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    I am taking a break from CF

    Hey all,

    After doing some reflecting, I have decided to take a break from CF for at least a month, possibly longer.

    I love the site, like reading everyone's posts (including those who don't enjoy reading mine), and have spent a lot of time on here in the past year.

    I am going to spend more time writing on my blog (long overdue), and relaxing in my free time. It sounds silly, but it gets to a point where I stress about threads and posts on this site. I've become so emotionally invested in this site. When you start losing sleep at night, you realize it's time to take a break.

    I feel like I've built a connection with many on here and just wanted to give people a heads up in case they notice I haven't posted in a while.

    Thanks to the mods and everyone who's put up with me the past year!

    Have a great rest of the summer everyone, and talk to many of you in September or October!


    I don't drink the Kool-Aid, and I am done making excuses. Only keeping it real...

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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    I actually care. I understand though.

    Enjoy your time away, and make the most of it. Just make sure and be back in about a month so you can join in the hype concerning the upcoming season. We may only win 2 games, AGAIN, but who knows? At least we will be undefeated at that time.


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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    A quick reminder to be nice in here.


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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    Quote Originally Posted by joefrog View Post
    Enjoy your time away, and make the most of it. Just make sure and be back in about a month so you can ***** about the hype concerning the upcoming season.
    There....that's more like it



    Im just glad I have Homan as my bodyguard, Eustachy joked. If I ever make it real big and get to drive a limo everyday, hell be driving it. I thought he came off the bench like somebody was stealing his cow or something.

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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    A quick reminder to be nice in here.
    so sarcasm is now out? I mean really, it is a message board it shouldn't be ruining lives. That sort of thing just BEGS for commentary.



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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    Sarcasm isn't "out," but this is someone being sincere. Please just be nice.


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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Sarcasm isn't "out," but this is someone being sincere. Please just be nice.
    I understand he is being sincere. that is the beauty of the whole thing.



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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Sarcasm isn't "out," but this is someone being sincere. Please just be nice.
    Your avatar freaks me out.

    I can definitely see how this site can get out of hand. For some it is an addiction. For others it is just fun. I would say for me it is by far more for fun then anything else. The social group I am a member of is great. In all seriousness.... When I am swamped at work I will go in there and just read some of the threads and I am nearly in tears I am laughing so hard. What a great stress reliever.


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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    I usually need a break every once in awhile from this place. I usually take my break in May-June when nothing is going on. I think most people take a break now and then.



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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    I am glad we have this thread for reference. Mark my word, two weeks from now or so someone is going to ask "What ever happened to mplscyclone?" And now, thanks to mplscyclone we can just link in this thread. small miracles.



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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    I am glad we have this thread for reference. Mark my word, two weeks from now or so someone is going to ask "What ever happened to mplscyclone?" And now, thanks to mplscyclone we can just link in this thread. small miracles.
    Either that or we'll all be so preoccupied with the new "twnctyscyclone" character on here that is calling for McDermott and Pollard's immediate firing that we'll forget about mplscyclone



    Im just glad I have Homan as my bodyguard, Eustachy joked. If I ever make it real big and get to drive a limo everyday, hell be driving it. I thought he came off the bench like somebody was stealing his cow or something.

    http://blogs.dmjuice.com/?cat=43

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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    Enjoy your time away!

    I've taken breaks before. I've actually considered a very extended break, considering what all else the time might be used for.



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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    Thanks for announcing that to everyone. I'm not sure if I could have slept tonight without knowing why you haven't posted.

    Since Angie said be nice, I'll end my post with that.



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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    Quote Originally Posted by acrozier22 View Post
    Thanks for announcing that to everyone. I'm not sure if I could have slept tonight without knowing why you haven't posted.

    Since Angie said be nice, I'll end my post with that.
    Thanks for adding to the discussion.



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    Re: I am taking a break from CF

    So even if Brett Farve becomes a Viking, he will pass on it?


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