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Club History The Boomer Harvey memorial society of Grandpas who play well against Melbourne

Discussion in 'Melbourne Demons' started by Sylvia Saint, Jun 24, 2017.

  1. BG32

    BG32 Premium Platinum

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    Can we put Lama boy in already?
     

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  2. Crimson Azure

    Crimson Azure Moderator

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    One last kick giant in the nuts from Roo coming.

    Wouldn't it be fitting if he extinguishes our last hope of making finals after breaking our hearts for 15 years.
     
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  3. Sylvia Saint

    Sylvia Saint Norm Smith Medallist

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    He didn't train today and is in serious doubt to even play. So in other words lock this in ^^^^.
     
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  4. schmuttt

    schmuttt Premium Platinum

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    I like Nick Riewoldt but geez I'm happy he's retiring. So sick of his 20 uncontested marks against us every time we play them.
     
  5. Spirit of 26

    Spirit of 26 Team Captain

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    Round 6 2016
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    Round 17 2016 (look at the two top players - combined age of 67)
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    (thanks to that invaluable source Demonwiki)
     
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  6. MightySaint

    MightySaint Club Legend

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    Death, taxes and Reiwoldt demolishing the Dees. Love the thread title!
     
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  7. Sylvia Saint

    Sylvia Saint Norm Smith Medallist

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    Riewoldt ruled out. Boomer's swan song against us produced a career best 6 goals, so we can thank our lucky stars our joint-biggest nemesis of the century is out

    However, the stage is now set for Sam Gilbert to wind back the clock.
     
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  8. PerfectFooty

    PerfectFooty Perfect Cell

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    If he gets up, Get Ready for Grandpa Ablett
     
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  9. Bluelegs

    Bluelegs Brownlow Medallist

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    I mean, when fit Ablett still pretty much plays well against everyone.
     
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  10. CTHORANGE

    CTHORANGE Club Legend

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    Yeh it's got Ablett kicks 6 in first game forward for the cats written all over it. We'll still win by 10 goals though.
     
  11. Topkent

    Topkent Premium Platinum

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    Ablett could never be shit enough to be considered in this thread.

    This has Zac Smith resting forward and kicking 5 all over it.

    Edit- haha forgot we made the grandpa thread. Yeah its bloody ablett
     

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  12. Bluelegs

    Bluelegs Brownlow Medallist

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    But imagine if Nev ended up giving him a bath
     
  13. Theseventhhamster

    Theseventhhamster Brownlow Medallist

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    Reckon he'll sit it out if Viney is playing and there's any doubt on his fitness.
     
  14. Tempy Tiger

    Tempy Tiger Premiership Player

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    Nev on Ablett for four quarters would be worth the price of admission alone.
     
  15. Engimal v3

    Engimal v3 Club Legend

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    Only just discovered this thread, big fan already. With North having such a young list now, would superstition say that Melbourne might break the streak? What grandpas other than Waite do we really have now?
     
  16. LeverPuller

    LeverPuller BigFooty Tanker

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    Thompson? Does Goldy count?
     
  17. Engimal v3

    Engimal v3 Club Legend

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    Thompson can stop you scoring, but he can't really dominate a game in his position. Goldy is still late 20s.
     
  18. LeverPuller

    LeverPuller BigFooty Tanker

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    Pity Goldy is playing like he's about 53
     
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  19. Engimal v3

    Engimal v3 Club Legend

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    I was so close to making that joke myself.
     
  20. Proper Gander

    Proper Gander Owl whisperer and secret agent

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    Waite alone would be enough.

    I fully expect him to sit out any number of matches, plus perform indifferently against any number of teams, but somehow kick 7.0 against Melbourne.
     
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  21. ABray10

    ABray10 Team Captain

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    We will worry so much about Ben Brown that nobody will play on Waite for the first three quarters.

    We will review that strategy at 3 quarter time after he has kicked 9 goals.
     
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  22. DeesFanTheMan

    DeesFanTheMan Premium Platinum

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    When Brad Scott said his best footy is ahead of him, he should have been more specific. He meant against the Dees only.
     
  23. JP2

    JP2 All Australian

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  24. LeverPuller

    LeverPuller BigFooty Tanker

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  25. Cannon82

    Cannon82 Brownlow Medallist

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    Do we need to make a separate thread for cripples so Menzel has an appropriate place of worship?
     
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