The luck factor.

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  1. fran-MLs little camera

    fran-MLs little camera Well-Known Member

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    We stayed top for a long time when we weren't doing well and the same thing happened in League one...wouldn't call us unlucky either. Over the whole season the best two teams will go up and one of them will be us.
     
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  2. IMO Im ITK

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    Fair enough you have your therory's and **** but who gives a ****, is it really worth starting an arguement over a phrase/word. Clearly WHU have gotten LUCKY, no doubt about it...
     
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  3. AdamBanana20

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    So those stereotypes of Jews on family guy are true afterall.You are probably very intelligent aswell,am I right?<laugh>
     
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  4. Joe!

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    That's exactly what I mean. There was a series of events which led to the beach ball being there in the stadium, and there was a separate series of events which created the gust of wind. These "strings" of events then came together and caused the event of the beach ball blowing onto the pitch. That's not luck, it's just something we can't see coming.
     
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  5. Joe!

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    Yes, so don't question my scientific knowledge! <laugh>
     
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  6. AdamBanana20

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    I'm not gonna argue with a Jew,they are too smart...I think luck exists anyways.:)
     
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  7. pass the football

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    Good grief! I think science allows for chance events. Of course there is such a thing as luck.
     
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  8. Joe!

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    [video=youtube;jSxD62Z3yNo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSxD62Z3yNo[/video]
     
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  9. st_brendy

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    There is doubt though. They got lucky with their goal. They didn't get lucky with the result. Had the not won, they'd have been unlucky. They deserved to win the game.
     
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  10. hotbovril

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    This thread is in danger of becoming a quasi-philosophical pseudo-scientific debate. Therefore I will simply quote Gary Player - "The more I practice, the luckier I get".
     
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  11. pass the football

    pass the football Well-Known Member

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    Looks like luck's on our side again! Won't have another bad word about Kevin Phillips on here for a while!
     
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  12. Joe!

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    Good quote, so long as you understand the implied irony behind it which supports my view.

    I'll shut up now.
     
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  13. fran-MLs little camera

    fran-MLs little camera Well-Known Member

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    Well, we have all to play for now but at least stay second.

    LUCKY LUCKY LUCKY
     
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  14. hotbovril

    hotbovril Well-Known Member

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    He certainly had more than one string to his bow Joe.
     
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  15. PompeyLapras

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    How many times have results gone your way in the last few months? West Ham aren't the only lucky team in the league.
     
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  16. IMO Im ITK

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    Not many...care to name a few because i cant?
     
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  17. SuperSchneid

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    If you flip a coin 10 times and you get 10 heads its no astonishing physical phenomenon just probability but your still lucky to get 10 heads in a row
     
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  18. PompeyLapras

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    Quite a few times. Cardiff losing today, Middlesborough drawing today, Ipswich hammering the Hammers midweek. Middlesborough losing to Coventry and Burnley, back when you were top, West Ham had the chance to go top on consecutive weeks iirc after you had failed to win, but results went in your favour.
     
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  19. st_brendy

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    Without a doubt. Time and time again results have gone for us, including today. Cardiff could have overtaken us today, but they didn't. Likewise, Boro failed to close the gap. Having dropped two points today (albeit still coming out with an acceptable result imo), we could easily be in a worse position than we are.

    Now, if you could do your bit and take something off Birmingham in midweek, that would be greatly appreciated!
     
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  20. MMJ

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    luck is only considered after the event has happened so therefore cannot physically effect it
     
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