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    22 Simple Reasons Sydney Is Way More "Liveable" Than Melbourne

    Melbourne won the "world's most liveable city" for a fifth straight year... were the judges not counting Sydney?????

    1. Let's start with the lack of train from the airport. WTF is a SkyBus?

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    2. Sydney has a train for you right away. That's very liveable.

    3. The trams. Everyone says they love the trams when we all know they're complicated, expensive, and get in the way.

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    4. Sydney has these things called ferries, which are not only a major tourist attraction, but you can catch them to work, too!

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    5. What's going on with the colour of the Yarra River? It's brown. What's going on, Melbourne?

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    6. Sydney is built around a deep blue harbour. It also has a world-class zoo where giraffes can literally take in the landscape porn all day.

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    7. There's also the world's most beautiful/esteemed opera house. Like, no biggie.

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    8. While in Melbourne, this is what passes for ~art~.

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    9. Let's talk about "hook turns". What are they? Why do they exist? Are you too good to turn right from the right lane, Melbourne?

    10. Also, Melbourne just elected cricketer Shane Warne as its "king". As in, Shane Warne in charge of Melbourne.

    11. Not to get too real but Melbourne is, like, the Australian HQ of far-right group Golden Dawn.

    12. See this, Melbourne? It's called a beach, with sun and waves and happy people.

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    13. They're everywhere in Sydney. There are beaches in the north of the city.

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    14. And beaches in the south of the city.

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    15. This is a Melbourne beach.

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    16. You'd think a key indicator of "liveability" would be weather. Well, it always rains in Melbourne.

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    17. Especially in the summer.

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    18. This is Sydney.

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    19. This is Melbourne.

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    20. Here's Sydney again.

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    21. And Melbourne again.

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    22. Sydney is the most liveable city in the world, case closed.

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