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31 Australians Who You Haven't Thought About In Ages

"Oh yeah, that guy!" - You, reading this post.

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1. Sara Marie

Oh, the early '00s bop that was the "Bum Dance". How could we forget? (Apparently, very easily.)
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Oh, the early '00s bop that was the "Bum Dance". How could we forget? (Apparently, very easily.)

2. The barking man from A Current Affair

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He was trying to talk about some savage dogs that had gotten loose in his neighbourhood, but all he did was cement the sentence "the dogs came BOUNDING OVER" in Australian TV history.

3. Gabriella Cilmi

After the release of her debut single "Sweet About Me", it's been all quiet on the Gabriella Cilmi front. And good luck getting that song out of your head.
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After the release of her debut single "Sweet About Me", it's been all quiet on the Gabriella Cilmi front. And good luck getting that song out of your head.

4. Corey Worthington

Yeah, he's that guy who had a party when his parents were away. Only problem is, 500 people came, and his parents were left with a $20,000 bill. Oops. (P.S., he has a huge neck tattoo now.)
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Yeah, he's that guy who had a party when his parents were away. Only problem is, 500 people came, and his parents were left with a $20,000 bill. Oops. (P.S., he has a huge neck tattoo now.)

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5. Stephanie McIntosh

Stephanie started off as Sky on Neighbours, then left to pursue a musical career, as all good Neighbours stars do. Since her album Tightrope in 2006, who knows where she's been?
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Stephanie started off as Sky on Neighbours, then left to pursue a musical career, as all good Neighbours stars do. Since her album Tightrope in 2006, who knows where she's been?

6. Burgo from Burgo's Catch Phrase

Burgo's Catch Phrase was one of the best shows to watch while you were waiting for The Simpsons to start. Burgo aka John Burgess was obviously the star of the show, though you may also remember him from Wheel of Fortune in the '90s.
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Burgo's Catch Phrase was one of the best shows to watch while you were waiting for The Simpsons to start. Burgo aka John Burgess was obviously the star of the show, though you may also remember him from Wheel of Fortune in the '90s.

7. The "Chk Chk Boom" Girl

Ah yes. The girl who told Channel 9 a very colourful recount of a Kings Cross shooting, only to later reveal that she made the whole thing up. What a year 2009 was.
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Ah yes. The girl who told Channel 9 a very colourful recount of a Kings Cross shooting, only to later reveal that she made the whole thing up. What a year 2009 was.

8. The guy who just wanted a succulent Chinese meal.

If you've seen this video, you know exactly who we're talking about. If you haven't seen it, make sure to watch it right now.
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If you've seen this video, you know exactly who we're talking about. If you haven't seen it, make sure to watch it right now.

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9. Mark Holden

Though we all tuned in every week to watch him deliver touchdowns to the best Australian Idol performances, it's unlikely any of us have even thought about him since he finished up in 2007. Though, he was on Dancing With The Stars two years ago, but we all tried our hardest to forget it after the clown dance.
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Though we all tuned in every week to watch him deliver touchdowns to the best Australian Idol performances, it's unlikely any of us have even thought about him since he finished up in 2007. Though, he was on Dancing With The Stars two years ago, but we all tried our hardest to forget it after the clown dance.

10. Paulini

When you think of Paulini, you think of THAT gold dress. Despite having a fairly successful recording career in the '00s, it feels like a long time since we've all thought about her.
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When you think of Paulini, you think of THAT gold dress. Despite having a fairly successful recording career in the '00s, it feels like a long time since we've all thought about her.

11. The Young Divas

Speaking of Paulini, remember The Young Divas? Sure, you could maybe say that you still occasionally think of Ricki-Lee, but can you even name the other two? It's sure been a while.
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Speaking of Paulini, remember The Young Divas? Sure, you could maybe say that you still occasionally think of Ricki-Lee, but can you even name the other two? It's sure been a while.

12. Kate Garven

You'll probably know her best as Jade Sutherland from Home And Away. She hasn't really been heard from since leaving the show in 2004.
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You'll probably know her best as Jade Sutherland from Home And Away. She hasn't really been heard from since leaving the show in 2004.

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13. Merlin

Merlin sewed this sign into his shirt before entering the Big Brother house, so he could have it ready for his eviction. It ruffled a lot of feathers at the time, then we all promptly forgot about it.
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Merlin sewed this sign into his shirt before entering the Big Brother house, so he could have it ready for his eviction. It ruffled a lot of feathers at the time, then we all promptly forgot about it.

14. Gretel Killeen

Speaking of which, who's been thinking about Gretel recently?
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Speaking of which, who's been thinking about Gretel recently?

15. Holly Valance

She got her start on Neighbours, and then moved on to pop music. Of course. But since her 2003 album, and a short stint on Prison Break, it's certainly been a while since she crossed our minds.
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She got her start on Neighbours, and then moved on to pop music. Of course. But since her 2003 album, and a short stint on Prison Break, it's certainly been a while since she crossed our minds.

16. Ranger Stacey

Ah, Totally Wild, the show which actually taught you something for once in your life. While the show is still on the air, unless you're watching it every day then you probably haven't thought about Stacey since your childhood.
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Ah, Totally Wild, the show which actually taught you something for once in your life. While the show is still on the air, unless you're watching it every day then you probably haven't thought about Stacey since your childhood.

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17. Steven Bradbury

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For a while there, he was our unlikely Aussie hero, complete with frosted tipped hair. But once the next Olympics rolled around, we all kinda forgot about him.

18. Beau Brady

Every '00s pre-teen girl had a poster of him on their wall, but after finishing up on Home and Away in 2004, and breaking up with Bec Cartwright, who knows what happened to him?
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Every '00s pre-teen girl had a poster of him on their wall, but after finishing up on Home and Away in 2004, and breaking up with Bec Cartwright, who knows what happened to him?

19. Jade and Ryan from Cheez TV

Sure, you may have heard stirrings recently that they're about to stage a comeback. But we all went from seeing these guys every morning on TV to never even giving them a passing thought.
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Sure, you may have heard stirrings recently that they're about to stage a comeback. But we all went from seeing these guys every morning on TV to never even giving them a passing thought.

20. Mike Whitney

Apparently he played sports or something, but honestly, how goddamn iconic was Who Dares Wins?
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Apparently he played sports or something, but honestly, how goddamn iconic was Who Dares Wins?

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21. Scott Cain

Remember old mate Scott, who won the third series of Popstars, and had the hit song "I'm Moving On"? Probably only vaguely, right? Yeah.
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Remember old mate Scott, who won the third series of Popstars, and had the hit song "I'm Moving On"? Probably only vaguely, right? Yeah.

22. Ryan Shelton

He was that guy who was always on Rove, investigating things. He was also BFFs with Hamish and Andy, but has been very quiet since the end of the Rove era.
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He was that guy who was always on Rove, investigating things. He was also BFFs with Hamish and Andy, but has been very quiet since the end of the Rove era.

23. Ann-Mariee from Agro

Unless you were more of a Terasa kid, Ann-Maree was your icon, and made waking up with Agro even better.
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Unless you were more of a Terasa kid, Ann-Maree was your icon, and made waking up with Agro even better.

24. Saturday Disney hosts that weren't Shelley Craft.

Ah, Dan and Mel. (Yes, I had to look up those names.) They definitely helped make Saturday Disney worth watching, but were unfortunately eclipsed by the iconic star that is Shelley Craft.
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Ah, Dan and Mel. (Yes, I had to look up those names.) They definitely helped make Saturday Disney worth watching, but were unfortunately eclipsed by the iconic star that is Shelley Craft.

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25. Mark Philipousis

You may remember him as that mildly-successful tennis player, or maybe as that guy who dated Delta Goodrem and banged Paris Hilton. Either way, you probably dgaf about him now.
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You may remember him as that mildly-successful tennis player, or maybe as that guy who dated Delta Goodrem and banged Paris Hilton. Either way, you probably dgaf about him now.

26. Tatiana Grigorieva

She was one of our major shining stars at the 2000 Olympics, and for good reason. But since her retirement in 2007, no one has really had any reason to think about her.
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She was one of our major shining stars at the 2000 Olympics, and for good reason. But since her retirement in 2007, no one has really had any reason to think about her.

27. Callan Mulvey

On Heartbreak High, Drazic was that eyebrow ring-wearing hottie that you couldn't help but have a huge crush on. Though Mulvey has had one or two film roles since the show ended, it's not likely that he's someone you think about on a regular basis.
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On Heartbreak High, Drazic was that eyebrow ring-wearing hottie that you couldn't help but have a huge crush on. Though Mulvey has had one or two film roles since the show ended, it's not likely that he's someone you think about on a regular basis.

28. Dylan Lewis

After hosting shows in the '90s and '00s including Recovery, Dylan went on Celebrity Big Brother, pretty much cementing his status as Someone We Will Forget About Very Soon.
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After hosting shows in the '90s and '00s including Recovery, Dylan went on Celebrity Big Brother, pretty much cementing his status as Someone We Will Forget About Very Soon.

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29. Tamara Jaber

Remember, "Ooh Ah (I Lost My Bra)"? That iconic bop was the product of old mate Tamara Jaber, who was also in Scandal'us, and later married (and divorced) Kyle Sandilands.
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Remember, "Ooh Ah (I Lost My Bra)"? That iconic bop was the product of old mate Tamara Jaber, who was also in Scandal'us, and later married (and divorced) Kyle Sandilands.

30. Kylie Mole

While this is technically Mary Anne Fahey, there's no denying that she's more memorable as Kylie Mole. In fact, she's one of the most iconic Australian characters of all time. But since The Comedy Company ended back in 1990, mentions of Kylie Mole have been few and far between.
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While this is technically Mary Anne Fahey, there's no denying that she's more memorable as Kylie Mole. In fact, she's one of the most iconic Australian characters of all time. But since The Comedy Company ended back in 1990, mentions of Kylie Mole have been few and far between.

31. Jessica

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Poor Jessica. Looks like she went to bed and never came back, because we've heard nothing from her.