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1 minute ago, forever demons said:

Imissed what he said ,can someone fill me in

Called them more duck than dinner, and a bit of a one trick pony on the Andy and Gaze SEN radio program yesterday… not a lot more to it than that

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It's a cliche but this is another huge game that we simply must win.  By whacking the filth  pretenders tonight we will tie up a top two finish and keep our flag defence at the G.

I'll be driving The Manor's dog ute in tonight and meeting some Demonlanders for an early start on the booze. This will likely mean I'll need post match accommodation. ( Demonland sheilas feel free to offer)

I reckon we'll win - let's get that straight, but expect the filth to come at us hard. Our defence will be key but expect super games from Clarrie and Max.

BBB to kick 3!!

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2 minutes ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

It's a cliche but this is another huge game that we simply must win.  By whacking the filth  pretenders tonight we will tie up a top two finish and keep our flag defence at the G.

I'll be driving The Manor's dog ute in tonight and meeting some Demonlanders for an early start on the booze. This will likely mean I'll need post match accommodation. ( Demonland sheilas feel free to offer)

I reckon we'll win - let's get that straight, but expect the filth to come at us hard. Our defence will be key but expect super games from Clarrie and Max.

BBB to kick 3!!

FYI BBO not sure the lead in with driving the dog ute and getting on the booze is the best strategy for getting post game accomodation with Demonland sheilas 😀

Anyway hope your right about the game result - we will need to apply our trademark full field pressure and stop their run - if we do that we should prevail and how sweet it will be 

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14 minutes ago, BDA said:

Would like to see that showboating, long string of water Cox, cop a few belts tonight. All legally of course

And i'll also add, if the Collingwood fans start singing that nauseating "USA USA" chant at any stage, I promise to spew all over the nearest group of pies supporters

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1 hour ago, GCDee said:

Surely the pies at $3.12 would have the be the longest odds of any team on a 10 game winning streak. 
 

 

They're $3.20 on points bet, pretty remarkable. Are the "experts" really so confident? 

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2 hours ago, 3183 Dee said:

On another note: does anyone have any clever tips for parking at the G? Normally, we train it in from Bala’ but want to make a quicker getaway tonight with the kids. Any ideas?

You need to park at a train station near your freeway then train it in last few stations.

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1 hour ago, 3183 Dee said:

On another note: does anyone have any clever tips for parking at the G? Normally, we train it in from Bala’ but want to make a quicker getaway tonight with the kids. Any ideas?

Assuming Bala is Ballarat, and assuming you will come into rhe g via the west gate, my tip is get off at Power Street, turn right onto city road and then just after the first set of lights, turn left at the next set of lights (a 7-11 is on the corner).

Right behind the 7-11 is the entrance to the publuc car park underneath the eureka tower. I think it's only $15 for the park (should be half given the ridiculous shortness of each bay!).

Great spot for the city and g.

You can cross the river right there and walk along the Yarra to the G

15 -20 minute walk tops.

And when you leave you are straight onto the freeway again and avoid all rhe crazy traffic around the g on punt road, Alexandria Ave et etc.

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7 minutes ago, BDA said:

And i'll also add, if the Collingwood fans start singing that nauseating "USA USA" chant at any stage, I promise to spew all over the nearest group of pies supporters

That was the very reason I was hoping Grundy would've returned this week at the expense of Cox.

Will not be able stomach the "USA USA" chant if Cox has his way against us again.

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15 minutes ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

I’ll be driving The Manor's dog ute in tonight and meeting some Demonlanders for an early start on the booze. This will likely mean I'll need post match accommodation. ( Demonland sheilas feel free to offer)

I reckon we'll win - let's get that straight, but expect the filth to come at us hard. Our defence will be key but expect super games from Clarrie and Max.

BBB to kick 3!!

Slim pickings right here, BBO. 

Personally I’d LOVE to offer you post match accommodation at mine, except I’m allergic to rude, irritating, pompous, overbearing, belligerent, obnoxious, abrasive people. 

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2 minutes ago, Jontee said:

This appeared in my feed. An omen oh no...

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Yeah they look really intimidating - NOT

 

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As we have a fair distance between our last finals clash and now, I’ve always been circumspect on Collingwood and their supporters.

I’ve viewed them with some sympathy as there are plenty of Collingwood supporters for who the Pies are the only source of joy in their lives (though that could be said for some of the fans of every club). I always viewed Essendon supporters as worse

I now realise that just because that Essendon supporters are grating, that doesn’t mean that Collingwood ones aren’t annoying. 

Realistically, they are due for a tumble. BBB coming in helps tremendously. Plus Cox can’t win the Kent Kingsley medal as he will have opposition like May, Gawn and Jackson on him. 

DeGoey is the issue. The bloke could be as good as Tracc but has lacked the discipline. That said, his big body, when teamed up with the absent Taylor Adams, has been a match for a midfield group that usually physically monsters its opposition.

I agree with @binman that the theories of how to beat a full strength Melbourne are mostly twaddle in how they are presented (I.e. the Manangatang thirds could apply this supposed strategy and they could beat Melbourne). I will admit that there is a method more effective than others, but it relies on either one of two variables:

1) Our physical pressure, zone and talk is down allowing fast and low delivery into the opposition forward line. Collingwood have brutally taken advantage of this in our last two meetings 

2) If our physical pressure, zone and talk is up, then the opposition need to be both physically imposing, precise by foot and hand and have supreme fitness in order to run and spread.

Not many teams can do this. The only time I can say we were genuinely outclassed since the end of 2020 is against the Crows at Adelaide Oval. They were absolutely sensational that game.

I reckon we win by a goal, but I don’t say that with a lot of confidence.

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I am more nervous than if the Purge was about to start. Silly really as by any metric we should flatten them. I guess my fear is this thread should it be a close game.

BTW big shout out to everyone going, super jealous, make some noise.

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11 minutes ago, Jontee said:

This appeared in my feed. An omen oh no...

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Oh good looks like Port get wear their prison bar strip. That's what this omen is about.

Anyhoos Dee's by plenty tonight :cool:

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1 hour ago, Redleg said:

Mihocek is a big in for them, as he always plays well against us.

Didn't have to play on May last time... that helps.

We need to beat them. There is nothing more to say. 

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22 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

Slim pickings right here, BBO. 

Personally I’d LOVE to offer you post match accommodation at mine, except I’m allergic to rude, irritating, pompous, overbearing, belligerent, obnoxious, abrasive people. 

What are you trying to say WCW?

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25 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

Slim pickings right here, BBO. 

Personally I’d LOVE to offer you post match accommodation at mine, except I’m allergic to rude, irritating, pompous, overbearing, belligerent, obnoxious, abrasive people. 

Oh you two lovebirds.

You forgot to mention heavily intoxicated.

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After watching the game live at Optus last week I'm confident. Our press was impenetrable, and whilst we know the pies will move the ball quickly (and be more of a challenge), having all 3 of May, Lever and Petty in the side gives me confidence we'll win the required battles more often than not. No Adams is a big out for them too. 

I'm also expecting 3+ goals from BBBB who will be fresh af.

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