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I'll also be furious.   I don't accept the line that players are more likely to be injured during training etc.  When that happens at least they are preparing for playing footy.  They have to in order to play well during the season, not engaging in a ridiculous event to show how clever the AFL bosses are.

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32 minutes ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

Is it possible to pull a hamstring as a response to hearing your name called out by Eddie Betts?

I think a minor concussion is coming. Tommy did not perform to the required level during our random concussion testing program, no contact training recommended for 2 to 3. Such a shame he was looking forward to playing AFLXWYZ  or whatever it is called.

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22 hours ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

For those posters who have children or grandchildren who this product appears to be targeted at, it would be good to get your feedback on this site after the AFLX event (competition? tournament?) as to whether your children/grandchildren enjoyed it. It would be especially interesting if you were able to form a view as to whether it piqued any interest in those who previously had not shown much or any interest in AFL.

If it is for kids, why are they playing on a Friday night? Surely it would be better on a Saturday afternoon / evening.

Also, who's excited to see what Patrick Dangerfield wears as he enters the stadium?

https://www.afl.com.au/news/2019-02-08/bring-on-the-bling-open-dress-code-for-aflx-stars

 

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1 minute ago, poita said:

If it is for kids, why are they playing on a Friday night? Surely it would be better on a Saturday afternoon / evening.

Also, who's excited to see what Patrick Dangerfield wears as he enters the stadium?

https://www.afl.com.au/news/2019-02-08/bring-on-the-bling-open-dress-code-for-aflx-stars

 

Perhaps the target market is "older kids" - that is, teens and older - for whom a Friday night should work well. Or it's for the masses of international tourists without anything to do on a Friday night.

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30 minutes ago, poita said:

If it is for kids, why are they playing on a Friday night? Surely it would be better on a Saturday afternoon / evening.

Also, who's excited to see what Patrick Dangerfield wears as he enters the stadium?

https://www.afl.com.au/news/2019-02-08/bring-on-the-bling-open-dress-code-for-aflx-stars

 

I'd click on that link except I don't want to encourage the idiots at AFL headquarters.  But I doubt my imagination will be worse than the real thing.

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Whack. (Hopefully this Tweet, including the video clip is inserted properly- but if not, the text says it all...)

 

"I haven't talked about #AFLX much because I don't consider it to be a genuine competition," says @paulwkennedy. "I'd suggest that @aflwomens is way more important to the overall focus of Aussie Rules than some dodgy preseason competition that hardly anyone I know cares about."

 
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8 hours ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

Is it possible to pull a hamstring as a response to hearing your name called out by Eddie Betts?

Nah, but it's possible he dropped the bucket hat he was clutching,  when he heard the selection news...

On bending down to pick it back up, He, May well have done it, at that moment ?   ?

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On 1/28/2019 at 5:19 PM, Whispering_Jack said:

The four AFLX 2019 captains will build their superhero teams via a nationally broadcast Draft on Wednesday February 6. The Draft will be on 7Mate, Fox Footy, AFL.com.au & AFL Live App from 7pm AEDT. 

Fair dinkum unbelievable.

 I call this the “reverse draft” because I’ll be watching it hoping that we don’t have any players picked.

 

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Genuine injuries I'd say

Only a fool would pass up the opportunity to earn 20 thousand dollars for a 20- 30 minute tackle-free jog around

Might even be more than $20k ... who would know?  They are not doing it for nothing.

Free money ... give me some of that!

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18 minutes ago, buck_nekkid said:

So we have an utterly meaningless AFLX to follow an utterly meaningless big bash.

there is no soul in either of these, and seven will try to make them ‘meaningful’.

Don't forget meaningless ODI's,  UFC ,  WWE,  ESporrs,  fantasy sports of any description and numerous other silly pastimes. 

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22 minutes ago, Macca said:

Don't forget meaningless ODI's,  UFC ,  WWE,  ESporrs,  fantasy sports of any description and numerous other silly pastimes. 

Multi-billion dollar global empires in UFC and eSports are silly past times? What cave did you just emerge from after a 25 year nap? 
 

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8 minutes ago, Smokey said:

Multi-billion dollar global empires in UFC and eSports are silly past times? What cave did you just emerge from after a 25 year nap? 
 

I totally understand the popularity but UFC is barbaric mindless violence.  Anyone who gets off on that stuff needs help.  Quintessential gratuitious violence.

As for ESports - get a life I say.

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10 minutes ago, Macca said:

I totally understand the popularity but UFC is barbaric mindless violence.  Anyone who gets off on that stuff needs help.  Quintessential gratuitious violence.

As for ESports - get a life I say.

I'm not a fan of either of them actually, but I'm also not arrogant enough to assume that something isn't worthwhile simply because I don't like it. 

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1 minute ago, Smokey said:

I'm not a fan of either of them actually, but I'm also not arrogant enough to assume that something isn't worthwhile simply because I don't like it. 

 

24 minutes ago, Smokey said:

Multi-billion dollar global empires in UFC and eSports are silly past times? What cave did you just emerge from after a 25 year nap? 
 

Really? 

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13 minutes ago, ManDee said:

 

Really? 

please elaborate

 

my point stands. just because you don't understand the appeal of something, doesn't make it a "silly past-time". its actually quite hilarious watching you older blokes band together like this and aggressively defend your opinions on things you clearly don't understand, or even care to understand on any level.

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