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fan is short for fanatic

with the steelers upcoming playoff game, i thought i would share with you some of my fanaticism. some of you have seen this side of me, but many of you have not, so i thought it would be a way to literally let you into my home, and into my steelers passion. it is about 5 minutes long, but the soundtrack, in my humble opinion, makes it worth it. enjoy. and don't shake your head in disgust too much. go stillers!

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Mary said…
that is quite impressive....and may i say...so cool :)thanks for the tour!
Megan said…
Remember when we visited in October and I said that your Steeler's decor kind of blended in with the room and wasn't too obvious? And then Shannon almost fell over and died? I have to take it back - there is no blending anymore. But I guess that is the whole point!
I still can't believe you have that much stuff!
julie said…
double yoi!
Anonymous said…
i am a little hurt, i didn't see the new towels i bought for you.
greg. said…
well then you are blind. they hand towel is hanging on the small ladder under the terrible towel. i don't know how you could have missed that. the large towel is not on display, largely because it is hanging on the towel rack in my bathroom. its not just decorative-functional, too!
Anonymous said…
sorry, i will have to watch it again, and it is nice to know you are drying off your body parts with the towel!
I love it...I found my way here through a BTSC link.

I wanted to share with you a link to some pics of my "Steelers" basement. Mine looks quite simple compared to your room.

http://5goldenrings.net/about/
Brainwise said…
Very impressive. Very entertaining.

GO STEELERS!
Anonymous said…
Nice work Greg!

Please, help us with the video's initial artist/song name.

Thanks!
greg. said…
how 'bout dem pittsburgh steelers - bill yeager

the pittsburgh steeler polka - jimmy psihoulis

you can find those songs and others available for free download at these links:

http://www.steelersfever.com/downloads.html

http://www.steelersinhoboken.com/Fight_Songs.htm

http://www.post-gazette.com/steelernation/songs.asp

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