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  1. OldBlueLady

    Death Penalty vote back in the forefront

    According to Sky News, MPs may be about to debate the reintroduction of the death penalty: With the vast improvements in DNA and forensic findings, is it time for a more up to date viewpoint from the cross section of SZ posters at large? For myself, I believe that if the evidence is 100%...
  2. leeblue

    Starting 11 for hereford

    Just a few days until the real footy starts, just wondering what peeps think our best 11 is, our best formation etc etc I would like to see us play 4-4-2, my reasoning for this is that harris needs players around him to be effective, if the wide players are not supporting well enough he may as...
  3. DTS

    Signings that got you excited but sadly failed to deliver.

    I personally am at fever pitch for the new season. The signings of Harris and Johnson(and to a lesser degree the Palace chap) have really got me going. However I cant help but think that not all these wonder signings actually turn out good. I am looking for a list of players that really got us...
  4. Yorkshire Blue

    GNVQs and BTECs and other qualifications that aren't GCSEs/A-levels/Degrees

    How do these work from a grading perspective? Are they easier to pass than to fail? How do you tell a good student from these qualifications? Would be particularly interested to hear from people who have employed candidates who have these qualifications.
  5. Grayson

    Fellow Punters, Please Help

    Evening all, Could any of you do me a quick favour? I'm doing a research study on the effects of sports betting advertising on gamblers for my university degree, and could do with some respondents to my questionnaire. It shouldn't take any longer than 5 minutes, but would be very helpful to me...
  6. OldBlueLady

    Sports Journalism Degrees

    Friend's son looking to go to Uni to do sports journalism, I know we have a few on here with experience, would anyone like to give an opinion on where is thought to be the best? They're thinking of Preston or Portsmouth atm. He's a bright kid and has a good work ethic, doing all the right A...
  7. Southend fan research

    alrite all, i'm currently studying football culture as part of my university degree and as being from southend i thought i would specifically research southend united and its fans. i'm basically looking into how fans interact with their clubs in light of the ever-changing football market and...
  8. I have a bachelors degree in Sociology...

    ...and a MASTERS IN COMMUNICATION!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMgyi57s-A4
  9. Tangled up in Blue

    UK graduation rates fall

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2010/sep/07/education-graduation-oecd-university It was about 6% of the age group when I did my first degree back in 71-74, IIRC.
  10. Tommy2holes

    Pre-Match Thread Southend United v Port Vale.

    Well match day is upon us yet again. Whilst most of the talk has been about Tilly's pay off and Sturrocks need for a striker , its been a strange week of relative quiet on the zone . This has been slow news week that is for sure. There has even been talk that V festival will affect southend...
  11. Thrills, Spills and Unpaid Bills - The League One Review Part Two

    Ok, here's the second part to my review of the League One season. Apologies for the delay, have been busy this past week. Brighton Quite how Brighton finished as high as 13th should pay great testament to the work of Gus Poyet since his arrival. Having narrowly avoided the drop last time out...
  12. Yer Blues

    Question Sky Plus Box

    If i was to purchase said box from ebay, is this something i can set up myself or would i require some degree based education to do it?
  13. Programmatic Music

    Hi Guys, I am studying for a final year degree in Music Production, and just wondered if you wouldn't mind taking 5 minutes of your time to fill out this questionnaire I have done. It is about Programmatic Music (Music to tell a story), and whether it is possible to tell it is programmatic...
  14. Jay_Shrimper

    Articles Typed Up (For those who don't have access to them)

    For those of you that do not have access to the Echo, I have typed up some of the sections in the paper. I hope these are of interest to someone, and also hope it's OK to post them here. If there not - remove them.. I have posted them in the Echo thread, but people might not see them in there...
  15. Benfleet A1

    A Pig 36 Hours

    We all get them, we all have those days when you wish you could turn back the clock and stay in bed but where would be the fun in that. I knew it was coming because I had prior warning that there was no cover for sunday night and I had already been asked to help out. Not a major problem, I...
  16. Companies Act 2006-Directors Responsibilities

    As more and more information seeps out about the Blues parlous financial condition, the thought had crossed my mind that some consideration should be given to the role of the SUFC Board in matters reaching the state they have. Until very recently, I was Chairman of a small transport company in...
  17. What Becomes of the Broke and Shafted

    Someone great once said that Football isn't a matter of life or death, it's much more than that. Which would explain the pain felt by those when their football club is ripped away from them. As a Southend United supporter, I've had the good grace of never witnessing non-league football and...
  18. ozzy-shrimper

    Gap Year

    Having a look at BtQ's thread and got me thinking about whether I should take a gap year next year after college. Im studying Sport and Exercise Science at SEEVIC and looking to carry on doing Sport Science but as a degree at Uni. I've got two options either take a gap year and work full time...
  19. fbm

    Just how bad are things really?

    This isn't intended as a rose tinted post and I am certainly not seeing all things as sunshine and flowers as someone suggested on another thread. But at times like this it is very easy to be swept along on a bandwagon of fear and despair, with an awful lot of statements being made that are...
  20. Napster

    Duncan Jupp

    Just reading my local rag, Tonbridge Echo or something, and there's a huge half page ad for Gilingham's hospitality. This is spoilt somewhat by a rather gurning Juppy in a tux, pointing a revolver, pretending to be James Bond Oh dear