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bororeddaz Posted on 03/10/2008 14:55
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

1. You have to be raised in a terraced house
2. Speak with a B****** accent (chris rea)
3. End every sentence with 'like'
4. Borderline alcoholic

Any more rules like?

SoSmo Posted on 03/10/2008 14:58
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Must resist for fear of retribution

captain5 Posted on 03/10/2008 14:59
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

That's me out then.

Not enough 1, 2, 3; too much 4.

BigCasino Posted on 03/10/2008 15:00
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Cah! failed on the first one. Council semi.

T'other three are right on the money like.

MFC1967 Posted on 03/10/2008 15:51
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

1..... Raised in Beechwood...but my own first house was a terraced.... does that count like?

sasboro1 Posted on 03/10/2008 15:52
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

5. Eat a parmo everyweek
6. wear a pair of samba

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 15:56
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

7. Go for the Phil Mitchell look in your forties

8. Know someone called Steve, Dave or Barry

9. Dont pause between placenames, ie The Park Hotel becomes "Theparkatel"

10. Called all taxi drivers "chor"

11. Opt for the Kevin Webster look, ie stonewash jeans, big belt buckle and a bad PVC leather jacket

section60 Posted on 03/10/2008 15:56
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

7.Own a puzzle ring

Jon77 Posted on 03/10/2008 15:56
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

trackie bottoms tucked into socks
Baseball cap (fake burberry if possible)
Tacksuit top
Try hard tash

sasboro1 Posted on 03/10/2008 15:58
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

wear shiney black shoes on a night out

boro_millwall Posted on 03/10/2008 15:58
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

get a taxi home from the supermarket with all your shopping

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 15:58
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

tell the taxi driver to "keep the change gadge" astho you are absolutley minted

bororeddaz Posted on 03/10/2008 16:01
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

9. Dont pause between placenames, ie The Park Hotel becomes "Theparkatel"
[:D]

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 16:02
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

knoworrameandaz

MarlonD Posted on 03/10/2008 16:03
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

I like that one bandy [:D]

And you're bang on.

Thayellarose
Hemoclub



Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 16:04
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

if one enters the dickens inn one must pretend they are in the mafia. Proper handshkes, kisses and cuddles, etc etc.

sasboro1 Posted on 03/10/2008 16:15
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

greet every one you know with "nowthengadge" and offer them some spare "chuddy/chewwy"

bl4ckandwhitedreams Posted on 03/10/2008 16:18
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

The teesside accent is a terrible attack on decency. It reminds me of Fred Trueman with addenoids.

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 16:25
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

"offer them some spare "chuddy/chewwy"

LOL!!!!!

London_Boro Posted on 03/10/2008 16:25
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

10. Called all taxi drivers "chor"

LMAO. Where did "Chor" come from and what does it mean??

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 16:26
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

dunno, when my dad rings me he says now chor, whats happening????

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 16:27
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

btw, this is a brilliant thread

rubber_soles Posted on 03/10/2008 16:28
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Chor isn't just a Teesside thing. They used to say it down here about 10 years ago.

bororeddaz Posted on 03/10/2008 16:28
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Use 'ERE' in your roughest accent rather than 'excuse me'

Refer to everyone as 'yous' as in 'ERE yous koonts'

Dan_Ashcroft Posted on 03/10/2008 16:29
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Brilliant stuff, all!

sasboro1 Posted on 03/10/2008 16:31
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

"How mate, you dropped your chewwy"

"Cheers gadge"

" No problemo, got 11 pence for the bus home"

"Yajokinarntya, Fook off you daft chunt. Have some of my greggs pasty"

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 16:33
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

12. say "fuxsake" at the slightest hint of rain or if you spill a bit of food on your top.

13. Insisit on asking everyone if they are "go nowt" at the weekend.


SoSmo Posted on 03/10/2008 16:33
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

What's a puzzle ring?
I like the sound of that.

bororeddaz Posted on 03/10/2008 16:35
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

I've just made myself laugh with this one

Wear Kouros aftershave on a night out

Lisbonlegend Posted on 03/10/2008 16:36
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Bandy.[:D]

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 16:36
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

or Jazz

sasboro1 Posted on 03/10/2008 16:37
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

14. never wear a jacket when going out for drinks even in the rain or snowing
15. never carry or use an umbrella even if pishing with rain

You always look more cool infront of women if you look like a homeless person soaked through.

boro_millwall Posted on 03/10/2008 16:38
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

call your girlfriend "our lass"

bororeddaz Posted on 03/10/2008 16:39
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

spend your taxi fare on extra drinks and walk home from town in the snow/rain

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 16:41
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

turn up to in town on a night out in your Boro top and jeans

Know someone who ends in "o"ie, darbo, clevo, steve o, gary o, bill o, willo

wink at bar lasses and dont acknowledge bar blokes. It means you are gay otherwise.

Frank_Lopez Posted on 03/10/2008 16:42
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Instead of saying hello to greet someone, use 'Now then'

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 16:43
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

If you havent seen a regular mate for a while say "nowthenyerdafcun" and then get him in a headlock or do a bit of sparring

bororeddaz Posted on 03/10/2008 16:44
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

make constant jibes about fooking your mates 'lass' 'up the arrse'

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 16:46
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Treat a carvery like you have never eaten before

sasboro1 Posted on 03/10/2008 16:46
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You take your lass to Jo rigamortis once a month then inbetween go to central park.

sasboro1 Posted on 03/10/2008 16:48
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

shake hands with the bouncers when leaving the pub..

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 16:48
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

when "your lass" asks what you want for xmas, just say a "pairerjeans"

Big_Ted_Church Posted on 03/10/2008 16:50
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Swear in almost every sentence for no reason what so ever.

bororeddaz Posted on 03/10/2008 16:50
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Turn up at the airport for your 'jollies' in new tracksuit bottoms, white trainers and boro top

sasboro1 Posted on 03/10/2008 16:52
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

jump in the middle of the street waving your arms about when trying to flag a taxi down.

never use public transport, either get a taxi or get your parents/partner to drop you off downtown. Try to haggle with the taxi driver when going home.

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 16:52
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

bump into someone you know whilst popping out to the cash point or the shops

swordtrombonefish Posted on 03/10/2008 16:55
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Nod when passing people they are not too sure about and say "oritemate"

ProudToComeFromTeesside Posted on 03/10/2008 16:55
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Bandy, I was just about to post that about greeting mates with an insult.

Now then, yer fat C***/baldy T***/skinny get/ugly B******/soft lad

Mind, how come nobody has mentioned “Support the Boro” yet?

Big_Ted_Church Posted on 03/10/2008 16:59
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Walk with a swagger, caused by really badly splayed feet.

Toes point about 60 degrees out to the side rather than almost straight ahead

BigCasino Posted on 03/10/2008 16:59
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When hangin with yer mates outside the shops, spit on the pavement every 8 seconds.

bororeddaz Posted on 03/10/2008 17:02
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

"Nod when passing people they are not too sure about and say "oritemate""

[:D] like it

boro_millwall Posted on 03/10/2008 17:05
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

own a head sports bag

sasboro1 Posted on 03/10/2008 17:05
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

when growing up you had a BMX despite being about 17 and too big for it.

fishface101 Posted on 03/10/2008 17:07
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

cant believe i'm the first to bring this up like

or should i put it properly

yerjokinarnyer when you get told something that beggars belief like

maxi_levy Posted on 03/10/2008 17:07
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Marry a big fat tart with hips and beer belly hanging over her to small jeans.

captain5 Posted on 03/10/2008 17:08
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Very few of us marry Geordie lasses.

sasboro1 Posted on 03/10/2008 17:09
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You see the gazette backpage headlines outside binns so nip into WHSmiths to read the back page exclusive.

Boro1980 Posted on 03/10/2008 17:10
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Sat on the dance floor of the maddison doing "ups up side your head"

maxi_levy Posted on 03/10/2008 17:11
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Captain5 you cant of been round thornaby then mate.

Beau Posted on 03/10/2008 17:16
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Every one that is the best thread I have read on here in a long time, absolute class. Bandy some of them earlier ones had me in tears like!!!

Bandy Posted on 03/10/2008 17:30
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

If there's a slight increase on the price of a pint say "ere, even dick turpin wore a mask"

bororeddaz Posted on 03/10/2008 17:30
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Attempt to make a fry up, pi55ed, at 1am in the morning

London_Boro Posted on 03/10/2008 17:36
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When getting fish and chips ask "Gorrenyscraps?"

skippyca Posted on 03/10/2008 17:37
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

"If there's a slight increase on the price of a pint say "ere, even dick turpin wore a mask"

Fooking class this bandy mate.

Keep it going gadge.

London_Boro Posted on 03/10/2008 17:39
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When someone drops a glass in a pub, shout "Wheeeeeeyyyyyyyyyyy....wanka" followed by "Sack That Juggla!"

kazza Posted on 03/10/2008 17:39
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

'chor'

chorver:- NE
A strange word in Teesside. It tends to mean ‘mate’ or ‘pal’ but often in a menacing way . ‘Watch yerself, chorver’ It is often abbreviated to ‘chor’. Griffiths has it to mean ‘Young man’ Kellett has ‘charver’ meaning pal, mate and traces it to the Romany charvo=boy. In the Knaresborough area charver it is used in a friendly way. ‘Now then, mi owld charver’

skippyca Posted on 03/10/2008 17:40
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When leaving a message on a relative's answer phone, you identify yourself as 'our Steve'

bororeddaz Posted on 03/10/2008 17:44
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

shout "OW Mate theres a fooking queue ere" in an aggressive manner if anyone tries to get served before you

London_Boro Posted on 03/10/2008 17:46
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When getting 'offered out' at school, engage in 20 minutes shoving in the chest whilst saying "Howee Then" until teacher arrives.....

skippyca Posted on 03/10/2008 17:48
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You shout 'Haaaawawwwaaayyyy' at the empty level crossing when waiting for that bloody 2:50pm train to get by the Navi before the game.

flar Posted on 03/10/2008 17:50
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Aya, ayaz, aya fcka!

bororeddaz Posted on 03/10/2008 17:51
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

nice one flar. You must have met some boro boys

fishface101 Posted on 03/10/2008 17:53
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Bandy Said that to the bloke behind the counter last week when i was buying a return train ticket into london

tried to tell me i wouldnt be able to use my return ticket between the hours of 16.30 & 18.30 aka rush hour

i asked him how much would a ticket cost if i did want to travel those times he basically doubled the price & i replied

"yerjokinarenyer at least dick turpin wore a mask"

he didnt look amused at all

borotmt Posted on 03/10/2008 17:54
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You walk as though your carrying two heavy shopping bags in each hand .

In witnessing some tragedy befall a friend your gut reaction is to yell "Aahgi" at the top of you voice.

flar Posted on 03/10/2008 17:55
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Being childishly aggressive towards people who do minor things to u, even tho u are in your 30s or 40s

MoggasDog Posted on 03/10/2008 18:16
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

being aggressive as a means of greeting someone has to be near the top, i agree.

'now then, yer daft coont!' looks awful in type but its from the heart [:)]
i havent lived in the boro for 10 years but i still do it and it gets me in bother all the time. people take it so seriously. daft coonts.

boro lad rules when i was younger:

must have owned a pair of samba and dubbined them regularly with your mams best duster(which was your best lacoste at one point)

eats fried egg sarnies - fried in margarine
smokes fags

SuperBokSupper Posted on 03/10/2008 18:19
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

fookin great thread!

get dead exited when on holiday when u always meet someone from boro and pretend to be dead hard and talk about the boro and parmos

pretend u hate your lass when with the lads but really a big softie!

take the mick out of your mates bird even tho shes mint

when you go out with mates at least one of em needs to lend money off someone but no one minds it now and again.
this leads to every one in the group owing people money and being owed money left right and centre

whoyadoin3 Posted on 03/10/2008 18:35
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Get a pack of Lambert and Butler of yer mam for xmas then shed a tear when you find a £20 note hidden in the pack.

leroy Posted on 03/10/2008 18:41
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

wear the following makes to away matches:

lacoste
fred perry
adidas (trainers or trakcy tops)

when in away pubs order the cans of carling as we dont trust the muck they serve in those parts

jonesy_boro Posted on 03/10/2008 18:57
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

add henri lloyd and mckenzie to that list

and say "should of" and "would of" instead of "should have" and "would have"

Rupert Posted on 03/10/2008 18:59
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

ha ha some classics on here,all true as well. when you see someone sayin now fella or now chief

leroy Posted on 03/10/2008 19:07
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

whilst greeting anyone as mentioned use the obligatory now then accompanied by a nod of the head

whoyadoin3 Posted on 03/10/2008 19:27
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Share a toilet cubicle with your mate.

NedKat Posted on 03/10/2008 19:28
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Whenever you fart real loud, say in a posh Teesside accent, "Good morning, Mister Brown" ..

jonesy_boro Posted on 03/10/2008 19:29
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

my mate came up with this one:

walk around with your hands down your trousers despite the fact you have two pockets perfect for your hands to fit into

heaton_mersey_boro Posted on 03/10/2008 19:41
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

"Fooking" is the only adjective known to a Boro boy.

"Worra fooking daftcun"

"Thats fooking mint"

"**insert name of boro player**'s fooking shyte"

sasboro1 Posted on 03/10/2008 19:43
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

you get asked if you are courting.

When you are telling the truth you say "Isweardown"

you like chips,cheese and garlic saurce

when someone makes a tit of themselves you call the "a fookin Doyle", usually called Gaz

leroy Posted on 03/10/2008 22:03
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

hoof

kestrelboro Posted on 03/10/2008 22:46
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

This is quality


Jimmythemoonlight Posted on 04/10/2008 10:41
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

At least one of your mates names will be prefixed by"BIG".Normally Big Al or Big Dave.Everyone knows at least one.

standards Posted on 04/10/2008 10:49
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

you have to be understanding of all the manbag wearing students that now follow Boro.

ridsdale Posted on 04/10/2008 10:52
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When he tells a lie he says; "On me bairns life".

Holgateoldskool Posted on 04/10/2008 11:01
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Telling someone to "beat it" - and it isn't a drum!!!!!

Lisbonlegend Posted on 04/10/2008 11:18
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Ere lucka!

bororeddaz Posted on 04/10/2008 11:42
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Come out of the house in shorts and bare feet to tell kids to "bugger off down their own end" with a football

Libbins Posted on 04/10/2008 13:11
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Use the word 'Keen' when approving something.

Wilmslow_Red Posted on 04/10/2008 13:15
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Me and my mates from Boro who live in Manchester are known collectively as the "Now Then's"

Libbins Posted on 04/10/2008 13:18
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When seeing a car that has been done up with a body kit say "Worr' thats been proper Suped Up hassn' it?'

stevie_t Posted on 04/10/2008 13:33
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Everything today is "propa good or propa class"

ProudToComeFromTeesside Posted on 04/10/2008 13:35
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You have to have at least the occasional "stoppyback" in the local.

ProudToComeFromTeesside Posted on 04/10/2008 13:35
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You have to have at least the occasional "stoppyback" in the local.

GoodoldKO Posted on 04/10/2008 14:22
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

End every question with either 'then or what or or what (pronounced or woh)
Goin out tonight then, or woh?

Render the letter 't' redundant in normal conversation

Teesside = eesside
Cleveland Tontine= Cleveland on-arne

Real boro lads of a certain age shorten 'now then' to 'now'

outoftowned Posted on 04/10/2008 14:42
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

when arriving at the airport, irrespective of the time or their company, drink a pint asap whilst declaring
"amon me olidays arn a?"

BigCasino Posted on 04/10/2008 14:48
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Every footy team you ever played for had a Macca in it. And every team you plated against anarl.

Alphageek Posted on 04/10/2008 16:02
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Finding oneself in the company of a rather disagreeable individual, one should enquire as to "who's the gobS***e?", adding "like" for an authentic Boro flavour!

bear66 Posted on 04/10/2008 16:04
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Take the 'r' out of your name and post Ali, G'ON, Hoyte, Alves, Mido, Downing, Shawky, Rigott, Grounds rubbishing threads on this forum

outoftowned Posted on 04/10/2008 17:53
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

a real boro boy never ever ever has had too much to drink the night before

but did have a "bad pint" or "dirty glass"

addison-road Posted on 04/10/2008 17:58
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Swear down!

The_263 Posted on 04/10/2008 18:55
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Wants to emigrate to Oz but never does. Moans a lot.

Fascinated by football hooliganism and local hard cases.

Talks about parmo's too much and frequents Europa after 2am at weekends and takes half home in a doggy-bag.

Honest and open, but is two-faced with mates.

Drinks lager and his woman wears a thong that exposes too much off her weighty arse.

Agrees with Slaven on all matters MFC.

Spends a disproportionate amount of his income on clothes from Pysche and Changes (dislikes the fop in there but cannot help buy into his sales patter) but irrespective of how much he spends still looks like everyone else on Southfield Rd on a Friday night.


Barba_papa Posted on 05/10/2008 01:00
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

If someone has had a good hiding you say they were "brayed"

Lisbonlegend Posted on 05/10/2008 01:04
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Now then!

MarlonD Posted on 05/10/2008 01:04
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Our Mam and our Dad are making the corbeef sarbo's

outoftowned Posted on 05/10/2008 01:05
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

surely it was " brayed all over"

never known a single boro boy
by lose a fight. There were (fact) his mate that joined in, or (b) he was mortall... hence the only reson why

buttermyarse Posted on 05/10/2008 15:44
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Honest and open, but is two-faced with mates

Perhaps thats why all your mates (and your family) fell out with you.I am never two-faced with my mates.

The_263 Posted on 05/10/2008 15:52
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Have mates all over the place - stacks of them - in fact all over the country and world. Family local. Unlike you whose "mates" are all from Eston you fooking insular limited inbred.


buttermyarse Posted on 05/10/2008 15:59
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Oh dear.Did I touch a nerve?.Go and count your money/check your shares and cheer yourself up

The_263 Posted on 05/10/2008 16:00
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Are you green?

TheTiler Posted on 05/10/2008 19:37
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When asked who you support or come from always reply "THE Boro"

Refer to local hospital as "Ossy"

Either work at Wilton, earn minimum wage or moved away from area when 18 for better job.

Think Steve Gibson is God although you have no idea who the previous chairman was.

Think we will do well this season but deep down know that we will flirt with relegation, again.

Towell Posted on 05/10/2008 19:39
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

263 you are a proper doyle.

outoftowned Posted on 05/10/2008 19:50
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

prefers polo shirts to t shirts

wears only samba, reebok classics or gazelles

does his xmas shopping very late.. no sooner than 7 days before

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 11:40
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

break down at least once a season for an away game :(

Critical_Bill Posted on 06/10/2008 11:42
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Claim to have been to the Steampacket

MarlonD Posted on 06/10/2008 11:48
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

The amount of shurrupyerdafchunts you could hear in the Red Robin on saturday was unreal.

It was like being in the parkatel

Drewred Posted on 06/10/2008 12:37
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When talking about money, the P in pound is silent
So £2 & £5 become 2 ound or 5 ound

sasboro1 Posted on 06/10/2008 12:39
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

"Claim to have been to the Steampacket"

Same for the bongo. When outside the area tell people the bongo was class. But rarely ever went to it.

Claim you have a friend of a friend who knows the top gangster in boro.

slipshod Posted on 06/10/2008 12:44
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Walk like you are carrying 2 large rolls of carpets under each arm. And always call people 'now fella'

sasboro1 Posted on 06/10/2008 12:51
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You talk about going "overtheborder" infront of mates so they will think you are hard.

Fabio_Go_Go Posted on 06/10/2008 12:51
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Marlon - Did you see that chubby lass throw her pint all ova that daft lad in the Red Robin on saturday?

jam69 Posted on 06/10/2008 13:10
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

wear a new shirt thats two sizes too big for annual club trip to york races

MarlonD Posted on 06/10/2008 13:11
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Certainly did fabio, the lass in question better not read your remark or she'll knack ya.


crowborough81 Posted on 06/10/2008 13:14
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

using the term ten bob
went to artleepool in 86
and blokes of a certain age when asked if they are from the boro reply " eh me from the boro am a cannon street lad me"

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 13:47
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Nothing is called by it's real name........the transporter bridge becomes the tranny bridge, pallister park becomes pally park.

Whenever anyone is goin out they have to put "down" infront of their destination instead of "to", ie, am goin down london, am goin dowm town, am going down the dickens, am going down yarm, etc etc

bororeddaz Posted on 06/10/2008 13:51
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

The adding on of 's' to everything

"Tescos"

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 14:10
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

when you've had a few always say hello osifer to a policeman for a bit of craic

wee_daft_boris Posted on 06/10/2008 14:13
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When playing football against someone tell them yer gonna break their jor, burn their house down or bit their nose off.

Whenever you're going out with the boys you have to wear your perple shert.

Your cat will definitely be blacker than anyone elses black cat.

When you want a fight with someone you call them a skiiny daft coont despite you being 5ft 6 and 9 stone to their 6ft and 14 stone!


Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 14:21
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

if you are carrying something heavy always pretend to throw it at your mate and go "catch!"

sasboro1 Posted on 06/10/2008 14:23
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

when using a taxi always say to the taxi driver "Now then gadge, has the town been busy tonight like"

sasboro1 Posted on 06/10/2008 14:28
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You used to queue up outside the madison at 2pm on xmas/new year's eve. and use the car park entrance so then the bouncers might think you have drove and over 18

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 14:41
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

when you are clearly underage trying to get into the pubs in town look down and say "orite mate" in your best deep voice

whoyadoin3 Posted on 06/10/2008 14:46
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

when you are clearly over school age, asking for a half when you get on the bus.

JLinardi Posted on 06/10/2008 14:46
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When people come to middlesbrough from different parts of the country, describe them as "coming 'down' from there" even if there from London.


boro_millwall Posted on 06/10/2008 14:46
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

own a shave your own hair kit from argos

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 14:48
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

crack the old "the Boro dont come to see me when arm bad" joke every now n again when the boro keep getting beat

red_harrington Posted on 06/10/2008 14:48
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Whenever you do something, add 'me' onto the end of the sentence

eg 'Dunno about yous twos, but I'm going down the boro for a parmo, me'

JLinardi Posted on 06/10/2008 14:53
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Drive round in a battered Vectra and tell everyone you could go out tomorrow and buy a new Merc if you really wanted....

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 14:56
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

call Whinney Banks Whinneybronx and laugh astho it's hilarious.

Moan at how S*** the bars are in town but still go to the same place every week at the same town looking at the same bird who is young enough to be your daughter.

sasboro1 Posted on 06/10/2008 14:56
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

go through a phase in your life where you go sunday bank holiday drinking around town

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 14:58
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

when you first pass your test drive to redcar seafront

sasboro1 Posted on 06/10/2008 15:00
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

when you are 17 and a mate passes his driving test and gets a car then insist on driving over the border to drive past the ladies of the night for a laugh

Critical_Bill Posted on 06/10/2008 15:02
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

sas, I think we can build up a picture of the antics you got up to in your youth.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 15:08
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

do about twenty laps of the town centre on a saturday in your teenage years

Beau Posted on 06/10/2008 15:09
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Sas, that sounds like our lot as well, funny as fook doing that like. I remember driving and crying laughing at the same time with no lights on and getting stopped of the bobbies. They saw I was laughing and though I was laughing at them took me ages to talk my way out of it. Class banter!

southwestupperman Posted on 06/10/2008 15:15
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

u best mates divorced

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 15:22
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

buy two or three items of clothing from psyche and pretend that you shop there every week. Put a psyche sticker in your car winda in a poor attmpt to pull women. Put a triads one in your winda if you are a bit wierd and wacky

London_Boro Posted on 06/10/2008 15:24
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Know a lass from school that left to have a baby and now can't believe that one of your class mates has a kid that's old enough to drink legally already!

London_Boro Posted on 06/10/2008 15:25
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

As an add on to my above post.

One of your old class mates is a nanna already!

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 15:28
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

everyone must have had a teacher that wasnt a boro fan but you looked forward to the craic on monday morning if his team lost

sasboro1 Posted on 06/10/2008 16:14
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You sometimes say stuff like:-

I used to "knock about" with dave, gaz and andy

London_Boro Posted on 06/10/2008 16:17
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You must have been apple raiding / oggie raiding / scrumping* at least once with your mates.

* delete as necessary.



You need to have played football in a tennis court with a tennis ball or even a plastic panda pop bottle top.

Critical_Bill Posted on 06/10/2008 16:20
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You feared being 'fuggy (wtf?) bashed' when you went to senior school.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 16:23
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

good shout Bill.

What about ternip bashing. Who the hell calls them pumpkins - posh kids and souths, thats who.

London_Boro Posted on 06/10/2008 16:25
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You must have once been involved in a bonfire jumping game when the fire is just smouldering embers.

And also have thrown an aerosol or two on said fire!

boro_millwall Posted on 06/10/2008 16:28
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

claim to have to have drank a bottle of vodka at the school disco, but still managed to finger the best looking girl in the school the same night

bororeddaz Posted on 06/10/2008 16:29
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Tell your kids that Boro will let them down in the long run

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 16:31
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

blow your first ever decent pay packet on over priced jeans with holes in em

bororeddaz Posted on 06/10/2008 16:37
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

have a vvanksock when you discover vvanking

boro_millwall Posted on 06/10/2008 16:38
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

get a belcher chain from h samuel for your 16th birthday

sasboro1 Posted on 06/10/2008 16:39
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

fly from teesside to magaluf and go in the red lion because the DJ is from boro. Go up and shake his hand and say now then gadge. Drink there every night.

Manny-Being-Manny Posted on 06/10/2008 16:42
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Walk a girl home from the school disco and then the following morning all yer mates ask "Did yer gerrout???" so you say yeah, smell me fingers (you didn't wash them to delibrately prove it.)

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 16:52
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

never hold your lasses hand in public incase your mates see you. Just usher her around and point to where you need to go.

wokingmassive Posted on 06/10/2008 16:53
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You may be flatulent in front of a woman only after you have brought her to climax. If you trap her head under the covers for the purpose of flatulent entertainment, she's officially your girlfriend.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 16:55
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

if you fart in a pub bog laugh and go "oof, get out"

Also say "goodnight vienna" for no apparent reason

London_Boro Posted on 06/10/2008 16:56
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Always tear up at least one beer mat in the pub after sticking it on your nose and asking everyone you're with..."whofukkinthrewtha!"

London_Boro Posted on 06/10/2008 16:58
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Always refer to toilet cubicles as Trap 1, trap 2 etc....

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 16:59
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

if abroad with the lads, sit at a bar and click your fingers and say "ow manuel, four sir vey thas por favour sharpo"

boro_millwall Posted on 06/10/2008 16:59
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and on said jolly boys holiday to magaluf, you must have pints of stella and monster munch for breakfast in the airport at 05:30 am

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:01
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

give the check in girl at the airport a bit of patter. if she says anything to declare, look down at your groin and say wouldnt you like to know and then nod approvingly

wokingmassive Posted on 06/10/2008 17:02
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You offer heartfelt and public condolences over the death of a girlfriend's cat, even if it was you who secretly set it on fire and threw it into a ceiling fan.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:04
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

if a mate offers you a crisp take a handful and wait for the "F****hellmanyergreedycun"

London_Boro Posted on 06/10/2008 17:05
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You put about 30p worth of copper in your back pocket on nights out in town near Christmas and throw a few coins in the bouncers bucket on your way into the pub so you don't get collared for a quid at each one.

London_Boro Posted on 06/10/2008 17:06
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You whistle the theme tune to Laurel & Hardy every time a policeman walks past.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:06
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

these coins you speak off must be your leftover change from falirakhi or ibiza

London_Boro Posted on 06/10/2008 17:08
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Everytime you go to the bureau de change to get your Euros you always refer to it as monopoly money.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:10
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

always get your passport photos done at boots and say in a jokey voice who that handsome so and so when they are drying

boro_millwall Posted on 06/10/2008 17:11
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

only visit restaurants when abroad that have pictures of the food outside

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:13
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

cake yourself in bad aftershave and say to your mate you smell like a tarts handbag. Oh the irony

wokingmassive Posted on 06/10/2008 17:15
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Order


'Biftek and chips'

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:15
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

turn a simple fart into a full scale extravaganza by shouting out "fkinhellmanwhoseS***" and then hold your t-shirt up to your nose whilst pretending to bork

The_Lizards_Jumpers Posted on 06/10/2008 17:19
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When on holiday make sure you take a Boro flag / towel and hang it from your balcony to ensure everyone knows where you're from.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:19
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Invent nicknames for beers whilst abroad. Here gadge give us two of them biftas, ya know, peroni and tow of them kronenburgers and 3 of them fellas, you know stellas and 2 bud lightyears. Cheers marra

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:20
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

good one lizards!

The_Lizards_Jumpers Posted on 06/10/2008 17:20
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Before going on said lads holiday make sure you get yourself to down to Triads/ Psyche to stock up on vests, expensive shorts and flip flops that you'll only be able to wear on holiday and once a year sitting outside the Dickens.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:22
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

make sure you ring your mam when you get there.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:23
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

call someone younger than you "kidda" or "mush" in a very patronising way

The_Lizards_Jumpers Posted on 06/10/2008 17:24
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Following your lads holiday make sure you go and visit the fat lass from Surrey who you knobbed on the last night of the holiday, but split up soon afterwards when you decide her mates are "snotty cows" and her Dad looks down the nose at the Teesside oik his daughter invited to stay.

London_Boro Posted on 06/10/2008 17:26
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Make sure you post on FMTTM as soon as you get to your holiday destination!

The_Lizards_Jumpers Posted on 06/10/2008 17:26
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Insist you "used to go to school with Jonathan Woodgate / Chris Rea/ Brian Clough / Wendy Richards / Journey South " when in reality they went to the same school as you but you never once conversed with them in all 5 years of schooling.


sasboro1 Posted on 06/10/2008 17:27
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

when back from your holiday, have a big night out the first weekend and wear white tops. meet up with some other boro lads you met on holiday then realise you have nothing in common.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:28
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

put lemon juice in your hair on hoiliday to make it go blonder and rub a bit of vinegar on your arms to go brown quicker

wee_daft_boris Posted on 06/10/2008 17:29
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When on holiday always go to an English bar and refuse to eat any foreign muck.

Hang around in a "Tittybottle" park and drink Cider while jumping the beck on your BMX.

The_Lizards_Jumpers Posted on 06/10/2008 17:31
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Insist you "had trials with Boro / Newcastle / Leeds / Forest etc" when anyone asks you if you're any good at football.

Extra points if you claim you would have made it if it werent for the knee injury you picked up beck jumping the week before.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:31
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

be offended when the lass you are chatting to on holiday doesnt know where Boro is and says "is that near newcastle"

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:32
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

always blow the paper off the straw if you buy a macdonalds drink

The_Lizards_Jumpers Posted on 06/10/2008 17:33
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Refer to all your family as "Our Jackie / Nige / Dave etc" even to strangers.

Most of my southern mates think my brother is called "OurJonathan"

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:34
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Still go round your parents for sunday dinna and to pick up your washing well into your forties

BigCasino Posted on 06/10/2008 17:36
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

First Friday night on your hols ring the pub back in Boro, just to checkout who's in and what the rest of the lads are up to.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:37
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

ring your mate the next morning after a night out and say it was a "class night" and find out how you got home, etc etc

The_Lizards_Jumpers Posted on 06/10/2008 17:38
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Extra Boro points if you claim "I havent a clue how I got home though, I think I got a taxi with some bird from Nunthorpe who was going the same way".

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:39
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

a true boro boy always leaves his kebab and chips unfinished on somebodys front wall

also one must P*** anywhere but a toilet

Sea_Harrier Posted on 06/10/2008 17:42
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Know a criminal element, especially "'Arry the Barstard".

The_Lizards_Jumpers Posted on 06/10/2008 17:42
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You spend a weeks wages on a shirt from Psyche but then either tear it in a fight on Albert Road or spill an alchopop down the front of it the first time you wear it out.

Bandy Posted on 06/10/2008 17:45
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Try to calm a situation by saying "whatsthecraicerelike"

Senor_Chester Posted on 06/10/2008 18:20
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

If your female walk round a council estate in only your pjamas.

Take a rolled up towel to Berwick Hills baths with your swimming shorts already on under your jeans.

Know a 'fag ouse'.

outoftowned Posted on 06/10/2008 19:23
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

wouldn't be seen dead in "snide gear" - but approves of, and purchases from someone specialising in " knock off"

outoftowned Posted on 06/10/2008 19:29
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

will always refer to any local mental health institutions as "lukey's"
anyone who could go there.. or offers less than the market value for something is a "fookingradgedchut"

was shyte scared of being dropped off outside "nazerethouse"

boro_millwall Posted on 06/10/2008 19:35
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

calls anyone past leeds a C****ney w*nker

joseph99 Posted on 06/10/2008 19:48
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You get more street cred for being good at football than calculus.

Alialialiadiadierrre Posted on 06/10/2008 19:59
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Claim you were at Hartlepool for the resurrection match in 86

Go out on the “lash”

Put a tescos or asdas frozen pizza on after a night on the lash and get woken up buy the smoke alarm a couple of hours later and a black Frisbee in the oven

You went to the Madhouse on xmas / NY eve lunchtime

Call lunch dinner and dinner tea

NortonExile Posted on 07/10/2008 15:05
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Have an orange, fake tart of a girlfriend.

sasboro1 Posted on 07/10/2008 15:18
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

as a lad in the 80s you would have a big fringe,side parting, blonde streaks and a scruffy looking 'tash

gazza88 Posted on 07/10/2008 15:18
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

calls every bud or lad

Cheers bud
now then lad
etc

Dibzzz Posted on 07/10/2008 15:20
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Plenty of male posturing.

The_same_as_before Posted on 07/10/2008 15:27
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

The only part of the country that knows what 'flingin a clemmie' is.

Manny-Being-Manny Posted on 07/10/2008 15:34
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

As a young lad, you got picked up on the old Doggy Market Square at about 5am by the farmers.... just to go tatie picking.

De55y Posted on 07/10/2008 15:56
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Call a stranger pal before you hit him

De55y Posted on 07/10/2008 15:58
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Greet anyone at ICI / British Steel with washiffyerron ?

delgrapos Posted on 07/10/2008 17:26
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Use the word "owt" instead of "anything"

Bandy Posted on 07/10/2008 17:28
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When greeting a mate either in person or on the phoen always ask "whatsappenin"

boro_millwall Posted on 07/10/2008 17:37
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

you get your girlfriend 60 minutes at the local sunbed shop for her birthday

bororeddaz Posted on 08/10/2008 08:32
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Be so verbally lazy that you miss letters out of the days of the week

Munda
Tuesda
Wensda
Thursda
Frida
Satda
Sunda

"Ere a youschunts in theparkotelsatda?"

The_same_as_before Posted on 08/10/2008 08:55
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Bororedaz, where in the country do they say, Monday, Tuesday....?

bororeddaz Posted on 08/10/2008 09:03
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Buckinghamshire

Towell Posted on 08/10/2008 09:04
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Newcastle.

MarlonD Posted on 08/10/2008 09:04
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Surely you mean 'Bukenamsher'

The_same_as_before Posted on 08/10/2008 09:07
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

or Bucks.

bororeddaz Posted on 08/10/2008 09:07
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Sorry

"Bukenamsher n camebridg yerdafchunt"

MarlonD Posted on 08/10/2008 09:10
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

And isn't it Chewsda not Tuesda ?

Munda
Chewsda
Wedensda
Thersda
Frida
Satda
Sunda

flar Posted on 08/10/2008 09:17
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Despite being hopeless at maths (I'm SHlT at maths me like) you can still work out how to finish on 137 at darts in 2 seconds flat.

Ditto working out the return from a footy acca with odds of 4/5, 1/2 and 11/10

Barba_papa Posted on 08/10/2008 09:30
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

You call Redcar, "Redca"

bororeddaz Posted on 08/10/2008 09:37
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Marlon I was gonna put chewsda but thought that could be another entry

Flar a boro lad would say "5hite at maths" why not start a
Rules for being a 'Yorkie' thread

bororeddaz Posted on 08/10/2008 09:39
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Describe fighting and arguments as 'botha' and 'chew'

"was the botha and sunlanmatch like"
"did your lass give yer chew gadge"

flar Posted on 08/10/2008 10:48
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Daz - you could start a rules for barwick bumboys thread and start it with:

- drinking wine on your own on a saturday night

- taking the "how good are you in bed" test on facebook

delgrapos Posted on 08/10/2008 17:22
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

When telling someone about a major event you say

gerd_muller Posted on 09/10/2008 10:10
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

when something unfortunate happens

"aw naw i was propa devo'd"

woodymfc Posted on 09/10/2008 10:17
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

eeeeeeeeworralaffdispostislike



"Norrie!sumoneatdedoor"

delgrapos Posted on 09/10/2008 18:20
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Never cried so much since the owld King died

LIDDLE_TOWERS Posted on 09/10/2008 23:33
Rules for being a 'Boro boy'

Made in Boro Tat,

Around the belly button [:D]