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1 hour ago, deebug said:

So Yoko gets their kicks out of telling a load of ????

No mate, if you know me or have read any of my posts in the past, I am not one to make up stuff, and I am also not one to reply 1000 times to every topic. I actually take offence to some of you saying I am talking crap or making it up.

I know what I know, and just because I won’t say the actual name yet, your think I am lying.

Show some patience. It may not pan out, but we are trying to get someone, as I have said already.

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33 minutes ago, Yokozuna said:

No mate, if you know me or have read any of my posts in the past, I am not one to make up stuff, and I am also not one to reply 1000 times to every topic. I actually take offence to some of you saying I am talking crap or making it up.

I know what I know, and just because I won’t say the actual name yet, your think I am lying.

Show some patience. It may not pan out, but we are trying to get someone, as I have said already.

Good stuff Yoko. Without saying a name, you heard whether it’s progressed at all? 

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1 minute ago, Gawn's Beard said:

Good stuff Yoko. Without saying a name, you heard whether it’s progressed at all? 

Asked for more info, was told they are still trying, but it comes down to a waiting game, as so many trades are being held up and the likelihood of this one is dependent on others moving first.

also didn’t rule out speaking to other taller forwards, but unsure if they are really serious about getting one unless it is the one they want (possibly not interested in a short term solution). 

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43 minutes ago, Yokozuna said:

Asked for more info, was told they are still trying, but it comes down to a waiting game, as so many trades are being held up and the likelihood of this one is dependent on others moving first.

also didn’t rule out speaking to other taller forwards, but unsure if they are really serious about getting one unless it is the one they want (possibly not interested in a short term solution). 

Neither should they be. If it's the strategy, I completely agree with it. If we can't get the player we want, we simply build our system around the players we have.

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5 minutes ago, Yokozuna said:

Asked for more info, was told they are still trying, but it comes down to a waiting game, as so many trades are being held up and the likelihood of this one is dependent on others moving first.

also didn’t rule out speaking to other taller forwards, but unsure if they are really serious about getting one unless it is the one they want (possibly not interested in a short term solution). 

Happy with that - not sure how much benefit we derive from a JJ or Hawkins who won’t be around for more than 2 seasons. 

Thanks for the update Yoko - appreciate it!

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If it were Buddy and another first rounder with Sydney paying half his wages, I'd definitely go there. (yes, yes, I know, Victorian-based player)

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On 10/10/2019 at 1:54 PM, Lace Out said:

Ahhh [censored] it, i'm not meeting my KPI's anyway;

I've done a little light reading, below is a list of all VIC based players mentioned in the thread;

  • Tom 'Basil' Lynch
  • Jack 'Basil' Reiwoldt
  • Joe 'Basil' Daniher
  • Josh 'Basil' Bruce
  • Mason 'Basil' Wood
  • Jack 'Basil' Gunstan 
  • Levi 'Basil' Casboult 
  • Jamie 'Basil' Elliott
  • Harry 'Basil' McKay
  • Josh 'Basil' Schache
  • Patty 'Basil' McCartin
  • Tim 'Basil' O'Brien
  • Charlie 'Basil' Curnow
  • Ethan 'Basil' Tremblay' 
  • Ben 'Basil' Brown
  • Mason 'Basil' Cox
  • Shaun 'Basil' McKernan
  • Luke 'Basil' Breust
  • Tim 'Basil' Membrey
  • Will 'Basil' Hoskin - Elliott
  • Tom 'Basil' Hawkins
  • Jake 'Basil' Stringer
  • Tory 'Basil' Dickson
  • Brody 'Basil'  Mihoeck
  • Esava 'Basil' Ratugolea

Edit: went a little early without a few names

 

Thank goodness we’ve narrowed that down!

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14 hours ago, Yokozuna said:

No mate, if you know me or have read any of my posts in the past, I am not one to make up stuff, and I am also not one to reply 1000 times to every topic. I actually take offence to some of you saying I am talking crap or making it up.

I know what I know, and just because I won’t say the actual name yet, your think I am lying.

Show some patience. It may not pan out, but we are trying to get someone, as I have said already.

I apologies for what i said. 

After yesterday seems like we are done with the trade, so it didn't seem we were even in the mix for anyone else this trade period.

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Are we going to take Serong at 3 and then a forward at 26? There are at least 3 possible choices at 26: Miles Bergman, Cameron Taheny or Dylan Williams. Any thoughts from others?

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Just like to back up Yokozuna, I was told a couple of things late yesterday. One I have a friend who has a mate who works at the club and two we are definitely trying to bring in a forward. No mention of names but we are definitely trying for one.

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15 hours ago, Yokozuna said:

No mate, if you know me or have read any of my posts in the past, I am not one to make up stuff, and I am also not one to reply 1000 times to every topic. I actually take offence to some of you saying I am talking crap or making it up.

I know what I know, and just because I won’t say the actual name yet, your think I am lying.

Show some patience. It may not pan out, but we are trying to get someone, as I have said already.

I am happy to believe all Dees gossip at this time of year, as it makes it interesting and enjoyable to log on to DL each time, hoping for some good news on a new player.

If it doesn't come off, no biggie.

As long as posters aren't lying and I believe you aren't, then it is great to get bits of news on our club. 

Keep up the posting and when you can, throw out another hint.

Not sure if this has been posted, but Mahoney virtually ruled out any small forward trades and suggested that could be a draft scenario.

So I think if he is correct, we won't be drafting a big boy with our first pick.

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I’ll narrow down to who I’d be excited about (and those which are unrealistic ie Daniher, Lynch and Reiwoldt) from the previous list:

  • Josh 'Basil' Bruce
  • Jack 'Basil' Gunstan 
  • Harry 'Basil' McKay
  • Josh 'Basil' Schache
  • Charlie 'Basil' Curnow
  • Ethan 'Basil' Tremblay'
  • Ben 'Basil' Brown
  • Tim 'Basil' Membrey
  • Esava 'Basil' Ratugolea
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4 minutes ago, Gawn's Beard said:

I’ll narrow down to who I’d be excited about (and those which are unrealistic ie Daniher, Lynch and Reiwoldt) from the previous list:

  • Josh 'Basil' Bruce
  • Jack 'Basil' Gunstan 
  • Harry 'Basil' McKay
  • Josh 'Basil' Schache
  • Charlie 'Basil' Curnow
  • Ethan 'Basil' Tremblay'
  • Ben 'Basil' Brown
  • Tim 'Basil' Membrey
  • Esava 'Basil' Ratugolea

Gunston, McKay, Curnow, Brown and Ratugolea are IMO no chance at all.

Tremblay is refusing to leave WA where he is a G-D.

Bruce appears to have committed to the Dogs, though could be a chance late if a deal can't be done.

Membrey won't go if Bruce is gone.

That leaves Schache on your list, who we could have had a couple of years ago.

McKay's twin brother at North could be a chance, but he isn't setting the world on fire and has played mainly in defence.

I think our key forward if we have one in sight, is not on this list.

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2 minutes ago, Redleg said:

Gunston, McKay, Curnow, Brown and Ratugolea are IMO no chance at all.

Tremblay is refusing to leave WA where he is a G-D.

Bruce appears to have committed to the Dogs, though could be a chance late if a deal can't be done.

Membrey won't go if Bruce is gone.

That leaves Schache on your list, who we could have had a couple of years ago.

McKay's twin brother at North could be a chance, but he isn't setting the world on fire and has played mainly in defence.

I think our key forward if we have one in sight, is not on this list.

If it involved our pick 3 I could see McKay and Ratugolea potentially being available (Cats and Blues have both been asking about pick 3).

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29 minutes ago, Gawn's Beard said:

I’ll narrow down to who I’d be excited about (and those which are unrealistic ie Daniher, Lynch and Reiwoldt) from the previous list:

  • Josh 'Basil' Bruce
  • Jack 'Basil' Gunstan 
  • Harry 'Basil' McKay
  • Josh 'Basil' Schache
  • Charlie 'Basil' Curnow
  • Ethan 'Basil' Tremblay'
  • Ben 'Basil' Brown
  • Tim 'Basil' Membrey
  • Esava 'Basil' Ratugolea

That guy's a hack. Couldn't mark the ball if it was a balloon.

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