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    Default Always a Dolphins fan, no matter what.......

    I keep seeing reports on the NFL Network and ESPN, about comparing us to the Browns or Bengals and Detroit Lions as far as winning, and people coming to play here, and it's sad. We've become the Cincinnati Bengals of football. Nobody wants to come here, it seems like. Maybe I'm wrong, but that's the feeling I'm getting. But that's no reason to give up on my team. I've known people down here in Florida that have moved from Ohio, that are proud Browns fans, and even Lions fans from Michigan, when they were pitiful, which was not too long ago. But they still had team stickers on their cars, and they still talked the best smack they could about how proud they were of their team, no matter how bad they were doing. We need to do the same thing.

    I'm not saying we're going to have a powerhouse team this year, and it might be a couple years before we're a team that people worry about. But I'm still going to put my Dolphins helmet out every football season, and I'm still going to have the sticker on my car, and I'm still going to wear the hat whenever I go someplace. Because no matter what, I'm a Dolphins fan. I'll support them through the worst, and I'll be there to celebrate the best, and all the bandwagoners will have to take a number. We'll be back one day, hopefully someday soon. But we'll be back. All the people that say, "that's it, I'm done, **** the Dolphins," go ahead. Don't come back, you'll have to wait in line behind the wagon. I'm proud to be a Dolphins fan, and I'll always be one. No matter what. We've got a new coach, and a new staff, with most certainly a new quarterback. Here's to a new season of promise, and a reason to watch Miami Dolphins football this fall. That helmet you see in my avatar will always be raised over my head in pride.
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    Well said.












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    Agree 100%. Real fans stick with their team, through good and bad.

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    Exactly man, I used to take loses so personal and get so angry and go hide in my room with the lights off and not watch espn or anything dolphins related til like Saturday haha I used to be a little extreme but now since they stabbed us all in the heart so many times we just learn to roll with it. But no matter what DOLFAN until the end, always got that smidge of hope just like we all did watching every game back in '07.

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    Hey when you see the **** I have put up with supporting my soccer team being a fan of the Phins is easy. Being friends with a Bengals and a Rams fan helps though :P

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    ...not enough cocaine to keep me going through this every year for the next 5 years. Until then, I can't give you a straight answer as to whether or not I'll still be a Dolphan.

    "Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.

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    Always a fan, win or lose! Either support the team or go away, thru good AND bad seasons!!
    Non of this crap "let's suck for luck",
    Or "Bleeding for Weeden"
    Or "I hope they lose so we can get a better draft pick"
    Or "I'll be back next year when they get a good QB"
    Or "We won or they lost"
    Or disrespecting the history of this franchise,
    Like "I don't care about the 1972 Dolphins"
    Max, I'll see you again someday
    Pudy, Be in Peace
    I love you both

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    I've been a fan for over 15 years it's been hard at times to even admit it, the franchise seems to be getting worse every year since Ross took over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Laces Out View Post

    The quoted post so ignorant it isn't even funny. Fans like that are the reason teams get away with fielding **** products. There is no accountability from the fan base. There is nothing wrong with being passionate, but as individual fans, the enthusiasm needs to be tempered, the highs aren't so high and the lows aren't so low. but as in every group there are extremes, you fall in the exact opposite of the "F the team" group. You are the "battered fan". "The Dolphins didn't mean mean to hurt me, they really love me and I'll stand by them ****ting on football".




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    They are held accountable financially. Don't be ridiculious.
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    I started playing the game and was a huge Dolphin fan. Marino, Duper, Clayton, Offendahl, Jensen, Hardy, Johnson, Stephenson, Moore, Nathan, Fryar, McDuffie. Always will be. I bleed Aqua. Just wish i get to see them reach the heights we were at when i was 16yrs old. Im now 41 and still waiting. Sums it up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FanMarino View Post
    I started playing the game and was a huge Dolphin fan. Marino, Duper, Clayton, Offendahl, Jensen, Hardy, Johnson, Stephenson, Moore, Nathan, Fryar, McDuffie. Always will be. I bleed Aqua. Just wish i get to see them reach the heights we were at when i was 16yrs old. Im now 41 and still waiting. Sums it up.
    I'm with stupid...but my idea of a true fan would be to always allow disgruntled fans back on the bandwagon. To never allow fan delusion to supercede reality. To never oppress or force my disdain on others, even indirectly, in order to maintain some sort of pecking order of emotional spoils.

    That said, STFU ***** nobody asked you, damn...

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    Quote Originally Posted by FanMarino View Post
    I started playing the game and was a huge Dolphin fan. Marino, Duper, Clayton, Offendahl, Jensen, Hardy, Johnson, Stephenson, Moore, Nathan, Fryar, McDuffie. Always will be. I bleed Aqua. Just wish i get to see them reach the heights we were at when i was 16yrs old. Im now 41 and still waiting. Sums it up.
    yeah but some of us 20 something year olds never got to see any real heights
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    Tannehill could have had more time had Clabo just fell down and forced Mario to step over him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pandarilla View Post
    I'm with stupid...but my idea of a true fan would be to always allow disgruntled fans back on the bandwagon. To never allow fan delusion to supercede reality. To never oppress or force my disdain on others, even indirectly, in order to maintain some sort of pecking order of emotional spoils.

    That said, STFU ***** nobody asked you, damn...
    we have a bandwagon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FanMarino View Post
    we have a bandwagon?
    It's more like a clown car, but you'd be surprised how many people you can fit in one of those.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Laces Out View Post
    Derp derp....well....i's guess that meanin people's cain't be frustrated with thur team and vent......



    The quoted post so ignorant it isn't even funny. Fans like that are the reason teams get away with fielding **** products. There is no accountability from the fan base. There is nothing wrong with being passionate, but as individual fans, the enthusiasm needs to be tempered, the highs aren't so high and the lows aren't so low. but as in every group there are extremes, you fall in the exact opposite of the "F the team" group. You are the "battered fan". "The Dolphins didn't mean mean to hurt me, they really love me and I'll stand by them ****ting on football".




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    Where did I say you cannot be angry and upset? I didn't!
    That post was specifically targeted at all over-reactionary "fans" that are giving up on the Dolphins because they traded Brandon Marshall and did not get Peyton Manning.

    But thanks for calling me a derp and ignorant all in the same post without even knowing me. Glad to see common bonds between fans is still strong on the message board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by unluckyluciano View Post
    They are held accountable financially. Don't be ridiculious.
    Is that so???? You mean that 102 game sellout streak and no blackout streak that spans back to 1998 that FINALLY ended after years of dog**** football? Yeah....not buying...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Laces Out View Post
    Is that so???? You mean that 102 game sellout streak and no blackout streak that spans back to 1998 that FINALLY ended after years of dog**** football? Yeah....not buying...


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    yes its so. We dont have blackouts now.because the owner.buys the tickets. We arent on national TV which means a smaller market. So yes that is so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Laces Out View Post
    Derp derp....well....i's guess that meanin people's cain't be frustrated with thur team and vent......



    The quoted post so ignorant it isn't even funny. Fans like that are the reason teams get away with fielding **** products. There is no accountability from the fan base. There is nothing wrong with being passionate, but as individual fans, the enthusiasm needs to be tempered, the highs aren't so high and the lows aren't so low. but as in every group there are extremes, you fall in the exact opposite of the "F the team" group. You are the "battered fan". "The Dolphins didn't mean mean to hurt me, they really love me and I'll stand by them ****ting on football".




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    Venting is fine. Please dont vent at other board members who choose not to see things the way you do though. Thats what gets a post like this deleted.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Boik14 View Post
    Venting is fine. Please dont vent at other board members who choose not to see things the way you do though. Thats what gets a post like this deleted.

    Hope mods are gonna start enforcing this more then, or at least equally.


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