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A three day practice game should sort out the fitness levels anyway. 

I'm pretty certain that Saty (I assume that's who you are referring to), doesn't drive a car, but apart from that, given the amount of flack he cops from others on this site, I can't say I'd blame him

No further details have been announced but it appears as though Richmond are our practice match opponent for the weekend of 25 Feb - 28 February, 2021.


15 minutes ago, hardtack said:

I think you might want to explain to your daughter how masks work OD 😁; they are more designed to protect others from the wearer.

Yes they know that ht. The point was that the theater  was not observing the requirements. In the same night the tennis Centre was operating at about a third capacity. 

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4 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Anyone have the guts to head to Casey to watch the game on Friday morning behind the fence even though it's closed to the public?

I might be tempted.

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48 minutes ago, old dee said:

Yes they know that ht. The point was that the theater  was not observing the requirements. In the same night the tennis Centre was operating at about a third capacity. 

Ah ok, sorry OD, I think I misread your comment... but yes, I would be extremely surprised if any venue in Melbourne is allowed to operate at full capacity; they're not even allowed to do that here in Sydney yet.

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1 hour ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Anyone have the guts to head to Casey to watch the game on Friday morning behind the fence even though it's closed to the public?

I’m tempted but 25m from the boundary at a suboptimal angle, through a fence and surrounded by 2 different types of reptiles (the snakes and Richmond supporters) makes me think it’s best not to.

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1 hour ago, DeeSpencer said:

I’m tempted but 25m from the boundary at a suboptimal angle, through a fence and surrounded by 2 different types of reptiles (the snakes and Richmond supporters) makes me think it’s best not to.

You're correct, the viewing is very difficult, particularly from the opposite wing and players taking shots from 30 mtrs out (although you can probably guess the result of a Maxy Gawn regulation set shot from 25 mtrs out)

Might leave it for the game at Marvel against the Dogs on 8 March if they're selling a few thousand tickets for that one.

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2 minutes ago, Sunnydee said:

Hopefully the game will be posted up afterwards on the Dees website so I can have a watch that arvo as I won’t be able to watch Friday morning as working. 

Don't know about last year but they most certainly put the Collingwood V Melbourne 2019 practice match for viewing after the game.

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14 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Don't know about last year but they most certainly put the Collingwood V Melbourne 2019 practice match for viewing after the game.

Yes trying to think back to last year if they did or not.
 

You would think they would.

 

Go Dees! 

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1 hour ago, Sunnydee said:

Yes trying to think back to last year if they did or not.
 

You would think they would.

 

Go Dees! 

Last years was definitely up I remember watching it the next day

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48 minutes ago, Demonland said:

I guess we should consider ourselves lucky. 

 

Considering I haven’t renewed yet I actually wouldn’t be against them making the stream to members only to encourage early renewal. 

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Given that they're bothering to stream it, I guess it's not going to be the equivalent of last year when a glorified Casey team played as 'Melbourne' and were thrashed by Essendon.

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16 hours ago, old dee said:

They both say there were no spare seats anywhere. My wife wanted to leave but stayed because my daughter said we will be ok with our masks on. 

Fair enough it's a hard one the theatre bugs have been crawling up walls yo see some.

In Brisbane My local area  group have had a50% capacity since returning in Aug last year but will be 100 % in March this year. But Qld and Vic are different cases .

 I masks were requested to be worn yo the best of my memory.

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11 hours ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Don't know about last year but they most certainly put the Collingwood V Melbourne 2019 practice match for viewing after the game.

2020 scratch match verse north was uploaded post game too.

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17 hours ago, In Harmes Way said:

Not sure why there's an AFL Directive to not live stream this game when others are being live streamed (presumably under another AFL directive).

I could be wrong but I think it may be because it’s on the same the the females are playing and they don’t want it to affect the number of viewers etc

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12 hours ago, Demonland said:

I guess we should consider ourselves lucky. 

 

The wording is interesting “premium” members. Does that mean not all members get sent the link and password to watch it? Not a great look of true. 

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3 hours ago, Cards13 said:

The wording is interesting “premium” members. Does that mean not all members get sent the link and password to watch it? Not a great look of true. 

For some time I have been wondering why you would take out a membership of the Tigers / Collingwood etc. there is no way all members can get into any game. Even against the sides like Melbourne. I doubt this will happen but when Melbourne get higher than 50k members I will stop. Two reason  at 50k+ they won’t need me and it will mean I am up on the third tier of the stands that I hate. As to your question probably, or they will wait till premium members have notified their intentions then send the email to the poorer members,

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6 hours ago, old dee said:

For some time I have been wondering why you would take out a membership of the Tigers / Collingwood etc. there is no way all members can get into any game. Even against the sides like Melbourne. I doubt this will happen but when Melbourne get higher than 50k members I will stop. Two reason  at 50k+ they won’t need me and it will mean I am up on the third tier of the stands that I hate. As to your question probably, or they will wait till premium members have notified their intentions then send the email to the poorer members,

I'm with you there OD. I joined in 2011 because the club needed me. Last year, me and my boy had Trident memberships, which became a $1K+ donation to the club due to COVID. Nothing from the club by way of thanks, I reckon the more members we get, the more they take us for granted. 

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