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Anonymous
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Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

There seems to be so much hate on this forum about the Wildcats yet for some reason everyone can't help themselves obsess over them. Every game they play they seem to get almost 200 post on all there game threads and 6er's games get somewhere between 50-80 comments. Seems you would prefer to waste your time bagging the Cats rather than talking about your own team.

Seems strange... Jelousey ?????

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Shano76
Last week
18:52 12 Feb 17

Reply #624649

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

I am jealous of your spelling. It is not only 36ers fans who hate Perth btw.


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Anonymous
Last week
18:56 12 Feb 17

Reply #624655

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Obsess over them? You are a dick.


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Dazz
Last week
19:05 12 Feb 17

Reply #624660

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

And there you have it.

Yes, most posters on this forum (by volume) exists only to take cheap pointless shots at Perth.

If you went through those Perth threads, and filtered out all the posts that basically say "I hate Perf cos thay sukk" or needlessly attack Perth fans (and filtered out the replies) you'd find the'd be about average size.

Its particularly sad that in a season where they have dominated and are favourites for the ring, 6's "fans" are still more interested in attacking Perth and our fans, than in supporting their own team.


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Shano76
Last week
19:16 12 Feb 17

Reply #624665

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Dazz strikes again. Your life must be flat out.


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Haz
Last week
19:22 12 Feb 17

Reply #624670

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Maybe they're the most interesting and controversial team to talk about? Certainly the biggest club in the league would have the most amount of people wanting to see them brought down.


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BOL
Last week
19:28 12 Feb 17

Reply #624671

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Haz, the more polite and diplomatic version of Dazz


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Kingpodge
Last week
19:29 12 Feb 17

Reply #624674

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

because it's sooooo easy to stir you wildcats fans up.

and look, it's a hell of alot of fun as well.


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Train
Last week
19:34 12 Feb 17

Reply #624677

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Because most people love giving it to Perth fans and Perth fans love giving it back :P


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Luuuc
Last week
19:36 12 Feb 17

Reply #624678

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Yeah, there are multiple reasons behind it. For one thing, Cats fans have a long history of being active on message boards & social media.
But these days, here, it boils down to a very small number of people who will take the bait every friggin time.


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CT
Last week
19:37 12 Feb 17

Reply #624679

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

This one again? Depending on your perspective, everyone likes seeing a tall poppy being taken down, especially a rich marketing juggernaut of a tall poppy that will do everything it can to win. Or they play nasty, dull, grubby basketball, have a team full of dirty flogs and have a higher than average percentage of hyper-sensitive fans who revel so much in the reflected glory of their team that it makes them incredibly easy to ridicule. Or a combination of the two.


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ROFLcopter
Last week
19:41 12 Feb 17

Reply #624685

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Perth are flogs!!


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Manu Fieldel
Last week
19:46 12 Feb 17

Reply #624691

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Taipans strikin' from the Tropical North nah nah nah nah nah nah nah nah nah nah no. In your heart makin' no mistake, you're gonna get bitten by *inaudibleeeeeee*. Feel the bite *clap clap* Snake bite dah dah dah. Taipans comin' from the left and the right


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Big Ads
Last week
19:58 12 Feb 17

Reply #624702

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

I'll call it the "Kanye Principle"

- They have wealth and influence;
- They have a passionate fan base who generally defend them to the death irrespective of their deeds;
- They are polarizing but have been continuously successful among their peers;
- They are comfortable being perceived as bullies;
- Continuously fill out large arenas to the envy of everyone else;
- Scream foul if they feel hard done;
- They have made dubious music videos/youtube clips;
- Just when you think they are done they make a comeback; and
- They have Dazz who shares every single thought on the Wildcats like Kim Kardashian sharing her images and thoughts on social media*

There you have it, the Kanye Principle

*(Don't stop the threads Dazz, whether is attracts friends or foes, it generates something on this site, perhaps just don't feed the nasty anons so much with your responses).


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Anonymous
Last week
20:01 12 Feb 17

Reply #624704

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Perth fans aren't arrogant. We just know that we're better than everyone else!


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Train
Last week
20:06 12 Feb 17

Reply #624706

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Manu - How much have you had to drink today ;)


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Anonymous
Last week
20:14 12 Feb 17

Reply #624708

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

They are mentioned and refuted because people with no lives such as Dazz continue to create stupid threads about them. That is all.


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Manu Fieldel
Last week
20:20 12 Feb 17

Reply #624710

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Lots of iced tea, Train. Lots of iced tea


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Anonymous
Last week
20:20 12 Feb 17

Reply #624712

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Dazz you are retarded. "Its particularly sad that in a season where they have dominated and are favourites for the ring" So they dominated when they were on the bottom of the ladder? They get into the last regular season game and I am sorry to say ( no I am not at all) that that is far from dominating.
I guess you are a stalker IRL and this is how you get your Kix. You have interminably stared so my topics and it's 100% clear you have no idea about the game. Maybe you are the customer in disguise. Are you a thug irl?


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Train
Last week
20:23 12 Feb 17

Reply #624717

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Long Island Ice Tea :P


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Anonymous
Last week
20:36 12 Feb 17

Reply #624721

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

When Dazz gets called a retard, a stalker, a thug, and told he has no idea about the game all in the one post, then Dazz isn't the one with the problem.


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TimberBall
Last week
20:54 12 Feb 17

Reply #624726

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Anon (2 above) did you read Dazz's post? Or just the first line and think 'I hate Perth so have to write something negative'?
Reread it...he was saying those things about the 6ers...you halfwit.


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J
Last week
21:12 12 Feb 17

Reply #624734

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Bug ads, the Kanye principle. Well played!


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J
Last week
21:13 12 Feb 17

Reply #624735

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Big not bug.. haha autocorrect


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Anonymous
Last week
21:16 12 Feb 17

Reply #624737

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Well put Timberball. The weak anons who bash Dazz are worse than Dazz!


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CT
Last week
21:26 12 Feb 17

Reply #624743

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

"When Dazz gets called a retard, a stalker, a thug, and told he has no idea about the game all in the one post, then Dazz isn't the one with the problem."

Agree, there's no need for this kind of crap. There's still a person writing all this, no matter how much I usually disagree with what they have to say. At least they've got the balls to login and post under the same name everyday.


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Anonymous
Last week
21:27 12 Feb 17

Reply #624744

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

* every15minutes


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Anonymous
Last week
21:31 12 Feb 17

Reply #624745

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Wildcats fans are the biggest trolls (some on purpose other unknowingly due to their ridiculous one-eyedness) so it prompts others to bite back (who the Cats fans will then claim are trolls) and invariably you get one giant shitstorm.

Also other fanbases aren't that active online, even this place is quiet during Sixers away games (wtf?). Obviously during home games you are all at the Dome but away no one really posts much. Strange.


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Anonymous
Last week
21:37 12 Feb 17

Reply #624748

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Also the style of play Cats employ is sludgeball and disgusting to watch, therefore most non-Cats fans don't want to see them in the playoffs. 7/8 of the league play a game enjoyable to the eye.

Now at least one semi final series will be a hackathon :(


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Luuuc
Last week
21:41 12 Feb 17

Reply #624752

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

There's no doubt that Taipans-Wildcats is the ugliest combination in the league this season.
Silver lining - at least that can't be the GF matchup ;)

We haven't had many Wildcats games with Cotton + healthy Prather. That de-uglifies the Wildcats to a degree.


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Btown
Last week
22:37 12 Feb 17

Reply #624779

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Wildcats are only ugly when the offense stagnates...so about 90% of the season,


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hoopster
Last week
22:40 12 Feb 17

Reply #624782

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

ROFLcopter you're the biggest Flog of all.
31yrs straight finals & 7 Championships... nuff said.


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Anonymous
Last week
22:42 12 Feb 17

Reply #624783

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Great idea posting under a pseudonym of course. Which in the end is meaningless when the bullies and thugs and brain dead people slander you.
Everyone might as well be anonymous here. Unless Isaac will follow through on a formal complaint who cares.
The bullies and thugs of the Hoops now are "anonymous" but we all know who they are.


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Anonymous
Last week
23:12 12 Feb 17

Reply #624787

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

"Wildcats are only ugly when the offense stagnates...so about 90% of the season,"

*standing up applause*

gold jerry gold


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Anonymous
Last week
23:47 12 Feb 17

Reply #624797

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

"Which in the end is meaningless when the bullies and thugs and brain dead people slander you."

Irony overload!!


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Dazz
Last week
23:56 12 Feb 17

Reply #624798

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Brilliant!
A thread about "why the Cats get talked about the most"

is now the most talked about thread!

Love it.


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Anonymous
Last week
00:55 13 Feb 17

Reply #624807

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

I dislike Perth, but it mostly stems from the way they win. It's ugly and dirty but you cant but look at their success with envy.


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Anonymous
Last week
02:40 13 Feb 17

Reply #624808

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

They sure do play ugly and dirty.

But in no way am I envious of it.

Also the incompetent refs "enable" the boundaries to be pushed. Does that mean you are good?

Life isn't black and white... but the point of pro sports is to always have a clear winner even if it is under a "cloud" (so to speak).

From a purely philosophical viewpoint it doesn't matter whether you win or lose - it's HOW YOU PLAY THE GAME.


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Anonymous
Last week
02:43 13 Feb 17

Reply #624809

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Does that mean THEY are good?*


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TimberBall
Last week
08:45 13 Feb 17

Reply #624811

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

A great quote from 'White man can't jump' ...rather look bad and win than look good and lose.


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Tom
Last week
09:05 13 Feb 17

Reply #624816

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

1 Perth is successful.
2 Not one of the traditional powerhouse cities i.e. Melbourne Sydney Adelaide.
3 Arrogant culture.
4 Physical defence is their trademark.This is always borderline.
5 Resentment of home town support.
A team everyone loves to hate, beat and criticise. Both sides are entrenched.


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Anonymous
Last week
09:18 13 Feb 17

Reply #624818

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Biggest fan base and most passionate. Its why they have had sellouts, full stadiums over a two decades and other teams sadly have not


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Anonymous
Last week
10:25 13 Feb 17

Reply #624825

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

The real reason is because of their success, which some supporters of other teams are so obviously envious of that they start to invent and exaggerate certain things about them as if getting the moral high ground is going to erase their bitterness.

If people are singing the praises of Bevo, and hoping Goorjian comes back to the league, then there is no logical reason why the Cats' style of play should be hated.


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Anonymous
Last week
14:36 13 Feb 17

Reply #624873

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Err no.

Goorjian, while his style was sludgeball defensive like, actually had a FLOWING offense on the other end. e.g. Kings threepeat. This is not the case with the Cats system introduced by Bevo and now continued on by Gleeson.

Let me put it another way.

In the future will anyone (other than the Perth fanbase) look back on those championships and comment how well the team played the game (style wise not results wise)? Nope.

During the Kings threepeat even though I despised Sydney during it I can look back and appreciate what they did, they were . Can't say the same about Perth. Another recent example Breakers team was a joy to watch.


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Anonymous
Last week
14:44 13 Feb 17

Reply #624875

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

"During the Kings threepeat even though I despised Sydney"

Now we're getting to the crux of the issue. You hate teams that win titles.


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leungtl
Last week
14:49 13 Feb 17

Reply #624882

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

If you were getting 10k+ crowds every game, why would you change the style? It works for the fans and it works on the court.

Quite frankly I don't think any of the front office (nor the Perth fans) care about the style if it results in success on court.


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Anonymous
Last week
14:51 13 Feb 17

Reply #624884

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

^^^^ Of course they don't. But that does not negate the point their style is awful, which was, well, the point. lol


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Anonymous
Last week
14:52 13 Feb 17

Reply #624888

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

The point is Cats fans think "oh we are good yadda yadda yadda everyone is a hater look at them all talking about us" when in reality there is hate for the style of play not the team or the supporters. But it seems to make them feel special so believe it if it makes you feel that way.


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Anonymous
Last week
14:54 13 Feb 17

Reply #624891

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Basically:

The style of play is atrocious which creates a talking point.

NOT the deluded version of:

"Oh eastern states jealous of our titles and our team and our fans and our state bla bla bla"

/thread


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Dazzamaniac
Last week
14:57 13 Feb 17

Reply #624893

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

I'm a cats fan.

I hate our style of play. I'm envious of adelaide.

I would have been happy for the streak to end, so they'd reshuffle the team and get a team in that has offensive threats.


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leungtl
Last week
14:58 13 Feb 17

Reply #624894

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Curious to know if the people who hate the style still think it is equally terrible after the addition of Cotton?


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Anonymous
Last week
14:59 13 Feb 17

Reply #624895

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

I think that will happen regardless.

There have been times this season when the output was horrible to watch but overall its been good across the past seven seasons.


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Dazzamaniac
Last week
15:12 13 Feb 17

Reply #624898

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

It's better with Cotton, but that's because Cotton has a green light.

Cats run an offence to suit their core.

It works. But it's not glorious.

Prather and Cotton would be so much more fun to watch under a sixers regime.

Maybe it's not so much our offence but more our clientle.

Teams have scouted us well enough to know where our weaknesses are, so they can focus more on shutting our stars down.


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J
Last week
02:02 14 Feb 17

Reply #625146

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Pretty sure when ennis was at the cats we were pretty exciting.


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Anonymous
Last week
12:48 14 Feb 17

Reply #625192

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

I am cats fan because of our style of play - real basketball fans appreciate good defense! (which is not only played by the Wildcats)


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Anonymous
Last week
14:15 14 Feb 17

Reply #625217

re: Why do the Cats get talked about so much???

Hacking, grinding and bumping your opponent and getting away with it at home due to useless refs is not "good" defense.


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