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Purplegoo
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2011-11-22 10:02:09
34 votes, rating 5.4
World Cup!
I suppose there have been a few mentions of the NAF World Cup about site, but you can’t have enough talk about it, if you ask me.

For the uninitiated, this past weekend, 480 or so coaches from the four corners of the globe descended upon Amsterdam for 9 games of BB each across 3 days. It must have been a logistical nightmare, but everything ran nigh on perfectly. The organisation was just amazing, with a website constantly updated, scrolling rankings on big TV screens, great food, superb.

I can’t tell you what a fine few days I’ve just had, how many FUMBBLers I shared a beer with, and how many new friends I made. I’ve come back with about 50 new jokes and stories, all of which are either unrepeatable here or out of context will mean nothing.

I know the FUMBBL Cup (a fine event) is huge and is up and running currently, but this was just something else. To think, four years ago at the first WC at Warhammer World, I was a bit of a sceptic. I did catch myself wondering what kind of people would play the game in real life, whether it was a good idea, whether they’d be any good, etc. Turning up for a pint changed my mind, and now I’m a bit hooked, it’s bananas. For those of you that are in that state currently, I can’t recommend enough taking up the hobby in real life. I travelled to Amsterdam with 5 great teammates and many more friends, and just had a superb holiday that I won’t forget very quickly. Well, I’ve already forgotten some of it, but nights out drinking with Danes will do that for you.

We had some luck at the right times against quality opposition (if you’d told me we’d 4/2/0 a team of Flix, Oventa, Jokaero, Strider, Kithor and BudSpencer before the game, I’dve been amazed), and somehow the Waterbowl of Manchester are the Champs. My Lizardmen were our 5th best team with a record of 5/1/3 (which I guess under normal circumstances I’d be a bit disappointed with), but all 6 guys finished above .500 and scored us points. Special mention to Joe, however, whos’ 7/2/0 really anchored the side, and Jim for being captain. Which mainly involved being loud and wearing an armband he’d bought from e-bay.

Plenty of pictures to be found here (including us really badly singing ‘God Save the Queen’, I’m thrusting the trophy at some Brits on the second tier of the venue) http://gallery.me.com/dikki0#100061.

If you were there, awesome, I hope we ran into each other and shared a drink. If not, I hope in four years’ time (if not before, I seem to only be playing more…) you’ll have started playing TT BB, and you’ll hunt me out for a drink.

I’m now going to go to sleep and recover – although that may take a long old time. And I;ve got a FC game tonight – never ends, does it?! :)
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Posted by the_Sage on 2011-11-22 11:02:18
Congratulations to the whole team for a marvellous performance!

Glad I got to beat one of you before being banished to the top floor for the rest of the tournament. =P
Posted by Niebling on 2011-11-22 11:13:57
Thx for a wonderful weekend, we will get you next time!
Posted by Purplegoo on 2011-11-22 11:16:13
We love the Danes Niebling, I'm sure when you do get us, you'll be a popular winner!
Posted by ClayInfinity on 2011-11-22 11:17:14
I was there too and it was a blast! Congrats Purplegoo and team on the win.
Posted by Wilf on 2011-11-22 11:45:18
Well done Goo and the Waterbowlers - good to see an English team take home the trophy (ie. us - it was in our bag on Eurostar!).

Games didn't go so well for me, but the event was truly awesome. Some time away from TT for a while for me now though!
Posted by blocknroll on 2011-11-22 11:53:16
well done mate :)
Posted by DanTitan76 on 2011-11-22 12:08:20
Gratz again mate, it was nice to meet with all of you!!!
Posted by Garion on 2011-11-22 12:40:01
congrats. Doesn't that make it the Euro and world cup now? Or have I dot that wrong. Yous are officially the bloodbowl equivilent of Spain :)
Posted by DukeTyrion on 2011-11-22 12:47:46
Congratulations Purp, well won \o/
Posted by Jokaero on 2011-11-22 13:01:32
again, congrats to you guys. Of course everyone could have done it with a cheesy JumpUp tree, u know that.. but you were the ones who had the nerves to go for it.. so all well deserved. :D
Was big fun to play against Team Waterbowl. Cya at the DungeonBowl!
Posted by Cribbleobblepie on 2011-11-22 13:19:57
Fantastic achievement guys, massive well done. Sure my drunken prematch speech spurred you all on no end! ;)
Posted by Purplegoo on 2011-11-22 13:27:59
You kid Dave, but the other Brits being behind us was a great boost. Top banana!
Posted by JockMcRowdy on 2011-11-22 15:05:00
Im jealous, wish id taken notice of this sooner and signed up.

I would have gone 9/0/0 for whichever team i was on and won glory obviously.

Congratulations to you mr goo and your minions, although surely having jim as captain was a mistake, or was it more honorary and you just ignored his commands (other than 'be cool!')
Posted by Purplegoo on 2011-11-22 15:12:10
'Be cool' is surely the most vital of all commands! ;)
Posted by djutog on 2011-11-22 21:45:29
congratz with the win and next time for sure we will be playing' the belgians game' ;)
Posted by Oventa on 2011-11-23 23:06:51
Well deserved
Congratulations! (you jumpup tree power gamers! :) )
Always a pleasure meeting anybody from team waterbowl.
See you for revenge at the dungeon bowl!