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Washington Redtails?

Discussion in 'Other NFL' started by Jt0323, Apr 30, 2013.

  1. Jt0323

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  2. finsincebirth

    finsincebirth Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    Have to strongly disagree with you on this one. The name is extremely racist and in very poor taste, it is way overdue for them to change it.
     
  3. Mrtree

    Mrtree Juan Huron's agent Club Member

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    It's not a matter of "if" their name is changing. It's when and to what.
     
  4. finsincebirth

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    In terms of nicknames, Redtails kind of sucks. But they definitely need to find something else.
     
  5. Mrtree

    Mrtree Juan Huron's agent Club Member

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    No disagreement here
     
  6. Fin-Omenal

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    This country gets more pussified by the minute.
     
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  7. cdz12250

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    Deadskins. Make it official.
    Tell me. With all the pressing issues the DC council has to face, this is what they're debating?
    And what the heck does the DC Council have to do with trademark protection? Nothing.
     
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  8. Mrtree

    Mrtree Juan Huron's agent Club Member

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    Foreskins
     
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  9. cdz12250

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    Ratskins.
     
  10. Silverphin

    Silverphin Well-Known Member

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    The nickname would be great if that team was from Tuskegee, AL.
     
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  11. texanphinatic

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    I love many Indian themed names, but Redskins is pretty racist. I went to school in Middle New York and they had team like the Senecas and such that were well done, and evoked positive imagery.

    Redskins is pretty blatantly just a derogative stereotype. The Cleveland Indians logo is another one that should be changed (though I have no issues with the name, nor that of a team like the Braves).
     
  12. Fin-Omenal

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    God forbid anyone's feelings get hurt. It's a team name that has been around forever!!

    What's next? Tan people mad at the "Browns"? Thieves mad at the "Steelers"? Middle aged men offended by the "49ers"? Phinsational offended by the "Packers"

    Everyone should seriously redirect their energy elsewhere and live life.
     
  13. finsincebirth

    finsincebirth Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    Normally I'm on your side when it comes to the over politically correctness of our society, but the term redskin is considered a serious ethnic slur by the native american people. It'd be like calling a team the "blackies" or the "yellowmen" or something along those lines. Also thieves wouldn't be mad at the term steelers considered it's a nod to the steel industry, but I'm sure you knew that. :up:
     
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  14. Fin-Omenal

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    The Utah Crackers.
     
  15. Disgustipate

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    You're not more of a man because you don't have respect for the grievances of people you don't directly identify with.
     
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  16. Nappy Roots

    Nappy Roots Well-Known Member

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    I would love for someone to show me how redskins is not offensive? Maybe I am missing something.
     
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  17. Fin D

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    That's the stupidest thing you've ever posted which is saying a lot.
     
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  18. SICK

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    Considering they are in Washington DC the name Stealers works.
     
  19. maynard

    maynard Who, whom?

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    RGIII tweet: "In a land of freedom we are held hostage by the tyranny of political correctness"
     
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  20. Fin D

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    The name of the team is offensive, not because of political correctness but because the word was created as a racial slur. I guarantee RGIII's tune would change if the team was the Washington N-words. Not wanting a team to be named the Washington N-words, is not holding anyone hostage. If anything being beholden to meaningless traditions is more damaging than any team changing their racially offensive name.
     
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  21. Stringer Bell

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    None of these are analogous with a racial slur.
     
  22. MikeHoncho

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    The Washington Bureaucrats
     
  23. maynard

    maynard Who, whom?

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    Yeah there is no reason for a franchise name to offend anyone. I'm not sure that is a fair analogy though. It is a reference to a people by their skin color. Blackskins would be more accurate, imo. Or Asians as Yellows or something like that.
     
  24. Fin D

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    Its a completely fair analogy. "Redskins" was created to be a negative racial slur. Racial slurs are racial slurs. Redskins isn't an insensitive word, its an insulting word.
     
  25. MikeHoncho

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    The Washington Naggers. Because a lit of nagging happens there. Ask any politician.
     
  26. smahtaz

    smahtaz Pimpin Ain't Easy

    They just need to change their mascot to a potato. Problem solved.
     
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  27. Pagan

    Pagan Metal & a Mustang

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    Again, I'm agreeing with FinD.

    Gods I feel so...so...dirty.
     
  28. maynard

    maynard Who, whom?

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    Could be. Sounds like it may or may not have been back then, but since nobody uses it anymore it probably is.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redskin_(slang)

     
  29. Fin-Omenal

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    I'm making fun of oversensative people, glad that means you guy's too.

    But since you guys are heroes let me ask you what have you done for the Native American community?

    Oh nothing exactly what I thought, but hey you stuck up for them on the message board now you guys are going to heaven.

    People get phonier everyday

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk 2
     
  30. Fin D

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    Never mind, this is the stupidest thing you've ever posted.
     
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  31. Fin-Omenal

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    Obviously my analogies were not meant to be taken serious, but since you seem so offended I'd like to know why?

    If your answer is because you think you're a good human being, I'd love to know to what level you have extended your "generosity". Fair question.
     
  32. Fin D

    Fin D Sigh Club Member

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    I'm not offended by your posts, I think they are stupid.

    What are you not understanding?
     
  33. Fin-Omenal

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    If I replied to every post I thought was "stupid" I would have A Paul13 post count. If I think it's stupid I just move on with my life, also for the really anal folks...you could hit ignore, that's why it's there. Otherwise a 40year old man JUST replying THAT'S STUPID, is quite ironic and funny. :pointlol:
     
  34. Frumundah Finnatic

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    George Marshall was one of the most disgustingly racist businessmen in American history. So of course its a racial slur.
     
  35. Fin D

    Fin D Sigh Club Member

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    The only person that sounds offended, is you. Its weird too, I only used a word ("stupid") to describe your posts. Its just a word.

    Are you upset that I made a generalization of all your posts based on a few stupid ones?
     
  36. Fin-Omenal

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    The day a 40 year old dude behind a computer truely offends me....will be the day I go Kirk Cobain on my white midget ***.
     
  37. Fin D

    Fin D Sigh Club Member

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    You're the one acting offended.
     
  38. Fin-Omenal

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    Yes, because I came in this thread calling people's quotes stupid....I care THAT much about this topic.
     
  39. Fin D

    Fin D Sigh Club Member

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    You came into this thread calling the entire country *******, so maybe stop for second there and think a little before you post. Hell, practice thinking if you have to, maybe, just maybe your posts won't be this stupid anymore.
     
  40. MikeHoncho

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    No you! /contribution to this thread
     

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