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Guilds Slave Auction Raises £1,000 (nearly)

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Feb 09 2007 01:42

Thursday night's CGCU slave auction raised nearly £1,000 for RAG, with beer, cream, water and silly string all flowing throughout the night.

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Feb 09 2007 08:51

Stephen, how dare you let Chris the Collecting tin be stollen! Even the RCS motor club with bolt cutters couldn't manage that during my tiem as chair, and that was when Chris the tin was new and even more tempting!

Feb 09 2007 09:56

Ah well, was bound to happen sooner or later.

I did warn, you Stephen.

Feb 09 2007 10:40

The moral of the story is, don't trust Guildsmen with the RAG office keys.

Feb 09 2007 12:23

Guilds shouldn't be allowed to count that as a proper mascot theft. They were too pussy to bring out their own mascot, and have broken the Mascotry agreement as set out last year by Sid. The mascots should attend every bar night, otherwise the Union's mascot is considered inviolate.

Feb 09 2007 13:44

Ah, but our replacement spanner isn't technically violate - so the agreement wasn't broken by us first!

6. Tom E   
Feb 09 2007 14:06

Does that mean its ok for you to break it too? Does it?

If someone breaks an agreement, what should you do? That's right....tell a teacher.

Ahp, no buts. Fingers on lips.


7. Sid   
Feb 09 2007 17:27

The Mascotry regulations, quite literally cost me an arm at last year's RAG Auction. The lack of presence of the mascots this year is a concern, but I guess as long as we do all the other important things like represent students, I guess its ok.

Feb 09 2007 23:28

Here's a link to the Amazon US sample of "My Humps"

Feb 10 2007 00:52

Poor Ben only going for £2. Couldn't some of those postgrads have spent some of their £2,000 pay rise on him? I would have done... And anyway he needs putting in his place. ;-)

Feb 10 2007 17:23

Right, I've updated this with a video of our dear President losing an arm wrestle, please let me know if you have any problems with it.

Feb 10 2007 17:40

She was cheating! Look at where her left hand is...

12. jess   
Feb 12 2007 00:10

can't you just lose gracefully for once, mr collins?

Feb 12 2007 09:35

I heard JC boasting in the bar that its never gonna happen because people wont pay up.

And that he'd be doing it in a tux

And take babershop singers.

I say this is shocking and we NO CONFIDENCE HIM.

Feb 12 2007 10:32

I remember Mr Collins telling me he would run from a certain well known store to the Union naked if we got the money because we wouldn't. And those there that night know what happened next. And if anyone is unsure the pictures are available for a hefty fee, especially to any media editor willing to publish them (Or might be released for free if he doesn't do this X Factor challenge).

Feb 12 2007 12:20

Oh don't worry, the money will be there. Im getting in touch with the few people who haven't paid yet today.

Feb 12 2007 16:44

where is the video of arm wrestling

17. Editor   
Feb 12 2007 17:12

In the main body at the article, towards the very end, you should see a grey box marked "Watch John Collins lose an arm wrestle". If you have Flash installed you'll see a YouTube-like video player which you can click on to play the video.

Feb 13 2007 11:55

it was great - I enjoyed it very much

Feb 16 2007 01:37

I believe the rate to run* the SNKPJ via the CGCU Slave Auction was £70 in 2002. Adjusting for inflation at 3%, that's about £81.13 now. I really hope he's worth it.

* I skated it, but I did make £70 for RAG just for showing my bits to a few tourists, so ner!

Feb 16 2007 08:38

But in 2005 the rate paid for Mr Collins to do it was around £450 I think, hyper inflation must have hit Imperial.

Feb 16 2007 14:49

At last, someone who knows it as it should be called, the Naked Kamikaze Parachute Jump, not the Harrods run!

But to correct Ex RAG Chair, I thought Mr Collins got £250 for it in 2005, not £450...

Feb 16 2007 14:54

Maybe you're right, it was a long evening.

Feb 16 2007 18:30

Whatever happened to the safe, anyway? I believe that was the last Gluids violate mascot...

Feb 22 2009 17:00

Is Ex Runner an ex sab perchance?

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