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Thread: How did you long time Jet fans know about trade rumors before the internet?

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    How did you long time Jet fans know about trade rumors before the internet?

    Just curious to know. Was it reported in newspapers, sports shows, etc...?

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    I read the paper every day..Got some decent stuff and it was usually more accurate...

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    Quote Originally Posted by XingDaorong View Post
    Just curious to know. Was it reported in newspapers, sports shows, etc...?
    Bongo.....and....CB radios.

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    Before the internet it was ESPN, before ESPN it was sports radio, before sports radio it was the 10 o'clock news or the morning paper.

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    The internet is a godsend for out of state Jet fans. Praying for Jet highlights on ESPN and trying to get a hold of NY papers was tough, now I have more Jet news that I could ever want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FoxboroFanatic2 View Post
    Bongo.....and....CB radios.
    We use the same state of the art recording devices that the Pats use to cheat in games.

    The Pats steal audibles and defensive signals.

    We steal info and rumors.

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    Awesome, thanks for replying. These are the questions that keep me awake at night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CTM View Post
    I read the paper every day..Got some decent stuff and it was usually more accurate...
    Of course it was more accurate. If you only get the latest trade rumors once a day they are bound to be more accurate.
    With the internet, any wisp of a trade becomes news.

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    CB Radio, big buddy comin' down. Used to get all the best info from truckers.

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    I know a guy, who knows a guy, who gets his inside information by doing stuff he isn't proud of...








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    Quote Originally Posted by jets1028 View Post
    I know a guy, who knows a guy, who gets his inside information by doing stuff he isn't proud of...







    You know Tom Brady?


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    I remember being a young kid and literally standing in front of the TV during sports center, watching the scroll along the bottom endlessly, and something messing up my concentration when a bit of jets news came along...

    I'd look back at the TV, see the jets logo for a bare instant, and see it go away, and be like ****TTT!!!

    So, I'd spend another 20 minutes staring at the bottom of the screen.

    God bless the internet and Jets insider.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bleedin' Green View Post
    You know Tom Brady?

    Good one...I LOL'D

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    Newspapers - Radio - Smoke Signals!

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    What? No. The internet has always been. And always will be.

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    I would pray hard to the roman pontiff his holy father john Paul II, If he didn't answer I'd hit up Jesus or one of the saints.

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    Pony Express.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XingDaorong View Post
    Just curious to know. Was it reported in newspapers, sports shows, etc...?

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    I only read the local paper, so I got 0 news about FA rumors before the internet.

    The internet has allowed my fandom to blosom into what it is today.

    Before the internet I spent a lot more time just hating the Seahawks.

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    I stood on the roof of my house and looked for the smoke signals from Hoftstra and if that didnt work I tried the radio.

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