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    Default Things we should borrow from other countries?

    Capsule hotels. Regular hotels charge too much when all you need is a bed.
    Song kraan festival. Thai Buddhist holiday held mid April where cities erupt in super soaker rampages.

    Other things?

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    Universal health care would be nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PwrdOn View Post
    Universal health care would be nice.
    ^^^beat me to it.

    Australia pays the highest minimum wage I believe, at $9.54 an hour.

    I say we can beat them!

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    Thanks. Yeah, health care is pretty good here in Oz.

    A constitutional overhaul for America similar to nations like Chile would be good.

    Australia needs to embrace root beer more! You can't really get it here not even at taco Bell

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    Triple/quadruple down on Universal Health Care. Percentage of budget spent on the military. Foreign bases/power projection and patrolling waters that aren't ours. Emphasis on learning languages outside of English. Understandable when we were an ocean away from others, as opposed to being smack in the middle of a half dozen cultures/languages in a European country, but the world is shrinking. Lower meat consumption. Don't want to ban it or even severely restrict it, just maybe learn to treat it as a treat rather than a large percentage of food intake (same with soda consumption/high fructose corn syrup, thought I'm curious if other countries have that problem as well with no corn subsidies).
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    High tea. More festivals and holidays. The Swiss train system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AnthonyO'Brien View Post
    Capsule hotels. Regular hotels charge too much when all you need is a bed.
    Song kraan festival. Thai Buddhist holiday held mid April where cities erupt in super soaker rampages.

    Other things?
    Emulate is a better word than Borrow, since Borrow implies temporary or short term.
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    Japan has some cool stuff. Bullet Trains, women only carriages, latest manga at movie theatres and 7/11.

    Australian gun laws

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    Quote Originally Posted by AnthonyO'Brien View Post
    Japan has some cool stuff. Bullet Trains, women only carriages, latest manga at movie theatres and 7/11.

    Australian gun laws
    7/11. Like the mini mart? We have one here in the town I am living in. I believe they started here. They used to be more popular.
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    Their takes on horror films.

    Not that we do not attempt to repurpose their perfectly solid work, mind you.

    We just need some of that vision.

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    Gun control laws. The metric system. An electoral system other than electoral colleges.
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    id like more western game devs to use the "musou" style of game from dynasty/samurai warriors. seems like a perfect match for a a marvel game

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    Japanese arcade games, Gundam cockpits and these interactive games where you use cards to go fishing and control fantasy warriors. Not sure about Pachinko. Police boxes would be good too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PwrdOn View Post
    Universal health care would be nice.
    Beat me to it too. It was the first thing I thought of.
    Power with Girl is better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PwrdOn View Post
    Universal health care would be nice.
    Most important one really.

    Then free college like Finland, France, Germany....

    Korea's train system is not only highly efficent, it's very affordable.

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