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Thread: Force v Rebels - what better time to act?

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    Are we forgetting that the players are prohibited from taking any form of industrial action under their current CBA?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Markos2012 View Post
    I am just thinking that this game provides the perfect opportunity to shine a light on the mess that has been created this year. The two victims together in one place, a live broadcast, international rugby audience!!

    The question is how? Public humiliation, disruption, a moments silence, walking out - who knows. We won't get a better chance.

    To date we have been vocal and reasonable. Anyone interested in turning up the heat?

    Count me in - these might be the last two games we ever have in the West - let us not die quietly

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    A couple of years ago I saw something at NIB that I think we should recreate. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUtJ2Wacf6Q

    If this doesn't justify why the Force should be prioritised ahead of the Rebels, I don't know what will.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alison View Post
    I think we need to avoid any direct criticism of Clyne & Puller though as we'll be asked to take that down like the Rebels supporters were a few weeks back.
    I agree. We need to motivate a massive crowd and show our support.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jono View Post
    Are we forgetting that the players are prohibited from taking any form of industrial action under their current CBA?
    Don't introduce facts into the argument.

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    what say suzi poisons both teams and they are unable to take the field?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jono View Post
    Are we forgetting that the players are prohibited from taking any form of industrial action under their current CBA?
    I have heard this so often but the thing is, back before huge union power the only kind of action was illegal action. Or else we would all be working in bloody coal mills from the age of 6 onwards.

    The ARU have proven they aren't fit to rule, so let's bloody get em! Can't be sued by a body that has been disbanded through its own ineptitude/crippling legal actions from broadcasters/teams.

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    What shall we do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jargan83 View Post
    Don't introduce facts into the argument.
    Yeah! I'm depressed enough already tonite without some smart-arse 4X guzzling banana bender talking facts.

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    I think as it effects all players of both teams that they should show a sign of unity before and after the game (in between, they both put their heart and souls into the match, of course)

    On the fan side of things strongerasfive, FUARU, maps of Australia, can't think of the figures but Tahs+Reds+Brums V Force+Rebs ARU top up $$$

    Just some ideas

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    Industrial Action can't be taken then lets turn it into a safety issue.. Thats how the unions got away with heaps of stoppages....

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    With how we are running "i am the force"

    Maybe "we are rugby" for both fans to hold and if you are social media technical selfies of Force and Rebs supporters holding the sign up between them

    Stronger as five

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    Anyone know how to turn off the lights at NIB? For me it's usually full strength beer at the corner post!!

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    20,000 punters in the stands wearing FUARU t shirts would be impressive. Foxtel wouldn't know where to point their cameras.

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    That's what I was thinking a big crowd would definitely be good. How about standing ovation for a couple of minutes when teams come out? Boring I know but I'm not very imaginative and it might be possible to get the Force involved?

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