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Postby swishnicholson » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:47 am

Slowhand wrote:What is the history/reasoning behind TV and jh hating the Eagles so much? I don't watch football, but something about the Eagles was always a bit off-putting to me.


I think they just grew up in Giants country. There are lots of Jersey Giants fans, even pretty far south..

Now me, I grew up an Eagles fan but grew to really hate the NFL and its role in our culture. The Eagles are just the local representative and don't vary from the norm, so they get the focus of my dislike (hate would be a bit much). Can't shed my upbringing though, so I still root for them vs. Dallas or New England.
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Postby jerseyhoya » Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:11 pm

My dad is a Giants fan, so I am a Giants fan. Moved to South Jersey when I was one, so all of my friends growing up were Eagles fans. Giants Eagles games were always a big deal. My Facebook feed this past month has been an unending string of Eagles crap. I hate the Eagles and hope they lose tomorrow.
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Postby Houshphandzadeh » Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:43 pm

your dad sucks!
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Postby TenuredVulture » Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:10 pm

My story is a little long, and a bit boring. But you asked. I grew up on the northern part of the Jersey shore. I was a Giants fan during the 70s, when they were stinky, and as a kid was a bigger football fan than a baseball fan. I was a lukewarm Yankee fan, but getting to either Yankee Stadium or Shea from that part of NJ was pretty tough. Getting to Giants stadium was a breeze by contrast. I went to several football games as a kid, but my first baseball game was at the Vet, because getting to the Vet really wasn't any tougher, and of course tickets were dirt cheap. The Yankees of the 70s and early 80s were of course good, but really unappealing. In 84, I started college in the Philadelphia area. Around that time, the unappealing Yankees started sucking. And I really began fall in love with Philly, staying there after college until I started grad school. So, while I could never quite give up rooting for the Giants, I decided if I was going to root for a sucky baseball team, it might as well be the Phillies. At least no one could accuse me of being a front runner.
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Postby jerseyhoya » Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:58 am

XLVI's 6 year anniversary being Monday really lines up nicely for being a dick on Facebook if NE wins tomorrow.
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Postby TenuredVulture » Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:23 am

Definitely wearing one of my super bowl champion t shirts tomorrow. And drinking beer from my super bowl champion beer mug.
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Postby jerseyhoya » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:18 pm

The Eagles are gonna win the Super Bowl. Gross.
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Postby TenuredVulture » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:24 pm

Eli is a suprisingly good dancer.
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Postby TenuredVulture » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:10 pm

Any good live cams to catch the rioting?
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Postby jerseyhoya » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:21 pm

If this was against any team other than New England I think I'd be a mess. Honestly had a hard time rooting for the Pats.

Congrats to all you miscreants.
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Postby Wolfgang622 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:49 am

I thought i’d Check in and see what you louses were up to. I humbly accept your congratulations.
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Postby jamiethekiller » Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:49 am

go birdfs
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Postby Soren » Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:48 am

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Postby jerseyhoya » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:54 pm

Got to my parents place last night. So many trucks with Eagles flags and billboards and every #$!&@ store has swag on sale and it's just awful.

I hate everything.
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Postby Soren » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:08 am

jerseyhoya wrote:Got to my parents place last night. So many trucks with Eagles flags and billboards and every #$!&@ store has swag on sale and it's just awful.

I hate everything.

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