How to Cheer for The Philadelphia Flyers
This is one of my previous posts that was initially rejected by WHT. So I'll post it here:
Okay Flyers fans, it been way too long since the Flyers have won the coveted Stanley Cup. The cup belonging in Philadelphia is long overdue since its visit in the 73-74 and 74-75 seasons. There are many solutions to this problem: get the forecheck back, get the defense in line, play at the blue line in the defensive zone, get better goalies. These problems are such a frustration for us Flyers fans, but when it comes down to it we really can't do much about it. The only thing we can do is increase our cheering abilities and to root for them in any way we can. Here are a few steps that will ensure you are properly cheering for the Philadelphia Flyers:
Step 1 Step 1 Improve Your Scream
This one can be tough for some, but if you are a true fan you will make it happen. Practice at home, preferably in a closet, on your volume level of your scream. I suggest you start with a "WOO", "HOO" and "WEE" sounds. Try to scream as loud as you can, everyday! In time you will improve your volume, it also helps to be drunk or intoxicated in some way. After a few weeks, you will be ready to bring your scream to the game.
Step 2 Step 2 Paint Your Face
If your a fan of Seinfeld you will certainly enjoy this cheer. David Puddy on Seinfeld once said "You gotta support your team". We should all take by this man when it comes to cheering, unfortunately he was cheering for the NJ Devils. Now what you're going to want to do here is to go to a CVS or RiteAid type shop and pick up some orange and black lipstick. I prefer lipstick because it stays on your face when your sweating profusely during those intense shootouts and overtimes. Study the Flyer's logo and then grab a mirror and paint it on with the lipstick. You are now ready to show off your beautiful Flyer's face at the game or at home!
Step 3 Step 3 Buy Flyer's Apparel
Eating is overrated, what you need is Flyer's apparel. Go to the NHL store, Modell's or go to the Wells Fargo Center and buy all the Flyer's T-Shirts, Hats and accessories you can. Spend every last dollar you have on Flyer's wear, this will ensure that everyone knows that you support one of the best franchises in sports history.
Step 4 Step 4 Victory Dance
Now this is really your time to shine! When Giroux, Richards, Carter, Briere, Leino or any of the other greats on the Flyer's scores a goal you must incorporate a series of things in to your victory dance. The dance itself can be varied in any way you want, what ever you prefer. What I prefer is to stand up the second that puck hits the back of net, take a deep breath, scream "WOOOOO" at the top of my lungs, squat and point my fingers out like I'm shooting a gun. This is my signature, you may use it also but I hope you will create your own as time goes on.
You are now ready to properly cheer during a Flyer's game, grab a beer, sit back and watch the fun!