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Australian subtle bogan traits revealed in hilarious list on Facebook

Supermarket mudcakes, saying ‘yeah good chat’ and only going to Bunnings for a sausage: Hilarious list reveals the ‘subtle bogan traits’ of Australians

  • Australians mock common traits most of us do everyday that defines us as bogan
  • From buying Coles roast chicken for dinner to saying ‘yeah good chat’
  • According to a popular Facebook group, there’s a little bit of bogan in all of us
  • Here are the subtle signs that suggest you may have ‘bogan’ tendencies

A hilarious list has emerged of some of the ‘subtle’ bogan traits Australians have – from classic ‘Aussie’ slang to memorable childhood moments.  

From saying ‘yeah no worries mate’ when drivers merge without a ‘thank you’ wave to knocking on a friend’s car roof as a ‘goodbye’ gesture, there are countless ‘subtle’ bogan habits that just about all Australians can relate to.

And now the best ones have been listed in the Facebook group ‘Subtle Bogan Traits’, which has attracted two million followers since it was launched in early 2015.

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The common traits that suggest you have ‘bogan’ tendencies

You know you’re an Aussie when:

You say ‘just these thanks’ at the servo counter

You say ‘yeah good chat mate’ when you’re talking to someone and they don’t respond

Saying ‘I’d eat the a*** out of a low flying duck’ when you’re hungry

You buy lunch from a food court for $9.95 and tell the person behind the counter to ‘keep the change’

Saying ‘she’s s*** herself’ when the car won’t start

Responding with ‘get f***ed’ when someone tells you some news

You say ‘you’re not wrong’ when someone makes a good point

You live off Coles pasta salad in the summer

Saying ‘whooo, that’s got some kick to it’ when eating spicy food

You stick the footy fixture on the fridge

You call children ‘champion’

You yawn loudly closely followed by saying ‘s***’

You say ‘is it smoko yet’ after you’ve been at work for 10 minutes

You tell your mate ‘I can’t take you anywhere’ when they drop something in public

You pour the leftover flavour out of the empty Shapes packet into your mouth

You remark ‘here’s trouble’ or ‘look at what the cat dragged in’ when you see an old mate

Knocking on mate’s car door after you close it as a final goodbye gesture 

When someone offers you a beer you say ‘it’d be rude not to’

When it’s a full moon you say ‘the crazies will be out tonight’

You say ‘it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity that gets you’ on a hot day

You say ‘good s***’ to fill in awkward silences

You refer to random items as ‘these bad boys’

You say ‘f*** she’s a bit warm’ when getting into a hot car

You think any bad situation is a ‘stitch up’

When someone says ‘it’s a bit hot’ and your response is ‘it’s not cold’

You pretend to let someone in your car then drive off a little bit when they open the door

You respond ‘true’ to literally every statement

You say ‘that was quick’ when someone leaves but returns because they forgot something

You say ‘yeah no worries mate’ when you let someone merge in front of you and they don’t wave

You ask on Facebook why the police helicopter is flying over

You say ‘it’s 5 o’clock somewhere’ when justifying pre noon drinks

You use a bread clip to repair your thongs

All the glasses in your kitchen have been knocked off from your local pub 

'Pretending you need something at Bunnings but you're actually only going for the gourmet cuisines': You're considered a bogan if you go to the warehouse store for the sausage sizzle

‘Pretending you need something at Bunnings but you’re actually only going for the gourmet cuisines’: You’re considered a bogan if you go to the warehouse store for the sausage sizzle

It's beer 'o' clock! Many Australians agree that if you have the logo of your favourite beer brand tattooed somewhere on your body, you're a bogan

It’s beer ‘o’ clock! Many Australians agree that if you have the logo of your favourite beer brand tattooed somewhere on your body, you’re a bogan

Cheap, simple and delicious: Many Australians insist you're a bogan if you opt for a Coles roast chicken and bread rolls for dinner because you can't be bothered with cooking that evening

Cheap, simple and delicious: Many Australians insist you’re a bogan if you opt for a Coles roast chicken and bread rolls for dinner because you can’t be bothered with cooking that evening

'Sit, don't move': If you're one of the many parents who have made their kids sit outside the liquor store while you shop for booze, then you're considered a true blue Aussie 'bogan'

‘Sit, don’t move’: If you’re one of the many parents who have made their kids sit outside the liquor store while you shop for booze, then you’re considered a true blue Aussie ‘bogan’

'She's good to go!' Many agree that covering up your broken car window with duct tape is a typical 'bogan' trait no matter how much you try to fix it

‘She’s good to go!’ Many agree that covering up your broken car window with duct tape is a typical ‘bogan’ trait no matter how much you try to fix it

'It's not a real party until one of these bad boys comes out': Turning up to a party where there's a classic chocolate mudcake from Woolworths is considered 'subtle bogan' because it's cheap to buy and you can't go wrong with a store-bought dessert

‘It’s not a real party until one of these bad boys comes out’: Turning up to a party where there’s a classic chocolate mudcake from Woolworths is considered ‘subtle bogan’ because it’s cheap to buy and you can’t go wrong with a store-bought dessert

Many Australians admit they have used the 1800 REVERSE line from a public phone booth after running out of credit on their mobile. The service allows the caller to make a free call. The recipient receives a voice mail asking them to key in '1' to accept the reverse call. It's considered 'bogan' if you turned to this service

Many Australians admit they have used the 1800 REVERSE line from a public phone booth after running out of credit on their mobile. The service allows the caller to make a free call. The recipient receives a voice mail asking them to key in ‘1’ to accept the reverse call. It’s considered ‘bogan’ if you turned to this service

Australian liquor chain Dan Murphy's and a Jim's Mowing vehicle sums up the 'most Aussie picture you can think of'

Australian liquor chain Dan Murphy’s and a Jim’s Mowing vehicle sums up the ‘most Aussie picture you can think of’

How 'bogans' survive the heat: Some people would turn the back of their ute into a makeshift swimming pool to cool off over summer

How ‘bogans’ survive the heat: Some people would turn the back of their ute into a makeshift swimming pool to cool off over summer

Every child would come home from school with a box of chocolates to sell for charity - but you're considered a bogan if you ate everything and then realised you had to pay for them

Every child would come home from school with a box of chocolates to sell for charity – but you’re considered a bogan if you ate everything and then realised you had to pay for them

One woman showing off her body tattoo of the Tooheys beer logo of a stag - as many suggested her ink was a clear sign of a 'bogan'

One woman showing off her body tattoo of the Tooheys beer logo of a stag – as many suggested her ink was a clear sign of a ‘bogan’

Some people admitted using the escalator bristles as toe cleaners at shopping malls - a trait many hilariously mocked as 'bogan'

Some people admitted using the escalator bristles as toe cleaners at shopping malls – a trait many hilariously mocked as ‘bogan’

Another bogan trait many Australians agreed on was walking out in public barefoot

Another bogan trait many Australians agreed on was walking out in public barefoot

If you've attempted to fix your car door with a door knob, then you're considered a 'bogan'

If you’ve attempted to fix your car door with a door knob, then you’re considered a ‘bogan’

Life hack: Many Australians said if you've used a bread clip to fix your thongs, you're a bogan

Life hack: Many Australians said if you’ve used a bread clip to fix your thongs, you’re a bogan

According to some Australians, drinking hot tea with Tim Tams makes you a bogan

According to some Australians, drinking hot tea with Tim Tams makes you a bogan

Instead of using an ashtray, many smokers have found another way to store their used cigarettes - by filling up empty booze bottles - a trait that makes you a bogan

Instead of using an ashtray, many smokers have found another way to store their used cigarettes – by filling up empty booze bottles – a trait that makes you a bogan

'Not having to line up for the BBQ at your local park':If you show up to a park with a shopping trolley and your own BBQ stove, you're a 'bogan'

‘Not having to line up for the BBQ at your local park’:If you show up to a park with a shopping trolley and your own BBQ stove, you’re a ‘bogan’

With Christmas fast approaching, some Australians have opted for an nontraditional tree by using empty beer cans to set up a makeshift tree in their home

With Christmas fast approaching, some Australians have opted for an nontraditional tree by using empty beer cans to set up a makeshift tree in their home

Using these bags to move houses: Many Australians purchased these storage bags from discount stores to use to transfer these possessions - but they often broke just days later

Using these bags to move houses: Many Australians purchased these storage bags from discount stores to use to transfer these possessions – but they often broke just days later 

'Having one of these boys for beetroot': This is a classic household item used as a beetroot strainer for preparing salads or burgers

‘Having one of these boys for beetroot’: This is a classic household item used as a beetroot strainer for preparing salads or burgers

'Posting a flat lay Instagram photo of the possessions in your luggage': It's considered bogan to post a flat lay photo of your items packed for a holiday - especially if you are going to Bali

‘Posting a flat lay Instagram photo of the possessions in your luggage’: It’s considered bogan to post a flat lay photo of your items packed for a holiday – especially if you are going to Bali

'So cultured': Those who must let the world know they are travelling by taking this iconic plane window snap may feel fancy - but those who see it are most likely thinking the opposite

‘So cultured’: Those who must let the world know they are travelling by taking this iconic plane window snap may feel fancy – but those who see it are most likely thinking the opposite 

Cobb loafs are a crowd favourite dish commonly served at parties and gatherings - but this is often viewed as a bogan treat especially if it's served alongside party pies, cubes of Coon cheese and Kraft French Onion dip

Cobb loafs are a crowd favourite dish commonly served at parties and gatherings – but this is often viewed as a bogan treat especially if it’s served alongside party pies, cubes of Coon cheese and Kraft French Onion dip 

Rose all day: According to some Australians, if you own any IKEA rubber ice tray you're a bogan - especially if you take it to the next level and add the ice cubes to your perfectly good wine

Rose all day: According to some Australians, if you own any IKEA rubber ice tray you’re a bogan – especially if you take it to the next level and add the ice cubes to your perfectly good wine



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