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Old 10-26-2012, 01:49 AM
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Default Has it been seven years already?

It happened. It actually happened.
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Old 10-26-2012, 07:32 AM
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Old 10-26-2012, 07:34 AM
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The more we do these every year, the more I am getting annoyed by how poor we have been since then.

It's sad to me that I remember one event every year just because it has not even come close to getting better since.
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Old 10-26-2012, 07:47 AM
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Yes, it has been 7 years.
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:41 AM
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The more we do these every year, the more I am getting annoyed by how poor we have been since then.

It's sad to me that I remember one event every year just because it has not even come close to getting better since.
I don't necessarily think poor is the right word for it. "Average" might be a better description...
2012 85-77 .525
2011 79-83 .488
2010 88-74 .543
2009 79-83 .488
2008 89-74 .546
2007 72-90 .444
2006 90-72 .556
Total 582-553 .513

October 26, 2005 is a night and a feeling I will never forget.
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:47 AM
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I don't necessarily think poor is the right word for it. "Average" might be a better description...
2012 85-77 .525
2011 79-83 .488
2010 88-74 .543
2009 79-83 .488
2008 89-74 .546
2007 72-90 .444
2006 90-72 .556
Total 582-553 .513

October 26, 2005 is a night and a feeling I will never forget.
No matter what happens the next few years, nobody can take that title away from us.

Interesting pattern, I wonder if we're due for another down year next year.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:02 AM
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No matter what happens the next few years, nobody can take that title away from us.

Interesting pattern, I wonder if we're due for another down year next year.
Not to get all Bill James on here, but it seems like the regression to the mean always happens the next season. Hopefully the Sox can keep a player or two, Jake's gone I believe anyway, maybe add a pitcher or two, and take advantage of the division for once and be in contention again next year.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:06 AM
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I still got a little shiver at 3:10 watching Uribe charge the ball and make the throw to end it.

Hard to believe it's been 7 years.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:06 AM
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It's funny how easy they made it look and yet how hard it is too actually get there and win it. It's so much luck and circumstance as much as talent. The years since have taught us nothing if not how hard it is too get to that level. you got 30 some teams all with the idea to get there . The key for another title run is getting this team in the position where it makes the playoffs most years.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:56 AM
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2011 seemed like about five of those years.
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:16 AM
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Yes, it has been 7 years and today remains one of my favorite days of the year...sig update time!
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:33 AM
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still gives me chills
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:44 AM
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I think its time to pull ou the 2005 DVDs and do a little reminiscing this weekend. Been a Sox Fan 40+ years, made a promise that I would be happy with one World Series win during my lifetime.

I lied.

I NEED two.

I made every home playoff game in 2005 (along with about 20 - 25 regular season games). My only regret was not going to Houston (never thought Id say that!) for game 4.

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Old 10-26-2012, 10:46 AM
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I think its time to pull ou the 2005 DVDs and do a little reminiscing this weekend. Been a Sox Fan 40+ years, made a promise that I would be happy with one World Series win during my lifetime.

I lied.

I NEED two.

I made every home playoff game in 2005 (along with about 20 - 25 regular season games). My only regret was not going to Houston (never thought Id say that!) for game 4.

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Old 10-26-2012, 11:54 AM
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When I was born, it was 40 years. When it happened, I was 48.

Seven years isn't really such a long time.
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