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2 minutes ago, one_demon said:

On Footy Classified they showed a statistic that no team has ever lost four games in a row during the season and won the premiership.  So if we lose on Thursday it's all over!

Didn't the graphic put up show that Richmond lost 4 in a row in 2017 before going on to win the flag? If so, it's not all doom and gloom should we lose Thursday...although it won't be a great feeling.

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I we lose this week we will have to wait until the week after for a win !! No good getting ulcers over it. We have had a pretty good run with injuries over the last two years. Gawny will have had a good rest by the time he comes back. I doubt whether we will see T Mac this year so we need to prepare from now ( Note , I am not a doctor but everybody else in the stratosphere is an expert on soething e.g. Corne, Lloyd, Sumich & Collingwood's baby sitter(to be appointed))

 

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21 minutes ago, picket fence said:

There is no future, is no past, there's nothing but today, for yesterdays tommorrow is tommorrow's yesterday!🤨

You're on the booze early today picket!

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If we lose, I reckon it will be the way we lose that will be a factor in assessing our flag hopes.

If we once again collapse in the second half and Brisbane run all over us, then serious questions aside from loading will need to be asked of this group. Do the players have it in them to climb Everest 2 years in a row? The defensive indicators are suggesting not, if you believe we're 17th for pressure.

If we have a red hot crack for 4 quarters and lose a thriller on the bell, then I think we'll have taken a step in the right direction.

 

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I will just order another Chang and ride around Bangkok in a crazy life threatening Tuk Tuk

same as i did the day before 

But i will tip us, I haven’t lost faith in this season yet, regardless of what i have been told 

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2 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

I will just order another Chang and ride around Bangkok in a crazy life threatening Tuk Tuk

same as i did the day before 

But i will tip us, I haven’t lost faith in this season yet, regardless of what i have been told 

There are surely better beers than Chang SWYL. 

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46 minutes ago, Vipercrunch said:

True or not, it's nothing more than some mildly piece of trivia which in the end is utterly meaningless.

Agreed. From a statistical standpoint, there are simply not enough seasons of football to have been played for these types of insights to indicate much of a trend. 
 

Think back to last year and that no team to have finished top of the ladder and won the GF for the prior 10-12 years or something like that. You would need at least 100-200 data points to make any sense of it all.

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11 minutes ago, old dee said:

There are surely better beers than Chang SWYL. 

Heineken is my first choice, but a cold Chang is ok. LEO is reasonable, Singha is disgraceful 

But the biggest problem is getting them not just Cold, But ICY COLD…

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1 hour ago, one_demon said:

On Footy Classified they showed a statistic that no team has ever lost four games in a row during the season and won the premiership.  So if we lose on Thursday it's all over!

Somewhere there must be a stat showing that if a footy show gets "beat ups " wrong every second week then no one should bother watching  it

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Meaningless stat in isolation as they presented it, but it does show how hard it is to reverse form.

If we continue to lose, we'll be similar to Dees of 2004-2006 where we were top four for most of those seasons but had a period in the second half of the year where we capitulated and lost 4+ games in a row. We bowed out earlier than we should've those years, especially 2004 where we were top of the ladder heading into Round 18 but lost every game thereafter to finish fifth and lose an elimination final to eighth placed Bombers.

Let's hope the short bye break gave the players a chance to reset and we can get back on track. The talent is still out there even with injuries, just need to switch on mentally and bring the intensity.

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29 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Heineken is my first choice, but a cold Chang is ok. LEO is reasonable, Singha is disgraceful 

But the biggest problem is getting them not just Cold, But ICY COLD…

I'm heading over to those parts next week SWYL, so don't drink the place dry !!!!!!

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