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#1 Hayleymumof3

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:51 AM

A friend and I are having a disagreement atm over this


I think it's funny a bit of light hearted humour, my friend on the other hand is Embarrassed for Australia by it.

So funny or not?

#2 ~Jam~

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:56 AM

neither funny nor embarrassing.

I would have thought she had more important and pressing matters to attend to, being Prime Minister and all though.

#3 Bluenomi

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:57 AM

I think it's funny, shows she had a sense of humour.

#4 amesv

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:59 AM

Isn't funny, I don't think our Prime Minister should be participating in jokes like this.

#5 Bluenomi

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:00 AM

QUOTE (~Jam~ @ 06/12/2012, 11:56 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
neither funny nor embarrassing.

I would have thought she had more important and pressing matters to attend to, being Prime Minister and all though.

It was recorded at a place in Syndey she does a lot of press conferences at. It would have only taken a few minutes and they probably did it after something else she had on

#6 Nepheline

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:01 AM

I think it's funny

#7 back*again

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:02 AM

QUOTE (~Jam~ @ 06/12/2012, 10:56 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
neither funny nor embarrassing.

I would have thought she had more important and pressing matters to attend to, being Prime Minister and all though.

Surely she is allowed some down-time?

#8 (feral)epg

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:02 AM

Good on her for stepping out of the mould for a few minutes.  Loved it.

#9 yabbadabbadoo

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:02 AM

Funny.  I saw it before and was surprised to see it was really her and not an impersonator.

#10 Lickety Split

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:03 AM

I think it's funny. Good on her for being a good sport.

#11 Faradaye

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:03 AM

I like it.

#12 kez71

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:04 AM

i like it when famous people participate in silly things, shows the rest of us they are human afterall..like the queen jumping from a plane with james bond at the olympics..hee hee

#13 boatiebabe

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:09 AM


#14 emlis22

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:10 AM

I don't think it's funny, or not funny for that matter. Just a bit 'meh' about it

#15 JJ

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:12 AM

I like it. I never thought I'd see the PM talking about flesh-eating zombies, but there you go. Shows she's human and has a sense of humour/doesn't take herself too seriously. original.gif And she's pretty good at keeping a straight face, too!

Edited by JJ, 06 December 2012 - 11:14 AM.

#16 ~Jam~

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:13 AM

QUOTE (Bluenomi @ 06/12/2012, 11:00 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It was recorded at a place in Syndey she does a lot of press conferences at. It would have only taken a few minutes and they probably did it after something else she had on

maybe I should have put a " tongue.gif " after it ....

sometimes forget sarcasm doesn't always come across well.

Still don't think it is funny or not funny though.

#17 bakesgirls

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:14 AM

I don't find it funny as such, but I can see the humour in it. I like the fact that she can take a light hearted dig at herself. I like the fact that we have a PM that will do this kind of thing instead of thinking they are too good to waste their time.

#18 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:17 AM

QUOTE (Lickety Split @ 06/12/2012, 11:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think it's funny. Good on her for being a good sport.

I agree.  Took a couple of minutes, not like anyone would remotely think she was serious.  No big deal, just a bit of fun.  Not as if her MO is to be a funny PM, so showing her lighter side every 12 months or so is not a bad thing.

#19 #YKG

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:17 AM

The US has a president that sings in press conferences, we have a PM that talks about zombies.

To me it's a meh as well. I am really quite over the end of the world crap though, that might be why I'm finding it meh

#20 steppy

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:17 AM

No help - I can't decide myself.

#21 Oriental lily

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:20 AM

It's not laugh my head of funny but it brought a smile to my face.

I have always had a good opinion of Julia the person. Not so much the pollie.

Imagine how that could be edited!

And it could scare the pants of gullible people lol.

Overall I think it's harmless fun.

#22 2anewme

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:20 AM


#23 JustOneMorePlease

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:22 AM

I think it's funny!

#24 PrincessPeach

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:24 AM

I think it's nice to see a lighter side of the PM - makes them more human like.

#25 lamarque

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:40 AM

Not funny camp.

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