The Fanatics

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PonsfordMagpie

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#31
They're an embarrassment and I hate seeing them when I watch tennis matches on TV and or even when I attend the tennis live at Melbourne Park.

The sooner they disappear into obscurity the better for everyone. They make overseas viewers think that most Australians in general are a pack of illiterate bogans.
 

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#32
Do these people have jobs? I want to know where they get all this leave to travel around to random tennis tournaments all year.
I don't think it's the same people at each tournament, just random annoying Aussies who happen to be in a particular place at the same time as a sporting event.
 

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#33
They're an embarrassment and I hate seeing them when I watch tennis matches on TV and or even when I attend the tennis live at Melbourne Park.

The sooner they disappear into obscurity the better for everyone. They make overseas viewers think that most Australians in general are a pack of illiterate bogans.
They are disappearing
About 10 at tomics match
 

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#39
Haven't seen the guy with the sailor's hat (photo above) this year, always assumed he was the 'ringleader' of the Fanatics.
He's been there for the 5 days that I went to the AO so far. Still the ringleader as well.

I was in hisense on day 2 when groth played mannarino, then there were 2 aussie girls playing the following 2 matches, then Tomic to finish off.

The fanatics were very loud and supportive during the groth match, similar at the Tomic match. Did not make a sound during the 2 women's matches that had an Aussie girl in each of them.
 
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#40
Haven't seen the guy with the sailor's hat (photo above) this year, always assumed he was the 'ringleader' of the Fanatics.
He has a haircut, a new hat and has gained about 20 kgs from munching on cock. But yeah he's still there.
 

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#41
He's been there for the 5 days that I went to the AO so far. Still the ringleader as well.

I was in hisense on day 2 when groth played mannarino, then there were 2 aussie girls playing the following 2 matches, then Tomic to finish off.

The fanatics were very loud and supportive during the groth match, similar at the Tomic match. Did not make a sound during the 2 women's matches that had an Aussie girl in each of them.
Another thing I find annoying about the fanatics is that they take up a few rows of seating in Hisense, and the rest of us miss out on watching any match on that court. The fanatics end up staying on Hisense all day and night.
 

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#42
Definitely seems like ch7/organisers have culled the practice of putting aside seats in RLA this year.
Hisense on the other hand they are well accommodated for and given free reign

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#43
There was a bunch of them on court 2 on the first day when I was there. Not sure whether they were officially part of the fanatics but definitely similar and with crap outfits and chants. Came up with "forty love, baby don't hurt me, don't hurt me, no more"
 
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#50
It's weird, but they're never at any other tour events.

They're the AFL equivalent of a supporter who just rocks up to the big games, and the finals.

They won't have a clue who the players are or what they are like, but hey! They're the fanatics! They're big great Australian supporters!
 
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