2 October, 2022

“R U OK? Day” followed up with far less popular “R U OBAHN? Day”

DAN SCHMIDT

In the wake of the extremely important R U OK? Day, a group of South Australian public transport enthusiasts has launched the far less important R U OBAHN? Day.

Unlike R U OK? Day, R U OBAHN? Day serves essentially no purpose whatsoever, it just gives a bunch of numpties and satirical news reporters a chance to talk about the O-Bahn.

Since the name itself doesn’t even make any sense, not even to us, Adelaide Mail reporters caught up with the campaign organiser on the 541X to find out what this was all about.

Campaign manager, Agnes O’Barnes, stated ‘Well, I think it’s pretty obvious. We’re simply just raising awareness of the O-Bahn throughout South Australia. It’s an important thing to talk about, I actually think every day should be R U OBAHN? Day’.

Rapidly running out of content to fill a complete story based on a very loose pun (even by our standards), we probed Agnes to talk about the O-Bahn further.

‘I think it would be great to have more people talking about the O-Bahn, there’s been some great initiatives lately. Of course there’s the O-Bahnacle Bills seafood delivery service, and who could forget the “Come and Try the O-Bahn with your own car day”? Oh, sorry, you guys might want to leave that bit out. Didn’t you get sued or something?’

The complete lack of success of R U OBAHN? Day has somehow urged organisers to organise more local campaigns including R U O’SULLIVAN BEACH?, R U OG ROAD? and R U OTR?.

Ridiculous.

Note: This article is in no way intended to undermine the R U OK? initiative. Speaking openly about mental health and distress is extremely important to all of us. Please reach out to those who you care about, you don’t need to be an expert, just listen and be supportive.

Related Posts

Barmera economy kept afloat entirely by TV Travel Auctions

22 January, 2019

22 January, 2019

‘Who wants to go on a holiday, holiday, holiday?’ You can hear the eternally-repeating echoes of John Dean’s famous voiceover...

Hindley Street to become 100% shisha bars by 2020, study reveals

17 January, 2019

17 January, 2019

New research into economic trends in Adelaide’s west end reveals that the city’s most famous nightstrip is heading towards wall-to-wall...

Cyberbullying teens never okay…unless it’s Caleb Bond and it’s really funny

18 March, 2019

18 March, 2019

Cyberbullying is a cowardly act, which can be particularly harmful when aimed at teens. However, in the wake of anti-bullying...

Rip It Up relaunches with Pokies reviews and noise complaint liftout

13 June, 2019

13 June, 2019

Heritage Adelaide street press Rip It Up magazine is set for a relaunch with a new focus on reflecting the...

Lifetime Golden Grove resident still doesn’t know difference between Grove Way and Golden Way

30 September, 2020

30 September, 2020

Despite living at “World’s Best Address” for over thirty years, Dellfyn Targethill still struggles with basic geographical concepts in his...

REVEALED: Dumpling King not even really royalty

11 November, 2019

11 November, 2019

As part of Adelaide Mail’s “you should know this” investigative journalism article series, where we expose secrets from around South...

Dad asks if you know what Myponga smells like

7 February, 2020

7 February, 2020

A Woodville South family once again became the butt of dad’s joke yesterday evening. An hour after the family’s Mexican...

REVEALED: Chicken Chef actually only qualified as a Kitchenhand

4 November, 2019

4 November, 2019

As part of Adelaide Mail’s “you should know this” investigative journalism article series, where we expose secrets from around South...

Report: Albert Bensimon actually enjoyed a little bit of hoo-ha

19 December, 2018

19 December, 2018

MATTHEW DEVITT Despite his self-anointed reputation as a serious, no-nonsense jewellery magnate, the Adelaide Mail can finally reveal that Albert...

Sight of OTR toilet instantly cures man’s violent diarrhoea

7 December, 2018

7 December, 2018

After a week in Bali and a big ‘welcome home’ night with the boys, city construction labourer, Trey Dee, was...

‘You can’t pay off COVID fines using free drink cards’, Zhivago owners told

20 July, 2020

20 July, 2020

TRENT BARTLETT After copping thousands of dollars in fines for breaking COVID-19 restrictions, the owners of Zhivago have been told...

Dover Gardens man with a cold ends up in taxi to Novar Gardens

14 October, 2019

14 October, 2019

After leaving after-work Friday drinks in the city early because they were feeling a little under the weather, Al Lurgey...

OTR’s solution to unhappy customers: Get rid of the angry man button

3 December, 2019

3 December, 2019 1

Having grown annoyed at the constant stream of customers pushing the ‘angry’ button upon exit, OTR has moved to eliminate...

Ardrossan jetty regulars can spot these city slickers a mile away

13 January, 2020

13 January, 2020

When Goodwood couple Kate and Darren Bovril decided they fancied a nice, peaceful day catching some crabs, they were convinced...

PSA: Victorians reminded to make their highly original jokes about Adelaide before midnight tonight

21 November, 2020

21 November, 2020

TRENT BARTLETT Victorians are being reminded that the opportunity to make their scintillatingly witty observations about the South Australian capital...

Comments

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: