The 15 stages every WhatsApp group will go through during Bosnia v Ireland 3 years ago

The 15 stages every WhatsApp group will go through during Bosnia v Ireland

We love them, we hate them.

The beauty of the advancement in technology is that we can force-feed our football opinions to those who don't even want to listen.

And, where better than a WhatsApp group to debate the most divisive topic of them all: Ireland.

Whatever happens in Zenica on Friday night, there's no doubt at least one WhatsApp group will be buzzing. And chances are it will go a little something like this.

1. Early interest is tentative at best

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2. Other plans are being proposed

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3. People are reluctantly starting to turn their attention

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4. The buzz starts to catch on though

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5. Team selections start

W5

6. The Aiden McGeady question

W6

7. Something we can all agree on

W7

8. Eamon Dunphy is ruining the vibe

W8

9. The team is named

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10. The game starts

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11. The game pans out as you'd expect the game to pan out

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12. Eamon Dunphy's half time rant divides opinion

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13. The second half pans out as you'd expect the second half to pan out

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14. The James McClean question

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15 (a). Ireland lose, Dunphy has an almighty rant

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15 (b). Ireland get a result, Dunphy has an almighty rant

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