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so the tribunal thinks about maynard not playing a couple of important games. they do not worry about gus missing those same games and potentially a lot more as well as having a life long impact on his health and well being. They dont care that that dog act cost melbourne 1 of there best players minutes into the first quarter in a game that we just lost by 7 points. They got the collingwood win they wanted, and i guess that is all that matters. i personally think we need a sending off rule for that, if you take someone out like that you should not be able to continue to play especially when you are a man up.

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Just for a moment pretend events can happen .......backwards.

Let us ....just for interest's sake ... suppose we use a "decision" as out starting point. Then we  take steps backwards, impressively avoiding all the landmines and dog-droppings until we arrive at the moment of feigned indignity by the AFL ..aka Incident Report. ...  At this juncture to hit "stop"... then play >

No truths or realities were harmed in this exercise.....

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2 minutes ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

FMD !! Listen to Robbo on 360 if you want hear stupidity !! 

"Instinct reaction " repeated at least four times. Try "instinctive" Robbo. Chief football writer - FMD again !!!!

Try a lobotomy, Robbo. Or a brain transplant.

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1 hour ago, old55 said:

Agree Sue, that is ample time. A cricket fast bowler can bowl at 150km/hr that's more than 40m/sec. The cricket pitch is half that long so the ball travels the distance in less than half a second and expert athletes are able to play the ball. Even most tail enders can.

It comes down to training the unconscious mind to react. It takes 0.2 seconds for the signal to travel from the eye to the brain so a conditioned unconscious mind is what makes the reaction. If it was up to the conscious mind in the cricket example the ball would pass by before the conscious mind would even begin to move the body. Batting training is training the unconscious mind. Someone who picks up a bat for the first time is guaranteed to miss because their (slower) conscious mind is what's in charge in that moment.

In Maynard's split second decision, his unconscious mind reacted by turning his right shoulder into Gus's head which comes down to prior unconscious programming in his past as a thug. The way he plays the game is testament to this.

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26 minutes ago, Macca said:

They either didn't think of it or missed it

Just like every single other valuable piece of information that wasn’t used. 

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1 minute ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

FMD !! Listen to Robbo on 360 if you want hear stupidity !! 

"Instinct reaction " repeated at least four times. Try "instinctive" Robbo. Chief football writer - FMD again !!!!

Come on @Bitter but optimistic . . . you're better than this. Who does he work for and who is the target audience?

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1 minute ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

FMD !! Listen to Robbo on 360 if you want hear stupidity !! 

"Instinct reaction " repeated at least four times. Try "instinctive" Robbo. Chief football writer - FMD again !!!!

Have you read the HS lately? 
Grammar, spelling and fact checking is not their strong suit 

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1 minute ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

FMD !! Listen to Robbo on 360 if you want hear stupidity !! 

"Instinct reaction " repeated at least four times. Try "instinctive" Robbo. Chief football writer - FMD again !!!!

Robbo is an instinctual di*khead.

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My goodness this whole situation is ridiculous. how does an attempted smother result in someone bracing and making head high contact with one of the oppositions best players early on in a final 

Not buying it at all 

 

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14 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Gleeson's instructions to his tribunal members

When we come to consider the rough conduct (high bumps) provision, it was fairly and appropriately acknowledged by Woods (AFL) that, in order for us to find that this was a bump, there needed to be a voluntary bump, not a bumping into someone, but a bumping of an opponent.

What in the hell happened to careless acts !!!

Gleeson. Wtf. That’s false. Why ask to confirm a voluntary bump!!!! It’s careless.  There was a duty of care not to make forceful contact.  

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1 minute ago, Emerald said:

It comes down to training the unconscious mind to react. It takes 0.2 seconds for the signal to travel from the eye to the brain so a conditioned unconscious mind is what makes the reaction. If it was up to the conscious mind in the cricket example the ball would pass by before the conscious mind would even begin to move the body. Batting training is training the unconscious mind. Someone who picks up a bat for the first time is guaranteed to miss because their (slower) conscious mind is what's in charge in that moment.

In Maynard's split decision, his unconscious mind reacted by turning his right shoulder into Gus's head which comes down to prior unconscious programming in his past as a thug. The way he plays the game is testament to this.

I was once - and I swear it's true - the greatest living German cricketer. And I know exactly what you're talking about in the sense that when I first picked up a cricket bat - and I was before my double Kneemonia a very co-ordinated chappie, inherited from my father who represented German POWS against England in Port Said before King Farooq, England won because the referee wasn't Dutch , refer the Schumacher post  - that training the brain to co-ordinate with the speed of the ball etc took a while.

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4 minutes ago, Red But Mostly Blue said:

Robbo is an instinctual di*khead.

Im feeling a bit sorry for Robbo actually. Someone else here posted today maybe he's not well.

His recent car crash, he rang his brother in Bendigo to come down and help him.

With his earleier ilness last year and again recently he commented he needed to get marries so he could have someone who could drive him to hosptial. He had to drive himself.

Thats not what marriage is about Robbo, and deos he not have any close firends or relations to call on.

It looks a bit sad from my aspect.

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10 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

Just like every single other valuable piece of information that wasn’t used. 

It wasn't a great effort by the AFL but if you read Gleeson's instructions (before deliberating) carefully, he makes a few pointed references to duty of care and what footballers can expect in the years to come

As well as another reference to a player being concussed and stretchered from the ground

And if they understand Gus' movements to kick the ball and Maynard's understanding of Gus' movements then that could go against the Filth, not for them

I'm still holding out hope

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9 minutes ago, Deecisive said:

so the tribunal thinks about maynard not playing a couple of important games. they do not worry about gus missing those same games and potentially a lot more as well as having a life long impact on his health and well being. They dont care that that dog act cost melbourne 1 of there best players minutes into the first quarter in a game that we just lost by 7 points. They got the collingwood win they wanted, and i guess that is all that matters. i personally think we need a sending off rule for that, if you take someone out like that you should not be able to continue to play especially when you are a man up.

I'd be concerned if the Tribunal were focussed on Brayshaw and the match result for Friday night given their job is to deliberate on Maynards action and whether a suspension is warranted.

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