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1 hour ago, PartyTimeJohnny said:

neither of those sides are on top of the ladder 

Have a look at their membership no ‘s …I was at the game today & considering GWS have no supporters..not a bad turn out. It was pretty hard to get excited with the quality of football we were playing …at least we didn’t sook it up like ESS 

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The crowd that was there was far from the reason why we lost today, you try cheering hard when the boys are serving up poop on a platter. When the game was there to be won and the team pulled their collective fingers out and started to have a crack, it didn’t sound like an empty stadium in the dead of winter… except when GWS scored a goal. 

It was bitterly cold and yet very, very few of the attendees got up and left. 

Close thread, what a disgrace

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1 hour ago, PartyTimeJohnny said:

Mark Williams was literally asking the crowd to make noise at 3 qtr time. If you could've come and you didn't, you have no grounds to criticise. 

All the best. 

If my grandmother had wheels instead of legs, she'd be a bicycle.

"Ifs" are great, but we had a team that didn't turn up until half time.  That's a poorly coached side.  We've now lost 2 out of the last 3, and those against teams that aren't in the top 4. The team looks tired and lackluster. We have a short break now before playing Port, and will get royally touched up if we put in another performance like this.

It isn't up to the supporters to get the #1 team over the line against a team that drew with North and lost to Hawthorn. The team needs to get itself up (as GWS did).  The first half non-appearance was a disgrace. Any team that needs the fans to paper over their lack of commitment in a half of a game doesn't deserve those fans.

 

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39 minutes ago, Kiss of Death said:

It was bitterly cold and yet very, very few of the attendees got up and left. 

Close thread, what a disgrace

I’m only just now getting feeling back in my extremities. My fingers and toes didn’t know what hit them. The last thing I wanna read right now is someone shaming fans who didn’t go today, as well as the fans who were there but apparently not making enough noise. So yeah, seemingly all fans. 
This thread is a waste of space and ought to be closed. 

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53 minutes ago, D Rev said:

If my grandmother had wheels instead of legs, she'd be a bicycle.

Well, not a bicycle. More like the bicycle version of a centaur or Minotaur. A cycletaur, if you will. ?

Silly reply, I know. But this is a silly thread so, whatevs. 

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3 hours ago, PartyTimeJohnny said:

Mark Williams was literally asking the crowd to make noise at 3 qtr time. If you could've come and you didn't, you have no grounds to criticise. 

All the best. 

GFY

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It’s all Charlie’s fault: he shouldn’t have got a haircut. ?

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Given the top tier was closed off, I could have sworn there was at least 20k there today. Bizarre really to see 16k flash up on the screen. And as usual, we were loud for the amount that was there.

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5 hours ago, PartyTimeJohnny said:

Mark Williams was literally asking the crowd to make noise at 3 qtr time. If you could've come and you didn't, you have no grounds to criticise. 

All the best. 

Hard to make noise when they are sending us to sleep. First half felt like watching paint dry. 

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4 hours ago, rufus said:

This club is a hard one to turn up for when you enjoy watching good competitive sport where 2 teams go at it trying to win. Lots of fans are accustomed to the Demons picking and choosing when they'll have a crack...and many probably suspected today was going to be one of those days where the players couldn't be bothered...and they were right.

We have had so many years of the results being worse than they should have been, based purely on inconsistent effort, it'll take 3+ years of consistent effort from the players before supporters will attend consistently.

Singin' my song man.
Posted in a thread the other day how attending a game is a 700k round trip for me.
I've turned up plenty of times when the players haven't.
Gets old and makes the drive home real long.
Have found if I stay home and watch on TV and we're stinking it up I can go out the backyard with the radio and not waste all my day.

I've also seen plenty of games where our crowd is very quiet early only to rouse late game.
By product of watching us capitulate too often I reckon.
Wish it wasn't like that but it is.
I said to my young bloke one game "Gets loud doesn't it."
"Yeah, but it's always the other team." was his reply.
Broke my heart.

Saving grace was taking the kids to see us in the finals in '19 with huge pro Melbourne crowds.
Hannan kicking his goal right infront of us was off the richter scale.
Cherished memories.

"Melbourne fans breath it in." ❤️

 

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5 hours ago, PartyTimeJohnny said:

Mark Williams was literally asking the crowd to make noise at 3 qtr time. If you could've come and you didn't, you have no grounds to criticise. 

All the best. 

Think you need a little less party time mate.

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5 hours ago, PartyTimeJohnny said:

we're the top side on the ladder and we had 16k there. Made no noise for 3 quarters. 
Congratulations on seeing it all 

We were stunned by the lack of intensity and pressure by the so-called top team. They played like under 12s.

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15 hours ago, PartyTimeJohnny said:

Mark Williams was literally asking the crowd to make noise at 3 qtr time. If you could've come and you didn't, you have no grounds to criticise. 

All the best. 

What a ridiculous thing to say. 

Don't you realise the real problem is the curse of Norm Smith!

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We can all scoff but the big clubs know a big loud supporter base is like having a 2-3 goal tail wind.

 

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Jesus H! What a load of [censored]. Crowds don’t win games, footballers do. I guess the games that have been won and lost during no crowd COVID shouldn’t count then?

Johnny mate you need a manager. You are handling yourself waaay too much.

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Unfortunately covid makes it impossible to just turn up and a lot of older people who aren’t tech savvy find it too hard these days. 
We tried to get a group of friends to go but found it very hard to organize seats in n the same area . 
I went with my son but it would have been 5 or six of us if we were just allowed to rock up.

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