Is this the way the premiership dream ends; not with a bang but a whimper?
The Crows folded at Kardinia Park like Superman being exposed to Kryptonite, while Port continued to underline that they belong in the top four, as long as they can play bottom four sides. A bad round, then, for our Fumbles correspondent - but at least he wasn't forced to relive any hideously-demoralising historical defeats. Oh, wait...
If anyone’s looking for the archetype of Ambivalence, Thursday night helpfully provided one: when your former best player kicks the winning goal against your least favourite team.
It was as convincing a win as an unconvincing win can be, and our Fumbles correspondent is looking on the bright side. After all, there are worse teams to support than flat track bullies.