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Why do people do the following?

Post by MACCA » Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:51 am

Just reading though a few topics this morning and several lately, and I get a confused with the names people use for other teams, obviously b4stards is a well known nickname but of late I've seen these names for them lot and other teams too, can anyone shed any light. ( obviously I know what teams they mean, but wouldn't it be just as easy to write the real name? )

Wet Spam
Wovers
Blunderland
Chelski
Weeds

Now I get there's nicknames for rivals or teams that are self explanatory like donkey lashers, pie eaters etc, however the ones listed above just seem odd, neither insulting or funny, just a bit weird and childish ( although that could just be me )
So, is it just some kids being immature or is there a different reason?
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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:54 am

MACCA wrote:Just reading though a few topics this morning and several lately, and I get a confused with the names people use for other teams, obviously b4stards is a well known nickname but of late I've seen these names for them lot and other teams too, can anyone shed any light

Wet Spam
Wovers
Blunderland
Chelski
Weeds

Now I get there's nicknames for rivals or teams that are self explanatory like donkey lashers, pie eaters etc, however the ones listed above just seem odd, neither insulting or funny, just a bit weird and childish ( although that could just be me )
So, is it just some kids being immature or is there a different reason?
You missed off Citeh & Man Ure ( 2 highly funny ones :roll: )

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by AlargeClaret » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:03 am

Tbf “ citeh” have been refereed to as such by their own fans for many a blue? Moon . It’s neither derogatory or funny it’s just mildest of plays on the manc pronunciation .I’ll grant you the rest on that list should cease for anyone over 13yrs old imo
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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by houseboy » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:09 am

You forgot my favourite - The Cheating Gooners.

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by wilks_bfc » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:13 am

MACCA wrote:Just reading though a few topics this morning and several lately, and I get a confused with the names people use for other teams, obviously b4stards is a well known nickname but of late I've seen these names for them lot and other teams too, can anyone shed any light. ( obviously I know what teams they mean, but wouldn't it be just as easy to write the real name? )

Wet Spam
Wovers
Blunderland
Chelski
Weeds

Now I get there's nicknames for rivals or teams that are self explanatory like donkey lashers, pie eaters etc, however the ones listed above just seem odd, neither insulting or funny, just a bit weird and childish ( although that could just be me )
So, is it just some kids being immature or is there a different reason?

Chelski came about after Abramovich bought the club with his Russian money
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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by Burnley1989 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:39 am

And Noblot

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by Sproggy » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:43 am

Notts. Forrest..?
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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by spadesclaret » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:58 am

I thought Chelski quite clever - made to sound Russian because of their Russian owner, Abramovich.
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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by Lord Beamish » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:00 am

AC Milano.

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by dsr » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:41 am

Lord Beamish wrote:AC Milano.
The one I can't understand is Bayern Munich. Why not Bavarian Munich, or even Bavarian Munchen?

As for Milano, perhaps that's what their rivals call them to wind them up. Wonder if it works?

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by box_of_frogs » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:45 am

Internet Police alert. If I don’t like it then it must be wrong.

I care neither way whether someone writes Wet Spam or West Ham. It’s the internet, you don’t need to be outraged all the time.
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Post by The Enclosure » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:58 am

box_of_frogs wrote:Internet Police alert. If I don’t like it then it must be wrong.

I care neither way whether someone writes Wet Spam or West Ham. It’s the internet, you don’t need to be outraged all the time.
The only police allowed on here are the spelling police.....because that is educational ..ok?

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Post by Corky » Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:04 am

MACCA wrote:Just reading though a few topics this morning and several lately, and I get a confused with the names people use for other teams, obviously b4stards is a well known nickname but of late I've seen these names for them lot and other teams too, can anyone shed any light. ( obviously I know what teams they mean, but wouldn't it be just as easy to write the real name? )

Wet Spam
Wovers
Blunderland
Chelski
Weeds

Now I get there's nicknames for rivals or teams that are self explanatory like donkey lashers, pie eaters etc, however the ones listed above just seem odd, neither insulting or funny, just a bit weird and childish ( although that could just be me )
So, is it just some kids being immature or is there a different reason?
No, just immature.

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by Stalbansclaret » Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:44 pm

You also missed Spuds. Your point is valid though.

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by ZizkovClaret » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:49 pm

Same reason we say Colin W****r

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by Falcon » Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:11 pm

Nobbers
Naarrch
Liverpoo

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by Bosscat » Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:16 pm

MACCA wrote:Just reading though a few topics this morning and several lately, and I get a confused with the names people use for other teams, obviously b4stards is a well known nickname but of late I've seen these names for them lot and other teams too, can anyone shed any light. ( obviously I know what teams they mean, but wouldn't it be just as easy to write the real name? )

Wet Spam
Wovers
Blunderland
Chelski
Weeds

Now I get there's nicknames for rivals or teams that are self explanatory like donkey lashers, pie eaters etc, however the ones listed above just seem odd, neither insulting or funny, just a bit weird and childish ( although that could just be me )
So, is it just some kids being immature or is there a different reason?
What makes it funnier is people being offended by it...

Arsenil
Chelski
Manure
Woe-vers
Knobenders
Citeh
Narrrch
DirtyLeeds
Uddersfelt
Crotchdale

Get over it m8 its fun ffs

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by dsr » Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:52 pm

Even Sky Sports get involved with a "witty" nickname for our own club. They call us "Barnsley" :roll:
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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by MACCA » Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:50 am

I'm not outraged" or "offended" just curious.

As shown above theres loads, and they're used quite a lot.
Think the question has been answered though, think I'm just a boring man who doesn't find it as funny as the rest :(

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by Dyched » Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:32 am

MACCA wrote:I'm not outraged" or "offended" just curious.

As shown above theres loads, and they're used quite a lot.
Think the question has been answered though, think I'm just a boring man who doesn't find it as funny as the rest :(
Don’t worry. Nobody under the age of 70 finds it funny either
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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by fatboy47 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:06 am

I tend to refer to Blackburn Rovers as "" the sh1tty-arsed tribe of horse-knobbing fat turds"".

Is that acceptable ?

Or childish ?

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by DCWat » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:27 am

Blunderland is pretty explanatory, as with Chelski and Citeh. Ones like Wet Spam seem a tad daft.

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by chekhov » Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:59 pm

Re. match day threads:
e.g. “Scousepool”
Embarrassing.

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by tim_noone » Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:02 pm

MACCA wrote:I'm not outraged" or "offended" just curious.

As shown above theres loads, and they're used quite a lot.
Think the question has been answered though, think I'm just a boring man who doesn't find it as funny as the rest :(
Your ageing fast!

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by MACCA » Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:38 pm

tim_noone wrote:Your ageing fast!
*You're

But you are correct

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by timshorts » Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:52 am

dsr wrote:The one I can't understand is Bayern Munich. Why not Bavarian Munich, or even Bavarian Munchen?

As for Milano, perhaps that's what their rivals call them to wind them up. Wonder if it works?
They are all wrong. Bayern is German for bavaria. Hence bayern munchen the team.

I suppose it's an old imperialist attitude of giving somewhere an English sounding name, but it's shared elsewhere. Obviously the Romans gave British towns new roman names etc.

It's why lots of places in Wales need bi lingual signposts. But then some places in England have names that are different in Welsh.

Some have 3 names. Liege is luik or luttich. Some bear no resemblance like lutetia and rijsel.

Anyway, I draw the line with whatever the proper name for red star Belgrade is.

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by morpheus2 » Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:24 am

MACCA wrote:*You're

But you are correct
Your fast ageing, it's called Progeria.

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by MACCA » Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:29 pm

morpheus2 wrote:Your fast ageing, it's called Progeria.
*You're ;)

Need to start moaning more though, losing my touch the older I get

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by evensteadiereddie » Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:35 pm

MACCA wrote:*You're ;)

Need to start moaning more though, losing my touch the older I get
:lol:

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Post by morpheus2 » Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:33 pm

MACCA wrote:*You're ;)

Need to start moaning more though, losing my touch the older I get
No, your fast ageing has a name, it's called Progeria. :ugeek:

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Post by Paul Waine » Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:45 pm

morpheus2 wrote:Your fast ageing, it's called Progeria.
Don't Progeria play in a senior league? ;) ;)

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by pauliopaulio » Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:52 pm

Pretty sure Wovers was to do with Woy Hodgson

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Re: Why do people do the following?

Post by theroyaldyche » Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:12 pm

Horse shaggers

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