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Any other ACForumites...?

Postby Jay H on Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:38 pm

No one else wants to introduce themselves................?
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Re: Any other ACForumites...?

Postby Danny_Alvarez on Fri Jan 28, 2011 5:11 pm

Ok Mister H i will have a go.

My name is Danny, i am 37 y.o. (and getting older everyday :) ) I live in queensland Australia, although i was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (thats where my passion and fiery personality come from) I have a wife and 2 baby girls whom i adore. I am a real estate agent but at this stage i am trying to sell my business and hopefully start a new chapter in my life. I enjoy playing checkers and meeting others (which is frustrating since there are so few players in australia). I love talking with people, and travelling the world. I am an average player but i enjoy the history and i enjoy watching a good player do a great move.
i think that's about it folks.... oh i am a closet writer (not a great one, but one anyway) i have written 2 children's books, a police novel and a non fiction work about convicts in tasmania. (none of these have been published yet, but hope does spring eternal).

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Re: Any other ACForumites...?

Postby George Hay on Fri Jan 28, 2011 8:06 pm

Danny, what is the GFC? --George Hay
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Re: Any other ACForumites...?

Postby jaguar72 on Sat Jan 29, 2011 1:58 am

Danny_Alvarez wrote:Ok Mister H i will have a go.

My name is Danny, i am 37 y.o. (and getting older everyday :) ) I live in queensland Australia, although i was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (thats where my passion and fiery personality come from)



Argentina?

Ah, Danny, you and Juan Manuel Fangio...he had some passion, too.

One of my all-time heroes...we'll not see another like him. Ever.

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Postby liam stephens on Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:10 am

Yes Gary, I remember Fangio from Formula One.
Also Geoff Duke in Motor Cycling (Isle of Man) and Pancho Gonzales and Lew Hoad in Tennis.
Those were the days my friend ! (Mary Hopkin)
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Postby jaguar72 on Sat Jan 29, 2011 9:15 am

liam stephens wrote:Yes Gary, I remember Fangio from Formula One.
Also Geoff Duke in Motor Cycling (Isle of Man) and Pancho Gonzales and Lew Hoad in Tennis.


And my favorite driver, Sir Stirling Moss, the best racing driver, I think, there ever was. Still with us and still amazingly fit at eighty-one years old.

Those were the days my friend ! (Mary Hopkin)


Indeed they were, Liam, indeed they were.

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Postby Danny_Alvarez on Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:50 pm

George the GFC is akin to watching everything you know turn to salt.... that the wind and rain erode everyday... and despite your best efforts you can't stop this at all... by the time you get out of denial, you are so tired that it's hard to care anymore.
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Re: Any other ACForumites...?

Postby Danny_Alvarez on Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:53 pm

Gary and Liam I think the difference with all of our past heroes was they had a code of honour.
And to them money wasnt the most important thing. Today's athletes have the loyalty of a rabbit in heat.
In todays society loyalty, honour and just about everything else can be bought and sold to the highest bidder.
it wasn't like that in the past.

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Re: Any other ACForumites...?

Postby George Hay on Sat Jan 29, 2011 8:12 pm

Danny, the Global Financial Crisis! I wish you the best, and your fighting spirit will help you in business and checkers! --George Hay
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