Anybody give a *** about the Superbowl?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Blackjack, Feb 3, 2008.


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Will you be watching the Superbowl?

Poll closed Feb 11, 2008.
  1. Heck yeah, with beer in hand!

    5 vote(s)
    20.0%
  2. Only if I can't find anything else on

    1 vote(s)
    4.0%
  3. I might tune in to see the new commercials

    7 vote(s)
    28.0%
  4. I'll be watching the "puppy bowl" on Animal Planet

    2 vote(s)
    8.0%
  5. Is that football?

    6 vote(s)
    24.0%
  6. No... I'll be relaxing on a sunny beach in the Bahamas

    4 vote(s)
    16.0%
  1. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    Personally, I haven't watched football in about 10 years, although I have sat through some of the Superbowl on rare occasions. Not sure what happened, I used to be a big fan, but I just kinda lost interest.

    So...... will you be watching the game?
     
  2. MbRodge

    MbRodge Monkey+++

    Nope, couldn't care less if I tried. I almost hate to say it, but I don't even know who's playing.
     
  3. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    The biggest entertaining/friend and food frenzy day of the year?

    Count me there! [beer]

    It's the only football game I watch each year, except high school games.
     
  4. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    My wife plans the church SB party.
    We cut all the commercials out and play our own spoofs. I was in 2 today and we have 4 more to film tomorrow.

    I don't know who is playing or what time it starts. Lost my NFL addiction 15 yrs ago when I found college football.
     
  5. TailorMadeHell

    TailorMadeHell Lurking Shadow Creature

    Not had an interest in football since I found out the Saints aren't worth a plug nickel. Haha. Only way I'll tune in is in the hopes of seeing another Janet fashion "accident". Really wouldn't tune in for that either. I'll spend it playing Star Wars on my comp. Much more accomplished that way.
     
  6. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    My name is Connie, and I'm Powerless over football and my Life is Unmanagable....:)

    I go to local high school games...Watch College ball and always have..God love my SC Gamecocks.....(from my mouth to His ear)

    I started with NFL when Jax got a team, I lucked in to some awesome season tickets.....Now, I'm addicted...Not only do I watch my boys, but any game I get that has a team they're going to play...I watch stats, read Sports Illustrated...Watch NFL today, etc....

    From the book "G.R.I.T.S. Girls Raised In The South"

    "Southern girls know their religions:
    Baptist, Methodist and Football... "


    My Uncle and 2 1st cousins played for Clemson and football was huge in my house...and still is...It's just what we do.

    I've heard some people picked up NASCAR as something to do in between football season, but I just don't get it....

    I am now looking forward to Pre Season '08. ;)
     
  7. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    I'm not a huge fan, but after living here and there over the years, I keep an eye on a couple teams. The Pats are interesting this year. If it can't be the Packers or Steelers, let it be the Pats. (No beer this year, but will feed ginormously. Well, maybe one or three cold ones.) For those that care, pregame starts at three, kickoff is scheduled for just after 6 EST.
     
  8. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member



    No beer here this year either..Some friends coming over..Making Hot Wings, and sandwiches...I have a early day at work tomorrow.....(Why does that sound so weird??????) :lol:
     
  9. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    just didnt get those genes... dad only watched Penn state.games, fb was never a big deal in our house...
    Here I watch the 'packers(state law),
    Today I'll put it on for the commercials,drink my guiness stout, Y'all enjoy the game! :)
    (means about as much as the brittany spears melt down to me)
     
  10. FalconDance

    FalconDance Neighborhood Witch

    In a word, NO.

    I used to watch football with my dad as a kid then as a young adult (yeah, I was a weird girl even then). It was something we both enjoyed and helped us "bond" (I'm the oldest of his get, he's an only child and had absolutely no idea how to connect with kids, least of all a girl-child, of which he eventually had 3 before my brother was finally hatched ;).) It was great fun - especially since my mother would get all sorts of pissed off to see her daughter fully conversant in an all-guy sport.

    I dunno. Maybe I'm just thoroughly sick of all the crap surrounding sports (and government and business and....) such as rampant drug usage, outrageous salaries, hypocrisy, etc. It does tend to get more noticeable as we get older and wiser ;).

    Besides, it's not a world championship. That would imply by definition that more than the US were in competition with each other and last time I checked, it was just the US crowing how great we were again. We ain't the center of the universe, but you'd have a hard time convincing a whole lot of people of that.
     
  11. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++


    YOUTUBE LINKS!!! :)
     
  12. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Hm. Three in the Bahamas --
     
  13. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Thats me too ^
     
  14. ColtCarbine

    ColtCarbine Monkey+++ Founding Member

    I used to follow football religiously up until about 10 yrs. ago, just don't have the interest I once had. Football season starts around playoff time.

    Who's playing again? [booze] j/k
     
  15. Clyde

    Clyde Jet Set Tourer Administrator Founding Member

    this will be the first game I have watched in 20 years..I could care less, but I am gonna try to watch my first whole game in as many years.
     
  16. monkeyman

    monkeyman Monkey+++ Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Only if I cant find some paint to watch dry. Just never had any intrest in watching any of the common spectator sports. I will occasionaly watch lumberjack, martial arts or something of the sort if its on but thats about it.
     
  17. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Well, it's wait until next year now.
     
  18. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    Who won?
     
  19. ColtCarbine

    ColtCarbine Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Good to see the underdogs win [beer]
     
  20. ColtCarbine

    ColtCarbine Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Giants beat the cheating Patriots, 17-14. One of the better Superbowls I've seen. Patriots lead 7-3 up until the 4th quarter.
     
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