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Andreu comes up with another classic

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by The_RH_Factor, Oct 7, 2019.

  1. enviroGator

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    I will take your advice, and not read him. I think many others are in the same camp. GSun needs new blood and has for years.

    The Gator Country writers are light years better than either of those two hacks.
     
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  2. 95Gator

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    Never been a fan of his. Wish we had a Mick for writing.
     
  3. The_Graygator

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    And they have now made it where you have to pay to read their stories. I just use my Gatorsports app on my phone and don't have to pay for anything, although I did enjoy using their message boards at times.
     
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  4. SeabudGator

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    You have three choices in today’s world. One, broadcast in a Plato‘s cave of limited and singular content to sycophants (homer). Two, utilize active participation to drive eyeballs and live on advertising (message boards, constant “news”). Three, actually provide intelligent and unique analysis.

    In my opinion, the sun does none of these.
     
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  5. cocodrilo

    cocodrilo GC Hall of Fame

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    I pay because I want to read about the Gators. I get what I pay for. And where else can I get a good playlist if not from Pat Dooley?
     
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  6. Bryan85

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    I'd guess about 90% of all college football media people picked Aubs to win that game. So are you going to quit reading all of them, too? Yea, just read/listen to the media folk who only pick your team.... in every game.

    And really, fish wrap, kitty litter, bird cage liner? What witty and clever names for a newspaper. Never heard those before. Mind if I use them sometime ?
     
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  7. grant1

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    He's paid to write articles, not to be original. What he said is obvious to a blind person, but also true. RE: him picking AU and LSU against us, those are not bad picks. I thought AU was overrated and picked us and I think we'll cover against LSU, but I'm not ready ready to pick UF at this point.

    Pretty much every media hack will have the same "keys of the game" for 90% of the games to be "block, tackle, run the ball, stop the run". Original? hardly, but again, they are not paid to be original.
     
  8. The_Graygator

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    Just get the Gatorsports app and save your money...
     
  9. The_Graygator

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    I didn't pick UF to win by double-digits because I thought AU was overrated, I picked us to win because I knew we were going to beat them, period.
     
  10. cocodrilo

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    Can I get it on my landline phone?
     
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  11. NUM1GATRFN

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    Only with Dial-up, AOL internet
     
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  12. INGATORSWETRUST

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    Agree with above posters. Every since the pay wall, I have not read a single article at the Gville Sun. Their clicks have to be down tremendously. You would think they would want the ad revenue
     
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  13. cocodrilo

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    When it comes to covering the Gators, I look at these journalists like I look at Hollywood actresses. I would prefer to have a Jennifer Lawrence, but if I have to I'll settle for a Marjorie Main.
     
  14. Claygator

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    The pay wall does seem ill advised. Ad revenue must far exceed subscription payments, and you would think it would go down with the pay wall in place.

    I don't have any gripes about Dooley. Andreu, on the other hand, seems clueless.
     
  15. wargunfan

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    Inside your head.
    .....and in other news the weather report calls for mostly dark after sunset turning to light just after dawn.
     
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  16. reaves2alvarez

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    Edward Ashcoff too is good.

    “Wes Chandler was Percy Harvin before Percy Harvin was born.”
     
  17. filamg8torfan

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    All it tells you is he is clueless when it comes to the team. He has no connection whatsoever. He just writes his opinions without getting the feeling about the team's psyche or mood for the upcoming game.
     
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  18. filamg8torfan

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    Is that you Robbie/Dooley?
     
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  19. tigator2019

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    In my head--- UF
    Nope. I read many, listen to podcasts, watch youtube vids etc.

    Andreu i heard picked against UF 5-6 times last year. His writing style to me is subpar. He provides very little insight that I cant find 3-5 other places.

    Picking versus UF vs KY AU is just part of his overall suckyness

    Those enough reasons?
     
  20. scooterp

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    Then picked FSU to beat us by 10 later in the season. A complete clown.
     
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