Celtic chat opinions?

Discussion in 'TalkCeltic Pub' started by BoliBolingoliMbombo, Sep 25, 2013.

Discuss Celtic chat opinions? in the TalkCeltic Pub area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. BoliBolingoliMbombo Gold Member Gold Member News Writer

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2009
    Messages:
    64,746
    Likes Received:
    18,677
    Now, let's try to keep this relatively civil.

    I don't know if it's just me, but I find the quality of debate in here these days is terrible. There's always been a variant of opinions on here (which I suppose should be a good thing), but more and more I see threads/opinions which, imo, are bordering on ridiculous.

    It really does feel at times as if you're having to defend the club's honour against such idiocy, and down right disrespectful comments about current/former staff and players - much to the point where you think "did these people actually watch these games?"

    The match threads (even more so after a defeat) draw posters to it likes flies on * - coming on spewing their pish so much so that people actively avoid it like the plague.

    Never will everyone share the same opinions and I think it's healthy to gauge other people's thoughts, but I feel it's getting to the stage now where you look at some of these comments/threads and quite simply just shake your head in disbelief that these people actually have such things going on in their heads, have very very short memories, or just generally have terrible opinions on Celtic and/or football.

    I really do sit and think at times "why the * do some people on here support Celtic?"
     
  2. Jungo

    Joined:
    Jan 25, 2013
    Messages:
    5,136
    Likes Received:
    1
    I wish more people wer honest in here.

    That is all I will say
     
  3. BoliBolingoliMbombo Gold Member Gold Member News Writer

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2009
    Messages:
    64,746
    Likes Received:
    18,677
    In that case, your posts were an influence on the creation of this thread.
     
  4. Pearse67*

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    2,745
    Likes Received:
    459
    Nail on the head good sir.

    I never visit the match threads after defeats, too many crazy folk.
     
  5. MacEoghainn

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2012
    Messages:
    3,070
    Likes Received:
    0
    I think some people truly try ... but there is definitely a clique, and definitely an anti-intellectual side to TC that kinda irks me.

    I know certain people are avoided, because others, who've been here longer, don't like the looks of their posts, or whatever.

    I'll probably get into trouble for saying that, but that's fine.
     
  6. SUMMER TIME Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2009
    Messages:
    23,113
    Likes Received:
    5,248

    BOOMMM :56::56:
     
  7. wulliebad

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2006
    Messages:
    16,758
    Likes Received:
    589
    Location:
    Land of the 45.
    Im glad i have made such a big impression on you.:icon_mrgreen:
     
  8. Jungo

    Joined:
    Jan 25, 2013
    Messages:
    5,136
    Likes Received:
    1
    I gathered that kid
     
  9. Marie Administrator Administrator Gold Member

    Joined:
    May 18, 2008
    Messages:
    50,827
    Likes Received:
    7,506
    Location:
    Trapped in my own mind!
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Them all!!!
    Fav Celtic Song:
    Grace
    Spot on!
     
  10. TheHolyGoalie

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2011
    Messages:
    12,754
    Likes Received:
    566
    Location:
    Glasgow
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Artur Boruc
    Fav Celtic Song:
    Celtic Symphony
    This is a big forum with people who will have a lot of differing opinions.

    What is ridiculous to some is perfectly fine with others
     
  11. marti~bhoy

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    4,965
    Likes Received:
    454
    Location:
    South of Scotland!
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Henrik Larsson & Nakamura
    Fav Celtic Song:
    YNWA
    I agree with your sentiments but that has been the case for as long as I can remember. The internet is always going to attract bampots who can spout nonsense from the safety of their laptop without having to hold themselves to account and if the trade-off for a having a forum is the occasional idiot running their mouth after we lose to lower league opposition then I don't really see the issue. If you are as intelligent as you appear to be you should have no issue rising above such idiocy.

    Recently however, It feels more and more like if you hold a certain belief or disagree with a select few regular posters in here then you will be met with a concerted backlash.
     
  12. BoliBolingoliMbombo Gold Member Gold Member News Writer

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2009
    Messages:
    64,746
    Likes Received:
    18,677
    Kid? I'm the same age as you :smiley-laughing002::smiley-laughing002::smiley-laughing002:

    I said an influence, not the reason.
     
  13. Doire_Bhoy

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2012
    Messages:
    9,967
    Likes Received:
    4
    Who specifically are you referring to?
     
  14. MacEoghainn

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2012
    Messages:
    3,070
    Likes Received:
    0
    Erm, "Spot on!", yes, I'm in trouble, or "Spot on!", I agree with you? :celt_2:
     
  15. Marie Administrator Administrator Gold Member

    Joined:
    May 18, 2008
    Messages:
    50,827
    Likes Received:
    7,506
    Location:
    Trapped in my own mind!
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Them all!!!
    Fav Celtic Song:
    Grace
    Agreed
     
  16. MacEoghainn

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2012
    Messages:
    3,070
    Likes Received:
    0
    Really? You want me to call out certain individuals? People who have been here for a long time? Fellow Celtic supporters?

    No, man. They should know who they are. If not, well, that's fine, too. Aren't most of us adults here?

    Look, I'm here to talk about Celtic in a sharp manner. That doesn't happen as often as I'd like. I can live with that. I ain't gonna lose sleep over it ... it's just what happens here, that's all.

    I'm just telling you how I feel.
     
  17. Just Kieran Gold Member Gold Member News Writer

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2008
    Messages:
    14,484
    Likes Received:
    1,361
    The forum always has, and always will, taken a severe knee-* reaction to bad results.

    Even when Celtic are winning games, people can find faults.

    That's just the nature of the beast, I'm afraid.
     
  18. MacEoghainn

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2012
    Messages:
    3,070
    Likes Received:
    0

    Thank you. :86:
     
  19. Doire_Bhoy

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2012
    Messages:
    9,967
    Likes Received:
    4
    Fair enough. But I'm unsure of who you're referring so I don't really understand your point fully.
     
  20. Big Boss Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2012
    Messages:
    2,107
    Likes Received:
    19
    I've actually got to be honest and say I agree with this, there seems to be a small clique who share similar opinions and their opinions are the only logical ones and if you disagree you will be ganged up on and get told.

    However, there's also a few zoomers in this section who really don't know what they're talking about and deserve all the stick they get.