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Fine china placed in top cupboard & cat given to neighbour.

Seriously considering not watching this and working around the house. Less stressfull.

Sink is unblocked. What have I missed?


Hawks, Swans and North have opened up 3 top 8 spots that we are fighting for with half a dozen teams. 

Port will take one for sure. We lose today it's not curtains but will make it very difficult for us.

We can win this one, we will have the fresher legs ( just ) and I expect us to run away with it in the last quarter.

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Either way, will be home for tea. These early ones are odd.

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9 minutes ago, Hell Bent said:

Hawks, Swans and North have opened up 3 top 8 spots that we are fighting for with half a dozen teams. 

Port will take one for sure. We lose today it's not curtains but will make it very difficult for us.

We can win this one, we will have the fresher legs ( just ) and I expect us to run away with it in the last quarter.

And isn't that a powerful motivator.  Surely, that will spur the team on to overcome challenges.  Won't it?

Add Freo to that and that is 4 of the 2015 top 8 teams. 

If ever there was a year that a team was going to sneak into the 8, this is it.  Will be incredibly disappointing if we don't get there this year.  Especially if the likes of Ess, Rich, StK do.  

Will leave town for the finals season, if that happens!!

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I've graduated from 'woe is me'  to quietly confident about our prospects as the week has progressed.  The team selections (both sides), and a slightly longer break, give us a bit of an edge imo, and I think we can play harder for longer and get over the line ........  but Tracc needs to be 100%.  He could be the difference if it goes down to the wire, I reckon.

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22 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

And isn't that a powerful motivator.  Surely, that will spur the team on to overcome challenges.  Won't it?

Add Freo to that and that is 4 of the 2015 top 8 teams. 

If ever there was a year that a team was going to sneak into the 8, this is it.  Will be incredibly disappointing if we don't get there this year.  Especially if the likes of Ess, Rich, StK do.  

Will leave town for the finals season, if that happens!!

Would be a good time for an overseas trip Luci. Somewhere isolated and sans internet.

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Our little one came down with a virus on Friday and was chucking all day yesterday. At least that gives a me an excuse not to go to that cesspit of a stadium.

Not holding my breath for this one. Something has been off in the last 2 weeks, injuries aside. We just havent had that sustained hunger. Hopefully Lewis can come in and show some leadership - as we have been devoid of it for weeks.

Really want to see Viney have a big game. Hasnt been his usual self all year.

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Sitting on the Tarmac at Tullamarine. Will miss the whole shebang - after the last 3 weeks this is good for my health. 

Whenever I get to wifi later I'll find out if we're still on the hunt or staring down the barrel. 

Good luck boys and girls.

GO DEEEES!!! 

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On the way we are playing, we are one of those teams that might 'sneak' in.  Until we find the groove with the game plan and get a few fit bodies back, I think that is our reality.

I think Richmond will be this years North - they are a pretty crap 5-0 team, and I think they will be totally pantsed by the Crows.We can write off North, Swans and (maybe) Hawthorn, although Hawthorn are the more likely of this bunch to get their Mojo back.

I think there will be lots of upsets all year.  I so want us to win today - because it is the bummers, because of how it sets up our next 6 weeks, and how it sets up our season.  

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27 minutes ago, beelzebub said:

Either way, will be home for tea. These early ones are odd.

Handy in my case.

As soon as the final siren blows I'll be heading for the Skybus to the airport and will land in Perth by 8:30pm (WST).

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16 minutes ago, Deeoldfart said:

I've graduated from 'woe is me'  to quietly confident about our prospects as the week has progressed.  The team selections (both sides), and a slightly longer break, give us a bit of an edge imo, and I think we can play harder for longer and get over the line ........  but Tracc needs to be 100%.  He could be the difference if it goes down to the wire, I reckon.

Totally agree - need the forwards to fire and someone (anyone) to do the job on daniher. Lewis back is huge - and I think helps us  be quietly confident of a win. 

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Ok. Crystal ball out

Damn... it's cracked.

Anyhow. 

How we win.:

Stop their thrusts before hb.

If cant win ruck , shark them . Filth did it for years.

Contest, contest CONTEST the ball. Lock it up, deprive them of run.

Wear Joe like glove Touch him up mercilessly. Thats your job Sam...run with and deny.

Lewis and Pig. Command central for rebound assaults. Your kicking is crucial to that next target.

Tommy Tommy Tommy. Do that good stuff you do but for Christ sake give ir to Pig or Lewis to 'dispose'

Bernie...need a pearler from you. 

Chunk. No hero rubbish ...good solid ball winning...get rid of quickly...like Clarry be !!

Clarrry...just be you.. you're fine ;)

Nev ... Big day son...shut down someone :)

Milkshake. Today you deliver....or [email protected]#$ OFF!!

Viney. Wanna play general. Be GENERAL !! LIFT son. Solid SOLID game required.

Jeffy...ffs today turn it on....to Max !!

Harris... meh...hmmm. Score...or go home.

Dom dom dom. Time for the good Dom to reappear. 

Pedo. Make this game yours !!

Watts. Well ..you know watt you're doing....just keep doing it ;)

Truck....Big Mack time !!

ANB. Know where boundary line be like !! 

Hannan ...fly under radar and over them. Good luck ;)

Go Dees

( Cant come home with eldest gloating.....again !! )

 

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49 minutes ago, Monocology said:

Fine china placed in top cupboard & cat given to neighbour.

You know Mono, that just about sums up gameday for a Dees supporter. One of the best posts of the year so far. Gold. 

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So if we lose today we r on the same wins as Carlton! F  A  R  K  ING Carlton  

Now that would be depressing. 

I have little confidence about today and I'm sick of feeling like this. 

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11 minutes ago, DemonOX said:

So if we lose today we r on the same wins as Carlton! F  A  R  K  ING Carlton  

Now that would be depressing. 

I have little confidence about today and I'm sick of feeling like this. 

If we lose some apologist will come out and gloat that our percentage is better than Carlton's. Try and console yourself with that.

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Will roof be closed?

How do they make that decision?

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37 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

If injuries aren't an excuse then a loss today and being 2 and 4 is a failure in my books. 

Losing to Freo on our own dung heap had already demolished the injury excuse. 

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