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what typical things do "non fans" say to you

when you say u like rl

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#121 Wiltshire Rhino

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 09:43 PM

A couple of Swindon Town fans were passing our game (Swindon St George vs Somerset Vikings) at about the 10min mark and stopped mainly to laugh at the "egg chasers". They ended up staying for the entire game and told me "This game is actually very good. When's OUR next home game?"

I did enjoy their use of the word "OUR"!

P&R was not mentioned

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#122 sweaty craiq

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 09:26 AM

When I meet up with my fellow directors they always ask how Leigh are doing and if we will make SL, its always fun explaining the play offs with the goal of going nowhere .

Its even better when I meet up with other Directors from the industry, they always laugh and state how hard it must be to get big name sponsors unfamiliar with such a culture in sport - very heavily involved with the Heineken cup and Champions League sponsorship you see.

Cant wait to tell them its back soon


Edited by sweaty craiq, 19 May 2013 - 09:28 AM.


#123 dkw

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 09:43 AM

We've had quite a lot of Swedes at work lately and one of our managers took them to a Workington v whitehaven game..it was a fairly poor game really but they were amazed at the pace and physicality if it. They were big ice hockey fans and absolutely loved rl, so much they were on YouTube the next few lunch times hunting for everything and anything rl. They reckoned rl would be a massive hit in Scandinavia.

#124 Dave T

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 09:48 AM

When I meet up with my fellow directors they always ask how Leigh are doing and if we will make SL, its always fun explaining the play offs with the goal of going nowhere .

Its even better when I meet up with other Directors from the industry, they always laugh and state how hard it must be to get big name sponsors unfamiliar with such a culture in sport - very heavily involved with the Heineken cup and Champions League sponsorship you see.

Cant wait to tell them its back soon

The Heineken Cup is hardly a shining light for simplicity or fairness.



#125 MrPosh

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 10:06 AM

I met a multi-billionaire yesterday.

 

I showed him the game and he loved it. He actually wrote out a £3bn cheque for the RFL but tore it up when he heard that Leigh might not be able to make it into Super League.


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#126 sweaty craiq

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 11:58 AM

I met a multi-billionaire yesterday.

 

I showed him the game and he loved it. He actually wrote out a £3bn cheque for the RFL but tore it up when he heard that Leigh might not be able to make it into Super League.

 

That's a shame that the RFL could have done with the £3bn, ring them and they will let Leigh in for that money, they let Widnes in for much less.



#127 Just Browny

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 12:07 PM

I'm taking a Croat, an Austrian and a Greek to the Magic Weekend, none of them have ever seen a game of RL.

I'll let you know how I get on.

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#128 Middleton Bull

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 12:35 PM

I'm taking a Croat, an Austrian and a Greek to the Magic Weekend, none of them have ever seen a game of RL.

I'll let you know how I get on.

 

I am taking an Englishman an Irishman and a Scotsman.....................................................I can't wait for the punchline



#129 gingerjon

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 02:33 PM

I'll let you know how I get on.

I'm hoping the answer is "drunkenly."
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#130 bedlam breakout

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 05:28 PM

"theres only 3 teams in it" i heard the other day, are they discounting saints or hudds?


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#131 gingerjon

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 05:36 PM

"theres only 3 teams in it" i heard the other day, are they discounting saints or hudds?

These people seem like they were hardly following the game at all.

There's only ever two teams involved at any given point during a game.
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#132 bedlam breakout

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 06:17 PM

think they were talking bout wigan leeds and warrington as sl contenders, a lot of these people just hear the names and the results, suppose wakefield or cas winning the cc at wembley are long gone memories even for their parents


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#133 Just Browny

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 06:26 PM

I'm hoping the answer is "drunkenly."

It's supposed to be my stag do, chief, so I'll be rather disappointed otherwise!

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#134 timtum

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 06:35 PM

It's supposed to be my stag do, chief, so I'll be rather disappointed otherwise!

 

Top stuff mon ami - congratulations.


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#135 Northern Sol

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 12:33 PM

These people seem like they were hardly following the game at all.

There's only ever two teams involved at any given point during a game.

With dual registration, there can be up to four.



#136 Ponterover

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 12:39 PM

Had a good one today:

 

"Bet you're looking forward to the Lions tour aren't you"

 

Not really love, no (but I smiled and nodded out of politeness).



#137 hindle xiii

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 12:44 PM

Had a good one today:

 

"Bet you're looking forward to the Lions tour aren't you"

 

Not really love, no (but I smiled and nodded out of politeness).

July 28th?

 

I suppose it's not really a tour, but any trip outside Fev must be an adventure. Even if it is only Swinton. ;)


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#138 Futtocks

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 12:48 PM

Had a good one today:
 
"Bet you're looking forward to the Lions tour aren't you"
 
Not really love, no (but I smiled and nodded out of politeness).

If that was from a Football fan, ask them if they're looking forward to the Superbowl, 'cause that's 'Football', according to a large number of people in the world.

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#139 Ponterover

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 12:48 PM

July 28th?

 

I suppose it's not really a tour, but any trip outside Fev must be an adventure. Even if it is only Swinton. ;)

 

Haha, yes.  I believe that we will be using one of these new fangled "horseless carriages" too.



#140 gingerjon

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 01:14 PM

With dual registration, there can be up to four.

With loan signings we could have an infinite number of monkeys.


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