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Old 08-03-2021, 03:37 PM   #1
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Australian athletes damaged their Tokyo Olympics athletes' village rooms before departing while other team mates showed "unacceptable behaviour" on their flight home, the Australian Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.
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Old 08-03-2021, 06:43 PM   #2
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I guess the rooms will be used by athletes arriving after them? Because I thought the beds were going to be recycled anyways.
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Old 08-03-2021, 06:53 PM   #3
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Aussies haven't been able to get to Bali or Phuket for their regular international piss ups and are just making the most of the Olympic travel opportunity.
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Old 08-03-2021, 07:17 PM   #4
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Sounds about right... in my travels Aussies are super fun to party with if you're in the mood, but they're never not in the mood haha. Such a loud, wild bunch.
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Old 08-03-2021, 07:37 PM   #5
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Rookies. Aussies told Aeneas and I to calm down in Europe, because we were too wild for them.
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It doesn't really surprise me at all, as a former competitor in the Australian University Games. We were hungover before all of our baseball games (but still won gold!). Sport and partying just go hand-in-hand for Aussies.

In contrast, in 2016 I was on a flight from Madrid to Beijing with about 100 Chinese athletes on their way home from the Rio Olympics. They were very well-behaved, subdued even, but maybe that's because it was a long flight. When we landed the airport was like Beatlemania. I think some of the athletes I was sitting next to on the plane turned out to be megastars in China.
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my buddy and I were surprised how easily we drank the Aussies under the table in Biarritz...I think they send their second stringers to Europe
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Aussies think they can drink but consider 3.5% beer to be "mid-strength", while Canadians grew up on 5.5% beer.
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I worked with some Aussies in Texas and they were total lightweights.
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That sounds suspiciously like comparing alcohol by weight to alcohol by volume.
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When I partied with Aussies in Thailand, they treated it like a sprint. Go hard early and tap out quick. The Canadians and Brits were more like a marathon. And then the one Scottish guy seemed to be in his own Forrest Gump run, I don't know if I ever saw him stop drinking over several days
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When I partied with Aussies in Thailand, they treated it like a sprint. Go hard early and tap out quick. The Canadians and Brits were more like a marathon. And then the one Scottish guy seemed to be in his own Forrest Gump run, I don't know if I ever saw him stop drinking over several days
The Irish travelers I met on Xmas Eve in Ecuador years ago were invincible. I had to tap out at 4:00 am. while they carried on.
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When I partied with Aussies in Thailand, they treated it like a sprint. Go hard early and tap out quick. The Canadians and Brits were more like a marathon. And then the one Scottish guy seemed to be in his own Forrest Gump run, I don't know if I ever saw him stop drinking over several days
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The Irish travelers I met on Xmas Eve in Ecuador years ago were invincible. I had to tap out at 4:00 am. while they carried on.
Both pale in comparison to the Polish Military.

We had some attached to us overseas. They would drive dump trucks from 8am-6pm, then drink until 3-4am, fight then sleep. They did this 4 weeks straight while they were attached to us.

It was impressive. They also only drove into the gatehouse bunker 5 or 6 times which was also impressive.
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Do you know who is really good at drinking? Alcoholics. Those guys can go forever.
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I like how this thread basically just turned into all of us reminiscing on our own boozy travel adventures with Aussies haha...are they ever NOT drinking & getting rowdy?
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