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3 minutes ago, Doggas front teeth said:

Can't wait, I'm sure it will be a fantastic day for all! If they can also replicate the GF day weather from Perth, that would be great.

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3 hours ago, DubDee said:

man that's early, I was expecting a 3-6 type thing.

only 40K attending.  pity folks will have to miss out

Hmm I think the 40K is a number the club has considered to cover most Vic members.

We have quite a few members interstate and some Victorians wont go because it is the busy period before Christmas.

I will be surprised if any Victorian members who want to go miss out.

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5 hours ago, DubDee said:

 

only 40K attending.  pity folks will have to miss out

This is what sh1ts me. Boxing Day test can be full capacity, yet only 40k are allowed to turn up to the G 21 days prior?

Andrews’ and his health bureaucratic lackeys can all take a long walk off a very short pier.

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On 11/12/2021 at 12:14 PM, Jaded No More said:

I assume the club is waiting for the magic 90% double dose mark when crowd limits disappear in Victoria to make further announcements. 

We are currently tracking to hit that around 21/11.

 

Or Somyurek to completely snooker them and a need to change the news cycle.

Either way I don't care.

Let's all get there and celebrate.

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2 hours ago, Demon Disciple said:

This is what sh1ts me. Boxing Day test can be full capacity, yet only 40k are allowed to turn up to the G 21 days prior?

Andrews’ and his health bureaucratic lackeys can all take a long walk off a very short pier.

Dont think afl members will be open and maybe mcc , depends where stage is . They will want ppl to face stage . Dont think there will be  general  seating on field , maybe for team families and past players sponsors . It will be seating in stand so they can trace if they have to . Im just happy we can be there. 

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On 11/11/2021 at 6:49 PM, Delusional demon 82 said:

Does anyone have any intel around approximate times for this on the 5th ? i.e Early or late afternoon start

Hopefully the club provide some details shortly

1100 am start

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15 hours ago, DubDee said:

man that's early, I was expecting a 3-6 type thing.

only 40K attending.  pity folks will have to miss out

 

10 hours ago, Demon Disciple said:

This is what sh1ts me. Boxing Day test can be full capacity, yet only 40k are allowed to turn up to the G 21 days prior?

Andrews’ and his health bureaucratic lackeys can all take a long walk off a very short pier.

 

1 hour ago, Dee Zephyr said:

The way I read it is the club is hoping to get 40,000 there, not a limit of 40k. They stated they want as many supporters as possible to attend. 

Correct. There is no mention anywhere of a cap. People read want they wanna read so they can get all angered and justifies certain angles.

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2 hours ago, Dee Zephyr said:

The way I read it is the club is hoping to get 40,000 there, not a limit of 40k. They stated they want as many supporters as possible to attend. 

Agreed - I think.

My reading of the DHHS instructions effective from 11.59 yesterday below is that crowd limits ceased last night at any event. Over 30,000 for outdoors ( that's us) just need a CovidSafe plan(also us). Double-vaxed only presumably.

".....All indoor and outdoor events with fewer than 30,000 fully vaccinated attendees can go ahead without restrictions, while outdoor events with more than 30,000 people attending have to publish a COVIDSafe plan...."

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2 hours ago, Dee Zephyr said:

The way I read it is the club is hoping to get 40,000 there, not a limit of 40k. They stated they want as many supporters as possible to attend. 

oh right, thats good!  With good weather I reckon we'd get more than 40K but who knows.

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11 hours ago, Demon Disciple said:

This is what sh1ts me. Boxing Day test can be full capacity, yet only 40k are allowed to turn up to the G 21 days prior?

Andrews’ and his health bureaucratic lackeys can all take a long walk off a very short pier.

Nowhere in the article does it state it's capped at 40,000.  What the actually quote is "hopefully 40,000+ members and supporters".  It sounds more like they're predicting how may may be attending.  Given the club has 55,000 members, which includes interstate and overseas members, that's probably a fair prediction.  As of today there is no restriction on outdoor gatherings, and in fact there's nothing stopping the MCG filling the ground to 100,000 if they want to.  I'm predicting they'll be increasing from 80,000 to 100,000 capacity for Boxing Day soon.

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44 minutes ago, Katrina Dee Fan said:

Nowhere in the article does it state it's capped at 40,000.  What the actually quote is "hopefully 40,000+ members and supporters".  It sounds more like they're predicting how may may be attending.  Given the club has 55,000 members, which includes interstate and overseas members, that's probably a fair prediction.  As of today there is no restriction on outdoor gatherings, and in fact there's nothing stopping the MCG filling the ground to 100,000 if they want to.  I'm predicting they'll be increasing from 80,000 to 100,000 capacity for Boxing Day soon.

While I am still going I must admit that as the time increases since GF day My enthusiasm is waning. I suspect there while be a number of members who will not turn up due to the weather, family activities before Christmas etc.

I wonder if the catering will be open 30k plus is a lot of hungry people at that time of the day after watching a full replay of the game.

 

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3 hours ago, old dee said:

I wonder if the catering will be open 30k plus is a lot of hungry people at that time of the day after watching a full replay of the game.

If the bars and food outlets aren’t open I won’t be going that’s for sure

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14 minutes ago, DubDee said:

If the bars and food outlets aren’t open I won’t be going that’s for sure

I think it's like going to the cricket at the G in the 70s - you can bring your own esky

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23 minutes ago, old dee said:

Genuine question how do you know that is where you will be sitting?

That's where i always sit when i go the G

(but to be clear i have no idea, was joking. I suspect they will only have the Olympic stand and perhaps part of the southern stand open - and of course the members area)

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