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he's back.....

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Raoul Duke Joins Facebook & The Weekly Fix


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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Weekly Fix

Welcome to the latest edition of The Weekly Fix.

The Weekly Fix has returned to its original home and has undergone a face lift. The yellow background with streaks of red represents the blood & sweat required to don the Yellow Jersey.

The Fix now has separate pages: HOME, FEAR & MUTANT SHINDIGS.

HOME- Homepage of The Weekly Fix
FEAR - A page dedicated to the NYE Party "FEAR". (Under Construction)
MUTANT SHINDIG - A page announcing upcoming events, parties & gatherings.

We have the option for having up to 10 pages so any suggestions will be most welcome.

If anyone has a twitter account they would like added to the sidebar. Just leave a comment

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Bring back the FIX

Bring back the FIX and maybe some biff...
 
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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Weekly Fix Upgrade to Version 3.0

This will be the last post on the Weekly Fix 2.0 as we have a new site.

Here is the link to the Weekly Fix 3.0

Hope you like the new Weekly Fix and hope to see you all become members.

This site will remain here.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Monday, January 19, 2009

Australia Day Quiz - Answers Posted Australia Day

1. What is the date of Australia Day?
(A) The 1st of January
(B) The 25th of April
(C) The 26th of January
(D) The first Tuesday in November

2. How many stars are there on the Australian flag?
(A) 5
(B) 4
(C) 7
(D) 6

3. Australia Day celebrates what event?
(A) The opening of the national parliament in Canberra
(B) The landing of the First Fleet at Botany Bay
(C) Captain Cook's landing at Botany Bay.
(D) The landing of the First Fleet in Sydney

4. What song did Slim Dusty sing at Darling Harbour on Australia Day
in 1995?
(A) Waltzing Matilda
(B) The Pub With No Beer
(C) Advance Australia Fair
(D) God Save the Queen

5. What special event is held in Cobram every Australia Day?
(A) The Waltzing Matilda Marathon
(B) A pie-eating contest
(C) A gumboot throwing contest
(D) The Peaches and Cream Festival

6. Which political leader resigned his position on Australia Day 1995?
(A) John Howard
(B) John Hewson
(C) Alexander Downer
(D) Bob Hawke

7. What special event is held in Montsalvat every Australia Day?
(A) The Peaches and Cream Festival
(B) A pie-eating contest
(C) A gumboot throwing contest
(D) A jazz festival

8. Which Prime Minister of Australia began his term on Australia Day
1966?
(A) John Gorton
(B) Harold Holt
(C) Gough Whitlam
(D) Robert Menzies

9. In which year was the first Aboriginal Day of Mourning and Protest
held on Australia Day?
(A) 1901
(B) 1938
(C) 1915
(D) 1928

10. What sporting facility was opened on Australia Day, 1981?
(A) The Australian Institute of Sport
(B) A new tennis complex in Melbourne
(C) A new course for the Todd River Regatta
(D) The new SCG

11. Who was at Fowler's Bay on Australia Day in 1841, looking for a
cutter?
(A) Captain Cook
(B) Matthew Flinders
(C) Phillip Parker King
(D) Edward John Eyre

12. On Australia Day in what year did SBS become the world's first
national multilingual radio service?
(A) 1994
(B) 1984
(C) 1974
(D) 2004

13. Which nation celebrates its Republic Day on Australia Day?
(A) Thailand
(B) Sri Lanka
(C) India
(D) Indonesia

14. What is the name of the biggest star on the Australian flag?
(A) Epsilon crucis
(B) Alpha crucis
(C) Southern Cross
(D) Federation star

15. Which Australian cricketer was born in Adelaide on Australia Day
1962?
(A) Ashley Mallett
(B) Don Bradman
(C) Anthony Dodemade
(D) Tim May

16. What is or was the Fremantle Doctor?
(A) a cool breeze
(B) a dose of salts
(C) a vicious criminal
(D) a famous cricketer

17. Which Australian politician famously began a 1972 speech "Men and
women of Australia"?
(A) Paul Keating
(B) Sir Robert Menzies
(C) Gough Whitlam
(D) Ben Chifley

18. In what month is or was ANZAC Day?
(A) April
(B) November
(C) May
(D) March

19. By what name is Henry Handel Richardson better known?
(A) Mark Twain
(B) Miles Franklin
(C) George Sand
(D) Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson

20. Which poet created the character Bill the bullock driver?
(A) Henry Lawson
(B) Henry Kendall
(C) C. J. Dennis
(D) Banjo Paterson

21. Which poet created the character Hanrahan?
(A) P J Hartigan ('John O'Brien')
(B) Henry Lawson
(C) Banjo (Andrew Barton) Paterson
(D) C. J. Dennis

22. What happened on Ross's Farm at Christmas time?
(A) a hailstorm
(B) a plague of locusts
(C) a flood
(D) a fire

23. What was the middle name of Bob Menzies?
(A) Gregory
(B) Graham
(C) Gerald
(D) Gordon

24. Which poet created the character 'The Triantiwontigongolope'?
(A) Henry Kendall
(B) P J Hartigan ('John O'Brien')
(C) Banjo Paterson
(D) C. J. Dennis

25. What happened on the day whose anniversary we celebrate as
Australia day?
(A) A flag was raised, a toast was drunk, and a volley was
fired.
(B) A volley was fired.
(C) A toast was drunk.
(D) A flag was raised.

26. In what year did the Nationality and Citizenship Act become law on
Australia Day, so we could be Australian citizens for the first time?
(A) 2001
(B) 1949
(C) 1967
(D) 1901

27. What name was given to Australia Day in the 1820s?
(A) Wattle Day
(B) Botany Bay Regatta Day
(C) Terra Australis Day
(D) Anniversary Day

28. In what decade did Australians start holding regattas on Sydney
Harbour to celebrate the day we now call Australia Day?
(A) 1790s
(B) 1850s
(C) 1820s
(D) 1880s

29. What special event marked Australia Day in 1864 for Sydney people?
(A) A pie-eating contest in Hyde Park
(B) A foot race to Parramatta and back
(C) A bicycle race to Melbourne
(D) A yacht race to Newcastle and back

30. What different way of celebrating Australia Day took place in
Canberra in 1972?
(A) A marathon session of parliament
(B) A regatta on Lake Burley Griffin
(C) An Aboriginal tent embassy
(D) A foot race to Tidbinbilla

31. What happened at Waterloo Creek on Australia Day in 1838?
(A) A massacre
(B) A horse race
(C) A smallpox outbreak
(D) A gold strike

32. What famous surfing event took place at Manly on Australia Day,
1908?
(A) The first use of a surfboard
(B) The first surf rescue
(C) The first surf carnival
(D) The first daylight bathing

33. Which explorer enjoyed a dish of cockatoos on Australia Day, 1845?
(A) George Evans
(B) Major Mitchell
(C) Edward John Eyre
(D) Ludwig Leichhardt

34. Who wrote 'Robbery under Arms'?
(A) Henry Lawson
(B) Rolf Boldrewood
(C) Marcus Clarke
(D) Ruth Park

35. Who was shot and beheaded by two settlers in 1802?
(A) Bennelong
(B) Pemulwuy
(C) Nemarluk
(D) Truganini

36. Who wrote a short story about "The Loaded Dog"?
(A) Henry Lawson
(B) Banjo Paterson
(C) C. J. Dennis
(D) Henry Kendall

37. Who invented the box kite?
(A) Almroth Wright
(B) The Wright Brothers
(C) Charles Wheatstone
(D) Lawrence Hargrave

38. By what name is Brent of Bin-Bin better known?
(A) Rolf Boldrewood
(B) Henry Handel Richardson
(C) Miles Franklin
(D) Henry Lawson

39. By what name is June Gough better known?
(A) June Dally-Watkins
(B) Dame Joan Sutherland
(C) Dame Nellie Melba
(D) June Bronhill

40. What happened at Waterloo Creek on Australia Day in 1838?
(A) A massacre
(B) A horse race
(C) A smallpox outbreak
(D) A gold strike

41. What famous surfing event took place at Many on Australia Day,
1908?
(A) The first use of a surfboard
(B) The first surf rescue
(C) The first surf carnival
(D) The first daylight bathing

42. Which explorer enjoyed a dish of cockatoos on Australia Day, 1845?
(A) George Evans
(B) Major Mitchell
(C) Edward John Eyre
(D) Ludwig Leichhardt

43. Who wrote 'Robbery under Arms'?
(A) Henry Lawson
(B) Rolf Boldrewood
(C) Marcus Clarke
(D) Ruth Park

44. Who was shot and beheaded by two settlers in 1802?
(A) Bennelong
(B) Pemulwuy
(C) Nemarluk
(D) Truganini

45. Who wrote a short story about "The Loaded Dog"?
(A) Henry Lawson
(B) Banjo Paterson
(C) C. J. Dennis
(D) Henry Kendall

46. Who invented the box kite?
(A) Almroth Wright
(B) The Wright Brothers
(C) Charles Wheatstone
(D) Lawrence Hargrave

47. By what name is Brent of Bin-Bin better known?
(A) Rolf Boldrewood
(B) Henry Handel Richardson
(C) Miles Franklin
(D) Henry Lawson

48. By what name is June Gough better known?
(A) June Dally-Watkins
(B) Dame Joan Sutherland
(C) Dame Nellie Melba
(D) June Bronhill

49. In what Australian city would you find Busby's Bore?
(A) Canberra
(B) Sydney
(C) Brisbane
(D) Perth

50. The part-Aboriginal detective of Arthur Upfield had what name?
(A) Napoleon Bonaparte
(B) Nemarluk
(C) Pemulwuy
(D) Dirty Harry

51. Which famous poem contains the line "But their style of playing
polo was irregular and rash"?
(A) The Geebung Polo Club
(B) The Grog-an'-Grumble Steeplechase
(C) How the Melbourne Cup Was Won
(D) The Hunting of the Snark

52. Which large near-Earth asteroid was first detected on Australia
Day, 1955?
(A) NGC-4636
(B) AN10
(C) SMART-1
(D) WD40

53. What important nuclear event happened in Australia on Australia
Day, 1958?
(A) The discovery of uranium deposits at Rum Jungle
(B) The HIFAR reactor went critical
(C) A US nuclear test dropping fallout on Australia
(D) A British atomic test at Maralinga

54. In which year was the Australia Day anniversary first celebrated
(though not by name)?
(A) 1788
(B) 1820
(C) 1789
(D) 1901

55. Who suggested in 1911 that May 24 be celebrated as 'Australian
Day'?
(A) Robert Gordon Menzies
(B) William Morris Hughes
(C) Andrew Fisher
(D) Very Rev. Fr O'Reilly

56. Which explorer arrived at Roebourne on Australia Day in 1874,
having started in Adelaide?
(A) Peter Egerton Warburton
(B) Major Mitchell
(C) Edward John Eyre
(D) John McDouall Stuart

57. Before we had Australia Day, in 1700, which place was hit by a
tsunami on that date?
(A) San Francisco
(B) Broome
(C) Geraldton
(D) Honshu

58. Where did cracksman Raffles commit his first robbery?
(A) in Adelaide
(B) in Perth
(C) in central Sydney
(D) outside Melbourne

59. Who dictated The Jerilderie letter?
(A) Ben Hall
(B) Black Caesar
(C) Ned Kelly
(D) Dan Kelly

60. Who wrote 'At Dead Dingo'?
(A) Henry Lawson
(B) Rudyard Kipling
(C) Lindy Chamberlain
(D) Banjo Paterson



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Friday, January 16, 2009

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