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Meet Archie The Scottish Terrier, The Star Of The Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

Can we just have the dogs competing instead?

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But one of the Scottie dogs may have been greater than all the rest. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Archie Clegg.

I've rested, I'm ready, bring it on Scotland!

Archie Clegg@ArchieClegg

I've rested, I'm ready, bring it on Scotland!

7:38 PM - 20 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Archie live-tweeted his experience at the opening ceremony on Wednesday night.

And it was lovely.

Archie gave his followers an insight into the build-up to the ceremony.

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On the big day, Archie and his owner, Jim, were pretty excited to be leading the Commonwealth nations out.

The day has arrived audience of 1.5 billon people Jim seems a bit tense For me it's just another walk around a stadium! Just follow me Jim!

Archie Clegg@ArchieClegg

The day has arrived audience of 1.5 billon people Jim seems a bit tense For me it's just another walk around a stadium! Just follow me Jim!

12:31 PM - 23 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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See.

Nothing could unsettle Archie before his moment in the spotlight.

Unflappable.

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Did we see you? Archie, you were fantastic.

Afterwards he received a well-deserved treat.

We back at the Archie motorhome. I think I did well! Dinner, water and my favourite dog chew. A grand day out!

Archie Clegg@ArchieClegg

We back at the Archie motorhome. I think I did well! Dinner, water and my favourite dog chew. A grand day out!

12:25 AM - 24 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And a good sleep.

Not sure about all the fuss but we leave soon. Looking forward to my own bed and seeing my 'old ladies'.

Archie Clegg@ArchieClegg

Not sure about all the fuss but we leave soon. Looking forward to my own bed and seeing my 'old ladies'.

8:45 AM - 24 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite