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Steve Hocking

eZyT

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Jun 28, 2019
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They haven’t shot themselves in the foot. This is deliberate. Shocking said this was the last chance to improve scoring. Failing, zones will need to be considered. I reckon he’s sabotaged the game on purpose.


quite possible sausages
 

tiger76

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Just to make it easier , let’s just get rid of anything SHocking had any say in
I’d like to digitally remove him from all online records; all images of him working for the AFL scrubbed from the internet using advanced AI, and all written word of his input removed.
 
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frickenel

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I’d like to digitally remove him from all online records; all images of him working for the AFL scrubbed from the internet using advanced AI, and all written word of his input removed.
I'd like to go a step further than that and introduce him to the Inquisitor from an episode of Red Dwarf.

The Inquisitor decides whether you hae lived a worthwhile life, and if you haven't you are completely erased from history, meaning all memories anyone has of you, and anything you've done. You are then replaced with someone who didn;'t get a chance ie one of the millions of sperm that didn't make it to the egg first.

How possibly could Shocking prove he's had a worthwhile life!
 
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The Mole

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They haven’t shot themselves in the foot. This is deliberate. Shocking said this was the last chance to improve scoring. Failing, zones will need to be considered. I reckon he’s sabotaged the game on purpose.
The team that caused the rule changes (the Tigers) continually are the highest scoring team like last week.
 
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Leysy Days

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They won't get rid of the stand on mark rule unfort.

Next best is to increase the min distance for a mark to at least 20m.

Yes it's creatiing one rule to counter another (again). but best we can hope for ILO
 
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DavidSSS

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One really does have to congratulate Mr Hocking.

By my calculation the average score so far this year is 79.85. Excluding 2020 for obvious reasons, the last time a season had an average score below 80 was 1967.

Well done f***wit.

DS
 
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King Kong

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One really does have to congratulate Mr Hocking.

By my calculation the average score so far this year is 79.85. Excluding 2020 for obvious reasons, the last time a season had an average score below 80 was 1967.

Well done f***wit.

DS
He’ll bring down Geesook and all will be right in the world again
 

Dyer'ere

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Sep 21, 2004
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I like the take of Redford that Steve Hocking is a corporate animal. And the implication that Steve is a Peter Principle battler.

Steve never did a single thing that was demonstrably illogical. At the time. And he did increase revenue. He was always looking to increase revenue. (And fair enough ever in COVID.)

Remember all that denial over the lightbulbs cutting the players? Yeah, the bulbs cut the players. But Steve got more marketing dollars. And Ghoul McLachlan nodded.

Steve brought in the the women's? All the other codes had done that. Steve brought in the VARS? All the other codes had done that.

Steve has never had an idea in his life. He's a Peter Principle battler.

Hey, remember the time brilliant ideas man Steve promised to increase the number of Dusty moments? And then moved to Geelong? He was not corrupt. He was trying his best.

Good news. Steve was never corrupt. He was just a battler. And now he runs Geelong. Not the rules.

Plodder.
 
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Redford

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Why would Brad Scott be this supposed “logical” replacement ? Hasnt it been flagged that the pressure, spotlight and focus of being an AFL coach had a huge impact on him ? Think his brother has mentioned it a couple of times. How’s he gonna go under the 24/7 spotlight of being an AFL Football Operations Manager then ?
 
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zippadeee

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Why would Brad Scott be this supposed “logical” replacement ? Hasnt it been flagged that the pressure, spotlight and focus of being an AFL coach had a huge impact on him ? How’s he gonna go under the 24/7 spotlight of being an AFL Football Operations Manager then ?
Who made him the number one candidate?
Because he was in charge of a competition that has played bugger all in 2 years.
No way should he be or should he think he is the next in line.
I rather Bartel or the WC bloke get the job.
 

Redford

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Dec 18, 2002
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Who made him the number one candidate?
Because he was in charge of a competition that has played bugger all in 2 years.
No way should he be or should he think he is the next in line.
I rather Bartel or the WC bloke get the job.
Balme. :rotfl2
 
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TT33

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I like the take of Redford that Steve Hocking is a corporate animal. And the implication that Steve is a Peter Principle battler.

Steve never did a single thing that was demonstrably illogical. At the time. And he did increase revenue. He was always looking to increase revenue. (And fair enough ever in COVID.)

Remember all that denial over the lightbulbs cutting the players? Yeah, the bulbs cut the players. But Steve got more marketing dollars. And Ghoul McLachlan nodded.

Steve brought in the the women's? All the other codes had done that. Steve brought in the VARS? All the other codes had done that.

Steve has never had an idea in his life. He's a Peter Principle battler.

Hey, remember the time brilliant ideas man Steve promised to increase the number of Dusty moments? And then moved to Geelong? He was not corrupt. He was trying his best.

Good news. Steve was never corrupt. He was just a battler. And now he runs Geelong. Not the rules.

Plodder.


You misspell the word, it should read "plonker". Plodder is too big a compliment for him.
 
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Mr Brightside

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Jul 1, 2005
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I hope there’s a major investigation into this frauds handling of his role and then walking back to the cats , this stinks as much as the balls up of a job he did at the AFL
 
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spook

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I heard Craig Jennings on Crunch Time the weekend before last describe SHocking as "creative". But Jennings is a dope. The Andy Maher of the coaching world - says what he thinks someone who knows what they're talking about would say. Like Maher, the problem with that for him is he's a dummy.
 
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Tigers of Old

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I hope there’s a major investigation into this frauds handling of his role and then walking back to the cats , this stinks as much as the balls up of a job he did at the AFL
Astounding that he was not required to take gardening leave for at least a year. The conflict of interest is infuriating.
 
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tigerman

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Mar 17, 2003
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I like the take of Redford that Steve Hocking is a corporate animal. And the implication that Steve is a Peter Principle battler.

Steve never did a single thing that was demonstrably illogical. At the time. And he did increase revenue. He was always looking to increase revenue. (And fair enough ever in COVID.)

Remember all that denial over the lightbulbs cutting the players? Yeah, the bulbs cut the players. But Steve got more marketing dollars. And Ghoul McLachlan nodded.

Steve brought in the the women's? All the other codes had done that. Steve brought in the VARS? All the other codes had done that.

Steve has never had an idea in his life. He's a Peter Principle battler.

Hey, remember the time brilliant ideas man Steve promised to increase the number of Dusty moments? And then moved to Geelong? He was not corrupt. He was trying his best.

Good news. Steve was never corrupt. He was just a battler. And now he runs Geelong. Not the rules.

Plodder.
Loving your work Jack...................Ghoul McLachlan :rotfl1
 
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TrialByVideo

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I've decided he's like the bloke who breaks into your house when you're asleep..... steals your family jewels..... then prior to slinking off into the night..... takes a dump in your wardrobe leaving a stench which will linger forever!
 
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