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Posted on: December 6, 2018 at 13:16:28 CT
cal MU
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The strangest fanbase in the country. We loathe ourselves collectively, and it's not limited to message board types. The average fan that I know including my dad, is over the top pessimistic and rationalizes everything in the opposite way such as the KY PI call with no time on the clock. He, like mass amount of posters on here, dwelled on everything else in the game except the call that decided the game. Even more strange is the majority, including him, acknowledged it was a horrific call, but that Mizzou should not have put themselves in that position. There is merit certainly to both sides, but the strange thing is the Mizzou fans tendency to gravitate away from the stance that supports the guys on the team. We see it constantly in every possible topic and scenario. The psychology behind it is interesting to me as I cant imagine any other fanbase like this. Was it the thirteen year exodus from relevance from 84-96? Or the gut wrenching losses against number one teams, Fifth Down and Flea Kicker in which the officiating and luck were more to blame than anything the teams did in those games? Perhaps this over the top objectiveness has always been a prevalent partner going back to Divine in the sixties...that I don't know, but it sure is an interesting case study.

Edited by cal at 13:46:47 on 12/06/18
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     We have those too, believe me - hogfan14 UA - 12/6 15:27:26
     Arkansas fans are worse than us(nm) - DevilsAdvocate MU - 12/6 14:35:45
     I wonder if owners of other sites - meatiger MU - 12/6 13:50:04
          When one our our mods is one of the biggest trollers - Hickeytime MU - 12/6 14:15:36
               It has to be. - mplsTiger MU - 12/6 14:40:24
     Our fan base is pretty ****ty - Hickeytime MU - 12/6 13:44:33
          The University was pretty embarrassing in 2015 IMO - TheWildcat MU - 12/6 13:52:46
     Some pretty scientific evidence you've got here - ERB KC - 12/6 13:32:42
     That's a tough role to fill. To do that, you have - TigerJackSwartz MU - 12/6 13:30:33
     πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - ToTheFinishLine MU - 12/6 13:20:59
     RE: that hogville link made me realize something about - sonsrtigers MU - 12/6 13:17:21
     yes, yes, yes - cal MU - 12/6 13:16:28
     If we got shed of sue (73 handles) and Taran (Mothball) this - Emoji Man MU - 12/6 12:52:13
          You're in the top 5 of nujobs on this board - Hickeytime MU - 12/6 13:39:52
          I think you’re Taran - JimD MU - 12/6 13:38:02
          lol, your commentary is always so supportive - MrBlueSky MU - 12/6 13:05:03
          that's true (nm) - 90Tiger MU - 12/6 13:03:39




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