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    Most of us have a baseball and basketball teams that were fans of. Mine are the Dodgers and Lakers. I virtually became fans of those two teams the same time I became a Ramfan. I love my Dodgers and Lakers. But the Rams are like family, immediate family. I could eat and sleep when my Dodgers and Lakers lost in the 78 world series and 84 NBA finals. But, I couldn't sleep or eat for 2 full days after that Monday Night game in 1989 when we had a 17 point lead in the fourth quarter and the niners come back and beat us (And I swear that's how sick I was over that loss). So I would like to know, do you relate to what I just said or do I need medical attention.

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    I enjoy watching other sports (basketball and hockey, usually) but I haven't been able to get into them as much as I've been able to get into football.

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      bloodnhall, GO RAMS

      Rams Rule
      Last edited by Mr.Blond; -03-13-2002, 09:20 PM.

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