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    Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    How many times do we have to do this. 3 home games, in the game or a lead, played SC and a loss everytime. Save it for after or not at all. P.S. why do they think we give a flying rats rear to see highlights of Missouri and Auburn during our game?



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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    Yup. Sweet Caroline should be a victory song. Jinxes it every other time.



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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    Worst song ever. I would rather listen to New Kids on the Block. They should play Rhinestone Cowboy instead of Sweet Caroline.


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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    They keep playing it cause of all the ****tards that cheer/stand up and dance when it's played. It's ******* embarrassing and is by far the idiotic thing ever done at a football game. Sorry had to get that off my chest...I really hate that song.


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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    I agree that it should only be played after a victory. Otherwise, NOT a song that belongs at a football game.



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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    How many times do we have to do this. 3 home games, in the game or a lead, played SC and a loss everytime. Save it for after or not at all. P.S. why do they think we give a flying rats rear to see highlights of Missouri and Auburn during our game?
    stop that song now. It's lame, annoying and not a stadium song to pump anyone up. Women and old fans seem to like it so it serves a purpose in that regard.



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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    Definitely the kiss of death.


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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    I don't love or hate Sweet Caroline but I do love people who hate Sweet Caroline. These are my favorite threads.



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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    Neil Diamond is horrible


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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    Quote Originally Posted by demoncore1031 View Post
    Neil Diamond is horrible



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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

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    Neil Diamond is horrible
    Oh man, you'd hate my tribute band "Diamonds in the Rough".



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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    Quote Originally Posted by demoncore1031 View Post
    Neil Diamond is horrible
    Would you settle for band featuring a Slash, Peter Criss, & Elvis impersonators performing a cover?




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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    Quote Originally Posted by Covenant Clone View Post
    They keep playing it cause of all the ****tards that cheer/stand up and dance when it's played. It's ******* embarrassing and is by far the idiotic thing ever done at a football game. Sorry had to get that off my chest...I really hate that song.
    You're embarrassed because other people are enjoying a song? Sounds sane.



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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    Personally I hate the song, but it's obvious that a lot of people like it (especially the oldsters) so I can live with it. But it should absolutely not be played until the game is won. It should be a tradition associated with winning, not simply being in a competitive game going into the fourth quarter. They should play something a little more raucous during the break before the fourth quarter.

    All of this said, I freely admit to my bias that everything sucks when you're losing. If we're 7-2 right now they could probably play the intro to My Little Pony between quarters and I wouldn't care.



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    Re: Sweet Caroline Curse Strikes Again

    [QUOTE=2020cy;3683551]How many times do we have to do this. 3 home games, in the game or a lead, played SC and a loss everytime. Save it for after or not at all. P.S. why do they think we give a flying rats rear to see highlights of Missouri and Auburn during our game?[/QUOTE]

    The conference approved schools showing highlights of other games trying to fight the overall downturn in attendance nation wide. I think the thought was folks are staying home to watch games and if they could see some highlights while at a game maybe that would help. I don't think it will work but it's something they can try that doesn't cost anything.



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