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Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: Waldo (IP Logged)
Date: 21 October, 2018 09:00

Saracens V Lyon featured music pretty much every break in play . In your view was it......

Absolutely fine - carry on
OK but a little too much - tone it down a bit.
Annoying and not necessary - Stop it.
Too Loud
Stopping the crowd building its own atmosphere

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At the Saracens v Lyon game in my view there was an inordinate amount of music played in seemingly every break in play.

Personally I found it annoying but then again I am Victor Meldrew !

So I set up a poll as i'd like to know what others thought.

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: #wolfpack (IP Logged)
Date: 21 October, 2018 10:17

The music was a welcome relief as it drowned out the drumming that began at kick off and finished at full time

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: mfc (IP Logged)
Date: 21 October, 2018 10:58

What is it with the drums??? Two sets during, a halftime show and in the Olympic bar afterwards. I thought I suffering tinnitus

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: RobB (IP Logged)
Date: 21 October, 2018 11:58

Quote:
mfc
What is it with the drums??? Two sets during, a halftime show and in the Olympic bar afterwards. I thought I suffering tinnitus

It's like a Christmas re-run of Zulu.

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: Stumpy7780 (IP Logged)
Date: 21 October, 2018 12:25

Those drums are boring now. I donít mind the chaps and chappet who have done the drums for years theyíre good in my books but the drumming group who we have had at every home game this season. It all sounds the same, itís too loud and itís boring. Make it stop!

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: Innings (IP Logged)
Date: 21 October, 2018 12:29

I wonder whether they decided to have different local contributions for each match and then couldn't find any others.



Innings

Points win matches: tries win hearts and minds.

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: Darraghgirl (IP Logged)
Date: 21 October, 2018 17:10

Where was our usual announcer??

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: Steve Robo (IP Logged)
Date: 21 October, 2018 17:32

OTT WWF style announcer got on my nerves, music in every break ditto, I come to watch Saracens and not for our diluted support drowned out by a load of innane drivel.
Probably realised that by reclassifying gold seats to platinum they would be spreading core supporters all over the place so compensate by making their own noise. who needs noisy support if thats the case.
Still bitter and getting grumpier especially when the Sarries support in Glasgow was loud and proud and Glasgow didnt try any of our noisy nonsense

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: Adey (IP Logged)
Date: 21 October, 2018 18:41

The old drummers were annoying enough, the new ones were relentless.

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: Graeme D (IP Logged)
Date: 21 October, 2018 20:06

Quote:
Darraghgirl
Where was our usual announcer??
At a wedding !

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: nicsue (IP Logged)
Date: 21 October, 2018 20:19

It's not the pre match entertainment drummers that annoy, it is the four fellas who don't seem to do tunes, just a continual thwacking of the drums. If they were much nearer to me I would have had words.

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: Highbury Saracen (IP Logged)
Date: 21 October, 2018 20:54

Boky Keith & Joseph our original fezboy drimmers are fine why the club decided to employ another 4 is a mystery!
The drum troupe are,Iím sure,very good,but every week?? No thanks
Still have nightmares about twisted tubes! smiling smiley



European champions 2016 & 2017

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: mrangry (IP Logged)
Date: 22 October, 2018 06:02

Known Keith and Boke for years, no probs with them at all, nor with French sides bands, most of whom are not that good at all. Or the Ospreys when they had the children's choir. But two groups of annoying and unneccesary drummers- NO. Tghe larger seems to be a "community group" which were barely tolerably when they paraded round the ground before a match (last deason) making conversation all but impossible, but now are just plain annoying. Ant the four youngsters- not that good either- just seem to be showing off. Suggest that the club does a surveyt of what proper fans want in that direction, but that wouldn't work as the club seems more interested in the "community" than the fans.
And Waldo, I am much more like Meldrew than you, both physically and in attitude, but should that be another thread?

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: PhillFez (IP Logged)
Date: 22 October, 2018 07:19

The announcer sounded like his day job was voicing second rate cinema adverts for local businesses. AND he couldn't pronounce Schalk 😖

Contender for VM

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: BigBri (IP Logged)
Date: 22 October, 2018 07:30

I was waiting for him to say "In the Blue corner we have Lyonnnnnn and in the Black corner your champions SARACENNNNNNNNSSSS!



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Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: london pride (IP Logged)
Date: 22 October, 2018 09:16

The announcer also needs to learn a little about the stadium as well, when they were throwing and firing the tee shirts into the crowd in the East stand, continuously calling it the North.

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: daz_71 (IP Logged)
Date: 22 October, 2018 11:16

Quote:
london pride
The announcer also needs to learn a little about the stadium as well, when they were throwing and firing the tee shirts into the crowd in the East stand, continuously calling it the North.

I heard him continuously refer to the East stand as the West stand - made me think he'd never stepped foot in the place before.

I also thought he introduced us as European Champions but maybe I mis-heard that. Anyway whatever - he was annoying, The tribal drummers have been annoying all season, the 4 young drummers are just trying to look cool (and is there a need for them to be banging away on the walk up to the entrance - Leisure Centre side). It was good to see Keith and crew see them off at half time as they seemed to relocate in the 2nd half.

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: nedrichards (IP Logged)
Date: 22 October, 2018 14:21

fwiw at the games she's been to this season my daughter has really enjoyed the music. Repeated requests for the "sarries playlist" in the week after the game, so if it's the four year old vote they're after - the club are doing well!

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: villagesarrie (IP Logged)
Date: 22 October, 2018 14:47

I find the music in every single break in play annoying, intrusive and juvenile, as if we are incapable of waiting for the play to resume without some form of entertainment and sometimes the music starts up even if the players are just heading towards a lineout...unnecessary. But, even more annoying for me, is watching the TV cameramen following the players around filming on the field for what seems like forever after they've scored a try or done something they shouldn't have. Don't they (the players) find it really intrusive and off putting? I do and I'm in the stand.

Re: Poll: Music during breaks in play.
Posted by: BarnetSarrie (IP Logged)
Date: 22 October, 2018 19:36

Quote:
Darraghgirl
Where was our usual announcer??
At a wedding.
Replacement guy sounded like a TV talk show MC. Really OTT.

Dont mind the drummers so much but the choice of music on Saturday was just not uplifting! Just loud and annoying!

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