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36 minutes ago, dees189227 said:

This is flat out embarrassing. Getting destroyed by a lower mid table interstate team on our home deck. Just pathetic.

"Home deck". Please. They can [censored] off back to windy Hill.

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Assuming Geelong beats Hawthorn tomorrow, there will be a two game gap between 7th (likely Carlton given its percentage) and 8th (Collingwood).

Five weeks in, we are getting close to the point where the top 8 starts to take shape. There is a reasonable argument the top 7 will be playing finals this year. You'd think the 8th side will be the Dogs, with Collingwood, Richmond, Adelaide, Gold Coast and GWS mid-table sides who will win some good games but not enough.

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4 hours ago, MT64 said:

My hatred ( I know wasted energy) of Essendon knows no limits. What they did to the competition with drugs ( whatever it takes - James Hird) I just cannot get over. And how weak the AFL were. I have missed the last two Melbourne V Essendon games as I cannot cope with their supporters. The only fight in the MCC that I noticed was way back when Salem won us the game. Two Essendon supporters went feral and started jumping seats to punch Melbourne supporters and fair and square hit two women. They were stopped by security and turned out to be sons of an Essendon member. Father lost his rights for quite a while.

Generally will not watch any match with them in it but flicked onto #504 and am enjoying Fremantle's game. BURY THEM FREO.

Rant over.

I too survived several visits to Windy Hill. Hate them more than I hate Carlton

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1 hour ago, titan_uranus said:

Assuming Geelong beats Hawthorn tomorrow, there will be a two game gap between 7th (likely Carlton given its percentage) and 8th (Collingwood).

Five weeks in, we are getting close to the point where the top 8 starts to take shape. There is a reasonable argument the top 7 will be playing finals this year. You'd think the 8th side will be the Dogs, with Collingwood, Richmond, Adelaide, Gold Coast and GWS mid-table sides who will win some good games but not enough.

Not sure the Dogs will be the 8th team. Their game plan is very basic and relies on too few to make it work! I really think they are a club with no Plan B if they start to come undone during a game.Even if they are I think we mentally scarred them last year and you will see that play out during the remainder of this year. They are an organisation at war with itself! Maybe Collingwood could surprise a few!

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8 hours ago, Diamond_Jim said:

A couple of happy clappers on here looking foolish after saying our form stacks up well because we only lost to the Dees by 5 goals.
Absolutely farken pathetic pea hearted piece of ■■■■ club can go [censored] themselves.
Have just cancelled flights over next week and memberships getting sent back on Monday. Will not be a member again whilst absolute frauds like Dodoro and the like are involved at the club

Oh god that is sssaooooo delicious!! 

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I went a bit early with Carlton in saying they’re a flag chance.

I don’t think it’s a sustainable model to require 7-8 goal leads at half time against poor-average sides only to fall over the line because a McKay or a Weitering took a match saving mark.

St Kilda and Freo look like they have more substance to them and we may have to face of these two sides to get into a GF.

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16 minutes ago, Clint Bizkit said:

I still think the best teams are Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Carlton and Geelong.

Not convinced about St Kilda and Fremantle just yet.

Not sure how you're convinced about Carlton after their last two weeks. Showing up for the first half and just getting over the line ain't gonna cut it for a whole year of home and away, let alone the insanity that is finals pressure.

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14 hours ago, Cards13 said:

I still don’t understand how this guy is so despised, like wtf?! 

Don't get me wrong, he is a really really good footballer, but the constant staging for free kicks, throwing his head back, and over celebrating is really grating.

I hated this kind of stuff if my own team mates did it when I played local footy, and I still hate it. It is also what put me off Brian Wilson at first, and even Kozzie was doing it in his first season. 

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57 minutes ago, Clint Bizkit said:

I still think the best teams are Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Carlton and Geelong.

Not convinced about St Kilda and Fremantle just yet.

Freo is miles ahead of Carlton because they have a good defensive structure. 
Carlton will look like an A plus team and then immediately drop their bundle. They remind me a lot of the Dogs right now, reliant on having a perfect midfield game to dominate games but can’t handle any sort of pressure or defend behind the ball. 
 

Freo are very good. 

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2 hours ago, Maldonboy38 said:

Don't get me wrong, he is a really really good footballer, but the constant staging for free kicks, throwing his head back, and over celebrating is really grating.

I hated this kind of stuff if my own team mates did it when I played local footy, and I still hate it. It is also what put me off Brian Wilson at first, and even Kozzie was doing it in his first season. 

I’ve said it before but I’d love to see the examples that so anger people.

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2 hours ago, Chook said:

Not sure how you're convinced about Carlton after their last two weeks. Showing up for the first half and just getting over the line ain't gonna cut it for a whole year of home and away, let alone the insanity that is finals pressure.

They still got the 8pts and they'd be happy with that.
Good teams find a way to win the close ones and all that jazz.

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18 minutes ago, Cards13 said:

I’ve said it before but I’d love to see the examples that so anger people.

He also tends to drop his knees when tackled from behind so the tackler falls on top of him. Does it all the time but some umpires seem now to be aware of this. Watch the GF and see him doing it when Pickett tackles and dispossess him and the ball goes to Bowey to set up the Brayshaw goal. Weightman flops like he’s been knee capped and Pickett falls dead set square on his back. Luckily the umpires ignored this.

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44 minutes ago, Cards13 said:

I’ve said it before but I’d love to see the examples that so anger people.

Well, I'm not going to put a video package together for you, so feel free to undertake that task if that's the proof you need. Some players irritate me for certain reasons, and they don't you. I'm ok with the difference of opinion.

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3 hours ago, Chook said:

Not sure how you're convinced about Carlton after their last two weeks. Showing up for the first half and just getting over the line ain't gonna cut it for a whole year of home and away, let alone the insanity that is finals pressure.

Yep. They are not fit. Mentally or Physically

No idea how to shut a game down 

 

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1 hour ago, Demonland said:

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Says it all! Saints are pretenders.

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17 hours ago, MT64 said:

Rant over.

Keep on ranting Mal, and I agree with your dislike of essendun. 
goes way back to the cheer squad days of the early 70’s   Late 60’s

how old are we again ?

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9 minutes ago, 640MD said:

Keep on ranting Mal, and I agree with your dislike of essendun. 
goes way back to the cheer squad days of the early 70’s   Late 60’s

how old are we again ?

Too bloody old Rob but the love of the Dee's is so strong.

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It is good to be a good even great side..

top of the ladder   A game and percentage clear.  Just been too long since we were like this. 
thanks to the recruiting people and the coaching team. Better with yze and choco.  Than other years.

so good to watch.  Love it

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