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Awesome news. You've got to admire what Pert and the membership team have been able to do in these crap times. No small feat. 

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21 minutes ago, Demonland said:

19.915 to go ...

That would be nice, maybe in 3 years time. 60,000 next year would still be huge.

50k is a big milestone - no announcment from the club?

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Just now, It's Time said:

Awesome news. You've got to admire what Pert and the membership team have been able to do in these crap times. No small feat. 

I think PJ deserves a big hand here too.

For too long, we’d always be trying to get commitments from the old guard of Melbourne supporters rather than trying to win over people who weren’t traditionally Melbourne supporters, or even had an affinity to the sport.
 

I remember PJ stating that he was heartened to look out into the crowd at our two MCG finals and seeing a more multi-ethnic mix wearing the red and blue. Those new supporters will definitely have increased those numbers.

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5 minutes ago, It's Time said:

Awesome news. You've got to admire what Pert and the membership team have been able to do in these crap times. No small feat. 

I don't think this has anything to do with Pert or the membership team. Sole reason for getting to 50k is the team's on field performances.

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1 minute ago, tincan said:

I dont think this has anything to do with Pert or the mmebership team. Sole reason for getting to 50k is the team's on field performances.

For sure it wouldn't be happening without that but they have been flat chat creating all sorts of different ways of getting people to take out memberships that weren't around before. Credit where credits due. 

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3 minutes ago, tincan said:

I don't think this has anything to do with Pert or the membership team. Sole reason for getting to 50k is the team's on field performances.

Tin, don't you think having a stable admin has a lot to do with the current on field performance. Just look down the road.

A win tonight might push us to 55,000!

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We are on our way to being a Strong Healthy Club, well done Dee Supporters..!!!

Go Dee’s...!!!!

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19 minutes ago, tincan said:

I don't think this has anything to do with Pert or the membership team. Sole reason for getting to 50k is the team's on field performances.

Bit salty tincan  They Petty must get done credit in these times They have  offered some bonus type membership deals  and NO DOUBT our success is a large factor.

But  in the next 8 weeks before closing on July 31we break our  all time record of course they must get some kudos.

To not recognise this is ignoring the reality of our Club  operations or holding a grudge of some  sort or both. 
 

Lets all work together like the teams 
are for  our success. 

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1 hour ago, Colin B. Flaubert said:

I think PJ deserves a big hand here too.

For too long, we’d always be trying to get commitments from the old guard of Melbourne supporters rather than trying to win over people who weren’t traditionally Melbourne supporters, or even had an affinity to the sport.
 

I remember PJ stating that he was heartened to look out into the crowd at our two MCG finals and seeing a more multi-ethnic mix wearing the red and blue. Those new supporters will definitely have increased those numbers.

I think it's time Perty and his Admin got  some credit PJ has bee gone nearly 3 years although I realise some ground work may be responsible. 

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1 minute ago, 58er said:

I think it's time Perty and his Admin got  some credit PJ has bee gone nearly 3 years although I realise some ground work may be responsible. 

Hence why I added 'too' to that statement. They are both worthy of praise.

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3 hours ago, tincan said:

I don't think this has anything to do with Pert or the membership team. Sole reason for getting to 50k is the team's on field performances.

Yep winning solves most problems.

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Sometimes I dont understand why we dont have more supporters.

I know our history is poor but I always thought new Victorians...immigrants and people taking up afl in Melbourne would choose us if they lived outside of a suburb without a team.

Maybe we do but it doesnt transose to crowds and members.

Anyway heres hoping for sixty.

In a few years when we have three flags on the trot we will have eighty...easy.

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3 minutes ago, leave it to deever said:

Sometimes I dont understand why ee dont have more supporters.

I know our history is poor but I always thought new Victorians...immigrants and people taking up afl in Melbourne would choose us if they lived outside of a suburb without a team.

Maybe we do but it doesnt transose to crowds and members.

Anyway heres hoping for sixty.

 

It's simple,  2000 to 2018 we were basket cases for most of that period. People get involved with winners not losers. For better or worst we are seen as the club of silver tails. Most migrants identify with other clubs.

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Migrants usually follow AFL clubs, that most closely resemble the soccer teams they followed so passionately in their home countries.

In times gone by, many Italians barracked for Collingwood, because of the colours replicating those of the Juventus.  Similarly, the Greeks followed Norf, as their colours were very close to the Greek National colours.  Same with Inter Milan and Essendon.

As we keep getting better and spread our good news to the general community, the rest will follow.  Today's new about Santa Teresa oval, will not only garner more indigenous followers, but more from the general community.

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6 hours ago, It's Time said:

Awesome news. You've got to admire what Pert and the membership team have been able to do in these crap times. No small feat. 

I'm  more impressed with the quality and number of official sponsors we have been able to attract and some of that was prior to this years on field success.

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10 hours ago, Colin B. Flaubert said:

Hence why I added 'too' to that statement. They are both worthy of praise.

Fair enough Colin didn't pick up that subtlety. Well done.

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1 hour ago, Demons1858 said:

More excited to see what this season does for our 2022 membership ... 60k is very achievable

Please keep to the script ! Let's get 2021 over with and 1st or 2nd you are right it's potentially 60,000 also if COVID is off the ticket radar.

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