Hopefully the club can provide a decent sound system to let people hear a few speeches and such. Sheeds up front would be great. Last year, everyone sort of hung around wondering what was happening next, and then just sort of moved off en masse. Loud hailers and mickey mouse sound amplification makes for a watering down of the enthusiasm and effect.
In fact, I am a little disappointed that we can't start at Fed square again, because to have that overflowing and blocking streets and footpaths etc would really get people's attention, whereas even a big number of 20k or so in an open parkland area doesn't have the same impact.
Nonetheless, I love the atmosphere and the statement it makes to the players and the club, and to the football world.
Bring your banners, whatever your viewpoint, whether it be supporting the 34 ("Back our boys"), supporting Hirdy, telling the AFL, or WADA/CAS what pricks they are, or just supporting the club in general.
Let's make a statement. Last year was really something to remember, let's go one better.