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Special K: Round 16 Review

What an awesome finish to the game on Saturday evening! Every footy fan in Australia would have loved that… except the Tigers fans. It was definitely the greatest finish of the year. Anyway, that is still exciting us right now on a Sunday! Let’s put that aside and look at our AFL Dream Team results for the weekend!

Before you start preparing for next week, it’s time to review your squad’s effort this weekend in the DT TALK Round Review. Every Sunday night when the last game finishes, jump on here and let the world know how you went!

Copy and paste the following in the comments and fill it in.

Team Name:
Round 16 Score:
League Results:
Eliminator Status:
DT Studs:
DT Duds:
On the Chopping Block:
Trades this week:

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    July 15, 2012 at 8:16 pm

    Team Name: Footy fanatic
    Round 16 Score: 2222
    League Results: W W W W W
    Eliminator Status: Dead
    DT Studs: Carrazzo, Robinson, Watson, Baguley, Redden, Ablett(C), H.Shaw, S. Shaw, Beams, Pendlebury, Swan, Shaw, S.Johnson, Deledio, Zorko.
    DT Duds: M.Johnson, Cloke, Goodes, Maric.
    On the Chopping Block: Ryder, Waters.
    Trades this week: Either Ryder>Cox/Mcevoy/Jacobs or Waters>Scotland.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Fairly happy with the score considering Maric donut and 5 premiums on the bench. Finally got a captain choice right with Ablett.

    Could someone help me out please. Should I trade Ryder or Waters? Can only afford to trade 1… Thanks for your help!

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      July 15, 2012 at 8:49 pm

      who have you got to cover? depends on if you are relying on Redden or Campbell in the ruck Vs someone dudley in the backs. If you have Ellis/Morris/Shaw they look like playing out the season – not redden or campbell

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        July 15, 2012 at 9:18 pm

        I have Redden and Campbell for Ryder and Shaw, Spurr and Baguley for Waters. So I’ll trade Ryder, do you reckon I should go to Cox (could get rested), Mcevoy (won’t get rested and is Saints’ only ruckman) or Jacobs (could get rested and only ruckman)? Thanks heaps mate!

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    July 15, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    Team Name: Chooka’s XXII
    Round 16 Score: 2206
    League Results: WWW
    Eliminator Status: Gone
    DT Studs: Spurr, Redden, Shaw, Boyd (c), Zorko, Beams
    DT Duds: Broughton, Hall, Dangerfield, Chapman
    On the Chopping Block: Waters
    Trades this week: Waters > Grimes/Scotland
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Go the roos!!

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    July 15, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    Question..If your Dream Team login is the same as previous seasons is there a way to check previous year rankings?

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      PurpleArmy (aka Space Goats)

      July 15, 2012 at 8:30 pm

      wish you could but no. Maybe AFL can do something for next year. Id like to know too

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        July 15, 2012 at 8:44 pm

        Yah, I think I finished around 10,000 last year, goal is to improve on that, but would like to check

        This year I think I’ll save a screen shot of my end result or something like that.

        I tried searching ‘Dream Team’ in my emails for the results emails, but only a few came up, so obviosly I have deleted most of those emails and can’t find the end of season one

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    July 15, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    First up, suck balls Richmond.

    Team Name: Tehran Bombers
    Round 16 Score: 2170
    League Results: WWW
    DT Studs: Carrots, GAJ, Beams, Lids, Mitchel and others
    DT Duds: Suckling, Michael Johnson,
    On the Chopping Block: No one
    Trades this week: None
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: I got Suckling in this week only to have him do bugger all. Michael Johnson should have been on my bench instead of Spurr….

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    July 15, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    Team Name: tomtastic
    Round 16 Score: 2213
    League Results: WLL (losses cause of extreme unluckiness)
    Eliminator Status: out week ago
    DT Studs: Lids, Beams, Zorks, Gablett, Carrots, Boyd
    DT Duds: Cloke, Mackie (and Giles for not playing)
    On the Chopping Block: CLOKE IS A F***ING HACK OF A SACK
    Trades this week: thinking about downgrading Longer > another rookie ruckman freeing up some cash to do Adams > Murphy/Stanton maybe for a complete team leaving 2 trades left.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Would’ve won if it wasn’t for Mackie and Cloke and would’ve gotten 2400 if they did well and Giles played. I traded out Redden for Campbell expecting him to cover for Giles for when he wasn’t playing (again, extreme unluckiness).

    Thoughts on my trades this week? If I get Murphy in it would be in a couple of weeks when his BE is low and his price is low.

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      July 15, 2012 at 8:34 pm

      oh and add Harry Taylor to that duds list and Stevie J to the Studs

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    July 15, 2012 at 8:39 pm

    Team Name: Living the Dream
    Round 16 Score: One kick/mark off 2200
    League Results: WLWLW
    Eliminator Status: Eliminated
    DT Studs: Lids, Beams, Boyd, Captain GAJ
    DT Duds: Broughton (more like nought-ton) Smedts, Chappy
    On the Chopping Block: Broughton, Smedts, Giles
    Trades this week: None as yet, Broughton if he is dropped
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: To those people thinking of trading in Marc Murphy…when he was tagged (and rightly so after awesome early season form) he struggled big time which is part of the reason he is so cheap. With Judd surely out for a few weeks he will cop the number 1 tag – monitor him for another week or so at least. Don’t make the same mistake I did!

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    July 15, 2012 at 8:44 pm

    Western Flyers
    Carrazo, Robinson, GAJ, Lids, Boyd, Zorko, Spurr and Porps
    Lake, Cloke, Dempsey,Dangerfield
    Choppin Block:
    None got to conserve

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    July 15, 2012 at 9:12 pm

    2280 GWS players and Thommo resting cost me.

  9. Damo


    July 15, 2012 at 9:14 pm

    Team Name: Damo’s 1st XXII
    Round 16 Score: 1980
    League Results: L (BY ONE MADDAF***ING POINT!) W
    Eliminator Status: pffft, please
    DT Studs: Lids, ablett (C), zork, mitchell, priddis
    DT Duds: broughton, maric, adcock, me for not taking franklin off for couch and therefore costing me the game
    On the Chopping Block: no one, but cant stand anymore of broughtons bullshit.
    Trades this week: none for the first time in ages
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: First, Broughton: NEVER AGAIN! As good as you have been for me the past couple years its too bad i dont have enough trades to trade him out (3)
    Secondly, priddis nearly won the game for me. Needed 30 odd points in a quarter of footy to win in a match i really wanted to win (bragging rights).

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    July 15, 2012 at 9:23 pm

    Team Name: The Wannabees
    Round 16 Score: 2100
    League Results: WW
    Eliminator Status: Out
    DT Studs: Boyd, Ablett, Deledio, Carrazzo, Pearce, PORPS, S.Shaw
    DT Duds: Suckling, Broughton, Goodes
    On the Chopping Block: No one
    Trades this week: Saving trades
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Just happy to have Dusty and Goddard back next week

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    July 15, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    A good week to cap off the holidays here in VIC.

    Team Name: OneStepAhead
    Round 16 Score: 2458
    League Results: W x 4 L x 1
    Eliminator Status: Gone
    DT Studs: Jobe!!!!! Boyd, Mitchell, Ablett, Swan & Thompson
    DT Duds: Myself for trading Waters to Suckling, Goodes in a 50 point win.
    On the Chopping Block: ~
    Trades this week: No one
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Really happy Essendon beat the Power. Might need to trade out Giles soon.

    • Brak


      July 15, 2012 at 9:36 pm

      19th weekly score and you copped a less?

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        July 15, 2012 at 9:40 pm

        Bloody great score Samsa! :D

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        July 15, 2012 at 9:52 pm

        lol that’s stiff. Great score though man!

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    July 15, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    Team Name: NeedATeamName
    Round 16 Score: 2,394 (weekly rank 184)
    League Results: W
    Eliminator Status: Out a long time ago
    DT Studs: Lids, Shaw, Ellis, Carrots, Boyd (c), Swan, Ablett, Mitchell, Pendels, debutant Jacobs, Beams, Robbo, Johnson, Zorko
    DT Duds: Hargrave/Lake, Danger, Dusty and Buddy for giving me a forward donut.
    On the Chopping Block: Probably upgrade Ellis or Hargrave to Suckling in couple of weeks if affordable
    Trades this week: Straight swap Jacobs in for Giles – happy so far.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Highest weekly ranking ever, still well outside the top 5k though (sitting at 8,175 thanks to two dud rounds in the MBRs). Couldn’t decide between McEvoy or Jacobs but happy so far, super disappointed that I had a forward donut (Dusty+Buddy+Sexton), even with 80 more I would’ve made top 10 weekly.

  13. Brak


    July 15, 2012 at 9:56 pm

    Team Name: The Brak Show
    Round 16 Score: 2391
    League Results: WWWWW
    Eliminator Status: Out
    DT Studs: 14 players cracked the Ton, Special mention to Ellis and Porps for getting off the bench
    DT Duds: Broughton, could be under 200K by next week
    On the Chopping Block: hoping Waters back sooner than 5 weeks or he might have to go
    Trades this week: none planed
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: been getting Par and my ranking sitting in limbo for ages so nice to move up a few spots for a change (607).
    Team also cracked the $12 mllion mark

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    July 15, 2012 at 10:01 pm

    Team Name: Goolahbah
    Round 16 Score:2219
    League Results: WWW
    Eliminator Status: Gone long long long long time ago
    DT Studs: Jacobs (after I trade in) Boyd (C) Rest of my midfield who all tonned up
    DT Duds: Broughton, Christenson
    On the Chopping Block: Broughton????
    Trades this week: 4 trades left but 101,000 spare so might investigate
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Christenson as unique hasnt worked out will be moved to bench cover once martin’s back in this week, Only 5 of my non midfielders tonning up :( :(

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    July 15, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    Team Name: The Berry Men
    Round 16 Score: 2261
    League Results: WWWLW
    Eliminator Status: HOLDING ON BY 4 POINTS!!!
    DT Studs: Deledio, Boyd, Beams, Ablett, Watson, Robbo, Zorko (11 tons)
    DT Duds: BROUGHTS, SUCKLING, dangerfield, expected more from cox, JPK, treloar (maric 0 covered by jenkins)
    On the Chopping Block: Broughts, Suckling (just traded in
    Trades this week: is it worth it with 3 trades left
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Any one else in eliminator??? Let go to lead in Aus schools :( still ranked 46th

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    July 15, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    Team Name: Fev’s 99ers

    Round 16 Score: 2278

    League Results: All wins!

    DT Studs: Everyone except the Duds

    DT Duds: Cox, Dangerfield, Dell’Olio, Kennedy, Dangermouse, Stants, Sidey and BROUGHTS

    On the Chopping Block: Ryder, Waters, Buddy, Sexton

    Trades this week: Only have 2 left, not sure what to do.

    Vent/Brag/Whatever: With Goddard, Waters, Ryder, Franklin and ‘Frothies’ Martin on the pine, I think I did reasonably well.

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    July 15, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    Team Name: Dreamteam god

    Score: 2190

    Leagues: WWW

    Studs: Mitchell, deledio, beams, spurr

    Duds: Ross Lyon – wtf? we all know that broughton is a fuc#&ng gun and is wasting his time playing in the forward pocket?….. Suckling- traded carazzo for him after he was injured at the start of the year and will not be picking him again. when he does score well it is usually when he junks it up in the last quarter after being on 20 at half time. he also seems to have a weird role now and spends a lot of time on the pine..

    Chopping block: probably no one just gona save trades.

    Vent/Brag/Whatever: keen to get some players back this week, hopefully broughton doesn’t get dropped!

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    Dead Last

    July 16, 2012 at 12:01 am

    Team Name: Dead Last
    Round 16 Score:2299
    League Results:5xW
    DT Studs:Most
    DT Duds: a few
    On the Chopping Block:no one
    Trades this week:no one
    Vent/Brag/Whatever:Good solid round, devastated by the Tiger’s loss to the suns, Only made better by having a free bet on the Suns & collecting $450. As I thought this is the type of games the Tigers normally drop.

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    Just Go Bang!

    July 16, 2012 at 12:10 am

    Team Name: The Shirtfronters
    Round 16 Score: 2,235
    League Results: W
    Eliminator Status: Pushing up daisies

    DT Studs: Deledio, Carrazzo, Boyd, Ablett, Mitchell, Swan, Robinson, Whitecross, Johnson, Zorko
    DT Duds: Broughton… so over that prick… Adcock, Hargrave.
    On the Chopping Block: see above
    Trades this week: If I had enough spare trades I would be so happy to cull Broughton.

    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Picked up another 250 places, into 2,119th overall. Can’t pick a captain to save myself… ST this week… happy enough with 110, but many others scored better. Moving the (c) back to Swan this week.

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    July 16, 2012 at 11:07 am

    West Coke Eagles
    10th in the world this week yayyyy

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    July 16, 2012 at 11:17 am

    Team Name: Sausagedoggers FC
    Round 16 Score: 2138 (with a Maric Donut)
    League Results: W
    Eliminator Status: Out
    DT Studs: The usual susoects – Boyd, Ablett, Boyd, Zorko, Petrie, ROK, Lids
    DT Duds: The usual suspects – Broughton, Cloke and Suckling (surprise)
    On the Chopping Block: none
    Trades this week: none
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Still in top spot in league and ahead of Dr DreamTeam. goddard and Martin to come in this week.

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    July 16, 2012 at 11:58 am

    Team Name: Collingwho?
    Round 16 Score: 2,053 (with two donuts, and a bench full of premos)
    League Results: WLW
    Eliminator Status: Out a couple of rounds ago
    DT Studs: Lids, Carrots, Thompson, Ablett, Priddis, Beams, Zorko, Montagna
    DT Duds: Stanton, Chapman, Hall
    On the Chopping Block: Hall
    Trades this week: Hall to a rookie, Pfeiffer up to Goodes
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: One of the most frustrating weeks I’ve ever had in DT (including MBRs). Fell short by $5k to bring Goodes in through my preferred method. Then I lost a game in my most important league (all but ending top four hopes, but still comfortably in finals) by fourteen points. What made it more frustrating was the below.

    I needed just one of the many decisions/events below to go right to win:
    Captain Ablett instead of Thompson, I would have won.
    Playing Pfeiffer ahead of the sub affected Hall, I would have won
    Ivan Maric not being a late withdrawal and not being a donut, I would have won
    Tom Campbell not being dropped in the event of the above, I would have won
    If Mr. “Reliable” backup Mohr blayed and not meant a donut, I would have won
    Goddard or Martin playing, I would have won (Waters and Franklin forgiven as it’s an injury)
    Chapman not scoring 44 points below his average, I would have won

    ARGH. At least this week I’ll get Goodes in, and means Martin drops to being cover for the forwards and mids. Means I get rid of Hall too.

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    Sammy J

    July 16, 2012 at 12:18 pm

    Team Name: De Bastaard
    Round 16 Score: 2258
    League Results: WLLWW
    Eliminator Status: Out during the byes
    DT Studs: ROK, Lids, Carrots, Beams, Stevie J
    On the Chopping Block: Would like to ditch Giles, but low on trades.
    Trades this week: None. LTIs only.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Lost in two leagues by 20 and 30 points. Matt Suckling gets anywhere near his average and i win. He won’t be gettign a Xmas card from me.

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    July 16, 2012 at 2:47 pm

    Team Name: Kiwi’s Killers
    Round 16 Score: 2258
    League Results: L W W W
    Eliminator Status: done a long time ago
    DT Studs: top 3 Beams Deledio Boyd.
    DT Duds: bottom 3 Johnson, Suckling, Hargrave
    On the Chopping Block: Nobody
    Trades this week: None
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Thommo and Porps might have scored well but their combined last quarter was pathetic, costing me my one loss in my most important league by 30 points. Spurr being a late inclusion Saturday was annoying too as I would’ve held off the Beau Waters trade. Nevermind.

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    Boyds Doggies

    July 16, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    Team Name: Boyd’s Doggies
    Round 16 Score: 2286
    League Results: WW
    Eliminator Status: Goneskies
    DT Studs:Deledio, Boydy (C), GAJ, Mitchell, Stevie J, Carrots, Robbo & Zorko
    DT Duds: Chappy, Hanley, Sidebottom
    On the Chopping Block: Marley Williams, Bootsma
    Trades this week: Gotta hold with only a handful left.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Licking my lips at price drops for Pendles and Murphy to swoop up in a week or two’s time.If Zorko continues his brilliant form, he’s predicted to hit the $500,000 mark. Would this be a first in dt history for a 1st yr player?

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