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Double Barrel
01-04-2012, 02:46 PM
I can't believe I just bought tickets! I though they'd be too pricey or not available. But just got a Ticketmaster e-mail, so I figured that I'd just check out what I thought that I couldn't afford. It took me to an NFL Ticket Exchange website, where upper level endzone seats are available for $120 and up.

Long story short, Christmas bonus + cash gifts = 2 playoff tickets for me and my son. He's going to be floored when I tell him tonight!

Money comes and goes, but this is a once-in-a-lifetime event. This is our team's first playoff trip, and for it to be at Reliant, it's just too tempting to pass up. And it will be something he will remember for the rest of his life.

:fans: :texflag: :redtowel:

Playoffs
01-04-2012, 02:49 PM
Woohoo!

Congratulations. Yell your head off!

Rey
01-04-2012, 02:52 PM
That's awesome DB....

I hope you and your son have a great time...

I just got married and spent a lot on the wedding and the trip....

I'm Jealous!!!!!

Hardcore Texan
01-04-2012, 02:55 PM
Awesome DB! Have a blast!

Double Barrel
01-04-2012, 02:56 PM
Woohoo!

Congratulations. Yell your head off!

Oh yeah! But only on defense!

That's awesome DB....

I hope you and your son have a great time...

I just got married and spent a lot on the wedding and the trip....

I'm Jealous!!!!!

Thanks, man. I'm still sorta' in shock. It's a quick decision, but I figured what the heck, you only live once. Still a lot of money (to me), but it's like one of those Visa commercials: priceless.

I've worn my Texans hardhat to every game that I've been to at Reliant, so can't wait to dust it off and wear it Saturday.

rush2112mn
01-04-2012, 03:04 PM
congratulations....and come early and enjoy the tailgating...

FirstTexansFan
01-04-2012, 03:05 PM
Proud for ya DB, not as proud as if it were me, but I know you and your son will represent.... if you come out of the stadium with a voice, you didn't give it your all! :)

gtexan02
01-04-2012, 03:06 PM
You made an excellent decision, and I am insanely jealous!

If I didn't live so far away, I'd be there in a heartbeat

Double Barrel
01-04-2012, 03:07 PM
Awesome DB! Have a blast!

Thanks, man! We will have a blast, without a doubt. I can't wait to tell my boy tonight. I think I'm going to razz him a little. Tell him that we can't watch the game at home first before giving him the good news.

congratulations....and come early and enjoy the tailgating...

Thanks, man-with-a-great-name (I'm a huge Rush fan)!

I will definitely come hang with many of my Texans friends before the game. And without a doubt, I will be in my seat by the national anthem. I want to absorb every second of this game.

Double Barrel
01-04-2012, 03:10 PM
Proud for ya DB, not as proud as if it were me, but I know you and your son will represent.... if you come out of the stadium with a voice, you didn't give it your all! :)

Thanks, bro'! Voice will be gone by 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Of that I am certain. I ended up talking my best buddy, Jungle Bob, into a ticket, as well. We will be up in Gridiron, Tx, but definitely a part of the 70,000+ strong 12th man for our team.

You made an excellent decision, and I am insanely jealous!

If I didn't live so far away, I'd be there in a heartbeat

Thanks, gt! I'm having a hard time working now. I've got to focus on my job, but it's not often that you can get so excited about something as an adult. It's like a kid a Christmas, it can't get here soon enough, y'know!

Say Watt
01-04-2012, 03:19 PM
Awesome bro!! So happy for you! I was able to buy a single ticket from ticketmaster right when they went on sale and am down in 115. Don't care that I am sitting by myself. I am stoked!!!

gtexan02
01-04-2012, 03:19 PM
Thanks, gt! I'm having a hard time working now. I've got to focus on my job, but it's not often that you can get so excited about something as an adult. It's like a kid a Christmas, it can't get here soon enough, y'know!

This thread has been a really bad influence on me!

I just checked flights and I could fly in to Houston on Friday evening from Boston and go back on Sunday all for $180 round trip. If there are tickets available in the $100s...

Someone convince me not to do it!

Double Barrel
01-04-2012, 03:24 PM
Awesome bro!! So happy for you! I was able to buy a single ticket from ticketmaster right when they went on sale and am down in 115. Don't care that I am sitting by myself. I am stoked!!!

Awesome, man! I have been so tempted to buy a single seat, but I hated the thought of my boy at home alone watching the game. Fortunately, I got the magic e-mail! lol!

This thread has been a really bad influence on me!

I just checked flights and I could fly in to Houston on Friday evening from Boston and go back on Sunday all for $180 round trip. If there are tickets available in the $100s...

Someone convince me not to do it!

http://www.mudtrap.com/images/ben-stiller.gif

http://www.ticketexchangebyticketmaster.com/nfl/

YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE, MY MAN!

Texan_Bill
01-04-2012, 03:28 PM
I can't believe I just bought tickets! I though they'd be too pricey or not available. But just got a Ticketmaster e-mail, so I figured that I'd just check out what I thought that I couldn't afford. It took me to an NFL Ticket Exchange website, where upper level endzone seats are available for $120 and up.

Long story short, Christmas bonus + cash gifts = 2 playoff tickets for me and my son. He's going to be floored when I tell him tonight!

Money comes and goes, but this is a once-in-a-lifetime event. This is our team's first playoff trip, and for it to be at Reliant, it's just too tempting to pass up. And it will be something he will remember for the rest of his life.

:fans: :texflag: :redtowel:

Right on DB!!! Congrats man!

texanmojo
01-04-2012, 03:31 PM
I can't believe I just bought tickets! I though they'd be too pricey or not available. But just got a Ticketmaster e-mail, so I figured that I'd just check out what I thought that I couldn't afford. It took me to an NFL Ticket Exchange website, where upper level endzone seats are available for $120 and up.

Long story short, Christmas bonus + cash gifts = 2 playoff tickets for me and my son. He's going to be floored when I tell him tonight!

Money comes and goes, but this is a once-in-a-lifetime event. This is our team's first playoff trip, and for it to be at Reliant, it's just too tempting to pass up. And it will be something he will remember for the rest of his life.

:fans: :texflag: :redtowel:

Cool! Just no "Love ya Steel Blue" stuff...ok? j/k!!!

76Texan
01-04-2012, 03:33 PM
Thanks, man! We will have a blast, without a doubt. I can't wait to tell my boy tonight. I think I'm going to razz him a little. Tell him that we can't watch the game at home first before giving him the good news.



Thanks, man-with-a-great-name (I'm a huge Rush fan)!

I will definitely come hang with many of my Texans friends before the game. And without a doubt, I will be in my seat by the national anthem. I want to absorb every second of this game.

LOL, Nice! :clap:

Hopefully, I can see you at the tailgate and you can tell us what his reaction is.

Yankee_In_TX
01-04-2012, 03:36 PM
I hope we will see DB at the tailgate and would love to meet g as well!

Double Barrel
01-04-2012, 03:37 PM
Right on DB!!! Congrats man!

Right on, man! We will crash the Blue Crew! Of course, y'all are so open to fellow fans that nobody really crashes your tailgate. :fans:

Cool! Just no "Love ya Steel Blue" stuff...ok? j/k!!!

lol! I hear ya'. Nope, I will be wearing my jersey and hard hat. Will keep my Gridiron, Tx shirt for under my jersey. Gotta' represent!

LOL, Nice! :clap:

Hopefully, I can see you at the tailgate and you can tell us what his reaction is.

Cool, man! I look forward to meeting you there. :)

hobie
01-04-2012, 03:38 PM
You know you have an open invitation to come by our tailgate... would be nice to see you again !! Glad to hear you are going to make it to the game !!

SheTexan
01-04-2012, 04:35 PM
LOL!! You KNOW how I feel DB!! Can't wait to see ya there, and your boy!! Is this the one who looks like he could be our next probowl linebacker?? Better tell him outside cause he just might blow the roof off your house!!:)

Gonna be a GREAT day at Reliant!!

gary
01-04-2012, 04:56 PM
Wish I could be there. I am happy for you and your son man that is awesome.

Double Barrel
01-04-2012, 04:59 PM
You know you have an open invitation to come by our tailgate... would be nice to see you again !! Glad to hear you are going to make it to the game !!

Right on, man! Appreciate the invite. I'm sure we will stop by during our trek across orange lot from the train stop. I look forward to seeing you Saturday!

LOL!! You KNOW how I feel DB!! Can't wait to see ya there, and your boy!! Is this the one who looks like he could be our next probowl linebacker?? Better tell him outside cause he just might blow the roof off your house!!:)

Gonna be a GREAT day at Reliant!!

I'm bringing my youngest son to this one. He was born in 2002, the Texans first year. He's a Taurus, too, just like Toro! hehe

This is his first year in his life to experience a winning team, and he's going to be floored when I tell him tonight.

I'd love to bring my oldest son, but logistics prove tough and he needs lots of leg room to be comfortable.

Rey
01-04-2012, 05:00 PM
Right on, man! Appreciate the invite. I'm sure we will stop by during our trek across orange lot from the train stop. I look forward to seeing you Saturday!



I'm bringing my youngest son to this one. He was born in 2002, the Texans first year. He's a Taurus, too, just like Toro! hehe

This is his first year in his life to experience a winning team, and he's going to be floored when I tell him tonight.

I'd love to bring my oldest son, but logistics prove tough and he needs lots of leg room to be comfortable.

My brother told me that your son had gotten hurt...been meaning to ask you if he is ok...???

Double Barrel
01-04-2012, 05:09 PM
My brother told me that your son had gotten hurt...been meaning to ask you if he is ok...???

yeah, he hurt his MCL in a no pads practice. He usually wears those titanium braces the school bought him for protection, but since it was a walk-thru, he decided to leave them behind.

A freshman O-lineman fell on him and took him out for the rest of the season, right before the Sam Houston game at Reliant. It's his first injury, so he's kinda' bummed, but focusing on rehab and getting his strength back for next season.

He's got one year left. He hopes to be seen and get a combine invite, but playing at SFA might not give him exposure. And at 6'10", he's on the tall side for O-linemen.

But he's doing good. Just needs to watch his weight right now, because the boy has an appetite!

Rey
01-04-2012, 05:12 PM
yeah, he hurt his MCL in a no pads practice. He usually wears those titanium braces the school bought him for protection, but since it was a walk-thru, he decided to leave them behind.

A freshman O-lineman fell on him and took him out for the rest of the season, right before the Sam Houston game at Reliant. It's his first injury, so he's kinda' bummed, but focusing on rehab and getting his strength back for next season.

He's got one year left. He hopes to be seen and get a combine invite, but playing at SFA might not give him exposure. And at 6'10", he's on the tall side for O-linemen.

But he's doing good. Just needs to watch his weight right now, because the boy has an appetite!


Cool....

My brother is going back for one more year as well so looks like they'll be coming out together...

Hopefully they have a better season next year....that'd help them from an exposure standpoint....

/thread hijack

Yankee_In_TX
01-04-2012, 05:41 PM
You know you have an open invitation to come by our tailgate... would be nice to see you again !! Glad to hear you are going to make it to the game !!

Still in orange, feels like I haven't seen you in forever!

Kaiser Toro
01-04-2012, 06:34 PM
I can't believe I just bought tickets! I though they'd be too pricey or not available. But just got a Ticketmaster e-mail, so I figured that I'd just check out what I thought that I couldn't afford. It took me to an NFL Ticket Exchange website, where upper level endzone seats are available for $120 and up.

Long story short, Christmas bonus + cash gifts = 2 playoff tickets for me and my son. He's going to be floored when I tell him tonight!

Money comes and goes, but this is a once-in-a-lifetime event. This is our team's first playoff trip, and for it to be at Reliant, it's just too tempting to pass up. And it will be something he will remember for the rest of his life.

:fans: :texflag: :redtowel:

Killer! You have been on my mind as of late on how you were dealing with the mental twister of first playoff game, budget and access to tickets.

The Bulls are aligning. Reliant is better when you are there. :texflag:

Lucky
01-04-2012, 06:48 PM
That's great, DB! Hope to see you there.

Texas T
01-04-2012, 07:02 PM
Good Deal DB! Wish I could make it.

My wife just asked if I wanted to take my son to see Monster Trucks Saturday at 2 p.m. She looked really confused when I said I couldn't make it this time...until she remembered my game is on Saturday (She's a Steelers fan and they play Sunday). Long story short I'll be watching the game on Saturday and I'll be taking my boy to see the Trucks in Baltimore in March.

Seņor Stan
01-04-2012, 08:29 PM
This thread has been a really bad influence on me!

I just checked flights and I could fly in to Houston on Friday evening from Boston and go back on Sunday all for $180 round trip. If there are tickets available in the $100s...

Someone convince me not to do it!

PM sent ...

Kaiser Toro
01-04-2012, 08:34 PM
This thread has been a really bad influence on me!

I just checked flights and I could fly in to Houston on Friday evening from Boston and go back on Sunday all for $180 round trip. If there are tickets available in the $100s...

Someone convince me not to do it!

PM sent ...

http://gifs.gifbin.com/1234525508_ben_stiller_-_do_it.gif

scourge
01-04-2012, 11:50 PM
I can't believe I just bought tickets! I though they'd be too pricey or not available. But just got a Ticketmaster e-mail, so I figured that I'd just check out what I thought that I couldn't afford. It took me to an NFL Ticket Exchange website, where upper level endzone seats are available for $120 and up.

Long story short, Christmas bonus + cash gifts = 2 playoff tickets for me and my son. He's going to be floored when I tell him tonight!

Money comes and goes, but this is a once-in-a-lifetime event. This is our team's first playoff trip, and for it to be at Reliant, it's just too tempting to pass up. And it will be something he will remember for the rest of his life.

:fans: :texflag: :redtowel:


good job... you inspired me to do the same. Got 2 at $120. My wife turned 30 today so I used that as an excuse to use $ I don't have. I haven't been back to a game since '08 so I am pumped!

Close family friends of mine are taking us, and they are yellow lot tailgaters. That means for the first time(27 games) I will not be partying down in the platinum/blue lot. Makes me sad in a way, because I'd love to be there again parked next to Raging Bull, drinking beer with Brock and gang at St. Arnold's, and of course hanging with the blue crew... but just being at the game is good enough.

Double Barrel
01-05-2012, 10:34 AM
Killer! You have been on my mind as of late on how you were dealing with the mental twister of first playoff game, budget and access to tickets.

The Bulls are aligning. Reliant is better when you are there. :texflag:

Thanks, man! I was torn between wanting to go with all my being, but not wanting my son to be at home watching the game alone. So this is the best of all worlds, including one of my oldest friends and fellow fanatic with Jungle Bob.

My boy had a hard time getting to sleep last night because he's so excited. And that's what it's all about. Experiences and memories that last a lifetime. The money was gifted to me, so my only regret would be to not use it for this game.

That's great, DB! Hope to see you there.

Thanks, Lucky! I hope to see you there, as well! :)

Good Deal DB! Wish I could make it.

My wife just asked if I wanted to take my son to see Monster Trucks Saturday at 2 p.m. She looked really confused when I said I couldn't make it this time...until she remembered my game is on Saturday (She's a Steelers fan and they play Sunday). Long story short I'll be watching the game on Saturday and I'll be taking my boy to see the Trucks in Baltimore in March.

My sister moved to New Jersey a couple of years ago with her daughters, and I'm sure it's killing her to not have a chance to go to the game, as well. She's widowed now, but her husband was a huge Texans fans with a gigantic logo painted in their house. He was building a Texans room when he got sick, and is buried in his jersey. I plan to get her an AFCS Championship shirt soon, so at least she can have a great reminder of this season.

I'll be at the monster truck show at Reliant the next weekend...unless, of course, the Texans win this weekend and their game conflicts with the schedule.

good job... you inspired me to do the same. Got 2 at $120. My wife turned 30 today so I used that as an excuse to use $ I don't have. I haven't been back to a game since '08 so I am pumped!

Close family friends of mine are taking us, and they are yellow lot tailgaters. That means for the first time(27 games) I will not be partying down in the platinum/blue lot. Makes me sad in a way, because I'd love to be there again parked next to Raging Bull, drinking beer with Brock and gang at St. Arnold's, and of course hanging with the blue crew... but just being at the game is good enough.

Right on, man!!! :thumbup

Sometimes you just have to disregard things and make the jump. You can never regret great memories, and this Saturday will certainly shape up to be one of them regardless of outcome. Glad you are making the trip!

nflnutswife
01-05-2012, 10:42 AM
YEAYYYYYYY, I've missed you so much!!!!!!!
:heart::heart:

gtexan02
01-05-2012, 12:23 PM
After lots of deliberation, I've decided I won't be able to make it to this game. But I will be there in spirit!

Special thank you to Stan for offering me a great deal. Everyone should rep him for me!

Also, my dad will be attending the game and is parking in the blue lot. Would anyone mind if I sent him over your way for some pre game tailgating? He's not part of any groups


I'm just going to plan on attending the AFC Championship game here in Boston when the Texans play the Patriots. (When, not IF!). Unless of course the Steelers beat the Pats and we play the Steelers in Houston. Also acceptable!

scourge
01-05-2012, 04:18 PM
Also, my dad will be attending the game and is parking in the blue lot. Would anyone mind if I sent him over your way for some pre game tailgating? He's not part of any groups


In all my times hanging out with the Blue Crew, they never turned down a single person. Even saw opposing fans there from time to time. I'm positive any of them who read this will say the same. Platinum Lot, front row in the corner. I think at one point there was an actual map someone made that showed their location.

texanmojo
01-05-2012, 04:31 PM
Close family friends of mine are taking us, and they are yellow lot tailgaters. That means for the first time(27 games) I will not be partying down in the platinum/blue lot. Makes me sad in a way, because I'd love to be there again parked next to Raging Bull, drinking beer with Brock and gang at St. Arnold's, and of course hanging with the blue crew... but just being at the game is good enough.

Yeah...that Yellow Lot really SUCKS for tailgating. I would hate it there too. :sarcasm: :stirpot:

scourge
01-05-2012, 04:42 PM
Yeah...that Yellow Lot really SUCKS for tailgating. I would hate it there too. :sarcasm: :stirpot:

Though I know you are jk, don't get me wrong, I have no problem with Yellow. It's more like saying I'll have a great time in San Antonio, but I miss being home.

I have no doubt I'll enjoy myself greatly. You do get accustomed to drinking fresh St. A's with the owner next to their Bentley, followed by JoeTexan "eating a lightning bolt"(see:Chargers game), among everything else. And I do still have other close friends out there as well.

If I see you out there and have the chance then I'll stop by to say hi so you can stir in person... ha.

BullPenPhotos
01-05-2012, 06:27 PM
Platinum Lot, front row in the corner. I think at one point there was an actual map someone made that showed their location.

Ask and you shall receive...
http://www.texansbullpen.com/images/BlueCrewTailgate.jpg

scourge
01-05-2012, 07:11 PM
Well there you go, gtexan02... Send you're dad that way and they'll take care of him. He'll pass by Raging Bull's setup on the way there and I'm sure he'd enjoy there as well. Blue Crew feels more like a family type thing so I preferred being with those guys when not at my own former setup in between the two.

Yankee_In_TX
01-05-2012, 07:46 PM
good job... you inspired me to do the same. Got 2 at $120. My wife turned 30 today so I used that as an excuse to use $ I don't have. I haven't been back to a game since '08 so I am pumped!

Close family friends of mine are taking us, and they are yellow lot tailgaters. That means for the first time(27 games) I will not be partying down in the platinum/blue lot. Makes me sad in a way, because I'd love to be there again parked next to Raging Bull, drinking beer with Brock and gang at St. Arnold's, and of course hanging with the blue crew... but just being at the game is good enough.

Yeah man, it has been too long!

scourge
01-05-2012, 09:48 PM
Yeah man, it has been too long!

It most certainly has. It would good to hang out with you again in a non-working environment... I know my wife agrees. Lol

Double Barrel
01-06-2012, 09:23 AM
Yeah...that Yellow Lot really SUCKS for tailgating. I would hate it there too. :sarcasm: :stirpot:

I miss all my old friends in the yellow lot! Fans on grass always do it right. I wish the train stop was in between yellow and orange/blue, so at least I could hit one side before the game and the other side after.

Texan_Bill
01-06-2012, 09:34 AM
I miss all my old friends in the yellow lot! Fans on grass always do it right. I wish the train stop was in between yellow and orange/blue, so at least I could hit one side before the game and the other side after.

:foottap: No Platinum Lot love?? ;)

Double Barrel
01-06-2012, 10:00 AM
:foottap: No Platinum Lot love?? ;)

Of course, my man! I always forget the distinction between blue and platinum, but Blue Crew is a primary destination for any game I attend! :fans:

dinkatoid
01-06-2012, 03:05 PM
So, I had never been to a game as of last year. As a wedding gift, my wife got us tickets to see the season ending game vs the Jags. This year rolls around, and we got a 3 pack of tickets for colts, jags, and titans game. So when playoffs hit, I tried to temper myself and say I had a good season. I bought tickets to 3 games, and got a pair for free to the falcons game. I saw a lot, I need to sit this one out and save the money. I had finally talked myself into watching it on tv when my wife turns to me and says "Why the hell don't we have tickets yet?"

When even she turns on me for not buying them, I had to do something. So I got a few seats in 619 row B. Anyone on this board around there? I am so stoked about going now!

Double Barrel
01-06-2012, 03:08 PM
So, I had never been to a game as of last year. As a wedding gift, my wife got us tickets to see the season ending game vs the Jags. This year rolls around, and we got a 3 pack of tickets for colts, jags, and titans game. So when playoffs hit, I tried to temper myself and say I had a good season. I bought tickets to 3 games, and got a pair for free to the falcons game. I saw a lot, I need to sit this one out and save the money. I had finally talked myself into watching it on tv when my wife turns to me and says "Why the hell don't we have tickets yet?"

When even she turns on me for not buying them, I had to do something. So I got a few seats in 619 row B. Anyone on this board around there? I am so stoked about going now!'

Right on, man! That's a good wife right there! :thumbup

We'll be next door in section 618. I can't remember the row, tho'. I think it's row K, iirc.

dinkatoid
01-06-2012, 03:21 PM
'

Right on, man! That's a good wife right there! :thumbup

We'll be next door in section 618. I can't remember the row, tho'. I think it's row K, iirc.

Its taken some time, but I have trained her well. Since we have started dating, she has gone from not watching games, to watching them (but only for me), to actually paying attention to the game to enjoying them.

It was the same thing with the NBA (I am a spurs fan). She used to go to games with me and never watch the game. Refused to watch it on TV. End of last season, I come downstairs and shes got the game on alone screaming at the TV when we take a bad shot. I was like man, I trained her so well...

Texecutioner
01-06-2012, 03:23 PM
Your enthusiasm makes me want to purchase tickets for the game DB. Hope you and your son have an awsome time. If you haven't told him yet, maybe you should wait until that morning and surprise him.

Double Barrel
01-06-2012, 05:40 PM
Its taken some time, but I have trained her well. Since we have started dating, she has gone from not watching games, to watching them (but only for me), to actually paying attention to the game to enjoying them.

It was the same thing with the NBA (I am a spurs fan). She used to go to games with me and never watch the game. Refused to watch it on TV. End of last season, I come downstairs and shes got the game on alone screaming at the TV when we take a bad shot. I was like man, I trained her so well...

Ahh, that's cool, man! Many females are not so trainable. ;)

Your enthusiasm makes me want to purchase tickets for the game DB. Hope you and your son have an awsome time. If you haven't told him yet, maybe you should wait until that morning and surprise him.

Thanks, Tex! You should take the leap! This is the moment for the franchise, and it is this kind of game and more specifically, this kind of dominant defense, where a true 12th man can provide the edge of homefield advantage. I want to be a part of that, part of the mass of fans who are united in a single cause of supporting our team and disrupting the opposing team's gameplan.

I learned long ago that good crowds cannot make bad defenses good. But, when you take a great defense and add a rabid crowd, things get elevated. Our players get pumped and feed off of it. The other team can get rattled into making mistakes, which feeds the fans. It's a beautiful thing, man, and something that I just could not resist.

I did tell my boy. I wanted him to look forward to it and be as excited as I am. And he is. Little guy is still in a state of shock that his ol' man pulled the trigger. He understands the value of money - specifically that I could have bought a PS3, like he stated - but I told him this is about the experience, about the memories of something he will remember for the rest of his life. We can always save up funds for a game console. You can't always just go to an NFL playoff game, especially our team's first in it's history. No matter the outcome, that's something special to be a part of, just like 19-10 in the beginning.

LOUD, PROUD, AND TEXAN!!! :texflag:

texanmojo
01-07-2012, 09:50 PM
Well? How did they day turn out for you?

scourge
01-07-2012, 11:57 PM
Hope you and your son had a great time, DB... I know I did. Voice is gone, throat sore, as is the rest of my body.



Well? How did they day turn out for you?

Wanted to mention that we had a good time over yellow, even took part in shotgun thirty. It just kinda happened. I had walked by and started talking to someone and a group came up near us saying something about it being almost time. Once explained, I knew I had to take part. I'd have said hello, but it would've been weird saying "Who's texanmojo.com?"

Double Barrel
01-08-2012, 02:22 PM
Well? How did they day turn out for you?

Greatest sporting even I've ever attended!!! :fans:

What a blast!

Wish we had time to make it out to yellow lot, but coming from the train stop on Fannin, we just ran out of room on the clock.

scourge
01-08-2012, 02:27 PM
Glad to hear it. Do you and your son still have your voices?

Double Barrel
01-08-2012, 02:33 PM
Glad to hear it. Do you and your son still have your voices?

yeah, we are resting them today. Still floating on Cloud 9, too! :texflag:

Honoring Earl 34
01-08-2012, 02:43 PM
yeah, we are resting them today. Still floating on Cloud 9, too! :texflag:

Yep ... I can coast a long time on yesterday . What an overall experience and getting to meet TT legends as DB , KT , LYB , Briscoe , 76 , and Hookem was really the icing on the cake .

gary
01-08-2012, 06:41 PM
I must have missed you DB.

gtexan02
01-09-2012, 11:48 AM
Thanks for the tailgaiting offers for my dad. He ended up getting held up at the Bud Light tent who was giving out free food and beer I think haha. All in all though he had an awesome time.

I wish I had come in town, but I"ll just be patient and watch the AFC Championship game in Boston (or maybe Houston?)

Double Barrel
01-09-2012, 11:58 AM
Yep ... I can coast a long time on yesterday . What an overall experience and getting to meet TT legends as DB , KT , LYB , Briscoe , 76 , and Hookem was really the icing on the cake .

It was great to meet you, as well as many other TT friends that I've known for years. That is the great thing about this forum and being Texans fans. We will collectively feel the sting of defeat and the triumph of victory for many years. And last Saturday was an experience that NONE of us will ever forget. We will be talking about that one for decades from now.

I must have missed you DB.

awe, man! I am so sorry that I didn't get to see you, Gary. Hopefully there is a next time in a couple of weeks and Reliant is hosting an AFC Championship game. :)

Thanks for the tailgaiting offers for my dad. He ended up getting held up at the Bud Light tent who was giving out free food and beer I think haha. All in all though he had an awesome time.

I wish I had come in town, but I"ll just be patient and watch the AFC Championship game in Boston (or maybe Houston?)

There will be a next time, man! Saturday refilled my tank with koolaide. The cynic in me went into hibernation, because that was what it was all about.

Hopefully you will make another playoff game at Reliant soon enough. I hope this was the first of many to come. Believe! :texflag:

Kimmy
01-09-2012, 06:32 PM
When we have the AFC game, I'm coming over there to meet the rest of y'all, too.

So glad it was an awesome time for you DB :)

OrangeLotPole8
01-10-2012, 10:35 AM
It was nice to finally meet you!!!!! You are more than welcome at our tailgate anytime! What a win! Go Texans!

I can't believe I just bought tickets! I though they'd be too pricey or not available. But just got a Ticketmaster e-mail, so I figured that I'd just check out what I thought that I couldn't afford. It took me to an NFL Ticket Exchange website, where upper level endzone seats are available for $120 and up.

Long story short, Christmas bonus + cash gifts = 2 playoff tickets for me and my son. He's going to be floored when I tell him tonight!

Money comes and goes, but this is a once-in-a-lifetime event. This is our team's first playoff trip, and for it to be at Reliant, it's just too tempting to pass up. And it will be something he will remember for the rest of his life.

:fans: :texflag: :redtowel:

Brisco_County
01-10-2012, 08:05 PM
Greatest sporting even I've ever attended!!! :fans:

What a blast!

Wish we had time to make it out to yellow lot, but coming from the train stop on Fannin, we just ran out of room on the clock.

That's what I've been telling everyone: The best sporting event experience I've ever had. I'll still be talking about this one when I'm old and senile.

Say Watt
01-10-2012, 08:17 PM
Is our game really the only one not being shown on NFL Replay? That is complete and utter disrespect.

Texan_Bill
01-10-2012, 08:20 PM
There will be a next time, man! Saturday refilled my tank with koolaide. The cynic in me went into hibernation, because that was what it was all about.
:texflag:

Easy, easy..... Easy man!

You know we've been broken hearted before. Consider me still "cautiously optimistic". That said, it's been a fun ride and I will always consider this past Saturday as some sort of validation of my.... Well, whatever.

ChampionTexan
01-10-2012, 09:08 PM
Is our game really the only one not being shown on NFL Replay? That is complete and utter disrespect.

No, they are also not replaying the Giants/Falcons game, and one of the teams in that game is a major media darling. In all honesty, I thought that game was horribly boring, and have no interest in seeing it again. If other NFL fans feel the same way about the beatdown we put on Cincy, I understand.

The fact of the matter is that neither the Texans game or the Giants game had much in the way of drama, tension, or uncertainty to them. I'm happy about that as a Texans fan.

Say Watt
01-10-2012, 09:58 PM
No, they are also not replaying the Giants/Falcons game, and one of the teams in that game is a major media darling. In all honesty, I thought that game was horribly boring, and have no interest in seeing it again. If other NFL fans feel the same way about the beatdown we put on Cincy, I understand.

The fact of the matter is that neither the Texans game or the Giants game had much in the way of drama, tension, or uncertainty to them. I'm happy about that as a Texans fan.

They can at least throw this franchise a bone for its first playoff appearance and first playoff victory. This just goes back to a few weeks ago when NFL Network didn't replay the other Texans - Bengals fame when we won on a last second play. That was complete BS.

ChampionTexan
01-10-2012, 10:04 PM
They can at least throw this franchise a bone for its first playoff appearance and first playoff victory. This just goes back to a few weeks ago when NFL Network didn't replay the other Texans - Bengals fame when we won on a last second play. That was complete BS.

Bones that don't draw viewers do not get thrown by enterprises whose purpose is to generate ratings and money.

Say Watt
01-10-2012, 10:48 PM
Bones that don't draw viewers do not get thrown by enterprises whose purpose is to generate ratings and money.

Are you even a Texans fan? Geez. And who is to say it wouldn't draw viewers? I know a **** ton of Texans fans that would watch.

ChampionTexan
01-10-2012, 10:50 PM
Are you even a Texans fan? Geez. And who is to say it wouldn't draw viewers? I know a **** ton of Texans fans that would watch.

Man I love it when fandom gets questioned.

Say Watt
01-11-2012, 12:02 AM
Man I love it when fandom gets questioned.

Actually, it was an honest question. We have fans of other teams on the board, so I simply questioned whether or not you were a Texans fan since you considered our first playoff win to be boring. It wasn't a pissing contest.

Say Watt
01-11-2012, 12:08 AM
And now that I read your first post again, I caught the part where you said "as a Texans fan." I missed that the first time around.

The stupid thing is with so few games, they are replaying some of the games numerous times. Why not fill one of those crappy time slots with the Texans game? I don't buy what you are selling.

ChampionTexan
01-11-2012, 12:21 AM
And now that I read your first post again, I caught the part where you said "as a Texans fan." I missed that the first time around.

The stupid thing is with so few games, they are replaying some of the games numerous times. Why not fill one of those crappy time slots with the Texans game? I don't buy what you are selling.

I think there's a pretty strong case to be made to re-air our regular season game with Baltimore as a preview to the divisional game (They're doing that with the Giants and Packers). I can't recall whether that was one of the four games they replayed the following week (I'm guessing not), and if it wasn't, there's probably some bells and whistles that it would be too late to add. Even though the outcome wasn't what we wanted, I'd be far more interested in seeing that game again than the WC game (which not only is much fresher in my mind, but is also on my DVR). I've got to believe most NFL fans who don't happen to be Texan fans would be more likely to tune into that one too.

Edit: Or crap, just re-air last seasons game against the Ravens. That was a barn-burner, and I know that one had to be one of the four they replayed the following week.

Say Watt
01-11-2012, 10:20 AM
I think there's a pretty strong case to be made to re-air our regular season game with Baltimore as a preview to the divisional game (They're doing that with the Giants and Packers). I can't recall whether that was one of the four games they replayed the following week (I'm guessing not), and if it wasn't, there's probably some bells and whistles that it would be too late to add. Even though the outcome wasn't what we wanted, I'd be far more interested in seeing that game again than the WC game (which not only is much fresher in my mind, but is also on my DVR). I've got to believe most NFL fans who don't happen to be Texan fans would be more likely to tune into that one too.

Edit: Or crap, just re-air last seasons game against the Ravens. That was a barn-burner, and I know that one had to be one of the four they replayed the following week.

That would be cool. I'd just love to watch some more Texans football.

Reason I am so upset about them not airing the game: I was at the game and my DVR didn't get the last 2 minutes of the game with the celebration and any commentary at the end. Ticked me off.

Double Barrel
01-11-2012, 12:17 PM
It was nice to finally meet you!!!!! You are more than welcome at our tailgate anytime! What a win! Go Texans!

It was great to meet you, too! Send me a PM with your e-mail addy and I will forward the picture that we took. Thanks again for hollering at me! :)

That's what I've been telling everyone: The best sporting event experience I've ever had. I'll still be talking about this one when I'm old and senile.

Seriously, man, that was one that I won't soon forget. Even if the AFC Championship game somehow ends up at Reliant and I am fortunate enough to make it, the first playoff game and win will be forever etched in my being. That was an awesome experience!

Is our game really the only one not being shown on NFL Replay? That is complete and utter disrespect.

It's not the NFL Replay series, but I did find that they are re-airing the game on NFLN. Friday night (01/13/2012) at 11:00 p.m., iirc. Check your listings on your DVR, but I found it last night.

Easy, easy..... Easy man!

You know we've been broken hearted before. Consider me still "cautiously optimistic". That said, it's been a fun ride and I will always consider this past Saturday as some sort of validation of my.... Well, whatever.

lol! I'm not going into blind homer mode by any means. But, it is nice to have a winning team to root for, and this team is young and I hope for great things in the seasons to come.

I have accepted that heartbreak is just part of being a fan, especially with Houston pro football. But, it is what it is. Honestly, I will always temper my expectations - 35-3 taught me that if nothing else - so it's just fun to be a fan of a winning experience. You know what I mean!

Say Watt
01-11-2012, 01:59 PM
It's not the NFL Replay series, but I did find that they are re-airing the game on NFLN. Friday night (01/13/2012) at 11:00 p.m., iirc. Check your listings on your DVR, but I found it last night.


Are you sure? I don't see it listed anywhere.

Double Barrel
01-11-2012, 02:50 PM
Are you sure? I don't see it listed anywhere.

I should have said 11:00 A.M.

Here's the NFL Network schedule (http://www.nfl.com/nflnetwork/networkschedule?selectedDate=01/13/2012&field=selectedDate).

Go down to 12:00 P.M. Note that "All Times Eastern", so it will be on at 11:00 A.M. on Friday. :)

Say Watt
01-11-2012, 03:09 PM
I should have said 11:00 A.M.

Here's the NFL Network schedule (http://www.nfl.com/nflnetwork/networkschedule?selectedDate=01/13/2012&field=selectedDate).

Go down to 12:00 P.M. Note that "All Times Eastern", so it will be on at 11:00 A.M. on Friday. :)

Gracias. Too bad though. I thought you meant the Wild Card game. My DVR didn't record it all, and I'd love to watch it. Oh well.

Double Barrel
01-11-2012, 03:17 PM
Gracias. Too bad though. I thought you meant the Wild Card game. My DVR didn't record it all, and I'd love to watch it. Oh well.

Oh wait, they changed it! It did have the Wild Card game against the Bengals listed!!

That's messed up!!! :mad: