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DOLFAN SATISFACTION METER: G8: Results are certified in the latest Dolfan Satisfaction Meter, and they show 66.9 percent overall satisfaction in the wake of Sunday afternoon's 23-20 loss at the Indianapolis Colts putting Miami's season record at 4-4. The DSM, in its fifth year, is continuous weekly gauge of how fans are feeling about the Dolphins and their direction. Right after each game I invite you to share your overall degree of satisfaction. Criteria for voting is your own, but I suggest fans consider the most recent game's performance and caliber of opponent, the season as a whole, the direction the club is heading and your overall degree of optimism -- all in the context of reasonable expectations. Polls never close (you may still vote), but results are certified official the morning after one full day of voting. In this case that was around 9 a.m. today/Tuesday.
2012 Dolfan Satisfaction Meter
G1: 17.2% (4.4-v, 12.8-s) following 30-10 loss at Houston.
G2: 90.6% (47.1-v, 43.5-s) following 35-13 victory vs. Oakland.
G3: 43.8% (7.2-v, 36.6-s) following 23-20 loss (OT) vs. N.Y. Jets.
G4: 67.4% (18.3-v, 49.1-s) following 24-21 loss (OT) at Arizona.
G5: 93.1% (43.9-v, 49.2-s) following 17-13 victory at Cincinnati.
G6: 96.7% l(52.2-v, 44.5-s) following 17-14 victory vs. St. Louis.
G7: 98.3% (80.9-v, 17.4-s) following 30-9 victory at N.Y. Jets.
G8: 66.9% (21.3-v, 45.6-s) following 23-20 loss at Indianapolis.
Next Poll: Nov. 11 following game vs. Tennessee.
Previous final season results for overall satisfaction: