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# 140687 17-Feb-2014 18:22
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George W Bush was coached by his managers to alter his walking style. He learned to turn his arms so that, as he walked, the backs of his hands would face forwards.

That pitches the elbows out and this additional apparent bulk is believed to make scrawny types look more imposing when seen on TV.

The trend has made it here now.

If you are quick you can catch Colin Craig on the six pm news on TV1's plus one channel.


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  # 989331 17-Feb-2014 23:56
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Lol, he did look very unnatural, might need some PR lessons!!

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  # 989408 18-Feb-2014 06:58
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Aha - so reversing the logic, if I walk with my palms facing forward, will I look slimmer? Best diet ever.

 
 
 
 


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  # 989424 18-Feb-2014 07:52
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No ones posted a pic of him yet?



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  # 989427 18-Feb-2014 08:01
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josephhinvest: No ones posted a pic of him yet?


You can see the TV clip here.

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  # 989443 18-Feb-2014 08:50
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I remember seeing that, which prompted a big 'WTF is that walk for real' to my wife. So it makes you walk like a big imposing door knob :)



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  # 989444 18-Feb-2014 08:52
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eracode: Aha - so reversing the logic, if I walk with my palms facing forward, will I look slimmer? Best diet ever.


Let us know how it works out for you. :)

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  # 989511 18-Feb-2014 10:31
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eracode: Aha - so reversing the logic, if I walk with my palms facing forward, will I look slimmer? Best diet ever.


If its anything like Colin Craigs walk then you will just look like a large chimp.

Speaking of tree dwellers, I couldnt help but think in that linked clip, Craig walks like a chimp, Norman looks like one.

 
 
 
 


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  # 989516 18-Feb-2014 10:41
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I've found that when riding my motorcycle if I have a machete slung across my back I get much more respect ...

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  # 989750 18-Feb-2014 16:22
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Oh dear, he's hilarious. (Please don't sue me, Colin!)



I've made a very poor gif, but won't embed it and risk the wrath of the boss.

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  # 989752 18-Feb-2014 16:25
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A bit more of a dip in his step and he has the 'Fonzie' walk down pat. My weren't those happy days....




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  # 989759 18-Feb-2014 16:28
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Make a great 7's dressup, going as the Craigs...

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  # 989797 18-Feb-2014 17:00
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jpoc:
josephhinvest: No ones posted a pic of him yet?


You can see the TV clip here.


Now that's a real dork walk. What a tosser - if he gets to form a government he could be Minister of Silly Walks (with apologies to .... was it Monty Python?)

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I'm sure Colin doesn't believe that we descended from the apes - yet despite some evidence above - you'll have a hard job convincing him we descended from penguins.


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