Think we could do with one of those captioned pictures that baggy, amongst others, puts up from time to time. Someone face-palming themselves captioning 'its the Internet' should suffice.
Sadly message boards, or forums, are no longer solely for debate about the vagaries of what is going on in rugby but as much to bitch, whine and goad others. I presume it is down to the increasing notion through the widespread proliferation of social media that trolling, or being a Gatland, is cool, funny or whatever.
Suffice to say this is just the Internet and when it comes to actual real life most people are not arseholes. At the very least they certainly are more aware that flagrantly insulting someone is likely to get you a dig in the chops rather than t'internet equivalent-a threatening PM.
I have thankfully had few problems with Ulster fans or opposition fans in some 25 years of playing, coaching and latterly watching rugby. Sure you get one or two arseholes on occasion but it is almost always drink related and lets be honest few who imbibe regularly can claim to never have fallen foul of the divil drink once or twice and let themselves down a little.
Personally I won't be going on their forum to create friend or foe but will certainly enjoy a pint or ten come the first weekend in April when their fans arrive jn however many numbers.
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