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Regardless of playoff outcome

Fans here and other sites said
Adams sucks
Gary sucks
Love sucks

We learned fans have no clue about how the team values and trains players

And I said this a few times
 

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Extremely satisfied with what has been a great ride this season. The future is really really bright. I'm going to enjoy the hell out of next week at Dallas no matter what happens. What a ride!
 

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"That guy would have been there in the next round guaranteed - Gute's a moron." LOL
 

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Two big lessons:

1. Many fans get way too invested in their idea of what their team needs to do on draft day and if it doesn't match their expectations, they throw a hissy fit.

2. Many fans get way too invested in their draft day gut reactions and care more about being right about the prospect than about the team succeeding.

If more people would learn to hold their opinions a little bit more loosely, they'd have a lot more fun. We all have thoughts as to who will/won't be good, but the emotional commitment that some people place into them is frankly embarrassing.
 

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It's the internet. People come out to b!!tch because their real life friends won't put up with it face-to-face.

I don't get hung up on the draft. It's too much "drama" for my life. After the draft, I record everything in my spreadsheet including what the sportswriters were saying about each player that we picked. Then I wait until at least Year 2 but usually more like Year 3 or Year 4 to analyze if it was a good pick.
 

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Think it's funny that when the Packers suddenly do well and we have new posters join us. I wonder if it's folks that said Love sucks and fire Gute and MLF on some other forum. When the reality hits, they leave and start up on another forum rather than continue on with ruined credibility.
 

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If someone puts any stock on their or anyone else's credibility on a fan message board then they really must have low self esteem. IMO.
 

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Extremely satisfied with what has been a great ride this season. The future is really really bright. I'm going to enjoy the hell out of next week at Dallas no matter what happens. What a ride!
What certainly came out after last season was that the Packers should be ready for a dark era. I heard this from Bear, Viking, and Lion fans. No more Favre or Rodgers. You will see what it is like. Right now they are eating crow in that the successor threw 32 TDs this season. Stunning.
 
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All 31 teams got better in the offseason other than us!!!
Every single year. We lose the off season according to some here.......... however, as we've seen repeatedly, they continuously have their craniums implanted in their rectums and .......... are permanent residents........... in the twilight zone.
 

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Think it's funny that when the Packers suddenly do well and we have new posters join us. I wonder if it's folks that said Love sucks and fire Gute and MLF on some other forum. When the reality hits, they leave and start up on another forum rather than continue on with ruined credibility.
I have noticed a dearth of Debbie downers, negative Nancies, fire 'em Freddies the past few weeks.
 

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I have noticed a dearth of Debbie downers, negative Nancies, fire 'em Freddies the past few weeks.
Oh, they're out there. Some of them might have separate accounts behind proxies for when they have to "play nice," but they're out there, just champing at the bit, anxiously awaiting the next loss so they can jump out of the shadows and remind everyone how dumb things can get on sports forums.
 
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Oh, they're out there. Some of them might have separate accounts behind proxies for when they have to "play nice," but they're out there, just champing at the bit, anxiously awaiting the next loss so they can jump out of the shadows and remind everyone how dumb things can get on sports forums.
The knuckleheads? Lmao
 

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We could have an incredible run and dominate to the SB and lose on a last second fluke play in OT and folks who haven't posted in 3 months will log on with "See! Love stinks, just like I told you all along. Rodgers would have made that play! Fire Gute! Fire MLF! Burn it down and start over. Trade all our picks for Rodgers and bring him back."
 

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It's like mosquitoes during a dry spell. You know that the eggs are out there, just waiting for a rain storm to come out again...
Seriously, though, what would one expect? I'd be willing to bet that, in October, the Positive Pollies weren't as upbeat as they are now. The current situation SHOULD make a difference.

For instance, now, on any forum you choose, there are folks who (negatively?) say the Pack is probably going to thumped by the Cowboys and those who figure (positively?) that they're primed to make a run of it. Depending on the outcome, somebody is going to pulling their horns in.
 

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Seriously, though, what would one expect? I'd be willing to bet that, in October, the Positive Pollies weren't as upbeat as they are now. The current situation SHOULD make a difference.
There were quite a few crying Carl's and anxious Annies about but the calm Carols and level-headed Larry's knew it would be an up and down season.
 

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There were quite a few crying Carl's and anxious Annies about but the calm Carols and level-headed Larry's knew it would be an up and down season.
My alliteration neurons have melted. :) Didn't realize there's now a middle ground group. If so, I figure the Carols and Larrys aren't getting all the excited about things now?
 

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Seriously, though, what would one expect? I'd be willing to bet that, in October, the Positive Pollies weren't as upbeat as they are now. The current situation SHOULD make a difference.

For instance, now, on any forum you choose, there are folks who (negatively?) say the Pack is probably going to thumped by the Cowboys and those who figure (positively?) that they're primed to make a run of it. Depending on the outcome, somebody is going to pulling their horns in.
I dont mind negative posts. I don't mind questioning decisions and moves the Packers make. But when Love has a poor game or even a series the reaction is to fire Gute, MLF, Mark Murphy, bench Love, Clifford is a better player, blah blah blah. The level of silliness by posters who post these things is mind boggling.
 

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Certainly. Everything is relative. It's just that (obviously from my screen name) I'm often well behind the curve in signing on to the positive end of things. Got bounced from one forum and was asked to tone things down in another during the 2011 season - what could possibly go wrong?. At season's end, the owner of the second one almost slit his wrists online.
 

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