The 'Royals'isation of Reading FC

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Re: Reading Royals

by Ouroboros » 09 Aug 2013 13:10

Davezk Reading Royals sounds stupid given the 2 names are pretty much synonymous


lolwut?

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Re: Reading Royals

by Davezk » 09 Aug 2013 13:12

Ouroboros
Davezk Reading Royals sounds stupid given the 2 names are pretty much synonymous


lolwut?


syn·on·y·mous (s-nn-ms)
adj.
1. Having the same or a similar meaning: synonymous words.

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Re: Reading Royals

by Ouroboros » 09 Aug 2013 13:17

Oh, that clears it up then.

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Re: Reading Royals

by Davezk » 09 Aug 2013 13:27

Sebastian Please explain how they are synonymous.


We are known as either Reading or The Royals - people immediately know who is being to referred to under either name.

So it's like saying our name twice. Combined with the alliteration it just sounds stupid.

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Re: Reading Royals

by Ouroboros » 09 Aug 2013 13:39

Now you mention it, whenever the Queen is on tv I think "that's her from the Reading Family."


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Re: Reading Royals

by elman » 09 Aug 2013 14:07

There is also a Major League Base Ball team known as the Kansas City Royals

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Re: Reading Royals

by Optimist » 09 Aug 2013 14:21

It's already taken. The town's Synchronised Swimming club is called Reading Royals, as is an Ice Hockey team in Reading, Pennsylvania.

As for the Reading Town suggestion, I think you'll find that's taken too.

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Re: Reading Royals

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Re: Reading Royals

by reading_fan » 09 Aug 2013 14:55

ALOLITO!

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Re: Reading Royals

by Big Foot » 09 Aug 2013 15:46

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=119539

/ mods please merge

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Re: Reading Royals

by maffff » 09 Aug 2013 16:13

floyd__streete
No Fixed Abode Having just heard Hull City are being rebranded Hull City Tigers. Would you like Reading FC to become Reading Royals?


If AZ (who I still fear has a megalomaniacal streak) or any other faceless foreign owner fancies changing the name of our club then they'll no longer be able to rely on my season ticket money any more.


Double win....

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Re: Reading Royals

by Alexander Litvinenko » 09 Aug 2013 16:17

It's a step (admittedly a small one) towards the franchising concept. Describing a club by a name other than its locality slowly breaks down the importance of where it's located and where its community and support is.

QV "Dons" & "Raiders"

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Re: Reading Royals

by Arch » 09 Aug 2013 16:23

Reading Divided


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Re: Reading Royals

by Wizard » 09 Aug 2013 16:34

I like it. Wouldn't be at all disappointed if it gets changed.

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Re: Reading Royals

by sandman » 09 Aug 2013 16:36

Well yee haw I would gosh darn love it if that commie bastard Americanized our brand. Hell, why not move the franchise somewhere other than Reading so we don't confuse people searching for the our product on google?

Can't see why anyone would have a problem with it.
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Re: The 'Royals'isation of Reading FC

by Platypuss » 09 Aug 2013 16:47

NFA - first with the news.

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Re: The 'Royals'isation of Reading FC

by Big Foot » 09 Aug 2013 16:56

Re: Hull City Tigers, nicked off Twitter but still LOLz :lol:

"Tried to order some tickets for Hull City Tigers first game 'We've sold out' he said. I said 'I know but I'd still like some tickets please"

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Re: The 'Royals'isation of Reading FC

by Green » 09 Aug 2013 17:04

Big Foot Re: Hull City Tigers, nicked off Twitter but still LOLz :lol:

"Tried to order some tickets for Hull City Tigers first game 'We've sold out' he said. I said 'I know but I'd still like some tickets please"

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Re: The 'Royals'isation of Reading FC

by Barry the bird boggler » 09 Aug 2013 18:24

Biggest problem I see is the spelling, too many people will see it as an advert for books, therefore I propose to "Slade" the club name to Redding (or "redin" to appeal to today's local youngsters a bit more)

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Re: The 'Royals'isation of Reading FC

by One8Seven1 » 09 Aug 2013 19:13

Barry the bird boggler Biggest problem I see is the spelling, too many people will see it as an advert for books, therefore I propose to "Slade" the club name to Redding (or "redin" to appeal to today's local youngsters a bit more)


I'm sure the Romans spelt it 'Redding' before it was changed later? I wouldn't be surprised if there was a rebranding here and it was already being phased in slowly - Royals. I don't think I'd care too much either as long as it wasn't something ridiculous like 'Hull City Tigers' or as it will be pushed on the continent - Hull Tigers. That's too American, too Rugby, and generally just shit!

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