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"Give me a 9! Give me a 1! Give a 1! What's that spell?"

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Twirling Time, Sep 15, 2015.

  1. Twirling Time

    Twirling Time Well-Known Member

    Cheerleaders in a small Texas town do a 9-11-themed routine at a pep rally. The video goes viral and now has more than 25 million views.

    A Cheer Squad's Routine Set To The Sounds Of 9/11 Has Everyone Talking

    A tasteful tribute, or a little crass to be doing somersaults to the sounds of a horrible day?
  2. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    These are kids who probably don't remember much (if anything) from 9/11. They were 3 or 4 at the time.

    Common sense says you don't touch it, but you have to keep in mind how young they are.
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2015
  3. Gator

    Gator Well-Known Member

    No worse than the slew is shitty 9-11 country songs that came out soon after the event.
  4. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Future Pharmaceutical Saleswomen Of America.
  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

  6. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    No worse than the "9+11 equals 20 percent off your yoga membership, today only!" ads, either.

    In this case, cheerleading routines should follow the same flowchart:

    doctorquant and YankeeFan like this.
  7. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    That squad's follow up performance this weekend celebrates a crane collapsing into a mosque.
  8. HC

    HC Well-Known Member

    Wouldn't they have a teacher coaching/supervising them?
  9. apeman33

    apeman33 Well-Known Member

    I've seen schools where the cheerleading "coach" is just someone who makes sure they get to and from games. The senior cheerleaders coach the rest of the squad.
  10. Spartan Squad

    Spartan Squad Well-Known Member

    Had to turn that off after 15 seconds. That was in bad taste and I hope someone at the school told those girls as much.

    What would have been better (apart from just not doing it at all) is if the girls had just stood there, with their heads down for the whole playing of their routine. It would have been somber and respectful.
  11. sgreenwell

    sgreenwell Well-Known Member

    You only cover us when we do 9/11 routines.
  12. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    I kind of half-expected the girls to make two towers and then a giant dong Enterprise swoops in and knocks them down.
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