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Should Gator Nation BOO Their Own Team?

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by doctorg8r, Aug 26, 2022.

  1. doctorg8r

    doctorg8r All American

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    Opinions may differ, so let's be civil? Spurrier heard boo's in the Swamp, but was that appropriate? Personally, booing the home team is classless!!!
     
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  2. AlumofUF

    AlumofUF Senior

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    Never Boo the team. Booing Grantham however, .............
     
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  3. etennant

    etennant VIP Member

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    You boo coaches not the players.
     
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  4. SRQGator1

    SRQGator1 VIP Member

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    I’ll never boo The Gators
     
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  5. gatorntuscaloosa

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    The only problem with booing Coaches as opposed to booing the team is how are they differentiated??? And since we don’t ever want kids to think that we are booing them it seems that it would be more prudent just to withhold the boos.
     
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  6. tommyvee

    tommyvee GC Hall of Fame

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    Boos are usually directed at the refs and coaching decisions. I don’t have an issue with it.
     
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  7. GatorPrincess8

    GatorPrincess8 Princess of Gators Premium Member

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    I never boo.
     
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  8. GatorPrincess8

    GatorPrincess8 Princess of Gators Premium Member

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    BTW when Meyer brought in leak after Tebow in the 2006 KY game there were boos. I was mad I felt so bad for leak.
     
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  9. murphree_hall

    murphree_hall Premium Member

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    I would only boo the other team or the refs.
     
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  10. believer

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    No. The players can’t tell the difference between booing a ref a coach or the player.

    I’m ok with chants, but not boos.
     
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  11. CadGator

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    And Mullen!
     
  12. GatorChoice

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    Ditto
     
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  13. murphree_hall

    murphree_hall Premium Member

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    I think the players know when the fans are booing the refs. It’s kind of obvious.
     
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  14. fox

    fox GC Hall of Fame

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    Booing is what unhappy pricks and drunks do. It's why I avoid watching with other people. Whining and booing has become common. Mysery loves company. Not for me.
     
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  15. partdopy

    partdopy GC Legend

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    I wouldn't, but now that they're professional athletes I don't see the harm if others choose to.

    If I do a bad job at work I get negative feedback and fired too.
     
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  16. locomotion

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    I wouldn't. But there are a few whose shoelaces I would have tied together, on the sideline, to keep them off the field given the chance.
     
  17. Claygator

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    Anyone that boos the gators is a creep. Anyone that booed the Gators when Spurrier was coaching them is a brain dead creep that we should hope never reproduces.
     
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  18. Agator88

    Agator88 GC Legend

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    Yeah I feel like it happened in the LSU or USCe game also, I don't remember the scenario, but Tebow left and Leak came back to boos. I didn't go to the UK game, but went to the other two, and as a kid I remember feeling sorry for Leak.
     
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  19. seffnergator

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    I would never boo the Gators.It seems classless,and also not a good look for any recruits/visitors IMO.
     
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  20. fox

    fox GC Hall of Fame

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    By your logic you could show up at any place of business and boo employees who aren't up to your standards. Maybe you would, but don't do it to kids who are doing the best they can and bleed for your entertainment. And by the way, people who boo professional athletes are pricks too.
     
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