From Australia

Discussion in ' - Patriots Fan Forum' started by eastsrule, Jan 12, 2007.

  1. eastsrule

    eastsrule On the Roster

    Hey Guys,

    I'm aware there is a few aussies on here. I've been a longtime 'lurker'. I've been a huge Pats fan since I saw the "Snow Bowl" game. I've followed the team with great interest over those years...

    A funny moment was a few weeks ago, I live at Bondi Beach and I met a man from Boston who was wearing a Patirots hat. We had a long discussion and he was a very nice person.

    I just wanted to wish all the best to the team for this weekend... we will need it. But I tell you what, I have a good feeling. As taken for granted as he is, Tom Brady is the definition of a Quarterback, the skills and the poise to take a team all the way. Having him behind center must relieve much of the fear from you guys!

    I've also just ordered my first REAL patriots jersey, there is a number of fakes available at various stores in Australia, but receiving a real patriots jersey is a badge of honour.

  2. Patjew

    Patjew Supporter Supporter

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    Welcome and g'day. It's nice to have more fans from Asia-Pacific that I can picture hunched over their TVs early early Monday morning, just like I will.
  3. eastsrule

    eastsrule On the Roster

    i'm also jewish lol.... so we have much in common. unfortunately i'll be relying on ESPN this weekend. damn.
  4. Patjew

    Patjew Supporter Supporter

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    Probably too late for you now, but I watch on slingbox via my father's cable TV back in the US. Check out Slingbox on the web, it's very cool.
  5. wistahpatsfan

    wistahpatsfan Pro Bowl Player

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    What is this "fear" thing you speak of?
    Oh I remember! It's that feeling we all had when Bledsoe was our QB! ;) Gotcha!
  6. eastsrule

    eastsrule On the Roster

    Luckily enough, I never watched Bledsoe in a Patriots jersey... well I did a few minutes....

    It's a good feeling watching him fail in Bills and Cowboys jerseys. Justify's BB's decision!
  7. ironwasp

    ironwasp Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Good to see you on here eastsrule. GOod to be able to converse with an Aussie about a sport other than cricket.:(
  8. old 55

    old 55 Supporter Supporter

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    Eastsrule - I've been to your country on three different trips and can't tell you how much I enjoyed it.
    The people are great and the sights are terrific. I've done Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Cannes (Barrier Reef), Hamilton & Hayman Islands. Didn't get to Ayers Rock yet or Western Australia either, but they are on my list of places to see.

    BTW - Have you heard the Waifs song about the waitress who lives in a funky little apartment down on Bondi Beach? I assume the Waifs are fairly well known "Down Under" but are probably not known by too many in the states.
  9. Mike the Brit

    Mike the Brit Minuteman Target Supporter

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    Welcome and congratulations on the cricket. "Unfortunately", in the U.S. (where I've been living) we couldn't get to see the games. That great American, Mr Murdoch, seems to have decreed otherwise. But from your monicker I think you're more concerned with Rugby League (another sport that Australia dominates, for you Americans :( ).

    Although I've only visited Australia once, my Mum used to live there (Echuca, Va) and my sister still does (Mullumbimby (!!!) NSW). Great climate, great food, friendly people -- I'd love to go back.
  10. shmessy

    shmessy Maude Staff Member Supporter

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    G'day mate!

    Have a vegamite for me!

    Welcome aboard.
  11. PATSNUTme

    PATSNUTme Paranoid Homer Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    That's a lie. No one from inside the city of Boston is nice. He must have been from Maine and said he was from the Boston area just to get the location close.:rocker:

    Welcome to the board.
  12. gomezcat

    gomezcat It's SIR Moderator to you Staff Member Supporter

    I'll say welcome to the board, through gritted teeth, from a Pom. Is there any way that you lot can let us win ONE game on tour, even just by a couple of runs? Please?
  13. gomezcat

    gomezcat It's SIR Moderator to you Staff Member Supporter

    LMAO! There are 50 million or so of us. :eek:
  14. eastsrule

    eastsrule On the Roster

    Of course. You guys will be playing New Zealand soon.

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