Sticky Situation: The countdown, to the most watched sports event in the world, has begun. As I am writing this blog, the right side ticker, on the Official 2013 Super Bowl XLVII's website, is at 2 days 12 hours 03 minutes 23 seconds.
You've made serious pro bets or silly prop wagers. You are playing for cash or bragging rights. Your list, of classic NFC against AFC championship categories, includes which team will be the winner and who will get Gatorade showered. And, to commemorate the first time head coach, brother versus brother milestone rivalry, there's a new row on your pool's spreadsheet. You had to choose into which locker room, the Harbaugh parents will walk after the game. Will they be there to cheer or to console? When the Mercedes-Benz Superdome's field is flooded with the media, will they go to John and the Ravens or Jim and the 49ers?
Spring ahead to Super Bowl Sunday. You are wearing your team's gear; jersey on your freshly showered back, and cap on your uncoiffed mane.
FYEI (For Your Etiquette Information) -- Game day is the only day when your ball cap may be kept on, while indoor. Do remove it for the anthem.
You've even put on your Mardi Gras beads in honour of this year's host city, New Orleans. Your favourite beverage is in your cooler. You're ready to go p-a-r-t-y.
But, before you get set to watch the famous coin flip, check your Super Bowl party manners.
Here are 10 don'ts and one do, the get reinvited to next year's matchup:
11. Most importantly: Don't drink and drive. Make safe ride arrangements ahead.
Go Harbaughs go!
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