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Dads Army

Discussion in 'Silvertails Soapbox' started by Garts, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    I thought I would get things under way.  Here you go Darren  :p

    Most of our players are all old and crap, our recruitment team clearly has NFI, thoughts :)
     
  2. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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  3. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    I blame Lowe.
     
  4. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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  5. Pablo

    Pablo Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Considering that the retirement age of players these days is heading towards mid 30's i hardly think our teams is old.
    Maybe 20 years ago when 30 was the magic number.

    Our players have been lacking ticker the last couple of years, and thats nothing to do with age.
     
  6. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Not only are they old, but they are slow as well.
     
  7. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I hear a sponsor may be in the wings
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  8. Bradza

    Bradza Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Plus their feet smell.....
     
  9. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    I thought that your post didn't fit as it wasn't a whinge. Then I realised you could start a "Our Team has No Ticker" thread. :) Nice work.
     
  10. Andrew..

    Andrew.. Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Granny Clampett from the Beverly Hillbillies could run harder that half our forward pack...Just ask Jethro!
    And hold onto more ball..lol
     
  11. The Eagle

    The Eagle Well-Known Member

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  12. Guest

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    actually our forward pack will be younger this yr because perry went,, that means a rookie gets a spot, unless they go with joe then we older than last yr
    ::)
     
  13. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I couldn't believe that Darren didn't start this thread!! ;)
     
  14. tractorboy

    tractorboy Member

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    I remember a certain Rubgy union team back in 2003 was called old, lack speed and so many other things.
    They went on to win some small thing called the world cup.
    Enough said
     
  15. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The Poms were one of the pre-tournament favourites in 2003. They did lack attacking ability though, I'll grant you that. Wilkinson's boot got them home, and no doubt they were all knighted as is the English tradition whenever they beat Australia in something.
     
  16. Guest

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    1st major trophy that country had won in 76yrs..  & like some one said it was wilikinson that got them home in a lot of games,, it wasnt their attacking flair..
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    actually it was boring rugby  penalty shots at every opportunity(55 out) & drop goals ..  probably scored 5 tries all tournament & thats being generous .. ;D
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    rugby is boring  but they just made it even more so ...
     
  17. tractorboy

    tractorboy Member

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    I was wondering what response I'd get. But who cares how boring we were we won. Best team by far and away. We don't win many big things so got to take whatever we can get. And given who we beat in the final boy that was sweet. ;D :D :eek:
     
  18. Guest

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    its all cool tractor  ;)  just being a jerk ;D
     
  19. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    Loved the singing the other day (to Yellow Submarine, of course)

    Poms: "You all live in a convict colony, convict colony, ..."

    Aussies: " You just sent us to a sunny paradise, sunny paradise, ..."
     
  20. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Same tune, Barmy Army....Gabba Stadium first test Brisbane November

    Your next Queen will be

    Camiila Parker Bowles Camilla Parker Bowles etc etc

    VERY funny, near pissed myself when I heard it first
     

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