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i estimate that absolutely noone gives a damn about the NHL, so by folding that thread into this one, we won’t distract from what this thread is really about: boner pills, blood doping (is it low t?), and…jesus christ did mike vick just throw another ####### interception?

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   3401. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 09:58 PM (#4361622)
kurt

if you have ever worked in a manufacturing plant when a maintenance guy tells you '15-20 minutes' you know you are f8cked
   3402. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 09:59 PM (#4361624)
about ten minutes in? i want that clock timing the rest of my life!!!!
   3403. Random Transaction Generator Posted: February 03, 2013 at 09:59 PM (#4361625)
Power outage at the Super Bowl?

THANKS, OBAMA!
   3404. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:01 PM (#4361626)
random

the president and the mrs got busy at halftime, he fell asleep and she being the loving wife ordered the secret service yank the power to give the president time to wake up and get back to the tv
   3405. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:02 PM (#4361627)
so what was the prop bet on game delays?
   3406. JJ1986 Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:02 PM (#4361628)
Still 10-15 minutes.
   3407. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:03 PM (#4361630)
Checklist:
Game called the... Harbaugh Bowl [] Harbowl [ ] Bro Bowl [ ] Any other Harbaugh-related pun or wordplay [ ]
Streaker, Wardrobe Malfunction, or similar nudity [ ]
Commercials: Somebody gets hit in the groin [ ] Cute dog [X ] Chimp [ ] Peyton Manning [ ] Self-referential commercial [ ]
Jay-Z shows up [ ]
Concussions mentioned: Alex Smith's [ ] Anybody else [ ]
Ray Lewis: Cries [ ] Gives speech that makes you want to run through a wall even if you hate him [ ] Evokes God [ ]
Ray Lewis'...: Whole stabbing thing referenced [ ] Deer antler thing referenced [ ]
Mention of the ref controversy [ ]
Mention of any of the LGBT-related stuff that's happened over the past week [ ]
Mention that "billions" of people are watching, even though they aren't [ ]
49er greats mentioned: Montana [X ] Rice [ ] Young [X ] Walsh [ ] Dwight Clark [ ] Ronnie Lott [ ]
Baltimore Colts (or a Baltimore Colts great) referenced [ ]
Turnover in red zone [ ]
Akers misses a field goal [ ]
Michael Phelps appears [ ] (Bonus: Adam Jones appears [ ])
Both teams undefeated in Super Bowls [ ]
Gucamole referenced (commercials don't count) [ ]
Rich Gannon also went to Delaware [ ]
Mention that 2014 SB will be in Meadowlands [ ]
Big Easy-Crescent City-Hurricane Katrina trifecta [ ]
Alex Smith shown immediately after a Kaepernick play [ ]
Reference to how San Francisco could have both the SB and WS championship [ ]
Flacco free-agency [X ]
Chris Ault referenced [ ] (Kaepernick playing for Ault [ ])
Reference to how Chris Simms was the first guy to shout how he was going to Disney World [ ]
Reference to whatever Obama's pick is [NOT GOING TO BE DONE, HE DIDN'T GIVE HIS PICK IN INTERVIEW]
Footage of Drew Brees and his kid from a few years back [ ]
Kaepernick Tattoos mentioned [ ]
Ray Lewis' first sack was of Jim Harbaugh [ ]
Mention that the brother-in-law of the Harbaugh Brothers, Tom Crean, is head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers [ ]
   3408. Esoteric Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:04 PM (#4361631)
Assuming that anyone in need of medical attention (and power) is able to move to the other half of the stadium, I gotta admit...this is pretty hilarious. I love it.
   3409. Random Transaction Generator Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:04 PM (#4361633)
   3410. DA Baracus is a "bloodthirsty fan of Atlanta." Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:05 PM (#4361635)
da

see the lounge


That's a really lame story.
   3411. Random Transaction Generator Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:06 PM (#4361636)
   3412. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:07 PM (#4361637)
random

kudos to oreo
   3413. Esoteric Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:08 PM (#4361638)
Slow clap for the Oreos social media team.
   3414. greenback likes millwall, they don't care Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:09 PM (#4361639)
MLB ?@MLB

We thought we'd take this brief pause to remind you pitchers and catchers report in 8 days.
   3415. Esoteric Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:10 PM (#4361640)
Bravo, MLB. Everybody's piling on now.
   3416. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:10 PM (#4361641)
nothing from the nhl??
   3417. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:12 PM (#4361642)
A half hour to draw up a play for 3rd down, and that's what you come up with?
   3418. Biff, highly-regarded young guy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:12 PM (#4361643)
I was about to ask if there was anything from the English Premier League, but the lights went out in the Fulham - Manchester United game yesterday, so...apparently it's lights-out weekend in sports.
   3419. Random Transaction Generator Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:13 PM (#4361644)
The NHL won't say anything, since they had a Stanley Cup Final game CANCELLED because of a blackout.
Edmonton vs Boston, May 24 1988.
The score was tied 3-3 in the second period when boom, out went the lights.
(This SI article mentions it.)
   3420. Lassus Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:19 PM (#4361645)
Boy, Bud Light is really going all-in with the Magical Negro trope.
   3421. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:20 PM (#4361647)
That's PI.
   3422. Biff, highly-regarded young guy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:20 PM (#4361648)
Crabtree has to make that play. Not easy, but it's the frickin' Super Bowl.
   3423. Srul Itza At Home Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:20 PM (#4361649)
You know they are going to turn this into a commercial for the next Super Bowl.
   3424. Biff, highly-regarded young guy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:21 PM (#4361650)
Really? A time-out used by a team down 22 points in the third quarter? Ya don't think ya might need that one later on?
   3425. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:23 PM (#4361651)
If they don't get it right now, there won't be a later.
   3426. JJ1986 Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:23 PM (#4361652)
Really? A time-out used by a team down 22 points in the third quarter? Ya don't think ya might need that one later on?


They weren't even running out of time.
   3427. Biff, highly-regarded young guy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:24 PM (#4361653)
If they don't get it right now, there won't be a later.

I find it far more likely that they're going to need 40 seconds later than this one play now. Even after they got good yardage on that play.
   3428. Rafael Bellylard: A failure of the waist. Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:24 PM (#4361654)
There we go.
   3429. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:25 PM (#4361655)
Okay, a few turnovers and this could become interesting again.
   3430. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:27 PM (#4361657)
I find it far more likely that they're going to need 40 seconds later than this one play now. Even after they got good yardage on that play.
Actually, I think given they're down by three scores in the Super Bowl, now's a good time to start throwing everything against the wall, including time outs. Right now, yards and time are worth more than a time out.
   3431. Lassus Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:27 PM (#4361659)
Kia Trope: FAIL

These pistachio commercials are so weird.
   3432. Rafael Bellylard: A failure of the waist. Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:27 PM (#4361660)
OK, those last few were pretty good.
   3433. Biff, highly-regarded young guy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:27 PM (#4361661)
I just checked Gamingboy's list for a Gangnam Style commercial. Somewhat surprised it wasn't there.
   3434. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:28 PM (#4361662)

I just checked Gamingboy's list for a Gangnam Style commercial. Somewhat surprised it wasn't there.


I am ashamed of myself.
   3435. Lassus Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:29 PM (#4361663)
I'm glad they finally corrected the yardage on that kickoff return. Even I could tell he wasn't one yard from the back of the end zone.
   3436. Random Transaction Generator Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:30 PM (#4361664)
What is the prop bet odds on Jim Harbaugh having a stroke, heart attack, or aneurysm during the Super Bowl?
   3437. Lassus Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:31 PM (#4361665)
What is the prop bet odds on Jim Harbaugh having a stroke, heart attack, or aneurysm during the Super Bowl?

Dropping to even by the second.
   3438. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:31 PM (#4361666)
Punters can be tough too!
   3439. Random Transaction Generator Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:32 PM (#4361667)
Will the Ravens become the Falcons?
   3440. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:32 PM (#4361668)
Holy ####.
   3441. JJ1986 Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:32 PM (#4361669)
I wish Bill Cowher and Shannon Sharpe had enough shame to be embarrassed about their blackout-musings.
   3442. Esoteric Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:32 PM (#4361670)
Huh. This could turn out to be a game after all.
   3443. Rafael Bellylard: A failure of the waist. Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:33 PM (#4361672)
Hell of a block there by Walker.
   3444. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:33 PM (#4361673)
That was a slull-cracking block. Wow.
   3445. Random Transaction Generator Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:33 PM (#4361674)
What did Cowher/Sharpe say? I wasn't watching during the blackout.
   3446. JJ1986 Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:34 PM (#4361675)
What did Cowher/Sharpe say? I wasn't watching during the blackout.


They wanted Alex Smith in because Kapernick had never been in this situation before. "This situation" was later clarified as being down big in the Super Bowl after they realized he had been down big in the NFCCG.
   3447. Srul Itza At Home Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:35 PM (#4361676)
If the 49ers come back, we are going to be talking about the Blackout Bowl forever.
   3448. Bad Doctor Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:35 PM (#4361677)
Didn't we spend two full pages of this thread demonstrating that (Jim) Harbaugh should go for 2 here ... actually, that he should've last TD?
   3449. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:39 PM (#4361678)

If the 49ers come back, we are going to be talking about the Blackout Bowl forever.


Stuff like that only happens to the NFL. If there were a blackout in the middle of Game 7 of the World Series, the next inning there'd be a 10-run frame against a pitcher brought in because the starter got freezed out.
   3450. JJ1986 Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:40 PM (#4361679)
Whoops
   3451. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:40 PM (#4361680)
Given how clearly scripted this must be, I'm surprised the XFL didn't do better.
   3452. Esoteric Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:40 PM (#4361681)
Got a feeling the Ravens are going to lose this game.
   3453. Srul Itza At Home Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:40 PM (#4361682)
Are you kidding me?
   3454. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:40 PM (#4361683)
ray rice telling the ref it should be an incomplete pass was pathetic
   3455. Esoteric Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:42 PM (#4361684)
Do note that I wrote #3452 BEFORE I knew about the fumble. Just following it online now at NFL.com.

I had a feeling. The blackout has actually shifted the momentum to the Niners. This game may well go down in legend.
   3456. Biff, highly-regarded young guy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:42 PM (#4361685)
Didn't we spend two full pages of this thread demonstrating that (Jim) Harbaugh should go for 2 here ... actually, that he should've last TD?

Maybe later in the game. I don't generally like going for two with this much time left to play unless you don't expect many more points to be scored. I expect more points to be scored.
   3457. Lassus Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:43 PM (#4361686)
San Francisco going for a little too much of the glory on that drive.
   3458. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:43 PM (#4361687)
Akers miss [X]

Wait, now what? Does that count?
   3459. NTNgod Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:43 PM (#4361688)
Akers did his best to stop 49er momentum, but the Ravens wouldn't let him.
   3460. JJ1986 Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:44 PM (#4361689)
Can we get a replay of the FG? I thought it went in.
   3461. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:44 PM (#4361690)
I guess it doesn't count. Heh.
   3462. Esoteric Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:44 PM (#4361691)
Oh man. Akers misses but he gets a do-over? What does this remind me of? WHAT RECENT GAME SCENARIO DOES THIS REMIND ME OF?
   3463. stanmvp48 Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:45 PM (#4361692)
I thought the first one was good as well. I certainly think they should have gone for fourth and two.
   3464. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:45 PM (#4361693)
david akers is a dead ringer for nate silver
   3465. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:45 PM (#4361694)
It doesn't count in the game, but the check list IS NO GAME.
   3466. Der-K: Hipster doofus Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:47 PM (#4361695)
I thought they should've gone for the 2 early as well
   3467. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:48 PM (#4361696)
number 29 again gives up the big completion
   3468. Rafael Bellylard: A failure of the waist. Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:48 PM (#4361697)
Ravens are going to start the "Let's burn #29" routine again.
   3469. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:49 PM (#4361698)
Oh, c'mon, Ravens, do another turnover. I want to see the chaos.
   3470. Der-K: Hipster doofus Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:50 PM (#4361699)
Culliver is a sack of garbage.

Nice run pierce
   3471. JJ1986 Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:51 PM (#4361700)
I think this commercial is great.
   3472. Doris from Rego Park Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:53 PM (#4361701)
there's a lot of commercials during this game, fyi
   3473. JJ1986 Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:54 PM (#4361703)
there's a lot of commercials during this game, fyi


Heh. I meant the Leon (Leion?) Sandcastle one.
   3474. Rafael Bellylard: A failure of the waist. Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:54 PM (#4361704)
Man, this 3rd Quarter took FOREVER.
   3475. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:57 PM (#4361706)
thought flacco got hit out of bounds
   3476. Der-K: Hipster doofus Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:59 PM (#4361707)
I didn't like the sandcastle ad - The NFL: our future is crap
   3477. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:59 PM (#4361708)
i am a retired farmer and that commercial about farmers makes me want to puke
   3478. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:59 PM (#4361709)
He did. I can't believe there wasn't a flag right there.
   3479. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 10:59 PM (#4361710)
oh, it's about a truck

doubly stupid
   3480. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:01 PM (#4361711)
"is that Paul Harvey's voice?' uttered in this room.
   3481. Rafael Bellylard: A failure of the waist. Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:02 PM (#4361712)
At this point, the MVP is Jacoby Jones, No?
   3482. Lassus Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:02 PM (#4361713)
I'm reasonably sure there are plenty of farmers who would have stepped on that starling. And felt terrible, sure, but still done it, especially with all the other crap they needed to do that day.
   3483. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:03 PM (#4361714)
any photographers on here? I've been told by more than one, that the Superdome is the worst venue for sports photography.
   3484. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:03 PM (#4361715)
One helluva misdirect off the handoff.
   3485. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:04 PM (#4361717)
Ray and the murders [X]
   3486. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:04 PM (#4361718)
turned that corner in a blink
   3487. Lassus Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:04 PM (#4361719)
OK then, go for two?
   3488. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:04 PM (#4361720)
Kaepernick!
   3489. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:05 PM (#4361721)
That guy Kaepernick, amazing.
   3490. Lassus Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:05 PM (#4361722)
Moss?
   3491. Lassus Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:06 PM (#4361723)
Nope. Not great. Ah well.
   3492. DA Baracus is a "bloodthirsty fan of Atlanta." Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:06 PM (#4361724)
Jim Harbaugh is the best in the league at making power outage adjustments.
   3493. Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:07 PM (#4361726)
I thought I saw somebody jump on that 2-point conversion, but that just might be me.
   3494. Esoteric Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:07 PM (#4361727)
Oof. Ravens continue to hold on by the skin of their teeth.

BTW, it's worth pointing out in Ray Lewis's final game that the Baltimore defense has utterly collapsed here in the second half. Oh, irony.
   3495. Rafael Bellylard: A failure of the waist. Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:08 PM (#4361728)
Anyone else surprised to find out that was the longest TD run by a QB in Super Bowl history?
   3496. Random Transaction Generator Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:09 PM (#4361729)
Not mentioned (and barely noticed) about that Moss reception is that instead of just stepping out of bounds, he turned his shoulder and hit the tackler coming from the front side. If the tackler had been lazy and assumed he was going out of bounds, he might have caught him off-guard and been able to add a couple more yards.
   3497. Esoteric Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:09 PM (#4361730)
Ten seconds into the second half this was looking like it would turn into one of the more boring, lopsided blowouts in recent Superbowl history.

Now it has a good chance to go down as one of the most interesting championship games in years. Who knew?
   3498. JJ1986 Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:10 PM (#4361731)
Cuillver'd
   3499. Random Transaction Generator Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:11 PM (#4361732)
Couldn't happen to a nicer piece of ####.
   3500. Rafael Bellylard: A failure of the waist. Posted: February 03, 2013 at 11:11 PM (#4361733)
Oh gee....Culliver. Who'da thunk it?
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