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    (Original post by BazTheMoney)
    "Boatie" refers to college "have-a-go" rowers, who normally aren't very good. There is a clear distinction between your common muck boatie and your average university oarsman; I mean, who in their right mind would call RBT a boatie...
    No, they're boaties too. They're just hardcore ones.

    Counterpoint - generally I'm not aware of it. Punting is for fun, the rowing is serious.
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    (Original post by Helenia)
    No, they're boaties too. They're just hardcore ones.

    Counterpoint - generally I'm not aware of it. Punting is for fun, the rowing is serious.
    How can a university rower be a "boatie"? A boatie has always referred to college rowers who go on crew dates and get pissed; university guys barely row for the college, and there absolutly no chance they'd ever do on a crew date.

    Completely different breeds, dear. :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by BazTheMoney)
    How can a university rower be a "boatie"? A boatie has always referred to college rowers who go on crew dates and get pissed; university guys barely row for the college, and there absolutly no chance they'd ever do on a crew date.

    Completely different breeds, dear. :rolleyes:
    Maybe they taught you wrong at the scumpit, darling. Everyone who rows is a boatie. Those who row for the university and talk about nothing but rowing are still boaties, alcohol and rampant manwhorage or not.
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    (Original post by Helenia)
    Maybe they taught you wrong at the scumpit, darling. Everyone who rows is a boatie. Those who row for the university and talk about nothing but rowing are still boaties, alcohol and rampant manwhorage or not.
    At least our rowers don't have to be taught english on arrival.
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    (Original post by BazTheMoney)
    At least our rowers don't have to be taught english on arrival.
    should've guessed - they no longer speak english any more over there... the tragedies of de-evolution... (just curious, how exactly does grunting and chest beating substitute for the finer points of language? )
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    should've guessed - they no longer speak english any more over there... the tragedies of de-evolution... (just curious, how exactly does grunting and chest beating substitute for the finer points of language? )
    None of them speak English. They all speak Boatie.
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    (Original post by Helenia)
    None of them speak English. They all speak Boatie.
    rah!
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    (Original post by BazTheMoney)
    At least our rowers don't have to be taught english on arrival.
    You've been working on that one ever since the boat race, right?
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    (Original post by oldthrashbarg)
    You've been working on that one ever since the boat race, right?
    You think they're not given a pre-prepared book of these things to use as "excuses?"
 
 
 
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