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by Rover the Top
Mon Apr 16, 2007 10:30 am
Forum: The Other Things in Life
Topic: American Football
Replies: 9
Views: 4125

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I've always assumed that the other forms of football are variations of rugby football... :| Indeed American Football is a variation of Rugby:- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_football#History Hmm, and baseball is 'American rounders', but netball was actually a variation of basketball... Still...
by Rover the Top
Mon Apr 16, 2007 9:49 am
Forum: The Other Things in Life
Topic: American Football
Replies: 9
Views: 4125

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Why is a largely hand based game called football? Rugby is a largely hand based game yet it is known as Ruby Football League/Union I think it is to do with the fact that the ball used is called a football Rugby football is so called because someone at Rugby school picked up the ball and ran into th...
by Rover the Top
Mon Apr 16, 2007 8:32 am
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Rovers v Chelsea FA Cup Semi Final
Replies: 180
Views: 53779

Ah well, we'll just have to win it next year... 8) On the one hand, I knew we were going to struggle, Chelsea have bought the right to play badly and get away with it. On the other, though, we should be in the final. We played so much better, we showed we wanted it more, our fans showed they wanted ...
by Rover the Top
Fri Apr 13, 2007 4:15 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Rovers v Chelsea FA Cup Semi Final
Replies: 180
Views: 53779

Ah well, here's hoping we're planning trips to Wembley when I'm next on here... :wave:
by Rover the Top
Fri Apr 13, 2007 3:31 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Rovers v Chelsea FA Cup Semi Final
Replies: 180
Views: 53779

The Telegraph have finally put some comments up... winge, winge, winge ... this is the scenario every away game for Newcastle fans - but we still take our whole allocation! for example, Charlton away moved to 1.30pm kick off on sunday - supporters' raw deal as usual. But do we complain? I'm getting ...
by Rover the Top
Fri Apr 13, 2007 3:23 pm
Forum: General Football Chat
Topic: wonders never cease
Replies: 47
Views: 13936

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mrblackbat wrote:
Hoodwinker wrote:I think the one we had was the ZX81 - cutting edge stuff :roll:
What's not cutting edge about the first really usable home computer?
He got it in 2003?
by Rover the Top
Fri Apr 13, 2007 2:49 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Rovers v Chelsea FA Cup Semi Final
Replies: 180
Views: 53779

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And I add that United are the only semi final team to have sold all of their allocation 8) We have sold out YOUR allocation.... Exactly. Have you got your ticket, Phil? I can not afford to go to every game, especially as me and my dad spent £42 each on Roma tickets (and you all know there is more ...
by Rover the Top
Fri Apr 13, 2007 2:02 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Rovers v Chelsea FA Cup Semi Final
Replies: 180
Views: 53779

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Simon wrote:
Phil wrote: And I add that United are the only semi final team to have sold all of their allocation 8)
We have sold out YOUR allocation....
Exactly.

Have you got your ticket, Phil?
by Rover the Top
Fri Apr 13, 2007 1:58 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Lawro predicts...
Replies: 33
Views: 11971

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Phil wrote:That old man is checking her out :lol:
Come on, she's wearing stripy leggings, a tail and a tiara. There is a possibility he's just wondering if he's hallucinating again... :lol:
by Rover the Top
Fri Apr 13, 2007 1:32 pm
Forum: The Other Things in Life
Topic: House party
Replies: 4
Views: 2581

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mrblackbat wrote:It's pretty horrible really. I mean they pissed on the woman's wedding dress.
Yep, she won't be able to wear it again now... :whistle:
by Rover the Top
Fri Apr 13, 2007 1:19 pm
Forum: General Football Chat
Topic: wonders never cease
Replies: 47
Views: 13936

Chuckie Egg, though, what a game... 8)
by Rover the Top
Fri Apr 13, 2007 12:51 pm
Forum: The Other Things in Life
Topic: Free National Bet
Replies: 4
Views: 2440

I've got Naunton Brook in the office sweepstake... :?:

I need to put a bet on the horse called 'Simon'...
by Rover the Top
Fri Apr 13, 2007 12:18 pm
Forum: The Other Things in Life
Topic: House party
Replies: 4
Views: 2581

House party

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/wear/6551589.stm Ignoring the story, just wanted to pull these bits of information out: Rachael Bell denies advertising the event on MySpace... ...Her father Alan said the house had been \"totally trashed\"... ...The 17-year-old's mother, who did not wish to be nam...
by Rover the Top
Fri Apr 13, 2007 11:55 am
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Rovers v Chelsea FA Cup Semi Final
Replies: 180
Views: 53779

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A Chelsea Fan..... "They could have played two consecutive days at Villa Park, or put the Manchester United versus Watford game at the Emirates Stadium with Chelsea playing in Birmingham. How is that any less fair on Man United, than it already is on Chelsea? Saves the United fans the journey north...
by Rover the Top
Fri Apr 13, 2007 11:31 am
Forum: The Other Things in Life
Topic: The Theadore Invitational - a musical insight...
Replies: 3087
Views: 187372

Gouldy, do you ever go to a place called Harry's Bar in Chorley?

Saw a mate's band there last night. The place was packed with kids (all branded so they couldn't buy alcohol :lol: ), most looked surprised to see an adult there... :oops: Still good fun...