Census Why do you support your favourite sport team(s)?

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Why do you support your favourite sport team(s)?

Poll closed Mar 24, 2012.
Geography 22 vote(s) 51.2%
Family 11 vote(s) 25.6%
Tradition 1 vote(s) 2.3%
They're good 2 vote(s) 4.7%
Other (please share!) 7 vote(s) 16.3%
  1. Tyi-Maet_Nefer Force Ghost

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  2. NYCitygurl NSWFF Manager

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  3. Cloned_Sidious Jedi Grand Master

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    Mostly because of geography, but for example in Formula 1 I support Ferrari because they are good (and now they have a Finnish driver too, but I had been supporting them years before that). I voted for geography.
  4. _princess_leia_ Jedi Grand Master

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    Family, but I'm not much of a sports person.:p
  5. Kyptsbeengamebanned Jedi Knight

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    The reason I started supporting my AFL team was because they won the premiership in 1993, so I voted They're Good. Most of my other sporting teams I follow because of geography though.
  6. Baron-Soontir-Fel Jedi Grand Master

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    So you're originally from Indiana? You're the second user on the boards (New_York_Jedi) to have 'New York' in his/her username but may not be from New York at all. The TOS should resolve deceptive usernames. :p

    As for me, all my teams are within 20 miles of my home (technically, the Jets play in New Jersey and the Nets will soon move to Brooklyn anyway).
  7. Drac39 Force Ghost

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    Other: My favorite sports team is the Cubs and I live in White Sox territory. At first when I was young I liked the Cubs becasue they were different and I wanted to beat against the tide of the normal south side White Sox fans but as I grew older I found the Cubs to be the superior team in history and with players and now I'm a die hard.
  8. Darth Dark Helmet Manager Emeritus

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    I guess I would say family. Its in my genetic code to be a Packer Fan.
  9. Healer_Leona Manager Emeritus

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    I'd have to go with Darth Dark Helmet's answer. Family. My first memories of football was my dad watching the Packers of 70's & 80's and swearing at the TV. :p

    I could never understand why he continued to watch them, but I now know.
  10. Tyi-Maet_Nefer Force Ghost

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    I'd have to say Geography because most teams I watch/support would be Australia as a whole. :p

    They're good would take it for other things I may watch, but I don't follow anything that is more local.
  11. PRENNTACULAR VIP

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    QFT.
  12. MariahJSkywalker Poopoo Head

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    Geography really, go Seahawks!
  13. The Bigger Fish Manager Emeritus

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  14. jedikitty19 Jedi Grand Master

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  15. PRENNTACULAR VIP

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    For all you 'They're good' ers, what happens when they're bad? Do you just pick another team? I'm not out to criticize at all...I'm just interested.
  16. OBI-BEN-KENOBI Jedi Grand Master

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    Family. I am a cowboys fan, like my father before me.
  17. darth_paul Force Ghost

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  18. Jedi_Satimber Jedi Grand Master

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    Loyalty


    I chose my teams when I was 3. Stuck with them ever since
  19. Healer_Leona Manager Emeritus

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    I'll be a Packer fan till the day I die. We are known for our loyalty even through decades of suckage. :p
  20. Handmaiden Yané Manager Emeritus

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    Other. The players.

    I used to support the D-backs a lot until they got rid of all my favorites. :(
  21. Jedi_Master_Ron Jedi Master

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    Geography, I have lived in Massachusetts (earlier in my life) and California (near San Francisco), so I support teams around those areas (for example: SF Giants, SF Niners, NE Patriots, Boston Red Sox, etc.).
  22. EMPEROR_WINDU Force Ghost

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    Notre Dame is my favorite sports related institution and that has to do with family. All the others (Northeastern Ohio) have to do with geography.
  23. Darthsuperbatpooh Jedi Grand Master

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  24. rumsmuggler Chosen One

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    Other: Texas was the first place that I have memories of, so even though I don't live there anymore, the Spurs and the Cowboys are my favorite basketball and football teams. D.C United is my favorite MLS team though since they are closest to me.
  25. Reynar_Tedros Force Ghost

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