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  1. DrBdan Something clever

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    Welcome to the Pub!

    Welcome O' Brother of the Iron.

    Put away your cares,
    wash the rust and blood stained chalk from your hands,
    order up a pint of beer.

    Time stands still here.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Flash_Monsta Black Belt

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    I like it.
     
  3. monkeyrhythm Blue Belt

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    This is a lovely pub (and one I'm walking into drunk on opening time).
     
  4. Kiwi Tricker Green Belt

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    I like having just a regular pub. Nice to see it, gents.
     
  5. monkeyrhythm Blue Belt

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    I just posted this in the last pub:

    Out of interest, anyone here run their own company?
     
  6. DrBdan Something clever

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    I don't have any experience myself but anyone I know who has started their own business has been happy they did so, even if it failed. I know a couple people who were quite successful. One started a RFID related company, another created a basketball coaching app for iPads, and a third opened a CrossFit gym and just recently had to move into a larger location.

    lulz


    Totally need the Price is Right fail tuba
     
  7. Thunderkopf Lol, wut. Banned

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    I just opened up a warehouse gym recently with zero business experience. In the past 4 weeks, I was wracked with doubts and uncertainties about the viabilty of my business, let alone if I was ever going to start it up in the first place. Lots of gyms come and fail, including Crossfit, and those that manage to stay above water don't see profits coming in until their 2nd or even 3rd year. Competition is harsh especially when you're in area that's saturated with similar type of businesses. It's a scary thought sometimes.

    Well, the latter has been accomplished so I'm not worried about that anymore, but I'm scrambling to find clients to train to sustain my income. Luckily, rent is cheap and monthly expenses is not bad either. And you know what? Despite all the shit I've went through and the sleepless nights I had to endure to get this shit started, I have not a single iota of regret about doing this. I'm happy with what I'm doing and thankful that I have good friends and mentors with business expertise who more than eager to help me out.

    Tl;dr:

    Just opened up a business. And I'm happy. No regrets. Do what you want to do and don't let anyone hold you back. Fuck cynics and haters.
     
  8. monkeyrhythm Blue Belt

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    Yeah, I know a few guys who have started tech companies (most aren't actually that bright) and they're all millionaires or close to it now.

    That's awesome, best of luck with it all.
     
  9. Aleks Sytsevich Super Saiyan

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    This pub will be good. We won't look like morons for having a seasonally irrelevant pub.
     
  10. Aleks Sytsevich Super Saiyan

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    Guys, I'm going to train every other day. So I will train 4 times a week every week. Thanks, TheJosh for showing me behind the looking glass and not allowing myself to be confined by your silly concept of time.
     
  11. Kiwi Tricker Green Belt

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    Train once every two days = 4 times a week.
    Therefore, train once every day = train 8 times a week.

    Why aren't you bending the laws of space and time to achieve greater gains, bro?
     
  12. Aleks Sytsevich Super Saiyan

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    So...today was tough.
     
  13. Kiwi Tricker Green Belt

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    Just from the workout, or more than that going on?
     
  14. Kiwi Tricker Green Belt

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    Also, I just got a very interesting little proposition from a friend. All going well, in August I might be going over to Singapore with a kiwi team for a lethwei match for cash money. So, all going well, that's on the horizon.
     
  15. MilkManUK Brown Belt

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    Would you be setting up a tech / comms company? I know a few who have gone out and setup by themselves or with partners over the years and done very well. We probably know some of the same people if we talking comms.
     
  16. MilkManUK Brown Belt

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    That would be cool kiwi! I'm not too familiar with Lethwei, would that be bareknuckle? Is it the same as Burmese boxing?
     
  17. ironwolf Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Best thing about competing in Asia....Cash Money....even for smaller events, even big interclub events pay out for wins and sometimes performances. ITs dope.
     
  18. KidAlchemy Purple Belt

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    Pretty cool, mate! Hope it turns out well.
     
  19. Kiwi Tricker Green Belt

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    Yep. Headbutts also allowed, and you can only win by KO.

    Yeah. Another big plus is that it'd help me secure some pro fights here, as well as possibly more international fights.

    Haha thanks man, I really hope so too.
     
  20. Fighting Sprite Green Belt

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    A bit of this, a bit of that. Switched my gym focus a bit, decided to do a strongman contest upon my return to the great white north. Because 1) strongman is cool as hell and I've always wanted to, but didn't because I'd zero in every event. 2) I'm hoping something new will get my head out of my ass and regain some focus in the gym (so far, that's working, I'm excited for every workout now). So now I'm doing a lot more overhead and conventional work.

    On non gym stuff, this is my buddies video from the island and it pretty much sums up what's up every day here.
     

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