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    (Original post by C0balt)
    Lol what makes you say that? :lol:
    I just read the roles of cox and doesn't sound like what I'd be good at
    How long do,you think I've been watching their rowing?
    And what I've been witnessing in this forum and our conversations over pm/email tell me you'll be a very good cox. You have the right attitude and personality.





    .......just that you'll need to learn to ride a bike well enough to get to the boat house by 6:00 am at latest three/five times a week (depends on which boat) .....and cycle back to the town for 9 am lecture.......
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    (Original post by C0balt)
    Why do they ask that? :eek:
    I don't know but the email said it was something to do with placing you in the same tutorial side, whatever they mean by that?
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    How long do,you think I've been watching their rowing?
    And what I've been witnessing in this forum and our conversations over pm/email tell me you'll be a very good cox. You have the right attitude and personality.





    .......just that you'll need to learn to ride a bike well enough to get to the boat house by 6:00 am at latest three/five times a week (depends on which boat) .....and cycle back to the town for 9 am lecture.......
    Coxes are really desired positions so they're quite competitive too. Shame people look at them and think they do nothing.

    Yeah the 6am thing is what turned me off rowing, couldn't keep up with it and if you were out the night before, good luck.
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    (Original post by Protoxylic)
    It's actually really infuriating how we're not headship anymore lmao. This year's M1 had I think 3 freshers, so a really good year. And I think a couple of M1 are trying for the blue boat this year, so who knows how next year's 1st division is gonna turn out.

    Pissing Maggie.
    Pissing Maggie is the eternal theme of Cambridge. In all aspects of life.


    Pray to all the gods available so that those M1 boys fail in blue trial!
    Though you also think about how other colleges' boats will be like next year......or actually can't think about it as you will never know until the first race starts......
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    (Original post by vincrows)
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    Caius (the nearest college) has been complaing for years about the level of noise coming from Gardies in the middle of night. They were almost ordered to close once but managed to survive.
    So if you ever use them, make sure you stay quiet, or they won't be there for a long time......
    Bit of internal politics though, as Caius own the premises and lease it to Gardies!
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    How long do,you think I've been watching their rowing?
    And what I've been witnessing in this forum and our conversations over pm/email tell me you'll be a very good cox. You have the right attitude and personality.





    .......just that you'll need to learn to ride a bike well enough to get to the boat house by 6:00 am at latest three/five times a week (depends on which boat) .....and cycle back to the town for 9 am lecture.......
    Lol uh thanks I guess?
    But yeah that would be a big problem with rowing for me, I'll see.. I want to get involved in some sport but idk which. Maybe climbing... Just cause I got the shoes But team sport would be more fun at uni I'm thinking
    (Original post by RyanW97)
    I don't know but the email said it was something to do with placing you in the same tutorial side, whatever they mean by that?
    That's funny :eek: no idea on that myself though lol
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    (Original post by Protoxylic)
    Coxes are really desired positions so they're quite competitive too. Shame people look at them and think they do nothing.

    Yeah the 6am thing is what turned me off rowing, couldn't keep up with it and if you were out the night before, good luck.
    Exactly!
    Not so much for regatta (in relative term), but for bumps they are so so crucial.
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    (Original post by C0balt)
    That's funny :eek: no idea on that myself though lol
    Yeah, I thought it was a bit strange haha! Are you starting at Cambridge this year?
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    Pissing Maggie is the eternal theme of Cambridge. In all aspects of life.


    Pray to all the gods available so that those M1 boys fail in blue trial!
    Though you also think about how other colleges' boats will be like next year......or actually can't think about it as you will never know until the first race starts......
    Lol somehow we always get good rowers in, we've had headship a lot of times lately, at least the men have.

    Yeah should be interesting
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    (Original post by RyanW97)
    Yeah, I thought it was a bit strange haha! Are you starting at Cambridge this year?
    Yeah, Christ's but we haven't had that family thing :lol:
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    (Original post by threeportdrift)
    Bit of internal politics though, as Caius own the premises and lease it to Gardies!
    I know....
    But the prime position like that, I think,caius is quite confident they can get a new tenant very easily if Gardies is kicked out.
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    Exactly!
    Not so much for regatta (in relative term), but for bumps they are so so crucial.
    Yeah rowing and 9ams followed by a full day; it's just a disaster.

    I agree.
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    (Original post by threeportdrift)
    Bit of internal politics though, as Caius own the premises and lease it to Gardies!
    Funny that, because they have pizzas named after Trinity and yet no food named after Caius hmm. Tbh can it even be called a privilege to have food at Gardie's named after your college.
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    (Original post by Protoxylic)
    Yeah rowing and 9ams followed by a full day; it's just a disaster.

    I agree.
    How long did you try?
    Rowed until Lent bumps? Most rowers usually get hooked once they experienced bumps.
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    (Original post by C0balt)
    Yeah, Christ's but we haven't had that family thing :lol:
    Well I haven't heard much from Trinity so I have no idea what's going on at the minute haha! What will you be studying?
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    (Original post by RyanW97)
    I don't know but the email said it was something to do with placing you in the same tutorial side, whatever they mean by that?
    There are a number of different tutors, who are each assigned a group of freshers. Each tutor has their own tutorial side i.e. each tutor and their tutees are labelled side A, B, C, D, E etc. You keep the same tutorial side letter throughout your time at Trinity, and the same tutor, as long as they don't leave/go on sabbatical.
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    (Original post by RyanW97)
    Well I haven't heard much from Trinity so I have no idea what's going on at the minute haha! What will you be studying?
    NatSci, you?
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    How long did you try?
    Rowed until Lent bumps? Most rowers usually get hooked once they experienced bumps.
    Nah didn't even try bumps, which I regret. I just couldn't keep up with getting up at 5-5:30 and I preferred going out over rowing the next day tbf. A friend of mine rowed up until lent bumps and she just couldn't keep up after that, she wanted to go out more, which is understandable.
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    (Original post by Claree)
    There are a number of different tutors, who are each assigned a group of freshers. Each tutor has their own tutorial side i.e. each tutor and their tutees are labelled side A, B, C, D, E etc. You keep the same tutorial side letter throughout your time at Trinity, and the same tutor, as long as they don't leave/go on sabbatical.
    Ah that makes sense, thanks! Although I haven't had a family member study at Cambridge before so it didn't really apply to me anyway haha
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    (Original post by C0balt)
    NatSci, you?
    Engineering! I wouldn't be able to handle those Saturday lectures At least, I don't think engineers have those...
 
 
 
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