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22/11/2010 at 15:21
I just had a telephone call from a customer, very inconsiderate, what if those lovely Asics people were calling me at that moment, will they have just carried on to the next on the list?  I'm not going to know, unless it was one of you on here at the moment.  Have you heard?
22/11/2010 at 15:42
I can confirm, NO NEWS, sorry !
22/11/2010 at 15:48
Not heard. There are probably LOADS of applications to wade through...
22/11/2010 at 16:36
Sorry got to go, the phones ringing
22/11/2010 at 20:43
i can only think they have lost my phone number doh!
23/11/2010 at 07:34

I should think it will be like shortlisting for a job vacancy.

  1. Loads to sift through
  2. First pass to get rid of any that are clearly non-starters
  3. Second pass to find any definite ones to follow up on
  4. See how many you have and then make up the numbers from the remainder
23/11/2010 at 08:00
Bridget, Your stop on. You can't do that in a day and a half ! As I said yesterday we will get the call Wednesday or Thursday, that's if selected ! What will be, will be !

23/11/2010 at 08:32
Good to get to interview stage.  As we all know first impressions count so if you make boot camp how should you enter, at a jog or perhaps tempo pace could be more impressive!
23/11/2010 at 08:50
I feel hope is fading......
23/11/2010 at 09:00
John, A firm shake does it for me at interviews !!
23/11/2010 at 09:03
Will I have to wear my hat ? That would make me stand out in a crowd !! I have a funny feeling my Wife made me throw it away before we married, something to do with her saying "Its Me or the hat, you decide" !!
23/11/2010 at 09:24

Minni don't despair yet, I'll stay pessimistically optimistic till Saturday morning! 

Funny Hat, we probably need to see the hat to understand the decision making!

23/11/2010 at 09:30

Minni - there's always hope, until the end of the week anyway!

So, staying positive about it, what happens at the bootcamp?!?

23/11/2010 at 10:10
If it had been postal applications we could have really made them stand out.  I remember sending a request to Annie Nightingale on an album cover
23/11/2010 at 10:42
I have been on Ebay and sourced another hat which is just as funny, if not funnier !! This is now my secret funny hat, the Wife must not know. I can now attend (if selected) the Boot Camp and just blend in, no one will notice me, honest !!
23/11/2010 at 11:35
I suspected that running and possibly even French would be prerequisites at the Boot Camp but hadn't thought about a hat.  Outside of beanies for running I guess I have 2 hats, a straw panama but everyone has one of those, I have an old leather hat bought in Morocco too many years ago, unusual but probably not funny, actually I think I have some fancy dress ones as well, though turning up as a cowboy may not cut it.
23/11/2010 at 11:48
John, you are getting the HAT thing, I would go for the very under rated straw hat as it hasn't been seen in Birmingham for over 50 years !! It was in the Terms and Conditions, those with out a suitable funny hat need not apply !

So we get an idea of who has entered, can you all please confirm below.

Many thanks
23/11/2010 at 11:59
i have a hat that's too OTT for Carmen Miranda. I'll wear it to the bootcamp if i get in

funny hat - it will give you run for your money
23/11/2010 at 12:16
Jane if you get to Boot Camp you'll have to give us all a run for our money, which brings up another point, do you think bribes are worthwhile, perhaps just a small bung?
23/11/2010 at 12:20
you never know! offering a stash of Chocolate may work
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