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Best speccy ever?

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  1. Higgs Boson

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    This is going around on FB. Apparently, Tim Watkins of Blackburn in Victoria's Eastern Football League soared into the atmosphere on the weekend, and his dad Richard took the photo.

    The double speccy! Like!
     

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  2. Lance Uppercut

    Lance Uppercut Eat bling

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    I've always dreamed of doing that
     
  3. Thommo 42

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    I do it all the time, just never anyone there to take the photo.

    Promise...
     
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    It's an optical illusion, but still a great grab.
     
  5. galindez

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    Old blokes behind him look impressed
     
  6. Thommo 42

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    if his arms were outstretched and marking above his head it would be best ever.

    don't rate chesties, no matter how high you get!
     
  7. krisholio14

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    Maybe they don't rate chesties either? lol
     
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    I rate some chesties
     
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    Edited for truth.
     
  10. Groupie_

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    Not that crash hot
     
  11. Cmarsh

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    Not even this one? At 3.1 million youtube views, some may disagree with you.
     

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    I'd still rate this one as the best mark i've seen in country football.

    (right at the end but the whole video is worth a look)

     
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    I can't help but feel that it looks shopped
     
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    Yeah ... took it on the chest. Average mark ...




    Derp o_O
     
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    Loving the fact his old man got the shot of it.
     
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    Chest mark, doesn't even have his eyes on the ball. Fluke, no talent.
     
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    Not only is that a chest mark, but the guy taking it isn't an inspirational rags-to-riches indigenous prison comeback story. Why did you even bother posting it?

    0/10, no PR value, would not give MOTY.
     
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    kind of looks photoshopped

    - probably something to do with how unreal it looks!
     
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    I viewed it on youtube, so while it has 3.1 million views - not every single one of them disagrees with me. I'm sure many do though, which they're entitled to.

    My own personal view is that high marks with arms outstretched are better and more aesthetically pleasing.

    Walker took an incredible mark, as did the kid in the OP. I never liked Walkers all that much because it was only one on one, and it was a chest mark. Again, just a personal view.

    Obviously Walker was so freaking high he didn't really have the option to mark it above his head, as it fell in his lap while he was skydiving from Carlisle's back, but that's the way the cookie crumbled!

    Howe and NicNat take the best marks imo. Often big packs, often 3 or 4 deep and they fly over the top arms outstretched to pluck it from nowhere. Although Howe can do it one out as well, but he is a freak.
     
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    You've never been that high?
     
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    Bit of perspective. Great mark
     
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    You'd score a few post game beers for that one.
     
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    Was their a video camera at the ground?

    If so, are we expecting a future nomination in Almost Football Legends?
     
  24. skill1414

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    plot twist: he is actually sitting in the tree in the background.
     
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  25. stanley

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    By far the best speccy I've ever seen is 3:52 into this almost footy legends clip from 2004.

     
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