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Wayne Simmonds incidents
« on: September 23, 2011, 12:36:15 AM »
sad, tonight someone tossed a banana on the ice in front Simmons when he was in the shootout. classy. :(
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Re: Wayne Simmonds incidents
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2011, 12:49:28 AM »
sad, tonight someone tossed a banana on the ice in front Simmons when he was in the shootout. classy. :(

Maybe I'm just out of touch as a middle class white dude, but I didn't think racism when I read that.   My first thought was it was kinda funny, in a Three Stooges, slapstick kinda way.   Like he'd slip on it and go ass over tits.

I didn't connect the dots with the banana - monkey - black dude - racism thing until later.

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Re: Wayne Simmonds incidents
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2011, 01:04:15 AM »
sad, tonight someone tossed a banana on the ice in front Simmons when he was in the shootout. classy. :(

Maybe I'm just out of touch as a middle class white dude, but I didn't think racism when I read that.   My first thought was it was kinda funny, in a Three Stooges, slapstick kinda way.   Like he'd slip on it and go ass over tits.

I didn't connect the dots with the banana - monkey - black dude - racism thing until later.

It's been happening in european soccer stadiums for years and is quite widley known to be a racist act. On a few occasions people have come to soccer matches dressed in monkey costumes.

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Re: Wayne Simmonds incidents
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2011, 01:13:29 AM »
sad, tonight someone tossed a banana on the ice in front Simmons when he was in the shootout. classy. :(

Maybe I'm just out of touch as a middle class white dude, but I didn't think racism when I read that.   My first thought was it was kinda funny, in a Three Stooges, slapstick kinda way.   Like he'd slip on it and go ass over tits.

I didn't connect the dots with the banana - monkey - black dude - racism thing until later.

It's been happening in european soccer stadiums for years and is quite widley known to be a racist act. On a few occasions people have come to soccer matches dressed in monkey costumes.

I seem to remember someone in Montreal throwing a banana at Weekes a few years back.

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Re: Wayne Simmonds incidents
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2011, 01:17:27 AM »
sad, tonight someone tossed a banana on the ice in front Simmons when he was in the shootout. classy. :(

Maybe I'm just out of touch as a middle class white dude, but I didn't think racism when I read that.   My first thought was it was kinda funny, in a Three Stooges, slapstick kinda way.   Like he'd slip on it and go ass over tits.

I didn't connect the dots with the banana - monkey - black dude - racism thing until later.

It's been happening in european soccer stadiums for years and is quite widley known to be a racist act. On a few occasions people have come to soccer matches dressed in monkey costumes.

Really?   That makes me sad.

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Re: Wayne Simmonds incidents
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2011, 01:51:02 AM »
Pathetic behaviour.

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« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2011, 04:25:22 AM »
Pathetic behaviour.



Pathetic and immature.

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Re: Wayne Simmonds incidents
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2011, 12:17:05 AM »
Sad that no one in the crowd has come forward.

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« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2011, 12:43:12 AM »
My brothers place of work does some security at the JLC. Some of the guys he knows that work there said that no one in the section they think it was thrown out of would say a thing.

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« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2011, 02:12:48 AM »
Sad that no one in the crowd has come forward.

But totally unsurprising. The human being will let you down every time.

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« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2011, 02:15:22 AM »
What's really sad is that this person apparently went to the game with the specific intent of degrading Wayne Simmonds.

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« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2011, 02:22:14 AM »
Now let's not jump to conclusions...there is a remote possibility he was eating his lunch, and tripped.

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« Reply #12 on: September 24, 2011, 07:59:33 AM »
Sad that no one in the crowd has come forward.

But totally unsurprising. The human being will let you down every time.

Wow. That's a pretty depressing comment.

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« Reply #13 on: September 24, 2011, 06:07:40 PM »
The fan actually did it twice. He also threw one when Simmonds scored during the game but it didn't reach the ice surface. I really hope they identify this clown and he gets barred from all AHL and NHL arenas.

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« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2011, 06:46:29 PM »
Sad that no one in the crowd has come forward.

But totally unsurprising. The human being will let you down every time.

Wow. That's a pretty depressing comment.

I think it's great to see a pretty common front in response though, it is human to fail but it's also human to grow and I don't see support for the action.
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