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03-16-2004, 10:40 PM
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Favorite Excuses

What's the most entertaining excuse you've ever heard for a team losing? As a Pens fan, I've been hearing the "It's a fluke..." stuff a lot lately, but the best one I've ever read was jsut a few mnutes ago:

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Leafs lose to Boston 2-1. But that's okay, no one likes Boston anyways.

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How about this one: " I realize that it's a meaningless game in which three of our four best players are out."

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"Ottawa lost, but it's understandable, we had Lalime in net."

Oh wait. You wanted an excuse, not a reason. Ooops.

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by a Leafs fan after a loss to MTL " Yeah, but MTL still sucks "

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"McGeough sucks."

"Bill Wirtz."

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I cant say. Last time I talked about a certain teams fans making the SAME excuse EVERY night, I was banned for 3 days. For those that remember me...you know who you are.

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" They are a good team ..."

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"Our players were taking it easy to try and avoid any major injuries before the playoffs"

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yoshi im still waiting for you to put up.
anyways your excuses are legendary on hf.

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I already said, take the personal arguments to PMs. Consider that a last warning.

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Thanks Yoshi, I thought about Cut&Pasting your whole diatribe in this thread but you just came in and plastered your excuses all by yourself, sparing me the work.

(And please, don't anyone accuse me of personal attacks or whatever. This is completely ON topic and, honestly, I could maybe even understand how Yoshi-dude feels. )

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That's not an excuse, it's a fact. Colorado is a first place team. By a pretty decent margin. They don't need to win the game. Montreal is fighting for their playoff lives. They needed the game.
Fighting for our playoff lives ? We needed the game ? I suggest you take a look at the eastern conference seedings.

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Plus, three of Colorado's four best players were out.
Our best defenseman is out too. If your team is so good it should be able to win against such a lowly team as the habs.


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There's no need for an excuse because there's no shame in losing a game.
It doesn't appear so when reading you tonight...

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You clowns try to make it out like an Avs fan is bitter about losing a game when the game only meant something to YOU, not us.
Huh ok.

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Imagine your four year old brother comes up and punches you in the knee. Then he claims that he is tougher than you, that he can beat you in a fight because he punched you in the knee. He claims that you are angry and bitter and upset because you got humiliated by being punched in the knee by a 4 year old.

The Habs are Colorado's 4 year old little brother. The game meant nothing to us. You punched us in the knee. If you sat on a horseshoe and found yourself in the Finals against us, we'd sweep you. Let's be honest here. Montreal's a good team, but they aren't good enough to hold San Jose's jockstrap, much less Detroit's or Colorado's.
I won't comment on this or I could get banned for the first time ...

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After a loss to the Preds this season, Selanne is quoted as saying, "Those guys didn't beat us, we best ourselves."

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After a loss to the Preds this season, Selanne is quoted as saying, "Those guys didn't beat us, we best ourselves."
i think thats my favoret one so far

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Andy Delmore did it

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Andy Delmore did it
that one was good for about 12 games straight last year

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that one was good for about 12 games straight last year

Yeah, he had a stretch last year where, in my mind, he went from rocket PP specialist who's trying to learn D, to an absolutely worthless pylon with a unusable cannon.

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That's not an excuse, it's a fact. Colorado is a first place team. By a pretty decent margin. They don't need to win the game. Montreal is fighting for their playoff lives. They needed the game.

Plus, three of Colorado's four best players were out.

There's no need for an excuse because there's no shame in losing a game.

You clowns try to make it out like an Avs fan is bitter about losing a game when the game only meant something to YOU, not us.

Imagine your four year old brother comes up and punches you in the knee. Then he claims that he is tougher than you, that he can beat you in a fight because he punched you in the knee. He claims that you are angry and bitter and upset because you got humiliated by being punched in the knee by a 4 year old.

The Habs are Colorado's 4 year old little brother. The game meant nothing to us. You punched us in the knee. If you sat on a horseshoe and found yourself in the Finals against us, we'd sweep you. Let's be honest here. Montreal's a good team, but they aren't good enough to hold San Jose's jockstrap, much less Detroit's or Colorado's.
Oh my god.

You are unbelievable. That has got to be one of the worst posts I've ever read on HF. What a joke.

Saying the game meant nothing to you is ridiculous. The Avs are chasing the Wings and looking at the Canucks in the rear view mirror. Claiming you didn't "need" the victory is pathetic, you're only pissed off because you got beat by a team with half the talent, but double the heart of your Avs.

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Heard from Predhead Nation, after a spanking by the CBJ: "we beat ourselves!"

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Heard from Predhead Nation, after a spanking by the CBJ: "we beat ourselves!"
Id say knocking 2 pucks into your own goal and then losing by a couple is beating yourself.

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Id say knocking 2 pucks into your own goal and then losing by a couple is beating yourself.
Yep, that's the one!!

Still a personal favorite of mine!

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Yep, that's the one!!

Still a personal favorite of mine!

Some call it excuses; some call it truth. Others just look at the standings and say, 'why do I even bother'?

And we need to holster our use of the word spankings. Let us not dilute the value of the term.

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Some call it excuses; some call it truth. Others just look at the standings and say, 'why do I even bother'?
Uh,.....okay???

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Some call it excuses; some call it truth. Others just look at the standings and say, 'why do I even bother'?

And we need to holster our use of the word spankings. Let us not dilute the value of the term.
Spanking, throttling,....it's all the same.

In the end, it was a classic "excuse", one worthy of this thread. Thanks for the memories!

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