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The Week in Comments: "Diamonds are for never"

We revisit a tiny handful of the comments made on the site in the past week.

Alex Livesey

Community Comments

Origi Open to January Liverpool Move

Seems a Lille premature.

— Ignignokt

Liverpool's Top Four Hopes May Already Be Dead

gaksital: Just because its ETW, I've decided to add another thing to the list : MACRO REUS...
...is injured again. This is his 2nd injury of the 2014-2015 season and its his 5th one this year. Unfortunately his ankle ligaments are worse than ever and he has a worse injury record than Sturridge….. Let that sink in okay.

DasBoot_8: I heard Micro Reus is better anyway
Quicker feet, lower center of gravity, etc...

Khaine: I MADE THIS JOKE ON THE SAME MISSPELLING A WEEK AGO AND GOT 2 RECS GODDAMNIT

Hairspray: Martin Skrtel, a Man Taller Than His Hair

Every boyband needs a catchy name

"Slovakstreet Boys"

"OG-Town"

"(Not Quite) N Sync (with Dejan)"

"New Skrts on the Block"

"Diego Costa I Will Crush You"

Also rejected: "Boyzonal Marking on Corners"

— saintgrobian, on Skrtel's boy band looks when he has hair

Liverpool Legend Blasts Balotelli

When people say not trying, what do they really mean?

Because to me that sounds like a cop out. They are frustrated that Balo isn’t producing like they wanted, so instead of trying to think of why that is – like maybe the midfield isn’t creating enough, or maybe he is simply out of form – the default response is that "he isn’t trying". If the solution to scoring goals is just to try, then the world would be so easy. If by "trying" you mean he isn’t putting in the effort/running, then that is clearly and demonstrably false. This piece by the Daily Mail says the following:
He covered 5.2 miles in his 79 minutes against Chelsea. That is equivalent to 5.8 miles across 90 minutes – which just happens to be the average distance covered by Luis Suarez in games against the top four last season.
Seeing as how the whole team is under-performing attacking wise and how we are having massive problems in the defence and the midfield, blaming Balotelli and saying he is not trying is in and of itself, us not trying to think of the team performance in a rational and constructive way.

— Metal_Hummus

Balotelli Injured on International Duty with Italy

Diamonds are for never

— Chief Ralphie the Red

Conte Clarifies Nature of Balotelli Injury

If Liverpool and Italy bicker over his handling here
Can we please please please refer to it as the "First Pubic War"?

— RogerTheShrubber

There was a sudden onset ETW haiku train.

Staff Comment

Liverpool's Top Four Hopes May Already Be Dead

Ed: Everybody’s all down in the dumps until someone writes a post about being down in the dumps, then it’s WOAH WOAH WOAH BUDDY NOT SO FAST WITH THE NUMBERS AND THE DEPRESSING THINGS

Khaine: WE WANT TO DOOM MONGER ON OUR OWN TERMS THANK YOU VERY MUCH

Gif of the Week

Rumour Mongering: Liverpool Set to Pursue New Number One in January?

Well he is a better goalscorer than Mignolet



— Moves Like Moreno

Stats

  • Total commenters: 149
  • Total comments: 1621
  • Total recs (lenient or otherwise): 3198
  • Total green comments: 2222

Community Notes

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If it's not on this list, what was your favourite comment (not made by you!) this week?

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