The Weekend League Thread *Eddie the 🐐

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  • EddieFicio
    22477 posts Club Captain
    Orison wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Disappointing end, got to 17-2 this afternoon and couldn’t be bothered to play any more. That’s it for me, new job + back to uni for next 3 years no more Xbox :#

    Is your uni like a jail or how are you not able to continue playing there? :D

    Hes going to the university of hard knocks (aka jail)
  • ha032742
    37919 posts Moderator
    EddieFicio wrote: »
    Orison wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Disappointing end, got to 17-2 this afternoon and couldn’t be bothered to play any more. That’s it for me, new job + back to uni for next 3 years no more Xbox :#

    Is your uni like a jail or how are you not able to continue playing there? :D

    Hes going to the university of hard knocks (aka jail)

    You get to play computer games in UK prisons.
  • GL
    11884 posts Has That Special Something
    Orison wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Disappointing end, got to 17-2 this afternoon and couldn’t be bothered to play any more. That’s it for me, new job + back to uni for next 3 years no more Xbox :#

    Is your uni like a jail or how are you not able to continue playing there? :D

    For the next 3 years 2/3 of my time will be hospital based and the other 1/3 at uni. A big step up in work load so sacrifices have to be made :D
  • Orison
    54807 posts Ballon d'Or Winner
    GL wrote: »
    Orison wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Disappointing end, got to 17-2 this afternoon and couldn’t be bothered to play any more. That’s it for me, new job + back to uni for next 3 years no more Xbox :#

    Is your uni like a jail or how are you not able to continue playing there? :D

    For the next 3 years 2/3 of my time will be hospital based and the other 1/3 at uni. A big step up in work load so sacrifices have to be made :D

    Xbox in the evenings it is then ;)
  • ha032742
    37919 posts Moderator
    GL wrote: »
    Orison wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Disappointing end, got to 17-2 this afternoon and couldn’t be bothered to play any more. That’s it for me, new job + back to uni for next 3 years no more Xbox :#

    Is your uni like a jail or how are you not able to continue playing there? :D

    For the next 3 years 2/3 of my time will be hospital based and the other 1/3 at uni. A big step up in work load so sacrifices have to be made :D

    I played computer games (mainly FIFA and FM) regularly even whilst doing my clinical rotations...think you’re overreacting :#
  • GL
    11884 posts Has That Special Something
    ha032742 wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Orison wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Disappointing end, got to 17-2 this afternoon and couldn’t be bothered to play any more. That’s it for me, new job + back to uni for next 3 years no more Xbox :#

    Is your uni like a jail or how are you not able to continue playing there? :D

    For the next 3 years 2/3 of my time will be hospital based and the other 1/3 at uni. A big step up in work load so sacrifices have to be made :D

    I played computer games (mainly FIFA and FM) regularly even whilst doing my clinical rotations...think you’re overreacting :#

    Maybe, we will see how it goes but doubt I’ll be getting fifa otherwise I’d just be sitting on the app trading all the time :joy:
  • Orison
    54807 posts Ballon d'Or Winner
    ha032742 wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Orison wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Disappointing end, got to 17-2 this afternoon and couldn’t be bothered to play any more. That’s it for me, new job + back to uni for next 3 years no more Xbox :#

    Is your uni like a jail or how are you not able to continue playing there? :D

    For the next 3 years 2/3 of my time will be hospital based and the other 1/3 at uni. A big step up in work load so sacrifices have to be made :D

    I played computer games (mainly FIFA and FM) regularly even whilst doing my clinical rotations...think you’re overreacting :#

    As a friend once said "if uni work threatens to stop me from drinking then I rather take one semester longer before stopping to drink" :trollface:

    I'm studying for a whole year for my state exam now, must have put 2000 hours or so into that one set of exams, still wouldn't stop playing Fifa and/or get drunk. Studying isn't everything. You are becoming insane if you do nothing else but studying for extended periods of time.
  • ha032742
    37919 posts Moderator
    GL wrote: »
    ha032742 wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Orison wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Disappointing end, got to 17-2 this afternoon and couldn’t be bothered to play any more. That’s it for me, new job + back to uni for next 3 years no more Xbox :#

    Is your uni like a jail or how are you not able to continue playing there? :D

    For the next 3 years 2/3 of my time will be hospital based and the other 1/3 at uni. A big step up in work load so sacrifices have to be made :D

    I played computer games (mainly FIFA and FM) regularly even whilst doing my clinical rotations...think you’re overreacting :#

    Maybe, we will see how it goes but doubt I’ll be getting fifa otherwise I’d just be sitting on the app trading all the time :joy:

    True, back when I was at uni there was no companion app for FIFA...good thing as I definitely would’ve failed.
  • GL
    11884 posts Has That Special Something
    Already done 4 years at uni and I played Xbox so much lel

    I want to focus on different things this time round
  • Thefranchise92
    4316 posts National Call-Up
    GL wrote: »
    Already done 4 years at uni and I played Xbox so much lel

    I want to focus on different things this time round

    You studying to be a doctor?
  • GL
    11884 posts Has That Special Something
    GL wrote: »
    Already done 4 years at uni and I played Xbox so much lel

    I want to focus on different things this time round

    You studying to be a doctor?

    Clinical Scientist - medical physics
  • Orison
    54807 posts Ballon d'Or Winner
    GL wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Already done 4 years at uni and I played Xbox so much lel

    I want to focus on different things this time round

    You studying to be a doctor?

    Clinical Scientist - medical physics

    How competitive was it to get in? ;)
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  • GL
    11884 posts Has That Special Something
    Orison wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    GL wrote: »
    Already done 4 years at uni and I played Xbox so much lel

    I want to focus on different things this time round

    You studying to be a doctor?

    Clinical Scientist - medical physics

    How competitive was it to get in? ;)
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    More competitive than D1 2500 skill rating ;)

    Didn’t do any work experience really, I applied last year and took learnings for that and reapplied. Was lucky to get an offer after initially on the reserve list
  • Libguy
    5318 posts Big Money Move
    All D1 and WL. Man this guy is a beast -

    D47033-A8-F378-42-C6-AABF-8265-CE3-E3-A8-E.jpg
  • Pugzilla
    17328 posts World Class
    Libguy wrote: »
    All D1 and WL. Man this guy is a beast -

    D47033-A8-F378-42-C6-AABF-8265-CE3-E3-A8-E.jpg

    Careful it may not be an impressive enough record for our nerd overlords and then you may be made fun of.

  • Libguy
    5318 posts Big Money Move
    Pugzilla wrote: »
    Libguy wrote: »
    All D1 and WL. Man this guy is a beast -

    D47033-A8-F378-42-C6-AABF-8265-CE3-E3-A8-E.jpg

    Careful it may not be an impressive enough record for our nerd overlords and then you may be made fun of.

    Well, at least nobody is likely to “lol squad battles” me.
  • ha032742
    37919 posts Moderator
    Dribbling looks so bad :bawling:

  • Joestoe
    8402 posts League Winner
    ha032742 wrote: »
    Dribbling looks so bad :bawling:


    Some of the new skillmoves look great fun though.
  • Joestoe
    8402 posts League Winner
    Libguy wrote: »
    All D1 and WL. Man this guy is a beast -

    D47033-A8-F378-42-C6-AABF-8265-CE3-E3-A8-E.jpg

    I never manage to go 1-1 with any player, yet have a win/lose ratio of 5:1 (0 squad battles played). I can't figure out how people do it. The only way I can make it work is to force it all to the striker, but it costs you games.

    But nice record mate :) .
  • PelzyWelzy
    10298 posts Has That Special Something
    ha032742 wrote: »
    Dribbling looks so bad :bawling:


    Can tell just from the short snippets in the video that crab walking is going to a major issue once more.
  • Shaanxz
    21298 posts Club Captain
    Strafe dribbling wasn’t that strong in the beta imo. Maybe I wasn’t playing against strong opposition
  • Thefranchise92
    4316 posts National Call-Up
    Joestoe wrote: »
    Libguy wrote: »
    All D1 and WL. Man this guy is a beast -

    D47033-A8-F378-42-C6-AABF-8265-CE3-E3-A8-E.jpg

    I never manage to go 1-1 with any player, yet have a win/lose ratio of 5:1 (0 squad battles played). I can't figure out how people do it. The only way I can make it work is to force it all to the striker, but it costs you games.

    But nice record mate :) .

    Thats literally it unless you have eusebio
  • ChrisLFC
    7324 posts League Winner
    edited September 2019
    Why stop the WL? The only mode worth playing

    Now I'm stuck playing madden 20 until fifa is released. I was only playing 5-10 games each weekend but I enjoyed it.
    Joestoe wrote: »
    Libguy wrote: »
    All D1 and WL. Man this guy is a beast -

    D47033-A8-F378-42-C6-AABF-8265-CE3-E3-A8-E.jpg

    I never manage to go 1-1 with any player, yet have a win/lose ratio of 5:1 (0 squad battles played). I can't figure out how people do it. The only way I can make it work is to force it all to the striker, but it costs you games.

    But nice record mate :) .

    Its a lot easier if you're playing with a lone striker in a 433 or 4231(2). 2 strikers split goals. I found my CAM scored more goals than my strikers in 41212(2).
  • Joestoe
    8402 posts League Winner
    ChrisLFC wrote: »
    Why stop the WL? The only mode worth playing

    Now I'm stuck playing madden 20 until fifa is released. I was only playing 5-10 games each weekend but I enjoyed it.
    Joestoe wrote: »
    Libguy wrote: »
    All D1 and WL. Man this guy is a beast -

    D47033-A8-F378-42-C6-AABF-8265-CE3-E3-A8-E.jpg

    I never manage to go 1-1 with any player, yet have a win/lose ratio of 5:1 (0 squad battles played). I can't figure out how people do it. The only way I can make it work is to force it all to the striker, but it costs you games.

    But nice record mate :) .

    Its a lot easier if you're playing with a lone striker in a 433 or 4231(2). 2 strikers split goals. I found my CAM scored more goals than my strikers in 41212(2).

    I played 4231 with R9, Havertz, CR7 and PIM Cruyff as front 4. I never lacked goals, but never got 1-1 ratio with any of them.
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