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Re: darts

Post by ageing hammer » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:31 am

I can imagine today's headline:

Power out after voltage surge :D

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Post by westham,eggyandchips » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:36 am

SpongeBob's Pants wrote:Right time for Taylor to go, for sure. He can't keep up with the kids anymore.
Really?

I'd ask young Jamie Lewis if he agrees.

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Re: darts

Post by SoulCircus » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:12 am

SpongeBob's Pants wrote:He is a strange man though. Comes across a bit socially awkward in interviews, etc.
He's a sex offender. A proper wrong-un.

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Re: darts

Post by Jumby » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:22 pm

"There will never be another athlete like him again" :lol:

I remember when Andy Fordham had to quit because he was too tired from being too overweight, crazy sport but I'll admit it can be thoroughly entertaining.

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Re: darts

Post by jastons » Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:15 pm

westham,eggyandchips wrote: Really?

I'd ask young Jamie Lewis if he agrees.
Rob Cross did to Taylor what Taylor did to Jamie Lewis, the big difference is that Lewis missed chances in the semi whereas Taylor had no chance in the final. It wasn't even close.

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Re: darts

Post by Ferret » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:04 pm

So pleased Cross won against the man with a sexual conviction :thup:

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Re: darts

Post by jastons » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:09 pm

Ferret wrote:So pleased Cross won against the man with a sexual conviction :thup:
The sexual conviction that Sky Sports never mention, despite showing montage after montage of him.

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Re: darts

Post by DasNutNock » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:11 pm

jastons wrote:The sexual conviction that Sky Sports never mention, despite showing montage after montage of him.
In this climate, it's truly astonishing that Taylor continues to get a bye from the press for his conviction.

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Re: darts

Post by jastons » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:21 pm

It really is. The Johnny come lately dart experts are unaware (or ignorant) to his past. That's why thousands were singing his name last night.

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Re: darts

Post by westham,eggyandchips » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:17 pm

Ferret wrote:So pleased Cross won against the man with a sexual conviction :thup:
You'll be hard pushed to find someone that'll disagree with you.

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Post by DasNutNock » Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:59 am

Bizarrely, lots of people at work are defending Taylor over the conviction. Apparently, it was all overplayed, and it wasn't really Indecent Assault, they were asking for it etc.

Roll on my relocation away from here...

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Re: darts

Post by brothernero » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:28 pm

Take it no one here watches the other World Championship?

Cracking match and so unlucky for McGeeney. Congrats to Duzza though.

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Re: darts

Post by SoulCircus » Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:22 pm

brothernero wrote:Take it no one here watches the other World Championship?

Cracking match and so unlucky for McGeeney. Congrats to Duzza though.
I saw it. Thought Durrant was going to throw it away at 6-4, his doubles went to pieces. Fair play for pulling out that 149 checkout in the final set, that was the clincher. A great final.

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Re: darts

Post by psychoscoredthelot » Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:26 pm

yeah i watched it

BUT the difference in class between the 2 events is massive

6 darts at a double would never happen in the sky one

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Re: darts

Post by Rio » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:56 am

psychoscoredthelot wrote:yeah i watched it

BUT the difference in class between the 2 events is massive

6 darts at a double would never happen in the sky one
It’s like watching bullseye without the bonus of winning a Corby trouser press & a caravan

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Re: darts

Post by JerseyHammer » Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:05 pm

Sky have shoved so much darts down our throats in recent years that I've more or less switched off. Will always keep an eye on the World Championships though.

Lots of big seeds gone early doors this year

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Re: darts

Post by westham,eggyandchips » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:24 am

There could be a rank outsider winning the PDC this (next) year.

I like the look of Nathan Aspinall.

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Post by SoulCircus » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:28 am

Only three of the top 8 seeds left I think. Quite fancy Cross to retain his title, looked very good so far.

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Re: darts

Post by JerseyHammer » Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:17 pm

westham,eggyandchips wrote:There could be a rank outsider winning the PDC this (next) year.

I like the look of Nathan Aspinall.

Bloke is quality, he'll give most a decent run for their money. Has a knack of pulling it out the bag under pressure, done it before these World Champs too.

There have been some terrible quality matches too - a low 80s ave. won a 2nd or 3rd round match (can't remember which) - even I have averaged in the 80s at my peak!

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Re: darts

Post by westham,eggyandchips » Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:16 pm

JerseyHammer wrote:
There have been some terrible quality matches too - a low 80s ave. won a 2nd or 3rd round match (can't remember which) - even I have averaged in the 80s at my peak!
Van de Pas V Alcinas was a woeful display of darts.

BDO standard.

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