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On 7/25/2018 at 7:48 PM, beelzebub said:

Though I detest talking football here... I'll go with state of mind.

Our BRAND.. style is being decimated with withdrawal due to non availability.

My mind is actually quite tempt.

I don't expect much. It's often just that. It's not being.. pessimistic...not mfcss...not anything really;  just realistic. We aren't complete.. We fumble through. We trip

Those who know me here..

A beer on whether we make finals or not ?

Takers ?

I like beer by the way ;)

Alright BB. I don't drink beer, but how about this. If we don't make the finals, I will buy you a beer. If we do make the finals, you buy me the equivalent in bananas.

That is more than enough footy talk for one post in this thread, so I think we should turn to the crucial question of how many bananas is one beer worth ...

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The Crows side looks good on paper. Walker and Mc Govern are big ins. One good out is Doedee, he is a very good player and is their  new Lever. 

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3 minutes ago, Redleg said:

The Crows side looks good on paper. Walker and Mc Govern are big ins. One good out is Doedee, he is a very good player and is their  new Lever. 

Yep, I think people underestimated how weak their side was last time, they were an injury riddled mess.

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9 minutes ago, MSFebey said:

Yep, I think people underestimated how weak their side was last time, they were an injury riddled mess.

Sounds  a bit like us MSF!

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13 hours ago, Red and Bluebeard said:

Alright BB. I don't drink beer, but how about this. If we don't make the finals, I will buy you a beer. If we do make the finals, you buy me the equivalent in bananas.

That is more than enough footy talk for one post in this thread, so I think we should turn to the crucial question of how many bananas is one beer worth ...

Half a banana R and B

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On 7/26/2018 at 9:13 AM, Redleg said:

But OD might not have another 54 years up his sleeve. 

That is as rock solid as it gets Mr. Leg. 

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9 hours ago, old dee said:

Half a banana R and B

That is one expensive beer, OD 😀

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1 minute ago, Red and Bluebeard said:

That is one expensive beer, OD 😀

Ok half a banana = 2 beers.

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4 minutes ago, old dee said:

Ok half a banana = 2 beers.

That sounds more like it!

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On 7/26/2018 at 9:13 AM, Redleg said:

But OD might not have another 54 years up his sleeve. 

And neither do I   missed watching 64      seen all the rest  supporter  since  55   but not active till 66   seen enough carp    I think I am going Bananas     just too old really

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3 hours ago, Red and Bluebeard said:

That sounds more like it!

Happy to cough up....

Or drink ;)

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3 hours ago, 640MD said:

And neither do I   missed watching 64      seen all the rest  supporter  since  55   but not active till 66   seen enough carp    I think I am going Bananas     just too old really

I feel your pain 640 MD. Bananas are one of the few fine things left and even those I can only consume in moderation!

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Bananas,   Porridge without milk,   and plain Rice        all bland   but they do not upset my gut.      Unlike Melbourne losing two games in the same season to the same team by a kick after the siren.   upsets me greatly, !

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13 hours ago, beelzebub said:

Happy to cough up....

Or drink ;)

That is the benefit of betting against your team. Either way you get something out of it ... 😃

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22 minutes ago, Red and Bluebeard said:

That is the benefit of betting against your team. Either way you get something out of it ... 😃

We make finals... a Banana thickshake is all yours ;)

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I hate to say it, but I can see  a loss and our year over tonight.

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56 minutes ago, beelzebub said:

We make finals... a Banana thickshake is all yours ;)

Now you are talking ... this is getting serious!

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It is easy to hate umpires if you are a Melbourne supporter. We lose games because of multiple free kick goals awarded to our opponents when we can’t buy one. I watched the Pies Tigers game today and was stunned at the refusal to pay obvious holding the ball frees yet we are penalised as soon as an opponent touches our jumper. It is a joke. Think of the Harmes 50 and goal and listen to the umpires warning players today not to infringe the zone when they already are in it. It is a joke. 

It just seems to me if you are a club that doesn’t rant in the media you get continually screwed.

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23 minutes ago, Redleg said:

It is easy to hate umpires if you are a Melbourne supporter. We lose games because of multiple free kick goals awarded to our opponents when we can’t buy one. I watched the Pies Tigers game today and was stunned at the refusal to pay obvious holding the ball frees yet we are penalised as soon as an opponent touches our jumper. It is a joke. Think of the Harmes 50 and goal and listen to the umpires warning players today not to infringe the zone when they already are in it. It is a joke. 

It just seems to me if you are a club that doesn’t rant in the media you get continually screwed.

Our club should have spoken up a long time ago, even last year to be honest. The squeaky wheel always gets the oil.

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37 minutes ago, MSFebey said:

Our club should have spoken up a long time ago, even last year to be honest. The squeaky wheel always gets the oil.

Would rather 'the consistent umpire gets applauded and deserves another game next week'

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On ‎7‎/‎25‎/‎2018 at 7:07 PM, beelzebub said:

I wonder if BBO whilst Bitter...is still Optimistic ?

I'm not.

Of course I'm still Bitter bb you [censored]. In fact you can all shove your banana splits , bowl included, where they will cause the most pain.

Any more questions as to my Bitterness?

As to Optimism. I was so [censored] off after last Saturday, I've kept away from this forum, papers , radio etc all week. However, remarkably  we are still in the game.

It's Saturday night, I'm sober, I'm alone - I reckon we'll win

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29 minutes ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

Of course I'm still Bitter bb you [censored]. In fact you can all shove your banana splits , bowl included, where they will cause the most pain.

Any more questions as to my Bitterness?

As to Optimism. I was so [censored] off after last Saturday, I've kept away from this forum, papers , radio etc all week. However, remarkably  we are still in the game.

It's Saturday night, I'm sober, I'm alone - I reckon we'll win

BBO I share your bitterness and feel we are f...ed.

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38 minutes ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

Of course I'm still Bitter bb you [censored]. In fact you can all shove your banana splits , bowl included, where they will cause the most pain.

Any more questions as to my Bitterness?

As to Optimism. I was so [censored] off after last Saturday, I've kept away from this forum, papers , radio etc all week. However, remarkably  we are still in the game.

It's Saturday night, I'm sober, I'm alone - I reckon we'll win

I with you Bitters, so to speak. 

C'mon Dees, no time like the present!

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