PHONE'S RINGING -- IT'S URBAN ON THE LINE
In sec I say are around 70%
I love the Buckeyes but I love my wife a little more
Let's hope 0%.
"You'll be proud of our young people in the classroom, in the community, and most especially in 310 days in Ann Arbor, Michigan on the football field."
the make the dvr for a reason.if you are smart you can avoid all human contact about the game and watch it "live" when you get time
DVR and turn off my phone.
Every Saturday, Wife and kids time.
~Because we couldn't go for three~
Best comment I've seen. +1 to you.
OSUiNFL --- what if the woman was a great cook, and very passionate in her lovemaking abilities, BUT she tells you that you can only watch 1 OSU game a month. How would you handle that?
I'm just happy to be here
I am lucky I watch 6 ohio State games a year. I travel lot in the United States. When I get enough points I go to Europe so that doesn't give enough time to watch games. I want to retire by time I am 50.
I like your attitude, brother
I don't know how Americans are. I was raised in a cultural the provides everything for a women. If that means I give up things I need that what I do. A women is a princess you do whatever takes to make her happy. I know nobody who is divorce. America has one of highest divorce rates in the world.
Glad I'm not from there. I keep dating chicks with what I
Call princess/ snookie syndrome and I can't handle that. I have a 3 yr old daughter with an extremely attractive girl(see previous post I made abt her) and this is a big part of the reason I couldn't be with her any more. We still talk and occasionally have sex but no relationship until we both mature a lot more
stark county football
Ugh, I'm female and I'm glad I'm not from there.
We should strive to keep thy name, of fair repute and spotless fame...
(Also, I'm not a dude)
If its not 0% I'm going to be sad
A good woman wouldn't take something you love away from you like that. If she didn't know of your affection for college football before you got married then I say you got married too soon. If she couldn't give you 3 hours for you on a Saturday then I think that is pretty selfish on her part. I could agree with her if she is giving you fits for watching football like a marathon all day on Saturday and Sunday. I guess to answer your question I would have to ask if you have kids with her or not? No kids then yes. Kids involved I say no.
Sometimes there are more important things going on.
Marriage is about giving and compromise. I understand when things come up, that's why I dvr every game. If I had to give it up for good there had better be a good reason, like (god forbid) something terminal came up and I needed to spend every moment with her. I'm not heartless but next to God and my Family you will find the Buckeyes next inline.
I'm assuming normal people here with reasonable reasons.
I apologize, I missed the point you were making?
Steensn: you seem to be missing the point . . . what kind of woman tells the man she supposedly loves to give up something that he loves and which, although she might not appreciate it, does not cause any real harm (in contrast, e.g., to asking her alcoholic partner to give up drinking)? What kind of relationship would that be?
Posts like this bring back fond memories. There was a member awhile back that couldn't grasp the language and made some far out posts. Anyone else see the similarities? Anyone?
An angry fan...rooting for an angry team...led by angry coaches
Could it be.....
"They don't know what they don't know." - Coach Mick
No his parents do go to same Synagogue as my parents. I believe he lives in Switzerland. He just retired at 35 he made millions on Wall Street . what a gift he has for stocks and bonds.
Yeah it is.
Characteristics of OSU4LIFE
OSUINFL is fitting all the characteristics.
BTW: OSUINFL feel free to downvote me. I'm a man.
Insert witty remark
If you marry a woman prior to finding out if she is going to give to you or participate in 12-14 days of debauchery every year because the college football team you love is on TV...
Well, you've got yourself in a huge mess and watching the buckeyes is going to be the least of your worries!
The ONLY time I miss an OSU game is when i am coaching my son's FB team. Football will never be a reason for me to get a divorce.
Having been divorced, more than once... anyone who would vote yes, should NOT have gotten married to begin with... just saying.
This is something you should've worked out already, BEFORE hand.
I did. I told her that "I am not one of those sports guys who has to watch sports all the time, but when the buckeyes are playing I want to watch it so no making plans". I typically will give a bit and DVR it if the game is against Indiana or Buffalo but she knows to let me be when the game is on.
now of course she took that as saying "I only watch buckeye football"! I had to explain that A) buckeyes is football and basketball and B) I didn't say I only watch them, I said its the only games I must watch. I watch all kinds of sports, I just don't HAVE TO with other sports.
but she is very cool with it all and does her own things. She actually likes it on most Saturday's because she will go and watch one of her shows or takes a nap and leaves me be.
I saw a UFO once.......it told me to have a goodyear!
If we could have some sort of weekly feature on here, with OSUINFL & 9Route, it would be great entertainment. They could talk back and forth about life, and give dating advice.
2 words: Internet Gold!
Here's a sample from a "Buckshot" the other day:
"You win with people." - Woody Hayes
I had not seen this. I am in tears. Wow, thank you.
I assume OSUINFL is NOT married, or he would already know the answer!
Simple, I wouldn't marry her. Within the first six months of dating my girlfriend, Ohio state loss at the last second at Kentucky and tatoogate happened. I told her she was cursed. Not a smart move.
Then she started referring to Ohio state as our team. I took offense to that. My father went to Ohio state, I went to Ohio state, I grew up Ohio state. She was a Texas fan whose only connection with Ohio state was that we had been dating for a few months. She called Brutus fat and thought columbus was a cow town. I told her there was my school, Ohio state, or her school (Texas although she attended wash u in St. Louis). Also, not a smart move.
Yeah, I understand the whole "I attended there so its my school" stuff but when trying to convert a potential spouse, ya gotta get over it! Not everyone has the capabilities to attend such a fine program, but doesn't mean they can't join us in our buckeye love.
on the other hand, I try to avoid the my team talk. I avoid using "us" or "our" when talking about the buckeyes. I hate it when people try to throw it in your face, "you don't play for them". So I just refrain from personalizing the team to me. It makes it easier.
Aww, she just said "our team" because she likes you and wants to show solidarity. Hope you've changed your mind on that one.
My wife isn't a bitch, and she knows how important the Buckeyes are too me, and she wouldn't make me choose between her and the games.
If it came down to it, I wouldn't divorce my wife, I'd use the DVR.
I don't always downvote, but I do always downvote a Michigan fan trolling the Buckeye boards.
No divorce. I put my damn foot down and tell her that for 3 or 4 hours on 25% of Saturday afternoons throughout the course of a year, I am watching the Buckeyes, and if she doesn't like it, she can go watch one of our 2 other TVs. BOOM!
Class of 2010.
DVR, problem solved.
4-6 seconds from point A to point B and when you get to point B, be pissed off
My wife and I watch every game together and enjoy it....unless the Buckeyes lose!
I wouldn't have married her in the first place if she wasn't ok with how much football I like to watch and the replays I watch in the offseason.
I married into a Penn State family, but my wife is a sports fan and we both root for the Redskins and Capitals.
She's never given me an ultimatum regarding my following Buckeye football though, nor would I place being a Buckeye fan over being her husband or the father to our son.
Guess we have a good marriage, and get each other. Guess my answer isn't very helpful here....but that doesn't make me any less a good husband or father. Or Buckeye.
"Success - it's what you do with what you got" - Woody Hayes
My wife knew what she was getting into.
Toledo - Ohio's right armpit
"A troll by any other name is still a troll".
Exactly. I met my wife while watching a football game. We watch college football together on Saturdays and sometimes Sundays. She enjoys making chili and watching the games with me. She knew before we got serious that football, and especially Buckeye football was essentially my hobby. I gave up coaching HS football because of my career and family life wouldn't coincide with it. The Browns have always came second to tOSU, so i don't lose sleep or get upset when I can't watch them. I would never get a divorce over my obsession over football, but I sure as shit would never marry a woman who didn't understand, or share some of the same passion for the sport.
Dustin Fox was our leading tackler as a corner.... because his guy always caught the ball.
That's a thing my wife and i do together. If it is a 3:30 or night game we will make chili in the morning or early afternoon and feast at game time.
"Because the rules won't let you go for three." - Woody Hayes
THE Ohio State University
I knew I should have replied to this before you edited it. "Fear at game time" was much more interesting, although it did make me wonder what you put in your chili.
Heh, damn smart phones. I likes my chili hot but the wife has a much lower tolerance to heat than me. So nothing too scary in my chili.
I was going to suggest a beanless recipe.
In mother Russia, the football playing team divorces you.
Not me. Besides, my wife is a big OSU fan and would never miss a FB or BB game.
"It's just another case of there you are". ~ Doc (1918-2012)
Perhaps a better question is how many would be divorced by their spouse for watching their favorite football team?
Or perhaps this is just a silly question all together. My wife and I both knew what we were getting into before we got married. Finding out after the fact that either one has a problem with watching/not watching their favorite team is just not preparing/selecting correctly. I mean, if your wife really likes watching reality TV is that any justification for a divorce? Wouldn't you think you would have found that out about her before you married her? And, what spouse could possibly get into a union without knowing that the other was an avid (insert school here) fan? I can not imagine being married to someone who did not share/understand my passion. Feel sorry for anyone who has gotten themselves into a mess like that - I don't care how hot she is.
There seems to be a myth going around that hot women don't like sports. I got news for you - there are plenty of hot women out there who love sports. Heck, 11W has/had some of them as staff. And I know plenty of women who would never miss a Buckeye game.
Not married yet but I have a fiance,and I tell you what if your not with me you're against me!!!So I have no problems watching any games!
First was semi-fan, second was non-fan, third (and final) is Buckeye fanatic. I'm not saying that Ohio State sports cost me my other marriages, well, maybe.....
Marriage is grand !
Divorce is a couple hundred grand
I could never divorce a lady who buys me Buckeye tickets for anniversaries, Birthdays, etc. I'm married to a special lady.
Hmmm depends on who I end up marrying... I have skipped two of my buddies weddings, one of which I was supposed to be in because they were on game days. #DieHardFan #Don'tscheduleshitwhenTHEOSUisplaying #mybadonthehashtags
Nothing worse than any wedding after August 31st.
September 3rd, 2011. It was the first game against Akron but I was willing because I was still able to watch the game before we had to leave for a 5pm wedding and it was the Fickell tenure.
on any other year though, hell no! Fall weddings are the worst!
I'm pretty sure the woman I marry will know my love for Ohio State. Hopefully i'm blessed to marry a woman that shares my fandom.
"YOLO" = I'm about to do something extremely ignorant/stupid & I need an excuse to do it.
I'm a very lucky man. My wife may not root for the same team as me, but she loves football every bit as much as me. Every Saturday, we watch football, no if ands or buts. Matter of fact, I might get in trouble with her if I didn't watch OSU on Saturdays.
The world is full of kings & queens who'll blind your eyes & steal your dreams - it's heaven & hell - Ronnie James Dio.
I would never marry a woman who would interfere with me watching the Buckeyes!
She has 2 choices, either watch the game with me and root for the good guys or bring me a cooler full of beer and go shopping with her friends!
"Because I couldn't go for 3"
Man the offseason is really long!
Man the offseason is really long!
That's what she said.
And, that's what the wives are saying.
Marry a fellow Buckeyes fan and raise children to be Buckeyes. Duhhhhh!
"There's nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you." -Woody Hayes-
If wifey is not happy, nobody is happy. Choose wisely and always make decisions that benefits your Buckeye ways so that you're both on the same page. I married a Penn Stater that says she is a fan of a Buckeye fan (me). I introduced my kids to love Brutus @ a very early age, so they are Buckeye fans for life now. Besides, compare Brutus to the Nittany Lion, no competition. Now we all watch Buckeye games together and I have observed that as long as my kids enjoy the games and are happy, then my wife is too. Hint, find that soft spot in your wife's heart and make it love the Buckeyes.
I broke up with a girlfriend because she didn't care that we were going to miss the ramp entrance.
On the wall guarding the North Coast from all Weasel invasions.
I'm sure you are exaggerating just a bit there....
With that said, that is something that sticks in my craw something fierce with my wife. We've been to Sox, Bears, and Hawks games together (she's yet to see the Shoe) and all three teams have really cool pre game intros. We miss them all. All of the time. Now I can't fault her in a sense because she's a "lets have another beer" type of tailgater but sometimes a dude just wants to see his beloved team's intros.....
No exaggeration at all. We argued about the importance of being there, and I pulled the trigger. buh bye. Oh, and while I appreciate your feelings about intros....we're talking about THE RAMP ENTRANCE!!!!!
Kinda dissapointed in what I have read. Full disclosure, I am not married. I love watching the Buckeyes. What sort of horrible being would want to take something I love to do away from me? I wouldn't marry that person. If we were already married and she decided no more Buckeyes, there would be major issues.
Fear not Citrus, I'd you marry the right one she will either love watching the games with you because 1) she loves them too 2) she wants to be a part of something you love 3) or she will get out of your way and let you have 13-14 weekends per year to man cave it or hang out with your buddies.
My wife loves going to the games but often if she is watching the kids cause we can't get a sitter she let's me go with my friends.
I agree 100% and congrats on having a great wife
Yeah, this DVR business is crazy-talk to me. I mean, as a last resort it's a good gadget to have. But to regularly watch games after the outcome has already been decided? That's just no way to live...
The bigger question is why would you marry a non-football fan. My fiance is from indy but she is a buckeye now I made that clear from day one Ohio state or bust.
I think WATCHING games like Purdue last year may cause her to leave ME!
I'm lucky enough that she will take kids for couple hours and let me watch. I sacrifice NFL on Sundays, but growing up in Cincy, that ain't a bad thing!
All you DVR folks, not sure how you do it. I could never not know the live score.
Not marrying anyone with those restrictions
Welp, it finally happened.
Too bad. I like making words from executed poorly paragraphs of OSUINFL's writings.
Welp, I think my fiance' already knows what to expect come fall Saturdays. We set our wedding date for a Buckeye bye week on purpose.
My fiance and I met on a road trip to the Iowa game a few years back. We have plane tickets bought for California in September. He proposed at Mirror Lake after taking The Long Walk. We refuse to tell the alumni association we live in the same household so we get an extra set of alumni tickets each year. This is a non-issue.
It would be a principled decision. If my wife wouldn't let me have my own life I would have to leave her. Lucky for me (us), she's great about it!
Nope. Buckeye football is hot, but my wife is hotter. And more fun. And a better cook. And doesn't have tattoos.
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