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So clearly panic has reached people, you only need to look at supermarket shelves and the crazy cues on the news to see it's getting a bit bonkers out there. So if we are forced into lockdown and there's no footy to keep us busy (I won't say happy because that's not what being a Dees fan is about!), let's go through my top 5 Demons related viewing options and I'm keen to hear what others might have.

1. Every Heart Beats True: The Jim Stynes Story
Starting with a sad one, this doco is beautiful as it is devastating. Such a loved figure for us Dees fans, this documentary gave us a deeper insight into this beautiful human being. RIP Jimmy

2. Dynamic Demons: 2000 review VHS
If you've still got a VHS player maybe it's time to dust it off and relive the last season we made it to the last dance. While Essendon were just such a brutally good team on that day and our boys had clearly given everything they had leading into it, the season itself was so good to watch!

3. Hell and Back: 2020 Pre-season Doco
If you haven't watched this yet, get on board! I was sceptical of it when they first released the news they would be doing it, I immediately thought it was going to be all fluff and no substance but credit to the club and the makers they really did a great job. I'd be keen for them to extend the thing leading into the first round following the no fans at the ground announcement and Casey becoming the base of operations.

4. Hotter than Hell: 1998 review VHS
Get the VHS player out again and relive The Reverend's first season as coach. I remember this as the first year I went from fan to passionate demon for life, seeing the combination for Farmer, Schwartz, Neitz, and Lyon in the forward line, while Woewodin doing his amazing running goal vs Port, and of course the Wizard's incredible mark against Richmond (how did it not win MOTY?).

5. Full match vs Geelong 2018 Elimination final
So much fun to watch us beat the cats after they managed to somehow get the chocolates against us in the H&A season, the sound of the Dees fans overpowering the pussycats gives me happy chills. Remind yourself why you should have hope for 2020. 

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Dynamic Demons was my all time period. Ita a pity it's hasn't been uploaded onto YouTube like Hotter then Hell.

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MELBOURNE FANS, BREATHE IT IN! (Not the Corona virus, don’t breathe that in)

 

 

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5 minutes ago, Robot Devil said:

MELBOURNE FANS, BREATHE IT IN! (Not the Corona virus, don’t breathe that in)

 

 

I will never forget that moment - ballot got me Level 2 seats in the pocket. Unbelievable feeling!

 

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20 minutes ago, Robot Devil said:

MELBOURNE FANS, BREATHE IT IN! (Not the Corona virus, don’t breathe that in)

 

 

Even better because Gerard is a flat out Cats supporter!!

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21 minutes ago, 3183 Dee said:

I will never forget that moment - ballot got me Level 2 seats in the pocket. Unbelievable feeling!

 

I was Row 2, level one right on that left forward flank when Henderson fell over. We all jumped up (as did the majority of the G that night) and had a perfect view from behind when Hannan nailed the sealer!!!

Great night. And the start of a great week.

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49 minutes ago, Robot Devil said:

MELBOURNE FANS, BREATHE IT IN! (Not the Corona virus, don’t breathe that in)

 

 

That look on Scotts face..... that will last me a long time.

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10 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Dynamic Demons was my all time period. Ita a pity it's hasn't been uploaded onto YouTube like Hotter then Hell.

If someone has it and has the ability to upload it  to YouTube I would be forever in their debt!

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16 minutes ago, Pates said:

If someone has it and has the ability to upload it  to YouTube I would be forever in their debt!

I think it is already there, certainly in the match highlights.

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10 hours ago, The Swimming Dee said:

A reminder of how good Mitch is...the greatest live football moment of my life!

Mine has to be midway through the third quarter against the Roos in the PF way back in 2000. Knowing for almost an hour you're through to a GF was a wonderful feeling. Would like to experience it in the big dance.............one day.

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11 hours ago, Robot Devil said:

MELBOURNE FANS, BREATHE IT IN! (Not the Corona virus, don’t breathe that in)

 

 

Just watched it.. flat out goosebumps. 2018 was wild. Friday night Finals in front of 90K plus fans and majority of were Demon fans. So good. 

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54 minutes ago, Demon3 said:

Just watched it.. flat out goosebumps. 2018 was wild. Friday night Finals in front of 90K plus fans and majority of were Demon fans. So good. 

We were everywhere against the Cats. Never seen so much red&blue at a game before. We had at least 50k (more likely 55-60k) Melbourne supporters at the EF, Cats approx 30k, 5k at most would've been neutral fans (though were probably barracking for us).

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Is there any way I can watch a replay of last week's match against Hawthorn? 

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13 hours ago, Pates said:

5. Full match vs Geelong 2018 Elimination final
So much fun to watch us beat the cats after they managed to somehow get the chocolates against us in the H&A season, the sound of the Dees fans overpowering the pussycats gives me happy chills. Remind yourself why you should have hope for 2020. 

It's a pity I can't find a full replay of the 2018 Geelong final on YouTube.

And yet on the weekend I found a full replay of some random round 1 1988 Panasonic pre season cup game. Go figure.

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1 hour ago, Lord Nev said:

 

Cheers Lord. 

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2 hours ago, Demon Disciple said:

We were everywhere against the Cats. Never seen so much red&blue at a game before. We had at least 50k (more likely 55-60k) Melbourne supporters at the EF, Cats approx 30k, 5k at most would've been neutral fans (though were probably barracking for us).

Prob nearer 70,000 Dees really !!

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15 hours ago, Robot Devil said:

MELBOURNE FANS, BREATHE IT IN! (Not the Corona virus, don’t breathe that in)

 

 

Geez,  Hannan is almost the forgotten man.

Would love him fit and firing.

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2 hours ago, Demon Disciple said:

We were everywhere against the Cats. Never seen so much red&blue at a game before. We had at least 50k (more likely 55-60k) Melbourne supporters at the EF, Cats approx 30k, 5k at most would've been neutral fans (though were probably barracking for us).

 I sat behind Billy Brownless, who sat through the 2nd, 3rd and 4th quarters - and most of the half-time break - with his head in his hands, looking at his feet, totally disgusted at the performance of the Catty Puts. Of course, that day, I was a very vocal Demon supporter - gave him hell, indirectly. Such fun!

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4 minutes ago, Deemania since 56 said:

 I sat behind Billy Brownless, who sat through the 2nd, 3rd and 4th quarters - and most of the half-time break - with his head in his hands, looking at his feet, totally disgusted at the performance of the Catty Puts. Of course, that day, I was a very vocal Demon supporter - gave him hell, indirectly. Such fun!

An old friend of mine and Cats tragic living overseas sent me a text message at quarter time that simply read " The Cats are still at Hoppers Crossing" with the early prediction that the Cats were gone and a diatribe on Scott and the Geelong  "Prima Donna's". Also respectful comment that the Demons were playing a fantastic game of team footy. Made my day. 

 

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18 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Dynamic Demons was my all time period. Ita a pity it's hasn't been uploaded onto YouTube like Hotter then Hell.

If someone has it and has the ability to upload it  to YouTube I would be forever in their debt!

I've still got it on VHS, Pates.  Will consider fair offers of bog roll in exchange.

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