the Ashes 2013/2014

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  1. nevgriff64

    nevgriff64 Spelt with 2 ffs Super Moderator

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    Well, its not altogether bad…

    The Aussie Cricketers have had this the last 5 years. :lol3





    One day a fourth-grade teacher asked the children what their fathers did for a living.

    All the typical answers came up — fireman, mechanic, businessman, salesman, doctor, lawyer, and so forth.

    However, little Johnny was being uncharacteristically quiet, so when the teacher prodded him about his father, he finally replied, ‘Okay…my father’s an exotic dancer in a gay cabaret and takes off all his clothes in front of other men and they put money in his underwear. Sometimes, if the offer is really good, he will go home with some guy and stay with him all night for money.’

    The teacher, obviously shaken by this statement, hurriedly set the other children to work on some exercises and then took little Johnny aside to ask him, ‘Is that really true about your father?’

    ‘No’, the boy said, ‘He actually plays Cricket for Australia, but I was too embarrassed to say that in front of the class.’
  2. Wildman

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  3. nevgriff64

    nevgriff64 Spelt with 2 ffs Super Moderator

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    Not a good day 2 for the tourists. :huh
  4. Wildman

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    Have we had a good day? I mean, in any test this series.
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    wxwax Excited Member

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    Abject Ashes. Unreal total collapse after winning in England.
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    nevgriff64 Spelt with 2 ffs Super Moderator

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    windmills Gnearly Adventurer

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    Congratulations Aussie!
    Our lot? Not good enough in any department. By a mile.
  8. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    Thank doG that's over....

    Congratulations to the convicts - England simply weren't good enough.
  9. Wildman

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    Yup.

    Do we have to play the ODIs?
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    slowbike smallpenis Tester of Tooheys Old

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    Will be a hard transition for the MCC - Cook is a nice enough fellow but truly is not a captains arse.

    Im heading to the PM's X1 match in Canberra, hopefully the guest speaker at Lunch may have some insight as to where it all went pear shape for them ...
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    nevgriff64 Spelt with 2 ffs Super Moderator

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    I bet Cook is thinking exactly the same thing. :lol3
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    Wildman In my castle

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    It was bad karma sending another Captain Cook down under.
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    nevgriff64 Spelt with 2 ffs Super Moderator

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    I bet Captain Cook is very relieved to be finally heading home. :lol3

    I wonder how many changes to the England line up, if any, will come from this series?
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    I'd keep Stuart Baird, and Stokes..........and............um............er......
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    slowbike smallpenis Tester of Tooheys Old

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    Jimmy Anderson - Cook and the spinners - After all Shane Warne is tweeting he's considering Coaching the Poms -
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    In what?:rofl

    Plastic surgery for beginners?
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    nevgriff64 Spelt with 2 ffs Super Moderator

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    One down, 10 more to go?
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    Oh really?!
    They are not hanging about. Good.

    I'd have done this a while ago honestly, England have been trying to find a way of accommodating him for too long, at a
    huge cost to team spirit apparently.

    Dont know about your 10 more to go Nev, reckon you might be enjoying this a bit much there! :D
  20. nevgriff64

    nevgriff64 Spelt with 2 ffs Super Moderator

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    Well, I did add the question mark. :lol3

    Removing Pietersen from the team will be a good thing and I think the Aussies could do without Watson for the same reasons. Too much attention to the one person that struggles to play for the team. I hope there are no further changes to the England lineup, they were playing very well not that long ago. Yes, they had an horrendous tour of Australia but a new coach and now without KP, they will be back to their best in no time. Wonder if Swan will now come out of retirement? :wink: