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 Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: Thaipar  
Date:   Sat 16 May 15:50

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Sat 16 May 15:53

It's a shame if these opportunities are being turned down. However, it could relate to an existing agreement with a merchandise supplier.

Really like the idea of a pencil and rubber for the kids. Maybe a wee Pars car sticker too. Could go in a car window or kids bedroom window.
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: DunfyDave  
Date:   Sat 16 May 15:55

I wouldn't take it personal TP - A lot has happened these last few months and a lot of fires need putting out I would assume.

All Pars fans appreciate the efforts of you, the expat family and indeed every Pars fan whom commits and contributes to our club no matter how big or small.

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: Thaipar  
Date:   Sat 16 May 16:09

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Topic Originator: Thaipar  
Date:   Sat 16 May 16:18

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: dave67  
Date:   Sat 16 May 17:30

1218


Did they have emails back then

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Topic Originator: red-star-par  
Date:   Sat 16 May 18:40

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dave67, Sat 16 May 17:30

1218


Did they have emails back then


Aye, of course it was Alexander II that was in cherge in Dunfermline back in they days.
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Sat 16 May 20:13

The king sits in Dunfermline toune
strugglin' tae get his laptop online,
"O whar can I get reasonably priced merch,
Fur this club o' mine?"
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: 1970par  
Date:   Sat 16 May 20:48

Gehngis Kahn will take up the fight for you
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: brian  
Date:   Sat 16 May 21:03

Thai
Yes I recall your email, I did forward but never had time to follow up and people are busy, and I'm sure resources are an issue

I'm not sure the ins and outs of managing such a scheme but it sounds more on top of the limited resources the club has ?

Perhaps it needs someone to manage it as a sideline and setup an online shop ?

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: red-star-par  
Date:   Sat 16 May 21:04

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Gehngis Kahn will take up the fight for you


If anyone can, Gehngis Kahn
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: ipswichpar  
Date:   Sat 16 May 23:08

Is his neebur Atilla doing Rangers merch?
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: Thaipar  
Date:   Sat 16 May 23:36

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: Stanza  
Date:   Sun 17 May 00:23

I've no idea what happened to your proposal, Thaipar. I wouldn't think it was actually rejected - I think if that had happened somebody would have been back in touch with you. Brian recalls forwarding it, but doesn't say to whom - maybe sending it to Ross or to Craig Brown in the first place might have been a better option.

You mention the schools programme - GG Riva is involved with that activity and may be able to say if your idea would work, or needs tweaking to be acceptable.

TBH I suspect your suggestion just got lost in all the other stuff that a handful of people at the club are trying to deal with in a part-time capacity along with doing their own work and also trying to keep their private lives together! I'm sure there are lots of suggestions and proposals that come into the club, and I've no doubt some good ideas will fall through the net.

My advice to someone who wants to do something to financially benefit the club is always just to get on with it, provided it's off the premises and isn't going to bring the club into any disrepute, or conflict with something the club is already doing. Don't expect much support or time from any of the directors or especially the few admin staff in the club, they are usually too busy (and nowadays staff might be furloughed anyway!) But just let them know what you're doing, so they can offer advice or warn you off.

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: Thaipar  
Date:   Sun 17 May 00:35

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: back oh the net  
Date:   Sun 17 May 00:56

the reason the club haven’t entertained your idea as good as it was is probably because the club already sells the very same thing in the club

https://dafcshop.uk/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=733

Come on ye pars ⚽️
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: Thaipar  
Date:   Sun 17 May 01:19

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: da_no_1  
Date:   Sun 17 May 01:24

If your emails are as aggressive and confrontational as your posts quickly become on here it's no surprise they were never replied to. Turn it down a notch min

"Some days will stay a 1000 years, some pass like the flash of a spark"
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: Thaipar  
Date:   Sun 17 May 01:54

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Topic Originator: back oh the net  
Date:   Sun 17 May 03:28

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Thaipar, Sun 17 May 01:54

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da_no_1, Sun 17 May 01:24

If your emails are as aggressive and confrontational as your posts quickly become on here it's no surprise they were never replied to. Turn it down a notch min


So you can't read the email I sent to Brian????

Dearie me no wonder folk get pissed off with trying to help the club.


You seem upset! You ok Hun? pm me?

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: Thaipar  
Date:   Sun 17 May 03:47

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: GG Riva  
Date:   Sun 17 May 07:07

Hi Thai, (tiddly Eytie, as my Geography teacher used to say to me.) I'm sorry to hear about your frustrating experience, when trying to help the Pars.

Let me say first of all that I think your idea is a good one and it would certainly be no problem for us to give away branded stationery to participating pupils during our school visits, whenever these might be able to re-start.

With regard to emails in general, I think they're a great means of communication but, speaking from experience, they can be very frustrating. I sent and received thousands as a Guidance teacher and used to get really hacked off when I didn't get a reply when one was asked for. I also remember opening incoming emails and thinking I'd get back to the sender asap, only for it to slip down and off the front page and then I'd forget about it. Every now and then, I'd trawl through my emails and eventually catch up with those I'd missed, but sometimes it would be too late to supply the information that had been asked for.

With regards to your email, I can't imagine anyone at the Pars deliberately sticking two fingers up to you and your generous offer and especially not Ross, who is so keen to promote the club as a focal point of the West Fife community. May I humbly suggest you contact him directly Ross@dafc.co.uk and I guarantee he will get back to you, no matter how busy he is. If I may say so, I don't think carrying out an investigation into what went wrong and who's at fault on a public forum, is helpful to anyone and I'm sure this isn't your intention.

On a side note, I don't know your mum but I hope she's fully recovered now. I do know your dad, haven't seen him for a while. Tell him I'm asking for him. Cheers.



Not your average Sunday League player.
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: brian  
Date:   Sun 17 May 07:49

Thai
As a few people have suggested it's s good idea.
Hopefully a number of people can pick up and help.

Personally, I just don't have the time just now to help with it.

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: Thaipar  
Date:   Sun 17 May 07:54

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: dave67  
Date:   Sun 17 May 08:25

Maybe someone from the club did contact you and it ended up in your junk folder. And you missed it

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: Thaipar  
Date:   Sun 17 May 08:29

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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: 1970par  
Date:   Sun 17 May 08:33

Why don’t you email the club directly and cut out the middleman, I always find you will get a reply
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: jake89  
Date:   Sun 17 May 09:36

As I suggested before, we may not be able to sell these due to existing merchandise contracts. However, it sounds like the idea of a promo giveaway as part of the school's programme could be a goer. I think this sounds like a great idea. The young kids in particular love getting pencils and things (it's why those effing gift shops at zoos are a nightmare!)
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: BigJPar  
Date:   Sun 17 May 10:15

Better to take this back to where it belongs. Personal communications.
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: da_no_1  
Date:   Sun 17 May 10:48

I have very little time for anyone who accuses the people who run our club (who in the main do it for nothing) of being lazy.

"Some days will stay a 1000 years, some pass like the flash of a spark"
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 Re: Is something wrong at EEP?
Topic Originator: Malcolm Canmore  
Date:   Sun 17 May 11:12

All staff have Ben furloughed since mid-March, so all sorts of things will probably be building up.

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