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I was able to spend more time with the kids which has been a real silver lining. In all other respects its been a year to forget.

Hopefully the Dees can finally get their act together in 2021 and who knows maybe land that elusive flag.

 

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23 minutes ago, buck_nekkid said:

I hope your 2021 is much better, Wrecker.  Best wishes and better fortunes to all.

Sometimes fortune or misfortune is all in the eye of the beholder,  there are always two sides, sometimes more sides to every story.

To me 2020 started off with very high hopes to complete a lot of personal stuff and to "move on".  Footy as well. Then Covid !

Now we are back at square one for many of us, just a wasted year very little achieved for some.

So I say as well 

I hope your 2021 is much better,      for everyone.       Best wishes and better fortunes to us all.  Come on Dees !!

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11 hours ago, Diamond_Jim said:

I'm afraid I have mentally written off most of 2021

Can we skip it and move to 2022

The hardest thing  I find is to think positive about 2021 and I don't mean football. The world has change and I may never again see like it has been all of my life .

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12 hours ago, old dee said:

The hardest thing  I find is to think positive about 2021 and I don't mean football. The world has change and I may never again see like it has been all of my life .

There’s always LSD mate. 
 

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On 12/31/2020 at 8:28 PM, Wrecker45 said:

I have personally had a terrible year. Bring on 2021. Let's move on.

I hear you brother.

My 2020 started ok, but got progressively worse as the year went on.  Living in Brisbane, working in a professional role and for a company moderately impacted, COVID wasn't a big thing for me.  Missing finals was a 'very ordinary' way to end our, season, but was a pleasant experience compared to some of the personal hell I've been through over the past few months.

Mate of mine suggested that instead of new years eve parties, everyone should have a f#@$ off 2020 party on Jan 1 and that sounds like a dam good idea to me.

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When you thought it couldn't get any ****tier than fires, floods and pestilence, 2020's final gift to me mid December, was a kidney stone.  As it turned out, that was a backhanded blessing, as the CT scans detected a growth on the kidney, so my 2021 will begin with a biopsy and then who knows what!  I'm with Diamond Jim... can we just skip forward to 2022.

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6 hours ago, hardtack said:

When you thought it couldn't get any ****tier than fires, floods and pestilence, 2020's final gift to me mid December, was a kidney stone.  As it turned out, that was a backhanded blessing, as the CT scans detected a growth on the kidney, so my 2021 will begin with a biopsy and then who knows what!  I'm with Diamond Jim... can we just skip forward to 2022.

All the best mate. 

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7 hours ago, hardtack said:

When you thought it couldn't get any ****tier than fires, floods and pestilence, 2020's final gift to me mid December, was a kidney stone.  As it turned out, that was a backhanded blessing, as the CT scans detected a growth on the kidney, so my 2021 will begin with a biopsy and then who knows what!  I'm with Diamond Jim... can we just skip forward to 2022.

Worse case is you end up with I kidney. My dad live for 30 years with only 1. Good luck mate. 

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2 hours ago, old dee said:

Worse case is you end up with I kidney. My dad live for 30 years with only 1. Good luck mate. 

Yes OD, I'm expecting that is what will happen, but if I live another 30 years on one, I've just about hit the ton, so I'm not sure I want it to be quite that effective ?

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10 hours ago, hardtack said:

When you thought it couldn't get any ****tier than fires, floods and pestilence, 2020's final gift to me mid December, was a kidney stone.  As it turned out, that was a backhanded blessing, as the CT scans detected a growth on the kidney, so my 2021 will begin with a biopsy and then who knows what!  I'm with Diamond Jim... can we just skip forward to 2022.

Good luck Tim, hope its nothing.

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15 minutes ago, ding said:

Good luck Tim, hope its nothing.

Thanks mate... I'm pretty certain it's something, just what it is, I'm not yet sure.  In the words of a former coach, "it is what it is". ?

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1 hour ago, hardtack said:

Yes OD, I'm expecting that is what will happen, but if I live another 30 years on one, I've just about hit the ton, so I'm not sure I want it to be quite that effective ?

We both need our football club to fire up. Finals in 2021 would be a good start.

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8 minutes ago, old dee said:

We both need our football club to fire up. Finals in 2021 would be a good start.

Funnily enough, I'm quite confident that we will make finals (and possibly top 4) this year.  Still not quite so confident that we'll get to attend many games that involve regular sized crowds; I doubt we'll see normality return until a vaccine has been distributed to the 70% or 80% (I think it is) of the population (I think that is the point at which the risk is supposedly mitigated). 

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10 hours ago, hardtack said:

Funnily enough, I'm quite confident that we will make finals (and possibly top 4) this year.  Still not quite so confident that we'll get to attend many games that involve regular sized crowds; I doubt we'll see normality return until a vaccine has been distributed to the 70% or 80% (I think it is) of the population (I think that is the point at which the risk is supposedly mitigated). 

You are more confident than me Hardtack. I doubt I will see a game live in 2021 because in spite of what the feds say I cannot see us getting the vaccine any time soon. But my objective this year is be alive at the end of it. We are in the kill zone and I am being super conservative about where I go in 2021 and crowds are off the list. 

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On 12/31/2020 at 9:35 PM, Diamond_Jim said:

I'm afraid I have mentally written off most of 2021

Can we skip it and move to 2022

I don’t have an excess of years so sadly I would prefer not to lose one DJ.

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On 1/2/2021 at 11:03 AM, hardtack said:

When you thought it couldn't get any ****tier than fires, floods and pestilence, 2020's final gift to me mid December, was a kidney stone.  As it turned out, that was a backhanded blessing, as the CT scans detected a growth on the kidney, so my 2021 will begin with a biopsy and then who knows what!  I'm with Diamond Jim... can we just skip forward to 2022.

Good luck sending positive vibes. 

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