Will Australia feel the 'Oprah effect?'

Jan 19, 2011 Full story: CNN 45

All of Australia was positively giddy when Oprah Winfrey came to visit last month, lavishing praise and attention on the country's many tourist hot spots.

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“We don't have to take it”

Since: Jun 08

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#1 Jan 19, 2011
This is what I don't understand...

Last paragraph says:

"Winfrey is in the midst of the farewell season of her show. Last year, she showed her gratitude to her audience by announcing the all-expenses-paid excursion to Australia."

A previous paragraph says:

"The Australian government footed the almost $5 million bill for Winfrey and her guests, said Andrew McEvoy, managing director of Tourism Australia."

So how much did it actually cost O to "show her gratitude to her audience"?
Adelaidean

Australia

#2 Jan 19, 2011
Those of us who cannot read Tea Leaves will never understand.

“We don't have to take it”

Since: Jun 08

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#3 Jan 19, 2011
Adelaidean wrote:
Those of us who cannot read Tea Leaves will never understand.
I can read Tea Leaves, they tell me my cup is empty.

So Ade, are you being yourself tonight, or is somebody else being you being yourself? It's getting harder just trying to be ourselves eh let alone actually being who we really are... what a challenge!

Did you understand that? Not sure I do... and I wrote it!!!

Since: Aug 10

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#4 Jan 19, 2011
"The 'Oprah effect?'"

What the hell is that? A bunch of housewives with nothing better to do than watching a relatively stupid talkshow and neglecting their chores?

"But for Australia -- a country that relies heavily on tourism -- the investment has paid off many times over in publicity. "

I am sorry guys, but this is bullshit. I have not seen one reference to Oprahs visit to Australia here in the states. NOT ONE.

What we have been seeing is an area of Australia the size of France and Germany covered in orange flood water.

The money your government wasted on her 'visit' would have been better used to burn in the winter to keep abos warm.

Whom ever is in charge of tourism promotion to your very awesome country needs to be placed in a burlap sack and beat with sticks, along with the fawks over here in the states that decide where we will send our disaster aid.

Cheers. Good to see you have not drowned, GL.

Since: Aug 10

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#5 Jan 19, 2011
Gottaliv wrote:
<quoted text>
I can read Tea Leaves, they tell me my cup is empty.
So Ade, are you being yourself tonight, or is somebody else being you being yourself? It's getting harder just trying to be ourselves eh let alone actually being who we really are... what a challenge!
Did you understand that? Not sure I do... and I wrote it!!!
I saw what they had to do in Sydney to keep the heifer safe. No matter how much money "Oprah" dumped, your government spent a pretty penny on this wasted tourism promotion.

The massive flooding is just the icing on the cake, as those images are what are dominating our pathetic US media now.
Yank Oliver

Sydney, Australia

#6 Jan 19, 2011
Oprah is hot. If she had a penis, I'd do it all day long.
Adelaidean

Australia

#7 Jan 19, 2011
Gottaliv wrote:
<quoted text>
I can read Tea Leaves, they tell me my cup is empty.
So Ade, are you being yourself tonight, or is somebody else being you being yourself? It's getting harder just trying to be ourselves eh let alone actually being who we really are... what a challenge!
Did you understand that? Not sure I do... and I wrote it!!!
I always come here heavily disguised as myself. "Refuse all substitutes!" lol!!

“We don't have to take it”

Since: Jun 08

WhereTFamI?

#8 Jan 19, 2011
Adelaidean wrote:
<quoted text> I always come here heavily disguised as myself. "Refuse all substitutes!" lol!!
I tried substituting myself for me the other night and I found out there was no noticeable difference.

Since: Jan 11

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#9 Jan 19, 2011
Oprah is a fat coon

“We don't have to take it”

Since: Jun 08

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#11 Jan 19, 2011
Dr-Zaius wrote:
"The 'Oprah effect?'"
What the hell is that? A bunch of housewives with nothing better to do than watching a relatively stupid talkshow and neglecting their chores?
Well there are a lot more important things than Australian's well-being apparently, evidenced by the amount of overseas aid given away to make absolutely no difference to lost causes. We can only keep propping others up while we are still ahead, but as time's going on, this country is being destroyed within by the very people we have given the power to do so, with hardly a murmur of protest from us.

I think the fire in me is dying as I'm beginning to believe that there's nothing much any ordinary person can do anymore to stop the tide from turning. Too many powerful and corrupt people + the filth of humanity hell bent on destroying 'civilisation' as we know it and they are coming from every corner unimaginable... right down to the stinking low-life's who inhabit this forum.

“We don't have to take it”

Since: Jun 08

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#12 Jan 19, 2011
Dr-Zaius wrote:
"The 'Oprah effect?'"
Cheers. Good to see you have not drowned, GL.
It's been absolutely horrific hasn't it, and it hasn't finished with us yet. My town has been lucky to miss out on the brunt of everything so far (we didn't get a real lot of damage this time) but it won't be until April before we can breathe easy - before the next lot starts again. I've lived in Q all my life and it's never been any different - either a drought a flood a hail storm or a cyclone is always happening - exciting state to be living in... not for the feint hearted.:)
AngloSaxon

Vallejo, CA

#13 Jan 19, 2011
Any Aussie who is a fan of Oprah should be put in a gas chamber. Oprah has done countless damage to white America by brainwashing white females into male hatred.

Australia, do you realize how much damage she has done to whites in America? She is out to get you too.
AngloSaxon

Vallejo, CA

#14 Jan 19, 2011
Yank Oliver wrote:
Oprah is hot. If she had a penis, I'd do it all day long.
You belong in Auschwitz.

“We don't have to take it”

Since: Jun 08

WhereTFamI?

#15 Jan 19, 2011
AngloSaxon wrote:
Any Aussie who is a fan of Oprah should be put in a gas chamber. Oprah has done countless damage to white America by brainwashing white females into male hatred.
Australia, do you realize how much damage she has done to whites in America? She is out to get you too.
Show me a country which isn't full of brainwashed idiots... there isn't one. I'm no fan of Oprah and even much less of Jerry Springer - the garbage that American TV rolls out has to be seen to be believed.

A movie that is well worth watching is "Network" from the 70's starring the Aussie actor Peter Finch... the famous speech he gives in it should be shown to every school kid so they can realise how our countries are being taken over by the enemy within.

If you haven't seen it, it's only 5 minutes of your time...

Network - "I'm as mad as hell" speech:


What he said in that speech in the 70's is stark reality today. People are only disposable collateral for governments to use and abuse.

Since: Jan 11

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#16 Jan 19, 2011
AngloSaxon wrote:
<quoted text>
You belong in Auschwitz.
You don't think she's hot? Are you a Jew by any chance?
AngloSaxon

Vallejo, CA

#17 Jan 19, 2011
Gottaliv wrote:
<quoted text>
Show me a country which isn't full of brainwashed idiots... there isn't one. I'm no fan of Oprah and even much less of Jerry Springer - the garbage that American TV rolls out has to be seen to be believed.
A movie that is well worth watching is "Network" from the 70's starring the Aussie actor Peter Finch... the famous speech he gives in it should be shown to every school kid so they can realise how our countries are being taken over by the enemy within.
If you haven't seen it, it's only 5 minutes of your time...
Network - "I'm as mad as hell" speech:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =q_qgVn-Op7QXX
What he said in that speech in the 70's is stark reality today. People are only disposable collateral for governments to use and abuse.
Oprah takes it to another level, she is a man hating witch, in particular hates white men.

Since: Aug 10

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#18 Jan 19, 2011
Gottaliv wrote:
<quoted text>
Well there are a lot more important things than Australian's well-being apparently, evidenced by the amount of overseas aid given away to make absolutely no difference to lost causes. We can only keep propping others up while we are still ahead, but as time's going on, this country is being destroyed within by the very people we have given the power to do so, with hardly a murmur of protest from us.
This seems to be an issue in all western cultures these days. The 'progressive' socialists have been very crafty in taking control of school systems all over the world and selling the 'benefits' of 'labour unions' to the people.

What I have noticed is only roughly 25-30% of folks are actually 'bleeding heart, human existence hating,'greenies','progressive s,'socialists'..what ever they are being called these days.

The other 70%[of whites anyway] think just as you and I. We are just too busy living and working to squawk about what the governments are up to. This is changing rapidly in the USA, and it will spread. Look at the austerity cuts in Europe. Look at how the UK is gutting socialized medicine.
Gottaliv wrote:
I think the fire in me is dying as I'm beginning to believe that there's nothing much any ordinary person can do anymore to stop the tide from turning. Too many powerful and corrupt people + the filth of humanity hell bent on destroying 'civilisation' as we know it and they are coming from every corner unimaginable... right down to the stinking low-life's who inhabit this forum.
Conservatism will triumph over the turd world hoards just as we have been doing since whites evolved 10,000 years ago. So long as there is just one white man and one white woman inhabiting this planet, we shall continue to rule it. Hopefully those last two are not self hating liberals..lol
Yank Oliver

South Porcupine, Canada

#19 Jan 19, 2011
Yank OIiver wrote:
<quoted text> You don't think she's hot? Are you a Jew by any chance?
Identity theft by a homosexual Aussie dicky licker.

Since: Aug 10

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#20 Jan 19, 2011
Gottaliv wrote:
<quoted text>
It's been absolutely horrific hasn't it, and it hasn't finished with us yet. My town has been lucky to miss out on the brunt of everything so far (we didn't get a real lot of damage this time) but it won't be until April before we can breathe easy - before the next lot starts again. I've lived in Q all my life and it's never been any different - either a drought a flood a hail storm or a cyclone is always happening - exciting state to be living in... not for the feint hearted.:)
I am truly sad I was not stuck there by it. Glad to hear you are not posting from a blowup boat. ;)

Since: Aug 10

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#21 Jan 19, 2011
AngloSaxon wrote:
Any Aussie who is a fan of Oprah should be put in a gas chamber. Oprah has done countless damage to white America by brainwashing white females into male hatred.
Australia, do you realize how much damage she has done to whites in America? She is out to get you too.
I do not put this on Oprah. She is not a feminazi, but I've never watched the show either.

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