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Re: Knowles Fri Sep 23, 2022 12:05 pm  
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jools wrote:
You know what I just don’t care any more. In fact I’m probably not even going to bother watching the game because no matter what the outcome the talking point is now not likely going to be about the skill and talent of all or any of the players on the field.


Certainly takes some of the shine off the event
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Re: Knowles Fri Sep 23, 2022 12:52 pm  
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jools wrote:
You know what I just don’t care any more. In fact I’m probably not even going to bother watching the game because no matter what the outcome the talking point is now not likely going to be about the skill and talent of all or any of the players on the field.


To be fair, I had no real enthusiasm for the game even before this. I didn’t watch the CC final either. The focus of my interest in the sport has narrowed dramatically in recent years.
'Thus I am tormented by my curiosity and humbled by my ignorance.' from History of an Old Bramin, The New York Mirror (A Weekly Journal Devoted to Literature and the Fine Arts), February 16th 1833.
Re: Knowles Fri Sep 23, 2022 3:17 pm  
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I doubt most watching on TV will care one way or another.

The 10-20 people who post on forums tend to take this kind of thing rather more seriously than the casual sports fan who will just be tuning n to watch a high profile sporting event.

I could not tell you anything about player bans or teams leading up to the NBA or NFL finals but I would still watch the games.
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Re: Knowles Fri Sep 23, 2022 3:27 pm  
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There is only 1 good thing to come out of this;

Previously i couldn't support either team winning this GF, now at least I'll be able to cheer Leeds on and hope they stuff Stains.

It goes without saying that I'll be expecting Knowles to have most of his limbs twisted to the full extent of their natural positions - preferable all at the same time...............
Re: Knowles Fri Sep 23, 2022 4:08 pm  
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I doubt most watching on TV will care one way or another.

The 10-20 people who post on forums tend to take this kind of thing rather more seriously than the casual sports fan who will just be tuning n to watch a high profile sporting event.

I could not tell you anything about player bans or teams leading up to the NBA or NFL finals but I would still watch the games.


Can’t disagree with that.

SL - the less you know, the easier it is to enjoy. :)
The more I think about that, the truer it feels.

On the subject of ignorance, one striking discovery I made in all this is that Morgan Knowles has been in the SL Dream Team in each of the last four years. I mean, I’ve heard his name and that but it was a bit bizarre to find out he’s been consistently the best loose forward in the competition for so long.
'Thus I am tormented by my curiosity and humbled by my ignorance.' from History of an Old Bramin, The New York Mirror (A Weekly Journal Devoted to Literature and the Fine Arts), February 16th 1833.
Re: Knowles Fri Sep 23, 2022 4:10 pm  
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The build up to the game on TV will be a Jon Wilkin bore fest over this.
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Re: Knowles Fri Sep 23, 2022 5:05 pm  
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RoyBoy29 wrote:
The build up to the game on TV will be a Jon Wilkin bore fest over this.


As opposed to a normal Jon Wilkin borefest?
Re: Knowles Fri Sep 23, 2022 7:17 pm  
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Mild Rover wrote:
On the subject of ignorance, one striking discovery I made in all this is that Morgan Knowles has been in the SL Dream Team in each of the last four years. I mean, I’ve heard his name and that but it was a bit bizarre to find out he’s been consistently the best loose forward in the competition for so long.


A lot of people within the game will tell you he's the best player in the competition. It's a bit odd that you don't rate him.
Re: Knowles Fri Sep 23, 2022 7:30 pm  
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jools wrote:
You know what I just don’t care any more. In fact I’m probably not even going to bother watching the game because no matter what the outcome the talking point is now not likely going to be about the skill and talent of all or any of the players on the field.


Well Jools we don't agree on much but I'm almost with you there but not quite, as under no circumstances will I bother to watch that game tomorrow, even Mc mAnus couldn't bribe me with one of his magic envelopes. :HAND:
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Re: Knowles Fri Sep 23, 2022 9:02 pm  
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A lot of people within the game will tell you he's the best player in the competition. It's a bit odd that you don't rate him.

Yes, “a lot of people” from a certain Warrington postcode certainly will. zzzzz
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