MFC Fans Only Non Dees AFL thread 2019 edition- Thank god its over. Tylenol NOW!

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Proper Gander

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Poor phrasing I mean media personalities
I knew what you meant. I was being a dick.

I think the public routinely turn on anyone who is over-exposed and disappoints. It’s rarely fair but it happens. If the internet is any measure, then when Tom Boyd quit football and the masses piled in to say “LOL Boyd” or “he’s just soft” accusations were from time to time answered by other people who thought he didn’t necessarily deserve it, or the circumstances weren’t sufficiently known to justify the level of negative attention.

I’ve wandered from the point - my point is that it’s entirely possible that when someone attempts to suggest that when none of us know the circumstances why a player suddenly pulls out, it might might be pretty OTT for people to invent reasons and post about how they are a flog, or soft? And it might be nothing to do with gender - no chivalry, no “PC correctness” - just that they thought the comment might be unfair to a person?
 

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I knew what you meant. I was being a dick.

I think the public routinely turn on anyone who is over-exposed and disappoints. It’s rarely fair but it happens. If the internet is any measure, then when Tom Boyd quit football and the masses piled in to say “LOL Boyd” or “he’s just soft” accusations were from time to time answered by other people who thought he didn’t necessarily deserve it, or the circumstances weren’t sufficiently known to justify the level of negative attention.

I’ve wandered from the point - my point is that it’s entirely possible that when someone attempts to suggest that when none of us know the circumstances why a player suddenly pulls out, it might might be pretty OTT for people to invent reasons and post about how they are a flog, or soft? And it might be nothing to do with gender - no chivalry, no “PC correctness” - just that they thought the comment might be unfair to a person?
I didn't really care about the whole Mo Hope thing till she embarrassed herself with Malthouse at that function - he didn't really say anything inflammatory despite being a bit of a dinosaur and she didn't have the guts to disagree with him at the time, instead she went to social media where she knew he wouldn't have a go back. That is the mark of a w***er IMO.
 

Proper Gander

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I didn't really care about the whole Mo Hope thing till she embarrassed herself with Malthouse at that function - he didn't really say anything inflammatory despite being a bit of a dinosaur and she didn't have the guts to disagree with him at the time, instead she went to social media where she knew he wouldn't have a go back. That is the mark of a w***er IMO.
Yeah I only read about that online via comments (which isn’t the best way to understand any situation) but it appeared she took a stand on political gender convictions against a guy who was expressing a valid personal view on a safety and medical basis - with some support given the research to date on women and acl injuries for example. I’m reasonably comfortable in saying she appeared to vastly overreact.

The latest vitriol I don’t understand. I hadn’t heard that she had withdrawn from the draft until this thread. I’m pretty much like StEdy and Tulip on this. I’m just puzzled why it gets up people’s noses so much. She presumably nominated because she thought she could manage it, and later withdrew when she realised it wouldn’t work. I’ve backflipped on more stuff even this week, but nobody posts about it (to my knowledge)
 

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Yeah I only read about that online via comments (which isn’t the best way to understand any situation) but it appeared she took a stand on political gender convictions against a guy who was expressing a valid personal view on a safety and medical basis - with some support given the research to date on women and acl injuries for example. I’m reasonably comfortable in saying she appeared to vastly overreact.

The latest vitriol I don’t understand. I hadn’t heard that she had withdrawn from the draft until this thread. I’m pretty much like StEdy and Tulip on this. I’m just puzzled why it gets up people’s noses so much. She presumably nominated because she thought she could manage it, and later withdrew when she realised it wouldn’t work. I’ve backflipped on more stuff even this week, but nobody posts about it (to my knowledge)
The reason being she's already been delisted from 2 clubs and most of us reckon she just read the writing on the wall that she wasn't getting picked.
 

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Possible. But also possible that she pulled out for other reasons. Either way the issue anyone makes of it is bewildering
Nope just adds to her flogness that is all. I just made the comment cause i found it ******* hilarious her excuse for pulling out and if you believe that then im a Nigerian Prince you know the rest.
 

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I didn't really care about the whole Mo Hope thing till she embarrassed herself with Malthouse at that function - he didn't really say anything inflammatory despite being a bit of a dinosaur and she didn't have the guts to disagree with him at the time, instead she went to social media where she knew he wouldn't have a go back. That is the mark of a w***er IMO.
Just a slight correction, this is the mark of the far left wielding far too much political power
 

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Paddy Mc Cartin has put his AFL career on hold due to ongoing concussion symptoms. Mc Cartin and St Kilda came to a mutual decision with the advise of an American specialist over the last 2 weeks. He will not play in the 2020 season is reported.
 

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Paddy Mc Cartin has put his AFL career on hold due to ongoing concussion symptoms. Mc Cartin and St Kilda came to a mutual decision with the advise of an American specialist over the last 2 weeks. He will not play in the 2020 season is reported.
bloke was/is a spud anyway

The concussion issues have kept the media at bay in regards to his performance/skill level

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Lobb but not Walters LMAO he has no clue
Yeah the campaigner has no idea i love how he shows up this time every year and gets paid for his poxy opinion like he is god like hawks could have had a coach and development system like us and been rubbish and the campaigner never be heard from again. Grew up with sonny its crazy how much better his older brother Colin was than he was but he was a chubby campaigner but the best footballer i ever seen play
 

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Our Watts blunder is nothing compared to the Saints going for McCartain. Even if you think Trac has stalled, he's still done more than McCartain after missing his first season with a busted leg
 

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? I can't remember who the #1 picks were in the 90s so I started it at 2000.
I've been cycling back... worst since Stephen Hooper, Anthony Banik, John Hutton and Richard Lounder. Those early drafts were weird. Martin Leslie was drafted in 1986 but only moved to Brisbane in 1989, so Wikipedia tells me.


2018: Sam Walsh
2017: Cam Rayner
2016: Andrew McGrath
2015: Jacob Weitering
2014: Paddy McCartin
2013: Tom Boyd
2012: Lachie Whitfield
2011: Jonathon Patton
2010: David Swallow
2009: Tom Scully
2008: Jack Watts
2007: Matthew Kreuzer
2006: Bryce Gibbs
2005: Marc Murphy
2004: Brett Deledio
2003: Adam Cooney
2002: Brendon Goddard
2001: Luke Hodge
2000: Nick Riewoldt
1999: Josh Fraser
1998: Des Headland
1997: Travis Johnstone
1996: Michael Gardiner
1995: Clive Waterhouse
1994: Jeff White
1993: Darren Gaspar
1992: Drew Banfield
1991: John Hutton
1990: Stephen Hooper
1989: Anthony Banik
1988: Alex McDonald
1987: Richard Lounder
1986: Martin Leslie
 

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I've been cycling back... worst since Stephen Hooper, Anthony Banik, John Hutton and Richard Lounder. Those early drafts were weird. Martin Leslie was drafted in 1986 but only moved to Brisbane in 1989, so Wikipedia tells me.


2018: Sam Walsh
2017: Cam Rayner
2016: Andrew McGrath
2015: Jacob Weitering
2014: Paddy McCartin
2013: Tom Boyd
2012: Lachie Whitfield
2011: Jonathon Patton
2010: David Swallow
2009: Tom Scully
2008: Jack Watts
2007: Matthew Kreuzer
2006: Bryce Gibbs
2005: Marc Murphy
2004: Brett Deledio
2003: Adam Cooney
2002: Brendon Goddard
2001: Luke Hodge
2000: Nick Riewoldt
1999: Josh Fraser
1998: Des Headland
1997: Travis Johnstone
1996: Michael Gardiner
1995: Clive Waterhouse
1994: Jeff White
1993: Darren Gaspar
1992: Drew Banfield
1991: John Hutton
1990: Stephen Hooper
1989: Anthony Banik
1988: Alex McDonald
1987: Richard Lounder
1986: Martin Leslie
Jesus. That is a really bad look for the Saints when you consider how much better recruiters are these days compared to back then. Yes he has had concussions but his career stats are very unflattering and I don't think he is the type of player who could succeed in the modern game.
 

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