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Scoreboard and announcer
Discussion started by dick g , 02 September, 2017 08:33
Scoreboard and announcer
dick g 02 September, 2017 08:33
The scoreboard was a bit slow in reacting. Can it be speeded up? The match announcer is a pain to the ears with his repeated instructions to us to do what we were already doing. Can he calm down?

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
Get Stuck In 02 September, 2017 09:27
Couldn't agree more. I'm far less inclined to 'make some noise' when it is at the behest of a shouty announcer.

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
Mafia 03 September, 2017 16:00
I thought the shouty announcer was mentioned repeatedly last season. Don't understand why this has not been addressed. Encouragement to make some noise at appropriate times is fine.

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
falconsfan07 03 September, 2017 16:15
Tbh he barley did it on Friday as we where all bonkers cheering most of the time. it was more frequent at points last season, but it really doesn't bother me when he does it. The speaker system is proper loud like



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Re: Scoreboard and announcer
Sixways Cheryl 03 September, 2017 17:50
Maybe could do with the announcer reminding the crowd to be silent during kicks? Just a suggestion.

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
CharlieDog 03 September, 2017 18:54
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Maybe could do with the announcer reminding the crowd to be silent during kicks? Just a suggestion.

Yet another idiot jumping on the bandwagon excusing the abysmal Wuss performance. Please refer to other posts on the subject.

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
Sixways Cheryl 03 September, 2017 19:35
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Maybe could do with the announcer reminding the crowd to be silent during kicks? Just a suggestion.

Yet another idiot jumping on the bandwagon excusing the abysmal Wuss performance. Please refer to other posts on the subject.

It's idiotic to expect Newcastle fans to behave like the other 11 teams in the league?

Never mentioned our performance, the posts I have made about it I said you deserved to win. Completely separate issue to not respecting kickers.

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
Monkey1 03 September, 2017 20:43
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Maybe could do with the announcer reminding the crowd to be silent during kicks? Just a suggestion.

As somebody who has been to many away games I can assure you that silence for kicks is pretty rare these days, including Sixways on a Friday night. It is still sacred at Northampton, and the atmosphere that it creates is something you have to experience. I would challenge anybody who doesn't believe in silence for kicks to try a Connacht game at Galway, and dare to even breathe too noisily during a kick. They would receive a very stern lesson in manners from the locals, and that hits the nail on the head, because it is all a matter of good manners. Personally I would be completely in favour of total silence during kicks as it really is something special, but unfortunately it seems to be a tradition that is on the way out.

The players taking the kicks couldn't really give two hoots. It is something for supporters to enjoy, and if people would just give it a try they might actually like it. In the same way that players are supposed to respect the referees, it makes our game somehow better and somewhat special.

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
Kwa444 03 September, 2017 21:06
I would try to encourage our noisier fans to be quiet during kicks as most kickers nowadays actually find the silence more unnerving than the noise.

Silence creates pressure....

Noise presents a challenge to be overcome!

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
17Roundabouts 03 September, 2017 22:43
Having seen the announcer in action in the East Stand behind me at the pre-season games& on Friday night, I can honestly say I've warmed to him as his enthusiasm & passion is genuine

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
falconsfan07 03 September, 2017 23:15
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Having seen the announcer in action in the East Stand behind me at the pre-season games& on Friday night, I can honestly say I've warmed to him as his enthusiasm & passion is genuine

Aye, Justin seems a very nice bloke like, I've always enjoyed his encouragement

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
dick g 04 September, 2017 08:13
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Having seen the announcer in action in the East Stand behind me at the pre-season games& on Friday night, I can honestly say I've warmed to him as his enthusiasm & passion is genuine

Aye, Justin seems a very nice bloke like, I've always enjoyed his encouragement

OK. I'll try to get used to the Shouty Man.

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
falconsfan07 04 September, 2017 12:40
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Having seen the announcer in action in the East Stand behind me at the pre-season games& on Friday night, I can honestly say I've warmed to him as his enthusiasm & passion is genuine

Aye, Justin seems a very nice bloke like, I've always enjoyed his encouragement

OK. I'll try to get used to the Shouty Man.

He's not for everyone Dick, I'm always shouting and screaming till I can't speak but I think he gets on the speaker to get some of the more reserved fans cheering, mind you when Justin is away the other speaker is just absolutely off his rocker.

I reckon he takes ketamine or MDMA in the warm up.

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
Bedlington Lad 04 September, 2017 14:29
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I reckon he takes ketamine or MDMA in the warm up.


Don't give him ideas !(Sm100) Can the club be penalised if the announcer fails a drugs test?

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
citizen-slacker 04 September, 2017 16:28
"Sing in the West Stand,
They never sing in the West Stand...."

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
aidanb 05 September, 2017 08:26
Two topics done to exhaustion last year

On the subject of kicking, if people want to chatter amongst themselves quietly I don't have an issue with it. Shouting or making noises to distract the kicker is a different matter.
Silence isn't totally necessary in my opinion.

It's not a matter of respect or lack of, especially if you are just chatting to your mate about the try or the foul in the build up etc.

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
Sixways Cheryl 05 September, 2017 13:47
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Two topics done to exhaustion last year
On the subject of kicking, if people want to chatter amongst themselves quietly I don't have an issue with it. Shouting or making noises to distract the kicker is a different matter.
Silence isn't totally necessary in my opinion.

It's not a matter of respect or lack of, especially if you are just chatting to your mate about the try or the foul in the build up etc.

My last post about this because I don't want to labour the point, but if this was "done to exhaustion last year" like you say then why wasn't anything done about it?

Kingston Park is the worst crowd in the league for noise during kicks. I know Newcastle isn't a rugby town so maybe a lot of people don't even realise what they're doing, but that's why the message should be put across during the game. They even do it at Twickenham so it's not a patronising suggestion. The way it is currently doesn't show your club in the best light.

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
Trebor1892 05 September, 2017 14:01
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My last post about this because I don't want to labour the point, but if this was "done to exhaustion last year" like you say then why wasn't anything done about it?

Kingston Park is the worst crowd in the league for noise during kicks. I know Newcastle isn't a rugby town so maybe a lot of people don't even realise what they're doing, but that's why the message should be put across during the game. They even do it at Twickenham so it's not a patronising suggestion. The way it is currently doesn't show your club in the best light.

“Kingston Park is the worst crowd in the league for noise during kicks.” - HAHAHAHA

Give your head a shake and then walk away with your fishing rod thanks!

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
Monkey1 05 September, 2017 14:02
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Kingston Park is the worst crowd in the league for noise during kicks...

I know you must still be bitter after being humiliated on Friday but that is not only insulting but also very far from the truth. I have been to away games all over Britain & further afield & can assure you that this is simply not the case, and except for kicks that the crowd deem to be cheating (such as perhaps a hideously unfair penalty against us, or in your case a try that clearly shouldn't have been given) you will find the Kingston Park crowd quieter than most.

You are basing your sweeping judgement on one example, and one which the crowd quite reasonably thought to be very much incorrect. Having read comments on the Worcester message board about your move to Friday night games and all that goes with it, including complaints about noise during kicks, it would appear that your own high moral stance may be in question. Next time there is a kick taken at Sixways by an opposition player which your own supporters object to, just see how quiet they are then.

Re: Scoreboard and announcer
steve1888 05 September, 2017 14:02
Absolute Rubbish ! Sixways and Kingsholm are the worst for noise during kicks by some margin when the home side is losing obviously , I remember the noise being ridiculous a while ago when Loki Crichton had a kick to win for us and subsequently missed then later played at Sixways.

Don't think there was much noise anyway and certainly didn't affect any score.

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