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Guilds abolishes its potato

Apr 27 2002 19:47
Guilds
Former RCS President uncerimoniously dumped as mascot.
A library picture of Mr Potato-head.

Jason McKee was declared a violate mascot of City & Guilds College Union nearly two years ago. However, no-one has ever attempted to engage in any mascotry activities with "Jason the Potato".

Mustafa Arif, Guilds President, has now decided to revoke the mascot's status. Or to put it in Mr Arif's typically cpretentious statement "The masot formerly known as Jason the Potato is no longer a mascot of this Union." Commenting on his decision, Mr Arif pointed out that no-one in C&G particularly wanted to bear Jason. He also added "I don't see why anyone in the RCS - or anywhere else would want to the stigma of being the first to violate him."

Mr McKee graduated in Mathematics from Imperial in June 2001. He is currently studying for a PGCE at Kings College, London, where he is studying for a PGCE still hopes to set revive a Kings mascotry team with his friends.

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1. John   
Apr 27 2002 22:18
 

May I suggest a guilds award for "Unintentionally Amusing Website of the Year". Put some railings and flaming torches over the photo section & we'd be able to charge tourists for admission!

Apr 28 2002 11:49
 

Can somone explain to me why Jason appears to have a black pole with two wires attached coming out of his head??????

Apr 29 2002 14:54
 

He was standing on my float and the shot was taken at an upward angle.

Apr 29 2002 15:31
 

He was actually STANDING? How did that come about?

Apr 29 2002 19:53
 

Actually, this article is incorrect. Jason the Potato was indeed violated last june, when two members of Black Hole decided that he needed a wash. They proceded to abduct him and escort him to the Round Pond, where they threw him in. Unfortunately Jason the potato weighed about the same as both of his assailents put together, and as he went in he grabed them and his momentum was sufficient to pull them into the pond with him. The resultant splash was heard for some distance around, and some astonished passers-by got a little wet.

Apr 29 2002 20:41
 

Well its too late to send us a ransom!

Apr 30 2002 01:49
 

I hardly think you would have been willing to pay one! For Jason? You're having a laugh!

8. Smut   
Apr 22 2003 19:49
 

Oh clean minded children of Imperial, HOW has nobody commented on "He was standing on my float and the shot was taken at an upward angle." ?!

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!

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