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Design Ideas for new Perth Stadium

Discussion in 'Stadiums' started by Admiral Byng, Jan 15, 2012.

Put it out there
  1. Admiral Byng

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    We never had anything concrete under Carpenter either, so what's your point?
     

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    Are you for real?
    Carpenter didn't do anything so you'd think it's even more prudent for the next bloke to do something.
    The point is - Col is the incumbant. If he loses I hope the next bloke does something quicker.

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    The project is moving ahead at the normal pace these projects move ahead. If McGowan wins the next election he will start all over again from scratch using Subiaco as his preferred option, and will delay the program for another two years by going through all the same processes again just to get to the stage where we are at now.
     
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    Please just stop arguing with him AB.
     
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    And it will still be built quicker.

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    You are hopeless.
     
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    It'll get built. Wheels are in motion, won't say who I work for but progress is being made
     
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    And yet I could still get this stadium built quicker.....and cheaper....and in the right place......and without employing all immigrant labour....and with a smile on my face.

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    Yes, we need people who can't spell and who are a sucker for the AH Bra or the Ab Pro and resort to personal insults when they can't win a simple debate.
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    I don't think it's possible to debate with a brick wall.
     

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    yes, but I think it's unfair to criticise people like AB.

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    pffft... I am the most sane and reasonable person in the universe.
     
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    One word? Go back and read the mess that is the last two pages.

    Pretty sure you have been convincingly pasted. The reason why I didn't respond to your last post quoting me was because it was complete nonsense, no market exists for further activation of the peninsular beyond what is already proposed. But again, you know better than everyone it seems.
     
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    Time for the dreamers to prepare for shock & awe !!

    With half the games of the Docklands Stadium, this place is going to be expensive on a per game basis. 47 at Etihad, 22 in this new facility.
     
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    Possibly, but I doubt the AFL clubs will sign on to play there if it is prohibitively expensive.
     
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    Maybe We Could Call It Farmers Union Oval
     
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    You know that 3rd team you say shouldn't, can't, won't ever exist.
     
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    Indeed I do, it'd be no help just lose money as so many clubs do @ Etihad because the cant/dont put bums on seats.
    A 3rd team in WA is another shelter for the dreamers.
     
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    Jaysus, there's some deadset fanciful numbers in that.

    7500 using East Perth train station? Possibly only surpassed in fictional levels by the 14,300 people catching the bus via 2 bus stations. I reckon they'll be doing well to get 10% of that number on buses.
     
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    Going to be a fantastic stadium, can't wait to see it.
     
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    $300 million would go a long way somewhere else don't you agree?

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