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Wink How interesting are you?

Now I,ve seen recently there are a lot of folks doing a lot of talking,but who are they really?
I think It would be very interesting if some of us let the others know a brief history of their life,so we may get an insight into who,s doing the talking!!

I,ll start.
I,m 42 Scottish with no formal education.Left school washed dishes,moved to London to be a despatch rider,smoked a ton of dope and lived in squats for about five years.Moved to Ecuador to help my brother with a used Autopart business for about 3 years.They banned the import of used parts.Moved back to London,back to depatching but this time worked like a demon for 2 years and saved about 25k
I went back to Ecuador and opened the pub THE TURTLES HEAD based on my fanatical love of Viz, I,d never had my own business or worked in a pub,drank in plenty though.
Two years into the pub game I went and got myself a small microbrewery and started making the best in town using the best British ingredients,3 years later I open another pub called Busters named after my Bull terrier.
At about this time I discover the Hubb and start encouraging the passing bikers to drop in for a on the way past and pointing them in the right direction for bike parts,tyres etc and also general info on stuff in Ecuador,Peru and Colombia.
A year or two ago I get a job in the mining industry after a conversation in the pub that I thought was a joke,one thing leads to another and I find an opportunity to get myself into Geophysics of all things.
So at the moment I find myself living in Medellin Colombia.I,ve just successfully finished my first contract in Colombia and just about to begin the second.
The pubs are still running in Ecuador and I,m looking at the possibility of doing another bike related bar here in Medellin.

So there you go! thats who I am
Now who are you!!!
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Thats pretty cool, especially the pub part, unfortunately my life story is kinda boring which is why I have taken up adventure riding
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Well I am very lucky. I was brought up in a convent, having been found on the Cornish cliffs as a baby, I worked really hard to help the nuns. One day, after cleaning the nun’s crosses I was found in the library browsing through old copies of the bible, and the nuns realised that there may be a reason for my interest in their library. They scanned the local copies of 'Missing Cornishmen' and they realised that the same week I was found a couple of librarians went missing from a Mass Reading on the cliffs.

Every since then I have been allowed to work in the convent library free of charge, and that was how I found the HUBB, using the library computer.

Ever since finding it, I have dreamt of buying a motorbike and living the amazing glamorous lifestyle of the adventure riders, hoping that one day a big strong biker woman will take the cherry that the nuns cherish so highly.

Thanks for allowing me to finally get my story out beyond the readership of Cornish Nun Librarian Weekly.
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jokes

On the jokes page I read something about this and "grumpy shagged a penguin" keeps popping into my head after reading your life story!
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I am British so I am Boring. nowt more to say really
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I am British so I am Boring. nowt more to say really
Yes you certainly are! Stop being a pussy and tell us who you are!
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Talking Get it off your chest

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Thats pretty cool, especially the pub part, unfortunately my life story is kinda boring which is why I have taken up adventure riding
You may thinks it,s boring,maybe others won,t! tell us about it anyway!!

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You may thinks it,s boring,maybe others won,t! tell us about it anyway!!

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Just had a look at your site! If there,s anything I can help you with in Peru,Ecuador,Colombia feel free to give me a shout!!!
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I went back to Ecuador and opened the pub THE TURTLES HEAD based on my fanatical love of Viz, I,d never had my own business or worked in a pub,drank in plenty though.
Two years into the pub game I went and got myself a small microbrewery and started making the best in town using the best British ingredients,3 years later I open another pub called Busters named after my Bull terrier.

What a great idea....
Just what i want when i am of travelling a Brit pub...
and you even make the best in town FANTASTIC...
I bet the locals didnt know what to do until you arrived,
I hope they have set a side a holy day for you and statue
in recognition of your generosity and time to bring your
britian to Ecuador.
Do you also do a full English breakfast :-)
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Well done

Exellent!!
So tell us who you are and what you do!!! or are you just hiding behind an avatar.It,s easy in your anonimity to be a smartarse Pussy!!!
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Are you a troll? Or am i missing some sort of point here...

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Thumbs down Here,s another one

Don,t dodge the issue! just tell us your brief history!!!
I put up my story here so you can all judge me,not just as some troll as you put it,but none of you seem to be willing to do the same.The Celt simply instead of saying something about himself chose to criticise me.Well thats easy isn,t it.
That makes him and you PUSSYS
Put up or shut up!
Other guys put up websites and thats something,all you can do is whinge!!!
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Are you a troll? Or am i missing some sort of point here...
He's a troll - and a pretty stupid one as well. He still hasn't noticed that most people here are just laughing at him.
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