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Skuit last won the day on November 2 2017

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  1. Skuit

    Angus Brayshaw

    Nice scooter Nathan. I like your parka Clayton, it really suits you. Jack, are they a new pair of Chelseas? Wonderful.
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    Changes vs Western Bulldogs

    What was your answer for Part one binman?
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    Changes vs Western Bulldogs

    The quiz that over 90% of first-year students fail! Can you nail the answer they couldn't? Click here to see. Part one: You're running at full (albeit at your own limited) speed toward the ball. You notice that a capable teammate will arrive there ahead of you yet is running in the opposite direction of your goals, with no options ahead on the pivot but an opposition player player closing in on both your defensive and attacking sides, roughly equidistant and approximately eight metres from the where the ball currently is. If you apply a shepherd outside of the five-metre radius of the ball, you may be penalised for a closely-watched 'block'. Q: What do you do? A: sheperd the guy on the right anyway. B. sheperd the guy on the left anyway. C. go for the ball. D. try to create an overlap in space. Part two: The average reading speed for more complex written material such as the equation above is about 100 words per minute. The above question consists of roughly 100 words. Meanwhile, a series of humans are travelling at an average speed of 14 kilometers per hour from four separate directions toward the effectively random bounce of an oval-shaped football which is approximately eight metres away at present. Q: What is your available reaction time in answering this quiz as a comparative ratio to the central participant in Part one in determining what to do?
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    And there's reasonable wisdom in the contention that a gazillion points doesn't necessarily translate to a gazillion goals if a team had kicked straight, in that the ball is returned to the middle and there's less forward repeat points. But on this occasion I was so confident in our clearance ability against Freo and forward movement that I think if we'd kicked straight we could have put on 30. Looking at the replay - I would say that at least 12 of the points were high-percentage shots or very easily missed open opportunities (not counting the high number of dropped marks in the fifty where he had clear hands to the ball in front position), whereas we didn't really score any low percentage goals. Got over the line after nearly mucking a few up and got given a couple of soft freebies (balanced in part by the Petracca review error an instance or two the other way). But if you take two thirds of those misses and add a quarter of the longer-shots that's an extra 12 goals right there alone. The conditions were bad but this was a complete annihilation in the centre - with all due respect for the poor opposition. In other circumstances, the clear equivalent of a 100-point win. We were effectively unlucky.
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    Go and get Gaff!

    My precise thoughts exactly Redleg.
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    You've shown another side to yourself here Picket. I was expecting a series of 2s and 3s. In fact, I think you were too gentle on some. Melksham a point for each effective disposal?
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    Changes vs Western Bulldogs

    Why would you come into the changes thread following the match against Freo to complain about current form and state we would miss the finals based on previous matches during the season? And not even refer to team selection whatsoever?
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    We may not have had the chance to be dumb if we didn't do it. It is what it is. Soon we'll move on.
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    Game against Freo - umpiring

    The least annoying Razor match I can recall. No crowd to play to.
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    Not sure if anyone else here has played footy in the tropics? It's truly horrible if you're not accustomed to it. And it's not like wet weather footy where you're bent down with a heavy ball and you adjust to that type of wetness. The ball moves at pace and slips right through the hands when you think you've done everything right. On top of that, it feels like you can't ever get in enough oxygen. I know it's not the wet-season, but that's the slipperiest I can recall it for one of our matches up there. Never mind the comparative humidity figures or Uncle Bitters rolling around in the dry grass - the proof was there in the vision and the post-match comments. Oliver, Salem and Fritsch were simply outstanding in their control of the ball tonight. Stretch was clean too.
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    Changes vs Western Bulldogs

    Gosh, you blokes are being a bit harsh on J. Smith. Sent forward where he hasn't played before and competed. Sure he didn't completely gel. 'The ball was like a bar of soap tonight' - Max Gawn. The reason he was sent forward was that in the slippery conditions we needed extra focus on the deck. Hogan and Tmac don't have the burst or agility to trap it in. Smith's second efforts were notable. Seven tackles. Tackles inside-50 aren't just an individual thing. Pressure leads pressure and everyone has to work together at once. We doubled our inside-50 tackle count from last week.
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    Changes vs Western Bulldogs

    And I agree with this. But lets make our incremental upgrades incrementally.
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    Changes vs Western Bulldogs

    And Hogan kept getting in his way.
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    Changes vs Western Bulldogs

    I agree. But not all cogs will always fully contribute at once. The improved balance allows our important ones to though.
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    Changes vs Western Bulldogs

    No change. This is the right balance.