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3 hours ago, Superunknown said:

It's 48 points isn't it? I used the ladder predictor and had GWS @ +19 and us +29 and we pip them by 0.1%

I can see it now Melbourne 34 points up Bombers player take a mark 70 mt from home siren goes. All the Melbourne player run to each other bombers player bombs ball which bounces though as 18 Melbournes watch from forty mts away. and we miss finals by .01%. 

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4 minutes ago, GCDee said:

Serious question... What happens if the % and point are tied? 

That probably requires exactly same for and away points for both teams to make sure the % are the same to 1000 decimal places.  I think seeing which team beat the ones above them the most (good in a season with everyone playing others only once) etc. But I'm sure the AFL would come up with some forumla to put whomever they prefer into the finals.

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14 minutes ago, GCDee said:

Serious question... What happens if the % and point are tied? 

Where two or more Clubs at the completion of the Home and Away Matches have accumulated the same Premiership Points and have the same percentage, the following procedure shall apply: (A) the position of the tied Clubs shall be adjusted by accumulating the Premiership Points awarded to the relevant Clubs as a result of the Home and Away Matches played between them and placing the Club with the highest accumulated Premiership Points, first as between them; (B) where the Premiership Points accumulated by the relevant Clubs remain equal, the position of the tied Clubs shall be adjusted by calculating each such Club’s percentage based on the proportion of points scored for and against each such Club from the Home and Away Matches between them and placing the Club with the highest percentage, first as between them; (C) where two or more Clubs still remain tied, the position of the Clubs shall be adjusted by lot conducted and drawn by the General Manager - Football Operations so that any Club drawn ahead of any other Club shall be placed ahead of such other Club or Clubs.

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1 minute ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Where two or more Clubs at the completion of the Home and Away Matches have accumulated the same Premiership Points and have the same percentage, the following procedure shall apply: (A) the position of the tied Clubs shall be adjusted by accumulating the Premiership Points awarded to the relevant Clubs as a result of the Home and Away Matches played between them and placing the Club with the highest accumulated Premiership Points, first as between them; (B) where the Premiership Points accumulated by the relevant Clubs remain equal, the position of the tied Clubs shall be adjusted by calculating each such Club’s percentage based on the proportion of points scored for and against each such Club from the Home and Away Matches between them and placing the Club with the highest percentage, first as between them; (C) where two or more Clubs still remain tied, the position of the Clubs shall be adjusted by lot conducted and drawn by the General Manager - Football Operations so that any Club drawn ahead of any other Club shall be placed ahead of such other Club or Clubs.

So.... That rules that possibility out for us to miss out on the finals haha ?

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23 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Where two or more Clubs at the completion of the Home and Away Matches have accumulated the same Premiership Points and have the same percentage, the following procedure shall apply: (A) the position of the tied Clubs shall be adjusted by accumulating the Premiership Points awarded to the relevant Clubs as a result of the Home and Away Matches played between them and placing the Club with the highest accumulated Premiership Points, first as between them; (B) where the Premiership Points accumulated by the relevant Clubs remain equal, the position of the tied Clubs shall be adjusted by calculating each such Club’s percentage based on the proportion of points scored for and against each such Club from the Home and Away Matches between them and placing the Club with the highest percentage, first as between them; (C) where two or more Clubs still remain tied, the position of the Clubs shall be adjusted by lot conducted and drawn by the General Manager - Football Operations so that any Club drawn ahead of any other Club shall be placed ahead of such other Club or Clubs.

If we tie with either Saints or GWS we go though as we beat them both!

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3 hours ago, Mr Steve said:

I can see it now Melbourne 34 points up Bombers player take a mark 70 mt from home siren goes. All the Melbourne player run to each other bombers player bombs ball which bounces though as 18 Melbournes watch from forty mts away. and we miss finals by .01%. 

I had a dream that Fritsch hit the post after the siren and we missed finals by .01%

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We won’t make it and don’t deserve to make it tbh. When u lose to 2 bottom 4 teams u won’t be playing finals. 
 

Whoever gets the 8th spot will most likely be playing WC in Perth so good luck with that. The finals birth will be short lived for that team. 

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I am always most nervous when we are clear favourites.  For some reason we don’t win when we absolutely should.  That’s why the bombers game is so vital.  Remember 2017.  
We had it in the bag and blew it.  Hope history doesn’t curse us again.  

If we beat the bombers I’ll be satisfied but still shake my head and groan at how we lost to Freo and the Swans ! 

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29 minutes ago, DemonOX said:

We won’t make it and don’t deserve to make it tbh. When u lose to 2 bottom 4 teams u won’t be playing finals. 
 

Whoever gets the 8th spot will most likely be playing WC in Perth so good luck with that. The finals birth will be short lived for that team. 

Exactly.  We are not a premiership threat yet

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1 hour ago, wizardinoz said:

The Age reporting Zac Jones will be out with a hamstring. Very handy.

I would have loved zak Jones at the dees. I see him as the main change to the saints style with his toughness and running. Big loss for them. The only player in that team with finals and serious big game experience 

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22 minutes ago, Demon17 said:

I would have loved zak Jones at the dees. I see him as the main change to the saints style with his toughness and running. Big loss for them. The only player in that team with finals and serious big game experience 

meh, seems like a bit of a f log and did nothing at sydney, would've preferred dylan grimes from richmond or brayden maynard from collingwood. we always seem to get the dud brother

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We had a win. We are still in the hunt. Maybe we will get there, maybe we won’t, but geez the wrist slitting in this place is depressing. It’s just a game. A fun game, and a game we are invested in, but at the end of the day it’s a bunch of kids chasing an inflated bladder. It’s not the be all end all, and our lives won’t change no matter what happens this weekend 

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29 minutes ago, Uncle Fester said:

We had a win. We are still in the hunt. Maybe we will get there, maybe we won’t, but geez the wrist slitting in this place is depressing. It’s just a game. A fun game, and a game we are invested in, but at the end of the day it’s a bunch of kids chasing an inflated bladder. It’s not the be all end all, and our lives won’t change no matter what happens this weekend 

can you PM me the names of the meds you are on?  

;-)

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5 minutes ago, DubDee said:

can you PM me the names of the meds you are on?  

;-)

Ummm life. 
Look of course I hate seeing us lose and I’d love to see us hold the cup before I die, but things are more important. 
I haven’t been able to see my kids for 6 months. A friend died and I couldn’t go to their funeral. My job is on the skin of its teeth - very day to day. 
So yeah as much as I love watching my team do well, it’s not the end of the world if they don’t. It’s a game. A fun game and a great distraction from the serious, but just a game.

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The simple fact is that we are in this position because we lost to two sides we should have beaten. St Kilda, Bulldogs and Collingwood will be playing finals because they have won that one or two crucial games that mattered. Which is why at this very point those clubs have gone past us as far as development goes. Hopefully we can get back on the right side of the ledger next year

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