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    Posted: 15 Aug 2009 at 2:27am
I had a nice little flight out to country Victoria today and shared a few quiet beers with KONG. He has been on this site since day one and was also a regular on the old site.
This is what we got to talk about:-
 
 

Q. Why do you have the username "Kong"? 

When I first found the village we had a big old 17H gelding (who we thought we thought would jump) and his stable name was Kong.  He could jump..just a shame he was always a flight behind the rest of the field.

 
 

Born in Melbourne and lived in the ‘burbs but recently we moved about 50km out. Happily married with two.

Never really had a ‘love to be a ...’ job as a kid but I did have a Six Million Dollar man action figurine. He was a legend. His job would have been cool. You know lifting engine blocks, bionic vision (what a shame it wasn’t x-ray vision), shagging the Bionic Woman.  

 

Q. What do you do for a living now?

Agriculturual commodity trader.

As above (Six Million Dollar Man), my pushy and a footy. Fav TV show...probably two. Spiderman and Get Smart. Thunderbirds was also a fav early in the morning.

 

Q. Any great sporting achievements we should all know about? What sports were/are you good at?

Played a lot of sports but crap at all. Did sneak onto the bench of my local footy club’s only senior flag. Spent a weekend at Rich River recently but my form in the bar was better than the golf course.....and I was in bed early (that’s how bad the golf was).

 
 

Q. Image you could live any where in the World, where would it be and why?

Like Japan and USA but Hong Kong for me.

 
 
 

Warney, Merv and Ian Botham. Once the beers kicked in and the egos died down the stories would be fantastic.

 
 
 

Do the TAB still have the straight six? If not get a marquee at the spring carnival and invite 30 friends, take same friends to Ascot, Augusta and HKJC carnival. With the balance buy a 10 years sponsors package with the pies and help my local club win another flag!

 
 
 

Firstly, buy a smaller Island or group of Islands in the Pacific. (Maybe Polynesia?). Then move every Australian to the Island. If they can get 20 million in Tokyo I think we can get 19 million on an island. Before we leave we booby trap the whole country.

 

Q. What is your favourite sport, sports person and sporting moment?

 AFL. Bucks is a legend as was the Shark. Lot’s a good sporting moments. The Aussies beating South Africa at the World Cup in England, Kieran Perkins in LA and Sunline streeting her rivals in the Cox Plate but I’ll go with Darren Millane throwing the ball in the air when the pies won the flag in 1990.

 

Q Who would you love to see playing at Collingood nexy season if it was possible?

Q. What is your fav book, movie and CD?

Recently finished the series about Genghis Khan written by Conn Igulden. Not bad.

Pulp Fiction is a classic. Tarantino won’t make a better movie. Dusk till Dawn is a good beer movie. Daniel Craig has reinvented 007. Like Casino Royale.

Don’t listen to many CD’s. Pretty much just a radio person.  Can listen to almost any type of music. Do have a Mario Lanza CD in the car.


 
 
Q. What has been your most embarrassing moment?
 
Doing the bus-stop at various night clubs in the 90's!
 
 

 

KONG it has been fun mate.  Thanks for the beer. Time to get to the airport a file the interview!!!!!

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Very informative ,educational and amusing. Thumbs Up
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great read

have to agree with your botham and warney statement. they reckon they are tearing it up on tour together and have had several drinking comp's that have left others throwing up over the fence

when asking david lloyd" do you calll beefy sir ian"

he said, "not on your life. we call him sir osis, as in the liver"

would be a great night with those three
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Come on Everyone...No comment on my Dane Swan photo?  I was impressed with it!
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Originally posted by KangaMick KangaMick wrote:

Come on Everyone...No comment on my Dane Swan photo?  I was impressed with it!



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Ha Ha cheers Slimbo
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I once played football with Kong and I can tell you when we hit the showers post match was when I figured out why they call him Kong! 
Holy crap you could skip rope with that thing!
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The mind boggles. 
 
As Kong's boggle must surely buckle.  At some stage of the game.   Embarrassed
It's hard to soar with eagles...

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LOLGAWD I hope so Runfer.
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thanks baggie but you must have me confused with big kong. I am little kong Embarrassed.


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