Opinion Round 7 2021 - Liked, Learnt, Hated

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Wosh

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May 27, 2007
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Liked - Tim Kelly having a blinder, clawing back some of our percentage.
Learnt - Richmond still the team to beat for mine come September. Melbourne absolutely the real deal but Richmond are just so experienced and can win under any circumstances against anyone. Bevo has a bit of a temper.
Hated - An empty Optus Stadium. Frank Costa passing away, a great man and football person.
 
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Art Vandelay_

TheBrownDog
Oct 28, 2012
88,025
116,633
AFL Club
Geelong
Other Teams
Bushrangers, AC Milan
Liked: Seeing some fight from North. Stuck with a contender for over a half
Learnt: The gaps have appeared. Tigers and Dees. Then Port and Dogs. Then 5th to 8th.
Hated: The pillars of our great club falling over. Carter resigned, Wells likely the same. Cook gone at years end and now the patriarch dead at 83. Thanks for saving the club Frank.
 

Wolfgang West

Norm Smith Medallist
Jun 22, 2009
5,003
6,666
melbourne
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Sydney

Liked - Tim Kelly having a blinder, clawing back some of our percentage.
Learnt - Richmond still the team to beat for mine come September. Melbourne absolutely the real deal but Richmond are just so experienced and can win under any circumstances against anyone. Bevo has a bit of a temper.
Hated - An empty Optus Stadium. Frank Costa passing away, a great man and football person.
 

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eastfreo75

Brownlow Medallist
Feb 11, 2011
11,451
10,406
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Fremantle
Liked: Tigers performance
Learned: A few great guys at work go for Tigers. So don't mind Richmond.
Hated: The guy who is a total knob and reason why I hated Richmond, is coming back to Work this week.

Liked: Nothing about the Dockers
Learned: Fremantle will be bottom 6 again.
Hated: Fremantle performance and the Tiger fan who rubs it in, is coming back to work.
 

DemonLord

Senior List
Mar 25, 2010
234
241
Melbourne
AFL Club
Melbourne
Liked - Winning ugly is still winning - 7-0. North heading in the right direction and a chance against the pies.
Learned - We should have burnt the Richmond corpse when we had the chance. Now they are back.
Hated - Games still be decided by umpires. Gutted for Adam Tomlinson with ACL injury (to be confirmed).
 

TheKanga

Brownlow Medallist
May 31, 2011
16,294
10,162
Hobart
AFL Club
North Melbourne
Other Teams
Arsenal, Melbourne City
Liked: Attending the footy and North's first half.
Learned: Collingwood might be cooked, Essendon very inconsistent.
Hated: Injuries sad to see Tomlinson go down.
 

BigVic

Premiership Player
Sep 7, 2009
3,460
2,362
Bull Creek WA
AFL Club
West Coast
Other Teams
Chelsea, Barca, Houston Rockets
Liked - Carlton vs Essendon high scoring affair Sam Walsh, GC and GWS winning, West Coast’s response, Dees 7-0
Learnt - Don’t write of Richmond and West Coast, Port can’t win the flag, Freo pretenders
Hated - Collingwood, Tomlinson ACL, Optus Stadium empty, RIP Frank Costa.
 

citizen-erased

Brownlow Medallist
Jun 11, 2007
22,579
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Essendon
Other Teams
Tottenham, Bayern, Milan, Celtic
Liked: Dons' kids having a dip. Laverde saving his career by moving back.
Hooker 3rd in Coleman.
Tom Lynch. What a response.
GCS dare and dash. Nice to see Miller get some credit too.

Learned: good luck picking a rising star this year. Even crop.

Hated: No Thursday night footy. AFL really need to make it a permanent fixture and stop the Saturday congestion of games.
 

TheKanga

Brownlow Medallist
May 31, 2011
16,294
10,162
Hobart
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North Melbourne
Other Teams
Arsenal, Melbourne City
Liked: Dons' kids having a dip. Laverde saving his career by moving back.
Hooker 3rd in Coleman.
Tom Lynch. What a response.
GCS dare and dash. Nice to see Miller get some credit too.

Learned: good luck picking a rising star this year. Even crop.

Hated: No Thursday night footy. AFL really need to make it a permanent fixture and stop the Saturday congestion of games.
Agreed Thursday night footy is great.
Breaks up the week.
 

King Kunta

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Jun 30, 2015
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Liked - Carlton vs Essendon high scoring affair Sam Walsh, GC and GWS winning, West Coast’s response, Dees 7-0
Learnt - Don’t write of Richmond and West Coast, Port can’t win the flag, Freo pretenders
Hated - Collingwood, Tomlinson ACL, Optus Stadium empty, RIP Frank Costa.
Interested to know why West Coast can't be written off but Port Adelaide can. It was only a week ago that the Eagles had a horror loss themselves - surely that proves that we can't be putting a line through teams after one poor showing at this stage of the year.
 

CarnTheScray

Premiership Player
Jun 4, 2019
3,783
4,666
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Western Bulldogs
Interested to know why West Coast can't be written off but Port Adelaide can. It was only a week ago that the Eagles had a horror loss themselves - surely that proves that we can't be putting a line through teams after one poor showing at this stage of the year.
That’s not how BigFooty works.

Write off the teams while they’re down!
 

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dean33

Brownlow Medallist
Oct 10, 2007
10,109
14,207
melb
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Richmond
Liked: Tigers performance
Learned: A few great guys at work go for Tigers. So don't mind Richmond.
Hated: The guy who is a total knob and reason why I hated Richmond, is coming back to Work this week.

Liked: Nothing about the Dockers
Learned: Fremantle will be bottom 6 again.
Hated: Fremantle performance and the Tiger fan who rubs it in, is coming back to work.
I’ve decided to take another week off, see you next Monday!
 

Vassp

Club Legend
Jun 30, 2018
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Richmond
Liked.....north having a crack and hopefully moving in the right direction.
learnt....it’s a very even competition and race to the flag.
hated.....the umpiring once again and THAT knee injury.
 

theyellowsash

Brownlow Medallist
Feb 9, 2009
12,676
16,256
Footscray
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Richmond
Essendon supporters ringing in SEN after a loss to Carlton & talking up how good the kids look. Are we gonna have to put up with this nonsense everytime they lose this year?
What's so bad about fans of a club being positive that their kids were good and having hope for the future even in a loss? Would you prefer them to sulk, blame the umpiring and call for ruttens head?
 

Just Jimmy

Debutant
Apr 26, 2021
86
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Collingwood
What's so bad about fans of a club being positive that their kids were good and having hope for the future even in a loss? Would you prefer them to sulk, blame the umpiring and call for ruttens head?
It's all one eye spin whether they win or lose and I'll call it out when I see it.
 

Jibroni

Club Legend
Jun 14, 2017
1,562
1,751
Adelaide
AFL Club
Melbourne
Other Teams
Liverpool, AC Milan, North Adelaide
Liked - Shootout at the G
Learnt- North will be Collingwood next week, Freo where did you go?
Hated - Tomlinsons injury, Umpires calling "play on, play on" 2 seconds after a player takes a mark.
 

blueiris

Norm Smith Medallist
Aug 16, 2010
6,763
3,971
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Brisbane Lions
Liked : Lions continue to win games without stars

Learned; Robertson looks a very capable footballer don’t really see what the knocks on him to not be selected in the first round

Karma comes back around right Geelong
 

Toump Ass

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Jun 14, 2015
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Melbourne
Loved Hoges kicking a nice big bag in his first game for GWS :thumbsu:
Loved teasing North Melbourne for a half and then smashing them in the second :thumbsu:
Benny Brown in blue and red :thumbsu:
Collingwood imploding :thumbsu:

Very sad about injuries obviously. Get well soon Tommo!
 

PerthBoy86

Norm Smith Medallist
May 23, 2016
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Liked: stringing together a solid 4 quarter effort and putting our cross town rivals to the sword for the 11th time.

Hated: not much, tbh. Was a good round results wise for me...except would've liked the Dogs to get up but kudos to Richmond.

Learnt: we have some quality youngsters and depth...or Freo are just that bad. Still think we haven't proven ourselves as contenders, but at least the season is rolling on.

Bulldogs are good but Richmond still the team to beat. North are actually kind of decent for being 18th and winless and Collingwood are well and truly cooked.
 

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