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AFL Silver Membership Waitlist Number

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  1. bucko_666

    bucko_666 Senior List

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    (If there is already another thread on this, please link me to it)

    Received my AFL membership card yesterday and was surprised to see they now show your waitlist number which is the amount of people ahead of you inline to go gold.

    Id like to get an idea of the year people joined and there waitlist number. Ill update this post as the numbers roll in.

    Me (Joined 09)
    2011: 12,775
    2012: 11,197
    2013: 9,283
    2014: 7,753
    2015: 5,255
    2016: 1,950
    2016 June: Full Membership Offered !

    My Son (Joined Dec 13)
    2015: 22890
    2016: 13639

    My Daughter (Joined Dec 14)
    2016: 19641
     
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  2. ManWithNoName

    ManWithNoName TheBrownDog

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    I joined last year and I'm number 3840.
     
  3. bucko_666

    bucko_666 Senior List

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  4. The Big Steele

    The Big Steele Suspended

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    I'm a Gold Member. Have been for 20 years.

    [​IMG]
     
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  5. ManWithNoName

    ManWithNoName TheBrownDog

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    I'm 90% sure it's 3840. I'm at work now so I can't check but I remember telling Dad about the number and how since I was nearly 4k back, it could be a while.
     
  6. Shpeshal Ed

    Shpeshal Ed I see you on televishaaaaan!

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    Wow, wait list that long?

    So I guess there's no point putting my wife on that list. She doesn't go enough to make it worthwhile.

    Looks like I'll just keep buying guest passes and work something else out for finals (when we're involved)
     
  7. fpm84

    fpm84 Brownlow Medallist

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    That can't be right, I joined in 2007 and my waitlist number is in the 8000s.
     
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  8. blue harvest

    blue harvest Norm Smith Medallist

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    Joined December 2007, waitlist 8,800.

    Well done to the AFL for giving people something to go on.
    Think I read somewhere that last year they offerred 1,000 new full memberships and that was one of the lowest numbers ever offerred due to not many people leaving.
     
  9. Slattery_20

    Slattery_20 Brownlow Medallist

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    Joined this year. #20,800.
     
  10. ManWithNoName

    ManWithNoName TheBrownDog

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    Must've read it wrong then. Must be 13840.
     
  11. bucko_666

    bucko_666 Senior List

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    As much as I like knowing how many people are in the queue, Im really surprised they did this as I'm sure it would put a lot of people off from joining if they know how long they have to wait to go Gold.

    I guess there are Silver members ahead of you in the queue who drop off each year also, so its not just non-renewing Gold members that get you up the list.
     

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  12. funk44

    funk44 Skookum Choocher

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    how can you have joined last year and be ahead of me, i joined feb 09 and im 14807
     
  13. ManWithNoName

    ManWithNoName TheBrownDog

    Essendon
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    LFC, Demons, Melb City, Bears
    I'm gonna have to dig the letter out of the bin and check it again. Clearly I must be looking at the wrong number.

    Either that or I'm just awesome.
     
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  14. topdon

    topdon Norm Smith Medallist

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    Received the email that my membership is in the mail. I joined in 2005 so I can't be too far away? If I have been upgraded, would I know by now?
     
  15. Slattery_20

    Slattery_20 Brownlow Medallist

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    My card was waiting home yesterday, which was the day I got the letter topdon.
     
  16. Hearts to hearts

    Hearts to hearts Brownlow Medallist

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    My son's hasn't arrived yet, but when I asked before signing him up as a pre-membership silver member (he's four) it sounded like he'd be paying for his own by the time he got gold.
     
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  17. ManWithNoName

    ManWithNoName TheBrownDog

    Essendon
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    That's only to become a Full Member. You can sign up as a Silver Member straight away.
     
  18. bucko_666

    bucko_666 Senior List

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    I think you would have a few years to go yet topdon. But I will be interested to know what number you are.

    I believe the upgrade letters are sent out in June of each year once the renewal deadline has passed.
     
  19. steveo79

    steveo79 Senior List

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    Member here since Nov/Dec 07 & number 8477 in the queue to full membership. Annoying thing though is my wife & i joined together & her wait list number is 10,123.

    The letter says:

    This number will be upgraded each year once full member upgrades are completed and will be communicated on your membership renewal invoice from 2011.

    When full member upgrades are completed in June 2011 we will advise all AFL silver members how many members were upgraded to full membership via email and on aflmembership.com.au to ensure all members are aware of the process and where they are in queue.

    I was told about 7 years when i signed up, so based on my number it would have to be about 2200 per year to be available in the 7 year time frame i was quoted(highly unlikely IMHO).

    I'd be ok if it was within another 5 years.
     
  20. Kernafides

    Kernafides Team Captain

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    Im at 213 but for the life of me can't remember when I joined..I think 2002 or 2003
     
  21. funk44

    funk44 Skookum Choocher

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    next year you will be taken to the promised land
     
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  22. Bakes

    Bakes Club Legend

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    I was a bit surprised that I was so high as I was told in 2007 it would be 7-8 years. Im still at 8892, so I'm guessing anywhere from 6 to 10 years still!

    How do you find out your join date? I thought I joined in the first few months of the 2007 year and my number seems to be higher than the Nov, Dec 2007 posters.
     
  23. daics_35

    daics_35 Club Legend

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    Thats a long as wait, still better then the MCC though thats a 20 year wait and another 6 or 7 above that to get your full membership which gets you GF access.
     
  24. Zagg

    Zagg Club Legend

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    Joined Dec 09 / Jan 10
    #16195
     
  25. Koutafidamedis

    Koutafidamedis Club Legend

    Carlton
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    Other Teams:
    Chelsea FC, Melbourne Victory, Cubs
    Joined Jan 09 and am 13k odd.

    If they take around a 1000 odd again I wont renew. Not going to wait 13 years to get my gold. Will just continue with Carlton Social Club membership on its own.
     
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