Game Day Round 7: West Coast Eagles vs Fremantle Trados, Sunday 2/5 @ West Coast Stadium

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BrotherDodge

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Pretty sure some redditers saturated the internet with posts about this symbol being a white supremacists symbol as a form of gaslighting .

You are perpetuating this bullshit .

It is the punch game that is it don't be a ❄
It started as a 4chan prank, but has since been appropriated by the far-right as a real nod-and-wink code though. I'm sure it's innocent here, but the club should have a chat. If you were accidentally doing something that could be interpreted as a Nazi code, wouldn't you want to know and not do that thing in future?
 

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FKASC

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Pretty sure some redditers saturated the internet with posts about this symbol being a white supremacists symbol as a form of gaslighting .

You are perpetuating this bullshit .

It is the punch game that is it don't be a ❄

Edit it was 4chan not reddit
Yes I’m a snowflake for suggesting it’s probably not a good look for the club from a PR perspective. OK brah.
 

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I haven't read all the replies but I'm sorry I wasn't clear enough that it was tongue in cheek. I cropped Jones out of the photo, who's an indigenous player, and was doing the exact same signal.

Has never meant anything race-related in Australia, surely we all remember it from high school/boarding school?
Hope it didn’t come across as me having a crack at you. You’re all good, the other guy is the one who’s got questions to answer.
 

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It started as a 4chan prank, but has since been appropriated by the far-right as a real nod-and-wink code though. I'm sure it's innocent here, but the club should have a chat. If you were accidentally doing something that could be interpreted as a Nazi code, wouldn't you want to know and not do that thing in future?
Since been appropriated by the far right ?

You sound like a conspiracy theory nut job
 

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Ask what? Why JJ is a white supremacist?
Nope. Just ask, "hey boys, what's the symbol for? This symbol has been hijacked by the right and there's no shortage of left wokesters and trouble makers who will try and make a political statement about it. So can you find another symbol?"

There's a few people here saying I'm making a big deal about nothing but I think there's other people jumping to conclusions and making a big deal about not much.....
 

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Nope. Just ask, "hey boys, what's the symbol for? This symbol has been hijacked by the right and there's no shortage of left wokesters and trouble makers who will try and make a political statement about it. So can you find another symbol?"

There's a few people here saying I'm making a big deal about nothing but I think there's other people jumping to conclusions and making a big deal about not much.....
The only people who jump to conclusions are woke SJW's on Twitter.

Those people should just retreat to their safe space and stay there.

It's seriously an old game.

Next time someone uses the actual 'OK' symbol are you going to ask why they're using a gesture offensive to Brazilians?

How about the old Thumbs Up which is the same as the middle finger to West Africans and people in the Middle East?

This sh*t about getting offended over nothing needs to stop.
 

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You do realise Jones was doing the symbol also ? Is he a white supremacist too

Its a snowflake move to perpetuate this cancel culture BS .
I didn’t say or believe any of the players are white supremacists but clearly you’re one of these perpetually outraged types and got the blinkers on a bit.

Have a good night
 

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The only people who jump to conclusions are woke SJW's on Twitter.
Those people should just retreat to their safe space and stay there.
It's seriously an old game.
Next time someone uses the actual 'OK' symbol are you going to ask why they're using a gesture offensive to Brazilians?
How about the old Thumbs Up which is the same as the middle finger to West Africans and people in the Middle East?
This sh*t about getting offended over nothing needs to stop.
Let's be real clear about this: I'm not offended. I'm not woke. I'm not a leftie.
 

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Let's be real clear about this: I'm not offended. I'm not woke. I'm not a leftie.
I'm not saying you are.

I'm saying that people who get offended by this sh*t and think it should be censored are no different to the Nazis they condemned for burning books. Just because your 'ideology' is 'left' or 'right' doesn't mean it's decent.
 

JezMez

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I'm not saying you are.

I'm saying that people who get offended by this sh*t and think it should be censored are no different to the Nazis they condemned for burning books. Just because your 'ideology' is 'left' or 'right' doesn't mean it's decent.
I agree. I have zero time for wokesters. But if we had players rocking a racist symbol, I'd have a problem, therefore I need to ask. It was clarified, I thought we were going to move on, but then the righteous righties came in a starting trying pulling some leftie cancel culture sh*t on my ass.

I think we can all move on.
 
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