Opposition Camp Non-Essendon Football Thread XIII

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AFL is a game of attrition, and when good players from opposition clubs go down, it hurts the chances of that side succeeding.

He's not dying, his family home isn't now in danger because he can't work. In fact, with the support networks around football clubs, chances are he'll get a chance to further a pursuit outside of football that will assist him post-footy.

Don't confuse that with wishing injury on anyone, but meh, the platitudes that resemble a real tragedy aren't for me - he'll be fine.
You can't be surprised that people are taking issue with this. It's pretty pointless.
 

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but mate he gets to pursue a non-football thing. isn't that cool. and because this is his second knee he gets to pursue a second non-football thing. if you think about it, it's really good luck and we should be happy for him
He plays for Carlton. Doesn't that already count as a non-football thing?
 

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Why post then?

Just don’t. People just don’t want to read that shit.

Say nice things, be a nice person. Go on, try it.
I see.

And what exactly was not nice about what I said?

"AFL is a game of attrition, and when good players from opposition clubs go down, it hurts the chances of that side succeeding.

He's not dying, his family home isn't now in danger because he can't work. In fact, with the support networks around football clubs, chances are he'll get a chance to further a pursuit outside of football that will assist him post-footy.

Don't confuse that with wishing injury on anyone, but meh, the platitudes that resemble a real tragedy aren't for me - he'll be fine."


What part of that is not nice?
 

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I see.

And what exactly was not nice about what I said?

"AFL is a game of attrition, and when good players from opposition clubs go down, it hurts the chances of that side succeeding.

He's not dying, his family home isn't now in danger because he can't work. In fact, with the support networks around football clubs, chances are he'll get a chance to further a pursuit outside of football that will assist him post-footy.

Don't confuse that with wishing injury on anyone, but meh, the platitudes that resemble a real tragedy aren't for me - he'll be fine."


What part of that is not nice?
You’ve already admitted to me that you knew people would pull you up on it. You’re being a shithead, frankly.

But yeah it’s lovely. You’re a good bloke.
 

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You’ve already admitted to me that you knew people would pull you up on it. You’re being a shithead, frankly.

But yeah it’s lovely. You’re a good bloke.
I didn't say it was lovely.

And a shithead... putting forth a view that I don't really care about an opposition player being injured in a non-life threatening way. And knowing that said view won't be widely shared =/= being deliberately antagonistic.

The rush to be offended. My god it's pathetic.
 

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I didn't say it was lovely.

And a shithead... putting forth a view that I don't really care about an opposition player being injured in a non-life threatening way. And knowing that said view won't be widely shared =/= being deliberately antagonistic.

The rush to be offended. My god it's pathetic.
It’s not just me mate. Take a look around.
 

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I didn't say it was lovely.

And a shithead... putting forth a view that I don't really care about an opposition player being injured in a non-life threatening way. And knowing that said view won't be widely shared =/= being deliberately antagonistic.

The rush to be offended. My god it's pathetic.
Declaring you are going to be "that guy" was pathetic.

Just don't do it.
 

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And see what? A bunch of people that want to be offended because I didn't wail in grief at a sporting injury? That's going to make me see the error of my ways, is it?
Noone wailed in grief.

But by all means continue with the imaginative narrative to rail against.
 

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And see what? A bunch of people that want to be offended because I didn't wail in grief at a sporting injury? That's going to make me see the error of my ways, is it?
You can just not post. No one asked you to wail, no one asked you to be that guy.

People want to show support for someone and when you come in with posts like that, you’re actually undermining them too.

Do you get that or not?
 
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