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  1. RHB

    10 Weirdest song lyrics of all time

    The Beeb have just published the results of the 10 weirdest song lyrics of all time competition, with the Killers coming in at no 1. Anyone got any better ones?? The Killers, Human "Are we human, or are we dancer?" The Beatles, I Am The Walrus "I am the eggman, they are the eggmen, I am...
  2. Napster

    Mohsni turns up for training

  3. Tangled up in Blue

    The secret of Germany's success

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2013/may/23/germany-bust-boom-talent Personally, I'm inclined to believe that it can be mostly attributed to the "50% plus one" rule.
  4. Smudger

    Southend's Property Boom

    The UK's number 1 property hotspot... I've been away for quite a while now but this made me smile this morning.... So is Southend on the up?
  5. DoDTS

    The 1953 Floods

    I hope the following is of some interest, on a Saturday afternoon in 1953 Southend United played a poor game of football, the crowd had a good old moan and then went home totally unaware of the disaster that would hit locally in a few hours time. Saturday 31st January 1953 Southend United 1-0...
  6. Slipperduke

    Well, that b*ggered up the first draft...

    Extraordinary. Just when you think that you've got the measure of this ridiculous sport, along comes a game so remarkable, so unexpected and so astonishing that you need to sit down and take a deep breath before you can even start to make sense of it all. Tottenham Hotspur's impetuous comeback...
  7. Jam_Man

    The Housing Market and Fossetts Funding

    Was talking today to a friend about prices of flats and how the market has turned. Flats seem to be anywhere up to about 175,000 6 months ago but as we know due to global warming ( :) ) and the credit crunch house prices are finally dropping. This is great news for the millions of under 30's...

    Fleetwood Mac

    I am sure that Stuart Fleetwood could be the answer to our striking problems.Have been keeping an eye on him for a whie.Logically he would be the prefect foil for Charlie MacDonald, as we could then field a front 2 of " "Fleetwood Mac"...Boom boom! Alternatively we could see Fallon and Foran...
  9. Bielzibubz

    Frank Sinatra - The un-pc version..

    Sung to the tune of Strangers in the Night Strangers on my flight, turbans they're packin'. Wonderin' if they might, plan a hijacking. They could pull a stunt, before this flight is through. Something's on their minds. I saw them mutter. What that in their hands? Looks like box cutters, I'm...
  10. SUFC_Al

    Day Of Disaster In Leigh.

    We'd been gearing up for this day for over two months, we had our set well rehearsed and sounding great. We were feeling pretty confident ahead of our first live show. That was until we got to the venue when from the off bands hadn't turned up and the organisers were getting stressed out. We...
  11. Benfleet A1

    Best gigs ever!!!!

    Along the lines of best albums, what are the gigs you have been to that still give you stirrings in the loins just thinking about em. The Boomtown Rats at the Cliffs was one of the best ever in my opinion as was Marillion but I think Springsteen takes it for me at Elland Road 1986. Out of this...
  12. South Bank Hank

    Tommy Cooper

    You can't beat a bit of Tommy so which was his best? 1. Two blondes walk into a building..........you'd think at least one of them would have seen it. 2. I went to buy some camouflage trousers the other day but I couldn't find any. 3. I went to the butchers the other day and I bet him 50...
  13. J

    CS J's Round up of events at Layer Road..

    Good day Ladels and Gentlespoons, i have returned from a swift pint in the spread eagle, to chew over the day.. and the goings on and happenings of the day... the story begins, at 11:28 as smiffy gives me a text, "Im outside".. i run down the stairs, and answer the door.. I said...
  14. MrB

    BT Cup

    Well my plan to get Sajjad in the wisckets cetainly worked! 0.6 4 Sajjad to Laurent Bada-boom bada-bing. One bounce and into the crowd. 0.5 W Sajjad to Dixon Dixon winds up for a big swing... he's missed it! Clean bowled! Sajjad has got him! 0.4 1 Sajjad to Freeman Gently flicked around to...
  15. Old Skool punk...

    I just bought a Boomtown Rats DVD for a fiver from Tesco's on impulse...forgotten how good they were, RatTrap, Mondays, Diamond Smiles, Banana Republic - AMAZING! The dvd is great, you get all the videos plus a couple of concerts. I just been on a nostalgia fix and downloaded all my...
  16. Kent Shrimper

    Another final for the

    Source: www.thisisessex Winners of Winners A hairdressing salon, a children's day nursery and Southend United football club are just three of the finalists announced for the Essex in Boom! Winners of Winners business awards. Panels of judges have finished their deliberations for the...
  17. street fighter 2

    You can dowmload street fighter 2 on the fhm website by going to the greatest games section, It's a lotn harder using a keyboard than joy pad but it's still awesome. sonic boom!!!
  18. Late night Weetabix

    Evening pop-pickers. A late start tonight but what the hell. Lets kick it off with The Boomtown Rats, Like Clockwork.
  19. Some

    >1. Phone answering machine message - "...If you want to buy marijuana, press the hash key..." > >2. A guy walks into the psychiatrist wearing only cling film for >shorts. The shrink says, "Well, I can clearly see you're nuts." > >3. I went to buy some...