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Here's a rather hastily compiled music themed review of 2019. If you can Bingo on 4 bands or songs, let's have a beer! For added fun, add your own, should be an eclectic mix.

[First time thread starter, be gentle - mods delete move as needed]

This is intended as a bit of fun, please take it that way. Links to YT vids.

After last year’s prelimary final, many had Fell on Black Days. However, looking into 2020, it was fair to think we were heading into the Superunknown. Many thought after a bit of Get Some Go Again at the trade table, we were primed to become a Power Player, as obviously we all thought you Can’t Stop Progress.

However, early results indicated that other coaches had looked at Demon Game Plan 19 and said  Shallow Be Thy Game, Goodwin”. They studied well and appeared to Know Your Enemy. Our 2020 plan appeared to continue to consist of Bombs Away, which didn’t bode well. We had lost some Crucial Velocity, 2019 was but a Warped memory, and 2020 looked very Sick (or was it us supporters) as we were Outshined game after game. The Violins were playing a Eulogy for us early as we continued Falling Apart. Going from 4th to 17th was as big a surprise as a H00ker with a Pns. Perhaps some players thought 2020 would be a Victory Lap and some of the selections, according to Demonlanders, were just Like Suicide.

Some players looked as though they were thinking the ball was a Burden in My Hand, and some just looked like they had gone to Sleep. Steven May, who we all thought might be The Regulator, was for vast periods unsighted. Many Demonlanders who had been viewed as Profits of Doom after bad losses of 2018, appeared to in hindsight, be correct. Circus Maximus continued with aplomb, but a lot of players appeared to perhaps think this AFL gig was The Land of Pleasant Living, with many Demonlanders thinking said players needed to Wake Up and grab a Fistful of Steel. We no longer had Bulls on Parade as we did in 2018 (although CP5 started to look like one) and our Supporting Caste of 2018 were also MIA or traded.

The coach’s pressers felt like they were sometimes filled with Speculative Fiction (particularly post Syd R22) and there was much unrest about the coach on Demonland, with many indicating he was a Failed Imagineer. There was almost a Civil War on Demonland and it became clear some would not be Making Friends. Many really didn't want to become Todays Empire, Tomorrow’s Ashes and wanted to pen a letter to Dear Coaches Corner, pointing out what they thought obvious flaws in what was turning into a Funeral Procession. Some had advice on How to Clean Everything. Some Demonlanders also wanted a Status Update from President and or CEO.

Toward the end of the year it really was a Bad Scene, a total Failure. In round 22, we saw CP5 on the phone looking like he was ready to do a bit of Killing in the Name [Ed: privileged to be at this show], and he may have been thinking the lines from that song’s eponymous chorus. Some Demonlanders posited we may have a Township Rebellion on our hand, with one poster saying the inside word was some players could make a bid for Freedom from rather than taking a Bullet in the Head by staying on.

When all was said and done, it's perhaps true our season and result could only be reflected by one song: Bottom. This was compounded as a Flood of negativity washed over the club and we were a bit of a Laughing Stock. However, on the positive side, it gave the club some much needed Illumination [Ed: was anyone else at Offshore 2000? Epic], and shows what will be needed in 2020 to avoid being Down in a Hole again.

Looking into 2020, Demonlanders are no doubt hoping we Take the Power Back, and crack the whip on some players to Pushit, because if one song sums our our feeling post prelim, it’s Stinkfist. Prelims aren’t enough, we need more, nothing seems to satisfy (except a flag).

Here’s to 2020, where the Demons Blow Up the Outside World.

Go Dees.

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out of the light and back into darkness goes us

 

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Great thread.

I'm a reflective type of guy. 

This sums up my relationship with the Dee's this year

 

 

 

lyrics below

 

 

No more carefree laughter
Silence ever after
Walking through an empty house
Tears in my eyes
This is where the story ends
This is goodbye
Knowing me, knowing you (a-ha)
There is nothing we can do
Knowing me, knowing you (a-ha)
We just have to face it
This time we're through
Breaking up is never easy, I know
But I have to go
Knowing me, knowing you
It's the best I can do
Memories, good days, bad days
They'll be with me always
In these old familiar rooms
Children would play
Now there's only emptiness
Nothing to say
Knowing me, knowing you (a-ha)
There is nothing we can do
Knowing me, knowing you (a-ha)
We just have to face it
This time we're through
Breaking up
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4 minutes ago, Engorged Onion said:

Great thread.

I'm a reflective type of guy. 

This sums up my relationship with the Dee's this year

 

 

 

lyrics below

 

 

No more carefree laughter
Silence ever after
Walking through an empty house
Tears in my eyes
This is where the story ends
This is goodbye
Knowing me, knowing you (a-ha)
There is nothing we can do
Knowing me, knowing you (a-ha)
We just have to face it
This time we're through
Breaking up is never easy, I know
But I have to go
Knowing me, knowing you
It's the best I can do
Memories, good days, bad days
They'll be with me always
In these old familiar rooms
Children would play
Now there's only emptiness
Nothing to say
Knowing me, knowing you (a-ha)
There is nothing we can do
Knowing me, knowing you (a-ha)
We just have to face it
This time we're through
Breaking up

sums it up abbasolutely

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24 minutes ago, General Malaise said:

Snip/ - JC Hurt

Very good - his Rusty Cage cover is ace. I obviously could have gone a lot wider with the music and left a lot of good stuff out (most is from my high rotation) this is a good one. Actually, a bunch of Pennywise songs sums us up, too.

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Re the coaching scene

 

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And whilst with Bon Jovi, our midfield and forward “lack of connection”

 

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I'd say this sums up the relationship between the players and coaches.

and the fans and the coaches.

Includes the classic line, "we'll try being kinder when you try being smarter"


The game plan could be summed up by the opening refrain from the wonderful Cosmic Psychos

One of my favourite bands in the world is touring next year and you just need to change the word "band" with "club" and it sums up our season:

 

and the seasons almost over, so another Psychos classic sums up spring time with no more time wasted watching us handball to each other 1m apart:

and... their doco is one of the best you'll see. Insane storyline: 

 

Nice thread @Superunknown

Better than talkin about footy!

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Things just a.... Don't seema... To.... Be goin' right. 

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