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Unread postby JCoz » Thu Nov 11, 2010 9:14 pm

Dunno how many will be watching, but thought I'd throw this up anyways.
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Unread postby noles1 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 9:57 pm

Joe Theisman makes me wish I was deaf.
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Re: Baltimore at Atlanta thread

Unread postby JCoz » Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:00 pm

noles1 wrote:Joe Theisman makes me wish I was deaf.


Yah, Joe Theesman really doesn't add a lot here does he?

I have to bring this up every time I hear about him, what kind of douche bag changes the pronunciation of his family name to try and win an award?

Seriously, parents on the board want to let me know?
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Unread postby swerb » Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:02 pm

Wish I was watching. I hate Time Warner Cable.
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Re: Baltimore at Atlanta thread

Unread postby JCoz » Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:09 pm

swerb wrote:Wish I was watching. I hate Time Warner Cable.


Is this NFL net?

I'm in baltimore, I didn't realize.
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Unread postby JCoz » Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:22 pm

swerb wrote:Wish I was watching. I hate Time Warner Cable.


Ok, Hold up.....are you telling me swerb does not find the NFL package worth picking up?

Man we should talk bud, we could maybe work something out if you want to rent/split the NFL package from me for football season....just got to get a receiver and dish, high upfront, but you dont have to have the service year round.
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Unread postby swerb » Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:28 pm

JCoz wrote:
swerb wrote:Wish I was watching. I hate Time Warner Cable.


Ok, Hold up.....are you telling me swerb does not find the NFL package worth picking up?

Man we should talk bud, we could maybe work something out if you want to rent/split the NFL package from me for football season....just got to get a receiver and dish, high upfront, but you dont have to have the service year round.

I watch the Browns and the Browns only at 1:00 ... not one of those people that can click. I am locked in. Watch all the commercials.

4:00 .. usually 2 games on. Usually cooking at that time too.

All the rest of the games are televised.
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Re: Baltimore at Atlanta thread

Unread postby Gradysmanldy » Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:52 pm

Agreed, NFL network coverage is terrible....and for some reason, they are touting Matt Ryan as the next Peyton, yet i've seen 2-3 passes that he's blown by a MILE that would have put this game away by now. (His numbers look alright though, and im generally a fan of Matt Ryan)
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Unread postby That_Guy™ » Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:53 pm

The first rule of Fight Club is: Don't tell Chuck Norris about Fight Club.
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Unread postby noles1 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:07 pm

Flacco channeling an inner DA tonight...

Ravens do not even remotely resemble a playoff team tonight.
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Unread postby JCoz » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:18 pm

Gradysmanldy wrote:Agreed, NFL network coverage is terrible....and for some reason, they are touting Matt Ryan as the next Peyton, yet i've seen 2-3 passes that he's blown by a MILE that would have put this game away by now. (His numbers look alright though, and im generally a fan of Matt Ryan)

I got you swerb, I see the schedule.



But for me, Nah I'm not touting the NFL Net.

But between the red zone channel and the shortcuts, I can watch 6-8 sunday games a week in 4-5 hours total time. I actually only watch the Browns on Sunday unless there is something really compelling I want to see real time.

For the rest, I find out monday what the good games were, maybe find a couple big hitters on fantasy and want to see them actually play to see if it was fluke or not, then watch those games' shortcuts 30 min at a time for the next few days.

Spend less time than watching two games on Sunday to see 8 games with shortcuts.

I wouldn't even want to guess what I'd spend for a service like that for college games. I'd literally watch 25 college games a week I think.
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Unread postby Ziner » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:23 pm

NFL Redzone is the best channel ever, seems like it was developed for fantasy football. Since I cant get DirecTV for Sunday ticket, I flip redzone and put the Browns on the laptop and I am set. Still miss Sunday Ticket though, really wish the NFL would quit selling the sole rights to DirecTV.
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Unread postby Gradysmanldy » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:36 pm

Flacco = average nfl qb.
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Unread postby Gradysmanldy » Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:20 am

Ahhhh, and his average ass just put his team back on top. Bastard.
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Unread postby Ziner » Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:39 am

his average ass has the below average smarts of DA's dumbass, get rid of the ball
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Re: Baltimore at Atlanta thread

Unread postby BruceK » Fri Nov 12, 2010 8:14 am

JCoz wrote:[

Yah, Joe Theesman really doesn't add a lot here does he?



Actually, he adds a lot, and it's all bad
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Re: Baltimore at Atlanta thread

Unread postby leadpipe » Fri Nov 12, 2010 9:17 am

swerb wrote:
JCoz wrote:
swerb wrote:Wish I was watching. I hate Time Warner Cable.


Ok, Hold up.....are you telling me swerb does not find the NFL package worth picking up?

Man we should talk bud, we could maybe work something out if you want to rent/split the NFL package from me for football season....just got to get a receiver and dish, high upfront, but you dont have to have the service year round.

I watch the Browns and the Browns only at 1:00 ... not one of those people that can click. I am locked in. Watch all the commercials.

4:00 .. usually 2 games on. Usually cooking at that time too.

All the rest of the games are televised.


Amazing...the power of the NFL.

Most around the country are similiar, follow one primary team, the bulk of the games being on at the same time, yet they still sell coverage.

And I'm well aware of fantasy and gambling, but with other outlets available to track this stuff in real time, I'm just suprised it sells as much.
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Re: Baltimore at Atlanta thread

Unread postby JCoz » Fri Nov 12, 2010 9:53 am

leadpipe wrote:
Amazing...the power of the NFL.

Most around the country are similar, follow one primary team, the bulk of the games being on at the same time, yet they still sell coverage.

And I'm well aware of fantasy and gambling, but with other outlets available to track this stuff in real time, I'm just surprised it sells as much.


Let me explain a piece of it....

I live right between DC and Balt. I therefore have only 2 options to watch the browns. Go to bars every Sunday, or get Direct TV. That's it.

So I crunched the numbers on it

$400 (NFL Package)+((potential cable bill - DTV monthly charges)*12) vs. 16*bar bill for two for 4-5 hours

Which comes pretty close to a wash.

Now factor in watching a game at a bar full of ravens and steeler fans on a 40" TV vs watching at home on my 52", much, much higher quality tv.

If I am committed to watching browns football, the cheapest option is the NFL package, whether or not I watch any other games.

And I bet many people are in the same boat and I'd bet it accounts for alot of that surprise you are talking about regarding their ability to sell the product.

Transplants + Fantasy Football = Why its still a great deal for DTV to pay billions for exclusivity on the NFL.



Also, I don't watch commercials. Why watch commercials when you can watch two games in full in the same amount of time without any interruption?

Like I said I watch Pro football not even the same amount of time that a person who watches the 1pm and 4pm games does, yet I can watch 8 games instead of two.

Those 30 min shorts sure beat the hell out of most sitcoms IYAM, even when you know the score already.
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Re: Baltimore at Atlanta thread

Unread postby Lokais » Fri Nov 12, 2010 2:05 pm

JCoz wrote:
leadpipe wrote:
Amazing...the power of the NFL.

Most around the country are similar, follow one primary team, the bulk of the games being on at the same time, yet they still sell coverage.

And I'm well aware of fantasy and gambling, but with other outlets available to track this stuff in real time, I'm just surprised it sells as much.


Let me explain a piece of it....

I live right between DC and Balt. I therefore have only 2 options to watch the browns. Go to bars every Sunday, or get Direct TV. That's it.

So I crunched the numbers on it

$400 (NFL Package)+((potential cable bill - DTV monthly charges)*12) vs. 16*bar bill for two for 4-5 hours

Which comes pretty close to a wash.

Now factor in watching a game at a bar full of ravens and steeler fans on a 40" TV vs watching at home on my 52", much, much higher quality tv.

If I am committed to watching browns football, the cheapest option is the NFL package, whether or not I watch any other games.

And I bet many people are in the same boat and I'd bet it accounts for alot of that surprise you are talking about regarding their ability to sell the product.

Transplants + Fantasy Football = Why its still a great deal for DTV to pay billions for exclusivity on the NFL.



Also, I don't watch commercials. Why watch commercials when you can watch two games in full in the same amount of time without any interruption?

Like I said I watch Pro football not even the same amount of time that a person who watches the 1pm and 4pm games does, yet I can watch 8 games instead of two.

Those 30 min shorts sure beat the hell out of most sitcoms IYAM, even when you know the score already.


I choose to go to the bar. And I'm sure it will be fun with all the Jets fans Sunday.
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Re: Baltimore at Atlanta thread

Unread postby jb » Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:30 pm

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Totally left the intrinsic value of beer out of the equasion.
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Re: Baltimore at Atlanta thread

Unread postby JCoz » Sat Nov 13, 2010 9:30 am

jb wrote:^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Totally left the intrinsic value of beer out of the equasion.


The intrinsic value of beer, JB?

Its not like I sit at home quaker-dry here.

I dont watch games at bars. YMMV, but I feel that unless you are with browns fans or people you actually want to spend time with, fuck that. People around watching every game, while 2-3 people are in thier section watching the browns game?

Plus thats just how I set it up. I didn't buy a really nice HD TV so I could go to the bar to watch the Browns on their $400 40" vizio, while racking up a $100 bar tab every week. That would kind of be wasting my money.
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Re: Baltimore at Atlanta thread

Unread postby JCoz » Sat Nov 13, 2010 9:32 am

Lokais wrote:
I choose to go to the bar. And I'm sure it will be fun with all the Jets fans Sunday.


You choose that every week, or just this one?

Can't imagine spending every sunday with NY fans.....last year had to be a nightmare.
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