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Daughter's First game vs. the Panthers

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Poll: looking for advice: (27 member(s) have cast votes)

Should I take my daughter to her first Buc's game with our team being so sucky?

  1. Take her and enjoy one or two quarters. the tickets were free who cares. (17 votes [62.96%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 62.96%

  2. stay home because it'll ruin football for her forever to see our team play like hot garbage. (10 votes [37.04%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 37.04%

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#1 bucincharlotte


  • Joined 17-May 10

Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:32 PM

So I was given two lower level seats for the Bucs. V. Panthers December 24th. My 6yr old is superstoked about going to her first Bucs game - even going so far as to memorize player's names and talk to me about it. It's really sweet. But I feel like I should save her from herself and not go b/c it is going to be a disaster. At the same time - it would be fun dad-daugheter bonding Any input?


#2 JJRedick7


    T to the rey

  • Joined 05-May 10

Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:32 PM

Why not see what the interim can do?
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#3 Jmiller21kg


  • Joined 06-May 10
  • LocationPA

Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:33 PM

It'll be a fun experience win or lose. Don't pass up tickets man



  • Joined 27-September 10

Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:33 PM

Save her soul while you still can, cheer for the panthers, they clearly have a brighter future.

#5 phantom phenom

phantom phenom

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:33 PM

Cheer for Panthers instead? lol
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#6 nhbucsfan


  • Joined 05-May 10

Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:34 PM

She'll be excited no matter what is going on on the field.
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#7 Xandtar


    Never bet the avatar

  • Joined 09-May 10
  • LocationRecuperating in Ga over Christmas

Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:34 PM

Take her. She's too young to imprint as a Panthers fan which this upcoming game could establish if she were 9 or 10.

Instead she'll remember the everything else about going to your first NFL game.


#8 Bucs2theSB


  • Joined 12-September 10

Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:35 PM

Save her soul while you still can, cheer for the panthers, they clearly have a brighter future.

Written in stone.

And bucincharlotte, you should go. It'd be a great experience for your daughter. Her first Bucs game, don't you remember yours?
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#9 2.0


  • Joined 05-May 10
  • Location'Murica

Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:37 PM

Take her, maybe she gets the head coaching job.

#10 csgisback


    fear the beard....BucZ0ne dot com

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:44 PM

if you take her i will call children protective services on you for child abuse....no child should have to be put through this
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#11 Bucball


  • Joined 05-May 10

Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:52 PM

As long as you can have a positive attitude no matter the out come, than I say take her. If shes stoked and really wants to go than go. Just don't show any negativity if the Bucs start losing.

#12 Bucs2theSB


  • Joined 12-September 10

Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:53 PM

Hey if the Bucs lose, then you can take her out for her favorite treat and she'll always remember you for it.
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#13 Koll


  • Joined 11-September 11

Posted 17 December 2011 - 11:59 PM

Take her, she'll have a great time win or lose.

My first game was in 1995 against the Lions, we lost 37-10 but I still had a great time and have been rooting for the Bucs since.

#14 King of Crunk

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    In The Sporting Goods Section With Courtney

  • Joined 05-May 10

Posted 18 December 2011 - 12:17 AM

Doesn't matter. If you're asking queries like this now, you have no capabilities to save them from the pole later.

#15 Ludicrous_Speed


    Han shot first!

  • Joined 06-May 10

Posted 18 December 2011 - 12:37 AM

Take her fishing instead.

#16 Bootz2004


    'The Grass Isn't Greener'- M. Dominik

  • Joined 05-May 10
  • LocationSt. Petersburg, FL

Posted 18 December 2011 - 12:15 PM

Take her! She's a child. She will enjoy it no matter what. The game experience is great..my kids love going...trust me, she will love it. She will cheer, have a great time, everything..the joy she will have from being there will help take away the sting and disappointment if we get blown out again.

#17 tbf


  • Joined 06-May 10
  • LocationNY

Posted 18 December 2011 - 12:54 PM

I took my daughters to a Buffalo game a few years back. Bucs sucked then too. We stayed the whole game but, for being 12 and 10, they were a little bored from the Bucs doing nothing. The Bills fans were actually really cool and other than a few smack comments here and there, they were friendly. My kids wanted some souvenirs to take home so I got them a Bucs hat, but they wanted something from the Bills too. Despite my no, no, no, I ended up getting them a #1 finger that said Bills. I thought it was cool to share hotdogs and sodas at a NFL game with my kids. Even if it was in Buffalo.
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#18 FreeBallN5


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  • LocationSeattle, WA

Posted 18 December 2011 - 01:04 PM

Honestly just take her. If the game starts getting out of hand just start exploring the stadium and the scenery, I've never been to Charlotte but I know here in Seattle one could walk around almost the entire game and not even watch football and still be entertained. Especially if the tickets were free.
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#19 bucincharlotte


  • Joined 17-May 10

Posted 24 December 2011 - 07:45 AM

thanks for all of your input. we'll be headed out in a couple of hours! daughter is sooo stoked.


#20 Dolorous Jason

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 08:27 AM

If you have any ounce of love in your heart for your daughter , you will keep her at home...
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