Boycott the Pro Bowl

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  1. RasTaofarI

    RasTaofarI Rookie

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    I've had it with the NFL trying to force a bad product on us, the loyal fans. Because of the sport's physical nature and high probability of injury, an extra meaningless game makes no sense.

    I usually miss the pro bowl because it's so easy to forget that it's on. But, this year we should band together and make a group effort to get everyone we know to watch anything else. I will not watch myself, which matters not a whit. I know a nielsen family, and some of you do too. Get your neilsen family to watch anything but the pro bowl; ANYTHING!

    Post support, criticism or good alternate programming here...
     
  2. Yankee_In_TX

    Yankee_In_TX Dance Lindsay!

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    Buddy, I believe the number of Nielson boxes for Houston is about 500.


    So.................... Unless you can find those 500 people. Not that I imagine the Probowl has good ratings anyway.


    What do you want to see instead?
     
  3. Dr2bKay

    Dr2bKay All Pro

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    Well my tv won't be on it because I will be at the actual game.....:doot:

    What do you really want to do about it? No type of Final Football activity at all??? You want it to end after Super Bowl??

    I know that Pro Bowl doesn't matter to some people, but some people travel each year to attend the game and it would be a shame if it is taken away completely without replacing it with something.

    Majority of football fans don't attend it or even watch it, so are they really being harmed by something they don't even watch to begin with? Why ruin it for those who are into it. Continue to watch Cold Case on next Sunday, I am sure the NFL will get your message. :kitten:
     
  4. Hagar

    Hagar Drink up yall, its the Texans!

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    Not that I'm boycotting the pro bowl, but since I've never watched the game before, I don't plan on starting now.
     
  5. Carr Bombed

    Carr Bombed Hall of Fame

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    I'm going to watch the pro bowl, because we have a QB who's starting in it this year (which is exciting regardless of how he got in) and we have more players in the game than we've ever had in our teams history. So, I won't be able to turn it off until I know for sure everyone came away injury free.
     
  6. ubecool454

    ubecool454 Hall of Fame

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    The probowl is a waste of time for me but some people plan vacations around it and there is nothing wrong with that. I don't care if they do away with it or let it stay because I'm sure it won't be hard to find something more entertaining to do.
     
  7. Grams

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    I usually never watch the ProBowl, but with our guys starting I will watch. At least until the sit Matt and our guys down.
     
  8. Joe Texan

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    It is FOOTBALL

    Lets see American Idol reruns on this channel, Football on this channel

    I am going with Football
     


  9. WWJD

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    American Idol..even reruns..usually crushes any other program it's up against.

    The Pro Bowl had poor ratings anyway.
     
  10. Ryan

    Ryan THIS YEAR

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    This is my last chance to see our Texans play for a while, so i'm not gonna take it for granted. The offseason is long enough.
     
  11. D-Frank

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    anytime i can see our main guys play, i will watch. anything Texan oriented i will aways
     
  12. kastofsna

    kastofsna Hall of Fame

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    what the hell is the point of boycotting this? what are you even boycotting? do you understand the point of boycotting things?
     
  13. Double Barrel

    Double Barrel Modified Simian

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    Looks like a lot of NFL fans completely disagree with this thread. :thinking:

    My son watched it. He thought it was really cool to see all the different helmets, and seeing Schaub connect with AJ for a TD was a thrill for him. But, he's only 7 and not as "serious" as many football fans, so he watched it for the point of it all: entertainment.
     
  14. gtexan02

    gtexan02 Working?

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    No thanks, I watched it and it was fun
     
  15. Khari

    Khari Administrator Staff Member

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    i didn't watch it....or any of the playoffs.....
     
  16. Texan_Bill

    Texan_Bill Subscribed Contributor

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    Admit it, Dad got a little giddy when Schaub and AJ hooked up for a TD too!! :spin:
     
  17. Double Barrel

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    hehe, I was actually in my studio when he came running. He made me go in there to watch the replay. It was cute to see how excited he was about it. I couldn't take that away from him. :)
     
  18. Hardcore Texan

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    I watched some of it and will catch the rest on the DVR. No boycott for me.:kitten:
     
  19. Texan_Bill

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    Right on!! They are the "good times!"
     
  20. Jackie Chiles

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    I think it worked out pretty well in Miami this year. If they don't move it back to Hawaii would the plan going forward be to have the PB in the Super Bowl city every year or in Miami every year? Not much changes from the perspective of the fan but going from Hawaii to Miami is one thing for a player, going from Miami to some landlocked frozen city could be a disaster.
     

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