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#1 Viking Warrior

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 12:50 PM

http://www.loverugby...sures-fans.html

people resigning right left and centre..........
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#2 DAZROVER1985

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 01:30 PM

Sounds like mr Fulton is putting in just enough money to keep cas ticking along without any progression, maybe he should raise his game or sell up!!

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 01:35 PM

doesn't look good does it??
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#4 JohnM

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 01:42 PM

This just in: someone has resigned from something.

in other news: the world continues to turn on its axis

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 01:44 PM

that's three from senior posts at one club in a week..............i think that's news.
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#6 DAZROVER1985

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 01:50 PM

Did they know something is about to happen or is it just all coincidence?

#7 keighley

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 02:09 PM

Rats, sinking ship, abandon etc.

#8 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 02:14 PM

Rats, sinking ship, abandon etc.


People leave their jobs and they are rats?

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#9 chuffer

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 02:22 PM

Are participants in the "rat race" actually rats?

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 02:24 PM

Is scat porn about people getting off on vocal improvisation with wordless nonsense?

#11 keighley

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:01 PM

People leave their jobs and they are rats?


Not literally. As I think you well know it's a reference to an age old saying as in " Even the rats abandon a sinking ship". In this context therefore it is referring to the large number of employees leaving all at the same time, when it is speculated that Castleford are in deep if not terminal financial trouble, for their survival in the job market. Therefore, they are jumping ship as do rats when an actual ship founders at sea.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:09 PM

Depends what you mean by "in the mire"
Now then, it's a race between Sandie....and Fairburn....and the little man is in........yeees he's in.

I, just like those Castleford supporters felt that the ball should have gone to David Plange but he put the bit betwen his teeth...and it was a try

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#13 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:26 PM

Not literally. As I think you well know it's a reference to an age old saying as in " Even the rats abandon a sinking ship". In this context therefore it is referring to the large number of employees leaving all at the same time, when it is speculated that Castleford are in deep if not terminal financial trouble, for their survival in the job market. Therefore, they are jumping ship as do rats when an actual ship founders at sea.


rats leavig a sinking ship is a derogatory term

Would you say this to one of these peoples' faces?

how about grabbing yurelf a sense of proportion and perspective?
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#14 Trojan

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:51 PM

rats leavig a sinking ship is a derogatory term

Would you say this to one of these peoples' faces?

how about grabbing yurelf a sense of proportion and perspective?

you could try the same - it's a common figure of speech
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#15 Southstander13

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:53 PM

rats leavig a sinking ship is a derogatory term

Would you say this to one of these peoples' faces?

how about grabbing yurelf a sense of proportion and perspective?


Its a turn of phrase, I dont particularly think its derogatory, nor do I think there was any intention to be derogatory. They are not implying that anyone is a rat, and to suggest so is ludicrous.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:57 PM

how about grabbing yurelf a sense of proportion and perspective?


How ironic.

#17 hindle xiii

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 04:29 PM

They are not implying that anyone is a rat, and to suggest so is ludicrous.

And Wheldon Road is not a ship either.

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#18 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 04:30 PM

Its a turn of phrase, I dont particularly think its derogatory, nor do I think there was any intention to be derogatory. They are not implying that anyone is a rat, and to suggest so is ludicrous.


The rats are Always first to leave a sinking ship: puts people's loyalty into question

In any case they are by no means the first since in recent months at least three senior members of staff including current chief exec and general manager gave left and joined featherstone rovers

Edited by l'angelo mysterioso, 27 February 2013 - 04:37 PM.

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#19 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 04:31 PM

How ironic.


I suggest you check out your own back catalogue for a bit of double irony
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#20 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 04:39 PM

Can you have double irony? Isn't that a statement of fact? Where's Ed Byrne/Alannis Morrisette when you need them?
It does not look good, at all, but recent history suggests there is a long long way to go before we'll know how Cas' short and medium term future is going to pan out. Good luck to Cas, they're a wonderful club.




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