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Islaydarkblue

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About Islaydarkblue

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  • Birthday 21/11/1953

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    Retired Bank employee.
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    Dundee FC and politics

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  1. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    Hi PB, Things must be slow at present on the Forum if you have resolved to having a ‘pop’ at my posts.
  2. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    No. I am fed up battling with other posters who ‘nit pick’ about the information in my posts.
  3. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    It is posts like yours that has resulted in me posting since yesterday afternoon on two closed Facebook groups where I am a member.
  4. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    Nobody forces you to read my posts. If you do not want to read them then put me on ignore.
  5. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    Yes. I am educating posters on this forum and broadening their knowledge. If they do not want read the knowledge in my posts they should put me on ‘ignore’.
  6. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    Hi Chomp. Thank you for your information. I assume that the Hutton weather station is situated at Mylnefield, Invergowrie. I can remember weather reports from Mylnefield being published in the Courier and Evening Telegraph in the 1970’s. Monthly temperature totals used to be published plus if there was a heatwave or very cold weather the temperature at Mylnefield that day was often published. Nowadays people can obtain up to date temperatures from their local Met Office station on the Internet.
  7. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    Hi Attilio. I can only go by what the enclosed Met Office site states. . https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/observation/gfjchqtgs
  8. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    Hi BCram, That is no problem. Last night I posted on the ‘other forum’ that I ‘cut my teeth’ posting on a forum called ForArgyll.com which had some posters who would not listen to reason. Sadly ForArgyll.com is no more and I have progressed to bigger forums.
  9. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    Hi BCram. Thank you for your support. I have no plans to change my posting style just to keep the masses happy.
  10. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    Hi Rev, I am trying to broaden the knowledge of posters on this forum.
  11. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    Dundee supporters will need their long johns on this Saturday as it is forecast to be very cold but at least there will be little wind. I enclose the Met Office weather forecast for Dundee (Leuchars is the closest weather station to Dundee) for this Saturday. https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gfjchqtgs#?date=2019-01-19
  12. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    I have previously posted that the grass does not grow if the temperature is below 45F. Therefore if the temperature is continually below 45F throughout the month of February the grass will not grow. However there could be much colder days in January but also some days where the temperature is above 45F resulting in the grass growing during these days. I can remember hearing my parents saying that they will be glad when February is over as it is always a cold month. I think it is because the sea temperatures around the UK are at their coldest during February. No doubt someone will tell me that my information is wrong.
  13. islaydarkblue

    Dundee V Queen of the South

    Hi Rev The topic moved due to the debate about the winter shutdown and how it affected Premier League clubs when they came out of ‘cold storage’ and were playing clubs from a lower league who had been playing every weekend since the end of the year. I would not believe everything that you read in Google which incidentally I refuse to use Google as they are an American company who try to avoid paying tax in the UK and other countries (legally but not morally). I prefer to use local knowledge but most people prefer written fact whether it is correct or not. Eventually other posters wear me down and I lose the will to live.
  14. islaydarkblue

    STV Media Bias. Dundee Items

    I remember Marcus Dailly. I think that he only played in the Reserve team but that was during my armchair supporter period so I was not aware of everything that was going on at Dens at that time
  15. islaydarkblue

    STV Media Bias. Dundee Items

    Stefani Dailly sister of ex Dab Christian Dailly is a STV sports presenter and reporter. Her twitter page is full of stuff about the Dabs with very little about Dundee FC. It is almost like she has a direct line to Tannadice.
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