Official World Cup 2010 Thread

Discussion in 'The Green Room' started by El Chup, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. Camren

    Camren Probably a Dual

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    I'm still not impressed with the Germans. :bailey:





    Okay I'm lying, I am almost stunned by the quality of their performances. They may not have the most illustrious individuals but crikey, can they play as a team. Spain will provide a much harder challenge but unless they improve massively on their recent form, Germany will win.
    But if a certain blonde striker finds his form, Spain will beat the krauts and head to the final.
    I really can't see Urgay beating Holland, so it's going to be an all European final yet again.
  2. Nautica

    Nautica Probably a Dual

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    Cheated? That's debateable. He broke the rules of the game, suffered the consequences, and his team still emerged on top. How are his actions any difference than an NBA player purposely fouling an opponent at the end of a game in order to get possession back? Or an NFL cornerback interfering w/ a receiver in the end zone? Using the rules of the game to your advantage is part of the game, IMO.

    Here's a good article on the subject...
    http://joeposnanski.si.com/2010/07/06/the-return-of-the-hand/?eref=sihp
  3. Nautica

    Nautica Probably a Dual

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    Oh, by the way...

    Yay Oranje!!!! :D
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  4. Talkahuano

    Talkahuano Second Flame Lieutenant

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    That's what I get for rooting for Uruguay :cry:
  5. Camren

    Camren Probably a Dual

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    Well done Holland, hope they win it now. What a phenomenal footballing country, they deserve a World Cup just for all the fantastic players they've given to the world over the years. :techman:
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  6. Talkahuano

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    Ok here goes the match we've all been waiting for. Rooting for Germany. If they lose, I will have been WRONG on EVERY match in this world cup so far. Everyone I've rooted for, without fail, has lost or been eliminated. So, GO GERMANY! And please, let my curse be over!
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  7. Dan Leach

    Dan Leach Climbing Staff Member Moderator

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    I think Spain will just win this one.
    Couls easily go either way though.
  8. Talkahuano

    Talkahuano Second Flame Lieutenant

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    Well this game's been shit so far. It's like neither of them really wants this.
  9. Ward

    Ward A Stepford Husband

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    tied at zip at the half.
  10. Dan Leach

    Dan Leach Climbing Staff Member Moderator

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    Spain deserve to lead.
  11. Talkahuano

    Talkahuano Second Flame Lieutenant

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    Yep, a well-deserved win. Looks like the octopus and I have been right (or in my case, wrong) about every game :lol:
  12. Midnight Funeral

    Midnight Funeral CĂșchulainn

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    Ah fer feck sake.

    There goes 100 quid.

    Well, 100 quid that I never had, but might have had.

    Oh well at least if Germany win the 3rd place playoff I'll get a tenner.
  13. Nautica

    Nautica Probably a Dual

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    Yay...we'll get a new WC Champion! Someone who's never won it before! As a person who favors the underdog and embraces change, I'm glad for this.
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  14. Talkahuano

    Talkahuano Second Flame Lieutenant

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    Imma root for Spain now. If anyone can break my curse, it's them. Mwahahahah.
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  15. Mikael

    Mikael Son of Light

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    What a contrast! All those bloody huge Huns with scrappy little Spaniards running circles around them. :D

    What a result. Congrats to the Spanish. Love to see a country get to their first WC final. Well done Spain!
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  16. Ward

    Ward A Stepford Husband

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    It's been a lot of fun so far. I'll hate to see it end either way.
  17. Nautica

    Nautica Probably a Dual

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    Ahem...I just wanted to point out this previous post of mine, much earlier in this thread...
    Suck on that, bitches! :finger: :ramen:
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  18. Pylades

    Pylades Louder & Prouder

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    Yeah, you're finally gonna break the curse. It's just a law of physics that the Netherlands can't win anything - and I say that as someone who actually likes them!
    They always have a brilliant team and then screw it up. Every. single. time. :bailey:
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  19. Talkahuano

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    ALL RIGHT!! Uruguay! Uruguay! Don't disappoint me again ; ;
  20. Talkahuano

    Talkahuano Second Flame Lieutenant

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    Ok, fuck Uruguay, I thought the guy who cheated Ghana of their goal was out of the cup, but I just saw him on the field. Bitch doesn't deserve a win. GO GERMANY! :D
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  21. Ward

    Ward A Stepford Husband

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    Well, now that TKO has officially cheered for both sides, karma will let the better team win. :lol:

    That said, Germany just went up 3-2 on a beautiful goal!!
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  22. Talkahuano

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    I'll consider my curse broken, even though it looks like karma took care of it. :TKO:
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  23. Ward

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    deutschland uber alles except two!!
  24. Oxmyx

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    This German team is so young and has only been playing together for a few weeks. Give them a few months or years to mature and I think they'll be among the world's best.
    It was fun to watch them play.
  25. Ebeneezer Goode

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    This German team in 2 years time ought to be a pretty frightening proposition, if England bump into them (assuming we qualify :rolleyes: ) I think that 4-1 tubbing will be seen as us getting off lightly...

    At least tonight I can't lose ;)

    Be nice to see Villa to get the Golden Boot, that'll boost my winnings somewhat :D
  26. Ebeneezer Goode

    Ebeneezer Goode Gobshite

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    Oh, and am I alone in thinking that both the BBC and ITV have provided some truly fucking awful commentary this time round?
  27. Talkahuano

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    That's why it pays to speak Spanish. The commentary at Univison has been stellar. :P
  28. Mikael

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    Spain will dominate the Netherlands. :tasvir:

    I hope Spain crushes Holland and we see Holland driven before them in fleeing waves of orange and hear the wailing and lamentation of their women!:battle:
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  29. Nautica

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    Picked Spain, rooting for Netherlands. :shrug:
  30. Talkahuano

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    GO SPAIN! :winner:
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