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Post by NvH » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:34 pm

Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:21 pm
Ginge wrote:Stran to be honest not everyone from Fanatics could have gone to the o2 anyway, the venue doesnt have enough disabled parking.
^^Boris Johnson voter!
So am I (well not directly as I don't live in his constituency), but the last election was the easiest choice I've ever had to make.

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Post by TimmyB » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:37 pm

Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:21 pm
Ginge wrote:Stran to be honest not everyone from Fanatics could have gone to the o2 anyway, the venue doesnt have enough disabled parking.
^^Boris Johnson voter!
Good to see you posting.

You are always welcome at any darts get togethers we have.
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Post by NvH » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:38 pm

Ginge wrote:
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bovvered wrote:Reply, must be from a jacklin relative

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What a long speech more lines then your use too in 1 day
Thats the one who got done for copyright fraud or something, was on here a couple of years ago.
"then your use too". I don't suppose she'll be winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in the near future.

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Post by Paddy McGinty » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:40 pm

TimmyB wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:37 pm
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:21 pm
Ginge wrote:Stran to be honest not everyone from Fanatics could have gone to the o2 anyway, the venue doesnt have enough disabled parking.
^^Boris Johnson voter!
Good to see you posting.

You are always welcome at any darts get togethers we have.
He is a man of darts, so knowledgable......
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Re: If the BDO survives and someone new takes over.

Post by TimmyB » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:42 pm

Paddy McGinty wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:40 pm
TimmyB wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:37 pm
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:21 pm
Ginge wrote:Stran to be honest not everyone from Fanatics could have gone to the o2 anyway, the venue doesnt have enough disabled parking.
^^Boris Johnson voter!
Good to see you posting.

You are always welcome at any darts get togethers we have.
He is a man of darts, so knowledgable......
He's been a loss to darts chat over the last couple of years.
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Post by Paddy McGinty » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:43 pm

Murphio wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:33 pm
Very difficult to fathom how someone who has taken the BDO to the brink of collpase still appears to have pockets of support. I know we all like a bit of banter and sometimes it's fun to poke fun at their ineptitude but I don't want to see the BDO disappear and I believe that goes for the vast majority of darts fans. I also think there is room for the two World Championships to coexist even if one drops 'professional' from the title and works in tandem with the PDC to reuinfy the sport, perhaps, under the WDF umbrella. Adams is correct - the battle for pro darts has been lost. Accept the situation and work with the professional side of the game to get the amatuer side's house in order. There is no need any longer for division - people need to remember it wasn't Barry Hearn who caused the split in darts, it was the players who felt they could no longer earn a living. Had Olly Croft put his own pride and ego at the door it might never have gotten to this stage but here we are, 25 years down the line, and the lessons still haven't been learned.
Adams may be right but although he has been one of the greatest dart players of all time he would not be a suitable person to run the BDO.
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Post by Thehateful180 » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:51 pm

Let's face it, the desire to get new events going, this "speculate to accumulare" tactic we have seen poorly implemented by Sue then Des was all a day late and a dollar short.

This is a tactic that should have been employed in the mid-late 2000's. Back then the organisation still had players with name value, they had the proof that people were buying what the PDC were selling, and they had a good relationship with the BBC. Instead it was allowed to fester in a maroon haze, while an organisation they could have piggy backed off at least, disappeared into the sunset.

That period of festering opened the door for clowns like the Jacklin family.

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Post by Murphio » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:58 pm

Paddy McGinty wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:43 pm
Murphio wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:33 pm
Very difficult to fathom how someone who has taken the BDO to the brink of collpase still appears to have pockets of support. I know we all like a bit of banter and sometimes it's fun to poke fun at their ineptitude but I don't want to see the BDO disappear and I believe that goes for the vast majority of darts fans. I also think there is room for the two World Championships to coexist even if one drops 'professional' from the title and works in tandem with the PDC to reuinfy the sport, perhaps, under the WDF umbrella. Adams is correct - the battle for pro darts has been lost. Accept the situation and work with the professional side of the game to get the amatuer side's house in order. There is no need any longer for division - people need to remember it wasn't Barry Hearn who caused the split in darts, it was the players who felt they could no longer earn a living. Had Olly Croft put his own pride and ego at the door it might never have gotten to this stage but here we are, 25 years down the line, and the lessons still haven't been learned.
Adams may be right but although he has been one of the greatest dart players of all time he would not be a suitable person to run the BDO.
Agreed - there is a pro setup in Matchroom which has offered to help with management and investment and although he doesn't say it directly I think that was what Adams is getting at. Why would the BDO need to approach Hearn about moving the worlds if not to cooperate in some kind of reunification? It would just move it to Easter without consulting anyone. If you read between the lines I think what Adams is saying is to accept that the war for pro darts has been lost and to cooperate with Hearn to get the BDO moving again. And I agree with him entirely - Hearn has money to invest and expertise to offer, why on earth wouldn't you want to take advantage of that?

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Post by Rout » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:12 pm

NvH wrote:
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:21 pm
Ginge wrote:Stran to be honest not everyone from Fanatics could have gone to the o2 anyway, the venue doesnt have enough disabled parking.
^^Boris Johnson voter!
So am I (well not directly as I don't live in his constituency), but the last election was the easiest choice I've ever had to make.
Nice to have a billionaire on here! Spend some of your fortunes on reviving the BDO!

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Post by NvH » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:28 pm

Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:12 pm
NvH wrote:
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:21 pm
Ginge wrote:Stran to be honest not everyone from Fanatics could have gone to the o2 anyway, the venue doesnt have enough disabled parking.
^^Boris Johnson voter!
So am I (well not directly as I don't live in his constituency), but the last election was the easiest choice I've ever had to make.
Nice to have a billionaire on here! Spend some of your fortunes on reviving the BDO!
Haha I'm not even a millionaire, but I'm far too well-versed in politics to fall for the "free stuff for everyone!" emanating from Labour's manifesto. It helps that Corbyn and his acolytes are as thick as shit, nasty and have friends in all the wrong places.

If Labour don't elect a leader closer to the centre ground, they won't be winning a general election for some time. Like all empty vessels, they'll continue to make the most noise, however ;)

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Re: If the BDO survives and someone new takes over.

Post by Murphio » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:38 pm

NvH wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:28 pm
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:12 pm
NvH wrote:
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:21 pm
Ginge wrote:Stran to be honest not everyone from Fanatics could have gone to the o2 anyway, the venue doesnt have enough disabled parking.
^^Boris Johnson voter!
So am I (well not directly as I don't live in his constituency), but the last election was the easiest choice I've ever had to make.
Nice to have a billionaire on here! Spend some of your fortunes on reviving the BDO!
Haha I'm not even a millionaire, but I'm far too well-versed in politics to fall for the "free stuff for everyone!" emanating from Labour's manifesto. It helps that Corbyn and his acolytes are as thick as shit, nasty and have friends in all the wrong places.

If Labour don't elect a leader closer to the centre ground, they won't be winning a general election for some time. Like all empty vessels, they'll continue to make the most noise, however ;)
I know - far better just go with Brexit, austerity, benefit cuts, homelessness, unemployment, food banks, universal credit and all the other wonderful things the Tories have delivered. Bravo.

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Post by NvH » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:47 pm

Murphio wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:38 pm
NvH wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:28 pm
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:12 pm
NvH wrote:
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:21 pm
^^Boris Johnson voter!
So am I (well not directly as I don't live in his constituency), but the last election was the easiest choice I've ever had to make.
Nice to have a billionaire on here! Spend some of your fortunes on reviving the BDO!
Haha I'm not even a millionaire, but I'm far too well-versed in politics to fall for the "free stuff for everyone!" emanating from Labour's manifesto. It helps that Corbyn and his acolytes are as thick as shit, nasty and have friends in all the wrong places.

If Labour don't elect a leader closer to the centre ground, they won't be winning a general election for some time. Like all empty vessels, they'll continue to make the most noise, however ;)
I know - far better just go with Brexit, austerity, benefit cuts, homelessness, unemployment, food banks, universal credit and all the other wonderful things the Tories have delivered. Bravo.
You should probably stick to posting about darts. All three of the main party leaders at the time were against Brexit, but it happened anyway. When we first joined the EU (EEC as it was), it was actually Labour who were against it.

Unemployment, homelessness, etc, have always existed regardless of who is in charge. Austerity measures appear to have ended, although the huge national debt should be a concern.

But you know, perhaps you're right. Maybe we should have a socialist utopia, like Britain in the 1970s or Venezuela under Chavez? I'm surprised the likes of Owen Jones can show his face on TV again after defending that regime.

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Re: If the BDO survives and someone new takes over.

Post by Skewball » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:47 pm

Murphio wrote:
NvH wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:28 pm
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:12 pm
NvH wrote:
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:21 pm
^^Boris Johnson voter!
So am I (well not directly as I don't live in his constituency), but the last election was the easiest choice I've ever had to make.
Nice to have a billionaire on here! Spend some of your fortunes on reviving the BDO!
Haha I'm not even a millionaire, but I'm far too well-versed in politics to fall for the "free stuff for everyone!" emanating from Labour's manifesto. It helps that Corbyn and his acolytes are as thick as shit, nasty and have friends in all the wrong places.

If Labour don't elect a leader closer to the centre ground, they won't be winning a general election for some time. Like all empty vessels, they'll continue to make the most noise, however ;)
I know - far better just go with Brexit, austerity, benefit cuts, homelessness, unemployment, food banks, universal credit and all the other wonderful things the Tories have delivered. Bravo.
And still no one voted Labour which tells you everything anyone needs to know about their batshit crazy policies at the last election.

(You need to remove unemployment from your list though- we are living through an era of unprecedented high employment rates)

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Post by Zapp Brannigan » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:48 pm

fwiw I do think there is a market for a "Amateur world championship" if the BDO marketed it as that and held it in November. The PDC would see the intertest in that as well and you would see them getting on board and offering incentives (Mens and ladies winner goes to Ally Pally, finalists get tour cards ect ect), you could even keep the O2 and Eurosport then.

The problem would be the BDO accepting itself as amateur and probably incorporating the challenge tour a cat a events, something listening to Des isnt going to happen unless he walks.

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Re: If the BDO survives and someone new takes over.

Post by Murphio » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:54 pm

NvH wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:47 pm
Murphio wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:38 pm
NvH wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:28 pm
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:12 pm
NvH wrote:
So am I (well not directly as I don't live in his constituency), but the last election was the easiest choice I've ever had to make.
Nice to have a billionaire on here! Spend some of your fortunes on reviving the BDO!
Haha I'm not even a millionaire, but I'm far too well-versed in politics to fall for the "free stuff for everyone!" emanating from Labour's manifesto. It helps that Corbyn and his acolytes are as thick as shit, nasty and have friends in all the wrong places.

If Labour don't elect a leader closer to the centre ground, they won't be winning a general election for some time. Like all empty vessels, they'll continue to make the most noise, however ;)
I know - far better just go with Brexit, austerity, benefit cuts, homelessness, unemployment, food banks, universal credit and all the other wonderful things the Tories have delivered. Bravo.
You should probably stick to posting about darts. All three of the main party leaders at the time were against Brexit, but it happened anyway. When we first joined the EU (EEC as it was), it was actually Labour who were against it.

Unemployment, homelessness, etc, have always existed regardless of who is in charge. Austerity measures appear to have ended, although the huge national debt should be a concern.

But you know, perhaps you're right. Maybe we should have a socialist utopia, like Britain in the 1970s or Venezuela under Chavez? I'm surprised the likes of Owen Jones can show his face on TV again after defending that regime.
You openly voted for the party of Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees Mogg and Ian Duncan Smith and describe Corbyn as 'nasty'. I find that utterly incredible so aye I'll go back to posting about darts because I have no wish to engage with that kind of stupid.

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Post by Ginge » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:56 pm

Take it to the politics thread ffs!

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Post by Booji Boy » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:57 pm

Murphio wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:54 pm
NvH wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:47 pm
Murphio wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:38 pm
NvH wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:28 pm
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:12 pm
Nice to have a billionaire on here! Spend some of your fortunes on reviving the BDO!
Haha I'm not even a millionaire, but I'm far too well-versed in politics to fall for the "free stuff for everyone!" emanating from Labour's manifesto. It helps that Corbyn and his acolytes are as thick as shit, nasty and have friends in all the wrong places.

If Labour don't elect a leader closer to the centre ground, they won't be winning a general election for some time. Like all empty vessels, they'll continue to make the most noise, however ;)
I know - far better just go with Brexit, austerity, benefit cuts, homelessness, unemployment, food banks, universal credit and all the other wonderful things the Tories have delivered. Bravo.
You should probably stick to posting about darts. All three of the main party leaders at the time were against Brexit, but it happened anyway. When we first joined the EU (EEC as it was), it was actually Labour who were against it.

Unemployment, homelessness, etc, have always existed regardless of who is in charge. Austerity measures appear to have ended, although the huge national debt should be a concern.

But you know, perhaps you're right. Maybe we should have a socialist utopia, like Britain in the 1970s or Venezuela under Chavez? I'm surprised the likes of Owen Jones can show his face on TV again after defending that regime.
You openly voted for the party of Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees Mogg and Ian Duncan Smith and describe Corbyn as 'nasty'. I find that utterly incredible so aye I'll go back to posting about darts because I have no wish to engage with that kind of stupid.
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Post by el_ringo » Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:42 pm

One question

Would it have made any difference who was captain of the Titanic after it had hit an iceberg ?

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Post by NvH » Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:46 pm

Murphio wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:54 pm
NvH wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:47 pm
Murphio wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:38 pm
NvH wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:28 pm
Rout wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:12 pm
Nice to have a billionaire on here! Spend some of your fortunes on reviving the BDO!
Haha I'm not even a millionaire, but I'm far too well-versed in politics to fall for the "free stuff for everyone!" emanating from Labour's manifesto. It helps that Corbyn and his acolytes are as thick as shit, nasty and have friends in all the wrong places.

If Labour don't elect a leader closer to the centre ground, they won't be winning a general election for some time. Like all empty vessels, they'll continue to make the most noise, however ;)
I know - far better just go with Brexit, austerity, benefit cuts, homelessness, unemployment, food banks, universal credit and all the other wonderful things the Tories have delivered. Bravo.
You should probably stick to posting about darts. All three of the main party leaders at the time were against Brexit, but it happened anyway. When we first joined the EU (EEC as it was), it was actually Labour who were against it.

Unemployment, homelessness, etc, have always existed regardless of who is in charge. Austerity measures appear to have ended, although the huge national debt should be a concern.

But you know, perhaps you're right. Maybe we should have a socialist utopia, like Britain in the 1970s or Venezuela under Chavez? I'm surprised the likes of Owen Jones can show his face on TV again after defending that regime.
You openly voted for the party of Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees Mogg and Ian Duncan Smith and describe Corbyn as 'nasty'. I find that utterly incredible so aye I'll go back to posting about darts because I have no wish to engage with that kind of stupid.
Corbyn and his rabid supporters ARE nasty, especially when it comes to them Jews. Although Corbyn has plenty of time for his terrorist friends of course.

It isn't my side who wants people to lose their job and destroy their life because they made an inappropriate comment on social media. Now THAT is nasty, wouldn't you agree?

It isn't my side who think that you can simply wake up one morning and change your sex or be "gender fluid". Do I like Rees-Mogg and IDS? Not particularly, but this is what the idiots on the left deserve for pushing their nonsensical agenda too far. I'm sure they can do basic maths, unlike Diane Abbott.

But fine, back to the darts it is. You actually know something about the arrows. It's not like you could offer any real counter-arguments to my points, just blurt out "unemployment", "homelessness", as if these never happened under Labour.

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Post by Booji Boy » Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:52 pm

NvH wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:46 pm
Murphio wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:54 pm
NvH wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:47 pm
Murphio wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:38 pm
NvH wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:28 pm


Haha I'm not even a millionaire, but I'm far too well-versed in politics to fall for the "free stuff for everyone!" emanating from Labour's manifesto. It helps that Corbyn and his acolytes are as thick as shit, nasty and have friends in all the wrong places.

If Labour don't elect a leader closer to the centre ground, they won't be winning a general election for some time. Like all empty vessels, they'll continue to make the most noise, however ;)
I know - far better just go with Brexit, austerity, benefit cuts, homelessness, unemployment, food banks, universal credit and all the other wonderful things the Tories have delivered. Bravo.
You should probably stick to posting about darts. All three of the main party leaders at the time were against Brexit, but it happened anyway. When we first joined the EU (EEC as it was), it was actually Labour who were against it.

Unemployment, homelessness, etc, have always existed regardless of who is in charge. Austerity measures appear to have ended, although the huge national debt should be a concern.

But you know, perhaps you're right. Maybe we should have a socialist utopia, like Britain in the 1970s or Venezuela under Chavez? I'm surprised the likes of Owen Jones can show his face on TV again after defending that regime.
You openly voted for the party of Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees Mogg and Ian Duncan Smith and describe Corbyn as 'nasty'. I find that utterly incredible so aye I'll go back to posting about darts because I have no wish to engage with that kind of stupid.
Corbyn and his rabid supporters ARE nasty, especially when it comes to them Jews. Although Corbyn has plenty of time for his terrorist friends of course.

It isn't my side who wants people to lose their job and destroy their life because they made an inappropriate comment on social media. Now THAT is nasty, wouldn't you agree?

It isn't my side who think that you can simply wake up one morning and change your sex or be "gender fluid". Do I like Rees-Mogg and IDS? Not particularly, but this is what the idiots on the left deserve for pushing their nonsensical agenda too far. I'm sure they can do basic maths, unlike Diane Abbott.

But fine, back to the darts it is. You actually know something about the arrows. It's not like you could offer any real counter-arguments to my points, just blurt out "unemployment", "homelessness", as if these never happened under Labour.
Islamophobia
Homophobia/transphobia/loads of other phobias.
Bedroom tax
Millions having to rely on foodbanks

Aye your "side" have done a brilliant job.

I used to be a fan of Corbyn but soon realised he was never going to get elected.

Hopefully Kier Starmer will be the new Labour leader. He seems to occupy the middle ground and has enough of a left lean about him to appease that side of the party.

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