TexansTalk featured in ESPiN.com's "Overreaction Nation"

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  1. TexanExile

    TexanExile A New Hope

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    It's a subtle jab, but in good fun, and I think it shows that some of our own exuberance is more than matched by other fans around the country.

    And it IS a "special place" here.

    Here's the article. Fast-forward to the last paragraph for the reference.
     
  2. gwallaia

    gwallaia Moderator Staff Member

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    The jab is too subtle to be effective.
     
  3. Hookem Horns

    Hookem Horns That Server Guy Staff Member

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    Thanks for bringing that out since it explains the server crash earlier. We are getting nailed with traffic. BTW, we are going to be moving into an upgraded server within the next 2 days. The current server just can't take this load anymore. This is just one of the problems that comes with winning.

    Actually, it has been VERY effective in terms of traffic. People are just going to click that link just out of curiosity.
     
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  4. Errant Hothy

    Errant Hothy Hypermediocrity

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    Sending thank you notes to Mr. Jackson yet?
     
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    jerek Pro Hobbyist

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    All the same, congrats on the well-deserved nod.
     
  6. Leahmic223

    Leahmic223 Hall of Fame

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    :Looks at their Power Rankings:

    And we are the ones overreacting...I guess.
     
  7. Errant Hothy

    Errant Hothy Hypermediocrity

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    Indeed, congrats to al involved in keeping this place up and running.
     
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    Tedc Hardheaded

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    I hope they don't see the "Embarrassing Pics of Dante" thread. That would really be awful.
     


  9. TexanExile

    TexanExile A New Hope

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    Awwww...and us without some elaborate Romania-based identity stealer scam in place. There goes the jackpot.


    Seriously, batten down the hatches. Here comes a new wave of drive-by posters! :pirate:

    Leahmic: yep. take a look at the comments posted at ESPN's site in response to that article. Their own readers hammer them badly for the overreaction claims...even breaking out the :potkettle: comment!
     
  10. beerlover

    beerlover Site Contributor

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    this would explain the hour blackout that just happened, all those "Overreaction Nation" bloggers logging in :user:
     
  11. Texan_Bill

    Texan_Bill Subscribed Contributor

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    I think it was a link to Orbitz, but somehow Hookem hijacked the link... :fans:
     
  12. Yankee_In_TX

    Yankee_In_TX Dance Lindsay!

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    I wondered why we've been moving David Carr in the pocket slow all day.
     
  13. Texan_Bill

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    They probably caught wind of the 'many' "BSPN sucks" threads that we used to have.
     
  14. 76Texan

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    Reps to many of the above posts. :whip:

    The Texans are definitelly getting more and more attentions.
    I bet we're gonna have some traffic congestion in the coming days. :texflag:
     
  15. Hookem Horns

    Hookem Horns That Server Guy Staff Member

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    Actually I should send him a bill. Everytime I have server issues it cost me money. I am also getting ready to almost triple my monthly server cost with this upgrade (not really complaining or I wouldn't do it btw).
     
  16. gwallaia

    gwallaia Moderator Staff Member

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    The jab at the end must have had something to do with the thread where one of our homers was asking if we might make it to the Super Bowl.

    We must have sounded like Possum Holler fans.
     
  17. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    It'd suck to be that poster.....quickly runs search on all HOU-TEX posts... :shades:
     
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    I can't find where he mentions TexansTalk.
     
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    Last line or so there is some text, that is a hyperlink, is says "special place" and links here.

     

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