Super Bowl or Super Boring?

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Satellitegirl, Feb 6, 2011.

  1. Satellitegirl

    Satellitegirl New Member

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    I gave in and turned on the Super Bowl. I don't really care who wins...going for the Packers since I've lived in Wisconsin. The commercials are entertaining.

    Leah Michelle sang America the Beautiful. She did great.

    Christina Aguilera sang the National Anthem and screwed it up. Well done, Christina.

    Anyone else have it on?
  2. reckless

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    I'm watching.

    The Audi prison break commercial was hysterical. Car commercials usually suck, so that was a great surprise. Kenny G is always a good punchline.
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  3. allezfred

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    BBC are showing this live and are having to go back to studio analysts every time there is a commercial break in the US. :lol:
  4. oleada

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    Am at a bar surrounded by obnoxious Steelers fans. Go Packers! :sekret:
  5. Prancer

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    Er, why would anyone over yonder want to watch the Super Bowl?

    The commercials are usually the best part. The game is usually pretty dull.
  6. allezfred

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    And the BBC must be tearing their hair out at all the product endorsements in the US commentary. :rofl:

    No wonder there isn't so much skating on US TV any more. You can't really go to an ad break every two seconds....
  7. allezfred

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    Ex-pats.

    Probably my brother who would watch paint drying on the wall if you called it a sport. :lol:

    The BBC have got somebody called Tiki (sp?) on their panel.
  8. reckless

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    Tiki Barber. He was a running back for the New York Giants and then was a correspondent for one of our major morning shows. He's kind of an interesting guy.
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  10. allezfred

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    I'm loving the shots of the bored celebrities. You know CZJ is sitting there and thinking "Look at them with their helmets and padding. It's not a real game like rugby is it."
  11. allezfred

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    The BBC are doing a highlights show tomorrow night. I guess that means I can safely go to bed. :shuffle:
  12. Prancer

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    No one would be willing to buy that much commercial time in skating :shuffle:.

    The primary purpose of the Superbowl is to make lots and lots of advertising dollars from companies that spend fortunes for their best commercials of the year.

    This is capitalism at its finest :p.
  13. Buzz

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    I have respect for the sport but it is the wrong type of football for me. :slinkaway
  14. JerseySlore

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    Packers :cheer:
    This is not even close.
  15. Fridge_Break

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    Haven't even turned on my TV tonight. ;)
  16. mysticchic

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    Go Packers. Hey this is FSU, have you guys seen the nice butts on these guys?
  17. Satellitegirl

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    I enjoyed the Audi commercial so far...and also the Doritos commercial where Doritos were repairing everything. lol

    Glad the Packers are doing good...somewhat looking forward to the Black Eyed Peas at half-time. Can't be any worse than Christina singing the National Anthem ;)
  18. Gil-Galad

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    Those million breaks just drive me nuts! Those guys are never running for more than 5 seconds.
  19. Buzz

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    That is one reason I do not watch North American league sports. Because of the numerous breaks and stoppages. Another reason is all that bone crunching just looks too painful to watch. :yikes:
  20. Rex

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    The commercials so far have been pretty dumb IMO.
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    I think this has been the only funny commercial so far. The guy hugging his returned-from-the-dead grandfather was hilarious!

    I'm watching the Superbowl simply to root against Roethisberger.
  22. numbers123

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    :cheer2: Pack! I am enjoying the Black Eye Peas much more than some of the show lately. It was awesome.
  23. Norlite

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    I was out and missed Lea and Christina.

    And I suck big time at youtube searches. :shuffle:

    If anyone finds it, if or when the ladies get uploaded, could they post the link here for me??

    Pretty please??
  24. centerstage01

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    Here's Christina's...erm...rendition.

    Yahoo News

    Avoid reading the comments below the video as the ignorant and anonymous come out in droves for this sort of thing.
  25. Prancer

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  26. Rex

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    Twilight's last "reaming"? :lol:
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  28. numbers123

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    what I liked about lea michele is that they didn't show her constipated face. Don't know if that's because we didn't have a lot of shots of her while she was singing or not. That did make it easier to watch/listen to
  29. Lara

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    They played skating music in the Coke ad and it's driving me crazy I couldn't identify it.

    I'm torn between wanting Pittsburgh to win and Ben to lose.
  30. genevieve

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    Black Eyed Peas were a hot mess. At least they sang live (altho Will.i.am. was auto-tuned to the gills). Bless Fergie for making the sound mixer in charge of her mic work. She can belt out her lower register like nobody's business but her upper register is barely a whisper. I did like her version of Sweet Child O' Mine :p

    Usher didn't even bother pretending to sing through his song :p

    Commercials have been...ok. I did like the CarMax one with the old fashioned full-service gas station and the guy thinking he's being car-jacked.
  31. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

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    WHEEE Alissa Czisny in the detroit commercial! :inavoid:
  32. reckless

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    I did a double-take at that, but figured a quick trip to FSU would confirm it.
  33. HisWeirness

    HisWeirness Yay, new board!

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    :lol: Watching the Chrysler 200 commercial about Detroit I thought that at least Detroit has some beautiful figure skating. And then Alissa pops up on my screen. :D

    Maybe I'm not so crazy!
  34. Lara

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    I missed it at first but rewound my DVR - wheee!
  35. Prancer

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    She actually did a pretty decent imitation of Axl there.

    Yes, that one was good.

    Wheee for Alissa--and doing a spin, too!
  36. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

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    Just watched the Xtina performance - good god, child looks wrecked. She looks like a bad Cyndi Lauper drag queen, with a mop on her head :eek: At least she covered the lyric goof well, but....damn. That was bad.
  37. jen_faith

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    Watching the Superbowl here. My husband is frustrated trying to explain the game to me. I will never understand the point of football.

    We're watching for the commercials (kinda lame so far) and having an orgy of junk food--all the stuff that is normally "forbidden". We just found out our cat likes Doritos (he got into the bowl when we weren't looking). Maybe he's under the influence of the commericals?
  38. Norlite

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    Ah, (((((Christina)))) I still love you anyway.

    What a set of pipes! That was lovely.


    Thanks all!
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  40. MINAM

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    Glad to know I wasn't the only one thinking of Cyndi Lauper.