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Beware Mascots Wearing Underwear

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General rule about mascots: They should either entirely naked, or fully clothed. Emphasizing that sometimes they might take off clothes, and have a life outside of scaring small children at arenas, is just asking for trouble.

So the Atlanta Thrashers' decision to have their mascot wear underwear for a night might have been the best one.

"What you can't see are the even creepier Victoria's Secret wings on his back. I think it was "molester night" at Philips Arena."


If the Phillie Phanatic — who, as we've mentioned, terrifies us — comes out in his underwear, we're gonna take a little break from sports for a while.

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