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I know what you're thinking.

Melbourne only wins the opening game of a season once in a blue moon, a rare occurrence involving 13 full moons in a one calendar year.

Well, the fact of the matter is that the last time a blue moon happened was in 2010 but we didn't win our first game of the season - we were flogged mercilessly by Hawthorn so let's forget this blue moon thing and concentrate on the other colour that represents our club.

And tonight fellow Demon fans, we're going to experience a red moon, a lunar eclipse which will start at around 8:00pm.

Which makes today, the perfect occasion to totally eclipse the Suns.

Not only that - it is written in the heavens that by the setting of the sun and the rising of the moon, we will be celebrating our first win for 2015 and for once in a red moon, it will be in the opening game of the season.

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I know what you're thinking. Melbourne only wins the opening game of a season once in a blue moon, a rare occurrence involving 13 full moons in a one calendar year. Well, the fact of the matter is

So my wife came home and I was sitting in front of the new tv with fox footy on. She looked at me, looked at the tv, back at me and said "You're a dh" She threatened to cancel my Melbourne trip howe

Jealous of everyone heading to the 'G. I organised for a new TV and audio to be installed this morning to welcome the footy in. My wife doesn't know yet, she's at the shops, I'm hoping it's done by

Heading along with 5 mates. None are melbourne supporters so there's a chance I can convert at least 1 or 2 if we put up a good show. A big positive today will be the price of beer dropping. A few years late though, I've spent enough time in the bar after we are out of games at quarter time! Got a good feeling about today though. I just have a feeling Nathan Jones is going to lead us to a win!

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My shift got changed for work, usually work 7-11, now working 12-4.... Just happens to be during Melbourbes game... I guess I've waited months and months, couple more hours won't hurt.

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Heading along with 5 mates. None are melbourne supporters so there's a chance I can convert at least 1 or 2 if we put up a good show. A big positive today will be the price of beer dropping. A few years late though, I've spent enough time in the bar after we are out of games at quarter time! Got a good feeling about today though. I just have a feeling Nathan Jones is going to lead us to a win!

I could be wrong, but I thought beer was the same price. Wasn't it just some of the food items that dropped in price?

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My shift got changed for work, usually work 7-11, now working 12-4.... Just happens to be during Melbourbes game... I guess I've waited months and months, couple more hours won't hurt.

If you're sick you're sick....

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After months of excitement, a week of gastro means I will be tuning in via radio.

I hate to get excited for these things but in excited for this team. I want to watch all of those players. While a couple have question marks, these are over back finding ability not quality of disposal or attack on the game, for once.

We may be a touch short in attack but the is Hogan finally and I think footy in 2015 will be won by fast breaks, sling shots and thus small forward. And we've found 3!

Happy with our defence and happy with our pace across all the lines.

Excited about Lumumbas 200th!

A good showing, a competitive game is all that is needed to keep me satisfied. Signs of taking the game on and not giving up.

Can they deliver?

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On my way in for breakfast on Swan st then off to the demonshop then to the vfl then then meet a couple of mates at the Royal for boobs & beer then to the G.

You're living the dream mate!

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Is this on free to air?

Nope. If you don't have Foxtel, you'll have to either get to the game in person, or spend the evening re-creating Hogan's match-winning after the siren goal with matchsticks.

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Nope. If you don't have Foxtel, you'll have to either get to the game in person, or spend the evening re-creating Hogan's match-winning after the siren goal with matchsticks.

Do they still make an AFL video game? Id love to recreate it on there

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Is this on free to air?

It's a Foxtel game. And, they don't commence the telecast until just 10 minutes before the start of the game! Why couldn't they have a full half hour pre-game program? Instead, they choose to lead in with a replay of an old match! Go figure...!!!

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On my way in for breakfast on Swan st then off to the demonshop then to the vfl then then meet a couple of mates at the Royal for boobs & beer then to the G.

I miss my game day rituals, normally finish at the royal though, my wife loves it more than me. I'm a lucky man

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