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15 May 2018 20:12 #1 by Moylesey
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Post on this thread about how the club is enthusing you to renew your season ticket or get down to Brunton Park more often next season. Maybe someone from the club will have a read through and hopefully it will lead to more of the good stuff.

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15 May 2018 20:14 #2 by Dancingbear
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Stage 1 getting rid of all the wasters. New manager and hopefully better players to be signed in the coming weeks.

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15 May 2018 20:34 #3 by munchymagic
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Dancingbear wrote: Stage 1 getting rid of all the wasters. New manager and hopefully better players to be signed in the coming weeks.


We already have all the 'good' players that we can afford so I expect a load of squad players to buff the squad out.

Apparently the catchment area of Stranraer is massive or footballers but because there is only one club locally most of the local talent go on to be farmer, fisherman or a heroin addict.

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15 May 2018 20:57 - 15 May 2018 20:57 #4 by Happyblue
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The club is like a jack in the box you keep waiting for a suprise , when it comes it's just pile of shit flying at you .

Just because you like the way something sounds, It doesn't make it right.
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15 May 2018 20:58 #5 by Moylesey
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I thought the season ticket renewal mail out was good...

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15 May 2018 21:04 #6 by kells
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Moylesey wrote: Post on this thread about how the club is enthusing you to renew your season ticket or get down to Brunton Park more often next season.


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15 May 2018 21:17 #7 by HuntingHorn
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We could start by having a clear direction and some kind of plan in place for how we’re going to get there.

It doesn’t have to be Knighton’s “Premier league in 10years” or another pie-in-the-Sky rubbish, just League 1 or the championship would be a start...put out a few enthusiastic press releases and let everyone know what we aim for, and how we aim to achieve it, what the board are doing to help our manager get the best we can for him to work with...just be positive and have a plan.

That’s the biggest thing for me is the absolute absence of any clear plan, we just roll along and ignore that entertainment has to have interest...when was the last boxing match you saw that the pre fight build up was two fighters sitting at a table while they moaned and made excuses for how they’d likely be dismal in the ring come fight night??? Reckon if it was it would sell many pay-per-view subscriptions?
That billionaire saga sucked the remaining life out of the club because it massively alienated fans and made us feel like the board were taking the piss out of its own support (which in fairness it was) so the board have a massive task to get people interested in something they’ve made so unappealing.

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15 May 2018 21:29 #8 by Armo
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I've been assured personally by SP that there's going to be toilet roll in the East Stand.
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15 May 2018 21:47 #9 by Mullen103
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Armo wrote: I've been assured personally by SP that there's going to be toilet roll in the East Stand.


There’ll put about 10 rolls, nicked from Toby’s, in each cubicle for badness now!

At least were not Stockport

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15 May 2018 22:32 #10 by Wukkie
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I'll tell what they can do which will boost ticket sales exponentially - [censored] OFF and let someone else take over and give the supporter base something to look forward too.

At the moment the club feels likes it's on a one way ticket to the wall.
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15 May 2018 22:40 #11 by munchymagic
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Wukkie wrote: I'll tell what they can do which will boost ticket sales exponentially - [censored] OFF and let someone else take over and give the supporter base something to look forward too.

At the moment the club feels likes it's on a one way ticket to the wall.


Okay fair enough Adams has gone because we have someone better.... Oh wait we need a manager first to sign anyone :(

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15 May 2018 22:46 #12 by orfc
orfc replied the topic: Things the club are doing to excite you about the new season and sell tickets...

Happyblue wrote: The club is like a jack in the box you keep waiting for a suprise , when it comes it's just pile of shit flying at you .


Did any of your other toys tend to chimp you? Maybe your Crossfire game fired rabbit dottles instead of steel balls, or when the timer ran out on 'Perfection' it fired diarrhoea up your nose :-)

Anyways, Carlisle Glass is offering free delivery on online orders over £50

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15 May 2018 22:50 #13 by munchymagic
munchymagic replied the topic: Things the club are doing to excite you about the new season and sell tickets...

orfc wrote:

Happyblue wrote: The club is like a jack in the box you keep waiting for a suprise , when it comes it's just pile of shit flying at you .


Did any of your other toys tend to chimp you? Maybe your Crossfire game fired rabbit dottles instead of steel balls, or when the timer ran out on 'Perfection' it fired diarrhoea up your nose :-)

Anyways, Carlisle Glass is offering free delivery on online orders over £50


What even if I want single pain of glass and I live in Kuala Lumpur - amazing value.

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15 May 2018 22:54 #14 by orfc
orfc replied the topic: Things the club are doing to excite you about the new season and sell tickets...

munchymagic wrote:

orfc wrote:

Happyblue wrote: The club is like a jack in the box you keep waiting for a suprise , when it comes it's just pile of shit flying at you .


Did any of your other toys tend to chimp you? Maybe your Crossfire game fired rabbit dottles instead of steel balls, or when the timer ran out on 'Perfection' it fired diarrhoea up your nose :-)

Anyways, Carlisle Glass is offering free delivery on online orders over £50


What even if I want single pain of glass and I live in Kuala Lumpur - amazing value.


Sadly, no, England, Wales, and Southern & Eastern Scotland only

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15 May 2018 22:55 - 15 May 2018 22:56 #15 by munchymagic
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Crossfire was ace by he way - I used to line Star Wars figures up and blast f uck out of them with them lyle balls.

Things progressed when I got a snooker table and used to line Star Wars figures up and I used to 'pot them'.

The poor things came to a grizzly end when I discovered fire and did a re-enactment of the death star blowing up and they got burned and some buried.
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15 May 2018 23:03 #16 by orfc
orfc replied the topic: Things the club are doing to excite you about the new season and sell tickets...
I sat a Star Wars figure in an eggbox once and set fire to the eggbox with a magnifying glass. I rescued the star wars man after a minute but only his top half came out, the bottom half had melted :-(

Perhaps some kind of scaled-up re-enactment on the centre circle at BP could be arranged to get the crowds in
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15 May 2018 23:12 #17 by munchymagic
munchymagic replied the topic: Things the club are doing to excite you about the new season and sell tickets...

orfc wrote: I sat a Star Wars figure in an eggbox once and set fire to the eggbox with a magnifying glass. I rescued the star wars man after a minute but only his top half came out, the bottom half had melted :-(

Perhaps some kind of scaled-up re-enactment on the centre circle at BP could be arranged to get the crowds in


The ones that got burned and buried was the time when I dug a thin deep hole and stuck cocktail sticks to the side and tried to re-enact when Bobba Fett died but by this time most of my figures had copped for it attempting to do scenes previously so a young lad down the road donated some figures for the set and Bobba met a new death of burning on cocktail sticks in a hole.

The lad was pretty miffed that the figures did not return to their original 'new form' afterwards and looked pretty pissed off so I kept a low profile for a few days till it blew over.
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16 May 2018 07:41 #18 by bejustandfearprokas
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Big decision in the manager, and then who he can go on to recruit. I think a reasonably good summer may limit damage control.

Many clubs have announced their new kit for next season and have it on sale too, as usual we don’t. If we were a bit more proactive there, that certainly wouldn’t hurt.

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16 May 2018 07:53 #19 by seesaw50
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To be fair it's only 10 days since the season ended....do we normally have a new kit launch so soon.....don't think we do.

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16 May 2018 08:11 #20 by carwash
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bejustandfearprokas wrote: Big decision in the manager, and then who he can go on to recruit. I think a reasonably good summer may limit damage control.

Many clubs have announced their new kit for next season and have it on sale too, as usual we don’t. If we were a bit more proactive there, that certainly wouldn’t hurt.


I think many things will be late ahead of the new season, not just the new strip. I can see most player recruitment happening in July/August rather than before to delay paying new players' salaries. I also think most of the news and therefore the pre-season excitement will come in the few weeks leading up to the start of the season. I can understand this if the Club is still due handouts from the Premier League and EFL, cash at the moment will be very tight.

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16 May 2018 08:20 #21 by Demonseye48
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Where has all the Money GONE?

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16 May 2018 08:40 #22 by CCU
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seesaw50 wrote: To be fair it's only 10 days since the season ended....do we normally have a new kit launch so soon.....don't think we do.


No because we’ve rarely been proactive in doing so. As usual, years behind other Clubs...

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16 May 2018 08:46 #23 by Dancingbear
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Demonseye48 wrote: Where has all the Money GONE?


Into players over inflated pay packets at a guess.

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16 May 2018 08:52 #24 by seesaw50
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It's normal to have that down time tho CCU ...this end of season isn't normal so why would something like a new kit launch be priority. Minds are on the new boss

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16 May 2018 09:30 #25 by bejustandfearprokas
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seesaw50 wrote: It's normal to have that down time tho CCU ...this end of season isn't normal so why would something like a new kit launch be priority. Minds are on the new boss


That’s the thing, so many clubs bring theirs out well before ours, I don’t think it’s something that would be thought about now as presumably it’s all been signed off with Umbro.

Just another thing that many other clubs seem to do a bit more proactively than we do, but it seems because we’ve always done it a certain way, means we haven’t reviewed it to see if it can be done better.

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16 May 2018 18:45 #26 by HuntingHorn
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You’d almost think other clubs work out a deal with a manufacturer in advance and get to work on the design of their next kit in the year running up to its launch.
We’re talking about the same thing again here.....planning.
It’s almost like clubs have the foresight to get these things organised and in place, ready to be launched when they want to..ensuring that the kit is launched just as ‘little Jonny’ and his parents go on their summer holidays and he has a nice, newly launched kit to show off on the beach....or that the club would also have an extra month to sort out any hiccups before the season actually starts.

We however will do our usual and sketch something on the back of a fag packet before showing that to a panic list of manufacturers and end up having to pile pressure on that company to get an adequate supply of the kit in place and prevent our club shop inevitably running out of popular sizes at the point we’re likely sell the most...as it normally does.

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16 May 2018 18:59 #27 by NORTHERNSOUL
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I think a mass boardroom suicide pact would have the most effect maybe with Clibbins taken into custody as it didn't look cosher and none of them having left a note thrown in for good measure.

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