"Old Man" Whinge Thread

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  1. insider

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    If you’re an old man, then you’re welcome.
    I would’ve preferred to see more whinging in your response however. Far too sensible and tame for this thread ;)
     
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  2. stripey

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    Noted... dial up the crankiness...
     
  3. JPK

    JPK Moderator Staff Member

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    What the actual F***

    https://www.afl.com.au/news/467915/how-a-little-known-clause-could-give-crows-two-top-five-picks

    Not only do the AFL allow draft tampering by permitting a club to take picks they don't own based on the arbitrary notion that two lower ranked picks are worth the same as one higher ranked pick, but they also let the same club go into pick debt when doing so.

    Based on this logic, any club could just call "dibs" on the top four picks of a given "super draft" and exchange all their lower-ranked picks in that draft, plus their picks in the next draft, for the privilege to do so.

    How is this even possible???

    If you don't have a pick, then you can't take that selection. And you definitely can't go into debt. :mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:
     
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  4. insider

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  5. JPK

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    "Fremantle enters this year's draft with a 265 draft-point deficit that needs to be made up in the first-round after they went into the red last year to secure Hayden Young, Caleb Serong and Academy prospect Liam Henry in the first round."
     
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  6. choppers

    choppers Well-Known Member

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    Here's an "ole man whinge".....stop using acronyms that us older generation have no idea of their meaning....;););)

    Too Long. Didn't Read. Frequently used acronym by lazy, ignorant people in Internet Forums, where their urge to type something exceeds their ability to read ...
     
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  7. insider

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    Accepted
     
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  8. eagle_eyed

    eagle_eyed Training the house down!

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    TLDR :p
     
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  9. insider

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    Hey! No making us old men chuckle in the whinge thread! This is serious business here and I don’t want to be lol’ing while I’m supposed to be angry
     
  10. choppers

    choppers Well-Known Member

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    Hope all your chickens turn into emus and kick your hen house down......:p:p
     
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  11. JPK

    JPK Moderator Staff Member

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    What does "lots of love" have to do with anything?
     
  12. eagle_eyed

    eagle_eyed Training the house down!

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    LOL! I have to google chat acronyms to figure them out. Yours...I didn't :D
     
  13. wrightbrendan

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    Yeah, cool. Thanks Tom Langdon and Jack Steven. I'll just add you to the list with Paddy McCartin, Kade Kolodjashnij, Colin Sylvia, and Clay Smith as players retiring before my plans for you. Love this time of year.
     
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  14. choppers

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    Haven't been here for a while but I think it's time.
    We have a thread over on our Home Page titled Match Day Discussion, and right now 3/4 of the way thru Rd4, and from 9 matches in progress, there is only 1 progress report......
    What is wrong with the other 8 Coaches.......I know several of you prefer to post at the completion of the round, and that's fair enough too, but do it before Wednesday as our rules stipulate. And surely it wouldn't hurt though, to spend 3 minutes to post A leads B 10/200 to 6/150 a couple of times during the round.
    There seems to be a complete lack of interest shown this season. And that's not something that I thought I would ever be posting.
     
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  15. insider

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    As opposed to last season when only 2 opposing coaches wrote a match report for my games?
    Seems like more of the same to me. I’m not whinging (for once) though. I think Corona still messing with peoples schedule and priorities
     
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  16. HOLKY

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    Is it just me, or has the SC website gone seriously downhill in quality over the past 2 years since it became KFC Supercoach. I'm trying to get a basic trade done and it's bricking at subbing a player into the midfield.
     
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  17. HOLKY

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    Also, the scroll bar used to be much bigger. Now it's this tiny transparent bar. Also, where's Perfect 9?
     
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  18. martyg

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    Why back in my day.... shakes angry fist!!

    But yeah, agreed.
     
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