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by clintnz
Mon 28 Nov, 2005 10:49 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Royal Marines Initiation - sprog olympics
Replies: 57
Views: 9879

fair call, cheers for the input
by clintnz
Mon 28 Nov, 2005 9:51 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Royal Marines Initiation - sprog olympics
Replies: 57
Views: 9879

I can understand male bonding and everything but I would like to know what would happen if you are told to do an initiation and instead you said go f@#k yourself, obviously you wouldn't make any friends, im also quite a revengeful person, if someone made me do that against my will I would go up to h...
by clintnz
Mon 28 Nov, 2005 9:34 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: PJFT - Question.....
Replies: 13
Views: 1216

I got given my forms for my pjft last thursday, so I have to organise a date during this week for when I want to sit it. Im london though so can't exactly wander down to a local meet the marines thing
by clintnz
Tue 22 Nov, 2005 5:02 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Interview 21st Nov
Replies: 22
Views: 2091

Hey Dlink, to be honest I think everyone plays up this part of the process to be really important when its actually quite hard to not past the interview stage. If I wasn't sure of an answer I just told him I didn't know, but in other areas I would try to make up for it by spouting off to much inform...
by clintnz
Tue 22 Nov, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Interview 21st Nov
Replies: 22
Views: 2091

just had my formal interview today as well, they didn't ask me anything about vc's or the badge, apart from asking me about my family, education, interests, why I wanted to join, the only corp related things he asked were when did the royal marines first start whats the motto and what does it mean w...
by clintnz
Fri 18 Nov, 2005 10:13 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: PRMC Three mile run (or maybe a lot less)
Replies: 37
Views: 4359

Did you actually run just one mile or did you do 1.5 and forget the .5? 1 Mile at 7 min per mile is over 10 minutes for the 1.5 (JUST CHECKING ITS CONFUSING ME) (EDIT: although that isn't too hard lol) What do you mean by it will only give you advantages if your desperate?? hehe, dude I don't have ...
by clintnz
Fri 18 Nov, 2005 12:40 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: PRMC Three mile run (or maybe a lot less)
Replies: 37
Views: 4359

Well just got back from my PJFT, 9 minutes 17 seconds, fastest the threadmill would go. 8) roll on..... those must be incredibly slow machines, im at absolution gyms and I can sprint the 1mile in just over 7mins and thats not at the highest setting, didn't think there would be such a difference in ...
by clintnz
Thu 10 Nov, 2005 12:05 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Pains in joints!
Replies: 29
Views: 2562

don't wanna hijack your thread but what about pain in your shoulders, I get it in my right shoulder (actually its more like the collar bone) and have done for the last 20 years, it only happens now and then but can be quite sore??
by clintnz
Thu 10 Nov, 2005 11:51 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: How far down the application process are you????
Replies: 78
Views: 12657

got my PJFT on 14 Nov, quite confident it will all go well :)
by clintnz
Wed 26 Oct, 2005 9:43 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: INterview 25th October
Replies: 11
Views: 2230

no problem, there's a lot of good info there :)
by clintnz
Wed 26 Oct, 2005 9:12 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: INterview 25th October
Replies: 11
Views: 2230

I found a good page on this site yesterday that had a whole lot of questions and answers but I can't find the page now, but I did copy it to study, so if anyones interested here it is. 1. What is the date of birth of the corps? 28th October 1664 2. What is the motto of the Royal Marines? Per Mare Pe...
by clintnz
Sun 16 Oct, 2005 9:53 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: London guys doing PRMC
Replies: 5
Views: 763

oh ok, cheers for the info, ill make sure I get down there this week.

I'll keep definitely keep you all posted, cheers guys :)
by clintnz
Sun 16 Oct, 2005 6:03 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: London guys doing PRMC
Replies: 5
Views: 763

Hi, cheers for the advice Yeah I thought it was strange too, I only arrived in london 2 months ago from nz so wasn't even sure if I was eligible, but apparently I am and he was all keen to get me down and signed up for a course. He didn't want to hear it when I said i've got 1 and half months left o...
by clintnz
Sun 16 Oct, 2005 5:29 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: London guys doing PRMC
Replies: 5
Views: 763

London guys doing PRMC

Hey all Just wondering if anyone living in london is thinking about doing the PRMC, it would be great to have a training partner. I haven't signed up yet, when I rang up the recruitment officer the other day and told him I wanted to do it in 2 months he didn't want to hear it, he just said I need to...