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Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby skeeter14 on Thu Sep 22, 2011 10:18 pm

Reports on Twitter that when Simmonds was called to take part in a shootout in their game against DET tonight, someone threw a banana.

Wow....just WOW!
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby the wicked child on Thu Sep 22, 2011 10:56 pm

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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby Draftnik on Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:21 pm

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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby columbia on Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:24 pm

I'm usually one for brevity, but I have no idea how to respond to that.
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby cma3585 on Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:46 pm

http://sports.yahoo.com/nhl/blog/puck_d ... um=twitter

Sickening. Very happy he handled it well though with his quote.
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby pensfan1989 on Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:52 pm

I understand what the outrage is, however we do not know the motivations of the thrower. It very well could have been racial (probably was), but it also could have been some drunk person throwing a banana randomly or a high school kid trying to be funny.
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby Streaks House on Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:54 pm

pensfan1989 wrote:I understand what the outrage is, however we do not know the motivations of the thrower. It very well could have been racial (probably was), but it also could have been some drunk person throwing a banana randomly or a high school kid trying to be funny.


Umm why would you bring a banana to a hockey game?
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby pensfan1989 on Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:02 am

Streaks House wrote:
pensfan1989 wrote:I understand what the outrage is, however we do not know the motivations of the thrower. It very well could have been racial (probably was), but it also could have been some drunk person throwing a banana randomly or a high school kid trying to be funny.


Umm why would you bring a banana to a hockey game?


I know girls who keep fruit in their purses. Some stadiums sell fruits and veggies now at concession stands too
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby Physical_Graffiti on Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:04 am

Streaks House wrote:
pensfan1989 wrote:I understand what the outrage is, however we do not know the motivations of the thrower. It very well could have been racial (probably was), but it also could have been some drunk person throwing a banana randomly or a high school kid trying to be funny.


Umm why would you bring a banana to a hockey game?

:pop:

I'm going to be honest:
Spoiler:
I kinda lol'd
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby DMcGrew on Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:08 am

I thought this was hilarious... til I realized Simmonds is black. Pretty messed up.
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby JS© on Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:11 am

You don't randomly bring bananas to a hockey game.

Now if you told me somebody brought waffles to a game, I might believe you

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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby Physical_Graffiti on Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:15 am

JS© wrote:You don't randomly bring bananas to a hockey game.

Now if you told me somebody brought waffles to a game, I might believe you


:lol: I completely forgot about that. I hate the Buds, but that was awesome.
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby 71Aj66ax87 on Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:36 am

Streaks House wrote:
pensfan1989 wrote:I understand what the outrage is, however we do not know the motivations of the thrower. It very well could have been racial (probably was), but it also could have been some drunk person throwing a banana randomly or a high school kid trying to be funny.


Umm why would you bring a banana to a hockey game?


Potassium deficiency.
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby legame on Fri Sep 23, 2011 1:02 am

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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby SolidSnake on Fri Sep 23, 2011 2:21 am

JS© wrote:You don't randomly bring bananas to a hockey game.

Now if you told me somebody brought waffles to a game, I might believe you


Where's the Jokinen waffle gif?
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby JS© on Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:08 am

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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby Gaucho on Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:44 am

Waffles: Awesome.
Banana: Not so much.
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby penny lane on Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:04 am

:face:
see if the idiot or a gang, has the courage to admit the act.
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby skeeter14 on Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:06 am

can someone please explain to me the the waffle incident. More importantly why specifically waffles.
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby Draftnik on Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:12 am

pensfan1989 wrote:I understand what the outrage is, however we do not know the motivations of the thrower. It very well could have been racial (probably was), but it also could have been some drunk person throwing a banana randomly or a high school kid trying to be funny.


Your post is ignorant and offensive. Attempting to rationalize this event or find humor in it is sickening. Somebody threw a banana on the ice at the exact same time a black player was involved in a shootout. The message they were sending is clear. There is nothing random about the act. Drunken condition and/or youth don’t excuse racism.

Too bad the authorities didn’t find them so they could be identified as the filth they are and ostracized to the fullest extent from being treated respectfully by society at large.
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby Draftnik on Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:17 am

pensfan1989 wrote:
Streaks House wrote:
pensfan1989 wrote:I understand what the outrage is, however we do not know the motivations of the thrower. It very well could have been racial (probably was), but it also could have been some drunk person throwing a banana randomly or a high school kid trying to be funny.


Umm why would you bring a banana to a hockey game?


I know girls who keep fruit in their purses. Some stadiums sell fruits and veggies now at concession stands too


Keeping fruit like a banana in a purse as a nutritious snack or for potassium deficiency isn’t a license to throw a banana on the ice at the exact same time a black player has the attention of the entire arena on him while he is attempting a shot in the shootout. The same goes for buying a banana at a concession stand.

This is pure racism, a hate crime, and an attempt to intimidate a black player.

Your ignorance is exposed with each post you make in this thread.
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby shoeshine boy on Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:38 am

Draftnik wrote:
This is pure racism, a hate crime, and an attempt to intimidate a black player.

Your ignorance is exposed with each post you make in this thread.


please! racist or not this is not a "hate crime". why? because it's not a crime. "attempt to intimidate a black player"? maybe, maybe not. racist? probably. stupid? definitely.
glad to see Simmonds handle it with some class.

Spoiler:
disappointed to not see even one "banana in my pocket" joke. what, too soon?
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby Draftnik on Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:42 am

I shouldn’t be surprised. This is the Internet. I come into contact losers I would never associate with in real life.
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby columbia on Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:43 am

Draftnik wrote:
pensfan1989 wrote:
Streaks House wrote:
pensfan1989 wrote:I understand what the outrage is, however we do not know the motivations of the thrower. It very well could have been racial (probably was), but it also could have been some drunk person throwing a banana randomly or a high school kid trying to be funny.


Umm why would you bring a banana to a hockey game?


I know girls who keep fruit in their purses. Some stadiums sell fruits and veggies now at concession stands too


Keeping fruit like a banana in a purse as a nutritious snack or for potassium deficiency isn’t a license to throw a banana on the ice at the exact same time a black player has the attention of the entire arena on him while he is attempting a shot in the shootout. The same goes for buying a banana at a concession stand.

This is pure racism, a hate crime, and an attempt to intimidate a black player.

Your ignorance is exposed with each post you make in this thread.



:thumb:
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Re: Banana Thrown at Wayne Simmonds

Postby llipgh2 on Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:56 am

Gaucho wrote:Waffles: Awesome.
Banana: Not so much.
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