From: Tom MacIntyre
Subject: Re: What's going on in Australia?
References: <3E087B93.firstname.lastname@example.org> <3E09414B.email@example.com>
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Date: Wed, 25 Dec 2002 11:44:06 GMT
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On Wed, 25 Dec 2002 11:56:32 +0100, "Bill Sloman"
>"Greg Pierce" wrote in message
>> Fred Bloggs wrote:
>> > Bill Sloman wrote:
>> >> Scarcely necessary - Arizona web-sites are so demented and parochial
>> >> that no
>> >> Australian could be bothered to access them.
>> > There really should be a qualifier on Australian as quite a few
>> > less-than-sterling examples of literate and less-than-subhuman riffraff
>> > post from that wasteland....
>> Judging from his signature and message header he is in the Netherlands.
>> Of course, that doesn't mean he isn't Australian. However, where he is
>> from is irrelevant - ALL nations have their fair share of pricks.
>Congratulations Greg - I do live in the Netherlands (in Nijmegen) and I am
>an Australian citizen. I've been working in Europe since 1971, but I keep up
>my contacts with the family in Melbourne, and - to a lesser extent - with my
>brother in Sydney and my wife's sister in Canberra with regular visits and a
>fair amount of message-swapping.
>I'm not sure that I qualify as a full-fledged prick, but I do enjoy trolling
>for Jim Thompson and John Fields.
I've been away too much for too long, I guess...I hardly expected
Merry Christmas to all!
>Bill Sloman, Nijmegen