"He looks Australian"

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  1. minkydog

    minkydog DIS Cast Member

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    :confused3 My husband just made this comment about someone on TV. He looks Australian? What does that mean? I didn't realize that Australians had a "look". DH says, Oh yeah, they all look like...well, Australian. :confused3 So, is it me or is this a dumb statement. Do Australians have a "look" that i'm not aware of?
     
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  3. lizabu

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    I know what that means. Most Australian men look kind of wind swept and rugged and sunburned. (Its a good thing)
     
  4. HeatherH

    HeatherH Earning My Ears<br><font color="darkorchid">Okay,

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    Australian men = HOT! ;)
     
  5. Aisling

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    This was what I was going to say!
     
  6. pat fan

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    I don't think it's strange. People from a certain country do have a certain look. Whether Australian, Ireland, England, Russia and so on. Not 100% infallible, but to me, it's true.

    And please, I do not mean this in any kind of racist way whatsoever, ok?
     
  7. Luv Bunnies

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    We have a friend who grew up in Australia. His mother is Portugese, his father is Indian. He has dark skin and dark hair. Then he pops out with this beautiful Australian accent which is quite unexpected! I wouldn't ever say he looks Australian! I guess I'd think of an Australian man as being more of a Crocodile Dundee-type!
     
  8. Imzadi

    Imzadi Saved by an angel in a trenchcoat

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    I thought most Australians, (except the Aborigines) were British transplants? :confused3
     
  9. Mrs.Malone

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    That's sort of the idea I have--but I think it should be said this way: "Most Australian men on TV and in the movies look kind of wind swept and rugged and sunburned."

    The Australian men I've met in real life don't really have that "look."
     
  10. hereyago

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    Alex O'Loughlin from Hawaii 5 0 Australian and way hott!!!
     
  11. FredinFL

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    He looked like Steve Irwin or Crocodile Dundee?
     
  12. chisnpeke

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    Yes. It's where prisoners were sent I think. But British.
     
  13. FireDancer

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    Was he drinking a Foster's and upside down?
     
  14. Mahnahmahnah

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    Was he eating a Blooming Onion? :confused3
     
  15. PrincessBelle39

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    So true, I can't say I know anyone IRL that has that look. Probably because they are all on tv.

    We don't drink Fosters here. I think its just a marketing tool to sell it overseas. My DH says we ship the crap overseas and keep the good stuff. :thumbsup2
     
  16. mommasita

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    :lmao:
     
  17. NaLisa

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    Was he wrestling an alligator? All Australian men do that, right?
     
  18. Harley Quinn

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    Oh yeah!
     
  19. Vallie

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    I'm from Canada but I've been living downunder for the past year now and Aussies do have their own look, especially down here on the coast!

    The men especially have that rugged, tan, surfer, laid back look! Also the indigenous community here have a very unique look as well that is very distinguishable!
     

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