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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Jill » Sun Feb 22, 2015 12:21 pm

plummy wrote:CamiCrew wrote:
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Ground...gauntlet....slap. You've poked a bear now....you should be:
Mr.G.Bear, was it wise of you to challenge a lady from across the ' Pond ' :?: Our American gals are young and sassy and you might find that you've bitten off more that you can chew. :lol: :fsbgrin: :fswink:

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Re: Meter board banter

Post by CamiCrew » Sun Feb 22, 2015 11:41 pm

Oh David -- not afraid to poke sleeping bears. Out of curiosity, is this the same bear that reared up in December (19th but who's checking) to compliment me while also telling me he'd pass me, very soon? :lol: I like that bear very much! He is a fun bear. OK Mr. Bear, get your bear behind out of bed and no more 2 month snooze button... :wink:

Peggy - half-wheel, love it. Not quite sure what that is but sounds like we're on a bicycle ride. All good. I might get tired and draft you for a bit, or stop at the roadside market... don't mind me :lol:

Way to make an entrance, Ms. Jane! Keep it going Iain, Top 100 is in your sights. :fsbgrin:
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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Jill » Mon Feb 23, 2015 12:45 pm

CamiCrew wrote: I like that bear very much! He is a fun bear. OK Mr. Bear, get your bear behind out of bed and no more 2 month snooze button...
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:
CamiCrew wrote:Way to make an entrance, Ms. Jane!
Jane, it goes without saying, that all our British gals are young and feisty. =D> :)

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Re: Meter board banter

Post by K_Cat » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:04 am

Sure hope all us bears pass 2 Million meters by the end of the month, even if we're barely awake when we do it! :fsgrin:

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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Iain » Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:14 pm

Well that was hard work, but finally caught up with you Jane :fswink: (until you post your next batch of workouts!). First time I have tried playing catch up, depressing to only be on a mile a day with 2 months left! But first serious row over 10k today, hard to remember that 5k was hard 2 months ago!

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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Daffy » Sat Feb 28, 2015 10:59 am

Iain wrote: finally caught up with you Jane :fswink: (until you post your next batch of workouts!)
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Don't worry Iain - I'll be posting any workouts as they happen - and given this year's form there'll be weeks when I row - and weeks when I don't row (like this last one). Just the way life is at the moment. I'm counting anything I do as a bonus. Feel free to sail/row off into the distance!
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Re: Meter board banter

Post by JonT » Sun Mar 08, 2015 6:17 pm

Doh!!

I was up to the Top 100 (small achievement for many, season goal for me) and we've had three rowers join in the last week (two in the last 24 hours) who have posted 700k, 900k and 1.4m metres. One step forward....... :evil:
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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Iain » Sun Mar 08, 2015 9:28 pm

t'was always thus. Just means we have more rowing to do :twisted: another on 9th, that's the price of being further down the list, the members around you do less metres and many less row in a given period, but new entrants are more likely to join ahead.

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Re: Meter board banter

Post by CamiCrew » Wed Mar 11, 2015 3:28 am

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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Jill » Wed Mar 11, 2015 9:51 am

CamiCrew wrote:"Exit, pursued by a bear."
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Re: Meter board banter

Post by plummy » Fri Mar 13, 2015 10:26 am

Getting close Mrs Hoyt :twisted: :wink:
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Re: Meter board banter

Post by CamiCrew » Sat Mar 14, 2015 5:53 am

!!! Why of all the dastardly... ! {stamps her feets, curses, shakes her fists toward the sky}

auggghhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!

:-$ (but seriously. Excellent work, Mr P. I'm pleased you're back to form. Even if that means you're off & running -- er, loping, as bears are wont to do -- past me.)

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Re: Meter board banter

Post by plummy » Sun Mar 15, 2015 7:10 pm

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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Recess » Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:22 am

WooHoo! Finally squeaked into the top 50. I think that's me hit the goal for this season. Next season, I'm aiming for top 30... which, this year, looks like a good tussle!

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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Rob C » Wed Mar 25, 2015 3:11 pm

Don't bank on staying there. There's a small armada of rowers hovering in the 60s who could catch you if we all stay paddling at the same rate for the next month.
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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Recess » Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:38 am

Rob C wrote:Don't bank on staying there. There's a small armada of rowers hovering in the 60s who could catch you if we all stay paddling at the same rate for the next month.
Well, my goal was to get into the Top 50 - I don't think I went as far as typing 'And stay there'...

Tapering off for this weekend's race will take a hit on meters, but I'll still try my best to fend off the armada!

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Re: Meter board banter

Post by JonT » Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:28 pm

Recess wrote:
Well, my goal was to get into the Top 50 - I don't think I went as far as typing 'And stay there'...

Tapering off for this weekend's race will take a hit on meters, but I'll still try my best to fend off the armada!
John - surely you have to stay there. Otherwise next season just get up early and claim 1st place :D
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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Rob C » Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:36 pm

JonT wrote:
Recess wrote:
Well, my goal was to get into the Top 50 - I don't think I went as far as typing 'And stay there'...

Tapering off for this weekend's race will take a hit on meters, but I'll still try my best to fend off the armada!
John - surely you have to stay there. Otherwise next season just get up early and claim 1st place :D
The only way to claim 1st place would be to get up very very early and post the first time for the year. With the meters that many FS clock up over a year you'll get swiftly swept downstream.
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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Paul Victory » Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:47 pm

Rob C wrote:The only way to claim 1st place would be to get up very very early and post the first time for the year.
Even then, you'd have to make sure you log more meters than our team mates in Australia and New Zealand. Mind you, I'm not sure when C2 change over the meterboard at the start of a new season, so maybe it's just a question of posting your workout a few seconds after the change over takes place. Better make it an FM though, just to be on the safe side. :lol:
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Re: Meter board banter

Post by JonT » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:17 am

Well, after a late start to the season (November) I have managed to claw my way into the Top 100. The good news is according to John (recess) I can stop now with a warm sense of achievement and definitely don't have to cling on to my position for the next few weeks.

Happy days - I'll go and put my feet up. :fsbgrin:
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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Iain » Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:20 pm

Jon, enjoy it because I am closing on you and John Biederman is closing on both of us, although I think you now have enough places in hand that it shouldn't be too hard to hang on!

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Post by InlineJinn » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:22 pm

Jon T, I fully agree that you've earned a rest--three or four days ought to do it. Here, have this shiny red apple...

Can you draft in erging? If so I'm letting Iain pull while I tuck in behind him this week. I'll take my turn next week (hee hee hee).

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Re: Meter board banter

Post by Iain » Mon Mar 30, 2015 3:18 pm

John, I'm fully expecting to get overtaken by you, but I have every intention of catching a few more yet myself before the season is out :twisted:

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Re: Meter board banter

Post by JonT » Mon Mar 30, 2015 4:59 pm

Iain - nice try but not today my friend. A sneaky 8k to keep ahead for now. Although I'm stuck in hotels for the rest of the week so I'm looking exposed.

John B - You're looking a bit weary to me. Take a break.
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Post by InlineJinn » Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:51 pm

Nice week Ian--I thought I had you for sure! I'll be with you and Jon soon. Then we can work our way through the peloton together. There are a lot of people dozing in the 80's.

A break, Jon? Did you see my post in the Mud Season Madness thread? The Free Spirit team's honor is at stake!

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