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    People you'd like to shake hands with

    Sort of the opposite of the people you'd like to kick in the balls thread.

    Tom Watson
    Seve Ballesteros
    John Rockefeller (Mainly for his philanthropy)
    Gandhi
    Noam Chomsky
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    Or something.

    RIP Fardin Qayyumi (AKA "cricket player"; "Bob"), 1/11/1990 - 15/4/2006

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    Quote Originally Posted by cover drive man View Post
    Noam Chomsky


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    Ricky Ponting
    Vishwanathan Anand
    Shane Warne
    Daniel Negreanu
    Don Bradman
    Seve Balersteros
    Fidel Castro (without trying to offend anyone)
    Ghandi
    Vladimir Lenin (again, without trying to offend anyone)
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    Rip Fardin Qayyumi, Bob Woolmer and Craig.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cover drive man View Post
    John Rockefeller (Mainly for his philanthropy)
    I have no idea what that means..

    In no particular order, except for Allan Donald being at the top

    Allan Donald
    My old boss
    Jonathan Agnew
    My grandfather
    My dad
    Nelson Mandela
    Shane Warne
    Alec Stewart
    Victor Vermeulen
    Ernie Els
    Helen Zille
    FW de Klerk
    Phil Tuffnel
    Nathalie du Toit
    Kerry O'Keefe
    Percy Montgomery
    Ricky Gervais
    Steven Merchant
    Karl Pilkington
    Jimmy Carr
    Steve Carell
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    Quote Originally Posted by Langeveldt View Post
    I have no idea what that means..
    Philanthropy is the posh word for charity word IIRC.
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    Nah, Charity is the thankless work with what resources you can spare

    Philanthrophy is the public 'look at me, i'm helping! Please acknowledge me' with what resources you wont miss.

    Bill Gates probably donates more than anyone else on earth, never gets called a philanthophist because he doesnt make a song or dance about it.
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    Funny thing, I actually said to Smitteh on MSN the other day, that I would like to shake the hand of his father, Smitteh then sent me a picture of his father, and my aspirations to shake his hand doubled.

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    Mr Shake Hands Man. I want to test my staying powers

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    Quote Originally Posted by cover drive man View Post
    Noam Chomsky
    oh, Comrade Drive Man

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    Mr Shake Hands Man. I want to test my staying powers
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    Quote Originally Posted by sledger View Post
    Funny thing, I actually said to Smitteh on MSN the other day, that I would like to shake the hand of his father, Smitteh then sent me a picture of his father, and my aspirations to shake his hand doubled.
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    So, lemme get this straight; smitteh and sledger were playing how's your father on MSN?





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    Sounds epic. Pics?

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