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by lil-j '88
Tue 06 Sep, 2005 10:30 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: How far down the application process are you????
Replies: 78
Views: 12720

hello dom, im jamie, ive done all the little annoying tests and now im on the countdown until foundation, 24th october it is.

good luck and give it your all throughtout your process mate. any questions and ill try to answer them seen as ive done the process more or less :D
by lil-j '88
Tue 06 Sep, 2005 8:47 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: basic starts on . . .
Replies: 18
Views: 1844

good thinking mark, let me calm down at bad times aswell, i wouldn't of thought of that, nice one, something to keep me sane!!
by lil-j '88
Tue 06 Sep, 2005 7:19 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: basic starts on . . .
Replies: 18
Views: 1844

certainly am slaphead mate, shame i wasnt going down closer to you, oh well, 24th october it is unfortunately!! :cry: ill catch up with you by the phone boxes sometime im sure :)
by lil-j '88
Tue 06 Sep, 2005 7:04 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: prmc 30th aug
Replies: 66
Views: 6414

sorry druadan, kind of got carried away and forgot to check other topics, sos again. last i heard was around week 4-ish you received time off on weekends, nevermind, ill hang on till week 7 and take exeter by storm 8) . . .well something like that anyway :-? yep only 17 and a short arse oh well, per...
by lil-j '88
Tue 06 Sep, 2005 6:55 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: basic starts on . . .
Replies: 18
Views: 1844

too true mate!! i wish it was only 2 weeks away but ha-ho, 6 weeks to get ready!!

could do with a second pair of boots tho lol :D
by lil-j '88
Tue 06 Sep, 2005 4:04 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: basic starts on . . .
Replies: 18
Views: 1844

basic starts on . . .

its happened!! got my training start date!! :cry:

6 weeks and 5 days nnnooooooooo!! :( 24th of october, anyone joining me on this date? there has to be one person at least!!

anyone use this site that was on the 30th aug-2nd sept prmc?
by lil-j '88
Tue 06 Sep, 2005 3:16 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: prmc 30th aug
Replies: 66
Views: 6414

hey dlink, i suppose you can go and see your family, but its not really worth the travel unless you live around Devon, i live in newcastle so it wont be worth me spending all the time travelling to and from. pjft was simple, just arrived at the gym and had a run through of what was going to happen a...
by lil-j '88
Tue 06 Sep, 2005 12:33 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: prmc 30th aug
Replies: 66
Views: 6414

cheeky b*****d slaphead!! :) you know you'll be having a laugh with us! :wink: im pretty sure after week 4-ish you get your weekends off, during foundation theres no runs ashore but after that you get friday midday is it? until around sunday evening off, to go to exeter and what not, were not allowe...
by lil-j '88
Mon 05 Sep, 2005 10:44 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: prmc 30th aug
Replies: 66
Views: 6414

orite lads, i know what you mean dlink, i wish i could snap my fingers and have foundation out the way!! oh well, im sure we'll be in our ideal situations before we know it! :D with regards to running mate theres nothing to it really, just keep at it and you'll find running a doddle after a while, r...
by lil-j '88
Mon 05 Sep, 2005 5:27 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: prmc 30th aug
Replies: 66
Views: 6414

nice one dlink, im sure all will pan out for the best, do the south african forces have an equivalent to our gods that are 'royal'? lol :wink: best of luck with all those tricky process's mate, cant wait to get down to exeter once ive passed out of foundation and start living a mad training/drinking...
by lil-j '88
Mon 05 Sep, 2005 4:39 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: prmc 30th aug
Replies: 66
Views: 6414

lads . . . the most boring and pointless trip to newcastle ever!! got the bus there which takes an hour and then waited in my afco, then received a hand shake off my c.o and got told to wait for a phone call to get my start date and then id have to go in for a final brief. oh well, just going to tra...
by lil-j '88
Mon 05 Sep, 2005 10:41 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: prmc 30th aug
Replies: 66
Views: 6414

i know daft isnt it, but yea 9 dropped out, sorry dlink forgot to answer, the whole run is as a troop, usually with the pti leading at the front right corner of the pack and then you try and run in 3 ranks but it just ends up a shambles!! hope nothing holds you back on your medical, and alls well fo...
by lil-j '88
Sun 04 Sep, 2005 2:06 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: prmc 30th aug
Replies: 66
Views: 6414

The 3miler was on the 1st day, 1st morning, so we were as fresh as possible but still 9 failed!! Both you lads dig out blind and give it your all, im sure you'll both pass, the prmc isnt all that hard, it is about determination and if you have it you'll be successful. I cant wait for recruit trainin...
by lil-j '88
Sat 03 Sep, 2005 9:12 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: prmc 30th aug
Replies: 66
Views: 6414

oops, what op you got 2 have? :oops: training wise i just ran and did press,sit,chin-ups in the week up to prmc before that i did circuits from the net and rm booklet, errmm and also yomped up some hills with weight on my back a few times, nuthin too major or drastic, played football with the lads w...
by lil-j '88
Sat 03 Sep, 2005 7:09 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: prmc 30th aug
Replies: 66
Views: 6414

lol, theres some plonkers about isnt there!! :wink: none of the lads on my prmc failed on gym results, well 1 lad failed the bleep test which is a part of gym test 1 so yea kind of 1 lad did then. some lads who got a level rt4 or worse(psychometric test result) had to acheive a level 11 on bleep tes...