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    Home skipper tosses, away skipper calls winner decides what to do always has been as far as I'm concerned.
    Never ceases to amaze me that captains haven't thought it through what to do if they win!
    Never seem to consider weather forecast, sun angle, pitch conditions.
    Of course you do get this odd smart @rse who knows the correct procedure and says we'll kick form this end!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil E View Post
    You mean "Choose ends"?

    Receive is not an option.
    . Good to see standards of pedantry haven't slipped in my 24 month absence!
    Don't feed the pedant!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dixie View Post
    . Good to see standards of pedantry haven't slipped in my 24 month absence!
    It isn't customary to start a sentence with a full stop.
    #pedants4eva
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    Tullamore Dew, the Afghan Wigs, and many, many strippers - how to get over your ex. How true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctrainor View Post
    Never ceases to amaze me that captains haven't thought it through what to do if they win!
    Including captains of England.
    Be reasonable - do it my way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chbg View Post
    Including captains of England.
    Too true.

    Welsh captain is like, “it’s for us? We will kick off then.”
    English captain says “I will let you know in 5 minutes, alright?”
    Ref: Doh, that’s fine brains. (Going to ask your Mum, what she thinks you should do, are ya?)
    Last edited by L'irlandais; 10-11-19 at 20:11.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Decorily View Post
    Actually I do stick a pencil in each sock prior to every game...... they are never visible but are accessible in case of emergency.

    I think only once in many years have I actually had recourse to the sock!
    I've had to toss too many socks due to the writing utensil causing a hole, and I've lost count of the number of times I've lost my scorepad or a card while running (I keep the YC in the left, so I make sure to grab the right card).

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    Quote Originally Posted by smeagol View Post
    I've had to toss too many socks due to the writing utensil causing a hole, and I've lost count of the number of times I've lost my scorepad or a card while running (I keep the YC in the left, so I make sure to grab the correct card).
    modified for clarity
    I, for one, like Roman numerals

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dickie E View Post
    modified for clarity
    Too late, mate. I’m confused now. If he keeps the right card in his left sock, and the red card in his right sock, how can he be sure he’s not pulling out the wrong card at the right time? Especially after running the lenght of the pitch before doing so.
    I suppose it's like the ticking crocodile, isn't it? Time is chasing after all of us.” ― J.M. Barrie

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