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#26 OFFLINE   Earl Bonovich

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 03:40 PM

WOW - the Bears beat a 7-9 team after a week off and the PACK crushed the #1 seed 13-3 team....hardly equals.

I bet the midwest TV ratings are through the (frozen) roof. :D


Last time I checked... both games ended up with the rights to play in the NFC championship.

Oh... and umm.. the PACK played in a DOME yesterday, hardly equal to sub-freezing temps today.

(Take a way the pick-6 at the end of the 1st half, and that game last night could have been completely different... The Domination came out of despiration in the second half by Atlanta... Just like the Seahawks took advanage of a prevent defence at the end of today's game)
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#27 OFFLINE   Earl Bonovich

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 03:40 PM

Perfect...PACKER weather. ;)


Yahh... Good history of playing in the cold... how was that game in the DOME yesterday? ;)
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Posted 16 January 2011 - 03:43 PM

<lifted from a friend's facebook>

Bears fan, a Packers fan and a Seahawks fan are climbing a mountain and arguing about who loves his team more. The Seahawks fan insists that he is the most loyal. "This is for the Seahawks!" He yells, and jumps off the side of the mountain. Not to be outdone, the Bears fan is next to profess his love for his team. He yells, "this is for the Bears!" and pushes the Packers fan off the mountain...GO BEARS
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Posted 16 January 2011 - 04:06 PM

Yahh... Good history of playing in the cold... how was that game in the DOME yesterday? ;)

Apparently much, much better than the one in Solider Field, better known as the rock-hard parking lot of the NFL. ;)

Let's see...Thump the Giants the 2nd last week in New York...then crush the Bears (#1 squad) in Chicago the final game, then beat the Eagles in Philly, then beat the Falcons in Atlanta....

Next week looks like a picnic in comparison. :D:lol:
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Posted 16 January 2011 - 04:09 PM

....then crush the Bears (#1 squad) in Chicago the final game...


If that was the definition of "crush", no wonder you are pumping the kool-aid so much... :)
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Posted 16 January 2011 - 04:14 PM

If that was the definition of "crush", no wonder you are pumping the kool-aid so much... :)

The indeed did crush the Bears in Chicago, since Lovelost...uh....Lovie Smith playing his full squad the whole game, just out of spite in a meaningless game to them.

That made the thumping all the sweeter...Cutler spent more time on the ground than the ball did.... :grin:

The Bears going any further in the playoffs would be a travesty equal to the Seahawks being in the playoffs in the first place.

Guess Mrs HDTVfan (Chicago-born) is gonna have to watch the game somewhere else...

Get the feeling there might be some "fun" next week? :lol:
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Posted 16 January 2011 - 04:34 PM

Let the games being.... !rolling

Q: Did you hear the new penalty for speeding in Illinois?
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Posted 16 January 2011 - 04:47 PM

Shipwrecked

A Packers fan, a Bears fan, and a Vikings fan get shipwrecked on an island and some natives take them to their king.

At first, the king plans to execute them, then, he decides to grant them one wish, twenty lashes on the back, and let them go.

The Vikings fan wishes for a pillow strapped to his back. It doesn’t hold well during the whipping and broke after 5 whips, leaving 15 painful marks on his back.

The Bears fan wishes for 2 pillows. It lasts for ten whips and he ended up screaming in pain.

When it was the Packer's fan’s turn though, a smile came across his face.

“I wish for 300 whips,” the king thought the Packers fan was being very brave and noble, so he gave him another wish. “I wish the Bears fan strapped to my back!”

...and only one more week to game time... !rolling
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Posted 17 January 2011 - 07:08 AM

[quote name='hdtvfan0001']Apparently much, much better than the one in Solider Field, better known as the rock-hard parking lot of the NFL. ;)

Let's see...Thump the Giants the 2nd last week in New York...then crush the Bears (#1 squad) in Chicago the final game, then beat the Eagles in Philly, then beat the Falcons in Atlanta....

Last time I checked that Bears game was played in Green Bay the last game of the season. When they played in Chicago, the only thing the Packers won was penalties assessed.

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Posted 17 January 2011 - 10:31 AM

Last time I checked that Bears game was played in Green Bay the last game of the season. When they played in Chicago, the only thing the Packers won was penalties assessed.

Yup...and even the frozen tundra has heating coils to avoid the disgrace of a place called Soldier Field from those rock-hard sidelines. Even the national announcers cited it twice during the game...guess the Bears need every trick in the book to pull out wins... :lol:
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Posted 17 January 2011 - 10:47 AM

Yup...and even the frozen tundra has heating coils to avoid the disgrace of a place called Soldier Field from those rock-hard sidelines. Even the national announcers cited it twice during the game...guess the Bears need every trick in the book to pull out wins... :lol:


Soldier Field is a disgrace as far as field conditions. They need to field -turf, badly.
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Posted 17 January 2011 - 10:53 AM

Forecast for Sunday is around 22 and partly cloudy. If we play similar to last Saturday.....the Bears don't have a chance....and no I'm not biased. :)

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 06:44 AM

Forecast for Sunday is around 22 and partly cloudy. If we play similar to last Saturday.....the Bears don't have a chance....and no I'm not biased. :)

The NFL has sent several officials to Soldier Field to monitor playing conditions there for the upcoming Divisional Championship game.

No joke.

There is a genuine concern about how bad they were this past week, and they do want a repeat of any injuries amplified by rock-hard sidelines of turf that is cited as marginal.
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Posted 18 January 2011 - 07:27 AM

I saw a posting that there will be a special bear hunt in Chicago this weekend!!!!

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 07:30 AM

I saw a posting that there will be a special bear hunt in Chicago this weekend!!!!

Not so sure...

Last week...Charles Tillman's activities (in particular) and a few other Bears were zealously protected by the Zebras. :D
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Posted 18 January 2011 - 07:34 AM

Yup...and even the frozen tundra has heating coils to avoid the disgrace of a place called Soldier Field from those rock-hard sidelines. Even the national announcers cited it twice during the game...guess the Bears need every trick in the book to pull out wins... :lol:


Last time I checked, both teams have to play on the same surface. Don't blame the Bears for the surface. Blame the Chicago Park District who owns Soldier field. The District is ran by all those crooked Chicago politicians who have pretty much decimated most of Illinois' finances.

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 08:15 AM

Last time I checked, both teams have to play on the same surface. Don't blame the Bears for the surface. Blame the Chicago Park District who owns Soldier field. The District is ran by all those crooked Chicago politicians who have pretty much decimated most of Illinois' finances.

You may consider checking again....design decisions in Chicago were made by consensus and through collaboration.

In contrast - the Packers installed a heated coil system that has repeatedly worked well in severe cold below their turf decades ago, to avoid the same embarrassing debacle of a playing surface found at Soldier Field.
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Posted 20 January 2011 - 05:15 AM

There is a genuine concern about how bad they were this past week, and they do want a repeat of any injuries amplified by rock-hard sidelines of turf that is cited as marginal.

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Yup...and even the frozen tundra has heating coils to avoid the disgrace of a place called Soldier Field from those rock-hard sidelines. Even the national announcers cited it twice during the game...guess the Bears need every trick in the book to pull out wins...

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You may consider checking again....design decisions in Chicago were made by consensus and through collaboration.

In contrast - the Packers installed a heated coil system that has repeatedly worked well in severe cold below their turf decades ago, to avoid the same embarrassing debacle of a playing surface found at Soldier Field.



I will preface my comments by stating that I am not defending the turf at Soldier Field. It is a disgrace and has been for years.


Like Lambeau Field, Soldier Field does have heating coils. The difference is that Lambeau's coils extend past the sidelines under the player bench area. Soldier Field's coils end at the outer edge of the sidelines.

Despite what the "knowledgeable" National announcers claimed, the field conditions had nothing to do with the injuries that were sustained by Seattle players.

John Carlson made an ill-advised leap when he was about to be tackled, which caused him to get upended and land on his head. The turf where he landed is heated by coils. His awkward landing caused the injury, not the field.

Marcus Trufant took a knee to the head while making a tackle in the middle of the field. His injury had nothing to do with the turf.

The criticism of Soldier Field's turf by players generally refers to the poor footing. This is not caused by a frozen field. The problem is that chunks of the turf tear up when players are trying to stop or make a cut, which causes them to slip. This problem is worse when the field is wet, as it was during the Seattle game.

It is ridiculous that in the seven years since Soldier Fied was renovated, they have not been able to resolve this issue. But as they like to say, both teams have to play on it.


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Posted 20 January 2011 - 07:08 PM

WI DNR just released these..................

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 04:03 PM

WI DNR just released these..................


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Posted 21 January 2011 - 07:27 PM

WI DNR just released these..................

!rolling

I thinks he gets "comped" on those... :D:lol:
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Posted 23 January 2011 - 08:12 AM

Someone wrote in urine "Packers suck!" in the snow in Aaron Rodgers' front yard, so he called GB police. They took a sample and said they would be back...
They returned a day later and said, "We have good and bad news. The good news is it's Brian Urlacher's urine. The bad news is that it's your GF's handwriting."

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 08:47 AM

The Football Summary of All Time:

Upon Further Review...the Bears Still Suck.

Don't Cry Jay...It'll be Over Soon...

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 09:41 AM

It has been said that the British army wore red coats so that, if they were shot, their opponent would not be able to tell that they were bleeding. I guess that explains why the Packers wear yellow pants.

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 09:49 AM

I like Turtles... and I predict a GB/Pitt SB. :)




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