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Old 03-22-2001, 09:15 PM   #1
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Days to the "Big Game at the End of It All," the XFL's Championship Game: one month less a day (April 21)

PPPPPLLLLLLLEEEEEEEAAAAASSSSSSEEEEEE..... COME SOON!... *WHEN WILL THIS MADNESS END?*

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Old 03-22-2001, 09:30 PM   #2
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Yes. I could not agree more. At least it is finally ending.
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Old 03-22-2001, 10:41 PM   #3
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Sorry to tell you guys, but I'm pretty sure the XFL will be back for at least another season. As McMahon says, if you don't like it, don't watch it, but don't complain about it.

Disclaimer: I am NOT pro-XFL, yet I am not complaining about the league nor do I hate it.
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Old 03-23-2001, 09:20 AM   #4
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Sorry to tell you guys, but I'm pretty sure the XFL will be back for at least another season. As McMahon says, if you don't like it, don't watch it, but don't complain about it.
I know -- If I don't like it, I'm not going to watch it... so I'm not!... I don't have a problem with that, but only a small minority of viewers (not even a 3.0 rating) actually LIKE the league, so I thought I would post this thread to give hope to the rest of us!

Again, the XFL IS staying around for another year... at least, NBC is going to stick with it another year 'cuz they do have a two-year contract with the thing... but at least come April 21, we don't have to watch it or see or hear bout it until January/February, 2001... and by then, the Olympic Games will be on, so it will be getting very little attention (not that it is getting a lot of attention right now anyways) from the sports stations I watch...

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Saturday night's broadcast on NBC drew a 1.6 rating, believed to be the worst prime-time night among the big three networks in Nielsen Media Research history.
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Old 03-23-2001, 04:27 PM   #5
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I'd actually watch the dreaded Areana Football over the XFL.
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Old 03-25-2001, 09:43 PM   #6
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I would watch CFL
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Old 03-26-2001, 08:27 AM   #7
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I would rather watch NAtion Geographic Cahnnel than that!!!!!!
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I would rather watch NAtion Geographic Cahnnel than that!!!!!!
Wow!!!... Peck, that's pretty bad!... but do you know what's even worse!?

The XFL!!!
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I would rather watch NAtion Geographic Cahnnel than that!!!!!!
LOL @ Peck. Let's not diss *my* station here... :goof:
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Old 03-26-2001, 06:53 PM   #10
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We get to watch the National Geographic channel in school. Our teacher tapes programs from it and we watch them like once a month. Definately not as exciting as XFL, no matter how bad it might be. But I would watch maybe the CFL over it but then I probably would just not watch TV.
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Old 04-01-2001, 04:41 AM   #11
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I was just being sarcastic........XFL is only a tiny tiny bit better than National Geo........
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I would rather watch pigs giving birth then this league called the XFL.

And lay off the CFL cracks eh!?
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Old 04-02-2001, 10:29 PM   #13
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And lay off the CFL cracks eh!?
I don't think Wedge231 is joking, Peter!... he's stated a few times that he'd like to (or has tried... I forget) out the CFL....
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Yes. I am serious. If it was available, I might watch the CFL over the XFL anytime.
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Old 04-03-2001, 01:08 AM   #15
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Well, this is a prime example of how to lose posters from a site. These ridiculous comments are coming from the same crowd that watched and cooed over the Oscar ceremonies, so I'll consider the source...

I've been to an actual XFL game and I would take it over any other league out there. You guys can bag on it all you want to about the poor ratings or whatever, but the fact remains that it beat both the NBA and NHL whenever they were matched up against it.

Low ratings can also be attributed to the fact that the league only has teams in eight markets (who from Detroit or Houston cares about the XFL?), and that the demographic it targets is doing other things at 8 pm on a Saturday night. But it's still football.

I just think it is ridiculous for you to be criticizing sports when this is supposed to be the "sports fans' website." I hate hockey and the NBA, but you won't see me telling the hockey fans that their sport is dullsville and lasts way too long, or the NBA fans that their sport is full of overpaid crack smoking 7-foot tall freaks of nature.

And if you say the XFL isn't a sport because of the five minutes of a game you watched six weeks ago, then you shouldn't be talking.
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