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    They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    They should just cover it up.

    All seriousness, They need to remove that thing as soon as possible.
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    Re: They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    You know I'm not really sure what they will do with regards to Paterno's statue. Let that thought sink in awhile.
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    Re: They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    Will the place where the derelict students camp out before home games still be referred to as "paternoville"?
    Is a place with that name really where you'd want to locate yourself? Especially if you're a young man?
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    Re: They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Scorpio79 View Post
    Will the place where the derelict students camp out before home games still be referred to as "paternoville"?
    Is a place with that name really where you'd want to locate yourself? Especially if you're a young man?
    I heard they were thinking of changing the name of it to pedoenablerville. Just kidding, they haven't figured it out yet.
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    Re: They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    They should keep it up as a reminder that even great men can fall if they fail to act when they must.
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    Re: They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    Darren Rovell just tweeted that Nike is taking Joe Paterno's name off the childcare center located on the Nike campus.
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    Re: They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawksel View Post
    They should keep it up as a reminder that even great men can fall if they fail to act when they must.
    To quote Paul Newman at the end of "The Towering Inferno" in reference to the burnt building:

    "Maybe they just ought to leave it the way it is. Kind of a shrine to all the bull$h!t in the world."
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    Re: They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    Quote Originally Posted by jesterapparel View Post
    They should just cover it up.

    All seriousness, They need to remove that thing as soon as possible.
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    Re: They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkfan2679 View Post
    Darren Rovell just tweeted that Nike is taking Joe Paterno's name off the childcare center located on the Nike campus.
    I would certainly hope so.
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    Re: They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    I can see them taking it down now, but say in 20 yrs theyll put it back up.
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    Re: They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    Quote Originally Posted by jesterapparel View Post
    They should just cover it up.

    All seriousness, They need to remove that thing as soon as possible.
    Punchline = Weak.
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    Re: They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    No way they should take it down. Is what they need to do is surround it with some tasteful sculpture that allows for awareness, healing and the end of the abuse of children... any sort of abuse including sexual abuse.

    Along with the Bronze statutes and the plaques will also allow Penn State to be on the forefront of education and awareness and eradication of child abuse.

    No way taking down the statute works... add the rest of the story and for the next 400 plus wins as they pass Joe Pa they do something to STOP child abuse.
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    Re: They shouldn't take Joe Pa's statue down.....

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkfan340 View Post
    Punchline = Weak.
    I try
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    Look, I didn't even play for Iowa during the Lickliter era, and it was so painful that I wanted to move back in with my parents.

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    FYI, check out a Penn State message board. 99% of the post think the dead guy did nothing wrong.
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    hey Jester, don't you think they should just turn it around so he looks the other way?
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