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This hardcore football fan's theater has purple walls for a reason

We've seen plenty of team-themed home theaters, but this Ravens fan in Baltimore isn't messing around.

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David Carnoy
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This is Chris. As you might gather from his attire, he's from Baltimore and is a hardcore Ravens fan (that's the city's NFL team for those who don't follow professional football). His love for his team carries over to his purple-clad home theater room that he built out in his basement.

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Chris says he's been a Ravens fan since 2003. When he purchased his house in 2011, he and his brother wanted to make a theater room dedicated to the Ravens. They knew they wanted to black out the ceiling and have purple walls. 

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A friend of Chris' acquired some dream seats from an ESPN Zone that had recently closed.

"I have a regular group of six guys come over every week so we knew we needed to build a platform for the back row," Chris says. "Over the years I've added more memorabilia and upgraded some of the theater equipment."

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"With a friend's help we installed this two-tap keg beer system into an old fridge," Chris says.

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He recently upgraded his setup with this 70-inch 4K Vizio and a secondary 42-inch Toshiba that's dedicated to showing the NFL Red Zone channel.

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This poster of Ray Lewis (Chris calls him "the best Ravens player ever") was a Christmas gift.

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A little wider shot of the same area.

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A Harman Kardon AV240 that Chris purchased at Circuit City about 15 years ago and still loves.

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He recently upgraded the center channel speaker to a Sony CS8 "to get better vocals."

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View from the back of the room.

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A PS4 for gaming and Blu-ray-viewing fun.

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JBL's North Ridge Series 12 shakes the whole basement, Chris says.

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Black and purple are the Ravens' official colors. A black ceiling also helps darken the room for a more theatrical feel.

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Another look at the front of the dual TVs, primed for holiday-season football.

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Chris says: "A dart board for something to do when the game isn't going as we hoped."

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And that's the end of Chris' fan cave tour. Thanks for checking it out and if you want to see more Show Us Yours showcases, we have plenty more here

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