Jazz ban 2nd fan for calling Westbrook "boy"

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  1. carolinajazz

    carolinajazz Well-Known Member

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    "In the Heat of the Night" classic line! "You got a name, boy?" Rod Stiger saying that to Sidney Poitier also known as "Virgil Tibbs!"
     
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  2. vegas

    vegas Well-Known Member

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    It's a human need to be understood. You are one of the posters that make this place welcoming. My intent is to defend you and who you are tbo.
     
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  3. fishonjazz

    fishonjazz Well-Known Member Contributor 2018 Award Winner

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    I appreciate that man, thanks

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  4. infection

    infection Well-Known Member Staff Member 2018 Award Winner

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    I think the difference between the expectations and beliefs about places like LA and NY vs. somewhere like SLC is relevant. If someone makes a racial comment in LA or NY, is it easier to think “wow, there are racists here,” as opposed to hearing it in Utah and thinking “wow, they are racists here”? I think the difference is quite subtle, yet very important.
     
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  5. NUMBERICA

    NUMBERICA Well-Known Member

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    Paranoid idea.
     
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  6. NUMBERICA

    NUMBERICA Well-Known Member

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    Is that really a classic line, or are you just reminding everyone what your worldview is?
     
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  7. Utesnjazz

    Utesnjazz Well-Known Member

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    I am wondering the same thing. Where does it end?
     
  8. Wes Mantooth

    Wes Mantooth Well-Known Member

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    They call me Mr. Tibbs!
     
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  9. dong2ha

    dong2ha Premium Jazz Fan Contributor

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    never knew calling a boy was a racist term for white people. very weird


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  10. Utesnjazz

    Utesnjazz Well-Known Member

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    It’s a good question. And from the evidence I would think that yes you can get a life time ban from that. Sounds completely dumb but they could just accuse you of homophobic remarks.
     
  11. Wes Mantooth

    Wes Mantooth Well-Known Member

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    Love all the racial **** by Nolte to Murphy in 48 Hours. And Murphy back at him. Great, great movie.
     
  12. vegas

    vegas Well-Known Member

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  13. sahlensguy

    sahlensguy Well-Known Member

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    Until the Jazz have onpenly gay players on the roster, homophobic slurs will slide. Gail talked about how racial remarks like what happened on Monday night also affect our players. She wanted to protect them so they will be respected in our community.

    I don't think that she'll open the can of worms that is homophobic slurs until she has to cross that bridge.
     
  14. nateboz

    nateboz Well-Known Member

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    Nope. If you ignore them it's racist.

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  15. JazzyFresh

    JazzyFresh Well-Known Member

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    Personally, I'll just stay at home and watch games on tv from now on. This entire thing is unfair to us fans who are genuine good people and that is the extreme majority of us.
     
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  16. Zombie

    Zombie Well-Known Member

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    Jesus. This thread is depressing.
     
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  17. idestroyedthetoilet

    idestroyedthetoilet Well-Known Member

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    Strange how the more removed from slavery and more equality we get the more sensitive we've become. It's almost as if these hypersensitive AF white boys need something racist to happen to wallow in their guilt.
     
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  18. Wes Mantooth

    Wes Mantooth Well-Known Member

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    Lol wut?
     
  19. carolinajazz

    carolinajazz Well-Known Member

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    In the context of this thread.....it's a classic line! In the movie, Tibbs wasn't offended by the expression and just went about the business of proving he was just an ordinary man with police know how to solve homicides that Stiger did not have! Maybe not a classic line...but certainly a classic movie!
     
  20. RJF

    RJF Well-Known Member

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    The drawl he used made it very clear his intented use.

    Nobody is perfect but good god people, think before you speak. And don’t be a prick.
     
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