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  • QotSAfan 3 Nov 2013 13:06:31 2,180 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 53,907 posts
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    Native speakers don't make mistakes.
  • THFourteen 3 Nov 2013 13:25:35 45,712 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 8,076 posts
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    Come on you gypos! ;D
  • convz 3 Nov 2013 13:45:48 1,070 posts
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    Is that Townsend's 5th shot? It's only been 12 minutes!
  • convz 3 Nov 2013 13:54:59 1,070 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 11,788 posts
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    Well that makes up for the soft pen last week....
  • Deleted user 3 November 2013 14:14:49
    What a dire half of football :|
  • b0rk 3 Nov 2013 14:18:26 7,312 posts
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    That was a bit shit.
  • The-Bodybuilder 3 Nov 2013 14:50:45 16,906 posts
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    Spurs need a penalty.
  • Syrette 3 Nov 2013 14:52:18 49,080 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 30,560 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 11,788 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 1,070 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 11,788 posts
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    Ouch! :eek:
  • b0rk 3 Nov 2013 15:09:15 7,312 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 18,206 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 19,774 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?
  • Deleted user 3 November 2013 15:13:12
    The passing is just dreadful. Two teams trying to play football that's an entire tier above their capability as a squad.
  • robc84 3 Nov 2013 15:15:52 11,788 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 7,312 posts
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    +9 :D
  • LionheartDJH 3 Nov 2013 15:18:45 19,774 posts
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    9 minutes? Wow, long time for Spurs to hold on!
  • RichieTenenbaum 3 Nov 2013 15:19:22 2,679 posts
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    Spurs kits are well mint
  • FWB 3 Nov 2013 15:29:59 53,907 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.
  • The-Bodybuilder 3 Nov 2013 15:36:34 16,906 posts
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    Soldadebayor!
  • The-Bodybuilder 3 Nov 2013 15:49:50 16,906 posts
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    The only logical explanation is that Spurs poor performance is due to the poor support of the fans.
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