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The Rev's Lockdown Picture Quiz
Can you name the Wimbledon midfielder seen winning a midfield battle against Plymouth in December 2013?
Bonus point for naming the future Wimbledon full back who appeared for the Pilgrims that day
Answers From day 22. Marcus Forss opened the scoring for Brentford in the 2019 pre season friendly and Nathan Trott and Nic Tzanev were the two Wimbledon goalkeepers used Right click picture and open in new tab to enlarge. Answers will appear tomorrow.
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Talking of papers, does anyone here keep cuttings of AFCW matches? I am looking for ones from the last two years ie from the start of 2018- 19 onwards.
3rd May 2020 07:58:54 
[5.lo.gg.ed] 
Thehistoricaldon@sky.com
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Dons Fans and many friends are mobilising. The Dons Local Action Group needs your help. We aim to help the Merton residents who need it through the Coronavirus Pandemic.1) Can you spare time? 2) Can you suggest people who need help? 3) Can you spare some food or money for vital food bank contributions? Get in touch with us as soon as you can on 020 3301 4511, by email to DLA@AFCWIMBLEDONFOUNDATION.ORG.UK or on Twitter @DonsLocalAction. There is now also a Just Giving donation page at [Link] Thank you.
20th Mar 2020 10:41:10 
[109.lo.gg.ed] 
Dons Local Action
old_isthmian
update
Hope TGG housemates haven't run out of lube 😂😂
25th May 2020 00:27:57 
[86.lo.gg.ed] 
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
Put. The butter. Down. Move away from the butter.
25th May 2020 00:02:54 
[80.lo.gg.ed] 
grr grr space
pete, that’s mean and dastardly 😬
24th May 2020 23:48:26 
[86.lo.gg.ed] 
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
Seeing as folk on here have nowt better than to start wars with each other, might just join in. Don't tell tGG, but I'm breaking into his place later. Going to put breadcrumbs in his butter and pinch one of his jig-saw pieces. That's after scoffing his radishes and removing his comma key.
24th May 2020 23:39:32 
[5.lo.gg.ed] 
opening salvo
17 minutes to type that wasn't too bad, mate. If I had tried to do that on a phone, it would have taken me days. Second kip time, before breakfast gardening & jigsaw.
24th May 2020 23:35:56 
[80.lo.gg.ed] 
play nicely
*it’s (jeez that was long, sorry!!)
24th May 2020 23:28:13 
[86.lo.gg.ed] 
night all zzzzzzzzz
windsor - weirdly its not the long hours during term time that gets people retiring early (teachers actually don’t mind hard work, they’d rather that than a dull repetitive job), nor the behaviour of the kids as is often cited (teachers generally love seeing youngsters develop their brains and especially their characters as they progress through their schooling), but the biggest thing is the excessive demands placed on them in admin from leadership - mostly time consuming and box ticking exercises which fulfil the head’s agenda but do little if anything to further the children’s knowledge or understanding. Typically a teacher might spend an hour per day on such activities, which might not sound much, but it eats significantly into time that might otherwise be spent marking work or preparing presentations and lessons (most of the working day is direct class contact, everything else happens outside of the “school day”), which is why so much of that other work is done at home. That’s a fact, not a complaint - most teachers accept that and make no fuss about it. The holidays are amazing, often really refreshing (along with plenty of work to be done, of course, but at your own pace, not clock watching every few minutes) - indeed, more employers might do well to offer more generous time off, it's actually motivational, and many do now give 6 weeks a year as standard, plus in a lot of jobs you can work extra hours for time off in lieu. A day a week WFH is common too now, and doubtless will be far more the case after this virus subsides. As you rightly say, swings and roundabouts - many of my friends earned 2 or 3 times my salary (more in some cases) with HUGE pension packages, but they worked flat out all year round and never enjoyed their holidays because it took them the entire break to wind down, just in time to get back to work - that can easily kill people, though they’d have been driving nicer cars and living in bigger houses than me that’s for sure.
24th May 2020 23:25:52 
[86.lo.gg.ed] 
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
Have fun with that GG - I’m thinking of a day trip to Durham tomorrow, maybe visit a castle whilst I’m there 😬
24th May 2020 23:08:36 
[86.lo.gg.ed] 
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
sparty/a4e - nope, it's a EuroGraphics (?) one from a community support place. I'll be starting it when I wake up at about 4. I'll give myself 12 hours to complete it before I go round to the Olds' to deliver their meds, leave it with them and pick one of theirs up to take back.
24th May 2020 23:05:58 
[80.lo.gg.ed] 
still got the Brentford picture up, gimps :-(
Teachers do work a lot of hours outside the classroom, one of the many reasons many leave the profession. I work a 60 week and only get 4 weeks holiday. Teachers get a lot more, swings and roundabouts I suppose.
24th May 2020 23:05:12 
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windsor don
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
keefy - or they become scientists, engineers, or, heaven forbid, nurses or doctors who could treat, maybe even save your life, if you ever got ill. Such a waste of time. Don’t forget that they pay about 50 grand for that uni education too.....
24th May 2020 22:43:48 
[86.lo.gg.ed] 
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
BBC 1 right now - FA cup's 50 greatest moments. What, no social distancing ? If I was Helen Skelton, I wouldn't want Rio Ferdinand spluttering in my face.
24th May 2020 22:41:39 
[82.lo.gg.ed] 
spartanwomble
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
GG - please tell me it’s a Coldwar Steve one!?
24th May 2020 22:41:12 
[86.lo.gg.ed] 
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
Spartan - precisely. I'm in work at 7am everyday, and usually leave at 6pm in the evening with 10 minutes for lunch at best (and on 3 days a week 0 minutes as I'm running clubs/doing duties) If things are crazy busy I'll work for a few hours in the evening. On a weekend I might mark a set of books on a Saturday morning for a a couple of hours, then do probably 4-5 hours of planning on a Sunday as well.
24th May 2020 22:41:10 
[82.lo.gg.ed] 
Oh and before lockdown I was still a good 4-5 weeks behind on marking because I choose to not work all night every night.
Taught to get into Uni but where does that get the kids? In most cases a job in Pret a manger!
24th May 2020 22:37:57 
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keefy
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
TGG - you should put a timer on it to see how long it takes you to complete it.
24th May 2020 22:34:51 
[82.lo.gg.ed] 
spartanwomble
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
My daughter is a teacher (currently on maternity leave) who does lots of extra hours after "home time" and puts in many more hours in the evenings and at weekends.
24th May 2020 22:32:20 
[82.lo.gg.ed] 
spartanwomble
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
This is great to read :-) On the plus side, I've just picked up a new 1,000 piece jigsaw to do tomorrow morning.
24th May 2020 22:30:19 
[80.lo.gg.ed] 
who needs drink, drugs & gambling space
Spit - I’ll take that, thanks - my average just went up 🤗
24th May 2020 22:23:02 
[86.lo.gg.ed] 
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
MAD - really concerns me that you call the workload of a teacher bullshit. I don't know what we've done to deserve that level of belittling. You are more than welcome to spend a week with me shadowing me at work when this is over to make a true decision on whether my 55 hour week (which is what I normally do) is 'bullshit' or not.
24th May 2020 22:18:22 
[82.lo.gg.ed] 
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
6/10,must try harder 😂
24th May 2020 22:12:53 
[86.lo.gg.ed] 
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
mad - I never work 12 hours a day these days, I’m officially old (over 60) so “happily” drawing a bronze-plated pension (not the gold one some think we get). However, like most teachers, it’s no exaggeration to say I’d regularly work from 7.30am (you wouldn’t get a space in the car park after 7.15) through to 5.30pm (25 minutes lunch break) and then maybe a further 2-3 hours of an evening - then most probably anywhere from 4 to 10 further hours over the weekend depending. Not even kidding you, that’s quite normal. It’s fine of course if you don’t want to say what your career is or was, it’s just a little one sided if you’re free to snipe at me as a teacher but not allow reciprocation. As I’ve said, no malice intended, no threats needed, and not even worth arguing about really. It’s ok to disagree about stuff, whether politics or football or anything else, but I’m not the type to relish the idea of “taking it outside”, being a weedy skinny (and old) runt. Apologies if I come across as rude, that’s not intended - I’m a sarcastic and cynical person, true, with decades of arguing and bantering with kids (hence regularly stooping to their level, force of habit, occupational hazard....), but wishing no ill will to anyone else. Not really into name calling, but I recognise it’s part and parcel of this place, so hey.
24th May 2020 22:10:12 
[86.lo.gg.ed] 
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
Carsh, they have about 1500 STHs, so their games maybe STs only next season
24th May 2020 22:03:20 
[213.lo.gg.ed] 
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
I’m shocked. Part time supply teacher telling people what to think. How you have the time working 12 hour days is amazing....
24th May 2020 21:39:16 
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middle aged don
Ex www.wup.me.uk - The home of WU
Sutton might be the only local place where you can watch decent football next season
24th May 2020 21:29:27 
[82.lo.gg.ed] 
Before October that is