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7 minutes ago, Demondan75 said:

Yeah it definitely was Tuesday originally, and I stupidly spent 15mins trying to buy a ticket at 11am this morning, until it clicked??. And I just ran into Big Maxxy at 7/11 Frankston, and asked if he knew where the game is going to be played, and he said whilst they don't officially know yet, he sounded pretty confident that the game will go ahead in Hobart.

how often do just casually just run into big max??? 

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10 minutes ago, Demondan75 said:

Yeah it definitely was Tuesday originally, and I stupidly spent 15mins trying to buy a ticket at 11am this morning, until it clicked??. And I just ran into Big Maxxy at 7/11 Frankston, and asked if he knew where the game is going to be played, and he said whilst they don't officially know yet, he sounded pretty confident that the game will go ahead in Hobart.

I did the same thing. My brain was going "IT'S 11:08AM WHY IS IT SAYING TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE AT 11:00.... oh, Wednesday."

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9 minutes ago, Wells 11 said:

how often do just casually just run into big max??? 

Hey Wellsy, that was my first ever real-life encounter with the big fella, and I was very excited to see him in Frankston of all places!! He looked good, possibly had been out on the golf course today, and also mentioned that his family are heading down to Hobart to watch the game as well. He also said that the club had been informed that if Hobart was a no-go, and if for some reason Docklands was also a no-go, that playing the game in NSW was next cab off the rank??? Apparently to do with the fact that NSW hasn't put any restrictions on visitors from Perth but I'm not sure of this.

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1 hour ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

I'm surprised Jon Ralph is confident the game will be in Hobart according to those he's spoken to at North Melb.

I would've thought the obvious decision would be to move the game to Marvel given Tasmania's hard stance on their borders - not withstanding the fact that there's more of a chance of catching the Spanish flu down there than North spreading COVID.

I'm pretty sure the game will go ahead in Tassie. When Vic had its recent 5 day lockdown from the Saturday to Wednesday Tassie had reopened it's border to Vic by the Friday, two days after the 5 day lockdown ended.  For all of the political posturing the states are taking a fairly consistent approach and as long as Tas health officials are satisfied that there is minimal risk of any unidentified transmission originating in WA that could cause an outbreak in Tassie, then the match should go ahead and with crowds.

The unknown in all of this would be a politically motivated decision to keep border shut to sway voters, but I'm not convinced such a move would be popular.

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21 minutes ago, Demondan75 said:

Hey Wellsy, that was my first ever real-life encounter with the big fella, and I was very excited to see him in Frankston of all places!! He looked good, possibly had been out on the golf course today, and also mentioned that his family are heading down to Hobart to watch the game as well. He also said that the club had been informed that if Hobart was a no-go, and if for some reason Docklands was also a no-go, that playing the game in NSW was next cab off the rank??? Apparently to do with the fact that NSW hasn't put any restrictions on visitors from Perth but I'm not sure of this.

Are you really Tom Morris breaking news like that?!

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2 minutes ago, Robbie57 said:

Why lead with Big max in the 7/11 when you could have said; "I heard from a bloke at the 7/11 that...." 

That would have sent the thread into utter meltdown. 

 

Yeah good call Robbie, I've still yet to learn the demonland way!!!

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4 hours ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

 

We are still allowed to call it the Spanish flu?

Thats weird as I thought calling covid19 the 'China Virus' was outlawed.    ?

 

Well I've tried calling the Spanish flu the American flu but no one listens. As you probably know that is where it likely originated but was hushed up by the allies and German governments for wartime public morale . Spain made the mistake of being neutral and not hiding it.

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39 minutes ago, Robbie57 said:

Why lead with Big max in the 7/11 when you could have said; "I heard from a bloke at the 7/11 that...." 

That would have sent the thread into utter meltdown. 

 

 

36 minutes ago, Demondan75 said:

Yeah good call Robbie, I've still yet to learn the demonland way!!!

Yep next time don't reveal the source until a bunch of people like me have said something along the lines of - how reliable is your source, my second cousins best friends' barber told me..., source or i'll disregard etc etc.

And you missed the chance to make a joke along the lines of - sauce? i don't know. Tomatoe i assume. Isn't enough to know the unnamed player had a veggie pastie?

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Surely now that the North boys will exit isolation at midnight, an announcement from 12:01am onwards will be made that the Hobart game can go ahead.

I just can’t work out the logic if the game can’t take place down there.

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9 minutes ago, willmoy said:

They are out of exit so they can practice their coughing for when the game starts to put the opposition off.

As long as they do it from a distance.  I'd be happy to see them far cough.

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52 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Surely now that the North boys will exit isolation at midnight, an announcement from 12:01am onwards will be made that the Hobart game can go ahead.

I just can’t work out the logic if the game can’t take place down there.

This is from the Tassie gov Covid website:

The Director of Public Health has advised that provided no evidence emerges of unmanaged community risk in the Perth and Peel Regions in the next two days, these two regions may be reclassified as low risk from midnight Wednesday 28 April 2021. This will restore quarantine-free travel to Tasmania for most people in and recently in Western Australia

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Now back to my previous state of being less concerned about cancellation and more concerned about getting shizhouse seats again. The seats in front of the hill section where we sat last time are so low down my kids couldn’t see over the fence, and I barely could either.

You ‘G regulars don’t know how lucky you are. Some seats are better than others, but there’s literally no bad seat in the house there. I’ve never found one anyway.

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1 minute ago, Nasher said:

Now back to my previous state of being less concerned about cancellation and more concerned about getting s***house seats again. The seats in front of the hill section where we sat last time are so low down my kids couldn’t see over the fence and I barely could.

You ‘G regulars don’t know how lucky you are. Some seats are better than others, but there’s literally no bad seat in the house. I’ve never found one anyway.

you deserve a big win Nasher...

we are expecting a full background colour report post match

food and wind off the Derwent coverage at the minimum not to mention build up and pre game entertainment  ?

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3 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

you deserve a big win Nasher...

we are expecting a full background colour report post match

food and wind off the Derwent coverage at the minimum not to mention build up and pre game entertainment  ?

I can tell you that our pre-game entertainment will be making sure we go in with full bellies, because getting food there is an exercise in “which quarter would you like to miss?” Followed by lining up for half an hour to get in. 

I can’t tell you how much I hate this ground.

 

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6 minutes ago, Nasher said:

I can tell you that our pre-game entertainment will be making sure we go in with full bellies, because getting food there is an exercise in “which quarter would you like to miss?” Followed by lining up for half an hour to get in. 

I can’t tell you how much I hate this ground.

 

Don't forget the bizarre rule that you can't buy full strength beer but you can get spirit cans and wine! WTF

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