Sunday, February 03, 2008

Go, Giants!

Actually, I don't really care about who wins the Super Bowl today. I don't follow football, though I will check in every once in a while to see how my local teams (The 'Skins and the Ravens) are doing. I once sudo-dated a big Ravens fan who took the time to explain some of the rules to me while I made a cheesecake and he watched his game. I was ok with that, even though I'm a fan of real football, I don't mind being a little less in the dark if I happen to be around when one of these sissified rugby games is being shown.

I do think the Patriots need to be knocked off their high horse, though. Maybe it was their utterly unsportsman like conduct, attempting to learn the codes that other teams use, that makes me really want to see their demise. That's a nasty thing to do in any sport. Sure, maybe other teams did it too and the Patriots got caught, but I thought it was still quite deplorable. They need to lose. They need to come off of this perfect season blowing the last game. Do I think it's going to happen? Not really. But I'm rooting for you, Giants, anyway! Still holding out hope that you will show that other team that they're not special!

Sometimes more than the game, people will be talking about the commercials tomorrow. Some of them are quite clever. Usually Super Bowl night involves my dad watching the game in one room and shouting out the highlights and interesting commercials to my mother and I, who are crocheting in front of a movie in the other room. I don't think we'll be able to see all of the game tonight before we have to hit the sack, but I should be able to get some good commercials in.

And every time I think about football, I think of those crazy people in that Boise Walmart gathering in front of the big TV watching the highlights of some BSU championship game some years back. I got the impression that this DVD played on a loop, and the people huddled before the TV at the most exciting parts. Either, the game never gets dull even when you've seen it fifty times (HAH!), or those folks are really starved for some decent sports action. I can't think of football without remembering that phenomenon. Only in Idaho!

I think I've typed enough about football for this morning. Go, Giants!

3 comments :

Willow Goldentree said...

They still play the game in Walmart. It's not on a big screen at the front of the store right now (only when they're trying to sell their TVs - it would seem) but it does play on a TV near the chips and beer aisle. Go figure. Boise seriously needs a REAL team here. I don't think they made it to any bowl games and Hawai'i beat them in a big game last season. GOOOOO!!!! RAINBOWS! (at least that's what they were called when I lived there.)

Willow Goldentree said...

Oh! I think they're the Hawai'i Warriors now. Much more fitting than Rainbows.

Fyrecreek said...

I'm sorry I couldn't get a picture of that, that was one of the funniest things I've ever seen!

Haha! Warriors is much better. It's hard to think "Rainbows" and "big sports victory" at the same time!