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Competition "What If" Wednesdays - Time Traveller Sneezes Edition: List Development - COMPLETED

WHO GOES FIRST? (Voting for your own idea(s) are allowed)


  • Total voters
    18
  • Poll closed .

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cannavo

LFG #16
Aug 4, 2012
4,120
6,524
South Nunya, Nunya Bizmate
AFL Club
Collingwood
Other Teams
Yes
IDEA SUBMISSIONS CLOSED

Welcome to the list development of

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Huge thanks to the 10 likers giving this the green light
Swooping_Magpie Andonis1997 El_Scorcho Zoops just_kick_it SunsphereParker
TheDoctor11 BringBackTheAnchor akkaps Supercheapgiants

Unlike the original version of "What If" Wednesdays compiled of real life merger proposals, former teams and propositions,
the list for this one has yet to exist! And the best part is, YOU can contribute to this list!

Now's the time to come up with your most wildest dreams or nightmares involving the footy world!
Ask yourself "What if", there's no limit to the craziness, its a separate timeline that we will dive into to bring it to life!
Like last time, the bare minimum for an entry can be just the front of a jumper
But you can optionally expand upon that to give the idea some life by adding a logo, another kit
and most importantly a backstory on how it came to be

As mentioned, It can be as crazy as Collingwood applying for the SANFL
to something subtle like GWS sticking with their original Team GWS colours

The Hall of Fame thread should get the creative juices flowing to make your own concoction
Looking forward to seeing what we can come up with!

Throw in your ideas as you please and after a week, I'll poll all of your responses and the most voted one will be done first
The remaining ideas will be added to the list for future weeks


Below are my ideas, feel free to make your own spin on them
Please note that all of the ideas from the first comp (found in the Hall of Fame thread above)
cannot be re-done but can be twisted however you please

Community List
  • Port Adelaide crows join in 1991
  • Saints relocate to NZ
  • Melbourne and St Kilda merged in 1995
  • Essendon relocates to NT to become Alice Springs
  • Hawthorn relocates to Canberra
  • Fitzroy relocates to Canberra
  • Tasmania - Fitzroy Merger
  • Fitzroy move to Brisbane in the 80s (Prior to the Bears existing)
  • Sydney - Fitzroy Merger
  • Papua New Guinea enter the AFL
  • South Melbourne relocate to Tasmania
  • South Melbourne relocate to Canberra
  • Adelaide's hurried concept
    (Adelaide board hastily attain clothes from local sport store and use the 5 colours to design their new AFL team)
  • West Coast Eagles enter the SANFL
  • Brisbane Bears enter the SANFL
  • Fitzroy to the SANFL in 1981
  • Footscray to the SANFL in 1981
  • East Perth to the VFL in 1980/81
  • Adelaide Uni to the SANFL in 1991 to avoid the newly created bye (cannot use only black and white)
  • Gold Coast Suns seek merger with Sharks to stay alive
  • Melbourne remain as The Fuchsias
  • Melbourne remain as The Invincible Whites
  • West Coast Eagles VFL kits altered due to Williamstown sharing the same colours
  • Mount Gambier join the SANFL
  • Limestone Coast join the SANFL
My Working List (not official)
  • Collingwood apply for the SANFL
  • Fitzroy merge with Brisbane to become the Fitzroy Bears
  • Sydney enter as a separate team (Bloods stay in Vic)
  • Tasmania agree to merger with North Melbourne
  • Fitzroy complete move to North Sydney in 1980
  • Britannia lift the 2023 Premiership Cup
  • GWS keep their 'Team GWS' colours
  • Norwood accepted as the 2nd SA team in the AFL
  • Footscray relocate to Queensland in 1981
  • St Kilda celebrate 150 years as the Seagulls
  • Heidelberg Warriors align with Collingwood for 1 season
  • Darwin join the AFL in 1991
  • Essendon apply for the WAFL
  • Public Service Football Club join the VFL
  • Port Adelaide retain their Magenta
  • Gold Coast fold, new North Queensland team take their place
  • Hawthorn release Ochre jumper
  • Skittle's sponsor Essendon and release special guernsey
  • Launceston apply for the AFL
  • NZ enter 90's State of Origin
  • Broome become the 2nd WA AFL team
  • Gold Coast hijack Brisbane Bears AFL entry

IDEA SUBMISSIONS CLOSED
 
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1990crow

Hall of Famer
Jan 31, 2009
34,309
45,427
New Highton
AFL Club
Adelaide

Welcome to the list development of

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Huge thanks to the 10 likers giving this the green light
Swooping_Magpie Andonis1997 El_Scorcho Zoops just_kick_it SunsphereParker
TheDoctor11 BringBackTheAnchor akkaps Supercheapgiants

Unlike the original version of "What If" Wednesdays compiled of real life merger proposals, former teams and propositions,
the list for this one has yet to exist! And the best part is, YOU can contribute to this list!

Now's the time to come up with your most wildest dreams or nightmares involving the footy world!
Ask yourself "What if", there's no limit to the craziness, its a separate timeline that we will dive into to bring it to life!
Like last time, the bare minimum for an entry can be just the front of a jumper
But you can optionally expand upon that to give the idea some life by adding a logo, another kit
and most importantly a backstory on how it came to be

As mentioned, It can be as crazy as Collingwood applying for the SANFL
to something subtle like GWS sticking with their original Team GWS colours

The Hall of Fame thread should get the creative juices flowing to make your own concoction
Looking forward to seeing what we can come up with!

Throw in your ideas as you please and after a week, I'll poll all of your responses and the most voted one will be done first
The remaining ideas will be added to the list for future weeks


Below are my ideas, feel free to make your own spin on them​

  • Collingwood apply for the SANFL
  • Fitzroy merge with Brisbane to become the Fitzroy Bears
  • Sydney enter as a separate team (Bloods stay in Vic)
  • Tasmania agree to merger with North Melbourne
  • Fitzroy complete move to North Sydney in 1980
  • Britannia lift the 2023 Premiership Cup
  • GWS keep their 'Team GWS' colours
  • Norwood accepted as the 2nd SA team in the AFL
  • Footscray relocate to Queensland in 1981
  • St Kilda celebrate 150 years as the Seagulls
  • Heidelberg Warriors align with Collingwood for 1 season
  • Darwin join the AFL in 1991
  • Essendon apply for the WAFL
  • Public Service Football Club join the VFL
  • Port Adelaide retain their Magenta
  • Gold Coast fold, new North Queesland team take their place
  • Hawthorn release Ochre jumper
  • Skittle's sponsor Essendon and release special guernsey
  • Launceston apply for the AFL
Gold Coast created out of Southport Sharks
North Melbourne move to GC
Port Adelaide crows join in 1991
Saints relocate to NZ
 

cannavo

LFG #16
Aug 4, 2012
4,120
6,524
South Nunya, Nunya Bizmate
AFL Club
Collingwood
Other Teams
Yes
Gold Coast created out of Southport Sharks - Week 28 saw Southports 1996 AFL bid succeed (unless you mean it in a completely different way)

North Melbourne move to GC - This was done in Week 14 based off the 2007 proposal

Port Adelaide crows join in 1991 :whitecheck:
Saints relocate to NZ :whitecheck:
Thanks for contributing, I've added quotes on your first 2 suggestions (hope they can be cleared up) and added the last 2 :thumbsu:

I should specify that all of the ideas from the first comp cannot be re-done but can have it's own spin on it
 

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austinnn

Veteran GOP
Nov 7, 2012
9,403
30,710
France
AFL Club
St Kilda
Other Teams
Bristol City FC, Urawa Red Diamonds FC
Melbourne and St Kilda merged in 1995
North Melbourne relocates and becomes Tasmanian team
Essendon relocates to NT to become Alice Springs
Hawthorn relocates to Canberra.
 

Rubber Arm

Ressies Spiritual Leader
Oct 10, 2018
1,597
3,420
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North Melbourne
Other Teams
Rabbitohs, NY Knicks, NY Jets, Arsenal
South Melbourne stays in South Melbourne, leaving Sydney to come up with their own identity
 

BigChippa52

Club Legend
Jun 23, 2021
1,288
867
AFL Club
Melbourne
Other Teams
LA dodgers LA Kings Melbourne Aces
Brisbane lions (fiztroy relocation before the bears)
sydney lions
sydney bears
 

BigChippa52

Club Legend
Jun 23, 2021
1,288
867
AFL Club
Melbourne
Other Teams
LA dodgers LA Kings Melbourne Aces
south Melbourne move to Tassie
south Melbourne move to Canberra
 

cannavo

LFG #16
Aug 4, 2012
4,120
6,524
South Nunya, Nunya Bizmate
AFL Club
Collingwood
Other Teams
Yes
South Melbourne stays in South Melbourne, leaving Sydney to come up with their own identity
All great minds think alike! (it's 3rd in my own list)

canberra afl team? - This was done in Week 17

Tassie lions :whitecheck:

Brisbane lions (fiztroy relocation before the bears) :whitecheck:

sydney lions :whitecheck:

sydney bears - This was done in Week 21 based off the 1992 proposal

papua new guneia? :whitecheck:

south Melbourne move to Tassie :whitecheck:

south Melbourne move to Canberra :whitecheck:

I've compiled your separate ideas into 1 quote and noted each one
 

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Rubber Arm

Ressies Spiritual Leader
Oct 10, 2018
1,597
3,420
AFL Club
North Melbourne
Other Teams
Rabbitohs, NY Knicks, NY Jets, Arsenal
All great minds think alike! (it's 3rd in my own list)



I've compiled your separate ideas into 1 quote and noted each one
Oh whoops didn't even notice haha
 

_Damo_

Club Legend
Nov 28, 2015
1,713
2,401
AFL Club
Adelaide
Adelaide coaches and officials just grab the first set of fabrics at Rowe and Jarman and leave without looking
 

cannavo

LFG #16
Aug 4, 2012
4,120
6,524
South Nunya, Nunya Bizmate
AFL Club
Collingwood
Other Teams
Yes
Adelaide coaches and officials just grab the first set of fabrics at Rowe and Jarman and leave without looking
Interesting take, what colours were they? It'd be a mess if we all chose our own colours, I assume no green/blue or state colours in this universe and the board just stuck with what they grabbed?
 

Nickimus Rex

Club Legend
Mar 30, 2014
2,550
4,158
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Brisbane Lions
Other Teams
Dolphins, Seattle Kraken
The "Southport entering the league" one could actually probably be in place of Port Adelaide instead of the Suns, 99% sure Port were given the 1996 license instead of the Sharks.
 

_Damo_

Club Legend
Nov 28, 2015
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2,401
AFL Club
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Interesting take, what colours were they? It'd be a mess if we all chose our own colours, I assume no green/blue or state colours in this universe and the board just stuck with what they grabbed?
In my mind, it would be the most 1991 colour pallette available.

Google turned up this absolute mess

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just_kick_it

to me
May 25, 2009
3,996
2,737
AFL Club
Port Adelaide
I started a portfolio a few years ago where Port, Norwood, Sturt and North Adelaide left the SANFL to start their own league and it quickly turned into a National league well before the VFL but heres a few ideas from that portfolio to fit in with the comp

Fitzroy and Footscray to the SANFL in 1981
East Perth to the VFL in 1980/81
Adelaide Uni to the SANFL in 1991 to avoid the newly created bye (cannot use only black and white)
 

cannavo

LFG #16
Aug 4, 2012
4,120
6,524
South Nunya, Nunya Bizmate
AFL Club
Collingwood
Other Teams
Yes
The "Southport entering the league" one could actually probably be in place of Port Adelaide instead of the Suns, 99% sure Port were given the 1996 license instead of the Sharks.
The way I see it, the scenario is the Southport Sharks are entering the AFL either way whether it's instead of Port Adelaide or instead of Gold Coast Suns which would yield the same kind of entries as previously done. Unless the scenario is like 'Gold Coast seek merger with Sharks to survive in AFL', hell I might even add that!

West Coast & Brisbane teams enter the SANFL instead of the VFL
Added :whitecheck:

In my mind, it would be the most 1991 colour pallette available.

Google turned up this absolute mess

76485.png
Perfect, added :whitecheck:

I started a portfolio a few years ago where Port, Norwood, Sturt and North Adelaide left the SANFL to start their own league and it quickly turned into a National league well before the VFL but heres a few ideas from that portfolio to fit in with the comp

Fitzroy and Footscray to the SANFL in 1981
East Perth to the VFL in 1980/81
Adelaide Uni to the SANFL in 1991 to avoid the newly created bye (cannot use only black and white)
Good stuff, all added :whitecheck:
 

Nickimus Rex

Club Legend
Mar 30, 2014
2,550
4,158
AFL Club
Brisbane Lions
Other Teams
Dolphins, Seattle Kraken
The way I see it, the scenario is the Southport Sharks are entering the AFL either way whether it's instead of Port Adelaide or instead of Gold Coast Suns which would yield the same kind of entries as previously done. Unless the scenario is like 'Gold Coast seek merger with Sharks to survive in AFL', hell I might even add that!


Added :whitecheck:


Perfect, added :whitecheck:


Good stuff, all added :whitecheck:
Well a random fun fact is that before they were the sharkies they were the Magpies too!
Their 90s kit was pretty similar to current, wondering if the Pies would have forced a change
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cannavo

LFG #16
Aug 4, 2012
4,120
6,524
South Nunya, Nunya Bizmate
AFL Club
Collingwood
Other Teams
Yes
Ideas poll starts tomorrow! Get them in!

+ A few new additions
  • NZ enter 90's State of Origin
  • Broome become the 2nd WA AFL team
  • Gold Coast hijack Brisbane Bears AFL entry
 

Nickimus Rex

Club Legend
Mar 30, 2014
2,550
4,158
AFL Club
Brisbane Lions
Other Teams
Dolphins, Seattle Kraken
Got another one for you: What if Collingwood entered the SANFL in 1997 instead of Port in the AFL.