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PostSubject: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Wed 1 Jun 2016 - 13:21

On June 10th the 2016 UEFA European Championship begins, or Euro 2016 to you and me. Twenty-four teams, their 23-man squads now finalised, are to take part in this festival of football, which culminates in the grand final on July 10th. Many teams are fancied; others, less so. Some good players will play well and others have a chance of coming in to form... and now we're veering dangerously close to the territory occupied by this article from 2001 (!).

Short story short, I ask you, fellow GNamer Forumite of some repute, to partake in a sweepstake. To the winners, glory - to the wooden spoon holder, a possible actual wooden spoon (but not the one I use to stir paint, cos that would ming). Sign up, and soon! Grin

List Of Sweepstakees (Is So A Word) And Their Teams:

  • ZeroJones - Switzerland and Turkey
  • Balladeer - Croatia and Wales
  • Crumpy Andy - France and Slovakia
  • The Cappuccino Kid - Belgium and Iceland
  • Muss - Spain and Hungary
  • Jimbob - Poland and Northern Ireland
  • masofdas - England and Romania
  • Treesmurf - Czech Republic and Russia (worst pairing as both were knocked out at the group stages Embarrassed )
  • gjones - Italy and Sweden
  • The_Jaster - Portugal and Albania
  • JayMoyles - Austria and Republic of Ireland
  • Drunkalilly - Germany and Ukraine (Ukraine were the worst team in the tournament as they lost all three games)


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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Wed 1 Jun 2016 - 13:44

Yup, I'm in. Make me care about football Zero! Also that is a belting article. Thumbs Up!
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Wed 1 Jun 2016 - 14:11

I'll join, come on you *insert colour here*.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Wed 1 Jun 2016 - 16:14

Pick me
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Wed 1 Jun 2016 - 17:10

Pick me before Muss
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Wed 1 Jun 2016 - 19:06

Just like at school Sad
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Wed 1 Jun 2016 - 19:59

Ooh! Ooh! Me! Me!
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Thu 2 Jun 2016 - 8:36

I'll play,

Any sort of system as 24 teams are a lot, I know when I did the rugby sweepstakes you got a top team and not so good team. Be great if we could get 12 people and we have a top 12 team and a bottom 12 team.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Thu 2 Jun 2016 - 8:46

masofdas wrote:
Any sort of system as 24 teams are a lot, I know when I did the rugby sweepstakes you got a top team and not so good team. Be great if we could get 12 people and we have a top 12 team and a bottom 12 team.

Ideally we'd have eight or twelve people, because both those numbers go into twenty-four. Any other numbers of players will be tricky to deal with! Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Thu 2 Jun 2016 - 9:28

Deal me in.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Thu 2 Jun 2016 - 9:57

I'm in.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Thu 2 Jun 2016 - 12:55

I am also in even though I find International football complete pish.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Thu 2 Jun 2016 - 13:06

Funny, I find the same about club football. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Thu 2 Jun 2016 - 17:42

ZeroJones wrote:

[*]The Cappuccino Kid
[*]Muss

Tremendous. Thumbs Up!

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We can get two more folk. How about Santa Claus - does he still use the forum? And can somebody give awesomedude a call?
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Thu 2 Jun 2016 - 21:37

The_Jaster wrote:
I am also in even though I find International football complete pish.

I think you find that's because your Scottish.

Drunka will be 11 most likely, that we will only need one more.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Thu 2 Jun 2016 - 21:57

I will be the one you need.

Count me in. Thumbs Up!
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Fri 3 Jun 2016 - 14:06

masofdas wrote:
The_Jaster wrote:
I am also in even though I find International football complete pish.

I think you find that's because your Scottish.

No, it really isn't as I'd feel the same if I happened to be Spanish.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Fri 3 Jun 2016 - 15:12

Si, El_Jaster. Wink I know a few people who are heavily into club football but don't give a monkey's about international: whatever floats your boat. It's just going to be a bit of fun, that's all.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Fri 3 Jun 2016 - 17:22

Si indeed Mr Zero & I shall be looking into the scores relevant to me.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Mon 6 Jun 2016 - 22:15

THE CHAMP IS HERE.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Mon 6 Jun 2016 - 22:23

Drunkalilly wrote:
THE CHAMP IS HERE.

The fucking cheek of that. Make sure he gets Albania and Republic of Ireland for that.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Mon 6 Jun 2016 - 23:47

The Cappuccino Kid wrote:
Drunkalilly wrote:
THE CHAMP IS HERE.

The fucking cheek of that. Make sure he gets Albania and Republic of Ireland for that.

Honestly, you let a man go before Muss for the #bantz and he thinks he owns the thread. Tongue

OK, we have our twelve angry men - contenders, you will go on my first whistle. By which I mean "Teams will be drawn in the next few days". There is a prize for the person with the winning team and one for the wooden spoon owners, natch.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Thu 9 Jun 2016 - 13:25

The Teams (in spoiler tags to keep the suspense going)

ZeroJones:
 

Balladeer:
 

Crumpy Andy:
 

The Cappuccino Kid:
 

Muss:
 

Jimbob:
 

masofdas:
 

Treesmurf:
 

gjones:
 

The_Jaster:
 

JayMoyles:
 

Drunkalilly:
 
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Thu 9 Jun 2016 - 13:49

Happy with that.
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PostSubject: Re: The Great GNamer Forum Euro 2016 Sweepstake   Thu 9 Jun 2016 - 17:29

Aaaaaaand I'm back to not being interested in the footie. Which one came from the top half of the draw Zero? I can't really see either of them getting through the group stages.
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