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  1. just got the call. Got the job! Sweet, sweet relief. 12 contract, time to build up my new business with my other directors, I've never been so pleased to take a pay drop!! This year! This for all the well wishers, means a lot and I can now go back to getting some sleep and looking forward. Too early for a beer?!
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  2. My uncle lost his battle to this in Royal Bolton this morning, so he will be one of today’s numbers. last rites over the phone held by a nurse with no family there. made an exception yesterday evening and allowed my Aunt in for a short while to say goodbye , she was so covered up and him in such a way will never know if he knew, but my aunt said he did and took comfort from it. None of his kids have seen him since last Thursday and can’t even be with their mum now. Not writing this for sympathy, very few know me and I know most on here are decent enough without needing
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  3. That was one of the loveliest things to ever happen. Stood in my garden sobbing like a baby! Proud to work for the NHS 👏👏👏👏❤️
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  4. I’ve sat with my mum who is slipping away, literally breathing her last today. She idolises the Queen, and whilst she didn’t in all likelihood hear that, I know she would have loved every single word. When she said ‘we’ll meet again’ I lost it and don’t think I’ll recover for a long time. Lost.
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  5. Ive seen a lot of posts of people being annoyed at the consistency of players kneeling in support of equality in society, it’s not civil rights It isn’t BLM it’s equality. Equality. so equality in sport. No not people getting better privileges as a player and being recognised for his skill and not because he’s a different colour Football is the most watched sport in the world, if the world world tunes in to watch Rashford, Kane, Ronaldo, Messi and the moment before, one person see These players take a knee and that provokes a thought, then it works. You can’t stop t
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  6. I think an original Youri "tophat" sketch would cheer up the nation, or maybe the one of Nolan doing some pointing...
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  7. Right I usually hate it when people do this but I'm going to do it anyway. A quote from a bloke I like watching on YouTube. ' If we commemorate one thing, then that should presumably be the biggest human event that affects us today. The biggest event in human history was World War Two. It was the biggest war, the deadliest war, the most widespread war and the event that changed the world the most. At the start of the war, Russia was a sleeping bear, Britain was the most powerful nation on the planet, and Germany was a brutal dictatorship. At the end of the war, The US
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  8. So pleased that I willed you to survive and flourish Ladies & Gentlemen of the Wanderers ..... We doff our flagons Of Cider too you 👏👏💪 😃 Wanderers ..... Wanderers .... Hope your excellent travelling numbers survive their trip to the tented swamp without the need for a tetanus Nice one , now climb that table !
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  9. god imagine what a Bolton Wall of Fame would look like
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  10. So is your username meant to be "Jim"?
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  11. not what it looks like from here Posted Nov, 2017 "For the record, Meghan made anti Trump broadcasts too in support of electing crooked Hillary. In a much more constructive and convincing way than that utter guttersnipe Ashley Judd." Posted May, 2018 "Great bloke Harry and she is a bit of a looker. Hope they have many happy years together and I really hope an African American woman either walks her down the aisle or delivers a speech." "Huge boost to the economy. UK and US brought closer together. Winning all round." Posted August, 2019: "With Markle, it's the ant
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  12. Jim "Right we've two lads from Bolton here. They've done really well for themselves. They've won a comfortable lifestyle, the fifth biggest economy in the world, freedom of movement across an entire continent, increased international relevance given your relatively small population and peace in Europe for the entirety of their lifetime. Lads are you going to stick with what you've got or are you going to gamble for tonight's star prize. Last week - a couple from Leeds won some blue passports so have a good think. You've got the time it takes the board to revolve to give us your answer. Give th
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  13. The EFL should issue a statement to say: "We deny Wigan Athletic permission to start the season. What is more we acknowledge and apologise for the mistake of our predecessors in opening the door to these smelly, scruffy cunts in 1978. They have added very little to Lancashire football or the wider game. It is a pleasure to have this opportunity to bin the bastards off. Believe."
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  14. Britain was totally alone after France fell in June 1940, right up until the Germans invaded Russia in June 1941 forcing the Russians onto the Allied side after being in a cosy pact with Nazi Germany beforehand. Hitler said he didn't have any problem with Britain, regarded us as a basically Aryan country, and would let us keep our Empire if we stayed out of things in Europe (though how long that would remain the case is anyone's guess). Churchill told him to GTF. Then winning the Battle of Britain and sending bomber raids to Germany not only kept an Allied 'foothold' in Europe, but also showed
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  15. Hancock calls briefing, says we've created world-saving vaccine... BBC: Will you apologise for not creating it sooner? ITV: Isn't it true that it contains dead kittens? C4: Why didn't you join an EU vaccination scheme? Sky: You said creating a vaccine would be difficult, do you now accept that you weren't telling the truth? Buzzfeed: 37 reasons why the UK is still a shit country Independent: Isn't it true that austerity stopped the vaccine being made sooner? Guardian: Vaccines are racist
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  16. I'm much more a lurker than a poster on WWs, reading everyone's input and opinions with genuine interest and open mindedness. With that in mind I must say that I've come to the considered conclusion that you are an utter plumb.
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  17. Wigan can’t say , founder members ,they can’t say first ever goal scored, they can’t say first ever Wembley winners ,with a record crowd ,famous white horse final to boot . They can’t say top flight football for seventy five years, they’ve had eight ,they can’t say they opened Barcelona stadium ,they can’t say four times f a cup winners , they can’t say nearly 70, 000 fans packed into burnden to watch the whites ,and unfortunately people died trying . They can only say ,peg leg won us the cup . O and dad and me were there in 58. . Irlam o the heights after ... eggs all over us ..United scum .
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  18. blimey, you would have thought with all the poverty, lack of hygene and general grimness of living conditions, there would be hundreds of deaths there. I'd have thought Laos would have quite a few as well.
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  19. Disappointed a few I know but how would you be on a day like today? Brilliant sunshine in mid Winter - at 9am received just over $6K as my share of a football punters club kitty which we decided to shut down for the season after last nights results. At 11:48 I acquired my fourth grandson - Oliver. My daughters first child. At 12:12 I was informed that the worlds second biggest miner had decided to award me/us a 2 year service contract worth 7 digits. Walking football to look forward to tonight. Then I find out some bitter and twisted, intellectually challenged no mark from
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  20. My dad was kept in overnight but being allowed home today, no signs of COVID, thanks for well wishes folks.
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  21. Frequent lurker, very seldom post but just to add a personal touch to this. My dad currently resides at the woodlands in Little Hulton. He is 80 and suffers from Alzheimer’s hence where he is. Massive Wanderer in his day and brought my brother and I up that way, not quite sure we thank him for that. Anyhow, received a call on Tuesday advising dad had symptoms along with the news others on his ward had tested positive. On Thursday we were told dad had tested positive. We haven’t seen dad for 6 weeks as the home locked down early. the staff in the home have been amazing , keeping
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  22. He looks like a shit world cup
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  23. Right end of week NHS update. We're now basically on a war footing. Amazing how such a big organisation has managed to mobilise so quickly. Focus has immediately turned to CV in place of non urgent care. People from all quarters volunteering to help where they can - including non clinicians being trained up to perform some safe clinical procedures (like blood pressure for example), to free up staff with other skills to use them more effectively. Amazing to see it all come together. Just hoping we can cope with demand from the critically ill as things progress.
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  24. so loads of people watch us on dodgy tv instead of going to the game especially home games, no wonder we are fucked. anyone who moans but doesn't go FUCK OFF, you are as much to blame as benny hill
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  25. Development squad played Thursday Friday night / Saturday morning, our senior pros decide they won't play v Brentford BWFC make plans for the Dev Squad to play Brentford EFL block this on the ground of "Youth Protection" Game not rearranged for 3/4 days later, EFL say to play it a few days after season ends. Brentford can't fulfill that order and are awarded the game. Roll forward to Donny and by the above sequence of events, our Dev Squad can't fulfill a fixture. No case to answer. Maybe a fine for not letting doncaster know sooner, but the EFL created this
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  26. A Derby winner still in training over fences at the age of 42, ridden by an 85yo amateur jockey who’s yet to ride under rules? I just don’t see it.
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  27. Turns out they owe £3.1415926535
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  28. There’s an overwhelming sense that they’ve pulled the ladder up and are just keeping us happy and numb with free money. Thats generally a Labour tactic, which suggests to me that they are really treading water. If I’m honest, they had my sympathy and support - this is just off the scale and you can only prepare so much. But as soon as they let Cummings emerge from the shadows as the real power, they totally lost the plot. He fucked up and deserved to be potted, entirely for the message it would have sent. Instead, they chose to appear like the feeble, self-serving Tory cunts we
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  29. The bullying of fanny5 really doesn’t sit right with me Hes become the punch bag and scape goat for voicing his opinion Theres banter and then theres just calling him out and having a go for no reason. His opinion is no different to mine , Spiders , Casino or Boltys (variety) but yet he get abuse thrown at him Lay off it’s not the time for name calling and this kinda shit we need to go rally together It’s opinion and I’m drunk so lay off
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  30. From what I can see, and I know fuck all about dealing with pandemics, the only mistake the govt. have made is the lack of decent PPE. Beyond that, they are dealing with a nightmare. They have managed to pay half the population a decent wage, whilst asking for fuck all in return apart from watching box sets and drinking. Theyve built a 4,000 bed hospital in a week or so. They did that in China and people were wanking themselves to the salt. They are being transparent about their strategy, and it seems to be doing ok in comparison to most other countries. All whilst hav
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  31. Thanks Casino - I really appreciate that - but my absolute faith in humanity and the people of Bolton has been restored. Went to a garage (which shall remain nameless) and told them what had happened. They printed out some new ones and told me they were on the house and to keep up the good work. I'm absolutely chuffed to bits - the worst and the best in people - all in one shift! 🙂 👍👍👍
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  32. Top top guy Milner. Little story he had hamstring problems at City, niggly ones, so we spent a lot of time together, on the physio and rehab sessions. Vincent Kompany is the player I’ve spent the most time with, but with Milner he had these injuries and we developed a friendship out of work because of the graft we put in together. He was one of the few players that came to my wedding doo back in the UK, when he went to Liverpool I was gutted he said he’d stay in touch but you hear that with everyone, when our sprog came along, we got A visit and present from him and his other half, every y
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  33. We’ve taken the decision to pull my mum out of the care home and isolate her at my sisters place. She’s only weeks left to live anyway so we may as well let her feel like a free human being for what remains.
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  35. We were saved. 10 weeks not months. Amazing progress. A team we can get behind, playing entertaining football (small glitch y’day aside). In with a chance of staying up despite a crippling injury list. Circa 10k STHs. Listening to fans about catering & ticket prices. Ex players paid up. Still lots to do both on and off the pitch and the wider club need some time to get everything sorted. But everything moving in the right direction.
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  36. Chris - Super Bobby Taylor put us one up at the swamp in that game. Andy Cole equalised late on. Though as it doesn't appear in the accounts, administrator s reports or companies house website, its understandable that the details escape you.
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  37. I know I’m starting to sound like a broken record but my god this isn’t that complicated. If everyone carries on piling into the pub and cuddling up to everyone they see then people are going to die. Might be 100. Might be 1000. Might be 10000. Might be 100000. But people will die. Just stay home for bit and stop moaning.
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  38. I'm going to go with : Allah this confusion is doing me eid in
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  39. Lovely 'woman' kicking off in Breightmet health centre this morning as I was going into the office. Refused to wear a mask for an appointment. I love wearing mine. Noone can tell I'm mouthing 'fuck off you skanky twat' at them.
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  40. When I look back now 20 plus years on I find myself talking about Burnden with the fondness you might have for a grand parent or other relative that's passed on . It really was like losing a relative or close friend. The other thing I find quite Poignant about that video is seeing Kenneth Wolstenholme narrating and presenting it. Back in the early 2000's ( 2001 to be precise ) I was living and working in London and one evening jumped on the train up to White Hart Lane to watch us in the live monday night game - train was packed with lots of commuters and loads of spurs fans
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  41. I think we could all do with a pic of Kelly Brooks busters
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  42. Blimey, seems one of our neighbours was taken to hospital in the night with suspected Covid. I hear he’s been put on one of the new Dyson ventilators and is now picking up nicely.
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  43. How any Wanderers fan could wish for anything but a Man U defeat in every single game they play is beyond me. Citeh fans might be cunts, but nothing beats the absolute arrogant cocky cunty cuntishness of a Man U fan .
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  44. A certain amount of perspective might be needed. It’s only a few weeks since we were signing anyone with boots who could kick a ball. We were getting humped 5-0 every week and preparing to join Bury in the wilderness. Its poor but we’re competitive in the main and improving. the new deduction looms and we are a club basically having the longest pre-season ever recorded ready for a Stroll to the League 2 title. This is all a marathon and we need to stay as loyal as we can.
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  45. The poster who argues with everyone, himself included.
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