News Tex steps down as captain

How good was Tex as Captain?

  • Excellent

    Votes: 6 30.0%
  • Stupendous

    Votes: 2 10.0%
  • Amazing

    Votes: 2 10.0%
  • I love him

    Votes: 10 50.0%

  • Total voters
    20

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subaru

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I'm going to miss his ability to completely trigger the media and opposition fans by literally just existing.
Thought this was funny


What a superstar he is. Stepped up into the role when we needed him, carried us almost all the way to the top, and then bowed out gracefully when his time was done. Put us on his back during the Phil Walsh years. He's a ripper, and hopefully this is the start of a resurgence in his career :thumbsu:

And we're blessed to have Sloane already in the saddle to take over the duty full time.
👍🏼
Oh dear.

What's become of me?

I've just turned into a letter writer, telling Sportsbet why I'm cancelling my Sportsbet account and that I'll never deal with them again.

That's gotta hurt them because I'm a terrible punter.:tearsofjoy:
Scumbags
Channel 7 were just as bad
 

footy4ever

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I do hope other BF Crows' board posters have deleted their Sportsbet account also.

My not so polite letter was responded to in a very polite but condescending tone.

Now whether the reply was intentionally condescending in tone, is debatable, because it might have been pure ignorance driving the response.

So Sportsbet lose my weekly $20 donation, it being a donation because of my useless punting. I bet that burns, Sportsbet. Suffer in your jocks. I see receivership in your near future because of my withdrawal! Ha to you!
 

King Elvis

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I heard the grab from Chapman, Tex & Ellie are definitely expecting, however I’m not sure if it was common knowledge until then?
It’s just the thing I can imagine us stuffing up.
So the dumb sh*t let the cat out of the bag, before Tex and Ellie had a chance to announce it?

******* useless.

Honestly, the last month of Chapman has been pathetic, he can't get simple things right, constantly contradicts other Crows people, and even himself, and tries to spin and BS his way out of it.

Just go.
 
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FR0GGY

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So the dumb s**t let the cat out of the bag, before Tex and Ellie had a chance to announce it?

******* useless.

Honestly, the last month of Chapman has been pathetic, he can't get simple things right, constantly contradicts other Crows people, and even himself, and tries to spin and BS his way out of it.

Just go.
Sounds like Tex did it first on MMM I think.
 

rocket18

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When did the club ever stand up for Tex?

When?

I remember when Simon Goodwin was our best ever captain, and when VB set new standards for professionalism, but when Tex has copped so much unfair criticism when did we stand up for him?

Like he stood up for us?

Bloke bleeds for this club and I love him for it
Yet another black mark for our underperforming, underwhelming off field entourage.

Useless pricks, no wonder the players are disillusioned.
 

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FR0GGY

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Didn't Chapman say it when announcing Tex was standing down, and Tex then announced it the following morning on MMM?
You might be right, I’m not sure of the timeline sorry.
I thought someone had said that Tex had already announced it, after my initial post.
 

Scrogdogg

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So the dumb s**t let the cat out of the bag, before Tex and Ellie had a chance to announce it?

******* useless.

Honestly, the last month of Chapman has been pathetic, he can't get simple things right, constantly contradicts other Crows people, and even himself, and tries to spin and BS his way out of it.

Just go.
What worries me is why Tex went to Chappy to tell of his relinquishing captaincy. Nobody else fit the bill ? ? ?
 

radiojake

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I do hope other BF Crows' board posters have deleted their Sportsbet account also.

My not so polite letter was responded to in a very polite but condescending tone.

Now whether the reply was intentionally condescending in tone, is debatable, because it might have been pure ignorance driving the response.

So Sportsbet lose my weekly $20 donation, it being a donation because of my useless punting. I bet that burns, Sportsbet. Suffer in your jocks. I see receivership in your near future because of my withdrawal! Ha to you!
what did their reply say?
 

Mr_Moogle

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Sportsbet often have a laugh with some of the social posts. I wouldn't get all bent out of shape over it.
Yeah except it wasn't funny at all and just vindictive. Like how ******* stupid would you have to be to think that a social media presence like this is going to be good for business.
 

footy4ever

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what did their reply say?
"Whilst our social teams posts are aimed to be humorous, we in no way intend to offend anyone, so we're sorry if you have taken offence."

...so they're not sorry for publicly ridiculing a person, but they're sorry if I've taken offence...to which I replied that besides completely missing the point, it wasn't me they needed to be apologising to.


They again replied and said they assure me my feedback will be taken seriously and has already been passed on to the "dedicated team and they have taken it on board."

Baaaa ha ha ha ha ha sure they've taken it on board. I can just picture how they reacted in the office...the same way I'd react I suppose if someone had pointed out how sh*t I was at doing my job.


Yeah I know it's not the end of the world, but you know what. fu** em. fu** em all.
 

brucetiki

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That they pulled it very quickly shows that people were getting bent out of shape about it. fu** them and the 14yr old they have doing their unfunny tweets.:)
You mustn't have been the only person that closed their account following the Tweet.

Most of their (and other betting agencies) posts are generally humourous, but this one went too far, and they should have the decency to acknowledge this rather than just quietly pull the Tweet when they lost too many customers because of it.
 

John Who

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"Whilst our social teams posts are aimed to be humorous, we in no way intend to offend anyone, so we're sorry if you have taken offence."

...so they're not sorry for publicly ridiculing a person, but they're sorry if I've taken offence...to which I replied that besides completely missing the point, it wasn't me they needed to be apologising to.


They again replied and said they assure me my feedback will be taken seriously and has already been passed on to the "dedicated team and they have taken it on board."

Baaaa ha ha ha ha ha sure they've taken it on board. I can just picture how they reacted in the office...the same way I'd react I suppose if someone had pointed out how s**t I was at doing my job.


Yeah I know it's not the end of the world, but you know what. fu** em. fu** em all.
I think they meant “we’re trying to be humorous and not meaning to offend anyone (apart from the Crows fans)”
 

arrowman

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Well, I've taken about $70 from sportsbet this year, so the best way I can stick it up 'em is to keep the account and repeat the dose next year! That'll learn 'em!
 

subaru

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I do hope other BF Crows' board posters have deleted their Sportsbet account also.

My not so polite letter was responded to in a very polite but condescending tone.

Now whether the reply was intentionally condescending in tone, is debatable, because it might have been pure ignorance driving the response.

So Sportsbet lose my weekly $20 donation, it being a donation because of my useless punting. I bet that burns, Sportsbet. Suffer in your jocks. I see receivership in your near future because of my withdrawal! Ha to you!
Takes years to get a customer and minutes to lose them

I reckon before the replies were deleted to the initial thread there would have been at least 20 that had closed their accounts

I just deleted their app

They can keep my $20 and choke on it !

I never got a reply to my e mail but then it wasn’t polite at all !


So the dumb s**t let out of the bag, before Tex and Ellie had a chance to announce it?

******* useless.

Honestly, the last month of Chapman has been pathetic, he can't get simple things right, constantly contradicts other Crows people, and even himself, and tries to spin and BS his way out of it.

Just go.
I knew about this at least 6 weeks ago - husband heard it at golf

Not sure it was a huge secret but probably not for public consumption

Sportsbet often have a laugh with some of the social posts. I wouldn't get all bent out of shape over it.
Sportsbet have form on misreading their market


And misreading election results !
 

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