Melbourne in Australia - city incorporated (as a town, anyway) in 1842.
This is before 1892!
by Big Fella June 06, 2005
A city who thinks it's self above and beyond the rest of Australia.

A city so in love with its own rank smell that it needs to inform non victorians how great it is at every opportunity.
A city where people are either depressed or just insecure.

A town where aggression is the norm due to the high amount of grey dull days.

A city which is in denial about its jealousy of Sydney - take for example the history of the city. For decades the city was an architectural master piece, with grand victorian buildings and coffee palaces to rival paris. Melbourne people couldnt handle this and wanted to be like Sydney - so they knocked down all the was grand and replaced it with Sydneyesque planning. Dalring Habour>Southgate - King St Wharf and the development of Pyrmont>an empty and embarrassed cold docklands and the list goes on.
Melbourne people ALWAYS claim to not care about Sydney yet as soon as the word is mentioned they go on a 10 minute tirade about all that is wrong with Sydney.

The art is not unique and most of it comes from people who have moved to the city from various interstate cities. Melbourne also has claims to the greatest sport in the world Australian Rules. The odd thing about this claim is that the code is not even watched or cared about anywhere north of the Australia.
Sydney Person: wow Melbourne is great and charming - except for the weather..
Melbourne Person: How typical of you stuck up Sydney people always thinking your city is the best when all it is, is a sewer or a backwater filled with people who's only interest is money and house prices. You don't even follow the best game in the world and that's so typically sydney. So what if the habour bridge and opera house are revered internationally..that's all Sydney has going for it..unlike in Melbourne where we have lanes and coffee.
Sydney person: woah settle down i was praising the city!
Melbourne: heh we dont really care about Sydney its always the sydneysiders who start this silly debate
Sydney: woah amazing..
by Pedro1975 September 01, 2009
one of the best cities ever
where else do you get a day off to watch a bunch of horses run?
most common question in melbourne in november:
what horse are you tipping?
are you going away for melbourne cup weekend?
by noneedtoknowme December 11, 2007
The worlds greatest City. Home of the AFL grand final, The Boxing Day Test, The MCG, The Australian Open, The Australian Grand Prix, Australia's greatest arts and theatre scene and full of wonderfully enlightened people who despise Sydney.
When Jesus returns, he will be born in Melbourne, as it is the closest place on earth to heaven.
by Wyl December 27, 2003
Really nice city in Victoria, Australia.

Better crime rates than Sydney(main reason why Sydney was rated lower in the most livable cities thing), much more fashionable and artsy too. They have great theatre in Melbourne.

From what I've seen Melbourne is a really great place to live in, very cool. Great market place...

Melbourne used to be considered as the most glitzy city in Australia but now more attention is puts toward Sydney.

You'd have to best city in the world if Sydney and Melbourne were combined (leaving each of the ugly attributes out)

Melbournians have every right to be proud of their city, but they should stoop to Sydneysiders level. I think too many Sydneysiders suffer from acute tall poppy syndrome. (I'm not one of them)

Melbourne- always up to the tradition of the Sydney Vs Melbourune rivalry.

-underrated city that should gets as much attention as Sydney is getting.

-should do something about the scary tram system. (and the non existant tram station things)
"OMG... I'm going to Melbourne again -yay!"

"You're obsessed... "

"Melbourne is a hundred times better than Sydney..."


"It is! Sydney people are so up themselves - they think they're better than everyone else..."

"You live in Sydney, you know."

"I know... "

"Stop complaining then, move!"

"No! I still want to live here!"

"Pff! you're pathetic."
by Nasi July 14, 2004
The capital of Victoria, south eastern Australia.

Has grey and cloudy weather most of the time, and inhabitants are known for their love of sports, and hatred of Sydney
Melbourne is where the AFL Grand Final is
by Anonymous July 03, 2003
The greatest city in the whole world...being a proud melbournian myself we are known for our insane love of footy...pies...our shitty 'city' and our train system
melbourne hate sydney with a massive vengance, because they get all the better stuff.
Sydney Fag: Sydney is like way totally better than Melbourne
You: Oi, fuck you mate *punch*
Sydney Fag: you bitch
by ali-belly September 02, 2005
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