Pittsburgh Penguins Adopt a Band Wagon Fan
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04-29-2013, 01:33 PM
Join Date: Dec 2011
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I have often wondered also at which point people stop being considered bandwagoners and start being just fans. I mean, Sid & Geno were drafted 8 & 9 years ago respectively. That's a pretty long bandwagoning.
Obviously this is just a pointless exercise because Pens fans will always be considered bandwagoners by people who have absolutely nothing worthwhile to add to a conversation, it's just something that I find curious.
Yeah I don't know. I was always a huge Mario fan (Mario over Wayne
)... but never really followed or watched hockey until 13 years ago - so while I followed what was happening in Pittsburgh... things were pretty bleak. Then was a Crosby fan before he was drafted. I remember watching the memorial cup in Prince George at a bar and pissing off some other patrons cheering for Rimouski. But it wasn't until he was drafted that I really started following and watching the Pens again.
Is that a bandwagon fan? I don't know. In some ways it feels like it... but in all honesty I don't care. As far as I'm concerned I'm a Pens fan (Leafs (2nd fav team) are a distant 2nd).
I've been looking for trouble... but trouble hasn't been cooperating!
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