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Tweets of the Week! Huzzah! How do you like your tea? There's a debate between Royals fans, as well as the usual madness from within camp.

Kone had a stormer against a terrible Reading side
Kone had a stormer against a terrible Reading side
Steve Bardens

How do you take your tea?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/meganjpdouglas">meganjpdouglas</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/craigo1871">craigo1871</a> is sweetener allowed? <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23copout">#copout</a>?</p>&mdash; TheTilehurstEnd (@TheTilehurstEnd) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd/status/305260454912069632">February 23, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/thetilehurstend">thetilehurstend</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/craigo1871">craigo1871</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/meganjpdouglas">meganjpdouglas</a> milk &amp; 2 sugars please</p>&mdash; Royal Hoops (@RoyalHoops) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops/status/305269235574243328">February 23, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Happy birthday Jem.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happpyyyy birthday to this guy!! @<a href="https://twitter.com/jemkaracan4">jemkaracan4</a> ... Love you brother! <a href="http://t.co/BFUhvrOqlj" title="http://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91/status/304518617033224194/photo/1">twitter.com/seanmorrison_9…</a></p>&mdash; sean morrison (@seanmorrison_91) <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91/status/304518617033224194">February 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/jemkaracan4">jemkaracan4</a> happy birthday 🎂 mate!! <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23lovesaskinnypairofjeans">#lovesaskinnypairofjeans</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23tightttttttt">#tightttttttt</a></p>&mdash; Adam Le Fondre (@A1F1E9) <a href="https://twitter.com/A1F1E9/status/304597334887645185">February 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/a1f1e9">a1f1e9</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/jemkaracan4">jemkaracan4</a> he didn't even wish u a happy bday at training.</p>&mdash; Garath McCleary (@gmccleary12) <a href="https://twitter.com/gmccleary12/status/304607468770701313">February 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Reading seem to breed super subs.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Reading's Adam Le Fondre &amp; Spurs' Gylfi Sigurdsson have both come off the bench 16 times this season, more than any other PL player.</p>&mdash; PA Dugout (@PA_dugout) <a href="https://twitter.com/PA_dugout/status/304629468897628160">February 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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ALF not only has a neat finish, but neat driving etiquette.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I'd like to thank ALF, in his sleek white Mercedes, for letting me out of the Tesco on the busy Shinfield Road. Cheers. @<a href="https://twitter.com/a1f1e9">a1f1e9</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Anton Zingarewich (@NotAntonZinga) <a href="https://twitter.com/NotAntonZinga/status/305047735898353665">February 22, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Akpan gets positive before the shambles that was the Wigan game.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Big game today! Looking forward to seeing the sea of scarves at the madejski!! <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23URZZ">#URZZ</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Hope Akpan (@HopeAkpan) <a href="https://twitter.com/HopeAkpan/status/305264022796771330">February 23, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Whilst our very own twitter feed gets a bit... lost in the past.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Was this really 12 years ago? Possibly still the best night game at the Madejski Stadium, cheers @<a href="https://twitter.com/nickyforster200">nickyforster200</a><a href="http://t.co/Z0JO1PgsLe" title="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CF5SMIzkbgk">youtube.com/watch?v=CF5SMI…</a></p>&mdash; TheTilehurstEnd (@TheTilehurstEnd) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd/status/305277276029861890">February 23, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Rage. We don't blame them.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Just witnessed a <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> fan snap his season ticket and throw it at the players... <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23FootballRage">#FootballRage</a></p>&mdash; Nick Laws (@Nicclaws) <a href="https://twitter.com/Nicclaws/status/305361582379134977">February 23, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>To say we were shit is an understatement <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Luke Wescott (@lwescott96) <a href="https://twitter.com/lwescott96/status/305363185760890880">February 23, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Controversial?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Right. You know what? I reckon relegation and rebuilding could be good for <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23ReadingFC">#ReadingFC</a>. Brian knows what's required now.</p>&mdash; Royal Hoops (@RoyalHoops) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops/status/305365907998388224">February 23, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Whilst there are fears that Bill Oddie might not be rubbing his beard all over our bodies.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>After that performance, I highly doubt Bill Oddie will continue to rub his beard all over our bodies. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/billoddie">billoddie</a></p>&mdash; Anton Zingarewich (@NotAntonZinga) <a href="https://twitter.com/NotAntonZinga/status/305376648604286976">February 23, 2013</a></blockquote>

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As if losing 3-0 wasn't bad enough, this stat brings home just how horrific the boys in royal blue hoops were.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>4 of the top 5 passers in the Premier League today were from <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23WAFC">#WAFC</a>:Maloney - 90McArthur - 83McCarthy - 82Sharner - 79</p>&mdash; EPL Index (@EPLIndex) <a href="https://twitter.com/EPLIndex/status/305396914428444672">February 23, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Some fans look back in time for some of the most horrendous recent performnces.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/royalhoops">royalhoops</a> Watford last yr, Plymouth away few yrs ago (4-1) and West Brom first 80 mins. Late comebacks have covered over bad performances</p>&mdash; Craig (@Craigo1871) <a href="https://twitter.com/Craigo1871/status/305637701036679169">February 24, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/royalhoops">royalhoops</a> 1-2 at home VS barnsley(missed 2 pens) 4-1 VS plymouth, 0-2 VS watford, West brom home and away this season. Been loads.</p>&mdash; Jack Walker (@RfcWalker) <a href="https://twitter.com/RfcWalker/status/305638885348753408">February 24, 2013</a></blockquote>

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And try to get slightly positive about the good times.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/royalhoops">royalhoops</a> Mcdermotts first games in charge 1-1 VS bristol city, 1-3 VS southampton, 0-4 VS barnsley away, Leicester away(Twice).</p>&mdash; Jack Walker (@RfcWalker) <a href="https://twitter.com/RfcWalker/status/305640984514007040">February 24, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/royalhoops">royalhoops</a> Can I go back as far back as the record-breaking season? If so 2-1 Sheff Utd - Gunnar double. Brilliant!</p>&mdash; Andrew Savory (@adsavory) <a href="https://twitter.com/adsavory/status/305641614469111808">February 24, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Hope tries to move on. Maybe the lads should give up the Nandos until we see a decent performance?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Recovery Sunday nandos, still hurting from Saturdays game. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23ontothenextone">#ontothenextone</a></p>&mdash; Hope Akpan (@HopeAkpan) <a href="https://twitter.com/HopeAkpan/status/305707626711359488">February 24, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Some brighter news for us, golden boy Gylfi Sigurdsson (who the majority of fans still dream about) changed the game for Spurs on Monday, and even got on the scoresheet.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>36 - Gylfi Sigurdsson's goal came from his 36th shot for Tottenham in the Premier League. Wait.</p>&mdash; OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) <a href="https://twitter.com/OptaJoe/status/306156511573463040">February 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>So pleased for Sigurdsson too - I thought he had a really positive impact when he came on.</p>&mdash; Chris Miller (@WindyCOYS) <a href="https://twitter.com/WindyCOYS/status/306160773003091968">February 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy for Sigurdsson too, not seen much from him so far but played well when he came on</p>&mdash; JaySpursBock (@JaySpursBocking) <a href="https://twitter.com/JaySpursBocking/status/306160776958337024">February 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Just spoken to Sigurdsson: "It's been awhile! I've hit the post a few times but it's a great feeling in a London derby" <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23COYS">#COYS</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23THFC">#THFC</a></p>&mdash; Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) <a href="https://twitter.com/SpursOfficial/status/306167641255596032">February 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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TOTW has an inkling that McDermott might be experimenting with something, given Pog's red.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Played in an attacking role upfront in friendly today, back to full health 2 goals 3 assists. #6-0 <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Boom">#Boom</a></p>&mdash; Hal Robson-Kanu (@RobsonKanu) <a href="https://twitter.com/RobsonKanu/status/306432617279016960">February 26, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Dressing room BANTz.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>“@<a href="https://twitter.com/piercesweeney1">piercesweeney1</a>: Best of luck to @<a href="https://twitter.com/jordanobita">jordanobita</a> tonight playing for Oldham against Everton in FA Cup replay! <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23stillugly">#stillugly</a>”fool haha</p>&mdash; Jordan Obita (@JordanObita) <a href="https://twitter.com/JordanObita/status/306455591960866820">February 26, 2013</a></blockquote>

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On to the next one...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Midfielder @<a href="https://twitter.com/hopeakpan">hopeakpan</a> speaking now, he's excited to return to the club where he started his career <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> <a href="http://t.co/F5r76BPvz5" title="http://twitter.com/ReadingFC/status/307068590627110912/photo/1">twitter.com/ReadingFC/stat…</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/status/307068590627110912">February 28, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>McCleary says Akpan is gunning for <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Everton">#Everton</a> <a href="http://t.co/rYyrA1XAZI" title="http://bit.ly/WjbtvK">bit.ly/WjbtvK</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Jonny Fordham (@JonnyFordham) <a href="https://twitter.com/JonnyFordham/status/307086512640626689">February 28, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Ian Harte... he's a bit outspoken, isn't he?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Ian Harte - Players are treated like pieces of meat... that's why I want to be an agent: <a href="http://t.co/wtwadjaQT5" title="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2285558/IAN-HARTE-EXCLUSIVE-Players-treated-like-pieces-meat--thats-I-want-agent.html">dailymail.co.uk/sport/football…</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Michael Wade (@mikewadeESPN) <a href="https://twitter.com/mikewadeESPN/status/307092886267232256">February 28, 2013</a></blockquote>

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We've not seen an Alfie goal for too long now. These awards really are cursed.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23hardwork">#hardwork</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23januarypotm">#januarypotm</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23moreworktodo">#moreworktodo</a> 😎🔥😎🔥 <a href="http://t.co/n2SVXKxrlk" title="http://instagr.am/p/WRtCb2GJ8g/">instagr.am/p/WRtCb2GJ8g/</a></p>&mdash; Adam Le Fondre (@A1F1E9) <a href="https://twitter.com/A1F1E9/status/307122769680797698">February 28, 2013</a></blockquote>

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