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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #60 on: November 21, 2014, 02:06:06 pm »
Boksburg is nie fokken rof nie....

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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #61 on: November 21, 2014, 02:06:37 pm »
want as jou tyre gekak het & jy sit gestrand in die middel van die Karoo smaak 'n Triumph se inner tube lekkerder as enige ander bike s'n...
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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #62 on: November 21, 2014, 02:07:18 pm »
want as jou tyre gekak het & jy sit gestrand in die middle van die Karoo smaak 'n Triumph se inner tube lekkerder as enige ander bike s'n...

Af gewas met 'n lekker koppie pis.

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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #63 on: November 21, 2014, 02:08:36 pm »
survival tongue twister: "How many bears would Bear Grylls grill if Bear Grylls could grill bears?"  ::)
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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #64 on: November 21, 2014, 02:14:30 pm »
survival tongue twister: "How many bears would Bear Grylls grill if Bear Grylls could grill bears?"  ::)

None. Because the bear in question will be a man in a suit.



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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #65 on: November 21, 2014, 02:14:45 pm »
want as jou tyre gekak het & jy sit gestrand in die middle van die Karoo smaak 'n Triumph se inner tube lekkerder as enige ander bike s'n...

Af gewas met 'n lekker koppie pis.

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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #66 on: November 21, 2014, 02:43:16 pm »
I'm trying to imagine a Bear Grylls TV show if they did everything the way people on this thread suggest it should be done. It would look a lot like some of the other shows where people genuinely do that stuff. And it would be boring, boring, boring, boring, boring, boring.
If I look at it from a TV producer side, it wouldn't work. Boring boring boring boring. A Ray Mears state of boredom. I don't watch TV to be bored. Let him stay in his fancy hotels. As long as the TV show is entertaining, I'll watch it. His list of off TV accolades should be proof enough that he is capable.
 

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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #67 on: November 21, 2014, 04:14:48 pm »
Ek moet se, eks af-ge-pis. Ek was mal oor sy show, soos in frekken mal. Ek het alles gekyk, en opgedrink. En nou vind ek dit uit. Selfs al het dit net een keer gebeur, dit verander my denke oor ou grylls heeltemal...ai  :sip:  drink sommer warm pis
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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #68 on: November 21, 2014, 06:34:55 pm »
Ex-SAS member. Worldwide head of the Boy Scouts, the only group dedicated to getting Pommie kids off of their asses. Broke his back in a parachute accident, was told he'd never walk again: two years later climbed Everest. Has silly names for his kid, no doubt in the Jonny Cash tradition so that they learn to fight.
Yes, the shows are staged. That might not even be real piss. But he's a damn sight cooler than a footballer whose voice never broke.
PS: I still won't buy a Triumph.

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Funny to see the real hardmen making the comments here. :snorting:


So just because we don't like his "reality" TV show we are not hard enough.... Erm, OK....  ::)

If he is so "hard" then why doesn't he strap on a GoPro and really go do it, without the help of his entourage.

But my biggest problem with his "Survival show" is his absolute retarded advise. If you really found yourself in a spot of bother and you decided to listen to that twats advise chances are you are going to die a slow and agonising death...

He always chooses the most dangerous route, you know... for the "show". If you jumped off everything he did or make makeshift ropes from leaves you will surely fall, break something and die. And don't get me started on his love for going down abandoned mineshaft and caves.... Why the @#$% would you think that is the best way to survive, "Oh look, a mine shaft! Surely the best way to find civilisation is down there!".

He is a entertainer, he does all his "stunts" for the camera.

Now Les Stroud is much "harder" than Grylls. He actually does seem to survive for a few days alone. It is still a show at the end of the day and I will never believe any of these hosts will ever be in real danger but Les shows how to conserve energy while trying to get food and shelter. Jumping off rocks won't get you saved.... It will get you killed.

Isnt that a good thing? His shows is meant for Mericans isnīt it? ;D

I have to think that he taking the piss (rather than drinking it), for a good laugh, because it has a mad following.

I dont have a tv so I havenīt watched any of his shows, except snippets in hotel lobbies that kind of thing. Jumping down mine shafts sounds really intelligent. :imaposer:

Do they have a warning at the beginning or the end not to try this at home? Maybe someone will get hurt... :eek: :peepwall:  


Still got to wonder about all the those getting pissed off because its not genuine enough or has teddy bears masquerading as real ones. Sounds like a lark. Bear Grylls must be loving it. And he gets paid for it. What a hoot.

BTW I never said anyone wasnt hard enough, but if the shoe fits ..... ;)
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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #69 on: November 21, 2014, 08:23:03 pm »
Always loved his show when I had access to tv and the program.
A lot to be learned on his program and a lot that he shared was indeed inline with former boys scout training as well as military reference
The fact that 'its not real' because he was sleeping in a hotel makes some people feel betrayed or jealous  ???
If he was not in the SAS he would have featured on the 'wall of shame'....and no, his name is not on the very wall.

Now I got a question for the judges on the thread; 'If you were in such a good level of fitness and shape, and got offered a role to share surviving techniques in a program that will be broadcast over the world, got to see places and have a blast of life while getting paid top dollar......what would you do?"

My humble answer: 'Yes thank you' but unfortunately I am not in the shape and condition as this blessed fella that is now contracted to make even more money by putting his face next to one of the best adventure bikes of modern times.

Well done Triumph!  :thumleft:   

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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #70 on: November 21, 2014, 08:28:58 pm »
The only thing missing from this thread now is a derogatory comment about Ewan and Charley, then it is complete.
 

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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #71 on: November 21, 2014, 08:40:44 pm »
The only thing missing from this thread now is a derogatory comment about Ewan and Charley, then it is complete.

And how BMW missed out on someone fresh & relevant...
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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #72 on: November 21, 2014, 08:47:53 pm »
Ja look I have no opinion about Triumph, but I enjoy BG's TV show, the few times I've seen it.  

And I enjoy him as a person - he's obviously got a sense of humour and can actually do what he suggests - even if its high risk and perhaps stupid.

But I was equally disconcerted when it became known the show was staged.

But at the end of the day, I still enjoy his shows - actually its better now knowing that its staged because I can put some of his obvious high risk stunts into context.

For the guys calling him a wanker - why don't you try and do what he does?  Parachute out of a helicopter, jump off a cliff into a tree, eat some gross worm, jump into a freezing river and then make a fire with hands that wont work, etc etc.

Not only that, I mean why don't you try make yourself into a famous brand after breaking your back in a skydiving accident, by doing risky stuff on TV.  I'm sure its dead easy? Anyone of you could do it - naturally?

And while I'm told the Ray Meares is better advice - if I ever get into a survival situation, BG will be first on my mind (maybe as much for how not to do it, as how to  :biggrin:)
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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #73 on: November 21, 2014, 09:11:03 pm »
This belongs in the comedy section.
 

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« Reply #74 on: November 21, 2014, 09:19:39 pm »
Ja look I have no opinion about Triumph, but I enjoy BG's TV show, the few times I've seen it.  

And I enjoy him as a person - he's obviously got a sense of humour and can actually do what he suggests - even if its high risk and perhaps stupid.

But I was equally disconcerted when it became known the show was staged.

But at the end of the day, I still enjoy his shows - actually its better now knowing that its staged because I can put some of his obvious high risk stunts into context.

For the guys calling him a wanker - why don't you try and do what he does?  Parachute out of a helicopter, jump off a cliff into a tree, eat some gross worm, jump into a freezing river and then make a fire with hands that wont work, etc etc.

Not only that, I mean why don't you try make yourself into a famous brand after breaking your back in a skydiving accident, by doing risky stuff on TV.  I'm sure its dead easy? Anyone of you could do it - naturally?

And while I'm told the Ray Meares is better advice - if I ever get into a survival situation, BG will be first on my mind (maybe as much for how not to do it, as how to  :biggrin:)

What pisses ( no pun intended) people off is the fact that they pretend that it is all legit, and thereby assume all or most of their viewers are idiots. I have a friend and his son that thought he was the coolest meanest dude in the universe - till I told them it is all scripted and fake. They were devestated. Their "hero" was a fake!! No one likes to be taken for a fool!
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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #75 on: November 21, 2014, 09:34:42 pm »
Its not all fake (okay some of it is). But most of those who watch it are probably idiots ;D

Lets be honest with ourselves: We should be out there climbing snowdrifts or whatever, not this guy. Instead here we sit, our lard asses in our lazyboys with KFC on our laps, beer in hand and Wilddogs the side typing one handed about what a nunce Bear Grylls is for not being real enough.

I think its hilarious. :imaposer:
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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #76 on: November 21, 2014, 11:49:07 pm »
Its not all fake (okay some of it is). But most of those who watch it are probably idiots ;D

Lets be honest with ourselves: We should be out there climbing snowdrifts or whatever, not this guy. Instead here we sit, our lard asses in our lazyboys with KFC on our laps, beer in hand and Wilddogs the side typing one handed about what a nunce Bear Grylls is for not being real enough.

I think its hilarious. :imaposer:

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Bear Grylls Born Shit Eater : http://youtu.be/kTlsqZ214Mw
 

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Re: Why would Triumph get a wanker to advertise their bikes
« Reply #78 on: November 22, 2014, 07:54:42 am »
Of is dit so taai soos 'n Honey Badger....?

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« Reply #79 on: November 22, 2014, 08:33:45 am »
Bear Grylls is n moffie. Hy oorleef 3 dae in die bos. Assefokkenblief.

Ek het 3 jaar in Parow oorleef.

Taaier as dit kry jy nie.

Aw diddums.... 21 jaar in Kempton Park. Ons eet Parow Tappets vir brekfist.

Maar kyk, daar is 'n klomp taaier as 'n East Rand en Parow tappit. 'n Fokken mens wat Bear Grylls en selfs 'n recce in sy broek sal laat pis.... maak nie saak of dit 'n man of vrou is nie. As jy in Brakpan gebore was is jy so taai soos 'n fooken ratel!

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