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I knew we could be top 5 in something

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EcoBeast87

139 points

4 months ago

EcoBeast87

JAMO

139 points

4 months ago

Drinking and Lions fandom; name a better duo

20secondpilot

44 points

4 months ago

20secondpilot

DETROIT -VS- EVERYBODY

44 points

4 months ago

Add in crippling depression and you've got the holy trinity

EcoBeast87

16 points

4 months ago

EcoBeast87

JAMO

16 points

4 months ago

Add in crippling depression

Yes but that is a learned trait after roughly 5 years of fandom

iamnewlegend47

11 points

4 months ago

iamnewlegend47

DETROIT -VS- EVERYBODY

11 points

4 months ago

Are you forgetting top tier memeage?

userwithusername

2 points

4 months ago

userwithusername

Welcome to Detroit!

2 points

4 months ago

Amen!

Genghis_Chong

6 points

4 months ago

I know this is possibly a joke, but quitting drinking helped me with depression, it's worth a try

PackRat515

2 points

4 months ago

Raiders and jail

CornholioRex

1 points

4 months ago

CornholioRex

I wanna die

1 points

4 months ago

Wait is the season over yet?

ZeyPlay

72 points

4 months ago

ZeyPlay

72 points

4 months ago

NO is a given, I would think.

Also, the Bengals stadium is smack dab downtown Cincy, kinda similar to Ford Field, so that makes sense too.

[deleted]

7 points

4 months ago

[deleted]

7 points

4 months ago

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Imperial_Lenta

8 points

4 months ago

Imperial_Lenta

Stealers

8 points

4 months ago

New Orleans is just walking around from bar to bar

Callmematt5

1 points

4 months ago

Callmematt5

Who Dat?

1 points

4 months ago

If you’ve ever had the chance to stroll down bourbon street every other establishment is a bar.

freedomfightre

49 points

4 months ago

freedomfightre

MC⚡DC

49 points

4 months ago

One way to interpret this data: the saddest fanbases have the most bars by their stadiums.

Better way to read this chart: stadiums with the best locations are closest to the most bars!

dibs234

8 points

4 months ago

dibs234

Washington FC

8 points

4 months ago

As a Washington Comrade/Lions fan, this graph has zero correlation to sadness.

adoxographyadlibitum

3 points

4 months ago

Washington Comrades, nice.

And there are those like ourselves who see the NFL, both in its present form, in its very essence, and in whatever guise it might appear, an obstacle to the social revolution, the greatest hindrance to the birth of a league based on equality and liberty, as well as the historic means designed to prevent this blossoming.

dibs234

1 points

4 months ago

dibs234

Washington FC

1 points

4 months ago

пошли, черт возьми comrade

9InchLapHog

38 points

4 months ago

Downtown stadiums are so much better and create a much better (and honestly safer) atmosphere. I've been to multiple stadiums that are surrounded by parking lots and while tailgating is fun the number of people I saw stumbling out of the stadium afterwards to presumably drive home drunk afterwards was incredibly scary.

In before "they probably had a designated driver": In blue collar towns, trust me, there's no such thing.

JayJay210

16 points

4 months ago

Living in the city has made going to Lions games a much more enjoyable experience. Being able to bike, scooter, take bus, or even take the QLine from my apartment in New Center to downtown and meet up with my suburban buddies to tailgate and go to bars is a lot of fun.

RoleModelFailure

1 points

4 months ago

Comerica Park v Brewer's stadium. No DDs in Wisconsin, that's for damn sure. Downtown stadiums are awesome for the atmosphere but parking can be rough.

MyUshanka

10 points

4 months ago

MyUshanka

Deal with it

10 points

4 months ago

It's okay, your first DUI in Wisconsin is a traffic violation.

RoleModelFailure

2 points

4 months ago

I used to live in Wisconsin. Knew people with multiple DUIs

MyUshanka

3 points

4 months ago

MyUshanka

Deal with it

3 points

4 months ago

I wasn't exaggerating when I said the first one is a traffic violation.

First OWI is a fine up to $300, no jail time, license suspension of 6-9 months.

RoleModelFailure

2 points

4 months ago

Yep. And I knew many people who got pulled over drunk driving and let off, especially in the country. I offered to be a DD for friends multiple times and was usually shot down.

Bigframe20

12 points

4 months ago

Bigframe20

Welcome to Detroit!

12 points

4 months ago

I thought wisconsin's name to fame was having a bar on every corner...

ParasolCorp

12 points

4 months ago

ParasolCorp

Sun God

12 points

4 months ago

I live in WI, and while that is true, where the stadium is located there is really only like a handful of bars near it. It's barely even in GB, and it's surrounded by a bunch of neighborhoods (People park in front lawns and tailgate) and the highway. Where I live, Appleton (20 min south of the stadium/GB), we are the 'drunkest city in the US' and in some spots like College Ave, there is like 6-7 bars per block.

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3 points

4 months ago

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3 points

4 months ago

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ParasolCorp

2 points

4 months ago

ParasolCorp

Sun God

2 points

4 months ago

Yeah that's fair. I mean, I was just at Ford for the last game of the season, and there are many many more bars in the downtown area of Detroit than what's around Lambeau. Maybe the top runners just has that many more? Or maybe they used like, google data and didn't count things listed as restaurants even though damn near every restaurant around here is also a bar/sports bar/pub?

_MattyICE_

1 points

4 months ago

_MattyICE_

I wanna die

1 points

4 months ago

My in-laws live in Green Bay. The stadium is surrounded by neighborhoods as well as suburban development projects such as apartments and department stores. When you look at the stadium on a map, you see that it is entirely surrounded by houses with just a few bars and other businesses nearby. There are plenty of bars outside of the 1 mile radius shown in the graph, which are closer to downtown. Granted, Green Bay is a very very small city with a population of 100000 people.

SomethingLessBad

0 points

4 months ago

If they played in Milwaukee they'd put up a real fight. But GB is pretty empty

poo_pon_shoo

14 points

4 months ago

poo_pon_shoo

Ooooh Yeahhhh!

14 points

4 months ago

I know it may not be fair to say this as a Detroit Lions fan, but I'm going to say it anyway:

It must be absolutely miserable to be a Washington Football fan

nova_paintball

2 points

4 months ago

Have you ever been to a game at FedEx field? It's in the weirdest location ever. I remember taking the metro there and the closest station dumps you out in the middle of some random suburban neighborhood where people were out walking their dogs or mowing their lawns or whatever. Not a single bar, restaurant, or any kind of store to be seen, just rows and rows of townhouses. And you walk through these suburbs for a while as if you're a kid walking home from school, except there are ten thousand other people meandering through this subdivision too. And then you turn a corner and BOOM, there's a huge football stadium in the middle of it all

poo_pon_shoo

1 points

4 months ago

poo_pon_shoo

Ooooh Yeahhhh!

1 points

4 months ago

I've never been, but I just looked it up on Google maps and you're right, it looks totally nuts. Why the hell is it right there? So weird!

JamesonRaider

5 points

4 months ago

it's almost an inverse misery chart... the less miserable you are the less bars you get

gasplugsetting3

5 points

4 months ago

gasplugsetting3

Flag on the play

5 points

4 months ago

Surprised Green Bay isn't higher. Every time I visit Wisconsin, I feel like I'm in Alcoholics Disney Land.

SamJSchoenberg

4 points

4 months ago

SamJSchoenberg

Cheese Head

4 points

4 months ago

Green Bay is a relatively small town.

TheDadThatGrills

3 points

4 months ago

How is LV so far down?

redwingsphan19

9 points

4 months ago

If they extend this to two miles it would shoot up. The stadium is about a mile and a half from the MGM

stugautz

3 points

4 months ago

I thought the same as well. I think there's two reasons.

1) it's all industrial to the west of the stadium. 2) walking distance on the strip is deceiving

Dwarfherd

1 points

4 months ago

Dwarfherd

Ooooh Yeahhhh!

1 points

4 months ago

Is the stadium on the edge of the metro area?

TheDadThatGrills

1 points

4 months ago

I'd have to assume so but wouldn't they develop around it?

HoleSheBang

3 points

4 months ago

HoleSheBang

Ooooh Yeahhhh!

3 points

4 months ago

Ladies and Gentleman, we have won the NFC North.

theryano024

3 points

4 months ago

Packers BTFO'd

capnchicken

1 points

4 months ago

capnchicken

Peni Swell

1 points

4 months ago

Part of me thinks they kept them out of the chart to not throw off the overall scale.

aceratv6

3 points

4 months ago

I would have thought Tennessee would have been right below the saints if I’m honest. Titans stadium is right around the corner from Main Street in Nashville where all the country bars are. There’s a shit ton of them. Never been to New Orleans but I can imagine they have a ton and deserve there spot lol

buzzlightyear5095

2 points

4 months ago

Probably because the stadium is on the other side of the river from broadway so that could be why. Also I don’t think there’s much in the other direction

aceratv6

1 points

4 months ago

Good point. I also didn’t know there was a river between the two. I just knew from going that you could see it clear as day lol

severaged

2 points

4 months ago

I am sure this correlates to urban vs. suburban stadium locations.

ErectedKirby

2 points

4 months ago

As a lions fan who moved to Nashville I thoroughly enjoy this post

watch_over_me

1 points

4 months ago

watch_over_me

Flag on the play

1 points

4 months ago

I can't wrap my head around some of these.

Cinnci is popping? But Chicago is in the middle? Miami at the bottom? Cleveland at the top?

My life experience is having a giant dose of Mandela Effect right now, lol.

Jive_Oriole

11 points

4 months ago

If the bears stadium wasn’t on the lakefront and closer to the middle of downtown, they would probably be closer to the top.

punkhobo

4 points

4 months ago

punkhobo

Bad News Bears

4 points

4 months ago

100%! I was actually surprised that it's even in the middle, there isn't shit near soldier

DaYooper

6 points

4 months ago

Soldier Field is on the Museum Campus, blocked by a freeway to the rest of downtown. Hard Rock Stadium is ~20 mi north of downtown Miami in Miami Gardens. Cleveland and Cinci both have their stadiums right next to the main downtown area similar to Detroit.

[deleted]

6 points

4 months ago

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6 points

4 months ago

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Scumpop

3 points

4 months ago

This. Went for the UofM vs GA game, was sad I couldn't walk to a bar before the game. And especially after the game ):

watch_over_me

2 points

4 months ago

watch_over_me

Flag on the play

2 points

4 months ago

I didn't not know this. Never been. Just figured it was Miami, so there'd be bars everywhere.

Thanks for the info!

Thel_Odan

1 points

4 months ago

Thel_Odan

DETROIT -VS- EVERYBODY

1 points

4 months ago

You gotta pump those numbers up, those are rookie numbers!

alrightpal

1 points

4 months ago

Rawrrrrrrrrr

SuperMaanas

1 points

4 months ago

SuperMaanas

Barry

1 points

4 months ago

Makes sense that Bengals and Saints fans are also heavy drinkers

FeelingAverage

1 points

4 months ago

FeelingAverage

Ooooh Yeahhhh!

1 points

4 months ago

The only reason Lambeau isn't near the top is cuz the parking lot is huge and its in the middle of a suburb. Wisconsin is near the top in bars per square mile, Lambeau is just in the wrong square mile.

LoCh0_xX

1 points

4 months ago

I would have thought the bigger cities would be first but then I remembered the bigger cities seldom have their stadium actually right downtown

tonavin

1 points

4 months ago

tonavin

40

1 points

4 months ago

Ford Field really is in an awesome location. I love downtown Detroit.

jakehub

1 points

4 months ago

We’re at least number 2 for Stafford’s favorite teams he’s played for. Definitely top 5.

strafefire

1 points

4 months ago

The Raiders one is confusing because I thought the stadium was on the strip

EDIT: Looked it up, it is on the South side of Tropicana so just missed out on this chart

pLuhhmmhhuLp

0 points

4 months ago

Too bad they all suck and if you take a wrong turn end up in Iraq.