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Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby Sarcastic on Fri Nov 30, 2012 3:27 pm

It's official. We are the best fans in the whole league.

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mlh45jdd/the-nhls-best-fans/

No. 1: Pittsburgh Penguins

Thanks to Pens fans the team had a 5-year sell-out streak at the end of last season. Fans also flocked to the TVs, producing the highest local cable ratings in the NHL. The team's Facebook page has 1.2 million followers -- impressive considering it represents 51% of Pittsburgh's population.
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby Gaucho on Fri Nov 30, 2012 3:50 pm

So does this mean Gary thinks we're extra dumb?
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby nocera on Fri Nov 30, 2012 6:22 pm

Bandwagon.
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby CERV96 on Fri Nov 30, 2012 6:31 pm

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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby pressure=9Pa on Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:31 pm

And we have been the best for all seven years there has been an NHL.
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby Idoit40fans on Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:36 pm

pressure=9Pa wrote:And we have been the best for all seven years there has been an NHL.


so awesome.
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby pressure=9Pa on Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:42 pm

I try.
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby npv708 on Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:33 pm

Shouldn't that be "had" the best fans...
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby FreeCandy44 on Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:37 pm

Well.....I mean since we can into the league after the Crosby drafting. We've been great.
*blue shirted Pens fan*
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby Noise on Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:25 pm

Of course the Pens have the best fans. We've got Robinson in Zelienople!!!

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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby Steve on Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:18 am

I think the 10 years Pens fans who make fun of the 7 years blue shirts Pens fans, may not realize that the Penguins, you know, actually wore blue jerseys back in the day.

So really, the blue shirts really should be making fun of the bandwagoning-johnny-come-lately-black-and-gold-wearing Penguins fans. ;)
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:06 am

Steve wrote:I think the 10 years Pens fans who make fun of the 7 years blue shirts Pens fans, may not realize that the Penguins, you know, actually wore blue jerseys back in the day.

So really, the blue shirts really should be making fun of the bandwagoning-johnny-come-lately-black-and-gold-wearing Penguins fans. ;)

:thumb:

Yeah, I'm old enough to remember the backlash from Boston when the Pens decided to go from the Blue Sweaters to Black and Gold.

I always laugh at those who call the Blue Sweatered folks "band Wagon", it shows that they have no sense of Pens history.

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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby Gaucho on Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:26 am

I think us plebs all know that the Pens wore blue in their early days. I think this is more of a case of someone some wiseass not having a sense of humor.
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:27 am

Gaucho wrote:I think us plebs all know that the Pens wore blue in their early days. I think this is more of a case of someone not having a sense of humor.

:pop:
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby Gaucho on Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:29 am

I'm German, so it goes without saying.
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:31 am

Gaucho wrote:I'm German, so it goes without saying.

Yet you say it anyway... :)
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby Gaucho on Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:34 am

Carry on.
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby Steve on Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:16 pm

Gaucho wrote:I think us plebs all know that the Pens wore blue in their early days. I think this is more of a case of someone some wiseass not having a sense of humor.


me? I think the "blueshirts" chumping is funny too - I was just expanding on it. ;)
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby Steve on Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:18 pm

ExPatriatePen wrote:
Steve wrote:I think the 10 years Pens fans who make fun of the 7 years blue shirts Pens fans, may not realize that the Penguins, you know, actually wore blue jerseys back in the day.

So really, the blue shirts really should be making fun of the bandwagoning-johnny-come-lately-black-and-gold-wearing Penguins fans. ;)

:thumb:

Yeah, I'm old enough to remember the backlash from Boston when the Pens decided to go from the Blue Sweaters to Black and Gold.

I always laugh at those who call the Blue Sweatered folks "band Wagon", it shows that they have no sense of Pens history.

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haha I remember that. I like the blue jerseys, the dark ones not the baby blue ones (although I have one of those haha) - I kind of wish the Pens kept those colors, but I understand why they switched I guess.
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby Gaucho on Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:19 pm

Steve wrote:
Gaucho wrote:I think us plebs all know that the Pens wore blue in their early days. I think this is more of a case of someone some wiseass not having a sense of humor.


me? I think the "blueshirts" chumping is funny too - I was just expanding on it. ;)


No, EPP. Don't mind us, we just like to piss off each other.
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:55 pm

Gaucho wrote:
Steve wrote:
Gaucho wrote:I think us plebs all know that the Pens wore blue in their early days. I think this is more of a case of someone some wiseass not having a sense of humor.


me? I think the "blueshirts" chumping is funny too - I was just expanding on it. ;)


No, EPP. Don't mind us, we just like to piss off each other.


Yep... but I still love ya Gaucho ;) ;) (And that offer to show you around next time you come to NYC is still valid - but you have to wear a Blue Pens throw back sweater during the visit :) )
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby CERV96 on Sat Dec 01, 2012 5:05 pm

Gaucho wrote:I think us plebs all know that the Pens wore blue in their early days. I think this is more of a case of someone some wiseass not having a sense of humor.


One of the long time jokes that contine to run here.

The blue jerseys that is.

On that note anyone hungary?
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Re: Forbes: Pens have best fans

Postby MSL2 on Sat Dec 01, 2012 8:24 pm

Clearly they don't take into account how loud the fans are or if they leave the game early. :pop:

The thread is even funnier when you see the OP username. :D
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