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Old 25 September 2010, 22:27   #1
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Bear Grylls completes NW Passage in Rib

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More details at Home | Future Capital Partners and Bear Grylls - Northwest Passage
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Old 26 September 2010, 06:41   #2
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Yeah! & going on Mr Grylls previous history on these "heroic" quests, he was probably airlifted off every night to spend the night on a luxury yacht, sleeping between silk sheets being fed larks tongues by dusky virgin attendants
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Yeah! & going on Mr Grylls previous history on these "heroic" quests, he was probably airlifted off every night to spend the night on a luxury yacht, sleeping between silk sheets being fed larks tongues by dusky virgin attendants
Not far off, they were followed all the way by a dirty great support vessel
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I've never quite figured out the hero-worship thing with these "quests". Like most I'd love to do a trip like that but as for the hero, he appears to have been a passenger on a boat that he wasn't driving, didn't design and doesn't own, accompanied by a support ship, all of which I expect somebody else was paying for anyway.

Errr .... I could do that where do you apply, sounds like fun
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Old 26 September 2010, 07:48   #5
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I picked a up pair of outdoorsy type trousers in the local outdoorsy shop, I thought "ooh these look the biz" & then I saw that they were Bear Grylls specials by Craghoppers.....I put 'em back. I'm not walking about with that to55ers name emblazoned across my ar5e
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.... I could do that where do you apply, sounds like fun
He very occassionally posts on here so maybe he'll respond! Of course his real talent/skill is in presenting TV etc - something we all think is easy but actually is quite skilled.
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then I saw that they were Bear Grylls specials by Craghoppers.....I put 'em back.
I've previously rejected his shirts for the same reason - I thought I was just a cranky old git. No doubt others are proudly sporting theirs down the boozer...
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I reckon you're still a cranky old git, just with good taste
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He very occassionally posts on here so maybe he'll respond! Of course his real talent/skill is in presenting TV etc - something we all think is easy but actually is quite skilled.
i have a feeling the nobba wont reply to this thread,cant stand the man
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Why does everybody here hate Bear Grylls? So what if he's got support when doing his trips and TV programmes; it's only meant as entertainment. Most of us are weekend warriors ourselves and you wouldn't catch me doing half the things he's done. And you have to admit, that one fly looking rib they've got there.
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