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  1. Swamp Donkey

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    One word.

    #Gidiot

    He literally called 80% of the few people that bothered to read or listen to his garbage #Gidiots.

    He wrote a piece on the very day that Butters was fired swearing Butters would be here 6 years at least and telling the GIDIOTs to shut up.... then wrote on on Monday claiming he knew he was gone all along.

    #Gidiot
     
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    • Double Gator Dad

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      I am at a loss now.

      Where will I go now if I want to be lectured on how to be a subservient gator fan that never questions anything that UF does?

      Where will I go to be called a gidiot because I think that a beatnik is not a good fit for the UF football program?

      Where will I go to read about UF sports that only focuses on the messaging that UF endorsed?

      Where will I go to have bullish!t woke politics shoved down my throat in the middle of a sports column?

      Maybe they can find a young, delusional but arrogant columnist that UF has indoctrinated to continue with his worthless legacy.

      Then again maybe I will just continue to ignore the Sun like I have for the last few years
       
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      • AlexDaGator

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        :alone:

        Does anybody even want to live in a world without Dooley's playlist?

        We might as well all commit suicide TBH.





        Alex.
         
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        • 78

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          The Sun was long overdue to shake things up and toss out the deadwood. I applaud their move. Gator sports is the ultimate home field advantage and they did little in the past to exploit the opportunity into a business advantage.

          I have no idea how many young fledgling sports writers there are out there anymore, but the bar was already low at the Sun. Go to the Alligator, go to the homeless shelters, but get some energetic new blood that acts like it wants to be there. And for heaven’s sake, stop acting like a homer. Challenge these overpaid administrators in their decision making.
           
          • LagoonGator68

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            He’s not even getting 13 dollars.....
             
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              Pat is flat out unlistenable. His radio show with Jeff Cardozo is one of the worst I've ever heard. Most of the time during the show they talk about the most irrelevant **** you've ever heard of. We could be playing in the SEC title game the next day and they'd be talking about MLB or anything. Pat also for some reason has some sort of weird ass ego. Not sure how that happened. Dude got his journalism degree like 45 years ago and being a columnist for the Gainesville Sun is the best he could do in that time. Since Covid, it also seems as though he WANTS games to be canceled. Robbie, some how, is even worse. I have yet to discover what that guy ever brought to the table. He has the personality of a dead cat.
               
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              • MidwestChomp

                MidwestChomp Fun was the goal and we hit the bullseye
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                Songs he will recommend listening to on his Ipod Shuffle in retirement

                Hit the Road Jack
                Happy Trails
                When I'm 64
                We Gotta Get out of this Place
                Take this Job and Shove it
                You Haven't Seen the Last of Me
                 
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                • 5-Star Finger

                  5-Star Finger Apex predator of the political forum biome
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                  The end of an error. I will truly miss hearing what is on his iPod shuffle.
                   
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                  • Gator By Marriage

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                    And he had lousy taste in music.
                     
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                    • Swamp Donkey

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                      Dafuq would we want to see Pat's stuff?

                      Or videos?

                      he's clueless about football and literally the last person in the room to understand what's going on.
                       
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                      • Theologator

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                        I spoke some months ago with a local reporter for the Lakeland Ledger, which has always been part of the group of local papers owned previously by The NY Times, Halifax, and now Gannett (USA Today.) She said cost cutting has left them with a minimal shell of local reporters and a handful of stringers. She is making half what she did 10 years ago, about what a starting teacher makes, and is writing a lot more and shorter articles. It’s bad.

                        I suspect that Pat & Robbie were asked to take a deep pay cut or retire. Otherwise you ride the season out, especially when it looks so interesting.

                        There hasn’t been news other than whatever the SID feeds them since SOS left. UM3 clamped down on leaks and Muschamp ushered in a bunker mentality that has become the norm. Everyone is scripted, including the players. So all you’re left with is regurgitation of whatever Scott Carter wrote, or what the pool all heard in the same press conference. And then there are the opinion pieces that come out from Bianchi et al.

                        Seems to me Gannett should have a plan.
                         
                        • bradgator2

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                          Mine were 100% made up. All of it. But I wrote them exactly like they read on David's website. You would have thought he wrote them.

                          In my heart, I think David's are real. It is funnier that way :lol:

                          There are so many good ones. Here is another favorite:
                          "I have read your website and it is obviously that your a foggot."
                           
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                            An opening for cover2?
                             
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                              I had no idea that fat, lazy ass was still employed.
                               
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                                  I tend to agree except that the timing seems very odd. December 1st? With Florida the heavy favorite to be heading to Atlanta for their biggest game in 11 years????? Extremely odd timing for an arranged departure. February 1st would seem way more likely.
                                   
                                  • oxrageous

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                                    Yes, this ain't 2017. We're talking about a SECCG, a possible playoff run, and a Heisman. It's not the kind of season you leave right in the middle of after 3 decades.
                                     
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                                      Local talk Radio (Frangie) says Robbie's also in the middle of buyout negotiations. According to Donkey, the issue is whether the amount will be 5 bucks even, or $5.50. They are at an impasse.
                                       
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                                        Dooley in his FB announcement says, “I am not retiring but retiring from the paper,” adding that Andreu is leaving with him.

                                        Does anyone buy into the motion that they decided to retire together? This sounds like a Sun house cleaning.
                                         
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                                          Pay up, Pat.
                                           

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