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The Wiggles - USA Tomahawks Shock The World


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#41 Futtocks

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 11:50 AM



I think there is potentially a lot of mileage in this story, especially if they break off their world tour to get to the USA Aus game. Just the sort of off game publicity that "money can't buy" that our sport rarely gets. 

Possibly even three paragraphs! Oh my...


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#42 Larry the Leit

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 11:51 AM

Possibly even three paragraphs! Oh my...

 

Quite, a "band" that nobody has heard of, fly to a sporting event.  It's not like they're Gary Glitter or anything.


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#43 St Reatham

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 11:54 AM

"Wiggles founder Anthony Field will "move heaven and earth" to accept an invitation to attend the USA Tomahawks quarter-final clash with Australia"

I think the tournament organisers should also be moving heaven and earth to get them to the game.

Edited by St Reatham, 06 November 2013 - 11:59 AM.


#44 Griff9of13

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 12:05 PM

Quite, a "band" that nobody has heard of, fly to a sporting event.  It's not like they're Gary Glitter or anything.

 

From: http://en.wikipedia....iki/The_Wiggles

 

In 2003, when the group performed at Madison Square Garden, front-row tickets were sold for US$500,[34] in spite of The Wiggles' efforts to reduce scalping by limiting the number of seats sold per transaction.[75] In 2008, the group found themselves in the midst of what The Daily Telegraph called a "ticketing scandal";[75] scalpers tried to sell a A$19 ticket on eBay for almost A$2,000 and a set of three tickets for A$315 for concerts in Melbourne, and a group of three tickets to a Wiggles UNICEF charity concert in Sydney had a price tag of A$510. The tickets were taken off eBay and voided.[75]

 

Not bad for a band that nobody's heard of. :rolleyes: 


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#45 gingerjon

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 12:10 PM

Not bad for a band that nobody's heard of. :rolleyes:

 

Still not in Larry's league though.


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#46 hoff

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 12:44 PM

The USA team could incorperate a Wiggles dance into some sort of Haka to intimidate the opposition, would pay to watch that :)

Edited by hoff, 06 November 2013 - 06:03 PM.


#47 Larry the Leit

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 03:37 PM

Still not in Larry's league though.

 

^ This ^


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#48 latchford albion

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 06:04 PM

Do we know that Larry's band isn't the Wiggles?

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 06:13 PM

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#50 latchford albion

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 06:19 PM

Quite, a "band" that nobody has heard of, fly to a sporting event.  It's not like they're Gary Glitter or anything.


You've given the game away Larry:

"Strangely enough, one of the best gigs I saw in the 70s was Gary Glitter and the Glitterband. This was just before The Fall. It was astonishing. A friend of mine put a Glitter record on in a pub recently and they turned it off because of what he is now, but it's worth remembering what a great band they were." Renegade page 40.

Put this with your occasionally curmudgeonly contributions and you are obviously Mark E Smith. I claim my £5.00.

#51 South Wakefield Sharks

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 09:58 PM

My take on the USA game and the Wiggles song http://southwakefiel...t-iestyn-sulks/

Plus young Iestyn spitting the dummy! Good to see he's going to stick with league though. Think he's got too much to offer, to be wasted doing defensive drills for a club union side.

#52 Nimrods Son

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 10:08 PM

You've given the game away Larry:"Strangely enough, one of the best gigs I saw in the 70s was Gary Glitter and the Glitterband. This was just before The Fall. It was astonishing. A friend of mine put a Glitter record on in a pub recently and they turned it off because of what he is now, but it's worth remembering what a great band they were." Renegade page 40.Put this with your occasionally curmudgeonly contributions and you are obviously Mark E Smith. I claim my £5.00.


Mark E Smith is a god!! Larry's quips are certainly mark E Smithesque........

#53 Yakstorm

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 09:46 AM

The Wiggles are massive in the USA, especially in New York City.  Something like this just helps the Tomahawks get a little more cut through into America.


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#54 Futtocks

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 10:43 AM

From the official RWC Twitter account: Hi @Anthony_Wiggle, We love your Tomahawks song, and would love to have you over in Wrexham for the QF. Follow and DM us please!


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#55 absentee thoughtlord

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 06:39 PM

Had to get up for a wee last night. Halfway through I realised I was singing it.

 

At 3am.

 

For no logical reason.



#56 WolvesFanInTheUSA

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 07:43 PM

The USA team could incorperate a Wiggles dance into some sort of Haka to intimidate the opposition, would pay to watch that :)

Haha! :laugh:

 

I can imagine the interview with the losing coach:

"What do you think happened tonight on the pitch?"

"Weeeellllll...it's like this.  They did this crazy Haka and my team laughed so much, they couldn't concentrate the whole game.  Kept knocking on......."



#57 Spidey

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 10:28 PM

Scotland! You'll beat them!

Think not ..... ;)

#58 Banbury Wolf

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 11:32 PM

Scotland! You'll beat them!

Think not ..... ;)

 

"Shock the world ..." Off to bed with that song in my head ... along with 5 other Wiggles songs I know from watching them with my young boys!



#59 WolvesFanInTheUSA

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 11:47 PM

Scotland! You'll beat them!

Think not ..... ;)

Now the interview will go like:

"Weeeellll, it's like this.  We did this crazy Haka and laughed so much, we couldn't concentrate......" :haha:



#60 MamaKangaroo

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 12:12 AM

For the Quarter final The USA team should come out of the tunnel in a Big Red Car




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