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      07-13-2020, 11:38 AM   #1
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      07-13-2020, 11:51 AM   #2
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What about the name Washington, he was a slave owner. I mean if were going to be PC then will they dump Washington?
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      07-13-2020, 12:39 PM   #3
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      07-13-2020, 01:28 PM   #4
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What about the name Washington, he was a slave owner. I mean if were going to be PC then will they dump Washington?
Make perfect sense to me. How about "The Professional Sports team that plays at 38.9076° N, 76.8645° W"

I think that's sanitary enough for today's climate.
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      07-13-2020, 01:42 PM   #5
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Make perfect sense to me. How about "The Professional Sports team that plays at 38.9076° N, 76.8645° W"

I think that's sanitary enough for today's climate.
I don't know, apparently numbers and math are a social construct as well...
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      07-13-2020, 01:50 PM   #6
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I don't know, apparently numbers and math are a social construct as well...
This. I'm offended by the number 6.

When I was a child, I watched in terror as the number 6 bitch-slapped my father. Apparently dad called him a bitch because he was afraid of 7. After slapping my father, 6 began to violently shake my mother and screamed in her face over and over, "Because 7 ate 9!"

I was never the same after.
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      07-13-2020, 01:50 PM   #7
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I heard they were considering red tails - i.e. Tuskegee airmen which wouldn't be too different sounding and honoring some black American history
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Washington Monuments. I mean after all, the team has stood still since their last big win February 1992.
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      07-13-2020, 03:44 PM   #9
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Is this next?

https://twitter.com/washingtonpost/s...304003074?s=20
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      07-13-2020, 03:54 PM   #10
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I am curious how much this will cost to do, and what they are projecting in making on new merchandise sales. You would think this would be a pretty good revenue generator, but I am obviously missing something, or else this would have been done years ago.
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      07-13-2020, 04:56 PM   #12
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There has to be a place to draw the line, and I'm just going to sit back and watch everybody try to figure out where that is...and disagree on it for eternity.
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Doesn't the NFL have a history of changing names? Anyone remember the Houston Oilers?

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/...nfl-team-names
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      07-13-2020, 05:15 PM   #14
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      07-13-2020, 05:18 PM   #15
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We'll also need to get rid of the following as I'm sure they're offensive to some group of "Woke's" somewhere:

Dallas Cowboys (They picked on Indians.... err..... Native Americans)

Minnesota Vikings (Pillagers.... that's all they were-- pillagers with cool boats)

New Orleans Saints (Offensive to non-Christians and probably the French)

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Seattle Seahawks (culturally appropriated totems from indigenous tribes)

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Buffalo Bills (named after "Buffalo Bill Cody", who... well... killed defenseless buffalo's. And he wasn't a vegan. And didn't recycle)

Kansas City Chiefs (well, if you can't have the Braves or Redskins.....)

Las Vegas Raiders (Raiders oppressed indigenous people and did a lot of other Bad Things. Or maybe they just killed a lot of bugs)

New England Patriots (Patriots are bad. At least according to CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, ETC-- New England Social Justice Warriors would be better)

Tennessee Titans (Has religious connotations with Greek mythology, so religious groups might be offended)
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As a Green Bay fan, I feel pretty comfortable where we're sittin
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As a Green Bay fan, I feel pretty comfortable where we're sittin
What about all the other colors of bays
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      07-13-2020, 05:29 PM   #18
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Nope. You're screwed too.

The Packers were named when they were sponsored by the Indian Packing Company-- so now you've pissed off the Indians... err, Native Americans, AND the vegetarian/vegan/non-carnivorous crowd.

Better get started on a Woke name now!
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Nope. You're screwed too.

The Packers were named when they were sponsored by the Indian Packing Company-- so now you've pissed off the Indians... err, Native Americans, AND the vegetarian/vegan/non-carnivorous crowd.

Better get started on a Woke name now!
How about the Green Bay Impossible Whoppers. Appeases the vegetarian crowd, and guarantees sponsorship money from the King himself
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Washington Lobbyists?
DC Deep Staters. If the opposing team don’t let them win, they disappear their family. They will finally win another Super Bowl.
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They should’ve just added the word “fore” in between “red” and “skins.”
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This. I'm offended by the number 6.

When I was a child, I watched in terror as the number 6 bitch-slapped my father. Apparently dad called him a bitch because he was afraid of 7. After slapping my father, 6 began to violently shake my mother and screamed in her face over and over, "Because 7 ate 9!"

I was never the same after.
Haha, while understand you’re making a joke, unfortunate as Hawkeye hinted at, there’s a legitimate attempt at dismantling STEM as it is viewed as racist. Imagine labeling something as indiscriminate as a number as racist. Smh.
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