Is this site morphing?

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TheMightyOstrich posted this 21 June 2017

First football discussion is way down the page (at point of writing) at a time when the Club is at a significant crossroads in many respects (no manager, takeover, VVD, Bertrand, transfer window, etc.).

Is Sotonians changing into a politics forum? Is the lack of football chat just because we don't have any ITKs (or those claiming ITK status) to give us stuff to feed on? When's Bear back? Will the Soviet breathe new life into the forum? Will they ever be 'elected'? Does every football forum need a few 'frothing at the mouth' loons to keep trolling the general community? Should I just start more football threads even though I can't be bothered to keep regurgitating Fiverweb content?

Should there be a poll?!

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old ottery posted this 21 June 2017

Apart from you and meee...no one else on this site has any footer knowledgesurprised

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BTripz posted this 21 June 2017 - Last edited 21 June 2017

TBH @TheMightyOstrich it is out of season and nothing is happening on the football front. I keep posting rumours when I see them but there's not a lot going on.

I suppose other fora have categories that stops the football chat sliding down the page.

Is there anything of note going on over on The Dark Side (tm) or is it people just posting pie in the sky thoughts??

IlliniSaint posted this 21 June 2017

It seems like the Puel hire surprised everyone, so we just don't know if we should even bother listening to the rumors.  It's like the choice will not be someone talked about, so why talk about it?

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Cobham Saint posted this 21 June 2017

Pish...!

This sums up Sotonians better on the footie stakes. Classic quote:

Football Commentator: But, Tommy, do we need structure? Look at the Brazilians.

Ron Manager: Oh, those Brazilians, you know? Circa 1970? Broke the mould. Theory out the window. Free expression of football. Uncategorisable. Is that a word? It is now! You know? Far cry from small boys in the park, jumpers for goalposts. Rush goalie. Two at the back, three in the middle, four up front, one's gone home for his tea. Beans on toast? Possibly, don't quote me on that. Marvellous.

Rallyboy posted this 21 June 2017

I'd rather hear nothing than made-up third-hand shit from imaginary taxi drivers - give it time, they'll be plenty to discuss when something actually happens....

old ottery posted this 21 June 2017

Many of our great footer posters have moved to Liverpool forums.......they woz tapped up Guv.foot-in-mouth

CB Saint posted this 21 June 2017

You are all cunts

Bucks posted this 21 June 2017

It's a national  political thread, silly.  The "About Us" section is less accurate than the Tory manifesto lou_facepalm2

lifeintheslowlane posted this 21 June 2017 - Last edited 21 June 2017

Is this site morphing?

No. Otherwise I wouldn't be here.

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TheMightyOstrich posted this 21 June 2017

Originally posted by Rallyboy

I'd rather hear nothing than made-up third-hand shit from imaginary taxi drivers - give it time, they'll be plenty to discuss when something actually happens....

 I like the third-hand made up shit though... but I don't want to have to sign up to Fiverweb again just so I can tell people they're making stuff up and call them names.

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BTripz posted this 21 June 2017

Originally posted by TheMightyOstrich

Originally posted by Rallyboy

I'd rather hear nothing than made-up third-hand shit from imaginary taxi drivers - give it time, they'll be plenty to discuss when something actually happens....

 I like the third-hand made up shit though... but I don't want to have to sign up to Fiverweb again just so I can tell people they're making stuff up and call them names.

I shall make it my mission to visit FiverWeb every morning and c&p shite, 3rd hand made up rumours from airport gate attendents and taxi drivers to here.

Tokyo-Saint posted this 21 June 2017

It's been a bit shite recently hasn't it? I tried to take the piss out of pap a bit at the weekend but kept getting told to take it to the beef thread. It was not beef, it was piss taking. If I can't drag a politics thread off topic by taking the piss out of pap there is nothing here for me.  

The Soviets is bollox as well. Pap didn't get the result he wanted so nothing is going to happen now. No tits, no soviets, no piss taking, pap has created the tory party in his own image. Although there seems to be more users and I expect a steady flow of about 4 or 5 people at a time will want to talk about manifestos so I expect he is happy with it. 

Oh well, never mind. Still generally the most alright people to chat shit with on the internet. It will probably improve over time. 

steveintheforest posted this 21 June 2017

Originally posted by old ottery

Apart from you and meee...no one else on this site has any footer knowledgesurprised

 Ho hum

 

Mr Sanchez will not be pleased @Silly Otter Had you forgotten he "said all along ".............

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TheMightyOstrich posted this 21 June 2017

Where is Bazza anyway? I've not been paying much attention to the politics threads recently as they do Tend To Go Round In Circles so maybe he's still around in those discussions.

Maybe he considers it 'job done' on the footballing front as Claude was obviously 'out of his depth' in the end...

TheMightyOstrich posted this 21 June 2017

Originally posted by Tokyo-Saint

It's been a bit shite recently hasn't it? I tried to take the piss out of pap a bit at the weekend but kept getting told to take it to the beef thread. It was not beef, it was piss taking. If I can't drag a politics thread off topic by taking the piss out of pap there is nothing here for me.  

The Soviets is bollox as well. Pap didn't get the result he wanted so nothing is going to happen now. No tits, no soviets, no piss taking, pap has created the tory party in his own image. Although there seems to be more users and I expect a steady flow of about 4 or 5 people at a time will want to talk about manifestos so I expect he is happy with it. 

Oh well, never mind. Still generally the most alright people to chat shit with on the internet. It will probably improve over time. 

 Yeah, there seems to have been a bit of an amnesty on ribbing since people started taking it a bit seriously...

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TheMightyOstrich posted this 21 June 2017

Originally posted by BTripz

I shall make it my mission to visit FiverWeb every morning and c&p shite, 3rd hand made up rumours from airport gate attendents and taxi drivers to here.

 Can you also c&p my opinions on those rumours so that the people spouting them can experience the value of me calling bullshit on their asses?

Tokyo-Saint posted this 21 June 2017

Originally posted by TheMightyOstrich

Originally posted by Tokyo-Saint

It's been a bit shite recently hasn't it? I tried to take the piss out of pap a bit at the weekend but kept getting told to take it to the beef thread. It was not beef, it was piss taking. If I can't drag a politics thread off topic by taking the piss out of pap there is nothing here for me.  

The Soviets is bollox as well. Pap didn't get the result he wanted so nothing is going to happen now. No tits, no soviets, no piss taking, pap has created the tory party in his own image. Although there seems to be more users and I expect a steady flow of about 4 or 5 people at a time will want to talk about manifestos so I expect he is happy with it. 

Oh well, never mind. Still generally the most alright people to chat shit with on the internet. It will probably improve over time. 

 Yeah, there seems to have been a bit of an amnesty on ribbing since people started taking it a bit seriously...

 That seems confrontational, take it to the beef thread. 

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Sadoldgit posted this 21 June 2017

This forum has always had a broader reach than the basic footie forums, but once the manager is announced and Liverpool sign a few more of our players, I am sure there will be a few more footie related posts.

Dubai_Phil posted this 21 June 2017

Perhaps we just need a best herbal remedy found at Glasto thread or something

Dubai_Phil posted this 21 June 2017

For Rallyboy. Our 3rd hand inventor of rumours is currently at The Belfry with a footy function sponsored by BA &   Most and includes lots of mancs and Gareth Bale

You should be able to Google that but we think he meant Bale was at the gig not that he was now part of a bunch of mancs 

Or is it Glasto week