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Observer Goes Nuts

Alternate headlines considered

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In the days leading up to the NFC Championship game, the editors at the Charlotte Observer (a subsidiary of the Charlotte Chamber) put on their well-worn cheerleader outfits, fluffed up their pompoms, put their heads together and came up with just the cutest li'l ol' headlines we've evah seen, y'all: Panthermania! (how's that for clever?) and -- are you ready? -- Panthermonium! And that doesn't include the post-game headline, Superheroes. You're probably wondering where they come up with these kinds of golden ideas. Luckily for you, a mole at the daily paper told Creative Loafing about the special elite Panther Headline Task Force of which he was a member. Here's an exclusive list provided to us of alternate headlines that were considered for recent editions of the Observer:

1. Panthertastic!

2. Pantherrific!

3. Pantheratious!

4. Pantherlicious!

5. Pantherdigious!

6. Panther-rama!

7. Panther-roni!

8. Cat Scratch Fever!

9. The Cats' Meow!

10. Cats Can Do!

11. Thank You Jesus!

12. Panthers Win! City Shits Its Pants!

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