How do you know you like the Pats more than the Sox?

Discussion in 'The Practice Squad' started by oldrover, Mar 17, 2014.

  1. oldrover

    oldrover 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    When you check ESPNBoston.com hourly... during NFL free agency... for anything, the tiniest morsel of nothingness... and have YET to read ONE box score from Florida...

    that's when I know.
     
  2. DocHoliday

    DocHoliday In the Starting Line-Up

    I'll die happy if I never hear of this dumb lawn game again.
     
  3. wizwor

    wizwor Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    I hate these stupid threads.
     
  4. BradyFTW!

    BradyFTW! Goodell sucks PatsFans.com Supporter

    Every September/October day where I have to choose between watching a Sox playoff game or a Pats regular season game, it isn't even a dilemma. Pats, without question. If that doesn't make the priority clear, I dunno what would.

    As much as people talk about Boston being a Sox town, I always go back to September of 2007, when the Sox were playing the Yankees down the stretch in a season where they ultimately won the WS, but got annihilated in the ratings by the Pats' week 2 game vs. the Chargers.
     
  5. Bella*chick

    Bella*chick Addicted to the light

    Because I'd rather watch a Pats regular season game than a Sox World Series game.
     
  6. Slagathor

    Slagathor 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    When two-thirds of your Twitter follows are Patriots/NFL related (Players, writers, teams).
     
  7. ensoul

    ensoul Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    People are obsessed with baseball around here and I will never understand why. Baseball is boring, there are 162 games, the games are at least 3 hours long and much of that 3 hours is spend watching the guy in the batters box adjust every aspect of his equipment in between pitches.
     
  8. pats4life12

    pats4life12 Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    If rather have them both win. They are both very good team
     
  9. Slagathor

    Slagathor 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    I don't believe the passion for the Sox is as deep as it used to be. I think the passion for the Pats is much more palpable these days. Listen to Sports radio around here. Sox calls/discussions used to outnumber Pats calls 2 to 1. That number has now flipped.
     
  10. DocHoliday

    DocHoliday In the Starting Line-Up

    If I were emperor, this would be the network priorities:

    1.) NFL
    2.) NHL
    3.) NBA
    4.) MLS/Champions League
    5.) Rugby
    6.) F1
    7.) MMA

    ...

    10.) Reruns of Patriots SB wins

    ...

    15.) Horseracing

    ...

    20.) Golf

    ...

    25.) Poker

    ...

    30.) MLB
     
  11. oldrover

    oldrover 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    Don't get me wrong... I've been a rabid Sox fan since 1971... but since they 'broke the curse'... I don't know... the intensity isn't there.
     
  12. Tunescribe

    Tunescribe PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    :rocker: :rocker: :rocker:

    Apples and oranges.
     
  13. Brady6

    Brady6 Pro Bowl Player


    I wouldn't watch baseball if I was being paid hourly to do so, it is like watching paint dry.
     
  14. dannydyn

    dannydyn PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    I'd rather watch curling training camp than baseball.
     
  15. Sicilian

    Sicilian Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    And again, people feel so insecure about their football that they have to tear down another sport that people like. How shallow your lives must be that you can only enjoy one thing at a time.
     
  16. oldrover

    oldrover 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    Just to be clear, I am NOT tearing down baseball. Or the Sox!!! It's more a statement of how obsessed I am with the Pats.
     
  17. SebertJr

    SebertJr Practice Squad Player

    when you're a Yankees fan ;)
     
  18. Jackson 2

    Jackson 2 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    I love both teams, but the Pats are first. I'm in Ft. Myers Beach now and have been since March 1. I can tell you that if you think the Red Sox fan base lacks commitment and passion for their team, you're mistaken. The number of fans in this area is literally unimaginable. Why is it necessary for some to denigrate some of our local teams? Does it make anyone feel better? I literally wouldn't watch the Bruins if they were playing in my backyard, because I don't like hockey. But, I'm pleased when they do well and don't root against them. Maybe it's a self-security thing.
     
  19. Patsrock

    Patsrock Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    I have no problem finding the time to watch all the games I want to watch, either live or DVR. This type of threads pop up in every message board I visit. Just substitute Pats for Bruins,Red Sox etc.
     
  20. wizwor

    wizwor Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Yeah. The people who call sports radio are typical of sports fans.
     

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