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Secondary support
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Secondary support
I was interested to find that I had preferences in all the League playoff finals this year, for various reasons. Beyond my beloved Bristol Rovers, I don’t care much about what any other teams do, but I found I had a desire for[…]

Cheaters Never Prosper!
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Cheaters Never Prosper! And indeed the only winners here are German bierkeller-quiz masters who have a fine new question or two.[…]

I don’t much like watching the tennis.
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I don’t much like watching the tennis. It’s not the game for me. I like epic one-on-one struggles, tests of nerve and skill and emotional strength as much as the next blogger but I think the darts provides all that much more effectively. […]

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THE POWERPUFF GIRLS – Saving The World Before Bedtime
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We found this boardgame in a charity shop at the weekend. It’s a lavish game with good production values and a nice game mechanism, very similar to the much-loved Judge Dredd Boardgame. Players, controlling any or all the PPGs at a time, move a[…]

I shall be sad if Gerard Houllier leaves Liverpool.
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I shall be sad if Gerard Houllier leaves Liverpool. This is not in any sense a footballing opinion, it is a purely aesthetic one. Houllier has one of the most telegenic and interesting faces of any Premiership manager. Not since Droopy was a feature […]

SWAPSIES
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SWAPSIES
There are few purer ways to waste money than Panini sticker albums. Devoid of free gum or trading-card game status or any kind of real-world use they represent the collector impulse at its simplest. According to the website there is not even[…]

Cow-Patty Bingo
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Have the national sports media really only now gotten around to the concept of Cow-Patty Bingo?
“Gee whiz Martha, what will they think of next? Donkey basketball?”[…]

Well the cheating tactic worked.
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Well the cheating tactic worked. Except the cheating was not as outlined below. The Arsenal vs Fulham Women’s League title decider actuall kicked off at about 7pm – time enough to get everyone out and sell new tickets to the new punters. […]

QUESTION:
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QUESTION: Is the decision to play the title decider of the Women’s Football League between Arsenal and Fulham at Highbury after the Arsenal Men’s Team play and receive the Premiership Trophy:
a) A great idea to promote the women’s g[…]

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Scrabble Tournament: The Head of Steam, London, 9 May
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Scrabble Tournament: The Head of Steam, London, 9 May
Hello you! The T.M.F.D current Scrabble Champion here, reporting back. Yes, I won the tournament, but I’m not boasting, am I? Me? As if! Either way, I drew three games, each against some ver[…]

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