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Discussion in 'Fremantle' started by M_rash, Jan 6, 2017.

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  1. gaskin

    gaskin Brownlow Medallist

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    They might not have rights to publish the photos.
     
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  2. LeftFootBanana

    LeftFootBanana Team Captain

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    Stop being so damn rational!!
     

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  3. Freo Quokkas

    Freo Quokkas Cancelled

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  4. Deveraux

    Deveraux All Australian

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    Easily our first pick for Wilson??? Pfff
     
  5. Big Animal

    Big Animal Club Legend

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    There's a current Perthnow article re fyfe "meeting" with hogan on Tues night. Looks like reporters are trawling BF again. Didn't mention the beers, cheap tacos, other blokes, or Rodneys though. Might've been taken less seriously i guess.:rolleyes:
     
  6. Deveraux

    Deveraux All Australian

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    Made it all the way to AFL hq now haha
     
  7. Big Animal

    Big Animal Club Legend

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    Anyone else notice Craig Moller's cameo on the new Weetbix advert?
     
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  8. johnnomac

    johnnomac Team Captain

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  9. mike91

    mike91 Norm Smith Medallist

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  10. Cobbler

    Cobbler Norm Smith Medallist

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  11. M_rash

    M_rash Club Legend

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    Can’t be bothered training or playing footy, but climbing up balconies to take photos of a sleeping chick - that he will do! Selective effort giving syndrome
     
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  12. mightymouse75

    mightymouse75 Suspended

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    The king lives. Lolz
     
  13. mike91

    mike91 Norm Smith Medallist

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    Col would be a seriously creepy guy on Tinder.
     
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  14. basashi

    basashi Premiership Player

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    People in footy love to excuse incidents and dish out second chances. Colin had racked up a couple of shenanigans before coming to Freo.

    But I think over time, the reality is that we underestimate the risk of continued behaviour of a disappointing nature. Whether it is exactly the same incident again or another manifestation of of poor personal judgment or control, it seems that the risk is a bit higher than we think. We have been burnt a few times lately.

    It is probably worth having a firmer bias toward excluding players with a history. I am not saying 100% never give a guy a second chance but I am saying to raise the bar a heck of a lot. Maybe give ourselves a budget of only one behavioural project every 6 or 7 years instead of the constant parade of rapscallions and ne'er-do-wells we have been hoodwinked by.
     
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  15. Tonga Bob

    Tonga Bob Club Legend

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  16. Scham

    Scham Brownlow Medallist

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    I think you're being a bit over sensitive. Our season was crap so we're fair game. She was just as critical of other under performing teams.
     
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  17. Tonga Bob

    Tonga Bob Club Legend

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    Over sensitive? Guilty.
    Our season was crap? Yeah it was.
    Was she critical of other teams? Yep.
    Are we an easy target? Since day one.
    Was she consistent in her pisstakery? No - and that's what I took issue with. A subjective call I grant you that, but my call nonetheless.

    Imagine if she wrote us up with the same positivity afforded Brisbane, Carlton & North Melbourne (all of whom had worse years than us)...

    A transition year
    Purple patch before tiring
    The kids are alright
     
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  18. dockerfemme

    dockerfemme All Australian

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    You have a talent for this.
     
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  19. Scham

    Scham Brownlow Medallist

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    The difference was that Carlton, North and Bris were all expected to struggle. Almost every ladder prediction had either Bris or North as spooners with Carlton not far above. We on the other hand were almost universally tipped to finish around 11th with quite a few predicting a top 8 finish. Only the most avid Freo critics had us finish where we did and NO ONE expected the floggings that we got! I mean we were torn a new one by the eventual wooden spooners ffs.

    Look I agree that we aren't treated with respect in the football world but we deserve all we get after that season and should just suck it up.
     
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  20. Nickos66

    Nickos66 Brownlow Medallist

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    I wonder if it was the exact same balcony he fell from and broke his neck late last year. :oops:
     
  21. M_rash

    M_rash Club Legend

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  22. Tonga Bob

    Tonga Bob Club Legend

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  23. Allikat

    Allikat Aunty Allikat

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  24. Tonga Bob

    Tonga Bob Club Legend

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    This... this is good!
     
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  25. Allikat

    Allikat Aunty Allikat

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    It has saved me many a talking to
     
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