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09/01/2006 at 11:57
got all my stuff at the weekend too including the incredibly hi-tech bar code/sealable plastic bag!!

Did anyone else get the biggest safety pins in the world?

My guess is that the extended slalom is intended to string the field out a bit, and with the wider behemoth, should make things quicker here. Will it pass the bottleneck on elsewhere though?
09/01/2006 at 12:27
Mr Pink,
did you go knee deep in any ol badger hole or one on this course? I thought the course was closed 99% of the year....?

Sh*t, I hate the slalom! I've been recommended skipping to build the calves up for this. Which is also really difficult for some reason :O(
09/01/2006 at 12:42
It doesn't matter how large the safety pins are, TC will still finish without his number!!
09/01/2006 at 12:43 true...always happens!
09/01/2006 at 12:46
yeh - amazing safety pins.........can just see them being dragged off at the first crawl..........

waht is Mousa on?? (no need to answer that btw - we all know it's some form of loopy juice)

think I might stich my number on instead to stop those pins bruising my sensitive chest..... ;-))
09/01/2006 at 12:53
So you are coming FB??
09/01/2006 at 12:54
Of course he is.....who could resist a double portion of killer slalom?
09/01/2006 at 12:57
Oh how I shall laugh watching you all!!
09/01/2006 at 13:19
kk - will all depend on how I feel when I get back from France.....making no promises
09/01/2006 at 17:36
Forgot to mention, I'm one of the mentalists who build the course, and i'm mostly responsible for the slaloms (sorry) i just love it when people are bitchin and there lungs are about to burst and i say as i stagger past " i did this bit" and next week i should be puttin down the ghurka netting, nice and tight to the ground.......... As for run numbers i always sew mine on, don't fancy one of those pins coming loose on a crawl!! who knows where it could end up!! All the stuff you get through the post is to make you believe that Mousa is a little eccentric........ HE AINT he's madder than a box of frogs (even a shaken box)in a nice way.
M...eldy    pirate
09/01/2006 at 17:38
I am joining Anna on the laughing bench ..... cant risk any injuries at the mo and if I am worried then I am bound to fall off/over/under something!!

09/01/2006 at 17:50
"make you believe that Mousa is a little eccentric........ HE AINT he's madder than a box of frogs (even a shaken box)"

I think most of us had already come to that conclusion...... ;O))

btw - when you put the ghurka netting down, could you leave the woody bits out please?? played havoc with my legs last year...........
M...eldy    pirate
09/01/2006 at 17:52
shame to ruin such a fine pair of pins :-P
10/01/2006 at 11:14
Mr Pink,

I have a friend who knows mouse very well partic back in the old days when mouse used to run a topless hairdressers. still cracks me up!

re: ghurka netting. are these the trenches before you get to the main obstacles - they get deeper with water as you go?
If so, any tips on getting under those damn nets? Damn annoying!
Nicko. Hdau    pirate
10/01/2006 at 11:19
Crawl :-)
Nicko. Hdau    pirate
10/01/2006 at 11:20
I emailed to say I would marshal for them as bliddy op hasnt come thru yet. And had no response from anyone....
10/01/2006 at 13:57
Topless hairdressers..... mmmmm....

Cross selling, always a good marketing ploy..
10/01/2006 at 18:11
i don't think there is a best way through the ghurka, just head down shoulders high and go for it

or failing that follow someone who looks to have a good style
10/01/2006 at 18:12
backwards was a good bet last year...but "drafting" someone else also worked.
10/01/2006 at 18:22
can't comment on the marshalling, " i know nowt about it"
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