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  1. Moff

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    Not so I am afraid. The camera angle covering the alleged bite on George North in France in the six nations was one angle only. The game of Rugby still doesn't prevent a whole load of cheating. Its not right, as is diving and feigning injury in football.
     
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    Tigers still seem to have a greater foothold in the local area outside Bandwagon City, whilst the Saints generally rule the roost to the East.
    Open to change as people jump on the glory hunt, but Rugby's cyclical, (I know with Saints finishing 7th this season) and a proportion of those fans will desert when Wasps go through leaner times.
     
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    Just need to enjoy things when you can?
    If the goings good it's a bonus when it's bad it's difficult to carry on. Thats life.
    But just because its going bad for CCFC people shouldn't really slam those enjoying rugby. (Although I guess it helps)
     
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    You will note I neither said that people shouldn't enjoy it when the going is good, nor did I mention about CCFC fans slamming those enjoying Rugby. You either mentioned this as its your party line, or you are trying to score one upmanship, thing is you are trying to the wrong person, preach to those that made that point.
     
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    Do Wasps fans feel passionate about their team in the same way football fans do, or is it mostly people who have no affinity to the club but just like to see top class Rugby?

    I've always wondered if Wasps won the league would there be an open top bus parade through the city and how many people would actually turn up for that.
     
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    Good question, and I certainly think its the latter.

    I have been a follower of Northampton Saints for years, as a proper fan who has attended games over a long period of time. They are a club like the Tigers who are deeply embedded in their community. I was really pleased when they won the Premiership etc, but it just doesn't grab me like when City do well. With wasps I do think its the fact most people just think of Top Class Rugby, and they are winning. Like I said to Italia Rugby is quite cyclical for a small number of teams and once Wasps go on the downward route of the cycle, there will be a number of people who will just not bother going after that.
     
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    Yes they do, but you are right that people do watch other teams if the likes of Leicester, Worcester or Northampton are playing away.
    They even turn up in there colours.

    I think an open top bus is not the thing to do at the moment.
    More likely it will be contained at the Ricoh for the time being.
     
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    I really don't know where you get this from. I know a group of over 30 Tigers fans, as well as all the Saints fans I have met over the years, and hardly any have ever gone to watch other teams, and none have the colours of other clubs. I am of course talking about long term Rugby fans not plastics who turned up in the last couple of years. ;)
     
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    I see the travelling fans from 200+ cars don't forget and talk to a lot of them.
    Which team they support, where they have travelled from and the Wasps move comes into the conversation.
    Perhaps why I have such a good understanding of the situation ;)
    To clarify on the colours. Leicester fans on Saturday turned up in the Leicester colours (not other teams colours)
    Don't understand the word plastic fans as everybody has to start sometime.
     
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    Most of the Waspies that I know tend to also support city or another football team which leads me to believe they enjoy going but it doesn't mean as much as the football side. If people can afford both then fair play but I would assume at some point in time then they will have to decide. I have never really liked Rugby so I am not emotionally attached on that side but I don't know any other sport like football where it is so tribal in this way. Just cannot think of a sport where I am so emotionally connected like I am to CCFC but I bet lots of rugby fans could say the same with their teams. Each to their own and all that.

    If someone has followed Wasps in cov for a number of years then they are a supporter but I would question why they didn't go and support cov rugby if they are so passionate about the game...
     
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    Oh so you see all the cars in personally, and still get to the game. Feel like a fib is being told somewhere, I am sure you have said your minions do it for you whilst you lap it up in hospitality/casino.

    Re Plastic fans I am sure Wasps have being in existence more than a few years...I wonder where all these fans were then?
     
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    He employs Tony as the car park attendant so yes he is, as ever, talking nonsense - pays Tony less than the minimum wage as well so I have heard
     
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    Family run so my job is parking half the cars.
    Prefer to do my Wasps bonding during the week when I'm in the area..
     
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    Talking nonsense ?
    What's not come home, or yet to be announced ?
     
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    So basically they won the top league in rugby and didn't sell out?

    Rugby is a different attitude to football, I suspect half of that crowd were neutrals from around the midlands
     
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    London? ;)
     
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    Ha ha. I bet that the same person who told you that was the same person who gave you all your "inside information" on the take it or leave it seven times more rent offer from Wasps.
     
  18. St Nicholas Street

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    I know you are all worried, in case Wasps don't draw big crowds, and don't survive financially....but just to re-assure you, so you can sleep easy - it's going to be a sell out for the Semi Final next Saturday. They sold 14k tickets in 24 hours...and that was with ticket sales being restricted to season ticket holders for a lot of that time. Not many seats at all showing now - and the Leicester Tiger allocation (6 to 7k) is sold out too.

    The atmosphere last week certainly wasn't neutral - it was electric. Given $aracens probably had less than a thousand visiting fans, there were a hell of a lot in Black and Gold. Few freebies either - my daughter's school was singing there, and none of the parents got free tickets. Also a record 2,400 hospitality covers.

    In the Semi final, all seats will be paid for - these aren't covered by the season ticket. Will partly make up for the lost European Champions Cup home quarter final, lost due to a dodgy reffing decision after the clock had run out.

    So you can all rest assured.
     
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    Hi Nick.
     
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    As you're here then and out of curiosity, what is the turnover for days like Saturday.
    Both for Wasps and ACL?
     
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    Dodgy refs in rugby surely not, I know 5 people who went on free tickets through the school they work at.


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    I've been offered free tickets Nicky and I know others going on a freebie.
     
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    Using rugby and electric atmosphere in the same sentence.... wow
     
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    All them freebies... or maybe not
     
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    I'd be really proud if we had a semi final against Leicester and their fans took over the ground. :rolleyes:
     
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    I hope they get thrashed so you and the rest of the bandwagon jumping wasps cunts cry into your Guinness.
    Wanker.

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    If you cant take it don't give it ?
     
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    Prove it for this one ?
    I know different !!
     
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    Don't give what you wasps c**t?

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    You take the piss out of me but can't take it when it's given back.
    If you can't take it don't give it?
    Oh yea I'm CCFC first Wasps second !!
     
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    Firstly I don't usually engage in conversation with you since your constant flouncing, so I haven't taken the piss out of you.
    Secondly if you're CCFC first why are you on a CCFC forum rubbing fellow CCFC fans up the wrong way by bragging about Insect attendances.
    You and the rest of the bandwagoners make me sick.

    Like you and some others said about CCFC at Sixfields. If no one goes they won't be here for long.
    Hypocritical wasps c**t.

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    This is the part of forum where CCFC matters relating to Wasps are discussed.
    I don't big Wasps up on here ( I could if I really wanted too) but try and put a realistic reasoning on posts.
    For my troubles people abuse me. I'm okay with that because you wouldn't really say it to my face. But when I bounce it back people like you can't take it.
    Blaming Wasps fans, whoever they are, for our situation is a bit pathetic.

    If Wasps go we are fukced because we would need to move out. Sometimes you need to look past your blind hatred and see the real picture.
    We need to piggyback on wasps until are situation changes.
     
  34. St Nicholas Street

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    I'm afraid I have to retract what I said earlier - some muppet has decided to increase ticket prices massively, earlier this week. £70 for a ticket where I sit, now, so would be very surprised if they hit much over 29k (has been 28k for some time)
     
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    They are selling tickets today at £27 and accompanying juniors free
     

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