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    19 Times Tony Abbott Trolled Australia

    A tribute to the man who was once our nation's most powerful weirdo. Here are some of our favourite moments from his turbulent, gaffestastic reign.

    1. When he told Big Brother contestants to vote for him because he had hot daughters.

    2. When he was campaigning for Liberal candidate Fiona Scott and said she had "sex appeal".

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    3. When he told a magazine that women should regard virginity as "the greatest gift you can give someone, the ultimate gift of giving".

    4. When he was campaigning against Rudd's emissions trading scheme and made this appealing pitch to the "housewives of Australia".

    5. When he decided that the best time to groom Scott Morrison was while he was speaking at a news conference.

    6. When he was asked if Australia would resettle Rohingya refugees from Myanmar and his answer was "Nope, nope, nope".

    7. When he said that living in remote indigenous communities was a "lifestyle choice".

    8. When he taught us all about shirtfronting. You bet you are. You bet he did.

    "Look I'm going to shirtfront Mr Putin. You bet you are, uhh, you bet I am."

    Abbott was responding to criticism that the Russian president was allowed to attend the G20 conference in Queensland in the wake of the disappearance of MH17.

    9. When he reintroduced knighthoods and made Prince Philip a Knight of the Order of Australia.

    10. When he forgot what to call Canada...

    11. When he ruined budgie smugglers for everyone.

    12. When he called Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak "Mike".

    13. When he skolled a schooey of VB at a local pub.

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    14. When he was confronted during a radio interview by a pensioner who works on an adult sex line and gave the host a big old seedy wink.

    15. When he rocked the speed dealer sunnies.

    16. When he said that he wasn't "the suppository of wisdom" and at that moment, no one disagreed.

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    "No one, however smart, however well-educated, however experienced, is the suppository of all wisdom," he said.

    17. When he was briefed about a battle that killed an Australian soldier and his response was "shit happens".

    18. And then when he was asked about it by a journalist and he just stood there in silence, nodding. He didn't say a word for 25 SECONDS!!!

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    19. And, of course, when he chomped into a raw onion, and liked it! TWICE!

    Farewell, onion knight. We may never see the likes of you again.