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SteelHoss
06-29-2008, 10:51 AM
I was caught by a light in traffic the other day. While sitting there I noticed that the Chevy Tahoe in front of me had a Patriot license plate holder. Noticing that, I looked closer and saw that the plate holder was enclosing a PA plate! That was a 1st ever for me to see something like that here in the middle of Steeler Country! When traffic began moving I got a look at the driver who appeared middle aged. I must admit I got a little hot. Has anyone else had an encounter like that? :stirpot

stlrz d
06-29-2008, 10:55 AM
Probably a Bah-stahn transplant.

SteelHoss
06-29-2008, 11:06 AM
Probably a Bah-stahn transplant.

He has got to be a transplant. A very brave one at that. If this was'nt an upscale type of community I think his Tahoe would take a beatin. :x :twisted: :D

Shawn
06-29-2008, 11:34 AM
Yea...I seen that once. He will be missed.

LOL

BURGH86STEEL
06-29-2008, 01:02 PM
Any of you see the video of the Steelers fan that lives up in the heart of Pats nation? That dude is a priest and you have to feel sorry for him. Atleast he can fight back now with all the cheating the Pats did. I wonder how he is handling that situation in the church?

NKySteeler
06-29-2008, 03:02 PM
I must admit that being located in enemy territory, I actually fit the description of what you're talking about... I drive an Explorer with a Steeler liscence plate on the front, and a Steeler emblem on the rear window. I get quite a few nasty looks, and some folks even wave at me (allbeit with only one finger). ... But there is this one guy that parks in the same employee lot at work as I do, and his car is just completely obnoxious. It's an old Gremlin that is painted with Bungle stripes, stickers all over the windows, and flies the window flags year-round (old, faded, and weather-beaten)... All I can do is just shake my head at it....

As for the comment about the preacher in enemy territory and how it goes at church, I would venture to guess that it's not too big of a deal... My mom is a church organist, and used to play at the First Presby church in Morgantown. Now, that may not seem like a big deal, but we have two generations of family members that graduated from Pitt! ... For several years, my mom would play the Pitt alma-mater as her postlude on the Sunday following the game. I think it was finally after the third year that those folks at WVU figured out what she was doing!...
:lol:

SteelHoss
06-29-2008, 04:51 PM
I must admit that being located in enemy territory, I actually fit the description of what you're talking about... I drive an Explorer with a Steeler liscence plate on the front, and a Steeler emblem on the rear window. I get quite a few nasty looks, and some folks even wave at me (allbeit with only one finger). ... But there is this one guy that parks in the same employee lot at work as I do, and his car is just completely obnoxious. It's an old Gremlin that is painted with Bungle stripes, stickers all over the windows, and flies the window flags year-round (old, faded, and weather-beaten)... All I can do is just shake my head at it....

As for the comment about the preacher in enemy territory and how it goes at church, I would venture to guess that it's not too big of a deal... My mom is a church organist, and used to play at the First Presby church in Morgantown. Now, that may not seem like a big deal, but we have two generations of family members that graduated from Pitt! ... For several years, my mom would play the Pitt alma-mater as her postlude on the Sunday following the game. I think it was finally after the third year that those folks at WVU figured out what she was doing!...
:lol:

:D :tt2 I love it! Your mom is one cool lady!

Ozey74
06-29-2008, 05:53 PM
I too have a Steelers license plate on the front and an emblem on the back winsheild of my truck. I live among people who claim to be die-hard Colt fans. Not once have I experienced any sort of comment or gotten any "looks" about my vehicle. I truely believe this is due to Colts fans being some of the lamest fans on the planet.

Behind the Colts, Pittsburgh Steeler plates are the most type of NFL plates that I see driving around town -without a doubt. For those of you that still live in the Burgh, it's true what they say about Steeler Nation -THEY ARE EVERYWHERE!! :tt1

NKySteeler
06-29-2008, 06:22 PM
I truely believe this is due to Colts fans being some of the lamest fans on the planet.

Oz, I don't know if they are the "lamest on the planet" or not (you're around them more than I), but they definitely aren't as vocal as the Nation... I will say that I think the Colts fans have alot more class than many fan bases in the league...

...Back when we made our Super Bowl run a few years ago, I took my dad to the Monday night game in Indy (we lost, unfortunately...). My dad had never been to an indoor game, nor a Monday night game, so it was a good experience for him... Anyway, the fans were extremely respectful and friendly. My connection in the Indy PR dept gave us seats amongst the Steeler families and we sat right next to Dan Kreiders' folks and my dad chatted with his dad throughout the game. No problems anywhere from parking, to walking to the stadium, to being inside at the game. ... That certainly is NOT the case everywhere, but I definitely tip my cap to thier behavior at that event.

stlrz d
06-29-2008, 06:34 PM
I had "STEELER" personalized plates and had to go back to regular plates...people here in WI can't deal with a person liking any team other than the Packers. I got tired of people effing with my vehicle.

Ozey74
06-29-2008, 09:58 PM
I truely believe this is due to Colts fans being some of the lamest fans on the planet.

Oz, I don't know if they are the "lamest on the planet" or not (you're around them more than I), but they definitely aren't as vocal as the Nation... I will say that I think the Colts fans have alot more class than many fan bases in the league...

...Back when we made our Super Bowl run a few years ago, I took my dad to the Monday night game in Indy (we lost, unfortunately...). My dad had never been to an indoor game, nor a Monday night game, so it was a good experience for him... Anyway, the fans were extremely respectful and friendly. My connection in the Indy PR dept gave us seats amongst the Steeler families and we sat right next to Dan Kreiders' folks and my dad chatted with his dad throughout the game. No problems anywhere from parking, to walking to the stadium, to being inside at the game. ... That certainly is NOT the case everywhere, but I definitely tip my cap to thier behavior at that event.

I was at that same game!! Didn't get harrassed much, but I much rather would of sat in your area of stadium!! Colts fans, in general are very well behaved (unlike Cincy). The reason why I think they are the lamest on the planet is due to nobody claimed to be a Colts fan until they started having success. Now, the area that I live is littered w/people wearing Colts crap. A co-worker once had the audacity to ? my Steeler loyality against his Colt loyality. I asked him to name one offensive lineman for the Colts (besides Jeff Saturday) & he couldn't. I asked him to name the Colts QB prior to Manning, he couldn't. I asked him what year the Colts moved to Indy, he couldn't. I would bet that some fans may not even realize that they will be playing in a new stadium this year until they see the game on TV in week #1. A few years ago at a work function, a Colts fan that I had met asked me if I know what time the Colts play on Sunday, I thought to myself "this is stuff fans should know". I don't know, maybe I'm being a bit to judgemental.

About that Colts/Steeler game.........do you think that sound was being pumped in? I thought that it was damn loud for a bunch of mild manner fans to make.

NKySteeler
06-29-2008, 10:08 PM
Oz, I don't question anyone's "fandom" lightly (looked for a clip of the commercial, but didn't readily find one...) unless they are Bungle fanidiots. But I get your point, and agree.

....And yes, I DO think the sound was piped in.... It was just too loud and seemingly false, IMO. Actually, I think the issue was somewhat addressed or at least mentioned after the fact.

NKySteeler
06-29-2008, 10:13 PM
I had "STEELER" personalized plates and had to go back to regular plates...people here in WI can't deal with a person liking any team other than the Packers. I got tired of people effing with my vehicle.

... That's why you get a "conceal and carry" permit, and keep a .357 under the seat... Or a shotgun loaded with rocksalt behind you.... You think I'm kidding, don't you?!....

:shock: ..... :twisted: ..... :shock:

stlrz d
06-29-2008, 10:17 PM
I had "STEELER" personalized plates and had to go back to regular plates...people here in WI can't deal with a person liking any team other than the Packers. I got tired of people effing with my vehicle.

... That's why you get a "conceal and carry" permit, and keep a .357 under the seat... Or a shotgun loaded with rocksalt behind you.... You think I'm kidding, don't you?!....

:shock: ..... :twisted: ..... :shock:

WI isn't a CCW state...and (here it comes) I'm glad for that.

NKySteeler
06-29-2008, 10:18 PM
WI isn't a CCW state...and (here it comes) I'm glad for that.

...That's cool brother! To each thier own...... :wink:

Ozey74
06-29-2008, 10:21 PM
Oz, I don't question anyone's "fandom" lightly (looked for a clip of the commercial, but didn't readily find one...) unless they are Bungle fanidiots. But I get your point, and agree.

....And yes, I DO think the sound was piped in.... It was just too loud and seemingly false, IMO. Actually, I think the issue was somewhat addressed or at least mentioned after the fact.


I do feel for you. I would hate to get my groceries from the same shelves as Bengal fans!! I miss the old days of them being 1-15 or 3-13. PBS was truely Heinz Field West. But on the other hand, their ressurgence (and I use this term lightly) had made it a more festive atmosphere!!

:bungalssuck

NKySteeler
06-29-2008, 10:26 PM
Oz, I don't question anyone's "fandom" lightly (looked for a clip of the commercial, but didn't readily find one...) unless they are Bungle fanidiots. But I get your point, and agree.

....And yes, I DO think the sound was piped in.... It was just too loud and seemingly false, IMO. Actually, I think the issue was somewhat addressed or at least mentioned after the fact.


I do feel for you. I would hate to get my groceries from the same shelves as Bengal fans!! I miss the old days of them being 1-15 or 3-13. PBS was truely Heinz Field West. But on the other hand, their ressurgence (and I use this term lightly) had made it a more festive atmosphere!!

:bungalssuck

Oz, my only issue is trying to get chipped ham around here!!!!...... :lol:

...Yea, this place has gotten heated the last few years (as you well know). And I have plenty of bad stories as well as good ones. ... Bottom line, it's all just fun. Pure entertainment! :wink:

Ozey74
06-29-2008, 10:38 PM
Oz, I don't question anyone's "fandom" lightly (looked for a clip of the commercial, but didn't readily find one...) unless they are Bungle fanidiots. But I get your point, and agree.

....And yes, I DO think the sound was piped in.... It was just too loud and seemingly false, IMO. Actually, I think the issue was somewhat addressed or at least mentioned after the fact.


I do feel for you. I would hate to get my groceries from the same shelves as Bengal fans!! I miss the old days of them being 1-15 or 3-13. PBS was truely Heinz Field West. But on the other hand, their ressurgence (and I use this term lightly) had made it a more festive atmosphere!!

:bungalssuck

Oz, my only issue is trying to get chipped ham around here!!!!...... :lol:

...Yea, this place has gotten heated the last few years (as you well know). And I have plenty of bad stories as well as good ones. ... Bottom line, it's all just fun. Pure entertainment! :wink:


Ha! Can't recall the last time I had chipped ham. Used to get it at the Quik Pik back in PA.

I find it that fans seem to take on the personality and make-up of their teams. Colt and Ram fans are polite, nice folks. Bengal fans conduct themselves like a-hole delinquents. Cowboy fans seem like successful people with smart mouths whose parents never slapped them when they were kids.

NKySteeler
06-29-2008, 10:44 PM
Bengal fans conduct themselves like a-hole delinquents. Cowboy fans seem like successful people with smart mouths whose parents never slapped them when they were kids.

:lol: :lol: ...... True... So very true...

Iron Shiek
06-30-2008, 09:49 AM
Oz, I don't question anyone's "fandom" lightly (looked for a clip of the commercial, but didn't readily find one...) unless they are Bungle fanidiots. But I get your point, and agree.

....And yes, I DO think the sound was piped in.... It was just too loud and seemingly false, IMO. Actually, I think the issue was somewhat addressed or at least mentioned after the fact.


I do feel for you. I would hate to get my groceries from the same shelves as Bengal fans!! I miss the old days of them being 1-15 or 3-13. PBS was truely Heinz Field West. But on the other hand, their ressurgence (and I use this term lightly) had made it a more festive atmosphere!!

:bungalssuck

All this "resurgence" you speak of did was wake up some loser bungle fans that had no interest in the team and suddenly caused them to take an interest. Hence the more "festive" atmosphere, its these idiots that didn't follow football til they were good (for one year). Now they think they are still good when in essence :bungalssuck once again, yet they are a little slow and can't realize this fact.

motter1975
06-30-2008, 10:28 AM
I had a really shocking and disappointing experience a few years back.

It's a Friday night here in Va Beach, and my fiance and I are out for drinks and to shoot pool. We're at our local Steelers Bar, and the Steelers preseason game is on (can't remember who we were playing). Anyway, one of the guys in the place (probably in his mid 20's) starts yelling at the TV, Steelers Suck! You all SUCK. So, I leaned over to the bartender, and asked her if the guy had any idea what kind of bar he was in (not that it's hard to miss...there's Steeler's stuff everywhere in there). She told me that she had known him for awhile, and (get this), he was BORN AND RAISED IN PITTSBURGH AND HE WAS A PATRIOTS FAN!!!!

I couldn't even look at the guy from that point on. I mean how can you grow up in Pittsburgh and not only not root for the Steelers, but root for the PATRIOTS?!?!?!?!

Ozey74
06-30-2008, 11:42 AM
I had a really shocking and disappointing experience a few years back.

It's a Friday night here in Va Beach, and my fiance and I are out for drinks and to shoot pool. We're at our local Steelers Bar, and the Steelers preseason game is on (can't remember who we were playing). Anyway, one of the guys in the place (probably in his mid 20's) starts yelling at the TV, Steelers Suck! You all SUCK. So, I leaned over to the bartender, and asked her if the guy had any idea what kind of bar he was in (not that it's hard to miss...there's Steeler's stuff everywhere in there). She told me that she had known him for awhile, and (get this), he was BORN AND RAISED IN PITTSBURGH AND HE WAS A PATRIOTS FAN!!!!

I couldn't even look at the guy from that point on. I mean how can you grow up in Pittsburgh and not only not root for the Steelers, but root for the PATRIOTS?!?!?!?!


Maybe he was under hypnosis??

SteelHoss
06-30-2008, 11:45 AM
Wow! That dude was just an Ahole looking for trouble. I've run into other native Pittsburghers that were haters too. Most of them fit that same classification. Aholes suffer from a lack of attention!

Ozey74
06-30-2008, 11:47 AM
Oz, I don't question anyone's "fandom" lightly (looked for a clip of the commercial, but didn't readily find one...) unless they are Bungle fanidiots. But I get your point, and agree.

....And yes, I DO think the sound was piped in.... It was just too loud and seemingly false, IMO. Actually, I think the issue was somewhat addressed or at least mentioned after the fact.


I do feel for you. I would hate to get my groceries from the same shelves as Bengal fans!! I miss the old days of them being 1-15 or 3-13. PBS was truely Heinz Field West. But on the other hand, their ressurgence (and I use this term lightly) had made it a more festive atmosphere!!

:bungalssuck

All this "resurgence" you speak of did was wake up some loser bungle fans that had no interest in the team and suddenly caused them to take an interest. Hence the more "festive" atmosphere, its these idiots that didn't follow football til they were good (for one year). Now they think they are still good when in essence :bungalssuck once again, yet they are a little slow and can't realize this fact.


Your exactly right!! They do have some talent on the offensive. I think they would be better if there front office was better. How do you pass up what was offered by the Redskins for a disgruntled Chad Johnson? I know Chad has "made nice" the past few days, but I don't expect the act to last long.

motter1975
06-30-2008, 11:52 AM
I had a really shocking and disappointing experience a few years back.

It's a Friday night here in Va Beach, and my fiance and I are out for drinks and to shoot pool. We're at our local Steelers Bar, and the Steelers preseason game is on (can't remember who we were playing). Anyway, one of the guys in the place (probably in his mid 20's) starts yelling at the TV, Steelers Suck! You all SUCK. So, I leaned over to the bartender, and asked her if the guy had any idea what kind of bar he was in (not that it's hard to miss...there's Steeler's stuff everywhere in there). She told me that she had known him for awhile, and (get this), he was BORN AND RAISED IN PITTSBURGH AND HE WAS A PATRIOTS FAN!!!!

I couldn't even look at the guy from that point on. I mean how can you grow up in Pittsburgh and not only not root for the Steelers, but root for the PATRIOTS?!?!?!?!


Maybe he was under hypnosis??

Sad thing is, I ran into him at this bar several other times while we were there playing pool, and he was wearing his Patriots jersey every time. Something went seriously wrong in that kids upbringing. I wanted to go up to him and suggest counseling for the obviously deep seeded issues from his childhood, but really didn't think it would go over well.

Iron Shiek
06-30-2008, 12:57 PM
I had a really shocking and disappointing experience a few years back.

It's a Friday night here in Va Beach, and my fiance and I are out for drinks and to shoot pool. We're at our local Steelers Bar, and the Steelers preseason game is on (can't remember who we were playing). Anyway, one of the guys in the place (probably in his mid 20's) starts yelling at the TV, Steelers Suck! You all SUCK. So, I leaned over to the bartender, and asked her if the guy had any idea what kind of bar he was in (not that it's hard to miss...there's Steeler's stuff everywhere in there). She told me that she had known him for awhile, and (get this), he was BORN AND RAISED IN PITTSBURGH AND HE WAS A PATRIOTS FAN!!!!

I couldn't even look at the guy from that point on. I mean how can you grow up in Pittsburgh and not only not root for the Steelers, but root for the PATRIOTS?!?!?!?!


Maybe he was under hypnosis??

Sad thing is, I ran into him at this bar several other times while we were there playing pool, and he was wearing his Patriots jersey every time. Something went seriously wrong in that kids upbringing. I wanted to go up to him and suggest counseling for the obviously deep seeded issues from his childhood, but really didn't think it would go over well.

Hey this stuff happens man. I am a product of that very situation you speak of. Granted Cleveland doesn't have the same rooted winning tradition as Pittsburgh does (at least in any of our lifetimes!), but I was born and raised just outside of Cleveland yet bleed black and gold, unlike my family. So there are black sheep everywhere.

Ghost
06-30-2008, 01:45 PM
Living in Falcons land I see as much Steelers stuff on cars as I do Falcons. I have a Steelers plate on the front and a license plate frame on the back. I get yells from other Steelers fans all the time. I put a plate on my wife's car (she's from Atlanta) and she's amazed at how often she hears 'Go Steelers'.

It's Pittsburgh South down here!!

SteelerOfDeVille
06-30-2008, 01:59 PM
I truely believe this is due to Colts fans being some of the lamest fans on the planet.

Oz, I don't know if they are the "lamest on the planet" or not (you're around them more than I), but they definitely aren't as vocal as the Nation... I will say that I think the Colts fans have alot more class than many fan bases in the league...

...Back when we made our Super Bowl run a few years ago, I took my dad to the Monday night game in Indy (we lost, unfortunately...). My dad had never been to an indoor game, nor a Monday night game, so it was a good experience for him... Anyway, the fans were extremely respectful and friendly. My connection in the Indy PR dept gave us seats amongst the Steeler families and we sat right next to Dan Kreiders' folks and my dad chatted with his dad throughout the game. No problems anywhere from parking, to walking to the stadium, to being inside at the game. ... That certainly is NOT the case everywhere, but I definitely tip my cap to thier behavior at that event.
I think it's a matter of which fans you run into in each group... on the way to the MNF game in Indy (the big loss before our SB run) I had lots of trash talk... they even stood in the street in front of our car (my buddy with the Colts tix was a little worred)... they were not very intimidating, though... sorta like your kid trying "man up" against you... i laughed.

(And of course, MY son... he's punched me - he's 5 and has some 'nads on him).

frankthetank1
06-30-2008, 04:01 PM
i cant hate on fans that live in other places, at least they represent their team. im always rocking black in gold in new england, but its different for steeler fans because they are all over the country. its amazing the ammount of steeler fans that are in vermont and the rest of new england. i was actually at the airport in atlanta and saw a hot girl with a troy polamolu purse, it was so cool it had the 43 and the name like a jersey style. i told my fiance that its her next gift she gets from me.

Ozey74
06-30-2008, 05:08 PM
i cant hate on fans that live in other places, at least they represent their team.

I, for the most part, agree with you. In 2004 and the first few games of the 2005 season, at the sportsbar I go to when the Steelers are on, there was a sudden increase in Bengals fans. Now, these fans are no where to be found. Now, there are a bunch of Pats fans. I suspect they are band wagon jumpers.

The fans of other teams that I personally see each week that I trust as being true fans are Packer fans (they have the accent). The beligerant Raider fans. And this one dude that comes each week wearing a Thurman Thomas jersey to watch the Bills play. This person comes alone, talks to nobody, and watches a small TV in the corner that doesn't have the sound playing. He has been doing this all season for the past 3-4 seasons. I respect that he comes each week. The Bills are often not playing for much after week 11.

stlrz d
06-30-2008, 06:54 PM
i cant hate on fans that live in other places, at least they represent their team.

I, for the most part, agree with you. In 2004 and the first few games of the 2005 season, at the sportsbar I go to when the Steelers are on, there was a sudden increase in Bengals fans. Now, these fans are no where to be found. Now, there are a bunch of Pats fans. I suspect they are band wagon jumpers.

The fans of other teams that I personally see each week that I trust as being true fans are Packer fans (they have the accent). The beligerant Raider fans. And this one dude that comes each week wearing a Thurman Thomas jersey to watch the Bills play. This person comes alone, talks to nobody, and watches a small TV in the corner that doesn't have the sound playing. He has been doing this all season for the past 3-4 seasons. I respect that he comes each week. The Bills are often not playing for much after week 11.

Change the team to Steelers, the jersey to Troy's (Kirkland's before that), the city to Green Bay and there you have a picture of me each week the Steelers aren't on national TV.

Ozey74
06-30-2008, 07:09 PM
i cant hate on fans that live in other places, at least they represent their team.

I, for the most part, agree with you. In 2004 and the first few games of the 2005 season, at the sportsbar I go to when the Steelers are on, there was a sudden increase in Bengals fans. Now, these fans are no where to be found. Now, there are a bunch of Pats fans. I suspect they are band wagon jumpers.

The fans of other teams that I personally see each week that I trust as being true fans are Packer fans (they have the accent). The beligerant Raider fans. And this one dude that comes each week wearing a Thurman Thomas jersey to watch the Bills play. This person comes alone, talks to nobody, and watches a small TV in the corner that doesn't have the sound playing. He has been doing this all season for the past 3-4 seasons. I respect that he comes each week. The Bills are often not playing for much after week 11.

Change the team to Steelers, the jersey to Troy's (Kirkland's before that), the city to Green Bay and there you have a picture of me each week the Steelers aren't on national TV.

That sucks man. No fun watching a game with no sound. I'm surprised there are no Steelers bars in GB. Is there any sign of Steeler Nation where you are? The Steelers should be on national TV alot this year so we won't have to go out as much.

stlrz d
06-30-2008, 07:14 PM
i cant hate on fans that live in other places, at least they represent their team.

I, for the most part, agree with you. In 2004 and the first few games of the 2005 season, at the sportsbar I go to when the Steelers are on, there was a sudden increase in Bengals fans. Now, these fans are no where to be found. Now, there are a bunch of Pats fans. I suspect they are band wagon jumpers.

The fans of other teams that I personally see each week that I trust as being true fans are Packer fans (they have the accent). The beligerant Raider fans. And this one dude that comes each week wearing a Thurman Thomas jersey to watch the Bills play. This person comes alone, talks to nobody, and watches a small TV in the corner that doesn't have the sound playing. He has been doing this all season for the past 3-4 seasons. I respect that he comes each week. The Bills are often not playing for much after week 11.

Change the team to Steelers, the jersey to Troy's (Kirkland's before that), the city to Green Bay and there you have a picture of me each week the Steelers aren't on national TV.

That sucks man. No fun watching a game with no sound. I'm surprised there are no Steelers bars in GB. Is there any sign of Steeler Nation where you are? The Steelers should be on national TV alot this year so we won't have to go out as much.

A few here and there but not a lot. The problem is the Packers have a tradition of winning from the Lombardi years and people cling to that. Also, there aren't a whole lot of transplants in Green Bay, so most people here are from here and were born and raised as Packers fans.

I'm moving at the end of this month and will be getting DirecTV. Sunday Ticket is in my future which means I'll be home for every game. :D

Ozey74
06-30-2008, 07:19 PM
[quote=frankthetank1]i cant hate on fans that live in other places, at least they represent their team.

I, for the most part, agree with you. In 2004 and the first few games of the 2005 season, at the sportsbar I go to when the Steelers are on, there was a sudden increase in Bengals fans. Now, these fans are no where to be found. Now, there are a bunch of Pats fans. I suspect they are band wagon jumpers.

The fans of other teams that I personally see each week that I trust as being true fans are Packer fans (they have the accent). The beligerant Raider fans. And this one dude that comes each week wearing a Thurman Thomas jersey to watch the Bills play. This person comes alone, talks to nobody, and watches a small TV in the corner that doesn't have the sound playing. He has been doing this all season for the past 3-4 seasons. I respect that he comes each week. The Bills are often not playing for much after week 11.

Change the team to Steelers, the jersey to Troy's (Kirkland's before that), the city to Green Bay and there you have a picture of me each week the Steelers aren't on national TV.

That sucks man. No fun watching a game with no sound. I'm surprised there are no Steelers bars in GB. Is there any sign of Steeler Nation where you are? The Steelers should be on national TV alot this year so we won't have to go out as much.

A few here and there but not a lot. The problem is the Packers have a tradition of winning from the Lombardi years and people cling to that. Also, there aren't a whole lot of transplants in Green Bay, so most people here are from here and were born and raised as Packers fans.

I'm moving at the end of this month and will be getting DirecTV. Sunday Ticket is in my future which means I'll be home for every game. :D[/quote:1dlicayp]

Sunday Ticket at home is SWEEEETTT!!! I used to have it when it first came out. For some reason where I live now makes it difficult to get a steady reception with a dish -or else I would have it.

NKySteeler
06-30-2008, 07:25 PM
Sunday Ticket at home is SWEEEETTT!!! I used to have it when it first came out. For some reason where I live now makes it difficult to get a steady reception with a dish -or else I would have it.

I was down in Guadalahara Mexico last week, and they were advertising the Ticket on local tv.... With the current exchange rate of 10.13 to 1, it was running for approximately $110. Can you believe that!... We are being ripped off!

Ozey74
06-30-2008, 07:30 PM
Sunday Ticket at home is SWEEEETTT!!! I used to have it when it first came out. For some reason where I live now makes it difficult to get a steady reception with a dish -or else I would have it.

I was down in Guadalahara Mexico last week, and they were advertising the Ticket on local tv.... With the current exchange rate of 10.13 to 1, it was running for approximately $110. Can you believe that!... We are being ripped off!

Sh!t!! I spend that in 3 weeks at the local Steeler sports bar. We are being ripped off!!! That's one crazy exchange rate!! :shock:

Do you know what the current cost of the NFL ticket is here in the US???

NKySteeler
06-30-2008, 07:33 PM
Do you know what the current cost of the NFL ticket is here in the US???

...I could be wrong, but I think it is $225 or so.... Add another $100 or so for the college Gameplan, and $12 a month (Aug-Feb) for the sports package to get Fox Sports Pgh and you have a VERY expensive football season for me...

Ozey74
06-30-2008, 07:41 PM
Do you know what the current cost of the NFL ticket is here in the US???

...I could be wrong, but I think it is $225 or so.... Add another $100 or so for the college Gameplan, and $12 a month (Aug-Feb) for the sports package to get Fox Sports Pgh and you have a VERY expensive football season for me...

$225 is still a deal. I would guess, that I can watch the Steelers at home about 6 times throughout the year. That means I would go out for 10 games. I spend around $12 on a bucket of Bud Lights, & $12 on lunch. That plus a nice tip puts me around $30/week.

However, it is nice to get out amoung the Nation in the area. The fall is the only time I see alot of those guys.


If I liked college ball as much as you, then I would be in a quagmire!!

stlrz d
06-30-2008, 08:50 PM
It's even less if you "split the dish" which is what I will be doing. :P

Ozey74
06-30-2008, 08:56 PM
It's even less if you "split the dish" which is what I will be doing. :P

I hope it's with another Steeler fan so you wont be fighting for control.

stlrz d
06-30-2008, 09:26 PM
It's even less if you "split the dish" which is what I will be doing. :P

I hope it's with another Steeler fan so you wont be fighting for control.

He'll be at home with his wife...15 miles away. ;)

I am getting my own dish, thanks to another member here, and my friend will get a second box for "his den". I install the dish, hook up the box (sans phone line) and viola! I pay him half each month and half of Sunday ticket. :D