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Posted by Cujo on June 8, 2013 - 02:38
Posted by the admiral on June 20, 2013 - 14:02
Posted by ColorWerx on April 5, 2013 - 09:11
I hear if you say his name three times, he shows up with Pantones of long forgotten franchises.
Posted by aci on January 12, 2013 - 17:54
Posted by wildwing64 on May 21, 2013 - 14:11
Posted by Lee. on May 19, 2013 - 12:23
It's acute one, to be sure.
I like that Angles uniform
Posted by the admiral on April 29, 2013 - 02:09
Posted by Buc on April 14, 2013 - 14:09
For those unaware of where this "zero dark Thursday" thing came from, I'm fairly certain it's a play on "0dark:30", said as "zero dark thirty" (actually, its really only just O-dark thirty"). Anyway, that phrase is fairly standard military jargon to describe any time before sunrise.
Just thought I'dd add that piece into the equation.
Homie, O Dark Thirty is used to designate half past midnight
Posted by the admiral on April 9, 2013 - 22:23
The slogan in the collar of the jersey is most likely designed so that it can change every year (even if the uniform design itself doesn't) which will "force" the hard core collector to buy a new one of his team's jerseys for each season just so he has every slogan.
The idea that it's a "tribute" or "inspiring" to the players is laughable at best. It's marketing. I'm not saying that it's a bad thing, just let's not think that it's for any noble reason.
Posted by the admiral on April 7, 2013 - 20:50
Posted by infrared41 on October 8, 2013 - 13:16
OK, I'll try to take a serious shot at this. This is my case for changing the name...
It's very simple. I am half "Native American." Members of my family were forcibly relocated as part of the Indian Removal Act of 1830. You might be more familiar with it as the Trail of Tears. Sometime during the mid 1800s, my great-great grandfather's family was part of a group that left the res in Oklahoma to return to Kentucky. (I was contacted a few years ago by people who were writing a book on the whole thing. They wanted to talk to my grandfather's living descendants.) In short, with all due respect to everyone who claims to have "Native American" blood, I am not what is known as a "pretindian." I am what is affectionately called a "half-breed." With that in mind...
Let's say that Buc, Jigga, and I all show up at a CCSLC get together. My guess is that none of you would dare use the "N word" in the presence of Buc or Jigga. (Hopefully, none of you use that word period.) You certainly wouldn't use that word and then claim you did it to honor them. So here is the question: would any of you walk up to me at our hypothetical gathering and refer to me as "redskin?" Would you claim you were calling me redskin to honor my heritage? My guess is no.
Now, would I be greatly offended if you called me redskin? Probably not. But that doesn't change the fact that none of you would be comfortable calling me that - at least I hope you wouldn't be. In the end, it's a matter of simple respect. Is redskin as offensive as some other racial slurs? Probably not, but it's still offensive enough that none of you would be entirely comfortable referring to me as redskin. And that's the point. If you're not comfortable calling someone of "Native American" heritage a redskin, why do you think it's OK to use the word to describe a football team?
At the end of the day, my "Native American" relatives have far bigger fish to fry than what people are calling a football team. But the fact that the name redskins isn't at the top of their priority list does not change the fact that using the word redskins is disrespectful.
Hopefully, that makes at least a little sense.
Posted by infrared41 on May 15, 2013 - 14:39
Posted by Mockba on May 10, 2013 - 12:14
The Political Correctness craze is out of all control and it grinds my gears everyday.
Posted by McCarthy on May 10, 2013 - 09:19
Posted by rams80 on June 9, 2013 - 21:55
Posted by oldschoolvikings on May 14, 2013 - 08:21
Posted by CS85 on February 15, 2013 - 14:23
Posted by the admiral on February 11, 2013 - 13:25
Pope prediction: the next Pope will be Venezuelian.
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