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Opinion Current situation regarding the future of Luke Thompson

Discussion in 'Bulldogs Discussion' started by beastwood89, Mar 24, 2020.

  1. Donkey Slayer

    Donkey Slayer Kennel Regular

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    What about SBW does he still get paid his 10mill lol
     
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  2. TwinTurbo

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    My view is that most things will go back to normal in a few weeks, some things might take a couple of months, but in a year we will have completely forgotten what corona virus even is.

    Go Dogs
     
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  3. TwinTurbo

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    That means he would still earn double the ESL rate. The salary cap in the ESL is 2.1m pounds (about $4m) and what’s included is different to ours.

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  4. bradyk

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    Yes, but if he classifies as a marquee player in the Super League it isn't all included in the cap. If he comes here he has to take a pay cut to his rumoured 850k which is all I said and what the thread is about.
     
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    We will have cap space because alot are going off big contracts
     
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  6. speedy2460

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    Totally right.
    Also, the Coronavirus rubbish is ten times worse in the UK.
    It seems reasonable that he would want out of the place if he can.
     
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  7. Bazildog

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    Gee...this would be an awesome outcome, but I think it has less chance of getting up than any of my crap selections on a Saturday punt..This is going to be painful, boring and for some of us very sad. We should all do our bit and stay away, keep clean and protect our loved ones.
     
  8. Dogs Of War

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    I do see a lot of contracts falling apart. Especially if the money isn't there. Might be a good opportunity for the Bulldogs to upgrade the team. As I suspect there may be a huge gulf in what teams can afford, and the I suspect the salary cap will be a lot more fluid. Similar to after super league war.
     
  9. Dannyboi88

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    Most people are gonna lose there jobs houses other things and to honest league players whinging about having to take a pay cut to there above modest salaries is a joke no one wants to hear there sob storys cause the supporters who love the game gonna be the ones who are affected most no more $8.50 cafe made coffees to post on Instagram
     
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  11. Bazildog

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    How's this panning out..?
     
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  12. NovaScotiaDog

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    Yep I agree with some of what you say but remember the Great Depression when sport in particular cricket was considered a saviour and people flocked to games. Rugby league will have a head start on any other sport and could flourish
     
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    Might be a great time to poach Matt Parcell to play hooker for a good price..
     
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  14. TwinTurbo

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    Pretty well actually, the NRL restarts in 17 days, in a couple of months (July is likely) spectators will be allowed, possibly in limited numbers start off with, and by this time next year we will be into Round 10.

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  15. Bazildog

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    I don't get personal as a rule with debate or discussion. But you are bordering on being an idiot.

    Your comments were that this is a nothing issue and within 12 months we will have all forgotten what Covid-19 is or was.

    4,000,000 + so far infected and almost 300,000 DEAD world wide in less than 5 months that we know about and no cure in sight. 10' of millions unemployed, thousands of bussiness's destroyed blah blah blah.

    Yeah fuck all, nothing to see here...

    Wombat.
     
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  16. youoboys

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    Bulldogs fan here: I went to coles to buy grapes @$3.90 kilo....... they were soft and poor quality .... bought a cherry ripe instead
     
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  17. TwinTurbo

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    We were talking about NRL and COVID-19, when and how it would resume, its effect on NRL next year, not the rest of the world, not the economic effect, not the number of people sick, not the number of deaths, just the NRL effect.

    You are falsely attributing my comments on a singular subject to much wider issues. Then even further extrapolating that far beyond the specific context those comments were made in relation to.

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  18. Bazildog

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    Yeah...ok. Your words in red from you, not made up and not out of context. "in a year we will have completely forgotten what corona virus is"

    Put the shovel down.
     
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  19. TwinTurbo

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    Let me provide an example relating to the concept of context, you posted (the complete post, unedited);
    That means you are a flat earther, don't believe that Neil Armstrong walked on the moon and think LM is the next GI.

    So back then you weren't sure if the virus was real or not?

    I know in both posts that's not what you "meant" but viewed in isolation from the other posts before it that's what you "said". That's why context is important, and we were talking about Covid-19's effect on the NRL, not the whole world.

    Go Dogs
     
  20. Bazildog

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    Keep digging oldmate.

    Regardless of what context you try to put it, anyone can go back and read my posts (you are now painfully trying to use to justify your dribble) and see that I was being sarcastic to make a point. However, your direct quote (NRL related or not) "My view is that most things will go back to normal in a few weeks, some things might take a couple of months, but in a year we will have completely forgotten what corona virus even is."

    It was either silly, misguided or just fucking stupid and is/was completely wrong in any context. For the record you are expert and picking apart anyone's comments on these threads particularly if they appear to show any negativity towards Pay. Multiple posts can be brought up if you wish that show the lengths you will go to and also google to find answers that suit your comments, regardless of the context.

    Like I said, put the shovel down.
     
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