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hardtack

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  1. The Jake Lever Thread

    In his time at the club, Salem has played just 45 games in total and this year had been averaging a tad over 21 disposals per game, which is not so bad. He has been cruelled by injury and illness. Yes, he might not be elite (although as someone stated, his kicking is), but he is certainly a cut above numerous others on the list, and with a good run free of injury/illness and another preseason under the belt, he will start to show the class that got him drafted by the club. You had him traded earlier this week based purely on what a few people had overstated regarding his being reported on Saturday - if you had actually been at the game and had seen the incident first hand (there was no available footage at the time you made your comments), then your comments may have at least had some validity... but instead, your judgement on that occasion was indeed clouded..
  2. Match Review Panel Farce

    But, but, but... what about all of those saying it was a trading offence?? Surely they can't all have been guessing wrongly, having not attended the game.
  3. Match Review Panel Farce

    Have to disagree on that. The potential for major damage to the face from a straightening (let's call it just short of a kick) leg, studs out, should have meant Greene with his record, sitting out a minimum of 2 to 3 weeks. I may be wrong, but in soccer if a player tackles studs out, isn't it an instant red card, which I assume means a holiday for at least the following week?... why should it be any different in the AFL?
  4. MATCH PREVIEW AND TEAM SELECTION - ROUND 21

    NO!! The law of averages says that you have to get it right eventually, and I'd hate it to be this week. Sunday must be a percentage building game to ensure we can't drop out of the 8 if we lose against the Pies.
  5. POST MATCH DISCUSSION - Round 21

    So what? Not everybody could afford to go to every home game, others have family commitments on the weekends as it's the only time they have available, others come from country areas or interstate... there are so many valid reasons that people aren't able to be regular attendees. I and my son get to just a couple of games each year because a) We live in Sydney, and b) having no regular income (having been made redundant at the ripe old age of 63) makes it a financial stretch. I still pay mine and my son's memberships every year as do probably many of those you are deriding in your post. But it does beg the question... how do you even know that they aren't regulars?
  6. POST MATCH DISCUSSION - Round 21

    Rather surprised to see that no one has mentioned the fact that with this win we have surpassed our 10 wins last season. We have officially improved.
  7. GAMEDAY - Round 21

    Crows possibly, but GWS are still competing for a top 2 finish (and even the Crows can't afford to be complacent). With the bye the week before the finals, I doubt any team in the top 8 will want to rest too many for an extra week or two... they'll want them match fit and firing in the finals.
  8. GAMEDAY - Round 21

    That's ill use of "elusive"
  9. MATCH PREVIEW AND TEAM SELECTION - ROUND 21

    Yes, I did that on my PC as you can see in my post above... unfortunately it just shows the link. Thanks anyway.
  10. MATCH PREVIEW AND TEAM SELECTION - ROUND 21

    Show off Now tell me the secret.
  11. MATCH PREVIEW AND TEAM SELECTION - ROUND 21

    How does one embed a tweet?
  12. MATCH PREVIEW AND TEAM SELECTION - ROUND 21

    https://twitter.com/melbournefc/status/895825154583875584 MFC has also tweeted that Goodwin stated that Gus will definitely play.
  13. Changes vs St Kilda

    I would think Brayshaw is an outside chance and Maynard should retain his place. Weeds may come in for Watts? (or perhaps he comes in at the expense of Pedersen so Watts can take some rucking duties).
  14. 2015 the hottest year on record

    Yep, to quote the article linked to by Wrecker... "A 2003 CSIRO report, part-funded by the ski industry, found that the resorts could lose a quarter of their snow in 15 years, and half by 2050. The worst case was a 96 per cent loss of snow by mid-century." (perhaps Wrecker considers 2020 to be mid-century?).
  15. Lack of Finals = Failed Season?

    To quote jackaub from December last year in the Your Expectations for 2017 thread: "Sports bet have us at $23, tenth place behind Essendon. Go Figure!" From my point of view, I believe that if we had not had the important player outs we have had this year, this thread would not have seen the light of day.
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