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  Reply # 460916 20-Apr-2011 13:13
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I was on TV3's early bird show for .5 of a second during that Atari comp they had yeas ago :D
More recently, could see my legs at the Possum Bourne funeral in the TV coverage..... think thats all my claim to fame ;)

Oh unless you count my GP uniform TradeMe auction recently which made it onto the radio :)




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  Reply # 460920 20-Apr-2011 13:20
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I was in 'Facelift', 'Kareoke High' a Kiwibank Commercial and several scenes in 'King Kong'.

My mothers cousins are 'The Chicks'.
My wife's family is related to Jim Hickey the weatherman and the other Hickey (the money guy).

Apparently on my family's side way back we are related to Sir Francis Drake (dunno if that's true or not).




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  Reply # 460952 20-Apr-2011 14:44
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xpd: I was on TV3's early bird show for .5 of a second during that Atari comp they had yeas ago :D
More recently, could see my legs at the Possum Bourne funeral in the TV coverage..... think thats all my claim to fame ;)

Oh unless you count my GP uniform TradeMe auction recently which made it onto the radio :)


Definition of famous: having a widespread reputation, usually of a favorable nature; renowned; celebrated: a famous writer

I'm pretty sure half a second on the TV3 early bird show doesn't count there Gavin? :P

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  Reply # 460969 20-Apr-2011 15:41
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I felt famous for that .5 secs :)




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  Reply # 460998 20-Apr-2011 16:51
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I managed to get on TV a few times in 2005/6
That's about it as far as anyone remotely close goes....
I also once dated a close friend of the chick who became Ladyhawke, can I claim that?
Tongue out
 

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  Reply # 461023 20-Apr-2011 17:49
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SepticSceptic: How far back ? I have a Count somewhere down the lineage ... A German ambassador to Russia, and was assassinated, and the assassination signaled the beginning of the revolt of the Left Socialist-Revolutionaries in Moscow in 1918, and the deposing of the Russian Royal family




So if your Count had behaved himself and not got himself assassinated, Russia would still have a royal family, there would have been no USSR, progroms, purges, Stalin, gulags, cold war etc etc. Man you have a lot to answer for. What a burden for your family to bear. :)

And the Russians might have had the first man on the moon.


Aye, tis a tough burden, but I'm well balanced - I have a chip on each shoulder ...

The peasants are always revolting, so there would have been an upheaval one way or another.




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  Reply # 461044 20-Apr-2011 19:21
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xpd: I was on TV3's early bird show for .5 of a second during that Atari comp they had yeas ago :D
More recently, could see my legs at the Possum Bourne funeral in the TV coverage..... think thats all my claim to fame ;)

Oh unless you count my GP uniform TradeMe auction recently which made it onto the radio :)


oh yeah i was on tv ages ago this was filmed about 2003 maybe 2004 i was so happy they repeated this so i could rec it im on it about 4 times



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  Reply # 461052 20-Apr-2011 19:38
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Well I had a cousin in the 1980s who was an All Black (he married my cousin) Paul Koteka

And in the 1990s my cousin Natalie Brunt was News presenter for TV1 news she ended up marring a Yugoslavian guy (my old man was proud she married a dally) who is a musician and they moved to America. Still living in Los Angeles.  Edit: 1980's not 90s if I remember right.

And im pretty famous (stupid) for getting to drunk one night and taking on a $10 bet to run up the main street of town naked with only my gumboots on.





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  Reply # 461712 23-Apr-2011 02:41
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That Phil guy gave me cake on What Now once haha

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  Reply # 461714 23-Apr-2011 07:28
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I pulled a hand gun out when I was on stage in front of a national party AGM in 1999 - I'm sure they remember that still!

I was also the most successful (and maybe still am) patient in NZ on human growth hormone - my height from 3ft 10 to 5ft 7 was only because of HGH drugs, otherwise I probably wouldn't have survived my 20's (body would have shut down).

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  Reply # 461745 23-Apr-2011 10:58
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billgates: My cousin's lotto shop sold the $17 million lotto ticket couple of weeks ago. He was on TV, radio, newspaper.


I have always wondered if the shops get a nice kickback for something like that?

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  Reply # 461747 23-Apr-2011 11:13
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billgates: My cousin's lotto shop sold the $17 million lotto ticket couple of weeks ago. He was on TV, radio, newspaper.


I have always wondered if the shops get a nice kickback for something like that?


They don't. But his weekly sales have gone up (nearly doubled).




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  Reply # 462122 25-Apr-2011 12:33
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Somewhere, way up the chain of my family, is the guy that wrote Peter Pan. Does that count?

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  Reply # 462213 25-Apr-2011 16:52
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I am related to Alexander Graham Bell on my mother's side. No fame since then, however.

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  Reply # 470811 18-May-2011 22:01
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Here my closest moment to fame! Made it to page 2! At least it was a BIG photo. Sign was put up AFTER falling off!

Let it be a warning to you all.


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