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  1. How's it odd...? It's marketing for Paddy Power yes. Which they probably paid Huddersfield a boatload of money for!
  2. If we banned the cunts then this place would be reeeeeeeal empty! 😉
  3. Not sure where I stand if I say "I just like the one off Teachers" ?!
  4. Official statement: We removed them because people used them to be cunts. Now people are being cunts, but directing it at us. We're used to that. Also entirely arguable we're actually cunts. End of Statement. 😘
  5. Afternoon Everyone, The Mod team have been talking over the last few days and have decided to post a little update on funds, following the exceptionally generous donation (both in financial terms, but also the time, effort and talent) by @mrwalks12 from the Wild Boys thread. We're always on the look out for funding, and we don't want to take for granted our current position, but thanks to some tweaks with our ad-platform (now @Matt is back), we're capitalising a little better on the site's ad revenue. We've also had countless other (equally generous) donations in this thread over the last few months, which all means for the moment we're currently keeping our heads above water. As a result, whilst we're incredibly grateful for the offer, we have decided to donate 50% of the £350 to the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Association - in honour of @opinions4u. O4U made a huge impression on all of the Mods, and we feel it's the absolute least we could do. Thank you to everyone for your generosity - your support really does make a difference for OWTB and we'd not be online today without your ongoing support! OWTB, The Mods.
  6. Nope. Purely a win-win situation.
  7. Not directly, no. Though features like that can cost extra the Reputation one was in-built for now. We are just going through a cycle of changes based on feedback and that was one. As was the snazzy new logo (thanks @Matt!!)
  8. Isn't that (seemingly) exactly what he's done?
  9. I don't get to see us much, so have no idea who he is as a player. But, if he can put shifts like that in every week you'd have to assume he's got Championship football in him at the very least. An astonishing performance. You can see why people are talking about Edmundson already, can't you. He's got Tarky 2.0 written all over him.
  10. I have minions for that these days, giving me time to proselytise about shit I am ill-equipped to speak of.
  11. The entire concept of sectarianism, nationalism, racism, sexism... all the isms... are deeply flawed once you strip away the layers of fear and prejudice which form their foundation. Unfortunately, centuries of history shows us that when there is (rising, especially) inequality those feelings flourish and people misplace their own, often legitimate, fear in an ism of one kind or another. Worse still, predatory people use those fears to push their own agenda - be it political, social or most often greed. Personally, I feel we're going to look back fondly on the pre-2020 age as being just the tip of an iceberg. We may not see the previously-experienced extreme examples (world wars, famines, genocides)... but we just may.
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