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isitorisntit Sat 20-Jun-20 20:13:08

In a pandemic of a respiratory virus, that they should NOT gob and snot all over the pitch FFS. GROSS.

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GlummyMcGlummerson Sat 20-Jun-20 20:14:57

The other day I saw someone in a face mask actually lower it to gob on the pavement angry fucking cretin

isitorisntit Sat 20-Jun-20 20:24:27

@GlummyMcGlummerson vile.

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Wizadorawobble Sat 20-Jun-20 20:24:50

People should know that "cretin" is a terribly offensive word.

isitorisntit Sat 20-Jun-20 20:30:00

@Wizadorawobble Well, I never knew its origins. Now I know.

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GinDaddyRedux Sat 20-Jun-20 20:31:04


People should stick to the actual discussion in the thread instead of looking for any minor infraction to seize upon and beat the OP with.

Wizadorawobble Sat 20-Jun-20 20:33:44

* seize upon and beat the OP with*

yes, that's exactly what I did. grin

GoddessArtemis Sat 20-Jun-20 20:43:50

Equally horrendous is the finger on the nostril to clear the nose.🤢 Maybe they should make them wear masks or fine them every time they did it.

Mauhea Sat 20-Jun-20 20:50:13

I was just tucking in to dinner when I was treated to a juicy close up of just that (hurk). I thought exactly the same thing - surely they've been advised against spitting and... snot rocketing.

PhilSwagielka Sat 20-Jun-20 21:22:07

I get why they do it, their mouths fill with saliva, but yeah. It's a really bad time to be spitting on the pitch.

I wondered if they were going to make players wear masks but it would be too impractical. Imagine being a goalkeeper and trying to keep the damn thing on while you're throwing yourself all over the place.

StepAwayFromGoogle Sat 20-Jun-20 21:30:53

They are constantly tested for COVID-19 so while minging, it isn't going to spread a virus they haven't got.

derxa Sat 20-Jun-20 21:36:47

oh fuck off

isitorisntit Sat 20-Jun-20 21:45:40

@derxa Who? What? Why?

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Cyclewidow46 Sat 20-Jun-20 22:29:25

Snot rocketing! Love it 😂 (the phrase, not actually doing it!)

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