Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
Results 16 to 30 of 33
  1. #16
    Speechless
    Points: 856,891, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 67.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    55,048
    Points
    856,891
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,289
    Given: 1,120

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    So if Bryce Cotton sets a nice screen and the announcer calls him a cotton picker do you think the announcer will get fired?
    Might not even finish the game.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  2. #17
    Speechless
    Points: 391,751, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    57,215
    Points
    391,751
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 318
    Given: 264

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    As someone with the last name Pollock, I officially am not offended
    I also am offended for you. That is so offensive.


    CFH HMagic bball season next year.
    Let my Fred's Four Horsemen ride: Georges, Hogue, Nader, and McKay.

  3. #18
    All-Star
    Points: 32,021, Level: 55
    Level completed: 7%, Points required for next Level: 1,029
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Altoona, IA
    Posts
    1,954
    Points
    32,021
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 51
    Given: 85

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    So if Bryce Cotton sets a nice screen and the announcer calls him a cotton picker do you think the announcer will get fired?
    I see what you did there


    It's always great when someone makes a Polak joke to get all serious tell them your grandma escaped Poland during the war. Makes them feel crappy for making a derogatory joke.



  4. #19
    Rookie
    Points: 6,037, Level: 22
    Level completed: 98%, Points required for next Level: 13
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    451
    Points
    6,037
    Level
    22
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 45
    Given: 33

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    People are a bit sensitive IMO. I grew up in MN in a heavily populated area of Polish people and the term Pollock was used even amongst themselves. We live in such a politically correct world anymore that people take themselves too seriously.



  5. #20
    All-Star
    Points: 32,398, Level: 55
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 652
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Agclone91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Carroll
    Posts
    1,859
    Points
    32,398
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 116
    Given: 70

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I think it comes from connotation. For example, "Hey, heard this Pollock joke?"
    Knew I could count on you for an explanation.



  6. #21
    Addict
    Points: 106,256, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    6,424
    Points
    106,256
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 109
    Given: 129

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I think it comes from connotation. For example, "Hey, heard this Pollock joke?"
    too soon man, too soon. 32 years and at least half the time I introduce myself I get "Hey there are a lot of jokes about you"


    Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.

  7. #22
    Addict
    Points: 140,714, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    7,610
    Points
    140,714
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 105
    Given: 174

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    So if Bryce Cotton sets a nice screen and the announcer calls him a cotton picker do you think the announcer will get fired?
    Quit gophering.


    As far as depth goes though, the combination of White, Woodbury, Olaseni, Basabe, and Uthoff is much better than Niang, Ejim, Edozie, Gibson. Not because of the top 2, but because of the next 2 or 3. -DeanVogs

  8. #23
    Pro
    Points: 59,183, Level: 75
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 867
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    besserheimerphat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Mount Vernon, WA
    Posts
    2,522
    Points
    59,183
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 62
    Given: 62

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Pollock is a fish.

    Polack is the apparently derogatory term.

    Pole is the politically correct term.

    Nobody gives a **** about the fish.


    You can spend a lot of time and money picking out the perfect floral bouquet for your date ... but you're probably better off checking if you have bad breath and taking the porn out of the glove compartment.

    The moral: you gain more by not being stupid, than you do by being smart. Smart gets neutralized by other smart people. Stupid does not.

  9. #24
    Pro
    Points: 53,411, Level: 71
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 639
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    BoxsterCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Golden Valley, MN
    Posts
    3,148
    Points
    53,411
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 233
    Given: 167

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    Wack a Pole would have been so much better, and also politically correct.
    You should hyphenate this as Wack-a-Pole and copyright it immediate. You can thank me by sharing your royalties.



  10. #25
    Speechless
    Points: 210,307, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    16,150
    Points
    210,307
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 420
    Given: 213

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    I never knew Pollack was a slur, I thought that was just the name for Polish people!



  11. #26
    Pro
    Points: 72,437, Level: 83
    Level completed: 59%, Points required for next Level: 713
    Overall activity: 51.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    CarlHungus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    3,081
    Points
    72,437
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 214
    Given: 171

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    He should have just said "Hack a honkey" because no one would give a **** if that was said



  12. #27
    Addict
    Points: 115,753, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    Cycsk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    9,157
    Points
    115,753
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 324
    Given: 287

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    So if Bryce Cotton sets a nice screen and the announcer calls him a cotton picker do you think the announcer will get fired?

    His mom does throw cotton balls in the air when he makes shots! They did a timeout break about her.



  13. #28
    Legend
    Points: 211,433, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 66.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    13,843
    Points
    211,433
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 769
    Given: 43

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    I only know it's a slur because there's a **** load of polish people in Chicago, and my grandpa had dementia and was kind of not very p.c. near the end of his life.



  14. #29
    All-Star
    Points: 21,148, Level: 44
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 502
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    boone7247's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Near the City
    Posts
    1,337
    Points
    21,148
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 50
    Given: 41

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    So my wife is off the boat Polish. She is ready to fire this guy right now. Per her it is the same as that word we don't use for for a certain race. She just dared him to come to Chicago and say Pollack.


    edited: for my incompetence.


    Last edited by boone7247; 03-22-2014 at 10:45 PM.
    A world without yoga pants and Planter's cheese balls, is a world I no longer want to live in.

  15. #30
    Rookie
    Points: 14,596, Level: 36
    Level completed: 69%, Points required for next Level: 254
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social10000 Experience Points1 year registeredRecommendation Second Class
    Storkenheimer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    523
    Points
    14,596
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7
    Given: 2

    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by boone7247 View Post
    So my wife is off the boat Polish. She is read to fire this guy right now. Per her it is the same as a that would we don't use for for a certain race. She just dared him to come to Chicago and say Pollack.
    I also like whiskey.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM