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by the celestial insect
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sullivan, rich energy now title sponsors of HAAS F1 team
Replies: 60
Views: 9913

Re: David Gold and David Sullivan, Rich Energy and Force India

Does this mean our players will start having to appear with a can in hand saying, 'He's made the best British gangster film, and now he's part of the best energy drink brand' <thumbs up>?
by the celestial insect
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: KUMB Match Threads
Topic: Leicester City 1-1 West Ham Utd (27/10/18)
Replies: 628
Views: 32491

Re: ⚽ Leicester City v West Ham Utd: match thread (27/10)

I would definitely have taken a point before kick off with Arnie also out, let alone after Noble being sent off. Very good result at a team doing well at home.
by the celestial insect
Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Little things that irritate you
Replies: 27922
Views: 1994972

Re: Little things that irritate you

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by the celestial insect
Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: KUMB Match Threads
Topic: Leicester City 1-1 West Ham Utd (27/10/18)
Replies: 628
Views: 32491

Re: ⚽ Leicester City v West Ham Utd: match thread (27/10)

Yeah, where is Perez?

Take that many attacking first teamers away from any side and they'll struggle. If we get anything at all from this I think it'll be a massive rear-guard action and a headed corner from a CB.
by the celestial insect
Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: KUMB Match Threads
Topic: Leicester City 1-1 West Ham Utd (27/10/18)
Replies: 628
Views: 32491

Re: ⚽ Leicester City v West Ham Utd: match thread (27/10)

I'm not feeling optimistic about this one. 2-0, and I think we'll come away debating how we're going to improve our attack prior to Jan. Aside from the injuries, it's concerning that Arnie is playing with a knee injury. Even if it isn't causing further harm, it surely must be restricting him to some...
by the celestial insect
Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Things you've always wanted to know......
Replies: 3785
Views: 358186

Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Everton have bought a few players in his position since his injury though, haven't they? I can understand Everton wanting to move him on, but I'm baffled that a £25m player, who not so long ago was highly rated, didn't get better offers from the prem or abroad. Seems a massive drop to me. Sign of t...
by the celestial insect
Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Things you've always wanted to know......
Replies: 3785
Views: 358186

Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Injury or not, how come the recently £25m Yannick Bolasie is now playing on loan in the championship?
by the celestial insect
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Things you can just not buy see any more
Replies: 469
Views: 44831

Re: Things you can just not buy any more

Have we had this yet -- supermousse. I used to eat a lot of them, and sicked quite a few up, too, I seem to remember.

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by the celestial insect
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Little things that irritate you
Replies: 27922
Views: 1994972

Re: Little things that irritate you

Dover KUMB fan wrote:Good sentiments C.I, but don't fireworks burn up? Good luck reading a barcode on a used firework.
Maybe the tags could be made of asbestos. I can see several benefits.
by the celestial insect
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Little things that irritate you
Replies: 27922
Views: 1994972

Re: Little things that irritate you

Fireworks aren't the problem though, it's the ***** they sell them to. Nothing wrong with a well-organised, professional display. Agree -- that's why I think they should require a licence. The big problem I have is them being on sale, heavily promoted, relatively cheaply, to just anyone. If the sup...
by the celestial insect
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Little things that irritate you
Replies: 27922
Views: 1994972

Re: Little things that irritate you

DasNutNock wrote:I do wish it wouldn't randomly quote bible verses at us, though. That's highly unsettling.
Bloody hell. Do you swear much? maybe it's a reaction to that.
by the celestial insect
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Little things that irritate you
Replies: 27922
Views: 1994972

Re: Little things that irritate you

Joyeux Marteau wrote:Mothereffing Fireworks!
I'm with you. I'd make them only available to properly licensed public events.
by the celestial insect
Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jack Wilshere
Replies: 1045
Views: 88578

Re: Jack Wilshere

steveyrockstar wrote: Pellegrini obviously thought Wilshere was worth a punt on a free.
Maybe I'm just overly cynical because of previous, but...
by the celestial insect
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Little things that irritate you
Replies: 27922
Views: 1994972

Re: Little things that irritate you

The other side of the coin is being on a large conference call when your name comes up and the others don't realise you're on the call. I've had a lot of fun with that one.
by the celestial insect
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Andy Carroll
Replies: 12020
Views: 1238508

Re: Andy Carroll

The frustrating thing is that we'll never know how good Carroll could have been. We've seen, on very rare occasions, Carroll perform effectively despite not having played or trained for months. He has almost unparalleled aerial ability, more skill than is often credited, and he can be very useful de...
by the celestial insect
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Declan Rice
Replies: 2423
Views: 240801

Re: Declan Rice

Has been a class above the last few games. Really developing into some player, which is probably why the whole contract situation is making people knicker wet. He's got 2 years left, plenty of time to get things sorted. Chill boys, chill. The trouble, IMO, is that it's not helpful to create a diffi...
by the celestial insect
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: The Snug
Topic: The Mental Health Thread - (Help Contacts in First Post).
Replies: 2751
Views: 170083

Re: A thread to discuss depression and other mental issues...

For fu** sake Puff, none of this is helpful. Am not sure what type of counsellor refers to his clients as customers but you are also clearly not the right person for this type of work. On a different note today is World Mental Health day. Despite what Puff says, its actually OK not to feel OK. Good...
by the celestial insect
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Little things in life that make you smile
Replies: 8097
Views: 739571

Re: Little things in life that make you smile

That pic of Kevin Friend in the news item. Held just a little lower and it might have been even more embarrassing for him.

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by the celestial insect
Fri Oct 05, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lawro at it again !
Replies: 3716
Views: 607558

Re: Lawro at it again !

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by the celestial insect
Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Little things in life that make you smile
Replies: 8097
Views: 739571

Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Small beer in the scheme of things, but three things made me smile. Finishing my Creative Writing MA, celebrating it with a bottle of single malt, and further rewarding myself by shopping for a new gaming PC. It's a bit like Christmas, but without guests and unwanted shower gel gift sets.