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Re: ToonForum World Cup 2018 Sweepstake

Post by Toondes » Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:18 am

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Alright, it's time for me to return here for the World Cup :)
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Post by Andy the German mag » Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:07 pm

Toondes wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:18 am
Andy the German lad wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:14 am
Alright, it's time for me to return here for the World Cup :)
Welcome back Andy . Can you sort that herforder Glass boot for me ?
I'll send you a message <ok>

Any chance I'll still get a country allocated for the World Cup?

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Re: ToonForum World Cup 2018 Sweepstake

Post by Cal » Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:51 pm

Andy the German lad wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:14 am
Alright, it's time for me to return here for the World Cup :)
I suppose I didn't close it, so yeah sure. Next up was Poland though...

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Post by Plate of Barszcz for me » Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:30 pm

Andy the German lad wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:07 pm
Toondes wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:18 am


Welcome back Andy . Can you sort that herforder Glass boot for me ?
I'll send you a message <ok>

Any chance I'll still get a country allocated for the World Cup?
8) welcome to the future world cup winner's fans association on toon forum

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Post by Bodacious Benny » Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:36 pm

Croatia <diva>
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Re: ToonForum World Cup 2018 Sweepstake

Post by Andy the German mag » Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:49 pm

Kaltenberg wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:51 pm
Andy the German lad wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:14 am
Alright, it's time for me to return here for the World Cup :)
I suppose I didn't close it, so yeah sure. Next up was Poland though...
Great, thank you! :)

Where can I change my user name? It's meant to be "Andrzej niemiecki chlopak" now <awe>
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Re: ToonForum World Cup 2018 Sweepstake

Post by Cal » Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:50 pm

Andy the German lad wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:49 pm
Kaltenberg wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:51 pm


I suppose I didn't close it, so yeah sure. Next up was Poland though...
Great, thank you! :)

Where can I change my user name? It's meant to be "Andrzej niemiecki chlopak" now <awe>
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Post by Don Sholeone » Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:37 pm

Thats what you get for trying to cheat Cal <fist> <fist>
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Post by FogOnTheRhine » Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:43 pm

All of my sweepstake teams (Costa Rica, Germany, Egypt) out in the groups <grim>
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Post by Remember Colo » Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:13 pm

I'm hoping Serbia and Mitro knock out Brazil this afternoon. The heart wants what the heart wants.

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Post by overseasTOON » Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:15 pm

FogOnTheRhine wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:43 pm
All of my sweepstake teams (Costa Rica, Germany, Egypt) out in the groups <grim>
I'm a tad dissapointed as well.

I had Iran in the office sweepstake and now all I've got is England :(

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Post by CIH » Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:37 pm

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Post by Bodacious Benny » Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:51 pm

Croatia smashing it.
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Post by Tsi » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:09 pm

Still in it <divax>

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Post by Bodacious Benny » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:20 pm

The Belgium manager has said he'll make 10 changes for the England game to protect his players. If England win they win the group and will face Brazil in the QF (assuming Brazil beat Mexico). So both teams may want to lose...
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Post by CIH » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:24 pm

Blještav Benny wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:20 pm
The Belgium manager has said he'll make 10 changes for the England game to protect his players. If England win they win the group and will face Brazil in the QF (assuming Brazil beat Mexico). So both teams may want to lose...
Also assuming England beat whoever we get in the next round <laugh> I understand why people look at the permutations and that, easiest road to the final etc. But, and it's a cliche, we have to take it one game at a time. Everyone was looking past Iceland at the euros. Columbia/Senegal/Japan aren't exactly pushovers either. Winnable for sure, we'd probably even be favourites. If this tournament has proven anything though so far, it can easily go wrong.

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Post by TJR » Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:03 pm

Blještav Benny wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:20 pm
The Belgium manager has said he'll make 10 changes for the England game to protect his players. If England win they win the group and will face Brazil in the QF (assuming Brazil beat Mexico). So both teams may want to lose...
Six and two threes really. If we win the group its a tougher quarter final (probably Brazil) but easier semi final (probably France/Uruguay). If we finish second its an easier quarter final (Sweden/Switzerland) but tougher semi final (probably Croatia/Spain).

Personally i'd rather beat Belgium, win the group and carry that winning mentality and momentum forwards into the knockout rounds. Croatia and Uruguay aside all of the big favourites have lost or drawn a game so the momentum of a winning run could be key, especially for the confidence of our young squad.

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Re: ToonForum World Cup 2018 Sweepstake

Post by Heisen » Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:59 am

Just go out to win. If you start worrying about who you'll play 2 or 3 games down the line you'll get complacent, and it's highly disrespectful to the likes of Sweden and Switzerland. Imagine if we did actively try to finish 2nd, got to the quarters, and faced Sweden. Every single Swedish player would be pumped up to the nines, knowing that a) it was the biggest game of their lives and b) we had been disrespectful towards them by viewing them as an easy game. We'd probably lose, or at least get lumps kicked out of us.

Right now, I'd rather see us go out and make a statement by comfortably seeing off Belgium, winning the group, and showing no fear going forward. Have the likes of Brazil going 'We'd rather avoid England' than us saying that about them. This idea of an 'easy run' to the final doesn't exist. Any team from the QF onwards deserves to be there and isn't there by accident, so any game is tough.
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Re: ToonForum World Cup 2018 Sweepstake

Post by CIH » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:40 am

Edison Heisen wrote:
Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:59 am
Just go out to win. If you start worrying about who you'll play 2 or 3 games down the line you'll get complacent, and it's highly disrespectful to the likes of Sweden and Switzerland. Imagine if we did actively try to finish 2nd, got to the quarters, and faced Sweden. Every single Swedish player would be pumped up to the nines, knowing that a) it was the biggest game of their lives and b) we had been disrespectful towards them by viewing them as an easy game. We'd probably lose, or at least get lumps kicked out of us.

Right now, I'd rather see us go out and make a statement by comfortably seeing off Belgium, winning the group, and showing no fear going forward. Have the likes of Brazil going 'We'd rather avoid England' than us saying that about them. This idea of an 'easy run' to the final doesn't exist. Any team from the QF onwards deserves to be there and isn't there by accident, so any game is tough.
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Re: ToonForum World Cup 2018 Sweepstake

Post by Bodacious Benny » Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:01 am

It would be pretty funny if they ended up getting knocked out by Senegal or Japan anyway <laugh>

It is a bit bigheaded assuming that playing them, or Colombia is an easy win.
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