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Forum: Football 20-11-2014, 21:17
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By Hieronymous
Just been looking at 'The Laws of the Game' and...

Just been looking at 'The Laws of the Game' and it says nothing about contested/uncontested dropped balls :o Just defines what it is. Therefore I conclude that it's up to the Ref's discretion.

ETA:...
Forum: Football 20-11-2014, 20:48
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By Hieronymous
If the Referee's in charge of the game - as...

If the Referee's in charge of the game - as he/she is - then he/she must have authority over it.
Forum: Football 20-11-2014, 20:44
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Hieronymous
This is the sort of thing I'm talking...

This is the sort of thing I'm talking about:



Crystal Palace some years ago (http://www.theguardian.com/money/2011/jan/08/working-life-groundsman-crystal-palace)
Forum: Football 20-11-2014, 20:34
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Hieronymous
They will have a bank of powerful lights which...

They will have a bank of powerful lights which cost an absolute fortune to 'bring on' the grass.
Forum: Broadcasting 20-11-2014, 17:59
Replies: 288
Views: 10,897
Posted By Hieronymous
Exactly! That has always been my argument but...

Exactly! That has always been my argument but it's tended to be largely ignored having been morphed into "Why should I pay for something I don't use?"




Correct me if I'm wrong but don't people...
Forum: Football 20-11-2014, 14:50
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Hieronymous
If that question is aimed at me then I'm afraid I...

If that question is aimed at me then I'm afraid I don't know. My understanding is that Steve Welch (I think that's his name) had some serious misgivings regarding the construction. What they were...
Forum: Football 20-11-2014, 09:49
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Hieronymous
As I understand it when the pitch was originally...

As I understand it when the pitch was originally being constructed the Groundsman at the time voiced some serious concerns. He was, however, ignored and when the problems did arise he was made a, er,...
Forum: Football 20-11-2014, 09:46
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By Hieronymous
Football Remembers

During the week of December 5th - 14th Football Clubs at all levels are being asked to commemorate the Christmas Day football match of the First World War.



Football Remembers...
Forum: Football 20-11-2014, 09:40
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By Hieronymous
I think there are occasions when it is wiser that...

I think there are occasions when it is wiser that a dropped ball is not contested but if it's somewhere in the middle of the field then why not?
Forum: General Discussion 18-11-2014, 09:59
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By Hieronymous
Scroll down to this bit.

Scroll down to this bit.
Forum: General Discussion 18-11-2014, 09:48
Replies: 90
Views: 2,923
Posted By Hieronymous
On a local forum, recently, one poster posted a...

On a local forum, recently, one poster posted a quiz wherein others were required to identify road traffic signs. The rate of success - or rather the lack of it - was a little disturbing.

Then again...
Forum: General Discussion 18-11-2014, 09:44
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By Hieronymous
Penseals? Or sealguins?

I suppose this could be a variation on the old joke about the definition of success!!!

Seal mating with penguin!!...
Forum: General Discussion 16-11-2014, 10:55
Replies: 596
Views: 30,748
Posted By Hieronymous
Don't know if this has been mentioned since I'm...

Don't know if this has been mentioned since I'm disinclined to trawl through 18 pages to check but mention of the cinema reminded of Pearl & Dean. Does that still happen? I haven't been to the flicks...
Forum: General Discussion 16-11-2014, 10:47
Replies: 101
Views: 3,139
Posted By Hieronymous
Is it this one?: Christmas Lights...

Is it this one?:

Christmas Lights (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmgf60CI_ks)
Forum: General Discussion 13-11-2014, 18:37
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By Hieronymous
If it's fruit flies - as appears to be the case -...

If it's fruit flies - as appears to be the case - they are horrendously difficult to get rid of. Especially as they breed quickly. Fly paper is as good as anything but you really need to identify and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2014, 22:16
Replies: 97
Views: 20,352
Posted By Hieronymous
Do you know why that was the case?

Do you know why that was the case?
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 22:08
Replies: 97
Views: 20,352
Posted By Hieronymous
I'm curious. I believe it was 306 soldiers on...

I'm curious.

I believe it was 306 soldiers on the British side who were executed in the First World War for cowardice and/or desertion. Though it was probably neither.

Did the Germans do likewise?...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 16:29
Replies: 97
Views: 20,352
Posted By Hieronymous
food for thought: COWARD...

food for thought:

COWARD (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOcEX3dYn3s)
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 15:49
Replies: 97
Views: 20,352
Posted By Hieronymous
As a matter of interest the F.A. have asked...

As a matter of interest the F.A. have asked Football Clubs at all levels to do something special during the week of 6 - 14 December to commemorate the Christmas Day football match of the First World...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 23:50
Replies: 165
Views: 3,905
Posted By Hieronymous
The Goons...

The Goons (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJOEvt_goIc)


Not sure if this qualifies as a "Christmas Song" but I like it

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFLOh44P5z0)
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 23:29
Replies: 165
Views: 3,905
Posted By Hieronymous
I Believe in Father Christmas...

I Believe in Father Christmas (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Believe_in_Father_Christmas)


Additionally, according to Keith Emerson's autobiography, Greg Lake asked him if it sounded ".....a bit...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2014, 20:04
Replies: 596
Views: 30,748
Posted By Hieronymous
Soda syphons and "We interrupt this...

Soda syphons

and

"We interrupt this programme..............."
Forum: Broadcasting 07-11-2014, 07:43
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By Hieronymous
Simple! I ceased to be a TV viewer. I suppose,...

Simple! I ceased to be a TV viewer.

I suppose, these days, I could always watch stuff on the various catch-up facilities but I rarely think about it.
Forum: Broadcasting 06-11-2014, 20:31
Replies: 22
Views: 1,069
Posted By Hieronymous
Someone, elsewhere, reminded me of these!...

Someone, elsewhere, reminded me of these! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv2tdCEBkKg)
Forum: Broadcasting 06-11-2014, 19:29
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By Hieronymous
I recommend that you find out who the "TVL...

I recommend that you find out who the "TVL Company" actually is.


Well you do have a choice of sorts. I haven't, quite legally, paid for a TV Licence since 2000!


I think that most of us who...
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