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1 minute ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Not sure - Hawks have no decent defenders of note anyway..  Let Max follow McElvoy around if he goes down back to support them.

Then again, a miracle might happen and Melksham steps up...

Some miracles are easier than others.

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Mate my 20 year membership certificate is signed by Mark Neeld. It could be worse. 

49,666

Fair enough Old Dee. My Dad died late last year, so this is my first season without him, and it has taken on a melancholy tone as a result. But I must say, I did feel perked up after a couple of beaut

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On 4/7/2021 at 11:12 PM, Yossarian said:

I'm having this same thing happen to me. Have tried calling the last two days and can't get through. Emailed twice asking for a call-back and heard nothing.

I tried signing up online, but I want to pay in a single payment. The online sign-up forces you into 6 'easypay' instalments. Pretty annoyed.

Same issue here.  I'm guessing staff cutbacks due to COVID are the problem.

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Same experience for me .

Today it was 25 minutes before I hung up.

"Due to high demand we are unable to take your call at the moment" is all very well but since there is high demand logically they would employ more people to answer the phones. How else do other clubs get such high membership tallies?

I wanted to join up my 3 grandchildren.

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1 minute ago, Flag 2021 said:

Same experience for me .

Today it was 25 minutes before I hung up.

"Due to high demand we are unable to take your call at the moment" is all very well but since there is high demand logically they would employ more people to answer the phones. How else do other clubs get such high membership tallies?

I wanted to join up my 3 grandchildren.

Try next year the books are full this year!!!!

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1 hour ago, Flag 2021 said:

Same experience for me .

Today it was 25 minutes before I hung up.

"Due to high demand we are unable to take your call at the moment" is all very well but since there is high demand logically they would employ more people to answer the phones. How else do other clubs get such high membership tallies?

I wanted to join up my 3 grandchildren.

Because they have more automatic roll overs.

Try an email to membership. 

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37 minutes ago, longsuffering said:

Because they have more automatic roll overs.

Try an email to membership. 

From what  I hear emails are not getting answered either.

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Just cos this is the membership thread, 

Anyone know our current 2021 membership total? Surely after a 4-0 start we should be going ok, and we had over 40k before round 1 didn't we?

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23 minutes ago, Ouch! said:

Just cos this is the membership thread, 

Anyone know our current 2021 membership total? Surely after a 4-0 start we should be going ok, and we had over 40k before round 1 didn't we?

43421 as of 5 minutes ago. Because of covid  restrictions to personal at the club and difficulty in going to games I think that is probably a good number. 

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20 minutes ago, old dee said:

43421 as of 5 minutes ago. Because of covid  restrictions to personal at the club and difficulty in going to games I think that is probably a good number. 

44191 showing up on my browser, o d.

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5 minutes ago, Demon Disciple said:

44191 showing up on my browser, o d.

Yes, and that's before renewing my daughter's just then as her 12th birthday present; 13-year member!

Some call it indoctrination, I call it 'leaving nothing to chance'.

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33 minutes ago, old dee said:

43421 as of 5 minutes ago. Because of covid  restrictions to personal at the club and difficulty in going to games I think that is probably a good number. 

And yet Carlton have 80K despite doing nothing since 2013.

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1 hour ago, Demon Disciple said:

44191 showing up on my browser, o d.

May have updated in between. Still makes it a good number in 2021 IMO.

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1 hour ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

And yet Carlton have 80K despite doing nothing since 2013.

They have always had more. They have won a number of flags since 1964 while we plodded along in the bottom half of the ladder.

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25 minutes ago, Flag 2021 said:

Not possible on the website either.

Have tried both the landline number and the 1300 number.

I guess they don't read Demonland to reach out to their members.

We obviously don't need you Flag!!!!!!!!!!!

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On 4/15/2021 at 6:31 PM, Lucifer's Hero said:

My optimism is still strong:  6/0 or 5/1 after the tigers game.  Then who knows.

Your prediction is looking better every day LH. And a minor miracle happened with milkshake, who knows the future!

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The level of membership is getting near the point where they don't need me any longer. 50k and a good results year in 2021 and I will be faced with a big decision. 

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7 minutes ago, old dee said:

The level of membership is getting near the point where they don't need me any longer. 50k and a good results year in 2021 and I will be faced with a big decision. 

this makes no sense. 

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52 minutes ago, praha said:

this makes no sense. 

Once a club gets over 50k membership the benefits of being a member get out weighted by the inability to use them. With regular membership over 60k the need for my money is no longer important.

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2 minutes ago, old dee said:

Once a club gets over 50k membership the benefits of being a member get out weighted by the inability to use them. With regular membership over 60k the need for my money is no longer important.

Dunno if you're familiar with the MFC od but we are still a pretty threadbare organisation competing against behemoths like West Coast who keep $60m in the bank for a rainy day.

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23 minutes ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Dunno if you're familiar with the MFC od but we are still a pretty threadbare organisation competing against behemoths like West Coast who keep $60m in the bank for a rainy day.

They won't miss and old worn joker like me.

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2 minutes ago, old dee said:

They won't miss and old worn joker like me.

R U OK old Dee? 

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