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Our very own Barbel gets to be the interviewee!   That's right, the man who has ushered in the Interview Series on AJB get's his own moment in the spotlight....and we are releasing a sneak peek here on AJB before the rest of the world sees it!

   A NEW VLOG released 24 hours early just for AJBers!  Our very own BARBEL is interviewed!  Barbel is one of the gents who keep Absolutely James Bond running and in good order, and we discuss the creation of the site, it's passionate members, and how they developed their trajectory.  Then we discuss HIS amazing journey through the world of Bond.

https://youtu.be/G9X4kQZqG5o

The Mantis was always The Bond Experience, but now he is The Bond Experience on AJB as well...
Visit youtube.com/TheBondExperience

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ajb007/cheers  Nice one. Very enjoyable.

“I didn’t lose a friend, I just realised I never had one.”

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I’m glad to put a face and voice to a moniker and I’m glad that Barbel’s interview series will go on!  I hope the Mantis and Barbel didn’t have me in mind when discussing about those on who give unwanted shade on the board  ajb007/lol

"...the purposeful slant of his striding figure looked dangerous, as if he was making quickly for something bad that was happening further down the street." -SMERSH on 007 dossier photo, Ch. 6 FRWL.....

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Forgot how Scottish Barbel was. Man that interview was epic.  ajb007/martini

“The scent and smoke and sweat of a casino are nauseating at three in the morning. "
-Casino Royale, Ian Fleming

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I was kind of disappointed we weren’t seeing Barbel behind smoked glass, stroking a white cat on his lap ... but apart from that very interesting indeed, and an opportune moment to thank him for all the hard work he’s clearly put into the community over the years!  ajb007/cheers

‘Secret Agent?? On whose side?’

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I found Barbel's interview most enjoyable...thanks David for doing the interview and hopefully it will spread the word about AJB to Bond fans who may have never heard of us and who might like to come and join us.

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Much appreciated, gents, but all praise goes to David.
This was filmed some six weeks ago, before I decided to stop (or at least slow down drastically) the interview series. It does seem an appropriate one to go out on.

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Have just read the comments on YouTube.  ajb007/embarrassed   Thank you everyone!

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As I’ve said elsewhere - I can’t think of anyone better than Barbel to be the voice of AJB… probably not the face of it though  ajb007/takecover  ajb007/lol

YNWA: Justice For The 96

The Joy Of 6

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Golrush007 wrote:

I found Barbel's interview most enjoyable...thanks David for doing the interview and hopefully it will spread the word about AJB to Bond fans who may have never heard of us and who might like to come and join us.

I'm one of them.  ajb007/cool

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Welcome silver hair guy  ajb007/martini

“I didn’t lose a friend, I just realised I never had one.”

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silver hair guy wrote:
Golrush007 wrote:

I found Barbel's interview most enjoyable...thanks David for doing the interview and hopefully it will spread the word about AJB to Bond fans who may have never heard of us and who might like to come and join us.

I'm one of them.  ajb007/cool

Good to hear- welcome!

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I have been seeing this in a hotel room while on vacation and laughed out - together with my wife- quite often.

Thanks to Barbel for being - Just Barbel !  ajb007/heart

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-------Dalton - the weak and weepy Bond!------
FIRST TO DISCOVER substantial evidence that Chew Mee is in fact not totally nude in the TMWTGG pool scenes!

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ajb007/heart  you too, Higgy- how was the vacation? Six months in millionaire's playgrounds again?

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ajb007/biggrin

Kind of, that drink is not milk btw....

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President of the 'Misty Eyes Club'.
-------Dalton - the weak and weepy Bond!------
FIRST TO DISCOVER substantial evidence that Chew Mee is in fact not totally nude in the TMWTGG pool scenes!

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Lucky bleedin' you!

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This interview was such a pleasure for me to do...mostly because it never felt like an interview.  For me it was like meeting up with a gent I have respected for well over a decade in a pub and sharing some pints!  A gent who has shared trial and tribulation with me....a gent who has created connective tissue of this forum and made it a necessary escape valve in this crazy world of ours...I  loved reading the comments on YouTube of people who did not know about AJB because Barbel's representation of it truly speaks volumes....

     Thanks again, brother!

The Mantis was always The Bond Experience, but now he is The Bond Experience on AJB as well...
Visit youtube.com/TheBondExperience

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High praise, and right back atcha!  ajb007/cheers
For anyone who isn't aware, David has a thriving YouTube channel called (obviously) The Bond Experience (link in his post above) which is highly recommended. Interviews, reviews, and just possibiy some clothes might be mentioned. I'm particularly fond of his joint work with Joe Darlington where they discuss the Bond movies in depth.

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Sorry for coming to the table a little late on this.  ajb007/smile

Thank you to both The Bond Experience and Barbel for an excellent and enjoyable interview. Knowing this place as I do, it brought many a smile to my face. My UK Politics Thread even got a mention, though that isn't really anything to boast about I suppose! Nice to hear Barbel's voice for the first time too and he's every bit the gentleman I've always believed he is! I certainly hope we get some new members off the back of this as it is great publicity for AJB. Great stuff all round!   ajb007/martini

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A very fine and friendly interview, good job, chaps!!  ajb007/martini

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I’m a bit late to the party as well. That was a fantastic interview! It’s great to see the person behind the username. We’re really lucky to have such a passionate bloke helping run this brilliant site  ajb007/martini

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Thank you all!  ajb007/cheers

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Life is just so unfair. The rest of us struggle along day-to-day and someone like Barbel gets all the brains and the looks too! No wonder they wanted to cast him instead of DC, just a shame that he returned their call too late.


Great interview.

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ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol

That was supposed to be a secret!