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About btron3000

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  1. Well maybe we spoke too soon... The Victoria farce, and now I can't get the feedback page for the Principles to accept my feedback using chrome. Got it working in explorer, and once I submitted it not even a courtesy thank you email even though entering your email was compulsory... Anyway, surveys here, have your say: https://www.ffa.com.au/xi-principles
  2. Came here to discuss/see the latest re: Vic outbreak etc., my "last read page" included this from Merciades. I recall saying at the time that she was using the US virus situation to poo-poo Australian sports trying to get off the ground. She's such a negative, antagonistic person who is always looking at the downside.
  3. One of the main reasons it's not slowing is that some of the most populous nations on earth - USA, Brasil, India - are on the rise. That's nearly 2 billion people just from those three countries. India was always going to be a problem, as were other countries with a high degree of poverty and/or poor areas. But the way the leaders of the US and Brasil have treated this thing is nothing short of disgraceful.
  4. At first glance there are some really heartening things to see here. That they say it will evolve with feedback is fantastic. The old "20 year plan" was just dumped on Aussie football, as were most things the old FFA did. That's what happens when you combine autocrats (the Lowys) with a run of the mill adminstrator who can't communicate or inspire (Gallop). The document itself looks like it will be a million times better than that 20 year plan abomination. That thing looked like some suits had run a workshop and just written all the outcomes on a "dashboard" to capture it, with no thought to how it all fit together. It was a terrible mix of strategy, projects and measures. This looks like it's simply proper principles to guide decisions. And the principles look good. As always, delivery will be a challenge. But you can't operationalise stuff until you have something to guide you, so they look to have succeeded wth step one. This Johnson guy is already making Gallop look like the incompetent fool he was. If this guy was leading the way, the clubs probably would not have revolted and we wouldn't have had the mess we had re: structure of the game etc.
  5. Well it's a record setting year, they might as well go for another one! haha I think half the Liverpool team were hungover, or still drunk. Sadio Mane could barely control the ball.
  6. The way this virus is, and the way Melbournians have brought it out of quarantine to Sydney and the NT, there's a good chance we'll have our own little outbreak soon. They should have just gone hard for elimination when they had the chance in May/June, instead of easing the restrictions.
  7. LOL I didn't get the email, luisenrique had to forward it to me. Seems that the layoff hasn't helped the administration of membership accounts. haha
  8. Have they released any info on the draw? All I've heard is that the first week had Melbourne games so now they are looking at options. Not sure how true that is.
  9. What's the difference between a good way and a bad way?
  10. So if the "quarter of the seats" rule is applied, how is the club going to decide who gets to go? Ballot amongst members? And will la banda and capo automatically get a gig or will others in RBB who do win the ballot have to give up their spots so the band can play on?
  11. SCG Trust get their new shiny stadium, ANZ will still be oval(ish), and the Trust are in charge of everything. Great. V'landys is probably the only thing standing in the way of the oval grounds brigade at this stage, so we should be in bed with the NRL. Said this from the start - it's an oval v rectangle battle and football and NRL should be teaming up. How Alan Jones continues to have any sort of pull is beyond me.
  12. Yeah same. At first it was entertaining but then he takes it so far it just makes you realise that people like him - believing the outlandish bullshit that is being sprouted around, taking no notice of reality, science, common sense, logic, - are a massive part of the problem at the moment.
  13. Came here to say that it seems a lot more people are now seeing the cops for what they are, and got to see that glorious video. Hilarious.
  14. What a lunatic. He's full conspiracy theorist.
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