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BEARS PACKERS...Give the matchup a Nick Name

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by armand34, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. armand34

    armand34 Cheesehead

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    Many classic games have been referred to by a nickname...we all know the Ice Bowl, there's the Catch, the Miracle in the Meadowlands, the Drive....

    Anyone want to take a shot @ a potential nickname for this game FOLLOWING a Packers victory (i'm praying for one)

    Here are some nicknames of chicago


    • "The Miami of Canada" - As referred to by Mr. Burns in an episode of [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Simpsons"]The Simpsons[/ame].

    • "New Gotham" - Because of the vast amount of footage used of the city for the 2008 film The Dark Knight.

    • "The Chill or Chi Ill" - Also used by rap musicians from the area (Chill as in Chicago Illinois).

    • "City by the Lake" - Used in the [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smashing_Pumpkins"]Smashing Pumpkins[/ame]' song "Tonight, Tonight."

    • "City of Broad Shoulders" - A popular variant of "City of the Big Shoulders"

    • "City on the Make" - From "Chicago, City on the Make" (1951), a prose poem by [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Algren"]Nelson Algren[/ame].


    • "The Big Onion" - An homage to the original Native name for the area (which meant "onion"), in parallel with a popular New York nickname, "[ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Big_Apple"]The Big Apple[/ame]."

    • "City in a Garden" - English translation of the [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latin"]Latin[/ame] motto on the city seal: "Urbs in Horto."

    • "Beirut by the Lake" - From a Wall Street Journal article during the [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Council_Wars"]Council Wars[/ame] of the 1980s.

    • "My Kind of Town" - According to the song [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Kind_of_Town"]"My Kind of Town (Chicago Is)"[/ame] (music by [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Van_Heusen"]Jimmy Van Heusen[/ame], words by [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sammy_Cahn"]Sammy Cahn[/ame], 1964) popularized by [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Sinatra"]Frank Sinatra[/ame]. (Originally from the film, [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robin_and_the_Seven_Hoods"]Robin and the Seven Hoods[/ame], about a fictional popular Chicago gangster).

    • "Paris on the Prairie" - From the 1909 plan for the City of Chicago created by [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Burnham"]Daniel Burnham[/ame].

    • "Sweet Home" - From the Robert Johnson song [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweet_Home_Chicago"]Sweet Home Chicago[/ame].

    • "Heart of America" - Chicago is one of the largest transportation centers in America and its location near the center of the United States.

    • "That Toddling Town" - According to the lyrics of the song "Chicago" (music and words by [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Fisher"]Fred Fisher[/ame], 1922) also popularized by [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Sinatra"]Frank Sinatra[/ame] (as well as [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Bennett"]Tony Bennett[/ame]).

    • "Hog Butcher for the World" - Described in a poem by [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Sandburg"]Carl Sandburg[/ame].

    • "The C" - The first letter in the word 'Chicago'

    • "The Chi" - Described in the song "I'm A Flirt Remix" by R. Kelly.

    • "Chi-city" - Used by [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanye_West"]Kanye West[/ame] in the song "Homecoming" and Common in the song "Chi-City"

    • "The City Beautiful" - Used by [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawk_Harrelson"]Hawk Harrelson[/ame] when the [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_White_Sox"]Chicago White Sox[/ame] open a game at U.S. Cellular Field.
    I'll go with:

    Where the Midwest was Won
     
  2. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Cant give it a nick name till game is played..
     
  3. armand34

    armand34 Cheesehead

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    keep the thread alive though, b/c it will be a classic
     
  4. armand34

    armand34 Cheesehead

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    Can we call this game the BELT? The BIGGEST turnover
     
  5. SyX

    SyX Stranger in a strange land

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    If it was played in Green Bay, could have been the "Tundra Tapout". Maybe "The Big Belt" or maybe "Elation and Frustration"?
     
  6. The PowerOfCheese

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    Can't remember which blog I read it on but someone coined "the epicenter of humanity" I liked that.
     
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  7. Murgen

    Murgen MechaPackzilla

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    How bout.

    Knee Gate
     

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