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I had to make a run into Manhattan yesterday, and got to see the NFL's Super Bowl "experience" first-hand. There really isn't much to the setup besides the toboggan run ride in Times Square, which looks pretty unexciting (if they had a zipline like the one they set up last year in New Orleans I would have waited on line to try it). The most noteworthy thing to notice was that there are actually more tourists in the midtown area than usual, which is saying something. And while you can normally pick out tourists in the city from their slow walking pace and fixation on the tops of buildings, this crowd took it to a whole other level, as the ones not wearing Broncos and Seahawks gear were wandering around with their plastic credential badges hanging around their necks. It's a good thing the crime rate in NYC has been addressed so strongly over the past couple of decades, as I can remember a time when a situation like this would have been bringing muggers out of retirement for one last big score.

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