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    Default I think we should all take a moment....

    To reflect that however bad we things are, and they really are not, we could be Orient fans
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    The results yesterday put Southend basically one game from the playoffs. A good run coming up and the team is well entrenched in the top six. Could be massively worse.

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    Orient are in dire straights. Sad to see TBH, as a local derby is far more exciting that a game against some northern club.

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    Or Stockport County. Look where they are now, and we were relegated with them 7 years ago!
    We're back in League 1 and mid table.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sammy Shrimper View Post
    Or Stockport County. Look where they are now, and we were relegated with them 7 years ago!
    We're back in League 1 and mid table.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MK Shrimper View Post
    Orient are in dire straights. Sad to see TBH, as a local derby is far more exciting that a game against some northern club.
    I agree 100% but it still a little bit funny
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    Well said!...I enjoy this site a lot but there are some posters who seem to lack a sense of perspective at times!...I feel so sorry for the O's supporters
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    I still find it hard to believe that Danny Macklin went there with the position they're in! Obviously relishes a challenge!

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    And poor old Torquay. Always a friendly welcome there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OldBlueLady View Post
    I still find it hard to believe that Danny Macklin went there with the position they're in! Obviously relishes a challenge!
    What's the deal with Danny Macklin. He was sitting in the directors box on Tuesday which is unusual for ex staff, apart from Tilly. Even AB had to sit with the Col U non playing staff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rigsby View Post
    What's the deal with Danny Macklin. He was sitting in the directors box on Tuesday which is unusual for ex staff, apart from Tilly. Even AB had to sit with the Col U non playing staff.
    He wasn't ex-staff on Tuesday, his employment was up to 10th Nov.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OldBlueLady View Post
    He wasn't ex-staff on Tuesday, his employment was up to 10th Nov.
    Thanks, I had read earlier he had left with immediate effect.

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    Somewhere there is a war, a genocide, a famine or an earthquake etc.. we can always be glad that we are not in the position of so many others. However, and to keep a focus, we don't have to measure our success by who we are ahead of but look to who we are behind of. We are indeed fortunate to be in a situation where we can have hope and aspiration, largely down to RM despite his critics, but as I have stated so many times before, we do not have to settle for what we have. Look up and look forward and try to add to the list of those left in our wake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OldBlueLady View Post
    He wasn't ex-staff on Tuesday, his employment was up to 10th Nov.
    Quote Originally Posted by rigsby View Post
    Thanks, I had read earlier he had left with immediate effect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by onceknownasrab View Post
    However, and to keep a focus, we don't have to measure our success by who we are ahead of but look to who we are behind of. We are indeed fortunate to be in a situation where we can have hope and aspiration, largely down to RM despite his critics, but as I have stated so many times before, we do not have to settle for what we have. Look up and look forward and try to add to the list of those left in our wake.
    We should, however, be wary of those that have failed because of unrealistic aims.

    We've already had one Icarus experience.

    Hope to improve, yes, but only when the time is right and there is a contingency for failure.

    A lot of these clubs had no contingency and just went 'all-in' for the holy grail.

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