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    Hey all! I've been lurking mostly and posting occasionally for a few years. I am astounded by the knowledge and dedication of the ClanRammers. This place is my only stop for Ram info.

    I've been a Ram fan pretty much since I can remember watching football which was filled with painful losses. I've only been to a single game, at the Big A, back when it was still the Big A.

    I watched the great Super Bowl victory at a friends house, the only football fan. Sad when I think about it. I was amazed after it ended and I still somewhat feel that way.

    As my name indicates, Isaac Bruce is my all time favorite Ram. His grace, class, and accomplishments will always stand out for me.

    I truly hope 2015 will be the season long suffering Rams fans will be vindicated. I look forward to sharing much celebration here.
    “Oh, 100 percent,” Donald said. “I feel like the words, ‘Thank you,’ ain’t enough. You’ve got to show it... Instead of saying thank you — show it.”

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    2010, well done for being here

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      I'm part Scottish too, so this has to be the right place!
      “Oh, 100 percent,” Donald said. “I feel like the words, ‘Thank you,’ ain’t enough. You’ve got to show it... Instead of saying thank you — show it.”

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        Its the ONLY Place :ram: :helmet: :

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