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Is Basil Zempilas the worst commentator in footy?

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  1. thegenius

    thegenius Debutant

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    Seriously

    Can't stand listening to this guy, just tries way too hard, particularly after a goal is kicked

    "bang bang" "boom" what the hell is that rubbish

    Hopefully he doesn't return next year
     

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  2. JUBJUB

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    He's better than Hamish the halfwit,although that wouldn't be hard to beat
     
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  3. Astro_

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    He aint too bad.

    Probably has the worst name of the lot though
     
  4. Bluelegs

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    Judges every umpiring decision and reiterates on the same thing over and over. Every time goodes takes a possession it's "Picked up by the dual brownlow medalist" Then if you're lucky he'll talk about what happens to both teams depending on whether they win or lose the match. Wanker of the highest order and when he's not annoying he's boring. At least Brian Taylor is so bad you can laugh at him.
     
  5. thegenius

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    maybe i am a bit harsh, his in game calling i guess is not the worst but it's this post goal rubbish i'm talking about...has done it twice again today

    painful to listen to
     
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  6. Collins-Langford-Ayres

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    Yep he's not good at his job.
     
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    About as good at commentating as Ryan Shoenmakers is at defending.

    Last week during the Geelong v. Sydney match was his finest work...

    Zempilas (Vardy having a shot on goal): "He once bowled a 300 in a Geelong bowlerama, which included, and you'll be interested in this Ham, 12 consecutive strikes..."
    Harely: "I think that's the only way you can bowl 300?"
    Zempilas: "Spare, strike, spare, strike?"
    Malthouse: "No, I don't think that's right."
     
  8. Red_Flag

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    Basil Zempilas and the whole Saturday afternoon team annoy the hell out of me
     
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    He's a male Kelli Underwood.
     
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    Get the hack off the TV!!!!!!

    Same with McLachlan and HarTley.

    Try hard egotistical backslapping hacks who never stfu. Always getting replays shown while the game continues.
     
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    Adding to the dementia of that exchange was that it was a joke. Vardy and his mates we just having a play.
     

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  12. DirtySanchezWCE

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    Better than HMac for sure - not the worst up there, if you include Bruce and Dennis being parodies of themselves, and BT being..BT - you could nearly make the unfortunate argument that he is one of the better callers on 7 ... Shame they're going all the way through the finals series !
     
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    Don't know about worst caller,

    but let me tell you that snout of his, man it is wicked.

    Bill Lawry eat your heart out
     
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    Saturday night crew are more irritating.

    I dont mind Basil, I just find that he seems like he is trying to say every word perfectly without fking up. Maybe the AFL TV gig isnt right for him? He definitly has some value.

    And, regardless of how good or bad Hame is, he does add an uplifting, optimistic tone to his commentating. As a team him and Basil compliment each other I think.
     
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    I don't like his face :thumbsdown:
    "it sickens me!"
     
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    Basil must have some friends in very high places. I don't even know how he got his ugly mug on Channel 7 Perth all those years back. I couldn't believe it when I turned on a game earlier in the year and heard his stupid voice.
     
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    "This could be the winning couple!"

    No Baz. No it couldn't.
     
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    C7 is the WORSE channel broadcasting afl. It's time they got rid of all of them, and refreshed the whole lot. Taylor, what a twit, he hasn't any idea who is who out on the ground, he yaps about everything but football.
    Zempilas is a clown! The viewing is shocking, watching the ants on the ground is appalling!Terrible broadcasting. They are all TOOLS on Channel 7, there is no other name for that channel..Get rid of them all, and start again..1/10..:thumbsdown::eek:
     
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    I love them. They are so, so bad that I find it hilarious to watch now.

    You have to think of them as a comedy team, like they are trying to act that way (even though they aren't and they just suck) and it gets you through it laughing.
     
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    his grand final sprint commentary is woeful.

    the golden line being that if liam picken won the gf sprint it would make up for billy playing in 4 losing grand finals.
     
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    He's a good bloke, that must be said. Met him yesterday.
     
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    And Hamo got the job because his brother is in AFL House.

    Is it becoming clearer why the AFL media is so shit?
     
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    Most commentators these days suck... :mad:
     
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