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    What happened to the Legless Fool?

    I have a strange interest in weird and lost souls, which somehow mostly get stranded in Thailand. One of the best examples, and probably the most easily accessible because he posted the story of his continuous decline all over the Internet, was Ian Reed - the self-declared "Legless Fool in Thailand" (among other strange titles).
    His online blog stopped being updated last year in September, shortly before the floods.
    Does anyone here have an idea what happened to him?

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    What happened to the Legless Fool?

    I thought I saw him bumming around Soi Yodsak.

    Only joking mate........Never heard of him.

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    Legless persons do not traditionally fare well during floods

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thetyim View Post
    Legless persons do not traditionally fare well during floods
    That's a bummer ,



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    Here he is.

    <H1 class=style47 align=center>Sir Ian Reed FBE

    (Fool of the British Empire)

    The Legless Hermit in Thailand



    Legless lersi with memories



    I am a Legless fool physically, emotionally and by name and now I am a hermit, recluse and just like in Monty Python's Spamalot I guess I am a legless knight with a legend (a leg end).
    Sir Ian Reed / John McMiken (The legless fool) Knight of the universal bar stool




    ****
    British expat in Thailand
    Born in Prescot, Lancashire, England in 1951
    Ian Reed Thailand - I am the legless fool, John McMiken - hermit - lersi
    </H1>

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    You'll have to excuse him. He's gone outside for a drag.

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    I've a headache after clicking on this link.

    Reed in Asia - Thai whore from hell with pics - Female human garbage

    Why does he have Thai teenagers design his site?

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    stumped for a clue mao.............




    got my coat, wheres the door?

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    ^ Because he can?

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    Since the floods he's changed his name to Bob.

    I'll get my coat.

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    just another Sad Bloke out for revenge! sad sad blog

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    And yet another train wreck of a relationship with a bar-girl. I have to wonder, do these guys ever do their research, and see how to protect themselves before they piss it all away? It used to be amusing but now I just feel sad as the number of suckers seems to be far more than one-day-day could ever produce!!

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    He's my father - if anyone finds him let me know.

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    ^Sorry to hear you can't contact him mate, hope you find him soon. Maybe start a new thread on a few Thai-based forums if you're worried? May help you find him quicker.

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    Help if you know anything :/

    Apologies for re-opening this thread.

    If anyone has a clue please reply. His real name is Ian Reed and no-one has heard from him in about 5 years.

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    Have you contacted the embassy and Thai immigration?

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    Quote Originally Posted by HEXtaC View Post
    Apologies for re-opening this thread.

    If anyone has a clue please reply. His real name is Ian Reed and no-one has heard from him in about 5 years.
    Lot of his websites seem to be still up:

    Reed in Asia - Asian Diaries - Personal site about Ian Reed, legless legacy of life memories. Fate of a legless fool - Asian memoirs

    find out who is paying for them may be a start?

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    mm I bet 'Noi' just loves being called an evil whore and having her pics on the web with her customers. Bloke has been a fool but maybe a bigger one to do this, could be connected with his diappearance
    Last edited by Dragonfly94; 13-07-2015 at 09:50 PM.

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    Seems he mainly got screwed for 6k pounds, got off lightly as far as cash goes.

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    As nidhogg alluded to, someone is paying the rent/hosting fees on his website. Therefore it could be a reasonable assumption to speculate that he is not missing, but just choosing not to be contacted.

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    Hi HEXtaC,

    In case you have still not located your father, here is a clue:
    Cambodia Forums ? View topic - Bank accounts.
    I don't know if he actually did move to Cambodia after all, but this are posts from 2013 - so he didn't drown in the floods of 2011 as I suspected.
    Good luck in finding him!

    Greetings,
    Beppi

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    So the royalties for the best seller " Legless in Thailand" are being paid out to who, surely Ian must be in touch with his publisher.

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