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On behalf of the esteemed Supermercado/Demonblog, and the organising committee, it is my immense pleasure to introduce you to Demonbracket 50. Over the course of November, we'll endeavour to find our

Sadly I've only got a handful of these from around 1982 (I wish there was a 30 year rule where documents were made public a'la the government), but here's another one of my favourites - the great Kent

Note the way this memo lays the groundwork for MFC Facebook page users 30 years later by butchering his name twice. Not sure whether Kerry and "Larry" (presumably Les) Bamblett moving in together is

Can you tell if there were similar unique votes though Adam?

Yes, but I don't bother looking as long as the vote total isn't massively increased. Not all that concerned by somebody voting once or twice but the peanut who tried to stack it by voting 150 times gave themselves away through lack of subtlety. Anyway, the quarter final votes are in and it's congratulations to the following winners:

Robert Flower 107 (65%) d. David Schwarz 57 (35%)

David Neitz 146 (89%) d. Jeff White 18 (11%)

Allen Jakovich 85 (52%) d. James McDonald 79 (48%)

Jim Stynes 128 (78%) d. Todd Viney 36 (22%)

Which leaves us with the following semi-finals, with all the bookies pre-tournament favourites still involved. Voting is open from now until 7pm Monday night, with the Grand Final to follow on Tuesday.

Robert Flower vs David Neitz

Allen Jakovich vs Jim Stynes

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Loved the bonus video, Demon Apocalypse. Was a bit sad that it was 'to be continued' but realised that I had seen end before and It's not pretty

Agreed. I really miss those "Facebook Comment of the Week" videos. They were therapy for me at the time and truly the highlight of the Neeld era. They almost made the whole Neeld era worth it.

When's the DVD coming out Adam?

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Agreed. I really miss those "Facebook Comment of the Week" videos. They were therapy for me at the time and truly the highlight of the Neeld era. They almost made the whole Neeld era worth it.

When's the DVD coming out Adam?

I miss the videos, what I don't miss is trawling the Facebook page for the comments that went along with them.

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Brisbane Roar sack coach after 5 losses in 6 games this year on the back of two premiership A league cups in 12 and 13 plus coach of the year award. It's Norm Smith all over again! Maybe the curse will be transferred?

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After that odd interlude into #aleaguechat it's my duty to inform you that the favourites have triumphed in the semi-final, and that the electoral commission has certified the following results

Robert Flower 122 (60%) d. David Neitz 81 (40%)
Jim Stynes 120 (59%) d. Allen Jakovich 83 (41%)
The winners of the special challenge match were The Defenders and Ray Biffin took home the 10 man over the top first round losers battle royale.
GRAND FINAL FIXTURE (vote here)
#1 seed Robert Flower vs #2 seed Jim Stynes
+ third place playoff and special challenge matches.
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Friends, it is my pleasure to announce that the results have been certified by our government supervisor

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and that we have a winner... But first the preliminary matches:

In the Survivor Series the Brothers (James McDonald, Anthony McDonald, Gerard Healy and Greg Healy) d. The Unrelated (Glenn Lovett, Brett Lovett, David Williams and Luke Williams) by 120-43

In the Battle Royale your favourite ex-Demon at another club in 2015 was Jared Rivers with 31% of the vote from Stefan Martin (bless you all) with 25% and Scott Thompson with 17%.

The third place playoff was an absolute ball-burster, with the Plate Final almost shared as Allen Jakovich nudged David Neitz out by a score of 82-81

And the result you've all been waiting for. In the final, Robert Flower was voted your favourite Demon of the last 50 years after a narrow 83-80 victory over Jim Stynes.

Thanks everyone for your support of the tournament and your 2120 votes throughout. For the sake of probity the final results in all matchups can be seen here.

See you in January/February for a return to the fourth installment of the traditional Demonbracket format for current players only, and in November 2018 for our next 'all time' ballot #demonbracket54

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Friends, it is my pleasure to announce that the results have been certified by our government supervisor

B3RaF-TCMAADq2j.jpg

and that we have a winner... But first the preliminary matches:

In the Survivor Series the Brothers (James McDonald, Anthony McDonald, Gerard Healy and Greg Healy) d. The Unrelated (Glenn Lovett, Brett Lovett, David Williams and Luke Williams) by 120-43

In the Battle Royale your favourite ex-Demon at another club in 2015 was Jared Rivers with 31% of the vote from Stefan Martin (bless you all) with 25% and Scott Thompson with 17%.

The third place playoff was an absolute ball-burster, with the Plate Final almost shared as Allen Jakovich nudged David Neitz out by a score of 82-81

And the result you've all been waiting for. In the final, Robert Flower was voted your favourite Demon of the last 50 years after a narrow 83-80 victory over Jim Stynes.

Thanks everyone for your support of the tournament and your 2120 votes throughout. For the sake of probity the final results in all matchups can be seen here.

See you in January/February for a return to the fourth installment of the traditional Demonbracket format for current players only, and in November 2018 for our next 'all time' ballot #demonbracket54

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