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5 minutes ago, The Swimming Dee said:

This! Can’t believe everyone is so down on their selection. I thought Corey was pretty good round 1 and was unlucky to be dropped. His disposal looks clean which is something we lack and he was hard at it. Josh looks inboard a lot...we can do with more of that too

Y'know, Swimmer, I also thought that the Wagners were go-ers,  as well. It will be good to see them tonight, launching at the ball...

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I guess the only mild consolation is their ins are no better than ours

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5 hours ago, beelzebub said:

🤔Something about the Fat Lady singing!!! 🙄

Ouch!

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Corey Wagner very stiff to be dropped after round 1. Was one of the few who was having a crack and at least applying some tackling pressure up forward. Looking forward to seeing him have another go tonight. 

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With the time delay it’s on at 4.50 here which is too early to settle down and watch the game so I’ll have it on record. At least I’ll be able to fast forward the bad parts. If we lose this game I’ll be prepping the microwave and putting on my Spider-Man costume. 

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ashamed to say I put $10 on Essendon to win by 40+ @ $15.00 as misery insurance...

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19 minutes ago, sisso said:

ashamed to say I put $10 on Essendon to win by 40+ @ $15.00 as misery insurance...

Don't be ashamed, whatever it takes to remain sane as an MFC supporter.

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26 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

With the time delay it’s on at 4.50 here which is too early to settle down and watch the game so I’ll have it on record. At least I’ll be able to fast forward the bad parts. If we lose this game I’ll be prepping the microwave and putting on my Spider-Man costume. 

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Might be a fast watch ET!

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5 minutes ago, old dee said:

Don't be ashamed, whatever it takes to remain sane as an MFC supporter.

The sad part is I made decent money out of the loss to Port by backing both sides, we kicked the 1st 2 goals which triggered a promo payout and then my other bet on Port also won....saddest $200+ ever

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53 minutes ago, number 27 said:

so we lose by 11 goals?

Save that for the Prelim i reckon... :)

 

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1 hour ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

With the time delay it’s on at 4.50 here which is too early to settle down and watch the game so I’ll have it on record. At least I’ll be able to fast forward the bad parts. If we lose this game I’ll be prepping the microwave and putting on my Spider-Man costume. 

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At least its Red & Blue......(except for the yellow)

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25 minutes ago, old dee said:

Might be a fast watch ET!

Got through the second half of last weeks game in 19 seconds. 

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Well I'll be buggered ......... a H&A fixture on Friday night.  How novel is that?  Let's make it a memorable one Dees.  Start our season  rolling, and mount an undeniable case with the AFL for six Friday nighters in 2020.

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Gloomy place demonland these days.

About tonight.  I can imagine what both coaches did all week.

Essendon - Looked at the tape against Geelong and know we bomb it to 20m  9/10 times.  They’ll have their defensive tactics sorted and have 3 defenders dropping back, and the others spreading to get outside leaving plenty of Melbourne players free (as we never take the best options)

Melbourne - Looked at the tape against Geelong and know we bombed long 9/10 times despite plenty of free players in our forward 50.  Directed to always take the free option.

If we win contested possession and clearance (expected) and do what Goody is asking and take free options heading inside 50 we’ll win easily.

If Essendon lose contested possession (expected) they need to pressure our mids so we bomb.  They are a good chance if that happens.

Hopefully tonight is the start of a turnaround.

 

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14 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

Got through the second half of last weeks game in 19 seconds. 

Your Spidey senses tingling yet ??? 🤣

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43 minutes ago, Watson11 said:

Gloomy place demonland these days.

About tonight.  I can imagine what both coaches did all week.

Essendon - Looked at the tape against Geelong and know we bomb it to 20m  9/10 times.  They’ll have their defensive tactics sorted and have 3 defenders dropping back, and the others spreading to get outside leaving plenty of Melbourne players free (as we never take the best options)

Melbourne - Looked at the tape against Geelong and know we bombed long 9/10 times despite plenty of free players in our forward 50.  Directed to always take the free option.

If we win contested possession and clearance (expected) and do what Goody is asking and take free options heading inside 50 we’ll win easily.

If Essendon lose contested possession (expected) they need to pressure our mids so we bomb.  They are a good chance if that happens.

Hopefully tonight is the start of a turnaround.

 

I reckon Essendon will be more focused on fixing their own game plan than to watch the opposition. That's what I'm hoping for anyway. It'll make for a very average weekend if we lose tonight. 

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If we lose tonight I’ll [censored] spew.

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We’ve lost our past 5 matches now (Prelim, JLT 1+2, Round 1+2). That’s a bad form slump. We need to turn that around tonight or our season will quickly slip away as we lose touch with the top 4/8. 

I feel sick heading to the ground at the moment. I have no confidence we can get the job done and am confused how such a talented list can perform so poorly.

FIRE UP DEMONS FFS!!!

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6 hours ago, Moonshadow said:

Relax, we've got this one.

God I hope you are right Nervous already

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16 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

Beginning to feel ill with anticipation 

Me too how does the club hold so much over me. i do not know the players or staff (although I feel i do)  I let the club have the control over my state of mind..   yet I have no control over the result.  Thats footy I suppose........    and I bloody love it  

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Just heading in from Scumbury. Have an odd feeling of confused confidence. 

Maybe it’s the vibe from the happy looking group of dees supporters nearby

More likely it’s because I’m horribly sober for this hour of the day

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9 minutes ago, Lord Travis said:

We’ve lost our past 5 matches now (Prelim, JLT 1+2, Round 1+2). That’s a bad form slump. We need to turn that around tonight or our season will quickly slip away as we lose touch with the top 4/8. 

I feel sick heading to the ground at the moment. I have no confidence we can get the job done and am confused how such a talented list can perform so poorly.

FIRE UP DEMONS FFS!!!

Most of us are feeling sick !  

 

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1 minute ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

Just heading in from Scumbury. Have an odd feeling of confused confidence. 

Maybe it’s the vibe from the happy looking group of dees supporters nearby

More likely it’s because I’m horribly sober for this hour of the day

🤔Those toxic fumes are taking their toll obviously 🙄

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4 minutes ago, beelzebub said:

🤔Those toxic fumes are taking their toll obviously 🙄

No fumes tonight bb - the tinea is currently in remission 

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