Eskimos: Edmonton Eskimos 2019 v2

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  1. Stoneman89 Registered User

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    McGill to stop using Redmen name for sports teams
    McGill to stop using Redmen name for sports teams



    Now that McGill has taken this step, it's over to you, Ottawa's CFL team, who's name manages to insult two groups of people.

    Not to mention Cincinnatis's baseball team and New Zealand's national rugby team.
     
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  2. iCanada Registered User

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    Idk how legit this Twitter account is, but... yeah. I figure it's interesting for discussion.
     
  3. NoSavesFromKosko Registered User

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    Oh lord here we go.
     
  4. oXo Cube Termite

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    Inevitable.

    Lots of folks that aren't gonna like it, though.
     
  5. Stoneman89 Registered User

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    Go Emps, go!

    Or is it....Go, Pire, Go!
     
  6. iCanada Registered User

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    I suppose the real smoke is we did trademark "The Empire" last season during diversity week, which seems kinda... egregious for a single use slogan.

    I think fans will keep saying esks, tbh. But i still call Rexall place Northlands too... so... idk.
     
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    Oh God, is it November already? Isn’t that when we usually have this discussion?
     
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    PC gone crazy.
     
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    Empires are just as offensive, with the raping and the pillaging and the slavery and whatnot involved in the empire building.
     
  10. yukoner88 Registered User

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    Wasn't this put to bed with the tour of the Arctic that was taken a year or 2 ago?
     
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    Amen, you just can't stop these people- they are totally relentless.
     
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    Agreed and if you have a losing season then you get mocked for calling yourselves "The Empire."

    We have hardly been an "Empire" the last 15 years. Maybe the Edmonton Eunuchs would be a better handle. Not much in the way of balls on this management group.

    I wonder if this plan wasn't Rhodes final middle finger salute to the fans? What a disaster that guy was.
     
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    Rename them the Edmonton Erasers. Erasing the cities pride n faith one season at a time
     
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    I brought this up last time we had this discussion. I don’t see much difference.
     
  15. NoSavesFromKosko Registered User

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    Especially with our theme song “we’re going to fight fight fight onto victory. Show the world we’re proud of Edmonton and the Edmonton Empppirrre”. Or however the song goes lol.
     
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    Maybe we can bring in Roseanne Barr to sing this.
     
  17. guymez The Seldom Seen Kid

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    Nor should they.
     
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    I wish this story would just die. Empire is also just a terrible name so here's hoping this is just bologna. Am I allowed to use the word bologna? :sarcasm:
     
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    this city is nothing but a bunch of PC losers why cry over everything .
     
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  20. Jimmi McJenkins Win it for Cave

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    :facepalm: "I mean yeah, I'm not offended, therefore no one is offend and it's made up"
     
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  21. DecadeofDarkness Waiting for playoffs..

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    I love being told to be offended by other white people about a name that has nothing to do with white people
     
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    Who is offended? Honestly. Gregor has had quite a few Eskimos on his show and they've talked about how they take pride in us having the name.

    I've really never seen or heard anyone be offended other than a mayor at grey cup couple years ago. Who the hell knows what his agenda was.
     
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    What? Someone is always offended. You can’t please everyone.
     
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  24. Jimmi McJenkins Win it for Cave

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    You don't seem to understand the point.
     
  25. NoSavesFromKosko Registered User

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    That’s exactly why I said “what”. I wasn’t sure if I understood it right. Care to elaborate?
     

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