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    • Tabbytabitha
    • By Tabbytabitha 12th Jul 18, 8:10 AM
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    Tabbytabitha
    After Timing
    • #1
    • 12th Jul 18, 8:10 AM
    After Timing 12th Jul 18 at 8:10 AM
    My first ever poll so be nice to me if I get it wrong.

    Have you heard of "after timing"?
    A. Yes
    B. No
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    • colinw
    • By colinw 12th Jul 18, 8:12 AM
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    • #2
    • 12th Jul 18, 8:12 AM
    • #2
    • 12th Jul 18, 8:12 AM
    Nope.....foreign concept to me
    Founder member of the clique of idiots
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 12th Jul 18, 8:16 AM
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    pollypenny
    • #3
    • 12th Jul 18, 8:16 AM
    • #3
    • 12th Jul 18, 8:16 AM
    No.

    Heard if nit-picking and loss of sense if humour, though.
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

    Words, words, they're all we have to go by!.

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • kingfisherblue
    • By kingfisherblue 12th Jul 18, 8:16 AM
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    • #4
    • 12th Jul 18, 8:16 AM
    • #4
    • 12th Jul 18, 8:16 AM
    No, never heard of it.
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 12th Jul 18, 8:39 AM
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    • #5
    • 12th Jul 18, 8:39 AM
    • #5
    • 12th Jul 18, 8:39 AM
    The first I heard of it was reading some posts in the World Cup Thread earlier.

    Is it like after burners on an aircraft?
    Descendit, Sed Ex
    • PompeyPete
    • By PompeyPete 12th Jul 18, 8:46 AM
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    • #6
    • 12th Jul 18, 8:46 AM
    • #6
    • 12th Jul 18, 8:46 AM
    The first I heard of it was reading some posts in the World Cup Thread earlier.

    Is it like after burners on an aircraft?
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    Sounds more like 'time being called' on the England Dream.
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 12th Jul 18, 10:24 AM
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    • #7
    • 12th Jul 18, 10:24 AM
    • #7
    • 12th Jul 18, 10:24 AM
    Some people take football far too seriously. Don't let the rude comments of one forum member upset you.

    It was a good joke.
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 12th Jul 18, 10:59 AM
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    • #8
    • 12th Jul 18, 10:59 AM
    • #8
    • 12th Jul 18, 10:59 AM
    Never heard of it.
    Is it anything like the advance / retard lever for the ignition on my old BSA?
    "Luck happens where hard work meets opportunity"
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 12th Jul 18, 11:02 AM
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    • #9
    • 12th Jul 18, 11:02 AM
    • #9
    • 12th Jul 18, 11:02 AM
    Had to google it as didn't know what it was.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
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    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 12th Jul 18, 11:25 AM
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    Had to google it as didn't know what it was.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I still don't know what it is, as I looked, saw the word "football", and my brain went into shut-down.
    "Luck happens where hard work meets opportunity"
    • Tabbytabitha
    • By Tabbytabitha 12th Jul 18, 11:27 AM
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    Tabbytabitha
    Some people take football far too seriously. Don't let the rude comments of one forum member upset you.

    It was a good joke.
    Originally posted by Nick_C
    Don't worry, it takes more than that to upset me!

    I was just genuinely puzzled that somebody thought that it was such a well known concept, much less that it applied to my joke.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 12th Jul 18, 11:29 AM
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    I still don't know what it is, as I looked, saw the word "football", and my brain went into shut-down.
    Originally posted by Jackmydad
    The Urbandick says: "When a person claims to be on the good side of a bet or prediction after the result without proving any evidence before or during the event".
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • Tallaght
    • By Tallaght 12th Jul 18, 11:30 AM
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    Tallaght
    After timing 'someone who said they backed the winning team after the match had taken place.'
    • Tallaght
    • By Tallaght 12th Jul 18, 11:35 AM
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    Tallaght
    It happens a lot on betting forums.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 12th Jul 18, 12:01 PM
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    Pyxis
    We're obviously all non-gamblers on here!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
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    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 12th Jul 18, 1:17 PM
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    Jackmydad
    We're obviously all non-gamblers on here!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I'm definitely a non-gambler.
    I used to know a bookie quite well socially.
    "Luck happens where hard work meets opportunity"
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 12th Jul 18, 1:27 PM
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    This is where a time machine would be useful.
    Know the result, then go back and bet on the outcome.
    Of course, someone else could also go back and nobble one of the team's.
    If that happened after you'd won your zillions, I suppose that you'd lose everything. What would happen if there was a long gap? Who or on what basis would your life experiences be based?

    Space-Time conundrum .... I'm going for a nap.
    Descendit, Sed Ex
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 12th Jul 18, 1:33 PM
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    Pyxis
    This is where a time machine would be useful.
    Know the result, then go back and bet on the outcome.
    Of course, someone else could also go back and nobble one of the team's.
    If that happened after you'd won your zillions, I suppose that you'd lose everything. What would happen if there was a long gap? Who or on what basis would your life experiences be based?

    Space-Time conundrum .... I'm going for a nap.
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    You wouldn't know, because the minute someone changes Time, your whole life changes too, assuming you even still exist!

    Plus it would cost you zillions to power a Time Machine, so you'd have to keep going back in time to win zillions in order to keep going back in time...........etc etc etc .



    Now, see! I knew that reading all those Asimov books as a teenager/young adult would come in useful!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
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    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 12th Jul 18, 4:58 PM
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    You wouldn't know, because the minute someone changes Time, your whole life changes too, assuming you even still exist!

    Plus it would cost you zillions to power a Time Machine, so you'd have to keep going back in time to win zillions in order to keep going back in time...........etc etc etc .



    Now, see! I knew that reading all those Asimov books as a teenager/young adult would come in useful!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    My time machine runs on one tiny battery. . .
    "Luck happens where hard work meets opportunity"
    • BarryBlue
    • By BarryBlue 12th Jul 18, 5:14 PM
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    I've had a few drinks 'after time' back in the day. They used to be called lock-ins.
    We're gonna be alright, dancin' on a Saturday night
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