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3 hours ago, Demonland said:

A friend of mine went to a baseball game in Los Angeles last night with 20,000 people. LA had nearly 4,000 COVID cases yesterday. We’re not going to get the chance to watch our team be a genuine chance for a premiership. 

I disagree. The GF is at least 6 weeks away, maybe 7. Thats a long time from our current CoVid restrictions. I remain hopeful as we leave winter and enter Springtime that, we'll be able to be there - if and when we qualify - at whatever ground it's played. Still a chance - always a chance! GO DEES!

 

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i'm as bad as @Demonland, furiously changing results to calculate the likely finals match-ups

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can definitely see the peptides making it playing old mate joedan and the bears, a sydney clash in the other elimination final

for us i reckon it'll be the pear if we win both games or we'll play the cats two weeks in a row...i worry that it'll be two trips down to kardinia park, but if we drop r23 then hopefully practice should make perfect and we knock em off in finals week 1

other top four clash will either be footscray v pear or cats

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2 hours ago, Rodney (Balls) Grinter said:

Yeah, but thinking about it, there are probably a bunch of rules like that.  

Like what? 

rules should be clear to all players. They should not have to look to the umps to see what they should do

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3 hours ago, titan_uranus said:

That's not the rule at all.

What is the rule then? Players move until they hear stand with no penalty. 
the rule might not be the problem. If not the interpretation is

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9 hours ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

It’s a massive IF mate. And I’m  not expecting it to happen.

Just pointing out that GWS are carrying some brilliant form and could very well beat Sydney in week 1.

Meanwhile we’ll be playing a high quality side in week 1.

Tends to happen when one finishes top 4. (Fortunately for us given our record v 14-17th). 

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4 minutes ago, BDA said:

Hawks seem intent on sending Clarko out in style. I reckon they will beat the Doggies today

Well you did think they were a chance against the Lions 2 weeks ago. Surely not the Dogs, would make things bloody interesting if they did.

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It's not called " right, you Umpires go out there and concentrate on the rules of the week".

Now it's "interpretations of the week".

Upon reflection re last night's game I should have realised that the Tiges had called it quits for the year after Dusty had finished really..

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11 hours ago, titan_uranus said:

Jack Riewoldt just 3 touches.

"Look out if you're playing us" lol.

Jack Riewoldt    Lel

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11 hours ago, bingers said:

Does anyone else think that Taranto looks like Astro Boy?

Roundest face I’ve ever seen. Almost a perfect circle. 

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12 hours ago, sue said:

I think stand is the worst of the ‘need to hear’ instructions

I reckon “not 15” is worse. Especially if you’re a defender who’s just marked in the opposition goal-square. 😬

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8 hours ago, Rodney (Balls) Grinter said:

Like playing on to advantage and/or any other time the umpire calls a free kick in general play.

All free kicks involve a whistle. Quite different. 
 

and the advantage rule is another shocker. Officiated differently regularly 

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12 hours ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

BT querying as to why Dustin Martin has to  do 14 days quarantine in Melbourne when he’s just came out of a QLD hospital…

Umm, pretty sure he’s been out of hospital since late July.

https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/www.afl.com.au/news/654025/dusty-out-of-hospital-but-not-heading-home-yet/amp

 

I am now coming to the realisation that BT is an extremely poor caller.

He regularly calls the wrong player and the wrong version of a piece of play.

He calls points goals, marks touched etc.

He also displays a bias towards some teams and players.

He has joined the magnificent, superb, magical, legendary, sublime territory of Dwanye.

In addition to the unlistenable voice of Kelli, these are 3 commentators that just drive me nuts amd ruin the enjoyment of a game of footy.

The volume button is very low when they are involved.

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5 minutes ago, Demonstone said:

Sorry mate, that's an opinion, not a fact.  

Mate .... He dragged their arzes out've the flames so often it wasn't funny.

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13 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

I reckon “not 15” is worse. Especially if you’re a defender who’s just marked in the opposition goal-square. 😬

You're probably right. However, the difference is that the 'not 15' is necessary to follow long established rules of the game.    

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