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03-08-2010, 07:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Predanerd View Post
Your logic makes little sense. I would much rather make the playoffs than not make the playoffs. There is simply no way around that fact, no matter how much spin you put on it.
You didn't read the logic. I said it's surely better than not making the playoffs, for the reasons I laid out (getting the extra million, maintain the fan base, etc).

My point is getting to the playoffs isn't going to do a lot for this organization as a whole. Been there, done that, 5 times. Until we make playoff noise, we aren't going to get new fans / new revenue. Or at least, we can hope and pray that is the thing that will create new fans.

I didn't ask if it's better to not make the playoffs. Let me copy and paste: "From a fan base standpoint, will losing in the first round build any "external excitement" for the team?"

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