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O Really wrote:
Wed Jun 15, 2022 6:51 pm
I don't think there's anything left that can't be offensive to somebody anymore.
This Vermont ski resort is changing its name in the interest of mental health

A small ski area in Vermont has announced that it's retiring its name, Suicide Six, this summer amid growing concerns about the insensitive nature of the historical name.

The resort said on its website on Tuesday that it shares those concerns and “embraces the increasing awareness surrounding mental health.”

“The feelings that the word ‘suicide’ evokes can have a significant impact on many in our community,” the resort statement said.

The resort's website said the name originally came after the man who built one of the runs on Hill No. 6 joked that skiing the steep trail would be suicide....
Idk about affecting potential suicides, but I can see that it was upsetting to the friends and family of those that suicided.

Sic 'em, O Really. ;)

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The Oakland Athletics proposed new stadium has a rather blah name: Howard Terminal. I *think* it is soon to get the thumbs up or down from the influential BCDC entity (Bay Conservation and Development Commission).

Stay tuned.

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Turns out the BCDC is currently meeting.

So far it looks like a go for the Howard Terminal ballpark.

Just hope they change the name, although that's not a deal-killer.

Update: final vote is 23 yes, 2 no.

So it looks like the Athletics will be getting their new ballpark.

Yeah, I know it's arcane that this has all hinged on the BCDC, but then this is California, after all.

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Vrede too wrote:
Wed Dec 15, 2021 5:23 pm
rjay181 wrote:
Sat Dec 11, 2021 3:28 pm
dig the name, but yes maybe a different logo!
4 posts and gone, what's up with that?


How butthurt do you have to be to get in a fight after the mascot has been changed?

Enraged Parent Slugs School Board Member at Tense Meeting Over Native American Mascot

Sheesh, it's just high school sports teams. Oh well, if there was any doubt it's now certain that the non-Native American name will be retained. Smart parent. :roll:
Was he enraged or looking for a paycheck?

"Finocchiaro’s niece, Miranda Beach—who was there and filmed the attack—told The Daily Beast that the family has been instructed not to say anything about the confrontation “because we’re in contact with lawyers and the police. He doesn’t want to say anything until we get that all figured out.”'
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Wed Nov 30, 2022 10:52 am
Vrede too wrote:
Wed Dec 15, 2021 5:23 pm
rjay181 wrote:
Sat Dec 11, 2021 3:28 pm
dig the name, but yes maybe a different logo!
4 posts and gone, what's up with that?


How butthurt do you have to be to get in a fight after the mascot has been changed?

Enraged Parent Slugs School Board Member at Tense Meeting Over Native American Mascot

Sheesh, it's just high school sports teams. Oh well, if there was any doubt it's now certain that the non-Native American name will be retained. Smart parent. :roll:
Was he enraged or looking for a paycheck?

"Finocchiaro’s niece, Miranda Beach—who was there and filmed the attack—told The Daily Beast that the family has been instructed not to say anything about the confrontation “because we’re in contact with lawyers and the police. He doesn’t want to say anything until we get that all figured out.”'
Update

This doesn't appear to be anything more than someone in favor of changing the logo being blocked from exiting the stage by a racist Connecticut asshole and getting punched by the racist Connecticut asshole

Arrested months later

https://www.wfsb.com/2022/02/11/2-arres ... n-meeting/


https://www.journalinquirer.com/news/gl ... 40ea3.html

Probation for all


Why are there so many racist from Connecticut?
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Not much of an altercation. Might have been easier just to lay their dicks out on the table.

Maybe they could change their logo to this - at least as long as "tomahawk steak" is allowed and doesn't turn into "steak with bone that is similar to primitive axe."

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Wed Nov 30, 2022 11:26 am
Update
Thanks, I haven't been able to sleep.
This doesn't appear to be anything more than someone in favor of changing the logo being blocked from exiting the stage by a racist Connecticut asshole and getting punched by the racist Connecticut asshole
Your 2nd link:
... Board of Education member Jenn Jennings spoke during Finocchiaro’s hearing but used her remarks as much to criticize (Board of Education member) McFall as to defend Finocchiaro. She criticized what she called McFall’s “reckless decision” to come off the auditorium stage during the break in the hearing....
Shove = punch. They're all lucky that the Tomahawks had already been removed. :wave:
Why are there so many racists from Connecticut?
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Just a bunch of useless racists from Connecticut
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Wed Nov 30, 2022 12:38 pm
Just a bunch of useless racists from Connecticut
:thumbup:


For Native American activists, the Kansas City Chiefs have it all wrong

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