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It’s past time to end the “Take Em All” chant

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Unread postby grantruby » Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:51:21 pm

It was embarrassing to hear this chant TWICE during the Leagues Cup match against Santos Laguna.

ECS should not be glorifying gun violence at a time when it is a leading cause of death for children in America.

We SHOULD be above that.

Do the right thing, ECS Leadership: end this chant.
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Unread postby WestcoastBrian » Mon Sep 20, 2021 9:36:09 am

The song is not about gun violence. If you read the original lyrics "Shoot em" means photo shoot.
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Unread postby grantruby » Mon Sep 20, 2021 9:46:07 am

WestcoastBrian wrote:The song is not about gun violence. If you read the original lyrics "Shoot em" means photo shoot.


Are you saying that ECS wants to take photos of the opposing club and that’s why we chant “Take Em All”? Or perhaps it’s meant to bolster the egos of our own players by saying we desperately want to do a photo shoot with them?

Yes, the original song was less violent in its nature. However, ECS does not use the words with their original meaning, and it’s sophomoric, at best, to argue such.
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Unread postby WestcoastBrian » Mon Sep 20, 2021 10:18:44 am

Oh so since when YOU listen to the song, YOU think gun violence even though that's not what the song is about so YOU think it should be banned?

I'm gonna disagree.
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Unread postby grantruby » Mon Sep 20, 2021 10:48:53 am

So you are in fact arguing that ECS chants about taking photos of the opposing club?

Really?
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Unread postby Cadaver » Wed Sep 22, 2021 2:36:44 pm

Has anyone noticed all those big flags in the section? What's that about? And people with their backs to the game? Is that even a thing?

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Unread postby adampk17 » Mon Sep 27, 2021 10:30:27 pm

WestcoastBrian wrote:Oh so since when YOU listen to the song, YOU think gun violence even though that's not what the song is about so YOU think it should be banned?

I'm gonna disagree.
I’m not taking a position on banning the chant or not but…. It’s disingenuous to pretend the chant is not about gun violence no matter what the original might have been different.
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