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  1. Deadpool 2017

    Simple Rules as before. 10 Nominations per entry. All nominations must have a Wikipedia page, all deaths must be reported in the 'Main Stream Media' and you can't bump them off yourselves as that is not Cricket. As we seem to be running late, nominations will be kept open until 12 Midday...
  2. Uncle Leo

    The Grand National

    Who we got? bet365 are offering 50% of your stake back on any bets placed between now and midday on Saturday. Not sure who I am betting yet - my fancy Bishops Road is first reserve so likely to miss out - but they'll most likely be my bookie of choice this year.
  3. DoDTS

    PL Cup FIRST ROUND DRAW - Tomorrow afternoon

    We have 93 taking part in the No. 1 fixtures and these will be automatically entered in the First Round cup draw. Byes will be given on first to predict basis. There will be 5 Rounds, Semi-final and Final. If anyone else wishes to take part then before 12.00 (Midday) Tomorrow, then can either...
  4. DoDTS

    PL Cup 1st Round Draw - who have you got?

    Thanks for all 91 who have taken part in todays Prediction League (a record for the Shrimperzone PL), please note the following: Tomorrow (Sunday) 1st Round Draw Tuesday 11th August 1st Round ties with No. 2 fixtures (Brighton home your predictions will count for League and Cup if your...
  5. BoyWonder2


    We have until midday today to register any new permanent signings so they are eligible to face Fleetwood Town tomorrow. So, if we want Jack Smith, Owen Garvan, Joe Pigott, Stephen McLaughin, Izale McLeod, the striker who is training with a Championship side to play against Fleetwood, expect to...
  6. Benfleet A1

    It's The Destroy This Town Thread

    Ladies and Gents, nominations please for the town or city that deserves instead annihilation for the good of mankind. I give you the case for Erith. It's the pits, full of grotty, grimy high rise flats with equally grotty low lives residing in them. A duel carriageway runs through it except...
  7. Lester Bangs

    FA cup TV scheduling

    So I looked to see what game the BBC will be showing today and was surprised to see no live games on terrestrial television. I then went to the FA site and it was confirmed that the live games this weekend are: First Round Proper - live ties Friday 7 November – 7.55pm Warrington Town v...
  8. DoDTS


    What a start to the Prediction league with a massive 58 people predicting, including 20 new from the last session and about a dozen regulars missing from last term perhaps on holiday or perhaps just lost interest. Great as it is it causes problems as of those 58, 21 are in the first division (4...
  9. DoDTS

    QUESTION? Postponed matches

    A quick question for you all: Yesterday Newport and Torquay had there games postponed. 11 predictors had used one of these as there wildcards, so I sent them all a pm saying they could change there wildcard but it was gone midday and half didn't see the message in time and didn't change their...
  10. DoDTS

    Boxing Day and Stuff

    BOXING DAY Family stuff on Boxing Day, sorry folks results probably won't be up till Friday, (unless they all fall asleep), normal service will be resumed when we've all sobered up PLAY-OFFS Nestudas, Ricey, Teenage Shrimper and Roxy reached the plays-offs the highest score on Boxing Day wins...
  11. Spartan

    The Amex stadium is now fully completed and at full capacity.

    What do you think lads and lasses? Capacity over 30,000. This picture was taken from our last home match against Palace. Bear in mind it was a sunday kick off at midday and the attendance was 28,499 :clap: What a beautiful picture eh? I still can't believe it's all ours Thanks Tony Bloom...
  12. BBC Essex interview with Big Roy

    I know most of us were conquering Dagenham today - so you probably missed the hour-long interview special with Roy McDonough on BBC Essex, which ran at midday. You can replay it here if you are interested: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p011xpll Cheers, Bernie P.S. "Get out my pub" classic...
  13. Crewe Tickets - Queue Watch

    Got my ticket about midday - for any SC holders going up today I would estimate Queue time to be about 1hr - 1h 15mins - I got to RH about just before 11 - the queue was about halfway to the Last post - Was a bit longer when i left - queue moved reasonably quickly.
  14. Great Wakering Rovers v Harlow Town

    Great Wakering Rovers v Harlow TownRyman League Division One NorthSaturday 17th December 2011At Burroughs Park, Great WakeringKick-off 3pmSPECIAL OFFER FOR SOUTHEND UNITED SUPPORTERS.With Southend United playing Bradford City on Friday 16th December 7:45pm, Great Wakering Rovers Football Club...
  15. DTS

    London Museums or attractions.

    Ladies and Gentlemen, Tomorrow is my birthday (21 for those of you wondering) and the Mrs and I are heading up to the smoke for the day. We did the same last year and I really enjoyed the Military History Museum. I was wondering if any of you could give me some tips on decent museums etc that...
  16. chadded

    Anton Ferdinand faces arrest

    See here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wear-11522054 I'd laugh if a Newcaslte supporting copper nicks him about midday on Friday. That way he woudn't be in front of a beak until Monday morning, with no chance of bail...
  17. DTS

    Who went to Bradford last time we played them.

    Must say I am gutted to miss Bradford away. Its a long old way but a great trip and having been to Bradford a few times on courses whilst it is a total toliet its got a certain charm.. Seeing pubeys thread about the old days got me reminissing about trip last time we went there. Basically I...
  18. Pubs for Tomorrow's Game

    Where are people heading for a few drinks before the game? We're going down on train and will be there midday, just checked map with pubs on it and they have a Yates and Hogshead very close to both train station and ground. Gotta be heading to one of them watch the Cricket Essex vs Hampshire...
  19. Tommy2holes

    Ailments / illnesses and embaressing/painful injuries

    Now i have had some ailments over the 33 years since my creation but my most recent has proved painful embaressing and is taking time to get over. So i wanted to know yours. I'll go back to mine. Bout 3 weeks ago i started getting a pain in my arse after going for a bike ride . I just put it...
  20. Jack The Flag

    Save our Southend Protest/Demo

    Hello all. How about a Demo on Saturday 3rd July Starting at 12oclock (Midday). We could all meet at the top of pier hill and March to the Gates of Roots Hall. This will give people time to go watch England (If were still in world cup) to go to surrounding Pubs say Spread eagle, Railway, Blue...