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in: tRicky; tRicky > 2017-04-10

Apr 10, 2017 2:34 AM # 
Sounds like you are another living case study of the 40% rule :)

But we all knew you would have no problems.
Apr 10, 2017 2:36 AM # 
40% of the population has a mobile phone but doesn't want it?

One thing that was surprising (or perhaps not surprising) is that I wasn't on their list of candidates to be tested today but I wasn't the only one so I guess it's not unusual for people to be forgotten. I was booked in about two months ago so they may have thought I'd quit at having to wait so long or more likely is that the recruiter who set my date either quit or was transferred very shortly afterwards so he probably didn't put the paperwork through.
Apr 10, 2017 2:45 AM # 
The 40% rule is something along the lines of: When you feel as if you are absolutely trashed and that is the end of you, you have only reached 40% of your true physical capacity.

Its probably just some mental trick/manipulation made by Navy seals or something to develop stubbornness... "tis but a mere scratch!" Etc
Apr 10, 2017 7:21 AM # 
Thanks for that Tash - I'll now think of the 40% rule every Saturday at parkrun. I actually think you/it is correct - except I cannot get over that "I am absolutely trashed" feeling.
Apr 10, 2017 7:27 AM # 
I did tell you 'twas but a mere graze' on my arm before you bandaged it up like a mummy.
Apr 10, 2017 7:33 AM # 
I'll bandage up any big baby I find seeing as I can't be a real mummy without suffering the judgement of tRicky, or worse.... morning sickness and lifetime fatness.
Apr 10, 2017 9:28 AM # 
to say nothing of having to listen to them.
Apr 10, 2017 9:32 AM # 
40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40% :P
Apr 10, 2017 9:57 AM # 
We only have 40% of the number of cats we should have?
Apr 10, 2017 2:59 PM # 
So that would mean 7.5 cats would be our maximum. 7 cats + 1 kitten?
Apr 11, 2017 8:07 AM # 
2 cats & 13 kittens :)

Also, I'm pretty sure that in a 24-hr rogaine, I couldn't actually go 2.5 times harder!
Apr 11, 2017 8:38 AM # 
I don't think sticking mesh to a big graze has done it much good. I just ripped half the scab off taking the dressing off although it's entirely possible half the dressing is still stuck to my arm too.
Apr 11, 2017 9:52 AM # 
Oil, that is.
Apr 11, 2017 3:04 PM # 
Black gold, Texas tea.

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