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Cat n Buns graphic by Atlantic Rowers - Wed 25th May 2005, 8:16am
Does anyone have a good graphic of the cat n buns as it looks on the flag (not on as stitched on kit). Presumably when the new flag was made someone must have had something for that? Any idea what the official colours are for the blue and gold? (1 replies...)
Grand by Simon - Tue 24th May 2005, 7:37pm
I hear OUBC are entering the Grand... any chance of CUBC doing the same?
Bumps pages by KSS - Fri 13th May 2005, 9:14am
Is it at all possible to have the bumps pages play the Radio 1 'Top 40' tune on loop when people browse them? Or perhaps just when they are looking at the bumps tables? I think it would add a lot to the site. (2 replies...)
Website groups overload by Martin - Thu 12th May 2005, 10:11am
There is a need to purge lots of old and unused groups from the website.

I've put together a list of groups I think we should ditch, can everyone let me know which of the following should be kept.

Some older members may object to some of these, but I reckon that many are used so infrequently now that it would be much better, for current members, to kind of start afresh...

Rowing groups
1st men's lent viii
1st men's novice viii 2004
2nd men's iv for city sprints
2nd men's lent viii
2nd men's novice viii
3rd men's lent viii
3rd men's novice viii
4th men's lent viii
4th men's novice viii
4th women's lent viii
5th men's lent viii
5th men's novice viii
6th men's lent viii squad
grad summer rowing
ladies squad (out of date)
lower boats - cardinals
men's lower boats (lent 2005)
novice coxes
novice men
summer squad 2004
women's 1st may viii (out of date)
women's 2nd may viii 2003
women's 2nd may viii 2004
women's first boat squad 2004
women's lent squad 2005
women's mays training camp 2005
women's mich squad 2004

Public groups
1st & 3rd croquet
1st & 3rd trinity cc
1st & 3rd trinity golf club
boathouse games
hayfever sufferers
michaelmas coxes
new town cinemas
non-abelian SU
scum haters
summer fun
summer rowing
tetris ladder
the posse
unsubscription error comments

Private groups
2nd may viii song
cucbc senior umpires
ed's unsavoury mailing list
gossip queens
jpd test group
kss discussion (only has 1 member)
law lords
lower boats files (what is this used for?)
new committee
novice coaches
temporary group
new test group
the fab four
the safe list
wet people
womens elite formal hall squad (out of date?) (13 replies...)
Book by AHLF - Sun 8th May 2005, 2:09pm
I'm sure I have seen a book at some point which I thought was by Denys Lawrence which includes all sorts of useful information about Boat Clubs including a chapter on captaincy. Does anyone else have any recollection of such a book, and if so, do you have any information about it? (3 replies...)
BUSA by Give us some competition!-jo - Sat 7th May 2005, 11:27am
Hi everyone, was at BUSA last week competing in Novice (ARA novice) events and it struck me that your girls were way better than most of the crews we came up against, especially in the iv+ event. I was suprised that only a few crews from cambridge bothered entering (magdalene and CUW) especially since Durham entered a huuuuge amount of boats. How come so few college crews enter? Discuss. (20 replies...)
Where have all the photos gone? by Amelia - Wed 27th Apr 2005, 9:25pm
Lots of photos of happy smiling post-victory people have been taken this year. Not all of them have made it onto the message boards. Those of us without digital cameras of our own, and who have yet to pay Honey for JET prints, are starved of visual evidence of FaT dominance.

So all of you people out there with relevant boatie photos taking up space on your data sticks, please post them!!
Blades again by no voice - Sat 23rd Apr 2005, 7:18pm
Congratulations FaT women. Blades again at City of Oxford Bumps.

Death or glory (1 replies...)
London Marathon by mjb - Mon 18th Apr 2005, 12:19pm
Were there any FaT/BPBC people in the London Marathon on Sunday, other than those listed below ?

So far, I've found times for
Dan Darley         2.54.49
Becca Downing      4.11.47

For Comparison ...
Sir Steve Redgrave 4.21.36
(11 replies...)
Club money by just out of interest - Tue 12th Apr 2005, 11:23pm
Is it the whole comittee who decide what the moeny for the year's going to be spent on, or the overall captain/both captains?
Only because it occurs to me we are quite in need of some new boathouse equipment, ergs [of which 3 of which have some kind of fault/weirdness, four of which are pretty unusable] & sliders? And how about another [even secdon hand] scull [maybe one designed for slightly lighter people :)?] or just magpie being fixed. Oh, and some clams. They're approximately £2 each.. :)
And, further to a conversation I was having the other day, what about some women's croker blades? Also, wouldn't it be worth saving our money and investing in new men's/women's 8s [especially with the demise of bp3] rather than novice shells?
Hope this doesn't start too much of a fight, it is largely out of curiosity, just wondering what the thinking is behind our latest boat buying spree? (28 replies...)

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