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Old 06-01-2017, 05:09 PM
 
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Well, I can see possibly Philly being a rivalry, but not DC per se? I can't speak on L.A. or Chicago. Philly still has that hard, blue collar/grity edge that is very reminiscent of old New York. I remember when the Phillies won the National League pennant a few years back, you'd think a riot was to ignite in South Philly because all I heard for about 1 hour straight was, "F*&k New York!!! F*&k New York!!!" from Philly fans.



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The baseball rivalry goes back to the Babe Ruth thing, which exacerbated a natural rivalry between two good teams in the same division, who are not that geographically that far apart.

Many other cities are alleged to have a rivalry with New York -- Boston, Philadelphia, DC, Chicago, L.A. Too many to be true "rivals." There are some people everywhere who just have contempt for NYC, because it is a large, successful city that tends to outshine a lot of other places and gets more attention. I have found that most people in Boston, Philly, DC, Chicago, and L.A. don't really devote a whole lot of thought to New York City. Many residents of those other cities like NYC just fine.
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Old 06-01-2017, 06:50 PM
 
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He's no Brady, but we don't hold that against him.

No, when he plays Brady in the super bowl he's better.
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Old 06-01-2017, 07:11 PM
 
Location: Westwood, MA
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It is not a technicality. Philly has much more people. Period. Boston (city) 673,000; 4.6 million (metro) ... Philly (city) 1,590,000; 6 million (metro).
Eh. If you look at MSA then yes, but CSA puts Boston in the lead.
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Old 06-01-2017, 08:35 PM
 
Location: The State Line
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No, when he plays Brady in the super bowl he's better.
...Meanwhile, the NFL has 30 additional teams to play... .

A broken clock can be right twice a day, but that doesn't make it useful.
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Old 06-02-2017, 07:15 AM
 
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No, when he plays Brady in the super bowl he's better.


Not really.
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Old 06-02-2017, 07:29 AM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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Honestly I think I'd more reversed people in New York are annoyed people in the Boston area just don't care.
Knowing a lot of people from greater NYC they seem to have more distain for Boston than vice-versa.

Like I think one time during the Cold War the NYT mocked the people of Boston with a joke Globe Headline "Boston Man Dies in NY nuclear attack"or something like that.
Agreed.

There have also been good historical reasons for Boston to have looked down on New York. Throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, Boston was the center of intellectualism and had led the nation in pretty much every movement of significance this nation has endeavored e.g., the American and Industrial Revolutions, the abolitionist movement, transcendentalism, et al.

A city that some of American history's most important thinkers and authors either called home or simply gravitated to.
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Old 06-02-2017, 07:36 AM
 
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Not really.

......on those two days,yes,really!
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Old 06-02-2017, 07:38 AM
 
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...Meanwhile, the NFL has 30 additional teams to play... .

A broken clock can be right twice a day, but that doesn't make it useful.

First, what you said makes no sense.Second, it still makes no sense.
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Old 06-02-2017, 07:44 AM
 
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......on those two days,yes,really!


Nope, guess you don't know football. His team won, doesn't mean he was better. Not at all. QBs don't play against each other anyway.


No one in Boston cares about Eli. They probably care about Tyree more, he actually made a play to win. Eli is a half step above a mediocre QB.
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Old 06-02-2017, 07:45 AM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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No, when he plays Brady in the super bowl he's better.
Defense won that first one.
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