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Live in cairns, australia myself and have done so for the last 27 years born here and never left, kinda used to it now but no matter how long you been in it for when a 40 degree day with a 90% humidity rolls around it sucks ass.
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Originally Posted by EoL RiNzleR View Post

they just don't understand do they?

I don't think many other countries do. Maybe the British, sometimes...
    
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I don't think many other countries do. Maybe the British, sometimes...

Yeah British humor does tend to line up with Australian fairly often.
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Yeah British humor does tend to line up with Australian fairly often.

Touche! I mean I just tell everyone here to get for unknown carnal knowledge'd and they think I'm serious!
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The heat is only a killer when it comes with high humidity. If its dry you hardly feel it.
I live down in Melbourne, where there are fewer things trying to kill me, just drop bears around here.

I think that's completely wrong. The dry heat burns the crap out of you, go to a tropical country up in south east Asia where the mercury is still high 30s and the humidity is high and see how you feel, it's no where near as bad. You don't get that constant burning feeling, it's more like your in a sauna. The dry heat is one of the reasons why Australia has the highest number of diagnosed skin cancers.
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I think that's completely wrong. The dry heat burns the **** out of you, go to a tropical country up in south east Asia where the mercury is still high 30s and the humidity is high and see how you feel, it's no where near as bad. You don't get that constant burning feeling, it's more like your in a sauna. The dry heat is one of the reasons why Australia has the highest number of diagnosed skin cancers.


Unrelenting sunshine is a more likely cause of cancer than heat. If dry heat is so hot why do we use TIM? It's the samething with cold weather, -15c usually feels a lot less cold than when it sit's around 0 and the air holds alot of water.
 
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Few years ago we had an insane heatwave. 45. 47. 48, 46. 42. 5 DAYS IN A ROW...
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I think that's completely wrong. The dry heat burns the crap out of you, go to a tropical country up in south east Asia where the mercury is still high 30s and the humidity is high and see how you feel, it's no where near as bad. You don't get that constant burning feeling, it's more like your in a sauna. The dry heat is one of the reasons why Australia has the highest number of diagnosed skin cancers.

Right because people go sunbathing inland where there's no humidity as opposed to y'know......the beach. rolleyes.gif
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Right because people go sunbathing inland where there's no humidity as opposed to y'know......the beach. rolleyes.gif

Heat is heat, it all sucks tongue.gif
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guys you do get used to it been high 30's to 40's here in perth, i live in the hills so not much seebreeze, maybe its just me but after bout 2 weeks of summer the heat doesnt really bother me to much, and i have a real physical job smile.gif
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