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Old 01-30-2015, 05:20 PM   #1
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Got invited to watch the Super Bowl with my brother who has says, he just got a brand new 70 inch HDTV and will make a nice fancy dinner before the game.

I said, " OK, I'll watch the game with him", but deep down I'd rather watch the game alone on my tiny 24 inch TV.
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Got invited to watch the Super Bowl with my brother who has says, he just got a brand new 70 inch HDTV and will make a nice fancy dinner before the game.

I said, " OK, I'll watch the game with him", but deep down I'd rather watch the game alone on my tiny 24 inch TV.
When you ask what is this super bowl thing?
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A new low-flush toilet? Now THAT'S interesting.
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It is a thing created by the entertainment industry to serve the purposes of the entertainment media.
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It is a thing created by the entertainment industry to serve the purposes of the entertainment media.
+1.

Except for the fans of two teams. For them the game is life an death
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I'm the same as easysurfer. Have tried going to people's houses for big games like the Superbowl, but everything turns into a conversation of: "How's the grand-kids, politics, etc.", and then I turn around and it's the 3rd quarter and I haven't seen anything. I want to watch the whole game unfold, not just watch a couple of plays.

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I'm the same as easysurfer. Have tried going to people's houses for big games like the Superbowl, but everything turns into a conversation of: "How's the grand-kids, politics, etc.", and then I turn around and it's the 3rd quarter and I haven't seen anything. I want to watch the whole game unfold, not just watch a couple of plays.

You know you're an introvert when: You're in a Rob Lowe commercial for Direct TV!
At least this year, it should just be my brother and I. But my prediction is during the game, he'll go on social media and text and maybe talk on the phone several times
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We went to a Super Bowl game last year. We had a nice time, but I am so glad that we did not get invited again.
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...we did not get invited again.
Uh oh...did the host catch you double-dipping?
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Don't think so. We have not seen them since that party. I was planning on having them over for a summer bar-b-que, but work on our house had not finished. We just paid our last check to our contractor yesterday! I guess I will need to do that this summer.
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I said, " OK, I'll watch the game with him", but deep down I'd rather watch the game alone on my tiny 24 inch TV.
Aah yes, the perennial struggle of the introvert - the endless quest to find a polite way of saying, "I'd love to hang out with you but I can't, as I have a previous commitment - I'm going to be spending time on my own, doing nothing in particular but having a thoroughly enjoyable time"
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Aah yes, the perennial struggle of the introvert - the endless quest to find a polite way of saying, "I'd love to hang out with you but I can't, as I have a previous commitment - I'm going to be spending time on my own, doing nothing in particular but having a thoroughly enjoyable time"
That's exactly right. I hate when I get a call with someone saying "What are you doing?" and if I say, "Nothing. Just happily doing my own stuff" they don't understand as that can't be better than being busy
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When you are more excited that there is a new Downton Abbey episode tonight versus the Superbowl is on this afternoon.


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You're making posts here instead of watching the Super Bowl.
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