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Surprised nobody's yet mentioned BT's little stuff up on Friday pumping up the Eagles for their big heart of the nation clash on Alice Springs against Adelaide next round...

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13 minutes ago, Watts2Hogan said:

Surprised nobody's yet mentioned BT's little stuff up on Friday pumping up the Eagles for their big heart of the nation clash on Alice Springs against Adelaide next round...

Dee Zephyr did on the Non MFC Games thread. Credit where credit is due. BT needs to study more doesn't he?

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On 7/12/2019 at 8:29 PM, biggestred said:

Dunno. But how stupid are we as a club, playing the reigning premiers at a neutral venue?

 

We’re one all with them at their home ground last season. They haven’t lost at the G for a few years. A neutral venue suits.

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On 7/13/2019 at 1:08 AM, Pennant St Dee said:

They haven't lost at the G since 2017

Why let pesky facts get in the way of a good rant?

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1 hour ago, Whispering_Jack said:

What happened to the honourable tradition in football of taking things one week at a time?

Well it’s only the dogs today who we’ll easily beat. Our minds are on bigger things. After this it’s  into a top 4 clash w WC.. sigh.  I miss 2018. 

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11 hours ago, Dame Gaga said:

Dee Zephyr did on the Non MFC Games thread. Credit where credit is due. BT needs to study more doesn't he?

Ah fair enough, hadn't seen that. 

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On 7/12/2019 at 10:52 PM, biggestred said:

We'll  never maximize our chances of a flag while we still need the $ from selling our home games

Totally agree. It is all about winning games.

Fund the $$ from elsewhere.

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We as a rule play better in Alice than at the G. Until we get more members we all need to get over this rant as it will remain at least a game a year in NT for years to come.

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On 7/12/2019 at 9:14 PM, Cards13 said:

Oh ffs. We did and still do need the $$$$$$$$$, get over it. We almost beat them at there manufactured cauldron this year. 

Do we...need the $$  that much ??

Get rid of a few nice to have but not absolutely  required ppl.

But leaner...get meaner

Get clever ffs Melbourne. ..bunch of fools

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On 7/12/2019 at 10:52 PM, biggestred said:

We'll  never maximize our chances of a flag while we still need the $ from selling our home games

Sorry I missed this reply. So like Hawthorn and Tassie or the Bulldogs at Cazaly stadium in Cairns (they won the flag in 16). For mine it makes zero difference. 

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23 minutes ago, Cards13 said:

Sorry I missed this reply. So like Hawthorn and Tassie or the Bulldogs at Cazaly stadium in Cairns (they won the flag in 16). For mine it makes zero difference. 

Agree Cards, good sides win anywhere 

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Just now, Pennant St Dee said:

Agree Cards, good sides win anywhere 

If we’re not good enough to win in the heat of Darwin (not the Alice) and then for us to be “too sapped of energy” the next week and lose that game and then to not make finals by a game or %, well we were never winning a flag in that season. 

This season is shot so the money we get from this game will potentially make up the forecast finals revenue we aren’t going to make that we would have budgeted for. 

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