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World Cup 2018

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World Cup 2018

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Post by arjaybe » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:42 pm

Is everyone set to stream the World Cup 2018 on their wide-screen monitors? Anyone with any tips on how to get the games? Are Argentina good enough for Messi to get them very far?
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Re: World Cup 2018

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Post by Eadwine Rose » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:00 pm

I get them on cable so no issues there.

The NL are not participating, so I am rooting for Belgium. Of course ;)
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Re: World Cup 2018

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Post by antechdesigns » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:51 pm

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:00 pm
I get them on cable so no issues there.

The NL are not participating, so I am rooting for Belgium. Of course ;)
England are participating, so I am rooting for Spain. :p

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Re: World Cup 2018

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Post by Eadwine Rose » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:35 pm

antechdesigns wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:51 pm
England are participating, so I am rooting for Spain. :p

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Re: World Cup 2018

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Post by turtlebay777 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:00 pm

I dislike football so am not bothered who wins.

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Post by cyrilus31 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:37 pm

Allez les bleus!!! :number1:
I'm only joking, I've no interest in watching those millionaires in shorts...

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Post by Adrian » Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:58 pm

I used to watch every game in the past World Cups, not sure if I will do this time, I kind of lost interest. Maybe my interest will pick up with better matches, more interesting teams, can't say I really cared about Russia and Saudi Arabia...

Since I don't have a team I will root for the smallest: Go Iceland!

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Post by arjaybe » Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:21 pm

Adrian wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:58 pm
I used to watch every game in the past World Cups, not sure if I will do this time, I kind of lost interest. Maybe my interest will pick up with better matches, more interesting teams, can't say I really cared about Russia and Saudi Arabia...

Since I don't have a team I will root for the smallest: Go Iceland!
That's a good idea! Go Iceland! When are they playing? What color are their sweaters?
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Re: World Cup 2018

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Post by Adrian » Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:25 pm

arjaybe wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:21 pm
That's a good idea! Go Iceland! When are they playing? What color are their sweaters?
Blue or white.

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Post by asqwerth » Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:22 am

Pretty much a neutral here, so I'll just watch matches that look to be a good match between 2 teams that play nice football.

Example - Portugal v Spain tonight looks promising.
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