The 10 Rules of Being a True Sports Fan

May 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

What makes someone a serious sports fan?
Given that the average supporter has been gradually priced out of going to the games, combined with the current economic climate, it's unfair to expect someone to have season tickets and/or go to watch their team play on a regular basis.
However, there should still be rules in place to help determine if someone is a true fan of their team. Therefore, I've compiled a list of the top 10 rules to see what fits the profile for being considered a loyal and dedicated supporter of your team(s).
Any comments/submissions alluding to other potential guidelines for the list will be considered (semi-) seriously.
1) You must support the team from the area where you grew up.
The only exception to this is if your city has no team, but you enjoy watching the sport/league in question. A prime example of this is Toronto, where people follow the Buffalo Bills, as there is no NFL team in Southern Ontario. (Did I hear someone say, "Yet?")
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