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Aug 29, 2008 9:22 AM CST Proof of a man drought
bourbon
bourbonbourbonSunshine Coast, Queensland Australia33 Threads 4 Polls 5,858 Posts
Exerpt from the Brisbane Times;

Proof of a man drought
Georgia Waters | August 26, 2008

It's a fact: it was easier for your mother to find a man in the 1970s than it is for you in the noughties.

In Man Drought and Other Social Issues of the New Century, Australia's most famous demographer, Bernard Salt reveals that in 1976, Australia had 54,000 more 30-something men than women, but by 2006 there was a shortfall of 9,000 men in the same age group.

"Baby Boomer women pairing up in the 1970s had it easy," Mr Salt said.

"There were more men than women due to a post-war immigration program that favoured men."

Mr Salt said today's man drought was partly due to the fact that Aussie blokes were now more likely to move overseas for work.

"This means that the odds for an Australian woman of finding a partner have altered over the course of a generation," he said.

"There is simply less product for 30-something women in particular to choose from."
Aug 29, 2008 9:26 AM CST Proof of a man drought
blondeaozichick
blondeaozichickblondeaozichickMelbourne, Victoria Australia110 Threads 3 Polls 7,759 Posts
bourbon: Exerpt from the Brisbane Times;

Proof of a man drought
Georgia Waters | August 26, 2008

It's a fact: it was easier for your mother to find a man in the 1970s than it is for you in the noughties.

In Man Drought and Other Social Issues of the New Century, Australia's most famous demographer, Bernard Salt reveals that in 1976, Australia had 54,000 more 30-something men than women, but by 2006 there was a shortfall of 9,000 men in the same age group.

"Baby Boomer women pairing up in the 1970s had it easy," Mr Salt said.

"There were more men than women due to a post-war immigration program that favoured men."

Mr Salt said today's man drought was partly due to the fact that Aussie blokes were now more likely to move overseas for work.

"This means that the odds for an Australian woman of finding a partner have altered over the course of a generation," he said.

"There is simply less product for 30-something women in particular to choose from."


oh great.. that's just fantbloodytastic moping crying sigh

lucky I'm not looking for one really.. otherwise it would be a DISASTER!! laugh
Aug 29, 2008 9:27 AM CST Proof of a man drought
bourbon
bourbonbourbonSunshine Coast, Queensland Australia33 Threads 4 Polls 5,858 Posts
Us guys in our 30's have never had it better. yay
Aug 29, 2008 9:27 AM CST Proof of a man drought
blondeaozichick
blondeaozichickblondeaozichickMelbourne, Victoria Australia110 Threads 3 Polls 7,759 Posts
oh phew!!! just realised it said 30something women.. I'm safe! banana applause
Aug 29, 2008 9:29 AM CST Proof of a man drought
blondeaozichick
blondeaozichickblondeaozichickMelbourne, Victoria Australia110 Threads 3 Polls 7,759 Posts
bourbon: Us guys in our 30's have never had it better.


rolling on the floor laughing yeah means you get more choice cos you are few and far between so the 30something women will be more desperate.. is that a good thing or a bad thing for you guys?? does that mean the women wont be as fussy anymore? laugh tongue
Aug 29, 2008 9:30 AM CST Proof of a man drought
bourbon
bourbonbourbonSunshine Coast, Queensland Australia33 Threads 4 Polls 5,858 Posts
blondeaozichick: oh great.. that's just fantbloodytastic


I know what to post to make you happy. wink laugh rolling on the floor laughing
Aug 29, 2008 9:32 AM CST Proof of a man drought
bourbon
bourbonbourbonSunshine Coast, Queensland Australia33 Threads 4 Polls 5,858 Posts
blondeaozichick: yeah means you get more choice cos you are few and far between so the 30something women will be more desperate.. is that a good thing or a bad thing for you guys?? does that mean the women wont be as fussy anymore?


They're just as fussy... but now they can blame being single on the man drought. rolling on the floor laughing
Aug 29, 2008 9:34 AM CST Proof of a man drought
blondeaozichick
blondeaozichickblondeaozichickMelbourne, Victoria Australia110 Threads 3 Polls 7,759 Posts
bourbon: They're just as fussy... but now they can blame being single on the man drought.


maybe its just Qld they are all leaving from? um.. wonder why? confused

tongue
Aug 29, 2008 9:39 AM CST Proof of a man drought
bourbon
bourbonbourbonSunshine Coast, Queensland Australia33 Threads 4 Polls 5,858 Posts
blondeaozichick: maybe its just Qld they are all leaving from? um.. wonder why?


Might have something to do with the rumour circulating that you're considering moving back here. rolling on the floor laughing
Aug 29, 2008 9:40 AM CST Proof of a man drought
blondeaozichick
blondeaozichickblondeaozichickMelbourne, Victoria Australia110 Threads 3 Polls 7,759 Posts
bourbon: Might have something to do with the rumour circulating that you're considering moving back here.



rolling on the floor laughing rolling on the floor laughing rolling on the floor laughing

I'm not THAT silly!!
Aug 29, 2008 9:47 AM CST Proof of a man drought
bourbon
bourbonbourbonSunshine Coast, Queensland Australia33 Threads 4 Polls 5,858 Posts
blondeaozichick: I'm not THAT silly!!


So it is ONLY a rumour then... phew! laugh
Aug 29, 2008 9:55 AM CST Proof of a man drought
blondeaozichick
blondeaozichickblondeaozichickMelbourne, Victoria Australia110 Threads 3 Polls 7,759 Posts
bourbon: So it is ONLY a rumour then... phew!


rolling on the floor laughing I would have thought you would be happy about that.. means more girls for you grin

anyway.. don't worry.. I'll give you plenty of warning when I'm moving to the sunshine coast drinking
Aug 29, 2008 10:00 AM CST Proof of a man drought
bourbon
bourbonbourbonSunshine Coast, Queensland Australia33 Threads 4 Polls 5,858 Posts
blondeaozichick: I'll give you plenty of warning when I'm moving to the sunshine coast


When?... not IF? confused
Aug 29, 2008 10:03 AM CST Proof of a man drought
blondeaozichick
blondeaozichickblondeaozichickMelbourne, Victoria Australia110 Threads 3 Polls 7,759 Posts
bourbon: When?... not IF?


rolling on the floor laughing yep.. my long term plan is to move there one day

so look out bourbs wink
Aug 29, 2008 10:23 AM CST Proof of a man drought
bourbon
bourbonbourbonSunshine Coast, Queensland Australia33 Threads 4 Polls 5,858 Posts
blondeaozichick: yep.. my long term plan is to move there one day

so look out bourbs


What you do when you are old and decrepid is of no concern to me. drinking
Aug 29, 2008 8:54 PM CST Proof of a man drought
kizzy27
kizzy27kizzy27a south coast beach, New South Wales Australia179 Threads 9 Polls 14,724 Posts
There may be a man drought in the 30 something age bracket ,but the 40 someting age bracket are lining up ...yeah for Kizzyyay Oh & Red & Blonde, but get in line lmfao
Mwa
Aug 30, 2008 6:55 AM CST Proof of a man drought
blondeaozichick
blondeaozichickblondeaozichickMelbourne, Victoria Australia110 Threads 3 Polls 7,759 Posts
kizzy27: There may be a man drought in the 30 something age bracket ,but the 40 someting age bracket are lining up ...yeah for Kizzy Oh & Red & Blonde, but get in line lmfao
Mwa


rolling on the floor laughing ok kizz..but I'm 2nd (shoving Red to the back of the line)
Aug 31, 2008 5:45 AM CST Proof of a man drought
redozichick
redozichickredozichickBrisbane, Queensland Australia2 Threads 6,101 Posts
blondeaozichick: ok kizz..but I'm 2nd (shoving Red to the back of the line)


heyscold stop pushing.... you know I wanna get in first.
My problem being in my thirties is I seem to attrack the ones under 30roll eyes
Guess it just shows.... still got itlaugh
Aug 31, 2008 5:46 AM CST Proof of a man drought
redozichick
redozichickredozichickBrisbane, Queensland Australia2 Threads 6,101 Posts
I don't want there to be a man droughtcrying
Aug 31, 2008 6:59 AM CST Proof of a man drought
bubblesron
bubblesronbubblesronmaryborough, Queensland Australia674 Posts
AHHHH the lovely Red, no man drought up this way. we home now lol heart1
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