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    Re: If you get kicked out of Gillette, the penalty league-wide is a big one

    Another great reason not to go to the games...
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    Re: If you get kicked out of Gillette, the penalty league-wide is a big one

    Better view, better weather, less noise, closer friends, better and cheaper food all at home, I'm having a hard time thinking of a reason to go anymore. Technology has made nearly everything but the field itself irrelevant.
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    Re: If you get kicked out of Gillette, the penalty league-wide is a big one

    Don't kid yourself. I've been a season ticket holder for 19 years and have missed all of two home games. There is NOTHING like being there. You see 1,000 percent more than on television, and you can't beat tailgating or hanging at Louie's before the game.
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    Re: If you get kicked out of Gillette, the penalty league-wide is a big one

    Depends on your seats. I'm not bashing the stadium experience in any way, but its pretty easy to replicate quite of a bit of it with a cookout with friends and family while watching the game with a drink and better seats on a giant HD TV.
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    Re: If you get kicked out of Gillette, the penalty league-wide is a big one

    Nah, have to side with Tune here! I love going to the game, hands down. Nothing like it. Unfortunately, my husband has passed to the dark (big screen tv) side and is harder and harder to get to games.
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    Re: If you get kicked out of Gillette, the penalty league-wide is a big one

    Tailgate-style partying can be done at home, with friends and family, and you don't have to pay $60 a car for the privilege. As a matter of fact, I used to live near a neighbor who used a projection system and a huge backdrop to watch the game outside with friends, family and neighbors.

    I've never been to a tailgate, at any football game, that matched what he was doing.
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    Re: If you get kicked out of Gillette, the penalty league-wide is a big one

    There are a lot of good reasons not to go to games, and also some good reasons to go, but this is neither, this is about not being a jackass if you do go. How many people here are getting ejected from games, anyway? I'd think most posters here are too hardcore of football fans to get drunk and get thrown out of the stadium.
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    Re: If you get kicked out of Gillette, the penalty league-wide is a big one

    This isn't about being a jackass. People get ejected for smoking and other things that should be non-issues.
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    Re: If you get kicked out of Gillette, the penalty league-wide is a big one

    This. I don't care what anyone says, moments like the AFCCG missed field goal last year, nothing can come close to what it was like in that stadium.
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    Re: If you get kicked out of Gillette, the penalty league-wide is a big one

    Sounds like a better reason to go. I've never been to a game, but I'd hate for my experience to be ruined by some overly rowdy people nearby.
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    I clicked "like" on both Deus's take and Tunescribe's...used to be a season ticket holder for decades...these days I got to two or three home games and the playoffs...yes, the 80 inch Mitsu DLP at home is ridiculous, as is the easy access to the fridge and Webber grills...but I have an entire tailgate setup too that I've done many varied menus on...something about grilled meats and beer on a cold fall day, surrounded by other like minded Pats trogs that strikes a primal chord....

    as far as this "penalty" for getting kicked out...sounds like Clockwork Orange is just around the corner.
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    Re: If you get kicked out of Gillette, the penalty league-wide is a big one

    x2. Nothing like it. "Tailgating" at home is not even close to the same. I don't give a **** if i have to pay $80 to park. I am going to have a blast outside with thousands of other crazy fans. And nothing like the atmosphere. I have been to almost every huge win at Gillette. Wouldn't trade it in the world to watch it on TV.

    Who cares if the bathrooms are close or you save $$. I grew up going to games and will keep going until i am dead. It's almost like a tradition for me. Wake up on a sunday in the fall. Most likely headed to gillette for the day. Love it

    Some people hate other people or hate paying and hate traffic. That's fine. To each their own. for me this isn't a reason not to go. Hell there could be a health epidemic and i would be in the top row all alone lol

    I was at that game as well. Yes it must have been great at home on TV. But being there and seeing the joy on everyone faces and how loud it got. Still gives me goosebumps
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    Um, don't get me wrong. I love the Patriots.

    However, I'm not rich. I can either go to a game and miss most of it looking for the bathroom.

    Or save, what $400 total? That is a fifth of Jack and two prostitutes. You can't have prostitutes at the stadium.
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    You can't bring the prostitute to the stadium, but you can bring the stadium to the prostitute. ;)
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    Re: If you get kicked out of Gillette, the penalty league-wide is a big one

    As long as your tall enough to see over the person standing in front of you.
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    wait...so let me get this straight...you can pick your friends...and you can can pick your prostitutes...but you can't pick your friend's prostitutes????

    :idontgetit:
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    this thread has become comedy gold
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    I wouldn't go that far...pyrite maybe...
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