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Haha. Just had to throw that out there for us ladies who think football SUCKS! LOL. Ducking for cover now......
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Sorry I am not a lady, But I would so much rather go to see the NY Symphony Orchestra or opening night for the NY Ballet (November 25th incase you are wondering) than sit through a nanosecond of any professional sporting event.
I have seen Les Mis R2F, in NY. But that's the only one I have seen. Maybe someday..... Still waiting for Corbin to take me to the local Nutcracker production at xmas time but he has failed me every year.
I am definately game for a night at the ochestra - that is a great night of entertainment. I do enjoy ballet however it has to have a storyline - I went to one performance and it was snippets of a lot of stories, which was a bit much for me. I also really enjoy going to the theatre to watch a play or a musical. The last one I went to was Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, with my father. It was really good, althought I think we were the older parent/child there. It was mostly little kids but it was a great show. I also highly recommend the Lion King, it was amazing.
I happily watch Football, however it does get boring. This is why cricket is the best game, if you want to wacth another show, go out, or even miss a day, you really do not miss that much and can pick it up where you left.
I used to be into football, but in the last few years - it's gotten dull.. same ol thing time in, time out... most of the football players have problems with either drugs or something bad that makes teens somehow look up to them???? and i have a few friends that do nothing but watch football constantly... can you say - no life? that's just sad!! there's so much more to life than football on TELEVISION... sad.. just sad....to go to a game is one thing.. but... to sit there unblinking in front of a tube is just bizarre to me!
but anyways - I've seen Les Miz here in phx and it was AWESOME!! I'd love to see phantom and maybe even The Producers if they ever come back this way....
I saw it with Jason Donavon (Kylie Manogues husband from Neighbours) when he was Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - back in the 80's in London - he was so cool back then. Here is a picture:
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most of the football players have problems with either drugs or something bad that makes teens somehow look up to them???? and i have a few friends that do nothing but watch football constantly... can you say - no life? that's just sad!! there's so much more to life than football on TELEVISION... sad.. just sad....to go to a game is one thing.. but... to sit there unblinking in front of a tube is just bizarre to me!
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You know... it's funny to me, but I agree with a lot of what Kristie wrote here.
I played football into college, then my playing days were over (outside of flag football that is). Then I coached youth football for 6 years, so when I watch football on the television, I can separate the BS from the game. I enjoy the game from a former players perspective.
Kristie hit on something with the role model thing. There ARE a good number of athletes who take the role model thing seriously and contribute, but there is also a growing number of thugs (I refer to white, black, Hispanic and otherwise) who are making the headlines and making it bad for the kids who look up to them.
Kristie is also right that there is SO much more to life than football as is evidenced by the very topic of this thread.
And yes, some do take football WAY too seriously and waste their days in front of the tube.
However, there's nothing wrong with rooting for your home-town team or a team that you particularly like. It's fun. That's all.
If that's what somebody likes, then so beit.... right?
I can guarantee that there are a ton of folks out there who think that a night at the opera/symphony/theater is a waste of four hours that they'll never get back... but that's their thing.
Guess it all goes back to one's perspective on fun and definitely goes back to "To each his/her own."
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Still waiting for Corbin to take me to the local Nutcracker production at xmas time but he has failed me every year.
[/ QUOTE ] So, why don't you take him? That's what I usually have to do when I really want to see something -- take the matter into my own hands and buy some tix. And you seem like a take control kinda gal...