.
You'll see Fosters advertised, probably the Fosters Bitters in the green can more than the blue can lager yanks are familiar with, so your mate not having heard of it makes me think he's a west coaster, Perth perhaps?
 

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Have posted previously that I hired a kid from AU years ago that just wanted to see southeastern US in return for enough to cover travel expenses. Had a party for him on arrival and thought we were being cool by having Foster's - he'd never heard of it. Great guy and paid him well.
I am hoping Barney or mates would do the same for me. I have a girlfriend in Melbourne that I haven't seen for a coons age. She's a Tassie girl and a good one.
 
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To show my bonafides to @barneybdb, I am a rabid Penrith Panthers fan.... the Rabbitohs are up there too.

As an aside, I find it curious that the Penrith Panthers and Carolina Panthers share the same colors....
 
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To show my bonafides to @barneybdb, I am a rabid Penrith Panthers fan.... the Rabbitohs are up there too.

As an aside, I find it curious that the Penrith Panthers and Carolina Panthers share the same colors....
Used to stay at the Panther's club when we were flying the brass around, Air Force HQ was just up the hill at Glenbrook. Our family are Canberra Raiders supporters.
Always a place to stay with us here in Adelaide if anyone is in the area....
 

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Used to stay at the Panther's club when we were flying the brass around, Air Force HQ was just up the hill at Glenbrook. Our family are Canberra Raiders supporters.
Always a place to stay with us here in Adelaide if anyone is in the area....
Yes, I have great memories of the Panthers casino. I stayed at the Holiday Inn there, but didn't get any smarter. We flew in and out of Richmond to resupply Alice Springs.
 
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VB is good, XXXX is what Queenslanders call beer because the can't spell it. XXXX Lite was known as "sex on the beach" because it was fuckin near water.....
during my time in Adelaide, at Lincoln College, I mostly drank coopers. But there was a pub in port Adelaide that had some decent local porters and stouts. I made a point to try everything i could. And VB was a second choice...

I was drinking Bells and New Holland when Bells was a local brewery in Michigan and New Holland was a corrugated barn in Holland, MI. The aussie’s didn’t believe me when I told them i didn’t really drink Budweiser... and thought American beer was better... I still do. But not Budweiser, Miller, etc...
 
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Do you not have any two dogs?
Two Dogs was created in 1993 by the Australian brewer Duncan MacGillivray.[1][2] The tale behind the drink says that MacGillivray, an owner of a small brewery and pub in Australia, was having a beer with some friends who owned a lemon farm. They mentioned that they didn't know what to do with all their lemons that they couldn't sell due to size. Duncan said "I'll try brewing them." He soon had a truck of lemons on his hands and went to work brewing them. The result was a drink that started selling pretty well.[2] Now Duncan was faced with marketing and selling the beer and had to come up with a name. All he could think of was the punch line to a joke he had heard. Thus Two Dogs brewing company was born. There was a "Why Do You Ask?" on the bottle. This was also part of the joke.

The product was acquired by the French alcoholic beverage company Pernod Ricard in 1995,[2] who owned the brand until 2006, when it was sold to the Kirin Brewery Company of Japan.[3]
 

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But some of you might not know that, few years earlier, another big name in the metal scene was victim of an incident involving the Italian famous dish. We're talking about Mötley Crüe's founder Nikki Sixx.

While on tour, a bet between Nikki and his fellow bandmate Tommy Lee (yup, the so called "Terror Twins", now you know that nothing good can come out of this story) was made, consisting in seeing who could last longer without showering or washing in any way, and still be able to attract groupies and sleep with them.

Just imagine a life on the road: sweatin' it out onstage and then going straight to bed to "sleep" with some chicks. Repeat it every night with no clean water and soap in between.

Pretty pleasant, uh? Well, a certain groupie would not think so...



Two months would pass while the bet was still on, until, at some point, one of the many lucky girls who found themselves alone in the presence of Nikki had the chance to visit him "downstairs".


The girl tried her best, but couldn't stand the unclean condition of the rockstar (more of the "little rockstar") and started gagging until she finally threw up all over Nikki's crotch, giving him a delicious, undigested dish of spaghetti that would tangle in his "downstairs hair".

Of course, the first thing to do for Nikki was to summon Tommy and conceding defeat, unconcerned by the embarrassing situation.



This episode came to be known informally in the world of rock as 'The Spaghetti Incident
 

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are you familiar with The Spaghetti Incident?
This one??

Guns N' Roses had long said the title of their 1993 covers album "The Spaghetti Incident?" was a reference to a food fight between singer Axl Rose and drummer Steven Adler. But the reality is that the title dealt with the drummer's drug habit and the lawsuit stemming from his ouster from the band.
 

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Since we are on the subject of snakes...

This is a long video to watch as they take their time catching the snakes. I worked for a carpenter as a teenager. As such, I use to have to crawl under some houses. NEVER AGAIN!


I wonder why someone hasn't tried breeding mongooses in this country to control the population of these darn things.

I've posted this video before and asked the question as well. Nevertheless, I'll do it again.

Here's the scenario: You are a top sniper in your theater of operations. You are sent on a solo mission to eliminate a high ranking field-grade enemy officer. Your mission success depends on a 48 hour stalk/crawl across open terrain with low lying vegetation and minor dried up waterways.

The 48 hour stalk is necessary as any other vehicular or airborne traffic will alert enemy combatants resulting in a high speed evacuation of the target. Stealth is of the utmost importance of your mission success. You don't want the target ever suspecting an attempt on his life.

In this scenario, ex-filtration will be accomplished by the same way you came in.

You are almost done with your stalk and ready to set up a firing position but have one more ditch to cross. This is the ditch.

So Mr. Phelps, what would you do?


And for you guys who have dreams of bringing home a hot date; I have two things to say to you:

1) Make sure you know where she has been.
2) Make sure you know what she is capable of becoming.

As to the Mongoose quesiton. I could be wrong, but I understand that Mongooses and Cobras are matched up as to speed. A Rattlesnake is far too fast a striker for a mongoose to deal with. Cobra loses most of the time, Rattlesnake wins vast majority of the time.
Now, I am sure there is someone who is actually knowledgable in this particular field, so please chime in. I had a freind who gathered Rattles in West Texas to sell to a collector who took them to the Rattlesnake Roundup. We'd feed them black birds and cotton tail rabbits. Saw a lot of kills, and I mean right at the very second they did it, but that actual strike, is over and done before you realize it has happened.
 
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As to the Mongoose quesiton. I could be wrong, but I understand that Mongooses and Cobras are matched up as to speed. A Rattlesnake is far too fast a striker for a mongoose to deal with. Cobra loses most of the time, Rattlesnake wins vast majority of the time.
Now, I am sure there is someone who is actually knowledgable in this particular field, so please chime in. I had a freind who gathered Rattles in West Texas to sell to a collector who took them to the Rattlesnake Roundup. We'd feed them black birds and cotton tail rabbits. Saw a lot of kills, and I mean right at the very second they did it, but that actual strike, is over and done before you realize it has happened.
My ex-wife never rattled before she would strike.
 

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I wonder why someone hasn't tried breeding mongooses in this country to control the population of these darn things.




It may or may not work.

The mongoose was introduced to Okinawa in 1910 in attempt to control the population of venomous snakes. The problem is the habu snake is nocturnal and the mongoose is diurnal, so they rarely meet.
The Mongoose on Okinawa

We used to go up north for the Mongoose-Habu fights. Usually over pretty quick. Never saw a mongoose lose.
 
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