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Tell the clueless spurs fan about the delights of Watford!

Tell the clueless spurs fan about the delights of Watford!

Old Nov 29th, 2008, 04:58 AM
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Won't they understand Londonish?

"unhand me you brute" is a bit hard for me to get my tongue around.

"Get yer wanking spanners of me you wrong'un" is more my kind of thing.

Will I be understood?
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Old Nov 29th, 2008, 05:36 AM
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As long as you're prepared for the accompanying chorus of "Leavim eez not werfit"
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Old Nov 29th, 2008, 05:41 AM
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I'm sure this would all be much less entertaining if I actually understood a word of it.
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Old Nov 29th, 2008, 07:25 AM
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Next GTG, I'll give you a glossary, Nikki. But just imagine if you were trying to give a fellow Bostonian a Fodorite's Q&A guide to, ooh, I don't know, Brookline.
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Old Nov 30th, 2008, 04:27 AM
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I have googled up this little gem - why it isn't better known I have no idea - it certainly knocks the V&A into a cocked hat...

http://www.hertfordshire.com/pages/e...ry.asp?id=2604

I am particularly looking forward to the brewing exhibits.



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Old Nov 30th, 2008, 01:52 PM
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On a serious note, are you driving up, or using the train?

Many fans park in Watford General's car park, which is right next to Vicarage road. As the hospital sold of the site to NCP, there is nothing they can do to stop footie fans from parking there, but it does cause some hassle for would be hospital visitors.
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Old Dec 1st, 2008, 09:36 AM
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Going by train - I can have a beer then.

I can't remeber which of the 2315676 watford stations it is one needs for the ground.
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Old Dec 1st, 2008, 10:34 AM
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I seem to remember it is quite a long walk (25 minutes?) from Watford Junction to Vicarage road.

Actually forget that - ask the experts -
http://www.footballgroundguide.com/w...htm#By%20Train

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Old Dec 1st, 2008, 10:40 AM
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C W

I've seen trains that banned booze on board if they were going to football venues.

Are the Spurs fans such milk toasts that they will allow them beer on board en route to Watford Jct?
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Old Dec 1st, 2008, 10:48 AM
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It's more a question of stopping us!

I doubt that beer will be banned as it's a busy commuter route and we'll be hugely outnumbered by ordinary folk going home (it's a weekday evening match).

I'm also assuming that they have pubs in Watford.
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Old Dec 1st, 2008, 02:00 PM
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Bring some small jars of Marmite and some packages of cookies (I think Watfordians call them "biscuits") to hand out to curious children.

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Old Dec 2nd, 2008, 02:57 AM
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All the children in Watford are curious. I think it's down to the chemical plant nearby.
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Old Dec 2nd, 2008, 03:19 AM
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My young brother was once arrested for breaking into Vicarage Road for a drunken kick about. I think they tried to detain him under the Mental Health Act as generally people do everything they can to get out of there.
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Old Dec 2nd, 2008, 05:14 AM
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Well it's the day before the big trip. I have organised a suitable syrup, glasses and platform heels in order to fit in so that I will be asked directions by a local.

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Old Dec 2nd, 2008, 05:39 AM
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Of course, you might be given some as well.
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Old Dec 2nd, 2008, 06:03 AM
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If only it were as easy to combine sexual intercourse and travel as they suggest.
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Old Dec 4th, 2008, 10:14 AM
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Aux Quais

what happened in this no doubt snore-bore a game in Watford - mind the Gap!
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Old Dec 4th, 2008, 12:27 PM
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Not a snore-bore at all. A very pleasant way to spend what was a cold evening outside - in front of Sky Sports with the central heating on and a glass of something sustaining. Tottingham won 2-1.

One of my work colleagues was a linesman. He was brilliant.
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Old Dec 5th, 2008, 05:49 AM
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Never mind all that, I want to hear how CW got on with the syrup. A trip report is in order, I think.
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Old Dec 5th, 2008, 06:27 AM
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A trip report will follow in due course. Suffice it to say that Watfordians are people with folkways very different to our own.
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