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Got to remember that since our membership has risen there has been a few years of covid, I think people's fear of it is receding as there are many more people heading into the city on my vline train everyday, so hopefully that means more wont be so afraid to go to the footy.

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14 hours ago, FearTheBeard said:

Can't understand how you can be so confident that these people will show up.

It didn't happen after a flag, why would it happen now.

Our round 1 crowd is the most interesting of all the games. Could be as high as 60 and as low as 40.

Yes FTB really good point you make and I think our growth is a work in progress that will hopefully develop as we continue to have sustained success.

Our current team has this season (practice matches only so far admittedly) proved to be playing a very watchable form of footy along with a sort of maturity involving the Clubs seriously good prime movers who have the opportunity to enhance our standing in the AFL as a force to be respected and feared on the field.

Our membership base which is  growing  may realise this group is a potentially generational side who have a great opportunity to not only entertain but create a reputation as our greatest ( and only) modern team capable of forging some sort of success to recall the glory days of the 50's snd 60's.

Lets hope for at least 50,000 plus on the 18th to open the season. 

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49 minutes ago, AzzKikA said:

This is going to sound dumb but I stopped going coz I think I am a curse on the team, as soon as I stopped in 2019 we started to rise.

We all had our things like that. There was a time in the Foxtel days every time I was at a game and IQ recorded it at home we lost so I stopped. 

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20 minutes ago, layzie said:

We all had our things like that. There was a time in the Foxtel days every time I was at a game and IQ recorded it at home we lost so I stopped. 

Superstitions are funny things.

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15 minutes ago, AzzKikA said:

Superstitions are funny things.

What can one say?

On the one hand I wish you could be at the G to witness our next premiership🙃

On the other hand may it is best to stay away...😉🤔

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2 minutes ago, Lucifers Hero said:

What can one say?

On the one hand I wish you could be at the G to witness our next premiership🙃

On the other hand may it is best to stay away...😉🤔

Funnily enough I am weighing up wether to become a home game member again 😬

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2 hours ago, AzzKikA said:

This is going to sound dumb but I stopped going coz I think I am a curse on the team, as soon as I stopped in 2019 we started to rise.

 

2 hours ago, layzie said:

We all had our things like that. There was a time in the Foxtel days every time I was at a game and IQ recorded it at home we lost so I stopped. 

Correlation does not equal causation! Get along to the games Azzkika and layzie it's safe for you to record them now 🤣

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32 minutes ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

 

Correlation does not equal causation! Get along to the games Azzkika and layzie it's safe for you to record them now 🤣

Trying to sort the funds out, travelling from kilmore to the G on game day and kids for when the Mrs is working Saturdays, bloody retail.

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Well we are up to 49,500 so numbers are ticking over nicely should crack 50,000 before Round 1.!!!

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5 hours ago, AzzKikA said:

This is going to sound dumb but I stopped going coz I think I am a curse on the team, as soon as I stopped in 2019 we started to rise.

Then for god's sake stay home this year! Only joking, Seriously start going I guarantee they will win whether you are there or not.

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1 hour ago, AzzKikA said:

Trying to sort the funds out, travelling from kilmore to the G on game day and kids for when the Mrs is working Saturdays, bloody retail.

Do the best you can, there is more to life than football. What about a 3-5 game membership.

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On 3/5/2023 at 2:39 PM, AzzKikA said:

Got to remember that since our membership has risen there has been a few years of covid, I think people's fear of it is receding as there are many more people heading into the city on my vline train everyday, so hopefully that means more wont be so afraid to go to the footy.

Digital ticketing was another big hurdle for people, as well as having to pre-purchase tickets for a while even as reserve seat or H&A members.

All this is gone this year, which will hopefully help get more people to the games.

Home games on Anzac Eve as well as Kings Birthday will further help boost our attendance numbers.

We had a strange draw last year where we had a lot of home games followed by a lot of away games, where we started to drop off. That too didn't help attendance later in the year, nor playing both finals against interstate sides.

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4 hours ago, Jaded No More said:

Digital ticketing was another big hurdle for people, as well as having to pre-purchase tickets for a while even as reserve seat or H&A members.

All this is gone this year, which will hopefully help get more people to the games.

Home games on Anzac Eve as well as Kings Birthday will further help boost our attendance numbers.

We had a strange draw last year where we had a lot of home games followed by a lot of away games, where we started to drop off. That too didn't help attendance later in the year, nor playing both finals against interstate sides.

Our last 4 crowds at the MCG were:

Round 21  vs Pies        70,000  home

Round  22 vs Blues      55,000  home 

Qualifying Final  vs Swans  72,000 or 78, 000 not sure. 

Semi Final vs Lions       62,000

Hardly a drop off. !!! Yes if we played Pies Cats or Tigers would have been sellouts I suppose. 

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2 hours ago, 58er said:

Our last 4 crowds at the MCG were:

Round 21  vs Pies        70,000  home

Round  22 vs Blues      55,000  home 

Qualifying Final  vs Swans  72,000 or 78, 000 not sure. 

Semi Final vs Lions       62,000

Hardly a drop off. !!! Yes if we played Pies Cats or Tigers would have been sellouts I suppose. 

Attendance was good don’t get me wrong but as you say we got 70,000 for a H&A game against Pies but only 62,000 for a semi final because we played an interstate side. 
We would have got 90,000+ if we played Pies and easily 80,000 if we played Cats 

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On 3/4/2023 at 8:41 PM, 58er said:

I understand but it will change hopefully that a greater % will actually attend our home games. Hopefully this year. 

Agreed. It is a question of building increased engagement from fans from season to season. The casual tv supporter gets a 3 game membership.

The 3 game membership person upgrades to all home matches membership the following season and goes to say 8 games ...

... you get the idea ...

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19 hours ago, No. 31 said:

Agreed. It is a question of building increased engagement from fans from season to season. The casual tv supporter gets a 3 game membership.

The 3 game membership person upgrades to all home matches membership the following season and goes to say 8 games ...

... you get the idea ...

Sustained success will bring Crowds. The Flag in ‘21 is huge, but we need more September Success to pull big crowds regularly 

Patience Grasshoppers 

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