Thursday, April 29, 2010

Comment Turned Post: Chins Up, Caps Fans

This comment was made by Ryan[still]heartseverythingCaps in the Game 7 Post, Look Who Just Shit the Bed. Wiser words have never been featured on this blog.

I chose not to attend last night because the Caps had lost both of the other home games I went to. At the end of the second period I decided to, rather than watch the remainder of the game, listen to Kolbe's play-by-play as I drove laps around the beltway (which is what I do when I am experiencing HIGH levels of emotional distress after rush hour). As the final seconds ticked away and finally the horn sounded there was never a more serious thought in my head -I was going to commit fiery vehicular suicide. Fantasies of destruction and scenes from Michael Bay movies ran like escaped convicts through my conscience...

And then I came to my exit and drove home. And wrote Ted an email to tell him I love him...

Because I realized that there is no way, as shitty as I felt, there is no way my demoralization reached half of that felt by our players, coaches, and the man himself. Through this beautiful disaster we must all endure.

5 comments:

  1. stop being gay for sports teams..you just lost to the 8th seed its ok to be pissed off at the team and hate them for a bit.

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  2. RyanheartseverythingCapsApril 30, 2010 at 11:06 AM

    Meh. I think it is reasonable to be upset and I won't stand in anyone's way over it. I just think being pissed is an excercise in futility when I'm just going to end up "being gay" for them again anyway.

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  4. Bushwood BushwhackerApril 30, 2010 at 2:00 PM

    I agree. I live in Dupont and see much more gay things on a daily basis than people being sad because the Caps lost. There is always next year, and we are going to be damn good.

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  5. Bushwood BushwhackerApril 30, 2010 at 2:01 PM

    more gay? gayer? whatever it is, dupont is fucking gay. literally.

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