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  1. dus

    dustani Well-Known Member

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    Can you be a Tyke if you're not born in Barnsley?
     
  2. Bar

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    Absolutely
     
  3. MarioKempes

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    I always thought that tyke is a name given to somebody from Yorkshire.
     
  4. Dragon Tyke

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    that's correct...... but I WAS born in Barnsley so I am fine in all events.
     
  5. SuperTyke

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    If you're a Barnsley fan you're a tyke. If you have made your home in Barnsley you are too. It's not where you were born it's where a piece of your heart lies
     
  6. Dragon Tyke

    Dragon Tyke Well-Known Member

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    where were you born then ST.... let the Witch Hunt begin :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
     
  7. SuperTyke

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    Yorkshire born and bred. Well born and dragged up
     
  8. twi

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    I was born in Beverley and I'm not a Barnsley lad but as much as a 'Tyke' as anyone.
     
  9. LiverpoolRed

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    If you were born there but moved away ... does that count? :)
     
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    A Barnsley fan is a Barnsley fan wherever he was born, if he goes to the matches, checks the Barnsley score before any other, lives and breathes Barnsley he/she is a Barnsley fan period
     
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    Young lad that sits with us is from Norwich. His dad is a reds fan who moved there, and he followed suit.

    The more the merrier for me.

    I'm not from Barnsley either btw.
     
  12. fit

    fitzytyke2 Well-Known Member

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    No.

    Feck off!

     
  13. LiverpoolRed

    LiverpoolRed Well-Known Member

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    No :)
     
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    Young Nudger Well-Known Member

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    Errrmm.
    The Reds - which we are often referred to - can be related to Liverpool FC, Manchester United, Nottingham Forest etc etc etc.
    But there is only one TYKES.
    And that's Barnsley.

    If born in, or have any link to Barnsley - then you are a TYKE.
    If you adopt the town as your own - then you are a TYKE.
    Which is a name linked to the WHOLE of Yorkshire.
    BBC Radio Sheffield and the like will call us anything - but they will try their best not to call us
    TYKES of YORKSHIRE.
     
  15. BarnsleyBomber

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    Im a tyke. 37 years. Born in oxford. Moved to tarn when 4. my dad was born and bred in tarn. Still class myself as a yorkshireman
     
  16. ScubaTyke

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    Yes!!! Obviously.
     
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    I see "fans" and "supporters" as two different groups. When I meet one of these glory fans who follow the man united or arsenal but never goes to games I regard them as just a fan. I see a supporter as one who who supports the club financially by attending games and putting money into the club wherever they are from.
     
  18. RedKestrel

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    I only ever see the southern papers call us "the tykes" ....
    And Yes you don'tev to be from Barnsley or its environs to support the Reds.
     
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    More the merrier in my opinion.
     
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    What's the answer you were hoping for? :rolleyes::)
     

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