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When Fantasy Football "Experts" Go Too Far...

This link brings you to a guide. The guide can best be described as a sham. Anyone who takes the time to read this guide is a fool. Reading this guide is an arduous process that I hope no man (or woman) ever has to endure. What is this guide?

 

 

Wait for it....

 

It's a fantasy football guide called, "The Complete Guide To Kickology, 3rd Edition". I pray no one has ever actually read all three editions. The reason is because this is a 92 page guide on kickers in fantasy football!!!!!! No running backs, no wide receivers, just... kickers... I know right now your probably saying, "Child, please..." but this is no joke. Some evil soul named Mike Herman wrote this guide for footballguys.com. Is this not madness?

And worst of all, this is supposed to persuade me to subscribe to their site. This is a segment of the email I received which intoduced me to this "guide":

Couple of things, it's 2:26 am as I type this. We said we'd work hard for you. Sometimes that means odd hours. And that's fine. It's just a small indication that we want to earn your business. The second thing is that I want to give you this super cool report by our Mike Herman. It's 92 pages. On KICKERS. Overkill? Maybe. I like to call it thoroughness. It's another small indication of the kind of comprehensiveness and detail we'll go into for you. There are tons of sites out there claiming to be experts and claiming that they'll dig deep to give you information. We want to prove it to you...

BUT, if you want more of that type of information, you'll need to subscribe to our Premium Subscription.

Far from making me want to pay to get more of this "thoroughness", I want to run away in fright. The only thing you've proven is that there are people who care A LOT more about fantasy football than me. Like WAY TOO MUCH.  Like, "Please get away from me now you freak!!!!". That much. Also, I love how you sending me this at 2:26 AM shows that your fantasy site is the best. Would this email have been less egregious if you had sent it at an earlier time?? If so, please do that from now on.

(Sorry footballguys, but this was... a bad idea.)

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