Bigger fan of the round ball or the pointy ball?

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Football or basketball?

Poll closed Sep 29, 2014.
  1. Football

    8 vote(s)
    14.8%
  2. Basketball

    26 vote(s)
    48.1%
  3. They are like my kids. I love them both a lot.

    20 vote(s)
    37.0%
  1. GatorLurker
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    Gator football starts tomorrow (as if it ever starts or stops).

    So, NBN-ers. Which one do you prefer?

    I have never done a poll before. I hope I did this correctly.
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    Basketball by far. But me and Bullis might be the only ones in that group.
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    Both equally!!!!
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    This may be a bit cliche... But for me If a Gator is playing it. I am a fan. Whatever sport. Even if I don't know anything about it. :D

    I even have friends from other schools that make fun because they say I celebrate things that are too irrelevant.

    So in this poll I voted for the kids option. :p
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    I'm a bigger fan of football, though I enjoy watching basketball more.

    Strange, I know.
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    Huge fan of both college football and college basketball. Don't like either game at the professional level, however. This may sound un-American and vaguely communist, but I don't even watch the Super Bowl.
    But back to the original question...I enjoy college basketball more than football, but I put much more emphasis on any single football game than any single basketball game, and I'm much more distraught over a football loss.
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    Add me to the list
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    For me, it is probably basketball first usually. Now that the UAA is trying to ruin UF football it is certainly basketball first.
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    Football is still first, but the basketball team has definitely been more fun to watch the last few years.
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    Football when I was younger, but definitely basketball today. It's just a better, more beautiful sport.
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    Explain.
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    Gotham, you have a Teddy Roosevelt quote about college sports injuries in your sig. I believe that TR threatened to ban college football altogether, due to the frightful injuries. The sport was forced to fix itself with better equipment.
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    I was always a bigger fan of football, maybe because I played it and sucked at BB. But, I admire Billy so much that he turned me into a big BB fan. Football has also lost some attraction.
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    I like both equally.

    But, winning our first basketball title was the greatest thrill I've ever had as a Gator fan. As thrilling as it was, I wasn't that surprised when we won our first football title. I always thought we'd win a football title someday. But, I never dreamed we'd win a basketball title. Then, we won titles back-to-back! Amazing!
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    Took the words right out of my mouth...err, fingers, Gotham.
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    For me hoops is the better game. I have been a hoops season ticket holder since Dwayne S was a freshman and went to most home hoops games for a few years before that because it was always easy to buy a prime seat at face for any game except UK.

    As for football I have never been to a UF football game even though I was good friends with Dwayne Dixon when he was coaching here. He played on my Intramural hoops team when he was coaching here. Good guy and I miss him.
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    Sounds like a futbol (soccer) fan in the making/closet.

    NNTIAWWT.
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    Basketball. And its not close.
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    Hey . . . . I wanna join! :)
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    Love em both but at times I lean more to bb.

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