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    (Original post by So Instinct)
    really and truly the only person that probably talks about it in here is SUG.
    When Arsenal fans return to their yearly post seasonal transfer hype delirious hysteria and start talking rubbish, obviously I'm going to remind them of what actually happened this past season.
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    (Original post by Ash Ketchum)
    Lol love Zurich's meltdowns. Arsenal thread home of the plastic fans.



    Wanna lick his ass some more?
    lmao plastic? yeah plastic fans which stayed with a team with a 9 year trophy drought. hmmm :confused:
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    (Original post by C.Almasy)
    On what aspect? Ramsey is an all round box to box midfielder with goals from everywhere in his locker. He is essentially a more dynamic version of Lampard (remains to be seen whether he will surpass Lampard's career).

    Wilshere, has been decidedly underwhelming.
    Ramsey was nothing of the sort prior to last season. He went from the most boring player in our team, who made considerably more backward passes than forward ones, had no confidence, and was being slated by Arsenal fans because he showed no desire to make anything happen, and was content on playing it safe. It appeared that the injury had got the better of him and he was destined to become a poor man's Jonjo Shelvey.

    But the lad spent the summer eating his Weetabix and proved everyone wrong - and if Wilshere could concentrate on doing the same instead of getting a new tattoo and having another kid, we'd have the best British midfielders of their generation in our squad.

    It's just a shame we can't accommodate Ramsey, Ozil and Wilshere in the starting XI, without putting either Ozil or Wilshere wide - and no to the Ramsey-Wilshere double pivot.
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    (Original post by Ash Ketchum)
    Lol love Zurich's meltdowns. Arsenal thread home of the plastic fans.



    Wanna lick his ass some more?
    Hardly.


    Do you think United or Chelsea fans would have stuck around after what we've been though the last 9 years? United fans were having conniptions about Moyes ffs, 1 season, try 9.





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    (Original post by Straight up G)
    Yeah, please convince yourself that.
    Plastic fans is almost solely defined by success, we have barely had any for 10 years...

    Name a club with fewer plastics in say the top 12 of Europe (coefficients wise).
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    (Original post by Pete_91)
    Plastic fans is almost solely defined by success, we have barely had any for 10 years...

    Name a club with fewer plastics in say the top 12 of Europe (coefficients wise).
    There's more to plastic than just success, but we both know where this 'discussion' is going so I cba
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    (Original post by Straight up G)
    There's more to plastic than just success, but we both know where this 'discussion' is going so I cba
    I interpreted plastic fans as glory hunters, not people from outside the geographic area of the club. Using either definition United are probably the worst of the lot anyway.
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    Since SUG doesn't want to propagate this argument.

    Most people our age are Arsenal fans which just happened to coincide with the 2nd most successful period in their history, it just so happens that there are a lot of Chelsea fans our age too, who at the time were in the most successful period of their history. Willing to bet that 20 years ago, there were much less Arsenal fans in london than there are now.

    So what do you think happened in those 20 years that made so many Arsenal fans? 2004 maybe?
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    Lots of Arsenal fans around my age supported the club because of how popular Thierry Henry was. Soon as he left and our 9 year period was about to start, loads of kids jumped ship to UTD and Chelsea.

    When I first saw Arsenal play being 5 years old I had know idea what the league was or what any of the teams were. I saw Henry play though and I decided to keep watching his matches since he was meant to be my "boy hood hero" :rolleyes:

    Probably the biggest reason I support Arsenal up till today is for nostalgia reasons and how much I use to watch the club as a kid. Probably the same for current fans my age too. You could say there's a little bit of glory hunting in there but the same could be said for most other club/fans too
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    My Dad grew up supporting Arsenal, and his Dad before him. So, I support Arsenal, never had a choice really.
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    (Original post by jam278)
    Since SUG doesn't want to propagate this argument.

    Most people our age are Arsenal fans which just happened to coincide with the 2nd most successful period in their history, it just so happens that there are a lot of Chelsea fans our age too, who at the time were in the most successful period of their history. Willing to bet that 20 years ago, there were much less Arsenal fans in london than there are now.

    So what do you think happened in those 20 years that made so many Arsenal fans? 2004 maybe?
    Maybe, but as easily as glory supporters come they go, and from 06 onwards we lost a lot of plastics to City/United/Chelsea. I supported Arsenal pre Wenger so I'm innocent
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    (Original post by jam278)
    Since SUG doesn't want to propagate this argument.

    Most people our age are Arsenal fans which just happened to coincide with the 2nd most successful period in their history, it just so happens that there are a lot of Chelsea fans our age too, who at the time were in the most successful period of their history. Willing to bet that 20 years ago, there were much less Arsenal fans in london than there are now.

    So what do you think happened in those 20 years that made so many Arsenal fans? 2004 maybe?
    ok so only non successful clubs have non plastic fans? ... comparing Arsenal to Chelsea doesn't correlate imo either..
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    (Original post by Zürich)
    Or buying a stolen car stereo on the street from someone called 'Barry' or 'Brendan' , during a smaccccckkkk deal, at the job office or lining the ****hole streets waiving flags in anticipation of a first title win :laugh:
    Always makes me laugh when people in London think Liverpool is rough. Posh London might be posher than posh Liverpool, but in London you're never that far from somewhere that's been found on a crime hotspots list.
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    (Original post by deborarosa)
    ok so only non successful clubs have non plastic fans? ... comparing Arsenal to Chelsea doesn't correlate imo either..
    You'd have to go deep underground into a Combat 18 meeting or hang around a dole office to find a Chelsea fan pre-2004. You rarely hear from them, let alone see them. Luckily they haven't managed to infiltrate anywhere near me yet! Most live the Essex way anyway.

    Their fanbase may have grown in the last 10 years in correlation with their success but we still have a bigger fanbase in London and overall I'd say. All our plastics would have jumped ship long time ago anyway!!


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    (Original post by Peggles_*)
    United fans were having conniptions about Moyes ffs, 1 season, try 9
    Not really comparable, he had no credit on which to ride, no pedigree, and no visible plan.



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    (Original post by deborarosa)
    ok so only non successful clubs have non plastic fans? ... comparing Arsenal to Chelsea doesn't correlate imo either..
    When did I say the bit in bold?

    Comparing Arsenal to Chelsea correlates completely, Arsenal fans from all parts of london who are my age, it just so happened that when they were between the ages of 6-15 when people generally start to watch football and support a team it happened to be Arsenals 2nd most successful period in their history.

    It just so happens that around this time, Chelsea qualify for the CL, then get a billionaire investor and start to win a lot, there are now a lot more Chelsea fans. Coincidence? That's why Chelsea and Arsenal are comparable in this instance.
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    (Original post by Malevolent)
    Oh look it's Mr can't do wrong. Seriously of all the posters on this forum you're probably the worst. The amount of **** you chat is unbelievable. Your holier than thou attitude is actually funny.

    You've used that one before so... :rofl:
    Easy or you'll get him going off about the interior design job at Emirates.
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    Loool that was a funny response tbh.

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    (Original post by Zürich)
    Supports: Barcelona
    Nationality:Not Spanish
    Language skills: google translates marca.es erreyday
    Nou camp experience: youtube
    Location:Gilette Stadium

    U wot m8?

    You kept the receipt for your 2013 Bayern shirt yeah?
    went innnn.

    still waiting for Malovelent's reply.....:holmes:
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    went innnn.

    still waiting for Malovelent's reply.....:holmes:
    Think he already did
 
 
 
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