hibs.net Messageboard

 

Page 1 of 6 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 30 of 429

Thread: England Semi

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    @hibs.net private member Dan Sarf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    1,707

    England Semi

    An English work friend of mine has 2 tickets for the semi final on Wednesday when England play Croatia. He paid £300 each including flights but he didn't realise when he bought them months ago that it was going to be the same day as his wedding! If you are interested, he is looking for someone to take his place.


    It's at Croydon Registry Office, at 4pm. The bride's name is Nicola -- she's 5'4", about 8 stone, quite pretty, and is a really good cook. PM me for more details.

  2. #2
    @hibs.net private member HH81's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Age
    36
    Posts
    8,545
    I had the same one but the marriage was in Bradford. Get about do these Nicola's.
    Cougars!!!

  3. #3
    Unless you were of that persuasion, why on earth would want to pay and travel to watch THEM?

  4. #4
    @hibs.net private member CropleyWasGod's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Posts
    21,436
    Quote Originally Posted by BullsCloseHibs View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    Unless you were of that persuasion, why on earth would want to pay and travel to watch THEM?
    Whoosh?

    Sent from my SM-A520F using Tapatalk

  5. #5
    First Team Regular
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Mid Wales
    Posts
    586
    Gamer IDs

    PSN ID: maxsharktooth
    Quote Originally Posted by BullsCloseHibs View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    Unless you were of that persuasion, why on earth would want to pay and travel to watch THEM?

    Exactly. Once you've seen one wedding, you've seen them all IMHO.

  6. #6
    First Team Regular Nevi_SOL's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    East Lothian
    Posts
    846
    Gamer IDs

    PSN ID: Spanish_Kebab
    Quote Originally Posted by 1875godsgift View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    Exactly. Once you've seen one wedding, you've seen them all IMHO.
    😂😂

  7. #7
    @hibs.net private member Hibbyradge's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2002
    Location
    1000's of people's Barcelona
    Posts
    34,598
    Quote Originally Posted by BullsCloseHibs View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    Unless you were of that persuasion, why on earth would want to pay and travel to watch THEM?
    Buy nothing online unless you check for free cashback here first. I've already earned £1,789.68!



  8. #8
    First Team Breakthrough
    Join Date
    Mar 2018
    Location
    North End Road, Fulham
    Posts
    180
    Quote Originally Posted by BullsCloseHibs View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    Unless you were of that persuasion, why on earth would want to pay and travel to watch THEM?
    It might be quite a good laugh.

  9. #9
    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Sarf View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    An English work friend of mine has 2 tickets for the semi final on Wednesday when England play Croatia. He paid £300 each including flights but he didn't realise when he bought them months ago that it was going to be the same day as his wedding! If you are interested, he is looking for someone to take his place.


    It's at Croydon Registry Office, at 4pm. The bride's name is Nicola -- she's 5'4", about 8 stone, quite pretty, and is a really good cook. PM me for more details.

  10. #10
    #dotnettopboiz Haymaker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Chatham, NJ, USA
    Age
    33
    Posts
    8,870
    My two English colleagues are working a tournament on Sunday, they're raging. Trying to get me to cover the games.
    21.05.2016. I Was There.
    .net PM board "Biggest Slaver of the year 2014"
    The Famous Haymaker
    Less talk, more gifs. :

  11. #11
    Testimonial Due HoboHarry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    4,221
    If I ever got a semi watching England play I would sincerely hope that the wife would take me into the back garden and shoot me......

  12. #12
    Quote Originally Posted by HoboHarry View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    If I ever got a semi watching England play I would sincerely hope that the wife would take me into the back garden and shoot me......
    Hopefully she'd have the common courtesy to take care of your semi first and then shoot you

  13. #13
    Testimonial Due Nameless's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Musselburgh
    Age
    35
    Posts
    3,846
    It's becoming a bit nauseating, the media (BBC are the worst for this) constantly referring to England as "The Three Lions" - when did this become a thing?

    Also noticed a fair few stories about English fans rampaging around their own towns after England wins - it's reassuring to see some things never change. I hope they lose to Croatia, but it doesn't matter, as they would get horses in the final by either France or Belgium anyway.

    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk

  14. #14
    Testimonial Due Ken's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Edinburgh
    Age
    35
    Posts
    1,016
    Quote Originally Posted by Nameless View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    It's becoming a bit nauseating, the media (BBC are the worst for this) constantly referring to England as "The Three Lions" - when did this become a thing?

    Also noticed a fair few stories about English fans rampaging around their own towns after England wins - it's reassuring to see some things never change. I hope they lose to Croatia, but it doesn't matter, as they would get horses in the final by either France or Belgium anyway.

    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk
    Agree, neigh chance of them winning it


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

  15. #15
    Quote Originally Posted by Nameless View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    Also noticed a fair few stories about English fans rampaging around their own towns after England wins - it's reassuring to see some things never change. I hope they lose to Croatia, but it doesn't matter, as they would get horses in the final by either France or Belgium anyway.

    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk
    To be fair, other English people are crowd funding to pay for the damage as they are embarrassed by the behaviour.

    And, yes, they might get "horses". Apparently horse meat is a delicacy around those parts. 😋

  16. #16
    Testimonial Due Nameless's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Musselburgh
    Age
    35
    Posts
    3,846
    Quote Originally Posted by AltheHibby View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    To be fair, other English people are crowd funding to pay for the damage as they are embarrassed by the behaviour.
    You're assuming the crowd funders are English - I reckon they are ex-pat Japanese, given their behaviour at the World Cup!

    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk

  17. #17
    Quote Originally Posted by Nameless View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    You're assuming the crowd funders are English - I reckon they are ex-pat Japanese, given their behaviour at the World Cup!

    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk
    Good point re the Japanese, who must be the best fans I have ever seen. 😁

  18. #18
    Quote Originally Posted by Nameless View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    You're assuming the crowd funders are English - I reckon they are ex-pat Japanese, given their behaviour at the World Cup!

    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk
    According to the Sun (I know) the woman who jumped on an ambulance and damaged it is Scottish. Whatever she is, I hope she is hammered in court for it.

  19. #19
    Testimonial Due Nameless's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Musselburgh
    Age
    35
    Posts
    3,846
    Quote Originally Posted by AltheHibby View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    According to the Sun (I know) the woman who jumped on an ambulance and damaged it is Scottish. Whatever she is, I hope she is hammered in court for it.
    I'll posit she's a Jambo....

    You're right, nonsense like that is beyond the pail, and hopefully she's made an example of.

    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk

  20. #20
    Quote Originally Posted by Nameless View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    It's becoming a bit nauseating, the media (BBC are the worst for this) constantly referring to England as "The Three Lions" - when did this become a thing?

    k
    1996 - when the song came out I think?

  21. #21
    @hibs.net private member Jim44's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Age
    71
    Posts
    15,366
    Blog Entries
    1
    England semi? You would think they were excited enough to get a full blown one.

  22. #22
    Testimonial Due Nameless's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Musselburgh
    Age
    35
    Posts
    3,846
    The line is in the song, but the England team have never been referred to as "The Three Lions" prior to this tournament.
    Quote Originally Posted by Danderhall Hibs View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    1996 - when the song came out I think?
    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk

  23. #23
    I might be accused of being a bitter twisted Scot but a combnation of a relatively easy group,and the luck of the draw has landed them in the semi finals.

    My opinion is that the first half decent team they meet will put them away.

    Step forward Croatia.

    All this Waistcoat Wednesday , cancel Wimbledon, close the stores early nonsense will evaporate and Mr Southgate will be rounded on by a public which has been whipped into a false sense of expectancy and triumphalism.

    Feels better to have got that off my chest!

  24. #24
    @hibs.net private member essexhibee's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Chelmsford, Essex
    Posts
    3,518
    Quote Originally Posted by Famous Fiver View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    I might be accused of being a bitter twisted Scot but a combnation of a relatively easy group,and the luck of the draw has landed them in the semi finals.

    My opinion is that the first half decent team they meet will put them away.

    Step forward Croatia.

    All this Waistcoat Wednesday , cancel Wimbledon, close the stores early nonsense will evaporate and Mr Southgate will be rounded on by a public which has been whipped into a false sense of expectancy and triumphalism.

    Feels better to have got that off my chest!
    I really hope so. I just feel something in my waters that they are going to do it and it feels like watching a slow car crash.

    Luckily I escaped to Crete on Friday. It was already unbearable living down in England prior to the quarter so god knows what it's like now.
    ​​
    Scottish Cup Winners 2016 - The Immortals


  25. #25
    Quote Originally Posted by Famous Fiver View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    I might be accused of being a bitter twisted Scot but a combnation of a relatively easy group,and the luck of the draw has landed them in the semi finals.

    My opinion is that the first half decent team they meet will put them away.

    Step forward Croatia.

    All this Waistcoat Wednesday , cancel Wimbledon, close the stores early nonsense will evaporate and Mr Southgate will be rounded on by a public which has been whipped into a false sense of expectancy and triumphalism.

    Feels better to have got that off my chest!
    Donít think Croatia have played well last 2 games but theyíll never have a better chance to get to a World Cup final than tomorrow,England have had it easy,donít think their big players have even played that well,hopefully Croatia do the business!

  26. #26
    Quote Originally Posted by Nameless View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    The line is in the song, but the England team have never been referred to as "The Three Lions" prior to this tournament.

    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk
    Quick Google proves otherwise.

  27. #27
    Testimonial Due Nameless's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Musselburgh
    Age
    35
    Posts
    3,846
    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    Quick Google proves otherwise.
    How so?

    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk

  28. #28
    @hibs.net private member Scouse Hibby's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Age
    50
    Posts
    16,580
    Quote Originally Posted by Nameless View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    The line is in the song, but the England team have never been referred to as "The Three Lions" prior to this tournament.

    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk
    Of course they have
    "If a player is not interfering with play or seeking to gain
    an advantage, then he should be."

  29. #29
    Testimonial Due Nameless's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Musselburgh
    Age
    35
    Posts
    3,846
    Quote Originally Posted by Scouse Hibby View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    Of course they have
    I've no recollection of them ever being referred to as that, but I'll bow to your knowledge on the subject, given that you follow Englan...Sorry, I mean The Three Lions ;-)

    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk

  30. #30
    @hibs.net private member Newry Hibs's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    In hope
    Age
    52
    Posts
    707
    Quote Originally Posted by Nameless View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    It's becoming a bit nauseating, the media (BBC are the worst for this) constantly referring to England as "The Three Lions" - when did this become a thing?

    Also noticed a fair few stories about English fans rampaging around their own towns after England wins - it's reassuring to see some things never change. I hope they lose to Croatia, but it doesn't matter, as they would get horses in the final by either France or Belgium anyway.

    Sent from my D5503 using Tapatalk
    Wait until they lose (please).

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
hibs.net ©2012 All Rights Reserved