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RSN Diaspora

molests goats for comedy
SoSH Member
Jul 29, 2005
Washington, DC
I realize the site has evolved from "all things Red Sox" to "all things Boston sports" to a more nebulous message board, but assuming this is still primarily a Boston sports board, is there a reason we allow open cheering for opponents of Boston teams in the game threads? They wouldn't do this of course, but I have to believe if the site's NYY fans were to start turning Red Sox game threads into a modern-day version of the 1918 chant that it'd get shut down quickly. Why isn't it the same for Bruins/Celtics/Patriots game threads?
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Certain Class of Poster
SoSH Member
Nov 28, 2005
There are certain classes of posters that seem to get special treatment still on SoSH unfortunately.

Morgan's Magic Snowplow

SoSH Member
Jul 2, 2006
As long as they're not trolling or starting fights I have no problem with it.

We're a community that goes beyond sports and I'd like to think that we have the maturity to discuss a game in the same virtual space as people in that community rooting for the other team. If the Patriots end up playing the Raiders in the playoffs (won't happen for a variety of reasons, but hypothetically), I see no reason not to have Evil Empire, Gunfighter, and others in the game thread. Of course, they might want no part of being there but that's another matter.