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Old 01-24-2011, 12:40 PM
 
Location: Virginia
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Is it something you can buy online? I don't know where to buy one down here.
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Old 01-24-2011, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh's 'EAST SIDE'
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Is it something you can buy online? I don't know where to buy one down here.
Official site of the Pittsburgh Steelers - Product Display
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Old 01-24-2011, 12:50 PM
 
Location: Virginia
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Thanks! For $6 I might as well be official!
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Old 01-24-2011, 01:48 PM
 
Location: southwestern PA... where the nest is now empty!
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To wave any ole yellow towel other than an OFFICIAL Terrible Towel is BLASPHEMY! Myron would not be happy....
I think Myron would approve of our vintage BLACK terrible towel, though! LOL!
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Old 01-24-2011, 02:54 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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Thanks! For $6 I might as well be official!
And the proceeds benefit a good cause!

Allegheny Valley School - Myron Cope and The Terrible Towel® (http://www.avs.net/terribletowel.cfm - broken link)
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Old 01-24-2011, 03:17 PM
 
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To wave any ole yellow towel other than an OFFICIAL Terrible Towel is BLASPHEMY! Myron would not be happy....
Not only is it blasphemy but if any team or representative thereof desecrates the infamous gold towel they will become cursed.

Look what happened to both The Bengals and The Titans.They suffered the wrath and wound up paying dearly for what they did to the towel.

I happened to be working at Allegheny Valley School the day that the representative from The Titans came up from Nashville and presented the school with a Terrible Towel signed by the team. It was brought in hopes of lifting the curse of that long horrible losing streak the Titans had that was brought on by desecrating the towel in the first place.

It worked! That very Sunday,The Titans won!! LOL!!

I believe Myron Cope's spirit lives on in the Towel and he continues to guard it. People don't realize how much good the sale proceeds of the towel provides for those residents on campus at Allegheny Valley School.
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Old 01-24-2011, 03:20 PM
 
Location: Great White North Hills
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I disagree, Myron originally said any black or gold towel could be used. He only made it official for charity purposes. Do you really think Myron would be upset if someone used a regular towel, I think not, he was a regular guy.
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Old 01-24-2011, 03:26 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh's 'EAST SIDE'
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Maybe its just me being a STEELER SNOB, but I'm not going to be waving just any ole yellow or black towel around...lolllllll Gotta be OFFICIAL.
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Old 01-24-2011, 04:05 PM
 
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Do you really think Myron would be upset if someone used a regular towel, I think not, he was a regular guy.
I agree. It was cool to turn it into a charity thing, but I don't think that was supposed to be obligatory.
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Old 01-24-2011, 06:54 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh area
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LOL, a Wisconsin company makes the Terrible Towel (along with many other such towels) and the owner is a Packers fan, of course.

Pittsburgh Steelers' Terrible Towel maker is a Green Bay Packers fan | PennLive.com
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