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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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I would jump for JOY as I live in So. Cal and would goto Steeler games quite regularly. This area has a HUGE Steeler contingent fanbase and would be Ecstatic :)


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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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I'd rejoice to the high heavens. Dance a jig for about three days straight. Feel bad for, like a second, for all the fans in Pittsburgh.

But, then again, I'm here in LA.

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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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Because there is a 0.0% chance the Steelers are moving.

Other important questions
1) What would you do if the Moon collided with the Earth?
2) What would you do if your significant other revealed she's from another planet?
3) What would you do if your dog secretly got a PHD in astrophysics?


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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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Stallworth16 wrote:
Because there is a 0.0% chance the Steelers are moving.

Other important questions
1) What would you do if the Moon collided with the Earth?
2) What would you do if your significant other revealed she's from another planet?
3) What would you do if your dog secretly got a PHD in astrophysics?

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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Stallworth16 wrote:
Because there is a 0.0% chance the Steelers are moving.

Other important questions
1) What would you do if the Moon collided with the Earth?
2) What would you do if your significant other revealed she's from another planet?
3) What would you do if your dog secretly got a PHD in astrophysics?


Exactly.


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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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Probably easier to see via plane from ny to la than Pittsburgh and cheaper price


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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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I love “what if” scenarios

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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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What if STD and all his aliases are a mod’s alter ego?

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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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Stallworth16 wrote:
Because there is a 0.0% chance the Steelers are moving.

Other important questions
1) What would you do if the Moon collided with the Earth?
2) What would you do if your significant other revealed she's from another planet?
3) What would you do if your dog secretly got a PHD in astrophysics?

I was just curious whether peoples' love for the Steelers was connected to the city or whether people loved the Steelers as their own entity. And people have given interesting answers.

Sheesh, tough crowd.

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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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Let's say the Chargers are still in San Diego, and the Rams are still in St. Louis, and for some reason the Steelers move to LA. What is your reaction? Do you

1) Continue to watch the Steelers as your favorite team in their new home
2) Say F the Steelers, pick a new favorite team, and root for them
3) Say F the Steelers, don't pick a new favorite team, but still watch the NFL, content to watch whatever teams happen to be good at the time
4) Say F the NFL and have nothing more to do with it.


#2. The Steelers are Pittsburgh always and forever. If some asshole like Walter O'Malley moved them to L.A., fuck them with a red hot poker. I'd also switch allegiance to the Giants.

L.A. steals everyone's teams - the Dodgers from Brooklyn, the Rams from Cleveland and the again from St. Louis, the Raiders from Oakland, the Chargers from S.D., the Lakers from Minneapolis and the Clippers from S.D. Fuck L.A.


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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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JackLambert58 wrote:
Poltargyst wrote:
Let's say the Chargers are still in San Diego, and the Rams are still in St. Louis, and for some reason the Steelers move to LA. What is your reaction? Do you

1) Continue to watch the Steelers as your favorite team in their new home
2) Say F the Steelers, pick a new favorite team, and root for them
3) Say F the Steelers, don't pick a new favorite team, but still watch the NFL, content to watch whatever teams happen to be good at the time
4) Say F the NFL and have nothing more to do with it.


#2. The Steelers are Pittsburgh always and forever. If some asshole like Walter O'Malley moved them to L.A., fuck them with a red hot poker. I'd also switch allegiance to the Giants.

L.A. steals everyone's teams - the Dodgers from Brooklyn, the Rams from Cleveland and the again from St. Louis, the Raiders from Oakland, the Chargers from S.D., the Lakers from Minneapolis and the Clippers from S.D. Fuck L.A.


THANK you for answering my VERY IMPORTANT question with your VERY INTERESTING answer.

I thought the same thing about switching to the Giants, but I don't know if I actually would.

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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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They wouldn't be the "Steelers" in LA. At least they shouldn't be. That's about as stupid as it gets. They could take a new name like the LA Rainbow Warriors. A unicorn mascot waving a rainbow flag.

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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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Polt, I would likely not be as fervent a fan if the Giants as the Steelers.


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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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There are certain teams in this league that just have far too much history to move.

We are one of those teams.

Count Dallas in that group too.

Raiders as well IMO. They should have remained in Oakland with the lame ass Chargers going to Vegas.


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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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I'd annex the Seudetenland and hire a Dutchman to set fire to Lord Snowden.

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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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I would still watch only if they moved to Milledgedville, GA and re-named the team the slitslayers.


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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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Poltargyst wrote:
Stallworth16 wrote:
Because there is a 0.0% chance the Steelers are moving.

Other important questions
1) What would you do if the Moon collided with the Earth?
2) What would you do if your significant other revealed she's from another planet?
3) What would you do if your dog secretly got a PHD in astrophysics?

I was just curious whether peoples' love for the Steelers was connected to the city or whether people loved the Steelers as their own entity. And people have given interesting answers.

Sheesh, tough crowd.

Poltargyst, my post was meant to be funny.

But if you wish for a more direct answer. I grew up in Pittsburgh, and most of us that grew up in Pittsburgh find the suggestion of the Steelers (hypothetically) moving to Los Angeles to be at least mildly offensive.


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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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Other important questions
1) What would you do if the Moon collided with the Earth?

Wish I had a spouse from another planet and a dog that is an astrophysicist.

2) What would you do if your significant other revealed she's from another planet?

Hope the planet my wife was from was a paradise and wish my dog was an astrophysicist.

3) What would you do if your dog secretly got a PHD in astrophysics?

Have my dog design a rocket ship that could fly me to my spouse’s paradise homeworld. Love a glorious life.

But seriously, I used to watch anything and everything NFL that I could. Now, it’s Steelers only absent an occasional playoff game or the Super Bowl. Even now I could even tolerate missing some Steelers games which was once unthinkable.

Steelers move? No more NFL. Easily.


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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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I think this is a question that I probably couldn’t answer unless/until it actually happened. I’m a Pittsburgh Steelers fan for two reasons...they are the “local” team, and more importantly, my dad was and raised me as a Steelers fan.
Would I remain a fan if they moved to LA? Hard to say...but I’d be mighty fucking pissed off!!!

As for what ifs...
I prefer,
What if I won the $100 million Power Ball?
What if I were married to Paige Spiranic? :shock:
What if I were appointed king of the world?
:mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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for what ifs...
I prefer,
What if I won the $100 million Power Ball?
What if I were married to Paige Spiranic? :shock:
What if I were appointed King of the World


1) studies show there is a good chance you’ll mismanage that found wealth and be broke within X number of years from hitting the jackpot.

2) Will divorce you as a result of #1.

3) Off with his head...


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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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There are certain teams in this league that just have far too much history to move.

We are one of those teams.

Count Dallas in that group too.

Raiders as well IMO. They should have remained in Oakland with the lame ass Chargers going to Vegas.

Same could have been said about the Colts and Browns. Say what you will about the Rooneys, but they are deeply loyal to the community and fans.

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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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One could argue the Colts & Browns success was earlier and prior to modern era.

Agree on the Rooneys.

My main point is there are two types of teams in this league.

Steelers, Cowboys, Dolphins, Bears etc

VS.

Jaguars, Texans, Chargers etc.

One group has tradition and a long & loyal fan base while the other doesn’t.


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 Post subject: Re: What would you do if the Steelers moved to LA?
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955876 wrote:
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for what ifs...
I prefer,
What if I won the $100 million Power Ball?
What if I were married to Paige Spiranic? :shock:
What if I were appointed King of the World


1) studies show there is a good chance you’ll mismanage that found wealth and be broke within X number of years from hitting the jackpot.

2) Will divorce you as a result of #1.

3) Off with his head...

Well you took the fun right out of that! :cry:

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