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  • There is a big Festival every year that is the Moomba Festival. It does not mean much else outside Melbourne, but is quite a big thing locally.

    The strangest part is a water-skiing contest, on a ribbon of water that flows through the heart of Melbourne, which is the Yarra River.

    This river is full of SHIT. Not literally, but kind of. To compete - I am fairly certain competitors must take every anti-biotic known to science at least a week before. Presumably for several weeks afterwards as well.

    As long as they stay on top of the water - it's all good. Though during competition it is obvious the crowd secretly prays for them to fall off and plough nostrils first into the water at every opportunity.

    The competitor with the fastest time, and not suffering from the outwardly visible signs of Botulism wins.
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