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    (Original post by john2054)
    It's a euphemism (saying). Not literally a fort. Although it may well feel that way sometimes, especially when all of the zombies try to get it.

    i know thanks. i will tell her you said that. she will be flattered

    i can't go sadly because i can't get insurance due to what happened in 2008. Plus someone needs to feed the cat. It is too risky anyway. In 2008, i fell ill abroad and it cost me £35k in medical fees and other bills, to bring me home. I simply can't afford to take this risk again i think?!?
    John your life is not easy. From being violently mugged to the ward to nearly dying to your wife nearly dying how do you cope, brother? And yes you looked Mexican there lol what is ur race?
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    (Original post by Betelgeuse-)
    Ooh damn! Thats a lot of money Do the insurers think you are extra susceptible to falling ill again?
    The thing is because i fell ill abroad before when i was uninsured, the one quote i had was for £35k just for a weeks holiday in kenya, from a specialist insurance firm. Then after my solicitor's contacted them even they retracted the quote.

    I haven't had a holiday since 2012, and even that was more like business then pleasure.

    I need to get away sometime, but maybe somewhere closer to home. Personally i would like to go to France, but i think that Maggie wants to go to spain next summer, so we will have to see.

    Thanks again.
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    (Original post by 0to100)
    John your life is not easy. From being violently mugged to the ward to nearly dying to your wife nearly dying how do you cope, brother? And yes you looked Mexican there lol what is ur race?
    I am half white British half white south african. Most people just take me as white however. thanks. time for another toffee now....

    PS trust me getting a slap or two on the street, ain't half as painful as spending three years plus locked up on those wards, which is how long i spent. And also the reason why i have now got a criminal record as long as your arm, and am unemployable as a result!!!!!
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    (Original post by john2054)
    I am half white British half white south african. Most people just take me as white however. thanks. time for another toffee now....

    PS trust me getting a slap or two on the street, ain't half as painful as spending three years plus locked up on those wards, which is how long i spent. And also the reason why i have now got a criminal record as long as your arm, and am unemployable as a result!!!!!
    I get ya matey you gotta shape up for your daughter though know what I mean? You'll be fine john.
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    (Original post by 0to100)
    I get ya matey you gotta shape up for your daughter though know what I mean? You'll be fine john.
    Why do i need to shape up for her? What do you mean by this exactly??
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    (Original post by john2054)
    Why do i need to shape up for her? What do you mean by this exactly??
    Well you say you're unemployable. Whatever hurdles that comes with don't give up is what I meant. Come on john you're doing it again, thinking I'm messing with you.
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    (Original post by 0to100)
    Well you say you're unemployable. Whatever hurdles that comes with don't give up is what I meant. Come on john you're doing it again, thinking I'm messing with you.
    I don't even need to work Oto, my wife's income can provide for us both, and i still have a £168k trust fund to fall back on if we need it. Granted i am going to have to eat in to this to pay the deposit for a house, but we have already been quoted a £75 k mortgage from santander for my wife's earnings alone. Next we are going to go to barclays, who is my wife's provider, and see if they can beat this. Wish us luck. But either way i have paid the rent, until april next year, so there is no immediate rush.
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    (Original post by john2054)
    I don't even need to work Oto, my wife's income can provide for us both, and i still have a £168k trust fund to fall back on if we need it. Granted i am going to have to eat in to this to pay the deposit for a house, but we have already been quoted a £75 k mortgage from santander for my wife's earnings alone. Next we are going to go to barclays, who is my wife's provider, and see if they can beat this. Wish us luck. But either way i have paid the rent, until april next year, so there is no immediate rush.
    What does your wife even do? And I also wasn't even on about money, it was more about your mental health and staying together upstairs for your family's sake. I was just tryna be friendly john.
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    (Original post by 0to100)
    What does your wife even do? And I also wasn't even on about money, it was more about your mental health and staying together upstairs for your family's sake. I was just tryna be friendly john.
    She is a care assistant/support worker thanks.
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    (Original post by john2054)
    She is a care assistant/support worker thanks.
    She makes bread from that where you can go skydiving and you dont gotta work..geez...well anyway ok cool
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    (Original post by 0to100)
    She makes bread from that where you can go skydiving and you dont gotta work..geez...well anyway ok cool
    No it was her that went skydiving. I had to stay at home and hold the fort (and feed the cat).

    Plus i paid for her for over ten years whilst she was in kenya, so i think she owes me one...
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    (Original post by Betelgeuse-)
    Ooh damn! Thats a lot of money Do the insurers think you are extra susceptible to falling ill again?
    yes, that's why they won't insure me.
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    (Original post by john2054)
    yes, that's why they won't insure me.
    Thats a shame, i guess you could always do it here in the UK. Need to get lucky with the weather i guess but would be a cool alternative for you and your wife
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    (Original post by Betelgeuse-)
    Thats a shame, i guess you could always do it here in the UK. Need to get lucky with the weather i guess but would be a cool alternative for you and your wife
    I think we are going to spain next summer. It should be alright as long as i have my injection before i go.
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    Strong video. Having some big motivation inside. Thanks
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    Oh that looks fun :gah: But I'll probably just hug my seat and never let it go :rofl:
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    (Original post by john2054)
    i can't go sadly because i can't get insurance due to what happened in 2008. Plus someone needs to feed the cat. It is too risky anyway. In 2008, i fell ill abroad and it cost me £35k in medical fees and other bills, to bring me home. I simply can't afford to take this risk again i think?!?
    How come your daughter went, though?
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    Skydiving has always been my dream!
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    (Original post by john2054)
    No it was her that went skydiving. I had to stay at home and hold the fort (and feed the cat).

    Plus i paid for her for over ten years whilst she was in kenya, so i think she owes me one...
    She was in kenya for 10 yrs...? Without you...?
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    Nice.

    I've done parasailing but never the full shabang.
 
 
 
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