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04-12-2013, 10:06 AM
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Rant? Alright.

It's the fans.

This is a fanbase where you can go to hoping you'd be in playoffs, and two weeks later, wanting everyone's head again. This is fanbase where a week earlier, was praising the general manager for not doing anything drastic, but a week later calls for his head.

This is a fanbase that has people threaten that they will burn their season tickets, last year, yet still go to every game like they are forced to.

This is a fanbase that would rather see the team lose, to get rid of management, than to see the team win.

This is fanbase that thinks their 19 year old center is a bust, and that we should have drafted another guy, even though people are quick to defend that 19 year old center, they are quick to dump on a guy who is second in team scoring, and in the top 30 for scoring.

This is a fanbase, that will blast a guy wearing the C and compare him to the worst captain in Oilers history, with absolutely no proof, other than just hating the guy.

This is a fanbase that believes when Eberle was hurt, it was due to a losing culture. Yes. A losing culture.

This is a fanbase where people can look at a trade between two fourth rounders, admit they know nothing about the player they got, but become an expert based on two youtube clips and declare he is a waste of skates.

This is fanbase that believes that if you stick up for the team, you are sheep. If you don't want to trade everyone and fire everything, you are just a stupid blind homer.

This is a fanbase where people think Hall will demand a trade, even though he just signed a six year extension, again offering absolutely no proof of this but just pointless speculation. Based on "gut" feelings.

This is fanbase that constantly needs a whipping boy. Doesn't matter who, but there has to be a scapegoat.

This is a fanbase where people call the Oilers COilers, and still follow the team, even though they have the option to follow another team.

But the best one is that our fanbase is not happy with us being in the playoffs, and would rather tank for another top pick. Or the guys who aren't happy that the Oilers are remotely close to a playoff spot, anddeems everything a failure. There is no middle ground.

Yeah. The paper bag goes to the fanbase. It's embarassing to be an oilers fan because of how over dramatization of well, everything.
This fanbase is over-dramatic?

I think thats a matter of perspective.

The most emotional Rexall has been in 5 years was the game against LA when Yakupov tied a game which was marred by a terrible call a few seconds earlier.

Other than that...this fanbase is a brainwashed bunch of minions who pump their hard earned money behind one of hockeys all-time losing-est eras at this point...without ever so much as a murmer.

Your right about one thing...I think the fanbase IS...partly...to blame for where the team is at.

The team continues to be ******...because ****** continues to sell around here!!~!

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04-12-2013, 10:10 AM
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Rant? Alright.

It's the fans.

This is a fanbase where you can go to hoping you'd be in playoffs, and two weeks later, wanting everyone's head again. This is fanbase where a week earlier, was praising the general manager for not doing anything drastic, but a week later calls for his head.

Being fans of a team that has been bad to terrible for 7 years or so and management boosting expectations will due that to you. Blame the fans that thought the 5 game winning streak was the norm and not an anomaly.

This is a fanbase that has people threaten that they will burn their season tickets, last year, yet still go to every game like they are forced to.

This is a bad thing fan wise? LOL How about they a) actually do it or b) never show up in the 1st place.

This is a fanbase that would rather see the team lose, to get rid of management, than to see the team win.

Because they are very smart fan base. they know 100% for sure that if the only way the owner would ever ever remove his nepotistic incompetent buddies would be if the team gutters a few more years.

This is fanbase that thinks their 19 year old center is a bust, and that we should have drafted another guy, even though people are quick to defend that 19 year old center, they are quick to dump on a guy who is second in team scoring, and in the top 30 for scoring.

This is correct, I agree with it. Fans on this forum fall out of love with players so fast it is ridiculous (see all the trade mps threads last year, see all the trade Eberle threads this year.)

This is a fanbase, that will blast a guy wearing the C and compare him to the worst captain in Oilers history, with absolutely no proof, other than just hating the guy.

Well I think you are only directing this at me because almost no one else has this stance. Proof? I won't once again post the legion of reasons our captain is an overall big minus to this team.

This is a fanbase that believes when Eberle was hurt, it was due to a losing culture. Yes. A losing culture.

I have no idea what you are talking about on this one, if it was stated it was stated in only a thread or two at most.

This is a fanbase where people can look at a trade between two fourth rounders, admit they know nothing about the player they got, but become an expert based on two youtube clips and declare he is a waste of skates.

Agreed, however you want to know the worse thing? The schlep fans are usually right about these things far more often than our prize management team.

This is fanbase that believes that if you stick up for the team, you are sheep. If you don't want to trade everyone and fire everything, you are just a stupid blind homer.

If you stick up for this team (as in the management team and ownership) you are a sheep.

This is a fanbase where people think Hall will demand a trade, even though he just signed a six year extension, again offering absolutely no proof of this but just pointless speculation. Based on "gut" feelings.

A fanbase? You take one post by one totally delusional person and paint that on the fans?


This is fanbase that constantly needs a whipping boy. Doesn't matter who, but there has to be a scapegoat.

This is 100% correct. Unfortunately the fans almost always get the wrong goat.

This is a fanbase where people call the Oilers COilers, and still follow the team, even though they have the option to follow another team.

Once again, what is better fans that stick around but are critical or no fans. In this case you are saying it would be better to have no fans than ones that blast the team. Katz would disagree.

But the best one is that our fanbase is not happy with us being in the playoffs, and would rather tank for another top pick. Or the guys who aren't happy that the Oilers are remotely close to a playoff spot, anddeems everything a failure. There is no middle ground.

Wha? Not happy with being in the playoffs? Not sure how you came up with this. There comes a time to raise expectations those that have none will never achieve them.

Yeah. The paper bag goes to the fanbase. It's embarassing to be an oilers fan because of how over dramatization of well, everything.

Overall this is one of the most foolish, lame posts ever to be posted on these forums. Blame a fan base that fills the rink every night with a huge waiting list, pays some of the highest ticket prices, watches every game on tv if they don't go to the game, has massively large game day threads. One of the most active team forums on this site. No, the true fans are those that expect something, perhaps ***** but stick around. Your comments are pretty insulting to one of the best fan bases in the league.

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04-12-2013, 10:52 AM
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Rant? Alright.

It's the fans.

This is a fanbase where you can go to hoping you'd be in playoffs, and two weeks later, wanting everyone's head again. This is fanbase where a week earlier, was praising the general manager for not doing anything drastic, but a week later calls for his head.

Being fans of a team that has been bad to terrible for 7 years or so and management boosting expectations will due that to you. Blame the fans that thought the 5 game winning streak was the norm and not an anomaly.

This is a fanbase that has people threaten that they will burn their season tickets, last year, yet still go to every game like they are forced to.

This is a bad thing fan wise? LOL How about they a) actually do it or b) never show up in the 1st place.

This is a fanbase that would rather see the team lose, to get rid of management, than to see the team win.

Because they are very smart fan base. they know 100% for sure that if the only way the owner would ever ever remove his nepotistic incompetent buddies would be if the team gutters a few more years.

This is fanbase that thinks their 19 year old center is a bust, and that we should have drafted another guy, even though people are quick to defend that 19 year old center, they are quick to dump on a guy who is second in team scoring, and in the top 30 for scoring.

This is correct, I agree with it. Fans on this forum fall out of love with players so fast it is ridiculous (see all the trade mps threads last year, see all the trade Eberle threads this year.)

This is a fanbase, that will blast a guy wearing the C and compare him to the worst captain in Oilers history, with absolutely no proof, other than just hating the guy.

Well I think you are only directing this at me because almost no one else has this stance. Proof? I won't once again post the legion of reasons our captain is an overall big minus to this team.

This is a fanbase that believes when Eberle was hurt, it was due to a losing culture. Yes. A losing culture.

I have no idea what you are talking about on this one, if it was stated it was stated in only a thread or two at most.

This is a fanbase where people can look at a trade between two fourth rounders, admit they know nothing about the player they got, but become an expert based on two youtube clips and declare he is a waste of skates.

Agreed, however you want to know the worse thing? The schlep fans are usually right about these things far more often than our prize management team.

This is fanbase that believes that if you stick up for the team, you are sheep. If you don't want to trade everyone and fire everything, you are just a stupid blind homer.

If you stick up for this team (as in the management team and ownership) you are a sheep.

This is a fanbase where people think Hall will demand a trade, even though he just signed a six year extension, again offering absolutely no proof of this but just pointless speculation. Based on "gut" feelings.

A fanbase? You take one post by one totally delusional person and paint that on the fans?


This is fanbase that constantly needs a whipping boy. Doesn't matter who, but there has to be a scapegoat.

This is 100% correct. Unfortunately the fans almost always get the wrong goat.

This is a fanbase where people call the Oilers COilers, and still follow the team, even though they have the option to follow another team.

Once again, what is better fans that stick around but are critical or no fans. In this case you are saying it would be better to have no fans than ones that blast the team. Katz would disagree.

But the best one is that our fanbase is not happy with us being in the playoffs, and would rather tank for another top pick. Or the guys who aren't happy that the Oilers are remotely close to a playoff spot, anddeems everything a failure. There is no middle ground.

Wha? Not happy with being in the playoffs? Not sure how you came up with this. There comes a time to raise expectations those that have none will never achieve them.

Yeah. The paper bag goes to the fanbase. It's embarassing to be an oilers fan because of how over dramatization of well, everything.

Overall this is one of the most foolish, lame posts ever to be posted on these forums. Blame a fan base that fills the rink every night with a huge waiting list, pays some of the highest ticket prices, watches every game on tv if they don't go to the game, has massively large game day threads. One of the most active team forums on this site. No, the true fans are those that expect something, perhaps ***** but stick around. Your comments are pretty insulting to one of the best fan bases in the league.
Good rebuttal BF. we r a fanbase that so badly wants to love our team that, when they give us some sugar, we over react. When reality returns, we re-remember that this is a terribly run franchise... On the level of the Ballard Leafs. They know they don't need to be good, they just need intrigue. By being the worst they r awarded three 18 y/o sensations.... Intrigue... Sell. Thru natural development, the team will eventually be pretty good. But, the whole while management never actually did anything. They have the best jobs in the world.

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04-12-2013, 11:01 AM
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Good rebuttal BF. we r a fanbase that so badly wants to love our team that, when they give us some sugar, we over react. When reality returns, we re-remember that this is a terribly run franchise... On the level of the Ballard Leafs. They know they don't need to be good, they just need intrigue. By being the worst they r awarded three 18 y/o sensations.... Intrigue... Sell. Thru natural development, the team will eventually be pretty good. But, the whole while management never actually did anything. They have the best jobs in the world.
Yep! No question.

I think it was Tychkowski who tweeted his amazement in how long this management regime here has been able to slinky through withot being fired and he speculated that it could only happen in Edmonton.

I think he is right.

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I don't know exactly why anyone is arguing with Tad Mikowsky...and calling him Tencer for cripes sakes.

Pretty much every point he made is the truth, at least regarding this forum...and seemingly many of the callers to the sports shows.

Cannot blame the fans for the inadequate, backbone less play of the Oilers as of late BUT...pretty much every point that Tad makes is correct from what I've seen and heard lately.
Really, it's wrong for the fans of the most losing franchise in hockey in the last 7 years to be upset? Particullarly when every other organization in the league would of turfed the architects of the disaster, yet the nepotism in this organziation guarantees his safety. Of course this further infuriates the fans, because they all recognize that the nepotism in this organization guarantees a losing orgazination no mater how many cosmetic changes are made.

Tad is right in one respect. It is the fans fault, not for blindly pouring money into Katz's coffers while keeping their collective mouths shut as he would have them do. But for supporting this pathetic management group and owner. Stop supporting them, and real changes will be made.

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Learn the quote function man, its not that tough and you've been here long enough to have figured it out.

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Overall this is one of the most foolish, lame posts ever to be posted on these forums. Blame a fan base that fills the rink every night with a huge waiting list, pays some of the highest ticket prices, watches every game on tv if they don't go to the game, has massively large game day threads. One of the most active team forums on this site. No, the true fans are those that expect something, perhaps ***** but stick around. Your comments are pretty insulting to one of the best fan bases in the league.
I almost never agree with Tad's sunny side up version of what's going on with this team, but for you to call his post the most foolish, lame thing you've seen on this forum is ridiculous. You've made worse posts yourself, as have I.

Most of the fans on this site cheered the start of the Katz era. For three seasons they cheered the tank.
There were threads (many of them) celebrating losses and urging the team on to a lower position in the standings to improve our draft handout from the league.
For three seasons we've had more bits devoted to talking about the draft than any other board on this site.
In short this site has been a disgrace at least equal to the disgrace of having Tamby as your GM and Katz as your owner.

Now everybody wants Tamby fired and wonders why the main board isn't safe for Oiler fans.

We aren't to blame for the on ice product in any way ... obviously.
But this board in general (not everybody) is guilty of supporting Katz and Tamby in their lazy loser's approach to building a decent team.

Slap a Hall, Nuge, Yakupov, Schultz avatar on and keep sucking back the Kool-Aid for another year.

Tad nailed it.

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I just want to ask, and hoping someone can tell me: why is it they can fire coach after coach, yet stupid ****ing Buchberger--who's IQ must be around a dog's level--keeps his position after every coach firing as an assistant coach?

Oh, I think I know this one: Friends with Lowe. What a stupid joke of an org.

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Rant? Alright.

It's the fans.

This is a fanbase where you can go to hoping you'd be in playoffs, and two weeks later, wanting everyone's head again. This is fanbase where a week earlier, was praising the general manager for not doing anything drastic, but a week later calls for his head.

Being fans of a team that has been bad to terrible for 7 years or so and management boosting expectations will due that to you. Blame the fans that thought the 5 game winning streak was the norm and not an anomaly.

This is a fanbase that has people threaten that they will burn their season tickets, last year, yet still go to every game like they are forced to.

This is a bad thing fan wise? LOL How about they a) actually do it or b) never show up in the 1st place.

This is a fanbase that would rather see the team lose, to get rid of management, than to see the team win.

Because they are very smart fan base. they know 100% for sure that if the only way the owner would ever ever remove his nepotistic incompetent buddies would be if the team gutters a few more years.

This is fanbase that thinks their 19 year old center is a bust, and that we should have drafted another guy, even though people are quick to defend that 19 year old center, they are quick to dump on a guy who is second in team scoring, and in the top 30 for scoring.

This is correct, I agree with it. Fans on this forum fall out of love with players so fast it is ridiculous (see all the trade mps threads last year, see all the trade Eberle threads this year.)

This is a fanbase, that will blast a guy wearing the C and compare him to the worst captain in Oilers history, with absolutely no proof, other than just hating the guy.

Well I think you are only directing this at me because almost no one else has this stance. Proof? I won't once again post the legion of reasons our captain is an overall big minus to this team.

This is a fanbase that believes when Eberle was hurt, it was due to a losing culture. Yes. A losing culture.

I have no idea what you are talking about on this one, if it was stated it was stated in only a thread or two at most.

This is a fanbase where people can look at a trade between two fourth rounders, admit they know nothing about the player they got, but become an expert based on two youtube clips and declare he is a waste of skates.

Agreed, however you want to know the worse thing? The schlep fans are usually right about these things far more often than our prize management team.

This is fanbase that believes that if you stick up for the team, you are sheep. If you don't want to trade everyone and fire everything, you are just a stupid blind homer.

If you stick up for this team (as in the management team and ownership) you are a sheep.

This is a fanbase where people think Hall will demand a trade, even though he just signed a six year extension, again offering absolutely no proof of this but just pointless speculation. Based on "gut" feelings.

A fanbase? You take one post by one totally delusional person and paint that on the fans?


This is fanbase that constantly needs a whipping boy. Doesn't matter who, but there has to be a scapegoat.

This is 100% correct. Unfortunately the fans almost always get the wrong goat.

This is a fanbase where people call the Oilers COilers, and still follow the team, even though they have the option to follow another team.

Once again, what is better fans that stick around but are critical or no fans. In this case you are saying it would be better to have no fans than ones that blast the team. Katz would disagree.

But the best one is that our fanbase is not happy with us being in the playoffs, and would rather tank for another top pick. Or the guys who aren't happy that the Oilers are remotely close to a playoff spot, anddeems everything a failure. There is no middle ground.

Wha? Not happy with being in the playoffs? Not sure how you came up with this. There comes a time to raise expectations those that have none will never achieve them.

Yeah. The paper bag goes to the fanbase. It's embarassing to be an oilers fan because of how over dramatization of well, everything.

Overall this is one of the most foolish, lame posts ever to be posted on these forums. Blame a fan base that fills the rink every night with a huge waiting list, pays some of the highest ticket prices, watches every game on tv if they don't go to the game, has massively large game day threads. One of the most active team forums on this site. No, the true fans are those that expect something, perhaps ***** but stick around. Your comments are pretty insulting to one of the best fan bases in the league.
You think that's a lame post? Right didn't mention how evil Horcoff was. My bad.

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I just want to ask, and hoping someone can tell me: why is it they can fire coach after coach, yet stupid ****ing Buchberger--who's IQ must be around a dog's level--keeps his position after every coach firing as an assistant coach?

Oh, I think I know this one: Friends with Lowe. What a stupid joke of an org.


Because he has a pretty mouth..

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Really, it's wrong for the fans of the most losing franchise in hockey in the last 7 years to be upset? Particullarly when every other organization in the league would of turfed the architects of the disaster, yet the nepotism in this organziation guarantees his safety. Of course this further infuriates the fans, because they all recognize that the nepotism in this organization guarantees a losing orgazination no mater how many cosmetic changes are made.

Tad is right in one respect. It is the fans fault, not for blindly pouring money into Katz's coffers while keeping their collective mouths shut as he would have them do. But for supporting this pathetic management group and owner. Stop supporting them, and real changes will be made.
It's not wrong for the fans to be upset at all. Not sure how you dug that out of my post.

Damn rights the fans should be upset.

As for the Tad post, I wasn't agreeing with the overall theme of his post. The fans are NOT to blame. I was merely, meekly if you will, pointing out that all of his points were relevant to this forum for the most part.

I can see how it could be misconstrued though.

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It's not wrong for the fans to be upset at all. Not sure how you dug that out of my post.

Damn rights the fans should be upset.

As for the Tad post, I wasn't agreeing with the overall theme of his post. The fans are NOT to blame. I was merely, meekly if you will, pointing out that all of his points were relevant to this forum for the most part.

I can see how it could be misconstrued though.
Thx, the frustration with management/ownership is growing.

Now that price of Oil is going south I suspect the amount of available dollars for this type of entertainment shrinks next year.

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Learn the quote function man, its not that tough and you've been here long enough to have figured it out.

I almost never agree with Tad's sunny side up version of what's going on with this team, but for you to call his post the most foolish, lame thing you've seen on this forum is ridiculous. You've made worse posts yourself, as have I.

Most of the fans on this site cheered the start of the Katz era. For three seasons they cheered the tank.
There were threads (many of them) celebrating losses and urging the team on to a lower position in the standings to improve our draft handout from the league.
For three seasons we've had more bits devoted to talking about the draft than any other board on this site.
In short this site has been a disgrace at least equal to the disgrace of having Tamby as your GM and Katz as your owner.

Now everybody wants Tamby fired and wonders why the main board isn't safe for Oiler fans.

We aren't to blame for the on ice product in any way ... obviously.
But this board in general (not everybody) is guilty of supporting Katz and Tamby in their lazy loser's approach to building a decent team.

Slap a Hall, Nuge, Yakupov, Schultz avatar on and keep sucking back the Kool-Aid for another year.

Tad nailed it.
I try to be positive, and i'm not just saying for everyone to be positive either.

I'm glad you actually understand the post, unlike some of these "HAI TENCER" guys here.

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Rant? Alright.

It's the fans.

This is a fanbase where you can go to hoping you'd be in playoffs, and two weeks later, wanting everyone's head again. This is fanbase where a week earlier, was praising the general manager for not doing anything drastic, but a week later calls for his head.

This is a fanbase that has people threaten that they will burn their season tickets, last year, yet still go to every game like they are forced to.

This is a fanbase that would rather see the team lose, to get rid of management, than to see the team win.

This is fanbase that thinks their 19 year old center is a bust, and that we should have drafted another guy, even though people are quick to defend that 19 year old center, they are quick to dump on a guy who is second in team scoring, and in the top 30 for scoring.

This is a fanbase, that will blast a guy wearing the C and compare him to the worst captain in Oilers history, with absolutely no proof, other than just hating the guy.

This is a fanbase that believes when Eberle was hurt, it was due to a losing culture. Yes. A losing culture.

This is a fanbase where people can look at a trade between two fourth rounders, admit they know nothing about the player they got, but become an expert based on two youtube clips and declare he is a waste of skates.

This is fanbase that believes that if you stick up for the team, you are sheep. If you don't want to trade everyone and fire everything, you are just a stupid blind homer.

This is a fanbase where people think Hall will demand a trade, even though he just signed a six year extension, again offering absolutely no proof of this but just pointless speculation. Based on "gut" feelings.

This is fanbase that constantly needs a whipping boy. Doesn't matter who, but there has to be a scapegoat.

This is a fanbase where people call the Oilers COilers, and still follow the team, even though they have the option to follow another team.

But the best one is that our fanbase is not happy with us being in the playoffs, and would rather tank for another top pick. Or the guys who aren't happy that the Oilers are remotely close to a playoff spot, anddeems everything a failure. There is no middle ground.

Yeah. The paper bag goes to the fanbase. It's embarassing to be an oilers fan because of how over dramatization of well, everything.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHmvkRoEowc

Substitute "Britney" for "Tambo" and you have this post in a nutshell. The idea that someone would suggest "the problem" is the FANS is so absurd I can't even believe it.

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Overall this is one of the most foolish, lame posts ever to be posted on these forums. Blame a fan base that fills the rink every night with a huge waiting list, pays some of the highest ticket prices, watches every game on tv if they don't go to the game, has massively large game day threads. One of the most active team forums on this site. No, the true fans are those that expect something, perhaps ***** but stick around. Your comments are pretty insulting to one of the best fan bases in the league.
Nailed it, and I salute you.

That rant was the embodiment of everything I hate about sports fans who spend their time tarring the whole fanbase with comments made by one or two outliers. It's downright ****ing moronic.

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The only team worse than the Oilers last season is now one point out of the playoffs with seven games left. They actually look like they give a **** too.

**** you, Katz.
**** you, Lowe.
**** you, Tambellini.
**** you, Krueger.

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In order to make it more readable, i'd crop the image. You can cut off some of the sides, and a bit from the bottom. I'll do it if you want.

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In order to make it more readable, i'd crop the image. You can cut off some of the sides, and a bit from the bottom. I'll do it if you want.

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Nailed it, and I salute you.

That rant was the embodiment of everything I hate about sports fans who spend their time tarring the whole fanbase with comments made by one or two outliers. It's downright ****ing moronic.
C'mon Supermassive ... you know better than that.

The outliers you speak of were the lonely voices calling for Tamby to be fired three years ago. The rabble rabble rabble crowd just wanted to give him more time to completely sewer the franchise.

The outliers you speak of were the lonely voices saying draft picks and losing on purpose were never going to take us to the SC. The rabble rabble rabble crowd was calling for more draft picks and having fun posting the Tamby troll gif.

The outliers you speak of were the lonely voices saying MPS, Lander, Hartikainen and Pitlick etc were not going to step in and be difference makers on this club. The rabble rabble rabble crowd had all of these guys slotted into their "lineup of the future" - and by future I mean this season.

The outliers you speak of were the lonely voices asking why this team could afford to send Souray packing for nothing and dress pylons like Barker and Foster or has beens like Vandermeer or never weres like Potter in his place. The rabble rabble rabble crowd said Souray was a cancer and couldn't play in the NHL anymore anyway. They applauded Tamby for taking a stand to protect the delicate sensibilities of "our kids" - as if three straight years of losing wasn't going to do them any damage.

This board bought into the tank lock stock and barrel. They reveled in it. They loved it. I've been here every day so don't try to tell me any different. There's not much brush work required to tar the fan base represented on this board. Just because you and Beerfish don't feel you deserve to be so tarred doesn't make Tad's comments ****ing moronic.

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Hiring Krueger was a big mistake. He's just too inexperienced. Also management is incompetant completely

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Nailed it, and I salute you.

That rant was the embodiment of everything I hate about sports fans who spend their time tarring the whole fanbase with comments made by one or two outliers. It's downright ****ing moronic.
Come'on man its HF. Of course the few blowhards are the true representation of all Oilers fans!

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Yep! No question.

I think it was Tychkowski who tweeted his amazement in how long this management regime here has been able to slinky through withot being fired and he speculated that it could only happen in Edmonton.

I think he is right.
there is no doubt.

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