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Re: Manchester Lions
Post Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:48 pm
Posted by proper-shaped-balls on Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:48 pm
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Seriously, what’s wrong with you people. It’s in Manchester. You have simply chosen one narrow definition of Manchester simply for bizarre internet d|ck measuring contests.
In the same way as London is not defined simply as the tiny area of the City of London.

In common usage, in postal terms, in a myriad of other usages it’s in Manchester. But carry on with this batsh|ttedry if you like fellas. Much like Jean Capdouze it’s both strange and unnecessary.


I like your take on it and would give it ten out of ten.

The only problem I have is that it is completely wrong.
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Re: Manchester Lions
Post Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:01 am
Posted by Uncle Rico on Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:01 am
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Him wrote:
Seriously, what’s wrong with you people. It’s in Manchester. You have simply chosen one narrow definition of Manchester simply for bizarre internet d|ck measuring contests.
In the same way as London is not defined simply as the tiny area of the City of London.

In common usage, in postal terms, in a myriad of other usages it’s in Manchester. But carry on with this batsh|ttedry if you like fellas. Much like Jean Capdouze it’s both strange and unnecessary.


What is wrong with you, there is no need to cover up your lack of knowledge with this kind of tripe?

There really is no need for it particularly from someone from West Yorkshire with all that county's close nit rivalries, where you come from seems to matter to you on home ground but not anywhere else it seems. Unlike you I wouldn't like to offer an uninformed view on where a place 'is' particularly if you should consider a post code as a valid method of choosing where you live or your rugby team's name (look up St Helens)

I do understand that the term Manchester does extend beyond it's city boundaries, it's a regional centre of commerce and influence. Indeed, when travelling abroad and asked where I am from I start with I'm from Manchester despite residing IN Salford, as until the advent of the BBC move, Salford was deemed to be and it seems still is by your cockeyed standards, part of Manchester (is Bradford in Leeds BTW?) If the response is whereabouts, the standard answer would be well not actually Manchester I live in Salford and if asked again where, then I'd tell that person it was Salford itself or a distinguishable town within Salford and Swinton is an an example of this.

You or others may correct me here, but, in terms of Leeds, Hunslet rebranding as Leeds South might be acceptable as they have a Leeds Post Code but more importantly are in the City of Leeds from an administrative POV. Swinton has an M postcode but so does the rest Salford, parts of Trafford and Wigan none of these are administered by Manchester. The Old Trafford 'debate' further debunks your Post Code 'lottery' theory as the Borough of Trafford has both M and WA post codes.

Sorry for the length of my "batsh!tery" I suppose you will continue to live up to that old adage "You can always tell a Yorkshireman but you can't........"
Re: Manchester Lions
Post Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:13 am
Posted by Psychedelic Casual on Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:13 am
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Manchester is a funny place for this.

I’m a Mancunian, was born at St Mary’s Hospital in the city centre and have lived in Manchester and Trafford at different times in my life. I personally don’t feel I have ever lived outside Manchester at any point even though, strictly speaking, Trafford is not Manchester.

Manchester Trafford and Salford are three different boroughs. Salford its own city. And if you’d asked this question in the 1990s I’d have said that all three were different places. However like what happened in London (and Stoke, and Salford when it swallowed up towns like Swinton), Manchester has outgrown the borders of the boroughs and is a Metropolis, not a city.

In terms of the Global City Index, Manchester encompasses all areas of Greater Manchester except for the Northern towns of the county (Wigan Bolton Bury and Rochdale) as a Metropolis. Salford Trafford Manchester Oldham Tameside and Stockport is one continuous conurbation. Anyone calling any of those areas “Manchester” wouldn’t be wrong apart from in a sense of the outdated made up 1974 borough lines on a map.

So Old Trafford isn’t in Manchester but it is.

As for Bury, due to the geographical nature of the conurbation, it is not part of the Manchester conurbation because of the definite disconnect of Wigan Bolton Bury and Rochdale from that conurbation. However, Bury is part of Greater Manchester, the Greater Manchester Built-up area and the Manchester Statutory City Region (which actually also includes Warrington and Macclesfield as well as other areas). So Manchester Lions? Fine by me!

Does that make sense? :lol:
Re: Manchester Lions
Post Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:42 am
Posted by Uncle Rico on Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:42 am
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Makes perfect sense to me I live 'here'.

I don't really have a problem with Old Trafford being described as being in Manchester or Swinton for that matter I wasn't arguing from a definitive sense that our pals from Yorkshire seemed to be using post codes as a guide added to the fact that Prestwich is in Bury but physically 'attached' to Salford, the same with Wigan's Tyldesley and half of modern Oldham still think that they are Yorkshire it's definitely not simple.

It's about perception and a sense of where you think that you belong given the boundary commision changes that matter I've always gone for Warrington Lancs rather than Cheshire. Parts of Trafford the Cheshire bits have a WA postcode Altrincham however Sale historically Cheshire (south of the Mersey) has a Manchester code St Helens has a Warrington Code but would always be considered Lancs or Merseyside.....
Re: Manchester Lions
Post Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:47 am
Posted by Charlie Sheen on Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:47 am
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There's been some pointless arguments on here over the years, but this is right up. I now think it must've been what Jacob Reese-Mogg was reading in parliament the other day.
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Re: Manchester Lions
Post Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:46 pm
Posted by Sandro II Terrorista on Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:46 pm
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Re: Manchester Lions
Post Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:32 am
Posted by SaleSlim on Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:32 am
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Psychedelic Casual wrote:
Manchester is a funny place for this.

I’m a Mancunian, was born at St Mary’s Hospital in the city centre and have lived in Manchester and Trafford at different times in my life. I personally don’t feel I have ever lived outside Manchester at any point even though, strictly speaking, Trafford is not Manchester.

Manchester Trafford and Salford are three different boroughs. Salford its own city. And if you’d asked this question in the 1990s I’d have said that all three were different places. However like what happened in London (and Stoke, and Salford when it swallowed up towns like Swinton), Manchester has outgrown the borders of the boroughs and is a Metropolis, not a city.

In terms of the Global City Index, Manchester encompasses all areas of Greater Manchester except for the Northern towns of the county (Wigan Bolton Bury and Rochdale) as a Metropolis. Salford Trafford Manchester Oldham Tameside and Stockport is one continuous conurbation. Anyone calling any of those areas “Manchester” wouldn’t be wrong apart from in a sense of the outdated made up 1974 borough lines on a map.

So Old Trafford isn’t in Manchester but it is.

As for Bury, due to the geographical nature of the conurbation, it is not part of the Manchester conurbation because of the definite disconnect of Wigan Bolton Bury and Rochdale from that conurbation. However, Bury is part of Greater Manchester, the Greater Manchester Built-up area and the Manchester Statutory City Region (which actually also includes Warrington and Macclesfield as well as other areas). So Manchester Lions? Fine by me!

Does that make sense? :lol:


Mancunian supporting Wire? What happened to people supporting their local team? Nothing to do with the teams nearest to your upbringing being sh*t by any chance? :D
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Re: Manchester Lions
Post Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:33 pm
Posted by Psychedelic Casual on Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:33 pm
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Mancunian supporting Wire? What happened to people supporting their local team? Nothing to do with the teams nearest to your upbringing being sh*t by any chance? :D

A lot of local, but non-Salfordian, City fans who like rugby league have never been able to get into that “Reds” side of Salford. I know a few Salford lads who are City fans and Salford Red Devils fans but it never sat right with me. We weren’t even allowed red sauce on our bacon butties as kids in our house on derby day and still have no red in my wardrobe!

And I always preferred league to union so Sale weren’t for me neither.

Plus I did work experience with Wire while I did my degree in Warrington and used to get to games at Wildespool for free whilst doing it. So it came from there.

As a kid I was a Great Britain RL fan rather than any club. That’s why I’m so pleased they’re back this Autumn and hope they’re here to stay!
Re: Manchester Lions
Post Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:22 pm
Posted by Salford red all over on Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:22 pm
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Psychedelic Casual wrote:
A lot of local, but non-Salfordian, City fans who like rugby league have never been able to get into that “Reds” side of Salford. I know a few Salford lads who are City fans and Salford Red Devils fans but it never sat right with me. We weren’t even allowed red sauce on our bacon butties as kids in our house on derby day and still have no red in my wardrobe!


Your choice but poor excuse there are plenty of blues fans (i know several season ticket holders at the Emptyhad) who support the Reds, more United of course and a fair few Ammies. :wink:
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Re: Manchester Lions
Post Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:16 pm
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