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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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To: BuckeyeTexan
My son’s class had a competition the other day to name songs that contained certain keywords. When the keyword was “moon,” he won the team big points with Dean Martin’s “That’s Amore.” His teacher was shocked he had ever heard it let alone knew the lyrics by heart. :)

Thanks for a great story. Had the keyword(s) been "pizza pie", Dean's song would've been a lock!

101 posted on 02/04/2013 1:41:30 PM PST by re_nortex
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To: hoagy62

See...I disagree (and not just because I am a Pats fan!)

One of the things I LOVE about football is the fact they play in nearly any weather...

I think it is great when the weather is bitter freezing, or there is a blizzard, or even, yes...pouring rain.

I can’t stand baseball, they get a raindrop, everyone stops what they are doing and they stare at the sky.

One of the most memorable games in history was the Ice Bowl in Green Bay...

But I do understand. I can dress for the weather, but...I would feel sympathy for those who don’t, and you can be sure there would be a lot of them. It requires experience, planning and the right equipment. So I understand, it would be impractical.

Heh, the last game I went to last month against Houston, it was 45-50 degrees...my wife thinks I am crazy because I wanted a blizzard.

As for the halftime show...I say never do one again. I think they all suck. Or better yet, bring in the Blue Angels, and let them do flybys and an abbreviated show in full afterburner the whole time...:)

THAT would be my ideal halftime show!


102 posted on 02/04/2013 1:49:31 PM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: re_nortex

What I’ve also found is that most people like to claim that their musical taste is wide ranging or eclectic, and when you ask them what they like they’ll list the names of some pop or rock albums that sold 20 million copies each, often pretentious, pseudo-artistic works favored by non-discerning listeners. I don’t tell them that, but I think their musical taste is rather pedestrian.


103 posted on 02/04/2013 1:54:39 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Persevero

Yep. Let’s get the 1976 Blue Devils out there. I am all for that...:)


104 posted on 02/04/2013 2:00:03 PM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: crazydad

I would have to disagree with you. I have always enjoyed his music, and back in 2004, went to see him at Great Woods in Massachusetts.

It was the most infuriating concert I ever went to, and pretty much soured me on ever going to one again.

His show was the most anti-American event I have ever attended (except for the anti-war, Code Pinko, Westboro Baptist demonstrations down in DC that I have counterprotested)

I sat there and steamed for hours. I didn’t want to ruin it for the other people I went with, and when that SOB inflated a huge, giant helium filled pig at the end with “F*ck Bush” on one side and “Vote Democrat” on the other, it was everything I could do to not explode.

I had always enjoyed his music, some of my favorite albums. Since then, I have been unable to listen at all. THAT makes me angry as well. I don’t take issue with you or anyone who can still enjoy his music, I just can’t anymore. I paid top dollar for that concert, and felt like a chump.

So, I would rather see just about anything else, or nothing at all. Damn him.


105 posted on 02/04/2013 2:15:49 PM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: hoagy62

Or the 1975 Madison Scouts...or the 1975 Muchachos...or the 1975 Santa Clara Vanguard...ah!

Best. Year. Ever.


106 posted on 02/04/2013 2:19:45 PM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

See my post at 105...he ruined his music for me.

I just can’t separate it from him now. Damn him.


107 posted on 02/04/2013 2:22:23 PM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: Perdogg

Time to move the Super Bowl to Saturday night. There were at least 20 people missing from work this morning.


108 posted on 02/04/2013 2:31:23 PM PST by ez (Laws only apply to little people. Criminals, politicians, and newsies are exempt.)
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To: Mad Dawgg
During halftime I switched to the Puppy Bowl on the Animal Planet station.
109 posted on 02/04/2013 2:35:21 PM PST by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: Perdogg

Can’t believe that nobody made a joke about global warming and that by this time next year, the cold would be nothing to worry about.


110 posted on 02/04/2013 2:38:13 PM PST by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: Revolting cat!

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

I thought the year they did the Zombie mini-movie at the half was pretty inventive.

Oh wait, that was “The Rolling Stones...”


111 posted on 02/04/2013 2:43:35 PM PST by freedumb2003 (I learned everything I needed to know about racism from Colin Powell)
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To: ken5050
Loved the marches. My Dad played Sousa records for us when we were kids.
Here is our local high school marching band, PCEP, one of the years they were Bands of American Grand National Champions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fD0Xvzrulug&feature=youtube_gdata_player
I'm not a fan of the music, but they were good performers.
112 posted on 02/04/2013 2:48:44 PM PST by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: Perdogg

Rather of a halftime show, how about some entertainment instead?


113 posted on 02/04/2013 3:03:26 PM PST by mtg
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To: stayathomemom; SoftballMominVA; Baynative
Just realzied that the clip of the Aggie Band I sent you does NOT include the famous 4-way crossover. The maneuver was said by some other band directors to be technically impossible, because it requires that 2, or more people be on the same spot at the same time. Nevertheless, the FTAB manages to perform it flawlessly year after year. Enjoy this:

4-way cross

And, oh yeah.."Gig 'em!!"

114 posted on 02/04/2013 3:22:53 PM 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: rlmorel

IIRC, my former high school band teacher was in the snare line for the Madison Scouts in ‘75 or ‘76.


115 posted on 02/04/2013 3:32:10 PM PST by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: Perdogg

Great!

Just

Play

the

Damned

Game

It will be refreshing to see the Superbowl played outdoors in a cold climate.

Reminds me of the “Old Days,” when the game was played in Green Bay, and other cold climes.


116 posted on 02/04/2013 3:35:31 PM PST by Peter W. Kessler (Dirt is for racing... asphalt is for getting there.)
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To: kevkrom

Sept 15, 1984 Washington stomped the snot out of the then 3rd ranked Michigan in Ann Arbor. Granted it it wasn’t in January but you have to admit anytime you go into a hostile stadium of 100,000 fans and win it is pretty impressive.

And last I checked your warm weather record for late Decemeber/early January bowl games was 20-22, but if you just look at games since 1970 its only 16-22.


117 posted on 02/04/2013 3:40:37 PM PST by shotgun
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To: Perdogg

Oh well, there’a always the bar at the Holiday Inn to give these has-beens a paying gig.


118 posted on 02/04/2013 3:59:44 PM PST by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: Perdogg
No halftime show at Super Bowl 2014?

Fine with me.
I've watched many 1/2 time super bowl shows. Most I don't remember anything about and those I do remember were, for the most part, classless, boring, lacked talent and were just downright terrible.

2013 is one I know I'll forget.

119 posted on 02/04/2013 4:41:25 PM PST by Joan Kerrey
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To: ken5050

That beats any super bowl half time show I can remember.


120 posted on 02/04/2013 4:44:18 PM PST by Baynative (I'm reading a book about anti-gravity. I can't put it down.)
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To: hoagy62
THAT was a pretty impressive snare line! You might like this...I was in the Navy in the mid-seventies, and they still let you have some individuality...I worked on the flight deck, so I made a stencil for the back of my flight deck jerseys and used black spray paint to put this on the jersey:

I suspect they wouldn't let me do that nowadays!

121 posted on 02/04/2013 4:59:00 PM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: Perdogg

I was supposed to perform at half time in the freezing cold here.

I had the wardrobe malfunction all planned.


122 posted on 02/04/2013 9:01:38 PM PST by Eric Blair 2084 (I don't always drink beer, but when I do, I prefer to drink a bunch of them. Stay thirsty my FRiends)
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To: Perdogg; a fool in paradise
They could hire an Icelandic or Siberian mega-star to perform. Just a suggestion. Feel free to forward to NFL.

These babes are ready to shake their booty!


123 posted on 02/04/2013 9:08:19 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

tell the stupids that the reason that marching bands performed so well at half time is that the marched and stayed warm, did not need a stage or giant sounds system, and they were entertaining, modest and talented.

Bring back the marching bands. I miss Sousa!


124 posted on 02/04/2013 9:11:47 PM PST by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Perdogg

Finally! Best news I’ve had since...wait, I’m thinking...no, I’ll come to it...please be patient, the last five years have really, really sucked....Ah, ya got me! Best news in a decade!

Woo-hoo!


125 posted on 02/04/2013 9:22:26 PM PST by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Perdogg

I have a vague recollection of watching what I think was a championship game in the mid-60s at Lambert Field with snow flying, you could barely see the ground. I know it was over at least by New Years for the Giants then, too, because I recall my younger and charmingly ditzy sister going to a New Year’s party and upon her return noting that a “football guy, Whitey Piddle” was there. It was Y.A. Tittle.


126 posted on 02/04/2013 9:29:05 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Perdogg
GASP!

What next?

Someone to sing the National Anthem without "personalizing" it?

127 posted on 02/06/2013 8:32:13 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: Perdogg; campaignPete R-CT; GOPsterinMA

They can just show video of Rex Ryan’s wife doing the Jets o-line, that would be one way to get the Jets to the SB.


128 posted on 02/06/2013 5:15:47 PM PST by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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