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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby ZizkovClaret » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:20 pm

bodge wrote:If you go through Blackburn Lord, you can re-enact Heydrich's journey through Prague.


I can chip in with a Bren Gun if you want? :lol:

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Top Claret » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:35 pm

What next a big f off drum?

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby ClaretAndJew » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:37 pm

Bring back goal music

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Bosscat » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:40 pm

Top Claret wrote:What next a big f off drum?

If you can't bang a woman bang a drum :lol:

Sang at Hudds away in the Championship winning season to their drummer... :lol: :lol:

He joined in and got a huge cheer :D
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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Pickles » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:45 pm

I'd perhaps understand the criticism more if the atmosphere at the Turf was great as it is, but it isn't. It's rubbish.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Goobs » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:50 pm

Bop wrote:Those are really small people.

Are you taking the p!$$? THey are clearly massive as their heads come to halfway up the top tier.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby joey13 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:55 pm

Bosscat wrote:If you can't bang a woman bang a drum :lol:

Sang at Hudds away in the Championship winning season to their drummer... :lol: :lol:

He joined in and got a huge cheer :D

Sang at Bournemouth too

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby karatekid » Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:00 pm

Lord Beamish wrote:I might take two home. I can fix them to the front wings of my car and feel like I’m Rommel, in my Staff Car, speeding to meet the Führer.


It's a good job for you they are not handing out vuvuzelas tomorrow. The Fuhrer hated them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-Ln_rqPpPk
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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby vancouverclaret » Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:16 pm

I'd like one of those flags. I'd fasten it to the back of my motorcycle.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Bin Ont Turf » Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:32 pm

They've been kind enough to put flags on the seats in the away end as well.


Image
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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Paul Waine » Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:45 pm

bodge wrote:If you go through Blackburn Lord, you can re-enact Heydrich's journey through Prague.


Steady, that didn't go well - for Heydrich. :(

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Jacko » Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:16 pm

Quickenthetempo wrote:Image
The Flags don't seem to bad.

Picture taken from Turf Cast Twitter account.


These look OK, actually.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby SalisburyClaret » Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:34 pm

Good effort by the club, the Foo Fighters can’t do it on their own

They shouldn’t let Cardiff bring their drums in either

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Spike » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:25 pm

Apparently they are using scarfs in the Cricketfield rather than give them flagsticks

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Bosscat » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:32 pm

Quickenthetempo wrote:Image
The Flags don't seem to bad.

Picture taken from Turf Cast Twitter account.

Far better than those things v Wolves

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Claretforever » Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:39 pm

The scarf thing I get. Brilliant by the club and worked well at other clubs. I remember Newcastle doing it with their fans swinging them, and have seen a Leeds do the same and it looks good. Liverpool holding he scarves up looked good too.

The flags....it’s not Burnley. A huge 60 foot one going across the Longside maybe saying “John Bond is a W*nker”, but our fans don’t do flag waving very well.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Vegas Claret » Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:44 pm

damned if they do, damned if they don't.

Maybe they are doing it because they recognise that for the most part the atmosphere at the Turf is utter crap

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby IanMcL » Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:54 pm

How many flags make a scarf swap?

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby The Enclosure » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:10 pm

Now if it was a Twix on every seat.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Burnley1989 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:27 pm

I won’t be waving a flag as it’s just not me, I’ll probably take it home for the daughter though. At Brighton they have huge bins next to each concourse and they put the flags back at the end of the game. Imagine that at Turf Moor, they’d be being sold in Burnley town centre

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby randomclaret2 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:37 pm

Brighton summed up perfectly. Take your club sanctioned flag....wave it now and again during the match , then place it in a tub after the event , ready to be re-used by the next consumer.
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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Bainsyclaret » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:26 pm

The club are acknowledging the importance of this match and involving the fans. It's a small gesture but made with the best of intentions.
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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby claretdj » Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:29 pm

ClaretTony wrote:Got this site’s hashtag on too :D

#copyrightalertct :lol:
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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby ClaretTony » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:07 am

Bainsyclaret wrote:The club are acknowledging the importance of this match and involving the fans. It's a small gesture but made with the best of intentions.


You involved the fans by consulting with them

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby gawthorpe_view » Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:31 am

It's got the feel of a premature celebration.
Just hope we don't lose.
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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby box_of_frogs » Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:01 am

Lord Beamish wrote:I might take two home. I can fix them to the fron wings of my car and feel like I’m Rommel, in my Staff Car, speeding to meet the Führer.

I’d prefer a Tiger complete with 88mm.
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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby box_of_frogs » Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:03 am

jdrobbo wrote:Tell you what, why don’t the club play Land of Hope and Bloody Glory, as the teams come out and we can wave them like it’s a pomp and circumstance occadion? Whilst we’re at it, let’s wave them to the hornpipe before singing Jerusalem, whilst the teams are read out.

Not sure what they’d sound like at 1 million beats per minute!

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby ClaretMoffitt » Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:40 am

Lord Beamish wrote:I might take two home. I can fix them to the fron wings of my car and feel like I’m Rommel, in my Staff Car, speeding to meet the Führer.


Oo, thats sounds like a good idea, think I might do that too

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Grumps » Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:51 am

ClaretTony wrote:You involved the fans by consulting with them

All of them? Or just the few, who don't represent my views anyway

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Lord Beamish » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:00 pm

ClaretMoffitt wrote:Oo, thats sounds like a good idea, think I might do that too

It’s you I’ll be speeding to meet...

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby ClaretMoffitt » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:07 pm

Lord Beamish wrote:It’s you I’ll be speeding to meet...


Bring a big tasty meal please, plenty of sauce.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby BFCmaj » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:20 pm

Don’t know what the problem is really. I like flags. If you don’t like them, don’t wave them and give them to a flag fan. :)

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby taio » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:39 pm

It seems some people are short of something to worry about.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Tricky Trevor » Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:19 pm

Bop wrote:Those are really small people.

It’s them Bolton fans who got barred from the Phoenix Club. They’ve seen the light and become Clarets.
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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Rick_Muller » Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:31 pm

Scarves look good

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby whiffa » Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:35 pm

Not sure why only the Ladbrokes stand get scarves like... probably the strangest of decisions for me.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Paul Waine » Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:03 pm

whiffa wrote:Not sure why only the Ladbrokes stand get scarves like... probably the strangest of decisions for me.



I'm guessing the rest of the order has been held up by Brexit. :o :shock: ;)

So long as we can buy one in the club shop it will be good.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby IanMcL » Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:30 pm

whiffa wrote:Not sure why only the Ladbrokes stand get scarves like... probably the strangest of decisions for me.

Because they make good arrows!

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby IanMcL » Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:32 pm

The flags worked!
Decent too.

Thank you Burnley FC - appreciated.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Fenwick » Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:48 pm

whiffa wrote:Not sure why only the Ladbrokes stand get scarves like... probably the strangest of decisions for me.

My old mum ( season ticket in the Bob Lord ) said that. I pointed out that most of the fans sat in there already had their own scarves. And tartan rugs. And thermos.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby jdrobbo » Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:51 pm

The flags looked great. But they didn’t contribute to the atmosphere. The game itself did that! The fans were very buoyant throughout the first half. Unfortunately, as the teams were coming out and warming up, all we were subjected to was a hugely distorted P.A system, which hadn’t been completely right since the second home game if the season, despite being told countless times it’s being looked into. The flags were very colourful though...

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Inchy » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:04 pm

Scarf yes, flag no

My son seems to like the one I’ve gifted him. He can wear it on his first game next season. A tad big mind
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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby beddie » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:07 pm

I know many don't like the flags but I thought it was good, it created a great show as the players came out and gave it a bit of atmosphere.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Bordeauxclaret » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:19 pm

Looked good. Well done to the club.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Lancasterclaret » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:35 pm

100% winning with the flags.

Just saying like

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Quickenthetempo » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:53 pm

It did look good and it added to the atmosphere.

The scarves are Bobby Dazzlers. Big thanks to the club. I was expecting cheap ones.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby CrosspoolClarets » Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:08 pm

As someone who criticised the cheap tacky flags against Wolves, I’ll just say that these were miles better and looked great when waved in unison.
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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Burnleyareback2 » Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:16 pm

Can’t wait to see how big the flags will be for the City game.
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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby claretspice » Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:25 pm

Lancasterclaret wrote:100% winning with the flags.

Just saying like


I was sceptical, but it worked.


There'll be some kids today whose abiding memory is the flags when the teams came out or the scarves in the cricket field end when we went 2-0 up. It will have looked great ok to too. That's enough.

Good job.

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Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

Postby Vintage Claret » Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:36 pm

claretspice wrote:I was sceptical, but it worked.





My thoughts exactly Spice, seen some videos of the stands as the teams came out and have to say it looked good.
Even ended up taking a couple of flags home, one for my 6 year old grandson, one for me :-)


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