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Old 08-13-2012   #21
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I guess you are right, but then should that have read 2002-2011, as that would have been 10 full seasons.
no because the 10th full season didnt end until 2012
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I did some goggling, this is what I found. I think this is it.
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i kno what it looks like, I said I want it. As in, I want for my jersey
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i kno what it looks like, I said I want it. As in, I want for my jersey
I wouldn't mind having one for my hat.
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You can print it out and put it on with some duct tape.
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i kno what it looks like, I said I want it. As in, I want for my jersey
Well, you can buy the iron-on ones if you want to actually do that to a real jersey. I know I wouldn't, but for a t-shirt, it would be cool.
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Sig, if anyone wants to use it.


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You don't celebrate 1000 yds rushing when you have 950 yds. Until they completed last season they had not been in the league 10 years. Now they have.
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i kno what it looks like, I said I want it. As in, I want for my jersey
I'd like one for my jersey, as well.

But, it'll probably be an item like a Texans bandana, meaning it will never exist.
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no because the 10th full season didnt end until 2012
League years run from March to March. Everything which happened last season is considered part of the 2011 season.
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Can someone please explain to me why the Texans are wearing the 10 year patch on their jerseys this season..This is the 11th season and wearing something to commemorate a 10th season during the 11th season to me makes no sense at all..And before someone says it is 2002-2012, yeah, that still makes no sense.. that is 11 years. I wonder who's brilliant idea that was.. would have been great last season with them making the playoffs.. but this year, that patch makes no sense...
I've always had a problem with that too. The Astros are doing the same stupid thing this year, wearing a 50 year patch in their 51st season.
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Yep - that'll solve it.
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They're in the store at Reliant - $16 each.
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To answer the OP's question why the Texans are wearing a 10-year patch this year instead of last year, there are two reasons.

The first reason was the lockout. They weren't sure the season was going to happen. Once the agreement was signed in late July it was too late for any preparations as training camp was about to start.

The second reason was that there wasn't a reason to celebrate since the Texans have been mediocre the first nine years of their existence. Winning the division last year finally gave the organization a reason to have an anniversary patch.
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The second reason was that there wasn't a reason to celebrate since the Texans have been mediocre the first nine years of their existence. Winning the division last year finally gave the organization a reason to have an anniversary patch.
So if last year's performance didn't happen until this year, would they have 11 year patches in 2013?
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Can't find them anywhere here in the ATX, or on E-bay, why won't the store sell them on line?
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League years run from March to March. Everything which happened last season is considered part of the 2011 season.
FOOTBALL SEASON for fans is from Sept to Jan, Feb for a couple lucky teams. I'm with Hobie, this should have been done LAST year, during our 10th year. So much for COMMON SENSE reasoning though! I don't really give a hoot about the league year!

That said, I have a 5 yr patch, thanks to one of our TT posters, and I will get a 10 yr patch Sat at the store. We've completed 10 full years in the league, so I guess it's all good, and just a matter of how ya look at it.
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I honestly don't understand the vitriol towards the patch. Are we that bored?
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I honestly don't understand the vitriol towards the patch. Are we that bored?
Yes! We're football-deprived sports-obsessed maniacs that need SOMETHING to dwell on in the off-season.
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Those damn collars!!!!!

Wait... wrong thread.
lmao, this is exactly what I was thinking in reading this thread

However, here's my pet peeve with numeric misconceptions/misunderstandings:

The really irksome thing for me is people not understanding that "Midnight" is actually the morning of a day, not the end of a day. So when these idiots running theater schedules say that a movie is showing at midnight on Thursday, it's really midnight on Friday.
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It's not really that hard. If you were born in June of 82, then you just turned 30 years old in 2012 even though you're in your 31st year. The Texans are 10 years old until they complete their 11th season which is this year.
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