The Journalist

Discussion in 'In the Know ( ITK )' started by iwantpie, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. iwantpie Well-Known Member

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    What do people reckon about this guy? His information seems to be quite different to what a lot of ITKs are saying but if he's just making stuff up he's doing it very elaborately with the length of his posts and amount of information he shares. I mean, if the stuff doesn't pan out it's not like he can hide behind half-mentioned names and cryptic clues we 'misinterpreted'. Anyway, just thought I'd see what other people's read on this guy was.
  2. JacoZA Well-Known Member

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    It's completely possible that he might be legit. ITK's can be wrong - doesn't mean they're full of BS. Just means their source was wrong/misinformed/played.

    Ultimately, it's entertaining - but I try not to quote ITK's.
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    Yep, I get that. My point was more that if he was​ BSing then it would be weird to put so much detail in.
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    He has said his main contacts are in the midlands and so i wouldn't believe all of it.

    But if you read his other posts, they all seem fairly legit apart from the odd detail, i.e. huntelaar
  5. Rivron these are small those cows are far away

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    Maybe he simply enjoys writing.
  6. harrys lovechild Well-Known Member

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    some times even the best of sources get duff information, during the berba fiasco i knew a girl who worked in the offices at the lane, and they were all convinced he was going to barca, if he was going anywhere, and they were told not to say anything , the man u thing came out of the blue to every one working there, although not to the fans, so even the best placed people get bum info at times,
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    i like the journo, doesnt beat about the bush, tells it how it is. Or how it isn't, if he's wrong!
  8. BlueCrew LA Moderator

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    He readily admits his main sources are journalists, hence the name. We all know how often their 100% correct about transfers, right fellas?
  9. The Sundance Yid Well-Known Member

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    I don't like him. He is too intense and too if you don't like fook off. He is the one that is looking to get us to like him not the other way around. He is a douche.
  10. Jaggeh Active Member

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    It's easy.
    Simply don't discuss their info. Let spursman sitck it in the ITK thread, read it and make of it when you will.

    Then, if they're right, give them the benefit of the doubt. If they're wrong you have given them the attention they craved.

    As has been said, even real ITKs get duff info or things change. If nothing else he's providing a change :)

    (I still think most are sh!t though).
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    How many have said we are looking in Germany ?
  12. Fatboyyid I'm ***y and I know it Moderator

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    I have my own policy on ITK's I start of not believing them then if they get one right then it's a fluke. Once they get 5 right I might start paying attention.
  13. SweSpurs massive bellend according to bigdub

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    An ITK persons job is to give us hope.
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    he's the only one [MENTION=4578]ctw01[/MENTION]
  15. ctw01 Well-Known Member

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    Ye exactly I thought that was interesting.
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    Yeah it was interesting that he said we were looking in Germany, when a player we've been scouting for almost a year is playing in a tournament there, and another player we're reportedly interested in. There's the beauty of ITK's you can always eventually find validation for your links with the passage of time. I know I'm not supposed to do this but he is the topic of this thread and I think we're giving his information to much weight. I'm not bashing all ITK's atm, I can do that all day, just this particular one. At best he's just giving us transfer rumors a few days early that will appear in papers. Papers that have a history of being inaccurate.

    Anyways, wasn't he talking about Huntelaar and Farfan? I don't think they were playing at the Audi tournament.
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    Not hard to itk with regards to spurs, given that we're linked with every player going! Effectively itk's are just a soap opera without the hot birds to perve over!
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    You're not wrong!!

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