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  • mikew1985 3 Nov 2013 12:29:10 12,901 posts
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    On a shit note I'm going to miss the spurs Everton game cause I'm flying out shortly.

    Working on Sunday is not cool :'(
  • Mr_Sleep 3 Nov 2013 12:39:04 17,221 posts
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    mikew1985 wrote:
    Yea fair point, I tend to use it conversationally myself and think it sounds fine.

    Definitely worth for km's comment though :-)
    I massively over use the word like when in conversation, I am fairly sure I use gotten on occasion too. Something about it in written form just reads wrongly. Seeing it makes reading Stephen King quite difficult as he uses it all the time!

    Edited by Mr_Sleep at 12:39:34 03-11-2013

    You are a factory of sadness.

  • QotSAfan 3 Nov 2013 13:06:31 1,722 posts
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    Mr_Sleep wrote:
    mikew1985 wrote
    and he's gotten some excellent assists.
    This sentence would scan better if it just said "he has had some excellent...", gotten in that context is unwieldy, as it always is. As for ill-gotten gains, I hadn't really considered that but I would counter your suggestion by pointing out that there are loads of inelegant olde English words that have been disregarded because they don't flow well in the language, gotten is just such an example.
    Scans better with gotten in my opinion. I think this is a cultural thing though. I reckon it fits in better with the flow of how the Irish speak English.
  • FWB 3 Nov 2013 13:11:29 44,858 posts
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    Native speakers don't make mistakes.
  • THFourteen 3 Nov 2013 13:25:35 33,939 posts
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    The spurs zippy tops look quite nice. Apart from the obvious cock on ball logo.
  • captbirdseye 3 Nov 2013 13:34:34 5,140 posts
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    Come on you gypos! ;D
  • convz 3 Nov 2013 13:45:48 377 posts
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    Is that Townsend's 5th shot? It's only been 12 minutes!
  • convz 3 Nov 2013 13:54:59 377 posts
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    Great game this so far, also... that looked like a penalty to me

    (edit) actually no, not a penalty

    Edited by convz at 13:55:55 03-11-2013
  • robc84 3 Nov 2013 13:56:08 5,833 posts
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    Well that makes up for the soft pen last week....
  • b0rk 3 Nov 2013 14:18:26 2,922 posts
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    That was a bit shit.
  • The-Bodybuilder 3 Nov 2013 14:50:45 14,311 posts
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    Spurs need a penalty.
  • Syrette 3 Nov 2013 14:52:18 43,865 posts
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    Ralph from North London: AVB took over a top-four team. Spent almost 200m since and I still can't see us qualify even for Europa League this season. All we need is a proper manager. Please come back Arry.
    Jesus wept.

  • StarchildHypocrethes 3 Nov 2013 14:53:40 26,160 posts
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    Hah. Football fans are such a bunch of tossers. Including me.
  • Deleted user 3 November 2013 14:53:45
    how the hell was that not a pen
  • robc84 3 Nov 2013 15:00:30 5,833 posts
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    Everton looking far more likely. We need to get on the ball. Only 1 team gonna score atm.
  • convz 3 Nov 2013 15:01:25 377 posts
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    Soldado is very lucky the ref didn't see that
  • Deleted user 3 November 2013 15:01:27
    should bring on soldado (pen)
  • robc84 3 Nov 2013 15:06:28 5,833 posts
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    Ouch! :eek:
  • b0rk 3 Nov 2013 15:09:15 2,922 posts
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    da fuck is going on
  • Deleted user 3 November 2013 15:09:34
    ooft looked like he was out cold
  • Jono62 3 Nov 2013 15:11:58 14,204 posts
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    Lukaku's booking was harsh. Didn't look like he left his leg there, more the GK sliding into it.
  • LionheartDJH 3 Nov 2013 15:12:15 19,495 posts
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    Nice bit of time wasting afterwards mind. Shouldn't it be the manager who decides whether you're taken off or not?

    She dives for cheese pasties

  • robc84 3 Nov 2013 15:15:52 5,833 posts
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    graysonavich wrote:
    The passing is just dreadful. Two teams trying to play football that's an entire tier above their capability as a squad.
    Or 2 evenly matched teams unable to impose their style of play?
  • b0rk 3 Nov 2013 15:18:19 2,922 posts
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    +9 :D
  • LionheartDJH 3 Nov 2013 15:18:45 19,495 posts
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    9 minutes? Wow, long time for Spurs to hold on!

    She dives for cheese pasties

  • RichieTenenbaum 3 Nov 2013 15:19:22 2,224 posts
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    Spurs kits are well mint
  • FWB 3 Nov 2013 15:29:59 44,858 posts
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    Fair result, tho robbed of a penalty and Soldado is a lucky boy. Some really poor reffing, but it was a poor game.
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