Decades have slipped by and you've silently watched while so many others have enjoyed their moment in the sun.
Each occasion a victory, not just for the little guy, but for the game itself.
So you enjoyed it too, so long as it wasn't one of them.
But since those halcyon days of hurling marxism, the capitalist cartel has once again taken hold.
At this stage, you expect nothing but the best from the video package department in RTE. Their pre-game packages are getting better by the week, and today's effort ahead of the All-Ireland hurling final might be their best work yet.
Touching on the emotion of both counties sitting through a revolution happening without them, and the days since, when they got so close, but the Kilkennys and Tipperarys of the world half heartedly celebrated what would have been their greatest of days.
For one county, that wait ends today.
Amazing work. We're raring to go for the afternoon now!