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CLR James

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Gangulians!
« on: February 17, 2006, 06:24:25 PM »


As I have said a while back, the term Gangulian seems to overarching. People have been using it regularly in the DG for some time now, but it does not take into account the many nuances that might be involved in supporting a cricketer's case. As such, it seems like a term coined by Jonathan Swift (like Liliputians). It does not take into account for instance, that an Englishman like Boycott might be supporting SG for reasons other than Bengali parochialism (to take one example). I therefore propose the following terms to differentiate between the different creed of SG supporters. Please feel free to add to the list.

Ganguly supporters who are also hard core Bengalis: Bangulians or Gongs.

Ganguly supporters who are White Englishmen or Englishwomen: Ganglo-Saxons.

Ganguly supporters like Steve Waugh who are Australians: Gangaroos.

Ganguly supporters from East Coast United States: Gangs of New York.

Ganguly Supporters from West Coast United States: Hell's Gangles.

Ganguly supporters from Mid West United States: United Church of King Gong.

Ganguly supporters from North India: Gangress Party.

And last, but not the least,

Ganguly supporters from South India: Dravidians.
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2006, 06:45:32 PM »


As I have said a while back, the term Gangulian seems to overarching. People have been using it regularly in the DG for some time now, but it does not take into account the many nuances that might be involved in supporting a cricketer's case. As such, it seems like a term coined by Jonathan Swift (like Liliputians). It does not take into account for instance, that an Englishman like Boycott might be supporting SG for reasons other than Bengali parochialism (to take one example). I therefore propose the following terms to differentiate between the different creed of SG supporters. Please feel free to add to the list.

Ganguly supporters who are also hard core Bengalis: Bangulians or Gongs.

Ganguly supporters who are White Englishmen or Englishwomen: Ganglo-Saxons.

Ganguly supporters like Steve Waugh who are Australians: Gangaroos.

Ganguly supporters from East Coast United States: Gangs of New York.

Ganguly Supporters from West Coast United States: Hell's Gangles.

Ganguly supporters from Mid West United States: United Church of King Gong.

Ganguly supporters from North India: Gangress Party.

And last, but not the least,

Ganguly supporters from South India: Dravidians.

Gems!!! CLR- how do u come up with this stuff???
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2006, 07:55:47 PM »

CLR,

Damn!! U are good
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2006, 10:29:45 PM »

Why do we have threads with the same name on both the DG's? Are we trying to duplicate that discussion here?
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2006, 10:56:59 PM »

CLR:

Great work!!

Silly Point:

lets just say this is a humoros take on what essentially is rather a stereotypical, if not demeaning term -- gangulians.
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2006, 03:53:31 AM »

Why do we have threads with the same name on both the DG's? Are we trying to duplicate that discussion here?

Let me ask you, in all seriousness, did you even read what CLR wrote?

Read, then enjoy.
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2006, 05:08:02 AM »

Ganguly supporters from Mumbai : Gangulkar!
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2006, 06:34:31 AM »


Dear all,

Thanks for liking my posts. Here are a couple more:

Ganguly supporters from Mongolia: Ganguloids.

Ganguly supporters in China: Gong Li
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2006, 06:37:51 AM »


Ganguly supporters from the middle earth: Gangalfs
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2006, 08:04:02 AM »

CLR, Great post. Keep it up !!!
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2006, 08:51:31 AM »


Ganguly supporters from the middle earth: Gangalfs

ROTFL  :D :D :D
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2006, 10:06:44 AM »

Ganguly supporters from outer space : Ganguliens!
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #12 on: February 18, 2006, 01:27:31 PM »

Ganguly supporters at Lords' ->  Ganglords
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #13 on: February 18, 2006, 03:07:12 PM »

CLR,
way too cool!

i'm going to spread the word!!!


1. Any Ganguly fan who has helped promote his career exercising official powers:  Gangulmiya

2. Ganguly fans in Austalia:  Gangussies

3. members of Ganguly's faction in the Indian team:  Gangajjis

4. members of Ganguly's rival faction in the Indian team:  Ganguppells
« Last Edit: February 18, 2006, 03:57:45 PM by Teddy »
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #14 on: February 18, 2006, 04:15:06 PM »

CLR,
way too cool!

i'm going to spread the word!!!


1. Any Ganguly fan who has helped promote his career exercising official powers:  Gangulmiya

2. Ganguly fans in Austalia:  Gangussies

3. members of Ganguly's faction in the Indian team:  Gangajjis

4. members of Ganguly's rival faction in the Indian team:  Ganguppells


Good ones Teddy!
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #15 on: February 18, 2006, 04:15:25 PM »

Ganguly supporters in Pakistan- Gangreen
Ganguly fans in Dhaka-Gangladeshis
Ganguly supporters among black youth- Gangsta' rappers
No.1 Ganguly supporter in Mongolia- Ganghis Khan

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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #16 on: February 18, 2006, 04:23:34 PM »


Brilliant Bouncer, how about these:

Ganguly supporters in Portugal: Gangu da Gamas.

Association of British Playwrights and Hindi Movie Stars who are Ganguly fans: Gangry Young Men.h
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« Reply #17 on: February 18, 2006, 04:32:40 PM »

Ganguly supporters among football players: Gangadonas
Ganguly supporters in the academia: Gangademia
Ganguly supporters among Indian tennis players: Gangatraj
Ganguly supporters among NCAA winning UT Austin Longhorns: Ganghorns
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #18 on: February 18, 2006, 04:49:39 PM »

Mothers for Ganguly- Ganga-mayias
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #19 on: February 18, 2006, 06:52:45 PM »

Mothers for Ganguly- Ganga-mayias

this one's a classic!
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #20 on: February 18, 2006, 06:57:36 PM »

Militant Japanese Ganguly supporters: Gangurai

The art of Ganguly-bashing: gangjutsu

Most illustrious practioner of gangjutsu Greg Chapell: Gangucidal maniac

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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #21 on: February 18, 2006, 07:25:56 PM »

Great post!...Gong Li! :D
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #22 on: February 18, 2006, 07:29:07 PM »

Who bashed Ganguly? The usual Guspects
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #23 on: February 19, 2006, 02:22:46 AM »

wonderful, dextrous. more karma to you.
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« Reply #24 on: February 19, 2006, 03:21:13 AM »

SG supporters

among hindi movie villains   : Mogangbo
among bad programmers    : Gangling Pointers
among ghosts                   : Doppelganger
among chinese spiritualists   : Falun Gang

and how do they celebrate when they get together? ...burgangdy with gorgangzola cheese....



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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #25 on: February 19, 2006, 05:39:58 AM »

SG supporters

among hindi movie villains   : Mogangbo
among bad programmers    : Gangling Pointers
among ghosts                   : Doppelganger
among chinese spiritualists   : Falun Gang

and how do they celebrate when they get together? ...burgangdy with gorgangzola cheese....





Brilliant Mock!
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #26 on: February 20, 2006, 04:13:50 PM »

Gravid,
Gendulkar
Giru
Guvraj
Gaif
Gaina
Ghoni
Garfan
Gumble
Garbhajan
Gudra Pratap Singh
Ghan
GGautam
Gajit

Specials :

Giran More !!!
Geep Gas Gupta !!!
Gamal Hassan
Gajiniganth
Gayalalitha !!!

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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #27 on: February 20, 2006, 04:16:18 PM »

lol schumi, applause!
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« Reply #28 on: March 02, 2006, 10:52:49 AM »

Gravid,
Gendulkar
Giru
Guvraj
Gaif
Gaina
Ghoni
Garfan
Gumble
Garbhajan
Gudra Pratap Singh
Ghan
GGautam
Gajit

Specials :

Giran More !!!
Geep Gas Gupta !!!
Gamal Hassan
Gajiniganth
Gayalalitha !!!



applying schumi's logic:

when saurav makes his comeback

he will have to be called gaurav
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #29 on: March 02, 2006, 09:36:45 PM »

by that logic, what will you call greg chapell when he's finally booted out?his name already starts with a g. does greg gappelll sound right?
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #30 on: March 03, 2006, 02:06:29 AM »

Gravid,
Gendulkar
Giru
Guvraj
Gaif
Gaina
Ghoni
Garfan
Gumble
Garbhajan
Gudra Pratap Singh
Ghan
GGautam
Gajit

Specials :

Giran More !!!
Geep Gas Gupta !!!
Gamal Hassan
Gajiniganth
Gayalalitha !!!



applying schumi's logic:

when saurav makes his comeback

he will have to be called gaurav

Wow, you envisage a promotion for him in his comeback! I mean, going by Gravid, he was already just behind God on the off side!
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #31 on: March 03, 2006, 05:43:38 AM »

 will it be cool to deal with 2 gauravs?
don't u think one is just abt enough? :)
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #32 on: March 03, 2006, 07:15:17 AM »

by that logic, what will you call greg chapell when he's finally booted out?his name already starts with a g. does greg gappelll sound right?

well he's already gappelling witha  lot ofproblems
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #33 on: March 03, 2006, 06:22:24 PM »

will it be cool to deal with 2 gauravs?
don't u think one is just abt enough? :)

true, very true.as achu puts it, we are already gappelling with a lot of problems.
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« Reply #34 on: June 05, 2006, 05:25:52 AM »

Rowdy Calcutta crowd who create a ruckus becase their favorite is not playing: Ganghooligans.
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Re: Gangulians!
« Reply #35 on: June 05, 2006, 06:04:16 AM »

the above post makes me really gangry!
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