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    Newfangled rubbish! Hardwoods like ash or hickory...

    Newfangled rubbish! Hardwoods like ash or hickory were used earlier.
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    Interesting. They were lucky yesterday in...

    Interesting.

    They were lucky yesterday in that overnight air quality was really bad shortly after midnight but then cleared significantly in the early morning before rising steadily through the...
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    Local, Lauren Boden, ran essentially a time trial...

    Local, Lauren Boden, ran essentially a time trial over 400H in 55.94, winning by 8+ seconds. This is her second fastest opening time ever, after last year.

    Coincidentally, this is also the time...
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    ACT combined events + individual competitions...

    ACT combined events + individual competitions started today.

    Air quality at the measurement sites on either side of the AIS track hit 276 & 187 in the last hour on a worsening trends. These...
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    Not related at all, except as a precursor. A...

    Not related at all, except as a precursor.

    A very close fire can produce much higher internal temperatures of 1600 degrees, but fires don't really heat the surrounding air over wide areas. Most...
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    The ACT combined events championships is going...

    The ACT combined events championships is going ahead this weekend but could be cancelled if conditions change during the event. Full statement here.

    Today was the first day for a couple of weeks...
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    AS, it's not just bots, it's also Murdoch's...

    AS, it's not just bots, it's also Murdoch's drooling retards.

    I believe the much misrepresented figures come from Spatial patterns of wildfire ignitions in south-eastern Australia published in the...
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    This thread was resurrected by spambot "yassine"...

    This thread was resurrected by spambot "yassine" which will no doubt be nuked by gh.

    However, I thought it would be nice to utilise the resurrection and ask everybody if they have seen any nasal...
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    I've never been a fan of the quality of...

    I've never been a fan of the quality of administration in Australia but I don't see what AA could realistically have done.

    Unless they spent a big chunk of their elite funding on him, they...
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    Bushfires have pushed air quality in Canberra...

    Bushfires have pushed air quality in Canberra back up to 21 times the "Hazardous" level after a few days of only double "Hazardous".

    The smoke was so thick overnight that the fire brigade had 200...
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    First mention in Australian media regarding...

    First mention in Australian media regarding Zhoya's choice.

    I'm assuming it was a lot easier than Sophie's Choice.

    No mention on AA's website or twitter feed.
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    It's all part of the sophisticated accounting...

    It's all part of the sophisticated accounting plan to meet the Paris Accord targets. If you can smell it, NZ owns it. That's all of Australia's emissions - sorry about that!
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    The majority of fires so far have been in the...

    The majority of fires so far have been in the state of New South Wales (NSW), which is only the 5th largest state by area but it's still more than 15% larger than Texas.

    NSW has a total forested...
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    Interclub competitions planned for today in both...

    Interclub competitions planned for today in both Sydney and Canberra have been cancelled due to air quality.

    There was no equivalent planned in Melbourne but the Victorian combined events...
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    The AA distance camp at altitude in Falls Creek...

    The AA distance camp at altitude in Falls Creek looks to have been disrupted with an evacuation due to widespread catastrophic bushfire risk.

    Some Irish athletes that just lobbed in for training...
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    As posted on last year's thread, Sasha Zhoya...

    As posted on last year's thread, Sasha Zhoya chooses France.

    According to his Instagram account, he is currently in Perth but due to fly back to Paris.

    It will be interesting if AA make any...
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    The 2020 thread is right here....

    The 2020 thread is right here.
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    Aussie Results/News 2020

    Starting this year's thread with a celebration of Canberra's air quality being 21 times the hazardous level due to bushfires.

    Australia is not greedy, so we're not keeping all the smoke for...
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    Courtesy of a book included in a job lot I bought...

    Courtesy of a book included in a job lot I bought years ago. I can't remember the exact name but it was something like "VD through the ages."

    More fun facts are that the disease was more virulent...
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    IF you are talking now, then fashion has no...

    IF you are talking now, then fashion has no rationale. What's the rationale for poor quality tattoos on everybody, flared trousers and body shirts, three piece suits, drawn on eyebrows, togas, shell...
  21. The future is not broadcast television - it is...

    The future is not broadcast television - it is dying like newspapers, yet WA still seems to have a strategy heavily dependent on selling to old media organisations, who rarely do the sport justice. ...
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    musings on schools and résumés [split]

    Don't worry ATK, next they'll be telling you that you'll never get sacked for buying IBM!
  23. From the 7 September 1973 issue of The Battalion...

    From the 7 September 1973 issue of The Battalion, the TAMU newspaper, and article titled, Four Super Athletes Enter TAMU with Freshman Class.



    So it seems that Beame's did have a scholarship to...
  24. In an interview published in the 12 May 1974...

    In an interview published in the 12 May 1974 edition of the The Eagle, Bryan Texas, she explained the scholarship as:



    Seems a perfectly reasonable explanation given the circumstances at the...
  25. Hmmm, maybe, maybe not. Let's take the primary...

    Hmmm, maybe, maybe not.

    Let's take the primary issue - was she ever at Texas A&M?

    I thought not, but when I looked at the TAMU yearbooks I was tired, so I wasn't sure if I had checked...
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