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Forum: Gameday Forum 23.01.2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 9,161
Posted By glenbrae
If they were the only team to ever benefit from...

If they were the only team to ever benefit from poor referees you might have a point.

So it's purely spying that warrants title forfeiture? All other cheating is fair game?
Forum: Gameday Forum 23.01.2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 9,161
Posted By glenbrae
Obviously I'd be annoyed at the time, but If I...

Obviously I'd be annoyed at the time, but If I spend days whinging about it feel free to call me out on it. I'd hate to see how you'll react when it happens to the Giants.

Any examples?
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Forum: Gameday Forum 23.01.2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 9,161
Posted By glenbrae
As I said above, I also say it when my team loses...

As I said above, I also say it when my team loses because of it. Referees are only human.

You did say titles tend to be taken, was just wondering where your evidence for that was?

Most teams...
Forum: Gameday Forum 23.01.2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 9,161
Posted By glenbrae
Yes ref screw ups are annoying. They happen all...

Yes ref screw ups are annoying. They happen all the time though, and are an unfortunate part of most sport, so the amount of whinging linked to this screw up is above and beyond. As a Scotland rugby...
Forum: Gameday Forum 23.01.2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 9,161
Posted By glenbrae
Whinging and moaning would seem a fairly apt...

Whinging and moaning would seem a fairly apt assessment of what you're doing, regardless of whether Patriots fans have done it in the past. The "let you keep titles" bit is getting particularly...
Forum: Gameday Forum 21.01.2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 9,161
Posted By glenbrae
Phew! Hard luck Jags, better team probably...

Phew!

Hard luck Jags, better team probably lost.

Trying to compose a neutral expression to not ruin the game for a colleague who has recorded it to watch later. He's a neutral (or as neutral as...
Forum: NFL season 06.02.2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,912
Views: 74,192
Posted By glenbrae
Lombardi Trophy will do nicely

Lombardi Trophy will do nicely
Forum: New England Patriots 06.02.2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,450
Posted By glenbrae
Today this Patriots fan was jumping in...

Today this Patriots fan was jumping in celebration around a Northern China hotel room watching the Super Bowl in extremely low definition on a smart phone
Forum: Gameday Forum 06.02.2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 19,607
Posted By glenbrae
With months of comments about how much they hate...

With months of comments about how much they hate the Patriots and things like wanting to see Brady suffer career ending injuries I'm happy to say yes today I'm laughing in their faces. Not neutrals...
Forum: Gameday Forum 06.02.2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 19,607
Posted By glenbrae
Great game, enjoyed roughly a quarter of it....

Great game, enjoyed roughly a quarter of it. G.O.A.T quaterback and coach.

Commiserations to all Falcons fans. Genuinely felt at 28-3 down "at least the better team won and it's not going to feel...
Forum: NFL season 06.02.2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,174
Posted By glenbrae
Nope! Not even with a 25 point lead

Nope!

Not even with a 25 point lead
Forum: Gameday Forum 15.01.2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 3,000
Posted By glenbrae
May not be playing as well as they are capable...

May not be playing as well as they are capable of, but the Patriots have still scored more points against the No 1 ranked Texans defence than anyone else managed this year
Forum: NFL season 19.12.2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
I would agree it's very unlikely.

I would agree it's very unlikely.
Forum: NFL season 19.12.2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
Talking Not if they cheat surely? Besides I didn't...

Not if they cheat surely?

Besides I didn't say every player is a cheater. I said every team has a history of cheating
Forum: NFL season 19.12.2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
I'm personally surprised the idea it's cheating...

I'm personally surprised the idea it's cheating to break rules is more controversial to this forum than the idea it's cheating if you think it looks like cheating, but not necessarily having any...
Forum: NFL season 19.12.2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
There are numerous articles discussing cheating...

There are numerous articles discussing cheating that talk about things like holding and how players try to get away with pass interference and the like. Doing those things on purpose is a form of...
Forum: NFL season 19.12.2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
Which bit is not cheating? Deliberate holding or...

Which bit is not cheating? Deliberate holding or deliberate illegal use of walkie talkies? Both are against the rules and have potential to give an unfair advantage. Unfortunately the definition of...
Forum: NFL season 19.12.2016, 03:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
Well that's what I mean about every game having...

Well that's what I mean about every game having cheating in it. Every time a player deliberately commits a holding penalty that's cheating.

As far as I'm concerned breaking the rule is the...
Forum: NFL season 19.12.2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
Cheat: to break a rule or law usually to gain an...

Cheat: to break a rule or law usually to gain an advantage at something.

I suppose arguably they weren't trying to gain an advantage, although they had the potential to as they could have...
Forum: NFL season 19.12.2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
They are similar in as much as they involved...

They are similar in as much as they involved illegal use of a communications device.

When the rule is that a coach may not under any circumstance talk to a player via walkie talkie, talking to a...
Forum: NFL season 19.12.2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
I would argue the second one was first and...

I would argue the second one was first and foremost about the media reaction to it though obviously not helped by the Patriots handling of it once it started.

I did say similar rather than...
Forum: NFL season 19.12.2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
And the Patriots have never had minor (or even...

And the Patriots have never had minor (or even non-existent) incidents added to their rap sheet I suppose. But again that just helps to bolster the idea that they are the only team that has ever...
Forum: NFL season 19.12.2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
It wasn't started by a Patriots fan complaining...

It wasn't started by a Patriots fan complaining about a league conspiracy either, it was started by a complaint about inconsistencies in how the league punishes teams for similar infractions. Which...
Forum: NFL season 19.12.2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
That's the point though. All teams have a history...

That's the point though. All teams have a history of it. And even if they don't, if you only investigate the teams with a history of it, and the media only make a huge deal about teams with a history...
Forum: NFL season 18.12.2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,303
Posted By glenbrae
And you've summed up exactly why the...

And you've summed up exactly why the sanctimonious whinging about the Patriots is so annoying. You don't hate the Patriots because they win, but at the same time your first response to someone taking...
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