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Rowers on Gloriana

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Scholes34 Sun 03-Jun-12 15:13:37

AIBU to expect that the oarsmen selected to row the Gloriana should be able to keep time, not shorten up and certainly not beat stroke in?

madmouse Sun 03-Jun-12 15:15:33

YABVU - they're not in their own boat or their own team plus they are being made to row unbreasonably slowly! grin

madmouse Sun 03-Jun-12 15:15:47

unreasonably even blush

CrispyCod Sun 03-Jun-12 15:16:04

Who cares, they're doing a grand job from where I'm sitting. grin

YouOldSlag Sun 03-Jun-12 16:35:49

They are Viking style slaves, they are doing it for nothing.

bronze Sun 03-Jun-12 16:36:48

They're pretending to row most of the time anyway aren't they as they're going with the flow?

YouOldSlag Sun 03-Jun-12 18:13:38

Ann Robinson is down there with a whip telling them they're all shit.

QueenEdith Tue 05-Jun-12 07:43:13

There really should have been someone grimacing over them with a whip!

And perhaps one of the RN boats should have taken this further with a display of those three great Naval traditions - after all the Queen is on 'The Spirit of Chartwell', so it would be apt...

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