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« on: Sep 14, 2007 at 09:45 »


So true, so true!



The fall fashion season has arrived, which means, of course, that the smartly dressed Pittsburgh woman is reaching for something in black and gold.

In what should come as little surprise to Steelers Nation, a new nationwide survey shows that Pittsburgh is home to more football-loving women than any other city in the country.

And while most of us already knew that, it's nice of the folks at Scarborough Sports Marketing in New York to go to the trouble to verify it.

The survey of 224,583 residents in 75 United States markets was conducted last year. It showed that 35 percent of the women living in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area describe themselves as loyal football fans.

"A 'loyal fan' is defined in our survey as someone who is 'very or somewhat interested' in the NFL," said Allyson Mongrain, director of marketing and communications for Scarborough Marketing.

Green Bay was second with 29 percent, and Milwaukee was third with 27 percent. No other market surveyed had even one-quarter of its women identify themselves as fans.

Cincinnati was at 24 percent, and five regions -- Baltimore; Kansas City; Boston; Providence, R.I; and Colorado Springs, Colo. -- came in at 23 percent.

Cleveland and Philadelphia? Oh, please. They're down there at 15th and 16th places, respectively, with 21 percent.

Nationally, the average was 16 percent, which means that Pittsburgh has more than twice the number of female pro football fans than the average market, based on the survey's results.

The results came as no surprise to those familiar with Pittsburgh women, Pittsburgh football or Pittsburgh marketing.

"The response from women and girls for Steelers-licensed apparel has been very strong," Jeff Hennion, chief marketing officer of Dick's Sporting Goods, said yesterday. "The growth is throughout football, but the Steelers are especially [popular]. Black and gold jerseys, T-shirts, everything from car flags to blankets. Anything that is associated with the Steelers is extremely popular with women and growing much faster than it is with men."

Mr. Hennion said one of the sharpest increases in the past two years has been in the sale of pink football jerseys, which are designed to fit women. The Pittsburgh-based sporting goods company also sells NFL-logo Crocs, the open, plastic footwear that more and more women are purchasing. And women are being featured more in product advertising.

The Steelers have long been aware of their popularity with women. Each year, more than 300 take part in a simulated day of Steelers training camp, and the team sponsors a Football Knowledge for Women classroom course.

Next month, the Steelers will hold a women's night out -- men can't attend -- at Heinz Field. Fans will be allowed to talk to players in an informal setting, eat a prime rib dinner, attend a Steelers TV show taping, and get autographs and souvenirs. The cost is $95.

News of the survey broke yesterday and it was one of the most popular stories viewed at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Web site, post-gazette.com. It also generated an impressive number of responses from women -- in Pittsburgh and around the country -- who suggested possible explanations.

"The Steelers have the most women fans because we're passionate about our families, and because we come from Pittsburgh, part of family life is enjoying the great football ... the Rooneys have given us over the years," wrote Kathy Graden, a former Pittsburgher living in Phoenix. "And yeah, I have to say it: The Steelers have some of the hottest guys around."

"Pittsburgh has the most female fans because the team represents who we are," wrote Monique R. Reed of Pittsburgh. "We girls grew up with grandfathers who worked in the steel mills, dads and uncles who worked for the Courier and The Pittsburgh Press. We're not impressed with the high-maintenance teams. We're used to blue-collar, hard-working men in our lives and the Steelers bring that to us. Sorry, but pretty-boy QBs and half-hearted defenses that are afraid to get down and dirty have no place here."

"It doesn't matter what gender you are," wrote Cheryl Kremer of Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County. "If you're from Pittsburgh, you love the Steelers because you understand the meaning of home and loyalty. You root because your family roots together."

"There are no finer people in the world than Pittsburgh people and no matter where I live or have lived, Pittsburgh will always be my home," said Ann Williams of North Andover, Mass. "The caliber of men chosen for this team always seem to have high standards, not only for themselves as teammates but as human beings and contributors to society. Women love the Steelers because they are a team with no divas, just great determination and teamwork. Women are all about teamwork."

"First, Pittsburgh girls are those rare females who understand and love the game," said Kara Erdodi Arguello, a former Bridgeville woman living in San Jose, Calif. "Second, the Steelers have never alienated the real women of the city of Pittsburgh by bringing in scantily clad Barbie doll cheerleaders like many other NFL teams. It just wouldn't fit with the team's persona. Finally, what Steel-town girl could resist the killer smiles of Hines Ward and Troy Polamalu?"






 
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« Reply #1 on: Sep 14, 2007 at 11:10 »

and I think MGS only has 1 female poster?  What's up with that?
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« Reply #2 on: Sep 14, 2007 at 11:27 »

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Two who post regularly.

Leighclay.

And, apparently, Jessica's Hubby...
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« Reply #3 on: Sep 14, 2007 at 11:50 »

No pics?  GTFO.
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« Reply #4 on: Sep 14, 2007 at 12:05 »

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Two who post regularly.

Leighclay.

And, apparently, Jessica's Hubby...
I thought Jessica's Hubby was, well, Jessica's Hubby. Apparently "he" is the butch of a lesbian marriage. And people who just post in the political forum don't count. Isn't VaBchSteelersFan female as well?(sorry if your a dude)..

 
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« Reply #5 on: Sep 14, 2007 at 12:16 »

Jessica'sHubby loves paradox....except in her/his politics, of course, where ambiguity must be put to death like a retarded convict in Texas.

The name very specifically identifies the poster as a man -- and not just a man, but a man who locates his identity as an effect of his relationship with his wife.

AND YET....Jessica'sHubby has a husband!

Which puts the paradox into the 3rd dimension, since JH is politically aligned with those who, generally, dislike homosexuals. (JH may have expressed such views here, I'm not sure, but I sure as hell ain't scrolling through the posts to find out.)

Finally, JH is a rabid right-wing message board Tolstoy. AND YET....chooses to exercise this "talent" on a message board that not only is concerned mainly with sports, but with a particular niche in the category of sports.

AND YET JH is as interested in the Steelers as I am in needlepoint.

Like, WTF?
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« Reply #6 on: Sep 14, 2007 at 12:27 »

Hey, I started this post, I'm a female (and 'more than a mere member'!
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« Reply #7 on: Sep 14, 2007 at 12:32 »

We assume that all posters are male unless photgraphic evidence can be posted to prove otherwise.   ;)  
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« Reply #8 on: Sep 14, 2007 at 13:09 »

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Nicely played...

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« Reply #9 on: Sep 14, 2007 at 13:27 »

I will say that there is a very strong contingent of female Steelers fans at my office.  Midstate is typically 50/50 Eagles/Steelers, and our office is ~150 people, of which two new employees are both Steelers fans.  A bunch of others already were, from those who just like Ben or Troy because they're cute to the die hard fans.  Pretty good contingent, actually.
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« Reply #10 on: Sep 17, 2007 at 12:55 »

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Done and done.

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« Reply #11 on: Sep 17, 2007 at 14:18 »

This world is a "what have you done for me lately" type of world.  Since your last photographic postings, things may have changed.  So because of that posibility, we need more photographic evidence to prove that you are who you say you are.
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« Reply #12 on: Sep 17, 2007 at 15:48 »

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This world is a "what have you done for me lately" type of world.  Since your last photographic postings, things may have changed.  So because of that posibility, we need more photographic evidence to prove that you are who you say you are.
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« Reply #13 on: Sep 17, 2007 at 16:25 »

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This world is a "what have you done for me lately" type of world.  Since your last photographic postings, things may have changed.  So because of that posibility, we need more photographic evidence to prove that you are who you say you are.
He's right.  This might be a matter for H0meland S3curity.  We need the evidence.
 
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« Reply #14 on: Sep 17, 2007 at 19:40 »

Geez, you guys are never satisfied.
I'm pretty sure my tits have been viewed online more than in person.....lately.

I'll see what I can do.....but think the boys are gonna have to prove themselves a bit more before I reveal all........ oo)  
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« Reply #15 on: Sep 17, 2007 at 19:48 »

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I'm pretty sure my tits have been viewed online more than in person.....lately.

I'll see what I can do.....but think the boys are gonna have to prove themselves a bit more before I reveal all........ oo)
Trust me, you don't wanna see jonzr junk, it looks like junk.

Just think of the 3 worst Otis pictures ...
 
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« Reply #16 on: Sep 17, 2007 at 21:29 »

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I'm pretty sure my tits have been viewed online more than in person.....lately.

I'll see what I can do.....but think the boys are gonna have to prove themselves a bit more before I reveal all........ oo)
Geez, you guys are never satisfied.
I'm pretty sure my tits have been viewed online more than in person.....lately.

I am in OHio, so open a window that faces north, and let them bare, I will look south at the pre-arraigned time.

I'll see what I can do.....but think the boys are gonna have to prove themselves a bit more before I reveal all........ oo)

Ok Jonzr and Otis, take one for the team...
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« Reply #17 on: Sep 17, 2007 at 21:36 »

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Ok Jonzr and Otis, take one for the team...

I think the "boys" she's referring to, are the lads that suit up each Sunday.

 
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« Reply #18 on: Sep 18, 2007 at 09:22 »

Wasn't there some discussion last year regarding Ben's first completion of the year?  

You are perhaps correct in setting the bar a little higher.

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« Reply #19 on: Sep 18, 2007 at 20:28 »

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Ok Jonzr and Otis, take one for the team...

I think the "boys" she's referring to, are the lads that suit up each Sunday.
Oat has it right.
I don't wanna see you guys' junk.  You all have wives!

I'd rather see Jeff Reed's junk.
Oh. Wait. I have....

 oo)

I'm thinkin' we'll see where we stand after the Cincy game.
Undefeated?  Guaranteed cleavage.....

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« Reply #20 on: Sep 19, 2007 at 18:55 »

We all don't have wives, thank you very much.  I used to have a wife, but she is now buried in my backyard.  Just kidding, she actually is WAAAAAAY across country in San Diego.  She got the better end of the deal when it comes to weather, I am closer to Pittsburgh and the Steelers, so it evens out in the end.

Still waiting on a wardrobe malfunction by LeighClay...

Speaking of wardrobe malfunctions, Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction in the SB has changed my life drastically.  I like to watch the Steelers at a bar in Sharon, PA called Billy's Black and Gold.  Before the wardrobe malfunction, hereafter to be referred to as BWM, Billy's used to air the Steelers games and turn the volume down so we could listen to Myron and Co.  However, AWM(after wardrobe malfunction), those of us at Billy's have been forced to listen to the regular game announcers, since the game delay, due to the afore mentioned wardrobe malfunction, causes the radio announcers to be really far off.  So while viewing Janet's breast was really, really nice, it has screwed up my life ever since that fateful day.

I like breasts, unless it messes with my Pittsburgh Steelers
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« Reply #21 on: Sep 20, 2007 at 00:32 »

when can we get the "unedited" version??  what's all this talk of cleavage and breasts with cinci?  we win and we get a peek or something....this board maybe taking a turn here.  do any of the girls here happen to be from AJ Law's archive of pics?
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« Reply #22 on: Sep 20, 2007 at 00:51 »

THe little HBO segment on female steelers fans they showed toninght was great on INSIDE THE NFL. If anyone knows how to get that online it would be greatly appreciated.
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