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    17 Things You'll Understand If You've Been To Glan-Llyn

    Tocyn Iaith for those who remember them all.

    1. The terrified, whispered conversations about the Black Nun for three weeks prior to going.

    2. Sleeping for less than 37 minutes on the first night.

    3. Accidentally on purpose falling into the lake.

    4. Ignoring the maximum spending limit set by your school.

    5. Doing the "Oops Upside Your Head" dance in the disco, but to a song in Welsh.

    6. Obsessively accumulating Tocyn Iaiths.

    7. Waiting to see how long it takes the person in the front of the canoe to work out you're not paddling.

    8. Building rafts that broke up and sank within 90 seconds of hitting the water.

    9. Only having actual tea at tea time, like it was still 1958.

    10. Contracting hypothermia on the painfully slow train into Bala.

    11. Shopping in Bala.

    12. Realising there are only rubbish shops in Bala.

    13. Welsh rapper Rapsgaliwn busting rhymes with Mr Urdd.

    14. Wondering what had been written on the wall in room 13.

    15. Nearly going blind and deaf from the chlorine and noise in the swimming pool.

    16. Realising it was such an ugly setting.

    17. And finally, recognising your mum's genius when you attempted to repack your suitcase to go home.