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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by Guest on Sat 09 Jan 2010, 10:14 pm

    Dont think this will help us much

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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by Guest on Sat 09 Jan 2010, 10:16 pm

    I wonder where Wilko is? I'm waiting for a post from him calling us impatient fishcakes.
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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by New England Ram on Sat 09 Jan 2010, 10:41 pm

    Yojimbo wrote:I wonder where Wilko is? I'm waiting for a post from him calling us impatient fishcakes.

    Think Wilko and Matty are under orders to stay away from the big bad COYRs forum.




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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by Guest on Sat 09 Jan 2010, 10:43 pm

    I try not to let my views on other posters out (arf!) but it's no loss at all.
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    Post by wilmortonRAM on Sun 10 Jan 2010, 12:56 am

    I wonder what is going through this chaps head right now? He probably sh*ts himself everytime he sees the league table.

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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by Guest on Sun 10 Jan 2010, 1:56 pm

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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by LlamaPerson on Sun 10 Jan 2010, 3:05 pm

    benny the ball wrote:
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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by JoetheRam on Fri 16 Jul 2010, 4:36 pm

    I'd like to nominate this to be preserved for all time in the Hall of Fame.
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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by chicken on Fri 16 Jul 2010, 5:22 pm

    Mucker1884 wrote:Saw this posted elsewhere the day after the day before...loved it then, and was reminded of it a few days ago, and still loved it...It is now printed and hanging on my wall at work.....the only thing I own which is red!!

    Also, I don't mean to sound thick, but what's a sticky?.........Do I sound thick?
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    Really?????? I think not Mr Mucker. :roflmao: :roflmao:
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    Post by Mucker1884 on Fri 16 Jul 2010, 5:55 pm

    :lol!:




    I wished I'd just told everyone I was gay.....far less embarrassing!! Embarassed



    In my defence though, it was true when I posted that, as it would be again today, but I know any defence is wasted on you anyway, Chick, so I'll stfu!!

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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by Guest on Thu 07 Oct 2010, 3:45 pm

    Just read this and can remember spending that night listenign to the radio on the wonderweb.

    I think I felt every emotion possible that night.
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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by Cornish Ram on Fri 28 Jan 2011, 9:28 pm

    Think I will have to give this a read again..
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    Post by Mucker1884 on Fri 28 Jan 2011, 9:39 pm

    Ha Ha.....Had a read yesterday, tbh!! Thumbs up
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    Post by Barnstaple Ram on Fri 28 Jan 2011, 9:47 pm

    Always a good read but bet a few Rams fans wrote something similar after the 5 - 2

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    Post by AlvoRAM on Fri 28 Jan 2011, 9:49 pm

    Wilko wrote:
    Gazing down from the Upper Bridgford, I could not stomach the sight of the revelling visitors. I knew the euphoria that each and every one of them was living, and I hated them for it.

    And that is exactly how I felt looking at the Home fans at the shed, and even more so looking straight on at the south stand after they had scored, I just sank. :(
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    Post by Barnstaple Ram on Fri 28 Jan 2011, 9:50 pm

    Even worse being sat next to them at PPS Alvo
    Could actually see the whites of their eyes as they celebrated

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    Post by AlvoRAM on Fri 28 Jan 2011, 9:53 pm

    Horrible, I hate to imagine, the sight of each and every one of them bouncing in unison, rocking the south stand was enough thanks. I don't think I have ever felt so jealous, in fact I know I haven't...
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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by Cornish Ram on Fri 28 Jan 2011, 10:24 pm

    I did when we lost to Leicester in the play offs actually, worst feeling ever!

    I probably shouldn't have said that. Erm, remember when we beat Pisa 3-0 at the BBG?!


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    Post by AlvoRAM on Fri 28 Jan 2011, 10:39 pm

    Thankfully (?) I was 11 in 94, and didn't attend. I can only imagine how much disappointment is felt losing at Wembley though... Must have made our last play off win all the more sweet to you guys at the time though, discounting what was to come of course.

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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by Guest on Sat 29 Jan 2011, 1:49 am

    Guest wrote:Just read this and can remember spending that night listenign to the radio on the wonderweb.

    I think I felt every emotion possible that night.
    ooooooooooiiiiiiiiiiiiiii, get off my screen
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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by JoetheRam on Sun 13 Feb 2011, 11:02 pm

    I bet this has been getting some reading over the last month or so.
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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by robtheglostaram on Sun 13 Feb 2011, 11:04 pm

    No comfort to me really, things are that bad.



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    Post by Loughborough Ram on Sun 13 Feb 2011, 11:04 pm

    To be honest, at the moment this doesn't help.

    Maybe we should change the title of this to "when times are GOOD...Give this a read"
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    Post by gawa_ram on Sun 13 Feb 2011, 11:07 pm

    Loughborough Ram wrote:To be honest, at the moment this doesn't help.

    Maybe we should change the title of this to "when times are GOOD...Give this a read"

    Agreed - only serves to remind me how bad we've become and how good they are now.
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    Re: When Times Are Bad...Give This A Read

    Post by Loughborough Ram on Sat 17 Sep 2011, 9:38 pm

    Just what can any one of us say about that?

    I am inconsolable. I am subjugated. I am furious to the brink of insanity.

    The callous brutality of football has swept me to despair and it is an experience I can never forget.

    True glory was dangled before us this evening, and just as our grip tightened it was wrenched far from reach.

    When I relive the delirium, the madness, the sheer chaos of the first fifteen minutes I feel physically sick. Some how we were two goals up, every fan in the City Ground stood to roar in glory and it was as loud as I can ever remember it being.

    It was too much to comprehend. For a few minutes I completely lost control of myself. My hands tingled, my heart fluttered and words failed me completely.

    In the dumbstruck hysteria of it all it actually crossed my mind that I might be dying of happiness.

    But the higher you climb, the harder you will fall.

    Forest sank within themselves and Derby's first goal, borne out of a simple lack of concentration, immediately spelled disaster. The early stages had seemed too good to be true, and they simply were.

    It was obvious from that point that an evening of volatile twists and jerks was to follow. Six goals, extra time, penalties, a rout - anything seemed possible.

    By half-time Forest had steadied the ship, but the atmosphere had never been the same since Derby's revival started. There is no doubt that fans could sense fate lurking; ready to rise ominously and strangle the dream.

    Already Forest looked heavy-legged and wary, already the writing was on the wall.

    It was probably 15 or 20 minutes before the equaliser, but it seemed like seconds.

    A brief foray after half-time melted beneath a Derby whitewash. Our defending was woeful; a resurgent Rams side took us to pieces and an equaliser has never seemed so inevitable.

    Gazing down from the Upper Bridgford, I could not stomach the sight of the revelling visitors. I knew the euphoria that each and every one of them was living, and I hated them for it.

    I sank back behind the wall of standing supporters all around me, unable to suppress a savage resentment. It is nothing short of pathetic that such feelings of revulsion and loathing can stem simply from the colour of a shirt, but that is the tribal nature of football.

    And that is why the 74th minute cut so deep into our hearts.

    Commons' move to Derby was an outrageous act of betrayal. It spat at every single one of the hyperbolic emotions I have tried to describe. The fact that it was his winner poured salt into a gaping wound.

    There was no way back from there. The desire may have been there, but the players did not have the legs - and they did not have the bottle.

    For the final 15 minutes we completely disappeared. The bottom line is we were dismantled by a side of greater experience, with more metal when it really mattered.

    The moment when young Mark Byrne froze and collapsed under pressure late on is the moment that encapsulates our evening.

    I don't blame the youngsters, nor the players that strode on through niggles and knocks. But there is no getting away from the fact that a Forest side has tonight brought shame to our doorsteps.

    In losing their nerve they have written Derby folklore, and cast us all in a nightmare that may not be erased for a very long time.

    Now!

    Now is the time to read this again :lol!: :forestd:


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