|On 16/12/2011 Paz wrote:
>On 15/12/2011 skstarbuck wrote:
>>I very much enjoy the fact that you assume because i'm an aussie chick
>>that number 1: I actually drink alcohol at all which i do very infrequently
>>and its certainly not beer, 2: that I would have tattoos, listen to something
>>as pathetic as nickelback or drink bourbon... actually I'm a fit, and
>>person, I have a post graduate degree in cardiology and I DO take offense
>>to you basically calling me an uneducated drunken bogan when you have
>>idea who the hell I am.
>>And as far as outdoor climbing goes, I'm pretty sure I never mentioned
>>that i wasn't able or willing, all i said was i dont have the gear, and
>>not a whole lot of experience, but considering I'm not an idiot, I'm
>>sure I'll manage to keep up.
>I think climbing with the drunken bogan sounds better. I DO take offense
>to your mentioning of being an "aussie" chick. Why should we care if you're
>an "aussie" chick? You could be an African chick, an Asian chick, a zyborg
>chick with one of them funny halogens on your forehead..... Doesn't matter,
>as long as you're a chick.
That's just silly. Reading through many other threads, people seem to mention their nationality when introducing themselves, obviously it's more prevalent in foreigners posts, none the less it wasn't inappropriate of her to state that. Why should you take offence to that? Australia's a multicultural country, so the term 'Aussie' is quite broad. I don't go around calling myself Italian, I identify myself as Australian, especially after travelling, there is nothing wrong in that.