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Fearless Fred

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #15 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 11:18* »
Yep, that looks like the first one.

TomBuckQuin

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #16 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 14:07* »
This second one is Santiago Garcia Botta, right?

https://twitter.com/Harlequins/status/1107642812831432709

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #17 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 14:12* »
This second one is Santiago Garcia Botta, right?

https://twitter.com/Harlequins/status/1107642812831432709

So someone says -- and i get Santa Go -- but how the hell is the robot river thing part of it?

TomBuckQuin

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #18 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 14:13* »
Robot = Botta

Is there a river called Garcia?

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #20 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 14:16* »
Fissler looks to have been pretty spot-on so far. And here he is re-iterating who he thinks we're going to see...

https://twitter.com/neilfissler/status/1107633181799444480

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #21 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 14:22* »
Answer: yep.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garcia_River

Yeah but that can't possibly be the clue.

The robot is first -- the river pic I had assumed was something to do with how it splits or an island (eyot?).

I'm baffled

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #22 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 14:27* »
robot = bot
poorly chosen picture of tar/tarmac = ta

Botta

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #23 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 14:30* »
Is he a tighty or a loosey?

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #24 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 14:31* »
robot = bot
poorly chosen picture of tar/tarmac = ta

Botta

Oh it's TAR. Wow. They could literally have chosen any other picture in the world.

And you're right, a quick Google image search shows they've stolen it from a company in Austen, Texas. https://poorpaulspaving.com/tar-and-chip/

Copyright not an issue for Quins social media team obvs.

WellingQuin

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #25 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 14:32* »
Is he a tighty or a loosey?

Loosey I believe

TomBuckQuin

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #26 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 14:55* »
Oh it's TAR. Wow. They could literally have chosen any other picture in the world.

And you're right, a quick Google image search shows they've stolen it from a company in Austen, Texas. https://poorpaulspaving.com/tar-and-chip/

Copyright not an issue for Quins social media team obvs.

Probably why they chose that pic - v low risk. They're obliged to pay out if the photographer/copyright owner comes calling, but how likely is that?

Having said that, they should really just use Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/images/search/tarmac/
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TomBuckQuin

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #27 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 14:57* »
Loosey I believe

Yup, replacing Boyce.

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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #28 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 14:58* »
Looks like we are really making in roads to this topic now.
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Re: Signing announcements are coming this week!
« Reply #29 on: Monday 18-Mar-2019, 15:42* »
Couple of good ones announced today.  If to be believed, we will also see, Baldwin, Snyman, Herron, Young and Campagnaro announced.   I have a feeling that we will get a surprise or two, one or two names out of nowhere that have not been mentioned before.  I would take a guess at Back row or Wing
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