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Old 02-02-2013, 12:26 PM   #16
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If I lived in AZ, I'd be out riding too.
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Old 02-02-2013, 12:31 PM   #17
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Most ball sports and the way they're broadcast are boring as hell anyway (even regular season broadcasts). Taking three hours for four quarters is asinine to me even if I was jacked up about one of the teams. Layer in the attitudes of some professional players off the field (or court) and you can color me disinterested.

I hear its a good weekend to snag a deal on a TV.

I'd opt for watching a good hockey game or reviewing a SBK, MotoGP, Dakar or the 24 Hours of Daytona race.
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Old 02-02-2013, 12:37 PM   #18
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I'm watching....

Too cold to ride and I'm a Baltimore fan, so I'll be watching the Super Bowl and cheering on the Ravens.

I will agree it would be cool to have weather warm enough to go riding thou.......damm winter...who needs it....
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Old 02-02-2013, 12:41 PM   #19
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Televised sports. That entire concept seems like a predatory marketing practice at its cutting edge.

I'm not much into watching 'em run around in a ball field though either so there's more than one piece of this that escapes me. To all that enjoy it though; have a great time, holler a bunch and for the full effect buy whatever your TV tells you to once the game's over.


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Old 02-02-2013, 12:45 PM   #20
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another one here. being a non-follower of college football in the southeast US sometimes makes others look at me like I'm from some other planet or something. Most of the people I know spend their free time at the local watering hole in front of the tube watching uniformed thugs fight over an inflated ball of some shape or another. What's more, they wager their hard-earned money on who's gonna do better. (The local sports book dude stops in once a week with a pile of envelopes for the gang.) Ask these guys anything about the game they're watching and they'll rattle-off statistics going back decades yet they dont know who their elected representatives in government are. Kinda sad, this obsession with games.

I like to have fun with it though. As a youngster, I followed sports and know a few things but have my bar-room sports dummy schtick down pat. I'll make an off-hand compliment about what a dynasty the brothers Eli and Clayton Manning are carrying on in quarterbacking. Or I'll ask a question about whether it would be a smart tactical move for one team or another to just cash-in their time-outs near the end of the game thus running down the clock, or when is the best time for a team to send in a pinch-runner to optimize a critical punt return. Some of my sport-minded acquiantences get impatient with my trolling but a couple of them appreciate the humor in it.

If the weather is nice tomorrow, I'll be out chasing the white ball around the golf course and will stop in the local gin mill afterward to express my amazement that anyone is playing football. Hell, when the Packers lost their last game I just assumed football season was over.

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Old 02-02-2013, 12:48 PM   #21
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I know people who schedule their lives around what games are on TV.

I've tried watching, but find televised sports boring as hell. Being at a live game is fun, especially non-pro stuff.

I really wish I lived somewhere with nice weather on Stupid Bowl.
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Old 02-02-2013, 12:49 PM   #22
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I'm glad some don't like sports
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Old 02-02-2013, 12:52 PM   #23
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I love sports, and I'm not going to watch the super bowl. Too many commercials (and all of the good ones are on youtube) and too many stoppages.

But tonight:

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Old 02-02-2013, 12:54 PM   #24
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Nothing more boring than sitting around watching a bunch of millionaires play football, baseball etc. Then the assholes went and fucked up the Olympics.
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:00 PM   #25
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:06 PM   #26
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I enjoy the game, and love the ads also, as I find marketing more interesting than sports generally.



Generally hate the halftime shows, especially when they fill the arena with smoke. They should just showcase new American talent in a mix of genres, and let the relics stay in the retirement home where they belong.

Although I did enjoy Janet's nipslip, Bruce's sliding crotch shot, and M.I.A.'s salute.



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Old 02-02-2013, 01:14 PM   #27
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My wife is into football but i could not care less about it. i can watch it but I don't go out of my way to. If it is not raining we'll be riding up the coast for fish tacos and to see the South American Reef surfing championship, eat fish tacos and have an IPA at the new brewery before coming home and going to super bowl party, mostly for networking purposes.
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:23 PM   #28
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Wifey is the sports fan...

She'll be yelling at the TV..."break his legs!!!".

I'll be working on my bike in the cellar.

I took her to the super bowl once.

The purple team won.
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:29 PM   #29
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Absolutely no interest in any sports what-so-ever here.
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:34 PM   #30
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cant stand any of the ball games..for all I care, I kinda wish there was a law against football, baseball and basketball...as for all the freaks that are into it, well good for you! So glad that you are so easily entertained.
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