For my first FanPost, I wanted to get a sense for what the buzz surrounding the 2012 Royals is like down in KC. I live in Iowa and get to a dozen games a year or so, but I don't get to hear what the locals have to say. How excited for the upcoming season is the city of KC? Is there a sense that the closet fans that have been to ashamed to admit to being Royals fans are starting to come out and get excited again? For whatever reason, I can no longer get 810 or 610 in my car in Des Moines. I used to be able to listen to those stations on my way to work, so I would get a better sense for how Royals fans were feeling.
I will say, there are a decent amount of Royals fans here in Des Moines and I think that number will grow once the team wins. I get razzed all the time for wearing Royals gear in a Cubs/Cardinals town. "Why would you root for such a terrible team?" I get asked frequently. But I also get a lot of "Go Royals" from random people around here too, which is nice.
Personally, I'm feeling good about a .500 season in 2012. I still think contending for the playoffs is a year away, but I really believe this team is on the rise. I haven't felt that way for quite some time.
Oh, and sorry to disappoint on the sex tape thing.