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The wrap

Postby ottsands on Wed Feb 16, 2011 6:17 pm

Just getting this out into the public domain in case he deletes my email and claims the idea as his own 8-)

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Attn: Ian Tompkins - Brilliant Public Relations idea

Hi Ian

Opportunity:
The government has withdrawn funding for the wrap and it is reflecting very badly on them . . . I imagine we HAVE to get a wrap at some point.

Solution:
West Ham provides the wrap in time for the Olympics and we get a lot of good press, plus our colour scheme will be subtly imprinted on the minds of all the viewers.

Thank me later . . . . (by way of a free Season Ticket)

Regards

Ottsands

xxx

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It is worth considering how the wrap is installed . . . . looking at the picture of the 'test wrap' I can just imagine some chavvy Hull City supporter will love slicing through it.

I think we'll have to have a solid wall installed with the wrap attached to the top of it.

Same concern for the roof as well.
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Re: The wrap

Postby the pink palermo on Wed Feb 16, 2011 6:19 pm

I'd rather spend the £7m on a striker .
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Re: The wrap

Postby Mr P on Wed Feb 16, 2011 6:20 pm

To paraphrase Frankie Boyle slightly a wrap with the words "**** off Tottenham" in twenty foot high letters would be good value
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Re: The wrap

Postby HammerMan2004 on Wed Feb 16, 2011 6:20 pm

There were articles a while back that private funding had been supplied for the wrap and plans for it to be done were back on :thup:

Nice try though!
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Re: The wrap

Postby mywhufc on Wed Feb 16, 2011 6:22 pm

KFC do a nice wrap , perhaps they can sponsor it Headbanger
I would just delete the email
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Re: The wrap

Postby ottsands on Wed Feb 16, 2011 6:29 pm

HammerMan2004 wrote:There were articles a while back that private funding had been supplied for the wrap and plans for it to be done were back on.
Nice try though!



I'm so out of the loop :(

We'll still need to mount ours up on top of a wall though.
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Re: The wrap

Postby Hammer110 on Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:09 pm

HammerMan2004 wrote:There were articles a while back that private funding had been supplied for the wrap and plans for it to be done were back on

Nice try though!


Not quite there have been expressions of interest in funding the wrap so a tender process has been opened, it closes on Friday, still time to to get a bid in :lol:

As it happens one f the papers used our claret & blue wrapped version of the stadium to illustrate there Olympic timetable piece yesterday.
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Re: The wrap

Postby ottsands on Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:26 pm

Hammer110 wrote:As it happens one f the papers used our claret & blue wrapped version of the stadium to illustrate there Olympic timetable piece yesterday.


Spot the Guardian reader :lol:
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Re: The wrap

Postby ottsands on Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:29 pm

Hammer110 wrote:
Not quite there have been expressions of interest in funding the wrap so a tender process has been opened, it closes on Friday, still time to to get a bid in :lol:
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Thank you so much for your email. It is much appreciated. We will reply to all emails individually and certainly within 14 days. Please bear with us.
If your query is urgent or you wish to address matters individually please call our Olympic Project Director Ian Tompkins.

Noooooooo!!!!!
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Re: The wrap

Postby Hammer110 on Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:33 pm

Hammer110 wrote:As it happens one f the papers used our claret & blue wrapped version of the stadium to illustrate there Olympic timetable piece yesterday.

ottsands wrote:Spot the Guardian reader ::


They did it as well! I was at the in-laws so it was either the Torygraph or Express :P
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Re: The wrap

Postby HammerMan2004 on Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:42 pm

You've got to wonder....if the stadium is open apart from the wrap...what's to stop people just squeezing through the wrap into the ground without showing a ticket? :lol:

Also, it'll be ****ing freezing at times.
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Re: The wrap

Postby ottsands on Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:21 pm

HammerMan2004 wrote:You've got to wonder....if the stadium is open apart from the wrap...what's to stop people just squeezing through the wrap into the ground without showing a ticket?

Also, it'll be f***ing freezing at times.


Wouldn't surprise me if the turnstiles are on the bridges over the shark infested moat :thup:
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Re: The wrap

Postby beckton on Wed Feb 16, 2011 10:01 pm

ottsands wrote: shark infested moat




Crock infested, shirley.
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Re: The wrap

Postby GideaParkHammer on Wed Feb 16, 2011 10:36 pm

HammerMan2004 wrote:You've got to wonder....if the stadium is open apart from the wrap...what's to stop people just squeezing through the wrap into the ground without showing a ticket? :lol:

Also, it'll be f***ing freezing at times.


That is the cunning plan to fill the stadium
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Re: The wrap

Postby Francoisvander or else on Sun Feb 20, 2011 10:30 am

the pink palermo wrote:I'd rather spend the £7m on a striker .

who from? wrapid vienna
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Re: The wrap

Postby WestHamIFC on Sun Feb 20, 2011 10:43 am

the pink palermo wrote:I'd rather spend the £7m on a striker .


Get a sponsor's logo on it and we won't have to pay a penny.

We need all the money to ensure we have Retractable Seating on all 4 sides of the pitch.
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Re: The wrap

Postby Rocket on Sun Feb 20, 2011 7:11 pm

WestHamIFC wrote:Get a sponsor's logo on it and we won't have to pay a penny.

We need all the money to ensure we have Retractable Seating on all 4 sides of the pitch.

This would not be put in place until post-Olympics, as Olympic rules prohibit branding in venues.
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Re: The wrap

Postby James P on Sun Feb 20, 2011 8:01 pm

Shame we're not just getting a finished stadium really.
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Re: The wrap

Postby Concerned of Canvey on Thu Mar 03, 2011 1:19 pm

As the deicion has now been ratified is it not worth investigating the cost of a reversable wrap.

Surely it can't be double the cost to produce the Olympic wrap with a Claret and Blue backing which we can reverse after the end of the games ?
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Re: The wrap

Postby westhammer32 on Thu Mar 03, 2011 1:28 pm

Gotta be a montage all the way round of the history of West Ham, from Thames Iron Works, White Horse Final, Fa Cup win, European Cup win, Boys of 66, Boys of 86, Tomas Repka :lol: and so on to the present day right the way round the stadium.
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