There will be a brief lull in AFL player scrutiny as I take a couple of months off to travel abroad. I'll be leaving this wide brown land to travel through Thailand, Vietnam and India, leaving the rest of you poor bastards to deal with the nonsense from our feted sporting heroes. (That said, somewhat worryingly, Thailand is a favourite destination of the players, and we've seen that international boundaries are no barrier to AFL players going the biff.)
No doubt footy players will continue to wreak their special blend of drunkenness and self-centred arrogance in my absence. I'll try to monitor developments, but for Speccy readers so inclined, a brief comment on the end of this post will ensure that matters are dealt with properly in the New Year.
Owing to this temporary reduction in scrutiny, we'll keep the AFL Player Threat Indicator on a Red Level for the time being. Please, people, safety first! With that in mind - and Christmas coming up - remember the Speccy Shop for your AFL player threat mitigation needs.
Lastly, please note the AFL Misbehaviour Market has closed out for the year, with all trading ceased and the Pies contacts paying out $100 (all others are worthless). It had to be said that with four current and former players in court in the one month, Collingwood set a new bar for lawlessness. Thanks to all those who played and we'll look at setting up another market for next year.
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