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Having won in Round 1 this year, we broke a decade-long record of having not won in the first week of the season.

What other records are in dire need of being broken?

Win in Round 1 - BROKEN Round 1, 2015

- Last win: Round 1, 2005 (9-year losing streak)

Win in Adelaide - BROKEN Round 7, 2014

- Last win: Round 2, 2001 (16-game losing streak)

- Since 1991: 32 games, 6 wins, 26 losses

Home game losing streak - BROKEN Round 1, 2015

- Last home game win: Round 14, 2013 (15-game losing streak)

Score 100 points - BROKEN Round 1, 2015

- Last 100-point game: Round 14, 2013 (31 matches)

Win on a Friday night - BROKEN Round 4, 2015

- Last win: Round 11, 2011 vs Essendon

Beat Geelong - BROKEN Round 12, 2015

- Last win: Round 6, 2006 (12 games, 11 losses, 1 draw)

- Since 1994: 7 wins, 26 losses, 1 draw

Win in Geelong - BROKEN Round 12, 2015

- Last win: Round 20, 2005 (7 games, 6 losses, 1 draw)

- Since 1988: 2 wins, 17 losses, 1 draw

Beat Brisbane - BROKEN Round 16, 2015

- Last win: Round 3, 2011 (4-game losing streaking)

Win at Etihad BROKEN Round 23, 2015

Last win: Round 19, 2007 (22-game losing streak)

Beat Collingwood - BROKEN Round 18, 2015

- Last win: Round 11, 2007 (10 games, 9 losses, 1 draw)

Beat Fremantle - BROKEN Round 16, 2016

- Last win: Round 13, 2011 (6-game losing streak)

Win two games in a row - BROKEN Rounds 4-5, 2016

- Last time: Rounds 13 and 14, 2011 (20 game losing streak)

Beat a Ross Lyon-coached team - BROKEN Round 16, 2016

- Last win: Never (12-game losing streak)

Beat Hawthorn - BROKEN Round 20, 2016

- Last win: Round 8, 2006 (11-game losing streak)

- Since 1980: 59 games, 14 wins, 45 losses

Beat Port Adelaide in Adelaide - BROKEN Round 21, 2016

- Last win: Round 8, 2000 (11-game losing streak)

Win 3 in a row - BROKEN Rounds 19-21, 2016

Beat St Kilda - BROKEN Round 1, 2017

- Last win: Elimination Final, 2006 (14-game losing streak)

Win in Perth - BROKEN Round 14, 2017

- Last win: Round 1, 2004 (12-game losing streak)

Beat North Melbourne - BROKEN Round 3, 2018

- Last win: Round 5, 2006 (14-game losing streak)

Play a final - BROKEN 2018

- Last time: Second Semi-Final vs Fremantle, 2006 (8-year drought)

Win a final -   BROKEN 2018

- Last win: Elimination Final v St Kilda, 2006 (8-year drought)

Win the minor premiership

- Last time: 1964 (50 years and counting)

Win a final outside of Victoria

- Last win: Never (2 games, 2 losses)

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We need to knock off at least five. One or two per season will still keep us in limbo land.

Beat St Kilda at Etihad a week after beating the Pies on QB and that is four of the above...

Some are more meaningful than others though.

Beating Geelong down at Mordor would be huge, and of course beating Hawthorn, but Geelong are on a precipice - I would love to push them over...

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Ludicrous was exactly the word that came to my mind p-man! Not winning two in a row for 3 whole seasons is [censored] disgusting!

I hate this thread. Nice formatting though I have to say.

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Ludicrous was exactly the word that came to my mind p-man! Not winning two in a row for 3 whole seasons is [censored] disgusting!

I hate this thread. Nice formatting though I have to say.

I actually hated writing it.

I'm not joking.

I don't know whether to laugh or cry.

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Maybe we can keep this going until we've marked them all off. Maybe then we can feel like the team is moving forward!

I agree... mods, can this post please be nailed to the top of this forum?

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I actually hated writing it.

I'm not joking.

I don't know whether to laugh or cry.

I've recently adopted a strategy of starring into emptiness. I've cried too much and laughing makes you appear psychotic I've found.

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Beat St Kilda at Etihad a week after beating the Pies on QB and that is four of the above...

Some are more meaningful than others though.

Beating Geelong down at Mordor would be huge, and of course beating Hawthorn, but Geelong are on a precipice - I would love to push them over...

...by 187 points :-)

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Added a few more.

Can you also add the win over in SA last year, was big and be nice to feel we've knocked over more than just one record since Roo's arrival..?

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In the current game a 100 goal plus goal kicker is a bit unrealistic. Last happened in 2008 for any club. Though Hogan is as good a bet as anyone to get there someday.

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If I'm not mistaken, the last time we beat Hawthorn it put us on top of the ladder. I think that was also the last time we were on top...

Yep. Then we lost the next 5 games and were eliminated from the finals in week 1.

Such a Melbourne thing to do.

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Will win 2 games in row this year=tick.

Will win a game at the dome=tick

Maybe take catters to the line=?

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