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Super Bowl halftime show may be cancelled for 2014
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Posted on 02/04/2013 10:34:31 AM PST by Perdogg

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1 posted on 02/04/2013 10:34:35 AM PST by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

Color me heartbroken. </sarc>


2 posted on 02/04/2013 10:36:24 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers ("I'm not anti-anything, I just wanna be free." - Mike Muir)
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To: Absolutely Nobama; Thunder90; 4everontheRight; ABG(anybody but Gore); Abbeville Conservative; ...

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3 posted on 02/04/2013 10:38:39 AM PST by Perdogg (Mark Levin - It's called the Bill of Rights not Bill of Needs)
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4 posted on 02/04/2013 10:39:38 AM PST by Perdogg (Mark Levin - It's called the Bill of Rights not Bill of Needs)
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To: Perdogg
Pretty hard to wear skank outfits in the cold too!
5 posted on 02/04/2013 10:39:58 AM PST by Average Al
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To: Perdogg
As far as I'm concerned they could make that permanent. I'd rather see a couple of good college bands out on the field than the garbage they've been pushing the last few years.



Keep Faith with the Fallen of Benghazi! Let the Obama Regime, for once, tell the Truth!

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6 posted on 02/04/2013 10:39:59 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Perdogg

Well who’s bloody stupid idea was it to hold the cotton-pickin’ thing in NEW JERSEY in FEBRUARY??????

The rule should be: Unless you’re in a warm-climate state, you can’t have an outdoor Super Bowl. (Yes...I know that eliminates Seattle from ever hosting one. Oh well.)


7 posted on 02/04/2013 10:40:09 AM PST by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: Perdogg

That would be a plus....


8 posted on 02/04/2013 10:40:25 AM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Perdogg
Beyonce would have frozen to death by her second song if she wore the same thing outside in New Jersey that she wore in the Superdome. Maybe they can have an all Eskimo dance crew next year.
9 posted on 02/04/2013 10:40:25 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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10 posted on 02/04/2013 10:42:44 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Perdogg

I’m sure a union break in the middle of the event would throw the time off as well.


11 posted on 02/04/2013 10:43:13 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Perdogg

No halftime show at the Superbowl?

That’s OK, anyone who needs to look at scantily clad sluts can just look on the Internet instead.

Yesterday had a classy cover of our National Anthem, but the same tired, predictable, no class pop culture halftime show.


12 posted on 02/04/2013 10:44:00 AM PST by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: Perdogg; a fool in paradise

But why, oh why, the only direction from here is down? We can get even trashier!


13 posted on 02/04/2013 10:44:39 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Perdogg
A superb lineup would consist of Lee Greenwood reverently performing the National Anthem without the histrionics that's been the pattern of late. The halftime feature would be Hank Williams, Jr. teaming up with Charlie Daniels. This year's lineup of Holder's people "performing" was repulsive and an assault on the ears.

Bring on some real talent for a change. In addition, the three men I cited would have no problem whatsoever adapting to the elements, whatever they might be. Conservatives need not be coddled like the talent-deprived Obama partisans we were subjected to yesterday.

14 posted on 02/04/2013 10:45:38 AM PST by re_nortex
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To: Perdogg

I rate this as 0% likely. If logistics are the issue, they’ll just have the show at another facility and transmit it on the Jumbotron screens in the stadium. There’s no point in having the show on the field itself except for the attendees to say they saw (insert act name here) perform “live”.


15 posted on 02/04/2013 10:47:36 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: hoagy62
The rule should be: Unless you’re in a warm-climate state, you can’t have an outdoor Super Bowl. (Yes...I know that eliminates Seattle from ever hosting one. Oh well.)

I've heard people even complaining about the northern domed stadiums because the cold weather puts a damper on all the festivities in the week leading up to the Super Bowl. Who wants to do anything outside in Minneapolis in February even if the stadium is domed?

Some of the cities like Seattle or San Francisco should be OK for an outdoor Super Bowl because it doesn't get really cold. New York is just nuts. Why not just go to Green Bay and be done with it?

16 posted on 02/04/2013 10:48:25 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: Perdogg

The NFL & Networks hate the working man/woman. Otherwise why do they make the game so late on a Sunday that most men/women that have to earn a living can’t see the end of it? It reminds me of professional baseball. You know who invented night baseball? The Negro League because their audience didn’t have the pleasure of missing work to go to a day game. So they set up light poles and generators and played at night. You see the same thing with the Super Bowl and NFL.


17 posted on 02/04/2013 10:48:47 AM PST by Portcall24
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To: hoagy62

Record low for East Rutherford for Feb 2nd: -8 degrees


18 posted on 02/04/2013 10:49:02 AM PST by Perdogg (Mark Levin - It's called the Bill of Rights not Bill of Needs)
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To: Portcall24

The NFL wants primetime ratings for their sponsors.


19 posted on 02/04/2013 10:51:24 AM PST by Perdogg (Mark Levin - It's called the Bill of Rights not Bill of Needs)
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To: Perdogg; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
“It’s not only the acts and the singers, but also the crews that have to put the stage together. … You just can’t assemble the stage and break it down fast enough in the cold.”

Da boyz in the da union are gonna need extra pay for dat and coffee breaks. LOTSA COFFEE BREAKS.

20 posted on 02/04/2013 10:51:29 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Amen to that! How about the Fightin’ Aggies Band....


21 posted on 02/04/2013 10:51:39 AM PST by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: KarlInOhio
Why not just go to Green Bay and be done with it?

Ann Arbor. You can get over 100k in there.

Or, as I put it to the SEC and PAC-10 snobs about the Big-10's poor performance in bowl games: bring your warm-weather pampered butts up to Ann Arbor on Jan 1, and we'll see who wins that game.

22 posted on 02/04/2013 10:51:46 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: ConorMacNessa
"I'd rather see a couple of good college bands..."

I've been saying this for a long time. The halftime shows have gone from bad to worse to embarrassing. Just when you thought nothing could be worse than Black Eyed Peas, here comes the garbage they put on yesterday.

Football is an American tradition and marching bands on the field would be treat for all.

It would be a great marketing tool for people to watch college games all season and rate bands on their performances and pick two 'winners'.

23 posted on 02/04/2013 10:52:23 AM PST by Baynative (I'm reading a book about anti-gravity. I can't put it down.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

They can bring back the marching bands.


24 posted on 02/04/2013 10:53:04 AM PST by RadiationRomeo (Step into my mind and glimpse the madness that is me)
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To: Perdogg
The NFL wants primetime ratings for their sponsors.

It's a Sunday -- even if they started 2 hours earlier it's still starts early afternoon on the west coast.

Better yet -- make it a Saturday.

25 posted on 02/04/2013 10:54:09 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: a fool in paradise
“It’s not only the acts and the singers, but also the crews that have to put the stage together"

A reasonable concern, if you axe me. Putting the stage together in the cold would certainly affect the singers' voices and the dancers' muscles, so then how would they lip-sync?

26 posted on 02/04/2013 10:55:17 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: hoagy62
That used to the rule. It limited the Super Bowl to LA/Pasadena, New Orleans, Miami, Houston, and Dallas. The first fifteen games were held in one of these cities. It wasn't just about the venue for the game, it was about the convenience of the fans and media. It's no fun battling a blizzard to leave your hotel for a party at some other location in the days before the game.

I guess the owners of other teams and the mayors for cities they play in got jealous of the revenues the games generated and demanded they get a slice of the pie too. So in 1982 Pontiac, Michigan became the first cold weather site. Still, through 2014 only five Super Bowls have been awarded to truly cold weather locations- Pontiac, Minneapolis, Detroit, Indianapolis, and East Rutherford, New Jersey.

The really insane part of that last choice is it's an outdoor stadium.

27 posted on 02/04/2013 10:55:58 AM PST by SoCal Pubbie
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To: Perdogg
While Mrs. Dawgg and I were waiting for the 2nd half to start (we were reading our Kindles) I looked up at all the undulating and caterwauling that apparently passes for a "live" pop music performance these days and asked her. “I don't think this will ever replace entertainment, do you?” She giggled and turned the sound down and we went on reading.
28 posted on 02/04/2013 10:56:01 AM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Made In The USA
Yesterday had a classy cover of our National Anthem...

On that, we differ. Alicia Keys is an Obama supporter who "performed" at his lavish, over-the-top inauguration. Any "artist" who so overtly praises the individual now illegally occupying the White House lacks discernment and, ergo, class.

Jennifer Hudson and Beyonce Knowles are likewise no-talent hacks whose support for the usurper in chief immediately disqualifies them from those with true class such as Hank Williams, Jr. and Charlie Daniels, both of whom are pro-American, pro-gun and, of course, pro-God.

29 posted on 02/04/2013 10:56:24 AM PST by re_nortex
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To: kevkrom

PAC-10 snobs ???


30 posted on 02/04/2013 10:56:45 AM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Baynative; ken5050
Sadly, you don't get much of that even when watching college games. You get a bunch of talking heads over-analyzing the game and a wrap-up of nationwide scores.



Keep Faith with the Fallen of Benghazi! Let the Obama Regime, for once, tell the Truth!

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31 posted on 02/04/2013 10:57:23 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

“... a couple of good college bands out on the field..”

Once again, Conor, you are the voice of intelligence in a world of stupidity. I love your idea!


32 posted on 02/04/2013 10:57:31 AM PST by momtothree
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To: Perdogg

Never watched a single one, so who gives a shiite....


33 posted on 02/04/2013 10:58:43 AM PST by doorgunner69
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To: hoagy62

I would love to see a Super Bowl played in a heavy snowfall.

And Super Bowl halftime shows are there for the part of the Super Bowl audience that doesn’t like football.


34 posted on 02/04/2013 10:59:25 AM PST by kidd
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You mean no women with see-thru underwear for all our children to ogle?????????? Las Vegas ok, football game - my kids want to watch too.

And the worst porn of all - the pregame force feed from the WH.


35 posted on 02/04/2013 10:59:46 AM PST by Hattie
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To: momtothree
Thanks for the kind words, Mom!



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36 posted on 02/04/2013 11:00:57 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: SoCal Pubbie
The really insane part of that last choice is it's an outdoor stadium.

IT'S A FOOTBALL GAME.

37 posted on 02/04/2013 11:04:06 AM PST by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Perdogg

Gee, maybe we could see a few decent marching bands. That’d be nice.


38 posted on 02/04/2013 11:05:32 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind.)
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To: ConorMacNessa; Baynative
Watch, listen, and just enjoy..the absolute best there is:

"Fightin' Texas Aggie Band"

39 posted on 02/04/2013 11:06:27 AM PST by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: Perdogg

Best news in a long time. That is the main reason I didn’t watch this years.


40 posted on 02/04/2013 11:06:59 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: ConorMacNessa; Baynative; ken5050
Sadly, you don't get much of that even when watching college games. You get a bunch of talking heads over-analyzing the game and a wrap-up of nationwide scores.

There's actually a good reason for that: royalties. Marching bands don't often play original music, but rather arrangements of existing songs. The royalty structure is much different for "live performance in a stadium" vs. "broadcast on national TV" -- the networks check with the bands in advance as to their playlist so they can pre-clear the songs and pick the right time(s) to cut back to the stadium.

41 posted on 02/04/2013 11:08:09 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: Perdogg

Imagine all the union thugs who won’t get paid...

I think they should show a televised repeat of the SB halftime show where Prince did his concert in the rain in Miami. It was riveting just to see if the little snot was going to electrocute himself in front of 80,000 people.

Heck, the NE all voted for Obama. Let him sing Karaoke for halftime. Or let him host the “Punt, Pass and Raise Your Taxes” competition.


42 posted on 02/04/2013 11:09:38 AM PST by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: hoagy62

The official NFL policy is no city with temps below 50 degrees unless they have a dome. Not sure how NJ got selected.


43 posted on 02/04/2013 11:13:19 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind.)
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To: Perdogg

Watching the healthy young girl on stage, going by the name Beyonce, she was quite agile. I looked at my future daughter in law and said “ you know when Vince Lombardi was winning Super Bowls...this performance would have been called pornography”.

How things change


44 posted on 02/04/2013 11:16:46 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Portcall24

No, it’s about prime-time ratings.


45 posted on 02/04/2013 11:17:10 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind.)
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To: Perdogg

If the alternative is another lip-sync trash-fest, I’ll take no halftime show!


46 posted on 02/04/2013 11:17:41 AM PST by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: Jim Noble

And?


47 posted on 02/04/2013 11:18:25 AM PST by SoCal Pubbie
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To: Perdogg
You just can’t assemble the stage and break it down fast enough in the cold.

That's only if you have a huge stage for prancing and dancing on.

If you get an old-time rock-and-roll band (or maybe a country band) that just stands there and plays, then it should not be a problem.

-PJ

48 posted on 02/04/2013 11:19:04 AM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Half time would be a great time for a drum corps competition or something. I am so sick of the MTV sleaze pops.


49 posted on 02/04/2013 11:19:19 AM PST by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: re_nortex

Sorry, FRiend. Both of those girls can “sang.” They have spectacular pipes.

It’s too bad they can’t just shut up and sang.


50 posted on 02/04/2013 11:22:07 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind.)
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