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10 Apr 2017
by CARPology
How carpy are you?
An owl over a bushy beard? A pyramid of tea bags or a toastie maker shot? Just how carpy are you...?

1) Bucket hat or 5 Panel cap?

2) Perch or grayling?

3) Which phrase is carpier?

One in the slammer
Sulking in the net
One sulking in the cells

4) Fishing a Belgium canal or somewhere in Germany?

Belgium
Germany

5) According to Mr. Carpy himself, Mark Pitchers, what’s more carpy:

6) Would you do this: abandon your family in order to catch a carp on Christmas Day?

Yes
No

7) When it comes to swim choice, would you opt for (Option A): a nice, purpose-built swim that is flat dry and covered in wood chip or (Option B): a muddy swamp that looks like Glastonbury?

8) Your bivvy inside a gazebo?

Yes
No

9) Rods so ridiculously close that your handles touch each other or having the rods strayed like Terry Hearn?

10) Would you be inclined to write terms such as “it’s cold” or “brrrr” on your frost-covered shelter and then post it on Instagram?

Yes
No

11) What’s the carpier phrase:

‘Happy days’
'Pukka' (or to give it it’s usual pronunciation: ‘PUKKKKKAAAAAAAAAA’) ‘Lovely times’
‘Lovely times’

12) Where would you rather have your trophy shots taken: A: In front of a car dealership next to a main road? B: In front of a ‘No Fishing’ sign? C: In front of a burnt out car? Or D:

13) A big beard or an owl on your shoulder?

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