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  • n. Plural form of Eeyore.

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  • We came up with the term Eeyores to describe people in our ranks during the Clinton campaign who would depress other volunteers with their pessimism, negativity, and "there's no way we can win!" nonsense.

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  • "We came up with the term Eeyores to describe people in our ranks during the Clinton campaign who would depress other volunteers with their pessimism, negativity, and 'there's no way we can win!' nonsense."

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  • Jarvis thinks we're all a bunch of "Eeyores," gloom and doom types who've grown so used to eating thistles we can't stomach all those pots of honey the Poohs on the right are so cheerfully gobbling.

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  • This election has proved how biased and aggressively liberal the news media truly is: they have pushed their chosen candidate relentlessly, manipulated polls in his favor to discourage Republican turnout, and have bred "Eeyores" in our midst (people who buy into the lies the media sells, and then wallow in the doom and gloom they are fed by MSNBC, in particular, and its pro-Democrat agenda).

    Pat Dollard | Young Americans

  • Gloomy old Eeyores, who are their own worst enemies, and you can't help feeling sorry for them ... as long as they're content to remain all alone in their gloomy places, where it's rather boggy and sad, munching on their thistles, and grumbling to themselves.

    Lance Mannion:

  • It's when they insist on wandering over to our part of the Hundred Acre Wood to insist that it's just as gloomy in Roo's sandpit or that honey tastes no better than thistles and even if it does it's not worth the effort of disguising yourself as a little black rain cloud to try to get some, because you're only going to get stung in the end, that Eeyores become a nuisance.

    Gloomy old Eeyore

  • Blogtopia, East and West, is filled with Eeyores, and I can be one of them some days.

    Gloomy old Eeyore

  • Still, Eeyores make great consultants, whether the task is looking forward or backward.

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  • Tiggers fear being dragged down by the Eeyores, and Eeyores feel resentful and irritated by the Tiggers 'insistent cheer.

    Gretchen Rubin: Are You a 'Tigger' or an 'Eeyore'? Reconciling Bubbly and Gloomy Personalities

  • Tiggers, Eeyores, let your actions and attitude speak for themselves.

    Gretchen Rubin: Are You a 'Tigger' or an 'Eeyore'? Reconciling Bubbly and Gloomy Personalities

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