Fulhamification Part III

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Football matches to me should be tea at half time and the Griffin Park hot dogs with sticky mustard seeping out
 

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Looks a cheap and dry cake tbh 🤢
Haven't they heard of icing in SW6? Looks like something you'd wash your car with.

On the other hand, are there really people in the world who can eat two courses before the match, then eat a pie 45 minutes later, then stuff cake in their faces 45 minutes after that? This is obviously why I keep going to 'big' clubs this season and wondering why the home crowd is silently slumped in their seats. They're all in a food coma.
 

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Haven't they heard of icing in SW6? Looks like something you'd wash your car with.

On the other hand, are there really people in the world who can eat two courses before the match, then eat a pie 45 minutes later, then stuff cake in their faces 45 minutes after that? This is obviously why I keep going to 'big' clubs this season and wondering why the home crowd is silently slumped in their seats. They're all in a food coma.
I remember at Villa after about 40 minutes the entire main home stand blocks below the exec boxes in the middle third emptied as they all presumably went off for whatever half time snack is provided.
 
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I'm more bothered about the lounge names.
Brentford is full of history and we call the lounges The Orchard and The Railway.
A proper lazy effort.
Yep. All to do with ground-sharing.
 

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Yes the Paul Evans Halfway, the Holdsworth tap-in much better names
I actually prefer historical, non football related names.
The Grand Union
The Golden Mile
The Dock
The Barrowboy Bar
The Bus Stop LOL

Anything but the cr@p names that were thought up by someone who knows nothing about Brentford.
 
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Wasn’t Griffin Park built on the site of an orchard?
 

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Do the names have to be fixed?

Why not have football names for when Brentford are playing and rugby names when it's London Irish?

It would only take five minutes to switch the signs on the doors, no?

P.S. Or you could at least call one of them "The Dr. Kevin O'Flanagan Lounge" and keep both teams happy? ;)
 

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Do the names have to be fixed?

Why not have football names for when Brentford are playing and rugby names when it's London Irish?

It would only take five minutes to switch the signs on the doors, no?

P.S. Or you could at least call one of them "The Dr. Kevin O'Flanagan Lounge" and keep both teams happy? ;)

f*** our tenants ‘London Irish’ - rename our lounges The Andy Feeley Double Footer and The Blissett Elbow Snug. If the rugby club who currently rent our ground occasionally (because their club sport isn’t economically viable enough to support their own purpose-built stadium) then they can go and share with Fulham. Mad that our own lounges in our own ground have nothing to do with Brentford 😡
 

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f*** our tenants ‘London Irish’ - rename our lounges The Andy Feeley Double Footer and The Blissett Elbow Snug. If the rugby club who currently rent our ground occasionally (because their club sport isn’t economically viable enough to support their own purpose-built stadium) then they can go and share with Fulham. Mad that our own lounges in our own ground have nothing to do with Brentford 😡
If you rent your house, you're allowed to put up your own pictures, no?

And It would only be on rugby matchdays. And I for one don't really care what they do, so long as they leave it fit for football when Bees are playing.

In fact thinking about it, my suggestion would allow the lounges to be named after bona fide Bees legends when Bees are playing, rather than some anodyne "Railway" or "Orchard" nonsense.
 

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What was that light show all about yesterday? Imagine the uproar if that had happened under Kurt’s watch. Seriously, what are we playing at? Surely we can celebrate a gritty and much needed top flight win without someone dicking about with the light switch? Can we try and keep the atmosphere authentic.
 

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What was that light show all about yesterday? Imagine the uproar if that had happened under Kurt’s watch. Seriously, what are we playing at? Surely we can celebrate a gritty and much needed top flight win without someone dicking about with the light switch? Can we try and keep the atmosphere authentic.
We are in violent agreement. Terrible for photographers at the match also!
 

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Beavertown beer marinated onions and a nut crumb :LOL:
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Patatine fritte with sugo di carne....
 

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Don’t get the drama,can’t say I am that bothered by a little light show at the end to celebrate another win in the premier league.
Me neither.

One further advantage is that it should encourage some fans to stay behind for a few minutes after the final whistle (kids, families etc).

Meaning there's less of a rush for the exits for those of us who have a train to catch, or a thirst to quench in our local. :sorted:
 
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We are in violent agreement. Terrible for photographers at the match also!
Also, if the stand lighting is on for safety reasons during the game, is it ok to flash them on & off while crowds are going down the stairs after?
(Speaking as an old git!)
 
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Also, if the stand lighting is on for safety reasons during the game, is it ok to flash them on & off while crowds are going down the stairs after?
(Speaking as an old git!)
The stand lighting doesn't flash.
 

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Replacing celebration with freed from desire too… l
"Freed From Desire" "Will Grigg's On Fire" - who knew he'd be so fondly remembered, by the West Stand at least!

P.S. Thank you for that earworm: "Nah nah nah nah nah nah nah..." :onfire:
 

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"Freed From Desire" "Will Grigg's On Fire" - who knew he'd be so fondly remembered, by the West Stand at least!

P.S. Thank you for that earworm: "Nah nah nah nah nah nah nah..." :onfire:
It seems that there is some confusion as to which player is on fire.

I thought it was Wissa, but on Sunday there seemed to be several different names being sung.
 

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What was that light show all about yesterday? Imagine the uproar if that had happened under Kurt’s watch. Seriously, what are we playing at? Surely we can celebrate a gritty and much needed top flight win without someone dicking about with the light switch? Can we try and keep the atmosphere authentic.
Authentic what? It's different but a bit of Freed from desire and some flashing lights beats us all us old gits authentically moaning on the way out.
 

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Don’t get the drama,can’t say I am that bothered by a little light show at the end to celebrate another win in the premier league.Each to their own I suppose.

No drama, but it is chipping away at the atmosphere and replacing it with cheap, bland gimmicks. If we’re happy for a sterile environment then nothing to see here.
 

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Authentic what? It's different but a bit of Freed from desire and some flashing lights beats us all us old gits authentically moaning on the way out.

Who’s moaning at the final whistle of another top flight win? I’d rather see fans celebrating spontaneously, singing and cheering, rather than middle aged blokes dad dancing to an old pop song, perhaps I’m a purist. We’ve a great ground for creating a load of noise, let’s not short change ourselves with cheap American style gimmicks.
 

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What was that light show all about yesterday? Imagine the uproar if that had happened under Kurt’s watch. Seriously, what are we playing at? Surely we can celebrate a gritty and much needed top flight win without someone dicking about with the light switch? Can we try and keep the atmosphere authentic.
Theres no atmosphere.
Hey jude blaring for 15 minutes before kick off.
Music blaring before the ref has stopped blowing up for half time - although they were playing some good tunes at h/t against Everton.
Hey jude blaring at full time drowning out any fan celebrations.
I like hey jude but they've rinsed the life out of it. And clubs that over do it on the tannoy either have no atmosphere or kill it off.
That free from desire thing as well is proper newbie brentford too.
A massive number of east stand couldn't be bothered to get out of their seats when Toney scored.
We are on the back row of the north stand and had a steward come up and work his way through the seats telling us all to sit down. Either they want an atmosphere or they dont.
Every game Frank & the players are always gesturing to the fans trying to wind them up to make some noise.
Even in their pre match interviews they're trying.
 

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it has to acoustics Herb then mate , great atmosphere in West and South
 

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it has to acoustics Herb then mate , great atmosphere in West and South
And I saw a couple of fan videos taken from East where they looked and sounded like they celebrated Toney’s goal loudly (one had literal limbs as the end of the clip had someone’s foot in front of the camera!).
 

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it has to acoustics Herb then mate , great atmosphere in West and South
Acoustics are quality.
Muff at home in play offs is still probably the best it's been.

North stand isnt a great atmosphere to be honest.

Everton, at one point the whole ground woke up for 5 minutes, and it was cracking, cheering the players on, caining the oppo, pressuring the ref. Then people just piped down again.

From north stand, dont hear south, and west is more a murmur, not the children of noise they think.
 

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Acoustics are quality.
Muff at home in play offs is still probably the best it's been.

North stand isnt a great atmosphere to be honest.

Everton, at one point the whole ground woke up for 5 minutes, and it was cracking, cheering the players on, caining the oppo, pressuring the ref. Then people just piped down again.

From north stand, dont hear south, and west is more a murmur, not the children of noise they think.
Whereabouts in the North stand are you? I agree that the it can be hard work in the North, I often find I am one of the first around me to join in/start a chant and definitely the last one to keep going (I'll sing on my own, I'll sing on my own..etc). Although Everton was far from the worst - Arsenal and Liverpool have been the best, Brighton and Norwich the worst for North Stand atmosphere.

Also agree about giving at lease a brief pause at the end of the match before blasting out hey jude especially if we've won or held out for a draw in a tough match. Just let the roar at the final whistle sink in for a bit.
 
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