Yes it has arrived. The holy day of football. And it doesn’t matter if you are a fan of the teams playing in the superbowl or not, you still watch it because it is the in thing to do and the commercials are supposed to be great. And for some it takes a few weeks of planning. Here is what it details.
Your selection of “the” TV. I have had friends that will rent a big screen TV for the Occassion. You need one big TV and then several little ones stationed around the house, like in the kitchen, dining room, hallway and bathroom because you do not want to miss any of the action on your way to the little girls room and while you are in there.
Beer, you have the Keg ordered weeks ago and the spot for it all cleared outside on the Deck to keep it cold, next to the Hot tub, because after the game, you have to relax the pain of loosing on your football pool away. For any other Beverages it is BYOB, and the kitchen is your spot for that.
Food, you have your few favorite items already selected, and sweet talked the wife into fixing them for you. You also put out the request to your guests on what your favorite is that they make and should bring to accompany your favorites. Bags of Chips with dip are only accepted from single friends that have no “Superbowl dish” yet.
You have a chair designated as your chair. It is the best spot in the house, at least that is what you think.The guy in the Bathroom disagrees with you.
You have your football pools ready, the numbers highlighted. If they are good numbers you are all excited because your chances of winning are great, but if they are lousy numbers you come up with all kinds of scenerios of what plays need to happen for you to get the 5-8 at the end of the quarter.
Overall everybody that is having a Party has done this for many years and has a game plan when it comes to this day. I am sure there are other rituals out there, if you want to elaborate on them be my guest. I just know that I will make a sub sandwich today and have a bag of chips and dip ready for the game. Bring on the commercials!