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Any more don't-give-a-fuck-ab out-Wimbledons out there?

(36 Posts)
Baggs Thu 06-Jul-17 12:21:13

Just wondering.

We don't have a telly anyway. I might watch some matches if we did but I don't feel I'm missing anything of vital importance either during Wimbledon fortnight or at other times.

Teetime Thu 06-Jul-17 13:10:55

Me either the doings of a grumpy Scotsman do nothing for me.

Luckygirl Thu 06-Jul-17 13:33:12

I feel the same about most sport - but I do enjoy Wimbledon. The skill of the players is riveting.

MawBroon Thu 06-Jul-17 13:37:05

Call me contrary, but what is the rationale behind a thread for people who don't give a f*ck either way?

Alima Thu 06-Jul-17 13:40:28

Well, your thread title is the most accurate for me. Don't hate Wimbledon just can't be ar..d with it. (I get the impression that the grumpy Scotsman is less grumpy nowadays).

Oldwoman70 Thu 06-Jul-17 13:44:36

Not at all interested, someone said something about a player throwing money at an umpire and I had no idea what they were talking about. Having said that I know a lot of people do like Wimbledon so when it comes on TV I can either switch over, switch off or watch a DVD.

whitewave Thu 06-Jul-17 13:50:18

Not quite sure why someone who presumably has chosen not to have a television wants to say they wouldn't watch anything if they had a television confused

Not quite sure how to reply to that.

BlueBelle Thu 06-Jul-17 13:56:36

I think they just wanted to use the f word we already have an anti Wimbledon thread

Oldwoman70 Thu 06-Jul-17 14:10:27

Actually its not just on TV, its on radio and in newspapers too.

norose4 Thu 06-Jul-17 14:17:22

Give me WImbeldon any day over Love Island, makes me laugh naming it Love Island, there isn't a lot of love but there's plenty of racket & balls ,

Alima Thu 06-Jul-17 14:55:10

Oh I say! (Said in the manner of the late, great, Dan Maskell).

ninathenana Thu 06-Jul-17 15:04:20

You will find several of us on the "I hate Wimbledon" thread Baggs

FarNorth Thu 06-Jul-17 15:19:32

I don't hate Wimbledon so I won't be going to that thread. I don't care either way.

I have a TV, but watch it very little. Also avoid hearing about wimbers on radio or in papers, so I'm happy.

harrigran Thu 06-Jul-17 15:55:59

Never watched it, couldn't give two hoots about tennis. Andy Murray is called Mr charisma bypass in our house.

devongirl Thu 06-Jul-17 16:28:35

*Baggs, I think it's really excessive starting this post - there are now 2 for Wimbledon haters and only 1 for Wimbledon fans! Can they be amalgamated in any way?

mrsjones Thu 06-Jul-17 16:48:27

Not watched since the days of Bjorn Borg. I don't care who wins but would prefer it not to be Murray.

Baggs Thu 06-Jul-17 18:32:29

maw, just my weirdness. There's an I love Wimbledon and an I hate Wimbledon, why not a Don't give a fuck Wimbledon?

whitewave, perhaps you could try the not replying at all option? And also read what I wrote rather than what you think I wrote. "I might watch some matches" is not equal to "wouldn't watch".

devon, there's nothing excessive about loving or hating Wimbledon? Okay, there isn't. So there's nothing excessive about me expressing my feelings about it either.

Quirky's allowed. Wish there was more of it on GN.

Baggs Thu 06-Jul-17 18:33:41

Baggs buggers off to find something else to be excessive about wink

Elegran Thu 06-Jul-17 19:01:57

But bluebelle, Devongirl This isn't either a love Wimbledon thread or a hate Wimbledon thread. It is a take-it-or-leave-it. So it doesn't duplicate either of them.

TriciaF Thu 06-Jul-17 19:10:20

When I was a tennis-mad teenager I used to listen to Wimbledon avidly on the radio. Then go off with my friends to play tennis in the local park.
Couldn't care less now, and agree with others about Andy Murray.

paddyann Thu 06-Jul-17 19:17:04

so I'll asssume you've all been much more successful than Andy Murray in your lives,hit all your goals and all have squillions of pounds in the very well done to you all.You really shouldn't look down on Andy though ,you know what they say about meeting people on your way back down the ladder!Sad folk who actively want someone to fail .I shall avoid you in case I'm your next

Elegran Thu 06-Jul-17 21:04:02

Hang on, Paddy, what do you mean ALL? Two posts out of twentyone mentioned Andy Murray. The rest were about people who don't much care whether they see the tennis or miss it, or wish there were more alternative viewing to the million games of it. Did you mean to post this on the "I hate Wimbledon" thread? This is the "I don't give a fuck either way" thread.

Chewbacca Thu 06-Jul-17 21:49:00

Personally, I don't like anything that involves balls and men. So I never watch tennis, cricket, football, rugby, golf, snooker or billiards (including pocket ones). I'm with Baggs, don't give a flying about any of them.

LadyGracie Thu 06-Jul-17 22:17:27

No, don't like it at all, no sports, thankfully DH doesn't either!

Crafting Thu 06-Jul-17 22:21:32

What's on at Wimbledon? confused