Would you want a SB ring?

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  1. letekro

    letekro In the Starting Line-Up

    The Colts are raffling off 5 of them.

    If you could own a Patriots ring, would you? I don't think I would.

    Their value is basically sentimental - representing all the blood sweat and tears the organization put into it. You did nothing to earn it, why would you want it?

    I'd feel like a schmuck trying to resell it.

    They're too gaudy to actually wear, and too ugly to give to a significant other.

    I'm just not sure what anyone would do with one.
     
  2. DynastyDriven

    DynastyDriven On the Game Day Roster

    If you wear one free drinks and dinners for life
     
  3. Phokus

    Phokus Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Honestly? Yeah i would. I sure as hell wouldn't wear it in public though, knowing i didn't earn it.
     
  4. workhorse

    workhorse Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    I think that if I had one that I would just keep it with my autograped footballs. Though I do like the free drinks idea.
     
  5. DynastyDriven

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  6. paragon11

    paragon11 Practice Squad Player

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    I'd want a ring as a collectible, sure. I think it is a nice gesture by the Colts to give fans an opportunity to win one.

    Terry
     
  7. Tommysgirl

    Tommysgirl Third String But Playing on Special Teams

  8. workhorse

    workhorse Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    They are trying to raise $1 million dollars for charity in the process, so it's cool all around.
     
  9. Patriot Power

    Patriot Power On the Game Day Roster

    The Sox did a similar thing in '04 with 5 of their rings.

    Would I want one ? Not really, I didn't earn it.... I have my picture with me wearing the SB36 ring, that's good enough for me.
     
  10. RobAllan

    RobAllan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    It's a cool idea. I'd love to own one. Well, a Pats one.
     
  11. patchick

    patchick Moderatrix Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Agreed, nothing at all wrong with the idea. But I agree with the OP that it would just be another collectible to me. I'd rather have an autographed jersey and take cash instead of diamonds! :cool:
     
  12. CTPatsFan

    CTPatsFan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    Yeah, why not. It'd be a real cool addition to a memorabilia collection that is definitely in the exclusive category. Would I buy one? No. But as a charity fundraiser auction or something like that I'd drop some on a ticket for a good cause.
     
  13. CTPatsFan

    CTPatsFan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    But...but...but I thought diamonds were a girl's best friend? :)
     
  14. RobAllan

    RobAllan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    The only way that could be better is if patchick was a guy.
     
  15. Scouse Patriot

    Scouse Patriot 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    I'd love one, you'd look like a right d!ck wearing it though unless you actualy earned one. I'd put it on display in a little case or something.
     
  16. Michigan Dave

    Michigan Dave Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    That photo is the closest Irsay will get to multiple Super Bowl rings.
     
  17. patchick

    patchick Moderatrix Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    #50 Jersey

    Good point! Maybe I should just have them reset:

    [​IMG]
     
  18. A.C Vegas

    A.C Vegas In the Starting Line-Up

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    Now that will make a charity some money whos going to model it though
     
  19. Boston Boxer

    Boston Boxer U.S. Air Force Retired PatsFans.com Supporter

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    ya, i think it is a good thing they are trying to do in Indy. I would buy a $5 ticket if the Pats did it.
     
  20. Pats Fan in Indy

    Pats Fan in Indy Practice Squad Player

    I REEEEALLLY want a Colts ring, and I think I might throw in five bucks for the hope of getting one. Think of what would happen if the Colts found out that they gave one of their Super Bowl rings away to a Pats fan who plans on doing what that one fan did with Barry Bonds' home run ball. They would be petrified!

    So maybe I would want a Pats ring so much, but I think I'd give a body part for a Colts ring.
     
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