Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby BeeBoi1980 » 02 Nov 2015, 21:50

You get on the 307 at your end, we'll get on our end, and fisty cuffs will ensue at the Jolly Farmers, good day to you sir.
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby BeeBee » 28 Dec 2015, 10:44

To bee or not to bee wrote:Location: Stanmore
How many years following the Bees: 1 seriously
Which Stand: East Stand near the Hive bar
All Time Favourite Player: Andy Yiadom - one man team
All Time Favourite Manager: Martin Allen
Best Memory: Winning the championship against Gateshead in a packed out Hive
Worst memory: Losing the 3-0 lead against Kidderminster but its all been good really
Other Sports you watch: Cricket F1 Athletics
Hobbies: Holidays, Studying for OU History degree ,gardening, swimming, going out


Welcome TBONTB! Great to see Hive locals become Barnet Fans and join this wonderful Family Community Club.

Out of interest, have you seen much marketing for Barnet FC around? Like at the Edgware Mall Shopping Centre or elsewhere? Do you know of any other Hive locals supporting Barnet now at all? Great to see our club grow.
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby To bee or not to bee » 02 Jan 2016, 09:19

Thanks BB We have received monthly newsletters with the offers and the team is written up in the Stanmore local magazine. Problem is residents around Canons Park are a bit anti Barnet and the local MP Bob Blackman wants the team out of Harrow because of 'floodlights shining in local houses' . His sidekick told me this when they were campaigning at the election recently.
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby rudebwoyben » 02 Jan 2016, 13:33

Bob Blackman is a grade A prize twat.
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby Alwaysabee » 17 Jan 2016, 18:50

Having been viewing this board for a long time I've finally registered. There appears to be a format to be adhered to in this bit so here goes...

Location: New Barnet
How many years following the Bees: Saw first game over forty-odd years ago - the cup replay v QPR, regular since 1991
Which Stand: The South Terrace these days (I still like my football standing up.!!)
All Time Favourite Player: Kenny Lowe, but it might have been Luisma if he'd stayed longer...
All Time Favourite Manager: Mmm, if Barnet did those banners of former managers like Liverpool do then I suppose the “Fathers of our Success" would be Dexter Adams, Barry Fry, Paul Fairclough and, er...well, the jury's still out on the fourth, isn't it.!? I did like a lot of the football we played in the all too brief Dutch era tho'
Best Memory: So many, but Bradford away on a cold January day in 2011 sticks out, as does winning 2-1 from 1-0 down at Peterborough in 1999. Oh, and cheering an away win at Halifax while in a TV shop in Wood Green Shopping City in 1992.!!
Worst memory: So many, but relegation to Torquay at home and away at Northampton...oh, and Kelly Haag just failing to stretch his leg out enough at Chelsea in the cup.
Other Sports you watch: Er, not many but I have been known to go out of my way to see a top class bike race pass by
Hobbies: As I once said in reply to this question in a work related interview...many and varied.!!

Cheers, come on you Bees.!!
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby Si1970 » 07 Feb 2016, 15:27

Location: South Harrow
How many years following the Bees: Saw Barnet 4 - 7 Crewe in 1991, but in terms of actually actively following the team, 5 months. Before this, I was a regular at The Arsenal, but they have priced me out and pushed me into the arms of Barnet FC. My 8 year-old daughter can now support her local team and enjoys doing so.
All Time Favourite Player: Andy Yiadom.
All Time Favourite Manager: Lack of experience leads me to say Martin Allen
Best Memory: The ten-man win over Bristol Rovers was very satisfying.
Worst memory: The FA Cup game against Newport was not a good experience
Other Sports you watch: Cricket
Hobbies: Music, Family, Books
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby LoudmouthBFC » 20 Mar 2016, 22:29

Very 1st post so here goes


Location: Waltham Cross
How many years following the Bees: 19
Which Stand: Family Stand
All Time Favourite Player: Greg Heald
All Time Favourite Manager: John Still
Best Memory: Barnet 7-1 Farnborough
Worst memory: Torquay relegation day :(
Other Sports you watch: Wrestling, Rugby
Hobbies: Football

I went to the Hive for the 1st time yesterday I took my 11 year old nephew to he's 1st ever game. Shame about the result but he loved it and can't wait to go back. He wants to go on Easter Monday v Luton

I did a YouTube video on it as well,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TNFXPreXew
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby Mikel Bee » 20 Mar 2016, 22:52

Welcome to the forum and good video.

Also found this Vlog from another young fan from yesterday's game.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tU_UduV ... 9mprr2glEA
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby pgbee » 15 Apr 2016, 12:31

Don't think I ever did this so here goes:

Location: West Sussex
How many years following the Bees: Since Barnet 3 Folkestone 0 in October 1971
Which Stand: South Terrace
All Time Favourite Player: Colin Powell
All Time Favourite Manager: Barry Fry
Best Memory: All the promotions
Worst memory: Losing to Stafford at Wembley 0-3
Other Sports you watch: F1, Cricket and anything else involving a ball. Nothing 4-legged.
Hobbies: Cricket, Gardening, Books
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby MisterD » 29 Jun 2016, 21:26

Frequent reader, infrequent poster

Location: Bushey
How many years following the Bees: 4 years now. First match was Vs. Crewe in 2012.
Which Stand: West Stand
All Time Favourite Player: Louisma Villa
All Time Favourite Manager: Martin Allen
Best Memory: Championship winning season
Worst memory: the 2-6 loss in the FA Trophy
Other Sports you watch: rugby and nfl
Hobbies: Work!
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby giannis_greece » 06 Jul 2016, 10:35

Location : Chania / Greece
How many years following thw Bees : 10 (only from videos)
All time favourite player: Puncheon
All time favourite manager: Martin Allen
Best Memory: Championship season
Worst memory: Season with Davids as manager
Other sports you watch: Basketball
Hobbies: Now i'm a postgraduate student (MBA) , i 'm also football manager 2017 assistant researcher for team ''AO Chania'' (2nd greek division) , and football referee at local amateur divisions
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby Garry Bee » 19 Jul 2016, 20:35

Location: London Colney, originally Barnet
How many years following the Bees: 55ish
Which Stand: East
All Time Favourite Player: Colin 'Paddy' Powell
All Time Favourite Manager: Barry Fry
Best Memory: Beating Hereford over 3 matches to win the Bob Lord Trophy
Worst memory: Leaving Underhill for the last time :sad:
Other Sports you watch: Anything Really
Hobbies: Photography, Aviation, Broadcasting on HRB
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby UPMINSTERBEE » 14 Aug 2016, 20:57

Location: Upminster
How many years following the Bees: 30 years
Which Stand: West
All Time Favourite Player: Gary Bull
All Time Favourite Manager: Barry Fry
Best Memory: 2-4 at Fisher to go up for the FIRST time 91
Worst memory: Torquay relegation day or any other relegation day tbh
Other Sports you watch: Darts and Olympics
Hobbies: Networking (Run FB group Bee FC...) Travelling to Canaries, Retro stuff, 80s and Synrh music, Gigs, Theatre
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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby ShankBee » 19 Aug 2016, 17:11

[quote="UPMINSTERBEE"]Location: Upminster
How many years following the Bees: 30 years
Which Stand: West
All Time Favourite Player: Gary Bull
All Time Favourite Manager: Barry Fry
Best Memory: 2-4 at Fisher to go up for the FIRST time 91
Worst memory: Torquay relegation day or any other relegation day tbh
Other Sports you watch: Darts and Olympics
Hobbies: Networking (Run FB group Bee FC...) Travelling to Canaries, Retro stuff, 80s and Synrh music, Gigs, Theatre[/quote

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Re: Welcome Thread - Introduce Yourself

Postby DownUnderBee » 23 Aug 2016, 08:12

Location: Freshwater, NSW
How many years following the Bees: 32
Which Stand: Don't currently have one (too far away to attend games)
All Time Favourite Player: Paul Showler
All Time Favourite Manager: Barry Fry
Best Memory: Winning promotion at Fisher Athletic (my dad caught the ball at full time and tried to put it up his jumper but a copper behind him was having none of it
Worst memory: Last game at Underhill - cracking atmosphere and Stack's save aside, it left me with a feeling of loss. Emigrated to Australia not long after, so that feeling pervades
Other Sports you watch: Pretty much everything. If Kabaddi made a tv comeback I'd watch it
Hobbies: Sunday evening Skype calls with Dad (season ticket holder) to check on how the Bees went, frolicking around Sydney's Northern Beaches, introducing the mighty Barnet to every Aussie I meet
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