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24 minutes ago, dieter said:

Des anyone a, why Burgo isn't still employed by the D's, B, what's he doing now?

He was made redundant

What @hemingway said in his post

Follow the players on Instagram, you don't have to post yourself, social media junkies like Clarry, Jack Viney are posting all the time, especially from the Camp

The hypocrites who used to bemoan the 'spin' from the Club, are now demanding more

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Long time lurker, first time poster. First Demons training session I have attended since the early/mid 90's when Jelly Legs, Balls, Jacka and Mouse where all still running around. Unfortunately I

Ventured out to Maroochydore today with the family and it was a great day.  Spoke with May, Lever, Viney, Gawn, TMac and Preuss.  May is a great fella and very easy to talk to. Is loving bei

Attended for a while and took some pictures. Never been to training before, but from what I could tell the following were in rehab: Viney, JKH, Spargo, Lever, May, Jones, Oliver, Brayshaw an

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When I used to live in Queensland, the only way I would get any information about the Demons is either this website, or the club website.  Burgs did a tremendous job at putting enough content up for me to get my weekly fix.  Demonland is/was a great way to communicate with fellow Demons.  Burgs was clearly passionate about the Demons - you could sense his excitement after a win, and his disappointment when we lost.  You could tell he was, in some ways, living his dream of being involved in the Melbourne Football Club from an employment perspective.

Even though I now live back in Victoria, I still don't have the luxury of attending training sessions, etc during the week, so I'm again relying on the Club website and Demonland.  What I can say though is that my 4yo son, who is starting to become obsessed with all things Melbourne, especially one M Gawn, I love showing him footage and/or photos on the MFC app/website of the players.  I much prefer him, at that age, to get his own little Gawny fix from the Club website than an internet chat room.

Personally, I think the preseason communications from the club has deteriorated.  I'm not going to slit my wrists over it, and the Club isn't going to lose my young bloke as a member, but it is definitely an area that I would love to see improved, as I enjoy the bit of quality time I get to spend with my son when we are watching videos or looking at photos of the players.

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1 hour ago, binman said:

i understand the focus of pumping resources into the the football department as a priority. Which was PJ's approach. But really now that we have more resources they need to invest in growing our membership.

The way to grow our membership is to get kids and young people supporting our club.

In this day and age the way to connect and engage with kids and young people is through quality online content and social media.

Neither of my kids watch any free to air TV. At all. It is all youtube and Instagram and in my son's case also NBA.com. The only time my son mentions anything about the dees is when something pops up in his Instagram feed.

Burgs was fine but he wasn't the issue. The turn of the century approach to media and content is the issue. Get with the program dees.

Invest.

Develop some quality content t (like down the ground video, analysis etc) and not just 90 seconds rubbish clips, longer content (eg 15 mins). Fans will consume it and cast to their TVs or watch on their devices. I would.

Sort out the social media aspect.

Sort out a proper Youtube presence (the Dees MFC site is embarrassing). 

Simple really. But requires an investment

Well said mate, agree 100%

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13 minutes ago, hemingway said:

Rjay, everyone has spin to some degree. Just some more than others!

Except on the dance floor, by knees have gone. 

But I spin bulldust on this site most days. 

Bulldust.. that's fertilizer for the game.

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24 minutes ago, Satyriconhome said:

Not really chap, this forum has a search function already found posts from both yourself and @McQueen making derogatory comments about Burgo's ability as a journalist, may keep searching      like me to repost them?

Go for your life, but it doesn't address the issue at hand and I don't see where I've bemoaned Burgo's being gone either.

The spin is you are picking and choosing bits & pieces of posters and making up the mythical poster.

A lot on here would like to see a bit more from the club.

Is there really anything wrong with that?

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9 hours ago, Satyriconhome said:

Not really chap, this forum has a search function already found posts from both yourself and @McQueen making derogatory comments about Burgo's ability as a journalist, may keep searching      like me to repost them?

Put your money where your mouth is chap and link me those posts you’re so willing to accuse me of.

As rjay has mentioned, I too fail to see where or how I’ve been implicated in this diatribe defence you’ve dreamt up for Burgo...

I reckon I’ll hear crickets chirping before you get a reply back to me.

Ed: And furthermore, I would like to hope the site admin deal with an accusation of making “derogatory comments” appropriately when you come up empty handed. 

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Being on the other side of the ditch I welcome any and all information whether it be a fluff piece from the club or an in depth training report from sites like this. I don't think people should complain about having too much information. I'll take anything I can get. There is no over -saturation when it comes to the Demons for me.

If you don't want info don't click.

Who doesn't want to read about Salem's Barber Shop?

http://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/2019-02-05/salems-barber-shop

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24 minutes ago, Kiwi Dee said:

Who doesn't want to read about Salem's Barber Shop?

and what the boys get up to on Super Bowl day.

Favourite bit comes up at around 02:50, Jeffy G’s taste in music.

http://www.melbournefc.com.au/video/2019-02-05/camp-2019-jacks-story

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24 minutes ago, Kiwi Dee said:

Being on the other side of the ditch I welcome any and all information whether it be a fluff piece from the club or an in depth training report from sites like this. I don't think people should complain about having too much information. I'll take anything I can get. There is no over -saturation when it comes to the Demons for me.

If you don't want info don't click.

Who doesn't want to read about Salem's Barber Shop?

http://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/2019-02-05/salems-barber-shop

 

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