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Offline B_H_Baggie

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Re: THE ALBION ASSEMBLY - PLEASE READ
« Reply #25 on: January 14, 2015, 10:25:38 AM »
I already follow a few that have been selected on twitter, all good people from different backgrounds that just love the club. If the club do genuinely listen to their concerns and do something about it then it can only be a good thing.
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« Reply #26 on: January 14, 2015, 10:30:02 AM »
I just hope the club are ready to hear things they might not want to.
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« Reply #27 on: January 14, 2015, 04:24:27 PM »
I have been selected, and to confirm i dont know anyone in the club other then the people who sit next to me and my family. Looking forward to giving my opinions. First thing i need to tell them is they have made me 6 years older on the website!    :o

It should be a great platform for the group to help shape a few things albion, cant wait.

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« Reply #28 on: January 14, 2015, 04:54:51 PM »
I have been selected, and to confirm i dont know anyone in the club other then the people who sit next to me and my family. Looking forward to giving my opinions. First thing i need to tell them is they have made me 6 years older on the website!    :o

It should be a great platform for the group to help shape a few things albion, cant wait.

Great stuff. Hopefully you can bring us some feedback after the first meeting.

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« Reply #29 on: January 14, 2015, 06:33:41 PM »
I just hope the club are ready to hear things they might not want to.

They might 'listen' but will they take it on board?

Time will tell.

I have been selected, and to confirm i dont know anyone in the club other then the people who sit next to me and my family. Looking forward to giving my opinions. First thing i need to tell them is they have made me 6 years older on the website!    :o

It should be a great platform for the group to help shape a few things albion, cant wait.

Have they said much about whether you can share info once it gets going or have they signed you all to a confidentiality agreement?   ;D

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« Reply #30 on: January 14, 2015, 07:20:19 PM »
Great stuff. Hopefully you can bring us some feedback after the first meeting.

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« Reply #31 on: January 14, 2015, 07:21:25 PM »
They might 'listen' but will they take it on board?

Time will tell.

Have they said much about whether you can share info once it gets going or have they signed you all to a confidentiality agreement?   ;D

Nothing yet, I've just been told the details of the first meeting and that's it until then. Hopefully some good things will come out of it all.

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« Reply #32 on: January 14, 2015, 08:26:36 PM »
Perhaps we could do something on the forum where we can note issues we'd like discussed on the assembly? Hopefully members of the assembly could then take them forwards to future meetings.

E.g. - the bloody awful PA system!
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« Reply #33 on: January 14, 2015, 08:29:01 PM »
If the people on here who have been appointed are okay with it then I don't see any reason why this thread cannot be used for that.

Possible issues/ points that people would like discussed at meeting can listed by one of us in the first post of the thread etc.
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« Reply #34 on: January 14, 2015, 08:47:57 PM »
Well done to those selected.

Look forward to hearing how things go
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« Reply #35 on: January 14, 2015, 08:58:03 PM »
Proper navy blue and white stripes with white shorts and socks for a starter with promises of no more daft experiments please
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« Reply #36 on: January 14, 2015, 09:02:21 PM »
Oh and sort out the ticketing issues/methods too for non standard, ie cup, matches!
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« Reply #37 on: January 14, 2015, 09:05:01 PM »
Those selected are going to be there all night with all the issues you lot are throwing at them.
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« Reply #38 on: January 14, 2015, 09:41:20 PM »
Proper navy blue and white stripes with white shorts and socks for a starter with promises of no more daft experiments please


Seconded. Yellow and green stripes away kit too.
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« Reply #39 on: January 14, 2015, 09:56:40 PM »

Seconded. Yellow and green stripes away kit too.

I think we should have it as a permanent third kit and change our away kit each season.

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« Reply #40 on: January 14, 2015, 10:23:39 PM »
Sted,
Pies, don't forget the pies  :D  :D

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« Reply #41 on: February 05, 2015, 07:53:21 AM »
First meeting last night wasn't it?

Anyone care to share how it went?

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« Reply #42 on: February 05, 2015, 10:38:51 AM »
Did they talk about the pies??
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« Reply #43 on: February 05, 2015, 12:32:45 PM »
Haven't looked at it myself yet but the link below is a video of The inaugural meet and greet of the Albion Assembly.

https://twitter.com/WBAFCofficial/status/563067687614812160?cn=cmVjb3NfbmV0d29ya19kaWdlc3RfYWN0aXZl
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« Reply #44 on: February 05, 2015, 12:36:55 PM »
More details here:

IT was the start of a new era at the inaugural meeting of The Albion Assembly.Thirty nine supporters gathered at The Hawthorns for last night’s get-together in the West Stand.
 
The first meeting of its kind - with a near-full attendance - was a general meet-and-greet session.
 
A general constitution was thrashed out. It was decided Assembly meetings will be called five times a year, with the next one to be held on Wednesday March 25.
 
Among the subjects raised for initial discussion were the forthcoming Fan Zone, ticketing issues, the ethnic mix among supporters and club staff, as well as the lack of outlets selling Albion News matchday magazines.

Also raised were concerns about the public address system at The Hawthorns, how the atmosphere can be improved before home games and further debate about the price and quality of food/drink at the stadium.
 
There was praise from the floor for Albion's ticket arrangements for the forthcoming derby against Villa - not least in the light of recent criticism of the sale of Blues tickets - a motion to provide Assembly 'suggestion' kiosks at The Hawthorns and a call to move, and illuminate, the Throstle, currently located in the Woodman Corner.

Plans were also put in place to include a further representative from the Disabled branch of the Supporters Club, as well as the Junior Baggies and, in the future, potential overseas' representation.
 
Director of Communications Martin Swain, who was sworn in as the Chair of the Assembly, said: "We had a fantastic initial response from supporters who lodged their interest in joining The Albion Assembly and we were certainly enthused by the quality of debate and ideas at last night’s meeting.
 
"It was wonderful and heartening to see such a great, near-full turn out for the inaugural meeting.
 
“It was very clear that there is a huge demand and passion among the Assembly members, on behalf of all supporters, to improve varying aspects of their football club.
 
"We can't promise immediate change, but we hope that last night's meeting and next month's first proper get-together will provide the foundations for a gradual improvement.
 
"It was also obvious from last night's gathering that there is, not only a thirst for change, but a strong desire to help build a more proactive and dynamic relationship between the Club and its fanbase.
 
"I'm confident ALL supporters will see the benefits of the Assembly during the coming months."
 
The meeting was concluded with the appointment of committee members.
 
Hannah Weaver and David Cox were appointed as joint Vice Chairs.
 
Dan Watts will look after The Albion Assembly's social media, assisted by Josh Bland - with a Twitter page to be set up in the coming period.
 
The club's Head of Media & Content Chris Lepkowski will be the Assembly's membership secretary, with the club's media staff to provide minutes from future meetings. Those minutes will be published on the club's official website.

Read more at http://www.wba.co.uk/news/article/albion-assembly-west-bromwich-throstles-supporters-2249398.aspx#ZgU0vwuSrh5oRr48.99


Seems to be a good range of topics and a lot of the stuff that gets posted about on here has been raised. Including the food issues  ;D
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« Reply #45 on: February 05, 2015, 12:37:50 PM »
I think we should have it as a permanent third kit and change our away kit each season.

Good idea, do a limited run so the few who want it can buy it and the away is variations on red/black.

Problem with yellow/green is a section see it as iconic, but its hideous, so doesn't sell well.
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« Reply #46 on: February 05, 2015, 01:03:35 PM »
great news that the pies were discussed,

Seriously though, I am being thick (again) I know, but what is "the forthcoming Fan Zone"
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« Reply #47 on: February 05, 2015, 01:12:18 PM »
great news that the pies were discussed,

Seriously though, I am being thick (again) I know, but what is "the forthcoming Fan Zone"

Is that an Interview with Tom Ross on Free Radio??  :D
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« Reply #48 on: February 05, 2015, 01:39:34 PM »
I do wonder if any of those selected expected to be formally debating transfers, tactics and team selection.

 They'll be disappointed when they are locked in a freezing cold Richardson Suite talking about ways to stop people pissing in the Brummie sinks!
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« Reply #49 on: February 05, 2015, 01:47:58 PM »
I do wonder if any of those selected expected to be formally debating transfers, tactics and team selection.

 They'll be disappointed when they are locked in a freezing cold Richardson Suite talking about ways to stop people pissing in the Brummie sinks!

That ones easy, take the sinks out as no body these days wash their hands after a pee etc.
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