Role model: who is yours?

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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby Bicycler » 26 Feb 2016, 5:50pm

Yeah, I wasn't passing comment on how their priorities are determined

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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby brynpoeth » 2 Jun 2018, 6:34pm

Alexander Gerst is interesting, he is an astronaut who will be in charge of the ISS for a while, in a small group far away from help
I did read that astronauts have their teeth checked cos there is no dentist up there, I bet plenty of other things are checked too (pregnancy?!)
A small group of people have to get on together for months in a tiny space. Puts my problems at work into perspective
An astronaut may take 1.5 kg hand luggage, Gerst took a couple of books

I wonder if he could make a career in politricks later
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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby mercalia » 2 Jun 2018, 7:44pm

any one for Boris?

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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby brynpoeth » 2 Jun 2018, 8:00pm

Boris Becker is a great one for getting up and starting over, +1! He won Wimbledon at 17, then the trouble started

Why is any successful female German tennis player dubbed Doris Becker?
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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby mercalia » 3 Jun 2018, 6:47am

brynpoeth wrote:Boris Becker is a great one for getting up and starting over, +1! He won Wimbledon at 17, then the trouble started

Why is any successful female German tennis player dubbed Doris Becker?


I was thinking of the other one :lol:

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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby brynpoeth » 3 Jun 2018, 7:01am

mercalia wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Boris Becker is a great one for getting up and starting over, +1! He won Wimbledon at 17, then the trouble started

Why is any successful female German tennis player dubbed Doris Becker?


I was thinking of the other one :lol:

Boris Yelzin, +2?
There is a thread somewhere, "where is Boris?", can't quite place him :wink:
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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby landsurfer » 3 Jun 2018, 7:18am

Mick F wrote:Role model: who is yours?

I don't have one, and I don't think I've ever had one. I don't understand the concept at all.


Thats a very +1

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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby landsurfer » 3 Jun 2018, 7:19am

Audax67 wrote:Sounds like an American idea. I find the suggestion that you must have one vaguely insulting.


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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby brynpoeth » 3 Jun 2018, 7:58am

Graham O'Bree of course :wink:
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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby mercalia » 3 Jun 2018, 11:57am

Gar, then maybe some one will explain who the deuces he/she/it is

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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby brynpoeth » 1 Jul 2018, 7:06pm

Jonathan Aitken is a former tory politrickian who was jailed for perjury. He has been ordained a deacon and plans to work as a prison chaplain, helping people who need help as well as punishment
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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby Bonefishblues » 1 Jul 2018, 7:07pm

brynpoeth wrote:Jonathan Aitken is a former tory politrickian who was jailed for perjury. He has been ordained a deacon and plans to work as a prison chaplain, helping people who need help as well as punishment
Plus One

A Deacon Blue eh?

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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby Whippet » 2 Jul 2018, 5:12pm

al_yrpal wrote:Mine is Homer Simpson. I loved it when he got thrown out of the 'All you can eat' restaurant. :lol:

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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby brynpoeth » 2 Jul 2018, 8:46pm

Tim Martin of Witherspoons is popular with some forum members, he is financially successful apparently and his Establishments are popular with some cyclists

Plenty of people rather dislike him too mind, that is often a good sign :wink:
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Re: Role model: who is yours?

Postby brynpoeth » 30 Jul 2018, 3:45pm

Geraint Thomas our first TdF winner, what will he win next?
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