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two peas, no pod in Canberra

By johnboy - 9 August 2006 61

The moderately influential bloggers, “two peas, no pod” are now self-identifying as Canberrans, everybody give them a round of applause.

Amusingly they don’t think much of our public transport but think they can be more stubborn than the ACT Government:

So either Canberra public transport has to get better or I have to buy a car. And while there may be scant chance of the former happening anytime soon, there’s even less chance of the latter happening. It’s me versus the state and I think I’m more stubborn.

I think they’ll find out they’re wrong.

What’s Your opinion?

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61 Responses to
two peas, no pod in Canberra
Ari 2:36 pm 09 Aug 06

And a hippy in a sit-down protest against the bus that never comes.

That’ll really show The Man where it’s at!

James-T-Kirk 2:29 pm 09 Aug 06

I see nothing bad about the environmental impact of the average recumbent rider after they have met the Mack truck… Atleast nothing that a dose of rain wouldn’t fix.

S4anta 2:16 pm 09 Aug 06

Ah, the environmental impact. That explains it then.

VYBerlinaV8 2:16 pm 09 Aug 06

“Of course we could afford a car, it is the environmental impact that concerns us.”

It’s the noise it makes coming off the bullbar that really sets your teeth on edge, yeah?

Cristy@nopod 2:08 pm 09 Aug 06

We both grew up in Canberra, so we are hardly new at identifying ourselves as Canberrans.

Also, Paul was making more of a general point about the need for public transport to be improved in Canberra (you know, like having the odd bus run after 6pm on a Sunday) to allow people to be less dependent on cars, than he was about our own needs.

Of course we could afford a car, it is the environmental impact that concerns us.

Thumper 1:08 pm 09 Aug 06


Why didn’t the lovely man at the computer shop tell me that?

I use mine mainly as recording desk with cakewalk….

S4anta 12:59 pm 09 Aug 06

Thumper, apparently a computer has more uses than p0rn.

Thumper 12:11 pm 09 Aug 06

Never heard of them, maybe I need to get out more.

Or is that, stay in more….

snahon 12:00 pm 09 Aug 06

must quite a few others to declare them moderately 🙂

Ari 11:51 am 09 Aug 06

S4anta’s spot on – all recumbent cyclists are bone smokers.

johnboy 11:47 am 09 Aug 06

No influence on me, but other people link to them quite a lot.

snahon 11:42 am 09 Aug 06

Someone that the writer of said comments is moderately influenced by.

LG 11:27 am 09 Aug 06

what’s a moderately influential blogger?

S4anta 11:23 am 09 Aug 06

bone smoking recumbent(apologies for speling) cyclists.

VYBerlinaV8 10:47 am 09 Aug 06

Cars aren’t that expensive – they should quit their bitching. Still, if they have to walk, I can’t really see myself giving a shit.

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