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Are the Dees September 2018 better than the Tiges and Bulldogs circa 2017 and 2016?

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In my view they are, as Champion Data has been saying all year, playing a superior brand of football. Their best l have no doubt is surpases all comers, the question we all have is can they deliver on the day?

 I have been madly following this football club for 50 years, and for the first time in my living memory before a big game l have an innerving calmness about the result here. Gone are the nightmares they will fall into a hole. Their brilliance is just so good, that somehow or other you feel they will get it done. It is wonderful...

Go you mighty Dees!

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Better overall team than the Bulldogs ... yes... but they had a glorious month... we may not.

Richmond...last year... probably a bit below... Their last 5-6 weeks of the home and away season was seriously impressive which mean they finished top 4... we did not. On the other hand Richmond are probably above us by around the same margin that Adelaide were better than Richmond last year.

Who knows what the next three weeks will bring. I am expecting a win tonight but after that ?????

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You'll get your answer in 3 weeks at the latest or tonight at the earliest.

Let's all settle down a bit. All things considered, we are still a club that has made one set of finals in 12 years and has won an elimination final. 

This talk of us being 'a power' or being better than the Tiges or Doggies can only be entertained if we win the flag. 

If we don't then we are just one of 17 other teams who didn't salute.

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Technically, at the end of today we might have won two finals.
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The hype on Demonland this week is ridiculous. Even from normally rational posters.

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Still gotta be a very good team in the Hawks.

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35 minutes ago, ENYAW said:

Were the sides the doggies and the tigers faced better than the ones we might face?

The doggies last four victories to secure that flag were frankly outstanding. Tough opposition, interstate games. They fully deserved what they achieved

 

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Simple, IF we beat the Hawks tonight and then beat  WCE in WA   Assuming Richmond make the GF, then we will test the theory.

Too soon to say, wouldn't you thing so?  Lets get through Hawthorn firstly and mostly.

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hahaha, patience grasshopper

so far, all we have won is 1 elimination final

come back to us in 15 days, then ask your question

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Richmond and the Dogs had played finals the previous years before they won it.
I think we're about as good as they were the years before they won.
We still have too many who lack composure and have skill errors during the big games.
Like they did.
But anyhoo ...... Lets kill these forken Dawks.

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53 minutes ago, A F said:

The hype on Demonland this week is ridiculous. Even from normally rational posters.

We are miles better than Bullies or Tigers, I'll bear my rrrse in Bourke St if we don't win the next 4 flags!!!!

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13 minutes ago, Moonshadow said:

We are miles better than Bullies or Tigers, I'll bear my rrrse in Bourke St if we don't win the next 4 flags!!!!

Moonie, perhaps you are aptly named after all.

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If we don't win tonight we're barely better than Geelong circa 2018 

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That's the spirit.

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The whole 'fairytale' thing gives me the irrits. It makes it sound like it is rigged for us to win. I wouldn't complain if we do, but I just find it annoying.

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Yeah , sick of being everyone second team atm too.
Look forward to being smug and hated by the rest of the comp.

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4 minutes ago, Clintosaurus said:

The whole 'fairytale' thing gives me the irrits. It makes it sound like it is rigged for us to win. I wouldn't complain if we do, but I just find it annoying.

long live rigging (for mfc wins)

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7 minutes ago, Demon Disciple said:

We'll know something suss is up if that muppet Nicholls gives us a good run tonight.

28 point win (40 - 12 on account of nichols)

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