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Oglebating: Are we cool with all these megachurches?

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Welcome back to Oglebating, the most terrifyingly named of all TLO features! Last week, readers ruled that it’s perfectly fine to dip your pizza in ranch dressing. So go ahead and keep on doing that, freaks.

What foods we eat and how we eat them is deeply personal to each individual, so this week we decided to tackle something a little less controversial: Religion! This should go well.

Megachurches are a ubiquitous part of living in OKC: Life Church, Victory Church, Henderson Hills, Crossings Community Church; you know all the names. Are we happy with having all these megachurches being such an ingrained part of the local culture? We’ll argue the question after the flip.

What If All Bands Were Named After Sports Stars From Oklahoma?

Most people know that Pearl Jam’s original name was Mookie Blaylock, a tribute to the NBA player and former Oklahoma Sooner. With the upcoming release of Cameron Crowe’s documentary about the band, which is titled, I believe, Flannel, Flannel Everywhere, it’s a good time to discuss what other Oklahoma athletes would make a good band name. After the jump, my stab at it.

Oglebating: Is it socially acceptable to dip your pizza in ranch dressing?

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We Oklahomans love our ranch dressing. We put it on our salads, dip our vegetables in it, and incorporate it into our lovemaking. Some people are even known to dip their pizza in it! Is that taking our ranch dressing-infatuation too far? After the jump, we debate the eternal question:

Is it socially acceptable to dip your pizza in ranch dressing?

Oglebating: Best I-35 South Landmark

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Welcome to Oglebating, our newest series, in which TLO contributors take time to serve the public by debating the most pressing issues of our time. Let us know if there’s a hot topic you’d like to see discussed some time in the future.

Today, Marisa and Tony tackle the question people argue about every time they take a road trip to Dallas:

What is the best I-35 South Landmark?

The arguments after the jump.

New Poll Reveals Majority Of Oklahomans Root For Teams From Oklahoma

So the University of Oklahoma apparently commissioned a poll this spring to determine what college team Oklahomans cheer for. The results were released this morning and lit up twitter, with OU flacks highlighting the fact that about 3/4ths of Oklahomans cheer for the Sooners.

I think I can speak for all OU fans when I say, “SUCK IT OSU! WE WIN! THERE ARE MORE OF US THAN YOU! KNEEL BEFORE OUR GREAT NUMBERS! WE COMPRISE 77% OF THE PEOPLE IN THIS STATE BASED ON A STUDY OF 650 ADULTS WITH A MARGIN OF ERROR OF 3.8%!!! BOOMER!” Someone needs to put that on a sign, baby.

Continued after the jump.