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Discussion in 'GatorTail Pub & Grill' started by Go2gtr, Feb 3, 2020.

  1. GatorKenW

    GatorKenW GC Hall of Fame

    Dec 29, 2009
    Gainesville, FL
    loved it! Shakira is one of the sexiest humans ever. People claiming it is a family event must have been appalled last year and they must hate cheerleaders because they show the same thing. otherwise, those prudes need to take a seat and understand that we saw 2 beautiful latin ladies doing their thing.
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  2. traveling gator

    traveling gator Freshman

    Mar 7, 2017
    Some of y’all will complain just to pass the time. It’s the world we live in today. I would never play either of them on my Spotify but I saw nothing wrong with it especially considering it was Miami.
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  3. tigator2019

    tigator2019 GC Legend

    Dec 25, 2018
    In my head--- UF
    Like many genres with English words are like that?

    "I don't like 'em figgity fat, I like 'em stiggity stacked/You wiggity wiggity wack if you ain't got biggity back."
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  4. JaxGator75

    JaxGator75 GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 3, 2007
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  5. medigatorx

    medigatorx Sophomore

    Feb 1, 2008
    Pretty sure he was referencing just how much "sitting" Beyonce did during the game...and even before it.
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  6. manigordo

    manigordo GC Hall of Fame

    They all look the same to me now; over produced nonsense.
    On another topic.... GET OFF MY LAWN!
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  7. SJB612

    SJB612 GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 12, 2007
    Historically long. Felt like I was watching two different football games separated by a dance marathon.
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  8. njgator

    njgator GC Legend

    Apr 9, 2007
    I don’t speak Spanish and I didn’t know any of the songs but I’m probably not the demographic that they were trying to reach. The NFL is making a conscious effort to recruit more women and younger viewers. Also, Hispanic marketing is exploding in this country and they were in Miami so I’m sure that all played into it.
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  9. TailGator2020

    TailGator2020 "Where's The Beef"?? (Or the crabcakes, etc.)...

    That friggn' dumbass halftime "show" was longer than three quarters of the damn game itself!...

    It's time to put the emphasis back on the football game....we could have been much more entertained by more commercials.
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  10. DieAGator

    DieAGator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 3, 2007
    “Latinoooos” GAF
  11. justinwitt07

    justinwitt07 GC Hall of Fame

    Dec 7, 2018
    Atlanta , GA
    Thought shakira stole the show and was sexy as hell. They did what Miami does. In fairness they’re not known for their modesty.
  12. TailGator2020

    TailGator2020 "Where's The Beef"?? (Or the crabcakes, etc.)...

    The Super Bowl is supposed to be for the entire Country..if not the world....not just Miami....
    They just seem to forget about that fact. :rolleyes:
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    NUM1GATRFN GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 8, 2007
    Acworth, Georgia

    Don't forget about Bruno Mars - he did one heck of a halftime show a couple of years ago - absolutely killed it.

    Also, way back in the day - the King of Pop - Michael Jackson - fantastic halftime show as well.

    Tom Petty's halftime is still one of my most favorites, next to Prince (in the pouring rain, no less).
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  14. GatorMatt06

    GatorMatt06 GC Legend

    Oct 4, 2008
    Atlanta, GA
    Plenty of Latinos across the country (even more across the world - Hello Mexico where the NFL has been trying to break through). Largest minority group, fastest growing, plus it’s in Miami (and they were doing a favor since LA was supposed to host). Just because po dunk Iowans don’t get it doesn’t mean that lots of other won’t enjoy it.

    It used to be that every year we got some Bruce Springsteen vanilla performance that feels like we’re throwing back to the Cold War and it’s nice and safe for the traditional NFL viewers and becomes background music for everyone else.

    It’s been better with more modern performances trying to capture groups that the NFL actually needs to succeed in the future. Plus Joe bag of donuts in Wisconsin won’t stop watching his Packers because they showed Shakira at the halftime show he didn’t watch. If you don’t like it then don’t watch it IMO.

    My wife is from PR and she specifically was interested in watching because of the halftime performance and she thought the whole thing was great - loved feeling like a part of the US at a time when people seem to think PR is a foreign country. Again if you don’t like it then grab a beer and kill 30 mins, it’s the same length as boring college halftimes.
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  15. Distant Gator

    Distant Gator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 9, 2007
    Upstate, SC
    Right. I mean, who is anyone to think this is a family event. It's clearly closer to a strip club- right?
    It's not like they opened the telecast with a bunch of kids running onto the field in the 32 NFL jerseys.
    It's not like they market it as family event- that grandma and little kids can watch and enjoy.

    Nah- it's all about stripper poles and almost naked women. The contrast between the halftime show and the game opening was striking.

    If you want to see what real music, and a real show looks like, watch the u2 show.

    Here's a link if you are too lazy to look it up.

    If you are wondering, the names scrolling up to the sky are the 9/11 victims.
    It was u2's way of honoring them.
    What an incredible moment.
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  16. BrianUF5220

    BrianUF5220 Senior

    Feb 2, 2015
    Palm City, FL
    The only music I recognized/enjoyed at all was the 2 seconds of Zeppelin Kashmir that was played.
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  17. g8tr80

    g8tr80 Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2007
    Those who complained about the vulgarity of the halftime show...…...that horse left the barn about 30 years ago. It was actually tame by today's standards.
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  18. GatorMatt06

    GatorMatt06 GC Legend

    Oct 4, 2008
    Atlanta, GA
    The same event celebrating people slamming into each other all game and likely ending up with CTE? Or with players being suspended left and right for beating their wives/kids? Or drug abuse?

    If you think the NFL is some wholesome sport that teaches kids how to act then you must have access to a time machine or everything you consume is from NFL sanctioned portrayals in movies. Watch baseball, golf, tennis or even the NBA (Shocker!) if you want your kids to have better role models, the NFL is basically the worst. Most people throwing Super Bowl parties are busy getting hammered and cursing at the screen, not some polite backyard BBQ with Dad tossing the football to his son.

    Not to mention kids get exposed to this stuff everyday whether you like it or not through social media. The wholesome childhood ship has sailed and kids need to cope with this awful world of people dancing in skimpy outfits and singing in different languages during halftime, so scary.
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  19. GatorKenW

    GatorKenW GC Hall of Fame

    Dec 29, 2009
    Gainesville, FL

    I'll never go to a U2 show, can't stand them or their softy music. I see 100-200 bands yearly. I'm always at a live show somewhere. But the complaints are silly and ignorant. All these woke mom and dads who send their kids to dance or cheer and seem to get upset with those ladies who went to dance or cheer and were good at it then hit the main stage doing it. And OMG, Latina ladies doing Latin dances. The humanity!!! get over yourselves. Kids and grandmas can enjoy what they saw at the halftime. It wasn't any worse than last year when a half naked guy was prancing around on stage with his lame music.
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  20. red4512

    red4512 Premium Member

    Mar 4, 2010
    Post of the Day, (maybe week and month)!