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Could be useful to remind us all of how we got to the hole we were in at the end of 2013 dc

now you're talking, od.......now about the price......................

p.s. i've also got a great bridge up north, just had a new coat of paint....can do you a really special deal if we package the 2 items

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now you're talking, od.......now about the price......................

p.s. i've also got a great bridge up north, just had a new coat of paint....can do you a really special deal if we package the 2 items

Done my $5 cheque is in the mail

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Appareny the guys a motivational

Speaker these days hardly surprising .

I've heard that his new role entails him teaching people 'how' to be a CEO.

(Cue jokes about desks, whiteboards and blazers)

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I've heard that his new role entails him teaching people 'how' to be a CEO.

(Cue jokes about desks, whiteboards and blazers)

Did Schwab treat his position as a real job? :)

Many would say no ... has any other CEO of a footy club become involved in other such superfluous notions?

Schwab was protected here too ... it was only near the end of his tenure when the pendulum really swung. For the most part, he had a large majority of support on this site ... oddly enough, many footy fans I spoke to couldn't stand him and thought he was damaging our club.

It must be noted that Schwab was our CEO when we went from 5 million in the red to 8.9 million in the black (that also happened in a very short space of time) Most would attribute that turnaround to Jimmy Stynes and I lean that way as well. However, it does stand that he was our CEO during that turnaround.

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It must be noted that Schwab was our CEO when we went from 5 million in the red to 8.9 million in the black (that also happened in a very short space of time) Most would attribute that turnaround to Jimmy Stynes and I lean that way as well. However, it does stand that he was our CEO during that turnaround.

I think it would have been better if Jimmy had played more a Don Scott role (fundraiser and figurehead in chief) rather than taking on the actual presidency. We obviously appreciated his hard work to get us out of debt but he did enable the 'boys club' culture that allowed Schwab to come on board.

I won't comment on the other superfluous stuff that you mentioned Macca (I have said enough thus far so maybe I'm too fargone). One nice thing about Demonland in 2015 (and to a large extent 2014) is that CS's name had almost become like a vague pop culture reference like Kriss Kross or DJ Skat Kat. We don't hear much about him and I like it that way! ;)

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i once saw bobby and laurie

Anyone (presumably under the age of 50) want to confess that they thought dc was referring to Flower and Fowler?

My confession is to a fear that the Norm Smith Curse isn't real but the Demonland curse is. Has anyone else noticed at the top of the screen "Demonland Est 2000". And how many Grand Finals have we played in since?

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I think it would have been better if Jimmy had played more a Don Scott role (fundraiser and figurehead in chief) rather than taking on the actual presidency. We obviously appreciated his hard work to get us out of debt but he did enable the 'boys club' culture that allowed Schwab to come on board.

I won't comment on the other superfluous stuff that you mentioned Macca (I have said enough thus far so maybe I'm too fargone). One nice thing about Demonland in 2015 (and to a large extent 2014) is that CS's name had almost become like a vague pop culture reference like Kriss Kross or DJ Skat Kat. We don't hear much about him and I like it that way! ;)

As new information has come to hand, I've changed my stance a number of times with regards to Jimmy, DB, CS and the people who stood on our various boards. We've all had to really.

Hindsight tells me that Dean Bailey wasn't given a proper pathway with which he could forge his plan.

Jimmy was a marvelous man who's heart was always in the right place - despite all those putrid on-field seasons he will forever be remembered by me for getting the club into the black ... to this day, our bottom line is still in the black.

As for the boards and CS - the less said the better. In their own way they did their best but they fell way short.

As for the present & future ... in comes PJ followed not long after by Roos ... from there, nearly all the decisions, acquisitions and forward planning looks to be the right ones. As always, time will tell.

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Appareny the guys a motivational

Speaker these days hardly surprising .

What the??

"How to lose $Millions quietly so nobody notices until you have left.."

A night with Cam

Surely not a motivation...

Wouldn't mind rolling up tho...

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I confess that Robert Flower is still my all time favourite Demon player.

I confess that I do not ride scooters, nor have a beard.

I confess that the likes of Nasher, WJ and Demonland are the best.... since sliced bread.

I confess that I have warned, suspended and banned other Demonland posters. Quite rightly I might add.

I confess that I will warn, suspend and ban D'Land posters in future. Like sands thru the hour glass......

I confess to having written a training report previously during a pre-season. Among others there. Weird kind of feeling, but great to get out of my comfort zone. (Appreciate reports by the way)

I confess I have a deep deep hatred for anything Hawthorn. Very envious. And everytime I see the coaching box of late, I feel somewhat ill to put it politely.

I confess to not having watched all volumes of Whiteboard Wednesday a few years back. Thank goodness.

I confess to feeling pumped when hearing the story of how CS wrote down on the back of a beer coaster in front of Slobbo...picks 1&2 Scully, Trengove,...and when we nailed the recruiting of Clark during trade period. Didn't they work out well for us. There's still one hope....

I confess to feeling so relieved when we lost to Richmond in '09.

I confess to being very angry when Michael Long ran through Troy Simmonds in the 2000GF. I don't think I've ever been as angry since - oh wait - yes there is, the 2002 Semi v Adelaide. Yep, the TV copped it.

And finally, I just love every time we've been KOTD one way or another, the last being..obtaining picks 3 and 7 through smart wheeling and dealing following the rules.

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Bend It

Brings back great memories Rev

Thanks !

Xanadu !!! Legendary stuff :rolleyes::)

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Sir Why You Little, on 10 Nov 2015 - 1:32 PM, said:

What the??

"How to lose $Millions quietly so nobody notices until you have left.."

A night with Cam

Surely not a motivation...

Wouldn't mind rolling up tho...

I knew you wouldn't be able to help yourself SWYL........LOL

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What about Cat Stevens at Festival Hall...........I actually tried to look like him....long hair, beard, but didn't have the voice (Dam it) and the hair has long since departed.

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Bend It

Brings back great memories Rev

Thanks !

just for you Old :)

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What about Cat Stevens at Festival Hall...........I actually tried to look like him....long hair, beard, but didn't have the voice (Dam it) and the hair has long since departed.

dont beat yusuf up about it !! :rolleyes:

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What about Cat Stevens at Festival Hall...........I actually tried to look like him....long hair, beard, but didn't have the voice (Dam it) and the hair has long since departed.

Hair! what's that?

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