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Lockout Chat: Round 8

The indigenous round of the AFL is here with some big games ahead of us. Have you made any big changes for Round 8? Who have you got locked in as your captain? Keep the DT TALK Community updated with your team and the goings on over the course of the weekend in the comments.

After a massive week in AFL Dream Team, we are back for another round. How are you attacking Round 8? Did you make any big trades? Discuss it all here in the comments all weekend. We want to hear your scores after each game so we all get a good idea how the DT community is going!

POST YOUR SCORES: Show your scores as well as how many players have played… if you captain has played, count then as two. So at the end of the round, you have 23 players to have played.

606 Comments

606 Comments

  1. Cohen

    May 20, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    How much do you reckon Mitchell will go down in price His breakeven was 103 and he got 73 He is currently $473000

    • JungleMuffin

      May 20, 2012 at 4:09 pm

      464k

      • Cohen

        May 20, 2012 at 4:20 pm

        THX how do you work it out

        • JungleMuffin

          May 20, 2012 at 4:58 pm

          I’m really good at maths.

          • Cohen

            May 20, 2012 at 6:02 pm

            whats the formula

        • JungleMuffin

          May 20, 2012 at 6:16 pm

          Looking at scoring 2275, and I lose my 2 main leagues…….

          Every week in my top league, teams pull out 2-300 above average to knock me off, it’s f**king unreal. There is no justice in this game.

  2. Jarrad

    May 20, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Who saw Robbo being used as a tagger on Reilly?…Not me…

  3. chappalenkoubeauty

    May 20, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    2108 with Goddard to come. Looks like I am about par this week, 92 thanks will be fine.

  4. melpete

    May 20, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    Imagine how many have Swannie and Murphy in their mids? Trade time comin up!

  5. Lukey85

    May 20, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    Ablett > Murphy…FMDT.

    • fivestar

      May 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm

      Same :(
      Was heading for an easy 2300… Been shocking since I put him in three weeks ago. Will have to downgrade someone to Zorko then trade MM for Ablett

      DREAMTEAM IS A BITCH

  6. Dick Swollan

    May 20, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    Waters possible hammy in warm up…..

  7. Muntasser

    May 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Dangerfield you beauty! Absolute bull at the contested ball – like a quicker Brad Sewell and just as hard!!

    Guys – I have Sam Mitchell in my DT, is it worth keeping him now or time to release??

    • Cohen

      May 20, 2012 at 4:50 pm

      I have Mitchell too I’m looking at Cotchin for him

    • butsy1723

      May 20, 2012 at 5:27 pm

      Don’t get rid of him. Not like he has been down for weeks now, he is still having big games, but he is just having a couple of shockers every now and again. Definitely not worth wasting a trade.

      • leetrevor81

        May 20, 2012 at 7:22 pm

        Players that good don’t forget how to play, his form will turn around in time, and this year has shown whenever players get traded out in bad form they tend to hit form the week after…

        For example Brian Lake when everyone jumped off him

        Don’t waste a trade, be patient and show some faith in your selections. You will always have players down in form just like a normal team, awesome if you had 22 players getting tonnes every week, but its not realistic

  8. Purple Jesus

    May 20, 2012 at 5:49 pm

    So who has Swan and Murph?……it certainly is going to be an interesting week at the trade table.

    • Tom

      May 20, 2012 at 6:02 pm

      Glad I don’t have them, might bring them in when they come back from their injuries.

    • Tom

      May 20, 2012 at 6:05 pm

      Mitchell looks tasty with another price drop

  9. chappalenkoubeauty

    May 20, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    Geez tight eliminator. me 58 points up at half time in eags match v Milera and Waters (who is flying.) I may be cooked.

  10. Brock

    May 20, 2012 at 6:17 pm

    Cracking week. Swan (captain), Gibbs and Murphy (who I traded Ablett for) contributing 80 points between them, Ellis and Morris on the ground, donut in the forward line. Traded in Zaha over Dangerfield this week. Looking at about 1930.

    Next week Zorko will be the most traded in player. Will wait on Swan and Murphy injury updates. Only positive is I will be able to get Robbo in a few weeks to complete my forwards after he sheds some coin.

  11. Albert Lloyd

    May 20, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    Swan only out 2 yeah?

    Zorko in for Shiel this week but doesn’t help my bye structure.

    That dirty Wizard Cloke is out too for Sideass.

  12. Cohen

    May 20, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    How much will Orren go up

  13. joseph

    May 20, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    should win, 99 points up, playing Hayes and Cox with a quater to go

  14. Darius

    May 20, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    fuarrk good on the carlton team for screwing up my round lol

  15. bomber_tom

    May 20, 2012 at 7:51 pm

    Got beaten by some f*cking sh*t team in eliminator
    fmdt.

  16. Jesse

    May 21, 2012 at 5:38 pm

    Up against Dr Dream Team this coming Round 9. Fair confident to win but a bit unsure of backline. Just traded out Zac smith for Josh Jenkins and used extra cash to upgrade the porpoise to dangermouse. Can make changes before Friday.

    Backs: Deledio, Goddard, Waters, Marty Clarke, Dempsey, K. Hunt, Bugg, (Smedts, S.Shaw)

    MId: Scotty T, Ablett, Pendle, J Selwood, Boyd, Horsley (Magner, Shiel)

    Ruck: Sandi, Giles (Jenkins, Orren)

    Fwd: Franklin, Sidebottom, Dangermouse, Zaharakis, Martin, Mayne, T.Dickson (T.Adams, Couch)

    93k left in bank, 12 trades left.

    What you guys think?

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