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  1. TexansBull

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    So on the radio this morning John Lopez and Mark Vandameer talked about the nickname "House of Pain" and how they got it. The story goes that a player (who was big into martial arts and went to a dojo) said "Welcome to the House of Pain" at the beginning of the game.

    I drew a connection because Cush trains in MMA and how cool it would be for one of the players, or him, to say "Welcome to the Octagon!"

    What do yall think?

    (I know, I know. There is the rule that fans cant nickname the team, players, or field.)
     
  2. HTown2ATX

    HTown2ATX TexansMetalhead

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    I heard that too on 610. I'm not that thrilled about the one suggested but I agree it would be cool if something naturally spawned as far as a bad ass nickname.

    :fans:
     
  3. TexansBull

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    Yea, theirs was dumb. They can be idiots.
     
  4. El Tejano

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    I think that would only apply if our stadium was in an octagon shape.
     
  5. Kaiser Toro

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    meh
     
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    I think it seems a bit contrived.
     
  7. FirstTexansFan

    FirstTexansFan The Unknown Fan

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    I don't know, I'm looking for something a bit more cerebral... lets go with "Welcome to the Archimedean spiral" :)
     
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    Welcome to HELL!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. eriadoc

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    "Welcome to the house of the defense that gives up a ton of passing yards!"

    Meh, doesn't quite have that catchiness to it. I'll work on it.
     
  10. drewmar74

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    Man, I dig that. Rolls right off the tongue!

    I can see it now.....

    Gameday at Reliant. Roof closed... stadium lights turned down. GNR's "Welcome to the Jungle" starts pumping through the PA system.

    Then Kubes, mic'd up and wearing a big black cape, runs to the 50 yard line. All while carrying a flaming trident. He spikes the trident into the turf and yells "Welcome to the Archimedean Spiral!" at the opposing sideline. After an extended glare at the visiting team's players he stomps back to our sidelines.

    All this is followed, of course, by the singing of the national anthem. Oh, and Toro riding a zip line.

    *note to self: send this suggestion to Texans FO
     
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  11. Shaft75

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    :wadepalm:Octagon...
     
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    +1 really octagon? Is Tina Turner gonna cable ride down and two people fight to the death before the game?
     
  13. hobie

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    LOL -This ain't no Thunderdome !!!
     
  14. Thorn

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    thunderdome! - two teams enter, one team leaves...


    kind of catchy actually..
     
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    Great offense/bad pass D.


    Welcome to Touchdown-Orama!
     
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    This may work for us.

    Mario + David Anderson = Master Blaster

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    Our Master Blaster against whoever the opposing team wants to have fight them.
     
  17. Shaft75

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    The Young Guns.

    LOL
     
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    I'm sure Dana White will want his cut, I heard he has that and other phrases copyrighted....
     
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    oh god.. what did I just create?
     
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    must spread rep
     

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