Buzz·Posted on Jan 31, 20216 Types Of People Watching The Big Game This YearThe Big Game used to be for sports fans only, but now that we're all glued to our couches anyway, new factions of viewers are emerging.by Tim UnkenholzBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. People who actually watch football Jose Luis Pelaez Inc / Getty Images Turns out the Big Game, while by far most popular game, is just the last of several games that have occurred in the last few months or so. In fact, there is a whole type of person who tunes in every week to watch these other games, becoming emotionally engaged in their outcomes, and forming pseudo-relationships with the players, who have no idea who they are. Watching the game with them can feel like joining the cast of a TV show in its final episode, except the main character has never actually met the other members of the cast. 2. People who are just bored in quar Laylabird / Getty Images In any other year, the idea of watching two teams run at each other at full speed, stop, carefully line back up, and do it again and again wouldn't do it for these people. But, this year? Well, boredom makes them do some strange things. 3. People who miss people Mediterranean / Getty Images With everyone stuck inside their homes for however long now, there are some who crave the communal participation in something even as basic as "watching the same thing at the same time." Using a patchwork quilt of social media posts, livestreams and video calls, these people will tether together friends, family, and online influencers to build a powerful cheering section of people who are also on their phones and laptops while on their couches alone. 4. People who enjoy pop culture Westend61 / Getty Images They might not know the names of either of the teams' quarterbacks, or even the teams themselves, but when you need someone to remember the name of an extremely obscure character actor in a commercial, or the session drummer playing with the artist during the halftime performance, these people have you covered. 5. People who work in advertising Richlegg / Getty Images There are those who say that the Big Game is also "the big game" for brands. Those people are in advertisement, and you shouldn't listen to them. While the country watches the two best football teams compete for sports' most coveted trophy, these people are in a text group with their advertising buddies, gawking over which commercials are landing, and which...are definitely going to get their brand canceled. 6. People who enjoy food Lifestylevisuals / Getty Images While some get caught up in the competitive nature of the Big Game, there are some who understand what it's really about — the food. Hamburgers, hot dogs, wings, ribs. Would thou like to live deliciously? These people know that even if football isn't your thing, on the day of the Big Game, if you stack your plate high enough with food, you don't even really need to watch what's going on.