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I was telling one of my kids that when I was a kid in the 70’s the ‘outflow’ from the urinals at Victoria Park used to run out onto the street and then down the drain. My question to anyone old enough is did this actually happen or have I made this up in my head?

It seems so far away from football conditions today

(And sorry I didn’t know where else to ask this question)

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1 hour ago, FarNorthernD said:

I was telling one of my kids that when I was a kid in the 70’s the ‘outflow’ from the urinals at Victoria Park used to run out onto the street and then down the drain. My question to anyone old enough is did this actually happen or have I made this up in my head?

It seems so far away from football conditions today

(And sorry I didn’t know where else to ask this question)

Most likely true. I recall the Bombers toilet on the outer was often flooded and you went against the back wall. That was real footy back then, both on and off the field.

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6 minutes ago, Redleg said:

Most likely true. I recall the Bombers toilet on the outer was often flooded and you went against the back wall. That was real footy back then, both on and off the field.

I have no desire to return to it Mr. Leg

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39 minutes ago, Redleg said:

Most likely true. I recall the Bombers toilet on the outer was often flooded and you went against the back wall. That was real footy back then, both on and off the field.

Wise folk stood on empty tinnies ;)

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1 hour ago, Redleg said:

Most likely true. I recall the Bombers toilet on the outer was often flooded and you went against the back wall. That was real footy back then, both on and off the field.

i always wore wellies and a gas mask going to vic park, followed by a very long shower at home afterwards

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8 hours ago, daisycutter said:

i always wore wellies and a gas mask going to vic park, followed by a very long shower at home afterwards

When I was team manager of the Dees, I was warned not to loiter in the race at Vic Park, as I would be covered with cups of urine, if not just copping a spit or two. Lovely people at that ground.

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1 minute ago, Redleg said:

When I was team manager of the Dees, I was warned not to loiter in the race at Vic Park, as I would be covered with cups of urine, if not just copping a spit or two. Lovely people at that ground.

Not known as the Filth...for nothing ;)

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On 9/4/2019 at 8:58 AM, daisycutter said:

i always wore wellies and a gas mask going to vic park, followed by a very long shower at home afterwards

I'd reckon you to be more the snorkel and diving mask type dc. A bit like the Trough Monster back in the 90's

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28 minutes ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

Just heard Mitch Marshmallow is in the test team!!! 

FMD.   Must be for his fielding!

Why not Siddle,  he would make  more with the bat and take more wickets.

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42 minutes ago, Moonshadow said:

I'd reckon you to be more the snorkel and diving mask type dc. A bit like the Trough Monster back in the 90's

not many filth games played in the 90s, moonie. Don't think i went there at that time. council lost patience with the filth with the urinals constantly flooding the railway lines.

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3 hours ago, Redleg said:

Why not Siddle,  he would make  more with the bat and take more wickets.

Siddle In also.   Now only a county bowler

Why put a side in when you leave attacking bowlers - starc Pattinson - out ?

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38 minutes ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

Siddle In also.   Now only a county bowler

Why put a side in when you leave attacking bowlers - starc Pattinson - out ?

And then win the toss and send them in! What was the old saying win the toss, think about sending them in, then bat always! 

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8 minutes ago, Earl Hood said:

And then win the toss and send them in! What was the old saying win the toss, think about sending them in, then bat always! 

It’s even worse when you drop sitters !!!

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1 for 86 at lunch great decision to send them in then. The talk was that the wicket would be good so why send them in? Up against it now but thankfully Mitch Marsh is there. 

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Used to enjoy this thread...now it's  infected by insects

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3 hours ago, Redleg said:

Any sport on this weekend?

Lifts open at Hotham Falls and Buller...all good 

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