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So many fans of other teams in the PNW--we need to start an official amnesty program. If you finally have come to your senses and swear alliegence to the hometown team, you are pardoned for your past sins and poor taste.

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Also, I joined Seahawks.net in 2005 when it was on Scout. I managed to keep my user ID but lost post count from that time. I even managed to come out to a game in 2007 and met a few cool folks from this board. I had a blast and hope to come out this season if money allows.



Damn right gal. We remember that well, what a great day that was. We still have the Seahawks lap robe we bought cause you showed us yours.

If you get over this year we'll come over to say hello whether we go the game or not.

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It's a plan then. I hope the money thing comes through cause I think this coming season is going to be special. :th2thumbs:


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I remember stumbling upon this amazing site back when in the Doug Farrar, Steve Harper days. Man how things have changed since then, for the better. There's no where else I'd rather waste valuable, precious moments of my life. If there's a sure-fire addiction I have in my life, it's this place, without a doubt. I'm a diehard Blue Jays fan too, and yet I can't stand most of the forums/blogs and the "holier than though"/know it all attitude that you find on most other forums. This is it for me. I laugh a lot and got valuable Hawks knowledge here, what more could I ask for?


I joined back in 1999 or 2000, right after Holmgern took over I jumped on the bangwagon. I too rememebr the Farrar and Steve Hapar days, and the .net obsession with Amber Lancaster. I like the hawks but this site following from one host to the next has always kept us informed up the the second. I hope more fans join in the fun.

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Was born into the seahawks, my dad passed the love onto me, Im 26 and some of my oldest memorys are seahawk games, and hearing my dad tell me storys about the original seahawk team, how amazing largent was...and other seattle teams. I remember he looooved efren herrera, I used to love hearing the storys about his fake fieldgoals n stuff.


My dad owned a trophy shop in seattle and had newspaper clippings with pictures of some of the players off the champion sonics and himself, I think it was 79?

storys about the Seattle Pilots, and basically anything seattle...

So I guess I was born a hawks fan, and I found this board years ago, but never posted tell recently...love this place, and enjoy talking to other hawk fans...( Im in northern california at the moment, deal with ALOT of 9er fans....only have a few friends that love the hawks

Edit: It sucks to be a hawk fan in seattle sometimes, I got rivalry hate for oakland from the AFC days, and 9er hate since we got to the nfc....My dad passed away december 2011, It sucks that he didn't get to see our amazing season last year....Im sure he made sure he got amazing seats for hawks games in heaven tho lol

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Absolutely true. I live in Mexico City and I have been a fan since I saw the very first Seahawks game vs the 49ers in the Kingdome (My father worked then in Washington as a graphic designer).

I've been a fan trough bright and dark times, but I believe bandwagon fans are a result of our team WINNING, and that's always good.
We longtime Seahawks fans developed a strange pride for being a underdog, overlooked team, and it's totally understandable for us to feel a little uncomfortable with all the exposure our team is getting.

But hey, greatness is to be embraced, and I welcome all new fans!!


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I remember stumbling upon this amazing site back when in the Doug Farrar, Steve Harper days. Man how things have changed since then, for the better. There's no where else I'd rather waste valuable, precious moments of my life. If there's a sure-fire addiction I have in my life, it's this place, without a doubt. I'm a diehard Blue Jays fan too, and yet I can't stand most of the forums/blogs and the "holier than though"/know it all attitude that you find on most other forums. This is it for me. I laugh a lot and got valuable Hawks knowledge here, what more could I ask for?


I joined back in 1999 or 2000, right after Holmgern took over I jumped on the bangwagon. I too rememebr the Farrar and Steve Hapar days, and the .net obsession with Amber Lancaster. I like the hawks but this site following from one host to the next has always kept us informed up the the second. I hope more fans join in the fun.


Ahhh, Amber Lancaster...

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I think most everyone knows this but just in case...

You can see Amber on The Price is Right everyday. She still looks great and was one of 2-3 Seagals in those days that supported .net even tho the Seahawks front office told them not to.

A couple used to post here in those days and always got treated well. I'm not sure that would be the case now.

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As far as bandwagoners are concerned I've always thought it had less to do with when they started rooting for the Hawks and more about if they ever STOP. I'm sure there are a lot more people following the Hawks now then there were last year, but I wouldn't write them off as bandwagoners unless they jump ship when things take a turn for the worse.


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If you're older than 30 a good test of whether or not you were a bandwagon fan is if you were still with the team when John Elway consistently destroyed it. I still have nightmares about Horse Face and that stupid smile.

I guess this team can have bandwagon fans if you look at how successful they have been over the last decade. Before that...ugh.


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Seahawks BandWagon?

Sounds like a country song :sarcasm_off:

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Sounds like a country song :sarcasm_off:


Maybe it was written by someone in Enumclaw, or something... :34853_doh:

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I live near the Twin Cities. And Viking fans are the most fair weather fans(to be fair the Twins and T-wolves fans are as well, they love the hockey no matter what). They jump on and off the bandwagon for exercise. I discovered the Seahawks when I was eight(1978) and have been loving the good, the bad, and the ugly for 35 years.


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How do you figure? We all jumped upon the Seahawk bandwagon at some point for some reason or another. Some of us (probably all of us, on this site) then became huge, big time fans. Some leapt back off when things werent going well, or whenever the reason they originally jumped on the bandwagon was gone.


I cheer for them because I was born in Tacoma, does that make me a bandwagon fan? :roll:

Also I'm not sure the Seahawks ever had one thing or player to jump on the bandwagon for, lol.

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New to the site. Been a Hawks fan seen 77. In 3rd grade the kid sitting in front of me has a Raiders lunchbox, on one side is likeness of Mark Van Egan and the other side of the box is all the helmets. He asks, "Who's your favourite team?" Totally random I pick the team with the coolest one. As for all the bandwagon nonsense. How Cares? Let them, maybe some will wise up, settle down and stick around. Besides, it's good for business. The sales department is lovin it. Also walking in a airport I'd rather see a bunch of Seahawks tees, better than having 49ers, Cowboys, or &$@;#& Steelers crap on people's backs and having to look at it. Just a thought.


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I joined under the Mora administration. If only we had gotten a few more dirtbags I could be considered a .netbandwagoner. nevermind, I bought into the curry hype that year so in a sense I am worse than a bandwagoner. As much as I like malcolm smith, I hope we draft a WLB and he chooses number 59...

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Unless youre super, super old and were an original fan in 1976, we were all bandwagon fans at one time or another.


didn't know they existed til '77. I know :white_flag: , but have never waivered since.

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What can be confusing is that some fans want to belong to successful fan bases while others enjoy watching and cheering for talented and/ or exiting players.

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Im pretty sure my fellow East Coast Hawk fans, or really anyone out of Washingtonfor that matter, is silently being called a bandwagoner when he or she walks down the street in any Seahawk gear.

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So according to some, I must be a bandwagoner.

I started at 5, my grandfather got me into watching the Seahawks, and teaching me football.

I've never 'jumped off', in fact I was one of the very few kids at school(Aberdeen, WA) who actually was a Seahawks fan, most where Cowboys, Raiders, Niners, or Denver fans.

On the play ground I was always "Steve Largent", while everyone else was big names from other teams.

Unfortunately I was not born till '79, so I couldn't be there from the start.....but I haven't left since I started...so I guess I'm an OG bandwagoner?

Not really sure how any of this works.....

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IMO the best part of bandwagon fans is when the team loses ONE game, and you see them go into meltdown mode. Lord, I love that stuff, makes me smile.

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IMO the best part of bandwagon fans is when the team loses ONE game, and you see them go into meltdown mode. Lord, I love that stuff, makes me smile.


lol. Winning the Super Bowl one week, and taking the number one pick in the draft the next. That stuff is epic.

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Ok, i guess I'll be a Seahawks fan too. Is there room for me on the bandwagon?

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Ok, i guess I'll be a Seahawks fan too. Is there room for me on the bandwagon?


nope

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I like it and hate it. The noise it creates when this kind of exposure brings the bandwagoners out which sucks kinda, but it also brings Seahawks football to the eyes of future little Seahawk fans. Living up here in the PNW, we already have to deal with stupid whiner and faider fans who claim they were fans "before Seattle had a team" and they probably already polluted this area with their demon seed (and fandom). Bring it on I say, if nothing else it creates a buzz and that alone to me is fun!

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I like it and hate it. The noise it creates when this kind of exposure brings the bandwagoners out which sucks kinda, but it also brings Seahawks football to the eyes of future little Seahawk fans. Living up here in the PNW, we already have to deal with stupid whiner and faider fans who claim they were fans "before Seattle had a team" and they probably already polluted this area with their demon seed (and fandom). Bring it on I say, if nothing else it creates a buzz and that alone to me is fun!


I only hate it.

Nothing good comes from distracting extraneous media attention and expectations.........especially for a young team like the Hawks.

It's going to be a challenge for Pete to keep this team grounded and focused in 2013. I much prefer the underdog role to the front runner role.

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If you're older than 30 a good test of whether or not you were a bandwagon fan is if you were still with the team when John Elway consistently destroyed it. I still have nightmares about Horse Face and that stupid smile.

I guess this team can have bandwagon fans if you look at how successful they have been over the last decade. Before that...ugh.


Yeah,, the Horse face and those huge teeth. Wyman or someone like Terry Wooden chasing him out of bounds and right before he goes out, he wings the ball 50 yards downfield to a wide open Vance Johnson for the late score.

Now mind you, sometimes Stormin Norm would nail a game winner on the following drive, but sometimes he didn't..

DOH! Damn I used to truly hate that Elway.

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Ok, i guess I'll be a Seahawks fan too. Is there room for me on the bandwagon?


sorry... its looks like its kinda full right now

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Ok, i guess I'll be a Seahawks fan too. Is there room for me on the bandwagon?


sorry... its looks like its kinda full right now

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Was a casual Seahawk fan for maybe a year or two until I moved back to Seattle in Jun 2012. Promised myself upon moving back I would buy season tickets, I did, and got treated to an undefeated home game record (including preseason games). I already renewed my season tix for next year. Am I band wagon fan?


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Was a casual Seahawk fan for maybe a year or two until I moved back to Seattle in Jun 2012. Promised myself upon moving back I would buy season tickets, I did, and got treated to an undefeated home game record (including preseason games). I already renewed my season tix for next year. Am I band wagon fan?


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Man, I remember stumbling across this site, summer of 2004 I think it was. It was my first attempt at finding a Seahawk forum and I found a bunch but after reading through all of them, I knew which one I liked, problem was, I forgot the name of it and didn't save the link. So I had to do some digging an I remember being a little bit anxious that I wasn't going to find it again. Once I did though, I was stuck here, like a Remora, stuck to the bottom of a Stingray, helplessly, and happily following along where ever it took me.

To those that are new, welcome aboard, we look forward to your input and ideas. :th2thumbs:


I know what you mean, I remember stumbling across this site, well before it became .net that is, back in 2001 when I was living in Hong Kong. I searched high and low for a fan forum.

Someone correct me if Im wrong, but the site back in the day split, with Aros taking over this site.

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All this whining about band wagon fans. You have no idea until later.

Get on the ground floor with those of us that approve new members.

Now that's sometimes weird.

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IMO the best part of bandwagon fans is when the team loses ONE game, and you see them go into meltdown mode. Lord, I love that stuff, makes me smile.


I think you hit the nail on the head. I've been paying close attention (watching every game, knowing as many stats as possible) to the hawks since 2000 (I considered myself a fan before that but that's when I started playing h.s. football and knew what the hell was going on, lol) and I used to think we were going to win the Superbowl if we won a game or I'd think that we were eternally doomed if we lost. It was like I had a case of seahawk bipolarism - but I was really just naive (more GREEN than blue, haha).. I think it's a natural progression - you get to the point where you've seen enough scenerios play out - for better or worse - that you start understanding that you can't gauge a team and where they stand in the grand scheme of things in any given week.. That being said, I still get that over-excited "we're the best team to lace 'em up" feeling after a win but now I'm smart enough (maybe experienced enough is a better way of putting it, lol) to keep it in perspective.

As my old coach used to say, "Focus on the task at hand, forget old results, and move on to what's next."

Then again this is my 3rd post so I'm not sure if I qualify for such bold proclamations about what a real fan is! :)

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Some of you seem unclear what a bandwagon, or "fair weather" fan is. It's simply someone that only cheers and pays attention to the team when they're winning. In the sucky seasons they go AWOL, while die-hards suffer along with our team through every soul-crushing defeat. Some die-hards feel they've earned the glory of a winning season as a result of all their suffering, and feel the bandwagon fans don't deserve it because they didn't earn it. I'm not one of them. I say the more the merrier! Climb aboard and make some noise, there's plenty of room! And I freely admit that I am a fair-weather Mariners fan. When they're kickin' ass, I'm all in. When they suck, like they have the last decade-plus, I don't watch any of their games, ever. But if this upcoming season turns out like some are saying it will, I'll dust off my old Edgar Martinez authentic jersey and hop on. But they'll still suck... again...

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I've always been under the impression that a bandwagon fan is someone who changes allegiances to teams from week to week and season to season. A fair weather fan is someone who doesn't necessarily change which team they root for but they only care about a team with passing interest (say they're in the playoffs or made a big comeback and it's on sportscenter or something) and there's nothing wrong with that at all. Some die-hards can become hostile towards those they perceive has being an inferior fan because they feel they've invested more time, energy, and emotion than the other guy.. "How dare they try and take part in this glorious moment when they haven't endured the tragic defeats?!" I think right there is where people can chill out.. If you're a die hard then you KNOW how ecstatic you feel when things are going good so why would you even care what the other guy feels? You know it's not as sweet for them as it is for you! So I say sign up / hop on the wagon and get while the gettin is good because every extra seahawk fan is one less potential 9'er fan, and say it with me - GO HAWKS!!!

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I've always been under the impression that a bandwagon fan is someone who changes allegiances to teams from week to week and season to season. A fair weather fan is someone who doesn't necessarily change which team they root for but they only care about a team with passing interest (say they're in the playoffs or made a big comeback and it's on sportscenter or something) and there's nothing wrong with that at all. Some die-hards can become hostile towards those they perceive has being an inferior fan because they feel they've invested more time, energy, and emotion than the other guy.. "How dare they try and take part in this glorious moment when they haven't endured the tragic defeats?!" I think right there is where people can chill out.. If you're a die hard then you KNOW how ecstatic you feel when things are going good so why would you even care what the other guy feels? You know it's not as sweet for them as it is for you! So I say sign up / hop on the wagon and get while the gettin is good because every extra seahawk fan is one less potential 9'er fan, and say it with me - GO HAWKS!!!



You're basically describing the same kind of fan with 2 different words.

But as Bill says, the original band wagon fan is one who really owes no allegience to any team. Kind of like ninnir fans. There have been thousands of them wouldn't be caught dead being a fan until the last 2 years when they are winning again.

Seahawks have lots of those. People that would never have come here or mentioned the Seahawks. Now they are showing up in droves pretending they are knowledgable football fans when in reality they are goggle exspurts.

But it takes all kinds of fans to support a team through various times. You just need to expect it and take them with a grain of salt. After all they are here until the next losing season when its "oh the same old Seahawks" and they go of the map again.

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I've always been under the impression that a bandwagon fan is someone who changes allegiances to teams from week to week and season to season. A fair weather fan is someone who doesn't necessarily change which team they root for but they only care about a team with passing interest (say they're in the playoffs or made a big comeback and it's on sportscenter or something) and there's nothing wrong with that at all. Some die-hards can become hostile towards those they perceive has being an inferior fan because they feel they've invested more time, energy, and emotion than the other guy.. "How dare they try and take part in this glorious moment when they haven't endured the tragic defeats?!" I think right there is where people can chill out.. If you're a die hard then you KNOW how ecstatic you feel when things are going good so why would you even care what the other guy feels? You know it's not as sweet for them as it is for you! So I say sign up / hop on the wagon and get while the gettin is good because every extra seahawk fan is one less potential 9'er fan, and say it with me - GO HAWKS!!!



You're basically describing the same kind of fan with 2 different words.

But as Bill says, the original band wagon fan is one who really owes no allegience to any team. Kind of like ninnir fans. There have been thousands of them wouldn't be caught dead being a fan until the last 2 years when they are winning again.

Seahawks have lots of those. People that would never have come here or mentioned the Seahawks. Now they are showing up in droves pretending they are knowledgable football fans when in reality they are goggle exspurts.

But it takes all kinds of fans to support a team through various times. You just need to expect it and take them with a grain of salt. After all they are here until the next losing season when its "oh the same old Seahawks" and they go of the map again.

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The distinction I was making was that a bandwagon fan CHANGES teams as it suites them and a fairweather fan roots for ONE team as it suites them. That's why I used 2 different words, that subtle difference makes them distinct from one another. Maybe I should have omitted the word "necessarily" in my description of a fairweather fan but I thought it was pretty clear what I was getting at. The point was entirely moot to begin with as I was just rewording what BlueThunder said... It would have been easier to just say, "Why would a die-hard fan care?".

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The distinction I was making was that a bandwagon fan CHANGES teams as it suites them and a fairweather fan roots for ONE team as it suites them. That's why I used 2 different words, that subtle difference makes them distinct from one another. Maybe I should have omitted the word "necessarily" in my description of a fairweather fan but I thought it was pretty clear what I was getting at. The point was entirely moot to begin with as I was just rewording what BlueThunder said... It would have been easier to just say, "Why would a die-hard fan care?".

On to the next thread!


to put it more simply:

Bandwagon fan - supports whoever is winning (so would have supported the Pats, Colts, Saints, Packers etc over last decade)
Fairweather fan - only supports their team when it is winning but doesn't care about football any other time (niner fans)


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IMO the best part of bandwagon fans is when the team loses ONE game, and you see them go into meltdown mode. Lord, I love that stuff, makes me smile.


this entire board goes into meltdown every time we lose


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Oh man, I hate the type of bandwagon fan that just floats around to the latest powerhouse team so they can quasi-celebrate the championship game every year. It's like they never want to experience defeat... I mean it sucks when your team is mediocre, but that's what true allegiance is... sticking with 'em through thick and thin. I don't even understand the mindset of that type of "fan". The 49er dynasty years is a perfect example. They had millions of those types all around the country. Along with them just buying championships in the pre-salary cap years, that's where my deep-rooted hatred of that team began, way before the Seahawks even joined the NFC. And no, Niners fans, this isn't a thread to argue about buying championships...

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IMO the best part of bandwagon fans is when the team loses ONE game, and you see them go into meltdown mode. Lord, I love that stuff, makes me smile.


this entire board goes into meltdown every time we lose


Incorrect. Most of us are level headed. A lot of game day only posters like Toronto or Mcbobly do have toddler meltdowns.


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IMO the best part of bandwagon fans is when the team loses ONE game, and you see them go into meltdown mode. Lord, I love that stuff, makes me smile.


this entire board goes into meltdown every time we lose


Incorrect. Most of us are level headed. A lot of game day only posters like Toronto or Mcbobly do have toddler meltdowns.


Most of the game day only posters go into meltdown if we go behind at any point. I wish the game day forum posts didn't disappear forever, topics from the end of the first quarter against the Bears, Rams and Redskins would make some good light reading when I feel down


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Oh well all you superior fans that don't meltdown during games.

I frickin freak out. Always have, always will.

I guess that makes those of us bandwagoners.

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I had season tickets in 76 and still do, but just found this board lately, do I qualify as bandwagoner?

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yo yo wuts good maafoos bandwagon or not i been a fan since the ricky waters..waren moon era oh kennedy was the shiitt...its takeover time y shut down incoming fans lol..lets goo SEAhawks :2:


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