We asked what the best thing about Watford was, and the results were...surprising

We asked what the best thing about Watford was, and the results were...surprising

We asked what the best thing about Watford was, and the results were...surprising

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We asked our 16,000 Twitter followers what they liked best about Watford and were inundated with replies.

Some were expected, others not, but all of them summed up what makes this town so great.

The first reply came very quickly:

 Watford Observer:

 

 Some replies were cultural:

 

Others were fascinating:

 

There was a lot of love for the park:

 

And the hospital:

 

Some seemed to highlight how easy is it to leave:

 

Others were more obvious: 

 

More specifically:

 

What is your favourite thing about Watford? Leave your suggestion in the comments below.

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1:36pm Fri 8 Aug 14

theturpster says...

My true friends. Everything else pales into insignificance.
My true friends. Everything else pales into insignificance. theturpster
  • Score: 5

2:43pm Fri 8 Aug 14

HermanGoering says...

theturpster wrote:
My true friends. Everything else pales into insignificance.
Insipid and boring in 8 words. Talent.
[quote][p][bold]theturpster[/bold] wrote: My true friends. Everything else pales into insignificance.[/p][/quote]Insipid and boring in 8 words. Talent. HermanGoering
  • Score: -11

3:03pm Fri 8 Aug 14

theturpster says...

HermanGoering wrote:
theturpster wrote:
My true friends. Everything else pales into insignificance.
Insipid and boring in 8 words. Talent.
You'll find out what really is important when your spouse dies, hopefully you'll be luck enough not to need that support for years to come.
[quote][p][bold]HermanGoering[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]theturpster[/bold] wrote: My true friends. Everything else pales into insignificance.[/p][/quote]Insipid and boring in 8 words. Talent.[/p][/quote]You'll find out what really is important when your spouse dies, hopefully you'll be luck enough not to need that support for years to come. theturpster
  • Score: 12

3:24pm Fri 8 Aug 14

HermanGoering says...

theturpster wrote:
HermanGoering wrote:
theturpster wrote:
My true friends. Everything else pales into insignificance.
Insipid and boring in 8 words. Talent.
You'll find out what really is important when your spouse dies, hopefully you'll be luck enough not to need that support for years to come.
That is more boring and more insipid but you've used more words. So on balance, worse.
[quote][p][bold]theturpster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]HermanGoering[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]theturpster[/bold] wrote: My true friends. Everything else pales into insignificance.[/p][/quote]Insipid and boring in 8 words. Talent.[/p][/quote]You'll find out what really is important when your spouse dies, hopefully you'll be luck enough not to need that support for years to come.[/p][/quote]That is more boring and more insipid but you've used more words. So on balance, worse. HermanGoering
  • Score: -13

3:31pm Fri 8 Aug 14

theturpster says...

HermanGoering wrote:
theturpster wrote:
HermanGoering wrote:
theturpster wrote:
My true friends. Everything else pales into insignificance.
Insipid and boring in 8 words. Talent.
You'll find out what really is important when your spouse dies, hopefully you'll be luck enough not to need that support for years to come.
That is more boring and more insipid but you've used more words. So on balance, worse.
?
[quote][p][bold]HermanGoering[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]theturpster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]HermanGoering[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]theturpster[/bold] wrote: My true friends. Everything else pales into insignificance.[/p][/quote]Insipid and boring in 8 words. Talent.[/p][/quote]You'll find out what really is important when your spouse dies, hopefully you'll be luck enough not to need that support for years to come.[/p][/quote]That is more boring and more insipid but you've used more words. So on balance, worse.[/p][/quote]? theturpster
  • Score: 2

9:31pm Fri 8 Aug 14

Hornets number 12 fan says...

I think this town is very lucky to have Cassiobury Park it is a beautiful space with the river,the canal and everything else
I think this town is very lucky to have Cassiobury Park it is a beautiful space with the river,the canal and everything else Hornets number 12 fan
  • Score: 3

11:40pm Fri 8 Aug 14

GarstonSteve says...

Why Twitter?
They'd have got a lot more responses from Facebook.
Why Twitter? They'd have got a lot more responses from Facebook. GarstonSteve
  • Score: 1

8:57am Sat 9 Aug 14

pepsiman says...

Cassiobury Park is the best, shame they have plans to build 18.000 new home on it
Cassiobury Park is the best, shame they have plans to build 18.000 new home on it pepsiman
  • Score: -14

8:59am Sat 9 Aug 14

TRT says...

pepsiman wrote:
Cassiobury Park is the best, shame they have plans to build 18.000 new home on it
The quality trolling...
[quote][p][bold]pepsiman[/bold] wrote: Cassiobury Park is the best, shame they have plans to build 18.000 new home on it[/p][/quote]The quality trolling... TRT
  • Score: 0

10:16am Sat 9 Aug 14

HermanGoering says...

The turpster's inane' maudlin' ramblin'
The filthy , aggressive tramps who live in the doorway of Santander.
Hayri's alley by the bins that stink of pi$$ and $hit.
Phil Cox and John Dowdle.
The statue of the fat bather in Water fields park.
The turpster's inane' maudlin' ramblin' The filthy , aggressive tramps who live in the doorway of Santander. Hayri's alley by the bins that stink of pi$$ and $hit. Phil Cox and John Dowdle. The statue of the fat bather in Water fields park. HermanGoering
  • Score: -11

10:21am Sat 9 Aug 14

HermanGoering says...

Also, and this is bushey, the small-minded bigotry.
Also, and this is bushey, the small-minded bigotry. HermanGoering
  • Score: -5

10:30am Sat 9 Aug 14

Mad_Hat says...

HermanGoering wrote:
The turpster's inane' maudlin' ramblin'
The filthy , aggressive tramps who live in the doorway of Santander.
Hayri's alley by the bins that stink of pi$$ and $hit.
Phil Cox and John Dowdle.
The statue of the fat bather in Water fields park.
L*ton fan?
[quote][p][bold]HermanGoering[/bold] wrote: The turpster's inane' maudlin' ramblin' The filthy , aggressive tramps who live in the doorway of Santander. Hayri's alley by the bins that stink of pi$$ and $hit. Phil Cox and John Dowdle. The statue of the fat bather in Water fields park.[/p][/quote]L*ton fan? Mad_Hat
  • Score: -1

10:38am Sat 9 Aug 14

theturpster says...

HermanGoering wrote:
The turpster's inane' maudlin' ramblin'
The filthy , aggressive tramps who live in the doorway of Santander.
Hayri's alley by the bins that stink of pi$$ and $hit.
Phil Cox and John Dowdle.
The statue of the fat bather in Water fields park.
?
[quote][p][bold]HermanGoering[/bold] wrote: The turpster's inane' maudlin' ramblin' The filthy , aggressive tramps who live in the doorway of Santander. Hayri's alley by the bins that stink of pi$$ and $hit. Phil Cox and John Dowdle. The statue of the fat bather in Water fields park.[/p][/quote]? theturpster
  • Score: -2

4:43pm Sat 9 Aug 14

dented says...

I would have replied to the tweet but Observer Owl has blocked me from the twitter feed because I made a criticism of the way a story was being reported.
I would have replied to the tweet but Observer Owl has blocked me from the twitter feed because I made a criticism of the way a story was being reported. dented
  • Score: 0

3:56am Tue 26 Aug 14

MoneyHoney says...

Cassioberry parks beautiful if your luck to live around the edges. How ever StAlbans road is like a toilet it was grand thirty years ago thriving and a community.
Disappointed they didn't re open legattes pool.

And well northwatford and garston need love and a lot of doing up
Cassioberry parks beautiful if your luck to live around the edges. How ever StAlbans road is like a toilet it was grand thirty years ago thriving and a community. Disappointed they didn't re open legattes pool. And well northwatford and garston need love and a lot of doing up MoneyHoney
  • Score: 1

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