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Ok so I’m officially not allowed to attend games anymore. 

A leading health figure has suggested the AFL could tell fans to keep booing and shouting to a minimum if they’re allowed into matches later this year.

There are hopes spectators will be permitted into stadiums for late-season games and finals, if the coronavirus pandemic continues to ease around Australia.

However Catherine Bennett, chair of epidemiology at Deakin University, told Nine the league may need to restrict fan behaviour.

“I would think they may have to include as a recommendation – given it will be hard to maintain 1.5 metre between groups anyway – that shouting, hooting may have to be eased, given this will increase the spread from one person,” she said.

“One of the COVID-19 transmission concerns is increased spread when people speak loudly, sing, and therefore cheering along their team.”

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On that logic  swearing , obscenity and general abuse should be encouraged!

Anti social behaviour usually encourages others to move away from me

 

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A leading health figure has suggested the AFL could tell fans to keep booing and shouting to a minimum if they’re allowed into matches later this year.

Can't wait for the WA state premier to wade in on this one. 

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1 hour ago, Demonland said:

A leading health figure has suggested the AFL could tell fans to keep booing and shouting to a minimum if they’re allowed into matches later this year.

(etc)

A leading health figure has revealed that she has never personally attended an AFL match

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Posted (edited)

I’m going to boo and shout twice as loud now. 

Edited by Ethan Tremblay
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Now they want to totally control our behaviour. The footy is a great place to let thimgs out of your system. Take that out and we are stuffed.

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11 minutes ago, dl4e said:

Now they want to totally control our behaviour.

Who are "they"?  It's not the AFL saying this, it's an epidemiologist suggesting that the AFL consider it.  Storm in a teacup.

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28 minutes ago, demonstone said:

Who are "they"?  It's not the AFL saying this, it's an epidemiologist suggesting that the AFL consider it.  Storm in a teacup.

The Illuminati. 

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2 hours ago, Spirit of '87 said:

Opens the way for Adam Goodes to make a comeback.

I think you'll find he has moved on, even if you haven't! :laugh:

 

1 hour ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

I’m going to boo and shout twice as loud now. 

Just be sure to do it with your mouth closed.

Oh!  I'm going to be rich! All I need to do is invent a facemask design that amplifies sound instead of muffling it.

image.jpeg.dd8b6444f5741cbf6bc5f3208f16ac81.jpeg    The future of football crowds!

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18 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

The Illuminati. 

I was SURE it was the Deep State.

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What's the point, cardboard cutouts are the future anyway.

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18 minutes ago, layzie said:

What's the point, cardboard cutouts are the future anyway.

I reckon the West Coast cutouts would still boo. 

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Posted (edited)
10 hours ago, dl4e said:

The footy is a great place to let thimgs out of your system. 

You've inadvertently made the case even stronger for no booing or shouting, with that sentence.

 

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At least for the time being we can boo until our lungs are sore. 

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Posted (edited)

Will we be allowed to sing? 

A few MFC-supporting mates and I have actually been working on a bit of a 'welcome back celebration' for the boys at our first MCG match when fans are allowed back in to games. 

 

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I'll still boo Tom Scully, Collingwood and Adam Goods

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10 hours ago, Wrecker45 said:

I'll still boo Tom Scully, Collingwood and Adam Goods

And towball Matthew Nicholls

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A study done in Japan of the distribution of saliva droplets in a dining context showed that the sound "th" was particularly bad.

Accordingly Hawthorn should be banned until there is a vaccine.

 

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