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xXJawsaXx

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  1. Just what the thread title says really. I am a Marxist so basically all of my opinions are unpopular, namely when it comes to refugees, been in many an online argument with bogan 'Strayans' about the issue, but I would like to hear from you guys!
  2. The road to the 2018 WC

    We have players who are in pretty good club form, such as Rogic, yet they play like shit for the national team. Same goes for Mooy, we have seen how creative, and dangerous he can be, live, yet, he has rarely played like that for the national team. Also, why the fuck was Behich, who has been consistently playing for his club dropped for fucking Brad Smith? Who has probably played more for the nt than at a club level.
  3. Australian kits (national and club)

    It is a very nice kit, but the A-League logo makes it look so cluttered. It would be perfect with the logo on the sleeve
  4. Stadium Porn

    Ajinomoto Stadium in Japan. Managed to attend an FC Tokyo game whilst I was living there. And yes. FC Tokyo fans sing You'll Never Walk Alone. The wikipedia article has more photos.
  5. Memberships

    Not quite a foundation member, I actually started out with a 5 game membership in 11/12, then opted to get a full one in 12/13. I have renewed every year since then (Except for last season due to being overseas).
  6. Fernando Brandán

    Guy was so coked up that he needed to destroy the advertising after he scored. Looks like one of those guys who'd get into a fight over a cigarette outside Sunshine station. Love it, hopefully he can carry this form through the season. But he seems like a gun so far.
  7. Strider Presents - Victory derby v1

    Fuck yeah! I had a good feeling about the game, but I never expected that! Other than the usual suspects, I thought that Muscat played really, really well. Granted, Victory's attack sucked, but still.
  8. Strider Presents - Victory derby v1

    Eh, it's nothing new, they did it with Del Piero and Ono when they were here iirc.
  9. The road to the 2018 WC

    Channel 9 testing the waters for A-League rights maybe?
  10. IN or OUT: The Vant Schip Edition

    I somehow misread the question when I first voted haha. I realised what a dumbass I was about 5 seconds later.
  11. Unpopular Opinions That You Have.

    Agreed. Space travel and colonisation is one of the only things that I am actually optimistic about tbh haha.
  12. Unpopular Opinions That You Have.

    Oh of course, I guess that it is pretty impossible to gauge which technologies will take off (no pun intended), and which ones won't. In the 60's people were hopeful about colonisation in the following decades, but nothing materialised (There were a few reasons beyond the technological limitations of course). I do think that most research will be done by government agencies like NASA and the ESA, but that research will be co-opted by people wanting to make money. Pretty unrelated, but if it is government agencies that do end up leading the charge, it must be a joint effort. If, for example, it was a solo effort by NASA, the colony could be seen as an 'American' colony, and not something that benefits humanity as a whole. NASA gives SpaceX contracts in order to build new spacecraft, yes. They also lease them launch pads etc. Right now, close co-operation between government agencies and companies is important, as research can be shared and such.
  13. Unpopular Opinions That You Have.

    My love of space, and colonisation of space trumps my political leanings haha. Although, as I have gotten older my tolerance for capitalism has increased a bit, I can see the benefits in markets, etc. I am no Tesla haha, but I am not the insufferable Marxist jerkass that I once was.
  14. Unpopular Opinions That You Have.

    UOTYH: With the news that SpaceX is wanting to colonise Mars, it got me thinking: It will be private companies that lead the way in space travel, not government institutions like NASA. Of course, whether or not SpaceX's idea will succeed is a whole other issue, but the lure of raw materials (some of which are rare on Earth) to be mined leads me to believe that it's only a matter of time before large companies start to seriously look into it.
  15. TTDIM: Things that don't irk me

    TTDIM: Being given 48 free light-bulbs by a guy going door to door.
  16. Memberships

    Geez, our advertising for the upcoming season is better than the FFA's haha.
  17. Daniel Arzani

  18. Socceroos v Greece

    I think that it just highlights the fact that our national team's active support sucks. Really bad.
  19. Socceroos v Greece

    I'd guarantee that the majority of those 30k supporters were just Australians who wanted to see (arguably) the best team in Asia. I also don't think that many Japanese people would fly down for the game in October anyway, especially not that early in the campaign. It is unconfirmed that the game against Japan will be at the MCG anyway. So it's pure speculation at this point.
  20. Socceroos v Greece

    Well, the Japan game will be on the 11th of October, the AFL season will be over by then so the pitch should be fine. You'd assume so anyway.
  21. 2016/17 Kits

    Yeah, it is growing on me, I can only hope that we get something that slick for next season. Unfortunately we'll probably get stuck with Nike's stupid new 'vapor' template.
  22. 2016/17 Kits

    Swansea City. Not entirely sure how I feel about this. White kits tend to walk along a fine line between 'classy', and 'bland', I am not sure which one this is. I do like the collar though. The second kit reminds me of Sydney's ACL kit haha.
  23. City Football Group (CFG) [Owner of Melbourne City]

    I wouldn't look too much into it. Those have always been Yokohama's colours, and their kits generally look like that every year.
  24. The Salary Cap Thread

    China uses 4+1 if I remember correctly.
  25. December 19 Christmas Derby

    Studying abroad until March. Managed to find myself a subscription service where I can stream in high-ish quality.
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