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World Cup 2018 discussion
« on: February 10, 2018, 12:53:45 AM »
Its almost that time.  Four months-ish, give or take.  Any of you guys gonna be planning to attend the world cup in any of these off-the-beaten-path cities?  I was honestly pretty keen on it until the whole "USA losing to Trinidad and Tobago when they only needed a tie to advance"......thing.  Anyone thinking of attempting it as a proposed date/travel arrangement with a hopeful future spouse?  I think that could be a pretty fun thing to do.  Crossed anyones mind?

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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2018, 01:20:00 AM »
Its almost that time.  Four months-ish, give or take.  Any of you guys gonna be planning to attend the world cup in any of these off-the-beaten-path cities?  I was honestly pretty keen on it until the whole "USA losing to Trinidad and Tobago when they only needed a tie to advance"......thing.  Anyone thinking of attempting it as a proposed date/travel arrangement with a hopeful future spouse?  I think that could be a pretty fun thing to do.  Crossed anyones mind?

Start here :

[url]http://welcome2018.com/en/fan_guide/transport-v-gorodakh-kk-2017/[url]

Many hotels booked up - I think by speculators ..

Don't know if I'll go to any games - as my country JUST - didn't qualify - thanks to a Romanian Ref giving a penalty that wasn't - he later apologised

We live in one of the host cities - Sochi

Good luck


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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2018, 03:33:56 AM »
Did you get residency in Russia then?
- or perhaps using rather more flexible definitions of common terms than most people?

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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2018, 04:58:32 AM »
Did you get residency in Russia then?
- or perhaps using rather more flexible definitions of common terms than most people?

It’s all part of the fantasy.

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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2018, 02:17:29 PM »
Russia World Cup: Argentina 'flirting manual' panned

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) has been panned for including a chapter about "how to stand a chance with a Russian girl" in a manual it handed to journalists travelling to the World Cup in Russia.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-44137979

"Sources in the AFA told local media that the controversial chapter had been lifted from a blog on the internet. It is not yet clear who decided to include it in the manual."

 :chuckle: :laugh: :laugh: :chuckle: :chuckle:

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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2018, 12:02:22 AM »
Did you get residency in Russia then?
- or perhaps using rather more flexible definitions of common terms than most people?

Dear andrewfi, Rosco and Wiz

When were ANY of you last in Russia?   Do you think I enter 'illegally' ?  :chuckle:

I am not resident in Russia

Not going to the World Cup ?

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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2018, 03:31:40 AM »
Did you get residency in Russia then?
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Dear andrewfi, Rosco and Wiz

When were ANY of you last in Russia?   Do you think I enter 'illegally' ?  :chuckle:

I am not resident in Russia

Not going to the World Cup ?

Wow, that went right over your head.
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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2018, 03:51:59 AM »
Clearly - I must ask you to clarify for me

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World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2018, 06:13:01 AM »
Russia World Cup: Argentina 'flirting manual' panned

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) has been panned for including a chapter about "how to stand a chance with a Russian girl" in a manual it handed to journalists travelling to the World Cup in Russia.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-44137979

"Sources in the AFA told local media that the controversial chapter had been lifted from a blog on the internet. It is not yet clear who decided to include it in the manual."

 :chuckle: :laugh: :laugh: :chuckle: :chuckle:

I’ve discussed with a student, who predicts that there is going to be a spike in the birth rate following the World Cup. Hahahaha))

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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2018, 05:42:46 AM »
Can anyone explain to me why all the managers of all the football clubs stand on the line  chewing gum??

Is it just a class thing and they are just dumb asses? or what?

I cannot ever recall meeting any manager from any company who would sit there chewing  gum and I have met a fair few in my time.



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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #10 on: July 01, 2018, 07:15:01 AM »
Game time nerves?  Just heading to the centre now to take in the Russia match!


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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2018, 10:52:59 AM »
Wifey is making whooping noises in the next room so I assume Russia won against Spain.
I apologise.
And so he should.........

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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2018, 02:27:45 PM »
It’s mayhem in Moscow tonight!!!!


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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #13 on: July 01, 2018, 02:34:30 PM »
What a result! I love to see the host nation progress into the latter stages, it gives the tournament more body!

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Re: World Cup 2018 discussion
« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2018, 06:34:52 PM »
Steveboy, imagine the stress on these guys. They can't hide can't smoke, just sit and be powerless. I think that I'd be a gum cheer too!

"For what else is the life of man but a kind of play in which men in various costumes perform until the director motions them offstage?" -Erasmus