World Cup 2018

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  1. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    I'm lucky, after 30 years at the same company, and transitioning from a "technical geek" to a "numbers geek", I get to work from home. I've been to the office 3 or 4 times in the last year. I've had the WC games on in the background while I'm pounding away on my laptop. I'll do the same with the Tour starting this weekend.

    That said, Columbia played a brutish match, and England matched them the whole way. It felt like a good old fashioned hockey game. I'm sure football purists may not have cared for it, but I sure did.
     
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  2. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Just watched the last 30mins of the replay. Penalties and all! That was a rolller-coaster ride!
     
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  3. Tucson Thump

    Tucson Thump New Member

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    I loved it when the color commentator said "this is absurd".
     
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  4. Alan Manning

    Alan Manning Is It A Bird ! Is It A Plane ! Nah It's Only Me!!!

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    Coming Into the tournament without expectations of previous England teams they felt real pressure for the first time and to be fair they wobbled but they didn't fall down.:cool:
     
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  5. Shawn@PRS

    Shawn@PRS yogi
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    I'm trying to convince Paul to let me work from home. Then again, I've only been here for 16 years, so I need to put in a little more time before I can earn that privilege.
     
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  6. pac90

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    brilliant belgium v brazil game last night, jeezypeeps that was a cracker, only spolit by south america 'handbags' amateur dramatics

    and in that spirit, meet naymar the goat version ;)



    cheering for England today, great team and no superstar egos
     
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  7. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    It certainly was! Man, the last 20 minutes Brazil had Belgium on their heels! Lots of chances, and that save on the Neymar shot was incredible. Glad Belgium was able to hold them off!
     
  8. Alan Manning

    Alan Manning Is It A Bird ! Is It A Plane ! Nah It's Only Me!!!

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    WOW !!! What a great couple of days.
    Roger Water's Us & Them tour Hyde Park and England through to the World Cup semi finals.
    The keeper Jordan Pickford is having a Blinder of comp.
    That's gotta be worth 2 pairs of sunglasses. :cool::cool: !!!
     
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  9. Shawn@PRS

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    Congrats to England and their supporters. I told my son that if England wins it all, Harry Kane will be knighted. If Pickford keeps it up, he too will be knighted.
     
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  10. pac90

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    They got a chance of beating croatia, exciting times :)
     
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  11. veinbuster

    veinbuster Coming of age

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    One of my picks will make it to the final.
     
  12. Shawn@PRS

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    I thought Croatia would make it to the final, but after seeing Croatia struggle with Russia, I believe England will beat them
     
  13. Darkho

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    Crotia could be a big surprised, wait and see ^^
    As France and Belgium are cousins, this 1/2 final is very exiting ; and I don't care which one will win as I like the two :p
     
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  14. Tucson Thump

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    If France doesn't win it this year they certainly looked loaded for 2022. Young guys with loads of talent.
     
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  15. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    They certainly do! Looking strong today.
     
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  16. Shawn@PRS

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    Damn, France just crushed Belgium's dreams.
     
  17. Darkho

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    France in final :D
    Still I don't care, but happy for my country :)

    First time that my town is so noisy : people scream and all the cars burn their klaxon.
    It will be difficult to sleep tonight :rolleyes:
     
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  18. Bruddha

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    Well this was quite a decent game. Unfortunate result for the Belgiums, but France was the stronger team. I don't see them losing to Croatia or England
     
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  19. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Agreed. Belgium had some great chances in the final 15 minutes. I really don't care who wins, I just want to see a good match.
     
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  20. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Viva la France! :D
     
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