#SilverdomeFail: A Hashtag Is Born and Detroit Lions Jokes Fly into the End Zone






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A Sunday morning mess-up in Pontiac stands as an irresistible target for sarcastic shots and metaphor suggestions. That's because it shouldn't stand at all.

An implosion designed to bring down most of the Silverdome leaves its lower decks erect, as WDIV shows:

A stadium that still stands is a "perfect metaphor for the Lions franchise history," tweets ESPN's Jemele Hill, a former Detroit Free Press sportswriter (1999-2005).

Cue other instant humor and a #SilverdomeFail tag:







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