Discussion in 'Manchester United Forum' started by ralphie88, Mar 4, 2008.
you're bloody great noodles
Erm read the thread. I didn't leave the game early.
EDIT: And as for the muppets praising your 'find'. Clowns also.
That's fair enough and there's always going to be some exceptions.
However, I struggle to believe that 20,000 others need to catch a flight or are forced in some way to leave early.
Nothing wrong with having to catch a flight, if you've made the effort to go to OT from overseas then I applaud you.
But people slating regular matchgoing reds really pisses me off.
No one slated Ralphie until Ralphie starting blanket slating other people. He's not above reproach because he has a season ticket; if he starts an argument people are quite able to argue back.
You can't dig yourself out of this one I'm afraid. The West Ham thread was clear - I left after the final whistle. Having looked at the thread you now realise that so best owning up.
This thread is criticising people who leave with 5 mins to go, the team hanging on to a 1-0 lead and the possibility of extra time and penalties.
If some people have to leave early for your average league game with the boys 3 up or something, fair enough. I don't agree with it. But United could easily have been left playing extra time and penalties tonight in a half empty stadium. Not very clever. A bit like yourself in fact.
the guy went to the game and slagged off people who left early when the game could have gone to extra time...
and non match goers are laughing at him ???
From what I can see Ralphie is right and probably people are letting personal issues get in the way of the truth.
There really is no need for so many people to leave early, when I go to Old Trafford I never want to leave and am usually one of the last on the bus(yes I know top red,etc, great joke) never missed a flight though. If people who need fights are gonna spend all that money ongoing to Old Trafford, why miss out on some of it just to save a few quid on a earlier flight.
When did I do that? Pert had a go at me for no reason whatsoever and I had a little dig back. That was all.
I'm with Ralph on this one...
agreed. I dont think they really understand what Chester road is like on matchday.
I reckon seeing as you live so close to the stadium, you should go and speak to these early leavers yourself when you see them leaving and start to understand some people might have a valid reason.
I take my kids to the games and if its a late one I leave early because the kids need to get to bed for school and I can do without waiting another hour in traffic to get back to Sale as the kids wont get to bed until after 11. If that makes me a bad fan then I'll hold my hands up, but like Baz, some of us have excuses.
On another note, reading a football forum member in front of his computer slagging off people at the game always sounds a bit rich to me.
Dig myself out of what one?
Your rant reminded me of the thread from the West Ham game, which amused me. So I posted a link to it
Wrong. You posted "Ralphie would never leave a game early..." with the link, insinuating that that was what I did on that occasion. But your memory played tricks on this occasion. And it's up for everyone to see. Never mind, happens to the best of us...
Though your exact words in that thread are that you left early. Just pointing it out, like.
You got to understand Noodle, he left after the whistle, in a game which we lost to West Ham. It just so happens it was our last match of the 2007 season, we also collected a trophy and is traditional for Fans to celebrate and thank the team for busting thier gut in the season just passed.
Guy is a top red, fake red, hot head whatever but imo the worst type of fan I would ever entertain.
feck up you tosser and start to realise life does not revolve around your sad little existance
Yes, and yet despite that, here's the link again;
It's absolutely clear when I left. One line in an entire thread was misleading and I believe I corrected myself.
Anyway, how about answering my question about when I started "blanket slating other people"?
Har! Actually I think yours does mate. I really get under your skin don't I?
I thank you. *doffs caps*
You do. You are full of lies, bullshit and misconceptions yet promote yourself as the voice of Manchester United.
Everything you say or stand for goes against my natural thought process and the only common thing between me and your like is the fact we celebrate the existence of a shared football club.
As much as I and other can have a laugh with ourselves on this website, I am concerned that someone like your good self belives in the bullshit and utter crap you spout.
Jesus Ralphie. Can you in no way concede that it seems rather cnutish of you to question people's dedication when you leave due to the disappointment of West Ham staying up? It's the end of the season, and you'd not seen the trophy in the hands of the lads in about 4 years. If the Hammers can irk you enough to miss out on that, then you are indeed petty. Not meaning to be a dick, but that's what you are if you stand by it being a reasonable reaction.
I can understand ralphies point here. Someone sat next to me left with 10 minutes to go tonight whilst it was still a tight game and one Lyon goal would have sent it to extra time. If you are going to spend that type of money to go to a football match why leave so early? This isn't a one off situation either it happens in most games. You'd be surprised how many times I've seen people not bother coming back after half time as well.
Next time it happens grow a set of balls and ask the people.
Easy to make assumptions.
There's a big difference between staying behind after the final whistle to watch players celebrate and supporting the team when they're fighting tooth-and-nail to avoid a potential extra 30 mins of extra time and penalties. Which they'd have had to face in a half empty stadium. In Europe we play home and away for a reason - home support is meant to give you an advantage, somewhat wasted if you end up playing 30-40mins in front of empty seats.
It's not an isolated group of people were talking about here it's thousands they can't all be getting a flight. It's just people who can't be bothered waiting in a bit of traffic!
Just found out our Ralphie has over 2,500 posts on Redissue
That does say alot about you Ralphie
Gone from 5mins to 30-40 mins now.
More Lies, bullshit and misconceptions to present an argument in your favour. Typical of this grade A clown.
He was referring to the possibility of playing that amount of time if it had gone to extra time.
feck me, it's Inspector Morse
EDIT: I think you'll find quite a few people on here post on RI. Most just change their username.
Does anybody here TRULY believe that it's, say, more than 70 per cent of the people in the stadium who feel that their week has been shat on when things don't go well? That they put United above pragmatism and will stay 10 mins longer as opposed to beating traffic and earning another, well I don't know how many minutes they'd be able to add to their evening by doing this, but do you really think that United overrule most of their lives?
Most people aren't as obsessive as many of us are. The people who left might've done their share of applauding, but I reckon most of them aren't vocal, and rather stare down people who absolutely can't shut up (in their eyes).
Sad but true, but I reckon that's rose-tinting things. It's just as much an exciting night out as it is fortress of Dreams, where United is the greater good.
Shhhh... he's too blinded by rage to work that out.
Again, not just the odd cnut. There were too many seats empty by the final whistle today to even estimate.
I tell you what, it's also getting fecking dangerous. They were queuing up on the stairs at the Stretford End today watching the final moments - had we equalised there'd have been a fecking crowd surge with nothing to stop it.
That said, I thought the atmosphere today was excellent, right to the final whistle we were getting behind the reds. Not bad at all for an early start and a poor performance.
It was hardly a poor performance, even though we lost. Just couldn't finish and were unlucky.
Agree, I was in the North second tier next to the Stretty and people were leaving left right and centre, I mean ffs we were one goal down in the quarter final of the cup and could have scored at any moment, not sure about the queing on the stairs I was to concerned with the match to notice.
And yes the atmosphere was excellent right to the end, good stuff. All in all an enjoyable game bar the result.
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