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The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Thread

Discussion in 'Sports Talk' started by BirraImperial, Jun 6, 2018.

  1. Sofista

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    Correct, and correct.

    Indeed you are at tem, I mistyped in Excel. Forgive me :(
     
  2. Snerk

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    France - Belgium (should be close but I think France has the better team)
    Croatia - England (England has played better but my instincts tells me they'll stumble here)
     
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  3. Ferocitus

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    France - Belgium
    Croatia - England
    No logical reason - I chose Japan before because my partner's name is Kitty
    and I saw a photo of the Hello Kitty Shinkansen bullet train. :crazyeye:
     
  4. Rakkoon

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    What sayest thou?
    YOU KNAVE!

    Could be true though
     
  5. Snerk

    Snerk Smeghead

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    I dunno man. Both Lukaku and Fellaini needs crank it up a notch if they want to win the lot.
     
  6. Rakkoon

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    I would prefer Boyota over Kompany buy coach Martinez is not taking my calls.

    And Witsel: skjerp deg!
     
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  7. Snerk

    Snerk Smeghead

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    De Bruyne is earning his keep though.
     
  8. Rakkoon

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    I have never seen Hazard play this well. Now I finally understand why everybody likes him so much.

    Dunno against the French. But Croatia will be hard too and England has a great reputation. We're just happy we got this far.
     
  9. Ferocitus

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    I'd probably have better luck trying to pick the winner of a fight between a
    trash panda and the cookie monster.
     
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  10. Snerk

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    If Belgia get's to the final they are clear favourites in my book. France is IMO easily the toughest nut left.
     
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  11. shadowplay

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    I'm taking France and England to win the semis.
     
  12. caketastydelish

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    I’m taking France over Belgium. I am still deciding England vs Croatia.

    Edit: after contemplating in the shower I’m going with England.
     
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  13. AdrienIer

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    We have thousand year old issues to settle with England. But I doubt that a world cup final is going to help resolve everything.
     
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  14. Tigranes

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    Only 8 countries ever won after 20 World Cups. It's time to make it nine. Rooting for Belgium -Croatia final!
     
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  15. Ferocitus

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    Ummmm, about 1,000 years ago you beat them and settled there. :)
     
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    Sofista, it's ok. Just wanted to make sure I still have a shot at winning this :)
     
  17. ThERat

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    By the way, I tabulated the alternative scoring (1/8 = 1 pt, 1/4 = 2 pts, 1/2 = 4 pts, final = 8 pts) and the standing would be:

    1. Uberfrog 15
    2. caketastydelish, Ozbenno, ThERat 14
    5. Serutan, Turquoiside, Birra 13
    8. AdrienIer, Sofista 12
    10. RikMeleet, shadowplay 11
    12. red_elk, Snerk 10
    14. Takhisis 9
    15. raen 8
    16. Ferocitus 6

    There would be a potential 16 points to be awarded which throws the competition wide open, which makes it more exciting :)
     
  18. Takhisis

    Takhisis Rum and coke.

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    *facepalm*
    I get one point for each, right? btw Brazil scored twice against Belgium so that's another point for me you're missing.
    My half a semester of Dutch plus some conversations elsewhere on this website tell me that an answer more appropriate to the spirit of this thread is ‘je moeder’.
     
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  19. Rakkoon

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    A duel it is then. We will meet at the break of dawn near the old oak tree. My weapon of choice is ...claw.

    Also, why the Tartarus would you take Dutch as a language? And why did you quit?
     
  20. Rik Meleet

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    France vs Belgium
    Croatia vs England

    Just because I like Belgium more than France and I still hope England will win the tournament.
     

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