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Post by Montag » Mon Nov 21, 2022 11:01 pm

So, who actually invented the water closet? Thomas Crapper produced them but apparently didn't, despite the common misconception, invent it.

I have to say I admire the way we are all ignoring the other WC on here. Is it really as boring and meaningless as it seems to me? Another lifeless carcass of what was once, the greatest sport ever.
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Post by Nw6ranger » Tue Nov 22, 2022 8:35 am

I watched it in my local spoons which is a 5 minute walk from my home. My phone has a bigger screen than the one in the pub but it was still a jolly good match to watch. There were only around 5 fans in there.

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Post by UxbridgeR » Tue Nov 22, 2022 10:11 am

Montag wrote:
Mon Nov 21, 2022 11:01 pm
So, who actually invented the water closet? Thomas Crapper produced them but apparently didn't, despite the common misconception, invent it.

I have to say I admire the way we are all ignoring the other WC on here. Is it really as boring and meaningless as it seems to me? Another lifeless carcass of what was once, the greatest sport ever.
It's certainly a hard tournament to get excited about, given the corruption and human rights issues surrounding the host nation, and the disruption to the domestic season caused by its re-scheduling. While the whole thing feels wrong on a number of levels, it was still exciting to watch England play as they did yesterday.

It's disappointing that players aren't prepared to stand behind even the token gesture of an armband if it means risking a booking, but it's not a huge surprise. Watching the Iranian team refuse to sing their national anthem and their own fans booing it felt like a pretty powerful message being sent out, so there are silver linings.
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Post by Systemsguy » Tue Nov 22, 2022 12:12 pm

The plot thickens....

Argentina lost to Saudi Arabia 2 - 1
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Post by bigbobb » Tue Nov 22, 2022 7:12 pm

Systemsguy wrote:
Tue Nov 22, 2022 12:12 pm
The plot thickens....

Argentina lost to Saudi Arabia 2 - 1
Classic case of "we've got this won" and then when it goes wrong players just unable to lift their game enough to get back on top again - and don't forget Saudi Arabia did a good job to keep playing which shouldn't be forgotten and makes that group interesting!
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Post by Andy_N19 » Tue Nov 22, 2022 8:44 pm

Surely OZ should be bringing on our Lyndon to turn the situation around eh! :lol:
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Post by Nw6ranger » Wed Nov 23, 2022 12:35 pm

Was looking foward to Chair getting some WC minutes. Maybe the next match.

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Post by wrinklyhoop » Wed Nov 23, 2022 5:41 pm

Systemsguy wrote:
Tue Nov 22, 2022 12:12 pm
The plot thickens....

Argentina lost to Saudi Arabia 2 - 1
Getting thicker ...

Germany 1 Japan 2 :D
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Post by Nw6ranger » Tue Dec 06, 2022 5:57 pm

And I thought the Japanese were bad at penalties.

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Post by Giorgio » Tue Dec 06, 2022 6:00 pm

Nw6ranger wrote:
Tue Dec 06, 2022 5:57 pm
And I thought the Japanese were bad at penalties.
...and so Chair will not be back for Sunday... :roll:

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Post by UxbridgeR » Wed Dec 07, 2022 9:37 am

Giorgio wrote:
Tue Dec 06, 2022 6:00 pm
Nw6ranger wrote:
Tue Dec 06, 2022 5:57 pm
And I thought the Japanese were bad at penalties.
...and so Chair will not be back for Sunday... :roll:
On the plus side, the club will have made about £350k from Chair and Dieng's presence at the WC, despite the fact that neither has played a minute. Every cloud, eh ?
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Post by Montag » Sat Dec 10, 2022 1:17 pm

Neymar crying on TV. Priceless.
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Post by deadendjob » Sat Dec 10, 2022 5:10 pm

Shame Chair's staying longer, but what a result for Morocco.
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Post by ZENITH R » Sat Dec 10, 2022 6:15 pm

Montag wrote:
Sat Dec 10, 2022 1:17 pm
Neymar crying on TV. Priceless.
Ronaldo too

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Post by ZENITH R » Sat Dec 10, 2022 6:16 pm

deadendjob wrote:
Sat Dec 10, 2022 5:10 pm
Shame Chair's staying longer, but what a result for Morocco.
This might be a blessing ... it will give an opportunity to others, and we can see if we can play well without him.
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