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I thought this time of year might be a good chance to look back at clichés we've used over the season.

Some of my favorites:-

"I'm a glass 1/2 full person". (Navel gazer.)

".....taller players take longer to mature...." Sometimes preceeded with "We all know"

I think there's been an "...elephant in the room...". That's a real now expression. I'm just looking for places to use it.

My favourite " ...you have to give something to get something ...". I call that the loser's cliché.

What about ".. Moderators, please lock this ...". I've copped that a couple of times. To use something I think may become a more used cliché soon "I wear it as a badge of honour."

Of course the worst one I heard over the year was "[so & so] defeated Melbourne ..[some scores]"

Yes, I'm bored.

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Ill just take this thread one post at a time !! ^_^

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"I'm a glass 1/2 full person". (Navel gazer.)

The glass is always full unless it's in a complete vacuum. It's more a matter of whether it is full of liquid.

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"It is what it is" Really grinds my gears !!

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"It is what it is" Really grinds my gears !!

Haven't heard of "the reality bus" since it hit Neeld when he wasn't looking!

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"Going through the process" and "One game at a time"

They both annoy me.

In fairness though, the players can't really win, if they show any arrogance, the media jumps on them.

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They are what they are.

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How about "they are training the house down" (if that is a cliché)

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I don't want to hear about Keyboard Warriors this season.

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I don't want to hear about Keyboard Warriors this season.

You've come to the wrong place Col.

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The glass is always full unless it's in a complete vacuum. It's more a matter of whether it is full of liquid.

LOL. Yes, but now they (whoever they are) are questioning if there is something in a vacuum too. I hope that is explained to me in my lifetime.

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I don't want to hear about Keyboard Warriors this season.

I don't want to see any.

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FWIW has to be the most overused, unnecessary and infuriating acronym I've come across on Demonland.

It's definitely a demonland cliché.

... (FWIW, I'm excluding myself from this particular cliché as I've never used it..)

Incorrectly calling an abbreviation such as FWIW as an acronym can be equally infuriating.

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'Without doubt, this is the worst team we've picked all year'

My fave that covered rounds 2-22 this year ;)

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Taller players do take longer to develop but hey call it a cliche if it suits your rubbish thread

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Tom Gillies is a good pick up......

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