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    She's successful at walking that tightrope until...

    She's successful at walking that tightrope until she falls off and they put someone else in charge. And I honestly think she'll just keep going. Of course, we'll stare and point in delight while she...
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    Pretty much. I'm fed up with it all now. It's...

    Pretty much. I'm fed up with it all now. It's basically a massive caber waiting to fall over, but there's still so many people on every side pushing against each other that the thing doesn't have...
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    I'd imagine you'll be allowed to play more actual...

    I'd imagine you'll be allowed to play more actual football against Sweden than you've had chance to against the likes of Colombia and Tunisia. I can't see Sweden being content to play wrestling for...
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    And here's some more stats for you. The...

    And here's some more stats for you.

    The current 16-team knockout round was first used in 1982. Every country that has won at least 7 knockout games since then has been to a post-1980 World Cup...
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    And now they've got Sweden next. In matches...

    And now they've got Sweden next.

    In matches that matter, they've got a 1-5-2 record against them. That's 1 win and 2 losses. But those 2 losses came in 1992 and 1998. They were in WC groups...
  6. Thread: Cycling

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    Time to bring in drone cameras then. One or two...

    Time to bring in drone cameras then. One or two for each group on the road. Get on it, TdF organisers!
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    Congrats, guys! You won a shootout, despite...

    Congrats, guys! You won a shootout, despite Henderson doing his best Gareth Southgate tribute.
  8. Thread: Cycling

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    Wait, there's a stage with cobbles on it? I...

    Wait, there's a stage with cobbles on it? I must've missed that these past couple of years. How long is the stretch over the cobbles? That sounds extremely painful....
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    Is that England's route to the final completely...

    Is that England's route to the final completely blown open now...???
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    From a Welsh perspective, he's doing a grand job!!

    From a Welsh perspective, he's doing a grand job!!
  11. Thread: Haiku Thread

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    We have to do this To as many poems as We can...

    We have to do this
    To as many poems as
    We can think to do!

    Unfortunately
    I know very few poems.
    I'll just sit and watch. :(

    That begs the question...
    How many syllables does
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    Oooh. That's interesting. I love some good stat...

    Oooh. That's interesting. I love some good stat talk. I wonder how they figured out how each team would do. I may try coming up with my own version and see if I can beat theirs...
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    Boston is a great little city. Definitely feels...

    Boston is a great little city. Definitely feels more British than most other American cities.

    And Gillette Stadium's also a really nice place to go to...
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    If I can get one together before Spinmaster does,...

    If I can get one together before Spinmaster does, I'll be posting it up regardless and stealing the win too.
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    Prague is a very pretty city. I love that town...

    Prague is a very pretty city. I love that town square. I may have to go back there to see my friend at some point this year.
  16. Thread: Formula 1

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    Exactly. Dirty air is what it's called. If you...

    Exactly. Dirty air is what it's called. If you could take a Formula 1 car past 100mph, drive up the side of the Monaco tunnel and upside down onto the ceiling, there'd be enough downforce to stop it...
  17. Thread: Formula 1

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    The whole air thing in Formula 1 is not due to...

    The whole air thing in Formula 1 is not due to the air being hot from the car in front. It's to do with the aerodynamics. These cars are so reliant on downforce that they need a nice clean stream of...
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    Your clue for number 1 threw me off. Greatest...

    Your clue for number 1 threw me off. Greatest action star, sure. But which catchphrase? I reckon that's the part that threw Powder off with his guess.

    If it ain't Terminator, it's got to be a god...
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    Number 2 is Robocop perhaps? I don't...

    Number 2 is Robocop perhaps?

    I don't understand how no one has guessed at number 9 yet. Look at the difference in shoe sizes. That's clearly Danny DeVito. It's got to be Throw Momma From The Train.
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    Pardon me. I just looked it up. I completely...

    Pardon me. I just looked it up. I completely forgot that Roy Hodgson was a thing. :(
  21. Sticky: Care to elaborate on any of them? Perhaps we can...

    Care to elaborate on any of them? Perhaps we can help!
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    So can we now stop with all the usual "England...

    So can we now stop with all the usual "England are the best" nonsense that the media goes crazy for when leading up to a World Cup? When they lose well before the semi-final, let's not pretend they...
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    The weather on Mars is fairly tame. From what...

    The weather on Mars is fairly tame. From what I've seen, they want a drone more than a helicopter. Which makes sense. They can cover far more ground than a rover can. Can't quite carry as many...
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    A few years ago, I went to Barcelona for a few...

    A few years ago, I went to Barcelona for a few days. While I was there, I unwittingly happened upon something called a correfoc, which was part of an annual religious festival they were holding....
  25. Thread: Haiku Thread

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    I have now returned To retake my rightful place...

    I have now returned
    To retake my rightful place
    In this haiku thread.
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