Off topic - London

Discussion in 'Tottenham Hotspur' started by OrlandoSPUR, Jul 7, 2005.

  1. OrlandoSPUR

    OrlandoSPUR **** the Nomads

    Apr 8, 2005
    Orlando, FL
    Just got a moment to get online. Disgusted by todays events in the capital, I heard from my sister 7:30am my time, who lives there saying she is fine. Which to be honest was no surprise because she lives and works in North London.

    Anyways hope that THFC1, Jumhead, Lillywhite and the others who have London as their hometown are safe and so are your families. That also goes to all others who use the BS board hope your family and friends are safe and well.


  2. The Double

    The Double Moderator
    Staff Member

    Nov 11, 2002
    Agreed. Hope all of you guys are alright, and check in soon please.
  3. PoshSpur

    PoshSpur New Member

    Jan 28, 2005
    New York

    Three cheers for our London based Spurs fans!

    :D :D :D
  4. THFC1

    THFC1 New Member

    Oct 2, 2004
    South East London
    I dont know anyone involved in what happened. I have been told though that their was a bomb in Croydon which is about 20 minutes away from where i am(not sure if it was a controlled explosion)
  5. Danners9

    Danners9 New Member

    Aug 7, 2003
    Drunken Clam, Quahog
    Without meaning to sound crass, a bomb in Croydon could do more good than bad!

    It never ceases to amaze me what people can do to other people. :(
  6. PoshSpur

    PoshSpur New Member

    Jan 28, 2005
    New York's sickening! Croydon should have been flattened years ago!

    (not by a bomb, but by the government)
  7. yasik19

    yasik19 Moderator
    Staff Member

    Oct 21, 2004
    Daly City
    Hope all your fellow board posters are well.
  8. Malkamus

    Malkamus New Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Hope everyone is alright -- best wishes to everyone.
  9. ISiddiqui

    ISiddiqui Member

    Feb 18, 2005
    Atlanta, GA
    Here is hoping all our London mates are alright! We're standing side by side with you guys.
  10. Liv'poolFaninAZ

    Liv'poolFaninAZ New Member

    Oct 24, 2004
    Glendale, Arizona
    Thinking about you guys in London, Wishing you the best.

    To ALL of you in London my most sincerest condolences.

  11. halfnelson31

    halfnelson31 New Member

    Jul 23, 2002
    dont know if this has been posted i read it on the rugbyrugby messageboards. it was a poem read on BBC Radio

    London Pride

    You come to place your bags of hate
    On bus and train, you made us late
    Yet we'll be back again tomorrow
    We'll carry on despite our sorrow

    Your bags of hate caused some to die
    Yet we stride out strong with heads held high
    You'll never win, we will not bow
    You can't defeat us, you don't know how

    This London which we love with pride
    Is a town where scum like you can't hide
    Don't worry we will hunt you down
    Then Lock you up in name of Crown

    We're London and we're many races
    Just look you'll see our stoic faces
    We all condemn your heinous act
    You will not win and that's a fact

    We'll mourn our dead and shed a tear
    But we will not bow to acts of fear
    You're out there somewhere all alone
    There's nowhere now you can call home

    Olympics ours we've won the race
    Your timing then a real disgrace
    Our strength you'll find remains unbowed
    We're London and we're very proud.
  12. LedleybetterthanSol

    Jun 16, 2004
    Gold Coast/Australia
    Tottenham Hotspur FC
    Nat'l Team:
    Hope you guys are all safe and well.
  13. PoshSpur

    PoshSpur New Member

    Jan 28, 2005
    New York

    ....We're ok. You can stand side-by-side with us, you can even hold our hands. But you need to sign Robbie Keane for at least £5 million before you can do that.

  14. jumhed

    jumhed Member

    Mar 26, 2001
    Tottenham Hotspur FC
    All are well that I know. My bro was in Russell Square when the bus went boom but is fine , and a mate got on the train that was before the one that got hit.

    And now I'm working nights to guard stuff.
  15. Rmort99

    Rmort99 New Member

    Jun 30, 2004
    i got evacuated at westminster but never had a sense that it was anything other than a power surge until i had walked to work in mayfair. My girlfriend's best friend Rachel was on one of the trains and is sill in hospital with shock, we just sent her some flowers. She was in the news:

    Back in work today, took the tube, no probs, business as usual.

    Fvck the terrorists
  16. PoshSpur

    PoshSpur New Member

    Jan 28, 2005
    New York

    That's terrible!

    Thankfully everyone I know is ok.
  17. Rmort99

    Rmort99 New Member

    Jun 30, 2004
    Did you see that Pedro Mendes has stated he'll never use the tube again?
  18. THFC1

    THFC1 New Member

    Oct 2, 2004
    South East London
    I never saw that, we surely pay him enough to get a car :p
  19. PoshSpur

    PoshSpur New Member

    Jan 28, 2005
    New York

    ....He is a bit of a grunge/new age freak.
  20. Rmort99

    Rmort99 New Member

    Jun 30, 2004
    He's a big flippin girl
  21. Rmort99

    Rmort99 New Member

    Jun 30, 2004
    It's from the China Daily (don't ask me why)

    Portuguese midfielder Mendes vows to avoid London underground
    Updated: 2005-07-08 20:43

    Tottenham's Portuguese midfielder Pedro Mendes says he will no longer ride the London underground in the wake of the bomb blasts that killed at least 37.

    "I have taken the undergound many times and there was never any hint that an attack like this could occur. If you were to ask me today if I would ride the underground again, I would say no," he told Portuguese daily Correio da Manha.

    "The attacks really shook up the English people, who were happy to have been chosen to host the 2012 Olympics," he added.

    London club Tottenham signed the 26-year-old from FC Porto for two million pounds in July 2004.
  22. PoshSpur

    PoshSpur New Member

    Jan 28, 2005
    New York
    Parking can be a bummer, plus he's used to driving on the wrong side of the road, so it's best that he get the W2 bus from Turnpike Lane into Leicester Square.
  23. CelticOnFire

    CelticOnFire New Member

    Aug 8, 2003
    London right now
    hope that everybody is ok...stay strong london
  24. Colm

    Colm Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Tottenham Hotspur FC
    Nat'l Team:
    Hope everyone is ok, London will never walk alone

    and people will continue to lives there lives peacefully to show the terrorists that they won't terrorised.
  25. pookspur

    pookspur Moderator
    Staff Member

    Nov 3, 2001
    Tottenham Hotspur FC
    with absolutely no intention of diminishing the grief and loss of those affected by the recent blasts - it's gonna take a helluva lot more than that to knock the city of london off its pace.

    great city. bless the locals.

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