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Juanito
03-19-2012, 08:24 PM
I'm only 20 and I've seen the Giants win 2 Superbowls. Fans of some teams have probably been waiting 40 years for an appearance never mind a trophy to show for it. I'm pretty grateful for it, in a league of 32 where only one team can be left standing, to take two in five years is unbelievable. I just hope people cherish it while it lasts, I've noticed some people getting picky about the lack of free-agents, but jesus we could be a perennially losing team who wins four or five games every year, that is a real problem to moan about. I think about it all the time, its memories you cannot buy, fans of a lot of teams would love to have half the success our team has had.

jomo
03-19-2012, 08:35 PM
I'm only 20 and I've seen the Giants win 2 Superbowls. Fans of some teams have probably been waiting 40 years for an appearance never mind a trophy to show for it. I'm pretty grateful for it, in a league of 32 where only one team can be left standing, to take two in five years is unbelievable. I just hope people cherish it while it lasts, I've noticed some people getting picky about the lack of free-agents, but jesus we could be a perennially losing team who wins four or five games every year, that is a real problem to moan about. I think about it all the time, its memories you cannot buy, fans of a lot of teams would love to have half the success our team has had.
I prefer the word fortunate but I hear you.

Pakman
03-19-2012, 08:48 PM
Unfortunately I'm greedy and want more.

BluTri10
03-19-2012, 08:52 PM
You will only realize how great these years were when years of mediocrity go by.

1990 was my first year watching football (7 years old)...and I thought every season ended in glory. Unfortunately, it took 17 years to win again. That 1990 team remained in my heart for all those years. I can appreciate these last 2 Super Bowls much more now...But I still feel like I am riding on cloud 9...even from the 2007 championship...

JJC7301
03-20-2012, 12:03 AM
Unfortunately I'm greedy and want more.
+1. I'm a Mets fan so this is my only sports enjoyment.

I've been fortunate enough to witness all 4 SB victories. They've been one of the best and most consistent franchises in that time period. During that time they've been to 5 SBs and only NE has been to more (6 SB).

But I want more.

miked1958
03-20-2012, 12:24 AM
Unfortunately I'm greedy and want more.
+1. I'm a Mets fan so this is my only sports enjoyment.

I've been fortunate enough to witness all 4 SB victories. They've been one of the best and most consistent franchises in that time period. During that time they've been to 5 SBs and only NE has been to more (6 SB).

But I want more.Agreed. I to watched all five of out SBs. He is right. We need to be thankful. Fans of Some teams have never been able to see what it feels like for their team to be in the SB cause they never made it there. Other fans just know the feeling of frustration as their teams have got there several times and lost each time (Vikings & Bills). We are somewhat spoiled. But not only winning but winning with story book endings in 07 and 11

TheBookOfEli
03-20-2012, 01:58 AM
lol i thought this was going to be a thread of our 2 "lucky" Superbowl wins.

Harooni
03-20-2012, 02:05 AM
when i was your age i saw 2 giant superbowls also.

good times.

Antwuan
03-20-2012, 02:08 AM
As a fan of the Giants its a fortune to have witness this team win 2 superbowls. I been a hardcore Giants Fan since 2006 but you can say I started following them in 2004 when Eli got drafted. 2007 happened so quick because I shortly become a fan before, its a fortune.

Diamondring
03-20-2012, 02:15 AM
Unfortunately I'm greedy and want more.I remember when my Cousin said he was satisfied with 5 Superbowls ( he was a 49er's fan) and I thought he was crazy in the head. Then some stupid fool told me that I was greedy because I told him that I was mad that the Giants couldn't repeat in 09 and I wanted to ask him does he belong to a ******ed center.

miked1958
03-20-2012, 05:45 AM
when i was your age i saw 2 giant superbowls also.

good times.
I was 28 when the giants won their first SB of Lombardi era in 86. So. If u figure my dad get me spoon fed on giants games from around the age of 5 I can remember watching with him. Then that was a good 20 to 23 or so lean yrs of watching the them every hr and saying at the end.. We will get em next yr.

So we should all be thankful cause no matter how good teams are in this era, teams just don't repeat. After 86 and 90 who would of thought we would go 17 more long seasons without lifting that Trophy again.

We can't take what just happened for granted. Now I don't think we have to wait 17 more seasons to see it happen again (at least I hope not, I'd be 70) but we can't expect to go out and win it every yr. just doesn't happen. Which is why I will never forgive plax for his stupidity. We will forever wonder what would have happened that yr had he not shot himself. We were mowing teams down offensively prior to that incident. Not so much after it.

SweetZombieJesus
03-20-2012, 09:03 AM
I've seen the Giants do it 4 times in my lifetime and the Yankees 7 times. When I stop and think about that, when I think about Jets fans and Eagles fans who've never experienced it, I am grateful to the sports gods.

SweetZombieJesus
03-20-2012, 09:04 AM
We are somewhat spoiled. But not only winning but winning with story book endings in 07 and 11

Also 1990

TrueBlue2180
03-20-2012, 09:33 AM
You will only realize how great these years were when years of mediocrity go by.

1990 was my first year watching football (7 years old)...and I thought every season ended in glory. Unfortunately, it took 17 years to win again. That 1990 team remained in my heart for all those years. I can appreciate these last 2 Super Bowls much more now...But I still feel like I am riding on cloud 9...even from the 2007 championship...

This is my story to a T. I remember being in the second grade watching Super Bowl XXV, hanging on every snap. When Scott Norwood came out for the kick, I remember my mother saying something like "oh no, he's going to make it." Then it went wide right and I went nuts. Those 17 years between Super Bowl wins were long, but it made the last two sweeter.

TuckYou
03-20-2012, 09:49 AM
Became a Giants fan from watching LT in the 80s. I dont really remember the 1st SB win because I was real young, but definitely remember the 2nd over the Bills. I remember where I was and who I was with. Then I remember developing a hate for a team for the first time in my life, the Dallas Cowboys. Then the 90s came, and I was torn. I wasnt a Giants fan who hates the Jets, still am not. In fact, Ive been to several Jets games through the years with my pops, but more Giants games. The 90s were a brutal run for all Giants fans, which made the 2000 loss pretty devistating but at least it felt like we were on the right track again. But we were not, until 2004. That may have been themost importantyear the Giants ever had. They got a coach who already won a ring with them in Tom Coughlin, and traded for a rookie QB who will be, if not already, the best QB in Giants history. </P>


It is pretty crazy that this team has not had a losing season since 2004,8 seasons ago, and sandwiched in there are 2 SB wins. Almost a decade without a losing season. </P>


Id say it is a great time to be a Giants fan, possible the best time in their history. </P>


Looking forward to 2012.</P>

jhamburg
03-20-2012, 10:27 AM
You will only realize how great these years were when years of mediocrity go by.

1990 was my first year watching football (7 years old)...and I thought every season ended in glory. Unfortunately, it took 17 years to win again. That 1990 team remained in my heart for all those years. I can appreciate these last 2 Super Bowls much more now...But I still feel like I am riding on cloud 9...even from the 2007 championship...

+1...a lot of people don't realize it though.

Lately we've had arguments on here about whether Eli will win 3 or just 2 more superbowls LOL.

We should all be thrilled if we get even 1 more super bowl win in this era.

fansince69
03-20-2012, 11:16 AM
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<p class="MsoNormal">Many of my fellow Giants fans are very lucky and I have said
this in past threads. The fans that are older than me got to witness the good
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60s when this team would be very disappointing to all you fans that never went
through some of the leaner times(some of you complain about this team when it
is competitive...I can not imagine how much you would complain if we were
4-12).</p>

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal">I watched religiously for almost 15 yrs before I saw a team
even come close to the playoffs and it was 17-18 years before we won the Superbowl.Many
of you (mostly younger fans) do not realize how fortunate you are. Hopefully
you never have to truly find out. I am so glad we are in the position we are in
and hope we stay that way for a very long time.</p>

<p class="MsoNormal"></p>

<p class="MsoNormal">To all you younger fans....enjoy this....it is not always
like this and you never know when it will go back to the 70s again.</p>

fansince69
03-20-2012, 11:20 AM
I have no idea what happened in previous post so I will try again

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