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Discussion started by St_Bart (IP Logged), 11 August, 2019 10:16
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St_Bart
11 August, 2019 10:16
I may have missed it in the holiday rush, but is there any news on a replacement for the inimitable Uncle Geoff yet?

tedge
tedge
11 August, 2019 10:49
I will be surprised if it's even mentioned before the first match - even then somebody will probably get the job with whatever style they have without there necessarily being any public announcement

tboullem
Houghton Saint
11 August, 2019 12:45
I think the appropriate phrase is 'waiting with trepidation'.

The club know how Geoff was regarded and assuming that someone in the top corridors of power reads this stuff, then they know full well what most, if not all, people will expect as the replacement for an Institution at the Gardens.

HungryLikeTheWolf
Wilson Pickett
11 August, 2019 13:02
not easy taking that job over, I’m sure the new guy will spend some time with Geoff to understand a few rituals including very average name pronunciation and cars blocking roads

let’s all be supportive and give whoever a good shot at it

Duckonstilts
Duckonstilts
11 August, 2019 17:41
I don't mind if the new person has their own style and delivery but avoiding unnecessary shouting is a minimum.

Walks11
Walks11
12 August, 2019 10:51
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Duckonstilts
I don't mind if the new person has their own style and delivery but avoiding unnecessary shouting is a minimum.

Yep accept he will be different as long as he’s not a ‘shouty man’. I would hope the powers that be understand the majority really don’t want that

Stilo
Stilo
12 August, 2019 15:13
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Wilson Pickett
not easy taking that job over, I’m sure the new guy will spend some time with Geoff to understand a few rituals including very average name pronunciation and cars blocking roads
let’s all be supportive and give whoever a good shot at it

I loved it a few years ago at a European game when Geoff announced 1 of the sponsors, Alice (The Italian communications company's internet market) and pronounced it as Alice as in "who the **** is Alice", when the Italian pronunciation is Al-ee-che.

Dragonboy
Dragonboy
12 August, 2019 15:42
For one of his greates announcements was when Bath trotted out a load of changes including Elvis Sevialihi and Geoff left him to last and said “And Elvis has left the pitch”

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Jon in Wherever
12 August, 2019 16:49
Is it too far fetched to suggest Hask? Or maybe Lennie, if he could be pulled from Noddy?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/08/2019 16:49 by Jon in Wherever.

tedge
tedge
12 August, 2019 20:06
I don't think Lenny Newman would be good at that job



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/08/2019 21:35 by tedge.

Walks11
Walks11
12 August, 2019 20:58
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tedge
Lenny Newman would not be good at that job
“you know”

tedge
tedge
12 August, 2019 21:36
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Walks11
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tedge
Lenny Newman would not be good at that job
“you know”

Wording amended accordingly

Dragonboy
Dragonboy
12 August, 2019 22:15
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Jon in Wherever
Is it too far fetched to suggest Hask? Or maybe Lennie, if he could be pulled from Noddy?
please god no not Lennie. Drives me mad on the Saints program with his verbal meanderings and starting a question and never ending it.

DuckmanDave
PelerinStJames
13 August, 2019 08:34
Wot, no Digger?

tedge
tedge
13 August, 2019 08:51
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Dragonboy
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Jon in Wherever
Is it too far fetched to suggest Hask? Or maybe Lennie, if he could be pulled from Noddy?
please god no not Lennie. Drives me mad on the Saints program with his verbal meanderings and starting a question and never ending it.

That's exactly why I said what I said !

tboullem
Houghton Saint
13 August, 2019 14:23
Digger.........now there is a thought ?


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