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Discussion in 'Canada Patriots Fans' started by 102 Pat, May 11, 2009.

  1. 102 Pat

    102 Pat In the Starting Line-Up

    #85 Jersey

    Hey Folks,

    So where is everybody from? I'm from Moncton, NB, out in the Maritimes. I've seen 3 games live and am looking forward to the 4th game in 2010.
  2. Canada's #1 Pats Fan

    Canada's #1 Pats Fan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Grew up in Winnipeg (go Blue Bombers). Live outside of Vancouver. Have seen 2 games live. Made my trip to Mecca (Foxboro) in Oct. '07 to see the Pats beat the Browns. Was in Seattle in Dec. '08 to see the Pats squeak one out against the Seahawks.
  3. fumbrunner

    fumbrunner In the Starting Line-Up

    Winnipeg here. Have seen the Pats live twice, once in Minnesota in the nineties and flew down to see the AFC Championship two years ago. Have been a fan since the Bledsoe, Curtis Martin era.
  4. JSn

    JSn Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Southern Ontario here, about 90 minutes from Toronto. No live games yet, but I have been to the Stadium twice and met a bunch of the players at Vince's fundraiser this year.

    Planned to go to the opener this year, but my wife is due for our fourth child on August 30 and it stuck me as possibly insensitive, hehe. Might get a new parka and catch the annual winter embarrassment of the Bills.
  5. reflexblue

    reflexblue PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    #91 Jersey

    How about a new tuk too eh.... :D My grandparents were from Piereville does that count?
    Last edited: May 12, 2009
  6. jsho

    jsho Practice Squad Player

    From Edmonton here. Saw the Pats in person for the first time last winter in Seattle since I was able to score tickets from work. Going to a home game in October this year.
  7. NSpatsfan

    NSpatsfan Practice Squad Player

    From Halifax, been to two games both at gillette. First one vs Vikings year one of the stadium, and just this past summer vs the ravens preseason . Hoping for trip three this fall!
  8. WhoaDirty

    WhoaDirty Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Born in Edmonton, but lived in the city that rhymes with fun (Regina) for 28 years - go Riders!

    I have yet to attend a game. :( Wanted to see them in Seattle last year, but didn't want to drive through the mountains in December.

    One day I will get to a game ...
  9. NovaScotiaPatsFan

    NovaScotiaPatsFan In the Starting Line-Up

    #50 Jersey

    Hey, I'm from Halifax as well. South end (Grew up in Dartmouth though)

    Been a Pats fan since 94, they're just always on here cuz we get the Boston TV stations.
  10. farn

    farn In the Starting Line-Up

    We get Boston channels here too... I actually listen to WEEI in the car on the way to/from work.

    Southwest Nova - not a football hotbed, but those who like it, like the Patriots.
  11. 102 Pat

    102 Pat In the Starting Line-Up

    #85 Jersey

    The Martimes seems to have a strong following for the Pats and Bills since there the nearest NFL teams and as a previous poster mentioned, the games were/are always on local TV.
  12. PatriotsFan86

    PatriotsFan86 On the Roster

    Living in Halifax at the moment for university, but from Cape Breton originally. I have only been to one Patriots game, but I attended the SD/NE game back in 2007 the week after Spygate broke out. It was quite an experience!
  13. PatriotsNorth

    PatriotsNorth On the Roster

    Born and raised right in Toronto, I was 12 years old in 1993 and looking for an NFL team to start following religiously. Despite being force-fed the Bills on a weekly basis, I resisted the urge and decided to become a Patriots fan. Let's just say it was the best decision I've ever made.

    I saw the Pats live for the first time in 2004 and loved it so much, I promised I would attend at least one game each year. I knew I had to make the trip to the mecca in Foxboro at least once in my life, and decided the following year would be the right time. Rather than waiting until I was finished university and had a real job or possibly a family, I flew to Boston with a buddy (Colts fan - yuck), and we forked out some big cash for 4th-row tickets to MNF - Brady vs. Manning. Yes, the result sucked, but the experience was still amazing.

    Based on the results of all the games I've seen live (see below), I've come to the realization that making the 90-min drive to Buffalo on an annual basis is a much safer bet.

    1:00 PM Sunday, October 3, 2004 Buffalo Bills W 31-17 Ralph Wilson Stadium
    9:00 PM Monday, November 7, 2005 Indianapolis Colts L 21-40 Gillette Stadium
    1:00 PM Sunday, October 22, 2006 Buffalo Bills W 28-6 Ralph Wilson Stadium
    8:15 PM Sunday, November 18, 2007 Buffalo Bills W 56-10 Ralph Wilson Stadium
    1:00 PM Sunday, December 28, 2008 Buffalo Bills W 13-0 Ralph Wilson Stadium
  14. CanadianPat'sFan

    CanadianPat'sFan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Another fan here from the Maritimes, Fredericton NB to be exact. I have never been to a game but plan on a trip soon. Been a fan since 94!! Wow good to see some many Canadian fans:)
  15. 102 Pat

    102 Pat In the Starting Line-Up

    #85 Jersey

    It's not that bad of a drive. When my wife, myself and a co-worker went last November for the Jets game, we left at 10am tuesday morning and were in Boston by 7:30pm, including stops for food and the lovely New Hampshire Liqour store off the highway.
  16. CanadianPat'sFan

    CanadianPat'sFan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    :D:D:D I think I am going to plan somthing this year since we are heading to the SB it would be a good year:)
  17. 102 Pat

    102 Pat In the Starting Line-Up

    #85 Jersey

    I want to go this year badly but were getting a major kitchen renovation done at our house anytime now. I've promised myself that 2010 will be my next visit.
  18. T_Brady12

    T_Brady12 Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    I am from Saskatchewan. Attending Gillette Stadium for the first time this season. I will be staying for 9 days, and 2 games. Against the Falcons and Ravens. Also will be attending 4 Red Sox games.

    Can't wait!
  19. RDS11

    RDS11 Practice Squad Player

    #12 Jersey

    I am from Montreal. Went to Foxboro for the the time in 1994, against the Raiders. It became an annual thing until 2001...I've never seen a game at Gillette so far, but hoping 2009 will be different !
  20. JSn

    JSn Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    How long a trip is it from Montreal to Boston?

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