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gl1 last won the day on October 24 2015

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  1. Barnsley away (Merged)

    Been to Barnsley twice. Two wins. Do I risk the 100% record?
  2. Renewed or not renewed. Please post here

    Not effected by pricing increase. Renewed.
  3. OTIB get together - 5 a side tournament?

    What will the atmosphere be like? Can we stand up and sing?
  4. De Girolamo - GONE!

    Gironimo? Who’s that?
  5. Section 82 expansion...Ideas and Pitches?

    I’m in the block directly to the left of the singing section. I’m all in favour of expanding section 82 into our block S24. The vast majority of us in there are ‘singers’ anyway. The only problem I can see is the standing rule. A few of S24 patrons would struggle to stand, and these would no doubt move. I would estimate the vast majority of people would embrace the expansion. It certainly needs it, should the club want to improve the match day atmosphere
  6. Man City Fans

    Bloke on tram on way back to train station. "Jesus, you lot were loud" "cheers" said I in a hoarse whisper, "didn't hear you lot all night" "that's because we didn't sing at all "
  7. Manchester City home game - slow ticket sales

    I’ve bought both. Home and away. Fingers crossed it’s not all over by the end of the first game
  8. Goal music

    Silence or this beauty for me...
  9. Prediction for Reading

    We rarely keep clean sheets so 2-1 win please. Dont care who scores really, but would be nice for Hörður to get one, he’s really improved recently. Attendance 22,222
  10. Crowd noise

    Sorry, it’s a no from me. Amplified crowd affects up there with goal celebration music
  11. Bristol Rovers Dustbin Thread

    2 million vi 2 million views yes, but how many have been locked out?
  12. I go to AG with my other half, he is also a season ticket holder. We don’t, as I see SOME straight couples do, show forms of affection to each other whilst there. Would I disclose my sexuality there? Good question, and the answer is probably not, not out of fear or shame, it just doesn’t seem appropriate. By the same token I don’t think I would disclose my political leanings, my remain vote at Brexit or my views on Trump if a supporter started shouting homophobic things (and I mean vitriolic hate chants, not the chants aimed at Brighton fans) I probably would disclose my sexuality to him in a quiet 121 way I tell people I am gay if I work with them, my friends, family, and those people who have become friends, like guys I have met and become friends with at the gym etc. On a side note I have never had a bad reaction from people I have told at the gym, even though we’ve been in the changing rooms together countless of times. For me it’s about a long term honesty, it’s hard to keep up secret if I see someone as a friend. I don’t out myself in ththe supermarket queue, or to th barista in Costa “full fat cappuccino please, oh and a choloclate muffin please. By the way, I’m gay you know” i don’t have a problem with people being out and proud, it’s just not for me.
  13. I knew I was “different”by the time I was 8or 9, certainly junior school, but didn’t know I was actually gay until 13 or 14.i grew up in a time of less tolerance than we have these days (down to the lack of education?) so became introverted and tried to hide these feelings. The only obviously gay men of that time were Boy George, Larry Grayson, and Mark Almond and I didn’t really identify with the effeminate nature of their personas. I made a stupid attempt at telling a classmate I fancied men, he told everyone else and overnight I became the class pariah, frequently verbally and physically attacked and worse of all shunned from my group of friends. Only when I left school could I ‘start again’ at work, playing up to a fictious straight me. Through my late teens I tried to be straight, forcing myself to date and fail with some very bewildered young ladies who had no idea what was going on. I suffered from anxiety and self worth eroded over time to a point I’m sure I would have been considered depressed in today’s society. To cut to today I am a very happily married man to my husband and partner of 16 years, and live out with friends and colleagues. I don’t tell people I am gay to do “look at me, look at me”as some here have suggested, it’s merely to let them know and save them from the embarrassment of the “your wife, kids”comments I get. It’s not attention seeking, or trying to thrust my sexuality down peoples throats, again, as some have suggested on here. It’s just I don’t look or act gay, I don’t conform to gay stereotypes in dress and appearance, accent, hobbies or likes. In every way other than finding other men attractive I appear to conform to a heterosexual male identity, and for this reason and this reason alone I tell people I work with, and become friends with. And no, it’s not a sweeping grand announcement, I just drop it onto to conversation “did you watch the England match last night? Wasn’t it boring, even my partner dropped off and he usually loves watching it” - see what I did there? Back on topic though, what do I think about rainbow corner flags? It’s not going to make an iota of difference to anything. I’m not sure it’s going to help any gay players come out (there must be a few, surely). It would be great if it wasn’t an issue, but for some reason it is, we have openly gay rugby players, cricketers, actors, politicians, singers, and authors, but all footballers from grass roots to Seria A are straight? It causes debate on platforms such as this, and that’s great, and will keep nudging the debate in the right direction until a point it won’t matter what you are on or off the pitch. I’m not going to hold my breath though...
  14. Yeah, but 45,385 locked out.
  15. Card Failed For Utd - IMPORTANT

    To be honest I would trade league wins up to the Utd game, then a plucky lose. If we stay strong in the league there is a chance we will be playing Utd twice next season...