We, the more frequent posters, realize
that teams seldom play flawless football
and understand that victory or defeat
can be traced to 4 or 5 turning point plays.
We know that sometimes these turning point plays
will be in our favour, and sometimes they won't.
EVERY TEAM HAS 4 or 5 BAD PLAYS some games,
even teams in the midst of their dynasty years!!
On the day when these plays don't go in our favour,
although we're disappointed, we put it all behind us
and look objectively at the overall play our team.
When we lose these less frequent posters who create threads
fixating on some of our player's misplays or our team's misplays
are incapable of filtering out their emotions
regarding our team's, or a player's, performance,
and can't see or won't admit they saw
some good in the teams overall play.
I don't bother pointing the good performances out
until they crawl back in their holes until the next loss.
Notice how few of them post after a Ticat victory?
Why give them the satisfaction of accusing me
of being a *Pollyanna, a sympathizer or an enabler?
A Pollyanna is someone who is blindly optimistic
about every situation, sometimes to the point of foolishness.
The term is typically used in a negative way, to describe someone
who cannot think about the more serious ramifications of various situations.
Someone who behaves like a Pollyanna
might be said to be Pollyannaish,
which is why you might hear statements like
“so-and-so can be so Pollyannaish about sales numbers.?