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Grand Final Entertainment

Discussion in 'NRL' started by Hoofhearted, Jun 10, 2017.

  1. WaznTheGreat

    WaznTheGreat Referee

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    Queen and the GOAT Freddie Mercury are the only good musicians to ever grace this planet so whoever shows up on Grand Final day is sure to disgrace themselves.
     
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  2. Canard

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    No,no you got it wrong. Vomitorium played the 2011 GF.
     
  3. THE CHAMP

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    What's all this crap about miners taking chisels into primary schools?
     
  4. age.s

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    I'd generally prefer sport and politics to be at arms length, but the NRL inviting an extremely popular "artist" who happens to have a very popular song about SSM ranks about 0.1 of 10 on the "making it political" scale. Abbott's & Katter are the ones who made it political.

    Abbott should have campaigned on Macklemore being an offense to the great art of music but that's a different matter.
     
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  5. veggiepatch1959

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    And they probably smell worse than burley.
     
  6. Canard

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    What amazes me is the uproar from charity shops about Mackelmore's song just isn't being covered by the mainstream media.
     
  7. Red Bear

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    The sport and politics shouldn't mix thing is hilarious. Given pollies love being seen on grand final day, in their local teams jersey, in any reception for sports people etc. To push against it when it doesn't suit their agenda is fairly hypocritical.

    Also, given the freedom of speech argument the no vote tend to use to justify some of the muddying of the waters around this plebiscite the furore over a bloke using that freedom of speech is amusing.

    And it's not like the song is abusive or even antagonistic towards those who may support the 'no' cause, it's simply supportive of SSM.

    I won't watch it, because I just watch from kick off (and am at a music festival anyway). But there is zero issue with this choice of artist for grand finl day (other than he isn't my personal cup of tea music wise).
     
  8. Perth Red

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    Opportunity to be xenophobic and homophobic in one go,
    Paulines dream!
     
  9. Timbo

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    Watching the post-game AFL concert.

    Macklemore will have to do something pretty f**king special to be better than The Killers.
     
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  10. The Mad Hatter

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    Macklemore seems like a genius move by the NRL now.

    National and international media exposure. PM talking about it. The song going #1 on the itunes charts in Australia. The NRL appearing progressive in its choice of act and stance in SSM debate.

    Meanwhile half The Killers were here with a steaming pile of shit new album, performing to an AFL audience that's had recent issues with racism and homophobia.
     
  11. Cumberland Throw

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    Problem is Same love is as boring as shit song..

    If he goes Thrift shop, Downtown, Same Love, then Glorious it should be pretty good..
     
  12. The Mad Hatter

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    NRL doesn't need to sell out.

    It doesn't even need a crowd.

    The endless drone of Perth Red whinging about everything should suffice. Moan moan moan. TRY!!
     
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    The Killers are shit
     
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    Does anyone know what time the song will finish? I'm keen to watch the GF but I don't want my son to have to play the gimp at school on Tuesday as a result.
     
  15. Souths Till I Die

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    Macklemore is an awesome idea. You're not going to attract younger people to the NRL grand final having cold chisel play.
     
  16. AlwaysGreen

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    Not too late for the nrl to hire hayzee fantayzee.
     
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  17. The Mad Hatter

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    Shiny shiny sh-sh-shiny.
     
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    You're right. If Macklemore and Cold Chisel held a concert next door to each other at the same time you'd find more youth at Macklemore.

    But does the entertainment sway anyone's decision on attending the NRL GF? I'm usually lining up for a beer or a piss when they sing so its like elevator music to me.
     
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    Nailed it pretty well.
     
  20. Cherry_poppins

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    Macklemore is far shitter

    Go put on your favourite J-Lo then album you whinging merkin
    Just because the AFL got superior music doesn't mean its a better game
     

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