Certified Legendary Thread Sneaking in to the Grand Final............

deanc

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I highly doubt it was faked, they posted another video about it all and said they did get fined (about the price of a ticket) and every news outlet ran with it.
So one must ask - what have these clowns really achieved by sharing their daring exploits to the public? I've had mates who for years used to pose as vendors or maintenance staff to get into the footy or concerts for free, so there is nothing really new here.

The big difference with my mates and these clowns is - they didn't advertise their antics to seek notoriety and/or appease their thousands of virtual friends on social media, which I assume was their objective..?
My mates were smart enough to know telling anyone outside their close circle of friends, would only lead to them being caught and/or then also make it harder for others to achieve the same.

Just different generations, perceptions and objectives I guess...
 
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So one must ask - what have these clowns really achieved by sharing their daring exploits to the public? I've had mates who for years used to pose as vendors or maintenance staff to get into the footy or concerts for free, so there is nothing really new here.

The big difference with my mates and these clowns is - they didn't advertise their antics to seek notoriety and/or appease their thousands of virtual friends on social media, which I assume was their objective..?
My mates were smart enough to know telling anyone outside their close circle of friends, would only lead to them being caught and/or then also make it harder for others to achieve the same.

Just different generations, perceptions and objectives I guess...
They’re trying to make a living off this. People become millionaires playing ‘pranks’ on each other. Famous video gathers followers, people mindlessly watch their next videos…. profit
 

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They’re trying to make a living off this. People become millionaires playing ‘pranks’ on each other. Famous video gathers followers, people mindlessly watch their next videos…. profit
Yeah, this.

Production values on these videos are off the charts these days. They needed at least one other camera operator outside and another offer inside to show them actually getting in to make it really work.

Hopefully they'll make some money off this one so they can improve their skills because it was pretty amateurish.
 

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Yeah, this.

Production values on these videos are off the charts these days. They needed at least one other camera operator outside and another offer inside to show them actually getting in to make it really work.

Hopefully they'll make some money off this one so they can improve their skills because it was pretty amateurish.
Hopefully they get real jobs and contribute to society.
 

deanc

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They’re trying to make a living off this. People become millionaires playing ‘pranks’ on each other. Famous video gathers followers, people mindlessly watch their next videos…. profit
Happy to admit I know little on the business model of posting video's online; apparently you achieve a certain 'following', then companies seek your permission and pay you to include product placement - but I've never paid anything to watch content on Youtube/Vemo etc. and, as most do just skip any pop-up ads, so I'm really none the wiser.

In terms of these two, thus far I estimate with costs/fines/reimbursement of ticket price they would be out-of-pocket about $1500 - a tiny investment I guess if they are somehow to become 'millionaires'..?

 
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darcytiger

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Happy to admit I know little on the business model of posting video's online; apparently you achieve a certain 'following', then companies seek your permission and pay you to include product placement - but I've never paid anything to watch content on Youtube/Vemo etc. and, as most do just skip any pop-up ads, so I'm really none the wiser.

In terms of these two, thus far I estimate with costs/fines/reimbursement of ticket price they would be out-of-pocket about $1500 - a tiny investment I guess if they are somehow to become 'millionaires'..?

Any time you watch a video with an add you are contributing. You don’t have to subscribe or pay for anything.

I posted a video on YouTube from schoolies about 15 years ago, forgot all about it. A few years after I posted it it got mildly popular, YouTube contacted me asking if they could promote it and give me add revenue. It got about 120k views in a couple of days and I netted a cool $90. 😎

Times this by thousands every week, throw in merchandising, product placement, tax deductible ‘content houses’. It’s a pretty sweet gig, you one day could be a cool as ‘Shammi’
 

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Expected to be held in custody for weeks lol

“Two Victorians who allegedly snuck into Perth using false documentation to attend the sellout grand final, breaching Western Australia’s strict border rules, have had their case delayed.”

10 month sentence (7 suspended) for the first guy. Wonder if he thinks it was worth it now...
 

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Big long story about the two knobs on Perth’s 9 news I’m watching now.

The older one went to great efforts to create false IDs.

I wonder if they’ve bumped into Kerr yet and had a yarn about footy🤔
 

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No doubt these blokes thought little of the consequences. It's really backfired on them to the point they will likely lose their well paying jobs, licenses etc... An absolute clusterfck of epic proportions.

I actually joked with a good friend that if she headed up to NT she could make her way over for the game. Little did I think there would be mature, well paid middle aged blokes who not only went down this path but took it to the next level(s) with fraud.

Unbelievable!!!
 

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Jail for crossing borders. Not sure if Australia or North Korea.
fu** em they got what they deserve.

They deliberately broke the laws in place to protect the masses during a pandemic.

All for bragging rights and an ego boost.

They're nothing but selfish entitled campaigners.
 

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Happy to admit I know little on the business model of posting video's online; apparently you achieve a certain 'following', then companies seek your permission and pay you to include product placement - but I've never paid anything to watch content on Youtube/Vemo etc. and, as most do just skip any pop-up ads, so I'm really none the wiser.
If you're paying nothing for the product, then you are the product.
 

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