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I found 'the no.1 Pompey fans site' - pompey4me's words - Vital Pompey by stumbling across it by accident! Not my vote, yours - although these findings from pompey4me's poll are thoughts that I do not share, as I was made aware of it by my brother.

I am glad that so many people managed to stumble across Vital Pompey; I hope that those of you that did find it by mistake are glad that you did, as I hope everyone else is glad of it too.

To be honest if it was not for my brother I might not have even been a part of this site now!

He had been keeping on at me for weeks some 18 months ago about this new website called Vital Pompey. With my business commitments I was quite reluctant to get that involved, but his nagging paid off in the end and I registered - and soon got hooked, as you do.

Then some positions came up on the site so I applied for the match day reporter, got that and then just ambled along until some 3 months ago or so when the site editor position came up and was offered to me so I took it.

If you found this site by accident, through a search engine, via an other means - which would be interesting to know what this other was - or whatever I am glad that you have, as I hope you are glad too.

Hopefully you are spreading the word so we can continue the phenomenal growth this site has made in the last 3 months, which it honestly has been exceptional.

What the poll asked - Where did you hear about Vital Pompey, the no.1 Pompey fans site?

How you voted - Stumbled on it by accident 40%, Search engine 36%, Other 20%, Friend 2%, Fellow supporter at the ground 1%, Drunken conversation at the pub 1%

Current Poll - Harry Redknapp was the only man that could have saved us from the drop in 2005/06, so it was little wonder that former Pompey captain Dejan Stefanovic led the charge for Milan Mandaric to get him back.

Since saving us Redknapp has helped move us giant strides forward, but is he still as important, more so, or is he no longer the main man, this is what muffdaddy1983 wants to know with this - 'how important is Harry Redknapp to Pompey?' Let the poll do the talking before we do when it finishes.


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The Journalist

Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 10 2007

Time: 7:00AM

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Best way to find it, I found it through newsnow, which i found through the jock site clanpompey!
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10/09/2007 07:16:00

Google News. Thats how I found Vital.
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10/09/2007 07:36:00

like i said in the article my bro kept hounding me to check out vital pompey, i kept saying i didnt have time! eventually i cracked - im glad that i did - and as they say the rest is history...
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10/09/2007 08:32:00

Through Newsnow like Paultsmouth.
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10/09/2007 09:42:00

im still intereted to know what the 'other' as voted for by 20% actually meant, so anyone that voted other please explain...
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10/09/2007 12:35:00

I found it by accident, as i am a bit of a luddite with computers, however i really enjoy the topics and the banter with all of you. Keep up the good work everyone
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10/09/2007 15:05:00

as i have said before paultsmouth and myself - along with suggestions more and more of you are making - provide the articles, but it is the members that make the site what it is! so long as we keep getting involved the sky is limit with this site... i hope people keep coming across the site by accident and however else they might, long may this continue.
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10/09/2007 16:52:00

Like the above, Newsnow web site. What a fantastic site thou, wife thinks I have a cyber affair!!!
L L Blue
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10/09/2007 17:26:00

Via newsnow.
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10/09/2007 18:03:00

Google directed me in....Changed my life! HAHA
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10/09/2007 18:15:00

...newsnow, as everyone else it seems...or almost everyone.
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10/09/2007 19:02:00

newsnow.. like everyone else
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10/09/2007 19:11:00

I don't know what newsnow is !... I found it via a 'google alert'
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11/09/2007 00:39:00

newsnow rounds up all the news stories on any given subject - pompey for example...
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11/09/2007 08:33:00

Hopefully once people find it, they'll spread the word to their mates and the growth will continue!
The Fear
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11/09/2007 11:07:00

the whole network - not just vital pompey - is growning and as much as this is down to editors like myself and our co-editors along with you fellas - the members - the part that The Fear and the other fellas do behind the scenes with vital football cannot be underestimated, without them we wouldnt even have a vital football community!
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11/09/2007 12:41:00

stumbled upon it?
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12/09/2007 21:01:00


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