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  1. Uncle Leo

    People are strange

    A thread for those things we see in life that don't quite qualify for the 'happy' or 'hacked off' threads. I'll start... At lunchtime today, I strolled past the Hammersmith Apollo. Absolutely loads of folk there, many of them sitting down amid the metal barriers. Turns out people have been...
  2. Suffolk Shrimper In Dorset

    Question 2016 - How Was It For You?

    Not spotted a similar thread so thought I'd start it for a bit of quick reflection before we properly get going with 2017. Have seen something similar I think in previous years and always find it interesting - we all have a common bond in SUFC but outside of that all have different lives with...
  3. LennySUFC

    Have we ever played slicker football?

    I've been going week in week out since 01/02, and the football on display at the moment IMO is on par if not greater than the football we saw under tilson in the 05/06 campaign. It's one thing to be confident enough to attempt the flicks and skill but the players we have actually have the...
  4. DoDTS

    Scores and Tables MIGHT be a bit late tomorrow

    Family stuff tomorrow I might be a bit late putting up scores and tables. Could even be Sunday morning. Sorry folks
  5. Suffolk Shrimper In Dorset

    USA Football Podcast - with a Shrimpers Twist

    Having received a contact via my 'Roots To The 92' Facebook page, the other day I ended up doing a podcast recording with two great folk based in Los Angeles. These guys love UK football from afar and in particular focus on life at the lower end of the leagues. One is also attempting to do the...
  6. Rootshallbloke

    Official Match Thread Southend United 2-0 Colchester United

    Getting near time to discuss Saturday's friendly with the cousins I think. Ticket sales are pretty grim at the moment with just 1500 home tickets gone so far. This is probably not surprising after folk turning up in numbers last night. Good for me though as we can venture into the South Upper...
  7. Suffolk Shrimper In Dorset

    1,000 to 1

    Went in to the local bookies (Ladbrokes) on Wednesday and asked for odds on Southend winning the Premiership title by the end of the 2025/26 season. Not surprisingly they didn't have the odds to hand and told me to come back on Saturday. So in I go this afternoon all expectant of odds of...
  8. Shrimpers are Magic

    Players everyone else seems to think are brilliant but you think are rubbish

    Southend players of course. Mine was Keith Jones, totally over hyped IMO. I remember going to Wolves away midweek where he did next to nothing but the fans were wetting themselves everytime he went near the ball - I just couldn't understand why. I wasn't a big fan of Benji either but he wrote...
  9. Rootshallbloke

    What do we get after Thursday?

    I have absolutely no idea what the outcome of Thursday's election results will be, apart from whoever gets in, they will not meet the needs of the majority of voters in this country. I've always been a lifelong Labour voter but I'm really struggling to bond this time round and the rest of the...
  10. BoyWonder2

    Referee & Assistant Referee Required

    I'm hoping the good folk of Shrimperzone would be able to help me. As most of you know, I'm organising a Charity Football Match and Family Fun Day on Sunday 17th May in support of Essex Air Ambulance http://www.shrimperzone.com/vb/showthread.php?83649-Charity-Football-Match-amp-Family-Fun-Day...
  11. Tangled up in Blue

    RIP-Pete Seeger

    http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/jan/28/pete-seeger-dies-aged-94 A giant of folk music has just died.This land is your land indeed.
  12. Southend fans summer survey

    Hello all. All At Sea has put together a survey to get a taster of what Southend fans really think about things from ticket prices to the new stadium. It takes about five minutes to fill in and we've had a good response already after advertising it on Twitter. As it's Friday and therefore...
  13. Is brown the right man for the job

    I don't know about you but with 4 games to go before the end of the season .I am already beginning to wonder if Ron Martin hasn't made a very bad mistake bringing this man on board .I hope im wrong and come the new season he brings in fresh faces that revive our play .But already ive been...
  14. Cricko

    The Nakid Truth

    Taken from: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Naked-Truth-CameronIs-he-the-worst-prime-minister-in-British-history/349274725156523 How close was David Cameron to having a week that was not a total disaster for himself or the government. I really thought he was going to make it by Thursday,But...
  15. C C Csiders

    Who are these 639,000 people

    Now't as queer as folk: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/comedy/news/21m-youre-havin-a-laugh-michael-mcintyre-profits-from-latest-comedy-tour-8443357.html Only Sarah Millican, in the whole world, is less funny than this man.
  16. Paul Smith progress, everyone pleased?

    Smudge seems more settled now gaining confidence with each game, whats folk opinion on his early southend career?
  17. 17 Shades of Stupid

    This is brilliant, someone has collated BDSM/sex tips from women's magazines and collated them. http://www.nerve.com/advice/ridiculous-tips/shades-of-stupid-emcosmo-ems-worst-bdsm-tips Examples include: "Press a fork (firmly, but don’t break the skin or anything) into different parts of his...
  18. Tangled up in Blue

    Leigh Folk Festival-Martin Carthy ticket

    MARTIN CARTHY @ ST CLEMENT'S CHURCH, JUNE 23rd 2012 I have a spare ticket for Martin Carthy's concert at St.Clement's Church tomorrow at 6:30pm.(8 quid in advance,10 quid on the door).If you're interested pm me with your e-mail address and I'll send you my pay pal receipt.In return I expect you...
  19. Tangled up in Blue

    RIP-"Doc" Watson

    A great folk/Blues musician has died. http://youtu.be/6VAbrnjdtYw http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/may/30/arthel-doc-watson-dies
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