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NFL football talk

Group Created by spartan5

A place to talk about all things related to the NFL. Anyone not being respectful to others will be removed from this group.

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  1. Balloonatic
    07-14-2012 02:28 PM - permalink
    Die hard NFL fan, College too. Like Denver and New Orleans. Play fantasy football.
    I haven't seen a fantasy page here yet, but I just joined 3 minutes ago.
    This is the first group I've joined. ...look fwd. to some good discussions this season.
  2. uncbert
    07-06-2012 03:19 AM - permalink
    Any Eagles fan's there?
  3. Jocelyners
    06-28-2012 02:00 AM - permalink
    Earnest TV that doesn't short change women

    Recently, I just caught up with Mad Men. I find it fantastic in the same way I found Six Feet Under revelatory when I first watched it: not only do both series take themselves seriously, providing meaningful insights without overdoing the schmaltz factor, but they both feature strong (well-developed, not necessarily strong personality-wise) female characters. They also feel distinctly earnest, because the shows are never so campy or cloaked in irony that the emotional appeal gets distorted. I really value the ability of television to develop characters so thoroughly, and I believe that television is really well suited - moreso than other forms of media - to provide insight on human relationships. SFU and Mad Men do this in spades. I don't watch comedies that often, but I really enjoy Parks and Recreation because it manages to be funny without squandering that power.

    Unfortunately, I've found that a lot of other acclaimed series who achieve that earnestness are centered around men to the point of silencing the female perspective. If a show is going to explore the complexities of human relationships and society, I need for it not to ignore or trivialize women. The Wire was a great series, but the ratio of male characters to female characters is about ten to one. I've only watched a little bit of Breaking Bad, which is similarly a sausage fest. On the other hand, I can't stand what's offered as the quintessential feminist show: the acting on Buffy makes me cringe, and the show is way too campy to have any sort of impact anyway. Comedies seem to be a little more equal-opportunity, but I really can't stand when something is built up to be emotional and then trivialized by a joke. (Community, I'm looking at you.)

    I realize this is a little long-winded, but I until I saw Mad Men I forgot how much I could be wowed by a TV series. I'd like to feel that again.

    Michael Kors
  4. Jocelyners
    05-23-2012 01:02 AM - permalink
    How is the public transportation in Los Angeles?
    Me and my husband are planning for a long weekend trip to Los angeles for sightseeing. Please tell me how effective is the public transportation in los angeles.
    Is it better to hire a cab or to depend on the public transport? (Budget will be a constraint but not a compromise)
    Also tell me the places that we shouldnt miss to see.

    Nike Free Run
  5. Jocelyners
    05-23-2012 01:00 AM - permalink
    What part of los angeles is the big bang theory show located in?

    I know the show is in los angeles but what part of los angeles.

    Nike Free Run
  6. misscuriousity
    05-15-2012 04:41 PM - permalink
    Hi everyone! New to this group and new to the whole football thing in general. I live in a state that lives and dies for their college football team. I joined to learn the real ins and outs of the game. I think its an interesting, entertaining sport. A big fan of the new orleans saints, and the pittsburgh steelers. Hoping to learn from individuals in this group. Plus sports are good convo starters(ladies)
  7. trekshimalaya
    04-30-2012 11:58 PM - permalink
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  8. zeanie
    04-16-2012 09:23 AM - permalink
    A Lions die hard fan,Steelers,& Peyton.
  9. hozrenjian
    04-11-2012 03:32 AM - permalink
    Want a good place to talk NFL and College Football?
  10. Oildog
    03-13-2012 11:08 AM - permalink
    Im guessing Payton goes to Denver. Good defense and some capable WRs in a weak division...could mean playoff runs...

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