Just shoot me now ('EEI rant)

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by hwc, Jan 6, 2006.

  1. hwc

    hwc In the Starting Line-Up

    Ok. It's January. My team, which is has won three out of the last four SuperBowls, is in the playoffs. With a Saturday night home game TOMORROW.

    So, I figure, what the heck? I'll flip on the local sports radio station for a little football talk and start getting a little "pumped 'n jacked".

    What do I hear? Discussion of trade rumors about center fielders and shortstops in frickin' BASEBALL.

    Just shoot me now.
  2. Fanfrom1960

    Fanfrom1960 In the Starting Line-Up

    It's Boston, it's Boston, it's Boston. Hey about 25 years ago, +/- , there was talk about the Patriots moving to Birmingham, Alabama. Now, they're the model team taking into account all pro sports. The Red Sox have looked pretty goofy this offseason, but they're still the favorite back there, aren't they?
  3. marty

    marty In the Starting Line-Up

    You're preaching to the choir here!
  4. Mike1481

    Mike1481 Rookie

    WEEI is a JOKE.

    ESPN is better in Boston.

    The Red Sox are even MORE OF A JOKE.

    I won't get started on that one though....

    KILL THE JAGS! 4 to Forty!
  5. Michael

    Michael Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    #12 Jersey


  6. AStack75

    AStack75 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    I live in Tewksbury and both ESPN Radio signals come in like crap for me. So I have no choice but to listen to WEEI.
  7. Tunescribe

    Tunescribe PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    #61 Jersey

    That surprises me, 'cuz ESPN Boston 1400 is transmitted from Lowell. You can get it in your car, can't you? I think it also streams over the 'net.
  8. AStack75

    AStack75 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    I get it in my car (that's actually the only place I listen to the radio), but it comes it really crackly like it's a weak signal.
  9. PatsWickedPissah

    PatsWickedPissah PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Disable Jersey

    Can't get the station in Seacoast NH either. Just 'EEI, which like the Globe I cannot stand.
  10. CTPatsFan

    CTPatsFan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    #75 Jersey

    Really? I didn't know that EEI was a Sox station. Rumor has it that the Globe covers them a lot too. This is earth-shattering news!
  11. Michael

    Michael Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    #12 Jersey

    Just turned EEI on after the 2:eek:o PM break and the first three names mentioned [drum roll] Manny, Ortiz, Damon[/crash]. They sound like a sewing circle talking about the Red Sox soap opera.
  12. BruschiOnTap

    BruschiOnTap On the Game Day Roster

    It's worse! All my friends back in NE only wanna talk loser Red Sox. It's like they don't even know they've got a football team with more character and better management right up the road. I was glad to see the Sox with the series but the front office there is a joke. They try to spend like Steinbrenner but don't have the brains to match...
  13. oville41

    oville41 Rookie

    I'm with you. EEI just SUUUUUUUUUUCCCKs. Turn it on this morning, figuring to hear some Patriots talk, buuuuuutttt NNNOOOOOOOOOOOO, what are they doing, but arguing with each other and some caller about FRIGGIN IRAQ. If I want to hear about IRAQ I'll listen to that fat B*stard Howie Car or N friggin PR.

    On top if it all Will Michael HOlley just SHUT UP for one minute and take a breath and stop talking over dale arnold. I can't stand Holley.
  14. AStack75

    AStack75 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    I heard that. After that they said something like, "enough of this Patriots football talk, lets do some hot stove talk....blah blah...Miguel Tejada...blah blah".
  15. BradyisGod

    BradyisGod Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    I can't believe we have another thread complaining about the Red Sox. These posts are part of the problem, not part of the solution.
  16. oldrover

    oldrover 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    #50 Jersey

    Vic Carucci from NFL.com was even complaining about it ON WEEI... saying he couldn't believe the lack of media coverage/interest in the Pats right now, compared to the Days Of Our Lives on Yawkey Way.

    Especially considering that the Pats are in the playoffs and the Sox aren't even playing... Boston is such an idiot-parochial-one-horse-town when it comes to sports.
  17. kurtinelson

    kurtinelson In the Starting Line-Up

    #37 Jersey

    WEEI devoted a bunch of coverage to the game this week.

    I'm a devoted Pats fan, but hot stove kicks ass!
  18. PATSNUTme

    PATSNUTme Paranoid Homer Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    #75 Jersey

    Nice phrase but what is the solution?
  19. BradyisGod

    BradyisGod Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Ha, you're right, I don't have one, but it doesn't bother me.

    I'd suggest, overall though, turning off the radio b/c it's probably never going to change. I'm pretty sure you need a room temperature IQ to host a radio show these days.
  20. JoeSixPat

    JoeSixPat Pro Bowl Player

    The Red Sox front office is finally beginning to recognize this perception is a problem and have scheduled a press conference for 8pm tomorrow to discuss how they can be more sensitive to Patriots fans.

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