Sports Would you still root for your favorite player if he came out as gay

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by LaserT, Jan 29, 2016.

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Would you still root for your favorite player if he came out

Poll closed Jan 31, 2016.
  1. Yes I would

    90 vote(s)
    81.1%
  2. No I wouldn't

    11 vote(s)
    9.9%
  3. Have no opinion

    10 vote(s)
    9.0%
  1. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Private poll. No one sees the answer. Doing this for a documentary in filming process on AHL and NHL players that two ex players are filming and have been doing work on for a little over a year. The gay aspect/secret lifestyle is a part of the documentary and probably has to do more with sports in general than just hockey as about 15% of the leagues have homosexual players.

    Yes...yes.. get the LT jokes out of the way. :c


    http://www.dawgshed.com/threads/just-finished-travelling-5-cities-in-7-days.136653/#post-8514441

    I was involved in this same documentary that I posted about at this time last year(above) on the AHL aspect of hockey and the travel and unforgiving limbo of the AHL for players, etc. Off to Nashville tomorrow morning for All Star game and festivities, so I thank you for the honest votes and input. Yes, I know the comedy will now roll here haha. :snicker:
     
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  2. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Hey yo Gold

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    I don't care about anything they do or say outside the lines of play.
     
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  3. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Always felt the same way. Everyone plays the game the same no matter who they are inside. But it is a growing factor in today's sports world, so wanted to see thoughts and everyone's opinion is everyone's opinion. That's a right of life.
     
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  4. Dick Fitzwell

    Dick Fitzwell Opinions are like assholes ... and so am I

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    Absolutely. We may kid around here about gay things and gay people ... some of us anyway ... but the bottom line is gay people are no different than anyone else when it comes to anything and everything outside of their partners in intimacy.
     
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  5. slab0meat

    slab0meat negative creep

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    Did you know Romo rhymes with homo?
     
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    chrisfromvegas HOOLIGAN VIP

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    Yeah.
    Gay people don't bother me.
    I don't care who is having sex with who.

    My brother is gay and cousin is a les and I went to her wedding.
     
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    Drew Doughty can suck as many dicks as he wants if it means a few more Cups. :beer:
     
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  8. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    You sound like Artie. :c:
     
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    Absolutely.

    Maybe more so just because it's never easy to do that.
     
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    goldtopper Well Known Heterosexual Gold

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    Why wouldn't I?
     
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    [​IMG]

    Thank god i will never have to make that Sophie's choice when i comes to male figure skating!
     
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    :artiejj:
     
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    More of a "care about the name on the front of the jersey, rather than the back" sort of guy. I don't have a favorite player, except for Brock Osweiler :snoopy:
     
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    Wayne Simmonds can suck a dick if he wants.
     
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    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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  16. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    I had numerous friends/players beat the crap out of players for me on the ice as enforcers. Not people you would want to mess with. But a few of them had that inner anger that made them more aggressive on the ice. A lot of layers to a person.
     
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    I wouldn't care until they were on ESPN making out with their twink BF or video of them doing karaoke in drag.

    Then I'm moving on. :no:
     
  18. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Hey yo Gold

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    Yeah. I used to listen to sports radio all the time. Now it seems that they talk about everything but touchdowns, batting average, rebounds, etc.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Forget gay, that was just too over the top and aggressive in any sense, and even if that was husband and wife, I would've been turned off.
     
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    I'm an adult, so I don't have a favorite player. But when I was a kid, if my favorite player came out as gay, I'd have dumped him just to avoid the ridicule from my friends. On the other hand, I don't think there was much threat that a guy who looks like this was puffing peter:

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