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3 hours ago, Fatmanblues883 said:

Titus O'Reilly summary of the match

Essendon (57) v Umpires (68)

The Bombers were cruising towards an enormous victory in this one, until the AFL hierarchy, who have been long involved in a conspiracy to destroy the Essendon Football Club, told the umpires to make sure Melbourne won.

GOLD :) 

I went down to the local club to watch the game. Had to leave at half time . . . Armagedon supporters are just too much. 

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I was in the MCC members sitting in front of 3 bombers fans ( not sure how Essendon fans get into the MCC area ) 

To be fair to them though they were fair minded about the umpiring and the game. At one point I said, what looked to me like a Harmes throw,  "That didn't look much like a handball "  To which they responded. " It was a handball "

So, Essendon fans can be reasonable after all. They're not all bad.  Only about 90% of them are terrible 

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3 hours ago, The Jackson 6 said:

Had noticed it amongst some Essendrug-supporting mates in recent times - they really didn’t dope well with the fallout from the Dank/Hird scandal and believe everyone is against them.  
 

Amusing autocorrect situation ?

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The Bomber fans are truly the psycho chickens of AFL supporters. In the bad old days Windy Hill was the most dangerous VFL/AFL ground to visit. It was scary and far worse than Victoria Park. Makes current WC fans look like reasoned intelligent persons.

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34 minutes ago, pineapple dee said:

I was in the MCC members sitting in front of 3 bombers fans ( not sure how Essendon fans get into the MCC area ) 

To be fair to them though they were fair minded about the umpiring and the game. At one point I said, what looked to me like a Harmes throw,  "That didn't look much like a handball "  To which they responded. " It was a handball "

So, Essendon fans can be reasonable after all. They're not all bad.  Only about 90% of them are terrible 

I think it depends on which section of the ground you are in Pineapple. The folk in the outer would not know s..t from clay

 

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when i was a kid i often found i was surrounded by home team fanatics, but i always thought they'd never beat up a kid so i used to barrack as hard as i could.  luckily it seemed to work for me despite a few scary moments

i wasn't till i was much older and wiser that i realised fanatic bummer fans would kill their own children if it would ensure a win, and how lucky i was in truth, to attain my majority in one piece

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I think most of their supporters have an Essington variant........deadly.

If youve been near an Essington supporter in the last 2 days....remain in quarantine until the next game.

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17 hours ago, John Crow Batty said:

The Bomber fans are truly the psycho chickens of AFL supporters. In the bad old days Windy Hill was the most dangerous VFL/AFL ground to visit. It was scary and far worse than Victoria Park. Makes current WC fans look like reasoned intelligent persons.

I didn't mind it it was just getting there that was a pain in the [censored]

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Are they still winging?

What a pathetic pack of so called supporters 

Someone needs to tell them they haven’t been relevant for 20 years & other clubs don’t rate them at all

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17 hours ago, John Crow Batty said:

The Bomber fans are truly the psycho chickens of AFL supporters. In the bad old days Windy Hill was the most dangerous VFL/AFL ground to visit. It was scary and far worse than Victoria Park. Makes current WC fans look like reasoned intelligent persons.

Definitely agree. I remember a few times Circa 1970, very lucky to get out of there with my jaw intact !

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17 hours ago, daisycutter said:

when i was a kid i often found i was surrounded by home team fanatics, but i always thought they'd never beat up a kid so i used to barrack as hard as i could.  luckily it seemed to work for me despite a few scary moments

i wasn't till i was much older and wiser that i realised fanatic bummer fans would kill their own children if it would ensure a win, and how lucky i was in truth, to attain my majority in one piece

Same. When I was a kid my older brother took me to the footy every Saturday arvo. The only ground we wouldn’t attend was Windy Hill. He said he’d go to Windy Hill if he was to go with mates or on his own. But he said that was the only ground where he’d worry about the safety of a little sister. 

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2 hours ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

Same. When I was a kid my older brother took me to the footy every Saturday arvo. The only ground we wouldn’t attend was Windy Hill. He said he’d go to Windy Hill if he was to go with mates or on his own. But he said that was the only ground where he’d worry about the safety of a little sister. 

Your brother is a smart guy!  The old ladies there were the worst - copped the full brunt of their umbrellas plenty of times in the  80's.

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17 minutes ago, Swooper1987 said:

Your brother is a smart guy!  The old ladies there were the worst - copped the full brunt of their umbrellas plenty of times in the  80's.

port melbourne in the 60/70s at least was also a war zone and the old crones were some of the vilest. they would line up on the visiting team's wire framed race and spit on the players

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55 minutes ago, daisycutter said:

port melbourne in the 60/70s at least was also a war zone and the old crones were some of the vilest. they would line up on the visiting team's wire framed race and spit on the players

VFA was a different beast altogether.  Went and saw a bit of footy at Shepley Oval as a young fella in the 70's and 80's.  That was a better education than anything I learned in school.

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1 hour ago, daisycutter said:

port melbourne in the 60/70s at least was also a war zone and the old crones were some of the vilest. they would line up on the visiting team's wire framed race and spit on the players

Unlike the old ladies at Arden Street in the 70’s. North were well-known for the abundance of ‘grannies’ at their home games. But these were mostly really nice old ladies. When I was about 9, during one match, Sam Kekovich kicked the ball out of bounds on the full and the ball hit me in the head (also on the full). I was knocked unconscious. When I came to, the first thing I saw was a circle of (blue rinsed) old ladies hovering over me. One had draped a knitted blanket over me and another was trying to get me to sip a cup of tea! 

 

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3 hours ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

Unlike the old ladies at Arden Street in the 70’s. North were well-known for the abundance of ‘grannies’ at their home games. But these were mostly really nice old ladies. When I was about 9, during one match, Sam Kekovich kicked the ball out of bounds on the full and the ball hit me in the head (also on the full). I was knocked unconscious. When I came to, the first thing I saw was a circle of (blue rinsed) old ladies hovering over me. One had draped a knitted blanket over me and another was trying to get me to sip a cup of tea! 

 

Very good story WCW

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The umpires must have helped the demons win the contested possessions by 30 and must have made the bombers choke and kick it long to May and Lever in the last Quarter

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10 hours ago, buck_nekkid said:

Watch it without sound.  No prob with the free kick allocations on the night.  By the sound of the bomber whining you would think someone had lost a limb.

Yep, the noise of affirmation - except they were only affirming their own stupidity.  Some of their players even got sucked into thinking they were hard done by.  Heppell is a great captain though.  On a few occasions he told his side to refocus and get on with it.  There are some dills in that team.  

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1 hour ago, Swooper1987 said:

Yep, the noise of affirmation - except they were only affirming their own stupidity.  Some of their players even got sucked into thinking they were hard done by.  Heppell is a great captain though.  On a few occasions he told his side to refocus and get on with it.  There are some dills in that team.  

heppell is their jones - just a good loyal honest citizen and a no muss no fuss skipper

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