[THIN] Re: OT: Australian Holiday today? (chat)

  • From: Grant Alexander <Grant.Alexander@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2003 11:07:34 +1300

Tony,

I heard from a friend who worked for HP in Sydney that the Aussie parliament
was going to legislate for a 4 day work week, but the populace (those that
could count anyway) rebelled when they realised they'd have to give up one
day of their weekend.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Lyne (Computerland) [mailto:Tony.Lyne@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2003 11:02 AM
> To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Australian Holiday today? (chat)
> 
> 
> 
> Funny that, considering NZ has a more developed IT 
> infrastructure than =
> most
> other contries.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Reese [mailto:GReese@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]=20
> Sent: Tuesday, 11 March 2003 11:02 a.m.
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> Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Australian Holiday today? (chat)
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> 
> I think I am safe.  I don't think that country..sorry..state... is =3D
> advanced enough to have a lot of computers or people on the 
> net who =3D
> would see my post
> 
> Greg
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Lyne (Computerland) [mailto:Tony.Lyne@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, March 10, 2003 4:36 PM
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> Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Australian Holiday today? (chat)
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> 
> Don't tell that to the natives here!!!
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Reese [mailto:GReese@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]=3D3D20
> Sent: Tuesday, 11 March 2003 10:34 a.m.
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Australian Holiday today? (chat)
> 
> 
> interesting.
> 
> All this time I just thought it was one of those impoverished little =
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> countries like you see on the Discovery Channel only with 
> good surfing.
> 
> So it's just an extra couple of states tacked on to Australia 
> with no =
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> real identity or culture of its own.  Kind of like Florida 
> here in the =
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> states (it's not a northern state but the southerners won't 
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> theirs either)
> 
> Greg
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rowlandson, John [mailto:John.Rowlandson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, March 10, 2003 4:14 PM
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> Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Australian Holiday today? (chat)
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> yes, the eastern offshore states don't get those holidays do they =3D
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> tony!!!!!!!
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> for all you yanks, its a little known fact that NZ is 
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> of australia and not a seperate country
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Lyne (Computerland) [mailto:Tony.Lyne@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, 11 March 2003 8:06 AM
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> Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Australian Holiday today?
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> Its not a holiday in NZ. Were still beavering away.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Myers, Gray [mailto:Gray.Myers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]=3D3D3D3D3D20
> Sent: Tuesday, 11 March 2003 10:05 a.m.
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> Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Australian Holiday today?
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> 
> well, i dont know how they're celebrated but ACT stands for Australian
> Capital Territory, kinda like washington dc.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Kenzig [mailto:jimkenz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: March 10, 2003 3:57 PM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] OT: Australian Holiday today?
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> 
> Well my Dilbert calendar tells me that today  in Australia it 
> is Labour =
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> Day
> (Australia-VIC) Canberra Day, (Australia-ACT) and Commonwealth Day
> (Australia, NZ, UK)
> 
> Can someone down under explain the VIC and ACT designations to me and
> exactly how you celebrate said holidays?
> 
> It can be our cultural lesson for the day. ... 3 holidays in one =3D3D
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> day...you
> Aussies do everything big.  : )
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> JK
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