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Old 10-28-2009, 12:07 PM   #31
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Re: Redskins Ban Interviews with Tailgaters.

Remember back years ago when he open camp to the public .....and charged admision,although he tried he could not keep other teams away .Reminds of that kind of.....The law to the Snyder and the Law to the rest of the world is different.
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:12 PM   #32
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Wow, that's nothing like the Richmond Race. Man we have a good time. We grill, play games, dance, talk smack, eat, shop, drink, screw, eat some more, and then we get to watch the race. We grill after the race too.

I'm really sorry that I have tickets to the Dallas game. Before the season started people said I was lucky. Now they feel sorry for me. I don't feel bad anymore. I'm going to have a good time and I will show my hatred for this owner. Believe that!
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:12 PM   #33
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Re: Redskins Ban Interviews with Tailgaters.

This just in from Redskins park and the Snyderatto FO, it is now banned to have fun at Redskins games.
If you are caught poking fun at the Danny or the FO or having fun in general you will be asked to leave or be thrown out. Only serious behavior allowed in the stadium please.
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:15 PM   #34
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@trample -
You just hit the nail on the head. Look how long the Caps were bad. Look how hard Ted Leonsis worked to build that team with good young talent and build a team that can last and ake multiple shots at a championship. Look at how Ted treats the fans. He absorbed it when they were bad, he interacts and listens to them. Fans will respect real rebuilding years, but Danny has never tried one and doesn't have 1% of the sense or class that Ted has.
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:18 PM   #35
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For the last two years or so, I have been saying here that the ONLY real way to get Danny Boy's attention and give him real grief is to hit him in the ego. And now you can see how he and his minions react when the first wave of that kind of abuse gets in his face.


He does not like to be told that he is wrong about anything. If one of the security folks told him that it just didn't seem right to forbid someone from bringing in a sign that said "Hi Dad! Stay Safe in Afghanistan!" with an American Flag emblem on it, Danny Boy is 50/50 to fire that security guy on the spot. NO one tells him he is wrong about ANYTHING. If you don't believe that, ask any of the 15 PR people that have come and gone through the Skins organization in the last 6 or 7 years. Only a few of them have truly resigned; the rest have "resigned" - - and taken a buyout with a confidentiality clause.


Danny Boy's yes-men are closing ranks around him to protect him from the ego-abuse he is taking and should continue to take. The more he tries to be a hard-ass about this, the more he will be held up to ridicule - - so long as fans keep the heat on.


Too bad FedEX field is in tightly controlled airspace. I know two private pilots who have planes who want to fly banners around the stadium with a message for fans and for "The Incumbent Owner"... Air traffic control makes that almost impossible.
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:37 PM   #36
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Wow, that's nothing like the Richmond Race. Man we have a good time. We grill, play games, dance, talk smack, eat, shop, drink, screw, eat some more, and then we get to watch the race. We grill after the race too.

I'm really sorry that I have tickets to the Dallas game. Before the season started people said I was lucky. Now they feel sorry for me. I don't feel bad anymore. I'm going to have a good time and I will show my hatred for this owner. Believe that!
Hey, when is the next race and what time does the screwing begin? LOL. Just thought I'd "pop" in.
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:37 PM   #37
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Well then, for the record, I have an original 'Fire Dan Snyder' tshirt back from the marty era, when the actual website was up. This has long been an issue for me.
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:44 PM   #38
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Snyder just doesn't get it. To me, he's like a child who covers his ears while yelling "LALALALA- I'm not listening! I can't hear you!" and hopes his problems will go away (if he ignores it long enough or pretends it doesn't exist). Its sad.
Calling police to remove signs and turn shirts inside out? I understand that on private property, you are able to dictate policy however these types of maneuvers simply won't work and will fan the flames (but i guess that is a good thing if we really want change).
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:47 PM   #39
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Having been a part of the local media covering the Redskins back in the day the rule was always you can talk to tailgaters, you just can't set up shop in the parking lot. Like WUSA can't go set up their truck inside there. I think it's largely due to logistical reasons, but media has always been allowed to interview tailgaters. You just can't, as I noted, bring all your gear (namely a truck) into the lot. If I remember right we couldn't even bring cameras in either.

Maybe that rule has since changed, and if so that's unfortunate, but my guess is that something just wasn't communicated properly.

At the end of the day though we're just talking about fans being interviewed before or after a game...or not. The timing of all this makes it seem bad, but the Hitler comparisons are ridiculous
Well to me that's exactly the point. If we were winning and/or the Danny and VC weren't under heavy fire, do you really think they'd care about media talking to tailgaters? To me it's plain as day- Napoleon is doing everything in his power to suppress negativity towards himself and the organization. The funny thing is, this kind of stuff is only going to make the hating worse.

This isn't as bad as throwing out fans because of t-shirts though. That's the most pathetic thing I've seen from Danny.
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:48 PM   #40
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They official line is that T-shirts are allowed (so long as it doesn't contain profanity), posters on the other hand are prohibited.
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:51 PM   #41
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sad that its come to this...and yet stilll people will go to the games and buy expensive hotdogs and put money in his pocket
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:51 PM   #42
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For the last two years or so, I have been saying here that the ONLY real way to get Danny Boy's attention and give him real grief is to hit him in the ego. And now you can see how he and his minions react when the first wave of that kind of abuse gets in his face.


He does not like to be told that he is wrong about anything. If one of the security folks told him that it just didn't seem right to forbid someone from bringing in a sign that said "Hi Dad! Stay Safe in Afghanistan!" with an American Flag emblem on it, Danny Boy is 50/50 to fire that security guy on the spot. NO one tells him he is wrong about ANYTHING. If you don't believe that, ask any of the 15 PR people that have come and gone through the Skins organization in the last 6 or 7 years. Only a few of them have truly resigned; the rest have "resigned" - - and taken a buyout with a confidentiality clause.


Danny Boy's yes-men are closing ranks around him to protect him from the ego-abuse he is taking and should continue to take. The more he tries to be a hard-ass about this, the more he will be held up to ridicule - - so long as fans keep the heat on.


Too bad FedEX field is in tightly controlled airspace. I know two private pilots who have planes who want to fly banners around the stadium with a message for fans and for "The Incumbent Owner"... Air traffic control makes that almost impossible.
Great post. Couldn't agree more. I didn't know Danny was in the pockets of air-traffic controllers. No surprise. What a little maggot that guy is. I know he's done good things with charity/cancer research etc etc, and that's fine. But what I'm concerned with is his ownership of my beloved team, and at that he's a big fat FAIL.
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:56 PM   #43
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Well to me that's exactly the point. If we were winning and/or the Danny and VC weren't under heavy fire, do you really think they'd care about media talking to tailgaters? To me it's plain as day- Napoleon is doing everything in his power to suppress negativity towards himself and the organization. The funny thing is, this kind of stuff is only going to make the hating worse.

This isn't as bad as throwing out fans because of t-shirts though. That's the most pathetic thing I've seen from Danny.
This all if the initial report in the post is accurate...which I don't think it is
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Old 10-28-2009, 01:01 PM   #44
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Are you questioning the tailgate thing or the t-shirt thing. The t-shirt thing is 100% real, I saw it. The tailgate thing, that could be a misinterpretation but given his current actions there is no reason to think he would not do that. After all, if you are going after tailgaters, in the parking lot, for hanging anti-snyder banners then everything else is plausible.
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Old 10-28-2009, 01:06 PM   #45
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I'm talking specifically about media access to tailgaters
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