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So DFC Supporters & Fans, how has it been for you?

For some, it seems, they might be into deep depression (heading onto madness) with the realisation just how much all things DFC  & Fitba, were an integral part of their life ... Maybe even their whole life. Whilst  others (include me here) have come to a realisation, that not only do I NOT miss it all so much, the absence of live action & the ongoing current news around regular games, this endless break, has opened the door for many other opportune, & more satisfying activities.

When live fitba action is back maybe all this will change again & life will be back to "normal"

But the nonsense spouted by the media experts & those supposedly running the game has left me flat, angry, and basically, comprehensively,  scunnered with the whole business ...

I understand others may NOT feel the same. And although the quieter forum here still shows up some sound posts/posters, there is now an element of posts/comments, in my view, that shows,  that this frustration felt, for whatever reason, is being reflected on here by some posters, which (imo) is making the forum, not a very happy place to be just now (it may be just my opinion)

Most of the current posting of political issues for "discussion" (if we want to call them that) are well outwith current football matters. They have left me frustrated and have done nothing to raise my spirits, or engage me in anyway at all ... There seems to be in some posts (imo again) a total lack of respect .... Which ill becomes us lads & lasses of the Dark Blue Ilk.

Maybe, as I've suggested above, once the real football action starts again "everything will be back to normal" and it will all be behind us ... But I am not sure this will be the case.

(Not sure what Tim Keyes is reading into this present debacle) Thanks all the same, for" "hingin-in" & continuing to give us your financial backing. It surely can only get better

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Barfly as you stated in your opening response, like yourself, most of my life I blamed DFC for my Mad Moments. But when turning this into a positive aspect of my character, I thought ... Why shou

Good to hear. The revolution is gathering pace and insanity will soon become the new normal. Or have I just not been paying attention? 😑

Missing football both live and on tv but very concerned as to our place in Scottish Football now. 
* no idea what leagues will look like

* no idea if and when we will start playing

* no idea when we can attend a game

* worried that the Dabs may pull way ahead of us in next few years and our fans get dispirited

* would like to know if and when Nou Campy will start/need more comms and positive vibes from the board

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1 hour ago, Billy Campbell's Ghost said:

Missing football both live and on tv but very concerned as to our place in Scottish Football now. 
* no idea what leagues will look like

* no idea if and when we will start playing

* no idea when we can attend a game

* worried that the Dabs may pull way ahead of us in next few years and our fans get dispirited

* would like to know if and when Nou Campy will start/need more comms and positive vibes from the board

I worry about these points too but it is the 4th one that worries me the most. When the leagues were reformed in the mid 70s we had had a decent run of years with top half league finishes, cup semis, a cup win and Euro football. Finished sixth in the league that preceded the  new ten club Premier league. Then in the very first fateful season of the new format we get relegated one place behind the DABs on goal average/difference. Falling on the wrong side of the change at that time set us back a long way in terms of our position in Scottish Football and also in our rivalry with Utd. Whilst we cannot equate the relative success of the early 70s period to the last few years we seem to have squandered any advantage over Utd, us being in the higher league for a few seasons and now I see Utd falling on the right side of another moment in football history compared to us. There is no doubt that the safety of the Premiership be it 12 or 14 teams will help in the short term with a clearer path back into playing and the safety of the inordinately skewed financial benefits to the top league from the tv money. I honestly think having Hearts in our league will be beneficial in getting back to playing and keeping up tv/media coverage, etc. stopping the Championship and lower leagues becoming forgotten backwaters. With Hearts an October start would hopefully be the worst that could happen; without them January??

We have to continue to fight our corner here as a full time club (the play offs are not happening unfortunately but are we seeking compensation for their cancellation) and shamelessly push for a larger league; at least give it a try. The Rangers proposal is nonsense and will hopefully be binned but you never know listening to the party political broadcast on behalf of the Old Firm masquerading as Saturday Afternoon Sportscene. I've never heard such a biased load of bilge in many a year and as for Tom English, words fail me, what a balloon.

Well that went off track a bit, let's just hope we survive this and against the odds (assuming we have Hearts in our league) win promotion next season and wave to our world famous neighbours as they drop back down again.

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9 minutes ago, troodee1893 said:

I worry about these points too but it is the 5th one that worries me the most. When the leagues were reformed in the mid 70s we had had a decent run of years with top half league finishes, cup semis, a cup win and Euro football. Finished sixth in the league that preceded the  new ten club Premier league. Then in the very first fateful season of the new format we get relegated one place behind the DABs on goal average/difference. Falling on the wrong side of the change at that time set us back a long way in terms of our position in Scottish Football and also in our rivalry with Utd. Whilst we cannot equate the relative success of the early 70s period to the last few years we seem to have squandered any advantage over Utd, us being in the higher league for a few seasons and now I see Utd falling on the right side of another moment in football history compared to us. There is no doubt that the safety of the Premiership be it 12 or 14 teams will help in the short term with a clearer path back into playing and the safety of the inordinately skewed financial benefits to the top league from the tv money. I honestly think having Hearts in our league will be beneficial in getting back to playing and keeping up tv/media coverage, etc. stopping the Championship and lower leagues becoming forgotten backwaters. With Hearts an October start would hopefully be the worst that could happen; without them January??

We have to continue to fight our corner here as a full time club (the play offs are not happening unfortunately but are we seeking compensation for their cancellation) and shamelessly push for a larger league; at least give it a try. The Rangers proposal is nonsense and will hopefully be binned but you never know listening to the party political broadcast on behalf of the Old Firm masquerading as Saturday Afternoon Sportscene. I've never heard such a biased load of bilge in many a year and as for Tom English, words fail me, what a balloon.

Well that went off track a bit, let's just hope we survive this and against the odds (assuming we have Hearts in our league) win promotion next season and wave to our world famous neighbours as they drop back down again.

Aye they brought fans rep Paul Goodwin in around 4pm, long after the”experts” had their say. A fans rep should be in the discussion from the word go when discussing these matters. More important football people than them have said all along the game is nothing without fans.

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3 hours ago, Gedee said:

 

For some, it seems, they might be into deep depression (heading onto madness) with the realisation just how much all things DFC  & Fitba, were an integral part of their life ...

Madness is a by-product of following The Dee for too many years Ged. I am there man.😄

 

 

I understand others may NOT feel the same. And although the quieter forum here still shows up some sound posts/posters, there is now an element of posts/comments, in my view, that shows,  that this frustration felt, for whatever reason, is being reflected on here by some posters, which (imo) is making the forum, not a very happy place to be just now (it may be just my opinion)

Yeah, it has been a bit gloomy on here. Lockdown has had a negative effect on many of us and goings on at SPFL has added to the feelbad factor. Your opinion is totally valid. Now name and shame, I want to know if my name is on that list of 'some posters.'😄

Most of the current posting of political issues for "discussion" (if we want to call them that) are well outwith current football matters. They have left me frustrated and have done nothing to raise my spirits, or engage me in anyway at all ... There seems to be in some posts (imo again) a total lack of respect .... Which ill becomes us lads & lasses of the Dark Blue Ilk

Maybe some new topics with Yinited at the core to give us all a few giggles? Laughter is the best medicine. For some odd reason, a newspaper cutting of David Hannah greetin' his eyes oot after United's relegation is confirmed mid-nineties makes my spirits soar.😄 Must recover it, enlarge and frame.

 

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11 minutes ago, Barfly said:

 

Barfly as you stated in your opening response, like yourself, most of my life I blamed DFC for my Mad Moments.

But when turning this into a positive aspect of my character, I thought ... Why should Dundee take all the credit?

On your second point; The concerns & disastrous on the pandemic & all that goes with it has affected everyone.

SPFL's Leader & Band of Merry Men has done nothing to add cheer to the present situation of Darkening Gloom.

Bit Fun & Humour, is the Number One Tonic, as far as I'm concerned, which helps feed my periods of insanity :wacko:

Re the Gloom Merchants: As Self Elected Life-Long President of the Happy Clappy Club I'm trained to identify :ph34r:

But Friend remembering my stately position it ill-becomes to name names You however are definitely exempt:chaplin:

(I have to go now I hear "the voices" are calling me) :wub:

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18 minutes ago, Gedee said:

Barfly as you stated in your opening response, like yourself, most of my life I blamed DFC for my Mad Moments.

But when turning this into a positive aspect of my character, I thought ... Why should Dundee take all the credit?

On your second point; The concerns & disastrous on the pandemic & all that goes with it has affected everyone.

SPFL's Leader & Band of Merry Men has done nothing to add cheer to the present situation of Darkening Gloom.

Bit Fun & Humour, is the Number One Tonic, as far as I'm concerned, which helps feed my periods of insanity :wacko:

Re the Gloom Merchants: As Self Elected Life-Long President of the Happy Clappy Club I'm trained to identify :ph34r:

But Friend remembering my stately position it ill-becomes to name names You however are definitely exempt:chaplin:

(I have to go now I hear "the voices" are calling me) :wub:

Good to hear. The revolution is gathering pace and insanity will soon become the new normal. Or have I just not been paying attention? 😑

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1 hour ago, Barfly said:

Good to hear. The revolution is gathering pace and insanity will soon become the new normal. Or have I just not been paying attention? 😑

Could be right freend ... You could be wrong :chin:

Eh just go along with what the voices tell me :)

Listening to them got me to where I am today ;)

"Yes please Nurse, increase medication please"

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