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Discussion in 'Transfer Forum' started by Marzo, May 20, 2019.

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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    LIES!!!!
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    Zoo Full Member

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    :lol:
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    :lol:
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    tenpoless Full Member

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    That's a lot of jelly you've got on your hair, ximon.
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    Art Vandelay Full Member

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    :lol: The drama!!
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    Zoo Full Member

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    Hang on..

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    Raulduke Full Member

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    :eek:

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    OohAahMartial Full Member

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    United app showing James's announcement at exactly 3pm. He did get it right, albeit only a little bit before.
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    Zoo Full Member

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    At least we know for sure now that /u/xisimon is legit.
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    Holocene New Member

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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    All is forgiven
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    NinjaFletch Full Member

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    It is quite funny that spoof and his disciples managed to chase off the only one on that subreddit who actually did have insider information.
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    Art Vandelay Full Member

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    Plot twists!!
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    tenpoless Full Member

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    Ooohh think He's got a friend.
    Ooohh friend, ITK friend.
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    Snafu17 Full Member

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    He obviously knows someone who either works in marketing or web design or something. Which means he'll get announcements right, but everything else he says is likely pish.
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    PepsiCola Full Member

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    What does it say?
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    laughtersassassin Full Member

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    In fairness to him he doesn't say anything else.
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Well that of course is not true. Do you think Manchester United contact their marketing department only after they have announced a signing?
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    Snafu17 Full Member

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    Well they obviously don't inform the lower level employees about our summer transfer window plans and I doubt any higher up would let a muppet share that information on reddit.
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Probably somebody in the web or app departments. They have to know in advance who they're writing articles about / uploading videos etc.

    It was a very small window for him to post that, so he's been given a quick heads up.
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    Bubz27 No I won’t change your tag line

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    We've announced James because there's another on the way. We want James to get his due exposure and let it die down before we announce the next one.
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    settembrini Full Member

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    Simon is basically the anti-Spoofex. He rarely posts. When he does it's just about a couple of things. He's posts things that make sense and he sticks to them. When he says something will happen it happens.

    Spoofex posts all the time. Pretends to know every detail, conversation and thought of everyone involved in our transfers. Comes up with narratives that make no sense and constantly change. Often says things will happen and they don't and never seems to know anything that actually happens until after others have said it will.
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    Sterling Archer Full Member

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    He got quite a few things right before - Dalot, Fred, Grant
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Yep.

    Just look at that table of players he's giving opinions at. Nobody would know that much concrete information about players unless they're at Woodward/board level.

    He's just taking wild stabs in the dark and giving vague information - a genuine conman. Crazy how they're letting him get away with it.
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    Hans Moleman Full Member

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    Simon has always been legit. He's the only one with a credible, reliable history of calling things ahead of time, even if they are fairly basic things that are on the verge of happening in minutes/hours, rather than days.

    Anyone who claims to have knowledge of every single in/out, with daily updates on every single little thing happening, is a guaranteed bullshitter.
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    Summit "do the dead, spread your seed and get out"

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    Didn't he say we were getting De Ligt?
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    Freak Born a freak always a freak.

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    So what else has Simon said?
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    Catt Ole's at the wheel!

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    What's been said?
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    Holocene New Member

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    He hasn't said much so far. He wrote this 4 weeks ago:

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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    A marketing team would have to construct a marketing campaign. All of the graphics, slogans, videos of piano playing in Old Trafford etc all have to be conceived, filmed, edited and uploaded by the time of the official announcement. I would suspect the construction and completion of a campaign for a signing like Pogba or Sanchez could theoretically take a couple of weeks at least. They would obviously need to have a deadline to finish the campaign too, as it would need to be ready for signing - so someone in marketing could theoretically project a potential completion date for a deal, as they would have been given a deadline to complete their own work.
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Who knows. It is perfectly reasonable for ‘low level’ employees who could be working on design for a campaign to know what player it is for. It is also likely they have confidentiality agreements and are expected to shut the feck up.
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    Cliche Guevara Full Member

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    Come on, he told us half an hour before.

    His source could literally be a ball-boy in for pre-season training.

    That said, I think he genuinely does know somebody and gets some accurate info, unlike the other bampots.
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    settembrini Full Member

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    He said that De Ligt was a 'possibility' and that we were trying for him but that was all. When all the other ITKs on reddit were insisting De Ligt was a done deal or we had agreed things with the player/Ajax he said they were lying and misleading people. This resulted in him getting a ton of abuse and he quit their forum in a bit of a flounce. Although he has posted a few times on their since.

    He also said something about right wing not being seen as a priority which I really hope he is wrong about.
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    Cliche Guevara Full Member

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    Did he not say we definitely weren’t in for him, or certainly nowhere near close to signing him, then got chased off Reddit?
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    Lash Full Member

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    I believe he just accused that Fred lad of being a liar when talking about De Ligt, insinuating either of what you said.
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    mu4c_20le Full Member

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    I doubt it would take weeks to make something like that piano playing video. Probably a day to shoot, and another 2-3 for editing.
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    And 0 days to decide and plan to do it in the first place?

    There would have been ideas that were considered and scrapped, ideas that were pitched and rejected, hashtag brainstorming etc. To do the actual shoot and edit isn’t that hard, but to decide Make a creative advert doesn’t take 2 days from inception. I know a bit about the advertising sector and this is effectively one of those.
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    Wettergren New Member

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    I don't think everything is so secret for those who work at the club. I know someone who worked in the megastore. He saw the jerseys of "Ibrahimovic 10" in their warehouse long before it was published.

    The security guards know by several days in advance if they are going to work because a new player is presented, etc.

    But of course, Spoofex is a liar.
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    dove Full Member

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    Spoofex obviously has a better source who provides him with updates every minute on all 20 targets we are linked to :(