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  • Birthday 10/28/1978

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  1. This is getting embarrassing now. The best thing they could have done would be to NOT engage and just give a stock reply of, "We do not believe the name is doing any harm and the debate surrounding it is entirely subjective." any time the question is posed. We can't win a PR battle, not because we're in the wrong, but because human psychology is what it is. The vast majority of the people wanting the name to change have no emotional investment in it. All they see is something parading as a "racial injustice" which they will reflexively put in the same category as emancipation and civil ri
  2. The thing that pisses me off is that the more this gets discussed, the more the idea that the name is a slur gets spread. People don't have to find it personally offensive. If they hear that someone else is offended, they start to incongruously equate it to words that ARE personally offensive, like the N word. And if they hear that it's offensive with great frequency, it's going to sink in even faster. There's no PR battle to be won here. This method of attack would lead to any word being made taboo. Human psychology is such that the word "kit kat" could be a slur if a handful of people de
  3. We always seem to get embarrassed in our alternates Let's go with them vs the Bengals and Vikings.
  4. Just because those shoes aren't black doesn't mean we're not using black shoes this season. It's not up to Nike and it wasn't up to Reebok.
  5. So, basically, his argument is that Colt isn't NFL material because he threw for a lot of yards at Hawaii. Something in the water, I guess. Good thread. Glad I read it. Really brought some fresh insight to the table... ::cough::
  6. Orakpo and Ware have the same birthday? Weird.
  7. Whoops, I was looking for the Laundromat of Landry.
  8. I think the feather mohawk is terrible in aesthetics and design. And the 70-71 helmets are just Lombardi's cheap attempt to turn us into the Packers. The modern helmets are superior to all.
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