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Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Loobs, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. Loobs

    Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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    All,

    I have retired the sad Manly fan avatar. Hopefully it is never to return.
     
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    • HappilyManly

      HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Great to see the Ox again as I fear his contributions in 2008 is often overshadowed by the razzle dazzle brigade.:clap:

      Hope to see Manly's OFFICIAL announcement of his signing/retiring soon :giggle:
       
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      • Clint

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        Awwwwww. I liked it Loobs. Thought it was funny..@:D
         
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        • Mark from Brisbane

          Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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          I gave my 2008 GF seats away to a couple from Perth who were desperate to attend and Grant Mayer ( I think it was him then ) organised a couple of seats for me and I ended up sitting with the players family's, and right next to Oxy's brother and Mum / Dad, nice people and very animated on the day ( as we all were).
           
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          • Loobs

            Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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            Forever my favourite Sea Eagle - the little champion.
             
          • Bearfax

            Bearfax Well-Known Member

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            Are you Ken Arthurson's son Mark? You seem just a little too close to all the action to be just your average Manly supporter. I mean Ken just lives down the road these days doesnt he?
             
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            • Loobs

              Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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              Mark from Brisbane, son of Blake Leary @:D
               
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              • HoldenV8

                HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

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                100%. I think Ox generally gets forgotten about when compared to the Stewarts, Choc, Kitey, Robbo, Wolf, Killer etc, but you can't do much better than winning the Dally M Player of the year like he did in 2008.
                 
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                • Mark from Brisbane

                  Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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                  No mate but don't forget from 2006-2013 I ran the MWTS, working closely with the club, dealt with CEO's from Lowe to Perry, all of whom spoke to me frequently.

                  So plenty of inside contacts during that time.
                   
                • Mark from Brisbane

                  Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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                  Oxy played a very very big part of the success of 2008, maybe gone but never forgotten!!
                   
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                  • HoldenV8

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                    We don't forget the Ox, but the league public and the media tend to forget his contributions to that era. His combination with Killer playing 5/8 at the back end of 2008 was a BIG reason why we won the premiership.
                     
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                    • Bearfax

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                      I still think you're Ken Arthurson's son.
                      :giggle:
                       
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                      • HoldenV8

                        HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

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                        Would that make him the Godson of Manly? :p
                         
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                        • globaleagle

                          globaleagle Le ver vert va vers le verre vert! Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                          I think I should change my avatar. No one identifies with a moose.


                          Maybe.....I'll put a pic of Mark there :)
                           
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                          • Mark from Brisbane

                            Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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                            I've met Arko many times, lovely man.

                            He came to a MWTS function we had at the Gold Coast, only about 30 of us there , spent 3 hours with us , very generous of his time.

                            I still have his phone numbers in my address book, but you'd have to kill me to get them!!
                             
                          • TerryRandall

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                            That would explain why Leary is a bit of a plodder - he must be pushing 80.
                             
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                            • KOMORI

                              KOMORI Born and bred an Eagle

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                              Hey I've got a printing press as my avatar... Something something no one knows what a KOMORI is lol..
                               
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                              • globaleagle

                                globaleagle Le ver vert va vers le verre vert! Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                                Pffft, I've known what a Komori is for ages!!! (After I saw your username and googled it.) :p
                                 
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                                • HoldenV8

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                                  Hey Rocky, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat.
                                   
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                                  • HappilyManly

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                                    Get a Rex Mossop image, the real Moose:lightbulb:
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