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Buckshot Bear

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  1. Silent cop, did you have these in America? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silent_cop
  2. We had this Land Crab in the kitchen last night -
  3. The highest 'mountain' in Australia is Mount Kosciuszko at 2228m which is an ant hill to most countries.
  4. Don't shoot ya'self in the foot!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  5. Cobb & Co. Coach This coach featured in the 'Pageant of Progress' in Adelaide on 28th November 1936, part of the Postal Department's display. It was shipped from Melbourne on the steamer 'Macedon'. [On back of photograph] 'Cobb & Co. Coach / Used on Melbourne-Bendigo route / Red body, yellow wheels / Heavy leather springs / Seating 9 persons inside, 2 or 3 at back and 2 beside driver / Reproduced in the Advertiser, November 28th, 1936'.
  6. Mounted divisions The following mounted divisions were raised as part of the AIF ANZAC Mounted Division Australian Mounted Division During the Gallipoli Campaign four light horse brigades had been dismounted and fought alongside the infantry divisions. However, in March 1916 the ANZAC Mounted Division was formed in Egypt (so named because it contained one mounted brigade from New Zealand – the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade). Likewise, the Australian Mounted Division—formed in February 1917—was originally named the Imperial Mounted Division because it contained the British 5th and 6th Mounted Brigades. Each division consisted of three mounted light horse brigades. A light horse brigade consisted of three regiments. Each regiment included three squadrons of four troops and a machine-gun section. The initial strength of a regiment was around 500 men, although its establishment changed throughout the war In 1916, the machine-gun sections of each regiment were concentrated as squadrons at brigade-level. Like the infantry, the light horse regiments were raised on a territorial basis by state and were identified numerically (1st to 15th) First Australian Imperia Force
  7. ‘SUN PROTECTION’ - 1963 Two girls protect themselves from the fierce glare of the sun with newspapers, during the Davis Cup Challenge Tennis Championships, in Adelaide.
  8. When I was about 9 years old, I accompanied my father to the funeral of a friend of his, someone who I didn't even know. When we got there, I stayed in a corner waiting for the time to pass. Then a man approached me and said, 'Enjoy life kid, be happy because time flies. Look at me now, I didn't enjoy it: Then he passed his hand over my head and left. My father, before leaving, forced me to say goodbye to the dead person. When I looked in the coffin, I was horrified to see that the man in the coffin was the same man who had spoken to me! I was so traumatized I couldn't sleep properly. I had terrible nightmares. I was terrified of being alone. I couldn't sleep without a night light for many years. I saw many psychologists, endured much turmoil throughout my adolescent years. It got better as I aged, but I would still occasionally wake up screaming in fear. Years later, I discovered something incredible that changed my life. The dead bastard had a twin…
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