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As the off-season comes to a close I wanted to say thankyou to all who have been active on Demonland in the off season. As always, it's been informative, entertaining and sometimes maddening. And it's been a decent time-waster, too.

Particular thanks to all those who posted training reports which helped us appreciate the work being done as we head into what we all hope will be a successful 2019. Similarly, thanks to the site administrators and moderators who keep this wonderful form of social media going.

Go Dees.

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Also a shout out to Jack Watts and Jesse Hogan. Who once again demonstrated to the AFL that it doesn't need to manufacture off-season interest through one-month trade weeks and grand final time-slot speculation when it has twenty-something year-old blokes as its prime commodity. 

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34 minutes ago, Skuit said:

Also a shout out to Jack Watts and Jesse Hogan. Who once again demonstrated to the AFL that it doesn't need to manufacture off-season interest through one-month trade weeks and grand final time-slot speculation when it has twenty-something year-old blokes as its prime commodity. 

Fremantle and Port Adelaide, pffft, those clubs are out of control. 

Well said @La Dee-vina Comedia

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You’re most welcome La Dee.

I shall count you amongst my many  grateful acolytes.

 

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1 hour ago, Biffen said:

You’re most welcome La Dee.

I shall count you amongst my many  grateful acolytes.

 

What is an acolyte? Some kind of half dosed beverage?

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1 hour ago, dieter said:

What is an acolyte? Some kind of half dosed beverage?

 If you drink too much of it you become a sycophant 

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This preseason seemed to last forever it only took me a couple of weeks to get over the West Coast debacle, before I just wanted us to rip-tear into the new season.  As you say @La Dee-vina Comedia the banter from fellow supporters did help it pass with some fun and I typically enjoy your querky, humorous interludes on the conversation (as well as the ocasional serious footy comment 😉 ), so thanks to you too as well as all the other fellow contributors.

It's funny you know making finals again last year seemed such an achievement and relief, that now we have been there done that again, I'm much less concerned about just making finals this year.  Now that we've been there done that, with the side we have got, I am expecting finals will just happen (which it won't 'just happen' I know) and that in it's self will not be such an achievement.  What I'm really looking forward to building a ladder position, form, solid system and beleif that sets us up in a genuine position to go all the way to winning the flag - i.e. what we've always lacked in my years following the red and blue.

GO THE MIGHTY DEMONS!!!

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17 hours ago, Petraccattack said:

You're more than welcome.

You’re just like my boss Trac - taking all the credit for my good work 

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Honestly Demonland has a good thing going. I read for more than I post, but can honestly say the mods and contributors to this site do a wonderful job creating this online community. Generally I wish I had more to contribute, and was able to connect with more of you, but I enjoy being relatively passive reading what you all have to contribute.

 

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If you can spare a few dollars another way to say thanks to Andy and Co. is to make a donation. They do a great job in running and maintaining the site for us to read and contribute to and I imagine it’s not free to do so. I’ve thrown $20 into the kitty to say thanks and also to apologise for embarrassing family members, @Demonland knows what I’m talking about. Cheers. 

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