Dare i say it . . .

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But are there any other kayakers who are avid followers of a football team or indeed the game itself?

Im sure i will shot down from many angles but from what i have experienced there are very few football fans in the kayaking scene.Now i have my assumptions as to why this may be but i am rather inquisitive as to what others think on the matter and if in fact there are any other football following kayakers out there?

Preparing to take cover . . .

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Exeter City.

I also do a fair bit of cover for Bristol City and Rovers. Prefer the City though.
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Of course the mighty Plymouth Argyle.
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I use to play Football when younger, grew out of it.

I'm going the United Vs West Ham this Wednesday. I'm more of an Arm chair fan but whatch them time to time when tickets come cheap!

Fc United anyone? There the future of English Football!

Much prefer a good paddle any day than a Football game :-)

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Forgot to say, im a Luton Town follower myself.

Have been a season ticket holder for seven years but i must admit, whilst up at uni in Liverpool, if its raining i would much rather head out onto the water rather than back home to the less inspiring kenilworth road.

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I used to live across the water (=Manchester Ship Canal) from the Theatre of Dreams (=Old Trafford of course)... when matches were live on telly and Utd scored, I'd press mute and enjoy the roars from half a mile away.

Never get to see them play but might do next year if I move back to the land of my fathers (=Manchester)...

Oh yes, I was there when Schmeichel scored.
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Football??

Isn't that a very sturdy bouyancy bag?
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The Mighty EXETER City. On form.

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I am a Leeds fan through and through but watch Hereford most weeks as it's a lot closer to where I work/live.
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I support Everton and have done for years, my Dad's had season tickets for about 30 years, and I go to the game whenever possible, which is quite often now I've moved back to Liverpool.

A Saturday afternoon boating or on the river is a difficult choice, it depends on who we are playing and what river is planed for.

Growing up in Liverpool, where football can be like a religion, means you don't have much choice about if you support someone.

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Football? Isn't that what people do when they don't have the intelligence to pick the ball up with their hands?

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Adrian Cooper wrote:Football? Isn't that what people do when they don't have the intelligence to pick the ball up with their hands?
I suppose jumping on the bloke with the funny shaped ball is a mensa initiation :)

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Celtic, arsenal and a kick out.

However rugby is the better of the two.

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wezzzy wrote:
Adrian Cooper wrote:Football? Isn't that what people do when they don't have the intelligence to pick the ball up with their hands?
I suppose jumping on the bloke with the funny shaped ball is a mensa initiation :)
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A game were people can not think beyond a ball between two posts with a lid on them. Totally pointless I'm afraid
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I think there is a little bit more to it than that I'm afraid.

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You fill up my sense ,
Like a gallon of magnet'
Like a packet of woodbines,
Like a good pinch of snuff,
Like a night out in Sheffield,
Like a greasy chip butty,
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Post by naefearjustbeer »

What the game where 22 grown men chase a bag of wind round a field. Pointless if you ask me.

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You are all wasting your key strokes. This thread will be pulled because it has eff-all to do with paddling.

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Football....WTF?! (Hearts fan by the way)


RUGBY, now that's a different matter! I'm off to the Scotland NZ game on the 8th, sweet!

More importantly have been at Murrayfield the last two Calcutta cup matches to watch the 'shire' get their asses handed to them!
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Football - a perfect front airbag for a spud, fits perfectly behind the footplate on its longest leg setting.

Without it the boat floats vertically when someone swims

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ChrisS wrote:You are all wasting your key strokes. This thread will be pulled because it has eff-all to do with paddling.
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cookie wrote:Totally pointless I'm afraid
Unlike driving miles and miles, to drive to the top of a river, then paddle down, then drive back up to get your car, then drive home?

See above post!
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ChrisS wrote:You are all wasting your key strokes. This thread will be pulled because it has eff-all to do with paddling.
It surely does?

Just because its not directly linked to kayaking, but is certainly related to the people who practice the sport, doesnt mean its totally irrelevant. If so I wasnt aware this forum was that stringent.

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Remember what happened to the pencil thread!

...I am new to pencilling and would like advice on the best type of pencil to buy. I will be starting with drawing simple lines but want a pencil that will enable me to progress to freestyle pencilling or calligraphy...

...The best advice is to join a pencilling club which will have a range of pencils for you to try...

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My odd shaped balls would kick ass over your kissballs and they fit better as extra bounacy too.
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Post by ChrisS »

It's not as if there aren't plenty of football forums out there such as this one (which obviously allows irrelevant threads).

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ChrisS wrote:You are all wasting your key strokes. This thread will be pulled because it has eff-all to do with paddling.
..if it was easy, it would just be the way

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ChrisS wrote:You are all wasting your key strokes. This thread will be pulled because it has eff-all to do with paddling.
Whilst paddling the Dulas last year I found a great condition mitre football on the bank. I carried it down the rapids on the deck of my boat and still have it.

That included paddling. Hurrah, the thread is saved.

Exeter city are doing well so far this season. long may it last, so that they can kick Bristol Rovers arse next season ;o)

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