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#1 java2001e

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Posted 25 Jul 2006 - 12:11

mindless support is no more use than brainless criticism.

youve got to be able to see the potential as well as the problems. some 'fans' focus too much on the latter.

an overdose of optimism wont do much good but neither will deliberately ignoring the promise and focusing on the downside.
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#2 BlueBird

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Posted 25 Jul 2006 - 13:27

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#3 GoldfishMemory

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Posted 25 Jul 2006 - 13:47

What makes an Everton fan?

A 12" cock...............or is that just me? B) :lol:
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Posted 25 Jul 2006 - 14:13

no its jst not u goldy ;) lol
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Posted 25 Jul 2006 - 14:15

Don't think you can judge whether an optimistic or pessimistic attitude has any bearing on your standing as a fan. I'm wildly optimistic at the start of every season but (since 1987) I've convinced myself that there's a good possiblity that we'll lose every game we play...that way when we win I'm pleasantly surprised. We all have different views on a lot of things...I think Leon Osman is pure quality but a lot of people think he's a squad player at best...I think Richard Wright is..no, hang on a minute, we all agree on him :lol: .
And hey fishman, don't worry too much..maybe you've still got some growing in you B) !
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Posted 25 Jul 2006 - 15:08

you need a mix, you cant have too much optimism or too many optimisticp eople, and nor can you have to much pessimism
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Posted 25 Jul 2006 - 15:24

I could write forever on this subject but i'll shorten it down.

Evertonians back their club, players & eachother 100% no matter what but are generally knowledgable & realistic about the clubs fortunes.

They are also the best lads & girls in the world to travel on coaches and trains with, damn i love away days :D
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Posted 25 Jul 2006 - 17:59

An undying love of the club is all that is needed, we could talk about who spends more on tops and season tickets, but personally I feel as long as you support the club and each other, that makes you an Evertonian.

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Posted 25 Jul 2006 - 18:17

^ agree its liek going to church, you don't have to be a christian to go to church nor are you a non-christian for not going, similar with football for me, aslogn as you support the club
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Posted 26 Jul 2006 - 04:43

^ agree its liek going to church, you don't have to be a christian to go to church nor are you a non-christian for not going, similar with football for me, aslogn as you support the club

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:D agreed were just one part of are team ;) no matter what or who you are we are all the same :D very very lucky B)
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#11 Romey 1878

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Posted 26 Jul 2006 - 12:07

Sticking by Everton through thick and thin is what makes you a proper fan, you dont turn on them when things are bad if anything you support them more fiercely.
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Posted 26 Jul 2006 - 12:24

im an Evertonian because my dad was, and his dad, and his dad.
and i know no different, just always been apart of my life and always will
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Posted 26 Jul 2006 - 13:46

im the first blue out of all my family, i got me younger brother a blue aswell the rest of the family including aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents and parents are all red, what makes us blues so special.... WE WERE CHOOSEN WE DID NOT CHOOSE! ;) :P

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Posted 26 Jul 2006 - 14:50

anyone fancy supporting someone else this season? just for a change like?
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#15 Romey 1878

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Posted 26 Jul 2006 - 14:53

:blink:

No
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Posted 26 Jul 2006 - 19:59

anyone fancy supporting someone else this season? just for a change like?

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please say you were joking
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#17 Neil

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Posted 26 Jul 2006 - 20:25

nothing made me a fan i was born a fan of the mighty blues courtesy of my Everton mad family :)
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Posted 26 Jul 2006 - 20:26

a mate in work (non football fan) asked what would happen if i asked that.

yes it was a joke
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Posted 26 Jul 2006 - 21:48

a mate in work (non football fan) asked what would happen if i asked that.

yes it was a joke

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phew fort u straied over to the dark side :P
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Posted 26 Jul 2006 - 21:55

There are those whom no & Those who need to no Simply.....Dont Matter......... :D
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Posted 26 Jul 2006 - 22:10

phew fort u straied over to the dark side  :P

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even if i never supported Everton, i would never be on the dark side
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Posted 28 Jul 2006 - 03:57

There are those whom no & Those who need to no Simply.....Dont Matter......... :D

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:D i know ;) and it feels good :P
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Posted 28 Jul 2006 - 10:32

Been an Evertonian since birth, so was my Dad and so was his Dad etc. just in the blood, guess thats what you get when your families from Liverpool. Now instead of 3pm usually up at 3am waiting for the scores and watching another boring Chelsea or Man Utd game to pass the time as our game plays out in text form on some internet site. Can't wait to get back to Goodison next year though just don't experience that kind of feeling anywhere else.
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Posted 01 Aug 2006 - 07:47

Talking in reference to the benifits of Evertons new Season Ticket / Loyalty Card.

Everton's Operating Officer Bobby Elstone says: "Everton has the benefit of intense loyalty from its supporters"

Love quotes like that they make me tingle inside :D
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Posted 01 Aug 2006 - 10:07

Talking in reference to the benifits of Evertons new Season Ticket / Loyalty Card.

Everton's Operating Officer Bobby Elstone says: "Everton has the benefit of intense loyalty from its supporters"

Love quotes like that they make me tingle inside  :D

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And open your wallet sucker

Was reading big keiths spin on the web site. We must not have got many renewals for season tickets, becasue they are really hammering them down out your thoat at the mo
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Posted 01 Aug 2006 - 10:20

Thought that too, if we're selling so many why all the advertisements?

On the other hand every little bit of marketing impacts sales in every business!
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Posted 01 Aug 2006 - 12:49

Thought that too, if we're selling so many why all the advertisements?

On the other hand every little bit of marketing impacts sales in every business!

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Thats right, its called the marketing mix. I fear we didnt get it quite right this year

The two week window for renewing (even before the season had finished) was ridiculous. We didnt have a good end to the season and you can see a few people being pissed off. I know we are on the lower end of the ticket price scales, but the pricing is too expensive. END OF

I think is would have been better if the renewal dates would have been extended a few week and some of the people who did not renew would have seen our signings and maybe gone for it
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Posted 03 Aug 2006 - 10:26

an Everton fan...

i think mark put it best: "Sticking by Everton through thick and thin is what makes you a proper fan, you dont turn on them when things are bad if anything you support them more fiercely."
B)

i think you could add, especially when the board and the management are honestly trying hard to improve the quality of the side!

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Posted 03 Aug 2006 - 10:39

I think writing in massive blue writing on internet forums is the only way to prove your a real Evertonian ;)
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Posted 03 Aug 2006 - 12:09

Anyway seems Goldy and Zed mentioned season tickets they have been sent out today and should start arriving next week ive seen
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Posted 03 Aug 2006 - 15:33

an Everton fan...

i think mark put it best: "Sticking by Everton through thick and thin is what makes you a proper fan, you dont turn on them when things are bad if anything you support them more fiercely."
  B)

i think you could add, especially when the board and the management are honestly trying hard to  improve the quality of the side!

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yup, i think thats right mate, hit the nail on the head there :lol: :lol: B)
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Posted 03 Aug 2006 - 15:46

an Everton fan...

i think mark put it best: "Sticking by Everton through thick and thin is what makes you a proper fan, you dont turn on them when things are bad if anything you support them more fiercely."
  B)

i think you could add, especially when the board and the management are honestly trying hard to  improve the quality of the side!

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like when newcastle fans claim to be the best in the world. lets put it this way. when we were bottom of the prem last year we didnt burn season tickets and shirts we didnt throw eggs at players cars and we certainly didnt boo each player.

we always hung on for hope.
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Posted 03 Aug 2006 - 19:12

Newcastle fans are a disgrace, there only happy wen there winning (wich is never :lol: )
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Posted 04 Aug 2006 - 05:09

theyre spending a bit of cash tho. it'll be interesting to see how they go this season without their "star striker"!
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Posted 04 Aug 2006 - 11:56

theyre spending a bit of cash tho. it'll be interesting to see how they go  this season without their "star striker"!

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There not though! they have signed duff for 5 mil, there struggling to find a forward and at one point were looking at WINDASS! They need to make some decent signing otherwise there in for a very tough season
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Posted 04 Aug 2006 - 15:37

ffs Java can you change your font
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#37 java2001e

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Posted 06 Aug 2006 - 01:24

ffs Java can you change your font

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its the standard font. its just not the standard size or colour.
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