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what could possibly go wrong?
as in, he's gonna have a meltdownand only a cunt would enjoy watching that
Wouldn't mind being in on his meltdown though.
rather than the subscribing rubber neckers of a life going wrong.
But surely being on a platform where there's not just some vicious pisstaking but some dangerously unhinged, vile people could trigger some of his self-destructive instincts?
hopefully his old pal Mr. Lineker will be able to guide him through the twitter minefield
It's such a bedwetting view of another man's problems. Like some people saying horrible things about him would trigger his problems - laughable. He's the king of banter, had hate thrown at him all his life, he loves it and gives it back twicefold with humour.
He's an alcoholic, he's battling his own personal demons, internal. Nothing anyone could ever say to him in person or on twitter could ever touch him in comparison to what he's got to deal with inside.
The idea that any twitter comments would make him want to drink is ridiculous, he's been oblivious to external impacts for 2 decades,the nature of the disease is entirely within.
people can be incredibly nasty and persistent.
He must have been dealing with it since he put on a Newcastle shirt aged 18?
For us, someone attacking us on twitter might offend our self image, personality etc. The stretch of the thought regarding Gazza is that someone saying anything might make him drink / relapse is the bit I don't agree with. He doesn't drink cos of what some random might say, it's not ego driven or public perception or someone hurting his feelings online. Like it might be for, I dunno me or you. He drinks cos he's an alcoholic (like me) and that the twitter stuff wouldn't have any effect on his state of mind and push him over *an edge*. People saying shit really doesn't matter to him right now. It won't have any impact on his motivations to drink or not.
You could also be right though. Dunno.
Your opinion is based purely on your own personal experience. People drink for many different reasons.
From what I understand, gazza is a man who needs to be loved. Not sure he tskes criticism well, you know.
But for all I know, he could be your pal so ill shush now
That only time will tell with this one. It might fuel his ego (not always a good thing) or damage his confidence. Who knows.
Alcoholics drink cos they have to drink. All day, every day. Every single day, every single day over years. A compulsion, an addiction, no day respite, no day off. Horrible withdrawals worse than heroin, 'the fear' every living minute, only way to deal with it is more alcohol.
Which means he's an alcoholic who is trying to abstain, and that is a different situation from being a drinking alcoholic. I do see what you're saying, but I don't thInk we can dismiss out of hand the fact that his vulnerability might be particularly hurt by this medium. Or maybe not. The pg I know wouldn't give a fuck, but I'm not sure many people can truthfully say they know the man he is now.
and has, at various times, been addicted to alcohol, junk food, smoking, energy drinks and even exercise.
He's not just an alcoholic, and without knowing his situation it's impossible to say which of his issues are to most enslaving.
is very different to having individual abuse directed at you at, potentially, any time.
whether it's on the pitch or on the street, he's been dealing with it for 20 years. Most twitter will be giving him loads of love. Deservedly.
I think it's going to help his drink development on twitter cos everyone is going to say 'I FUCKIN LOVE GAZZA'
I hope he's ok.
please stop with the jokes about him turning up with fried chicken and a fishing rod