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vicvanb
02-06-2011, 02:27 PM
Anybody besides me who doesn't give a hoot about Green Bay or Pittsburg and would rather spend this afternoon fiddling with guns?

Roger T
02-06-2011, 04:01 PM
I can do both Watch & Fiddle:cool:

Nodak7mm
02-06-2011, 04:11 PM
The Super what? The kid & I are making a huge super bowl of cookie dough..

However, I will concede to watching the last couple of minutes so I am not the only one who doesnt know who wins/won tomorrow?

But till then, cookies and then bananna bread, then steak and salmon for supper... Yes I have been working with brass today too...

Rod

Vern
02-06-2011, 06:32 PM
Vic that makes 2 of us but going one step further. I didnt watch a game all year... this year, last year or quite few years before that......

J Pappas
02-06-2011, 07:29 PM
Is the Super Bowl today?

jackie schmidt
02-06-2011, 07:38 PM
Best of Both Worlds. We had a Match at Tomball this morning, watching the Super Bowl tonight..........jackie

Fred J
02-06-2011, 07:44 PM
We took the afternoon to have dinner with our Marine 2 and the family.

ChipEckardt
02-06-2011, 07:45 PM
I was trying to watch and reload---BIG mistake.

Chip

Andy B
02-06-2011, 08:00 PM
Been at the range this afternoon too. Cleaning and Taking care of brass now while I listen to the game in the other room. What a work out walking down to the target frames in waist deep snow .. Nice and warm today, got into the mid 30's .. Sweatshirt weather.

Andy B

TedH
02-06-2011, 08:04 PM
Personally I couldn't give a crap about professional football or just about any of the pro sports. I think the Professional sports racket is raping America.
Those guys should be out there serving their country.
I agree with goodgrouper. I would rather be doing than watching.

kansasvet
02-06-2011, 08:18 PM
I've always hated the term "sports hero" They get a lot of money and most help no one but themselves.
The Heros are the ones serving in the military, the only time in ones life they are doing a job that is of no direct benefit to themselves.

Dennis_in_VA
02-06-2011, 08:50 PM
ME! I went shooting instead. Couldn't care less about spectator sports. They're the biggest waste of time known to man. Life is too short to watch somebody else having all the fun!

I'm glad that I'm not the only person besides my wife that thinks like this.

I am sitting here trying to learn how to use this CAD software so that I can start making some scope rings at work. I can draw the part but can't get the dang thing to post up properly. But I will get it to work.

Halo68
02-06-2011, 09:04 PM
I'm in the garage cleaning a few handguns that i haven't shot in a couple of years, I'm using some very old Hoppe's, bought it from a dealer named Leslie Edelman's $3 and change for a quart, Man i love that smell, anyway came in the house and saw that half time was over so went back in the garage to fiddle around.

Roger T
02-06-2011, 11:01 PM
GB (Wifes team) won. I guess I wash the kitchen floors for the next 3 months

jwa
02-07-2011, 11:29 AM
I thought the Super Bowl was a learning experience. During the half time show I learned that Texans have very poor taste in music, if you can call that crap music.:D
Jerry

Cheechako
02-07-2011, 12:05 PM
Grouper

The Anthem was "sung" by Christina Aguilera who botched the words, but that gaffe was little noticed because it was nothing compared with her "rendition". "Replusive" and "insulting" is being too kind. The halftime show by the Black Eye Peas was, I've heard, even worse. We turned it off to watch a movie.

Ray

Butch Lambert
02-07-2011, 01:42 PM
Plus one Glenn. I enjoyed the game as the Packers won. I didn't watch the halftime show, but my wife liked it.
Doesn't anybody sing the National Anthem the correct respected way with out all the yodeling and crap?
I watched it in my shop as I was maching parts for my son. MAKING BIG BUCKS!!
Butch

wolf gray
02-07-2011, 02:02 PM
My mother always said "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all". So I will keep the thought that it sounded more like a "regurgitation" than a "rendition" to myself !

Best,
Dan Batko

"Where are we going and why am I in this basket?"

Roger T
02-07-2011, 02:38 PM
It's sad that they OVERSOLD the seating. More GREED. If the Fire Marshal can't get through a couple inches of snow WELL what can HE do.

4Mesh
02-07-2011, 02:41 PM
Years back, I remember Celine Dion doing the National Anthem and afiac, she set the standard by which all others are judged at SB anthem time. Lea Michelle was terrific, but then, she's Lea. Christina made me want to vomit. If she messed up the words, that's ok cause I had to turn it off.

The Pregame, commercials, halftime and postgame were more a propaganda campaign than they were a football program. The Nazis and North Koreans would be proud. Like, for the love of gawd, would you just let it be a football game already...

Thankfully the commercials were better than the insidious things they've had on during the playoffs. If i had to bear another hyundai commercial...

Fred J
02-07-2011, 03:34 PM
I didn't watch the half time show, but what if they had Rosanne?

4Mesh
02-07-2011, 03:55 PM
I'd forgotten about that, but, at least Rosanne got the words right...

Fact is, there is a thing called flag etiquette and while it isn't law, it is a 'strong recommendation' that you conduct flag operations with respect. Afaic, the National Anthem ought to be the same. I don't even know what you'd call what is being done to it lately.

You'd think with all the issues there's been with the NFL pre, post and halftime shows. By now they'd screen the people doing this stuff and get someone under contract to do it respectfully. Just as the pre-game interview with the President wasn't conducted with respect. Ok, I didn't vote for him. I won't vote for him next time. I don't agree with the guy on MANY issues. But he's the President. There's no call for that sort of thing, before the super bowl or whenever. He's done more good things by accident than Clinton did...

The Media in this country is outa control. Unlike some, I don't blame Jerry Jones for any of the problems they had. I read online they even blame him for the Steelers turnovers. ??? :confused:

wolf gray
02-07-2011, 05:48 PM
Most people around here could care less about the petty side show stuff. This is a FootBall Town with die hard fans.

All we care about around here is winning Football games.

Something we haven't done since Jimmy Johnson quit because of a strained relationship with Jerry Jones.

If you know anything at all about professional Football,you know that team owners can make or break a team. It all starts at the top and trickles down. The only thing we have that we can hang our hats on right now is the most expensive Football Stadium in the World.

Doesn't say much for "AMERICA"S TEAM".

Glenn,
I agree. Jerry Jones has caused me to become a Texans fan. I"ll probably go back to being a Cowboys fan when Jones is gone, and I don't see that happening anytime soon :(

Best,
Dan Batko

"Where are we going and why am I in this basket?"

John Kielly
02-07-2011, 05:52 PM
Damn, it's good being an Aussie & only being interested in whether a game was worth watching.

No politics, no regional loyalties, no interest whatsoever in the guys behind the glass windows.

jackie schmidt
02-07-2011, 06:13 PM
Yeh, nothing like scewing up the National Anthem with about a Billion people watching. Christina Aguilera is a great singer, she could have just came out, sang the Anthem as written, nailed it, and we would have all loved it. But, she succumbed to the old "do it my way" thing that produced disastrous results. Too busy with that "yodling" crap to remember the lyrics.

I like the way Whitney Houston did it a few years back, (she must have got sober for the occasion), changing the arrangement from 3/4 time to 4/4. Try it, it works.

One other minor little flaw. They paid the Airforce about $400,000 to do a fly-over, and the roof was closed.

As for the Half Time Show, I would not know one Blackeyed Pea song from another, but watching Fergie prance around in that dress for 15 minutes was ok with me.

And I am glad "The Pack" won. ..........JACKIE

andre3k
02-07-2011, 06:34 PM
+1 on Fergie.

brian roberts
02-07-2011, 07:11 PM
that was the only redeeming quality of "The Blackeyed Peeze"

I went over to a friend's house to have dinner and watch the game w/him and his wife.
When the "show" came on and Christina was standing there, I said "Watch her screw this up, big-time."

My buddy kinda snickered and asked what I meant. I said, "You watch, she'll start howlin' here soon enough, so all her friends will tell her how much better she 'done it' than the last howler they had up there."

After the torture, he said, "I have to admit, you called that one dead-on."

It wasn't a contest for me. :p

Butch Lambert
02-07-2011, 07:15 PM
John,
Ain't it tough when the Kiwis beat you?
Butch

vicvanb
02-07-2011, 07:20 PM
Like I said, I spent the afternoon fiddling with guns. Didn't see the game, didn't see half time. Didn't see Christina sing (who cares if she screwed it up--she's beautiful). Don't know black eyed peas from chick peas. Who is Jerry Jones? A relative of George Jones?

Jdh
02-07-2011, 07:22 PM
Who's fergie?

Butch Lambert
02-07-2011, 07:24 PM
Aguilera looks like an ole Ho.
Butch

vicvanb
02-07-2011, 07:26 PM
Who's fergie?

She's either a member of the British royal family or a singer--not sure which.

vicvanb
02-07-2011, 07:27 PM
Aguilera looks like an ole Ho.
Butch

Doesn't mean she's not beautiful--as they all are after several beers.

4Mesh
02-07-2011, 07:32 PM
Aguilera looks like an ole Ho.
Butch
I'm afraid I agree with Butch here.

If how they look is going to enter into this, I gotta say Lea Michelle doing the Star Spangled Banner got my vote hands down. Not only does she look a damn site better than C.A., she's a much better singer too.

John Kielly
02-07-2011, 08:44 PM
Aguilera looks like an ole Ho.
Butch,

I'll bow to your undoubted more extensive experience here - and your previous post!

John

Lynn
02-07-2011, 09:12 PM
Butch
My father read your post and says your spot on.He said if you want someone to sing the national anthem hire a bigger girl and leave the skinny blonde at home.

I hope they fired who ever was in charge of the sound as we couldn't even hear Fergie or The Black Eyed Peas as half the microphones didn't work.
Lynn

Roger T
02-08-2011, 08:25 AM
They need to get Allison Krause, Matina McBride, Jewel ,But CA has awesome range

Fred J
02-08-2011, 12:24 PM
CA may have a good range, but she also has a piss poor memory or can't read a TelePrompter.

TedH
02-08-2011, 01:31 PM
Grouper

The Anthem was "sung" by Christina Aguilera who botched the words, but that gaffe was little noticed because it was nothing compared with her "rendition". "Replusive" and "insulting" is being too kind. The halftime show by the Black Eye Peas was, I've heard, even worse. We turned it off to watch a movie.

Ray

And one more thing. Christina Aguilera is from New York Via California. She is not from Texas.

TedH
02-08-2011, 01:32 PM
I thought the Super Bowl was a learning experience. During the half time show I learned that Texans have very poor taste in music, if you can call that crap music.:D
Jerry
I am offended by your comment.

I am sure that the Halftime show what ever it was....was planed by some producer from Hollywood and performed by the same. I seriously doubt any of the major performers were from Texas.

And just to make sure you understand I will mention that Audi Murphy was from Texas NOT Christina Aguilera.

Butch Lambert
02-08-2011, 11:01 PM
Hang in there Ted!
Butch

Roger T
02-09-2011, 08:37 AM
Good Press, Bad Press it all gets their names in print/TV and adds to their popularity. It's the nature of the buisness these days