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Author Topic: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.  (Read 5504 times)

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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #15 on: July 24, 2013, 01:12:04 PM »
RIP Jack  tiphat
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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #16 on: July 24, 2013, 01:38:24 PM »
As most will know, Jack liked taking photos, especially of pretty women. I used to rib him that he had an ‘obsession’ with it but it made no difference. When in Dnepr he would spend hours on his balcony clicking away.

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As a keen photographer myself he couldn’t understand why I didn’t want to sit in the afternoon heat and do likewise. I told him that it wasn’t my gig but I did snap a couple he approved of.

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Happy days .....

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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #17 on: July 24, 2013, 01:40:25 PM »
Does any one know Jacks family?  Do they want or need for anything we in the community can help with in any way???


RIP Jack!


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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #18 on: July 24, 2013, 01:50:19 PM »
Does any one know Jacks family?  Do they want or need for anything we in the community can help with in any way??? 

Jack was divorced from both American and FSU wives.  The marriage to the FSU lady was childless.  I'm pretty sure his children from the first marriage are all adults. 

His tour business was his second business.  I believe his first business was in television and he was reasonably successful. 
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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #19 on: July 24, 2013, 01:52:47 PM »
I believe his first business was in television and he was reasonably successful.

Telecoms I believe.

Nice last photo Vinny.  tiphat
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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #20 on: July 24, 2013, 02:17:47 PM »
Telecoms is correct.  Jack had two grown sons,  They are Jack and John.  Both I believe are in their 30's.   Jack by the way was 59.  Too young to go.

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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #21 on: July 24, 2013, 02:31:04 PM »
I attended Jack's Christmas Social in Kiev last year, 2012. It was unfortunate he had to cancel his plans to come to Kiev because of his health issues.

An interpreter friend of mine told me a funny story about Jack: There was a man on one of his tours who owed an interpreter a couple hundred dollars. When she asked to be paid, there was always an excuse, no money on hand, need to go to the ATM, etc. etc. When Jack heard the interpreter had not been paid, he went to the guy an he insisted she be paid NOW! Suddenly, the guy seemed to have plenty of cash to pay his debt.  She told me Jack was a large man with a great attitude, he always took good care of his people.
Rest in Peace, Jack.

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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #22 on: July 24, 2013, 02:49:29 PM »
It is pretty crazy, Jack died the day of my marriage party (he was invited), and the balcony in Dnepr where he was usually shooting, is just above my favorite place to change money (i also spend a lot of time around this place)

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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #23 on: July 24, 2013, 06:03:02 PM »
I too never met Jack, yet it seems we must have travelled and visited some of the same locations since I have been visiting and enjoying Dnepr. for 11 years now including being married there almost 10 years ago as well.  It is always sad to learn of someone's passing that we have known be it in person or online.

Our thoughts go out Jack's family and many friends in the Western and FSU family that he too enjoyed in life.

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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #25 on: July 25, 2013, 08:49:59 AM »
 My first communication with Jack dates back to the mid 2000's. I was in Dnepropetrovsk, and he was in Kiev. We set a few SMS, but never met. In the years that followed, Jack and I occasionally exchanged some PM's, and he even offered any girl from his portfolio for me to contact for free. He said that he hadn't kept up with it, and felt it was out of date with who was still actively searching.

He had dozens in the folder, and his offer while welcomed, was never acted upon. I saw Jack as an honest man, who didn't put people before profit. I had heard through the grapevine that he was having health issues, though didn't know it was a form of cancer.

I remember Jack always offering to buy the first three rounds for people, I wondered what kind of condition I'd be in after drinking 1.5L of beer, and having to buy another round or two, anyway.

Thanks for posting a photo of him Vinny, its always good to put a face to someone who's posts you've read over the years.

 

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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #26 on: July 25, 2013, 01:47:28 PM »
My last email thread with Jack follows - a class act who always treated potential clients with respect in his unique no bullshit way.  I was not able to join him due to my own health event that has since been managed....

I am sharing this info because Jack was a big hearted guy who I am 100% positive would like to see his trusted network of providers still go on to prosper in his passing so in a small way may his legacy of process and connections and love of RU and UA live on:

NYE
« Sent to: cufflinks on: October 01, 2012, 02:56:23 PM »

Hey  Mike,  I am happy to hear of your potential interest in joining us in Kiev  over the Christmas/New Years holiday.   Finally we might meet.

I will follow-up with pricing on the ongoing thread soon. I have been a little ill past few days.

Jack

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KIEV NYE
« Sent to: nunya on: October 13, 2012, 08:32:59 PM »
Jack:

Hope you are feeling better - please send pricing and links.

Cheers,

Mike

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From: Jack Bragg <nunya@ix.netcom.com>
To: powercufflinks@yahoo.com
Sent: Sunday, October 14, 2012 3:41 PM
Subject: hey Mike

Hello Mike,

I'll try to continue with that same thread regarding cost's for the Kiev trip for others to read later this evening.

Regarding my price for guy's to be part of our Christmas/New Years tour that price is $795.  A $200 deposit holds you a place with balance of trip due on November 15th.

Once we get you and your luggage to your flat one of our support personal will take you to the nicest, closest market to your flat and help you get water, juice, food, snacks, etc, for your flat.

We generally have a lot of "informal" parties, almost nightly.  Informal parties are these parties that just happen. On Saturday night December 29th we will have a big party at Hotel Kazasky,  located on Independence Square.  After our big party we will have an optional after party party I believe at  Radio Disco Hall. Great place to have after party party.   Some men may elect to leave the Saturday night party and go spend evening with a lady they met from the party.  Other guy's will give me the names of a few women they would like to invite to the after party party and these ladies will be invited.  Only ladies invited by you men can come to the after party party.

On New Years Eve will have a NYE party at my place which has balcony overlooking Independence Square as well the annual Fireworks display, the largest such display of the year.  Usually about 1 or 1:30am we will all go to a club. Most of us won't get home until 5 or 6am.

At the big party each man will have his own interpreter and each man will be able to meet all the ladies at the party. We will have food, drinks, Champagne, music.

Over the years I have developed a pretty good working relationship with some good Kiev marriage agencies.  These agencies give us discounted pricing on meetings as well we invite some of their ladies to our parties.  Every year the pricing for meetings change and I have not written the agencies yet and discussed what their prices are but generally they range from $35  to $40.  I usually do not send these links until I have received a man's deposit but as I have known you for such a long time I will send you the links to these agencies.

This is how our system works.  Look at each of these agencies and make a list of ladies you would like to meet. Send me this list.  Maybe you have 3 or 4 ladies from one agency, 5 or 6 from another agency, 7 or 8 ladies from another agency.  We will make a profile on you.  I will send each agency owner your profile and list of ladies from their agency you would like to meet. Each of the ladies on your list will be contacted, told of your interest to meet her and that you will be in Kiev in 3-4 weeks, would she like to meet you, yes or no.  You will be told of the ladies who have said yes to meeting you and you will tell me which of these ladies you would like to meet.

Each man on tour has an assistant. Your assistant, myself and agency owner will help set day and time for your meetings.  If you arrive on the 22nd, or 23rd, 24th, 27th, whenever, we will begin setting private meetings for you as soon as you arrive.   

Mike below you will see links to agencies I have worked with in some cases for several years.  In addition their is one other agency, Luba's, who does not have a website but catalog's of ladies, an old time type agency.  As well I recommend guy''s to use mamba. mamba is and can be a diamond on this tour.

http://www.bridgeoflove.com.ua/

http://www.woman-for-marriage-*Unapproved Link*/

http://www.agape.kiev.ua/

www.amelie-agency.com 

http://www.ukraine-international.kiev.ua 

http://tobealways.net/

http://www.ukraineloves.com/

WWW.UKRFAMILY.COM

With this agency below I have not really worked with in the past, did not get the type of discount I was hoping for.  A client who i sent to Kiev last week went to this agency and was told if they have at least 3 meetings they would be $50 a meeting.  I do plan to write Alex at this agency and see if he is willing to give us discounted pricing.

    http://www.interdating.ua/

Mike I hope you can join us, would be nice to finally meet you. Please feel free to ask me any questions you may have.

Jack


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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #27 on: July 25, 2013, 02:29:30 PM »
Wow !

thats too bad, too soon for him.

i met him in Dallas 2 years ago for one of his annual spring parties. I was turned off too at first as he came off as a total salesman, but i came back to Dallas a few weeks later(used to live there) and we talked about his deal/program/trips and he's was great to talk to; real straight shooter.

Going to miss that guy, he was one of a kind.
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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #28 on: July 25, 2013, 03:35:20 PM »
Wow   I go away for a few days and thıs happens    :(

At fırst blush, Jack could come off as a bıt of a carnıval barker, and moddıng when he was battlıng was lıke tryıng to fıght a sh*t blızzard, but he was truly a good guy who took care of hıs people, and hıs clıents,

RIP

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Re: Jack Bragg - aka Nunya - RIP.
« Reply #29 on: July 25, 2013, 06:20:26 PM »
 I am so shocked to hear about his passing. I too never met Jack, yet it seems we must have travelled and visited some of the same locations since I have been visiting and enjoying Dnepr and other locations in the Ukraine.

 I have communicated and received numerous emails from him in the recent past.

  May God rest his soul. My prayers are with him and his family.

    Jack, God rest your soul!  Bud