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Wishbone Ash - Big Top 1990
at 19:46 21 May 2020

Listening to Argus tonight in the garden, and remembered the gig in Singleton Park (or was it near the boating lake?). Does anyone remember this, and did anyone go?
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Easyjet hacked
at 12:57 19 May 2020

Not good.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-52722626
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Max
at 15:01 25 Apr 2020

A nice ode.

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GoodSam/First Responder App issues
at 07:47 9 Apr 2020

Is anyone else having problems logging in? I don't do social media, only PS so thought I'd ask here.

When I open the app, the only options are sign in using G+, FB on linkedin, "register with email address", "forgotten password" and "review". No matter which option I choose (I did sign in via linkedin), it throws me into the registration screen and even if I complete that (it is awful btw), it asks me to "select a document", whatever that means. I searched online and found a pdf that states NOT to re-register via the app, and they are updating it. My phone is Android OS. I want to help people but am having a hell of a job trying to do so. Put simply, there is no login option that I can see.

Helppp (and thanks in advance)!
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Attendance announcement
at 18:44 22 Feb 2020

They need to reword it. It's fraudulent and an out-and-out lie. It's ticket sales and we're not quite as daft as we look.
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Wills and Kate
at 09:48 4 Feb 2020

Great timing for their visit to Mumbles. The travelling community have occupied Blackpill car park apparently! Police helicopter was perched overhead for about 20 mins yesterday.
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Brian Clough
at 19:57 16 Dec 2019

Lives on.

BBC News - Cabinet reshuffle: Simon Hart appointed new Welsh secretary
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-50809649
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Perspective
at 21:07 5 Oct 2019

OK so we lost today. It hurts. The performance was under par. However, we should look at the positives. We have our playing style back (even when it doesn't quite come off), we are not sliding down the leagues, we have a good chairman (imho) who has wisely endorsed investment in our academy/status, and our young players have responded and propelled us to the upper end of this tough league. I think the future looks good. Our new rookie coach will learn from today and previous near misses.

I heard and saw some booing today at the end of the game. We are 4th in the league, and I think we'll probably end up flirting with the play offs - too early for automatic promotion for me. This is a marathon and not a sprint, and we are building very nicely, hopefully having learnt mistakes from the past. This is a great club to support, and has aspirations to entertain us with beautiful football, not hoofball.

To the people who were booing - why not just stay at home and save yourselves and those around you from the negativity. If glory is what you want, go and armchair support Man City/Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal and so on and leave us to it.
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Forest ticket needed
at 14:12 14 Sep 2019

I'm a ST holder but gave mine away for the game, but can go now (long story)! Anyone have a spare?
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The Beeb finally run with it
at 20:29 5 Sep 2019

Better late than never?

Swansea City: Club could face legal action over 2016 sale - http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/49594420
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Pep - "One day VAR will help us"
at 09:17 18 Aug 2019

On MOTD interview.

Oh it has already Mr G, at the Liberty last season (the absence of it anyway). I know, I need to let it go...
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BBC typos
at 18:14 29 May 2019

Getting worse lately - "cap" should surely read "year old"?

BBC News - Wilfried Bony eyes Premier League return after Swansea City exit
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48452344
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Potter needs time and our patience
at 08:12 30 Dec 2018

In my view, if Potter wanted to simply win matches in the short term, by playing a "stable" team, tried and tested players (albeit we don't have many!), I daresay he could do it. What would happen then? Well, we'd maybe get into the play-offs, maybe even get promoted but unlike last time it would be like a house of cards, no foundation and from my distant Swans memory from the 80's we'd crash and burn. Maybe the only thing that saved us from that same fate this time was that there was an identity hiding in there somewhere, and a progressive coach was identified and appointed to revitalise it.

This way, frustrating as it is to watch sometimes, he's trying to balance "acceptable" results and overall points tally with experimenting, testing players out of their comfort zone, trying different formations etc.. Some work, and some (e.g. first 45 mins yesterday) clearly don't. But he recognised it and fixed it right - other managers may not have? I for one hope he continues this for this season at least, and I didn't stop clapping and cheering yesterday unlike some "fans" who suddenly start booing (shame on you if you're one of them I say - go vent off elsewhere).

The Jan window is fast approaching, and although I think there is much more to come from this squad, GP probably needs to know the likely extent of their individual and collective qualities, and importantly how able they are to adapt to different systems and follow the plan etc., so that he can make a sound case for recruitment in certain areas, along with being certain on who is prepared to do without. He has taken responsibility for yesterday, but also hinted that there was method in the madness but he said something like "maybe it wasn't well communicated", taking responsibility (good management).

Give him time and compare him to the likely remit/expectation (stop the slide>return playing style>entertain>mid table this season>push on next season?), and perhaps judge him NEXT Christmas?
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Martin Olsson
at 21:24 8 Dec 2018

How is he? OK I hope.
[Post edited 8 Dec 2018 21:24]
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Rule changes to improve the game?
at 12:12 22 Nov 2018

How do we think the game could be further improved? Some examples...

1. Defenders "shielding" the ball out of play should constitute obstruction, and therefore a free kick to the opposition. It's a foul anywhere else on the pitch!
2. When a goalkeeper passes out from a goal kick, if the opposition sense he's played it short and closes the defender down, then all he has to do is step inside the area and receive the ball, enabling the kick to be retaken as it didn't leave the area. Should be an (indirect?) free kick to the opposition perhaps?
3. Enforcement of a yellow card when the ball is deliberately kicked/thrown away once the whistle has blown. This is inconsistent at the moment and frustrating for the paying punter.

To be honest, there's not a lot wrong with the game imho - maybe a few tweaks here and there?
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Potter brings in new GK coach to help Nordfeldt
at 16:13 9 Nov 2018

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-wales-46155317/aberystwyth-dad-s-hilarious-foot
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The last time we met Forest
at 10:23 14 Sep 2018

This moment will live with me forever. The ball was heading in our direction, so we started celebrating like never before a few seconds before it went in. We'd been to the 1st leg and that felt great, but nothing like this moment. Anyone who was there that night will be thinking of this tomorrow I'm sure. COYS


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No British refs at 2018 World Cup
at 15:27 29 Mar 2018

On the face of it, a sad indictment of the standard of refereeing in the PL? Strange how Sian Massey hasn't been considered for assistant refs though - she seems very competent.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43110905
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MOTD
at 23:49 10 Mar 2018

I said the same at the game today Frank, it was 50/50 - yjb. The question is - how didn't the ref see it that way, especially given the length of time he had to consider it. Well done today boys, reminded me of the forest game (was gladly there too).
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Thank you, fellow Swan
at 19:57 12 Feb 2018

Whoever you are, for handing in our mislaid season tickets in the South - very much appreciated. May good luck and premiership survival be with you! YJB
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