Replace Nickelback as the halftime show for the Thanksgiving game
  • Petitioned The Detroit Lions

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The Detroit Lions

Replace Nickelback as the halftime show for the Thanksgiving game

    1. Dennis Guttman
    2. Petition by

      Dennis Guttman

      Ann Arbor, MI

This game is nationally televised, do we really want the rest of the US to associate Detroit with Nickelback? Detroit is home to so many great musicians and they chose Nickelback?!?!?! 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? This is completely unfair to those of us who purchased tickets to the game. At least the people watching at home can mute their TVs. The Lions ought to think about their fans before choosing such an awful band to play at halftime.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. United Way of Southeastern Michigan thinks we need to embrace Nickelback

      Dennis Guttman
      Petition Organizer

      This article sums up our movement beautifully.

      "Point is, nobody needs a guilt trip because they're not fans of Nickelback. Charity work can't buy talent, and performing at a nationally-televised football game at Ford Field doesn't make you a Detroiter. End of story."

    2. Protest aside, Nickelback confirmed as Lions Thanksgiving performer

      Dennis Guttman
      Petition Organizer

      Yesterday, while the sports world was distracted by scandals at Penn State, the NFL confirmed that Nickelback has indeed been selected as the halftime entertainment on Thanksgiving.

    3. Mayer Hawthorne Campaigns for Halftime Show

      Dennis Guttman
      Petition Organizer

      Local musicians are responding to the call for action and offering their talent to replace Nickelback's lack thereof.

    4. Anti-Nickelback petition: Creator says he never dreamed it would go so far

      Dennis Guttman
      Petition Organizer

      This petition has exceeded everyone's expectations, including my own! Keep up the good work!

    5. Reached 50,000 signatures
    6. CNN: Detroit Sports Fans Say No to Nickelback

      Eden James
      Petition Organizer

      As one supporter wrote: "Haven't the people of Detroit been through enough?" CNN apparently thinks so. Check out this CNN Showbiz Tonight clip on Dennis Guttman's Change.org campaign...

    7. Reached 20,000 signatures

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    • Michele Martin NEW TOWN, ND
      • over 2 years ago

      They suck, that's why

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    • Dave Rudnick WHEELING, IL
      • over 2 years ago

      I've seen them play live and they are NOT worthy of performing at the Super Bowl...pre-game, halftime, or postgame. Based on the performances I've seen in recent Super Bowls, whoever has been booking the halftime shows needs to be fired and then needs to have their head examined.

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    • Patrick Heckethorn NASHVILLE, TN
      • over 2 years ago

      I really hate this band and what they represent in the music industry. I am begging them to stop making music. It is terrible, and it should not be forced upon us. Every time I hear one of their songs, I get angry and feel like punching something.

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    • Alex Rees LARNED, KS
      • over 2 years ago

      i am signing this so that all that read this (signiture in jan 2012) will get my message NICKELBAK IS AWESOME AND ALL OF YOU MOTHERFUCKERS CAN GO TO HELL FUCK YOU!!!!

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    • Russell Frohberg WEST BABYLON, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      Bands, like Ollocs, with real talent, should be playing. Not Nickelback.

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