Is Basil Zempilas the worst commentator in footy?

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Most commentators these days suck... :mad:
Agreed.
Hutchy just asked David Mundy "Do you think you can win it David"(referring to the Grand Final)
Mundy: "Yes of course we can, we are not going over just to participate"

Really Hutchy?? What the f**k did you think he was going to say?
 

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#32
Agreed.
Hutchy just asked David Mundy "Do you think you can win it David"(referring to the Grand Final)
Mundy: "Yes of course we can, we are not going over just to participate"

Really Hutchy?? What the f**k did you think he was going to say?
Questions like that really irritate me and judging by the reaction every time it gets asked, really irritates the players and coaches it gets asked to.
 

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#34
Mundy should've answered with a straight "Yes" and then left it with a really awkward silence to emphasise how dumb that question was.

Basil on the other hand is a complete tossbag and the worst commentator going around right now. Whoever said he is the male Kelli Underwood is absolutely correct. He somehow manages to make everything sound so boring, but on top of that he is a smug, slimy bastard and he has a ******* huge nose.
 

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I genuinely feel sorry for the players who might have their highlight reels destroyed by this man's boringness. Imagine if Bazil got to call the game where Huddo... i mean Buddy kicked 13 goals...

and then we have to watch him on Ch7 news every night...
 

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He must suck a good dick cos he is horrible as a commentator!

Listening today melb (yay) v carltank, Harley was constantly disagreeing with any statement he would make as they were totally outlandish.
 

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#38
At least he doesn't make it all about him. Which probably puts him ahead of about 75% of the other guys going around right now, by default. I don't mind him...he's trying.
 

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#41
Yeah I personally don't get the Basil hate (to these proportions anyway). Will never be a flagship commentator, but a lot more likeable than the Saturday night trio for mine (and often less cringe worthy than Hame).

Sure, he occasionally regurgitates inaccuracies, for every minute filled with Basil's voice there will be something disagreeable or an inaccurate distortion, but that's because he is trusted with more quantity of speech than other similar cases.
 
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#42
Shocking commentator, I don't understand why Ch 7 executives choose such crap callers.

Also Luke Darcy was acting as Special Comments man/ 2nd Caller behind Bruce in yesterdays Haw/WB match.

He was so confused at times what his role was it was cringeworthy.
 

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#43
Wow, good on him. I like his commentary, in the way that I just laugh at the weird things he says in the laughing at him not with him sense (unless he is purposely doing those things to look like a crazy man, then he is hilarious!). Either way, I don't find him annoying like Bruce/Romping/BT/Darcy/etc...
 

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Wow, good on him. I like his commentary, in the way that I just laugh at the weird things he says in the laughing at him not with him sense (unless he is purposely doing those things to look like a crazy man, then he is hilarious!). Either way, I don't find him annoying like Bruce/Romping/BT/Darcy/etc...
She is a great score for someone who basically looks like a Bonobo monkey.
 

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So many things wrong with that

Making light of a player getting hurt
A terrible pun that makes no ******* sense
And he paused before he said it because he thought he was being really hilarious

Give it up Basil you incompetent nincompoop
And not content with using it once, but again later in the game. He is putrid.
 
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