Stadium Nickname

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  1. HardKnockTexan

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    WWWAAAAAYYYYYYY back when the Oilers were in town the Astrodome was known as "The House Of Pain." I was just a kid then and am not too sure when the dome got branded with that name (I think it was during the Jerry Glanville era). I was just curiouse if any of you had a good nickname for reliant stadium. I know we havent defined ourselves as a team just yet but I figure this is as good a topic to toss around as any other during this neverending offseason.
     
  2. El Tejano

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    Okay, I will give it a shot.

    The Big Rodeo

    The Big Ten Gallon

    The Big Ranch

    The Barn

    Oh, I don't know.
     
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    The Oven.

    The Melting Pot
     
  4. jr0ck

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    The Slaughterhouse

    (because battle red jersey's are the result of a hard days work in the butcher shop :cool: )
     
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    The BullPen
     
  6. done88

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    The house that McNair built.

    The OK Coral

    The biggest little stadium in Texas

    The Pit

    The oven
    If you can't stand the get'cha ssa out the kitchen.
     
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    I too like the slaughterhouse jrock thats what the jaguars should call it.
     
  8. TexansTrueFan

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    the bulls fortress

    the reliant giant

    deaths dungeon

    home of the horn

    the big finish

    touchdown town

    the road home

    OK THOSE SUCK, heck i dunno..................
     


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    Linebacker Robert Lyles is credited with that one. I'm fairly sure it was during the 1987 season. And yes, that was during the rise of Glanville. Eugene Seale and Lyles used to walk around the field in army fatigues and helmets before games. That's about the same time when Chuck Noll went after Glanville on the field following a game in the Dome for alleged headhunting. It was definintely a circus but at least football here was fun again after all those post LYB losing seasons.

    Toro might take issue with Slaughterhouse.
     
  10. awtysst

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    Th House of Grain!
    See our mascot iis a bull and bulls eat grain right?
    Ie the House of Grain!

    Ok, maybe I have been up too many consecutive hours and should get to bed.
     
  11. B.Diddy

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    I kinda agree with Drift on that one why not call it the Bull Pen

    we also could go retro and call it the House of Pain but the defense is gonna really have to live up to that one and and make the opposeing team pay

    I also like THE DUNGEON ooooooh it kinda sends chills up your spine
     
  12. Nawzer

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    How about The Fort? Sounds inspiring and kind of heroic i guess. Even though Reliant Stadium is bigger than any fort I've seen but it's the symbol and imagery that's important with a nickname.
     
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    I like the Slaughterhouse, Reliant Giant, and the Bull pen
     
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    I'm with Nawzer, I like "The Fort."

    You use your defense to hold the fort and then use your offense to destroy those that you are defending the fort against...


    Simple yet effective :highfive:
     
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    I think the nick name should inflict fear with it's name like LSU's stadium is called Death Valley
     
  16. Nawzer

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    If you want fear you can call it Fort Doom or The Reliant Fortress.
     
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    i think a nick name should just come on its own, not just thought up one day.
     
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    Rest assured it will just come on its own. These are just the lazy never ending days of the offseason.
     
  19. El Tejano

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    If anything it has to do with Texas, Houston and football, or something that opens and closes. I like the RELIANT GIANT.

    The big Trap or Big Trap Door.

    The BIG CASE

    And I always liked Tower of Power. But many disagree due to the old Band Tower of Power.
     
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    The Power Plant
     

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