Food, Drink & Dining Out The Perth Thread - Part 3

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james Dean

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IMO it is more to do with we are more reactive to what is happening on the ground and therefore there isn't really the time for chants to start up and get a good sing through.
It's just a cultural thing. Both Rugby codes are as boring as s**t yet there are no chants there either. It's a British/European thing
 

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Do you still get those funny f***ers who yell something a few times a quarter and get everyone laughing?

It seemed to be dying out when I stopped going in about 2017.

So many try hards would say the lamest, cringiest 'disses' and then others would be pie-breathed morons swearing and slandering with so many campaigners, black campaigners, ******s. Terrible.

The bloke who doesn't really swear but cuts a player deep is dying out.

I remember one game at the 'G where Ty Vickery was somehow playing for the Hawks against the Crows. He dropped a chest mark in the square under no pressure, missed the soccer, and an Adelaide player just clean picked it up from under him. This old bloke goes 'Clarko, I love ya mate, do what ya want... but Vickery's too much!' Classic.
 

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It's just a cultural thing. Both Rugby codes are as boring as s**t yet there are no chants there either. It's a British/European thing
British? fu** those little bitches. Tea and crumpet ass pussies. You gotta come to a Timbers game at the Home Loans Pappa John SuperParkArena by Home Depot Stadium. You wanna see real passion? You want to see hardcore fans? Don't cross us you little bitch.

 

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People don't chant at the footy because there is always stuff happening. The atmosphere at an AFL game is entirely dependent on what's happening. If WC are winning a home game then the crowd will cheer the goals and good play. If WC are losing comfortably it's pretty much dead silence. If it's close then there will be a tension just like you'd get with a 50/50 crowd. The AFL cream themselves over getting 80,000 to games at the MCG but half of them end up one sided and the atmosphere is dead. If you had a packed house at one of the big famous grounds in Europe it would be 90 minutes of noise for a 0-0 draw.

People used to sing/chant at the cricket here but that's faded a bit as interest has gravitated towards T20 which is non stop something. Most of the 'atmosphere' at tests comes from the Barmy Army singing and playing trumpet, Sri Lankans banging drums and making a racket etc. 'Strayans just drink mid strength beer, make beer snakes and fight.
 

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The fu** are you up to, Twiggy? Been inhaling some airborne asbestos up in the Pilbara?

Why does Perth have a fascination with knocking down glorious old buildings?

You want to know how to improve the area? First, restore the building. Second, take a business trip to Lord's Cricket Ground in London. Old and new can coexist side by side. There is ample room to the North, South and East of the tea rooms to build a space ship or an above ground pool or whatever.
 

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The **** are you up to, Twiggy? Been inhaling some airborne asbestos up in the Pilbara?

Why does Perth have a fascination with knocking down glorious old buildings?

You want to know how to improve the area? First, restore the building. Second, take a business trip to Lord's Cricket Ground in London. Old and new can coexist side by side. There is ample room to the North, South and East of the tea rooms to build a space ship or an above ground pool or whatever.
I actually think the building looks like s**t. You can barely notice it with all the trees surrounding it. I am actually surprised it isn't a heritage listed building.
 

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Do you still get those funny ******s who yell something a few times a quarter and get everyone laughing?

It seemed to be dying out when I stopped going in about 2017.

So many try hards would say the lamest, cringiest 'disses' and then others would be pie-breathed morons swearing and slandering with so many campaigners, black campaigners, ******s. Terrible.

The bloke who doesn't really swear but cuts a player deep is dying out.

I remember one game at the 'G where Ty Vickery was somehow playing for the Hawks against the Crows. He dropped a chest mark in the square under no pressure, missed the soccer, and an Adelaide player just clean picked it up from under him. This old bloke goes 'Clarko, I love ya mate, do what ya want... but Vickery's too much!' Classic.
I think my 2 favourites were way back in the 90s at Subi when some little kid called Simon Minton-Connell playing for Sydney a "useless Carlton reject" and another random bloke telling Greg Williams to "give back his medal" when banished to the forward pocket during Freo's upset to break their winning streak in 96.
 

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The old Subi standing room area was rough. All I can seem to remember in my teenage years and early drinking time was the closed top jugs of export and KFC. Saw some amazing fights too. Those were days without starting to sound like that sad bastard from Lost Perth.
 

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The old Subi standing room area was rough. All I can seem to remember in my teenage years and early drinking time was the closed top jugs of export and KFC. Saw some amazing fights too. Those were days without starting to sound like that sad bastard from Lost Perth.
A KFC at Subiaco? Closed top jugs? As in beers that looked like a travel mug?
 

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Anyone else get caught up in that chaos on Kwinana caused by the three truck crash this arvo? Took me over 15 minutes to get the 1km from Leach to South St.
 

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Anyone else get caught up in that chaos on Kwinana caused by the three truck crash this arvo? Took me over 15 minutes to get the 1km from Leach to South St.
The whole system just comes to a screeching halt when something like this occurs. I know they’re trying their best and the people in the accidents safety is paramount but gee whiz it can be annoying. Especially if you’re busting for a piss
 

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I had an international airport pickup today at 5pm. I want to say kudos to those who do Tonkin Highway everyday. It resembled a car park

Not the right thread but motor bike rider pi**ed me off - bucketing down, cars moving across lanes at every opportunity and down he comes at speed between lanes - went very close to being wiped out twice in a matter of seconds by cars crossing lanes.
 

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Anyone else just feel that earthquake?


Was sitting on the couch and could feel some light shaking. Thought I was going crazy then I saw some of the stuff in the room was moving as well. Yes I was sober haha.
 
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