Most Boring VFL/AFL Player Encounters/Sightings.

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Encounters so boring, they didn't even happen to me!

My Mum was reaching up for a package of toilet paper on a shelf at the supermarket, and knocked another one off the shelf onto the floor in the process. Ben Hart was strolling past at the time and commented "That's a bit soft!", to which my Mum just rolled her eyes.

My Mum saw Mark Ricciuto getting out of his family car at the servo, and a little Pomeranian dog escaped from his vehicle, and made a dash across the forecourt. The dog was rounded up safely, and everyone went about their business.
 

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Once saw Nick Riewoldt pick up Thai takeaway in Brighton. He ran towards the restaurant, into the restaurant and out of the restaurant and just kept going, all while looking incredibly angry.

Only thing really worth noting is he is way taller than he looks on telly. Much taller than 1.93 m and I wonder if his official height is accurate.
I saw Nick Riewoldt last year at one of the Pressed Juices franchise outlets on Collins Street. I didn’t notice his being taller than expected, that said he was sitting down so less tall then he would be when standing. The shop is now closed, but the company had already gone into administration when I saw him so I don’t think the liquidation was specifically Nick Riewoldt’s fault
 

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In the early 90s I saw Billy Brownless walking in front of us at Noosa as we headed away from the beach. I called out "Hey Billy!" He turned and said "Gday mate" then continued on his way. He seemed to be taller than I imagined.
I saw Ian Healy at Pinelands Plaza shops in Brisbane around 94 or so. He was with a woman whom I would assume was his wife, and was pushing a pram with a child that I can only assume was his in it. I resisted the urge to put a pen and piece of paper in front of him, mainly as I had neither object on me at the time. I decided to not annoy him and we both went about our business.
 

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On the exciting topic of Noosa - stopped at clothing shop in Hastings Street and brought a nice blue shirt from a friendly shop attendant who was none other than famous Demon, Tiger and Docker Ruckman/Forward Troy Simmonds. His customer service was really quite good.
 

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In the early 90s I saw Billy Brownless walking in front of us at Noosa as we headed away from the beach. I called out "Hey Billy!" He turned and said "Gday mate" then continued on his way. He seemed to be taller than I imagined.
I saw Ian Healy at Pinelands Plaza shops in Brisbane around 94 or so. He was with a woman whom I would assume was his wife, and was pushing a pram with a child that I can only assume was his in it. I resisted the urge to put a pen and piece of paper in front of him, mainly as I had neither object on me at the time. I decided to not annoy him and we both went about our business.
A quality contribution to this thread. :thumbsu:
 
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On the exciting topic of Noosa - stopped at clothing shop in Hastings Street and brought a nice blue shirt from a friendly shop attendant who was none other than famous Demon, Tiger and Docker Ruckman/Forward Troy Simmonds. His customer service was really quite good.
Are his biceps and deltoids still as fulsome and defined as they were in his playing days?
 
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Difficult to ascertain and was rocking long sleeves in that capacity.
Still a substantial unit though (6'6", 100kg+), I would assume.

Would look/seem odd a bloke that size pushing 40, working in a clothing store.
 

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Had to drop off some specialised witches hats in Albury the other day. Daniel Bradshaw was there, said "hi" to him then he walked off and told some bloke how to paint a road.
You should have just used their more common term - "Carlton players".
 
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