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Knowing me knowing you - NinjaTim

Knowing me knowing you - NinjaTim
1 - Vital Pompey username?
NinjaTim.

2 - Where do you come from/where do you currently live?
Farnham, Surrey

3 - How long have you been a Vital Pompey member?
Since October 2007.

4 - What do you think of Vital Pompey? Be brutally honest!
Superb - so many fan sites are full of abuse and cretinous comment. You guys, as well as displaying a passion for Pompey, seem to know your football and will at least listen to other people's opinions.

5 - How did you find out about Vital Pompey?
Google.

6 - When did you first watch Pompey live - not on box unless this is the only way you have been able to see them? Not necessarily at Fortress Fratton though.
29/10/07 v Reading!

I'd been a Gooner since 1971 (but always had a soft spot for Pompey from days of watching Southern Soccer when, living in Sussex, it would be on instead of The Big Match). Used to get to Highbury from time to time through the "boring, boring Arsenal years" but have a cat in Hell's chance of watching them live now - try getting a ticket for the Emirates without paying a shed load of dosh just to go on the lowest level of membership (and still having no chance of a ticket).

A mate of mine convinced me to take in a game at Fratton Park - devoid of corporate phoney fans and simply rocking to the passion of the beautiful game.....little did we know that we'd be at such an historic game. Suffice to say, at the age of 46, I've been converted. My nine year old daughter loves the idea of supporting Pompey instead of Chelsea (like all the other kids at her school)...she's nuts about Benji and even she can tell McClown why Jamo should be England's keeper.

7 - How often do you get to watch Pompey?
Hoping to get to a game at least once a month, work and other half permitting.

8 - Who is your favourite Pompey Player - current and/or former?
Current is a toss-up between Benji and Sol. Former would be Paul Merson or Mark Hateley.

9 - What is you favourite Pompey moment?
Benji's second goal against Reading and singing "We want eight!" v Reading.

10 - What are your realistic hopes for Pompey in the future?
I'd have money on Pompey winning one of the domestic cups this season. Top 10 in the league is realistic, indeed, anything less would be disappointing, but ambition should certainly be for top 6 with this squad.

By the way, anyone who's not read it should get a copy of 'The Football Man' by Arthur Hopcraft, written in 1968. Widely acclaimed as the best ever book on football. Try eBay.


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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Monday November 5 2007
Time: 5:44PM

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given the choice between chel$ki and portsmouth, i know who i would choose...wait, i already made that choice :-). its great to see that our attractive brand of football and stte of the art stadium can lure even the mighty arsnals fans away from them!!! but boy, do i wish i would have been at that reading game!
pompeycarpet
05/11/2007 18:51:00
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Welcome Tim. Yes you are right we will listen to all points of view and argue them on football grounds not just a few expletives.
eastneydave
05/11/2007 19:07:00
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just a load of punch boys in this site!! :):)......just kiddin boys! I bloody love this site...that Rug blokes a bit outspoken though! :)
CharlieChimes
05/11/2007 19:15:00
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I am a ninja called Bob. How do you do.
Lysimachus
05/11/2007 19:49:00
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What a first game to see! Welcome on board tim. Why ninja tho?
pompey4me
05/11/2007 20:01:00
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hi tim, : )! rug, wen is my article coming. and yes why ninja? I would expect anoracktim
PompeyGleamer
05/11/2007 20:10:00
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i think tim teaches tae kwon-do, so i would guess that is why the ninja bit - i had wondered before tho...
pompeyrug
05/11/2007 21:41:00
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CharlieChimes, im looking at you mate - i think you will be the next victim of knowing me, knowing you, as i think from the fellas that have so far commented on this article they have all done a kmky form, your next :-) so look out for an email from me... you will be added soon gleamer, patience my pet! 7-4, what a great first game - i thought it was my influence being at the game, but it must have been yours mate...
pompeyrug
05/11/2007 21:44:00
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ive never been called pet before, bit creepy...
PompeyGleamer
05/11/2007 21:56:00
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have you not heard the saying 'patience my pet the hour is nigh'...
pompeyrug
05/11/2007 22:30:00
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