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I hate the NFL

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Buck, Sep 7, 2006.

  1. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    We've got it on in the office, and it's just awful.
    Pregame concerts and pop-stars singing theme songs, I just can't stand it.
    It really bugs me.
    Once upon a time, football experienced huge growth without all of the bloated marketing hype that has choked it over the past several years.
  2. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    I turned on the game at 8:30. Try that next time.
  3. markvid

    markvid Guest

    If Pink is gonna do that every week, I tune in at 8:32.
  4. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    They don't do things like this in the CFL.
  5. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    I guess we need an "I hate the NFL" thread every week.
  6. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    I had it on and tried to ignore the pregame concert.
    Then I turned it off.
    Then I tuned back for the game, but got the opening theme.
    So I turned that off and tuned back later.
  7. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    Personally, I love the NFL, but I do hate all the pregame bullshit.

    On second thought, maybe it's football that I love.
  8. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    Sounds like a good idea to me.
    There are always numerous weekly NFL threads. A weekly 'hate the NFL' thread would keep me off those other threads.
  9. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    At least they've no longer got Bon Jovi serving as the league's house band.
  10. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    I just find it annoying. I don't know how to explain it.
    It used to be just the hype around the Super Bowl and the Super Bowl hafltime show. I enjoyed the game, and I found the other stuff easy to ignore.
    Then it was the race among the networks to have the most clownish, overdone pregame show. OK, I stopped watching pregame shows.
    But now it seems to have infiltrated every aspect of the NFL.
    I just can't stand it.
    I'm only 36 and I've become some pathetic old curmudgeon cursing the changing world and pining for the good old days.
  11. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    I couldn't agree more about hating the bands, overdone pregames, etc...but it just really doesn't seem that hard to avoid those. Once the game gets started there's no b.s. A lot of commercials, yes, but it's not like they bring out another crappy band between the first and second quarter.
  12. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    You hate the NFL for that stuff? Watch the NBA sometime. The Finals, and especially the All-Star Game ... It's ridiculous. Even at run-of-the-mill regular season games, the buffoonery between quarters and during timeouts is off the charts.
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