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5 minutes ago, Deestroy All said:

If you were buying beer and cigarettes for 40,000 people, you’d probably care more about the value for money. 

If I scored a quarter of a million beers and 40,000 packs of ciggies at retail for under $200 grand then Gil himself would probably proclaim me as having an IQ above 150. 

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36 minutes ago, daisycutter said:

not really.....i have a feeling of foreboding.....not sure why

my spider senses are tingling... just have a funny feeling there's a surprise yet in all of this..and not a bad one.

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Just now, beelzebub said:

my spider senses are tingling... just have a funny feeling there's a surprise yet in all of this..and not a bad one.

I really hope the rumours (read made up story) about a Freo player involved in the trade is the surprise but I really doubt it considering they are being miserly with their picks and are going to be losing Neale

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18 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

If people were invested in you they’d be asking questions. 

You too Ethan? Wow, this thread is cut-throat. 

I'm just gonna slink quietly back back into the background. Exit the Skuit. 

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35 minutes ago, Skuit said:

On another, perhaps more esoteric note, when I lived in Cambodia I would quite often flick a fiver to some street kid to go and fetch me a six-pack and a packet of cigarettes, with the unspoken proviso that he or she could keep the change. 

When they returned with my bounty, I didn't once ask how much they scored my desired goods for. 

That is this - or at least how it should be viewed. 

My Cambodian experience says the kid walked away with about $3 bucks change, and a huge smile on his face.

Most will forget the trade once May is monstering oppo forwards for us, and Oscar can take more of a floating role.

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7 minutes ago, faultydet said:

My Cambodian experience says the kid walked away with about $3 bucks change, and a huge smile on his face.

Most will forget the trade once May is monstering oppo forwards for us, and Oscar can take more of a floating role.

That's part of my point. Three beers in and I don't care if some other street kid tells me I could have got my six-pack for a buck cheaper.

P.s - I see Oscar more in the orange rather than floating role after this trade period.  Come at me binman. 

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42 minutes ago, sue said:

A few posters claim they are in a downtrodden minority on whether Hogan stays or goes.  I'm not so sure D'land is one way or the other -  How about a simple poll to enliven what looks like being a slow day? 

Put me down as ambivalent.

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7 minutes ago, Demonland said:

I really hope the rumours (read made up story) about a Freo player involved in the trade is the surprise but I really doubt it considering they are being miserly with their picks and are going to be losing Neale

I’d love to get a young player back from Freo, Tom Morris’ early prediction ‘On The Couch’ was we would get a first rounder and a player back.

He mentioned this a couple of days after the GF. Can’t remember the specifics but he believed the Neale trade would commence an 8 way mega trade. 

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18 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

If people were invested in you they’d be asking questions. 

You too Ethan? Wow, this thread is cut-throat. 

I'm just gonna slink quietly back back into the background. Exit the Skuit. 

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28 minutes ago, Demonland said:

I have no idea what I want to happen today. I know what a talent Jesse is already at 23 and what he potentially could become. I also have a nagging concerns (perhaps my MFCSS) that he won't live up to that potential. I also respect his wanting to "go home" and if that's truly the case then that reason sits better with me then us pushing him out the door.

If we lose him then I want to be compensated fairly but I also realise that sometimes you have to pay overs or get unders just to get the deal done and hopefully it works out in our favour when it all comes out in the wash. Having said that, we always seem to pay overs and get unders but I sort of like that we don't look like [censored] but would sometimes like us to be mongrels at trade time.

Regarding May. I'm constantly going back and forth in my mind. Some days I want him and others I don't. He's older than Jesse but does fill a need but in a straight swap I'd rather keep Jesse. But then another club's name is thrown in the ring for May and that makes me want him more.

Ideally I'd love 2 first rounders for Jesse and then use one for May and use the other in the draft but I'm resigned to the fact that that won't happen. My second wish is for a first rounder for May and another young Freo player but I'm also sure that won't happen. I guess I'll take the first rounder and pick 23.

If Jesse has to leave I'm happier that he is going to Freo than to anyone else where I'm confident he won't do much damage in the short term in the bottom 4.

Well that's cleared up your position.....

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Just now, Dee Zephyr said:

I’d love to get a young player back from Freo, Tom Morris’ early prediction ‘On The Couch’ was we would get a first rounder and a player back.

He mentioned this a couple of days after the GF. Can’t remember the specifics but he believed the Neale trade would commence an 8 way mega trade. 

The sci-fi geek in me would prefer that Tom Morris made his predictions using an unreliable gift of prescience that he received from a mutant spider bite rather than the reality of him making [censored] up.

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21 minutes ago, sue said:

Thanks.  My computer seems stuck on this thread.  Time to surface and breath.  But I see that poll is on what we want, not what we think will happen.

Wait, are you saying there's a difference?

If I close my eyes and wish really really super duper hard, everything I want will happen.

Otherwise I've wasted a lot of money on 'The Secret' dvds.

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4 minutes ago, Skuit said:

That's part of my point. Three beers in and I don't care if some other street kid tells me I could have got my six-pack for a buck cheaper. 

I reckon GWS would feel like that Cambodian kid throughout that Scully trade.  They've taken Hawthorn's $5, done wee's in 6 empty bottles (that they got out of a bin for free), rolled up some dried cow manure and lawn clippings and told them it was a packet of Dunhill Blue.

Won't be until Clarkson takes a sip and a drag to realise he was royally shafted.

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Just now, binman said:

personally i'm quite content. My strong preference is for Hoges to stay. But if he leaves so be it. 

If he has to leave I'd be more content if we bring in May ( Magic 8 Ball says: Most likely ), Kolodjashnij (Magic 8 Ball says: Most likely), a young Docker (Magic 8 Ball says: Outlook not so good ) and then Weideman and TMac not get injured (Magic 8 Ball says: Reply hazy, try again ).

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6 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

So a player back to the MFC becomes part of the deal?

how strong is this?

hope it is true....

By 3pm this arvo, there will be people on here betting their kid's life on it that they have heard it's confirmed.

Actually, I'd say by 10:30am.

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4 minutes ago, Demonland said:

I'm all over the place this trade week.

For me, I didn't want Hogan to leave.

I've since convinced myself that his head is not really in it and he is going to leave at some point anyway, so we just need to get what we can and move on. 

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