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Re: General Chit Chat

Postby Massa » Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:55 pm

Well said, C.
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Re: General Chit Chat

Postby Dejan » Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:44 pm

too long didnt read tbh
Rest in Peace SE13 :(


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Re: General Chit Chat

Postby DiamondGooner » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:42 pm

A real fan takes the rough with the smooth.

I always knew Calum was a soft shite.

Go eat your prawn sandwiches in whatever country your residing in.



Edit: ............ yes I'm joking before Calum gives me a full on sermon. X
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Re: General Chit Chat

Postby Mesüt » Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:54 pm

christ - turned out to be a cock up but people in hawaii just all shat themselves at half time in the football

https://twitter.com/bubbaprog/status/952246857933221888
Ramsey - ✘
Monreal - ✘
Cazorla - ✔
Bellerin - learn to defend
Xhaka and Cech and Ospina - ✘
Szczesny - ✔
Formation (4-3-3) - ✔

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Re: General Chit Chat

Postby Mesüt » Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:56 pm

SchlandGooner wrote:Mostly agreeing with Callum
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tbf one of the key fuckbags has gone but him and callum were best buds on here loooool


now just need GA to grow up and it'd be alright again ;)
Ramsey - ✘
Monreal - ✘
Cazorla - ✔
Bellerin - learn to defend
Xhaka and Cech and Ospina - ✘
Szczesny - ✔
Formation (4-3-3) - ✔

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Re: General Chit Chat

Postby Tony_Adams » Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:28 pm

Callum wrote:
Va-Va-Voom wrote:Really struggling to pick a POTY.

Activity around here has waned drastically due to the state of the club.

While I've been wracking my brain trying to choose someone it's reminded me of so many great memebers who have given up or post sporadically at best.

Off the top of my head Dai Dillenger, Mecurial Gooner, Fenice, DenisE, Dubs4Sam, Callum, Brandon, ThisisnotanID, Pudpop, ESFSAFC, Ivan Itchybumn, Git, UFGN, ThereisBearCum, and Est.83 are all top posters whose presence has decreased or vanished altogether over the last year or so.

It's depressing tbh, the board used to have so much more vitality.

Shout out to all the real ones who are still here keeping the forum alive. <3

For me it's been two things.

As you said, the state of the club is one thing. Moving away and being in another time zone has been part of me being less incentivised to watch and happier to miss games, but the state of the club has had a big effect. I just don't care anymore, or at least nowhere near as much as I did. I'm not angry or sad, just numb to it all until things change for the better. There's so little to be excited about and I just don't feel it's worth my time.

The second reason is that this place is riddled with antagonism that I just can't deal with. I was part of that for a long time so am not pointing the finger, but when you detach yourself for a few months then come back and try and engage in some debates it becomes so apparent. Over the past few months I've dipped in and out to read and occasionally post and it staggers me sometimes how vitriolic and petty people on here can be to each other (and again, I did it myself many times over the years). When I bring myself to read something and potentially get involved, I realised that I just cannot be bothered with it. There's little in the way of discourse on this forum, much of the fun has gone and it's become a place where one-upping another member has become more important than having a healthy debate. It's sad, really, because I used to love this place and remember when that wasn't the case. I know the Wenger debate has been a big factor and we're all sick of how things are at Arsenal, which fuels the vitriol, but it doesn't half become clear when you remove yourself from this forum and detach yourself emotionally from the state of the club - it's just not worth the time, effort and emotion.

I hope in the next year or two things change and as the fanbase as a whole becomes more optimistic, this forum will too and the healthy, fun debates that were prominent here return. I can't see myself being anything other than a casual onlooker until then though.


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Re: General Chit Chat

Postby Dejan » Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:36 pm

Va-Va-Voom wrote:Off the top of my head Dai Dillenger, Mecurial Gooner, Fenice, DenisE, Dubs4Sam, Callum, Brandon, ThisisnotanID, Pudpop, ESFSAFC, Ivan Itchybumn, Git, UFGN, ThereisBearCum, and Est.83 are all top posters whose presence has decreased or vanished altogether over the last year or so.


Just to add:
Jay22
Inchpractice
GSK_AFC
Little_Mozart
Cynical_gooner
Git
Maxduke
Yorkyblue
Cheese
Leody
GunnGunn
Mg86
absolutely_fabregas
yosifun
Golfinguy
AZgooner
VCC
Liamcork

Perhaps Trina should sent a mail to people that havent logged in for over 6months? Might get some quality posters back
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Re: General Chit Chat

Postby GoonerAlexandre » Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:39 pm

BRING BACK YORKY FFS BEST POSTER EVER!
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Re: General Chit Chat

Postby Massa » Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:45 pm

Dejan wrote:
Va-Va-Voom wrote:Off the top of my head Dai Dillenger, Mecurial Gooner, Fenice, DenisE, Dubs4Sam, Callum, Brandon, ThisisnotanID, Pudpop, ESFSAFC, Ivan Itchybumn, Git, UFGN, ThereisBearCum, and Est.83 are all top posters whose presence has decreased or vanished altogether over the last year or so.


Just to add:
Jay22
Inchpractice
GSK_AFC
Little_Mozart
Cynical_gooner
Git
Maxduke
Yorkyblue
Cheese
Leody
GunnGunn
Mg86
absolutely_fabregas
yosifun
Golfinguy
AZgooner
VCC
Liamcork

Perhaps Trina should sent a mail to people that havent logged in for over 6months? Might get some quality posters back

I'd be embarrassed for them to see the state of the forum tbh
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Re: General Chit Chat

Postby UFGN » Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:48 pm

Massa wrote:
Dejan wrote:
Va-Va-Voom wrote:Off the top of my head Dai Dillenger, Mecurial Gooner, Fenice, DenisE, Dubs4Sam, Callum, Brandon, ThisisnotanID, Pudpop, ESFSAFC, Ivan Itchybumn, Git, UFGN, ThereisBearCum, and Est.83 are all top posters whose presence has decreased or vanished altogether over the last year or so.


Just to add:
Jay22
Inchpractice
GSK_AFC
Little_Mozart
Cynical_gooner
Git
Maxduke
Yorkyblue
Cheese
Leody
GunnGunn
Mg86
absolutely_fabregas
yosifun
Golfinguy
AZgooner
VCC
Liamcork

Perhaps Trina should sent a mail to people that havent logged in for over 6months? Might get some quality posters back

I'd be embarrassed for them to see the state of the forum tbh


You have more ability to do something about it than most.

When the forum was at its best the mods in charge of it dealt with trouble makers
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Re: General Chit Chat

Postby DiamondGooner » Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:35 am

Its not that bad on here atm, I think some of you are exaggerating.

In the "Golden old days" you had people like Kyle and Propa_Nutcase posting here so its not like it never had trolls and people who got into beefs.

At one point I think it got a bit out of hand but the Mods have banned people etc so its relatively calm here at the moment ......... even GA has ceased trolling which is a miracle in itself.

I honestly think people are just p*ssed off and fed up with AFC at the moment, AFC is not exactly bringing good vibes and banter is it.

As DT on AFTV likes to call it, its toxic atm.

UFGN even threatened to start following Leighton Orient or whoever it was and that was way before it got quiet around here.

When Arsene steps down I think it'll brighten up, as for trolls etc name and shame them then? I don't think there are many left so ................ :dontknow:
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