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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Crouchend_Hammer on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:27 pm

bristolhammerfc wrote:
The coercion comes from the pre-sale promises about investment. The board promised we would 'move to the net level'.

You had a match day reserved seat at the Boleyn as did every other season ticket holder.


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Playing devils advocate, they didn't say when we would reach the next level, or specifically what that next level would be. People have interpreted that in many different ways, with some, it seems expecting a Top 6 side immediately
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby James P on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:29 pm

Let's be honest though, we're not currently towards the next level are we.
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Crouchend_Hammer on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:32 pm

James P wrote:Let's be honest though, we're not currently towards the next level are we.


Nope. This season has been disappointing for sure

But would people be moaning we hadn't reached the next level if we were comfortable in 9th place right now on about 45 points?
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby leveller on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:36 pm

Crouchend_Hammer wrote:But would people be moaning we hadn't reached the next level if we were comfortable in 9th place right now on about 45 points?

Maybe, but when we had the board throwing phrases around like "next level", "iconic UEFA Cat 4 world class stadium", "world class transport" what do you expect?
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Crouchend_Hammer on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:40 pm

leveller wrote:Maybe, but when we had the board throwing phrases around like "next level", "iconic UEFA Cat 4 world class stadium", "world class transport" what do you expect?


But the first and third ones are opinion, so cannot be proved or disproved. What does 'world class' transport even mean (if in fact they even did say that?)

I will be the first to admit the board have been guilty of hyperbole, but it has only been 9 months. Probably fairer to judge where we are five years down the line
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby simon1982 on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:49 pm

Almost just in front[/quote]

I was a few rows behind them
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby simonirons on Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:57 pm

Crouchend_Hammer wrote:
Playing devils advocate, they didn't say when we would reach the next level, or specifically what that next level would be. People have interpreted that in many different ways, with some, it seems expecting a Top 6 side immediately


Within 7 years of them taking over :lol:
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Porkeyes on Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:34 pm

Come on, when they said the next level they didn't say in which direction that would be did they?
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby brownout on Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:18 pm

leveller wrote:Maybe, but when we had the board throwing phrases around like "next level", "iconic UEFA Cat 4 world class stadium", "world class transport" what do you expect?


You forgot the 'world class players for a world class stadium'
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby chalks on Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:27 pm

Crouchend_Hammer wrote: Probably fairer to judge where we are five years down the line


Hopefully nature will have run its course for these two, given there age, so a warming thought :raver:
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby LJ 80 on Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:11 pm

I've just learnt a friend of mine has been given a long contract working as the Health and safety liasion for the stadiums transition between football and other modes (athletics/concerts etc)working for the primary contractor for the work.

It's early days as only just been confirmed but several things he has already confirmed are highly likely to happen:
1st 3 games next season will all be away for definate
The scaffolding is going to be moved by form of hovercraft (no idea I didn't ask further)
The cost of doing them is ALOT although he couldn't give a figure but alluded to the well quoted £millions being correct.

Don't know how much worth this will bring but will add what i can when I see him next.
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Coops on Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:51 pm

Arsenal probably are starting to look over their shoulders (although not at us) so they sort of got that bit right.
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby bristolhammerfc on Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:00 am

Bristol Rugby are trialing this and it works brilliantly.


http://www.bristolrugby.co.uk/news/asht ... r-service/
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Rocket on Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:59 pm

Looks great. I imagine installing this sort of thing would be the decision of the stadium operators?
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby The Boleyn Hound on Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:44 pm

bristolhammerfc wrote:Bristol Rugby are trialing this and it works brilliantly.

http://www.bristolrugby.co.uk/news/asht ... r-service/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


"The serving process now takes the time needed to swap a piece of paper for your drinks".

:lol:

Bit like money then?
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Iron George on Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:34 pm

Coops wrote:Arsenal probably are starting to look over their shoulders (although not at us) so they sort of got that bit right.



Think it's more a case of Arsenal coming down to our level rather than us moving up to their (normal) level
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Coops on Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:06 am

It looks like crap security isn't just a LS problem.
https://www.facebook.com/FarPostFooty/videos/1765437563767885/?hc_ref=NEWSFEED
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Pop Robson on Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:10 pm

Coops wrote:It looks like crap security isn't just a LS problem.
https://www.facebook.com/FarPostFooty/videos/1765437563767885/?hc_ref=NEWSFEED


Saw that on twitter,

Bournemouth fans Grassing up the fella or important enough to bring to the attention of Spurs !?
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Coops on Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:09 pm

Pop Robson wrote:
Saw that on twitter,

Bournemouth fans Grassing up the fella or important enough to bring to the attention of Spurs !?


I think that it is important given the potential for a terrorist nut job to go in and do some damage. People are moaning about some of the stewarding at our place (with good reason) but this is just as bad.
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Re: Olympic Stadium Discussion and Questions

Postby Kitt the car on Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:08 pm

bristolhammerfc wrote:Bristol Rugby are trialing this and it works brilliantly.


http://www.bristolrugby.co.uk/news/asht ... r-service/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


This is a fantastic idea. Another idea could be to do something similar to what a lot of German teams and impliment a smart card that can be build into Season Tickets/Membership cards and also available to purchase/top up outside the stadium. These can also be topped up online aswell.

I think I still have my Schalke card from our preseason weekender a few yers ago.
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