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Old 02-05-2007, 08:43 AM   #11
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I'm with ya, Tatt - Price was by far my favorite halftime show yet!

and, I was sadly disappointed with the commercials.
Did laugh at K-Fed, but was sad to see that the career builders went from the silly chimps to the reality-show-spin.

Really liked the budweiser one with the dog that got splashed in the mud and "became" a dalmation.
The commercials on the whole weren't entertaining to me. I can remember howling with laughter but this year they just weren't up to par. My favorite was the 'dalmation' Budweiser ad, too, jkath.

I was surprised at the K Fed-ex commercial. I liked it!
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Old 02-05-2007, 08:47 AM   #12
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I'm with you Bucktyom, not a prince fan - I still can't figure out the aunt jemima hat either. Even at that, it wasn't the worst halftime show I saw.
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Old 02-05-2007, 08:56 AM   #13
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The rag was very unusual and I bet everyone will be trying to emulate him this week.
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Old 02-05-2007, 10:25 AM   #14
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Funny I was busy in the kitchen but did notice the Aunt Jamima hat ant that big purple guiter. My sister immidiately commented on the true version of Purple Rain. All that rain on that equipment!!!
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Old 02-05-2007, 12:11 PM   #15
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What was it that he did, the Prince, that all conservative radio stations are talking about? Comparing him to Janet jackson?
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:25 PM   #16
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I really enjoyed the Half-Time show!!! Very very good!
K-Fed commercial was OK, but I loved the Blockbuster one with the mouse!!!
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:31 PM   #17
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I thought the K-Fed commercial was the best, the Blockbuster one is an old commercial, but still cute. But like most of yall, I thought most of the commercials were dull. Yes, Prince was sportin some sort of bandana thing, problaby did not want to het his hair wet!!!!
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I feel the same about Prince as I did when he was in his hey-day; I'm just not gonna like the guy, ever! He just doesn't play the kind of music that I like, and his somewhat effeminate style deffinitely turns me away. I'm not sure why it bothers me so, maybe becasue there was an effeminite guy who worked at a place where I washed dishes as a teen. he thought he was something special and that we lowly dishwashers should jump when he spoke. He was merely a receptionist, but drove me nuts. I don't smoke, and never have. But the day I quit that job, I purposely lit up a big cigar so that I could extinguish it in his ever-present cocktail. The imagery is still strong when I see an effeminate guy. It's a simple case of guilt by association, especially if they have an over-size ego, which Prince deffinitely has.

Don't know why I'm going on about this, or even trying to justify my feelings. I just don't like the guy. I guess it's becasue I try so hard not to be predjudice about any group just because of some characteristic. I guess I'm trying to justify my feelings to myself.

Now there's a bit of self-evaluation for ya.

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I guess it's becasue I try so hard not to be predjudice about any group just because of some characteristic. I guess I'm trying to justify my feelings to myself.

Now there's a bit of self-evaluation for ya.

Seeeeeya; Goodweed of the North[/quote]

Hey Goodweed we are all prejudice. It means simply to prejudge. If you saw a tall person in a basketball uniform you may make the assumption that or prejudge him to play basketball. The problem begins when it becomes one of those "ism" or "ist" words like rasism or racist. Males with a better than thou ego put me off, and when you throw the very effemnate manorisms into the mix it's like nails on a chalk board to me too.

That being said I did like the show. I listened to Prince back in the 80's and don't mind hearing his songs if they happen to come on to the radio.
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