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22 Weird Eating Quirks That Seem Perfectly Normal To Australians

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1. Not being content with a burger unless it's overflowing.

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It's not an Aussie burger without a fried egg, bacon, beetroot, and pineapple along with the cheese, lettuce, tomato, and sauce. No one knows why we have to add all these extra ingredients, but we all know that they make the burg 10 times better.

2. Making carpark sausage sizzles a weekend ritual.

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Sausage sizzles are great, but wolfing them down in a scummy hardware store carpark is really something special.

3. Calling sugar on bread a kid's party food.

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You guys realise that that's all fairy bread is, right? Just an open sugar sandwich. And what a perfect sugar sandwich it is.

10. Serving up a classy platter of processed meat and cheese cubes.

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While other countries prefer elaborate cheese platters with fancy water crackers, all we need is Bega cubes, some cabanossi, and a side of Jatz.

13. Absolutely loving servo sausage rolls.

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How long have they been sitting in that warmer for? Honestly though, at 3am or in the middle of a road trip, none of us really care.

14. Creating an Asian-inspired side to be eaten with fish 'n' chips.

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Did you know that dim sims are an Aussie invention? And while they're delicious steamed with soy sauce, nothing can really beat a handful of fried dim sims from the chippy.

16. Letting these grandma lollies become mainstream.

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Though we can all agree that musk sticks taste like a cross between an air freshener and chalk, for some reason we still love them.

17. Pouring liquified sugar into patty cases.

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Though you'll inevitably crack a molar or suffer from a viscious sugar high, toffees are a thing of beauty.

18. Our total worshipping of chicken parmas.

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A schnitty is a perfect meal on its own. But our need to slather it in tomato, ham, and cheese, and serve it in every pub in the country, is what sets us apart from the inferior nations.

19. Eating room-temperature prawns and mayonnaise.

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Prawn cocktails are clearly better fresh from the fridge, served by your aunt on Christmas Day without a hint of irony. But you'll still scarf it down even if it's been sitting on the bench for an hour or two.

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