To outsiders, Cleveland Browns fans seem like they spend most of their time swinging between two emotional poles when they opine about their team’s direction: fed up to the point of apoplectic rage, or self-pitying resignation. Even their version of hope is depressing. But that’s life as a fan of a laughingstock franchise: you’re long past choosing which team owns your heart, and you can’t do anything to change that team. Unless…

A group of Browns fans calling themselves “Billion Dollar Browns” has started a GoFundMe to buy the team. It’s not a shocking concept — in fact it’s probably more shocking that it isn’t commonplace — but what is jaw-dropping is how nice they are about it.