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1 hour ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Which should have been 3 Blockbuster games. But in reality mean nothing...

 

the Sponsors must be so pleased...

 

11 minutes ago, FireInTheBelly said:

Yep, massive wasted opportunity.

I'm not sure whether this is an on the fly attempt to get more people to these games now that people have lost interest in the year or whether this was always planned. 

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2 minutes ago, Demonland said:

I'm not sure whether this is an on the fly attempt to get more people to these games now that people have lost interest in the year or whether this was always planned. 

Memberships have dried up since early June (people still had hope before then).  

Critical to get memberships up for next years fixturing, FTA etc.  Not to mention the Jaguar sponsorship expires in a few months.

The Pies and Tigers games should be big money earners for us but alas I suspect the pre sales of reserved seats aren't looking too flash so it suggests low crowds- Pies and Tigers aren't interested?  Don't blame them tbh.  

Would say all those things suggest something on the fly.

$99 for a one person membership + 1 x 3 guest passes is pretty good value.  

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30 minutes ago, Demonland said:

 

I'm not sure whether this is an on the fly attempt to get more people to these games now that people have lost interest in the year or whether this was always planned. 

I think it would've been planned and they've decided what the hell, run it anyway and see what happens. They probably have an inkling of the expected crowds and are having a little bit of a panic.

Syd vs Melb Rnd 4 - 26,669

Rich Vs Melb Rnd 6 - 72,704

Coll Vs Melb Rnd 12 - 74,036

Let's see what we can produce as our home games. Admittedly the Pies game was QB which is hard to beat but I think that crowd was already affected by our season start.

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1 hour ago, Demonland said:

 

I'm not sure whether this is an on the fly attempt to get more people to these games now that people have lost interest in the year or whether this was always planned. 

Could be either. It’s just sad they are basically meaningless...

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And 2 of the 3 games are on free-to-air prime-time. 

A dress rehearsal for next season in terms of future FTA slots so a win or 2 is ultra important.  We certainly don't want to get smashed.

Sponsors,  memberships and all sorts of other factors are at play.

The big one for me is that we need to attract some talent from elsewhere.  So we're on show.

Cue goes in the rack after round 23. 

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Sad that we can’t get excited about these games because our season is over. 

The Collingwood game will be my last for the year as I head overseas for 3 weeks afterwards. Normally I would be sad to miss games, but I’m honestly going to be happy to wave this season goodbye. 

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