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iPad + Frozen Tundra in November = Disaster

god dam maybe for some teams but its not a good fit for some.
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post #52 of 67
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Originally Posted by Gnomepatrol View Post
Inb4

Team hires hackers to steal plays from the opposing team.

Dude.....

That would make football a billion times more interesting... and that is coming from a football fan.

Go green bay.
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Motorola supplies all of the headsets for the NFL. Chances are they will be using a Xoom instead of an iPad.

Yay something not Apple-related!!!!
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Why? 5000 papers per game is probably killing a tree, 2 if you include the other team. I'm not really fond of Apple but sounds like a good plan.
Why do you think that when I say that it's because I could care less about them being green? Are people really okay with Apple products now that they can see past it? I'm not, that's why I said I'd never watch NFL again, not because of the fact that they're going green, but because they'd be using an Apple device.
 
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Seems like an interesting idea. I wasn't aware they used to much paper per game. Now if they could just get people to pick up all their trash after..

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Why do you think that when I say that it's because I could care less about them being green? Are people really okay with Apple products now that they can see past it? I'm not, that's why I said I'd never watch NFL again, not because of the fact that they're going green, but because they'd be using an Apple device.
Not an Apple fan myself..but that's and incredibly narrow-minded load. I bet quite a few of the players have iPods, maybe you should give up Football anyway?
post #55 of 67
or.... just a quick thought.............. lose the pads and play a proper game like rugby
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1. Any device the NFL chooses for digital playbooks WILL work. If they make motorola headohones that work in -10, a digital playbook can.
2. Who the hell's going to steal the playbook? Honestly. Paper's pretty damn easy to steal too. And where do they get those papers from? Digital files. THAT'S RIGHT.
3. They'll save trees you idiots. Who cares that it's "only" 5000 pages. Any single thing will help. This could steamroll tons of "green" advantages for the nfl.

Lots of people in this thread, bar o2 is stupid.

And I don't even watch football.
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An interesting move, not unexpected. I have a feeling they would be better set using a custom developed tablet... It need only have a very limited set of functionality, but it would probably need to be very durable and built for slightly larger people.

Apple hate is Apple hate... The iPad is a great product by the definition of a product, it may not be a great piece of technology, but that is not what Apple is about! They are a company that produces products for users, and they do this very well, let there be no doubt about that.
I am not fan of Apple, but I respect what they have done, creating products that sell well, time and time again, is no easy feat. It is clear that their design process is truly superb.

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Seems like an interesting idea. I wasn't aware they used to much paper per game. Now if they could just get people to pick up all their trash after..



Not an Apple fan myself..but that's and incredibly narrow-minded load. I bet quite a few of the players have iPods, maybe you should give up Football anyway?
Why would I give up football anyway? I'm sure I hate all those players that use iPods anyway.
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Apple hate is Apple hate...
Yes, I hate Apple, and that's all that is. Apple hate.
 
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post #59 of 67
Cool, they can start out by buying mine
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I'll never watch NFL football again if this happens...
What would change? It is already a joke: The Patriots are allowed to keep their rings despite being exposed as cheaters, the NFL really has no punishment for cheating of any form let alone for being a criminal, and it has turned into a reality show for a bunch of overpaid morons to devolve into chimpanzees because the knocked somebody over. The truly decent humans who play in the NFL are overshadowed.
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