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Seriously...what's the use of cheerleaders?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by spikechiquet, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. spikechiquet

    spikechiquet Well-Known Member

    High school...fine, they actually lead cheers. It is a way for little Molly to get a varsity letter.
    College: OK, I can see it, they are the rah-rah group in front of the student section. Especially in DII or DIII since there isn't much else during timeouts.
    In the pros: There is so much other crap going on (kiss cam, fantasy football ticker, advertisements blaring, dogs with frisbees, et al.) why would a team waste money on what is basically a group of pole dancers and girls scared of hooking?
    I've not once for the life of me, remembered during a stoppage in play, the cheerleaders...LEADING A CHEER!
    Now, I know they do lead cheers every once in a while during Packer games, but they aren't "pros", the Pack let's high school and college teams do cheerleading.

    Just curious if there is an actual point.
     
  2. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    I've thought the same for a long time.
     
  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    "The audience deserves a little sex with its violence."

    --Chuck Milton, CBS producer, when the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders were featured prominently in Super Bowl X
     
  4. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Being an NFL cheerleader seems futile to me, except as a path to modeling jobs or whatever.
     
  5. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Besides which, they're just a bunch of 6s.
     
  6. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

  7. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

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  8. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

  9. Shoeless Joe

    Shoeless Joe Active Member

    If you have to ask, there is really no explaining. Maybe this will help.

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  10. spikechiquet

    spikechiquet Well-Known Member

    Yeah, and this has nothing to do with football.
    In the day in age of porn on demand via a handheld device (hell, if I wanted, I got go in the bathroom at work to pop one off)...chicks wearing clothes, although skimpy, does nothing for me.
    I go to football games...to watch, *GASP*, football.
     
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  11. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    You pretty much said it all kicking off, Spike.
     
  12. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    Give straight men and lesbians something to ogle during the game?
     
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