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Game time is upon us. The Richter scale sits ready to gauge the rumbling at CenturyLink Field. As we speak, bars are chilling hundreds of blue and green Jell-O shots. Restaurants are littering sidewalks with sandwichboards hawking $12 food specials. It’s an FD & C haze of Skittles- and Seahawks-colored drinks and dishes. To help you out, here are 12 of the best 12th-Man deals.

For the cheapskates

Bar Sue offers $1 Rainier Beer and, when the home team scores, $1 Skittles-infused vodka shots. For sustenance while watching the game on the giant projector, get a $6 basket of chicken strips and fries. (1407 14th Ave., Seattle; 206-328-0888 or

Bait Shop offers $2 to $3 bar snacks like taquitos and tacos, plus $5 drink specials. If the Seahawks lose, happy hour goes all night for you to drown your sorrows with $2 bluebottle Bud Lights. (606 Broadway E., Seattle; 206-420-8742 or

Nontraditional game-day venues

All five Tutta Bella locations are selling their certified-Neapolitan-style 12-inch pizzas for $12 on game day, meaning a savings of up to $3.50 for 12th people everywhere (and maybe they’ll spell out “12” on your pie in basil leaves like in the promo photo). The game’s on at all five outlets, with big screens in Wallingford and Bellevue; reservations accepted and recommended. (

For a civilized Pioneer Square game-day brunch, go to Matt Dillon’s airy, high-ceilinged Bar Sajor, where the menu tends toward the likes of wood-fired frittata with sheep’s milk feta cheese, mushrooms (foraged, most likely) and fresh herbs for $16. Reservations recommended. (323 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; 206-682-1117 or

Ten Sushi on Lower Queen Anne is a better-than-average conveyor-belt place, and all day on game day, it’s got a half-dozen better-than-average specials, like five bottles of Sapporo, Bud Light or Corona for $12, or the 12th Man Roll with king salmon, cream cheese and cucumber for $2.45 (plus the game on TV, of course). (500 Mercer St., Unit C-2, Seattle; 206-453-3881 or

Blue C Sushi offers its version of the 12th Man Roll ($2.12) with smoked salmon, along with other Seahawks rolls, available only this Friday through Sunday at all six Seattle-area locations (and only the branch at Alderwood mall in Lynnwood will not have the game on). (

Only in Seattle

You know you’re in Seattle when you hit Capitol Cider and find a game-day menu for Seahawks fans who are on a gluten-free diet. “Russell Sprouts,” a spinach-and-blue-cheese burger and more are featured on its “Blue/Green” menu, with three big TVs showing the game. (818 E. Pine St., Seattle; 206-397-3564 or

Bookstore Bar & Café serves the Throat Lozenge cocktail (Ballantine’s whiskey, lemon juice, Chartreuse and honey syrup) to enable all the shouting. The happy-hour menu goes all day, and those under 21 can catch the game in the dining room. (1007 First Ave., Seattle; 206-624-3646 or

With all the Skittles-infused shots and cocktails, you knew it would come to this: Skittles IPA from Foggy Noggin Brewing. Get a growler filled ($10) for your tailgate party at this Bothell brewery on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. (22329 53rd Ave. S.E., Bothell; 425-486-1070 or

And everything else in between

The Hard Rock Cafe is the only place in town where you can admire Jimi Hendrix’s man-purse and watch the playoffs, via a big-screen projector and on personal TVs at every booth. The 12th Man Bucket gets you four bottles of Bud for $12, but the bucket is just an Anheuser-Busch-branded one and you don’t get to keep it. (Hard Rock Cafe, 116 Pike St., Seattle; 206-204-2233 or

Ballard Loft’s party bus will shuttle you from the bar to the game and pick you up afterward and return you to Ballard, hopefully for celebratory Hawk Bomb shots. The $35 bus ride includes breakfast and drinks (5105 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle; 206-420-2737 or

Farther north, Hop Jack’s in Lynnwood features a giant Beast Mode Burger with fries for $12.12 and Seahawks-themed vodka drinks for $5.95. (19702 Washington 99 #100, Lynnwood; 425-245-7901 or

Bethany Jean Clement: Twitter @BJeanClement / Tan Vinh: Twitter @tanvinhseattle