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8 hours ago, Lord Travis said:

And there goes our percentage buffer. Geelong now ahead of us on percentage. Thanks Freo!

Well I hope that this stimulates our guys to pull their collective fingers out and crush the Hawks. 

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10 hours ago, Hellish Inferno said:

I noticed that Geelong has a small "1859" on the back of their jumper at the top (the GPS pocket).

I don't think we have any reference to 1858 on ours, would be good as love the claim of being the oldest football club. Poor old Geelong forever have to be the "second oldest" muhahaha

Maybe we should have a gold star for every premiership on the jumper. Thinking a logo that incorporates multiple elements of our heritage would also be great

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40 minutes ago, Bates Mate said:

Maybe we should have a gold star for every premiership on the jumper. Thinking a logo that incorporates multiple elements of our heritage would also be great

How very European of you. 

(great idea!)

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1 hour ago, Bates Mate said:

Maybe we should have a gold star for every premiership on the jumper. Thinking a logo that incorporates multiple elements of our heritage would also be great

I noticed that Freo had gold stars on their jumpers last night. It didn’t help them.

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Endless search for perfection’: Scott optimistic scary Cats can get even better

This is a headline from The Age after the decimation of Fremantle. Fremantle played bad for sure but are plagued by injuries and are not a top 8 side. Darcy and Fyfe both played with injuries. Rory Lobb went out injured. Walters a mere shadow of his devastating past. Talk about us drinking bathwater. Theirs must taste real good. A decade of beating up  poor sides only to wimp out in finals, that is Geelong.

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22 minutes ago, John Crow Batty said:

Endless search for perfection’: Scott optimistic scary Cats can get even better

This is a headline from The Age after the decimation of Fremantle. Fremantle played bad for sure but are plagued by injuries and are not a top 8 side. Darcy and Fyfe both played with injuries. Rory Lobb went out injured. Walters a mere shadow of his devastating past. Talk about us drinking bathwater. Theirs must taste real good. A decade of beating up  poor sides only to wimp out in finals, that is Geelong.

If ever there was a reason to want to finish top of the table it is to deny this bunch of flogs

 

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12 hours ago, Stiff Arm said:

Really?

That could equally describe us last 15 years. We were irrelevant for at least a decade. Glass houses

How many GFs have we played in the last 15 years? How many  brownlows? AAs? Any other measure?

Be respectful of our failures as much as other club's failures. Show humility, our current success could easily fade. 

Be Respectful of The Shockers ??

Why? What have the done since 1995

The MFC has won 12 Flags so i don’t see any connection. 
 

Don’t tell me how I should think Stiff

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5 hours ago, Better days ahead said:

And seeing the cats on top of the ladder has ruined the start to my day

All good. The Cats are just keeping it warm for us. 
I just hope they’re housetrained ?

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It is looking more and more likely we will have to beat the Cats in finals to win the flag.  they are the form team of the comp, 9-1 in the last 10. they are clear favourite for the flag imo despite how much I despise them

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2 minutes ago, DubDee said:

It is looking more and more likely we will have to beat the Cats in finals to win the flag.  they are the form team of the comp, 9-1 in the last 10. they are clear favourite for the flag imo despite how much I despise them

Didn't they get done by 10 goals against Brisbane? They'll get killed against sides who can bring the heat as per usual.

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31 minutes ago, adonski said:

Didn't they get done by 10 goals against Brisbane? They'll get killed against sides who can bring the heat as per usual.

Thats right Ad and we have The Enforcer !20210605_173821.thumb.jpg.a3178dc06f93aceb8afa70420c882730.jpg

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55 minutes ago, buck_nekkid said:

Was it just me or was the umpiring completely biased to Geelong?  The shockers did themselves no favours, but as a neutral observer the umpire bias was breathtaking 

I only watched a few minutes and it was non-frees, for throwing and other incorrect disposals, that blew my mind.  Every time I watch Geelong they get away with it. 

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36 minutes ago, DubDee said:

It is looking more and more likely we will have to beat the Cats in finals to win the flag.  they are the form team of the comp, 9-1 in the last 10. they are clear favourite for the flag imo despite how much I despise them

They looked putrid against the lions. I rated them highly until I watched that game, but no longer. 

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13 minutes ago, Chook said:

They looked putrid against the lions. I rated them highly until I watched that game, but no longer. 

The trend of this season seems to be over analysing results when the top 4-6 teams absolutely maul the sides below them. It is meaningless (although I do really hope we join in)!

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5 hours ago, Bates Mate said:

Maybe we should have a gold star for every premiership on the jumper. Thinking a logo that incorporates multiple elements of our heritage would also be great

Why stop there? Our players should be living our heritage when they are off the field, but representing our club.☝

Is there an item of clothing we could get them to wear pre game and in media appearances that would fit the bill? A jacket of some variety perhaps???

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one thing i did see that was notable was that, on the flight from melbourne to carrara, the sydney team was completely decked out in their official tracksuits and looked like a 'team' whereas gw$ looked like a dogs' breakfast of casual clothing

it was a stark contract in professionalism

GWS Giants, Sydney Swans, Western Bulldogs to leave Melbourne ASAP to avoid  COVID outbreak

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1 hour ago, adonski said:

Didn't they get done by 10 goals against Brisbane? They'll get killed against sides who can bring the heat as per usual.

hope you are right.  they have beaten dogs, port away etc.  so I dont think you can dismiss them so quickly

The positive thing is I think we match up well against them. once we bring the pressure to not let them control the tempo we have the talent around the ground

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I wouldn't be making any conclusions about Geelong based on the game last night. Freo's performance reminded me of the bad old demons. 

And if Freo continue to deliver putrid performances like they did last night it won;t be long before Justin Longmuir comes under the spotlight. They were unwatchable last night.

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