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First Super Bowl Without Cheerleaders Has Some S-A-D, Others G-L-A-D
Fox News ^ | February 2, 2011 | Hollie McKay

Posted on 02/02/2011 10:45:57 AM PST by ConservativeStatement

This weekend's Super Bowl clash between the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers will be the first in the game's 45 year history sans cheerleaders.

The Packers and the Steelers are two of the six NFL teams that do not have pom-pom squads, and they haven’t had them in years. The Packers did away with their cheerleaders in 1988 after market research indicated fans didn’t really care, and in 1970 it was an “organizational decision” to dissolve the Steelerettes.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: chat; cheerleaders; football; sports; superbowl
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Go Dolphins!


1 posted on 02/02/2011 10:45:59 AM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement
But the Steelers DO have cheerleaders. Here is their Captain:
2 posted on 02/02/2011 10:48:31 AM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: ConservativeStatement

What are the people at the game going to do in the 15 minutes or so between plays? Fan of football here, but HATE the Super Bowl. It is not a game, it is an exhibition in slow motion. I recognize that I am in the minority, but until they return the game to the same rules of football, like 1 minute time outs, 15 minute halftime. Play the game in the time allotted PLEASE!!!!


3 posted on 02/02/2011 10:50:54 AM PST by runninglips (government debt = slavery of the masses)
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To: runninglips

Agreed. I haven’t watched a Super Bowl since the second Cincinnati-San Francisco matchup.


4 posted on 02/02/2011 10:52:58 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: BenLurkin

Really? It says its a #7 cheesburger.


5 posted on 02/02/2011 10:53:29 AM PST by skeeter
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To: ConservativeStatement
And the Packers have cheerleaders. Here is their captain:
6 posted on 02/02/2011 10:53:48 AM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: ConservativeStatement

More like it has some GLAAD.


7 posted on 02/02/2011 10:55:40 AM PST by Rastus
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To: ConservativeStatement

I know men find them captivating but you can get that same entertainment a gentlemen’s club.....


8 posted on 02/02/2011 10:55:47 AM PST by Kimmers (Tell a lie often enough it becomes political........)
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To: ConservativeStatement

By the way — I guess you heard that the Steelers may be moving to Los Angeles in 2015.....


9 posted on 02/02/2011 10:56:03 AM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: runninglips
What are the people at the game going to do in the 15 minutes or so between plays? Fan of football here, but HATE the Super Bowl.

So you are either a Browns or a Lions fan and never had a chance to see your team in one.

10 posted on 02/02/2011 10:56:44 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, in honor of Standing Wolf.)
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To: BenLurkin

Los Angeles Steelers?

That just doesn’t even make sense.


11 posted on 02/02/2011 10:58:08 AM PST by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: Kimmers

Guess I’ll watch the game at a gentlemens’ sports bar. :-)


12 posted on 02/02/2011 10:59:15 AM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: ConservativeStatement

They better not get rid of alcohol and gambling connection next, or there will be so little market penetration, the thuggish/jock adoring/ drug-prison culture won’t be able to destroy the the young people of this nation.


13 posted on 02/02/2011 11:02:53 AM PST by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Geaux Saints!


14 posted on 02/02/2011 11:03:02 AM PST by Senator Pardek ( It might be hard for some of the younger Freepers to believe, but in 1982)
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To: Larry Lucido

There ya go.....you can have the best of both worlds..... beer, boobs and football


15 posted on 02/02/2011 11:03:02 AM PST by Kimmers (Tell a lie often enough it becomes political........)
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To: Senator Pardek

look at their knees.........LUCY.....you got some ‘splainin to do


16 posted on 02/02/2011 11:05:17 AM PST by advertising guy (the PITTSBURGH OBAMAS........crap that's funny)
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To: Senator Pardek

All y’all’s conservative daughters should enjoy this thread.


17 posted on 02/02/2011 11:05:37 AM PST by donna (Imagine...women who honor men enough not to tempt them.)
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To: Domandred

Los Angeles Lakers don’t make alot of sense either.


18 posted on 02/02/2011 11:06:49 AM PST by US Navy Vet
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To: Domandred

Well, there’s not much steel industry left in Pittsburgh either.


19 posted on 02/02/2011 11:07:14 AM PST by eCSMaster (My memory's not as sharp as it used to be. Also, my memory's not as sharp as it used to be.)
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To: BenLurkin

1. You have ruined my lunch.

2. I will laugh for days.


20 posted on 02/02/2011 11:09:53 AM PST by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a U.S. Marine.)
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To: Domandred
Los Angeles Steelers?

That just doesn’t even make sense.

They'll be known as the Los Angeles Reconquistadors.

21 posted on 02/02/2011 11:11:01 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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22 posted on 02/02/2011 11:11:37 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Kimmers

You’ve obviously never been to a “Gentleman’s Club”, or it’s been a while since you’ve been.


23 posted on 02/02/2011 11:11:59 AM PST by AFreeBird
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To: Domandred

The Salt Lake Jazz?


24 posted on 02/02/2011 11:12:16 AM PST by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a U.S. Marine.)
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To: Domandred

Easy fix: Los Angeles Stealers


25 posted on 02/02/2011 11:12:35 AM PST by Onelifetogive (I tweet, too...)
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To: runninglips

I prefer to think of it as the Super-Bore.


26 posted on 02/02/2011 11:12:49 AM PST by Cementjungle
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To: Domandred
Do you know where the Lakers (and the Laker girls -- ) got their name?
27 posted on 02/02/2011 11:14:39 AM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Hmm ... who’s going to dance in those cages that Jerry installed in his new Pleasure Dome?


28 posted on 02/02/2011 11:15:18 AM PST by jtal
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To: Senator Pardek

now THOSE are some thighs!


29 posted on 02/02/2011 11:16:53 AM PST by isom35
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To: Onelifetogive
I like that!

30 posted on 02/02/2011 11:17:53 AM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: ConservativeStatement

It always bothered me that they don’t show the cheerleaders very often. I mean, if they’re going to go to the trouble of looking so good, and we’re going to have highbrows, prudes, and feminists complain about them anyway, why not show them more than a split second once in a while before going to commercial?


31 posted on 02/02/2011 11:20:21 AM PST by Tublecane
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To: ConservativeStatement

The female human form is the most beautiful physical form in the universe. Lovely.


32 posted on 02/02/2011 11:20:52 AM PST by OriginalChristian ('Mittens 2012' - GUARANTEES Four More Years of the Hussein Regime...)
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To: Domandred

Neither does the Los Angeles Trolley Dodgers.


33 posted on 02/02/2011 11:26:37 AM PST by Buckeye Battle Cry (At DiDi's Used Guns, if we can't kill it, it's immortal - DiDi Snavely, Proprietor)
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To: donna

Oh please - you attack me for a photo of dancers wearing more clothing than ANY woman on a U.S. beach, while dirty old men post vile comments on threads about female child molesters on this site?!


34 posted on 02/02/2011 11:27:09 AM PST by Senator Pardek ( It might be hard for some of the younger Freepers to believe, but in 1982)
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To: runninglips

“What are the people at the game going to do in the 15 minutes or so between plays? Fan of football here, but HATE the Super Bowl. It is not a game, it is an exhibition in slow motion. I recognize that I am in the minority, but until they return the game to the same rules of football, like 1 minute time outs, 15 minute halftime. Play the game in the time allotted PLEASE!!!!”

These seem like pretty petty complaints. Go ahead and hate the Superbowl, but for its halftime show and time-out length? Really? Instant replay, okay. TV time-outs, oh, dear lord, yes. Being more often than not boring as a visit to the dentist’s? Heck yeah. Even close games with exciting finishes tend to slug their way through most of the festivities.

The Patriots, for instance, have not provided one single good championship game. The helmet catch made us forget how utterly sleepy were the preceeding 3+ quaters.


35 posted on 02/02/2011 11:27:33 AM PST by Tublecane
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To: Senator Pardek

I think you’re skanky and you ruin FR for conservative women. I think you’re a slave to sex and you like to force it or others. Just my opinion.


36 posted on 02/02/2011 11:30:28 AM PST by donna (Imagine...women who honor men enough not to tempt them.)
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To: martin_fierro
Top left “That's a dude baby!!!!”
37 posted on 02/02/2011 11:31:44 AM PST by prof.h.mandingo
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To: ConservativeStatement

I last watched the Seattle/Pittsburgh game.....no strike that, the Patriot Giant game was pretty good. I watch football with a focus, not as a casual glancing spectator. I watch the plays on my DVR, with little or no time in between plays, that is not watching the spectacle, which I do not go out of my way to do. IT IS BORING...almost as bad as world cup soccer.


38 posted on 02/02/2011 11:37:52 AM PST by runninglips (government debt = slavery of the masses)
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To: BenLurkin

Now, that’s funny!


39 posted on 02/02/2011 11:39:26 AM PST by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: donna
I think you believe my last comment was sarcastic.

It was not.

Where are you on the "I'd hit that teacher if I were 12 again" threads?

If you choose to be a shrew, don't do it about an image where the women expose less than The Rockettes.

40 posted on 02/02/2011 11:41:15 AM PST by Senator Pardek ( It might be hard for some of the younger Freepers to believe, but in 1982)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Gotta support my home girls.


41 posted on 02/02/2011 11:41:40 AM PST by AFreeBird
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To: Domandred
Not Steeler's....

Stealer's..!!

42 posted on 02/02/2011 11:43:13 AM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LABE)
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To: Senator Pardek

Dolphins are mammals, and mammals have mammary glands, so I think your picture is perfectly appropriate.


43 posted on 02/02/2011 11:44:17 AM PST by Question Liberal Authority (Worst. Post-Racial. And Post-Partisan. Agent Of Hope And Change. EVER.)
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To: Senator Pardek

Just stop it! Give conservative traditional values people someplace where they won’t be assaulted by your sexual desires.

Why can’t you control yourself?


44 posted on 02/02/2011 11:44:32 AM PST by donna (Imagine...women who honor men enough not to tempt them.)
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To: BenLurkin

From the City of Lakes.


45 posted on 02/02/2011 11:45:58 AM PST by Atlas Sneezed ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: donna

It’s a thread about cheerleaders, if you don’t want to see women semi-provocatively dressed don’t click on a thread about cheerleaders. If he’s posting hotty pictures on a thread about the goings on in Egypt you’d have a point, but this is a cheerleader thread.


46 posted on 02/02/2011 11:47:44 AM PST by discostu (this is definitely not my confused face)
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To: eCSMaster
Well, there’s not much steel industry left in Pittsburgh either.


Not alot, but far from zero. Five mills running within 20 miles of my house...

According to the last figure available, Pittsburgh made 124,000 tons of steel the week of Jan. 8th.

As to the cheerleader question, we take our football seriously here. As Quinn of Quinn & Rose says: "You don't take cheerleaders to a war."
47 posted on 02/02/2011 11:47:44 AM PST by BikerJoe
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To: ConservativeStatement
You’ve already got the Black Eyed Peas and plenty of entertainment throughout the game,” she said.

Personally, I'd rather see the Grambling Marching Band at halftime, but then again, I'm a real throwback.

I guess it's marketing and entertaining the folks who paid thousands for tickets to the Super Bowl or the tens of millions watching on TV who only watch one football game a year. I'd bet half of them couldn't tell you if a football is inflated or stuffed.

48 posted on 02/02/2011 11:48:07 AM PST by Ditto (Nov 2, 2010 -- Partial cleaning accomplished. More trash to remove in 2012)
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To: donna
So attack me and you give those who believe boy-woman relations are OK a pass?

I know your type too well, sister - and you frighten me no more.

49 posted on 02/02/2011 11:51:17 AM PST by Senator Pardek ( It might be hard for some of the younger Freepers to believe, but in 1982)
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To: BenLurkin

The Super Bowl is not a televised football game; It’s a bunch of television shows somewhat tied to a football game.


50 posted on 02/02/2011 11:52:43 AM PST by Dilbert56 (Harry Reid, D-Nev.: "We're going to pick up Senate seats as a result of this war.")
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