Passing judgment on others will always be America's true pastime.
Decide which of these sports fans know The Code and which suck. Vote to decide the best kind of football fan and continue educating yourself on "Guy Code" starting January 15 at 11/10c on MTV2.
The official voting period has ended. See the results below.
Is the mascot.
Fan who is so into the game, it rubs off on the cheerleaders.
Total Votes: 36,809
Score = wins / total matches (recalculated every 5 minutes)
Not to be confused with "Over-Enthusiastic Middle-Aged Guy Who Definitely Came Alone," The Cheerleader Leader knows just how to get a crowd going, including the crowd earning money to be there in the first place.
Body paint smells terrible, feels terrible, and, despite the very best and most obvious of efforts, never exactly looks great. Which is why those who wear it anyway every week are nothing short of heroes, especially considering how many times game footage will end with the shot of that one guy, painted head to toe in the colors of the losing team. Sacrifice.
Tailgating is an inexplicable phenomenon, practiced only by people who one day decided they wanted to watch the game on TV, but preferred everything else about the experience be much, much worse. "Can't go to the game? Why of course we can!"
Kids are so cute when they're old enough to be enthused by the fraternal spectacle that is team sports/not old enough to be dicks about it and support their dad's team's rivals ironically.
I get it, merchandise is expensive, and those Halloween costumes from the past 20 years of your life aren't going to reuse themselves (sidenote: Wow, Halloween costumes are offensively wasteful). Still, when the connection between what you're wearing and the team you're supporting is a related point on the spectrum of light and also a geeky TV reference from 11 years ago, you might want to rethink things/keep being you, you brave, brave soul.