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Re: AFL 2017

Post by Fred Nerk on Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:27 am

DK Armfield also retires....leaving Adelaide's own punk Freddie Mercury, Taylor Walker, as the AFL player least likely to ever cop the classic sledge 'you're not there just for your good looks y'know!!!'

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Re: AFL 2017

Post by horace on Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:23 pm

Fred Nerk wrote:DK Armfield also retires....leaving Adelaide's own punk Freddie Mercury, Taylor Walker, as the AFL player least likely to ever cop the classic sledge 'you're not there just for your good looks y'know!!!'

I'll see you Tex and raise you Gary Weasley (Rohan)
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Post by Fred Nerk on Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:14 am

The GF Day traffic jam gets ever longer.....Jobe Watson the latest to announce

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Post by embee on Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:10 am

horace wrote:
Fred Nerk wrote:DK Armfield also retires....leaving Adelaide's own punk Freddie Mercury, Taylor Walker, as the AFL player least likely to ever cop the classic sledge 'you're not there just for your good looks y'know!!!'

I'll see you Tex and raise you Gary Weasley (Rohan)

Rangas dont count
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Post by Red on Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:56 am

Stevie J. likely to follow suit tomorrow too.

Maybe there will be an announcement on the FS too of a social issue nature.

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Post by Fred Nerk on Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:22 pm

So which of them's coming out? Place your bets here....

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Post by lardbucket on Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:16 pm

What is FS?

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Post by Fred Nerk on Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:11 pm

T@# F@@#$ S@#$ I'm guessing....the televisual turd whose name I'd rather not mention

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Post by lardbucket on Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:50 pm

Ah. Thanks. Something that's not in my life at all.

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Post by embee on Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:37 am

Shock on AFL website

"Talented Magpie to finish up after 11 seasons"

"Veteran forward to finish up after roller coaster career at two clubs"

Turns out it is Jesse White they are talking about ...never knew he was talented ...he hid it well

...and surely more of a long flat slide than a roller coaster

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Post by horace on Thu Aug 10, 2017 5:07 am

A sandpit.... But not even quick sand. Massive lols when the Pondies bought and paid him overs....he did however cause a rule change... Wonder how many here remember the circumstances?
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Post by Fred Nerk on Thu Aug 10, 2017 5:16 am

Oh yes....he was a bit keen to join the action in his first game for Syd, didn't wait for the other bloke to come off first and so for about 40 seconds he was the extra man on the ground that no-one noticed. Which seeing as he was built like one of Billy Brainless's garage doors seemed a bit odd....but that pattern of being a giant Invisible Man repeated throughout his career.

(Always thought the old rule about losing your entire score for that kind of breach was absolutely laughable, and the VFL dodged a H-bomb that in 110 years it never needed to be applied.)

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Post by Nath on Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:33 am

embee wrote:Shock on AFL website

"Talented Magpie to finish up after 11 seasons"

"Veteran forward to finish up after roller coaster career at two clubs"

Turns out it is Jesse White they are talking about ...never knew he was talented ...he hid it well

...and surely  more of a long flat slide than a roller coaster  


more like a toboggan run that flatlines
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Post by Red on Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:08 pm

Pie fans have often said that he looks like Tarzan but plays like Jane.

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Post by horace on Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:36 am

Giants are pretty good. Toby Green's face is almost as punchable as those of Twatto, gcs and Piggsy Stokes.
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Post by Nath on Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:49 am

horace wrote:Giants are pretty good. Toby Green's face is almost as punchable as those of Twatto, gcs and Piggsy Stokes.

you can't argue with their success, but they sure take a lot of unnecessary risks with their game style.
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Post by horace on Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:19 am

True. What about those Tigers!

Catholics have Pell, Abbott and hell.

The USA has Sad Damn Trump.

Tiger fans have their pea heart club.
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Post by embee on Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:25 am

go ****** yourself
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Post by lardbucket on Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:59 am

Cats fans are relieved after that result!

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Post by horace on Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:24 pm

Cats look better without Hawkins.
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Post by horace on Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:31 pm

embee wrote:go ****** yourself

I feel your pain...sort of...at least I didn't have the Tiges in a multi.

Hardwick was keen to blame the crowd factor at the litter box and their influence on umps. Rather than make excuses the coach could worse than read Titus O's take on the round.
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Post by embee on Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:06 pm

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Post by horace on Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:51 am

And sadly, the Tigers get the runs whenever it counts. I blame Bartlett as the curse of the Tiggers. His cheatin' ways over many years led to a rule change. He has 'venged on the game ever since. He has cruelled both the game and the Tiggers.

I think Bartlett may be the biggest Jonas in AFL.

only rivals are eddyhead and figjam at the Pondies, Tird at the ODs - Organised Druggies, Cuzz at the RDs-random druggies and Pratt and Elliot at the Filth.
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Post by lardbucket on Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:04 am

horace wrote:Cats look better without Hawkins.

The strange thing about the win yesterday (and I've only seen the highlights) is that it was achieved without Selwood, Hawkins, Blicavs, Duncan, et al; and that even Dangerfield was (by his standards) somewhat restrained. I think it was won in the ruck (Smith) and back half with really strong rebound from Kolo, Thurlow, Tuohy, Henderson, Mackie, Lonergan, and Bews; it's certainly the best game we've had from Kolo (who I fear we may not have next year). Much maligned players like C Guthrie, Murdoch, Motlop and Parsons contributed, too.

I'd have Hawkins back for Stanley in a flash; and Duncan back in for Motlop/Simpson/Parfitt will help too.

With a bit of luck Selwood might still make it back for finals. We really can't handle any more injuries, though.

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Post by horace on Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:43 am

Watched most of it. Smith was v good as was the defensive unit. Thought Harry and Motlop were terrific. That said the Tiggers - Dusty aside - were ordinary.

Cotch was v ordinary - a Brownlow medallist with the skills and presence of Woey and Priddis?


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