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Weekend OT Thread

In light of Matt Harrison's brilliant start to the season, and the seeming rush by a fair number of people to clamber aboard JBI's previously-empty bandwagon, the question to ponder for the weekend is:

What bandwagons have you jumped upon - in life, in sports, in relation to pop culture, etc. - that ended up either producing great results for you, or failing miserably?

In terms of sports fandom, at the start of 1999 when my family first got ESPN and I took a particular interest at first to ice hockey, I decided to pick the Dallas Stars as my team because their team name sounded superior to everyone else's of course, and it seemed to be justified because they had one of the best records in the league. As it turned out, my jumping on their bandwagon worked out perfectly, and subsequently, I leaned towards other Dallas teams when I decided to take interest in other sports. Except when watching baseball, I also decided to like the Astros because their name also sounded funky and out-there - so laugh all you want. Though so far, it seems as if Dallas sports fandom might have been a bad set of bandwagons to jump on after 1999.

 

 

And naturally, I'll throw an obligatory "Go Mavs" here. Hooray for lowered expectations!

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