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Old 11-08-2011, 10:46 AM   #1
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Detroiters Launch Petition Against Nickelback Halftime Show, Thousands Sign CBS Detroit

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The formulaic, faux rock n’ roll band is scheduled to perform the halftime show for the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day, one of the most anticipated home games of the season.

But fans aren’t taking it lying down, with more than 43,000 people signing a petition at change.org that asks show producers to reconsider their choice.

“Detroit is home to so many great musicians and they chose Nickelback?!?!?!” the petition says. “Does anyone even like Nickelback? Is this some sort of ploy to get people to leave their seats during halftime to spend money on alcoholic beverages and concessions?
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Old 11-08-2011, 11:00 AM   #2
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That's awesome, I hate Nickleback.
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Old 11-08-2011, 11:44 AM   #3
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I can't say that I like them much myself. I rarely watch the half time show so I don't care.
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Old 11-08-2011, 11:50 AM   #4
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Does anyone like Nickelback?

Judging from albums sales since they debuted? Yes. Plenty of people like them.

That said, who watches the SuperBowl halftime show?
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Old 11-08-2011, 12:17 PM   #5
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Old 11-08-2011, 01:54 PM   #6
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Nback sucks. I hate them, and wish the worst upon them all. Nothing but a nuch of pretty-boy butt rockers.

I'm not sure if it's the same article, but I found a link saying some Canadian event was trying to block them from playing at that event. Not even their own country likes them.

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Nice one Detroit but enough people like these woeful excuses for musicians to get them exposure.

To quote Bill Hicks: "I remember a time when music had balls."
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Does anyone like Nickelback?

Judging from albums sales since they debuted? Yes. Plenty of people like them.

That said, who watches the SuperBowl halftime show?
Someone likes Nickelback. I do not.

Someone watched the halftime show. I do not.

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Arcade Fire springs to mind.
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