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Could everyone please stop posting - I've got a kitchen to clean and presents to wrap and all this talking is giving me an excuse not to do it
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I can use a mobile phone, I know how to add stuff into the address book, send text messages etc. I just can't play snake.
playing the game is easy you just have to remember which keys are which
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eww.... sounds disgusting! ham is not a bird_____its a pig

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my best friends a vegatarian and i call her the crazed veggie...im convinced one day she is going to go crazy from not having meet and start eating humans
lol 8 years and i havent done that yet
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Could everyone please stop posting - I've got a kitchen to clean and presents to wrap and all this talking is giving me an excuse not to do it
have fun in your orange haven
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yeah i have the old one with the leather top

my practice suit was getting a BIT thin so i had to get a new one.....

and the shammy ive never wanted before.... EEK you are so NOT allowed to become schwimmer of the forums!

are you on varsity or JV or uss?
No you can still be the schwimmer! I was never that good (well good obviously cos i swam in the county championships, but not national standard by a long shot). I used to swim for the town i live in, but now i'm at uni i swim a little for their swim team, but i haven't done any competitions with them yet. I really only swim once or twice a week now when i can be bothered!!
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eww.... sounds disgusting! ham is not a bird_____its a pig
When I said I don't like roast birds I meant turkey chicken et al...not Ham. But Ham/Gammon we have quite often so it isn't very different - and we had roast pork on Sunday. I would have done lamb :drool: but hubby isn't too keen on lamb so we're having a nice joint of beef (with chipolatas and stuffing balls and yorkshire pudding (and roast veges, potatoes and gravy)).
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lol 8 years and i havent done that yet
shes only gone four

its really funni when we go to fuddruckers (one pound hamburger place) and she looks mournfully at our food.... it makes me laugh!
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No you can still be the schwimmer! I was never that good (well good obviously cos i swam in the county championships, but not national standard by a long shot). I used to swim for the town i live in, but now i'm at uni i swim a little for their swim team, but i haven't done any competitions with them yet. I really only swim once or twice a week now when i can be bothered!!
:eek: ive swam in the ponderosa meet which is one sec. off frm state..... what do you have in your 50 free?
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I need to tidy my bedroom its currentlly a right mess.
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I need to tidy my bedroom its currentlly a right mess.
i did that yesterday
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:eek: ive swam in the ponderosa meet which is one sec. off frm state..... what do you have in your 50 free?
Well my pb (which i did about 3 years ago) is just over 31 secs if i remember rightly. I'm a backstroker though. Or was a backstroker.

And counties isn't really the same as a state comp - counties are a hell of a lot smaller than a state! THe way it works in Britain is small meets between clubs (or big clubs like mine have a competitions within itself), and then you qualify to swim in the counties with the right time (so my town is in a county called Berkshire, so i swam in the Berkshire county championships). If you are faster still, you go to the regional champs (so i'm southern england so would have swam in the Southern Counties) and then after that its the national championships (but thats for the people who are really fast).

How many times a week do you train? When I was at my best about 3 years ago i was meant to be training 8 times a week! But i got too worn out, especially as i was doing GCSE's, so i moved to another squad in my club who trained 5 times a week, and then i've been going less and less recently!
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Well my pb (which i did about 3 years ago) is just over 31 secs if i remember rightly. I'm a backstroker though. Or was a backstroker.

And counties isn't really the same as a state comp - counties are a hell of a lot smaller than a state! THe way it works in Britain is small meets between clubs (or big clubs like mine have a competitions within itself), and then you qualify to swim in the counties with the right time (so my town is in a county called Berkshire, so i swam in the Berkshire county championships). If you are faster still, you go to the regional champs (so i'm southern england so would have swam in the Southern Counties) and then after that its the national championships (but thats for the people who are really fast).

How many times a week do you train? When I was at my best about 3 years ago i was meant to be training 8 times a week! But i got too worn out, especially as i was doing GCSE's, so i moved to another squad in my club who trained 5 times a week, and then i've been going less and less recently!
im forteen and have a 28 in my 50 free......im a two hundred IMer though.....i LOVE that stroke
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Well my pb (which i did about 3 years ago) is just over 31 secs if i remember rightly. I'm a backstroker though. Or was a backstroker.

And counties isn't really the same as a state comp - counties are a hell of a lot smaller than a state! THe way it works in Britain is small meets between clubs (or big clubs like mine have a competitions within itself), and then you qualify to swim in the counties with the right time (so my town is in a county called Berkshire, so i swam in the Berkshire county championships). If you are faster still, you go to the regional champs (so i'm southern england so would have swam in the Southern Counties) and then after that its the national championships (but thats for the people who are really fast).

How many times a week do you train? When I was at my best about 3 years ago i was meant to be training 8 times a week! But i got too worn out, especially as i was doing GCSE's, so i moved to another squad in my club who trained 5 times a week, and then i've been going less and less recently!
i only practice 5 times a week
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I never seem to get socks for christmas
I am this year, and they say 'UK's No.1 son' on them

Doubtless I will be one of the thousands of sons who are the UK's No.1
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I am this year, and they say 'UK's No.1 son' on them

Doubtless I will be one of the thousands of sons who are the UK's No.1
im getting socks... there really cute pink with darker pink stripes

pink with white polka dots, and pink with a big snowflake

pink is the WAY
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shes only gone four

its really funni when we go to fuddruckers (one pound hamburger place) and she looks mournfully at our food.... it makes me laugh!
fuddruckers is a very odd name...
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it dont seem like chrimbo
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fuddruckers is a very odd name...
its the name.....and they have AWESOME hamburgers and milkshakes
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im forteen and have a 28 in my 50 free......im a two hundred IMer though.....i LOVE that stroke
Thats really good! Like i said, you can keep your almightly schwimmer status! I got tired of training so much through my GCSE's, and cos I was going less (and most were hour and a half sessions rather than 2 hours) i stopped getting PB's. I hate IM's!!! Well mainly the fly part - I just can't get the stroke right so it tires me out really quickly (having asthma doesn't help). I only swam counties in backstroke.
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it dont seem like chrimbo
no it doesnt does it? it may be because as you start to get older christmas is more and more like anouther day
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