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Offline cybercoma

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« Reply #75 on: June 04, 2021, 07:15:44 am »
I like it.  I thought part of the reason for choosing a name that starts with "E" was so that they could keep using the classic "EE" logo, but perhaps they can still incorporate it onto the jerseys.

The Edmonton Eskimos football team was originally named after the Edmonton Eskimos rugby team, who got the name on a trip to Calgary when a Calgary sports-writer called for the local side to "send these eskimos back to the tundra from whence they came!" sometime in the 1890s. The name stuck.

I read today that at some point the Edmonton Eskimos rugby team was later renamed the Edmonton Elks, so this seems fitting.

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I'm guessing they kept the E so that they can cash in on vintage gear using the EE logo in the future and not have it completely outdated.

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« Reply #76 on: June 04, 2021, 08:50:04 pm »
I'm guessing they kept the E so that they can cash in on vintage gear using the EE logo in the future and not have it completely outdated.
Makes sense. Why not?
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« Reply #77 on: August 07, 2021, 11:25:28 pm »
CFL is back!!!   Love it.

Great game tonight between the Elks and Red-Blacks.

CFL is so exciting!
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« Reply #78 on: November 17, 2021, 11:34:34 am »
Canada beats Mexico 2-1 playing in frozen Edmonton in the CONCACAF soccer tournament to qualify for the World Cup!

Canada hasnít lost a game yet this tournament and itís more than half done!  This could be the greatest year for Canadian soccer everÖ. It might already be that, unless they tank the next few games, which seems unlikely. 

Great game last night.  Canada has a great team led by superstar Alfonso Davies. 

https://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/canada-mexico-world-cup-qualifier-recap-1.6251710

After 8 games, Canada leads the tournament!

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Offline MH

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« Reply #79 on: November 18, 2021, 12:00:21 pm »
I couldn't watch the game because of baby stuff but man, we WON.  Is Canada actually GOOD at soccer ?

Could this turn the tide for those against immigration ?!?

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« Reply #80 on: November 20, 2021, 12:10:58 am »
I couldn't watch the game because of baby stuff but man, we WON.  Is Canada actually GOOD at soccer ?

Could this turn the tide for those against immigration ?!?

Given the changing demographics of Canadians I think we'll keep getting better at soccer.
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« Reply #81 on: November 20, 2021, 05:58:05 am »
Given the changing demographics of Canadians I think we'll keep getting better at soccer.

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