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muriel_volestrangler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-12-09 07:37 PM
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1. There's a big distance between "cultural icon" and "civilization can't continue without him"
so it's pretty clear you don't want anyone to actually answer 'yes'.
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  -Did you realize Tiger Woods is/was a cultural icon? undeterred  Dec-12-09 07:25 PM   #0 
  - There's a big distance between "cultural icon" and "civilization can't continue without him"  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-12-09 07:37 PM   #1 
  - I can't understand why his screwing around is front page news.  undeterred   Dec-12-09 07:42 PM   #4 
  - Exactly. He is a culutural icon, but I mean I can go on living without him.  Shell Beau   Dec-12-09 11:05 PM   #37 
  - Tiger is a world icon ~  goclark   Dec-12-09 07:39 PM   #2 
  - Where's the option for "Don't care"  Hawkeye-X   Dec-12-09 07:40 PM   #3 
  - ABC "world news" starts out talking about him  undeterred   Dec-12-09 07:43 PM   #5 
  - Ditto.  StarfarerBill   Dec-12-09 10:24 PM   #35 
  - Who cares?  walldude   Dec-12-09 07:44 PM   #6 
  - It's weird because he's the Jackie Robinson of golf. Which is like being the Jackie Robinson of...  JVS   Dec-12-09 07:44 PM   #7 
  - Lee Elder looks at you funny, walks away shaking his head  AngryAmish   Dec-12-09 07:47 PM   #8 
     - Ooops. How could I possibly forget Lee Elders! Ok. So what is important about Woods?  JVS   Dec-12-09 07:49 PM   #10 
        - Calvin Peete gives you the finger as he drives by...  AngryAmish   Dec-12-09 07:57 PM   #13 
        - Chi Chi Rodriguez and Jim Dent give you the OP the skunkeye too!  Captain Hilts   Dec-12-09 08:32 PM   #21 
        - Probably because he's the greatest golfer of all time.....  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Dec-12-09 08:00 PM   #16 
           - Yeah, I don't follow golf. I've seen Woods on TV commercials though.  JVS   Dec-12-09 08:02 PM   #17 
              - Never cared much for it  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Dec-12-09 08:26 PM   #19 
                 - thus demonstrating one source of hostillity to Tiger  onenote   Dec-14-09 11:20 AM   #39 
                    - Yeah, I do like to root for the underdog, is that a bad thing?  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Dec-14-09 12:48 PM   #40 
                       - not at all, although "hating" a team because of its success seems a bit silly  onenote   Dec-14-09 12:56 PM   #41 
                          - I generally don't hate teams for their success......  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Dec-14-09 01:01 PM   #43 
  - The guy hits a stationary ball  Raine   Dec-12-09 07:47 PM   #9 
  - He has a lot of mistresses.  JVS   Dec-12-09 07:50 PM   #11 
     - He has so many mistresses  undeterred   Dec-12-09 07:55 PM   #12 
     - I salute his decision to prioritize people rather than a game  JVS   Dec-12-09 07:57 PM   #14 
        - He played them as a game, however  Deja Q   Dec-12-09 08:37 PM   #23 
     - I'm sure he has a lot of STDs too.  Deja Q   Dec-12-09 08:36 PM   #22 
  - Yes, he is a cultural icon......  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Dec-12-09 07:58 PM   #15 
  - I knew he was a picket line crossing scab  Bluenorthwest   Dec-12-09 08:08 PM   #18 
  - So he can hit a ball with a stick. As for an icon,  Deja Q   Dec-12-09 08:29 PM   #20 
  - Tiger Woods is a corporate icon  csziggy   Dec-12-09 08:40 PM   #24 
  - I can't print what my Neighbor lady says about Tiger. (She's a good-looking black Lady)  BlueJazz   Dec-12-09 08:43 PM   #25 
  - I do know that he is not the greatest athelete of all time.  Cetacea   Dec-12-09 08:45 PM   #26 
  - No defense, and it's played dressed in "office casual."  Iggo   Dec-12-09 09:29 PM   #31 
     - The sand and the wind are defense.  undeterred   Dec-12-09 09:52 PM   #34 
        - Nope. Those are field conditions.  Iggo   Dec-14-09 10:54 AM   #38 
  - There is no icon the world can't live without. but he is a cultural icon  aikoaiko   Dec-12-09 08:53 PM   #27 
  - Golf is very boring.  Terra Alta   Dec-12-09 08:56 PM   #28 
  - As far as sex scandals go  EmeraldCityGrl   Dec-12-09 09:18 PM   #29 
  - Maybe among rich, white elites and loose women n/t  Holly_Hobby   Dec-12-09 09:23 PM   #30 
  - Yet another loaded poll.  harkadog   Dec-12-09 09:37 PM   #32 
  - I've never had a high opinion of him, he's always seemed  liberalhistorian   Dec-12-09 09:45 PM   #33 
  - True, but he has always had all the charisma of a shoe  mitchum   Dec-12-09 10:29 PM   #36 
  - Tiger is just another in a long line of little kids whose parents  SoCalDem   Dec-14-09 01:00 PM   #42 
 

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