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Bare bones Membership came in the mail today. Cut backs because of 2019. I will return to full Membership/MCC once the club shows some serious fight...

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4 hours ago, Clintosaurus said:

I did the Digital thing - already have a million scarves and not losing the membership card with it on my phone.

Unless your battery runs out or you lose your phone. 🤪

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My membership was waiting when I returned to The Manor this evening.

I see what @Lucifer's Hero meant by shrinking contents.

Not only was the calendar AWOL but also the plastic pocket to keep my card in was  nowhere to be found.

Now that is tight !!!!!!

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6 hours ago, old dee said:

Interesting LH that the MFC may well have the oldest membership base so a move to digital may well annoy a higher percentage of members than a lot of other clubs. The only things I will miss is the calendar and the membership card. I am not into digital entry on my phone. But as they say "there is nothing more constant than change" 

Agreed. This digital business is way too technical for me.

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1 hour ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

My membership was waiting when I returned to The Manor this evening.

I see what @Lucifer's Hero meant by shrinking contents.

Not only was the calendar AWOL but also the plastic pocket to keep my card in was  nowhere to be found.

 

WHAT??? No lanyard? Bloody hell that is tight. Those things are damn useful.

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6 hours ago, Moonshadow said:

First world problems.

Should be just the card and a letter.

The rest is just rubbish IMO.

A rather cynical view there Mr Shadow. 

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8 hours ago, old dee said:

A rather cynical view there Mr Shadow. 

Indeed od.

Got mine today. Happy with the pared back contents. Don't need the magnet fixture. Hopefully next year they get rid of that 

However, the most disturbing part is that I could not get a seat away from @Bitter but optimistic, so will have to put up with his slobbering, foul mouthed rants again in 2020

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5 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

My scarf always ends up in the bin. It survived until round three last season.

Is that tongue-in-cheek? 

If not, tick one of the other options instead of the scarf: $25 Demon Shop voucher or Donate it back to the club. 

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58 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Is that tongue-in-cheek? 

If not, tick one of the other options instead of the scarf: $25 Demon Shop voucher or Donate it back to the club. 

I get it back out after I’ve cooled down. 

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21 hours ago, Moonshadow said:

First world problems.

Should be just the card and a letter.

The rest is just rubbish IMO.

Chill Greta chill

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I chose the hard card option this year for both my son (5 yo) and myself. Felt there was something special about a dad and his son getting all decked out in our Demons gear, membership card around our neck, scanning it as we walk in to the MCG.

We do live in a digital world, but because I chose the sentimental option, we miss out on the couple of free tickets (which would've covered my non-Demon daughter and wife for the one or two trips to the 'G as a family. Fortunately I can cover their entry, but I'm sure some struggle.

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12 hours ago, Moonshadow said:

Indeed od.

Got mine today. Happy with the pared back contents. Don't need the magnet fixture. Hopefully next year they get rid of that 

However, the most disturbing part is that I could not get a seat away from @Bitter but optimistic, so will have to put up with his slobbering, foul mouthed rants again in 2020

"Slobbering, foul mouthed rants" that's a valuable ability to have and will provide a distraction in the 10 minute break at half time.

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Does anyone know if the international digital membership includes live streaming or you have to buy the add on? Looking at my options with an overseas posting this next year. 

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11 hours ago, The Chazz said:

I chose the hard card option this year for both my son (5 yo) and myself. Felt there was something special about a dad and his son getting all decked out in our Demons gear, membership card around our neck, scanning it as we walk in to the MCG.

We do live in a digital world, but because I chose the sentimental option, we miss out on the couple of free tickets (which would've covered my non-Demon daughter and wife for the one or two trips to the 'G as a family. Fortunately I can cover their entry, but I'm sure some struggle.

I called the membership department re the loss of the 2 free tickets option as I have Collingwood supporting family and we go to those games.  They offered to have 2 available for us at the time.  So if you choose a game I would think the club will make them available for your family.

Just can't see what the club achieved by removing the option.  It is not as if our Home games are filled to capacity.  The free passes are GA only so we still need to buy reserved seats or pay for their entry to the Redlegs guest area.

...if anything it makes it harder to invite a friend (and potential demon fan/member) to a game they wouldn't otherwise go to. 

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On 12/17/2019 at 9:10 PM, Bitter but optimistic said:

My membership was waiting when I returned to The Manor this evening.

I see what @Lucifer's Hero meant by shrinking contents.

Not only was the calendar AWOL but also the plastic pocket to keep my card in was  nowhere to be found.

Now that is tight !!!!!!

There was also no larger plastic ziplock bag holding all the contents together. Instead, the membership package came in a cardboard envelope that opened up into a letter. I have made good use of the ziplock bag in the past, but must admit that reducing the total amount of plastic being used is a good idea.

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Much cheaper packaging, Only one sticker and not even a raincoat for the membership card. So who is our replacement home game against. Used to have that on the card as well?

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47 minutes ago, dl4e said:

Much cheaper packaging, Only one sticker and not even a raincoat for the membership card. So who is our replacement home game against. Used to have that on the card as well?

I was thinking they've cut down significantly on the use of plastic in the packaging, which I applaud.

No plastic sleeve or envelop, which is great as neither are necessary and are just single use plastic crap contributing to more and more landfill. Most people would have about 8 of those plastic card sleeves they can re-use anyway.

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55 minutes ago, dl4e said:

Much cheaper packaging, Only one sticker and not even a raincoat for the membership card. So who is our replacement home game against. Used to have that on the card as well?

only one sticker?.......extinction just around the corner

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On 12/17/2019 at 1:25 PM, Rab D Nesbitt said:

But not tax deductible as yet? 

Everything is a tax deductible 

If its allowable or not is another matter

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