13 moments that make you realise you live in Mackay...

WE asked our Facebook friends to tell us how they know they live in Mackay and we received plenty of comments which show varying elements of Mackay.

Below are 13 of the responses, and if you want to read more you can scroll down to check out the Facebook post.

 

1. Indicators are sold as an extra feature on the cars - Leo Scott.

 

2. You wake up in winter and know the weather is going to be gorgeous. - Lynda Meulman.

Photo by Tellissa Simpson - She likes Mackay because we can spend time at the beach in winter.
Photo by Tellissa Simpson - She likes Mackay because we can spend time at the beach in winter.

 

3. You don't have a job anymore. - Simone Brown.

Alistair Brightman

 

4. You think all rivers have blue water like our pioneer. - Ross Gee.

Photo by Les Shaw - Pioneer River.
Photo by Les Shaw - Pioneer River.

 

5. People are doing 20 kilometres less than the allocated speed limit. - Shane Doust.

Contributed

 

6. You hit a pot hole. - Kieran Dowd.

Potholes
Potholes Doug Eaton

 

7. The smell of the sugar crush. - Fiona Mason.

Mackay's Racecourse Mill.
Mackay's Racecourse Mill. Peter Holt

 

8. You're paying nearly $5K for house and contents insurance. - Michael Pinyon.

Brett Wortman

 

9. You see people driving V8 Cruisers with exhaust stacks off a Mack truck. - Matt Ely.

truckers toy store

 

10. You know how to pronounce Eungella. - Tanya Delaney Snider.

Photo: Tourism and Events Queensland
Photo: Tourism and Events Queensland

 

11. People actually smile at you or help you with directions. - Lill Matthews.

Luminastock

 

12. You are on a roundabout and are as surprised as everyone else on there as to where anyone is going. - Alison Le Grice.

 

Mackay–Bucasia Rd at Mt Pleasant.
Mackay–Bucasia Rd at Mt Pleasant.

 

13. You appreciate we live smack in the middle of the Barrier Reef to the East and rainforest to the West. - Darren Cook.

 

Here is a bit of three-thirty-itis fun:Finish this sentence... You know you live in Mackay when....

Posted by Daily Mercury on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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