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    Posted on Dec 17, 2013

    21 Extremely Excited Reactions As Australia Win The Ashes

    Australia have vanquished the old enemy to reclaim the biggest prize in cricket.

    1. After four years, three months and 24 days, Australia have reclaimed The Ashes.

    2. There was jubilation in Perth and across the nation.

    3. Jubilation!

    Amazing scenes!! I'm jumping around the lounge room high fiveing fresh air! #ashes #brilliant

    Aaron Finch

    @AaronFinch5

    Amazing scenes!! I'm jumping around the lounge room high fiveing fresh air! #ashes #brilliant

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    4. Twitter had a hashtag ready.

    Congratulations to the Aussie cricket team for winning the #Ashes. Tweet @CricketAus your congratulations! #TheUrnReturns

    Twitter Australia

    @TwitterAU

    Congratulations to the Aussie cricket team for winning the #Ashes. Tweet @CricketAus your congratulations! #TheUrnReturns

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    5. 3-0!!!!

    CA Digital Media

    @CricketAus

    #TheUrnReturns

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    6. #TheUrnReturns

    First time we've used this in Australia! Message of congrats in everyone's timeline. #TheUrnReturns #Ashes

    Jonno Simpson

    @JonnoSimpson

    First time we've used this in Australia! Message of congrats in everyone's timeline. #TheUrnReturns #Ashes

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    7. The PM was quick to send his congratulations.

    Congratulations to Michael Clarke and the team on an emphatic victory. The urn returns! #Ashes

    Tony Abbott

    @TonyAbbottMHR

    Congratulations to Michael Clarke and the team on an emphatic victory. The urn returns! #Ashes

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    8. Labor's leader glossed over the wilderness years.

    Great to see the urn returned! Well done to @MClarke23 and his team. They've done us proud #ashes

    Bill Shorten

    @billshortenmp

    Great to see the urn returned! Well done to @MClarke23 and his team. They've done us proud #ashes

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    9. Australia's biggest brands jumped aboard.

    And they're home! Congratulations @CricketAus on a thrilling victory. #theurnreturns

    Qantas Airways

    @QantasAirways

    And they're home! Congratulations @CricketAus on a thrilling victory. #theurnreturns

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    Well done to the Australian Cricket Team on bringing home the #ashes !! @wwos9 @vegemite @marmite @MClarke23 #TheUrnReturns

    Vegemite

    @Vegemite

    Well done to the Australian Cricket Team on bringing home the #ashes !! @wwos9 @vegemite @marmite @MClarke23 #TheUrnReturns

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    10. The Australian captain was nominated for PM.

    Michael Clarke is such a great speaker and always presents himself well, I think he should be our Prime Minister. #ashes #TheUrnReturns

    Ben

    @ItsBenzi

    Michael Clarke is such a great speaker and always presents himself well, I think he should be our Prime Minister. #ashes #TheUrnReturns

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    11. The coach for a knighthood.

    Chris Kenny

    @chriskkenny

    Arise Sir Boof. #Ashes

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    12. Some people had found the wait agonising.

    4 years, 3 months, 24 days. 225 weeks. 1577 days. The almost unending wait comes to an end. #TheUrnReturns to its rightful place, Australia!

    Amaan Ahmed

    @MusingRandom

    4 years, 3 months, 24 days. 225 weeks. 1577 days. The almost unending wait comes to an end. #TheUrnReturns to its rightful place, Australia!

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    13. Celebrations were in order.

    It's DEFINITELY g&t time #TheAshes #TheUrnReturns #Ashesreturns

    Samantha Armytage

    @sam_armytage

    It's DEFINITELY g&t time #TheAshes #TheUrnReturns #Ashesreturns

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    14. And who cares if they're drinking Peroni!?

    Australia win The Ashes and drink Peroni? What's next - hummus and some chia loaf? Ah, who cares? They won. They can do what they want.

    Adam Hills

    @adamhillscomedy

    Australia win The Ashes and drink Peroni? What's next - hummus and some chia loaf? Ah, who cares? They won. They can do what they want.

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    15. Cricket legends started their own hashtags.

    Australia is back in business with the Ashes returning after 4 years.....#happyasafatspider #Ashesreturns #Ashes

    Matthew Hayden AM

    @HaydosTweets

    Australia is back in business with the Ashes returning after 4 years.....#happyasafatspider #Ashesreturns #Ashes

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    16. Hamish worried about the wicket.

    It will be really awkward if the urn drops down the canyon on the crease and we can't get it out. Other than that, perfect. #ashes

    Hamish Blake

    @hamishblake

    It will be really awkward if the urn drops down the canyon on the crease and we can't get it out. Other than that, perfect. #ashes

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    17. Andy was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    I'm on a Qantas plane, with a beer, that @RealHughJackman is on but still feel unAustralian that I missed the final wicket! #TheUrnReturns

    Andy Lee

    @andy_lee

    I'm on a Qantas plane, with a beer, that @RealHughJackman is on but still feel unAustralian that I missed the final wicket! #TheUrnReturns

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    18. Best. Christmas. Pressie. Ever.

    Merry Mitchmas Australia! #TheUrnReturns

    CA Digital Media

    @CricketAus

    Merry Mitchmas Australia! #TheUrnReturns

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    19. What next!?

    We’re dreaming of a whitewash Christmas, just like the ones we used to know! #Ashes #uniteAus

    McGrath Foundation

    @McGrathFdn

    We’re dreaming of a whitewash Christmas, just like the ones we used to know! #Ashes #uniteAus

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    20. Bragging rights for starters!

    You bloody ripper boys, gives us something to gloat about for a few years. #Ashes

    Ryan Fitzgerald

    @FitzySA

    You bloody ripper boys, gives us something to gloat about for a few years. #Ashes

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    Piers Morgan was forced to eat humble pie.

    Congratulations @MClarke23 and your team. Australia have been as ferocious and determined as we've been weak, gutless & embarrassing #Ashes

    Piers Morgan

    @piersmorgan

    Congratulations @MClarke23 and your team. Australia have been as ferocious and determined as we've been weak, gutless & embarrassing #Ashes

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    England's supporters offered a backhanded compliment.

    Congratulations Australia on regaining the urn, your performances merited more supporters but deserved all the same. #we'llbeback

    Barmy Army Cricket

    @TheBarmyArmy

    Congratulations Australia on regaining the urn, your performances merited more supporters but deserved all the same. #we'llbeback

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    21. And a long night of well deserved partying for Man of the Match Steve Smith and his mates!

    Steve Smith

    @stevesmith49

    Wow! What a feeling #urnreturned

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    The 15cm tall Ashes urn contains a burnt cricket bail.