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5 minutes ago, Demonland said:

 

Didn't like my post a few minutes ago 😉?

Just joking - we were probably typing at the same time.

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17 hours ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

2018 record broken:  45,248 today.

And still 4 months to go before the cut-off date.

https://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/2019-03-29/melbourne-breaks-membership-record

Well done to all Dee fans!

@old dee - see what I meant? 

Exciting news. A win tonight coupled with a prime time Friday night game next week could give us another nice boost.

 

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14 minutes ago, titan_uranus said:

@old dee - see what I meant? 

Exciting news. A win tonight coupled with a prime time Friday night game next week could give us another nice boost.

 

Yep. We'll finish on 52 or 53k I reckon. And next year we aim for 70k again and all being well, we'll get past 55k and maybe even 60k. I think that's our ceiling until we win some flags.

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1 hour ago, A F said:

Yep. We'll finish on 52 or 53k I reckon. And next year we aim for 70k again and all being well, we'll get past 55k and maybe even 60k. I think that's our ceiling until we win some flags.

I don’t believe we have a ceiling, with the weekly migration into Melbourne. 

We need to win more than we lose and gain some traction in the FTA TV games...

70,000 is very gettable...

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2 hours ago, titan_uranus said:

@old dee - see what I meant? 

Exciting news. A win tonight coupled with a prime time Friday night game next week could give us another nice boost.

 

Could not be happier  t_u  I hope you are also correct on the win tonight. However I am very doubtful on that one. Just cannot see us being able to turn around so many things in one week at the house of pain.

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21 hours ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

2018 record broken:  45,248 today.

And still 4 months to go before the cut-off date.

https://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/2019-03-29/melbourne-breaks-membership-record

Well done to all Dee fans!

that's great, but it would be better if they could update the web site which is still quoting 44,008 (on both home page and membership page)

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2 hours ago, Sir Why You Little said:

I don’t believe we have a ceiling, with the weekly migration into Melbourne. 

We need to win more than we lose and gain some traction in the FTA TV games...

70,000 is very gettable...

Migrants won't go for average teams for long. They might support Melbourne when they initially choose but people are easily poisoned into following the big successful clubs.

Without flags, we have a ceiling IMO. We need to brush off the lack of respect tag and for 50 years we've been at the bottom. That can change with a flag or two.

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3 hours ago, Sir Why You Little said:

I don’t believe we have a ceiling, with the weekly migration into Melbourne. 

We need to win more than we lose and gain some traction in the FTA TV games...

70,000 is very gettable...

 

24 minutes ago, A F said:

Migrants won't go for average teams for long. They might support Melbourne when they initially choose but people are easily poisoned into following the big successful clubs.

Without flags, we have a ceiling IMO. We need to brush off the lack of respect tag and for 50 years we've been at the bottom. That can change with a flag or two.

I think you may both be right! Greater Melbourne has been growing by 100,000 people per annum for the last few years. Some of that may be Australians from elsewhere who may already support a team, but I suspect most are from overseas and therefore unaligned. But I also agree with A F that without a premiership (or two), it may be difficult to convert these unaligned supporters into Demons.  

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The population of Melbourne is irrelevant.  These are all AFL affecianados ?? Get real.

You need to look at those who are reasonably described as potential MFC members.

No success..then even current 45k unsustainable.

Win a flag 75-80 K...all those in the woodwork or on the fence.

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Well...that might have killed off any momentum in this regard.

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18 minutes ago, beelzebub said:

Well...that might have killed off any momentum in this regard.

Not quite ... but a bad loss to the druggies on Friday night will. 2019  officially on a knifes edge. 

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Saw the headline and just assumed that was the number of Forward 50 entries we will need to kick 100 goals 

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On 3/31/2019 at 7:24 AM, Wells 11 said:

Not quite ... but a bad loss to the druggies on Friday night will. 2019  officially on a knifes edge. 

Not on it's edge ...plunged deeply I'd suggest

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70,000 is a pipe dream. The club’s lucky they conned enough of us to beat our record and get close to 50,000. The 70,000 talk shows how delusional the higher ups are and how far off the pace we still are.

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8 hours ago, Lord Travis said:

70,000 is a pipe dream. The club’s lucky they conned enough of us to beat our record and get close to 50,000. The 70,000 talk shows how delusional the higher ups are and how far off the pace we still are.

Harsh but fair

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I'm interested in finding out how many of the 45,000 memberships have been already been microwaved.....

Surely we we league in microwaved memberships!

 

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How about target shut your stupid mouth and put your energy into what you can control?

Pert you idiot.

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Chugging along nicely at 47,174. 

6,600 ahead of similar time last year. 

On last year's trend we should end up at around 52,000+, a 15% increase on 2018.

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27 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Chugging along nicely at 47,174. 

6,600 ahead of similar time last year. 

On last year's trend we should end up at around 52,000+, a 15% increase on 2018.

🤗 Great,so far, great job guyss

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Problem isn't this year so much. A lot signed up upon expectations.

Come EOS ...and if no success... Good luck signing as many so quickly. 

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Our long term aim is 70,000 not in 2019. Remember when Tigers declared that they would have 75000 within 5 years, play finals and win a Flag. They have achieved that and more and now their President is being hailed next CEO of AFL..........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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1 minute ago, DeeZone said:

Our long term aim is 70,000 not in 2019. Remember when Tigers declared that they would have 75000 within 5 years, play finals and win a Flag. They have achieved that and more and now their President is being hailed next CEO of AFL..........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

I think you mean their CEO, Brendon Gale. Their President is Peggy O'Neal.

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Thanks LD-vC, Ha Ha just checked the Richmond Board and Yes I was thinking of Brendan Gale CEO, I remember when he originally made that statement and  I had a good Laugh......!!!!!!!!!!!

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