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2 minutes ago, sue said:

Now I've really lost it. You forgot the apostrophe in "people's"

Jesus. Thanks Sue. Even I'm starting to slip up now. Schoolboy error!

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I quite liked Drysdale Demons post about listening to CD's while watching the games rather than the commentary.

Any suggestions for Freo vs the Bombers.

Perhaps some good sea shanties

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1 minute ago, Diamond_Jim said:

I quite liked Drysdale Demons post about listening to CD's while watching the games rather than the commentary.

Any suggestions for Freo vs the Bombers.

Perhaps some good sea shanties

King Creosote. 

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4 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

I quite liked Drysdale Demons post about listening to CD's while watching the games rather than the commentary.

I've been doing this for years.   Most beneficial for your mental health and your ears.

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22 hours ago, Demonland said:

My apologies. I'm only human.

Whoa - I thought you were a bot! This is like reverse Westworld.

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15 minutes ago, Lord Nev said:

A Collingwood staff member has just tested positive.

 

However, the staff member has just arrived back from overseas and has had no contact with the club.

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20 minutes ago, Demonland said:

However, the staff member has just arrived back from overseas and has had no contact with the club.

That's a relief! Only heard the headline and thought that may be it for a while.

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23 minutes ago, Lord Nev said:

That's a relief! Only heard the headline and thought that may be it for a while.

Headline was like screaming FIRE in a packed movie theatre and then saying Just Kidding. 

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2 hours ago, Demonland said:

Headline was like screaming FIRE in a packed movie theatre and then saying Just Kidding. 

That's for sure.

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4 hours ago, demonstone said:

I've been doing this for years.   Most beneficial for your mental health and your ears.

As have I, since it was only on free to air.

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It's a strange phenomenon, dd.  When we attend a game in person, we manage fine without idiot commentators yelling and screaming at us and telling us what we can see with our own eyes.  Yet people subject themselves to this torture when watching on TV. :blink:

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2 minutes ago, demonstone said:

It's a strange phenomenon, dd.  When we attend a game in person, we manage fine without idiot commentators yelling and screaming at us and telling us what we can see with our own eyes.  Yet people subject themselves to this torture when watching on TV. :blink:

Yeah, they irritate me greatly.

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5 minutes ago, drysdale demon said:

Yeah, they irritate me greatly.

Agree.  The only useful thing they do is familiarise me with the names of oppo players.

I've previously shied away form suggesting it would be better if they  shut up and we just heard the umpires mike because I thought there would be too much audble swearing.  But after the broadcast of the last couple of games it seems this is not a problem.  Listem as I might I didn't hear one word which would fall foul of the Demonland censor.

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On 3/19/2020 at 8:24 AM, Diamond_Jim said:

Tasmania just announced it's requiring everyone from the mainland to self isolate if they come to the State.

Lucky there's no Tasmanian team

And now the Northern Territory has announced a 14 day self isolation period for interstate and overseas visitors. 

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1 minute ago, sue said:

Agree.  The only useful thing they do is familiarise me with the names of oppo players.

I've previously shied away form suggesting it would be better if they  shut up and we just heard the umpires mike because I thought there would be too much audble swearing.  But after the broadcast of the last couple of games it seems this is not a problem.  Listem as I might I didn't hear one word which would fall foul of the Demonland censor.

I think they delete the swearing.

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11 minutes ago, Macca said:

And now the Northern Territory has announced a 14 day self isolation period for interstate and overseas visitors. 

For remote indigenous communities this makes good sense but I'm not sure I agree with the wider bans especially for Australians.

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26 minutes ago, drysdale demon said:

I think they delete the swearing.

How? The Audio doesn't appear to be on any delay and I can't imagine it being done by clever software because of the confused conditions with multiple voices and echos.

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15 hours ago, sue said:

How? The Audio doesn't appear to be on any delay and I can't imagine it being done by clever software because of the confused conditions with multiple voices and echos.

I'm not sure, I heard a commentator on SEN who does the tv commentary tell someone on thursday that swearing was somehow deleted.

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5 minutes ago, drysdale demon said:

I'm not sure, I heard a commentator on SEN who does the tv commentary tell someone on thursday that swearing was somehow deleted.

Actually maybe it's my failing hearing, but I can't understand anything the players say, swearing or not.  Umpires are very clear but often the broadcasters turn  their volume up and down.  Maybe the swearing is deleted by muffling everything?

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9 minutes ago, sue said:

Actually maybe it's my failing hearing, but I can't understand anything the players say, swearing or not.  Umpires are very clear but often the broadcasters turn  their volume up and down.  Maybe the swearing is deleted by muffling everything?

Possibly

 

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