The Grecians' Ball

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Post by Scone Lover » Sun Oct 22, 2006 10:54 pm

Was that anything to do copious amounts of alcohol?

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Post by AshDawson » Mon Oct 23, 2006 9:05 am

Don't really recall ours. I think a few of us went for a curry in horsham instead then came back and went to the ball, by which time most people had already left!!!
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Post by Alice83 » Sat Oct 28, 2006 1:39 am

I remember shopping for ages for 'The Dress' and by the time I had got to the headmasters garden I couldn't bear my shoes anymore! I stupidly volunteered to help out with the fancy decorations which meant that by the time I had been into town to get my hair done and come back to Ch, blown up some balloons and faffed around for a few hours I was a complete mess! Col A Deps served us champagne - loved being in Col A! The food was horrid but the alcohol was good! Dad came in wearing his shorts at one point to buy me a drink - bless! He caught me outside having a fag as well but I think we said that we were inhaling the helium from the baloons or something!! We had Jazz Harry playing at ours as well and he hit on my friend Rosie afterwards!! I remember being awfully brave and being the first to ask the head to dance - he was busy dancing with his wife at that point! Didn't do the typical walk up sharpenhurst but stayed behind with a few people and Mr Walsh and played songs on the guitar and sang for hours. Was a great night!

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Post by Great Plum » Mon Oct 30, 2006 12:50 pm

Ah yes, Mr Jazz Harry - I remember his saxophonist forlornly walking around the quad at about 3 in the morning looking for him... I found out later that he had found a young lady...
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Post by Alice83 » Mon Oct 30, 2006 6:24 pm

ooo yeah i remember the young lady in question your year! well me and rose took him back to wear he was stayin - somewhere in Maine and he grabbed her into his room!! I legged it - good friend that i am! But she came after me a couple of mins later laughin her head off!!!

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Post by Great Plum » Tue Oct 31, 2006 9:47 am

If I recall, it was a rather unlikely young lady...
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Post by 99yorkpj » Sun Nov 12, 2006 5:55 pm

My Grecians' Ball was amazing!

Luke, Jo and I put our pics on:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/lukefanthome

There are also pics of this year's beating retreat, and the band and choir trip to paris.
2004-2006, Leigh Hunt B & Grecians' East.

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Post by J.R. » Mon Nov 13, 2006 5:44 pm

99yorkpj wrote: My Grecians' Ball was amazing!
Luke, Jo and I put our pics on:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/lukefanthome

There are also pics of this year's beating retreat, and the band and choir trip to paris.
I daren't comment !!!
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Post by Vonny » Mon Nov 13, 2006 8:36 pm

J.R. wrote:I daren't comment !!!
Oh go on!
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Post by blondie95 » Mon Nov 13, 2006 8:48 pm

come one JR it would be highly unlikely of you to not! In fact it would ruin the status quo of the forum!
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Post by sejintenej » Mon Nov 13, 2006 9:27 pm

blondie95 wrote:come one JR it would be highly unlikely of you to not! In fact it would ruin the status quo of the forum!
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Don't incite him, Amy - you know what he's like with the blondes.....

and as for the "bestsmileys.com/misbehaving" bit - I don't beleive it - the butter's still hard.
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Post by 99yorkpj » Tue Nov 14, 2006 12:01 am

Well i'm a little scared, and possibly with reason (regarding the front page really) ... but I am curious! Hmmmmm.... Go on speak up!!!
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Post by J.R. » Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:12 am

I refer you all to the joke I posted on another forum regarding the 'Prison Officers Ball' !

I'm told that that was magnificent, too !
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Post by blondie95 » Wed Nov 15, 2006 5:10 pm

well at least provide a link to it so i don't spend ages trawling around for it then when finally finding it forget relevance of looking for it!

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Post by Mrs C. » Wed Nov 15, 2006 5:55 pm

Amy, just think about it!
This IS JR after all! :wink:
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