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you cant sleep at night, cuz u always think who u gonno buy in the next transfer window and who u gonno sell, i think this is the most common one lol.

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When you go through these posts at 4am matching what people have said to your own experience...

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1. When your girlfriend/wife look damn sexy in her new dress and you think of offering her a new 3 year contract.

That one was funny...

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When you describe a first date that went well as being a good performance and you're sure she'll get better as she gets used to the way you play.

Fantastic...

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Your aim is to join Hampton and Richmond/AFC WImbledon/Molesey/Kingstonian for 2 reasons: 10% for the football, but 90% because you'll be in FM and you can take them over and manage yourself...

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you come on here to moan about the team talks then switch windows back to FM to do your pre match team talk then go on a roller coaster ride of emotion as Harrogates strikers use your goal as target practice but you still go in at half time two nil up!

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You wake your two year old daughter up from here nap by celebrating your Blyth Spartans side taking Man Utd to a replay in the FA cup third round then coming straight on the forums to post about it!

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you s**t yourself rather than go to the toilet.

been there my friend (nearly)

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been there my friend (nearly)

What is it with guys from Hull, hey?

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You insist that Thiago Silva is going to be one of the best defenders in the world, even though you have never seen him in real life!

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You play it pretty much every day since you were 11. You are now 23.

Lol that pretty much sums it up for me

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1.You have a soundtrack for specific games including:

Lose Yourself for all finals

Better In Time (when you're on a losing run)

Without Me for the first game of a new season (guess who's back!)

We Are The Champions when you win the league and it's our last home game

2.You were so engrosssed in an FA Cup 3rd round replay against Sheffield Wednesday that you didn't even notice a topless SOphie Reade on Big Brother

3.When , IRL, you are subbed constantly, you say to your manager, "I have a higher workrate stat and my Natural Fitness is at least 18/20, as well as scoring 7 in 7 and assisting 2; my average rating must be at least 8.5...."

4.You rate everything out of 20. Everything.

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when you find none of these posts strange

when your on a hour long bus journey sat on the backseat and you and your mate are talking about fm the whole way there even though i have got a hot lass next to me and would rather not sound geeky fm just cant take a back seat

then when we were out we went to an Italian restaurant and the waiter comes and serves you just when your talking about how marco Matterazzi takes all your penalties and asks you if you think your Mourinho, your then talking about how good the pizza is and it leads you to talk about your respective AC Milan and Roma, you then decide to book a holiday for Rome next may to see where Daniele De Rossi learnt it all from and will also voyage into Milan,Florence and Turin

we then write down some tactics for the holiday on the back of the bill which has a bar indicating that we will play fm very often aswell as visit footballing places and then every evening have a free role to go out clubbing and pull, with mentality set to very attacking

this all happened on monday and the holiday is now booked and i cant wait!

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You want to get a "Treble 2014" shirt after your successful season. Your teams Oldham.

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When you leave your mouse curser in a certain area of the screen because you're on an undefeated streak from keeping it there......is that just me? Oh. OCD, lol

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... you finally decide to go to sleep, and as soon as you lay to bad, you just repeat one more time whom have you decided to buy/sell... :p

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Your reading these forums while in Florida on holiday, longing for the moment you go on FM again.

You're taking your Laptop to Florida with you to play FM on the beach. :thup:

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When you realize you have started a game with every PL and Championship team and is now disappointed to find that all those challenges are gone.

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When you realize you have started a game with every PL and Championship team and is now disappointed to find that all those challenges are gone.

Every single one? :O

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When you leave your mouse curser in a certain area of the screen because you're on an undefeated streak from keeping it there......is that just me? Oh. OCD, lol

It is not just you. Myself as well :D

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It is not just you. Myself as well :D

Wow! I thought it was just me :) I've always done it. For some reason, when I'm playing I think it brings me good luck. Then when I'm not playing I realise quite how ridiculous it is, hahaha

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When your watching england come to a dissapointing draw and think to yourself 'replace rooney with my regen wonderkid. You'd be. Winning!'

....yes, yes I did

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....you open up the BBC Sports website, see that Peter Jackson has been sacked as Lincoln manager, you think to yourself "Mmm that could be a good challenge", so load up your FM save to find that the job is not available!

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It is not just you. Myself as well :D

Not done it since the introduction of the 2D pitch on CM4, mind you my success has been limited since from CM4 to present... so it's not my tactics after all!

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When your anger starts to groove against the wonder kids who wanna immediately leave your team after I had rendered them young stars after coming straight from the ghetto where I discovered them, not my scouts of course BTW.....

A real personal war begins between me and them and I keep on thinking about how to fool them all day long

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when your dad comes in your room in 2am and your still playing FM on your laptop so he takes it.

I then turn on the PSP and play FMH2008 till 6am

happened last night

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when you take your uefa pro license badges because your sure you can cut it as a real life manager simply because you got stafford rangers to league one .............

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Your reading these forums while in Florida on holiday, longing for the moment you go on FM again.
You're taking your Laptop to Florida with you to play FM on the beach. :thup:

You don't go to Florida in the first place as you don't want to move from your seat just in case it spoils your winning streak :)

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a list of things i honestly do

1.commontate on my game

2.look at all the live scores and pretend iam jeff stelling like "theres been a goal at stamford bridge but who has it gone to"

3.send a list of recommendations to my local team that are on the unnatatched list

4.staying up till midnight waiting for the demo and then downloading it and playing it

5.tell my freinds some 16year old greek youth player will be the next john terry

6.looking through magazines searching for the next brazilian wonderkid

all things i have done

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When you spend three hours on this forum reading, among other things, what everyone does when they're addicted to football manager, when you can't play football manager cos the computer you play it on (though thankfully not the one with the internet!) begins to smoke and then dies.

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1. When your girlfriend/wife look damn sexy in her new dress and you think of offering her a new 3 year contract.

Quality stuff :D

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1. When your girlfriend/wife look damn sexy in her new dress and you think of offering her a new 3 year contract.

It really gets concerning when you start to wonder if you should loan her out for a year to get some experience. :D

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It really gets concerning when you start to wonder if you should loan her out for a year to get some experience. :D

I wasnt going to post anything today but that requires a LMAO

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...you replace your computer desk chair with a commode, so even basic bodily functions don't remove you from your game.

Lol, something like these... :)

When your bathroom has a computer installed, just in case you have a crash on your main PC...

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you have a custom toilet/office at work so as not to miss Miles' latest blogs as they go live...

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and you ensure a similar set up is in place at home to maximize your FM time...

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You hand in your coursework and realise the last page is your tactics for the derby game..

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Lol, something like these...

When your bathroom has a computer installed, just in case you have a crash on your main PC...

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you have a custom toilet/office at work so as not to miss Miles' latest blogs as they go live...

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and you ensure a similar set up is in place at home to maximize your FM time...

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you look at this post and wonder... seeing as SI are now giving free-gifts out with pre-orders of the latest release, how long will it be til we graduate from FM mugs and journals, to getting gifts like in the pictures? fm11? please? :D

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It really gets concerning when you start to wonder if you should loan her out for a year to get some experience. :D

Now that one really made me laugh out loud :thup::D

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You do a press conference impersonating your new foreign signing, imitating his accent in your language to imagine how it would sound

I may just start doing that :D

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When you continuesly visit Zavvi.co.uk to check on your FM10 Pre-order and each and every time you are greeted with the same, "awaiting stock pick" message. :o

Now that one really made me laugh out loud :thup::D

Me too! :D

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