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Golden_CU
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Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:40 pm
Don't know if it has been discussed here before or not, but what would be a nickname for Canberra United? Obviously it'd have no relation to Capital Punishment, so no terms related to the supporters group.

Thoughts?
stevieg84lfc
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Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:24 pm
The Roundabouts?? Razz
JohnLovesCanberraUnited
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Sun Oct 17, 2010 4:43 pm
it wouldve been the bluebells if we were going to have a blue kit but since we're going to have a green kit i have no idea
efcmetro1878
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Sun Oct 17, 2010 4:48 pm
What about the Berries? Bears? Beans?
JohnLovesCanberraUnited
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Sun Oct 17, 2010 4:49 pm
how does bears work?
efcmetro1878
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Sun Oct 17, 2010 4:51 pm
Can BEAR Ah.

I guess ROFL
JohnLovesCanberraUnited
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Sun Oct 17, 2010 4:52 pm
lol lol lol Facepalm

efcmetro1878
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Sun Oct 17, 2010 4:54 pm
I thought it was good. Shame. :arms:

We could have a group like the Beach (for which GC is best known) and call ourselves the Pubes. We'd all turn up in suits and afro wigs lol.
JohnLovesCanberraUnited
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Sun Oct 17, 2010 4:57 pm
^^^


lol lol lol lol


what about the lakers? lake burley griffen, i know it sounds like the basketball team but lets just ignore that
efcmetro1878
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Sun Oct 17, 2010 5:07 pm
JohnLovesCanberraUnited wrote:^^^


lol lol lol lol


what about the lakers? lake burley griffen, i know it sounds like the basketball team but lets just ignore that

We have a team called the Lakers. They play hockey. Good point though.
What are the other A-League teams nicknames? The only "nickname" is really the Reds for Adelaide Utd.

Perhaps we could be "Les Verts"?
Canberra United nickname? 2zeauty
JohnLovesCanberraUnited
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Sun Oct 17, 2010 5:10 pm
shown me up again efc...

why does it have to be french? just say the greens, but then again, it sounds so political Hmmm
efcmetro1878
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Sun Oct 17, 2010 5:33 pm
That's kind of what I was going for - steering away from politics = good.
That said, they do hold the balance of power in both Federal and Territory parliament...

It's french cos that's the only team I could think of that has "the greens" as its nickname, plus their keeper is a nutcase.
thom_canberra
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Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:08 pm
if we do become Canberra Athletic, nickname should be Latics...

I like les verts as well.

If we were nicknamed 'the greens' in english we could have 'the greens' party as our shirt sponsor :P :P
Chris1822
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Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:12 am
actually the greens isn't that bad a idea, but maybe the name shouldn't have anything to do with politics since a lot of canberrans aren't too proud of canberra being the city of pollies

hmmm
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