Re: Ostrich Society Response
posted at 1/21/2013 10:17 AM EST
In response to Muzwell's comment:
I don't speak for all Ostriches, but as a proud charter member of the Society I must make my feelings known.
So they play a lousy game and the season ends too soon. Naturally, the trolls are in their glory. This is their time, let them gloat. Who cares.
If you think about the mentality of a troll, what energy they invest in the act of trolling, you just know they are absolutely miserable human beings. Their lives are so unbearable that the only joy they derive is in the misery of others. They'd have made good concentration camp guards. My advice is ignore them, despite the temptation to take them on. You're better than them, don't sink to their level.
Trolls are obvious. Even if they try to hide behind a Patriot-related avatar or say something like, "I'm a huge Pats fan, but..." No need to name names here, we all know who they are. In the end, they are a harmless, powerless nuisance.
Frankly, I'm more bothered by the handwringers and the come-lately pink hatters. We all know about the lousy draft picks (we know Baltimore or San Fran would never pick a bust like Sergio Kindle or Taylor Mays) and the dropped passes and the thises and thats. They didn't lose yesterday because of Ron Brace or Darius Butler. They lost because they got outcoached and outplayed by a better football team. That's it. I'll give the Ravens their due (although I do hope they get annihilated by San Fran). It was one game, that's all. It doesn't mean the Patriots are worthless or losers or anything of the sort, no more than Baltimore was any of that after last year's game.
You want to talk about the game, fine (I don't myself, but have at it). You want to talk about fixing the team's flaws, the draft, free agency, coaching changes, scheme changes, etc., all good. If trading Brady or firing Belichick is your thing, fine. Stupid, but fine.
But understand this, they're still one of the best teams in football and will be again next year. Life goes on. They will rise again.
Stay proud Ostriches. Remember this, flightless birds never crash.
"If you're going through hell, keep going." -- Churchill
Very well written. I'm not wasting my time reading all of the garbage idiots are throwing out about Brady retiring, not resigning Welker, etc. It's most likely many of the same who were touting a walkover yesterday and saying Brady is the best of all-time. Their opinions change by the week,day and hour. The true fans appreciate what the Pats have accomplished, will critisize of course but will stay with the team and not become negative trolls. On to next year and lots of positive debate of how the Pats can and will improve.