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Old 02.03.2007, 00:44
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Four Things about me

Hello forumlites, A little bit of me to share. So looking forward to see your four things ....

A) Four jobs I have had in my life:
1. Logistic Supervisor
2. Club Manager
3. Diveshop Operator
4. Flipping burger in Mc Donalds

B) Four movies I could watch over and over:
1. Top Secret
2. Escape from New York
3. LOTR
4. Braveheart

C) Four places I have lived:
1. Koh Tao, Thailand
2. Koh Samui, Thailand
3.
4.

D) Four TV shows I love to watch:
1. Fresh Prince Of Bel Air
2. Pinky & The Brain
3. Herman's Head
4. The Cosby Show

E) Four places I have been "on vacation"
1. Samui, Phangan
2. Stonehaven, Scotland
3. Paris
4. Cannobio, Lago Maggiore

F) Four of my favorite foods:
1. Paela
2. 15bath Pat Thai on Khao San Road
3. Soup Tulang
4. Mee Soto

G) Four places I would like to be/go right now:
1. Going home to Singapore
2. Enjoying the Sun, Sand & The Sea on Koh Samui + Koh Tao
3. Diving in Seychelles
4. Diving in Bikini Atoll
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Old 13.03.2007, 08:52
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I reckon that all intros should be written as above.
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Old 13.03.2007, 10:05
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I reckon that all intros should be written as above.

maybe the rest of us are not so arrogant to be that pretentious when introducing ourselves
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You find it arrogantly pretentious? ok I've edited it but what so pretentious about stating one's previous job, the Four movies one could watch over and over, Four TV shows one loves to watch, four places one has been "on vacation", four of one's favorite foods and lastly "Four places one would like to be/go right now.

It's a simple looking for common interest and share experiences "breaking the ice" kinda thing.

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Old 13.03.2007, 10:41
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LordMonkey - I think your intro is great

Now you have put images of diving, white sandy beaches and sun in my head - just what I need on a dull tuesday morning at work.

WELCOME!!
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hehehe think of the sound of the waves crushing into the shore.

or watch this video
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Old 13.03.2007, 10:57
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I reckon that all intros should be written as above.
Be a bit boring and pointless if they were all the same though?
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LordMonkey - Link Update?? Currently doesn't work. TVM.
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Be a bit boring if they were all the same though?
I really doubt it. This forum does have a vast community of people from every corner of the globe. It'll be interesting to see it. It only take less than 10 mins to share.
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Try this Yorkie, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IYWu0MAVsA
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Old 13.03.2007, 12:30
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Re: Four Things about me

Here's mine...


A) Four (actually 5) jobs I have had in my life:
1. Farmer
2. Bank Manager
3. Labourer
4. Weather Forecaster
5. IT Technical Team Leader

B) Four (five?) movies I could watch over and over:
1. Fifth Element
2. Casablanca
3. Hot Shots!
4. Star Wars (A new hope)
5. Shrek

C) Four places I have lived:
1. Melbourne, Australia
2. Invercargill, New Zealand
3. Zurich, Switzerland
4. (and a few places here and there)

D) Four TV shows I love to watch:
1. Whose line is it anyway
2. Galileo (Pro Sieben)
3. (That's all I can think of. I don't actually like TV...)
4.

E) Four places I have been "on vacation"
1. Barcelona, Spain
2. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3. Paris
4. Ullapool, Scotland

F) Four (five!) of my favorite foods:
1. Muttonbird
2. Fresh feijoas and lychees and guavas and passionfruit and pineapple juice and ...
3. Ostrich butties
4. Fish and chips
5. Nasi lemak

G) Four (five?) places I would like to be/go right now:
1. Singapore
2. Standing on top of a mountain
3. Back to bed
4. Riding a Laverda
5. On a jet boat on Lake Manapouri. Pity it's 1 am there.

Howzat?

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Old 13.03.2007, 12:40
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I didn't think it was pretentious. If my life were in any way interesting I'd post mine too.
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Old 13.03.2007, 13:16
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I'm a newbie, and dont like writing standard introductions like "hi my name is x and i'm an addict", so I think this is more fun...

jobs:
tech support
tv editor
journalist
domestic engineer

movies:
pulp fiction
matrix
office space
chungking express
+ the wall

homes:
Budapest

tv:
top gear
heroes
24
prison break

vacation:
Venice
London
Edinburgh
Tyrol

food:
poppy seed cakes
french onion soup
wiener schnitzel
everything at Hiltl

wanna go:
Japan
Korea
Hong-Kong
NIN concert but tickets are sold out
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Old 13.03.2007, 13:20
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4. Weather Forecaster
that's cool.. did you only read it or you can really tell the weather?
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A) Four jobs I have had in my life:
1. Student
2. Washer-upper
3. Binman
4. Errorist ("software chap" in other words)

B) Four movies I could watch over and over:
1. The Usual Suspects
2. Leon
3. American Werewolf in London
4. The Godfather

C) Four places I have lived:
1. Brummagem
2. Farnborough
3. Munich
4. Zurich (weekends)

D) Four TV shows I love to watch:
1. Dr. Who
2. Top Gear
3. Don't know. I don't watch much TV in Germany as it mostly stinks.
4. ?

E) Four places I have been "on vacation"
1. Up a mountain...
2. ...or two
3. Down the other side
4. In the flatlands "oop North" in Germany

F) Four of my favorite foods:
1. Fish and chips
2. Bacon
3.
4.

G) Four places I would like to be/go right now:
1. In bed
2. I can't be in two places at once, can I?
3. I can?
4. Oh, okay. Anywhere but here.
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Here's mine...

F) Four (five!) of my favorite foods:
5. Nasi lemak

G) Four (five?) places I would like to be/go right now:
1. Singapore

Howzat?
heheheh Nasi Lemak, my favourite and currently really craving for it.

It looks like we both have the same place where we would like to be in No.1 spot

I like Galieo too, currently they are showing stuff on Tsunami. Wicked stuff.
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Old 13.03.2007, 14:24
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This is just pure therapy - thanks LordMonkey

Four jobs I have had in my life:
1. Waitress
2. Airline operations LHR (various airlines)
3. IT Trainer
4. Project Manager
(5. Pole Dancer (maybe yes…..maybe no
))

Four movies I could watch over and over:
1. Educating Rita
2. Labyrinth
3. Amadeus
4. The Life of Brian

Four places I have lived:
1. UK - North
2. UK - South
3. UK – West
4. Zurich

Four TV shows I love to watch:
1. Mock the Week
2. Eastenders (OK, OK – I need to switch off sometime)
3. Never Mind the Buzzcocks
4. Hotel Babylon

Four places I have been "on vacation"
1. Terengganu, Malaysia
2. Huvafen Fushi, Maldives
3. Coral Sea/Great Barrier Reef
4. Scarborough, East Coast, Yorks, England

Four of my favourite foods:
1. Mushy peas (with fish & chips)
2. Beef BBQ Hula Hoops
3. Feijoada
4. Yorkshire puds, with roast beef, mash, roast pots, parsnips etc.

Four places I would like to be/go right now:
1. One week into the future, so I can see next week’s Euromillions numbers (and come back to today again!)
2. Diving in the Maldives
3. Diving in Barbados
4. Diving anywhere

And a new one - Four things I hate:
1. Disrespect or rudeness
2. Arrogance
3. Moths
4. Lightening (& accompanying thunder)

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Old 13.03.2007, 14:51
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Weather Forecaster? I worked for a weather office for 4 years. I never read the weather - my accent is just too odd. But I can talk about towering cirrus and thunderfrost with the worst of them

And re 4 things I hate:
1. Tap dancing
2. Leeches
3. People who order for the whole table at restaurants
4. Oasis and U2. They may create good music but they are also w*nkers.
5. The UN Security Council. It needs a major revamp.
6. The Nike swoosh
7. Hangovers
8. Little fluffy kittens. Just kidding...

Sorry that's 8.
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Old 13.03.2007, 14:58
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Ooh, fun!


A) Four jobs I have had in my life:
1. Kitchenhand
2. Amusement park ride operator
3. Paperboy
4. Postdoctorate physics researcher

B) Four movies I could watch over and over:
1. Evil Dead III: Army of Darkness
2. The Shining
3. The Fifth Element
4. ...erm...

C) Four places I have lived:
1. Auckland, New Zealand
2. Canberra, Australia
3. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4. Wellington, New Zealand

D) Four TV shows I love to watch:
1. Doctor Who
2. House
3. Family Guy
4. Bones

E) Four places I have been "on vacation"
1. Langkawi, Malaysia
2. Billund, Denmark
3. Honolulu, Hawaii
4. Chiang Mai, Thailand

F) Four of my favorite foods:
1. Lasagne
2. Fresh bread
3. Green Cake (had it in Malaysia as a kid, don't know what it really is)
4. Lamingtons (type of cake in NZ)

G) Four places I would like to be/go right now:
1. Home
2. Australia
3. Spain
4. Anywhere else English or Spanish speaking
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Why not, I've got sod all to do at the moment,

Four jobs I have had.
1) Kitchen Assistant,
2) Cold store worker
3) Data Capturer
4) GIS Consultant

Four movies I could watch over and over
1) Alien
2) Taxi Driver
3) Trainspotting
4) Napoleon Dynamite

Four places I have lived
1) Vernouillet, France
2) Reading
3) Nottingham
4) Cambridge

Four TV Programs I love to watch
1) Top Gear
2) Family Guy
3) Life on Mars
4) The Gadget Show (the only reason I ever miss channel five!)

Four Places I have been on holiday
1) Thailand
2) Mexico
3) Andorra
4) Austria

Four of my Favouroite foods
1) Roast Lamb
2) Roast Beef
3) Chilli con carne, with baked potato and sour cream (Spicy!)
4) Tandori

Four places I would like to go
1) Seoul
2) Tokyo
3) Dubai
4) Canada

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