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10-20-2011, 11:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Agnostic View Post
There's a whole pet-peeve list out there about fans who strangely create an attachment to people they associated themselves with through the TV set. It can get weird.

- the use of "we" or "us"
- the strange need to assign nicknames to everyone

I can't see going up to my dentist and calling him "Patches" or asking my mechanic "Plecky" to change my oil.
Would you rather type out Pacioretty and Plekanec everytime? I don't use nicknames when I talk about the team in real life.

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