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#1 bambiigrrl

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:30 AM

Just intrested to find out everyones secret (or not so secret) bogan habits? What makes you a bogan? Or what do you think makes you seem like a bogan even though you don't consider yourself to be one?? i personally love bogans and I think they are the salt of the earth! I dont think I am a true bogan but I definatly have some bogan tendancies..

for example -


i have various visiable tattoos

I sometimes let the kids stay in thier pjs, or just nickers and or nappy if its hot all day long..

I often play pool with hubby in the back shed/man cave while having a sneaky social ciggie and drinking beer and or wine after the kids have gone to bed

I swear!! I know, shocking hey...

i love watching the rugby with the hubby and his truely bogan mates and swearing at the ref

i wear thongs...all the time....

I own a pair of cut off denim shorts with holes ripped in them...

What can you add to this list?? Can you do me one better?

#2 (feral)epg

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:34 AM

My baby was quite possibly conceived on the bonnet of the ute.  On a surfing / camping in the sand dunes trip.

#3 paod

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:35 AM

my nails are acrylic and LONG! currently painted hot pink with glitter

#4 missjoads1234

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:36 AM

I dont have/do any of the things you just mentioned but i dont think that makes you any more/less of a bogan than me. What does it really matter? Who cares - do you want to be the biggest bogan?!

If you're concerned you're a bogan than stop! If not - keep going. Simple as that. I frankly coudnt give a rats who's a bogan and who's not. Got bigger fish to fry.

#5 RealityBites

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:36 AM

I swear. A lot.

I also think that Acca Dacca's You Shook Me All Night Long is a fab song  biggrin.gif

#6 unicycle

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:38 AM

No, I can't better you. But i am now thinking of starting an " are you a bigger dork than me?" thread. But then again, it would be too depressing when i won hands-down.

#7 ~Supernova~

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:40 AM

Yeah I'm not ashamed to say I also have bogan tendencies.

I like 3/4 pants.

I often don't get out of my pyjamas (not even for school drop offs!)

Thongs 99% of the time.

I smoke.

I swear.

I own a coffee table.

I let my kids go wild on sultanas, yoghurt, and numerous other "bad" things.

I give my 9mth old the occasional maccas chip.

I love beer.

I own an old car, purely because I see a new one as a waste of money for something that just gets from a to b.

I have a tattoo.

I let my kids be grubs, they love it!

There's no doubt many more...but I don't care, I'm happy, my kids are happy, life is good in my bogan little world  tthumbs.gif

#8 Le-a

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:42 AM

I have two staffy x's.

We have a couch on our front porch.

I freaking love beer.

I ****ing love swearing.

I yell obscenities at other drivers when I'm driving, and pull faces.

I have a tramp stamp, but in my defense I had it done when I was eighteen and they were tres cool back then.

ACDC gets me kinda hard.





#9 unicorn

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:43 AM

I have tattoos, I drive a hoon car, and shock horror I even swear, don't go barefoot in public though wink.gif but I figure as long as I don't look like someone from the tv show Housos it's all good.

#10 seayork2002

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:47 AM

Then what on earth are you doing in this thread? or did you miss the title?


QUOTE (missjoads1234 @ 10/12/2012, 11:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I dont have/do any of the things you just mentioned but i dont think that makes you any more/less of a bogan than me. What does it really matter? Who cares - do you want to be the biggest bogan?!

If you're concerned you're a bogan than stop! If not - keep going. Simple as that. I frankly coudnt give a rats who's a bogan and who's not. Got bigger fish to fry.



#11 PattiODoors

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:54 AM

QUOTE (missjoads1234 @ 10/12/2012, 11:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I dont have/do any of the things you just mentioned but i dont think that makes you any more/less of a bogan than me. What does it really matter? Who cares - do you want to be the biggest bogan?!

If you're concerned you're a bogan than stop! If not - keep going. Simple as that. I frankly coudnt give a rats who's a bogan and who's not. Got bigger fish to fry.


Eh???? I think the OP was starting a bit of a 'fluff' thread. Why so serious?

I wear Uggs in public.
In Australia that makes me a bogan, in the UK it makes me a chav.

I also have many other bogan traits.


#12 noonehere

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:00 AM

Dp is bogan down to spelling....

Nick name
House deco: band picture/ flags everywhere
Dog: am staff x
Drinks: VB
clothes: his favourites are the ripped band tshirts with horrible slogans and pictures (he does own nice clothes lol) flanno
His highschool
The area we live in.

Me i think im part hehe except i dont drink beer  and dont own flanno



Edit:
Im fine with a bogan thread as long as it doesnt turn into "im better then you, everything bad and every w**k/druggy/idiot is bogan"

Edited by duckasorus, 10 December 2012 - 11:03 AM.


#13 seayork2002

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:04 AM

All I can think of is I like my beer in a Pint glass (my, now husband, when we met tried to tell me ladies don’t drink out of Pint glasses, he soon learnt ), other than that not much (not from lack of trying ) we fed our son a McDonalds fry once but he preferred a olive/fetta and salami sandwich, I tried to feed him fish fingers but he prefers fresh salmon on a bed of spinach with a drizzle of olive oil (all true but where did we go wrong). Unfortunately what is not true but i have a strange feeling people believed me, I said on here once that we let our son (5) drive us home after we have a few but as we don’t own a car he has to help us stagger home on the bus!

After reading this thread (alright maybe not all) I really can’t say we do anything on here (we own a coffee table but use it at the side of the loungs/sofa not the front, does that count?)

Any tips on raising our bogan profile will be greatly appreciated.


#14 bambiigrrl

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:06 AM

QUOTE (missjoads1234 @ 10/12/2012, 10:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I dont have/do any of the things you just mentioned but i dont think that makes you any more/less of a bogan than me. What does it really matter? Who cares - do you want to be the biggest bogan?!

If you're concerned you're a bogan than stop! If not - keep going. Simple as that. I frankly coudnt give a rats who's a bogan and who's not. Got bigger fish to fry.



lol this IS a fluff thread, just for laughs!
all you other girls are cracking me right up!!! keep em coming!!Mareek omg i cant believe you OWN A COFFEE TABLE!!

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#15 CalmMyFarm

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:09 AM

Firstly I didn't know that owning a coffee table makes you bogan?  Can someone enlighten me?  

Okay, so I have two things that are considered bogan:  coffee table and a strong liking for Sizzler biggrin.gif

#16 bambiigrrl

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:10 AM

QUOTE (epg @ 10/12/2012, 10:34 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My baby was quite possibly conceived on the bonnet of the ute.  On a surfing / camping in the sand dunes trip.



bahhaaahaaaa ive been there!!

#17 feralangel

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:10 AM

Bogans are the most maligned species on EB.

I don't have any discernable bogan traits, but i have bogan roots:

I grew up on a bogan (houso) estate;

I went to a bogan school;

I dropped out of the bogan school aged 15;

I married an Englishman who loves bogan cars (current model V8 commodore with bogan detailing).

We live in the bogan western suburbs with our 2 kids.

I also have a bogan attitude whereby I hate snobs and don't give rats a*se about most things which give people status anxiety.

And for those who think they are socially superior to bogans, our snotty English friends think all Austalians are bogan!

#18 DM. 2012

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:14 AM

I can burp the alphabet and can beat anyone in a burping contest. Having said that, I haven't done these things for a long time.

I too easn't aware that having a coffee table made someone a brogan. Isn't is a place to put some books, the remote, TV guide, a drink.

#19 BadCat

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:16 AM

I swear.

Um...

Actually, no I don't tend to bogue out very much.

Oh wait, I've been known to go to international sporting events and do the Aussie Aussie Aussie thing.  That would have to be bogan right?

#20 back*again

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:17 AM

80% of the time I wear thongs, the other 20% is ugg boots (in winter).

My kids go barefoot all the time

Around the house, my youngest children are often in the nud.

I swear a lot (would put most bogans to shame I think).

I eat cold baked beans out of the tin

My 3yo can burp on command

Probably a million other things that I don't realise.....I didn't know thongs, uggs & barefoot children made me bogan until I read it on EB Tounge1.gif

#21 bambiigrrl

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:17 AM

QUOTE (natangel @ 10/12/2012, 11:10 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bogans are the most maligned species on EB.

I don't have any discernable bogan traits, but i have bogan roots:

I grew up on a bogan (houso) estate;

I went to a bogan school;

I dropped out of the bogan school aged 15;

I married an Englishman who loves bogan cars (current model V8 commodore with bogan detailing).

We live in the bogan western suburbs with our 2 kids.

I also have a bogan attitude whereby I hate snobs and don't give rats a*se about most things which give people status anxiety.

And for those who think they are socially superior to bogans, our snotty English friends think all Austalians are bogan!


omg agreed I hate snobs!! I also don't give a flying **** what anyone thinks lol

#22 lozoodle

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:22 AM

I occasionally drive the second runaround car which happens to be a commodore wagon!

#23 #YKG

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:22 AM

My nails are considered bogan. Evausr they are acrylic and I have a tattoo on my wrist. However the tattoos I thought that we're considered bogan where the tattoos from other cultures like the Maori tattoo designs on a non maori

#24 FEdeRAL

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:28 AM

I secretly REALLY want a Chanel handbag. (yes luxury designer handbags are very bogan IMO).
I drive a an SUV.
My kids have tonnes of toys (excessive consumerism = bogan). It makes me cringe how much they have but I just can't help buying more sad.gif

Edited because I don't to be accused of bad bogan sp&grammar  biggrin.gif

Edited by Leeloomina, 10 December 2012 - 11:32 AM.


#25 Bob-the-skull

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:29 AM

most of my bogan things are not overly bogan or i just don't care:

i am a single parent - but my kids are to one person so i get points there right?
i drive an old car - that runs so i refuse to replace it
i have a tattoo on my foot - but i wear enclosed shoes most the time for comfort

umm thats about it... but i did grow up in a bogan area if that helps... and my sister loves holden?




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